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First Christian Church of Washington

Page 33 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

 

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Aug 57 (1857)

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Brother Joshua COOPER and Sister Margaret COOPER having united with the Methodist church and being under citation for disorderly conduct, viz: danceing (sic).  

The following persons having been engaged in danceing (sic) were either visited by the officers or cited to meet with them viz:

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Ellen LYNN, Samuel PLYMIRE,  Jane GREER, Lavina PLYMIRE, Charlotte HARRIS,
Elizabeth CLARK, Sarah CLARK,  Mary Jane PLYMIRE and Isabella PLYMIRE. --

These all rendered the necessary confefsions (sic) and promises for the future with the exception of Isabella PLYMIRE who was excluded.  Mary Jane PLYMIRE and Charlotte HARRIS who had again been cited for danceing (sic) were cited to meet with the officers but neglecting the citation were excluded from the privileges of the church.

Charles HELM and wife received by letter.

Samuel HUGHES granted a letter of recommendation to unite with the church at Pleasant Valley.

Br. Barnabas HUGHES and Sister Margaret ROFS (sic=ROSS) were also granted letters of recommendation to unite with the Pleasant Valley congregation.

Br. William BEBOUT having absented himself from the regular meetings of the church for some considerable time was admonished and cited to meet with the officers but neglecting the citation he was on motion withdrawn from excluded from for neglect of Christian duty.

Sisters Charlotte HARRIS and Mary Jane PLYMIRE by confefsion (sic) were again restored to the privileges of the church.

Jonathan M. STREATOR received by letter.

THomas TARR and wife received by letter.

July 1, 1858

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Dec. 11th

Br. Andrew BURNS commenced a meeting of days during which the following persons were added to the church viz.  Sisters REYNOLDS and CAMBELL (sic), Jasher BEAZEL, Harriet MARTIN, Sarah PLYMIRE who were immersed and Sister Charlotte HARRIS and Isabella PLYMIRE were restored.

The following persons were immersed by Br. T.C. McKEEVER were received into the church viz. 

Margaret CHAMBERS, Ellen CHAMBERS, Sarah Ann McCARENS and Isaac Henry

 

(Aug. 25th 1860)

At a meeting held by Br. T.C. McKEEVER Aug. 25th 1860 The following persons were immersed viz.  

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Elizabeth SHIPE, Nancy Jane VANKIRK, * Jacob KLINEFELTER Sarah Elizabeth GREER, Mary Ellen GREER,
Julia PUTNEY, Simon VANKIRK, * Jane LACOCK, Sidny Jane CHAMERLAIN (sic) Benj. F. REESE,
Henry KLINEFELTER, Reuben PUTNEY, Sharlotte PLYMIRE, Mary Ellen Garnder, (sic) Margaret LACOCK,
Elizabeth VANKIRD (sic), Clara LACOCK, Sharlotte MOUNTS, Daniel KEENY, Sarah MOUNTS,
Samuel GANTS, Dortha GANTS, Hannah KEENY, Martha ADAMS, John CHABMERLAIN, 
Elizabeth ROFS (sic=ROSS), James ROFS (sic=ROSS), John MUNCE, Mary CHARLTON, William VANKIRD (sic),
George SHIPE, Jane MOUNTS, Eliza FITTZWILLIAMS (sic), Mary LACOCK  

At the same time John ADAMS, Harrison PRALL and Elizabeth CLARK who had been excluded for some time were restored.

Feb. 27, 1861

Sister Susannah MONINGER who had been immersed by Br. McKEEVES (sic) was received into the church.

Jan. 1862

Brother Philip GALLY and wife granted letter of recommendation to unite with the congregation at Pleasant Valley.

George GARDNER immersed by Br. STREATOR was received into the church.

Charles VANKIRK who formerly belonged to the Baptists (was) received into the church.

The following persons immersed by Br. McKEEVER during his ministry were received into the church viz.

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*VanKirk

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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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