Scandinavian Baptist Church of Our Savior

As published in "The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties" (Chicago: 1879), p. 386

The Scandinavian Baptist Church of Our Savior was organized April 5, 1877, with the following officers: J. Hanson, P. Peterson and J. C. Nelson, as Trustees; Thomas P. Christenson, Treasurer; J. C. Nelson, Clerk. The following twenty-nine persons were the constituent members: P. Peterson, Mrs. Peterson, N. Christopherson, Adolph Jenson, Anne E. Knudsen, J. Christopherson, M. Anderson, Thomas P. Christenson, Mrs. H. Christenson, Martin Christenson, Mrs. M. Christenson, J. Hanson, Mrs. K. Hanson, K. Hanson, Carrie Hanson, Lawrence F. A. Hanson, R. Olson, Mrs. H. Olson, H. Johnson, Mrs. S. Johnson, A. C. Johnson, Miss T. Johnson, R. Christianson, Mrs. G. Christianson, Dorthea Poulson, Lottie Pulson, J. C. Nelson, Mrs. M. Nelson. The house of worship was erected and ready for use June 3, 1878, at a cost of about $2,700. The membership is still twenty-nine. April 21, 1879, the name of the church was changed to that of State Street Baptist Church.



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