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
One notebook is held by the church in Washington PA;
the second notebook is held by the Disciple of Christ Historical Society in
Submitted by Paula
Schlichter Aug. 2006
The following were received by letter viz.
(Table added by webmaster; typed into table in left to
right manner as in the original)
||Mrs, BURT from the Baptists,
||James R. CRANE,
|Mary Ann CRANE,
|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 ?
||Sarah HUGHES (line through name)
|Andrew J. LENNON
||H. B. BANE
At the same meeting the following persons were restored
||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
Henry W. BANE was received into the church by confefsion (sic)
H. W. BANE and wife granted letters of recommendation.
Letters of commendation granted to J. (B.?) CRANE, Sharlotte
(R.?) CRANE and Lottie Bell CRANE.
John LACOCK reinstated to membership in the church.
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.
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
[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.
Sister Mary Jane MONINGER departed this life aged 44 years.
The former board of Trustees reelected.
(July 1871 but under Feb. 1870 entries)
Departed this life Br. Jonathan MARTIN July 1871.
following persons were elected Trustees of the Church of Christ meeting in
|John C. HASTINGS
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
[Webmaster's note: Tables added for easier reading.)
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