Free-Will Baptist Church

Town of Fabius

Source:  History of Onondaga County, by Prof. W. W. Clayton, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1878, pg. 385


FREE-WILL BAPTIST CHURCH, Fabius Village. - The first meetings of this denomination in the town were held in a school house, near Stephen Tripp's, in October, 1826.  In 1827, the church was organized, consisting of David Coats, Charles Moore, Rolen Sears, Joshua Sanders, John Smith, Elizabeth Coats, Hannah Moore, Experience Sears, Sallie Sanders, Polly Smith, Polly Coats, Celestia Annable and others.

The present church edifice was erected in 1869, at a cost of $5,000.

Elders Waldron and Bates preceded the present Pastor, Rev. I. H. Beman, who settled over the church in the Spring of 1877.

The church has about 75 members and a Sunday school numbering 50.


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5 September 1998