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Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, Guernsey County, Ohio, Jan 1851

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6 Jan 1851, page 51

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1851, p. 51; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Monday Jan 6th 1851

Congregation met pursuant to notice

organized by ellecting J K. Caldwell chairman

The minuts of the last meeting were road & approved

Deacons reported the following report which was addopted

Report of the Treasurer of the board of Deacons

for the year ending Jan 22nd 1850

Board of Foreign Missions
Jan 6th

Total amt recd during the year for Board of Publication $22. 61

Amt pd Rev S. Brown 20.75

Ballance 1,86

Amount Recd for Colonization Society $19,00

” pd Rev W. Wallace 19,00

Amount recd for Foreign Missions 96.58

” pd Revs Alexander & Wilson 60 70

Balance $35,88 Commissioners fund recd and pd $5,60

6 Jan 1851, page 52

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1851, p. 52; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

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Amount recd for Board Education $14.43

” due sexton $10,43

” due for coal oil & stove pipe $7,50

” of stipends due the year ending of

Jan 22n 1851 $60,10

due of the above from Senacaville 34.50

”       ”    ”     ”          ”       this church $ 25,60

Total amt due on the year ending Jan. 22, 1851 $258,86

  ”        ”    due of the above from Senacaville 100,00

                  due from this church  $158.86

amt due on roof & fence $27,00

amount subscribed 7

deficiency 20 00

From the above report it appears that the church are in arrears for

all purposes of last year 73,00

Mr Bruner of Senacaville church reported that that church were only able to rase $95.00 for the salery for next year which was accepted

6 Jan 1851, page 53

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1851, p. 53; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Mr Withrow moved that Senacaville church have ¼ of our ministers time for 90.00 which was laid on the table

Wm Robinson snr moved that there be a subscriptions taken to rase the amount of arrears for all purposes carried

The deacons then took the subscription to the amount of 36.00

Mr Withrow offered the following

Resolved that we have no more preaching after the 22nd inst until the congregation come together and make arrangements for all arrears lost

J. Robinson moved that a com of 2 be appointed to go to Cambridge and get a transcript of the duplicate as far as it regards the church on which to form a basis for the deacons to by a tax sufficient to pay the minister salery Mr Brown moved to amend in there words

6 Jan 1851, page 54

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1851, p. 54; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

That any member refusing to pay the amt to as assessed shall be excommunicated

The motion with the amendment ever lost

On motion the subscripton just taken was destroyed and the mony refunded

On motion meeting adjourned to meet on this day 2 weeks

A. T. Robinson Clk

20 Jan 1851, page 55

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 20 Jan 1851, p. 55; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

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Monday Jan 20th 1851

Congregation met pursuant to adjournment

The minuts of the last meeting were read and approved

Mr McCurdy moved that there be a subscription taken up to pay the arrears in the salery for the last 2 years

Wm Robinson jnr moved to amend by inserting for all purposes

Mr Patterson moved to amend the amendment by assessing 30 cts on each member in order to make up the arrears in the salery

The question being on the amendment to the amendment it was carried

Mr Robe moved that there be a collector appointed to collect the above 30 cts tax

Wm Robinson snr moved to amend by

said collector to receive 1,00 per day

Wm Robinson snr moved to amend by allowing 10 percent The motion and amendment were lost

20 Jan 1851, page 56

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 20 Jan 1851, p. 56; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Mr McCurdy moved that there be subscription taken for the same purpose and in addition to connection with the 30 cts tax carried

On motion Mr McCurdy was appointed to take the subscription

On motion Dr Patterson was appointed to assist Mr McCurdy

The subscription was then taken up to the amount of $41.00

On motion there was a subscription taken up to pay arrears on roof and fence

On motion Mr McCreary was appointed to take said subscription

On motion the deacons were instructed to have announced from the pulpit on the next sabath the action of this meeting assessing 30 cts on each member

Mr McCreary then took the subscription to the amount of $12.00

20 Jan 1851, page 57

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 20 Jan 1851, p. 57; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Mr Robinson moved that if there should be surplus derived from the 30 cts per member that it be appropriated to pay for roof and fence lost

Mr Withrow moved that $2.00 be assessed on each member of the church in order to rase the salery of our minister to be paid quarterly 50 cts per qr, lost

Mr McCurdy moved that the salery be paid on the pews lost

It was moved that there be a subscription taken to permanently rase the salery of our minister as long as he remanes our pastor or the subscribers remaine in the bounds of this church

Mr Frame moved to amend by striking out, (as long as he remanes our pastor or the subscribers remain in the bounds of this Church) question being on striking out, it was lost

question on original motion, lost

20 Jan 1851, page 58

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 20 Jan 1851, p. 58; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

It was moved that the deacons do their own business and make the salery in their own way and keep the church out of debt, withdrawn

On motion the vote taken to lay the salery on the pews was reconsidered

It was moved to addopt the motion (carried)

It was moved that in taking pews 1 have the prefference over 2 and 2 over 3

Amended to give prefference to piece holders

A plat was then presented and addopted Those prevent then proceeded to take pews

On Motion Mr J. Sproat was appointed one of the singers in place of Mr Robe

On motion Mr McCreary & Brown were appointed a com to form a class for church musick and a place designated for their seats

It was moved that on communion occasions the lines of the hymns be parceled, lost

On motion meeting adjourned

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, Guernsey County, Ohio, Jan 1851,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures
( https://cooladventures.com/collection/washington-presbyterian-church-minutes-jan-1851 : published 2021); Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), p. 51-58; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

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