Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church Records
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Our thanks to Robert Smith, who supplied us with the transcription that made these pages possible.

These records were originally copied by Harriet J. Cox.

The Presbyterian Church was organized Sept. 8 1834 by the following persons dismissed from the Chester church for the purpose of organizing in Mt. Olive.

Samuel STEPHENS, d. May 3 1882
William STEPHENS, elder, d. March 1865
Abraham D. BUDD, elder, d. July 31 1867
Archer STEPHENS, elder, d. July 1 1876
John S. SALMON, elder, went to Ill.
Simeon D. SALMON
Robert CASKEY, d. Nov 24 1868
Mahlon KINNAN, d. Feb 21 1899
John VAN FLEET
Augustus WOLF, elder, d. Sept. 8 1869
Johnathan DEANE
Gershom M. NICHOLAS, d.
Aaron SALMON, Jr., elder, d. Apr 4 1851
William CASKEY, d.
Johnathan ELLEY, d. Aug 16 1886, ag. 81 yrs.
Robert DANLEY
Aaron SALMON, d.
Jacob SKINNER, d. June 23, 1870
John VANDIKE, elder, d. June 20 1862
Jane SALMON, d. Aug 16 1879
Jane FRAZER
Dolley STEPHENS, d. Oct 1, 1839
Hosea FANCHER
Percilla SALMON, d. Feb 16 1862
Wm. S. CASKEY
Nancy SALMON, w. of Chas. S.
Mary SLAUGHT
Clarissa WOLF, d. Feb 11 1872, wife of Augustus WOLF
Clarissa STEPHENS, w. of Sam. S. d. Apr 1 1887
Polly HOWELL
Elizabeth CASKEY, d. Apr 29 1855
Phebe DORLAND
Margaret LANDON, D. June 1 1858
Elizabeth SKINNER, d. July 30 1857
Elizabeth FANCHER
Elizabeth KINNAN, d. July 30 1857
Anna KINNAN, d. Feb 22 1860
Dorothy SALMON, d. Oct 24 1847
Juliana BUDD, d. Aug 15 1850
Mary SLAGHT, d. Feb 2, 1852
Sarah SALMON, w. of Steven S. d. Sept 2 1861
Elizabeth SALMON, d. July 18 1844
Hannah STEPHENS, d. Sept 13 1883, wife of Wm. STEPHENS
Caroline SALMON, wife of John Salmon
Mary DICKERSON, d. Apr. 25 1862
Hannah RICKMIRE, wife of John RIGHTMIRE, d. Apr 15 1855
Sarah KINNAN, wife of Nelson CASKEY, d. Feb 15 1897, d. Jan 1888
Rachach CASKEY or Huldah or Rachel, wife of C. KING      

After answering questions pledging devotion to the church and to the Christian life in the affirmative, the above 48 people were declared to be members of the newly organized church.

The following information broken down into the four categories was found within the Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church Records.

DismissedNew MembersBaptismsMarriages

Miscellaneouse Information from the Mt. Olive Church Records:

  • Robert Durling CASKEY died Apr 12 1898, He was born Dec 22 1822

The following "List of members from another book"

Elizabeth STEPHENS - dismissed with her husband Geo. W. 
	to Princeton, Ill.
Charity LANDON, wife of Wm. THARP, died Aug 13 1895
David RIGOR, died Mar 12 1870
Mary D. ALLEN, wife of Wm. SKINNER
Almira WOLFE, wife of Wm. BARTLEY
May RIGHTMIRE, wife of John McWILLIAMS
Peter STEPHENS, died July 3 1866
Wm. THARP, d. Aug 20 1899
Priscilla SALMON, daug of Gideon, d. Nov 18 1898
Melinda WOLFE, wife of Amasa STEPHENS, d. Apr 5 1904
Ann J. SALMON, widow of Aaron, d. Nov 19 1885
Robert D. Caskey, d. Apr 12 1898
John P. SMITH, d. Apr 1 1851
Julia A. SMITH, wife of John P. from Pleasant Grove
Mehitable BUDD, wife of Wm. BUDD
Phebe NIXON, wife of Ira N., died Dec 10 1874
Eliza VALENTINE, wife of Thomas VALENTINE, d. Jan 19 1891
Amasa STEPHENS, dr. Amzi STEPHENS D. Dec 19 1910, 
	blind 24 yrs. He was the son of Archer.
Jane SALMON, wife of Joshua(?), d. March 23 1889
Eliza STEPHENS, d. in Chatham, N.J. Mar 5 1889
Sarah STEPHENS, d. Nov 7 1873
John LINABERRY, d. Mar 1 1887
Barabar A. LINABERRY, wife of John, d. Apr 22 1884
Elizabeth Mills LANDON, wife of Wm.
Mary Ann DRAKE, wife of John, d. March 22 1885
Richard STEPHENS, son of Wm. d. Aug 6 1895
Dorathy STEPHENS, wife of Richard, d. Oct 31 1902
William SALMON, son-in-law of W. STEPHENS, d. Mar 31 1905
Eliza Ellen SALMON, wife of Wm.
Ira B. STEPHENS, son of Wm., d. Dec 1913
Clarinda, wife of Ira, d. a month later
Nelson CASKEY, son of Robert, d. Nov 7 1889
Joshua SALMON, d. 1890
Gideon SALMON, d. May 11 1883
Jacob YAGER (German) d. May 1 1892, ag. 81 yrs
Samuel Erie STEPHENS, son of Archer
Wm. KINNEY, mute, d. Aug 1906
Henry SALMON, son of GIDEON
Wm. K. SKINNER, son of Jacob, d. Apr 12 1866
Wm. L. COLEMAN, son of Stephen
Ketura STARK, wife of John, d. 12 May 1861
Ann Maria STEPHENS, Dau of Peter, wife of Jonathan THOMAS
Julia WILEY, wife of R.D. CASKEY
Christeen McDOUGALL, wf. Hugh, d. Mar 7 1889 in 87th years
Eliza COLEMAN, wf. of Stephen
Margaret Ann CASKEY, dau of Nelson, wife of Geo. DRAKE, 
	d. Feb 28 1899
Charlotte CASE, wf. Henry 2d
Martha Jane COLEMAN, wf of S.D. BUDD
Sarah A. SKINNER wf. Aaron STEPHENS
Maria SALMON, Dau. of Gideon
Rebecca HODGESON, d. Mar 1 1870, aged 80 yrs 11 mos & 5d.
Geo. W. STEPHENS d. Feb 1 1882
Sarah Elziabeth STEPHENS, d. of George
Julia A. STEPEHSN (Mrs. Wm. GREEN) dau. of Geo.
Sarah E. STEPHENS, dau. of Peter
Jerusha STEPHENS, dau. of Peter
Alma Ann B. SALMON, wife of Henry d. Sept 2 1868
Hannah STEPHENS, dau. of Whi.
John W. YOUNG, son od Dan'l
Sarah Melinda STEPHENS, dau. of Richard, Mrs. A.L. SALMON
Harriet STEPHENS, dau. Wm.
Emma J. BUDD, wf. H. WHITFIELD
Charlotte, wife of Robt. PRESET S.
Elnathan THOMAS, d. June 8 1895
Joshua SALMON, son of GIDEON
Elizabeth B. LEE, wife of John C.
Wm. Augusutus LEE, son of John C.
E.C. VAN DORAN, wife of Joseph
Aaron DRAKE, d. Apr 20 '73
Sarah GIDDIS d. 1885
Margaret VAN DYKE, wife of Robt. d. Feb 28 1870
Jacob Wilhelm d. Feb 16 1894
Philena F. YOUNG, d. Dec 31 '76
Josaphine WILLHELM, Mrs. OSBORN, Mrs. Hathaway SWAYZE
Lydia B. YOUNG, wife of Thos. YOUNG
Margaret THORP, dau. of Wm. THORP
Emma J. YAWGER, wife of Jacob
Mary C. DRAKE, dau of John
Elizabeth CORWIN, d. Feb 20 1893
Emma A. WOLFE, wife of John S.
Mattie H. SALMON, Mrs. McPEAK
Ida G. STEPHENS, Mrs. BELL
Hattie A. STEPHENS, Mrs. HENDERSHOT
Jessie H. STEPHENS, MRs. WILEY
Anna D. STEPHENS, Mrs. RARICK
Georgianna DRAKE, d. Apr 2 1877
Geo. Irving MITCHELL d. May 18 1914
Elizabeth H. SCOFIELD, wife of Rev. J.H. d. Oct 14 1887
John R. CHAMBERLAIN d. Mar 6 1900
Lizzie READ wife of Anson R.
Ida SALMON dau of Almira S.
Augustua,, Grace J., Mary Rose, daughters of Goble BUDD
Edith M. SALMON dau. of Amzi
Grace R. SALMON, dau of Amzi
Mary SALMON, daug. of Bartley
Eva, wife of Chas. STEPHENS
Sophie C. PRICE, wife of Rev. J.H. BROWN
Lucy G. STEPHENS, wid. of Bradley S.
Geo. N. SALMON
Sam. NIPER
Mrs. Totten
Jas. SUTTON
Nellie SUTTON, wife of Jas.
Mrs. Jno. YAGER
Raymond S. NIPER
Hazel May NIPER

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