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.
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
Corporation be known by the name & title of Methodist Episcopal Church in
under our hand and seal the day & year above written.
Austin one of the Commissioners of the County of Green Sept 14th 1819
The foregoing is a true copy of the original Examined here with this 4th day of Jan 1820 Wm. Van Bergen Clk