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Cairo Methodist Episcopal
Religious Societies - Book A

Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 38. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.

Pursuant to a legal notification given according to the State law a meeting was held in Cairo for the purpose of electing trustees for the Methodist Episcopal church   Nov. 19th 1823

                                               John C. Green         President
                                               John W. Deniston  Secretary 

                                               John Denniston   Trustees
Joshua T. Smith
                                               Samuel Jones             
                                               Jacob White
                                               Edward T. Stephens

We do certify that John Denniston   Joshua T. Smith  Samuel Jones   Jacob White and  Edward L. Stephens were at the meeting above named Unanimously Elected trustees for the Methodist Episcopal Church in Cairo in witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 19th day of Nov 1823 

Sealed in presence of                                  John C. Green  L.L.
Peter Fiero                                                    John W. Denniston  L. L.

Recorded 25th Feby }   Green County} So be it remembered that on
1824                            }  the ninth day of January in the year 1824 
E. D. Hall Clk           }   came before me John C. Green and John W. Denniston to me Known                           to be the persons who signed & sealed the written Certificate & 
                                        personally certified that the same was correct & true.  I therefore
                                        allow the same to be recorded

                                                 Horrace Austin Coms.

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