Plains Methodist Episcopal
Religious Societies - Book A
Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 62. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.
This certifith that after due notice according to law a meeting was held in the town of Cairo County of Greene and State of New York, at the dwelling house of John Rouse, a place where we statedly worship and at two O. Clock P. M. on the third day of May Eighteen hundred and thirty six for the purpose of electing trustees to take the charge of the Estate & property of the church or meeting house now to be build or as soon as may be consistent, and they shall be known in law, and their successors in office forever as Trustees of the Sandy Plain Meeting house of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the town Co & State aforesaid. The meeting being called to order Daniel I. Wright & John Pine were appointed to preside, judge of the qualification of &c &c when the following persons were chosen to be trustees by a plurality of votes, viz - Ira Finney, Hiland Pine 1st class John S. Woolcott John Pine 2 class and William Fulligar 3rd class
We the undersigned do certify by our hand and seal that the above is a correct certificate of the above named meeting &c
Cairo May 3rd 1836 Daniel I. Wright L. S. John Pine L. S.
State of New York County of Greene ss on the 6th day of May A. D. 1836 before me Perkins King and judge of the Count Courts for said county John Pine whom I know to be one of the persons described in and who executed the written instrument of writing acknowledged that he executed the same
State of New York County of Greene ss on the 14th day of May A. D. 1836 before me Perkins King a Judge of the County of Courts for said county Daniel I. Wright whom I know to be one of the person describes in and who executed the within instrument of writing, acknowledged that he executed the same
Recorded May 18th 1836
at 10 oclock A. M.
William V. B. Heermance Clerk