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.
to Onondaga County Church Records page.
to Onondaga County NY USGenWeb page.
5 September 1998