Religious Societies - Book A
Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County Courthouse. This document found on page 74. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.
Resolved that we proceed to organize and incorporate a Society union the name & title of the Baptist Church and Society of Westkill.
Resolved that we have six trustees chosen by ballot after balloting it appeared that the following persons were duly elected Viz Aaron Bushnell, Abraham Hare, Alvin Bushnell, Horace B. Briggs, John Bishop, Elyah P. Bushnell. The trustees elect then proceeded to cast lots for their terms of office which enacted M. Finney (Ferris?) John Bishop and Horace B. Briggs drew for one year Aaron Bushnell, Elyah P. Bushnell drew for two years Abraham & Alvin Bushnell drew for three years.
Resolved that these proceedings be passed by the presiding officers
Recorded with the county clerks office The meeting then adjourned & met again at the same place on the 1st Thursday of February 1855
E. Clark L S
Abram Mentrop? H. E. Cole L S
Greene County ss on the 11th day of February 1854 before me A. E. Clark & H. Every? Cole to me personally known & duly acknowledged that they executed the within written instrument Abram Mentrop Justice of the Peace
15 1854 8 h A. M.
J. Van Orden, Clk