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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1808

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Carpenter Ira Baptism, Nov. 10, 1808 Excluded, Nov. 30, 1809 Perry Joseph Baptism, Nov. 10, 1808 Excluded, Nov. 23, 1809 Mason John Baptism, Nov. 10, 1808 . Whipple Amy Baptism, Nov. 20, 1808 Excluded Carpenter Amy Baptism, Nov. 20, 1808 . Martin Rhoda Baptism, …

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1816

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Guilford Rufus Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Excluded, Dec. 30, 1819 Hawks William Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Excluded, Nov. 24, 1825 Spaulding Alonzo Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Letter Spaulding Harry Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Letter Gurlingame Daniel Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Letter, Jan. 29, 1826 …

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History of First Baptist Church Of Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia

The First Baptist Church of Hawkinsville was organized January 3. 1830, in Old Hartford, when the present site of Hawkinsville was little, more than a wilderness. The presbytery consisted of Rev. Wilson Conner, Rev. Job Thigpen, and Rev. Levi Bush. The following were the charter members: Joseph Hough, Edward Hough, Wright Lancaster, Furney F. Gatlin, …

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History of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church was erected in 1871. Before that time the church had very few members here. Dr. and Mrs. Golding came to Hawkinsville in January 1862. Mrs. Golding wrote Rev. H. K. Rees, rector of Christ Church in Macon, informing him that several young people here were interested in the church, and suggested …

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History of Baptist Church at Corinth, Pulaski County, Georgia

In 1866, soon after the close of the “War Between the States,” John Godwin and Daniel Fann, two consecrated Baptist ministers, were appointed to act as a presbytery to draw up articles of faith for a Baptist Church at Corinth, an Old Field School, about three miles east of Hawkinsville. The following brethren and sisters …

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History of Finleyson Methodist Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

While a young and small church, having been organized September 29, 1917, it has made history in its growth along all departments of its various activities. It has a membership of thirty-seven, maintains a Sunday School and Woman’s Missionary Society, each organization functioning in a fine way. The following have served as pastors since its …

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History of First Methodist Episcopal Church South, Pulaski County, Georgia

The Methodist Church is, likewise, identified with the earliest history of Pulaski County. It was in November of 1805 that Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War, negotiated a treaty between the Indians and the Federal Government for lands between the Oconee and Ocmulgee Rivers. On December 15, 1808, the Georgia legislature passed an act creating Pulaski …

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History of First Methodist Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

Nineteen twenty-five marked the hundredth anniversary of the Methodist Church’s work in Hawkinsville. The people called Methodists are connected with the very beginning of our city. It was in 1821 that the Georgia legislature authorized two Methodist laymen to erect a ferry line across the Ocmulgee River from land they owned in Hartford to the …

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History of Adriel Primitive Baptist Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

Before writing anything concerning Adriel Church we will first tell the reason it came into existence. Mount Horeb Church was established October 15, 1809, by some of the earliest Baptist settlers of Pulaski County. It was on February 14, 1844, that Brother Joe Burkhalter nailed and locked up the doors of historic old Mount Horeb …

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History of Midway Baptist Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

For many years Old Adam Meeting House was the only religious structure on the old River Road or in the Lampkin settlement. In fact, after leaving Hawkinsville, prior to the year 1800, and for nearly three-score years in the nineteenth century, Old Adam Meeting House was the only place of worship situated on the east …

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History of Antioch Baptist Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

Antioch Baptist Church was organized August 10, 1893. Rev. R. Bullington preached the organization sermon. The group entered into a conference and elected A. C. Fulghum clerk. The charter members were: Sarah Foster, W. J. Pirkle and wife, J. T. Stephens, Catherine Stephens, J. L. Stephens and wife, B. F. Bracewell, H. D. Vaughn, A. …

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History of Friendship Baptist Church, Pulaski County, Georgia

Friendship Baptist Church, of Pulaski County, Georgia, was organized May 6, 1843. This church was constituted at the home of Mr. Reubin E. Reynolds I who was born in 1795 and died in 1872) and wife, Winnie Cutts Reynolds, and his daughter, Cynthia Reynolds (who later became the wife of John Wesley Turner). The ministers …

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History of the Churches of Croydon NH

Congregationalists – The first church was organized September 9, 1778, and was of the Presbyterian order. The following are the names of its members: Moses Whipple, Stephen Powers, Isaac Sanger, John Cooper, Joseph Hall, Jacob Leland, John Sanger, Catherine Whipple, Rachel Powers, Mary Cooper, Anna Leland, Lydia Hall, Hannah Giles and Lucy Whipple. The first …

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The Second Congregational Church of Alstead New Hampshire

In 1788 a number of the members of the first church became dissatisfied with their pastor, or pastors, withdrew from the society, and with others, organized the Second Congregational church, at East Alstead, with eighteen members, over whom Rev. Levi Lankton, of Southington, Conn., was installed, September z, r 7 89. He remained with the …

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History of the Oak Hill Presbyterian Church, Valliant, Oklahoma

The Oak Hill Presbyterian Church was organized about June 29, 1869, with six members, namely, Henry Crittenden, who was ordained an elder, Teena Crittenden, his wife, J. Ross Shoals and his wife Hettie Shoals, Emily Harris and Reindeer Clark. The services at first were held in the home and later in an arbor at the …

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