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Athens Episcopal Church

Religious Societies - Book A

Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 14. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.

This may Certify that agreeable to the Law of the State of New York in that _____ made and provided Divine Service was preformed on two succeeding Sundays previous to the 19th day of April 1806 as which time an Election was held at the School House in Loonenburgh in the Village of Athens in the town of Cats Kill for choosing two wardens and eight vestrymen to manage the concerns of an Episcopal Church hereafter to be erected in the above Village when Delucina Backus and Edward Hinman was chosen Wardens and Simon Franklin Abraham Van Buskirk Jun, Henry Ritter, John T. Netterville, John I. Lacy, Henry White, Aaron Reed and Henry Wells Junr were chosen Vestryman and that the same church is to be called Trinity Church and that Wednesday in Easter Week is the day fixed upon by the said Wardens & Vestrymen on the day of holding the Election for choosing their Successors in each year hereafter--Given under our hand at the Village of Athens in the town of Cats Kill this sixth day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred & six.

Delucena Backus, Edward Hinman } Wardens

Henry Ritter, Aaron Reed, M Thos Netterville } Vestrymen

June 4th 1806
Personally came before me Pat Hamilton one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county of Green Edward Hinman, one of the within named Warden who being duly sworn Certifyeth & says that the within Certificate is just and true in all respects. Recd & Recorded 7th June 1806 Pat Hamilton A true Copy James Bill Clk

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