Greenville Christ Church P.E.
Religious Societies - Book A


Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 42. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.


To all whom these present may concern:

We whose names and Seals are hereunto affixed do Certify that in pursuance of a notice given for that purpose at the time of divine service on the two Sundays now last past the male person of full age belonging to the church  congregation or Society at Greenville & County of Greene in which divine service is celebrated according to the rites of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of New York met at the house of Mr. Reuben Rundle in Said Greenville for the purpose of incorporating themselves under the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the Incorporation of Religious Societies” and the act to amend the same, at which meeting and by a majority of Voices the undersigned Samuel Fuller was called to the chair and presided & by a like majority of voices Reuben Rundle & Shubal Newman were Elected church wardens, and Robert J. Palmer, Reuben Rundle Jr. Lewis King, Harvey Rundle, John Boyd, James J. Palmer, Caleb Tompkins & Aaron Hall were Vestrymen of said Church, Congregation or Society and Monday in the week called Easter week was in like manner fixed on as the day in which the said officers of Church Wardens, Vestryman shall annually thereafter ceace, and their successors in office be chosen, and the name of title of  “the Rector, Church, wardens & Vestryman of Christ Church at Greenville in the County of Greene “  was in like manner fixed on as agreed to as that by which the said church, Congregation, or Society shall be known in Law .  In testimony whereof we the said Samuel Fuller together with the undersigned Reuben Rundle and Robert G. Palmer have hereunto subscribed our names & affixed our seals this fourth day of April 1825

                                                                           Samuel Fuller   LS
                                                                          
Reuben Rundle  LS
                                                                          
Robert G Palmer  LS

Hardy Rundle
Lewis King
Reuben Rundle Jr

State of New York
Greene County SS

I Certify that on the 6th day of September 1825 personally appeared before me Reuben Rundle Jr. to me known who being duly sworn saith that he was present and did see Samuel Fuller, Reuben Rundle & Robert G. Palmer to him known execute the within instrument and that he the deponent and Lewis King & Hardy Rundle did subscribe their names as Witnesses to such execution. I allow it to be recorded 

                                                               John V. S. S Scott 
                                                              
first Judge of Greene County Court

Recorded the 7th day of September
1825 at 9 Oclock A. M.
J Pinckney Dep Clk