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25 Sept 1855, page 73

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 25 Sept 1855, p. 73; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

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Washington, Sept 25, 1855

Congregation met pursuant to notice, on motion Wm Lawrence was called to the chair-

A. Patterson elected Secretary pro tem

On Motion of Mr. Caldwell That a Committee be appointed to reappraise the pews –

The President, Secretary & T. Laughlin said committee [?] motion was adopted a motion was carried to R cont sides the above

The above Motion was then withdrawn.

On Motion that Members now proceed to select percent as an advance of 20 per cent –

Which was carried

25 Sept 1855, page 74

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 25 Sept 1855, p. 74; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

A Motion was made and carried to negotiate with M. Giban Blaton [?] to the purchase of 3 acres of ground & report the same

5 Apr 1858, page 75

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Apr 1858, p. 75; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

April 5th 1858

Congregation pursuant to notice to take into consideration the propriety of building a new Church edifice

The meeting was organised by calling the Rev Mahafy to the chair

The following resolution was then offered and unanimously adopted viz

Resolved that this cong build a new church edifice and that the preparitory steps be taken immediately

It was moved to fix on the old site for said building which was lost

The com appointed at a former meeting reported in favor of the lot owned by P B Ankeny esq, which was received and on motion the report was adopted

On motion Mr A G Lawrence was aded to the above com which now consists of Messrs McCurdy A Sproat T Laughlin John Robinson F Rea A G Laurence

On motion adjourned

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11 Oct 1858-21 Jan 1859, page 77

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 11 Oct 1858-21 Jan 1859, p. 77; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Oct 18th 1858

Congregation met pursuant to notice on motion the following persons were elected Trustees for the congregation viz John McCurdy T. W Laughlin John Robinson A. G. Laurence and Frances Rea to serve for one year or until their successors are elected

On Motion adjourned

A. T. Robinson Clerk

Jan 21st 1859

Congregation met pursuant to call Mr McCurdy in the chair

On motion the Trustees were directed to make a quit claim deed to Wm Morrow for one acre of land originally belonging to this church and known as part of the old grave yard

On motion adjourned

A. T. Robinson Clerk

19 Nov 1860, page 78

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 19 Nov 1860, p. 78; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Nov 19th 1860

Congregation met pursuant to call

On motion Mr Kirkpatrick was called to the chair

Mr. Alexander moved that the old Church property be transfered to the Trustees of Miller acadamy to be used for the purpose of the acadamy, and that the Deacons be directed to make a deed for the same,

The question being taken the above motion was lost

On motion the meeting adjourned

A. T. Robinson Clerk

Back cover

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), back cover; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, Guernsey County, Ohio, Sep 1855-Nov 1860,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures
( https://cooladventures.com/collection/washington-presbyterian-church-minutes-sep-1855-nov-1860 : published 2021); Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), p. 73-back cover; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

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