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First Christian Church of Washington

Pages 39 and 40 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-NINE:

The following were received by letter viz. 

(Table added by webmaster;  typed into table in left to right manner as in the original)

David McCLAY, Margaret McClay,
William McClay, Mrs, BURT from the Baptists,
James CRANE, James R. CRANE,
Mary Ann CRANE, Mary WEIRICH, 
Mrs. ASHTON from the Baptists. --

 

July 26, 1868

Sister Cecelia (sic) IMBRIE received on letter of communication from the church at New Castle PA also Melinda COOK who had formerly been a member of the church took membership at the same time as her husband Mr. COOK signified his desire of membership by making good confefsion. (sic)

At a meeting held by Br. CRANE during the month of Jan. 1869 the following persons were immersed and took membership vix.  (these were in two columns in the original; typed as-is)

Sarah McGary ? Robert McDONOUGH
Mary BANE Sarah HUGHES (line through name)
Edward WHITING Thomas HOWE
John WHITE James KUNTZ
        SIMS Susan KEENY
Charlotte WHITE Walker McFARLAND
Margaret BAIRD Sarah KATON
Catherine CALE Anna LACOCK
Minerva LACOCK Jennie WHITE
Eliza WHITE Phoebe KELSEY
Thomas HALE Julius CLARK
Andrew J. LENNON James HALL
               DYE             HALL
               PORTER             SAMPLE
------ H. B. BANE

 

At the same meeting the following persons were restored to membership

James HUGHES  Sarah HUGHES George KEENY William RUPLE I. H. LONGDON

(continued sentence) also George MARTIN who was immersed while in the Army was admitted and Mr. PORTER from the Baptists.

May 30 1869

Mary CLOUSE formerly a member of the Baptists (was) received as a member.

 

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Henry W. BANE was received into the church by confefsion (sic) and immersion.

H. W. BANE and wife granted letters of recommendation.

Aug. '69 

Letters of commendation granted to J. (B.?) CRANE, Sharlotte (R.?) CRANE and Lottie Bell CRANE.

Aug. '69 

John LACOCK reinstated to membership in the church.

Dec. 1869

Br. T. A. CRENSHAW commenced his labors as pastor of the church in Washington.  Br. CRENSHAW and wife and daughter were received as a members on letters of commendation.  

(space added) The following persons were added to the church - Nellie Monniger, Frank Griffith Wolf.

Nov. 1870

Sister HOWEL received by letter.

(space added) Br. MARSHALL immersed by Br. POWER (and was) received into the church.

Departed this life Nov. 19th 1870 Elder. Samuel NICOL in the 87th year of his life.

(Jan. 1st 1871 but listed under "Nov. 1870")

Departed this life Br. Smith E. McELROY Jan. 1st 1871 aged 38 years.

[Webmaster: These next dates are all out of order.]

March 1870 (is this out of order or did they mean 1871?   If so, is McElroy's death year wrong ?  Likely they meant March 1871 for these next entries.)

Departed this life Sister Sharlotte MARTIN aged 66 years.

Jan. 1870

Sister Mary Jane MONINGER departed this life aged 44 years.

Feb. 1870

The former board of Trustees reelected.

(July 1871 but under Feb. 1870 entries)

Departed this life Br. Jonathan MARTIN July 1871.

Feb. 1871

The following persons were elected Trustees of the Church of Christ meeting in Washington

John C. HASTINGS John MUNCE James HAMILTON James McDERMOT, David McCLAY

 

Nov. 1869

Br. T. A. CRENSHAW accepted a call of the church as pastor for one year commencing Dec. 1st 1869 for which he is to receive $1200 and have eight Sundays to labor elsewhere.  

Br. CRENSHAW's wife and daughter (were) received into the church by letters.

Mattie Bell MONINGER immersed by Br. CRENSHAW (and) received into the church.

Frank Griffith (e.g. Wolf) immersed by Br. CRENSHAW (and) received as a member.

Mary Jane LACOCK immersed at Pleasant Valley admitted 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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