Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 13

Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...1828, the Rev. J. B. Clemson, of Harrisburg, was called and entered on his duties in April, giving one-half of his time, and Rev. Mr. Clarkson one-eighth of his time. At the time of Mr. Clarkson's death (1830) it was recorded--the pulpit, desk and table be shrouded in black for one year. In 1830 the whole interior wood work was "torn out and renewed in very handsome and convenient style." Rev. Mr. Clemaon resigned in 1830, and Rev. Richard Morgan entered upon his duties as rector April 1st, 1831, for half his time. He resigned August, 1834. In 1835 Rev. Edward Y. Buchanan became rector, giving onehalf his time. January 29, 1838, it was resolved to build a new church of brick, 65x40 feet. This is the present building, but of stone. Old Pew Holders. Those holding pews in the old church when it was torn down were: Abner, William and George Ubil, James, William and Lightner Henderson, Thomas and Thomas G. Henderson, John McNeil, Diller and Mary terree, Amos and Elizabeth Henderson, Jarvis Mott, Frederick D. Baker, George Buckley, John Yeates, John, Barton and Amos Henderson, Margaret Henix, James Gibbs, Robert Baldwin, John D. Wilson, Samuel Jones, Davis Clemson, Miss Cowan, Margaret Piersol, John Henderson, Jacob Keisor, John Ubil, Samuel Martin, James Boyd, William Gibbs, Rudolph Feister. The clergy who have officiated since the resignation of Mr. Buchanan, in 1845, are: Rev. Henry Tullidge, of Erie, 1846; resigned 1856, and was succeeded by Rev. E. P. Wright. (The venerable E. Purdon Wright is living in Wisconsin, and until a few months ago was chaplain of the National Home, Wisconsin.) Mr. Wright resigned in May, 1856, and Rev. W G. Hawkins served as rector, but resigned November 21, 1858. (Mr. Hawkins is living at Paonia, more

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  • English
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  • 9781236796981