Religious Societies - Book A
Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 59. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.
Coxsackie April 7, 1834 at a meeting of the inhabitants of the town of Coxsackie Greene Co., N. Y. held in the Baptist meeting house Olney F. Wright was chosen Chairman and Moses H. Powell Secretary
1st Resolved that we form ourselves into a Society called the first Baptist Society in Coxsackie.
2nd Resolved that we proceed to appoint five trustees a majority of whom shall be members off the Baptist Church.
3rd Resolved that Lewis Baker and Edwin S. Keep be inspectors of the election of trustees.
4th Resolved that the following persons be elected trustees of this society vis—Ambrose Baker, David French, Lewis Town James C. Smith and Cummings Carman
Cummings Carman } Class No 1 for one year
A. Baker } Class No 2 for 2 years
James C. Smith } Class No 3 for 3 years
We do hereby certify that the above
is a correct copy of the proceedings of said meeting in witness whereof we
do hear fix our hands and seals this 7th day of April A. D. 1834
State of New York
Greene County ss } I certify that on the 9th day of August 1834 before me personally appeared Edwin L. Keep & Lewis Baker to me known to be individuals who executed the within instrument and acknowledged it to be their act and deed I allow the same to be recorded.
H. Powell Commissioner
to take acknowledgement of duty
Recorded August 11 1834
10 Oc A. M.
W. V. B. Heermance Clk