Durham Methodist Episcopal

Religious Societies - Book A


Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 33. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.


This may Certify that on the 21st day of September 1819 a Number of the Mail [sic] Members of the Methodist Society met at their Meeting house in Durham in the State of New York and agree able to Notice legally given when Harris Gideon was Chosen President & Caleb Wetmore as Secretary & proceeded to  Elect Trustees as the  Law directs for the purpose of being incorporated & likewise that the said Said Corporation be known by the name & title of Methodist Episcopal Church in Durham No.5

Given under our hand and seal the day & year above written.

                                                                    Harris Giddeon  {seal}

                                                                    C Wetmore        {seal}

Acknowledged before  Moses Austin one of the Commissioners of the County of Green Sept 14th 1819
                                                                     Moses Austin

The foregoing is a true copy of the original Examined here with this 4th day of Jan 1820                                   Wm. Van Bergen  Clk


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