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First Christian Church of Washington

Pages 29 and 30 of Record

Church records transcribed by Mrs. Martha Lacock Nicholl, deceased, late of Washington, PA 
Mrs. Nicholl presented the church with two notebooks she had prepared on the church's history. 
One notebook is held by the church in Washington PA; 
the second notebook is held by the Disciple of Christ Historical Society in Nashville, TN.

Submitted by Paula Schlichter Aug. 2006

 

 

PAGE TWENTY-NINE:

Oct. 31st 1852

Sister Lyddia Ann CHAPLIN who had been immersed at Bethany was admitted to the church.

Sister Eliza TEAGARDEN was admitted on letter of recommendation.

Margaret Ann PETTIT, Sarah PRALL and Angelina BENNETT who had been immersed were admitted to the church.

Lord's Day Nov. 13th (no year given)

Br. Lewis SMITH and wife received into the church on letter of recommendation.

 

Nov. 1854 (out of order? or wrong year?)

Letters of recommendation were granted to Br. R. B. CHAPLIN Sen. and wife and to Br. R. B. CHAPLIN Jun. and wife.

Apr. 1855 (out of order? or wrong year?)

Sister Ann CHARLTON dismifsed (sic=dismissed) by letter of recommendation.

Sept (no date or year)

Br. T. J. BERRY and wife granted letters of recommendation.

Nov. 26 (no year)

Sister Mary SHOAF and Martha granted letters of recommendation.

Williamsburg June 19th 1852 (out of order? or wrong year?)

The officers of the church met according to        . (left blank =adjournment)  On motion Resolved That the church withdraw from Sister Mary HANSON - a charge having heretofore been preferred against her for disorderly conduct.

The case of Br. John LACOCK who had absented himself from the meetings of the church was then taken up, who gave for his reason for so doing that he did not wish to be a stumbling block in the way of any and upon an admifsion (sic=admission) that he was mistaken in his views on the matter and in promise of returning to his place in the church he was cordially continued.

Br. John LACOCK having absented himself from the meeting of the church and all efforts of the church to enduce (sic=induce) him to attend proving of no avail it was finally resolved that he be excluded from the privileges of the church.

 

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Lord's Day Nov. 20th 1853

The following named persons who had been immersed by Br. BURGEFS (sic=BURGESS) were received into the church  viz.  (read from right to left to maintain the same order as given in the original)

Elizabeth VANKIRK Amy VANKIRK Charlotte HOGE Mary Ann HASTINGS
Thomas CURRY  Mary CURRY Margaret VANKIRK Adelaide DUNHAM
Rebecca LACOCK Elizabeth JOHNSON Deborah CURRY Robert JOHNSTON
Ann Marie JOHNSTON Harriet RINGLAND* Mardaret McCARY James HUGES

 

At a meeting held in Washington the following persons were immersed by Br. O. A. BURGEFS (sic=BURGESS) and afterwards received into the church at Williamsburg. (Note: Most of these give no first names;  read from right to left to maintain the same order as given in the original)

STEEP, Bell BROWN,              COOPER,
HAND,  Samuel HUTSON and wife,  

 

Nov. 27th __53

The following persons who had been immersed by Br. BURGEFS (sic=BURGESS) were received into the church,  (read from right to left to maintain the same order as given in the original)

Barnabas HUGHES, Thomas J. NICHOL, James ADAMS Abraham KEENY Mary Ann KEENY
Elizabeth McCARY Thomas GIBSON Mary Ann GIBSON George CHAMBERLAIN Nancy CHAMBERLAIN

 

Lord's Day May 15, 1854

The following persons had been immersed by Br. STREATOR were admitted into the church.  viz  (read from right to left to maintain the same order as given in the original)

John KEENY, Thomas PETTIT, Morgan CHAMBERLAIN, Charlotte HARRIS
Christianne REDD Mary Ann MARTIN  Armelia BONHAM Amanda MARSH
Mary MARSH (blank) COWEL  Marlinda BOMBARGER Mary HUGHES
Mary REDMAN Lavina PLYMIRE Mrs. WISE  

 

May 1854

A letter of recommendation was received from the church at Indianopoles (sic=Indianapolis?) relative to the good standing and christian character of Eliza J. STREATOR who was a member of that church at the time of her decease.  Br. L. P. STREATOR received on letter of recommendation.

Departed this life Jan. 10, 1855 Rebecca NICHOL in the 73rd year of her age.

Jan. 10th, 1855  

Departed this life Sister Mary Jane PRALL in the _____ year of her age. (year left blank)

Feb. 1855  

Sister Isabella HUGHES departed this life.

 

* RINGLAND is often seen as a variant of ENGLAND

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FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF WASHINGTON - FAMILIES OF MARTIN, CLARKE FAMILIES, with Markland, Michener, Baker, Loofman, Hamilton, Charlton, Valentine, Kline

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