Erie County (PA) Genealogy

Early Presbyterian Church - Southeast County

Contributed by Susan Smith


The information below was submitted by Susan Smith as a part of her many years of research on the SMITH surname in Erie County. This data has been obtained from microfilm and other source documents and is not intended to be portrayed as complete, only an extract. Anyone having any questions or comments on this extract should contact Susan Smith directly.


The Memorandum Meeting Middlebrook Union and Beaverdam Congregations.

Absolm McCready Rec’d Calls from these Congegations at the June sitting of presbytery Met at (illegible) AD 1826

Came to Middlebrook July 16th 1826.

Was ordained and installed Pastor of the Congregations 2nd Thursday of September 1826

William Carson and Wm Gray were ordained Elders In Beaverdam congregation

In August 1826 James Donaldson, Samuel Smith, Wm Pierhant, and Zailman Tracy were chosen Trustees of Middlebrook Congregation for the 1st year.

July 2nd 1827 John Willson, Burrel Tracy Nathaniel Willson and James Phillips were chosen trustees for Middlebrook Congregation 2nd year.

July 7th 1828 John B Jones, John Smith, James Yost and Thomas E Reed were chosen trustees for the 3rd year.

John Kincaid and Matthew Gray were chosen trustees for Beaverdam Congregation for the 1st and 2nd years.

For Union Esquire Willson and (illegible) Robert Gray were chosen trustees 1st year, Robert Gray and John Cook 2nd year.


An Account of the subscriptions Rec’d in Two years from July 1827 to July 1829

  Subscription 2 years bal
     
Robert Allison $300 600
Moses Brown 120 250
Wm K Block 500 585
Francis Block 100 200
Henry Block 400 562
John Carson 10.00 20.00
John D Carson 250 500
F Carnahan 250 300
Catherine Carnahan 200 400
James Donaldson 700 1400
Betsy Donaldson 500 766
Samuel Henderson 250 250
John Hunter 350 700
Ashel Gates Jr 100 62
John B Jones 500 650
Thos Johnston 500 231
Tyler Lewis 500 566
James (illegible) 250 500
D McNair 250 400
James Philips 750 1404
David Philips 500 647
John Low 200 200
Timothy Rical 500 235
Lyman Robison 500 500
Thos Reed 500 1000
Jacob Sheets 100 100
Samuel Smith 500 812
Thos Smith 500 873
John Smith 500 1000
Mason Shepperd 350 476
     
Total 119.25 183.65
     
  Subscription 2 years bal
     
John Tracy 250 370
Zalmon Tracy 500 271
Wm Willson 400 800
N Willson 700 1181
Joseph Willson 250 511
(ink too faded) 200 150
John Yost 500 1100
James Yost 250 425
(illegible)) Young 250 250
Ashel Gates Sr   137
Burrel Tracy 666 13.33
Wm Davis 150 150
Erastus Rouse 200 200
Daniel Chapen   250
James Nelson 500 500
Robert Recal 500 350
Richard Sears (?) 250 250
George Himrod (?) 100 100
     
Total 59.53 83.22
119.25 183.65 1/2  
178.78 266.88  
(ink too faded) 5.00 1000
    276.88
     
178.78    
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357.56    

This page originally posted August 10, 2002.

Last updated on  Sunday, March 13, 2005 .

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