Erie County (PA) Genealogy

First Presbyterian Church of North East, PA

Pastors & Elders - 1801 to 1901

Contributed by Dwight Copper


The information below was provided by Dwight Copper, RR#1 Box 100, New Castle, PA. As this church approaches and celebrates its 200th anniversary later in 2001, it is appropriate that a series of pages will be presented, and this is one of those pages. Contact Dwight concerning information presented on this page.


NORTH EAST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, NORTH EAST, ERIE CO., PA.

First Presbyterian Church of North East, Erie County, Pa. Organized 1801

Pastors – 1801 - 1901

Rev. Robert Patterson June 1802 – April 1807
Rev. John McPherrin supply six months 1812
Rev. Johnston Eaton 1815 – 1816
Rev. Judah Ely supply six months 1823
Rev. Giles Doolittle 1824 – 1832
Rev. William A. Adair 1833 – 1838
Rev. Nathaniel West 1838 – 1841
Rev. Miles Doolittle 1841 – 1844
Rev. Samuel Montgomery 1844 – 1848
Rev. Rodney Paine 1848 – 1850
Rev. James Cochran 1850 – 1852
Rev. David D. Gregory 1852 – 1858
Rev. Augustus H. Carrier 1859 – 1863
Rev. Thomas B. Hudson 1864 – 1869
Rev. John T. Oxtoby 1870 – 1879
Rev. Cyrus J. Hunter 1880 – 1893
Rev. Frank W. Hays 1894 – 1896
Rev. R. Lewis Williams 1896 – 1900
Rev. Nathaniel McGiffin 1901

Elders of the Church 1801 - 1901

1801 John McCord, Thomas Robinson, Joseph McCord
1827 James Duncan
1830 William A. Robinson
1834 Harmon Ensign, William Crawford, James Smedley
1837 William Dickson
1843 Osee Selkregg, Frederick Ensign
1849 Benjamin R. Tuttle, James Whitehill, Dyer Loomis
1856 Horatio M. Gilman, Benjamin F. Spooner, Joseph McCord
1868 William E. Marvin, Martin L. Selkregg
1901 Zenas Rogers, James L. Reed, James A. Moorhead, Capt. George Selkregg, Henry S. Nash & Edward T. Moorhead

Deceased Ruling Elders of the North East Presbyterian Church

Joseph McCord   born: Jan. 09, 1766 ordained: 1801
    died: Feb. 07, 1813  
       
John McCord   born: Dec. 05, 1767 ordained: 1801
    died: Feb. 13, 1839  
       
Thomas Robinson   born: 1773 ordained: 1801
    died: Jul. 12, 1830  
       
William Dickson   born: Mar. 27, 1783 ordained: 1827
    died: Nov. 25, 1869  
       
James Duncan   born: ordained: 1827
    died: Aug. 09, 1861  
       
William A. Robinson   born: Jul. 20, 1795 ordained: 1830
    died: Mar. 10, 1871  
       
Harmon Ensign   born: Feb. 14, 1793 ordained: 1834
    died: Mar. 14, 1876  
       
James Smedley, M.D.   born: 1792 ordained: 1834
    died: Jan. 26, 1868  
       
William Crawford   born: Dec. 25, 1796 ordained: 1834
    died: Aug. 19, 1850  
       
Osee Selkregg   born: Sep. 20, 1795 ordained: 1843
    died: Jun. 04, 1883  
       
Frederick Ensign   born: Jun. 02, 1795 ordained: 1843
    died: ??  
       
Benjamin R. Tuttle   born: ?? ordained: 1849
    died: May. 14, 1860  
       
James Whitehill   born: Mar. 30, 1797 ordained: 1849
    died: Apr. 25, 1870  
       
Dyer Loomis   born: Oct. 10, 1810 ordained: 1849
    died: Dec. 02, 1901  
       
Benjamin Spooner   born: Aug. 28, 1802 ordained: 1856
    died: Jun. 13, 1881  
       
Joseph McCord   born: May. 29, 1810 ordained: 1856
    died: Jun. 02, 1886  
       
Horatio Gilman   born: ?? ordained: 1856
    died: 1890 removed: 1875  
       
William E. Marvin   born: Mar. 02, 1814 ordained: 1868
    died: Sep. 16, 1899  
       
Martin L. Selkregg   born: Nov. 01, 1834 ordained: 1868
    died: Sep. 04, 1891  
       
Zenas Rogers   born: Nov. 20, 1820 ordained: 1868
    died: ??  

This page was last updated on  Thursday, June 21, 2001 .

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