Religious Societies - Book A
Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 64. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.
We the subscribers having been chosen presiding officers
and Judges of an election of “Trustees for the first Baptist Church and
Society in Greenville” at a regular meeting published according to the
requirements of the Statutes of this State
held at the Baptist Chapel in the town of Greenville in the county of
Greene on Monday the sixteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one
thousand Eight hundred and thirty seven, do hereby certify that the following
persons were duly elected “Trustees for the first Baptist Church and Society
in Greenville” by the unanimous
vote of the meeting viz
“Bushrod Rundle, Hiram S. Losee, Lansing S. Rowe, William Stevens,
Alanson Pitts and Oliver Palmer” said
trustees and their successors are to be Known & designated by the name of “Trustees
of the first Baptist Church & society of Greenville.”
In witness whereof we the undersigned have hereunto subscribed our names and affixed our seals done at Greenville this 1st day of February 1837
Elkanah Baker L. S.
William Stevens L. S.
State of New York County of Greene ss On the first day of February A. D. 1837 before me Perkins King a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in and for said County the within named Elkana Baker and William Stevens whom I know to be persons described in and who executed the within instrument severally acknowledged that they executed the same.
Recorded March 3rd 1837
at one oclock p. m. }
William V. B. Heermance clerk }