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Oak Hill Methodist Episcopal
Religious Societies - Book A

Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 85. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.

State of New York    }
Greene County         } ss  We the undersigned two of the congregation hereafter mentioned do herby certify that on the 15th day of June 1858 all male persons of full age belonging to a congregation in which divine worship is celebrated according to the rites of the Methodist Episcopal church & not already incorporated and it is the place of Public worship hereafter occupied by the said congregation aforesaid   at the village of L____ town of Durham in said county for the purpose Incorporating themselves and did there & then elect by plurality of votes  Charles W. Pierce, Isaac Ulster, James N. Welch, Israel Utter, William Paddock as Trustees of said church & the said persons did then & there also determine by that plurality of votes this the said Trustees & their successors should forever hereafter be called & known by the name & title of the Trustees of Oak Hill Methodist Episcopal Church

Witness our hands and seals this 15th day of June 1859

                                                                    Alonzo F. Selleck  LS Trustee
Wm. Paddock  LS Trustee

Signed & sealed in presence of
F. James Fitch

Green County ss   Be it remembered that on the 25th day of July 1859 personally appeared before me the Alonzo F Selleck & on the 16th day of November personally appeared before me W. Paddock both of whom are to me personally known and do hereby acknowledge the instrument of the ___ ____

                                                                    F. James Fitch
County Judge of
Recorded Nov. 17th at 9 am.                  Greene County
Jas  Cooke  Clk

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