METHODIST EPISCOPAL YOUNG'S SOCIETY
Town of Dewitt (then Town of Manlius)
Submitted by Kathy Crowell
Miscellaneous Records, Onondaga County Courthouse (E,80):
We certify that at a meeting of the male members of the late Methodist
Episcopal Young's Society held pursuant to notice under the 16th Section
of the act entitled an Act to provide for the Incorporation of Religious
Societies passed 5th April 1813 for the purpose of reincorporation held
at the Methodist Meeting House in the Village of Orville this day it was
unanimously resolved that the said Society be incorporated under the old
Stile of the Methodist Episcopal Youngs Society it was also resolved that
John Young, Jun. & Benjamin Booth two members of the said Church
& Society (no officers of the Church & Society contemplated by
the said act being present) be the presiding and returning Officers of
the said meeting and we do further certify that at the said meeting the
following persons were duly elected Trustees of the said Society and were
regularly classed according to Law - to wit, Grandison Wilcox, Peter G.
Van Slyke, Benjamin Booth, Aaron Chapin and John Young, Jun. Witness
our hand & seals this 1st day of May 1826. John Young, Jun.
Benjamin Booth. Presiding and Returning Officers. State of
New York Onondaga County Ss. I certify that on the 4th day of May
A. D. 1826 personally came before me John Young and Benjamin Booth to me
well known the grantors of the within instrument and who acknowledged they
executed the within freely for the use & purposes therein mentioned.
Therefore Let the same be recorded. Thomas Rose Com.
Recorded May 6, 1826 at 5 O'clock P. M. R. L. Hess Clerk
Submitted 7 June 1998