First Christian Church of Washington
Page 41 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
At a meeting held by Br. J. F. ROWE commencing the second week
in Jan. 1871 and continuing over the Lord's days (sic, plural) the following
persons were immersed and received into the church viz. [Table added by
Restored Sarah LOYD, George MARTIN.
George McCASKEY and wife and William GREER granted letters of
The former board of Trustees continued.
The former board of Trustees continued another year.
The former board of Trustees elected another year.
The old board continued.
Br. CHALLENER having received and accepted a call of the church
to serve as Pastor for one year at $1200 commenced his labor the 2nd Lord's day
in March 1871.
Br. CHALLENER left Sept. 1871 on account of his wife's
(sic) and were granted letters of commendation.
April 1st 1872
Br. W. T. GOODLOR haveing (sic) accepted a call as Pastor of the
church commenced his labor, being engaged for one year for Fifteen hundred
The following persons (were) immersed by Br. GOODLOR,
[Table added by webmaster, right to left.]
Received by letter Mrs. Mary SMITH.
(Space added). Dismifsed by letter G.W. HAMILTON and wife,
Frank Griffth [see Wolf].
(Space added). Restored George McCaskey.
Br. Leander BROWN having accepted a call of the church commenced
his labors 1874.
Br. BROWN and wife received into the church on letters of
George LOYD, George MARTIN and George KEENY excluded.
Apr 12th 1874
Susie LACOCK and Ida LONGDON who were immersed by Br. BROWN (and)
received into the church.
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