Skip to content

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, Guernsey County, Ohio, Jan 1852-Sept 1852

🏠 » Collection » Minutes Journal


The contents of this website, including images and photos, may not be copied nor otherwise used or posted elsewhere without explicit permission.

Previous: Jan 1851

|

12 Jan 1852, page 59

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 12 Jan 1852, p. 59; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Monday Jan 12th 1852

Congregation met pursuant to notice and organized by appointing Mr. T. W. Laughlin chairman.

The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved

The Treasurer of the board of Deacons reported the following report viz Report

On motion Messrs McCurdy and Caldwell were appointed a com to take subscription to make up the arrears for the last 2 years the com proceeded to the business and raised $ 25,50

On motion Messrs Potts & James Laughlin were appointed a com to take subscription to pay the ballance due on roof and fence which they done

On motion Mr Caldwell was appointed a com to take further subscription for arrears in saliry

12 Jan 1852, page 60

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 12 Jan 1852, p. 60; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

On motion it was agreed that the congregation would elect two more deacons on Monday after our next communion

On motion the thanks of the Church were tendered to the Chair for their services

It was moved and seconded to reconsider the vote of the last meeting creating the of Choir, lost, the vote being retaken carried

It was moved to amend the motion by having the services of the choir 1/2 the time lost

Several other amendments, were offered all lost

On motion Messrs Mr Robe John Frame Wm Thompson J Sproat & Wm Sawhill were appointed clerks for this year said Clerks to have priviledge of picking out an additional number of singers

Mr Withrow offered the following resolution and asked to have it laid on the table until the next anual meeting which was agreed to

Resolved That the session of this Church be requested to make the abstainance from all intoxicating liquors a term of communion

A. T. Robinson Clerk

2 Feb 1852, page 61

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 2 Feb 1852, p. 61; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Monday Feb 2nd 1852

Congregation met pursuant to notice for the purpose of electing 2 Deacons and the meeting was organized by calling Rev Alexander to the chair

Mr Withrow moved that all member, male & female and pew holder be entitled to vote at all elections except for members of session lost.

Mr T Laughlin moved that all member and pew holders be entitled to vote at this election carried.

The meeting then proceeded to ballett Deacons which resulted in the election of Wm Thompson jnr &  John Robinson of the Wm

On motion meeting adjourned

A. T. Robinson

Clerk

11 Sept 1852, page 62

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 11 Sept 1852, p. 62; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Saturday Sept 11th 1852

Congregation met pursuant to notice. Organized by calling Dr. Patterson  – to the chair

Mr Alexander asked leave of absence from his pastoral charge until the month of May next, And on motion his request was granted.

It was moved and recorded that the church have a stated supply during Mr Alexander Absence, Carried,

It was moved that the session be instructed to try to procure the services of Mr Miller carried

It was moved to reconsider the above vote carried

The question being again taken it was carried

It was moved that the session be instructed to allow Mr Miller at the rate of $ 400,00 per annum

It was moved to amend by giving the session discretionary power to the amount of $500.00

It was moved to amend by allowing $6.00 per day carried

11 Sept 1852, page 63

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 11 Sept 1852, p. 63; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

The question was then taken of the original motion as amended and carried

It was moved that if the services of Mr Miller cannot be obtained there the session may procure any other carried

It was moved that there be a subscription now taken up to pay for supplies. carried

It was moved that each member be requested to pay his full subscription to Mr Alexander for the present year, carried,

It was moved that Mr T Laughlin

It was moved that the subscription takes today be handed over to the Deacons for general circulation, carried

It was moved and seconded that this meeting do now adjourn, carried.

A. T. Robinson
Clerk

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, Guernsey County, Ohio, Jan 1852-Sept 1852,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures
( https://cooladventures.com/collection/washington-presbyterian-church-minutes-jan-1852-sept-1852 : published 2021); Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), p. 59-63; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Back to top