First Presbyterian Church of Durham

Members Received

In the village of Durham, town of Durham, Greene County NY
Transcribed by the NY Genealogical and Biographical Society , NYC Sept. 1920
Edited by Royden Woodward Vosburgh

Copied from LDS film # 0533499 by Jackie Towner


 

Nov 3rd 1815

William Battel and Elizabeth, his wife, by letter from the Presbyterian Church of Christ in Albany

Jul 5th 1816

Hezekiah Baldwin and Rachel, his wife; Dan Baldwin; and Adah, the wife of Christopher Post, received by letter from the Church of Christ in Durham CT

Aug 30th 1816

Anna, wife of Thomas Hitchcock by letter from the Church of Christ in Lexington

Nov 1st 1816

Elizabeth, wife of Solomon Wells, and Mary Kilburn, by letters from the Church of Christ in Liberty, Sullivan County.

Jan 3rd 1817

Eudocia, wife of Daniel B Booth by letter from the Church of Christ in New Lisbon, Otsego County.

Feb 28th 1817

Anna, wife of Augustus Pratt, Jr. by letter from the Church of Christ in Windham.

Feb 28th 1817

Sarah, wife of Oswell Root, by letter from Church of Christ in Berkshire, Broome County.

Feb 28th 1817

Mary, wife of Dan Baldwin, by letter from Church of Christ in Durham CT.

Sep 14th 1817

Stephen Austin, by letter from the South Church of Christ in New Marlborough MA

Jan 6th 1821

Stephen Austin and his wife were allowed occasional communion for one year from date, “should they reside here in their present unsettled state.”

Jan 6th 1821

Mrs. Mary Thorp, by letter from the Church of Christ in Norway, Herkimer County.

Jan 6th 1821

Lucy, wife of Asahel Goff from the Church of Christ in Meredith, Delaware County.

Jan 4th 1822

Eunice, wife of John Tryon, by letter from Church of Christ in Greenville.

Jan 4th 1822

Lydia Chapman, by letter from the Church of Christ in Saybrook CT.

Mar 1st 1822

Esther, wife of Philo Johnson, by letter from the Church of Christ in Harpersfield.

May 3rd 1822

Philo Burnham and Sarah, his wife by letter from the Church of Christ in Windham.

May 3rd 1822

Olive, wife of Lyman Strong by letter from the Church of Christ in Fowler OH.

May 3rd 1822

Maria, wife of Amos Hitchcock, and Patty, wife of Frederick Bartlet, by letter from the Church of Christ in Greenville.

Aug 29th 1822

Timothy Bailey, by letter from Church of Christ in Meredith.

Mar 3rd 1824

James Baldwin, 2nd, and Louisa, his wife, by letter form the Church of Christ in Volney, Oswego County.

Mar 3rd 1824

Betsey, wife of Giles Ingraham, by letter from the 2nd Church of Christ in Durham, NY.

Sep 3rd 1824

Charlotte, wife of Jedediah Dudley, by letter from the First Church of Christ in Saybrook, CT.

Sep 3rd 1824

Adah, wife of Stephen Tibbals, by letter from the Church of Christ in Durham, CT

Jul 1st 1827

Mrs. Patty Wattle and her daughters, Mercy and Luna, by letter from the Church of Christ in Franklin.

Feb 11th 1828

The Pastor read to the church, a letter from the Pastor of the First Church of Christ in Saybrook, CT, recommending to the fellowship and communion of this church, Elizabeth, the wife of Abiel Baldwin, formerly the wife of Nathaniel Sanford from whom she had obtained a divorce on the grounds that Sanford had been guilty of attempting to commit the crime of adultery.

Feb 29th 1828

Voted, that Elizabeth, the wife of Abiel Baldwin, be considered a candidate for admission to the church. She was admitted on March 2nd.

Nov 2nd 1828

Phebe, the wife of Sherlock Humiston, by letter from the Church of Christ in Lexington.

Nov 8th 1829

Cyrus French and Mary, his wife by letter from the Church of Christ in Trumbull, CT.

Nov 8th 1829

Sarah and Lucy Whettlesey, by letter from the First Church of Christ in Saybrook, CT.

Aug 16th 1831

Widow, Olive Devereux, a member of the church in Chatham, Columbia County, requested admission, was examined and approved.

Oct 21st 1831

Mrs. Rachel Lockwood, a member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Westerlo, applied for admission to the church. Approved.

Oct 28th 1831

Orlando L. Kirtland, by letter from the church in Batavia.

May 7th 1832

Joseph Basset and Mary, his wife; Nancy Basset and Laura Basset, by letters from the church in Hunter.

Jan 6th 1833

Anson Baldwin and Elizabeth, his wife, by letter from the Second Church in Lenox, Madison County.

May 3rd 1833

Mary Hedges, by letter from the Church of Christ in Chester, Norris County, NJ.

May 3rd 1833

Julia C Baldwin, by letter from the Second Church of Christ in Lenox, Madison County.

Dec 3rd 1833

(Eliza Ann) wife of Ransom Osborn, she being a member of the Church of Christ in Albany, was propounded for admission.

Mar 2nd 1834

Edward Hand, by letter from the church in Catskill.

Mar 2nd 1834

Clarissa, wife of Joel P. Hays by letter from the church in Mexico.

Jul 6th 1834

Joel P. Hays  by letter from the church in Mexico.

Sep 7th 1834

Elvira, wife of Josiah H. Stedman, by letter from the First Church in Windham.

Sep 7th 1834

Nancy U. Cone by letter from the First Congregational Church in Hartford.

Apr 16th 1835

Henry W. Hine and (Mary), his wife, by letters from the Church of Christ in Cairo.

Jul 20th 1835

Seth Morse, by letter from the Bethel Free Church in Troy.

Jul 20th 1835

Sally Austin, by letter, from the Church of Christ in Cairo.

Aug 18th 1836

Eliza, wife of Lyman Wilcox, by letter from The Church of Christ at the head of the Delaware.

Aug 18th 1836

Alvira, wife of Orlando Barns, by letter from the Church of Christ in Rensselaerville.

Mar 5th 1837

Bethsheba, wife of Deacon Anson Baldwin, by letter from the Church of Christ in West Durham.

Nov 2nd 1837

Newton F. Hays, a member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Prattsville, and his wife, Catherine Hays, a member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Schoherie, produced letters of recommendation: they were examined and approved for admission to the church.

Nov 4th 1838

Miss Lydia Almira Tucker, by letter from the Reformed Dutch Church in Leeds.

Jan 6th 1839

Mary Pratt , by letter from the Church of Christ in Clinton, CT.

Dec 1st 1839

Dr. Addison Dutcher and Amanda M., his wife, by letters from Presbyterian Church in the city of New York.

Jan 5th 1840

Adah Baldwin, wife of Timothy Baldwin, by letter from Church of Christ at Windham.

Jan 5th 1840

Harriett Baldwin, wife of James Baldwin 2nd, by letters from the Church of Christ  at the head of the Delaware.

Jan 3rd 1841

Sopronia Cowles, by letter from the Church of Christ in Elyria, OH.

May 1st 1842

Betsey, wife, wife of Justus Finch, by letter from the church in West Durham.

Sep 4th 1842

Miss Nancy Baldwin by letter from the Congregational Church in Volney.

Jul 2nd 1843

Mabel J. Baldwin, by letter from the Pearl Street Presbyterian Church in Buffalo.

Sep 2nd 1843

John Reed, by letter from the Second Presbyterian Church in Lockport.

May 5th 1844

Eveline, wife of Lorenzo Hubbard, by letter from the Dutch Reformed Church in Schoherie.

Jul 7th 1844

Evangela E., wife of Addison Hays, by letter from the Presbyterian Church at Oaks Corner.

Aug 17th 1848

Eli Spencer and Climera, his wife, by letter from church in Earlville, NY.

Jul 7th 1850

Joseph Grimesy and his wife, Elizabeth, by letter from the Presbyterian Church in Rensselaerville.

Sep 7th 1851

Mrs. Rowland Lacy, by letter from the Congregational Church in Homer, NY.

 


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