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Acra Methodist Episcopal
Religious Societies - Book A

Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 99. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.

Washington Kennedy and Isaac Coffin do certify that at a Meeting of the persons composing the Acra Methodist Episcopal Church and Society meeting in Acra Convened at the house of public worship where said Church and Society have statedly convened for Public worship this thirteenth day of March A. D. 1871  agreeably to public notice being given pursuant to the Statute in such case made and provided being nominated by a majority of the members of Said Church and Society then present to preside at an election of five trustees for Said Society then to be held did preside at such election and that Washington Kennedy, John G. Olmsted, Egbert Yeomans, Isaac Coffin and Charles Stead were the person duly elected by a plurality of voices as the Trustees of said Church and Society to be hereafter Known and designated as the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Acra.

In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and year above written

                                                          Washington Kennedy  LS
Isaac Coffin LS

State of New York           }
County of Greene            }ss  I certify that on the thirty first day of March A. D.  1871, Washington Kennedy and Isaac Coffin to me Known to be the persons mentioned intended to and described in and who executed the foregoing instrument personally came before me and Severally acknowledged the execution of the same for the use and purpose therein mentioned.

                                                                      Augustus Hill
Justice of the Peace

Recorded April 29th 1871 h 11 A. M.

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