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First Christian Church of Washington

Page 35 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 THIRTY-FIVE:

Jan. 1862

(first 3 entries of this date were on the previous church page; these 3 were not re-typed here, see previous web page)

The following persons immersed by Br. McKEEVER during his ministry were received into the church viz.  (These are listed in 2 columns in the original, and that is duplicated here.)

Matilda GARDNER Anna MARTIN
John McDONOUGH Rebecca CLARK
Fanny RUPLE James WILLIAMS
Sophia HALLAM George Vankirk
Charles SNIDER Elizabeth REESE
Henry ? VANKIRK (question mark in copy) A. Campbell STREATOR
Susan ROBERTS Ruth COZAD

 

Sept. 1863

Sarach (sic) BANE and Mary Jane CHARLTON immersed by Br. McKEEVER.

The case of Sister Maggie MARTIN and Sarah VEATCH was disposed of by them signing the following:

We the undersigned having a difficulty existing between us acknowledge that we have said thing (sic) of each other contrary to the law of Christ and hereby acknowledge our wrong and tender to each other that forgivenefs (sic) which we would ask of our Heavenly Father.

A true copy.  Maggie M. MARTIN
Sarah VEATCH

 

Nov. 24th 1861

Departed this life Brother James HUGHES age 51.

1865

Sister Maria HUGHES departed this life in her ___ year. 

(Two pages 73-76 missing from the book.) [Note: If typist meant 73 to 76 inclusive, that would be 4 pages total, and presumably each page was also double-sided.)

June 1864 

Sarach (sic) CHAMBERS, Sharlotte STREATOR, Catherine LACOCK and Mary M. HUGHES who were immersed by Br. STREATOR were received into the church also Eliza LONG.

Br. Jacob STONE and wife were received by letter.

June 1865

Sister Eliza J. CRAWFOD (sic=probably CRAWFORD) received into the church by letter of recommendation.

Sept. 1865

Thomas T. HUGHES and Susanna WISE who were immersed by Br. STREATOR at a meeting held by Br.  J. HALL took their membership in the church.   Also Eliza HUGHES (who was formerly a member of the Baptists) was  received into the church.

 

[Webmaster's note:  Tables added for easier reading.)  

 The spellings were double-checked against the pdf file of the original typing. 

 

 

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

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(1) ***The word "sic=" was added by this Webmaster along with the word where an S was read as an F.
  Sometimes an A was read as an S.

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(3) Page numbers were added by this webmaster, to correspond to the numbering of the pdf submission.

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(5) The year was added in parenthesis on entries where the year was not written - I assume not written in the original.

(6) On lists of more than 6 names, this webmaster inserted the names onto a table, which should be read down the left column, down the middle column next, then down the right (on 3 cell tables) in order to read the entry exactly as it was transcribed.

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