Manuscript Group 269, Guide to the Record Book of Danville Presbyterian Church 1831-1927 (bulk 1831-1867)

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Descriptive Summary
Historical Note
Scope and Content Note
Restrictions
Access Points
Administrative Information
Bibliography

Container List

Record Book and Documents



Guide to the Record Book of Danville Presbyterian Church
1831-1927 (bulk 1831-1867)
MG 269

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Inventory prepared by Chad Leinaweaver as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Danielle Kovacs. March 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Danville Presbyterian Church (Great Meadows, N.J.)
Title: Danville Presbyterian Church Record Book
Dates: 1831-1927
Abstract: Record book of communicants, baptisms, and marriages from this Presbyterian Church in Great Meadows, a section of Independence Township, Warren County.
Quantity: 1 volume
Collection Number: MG 269

Historical Note

The congregation was formed from the presbytery of Newton in 1823 as a branch of the First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown and became a separate congregation on November 4, 1831. The congregation built its first edifice in 1824 but re-merged with the First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown in 1955. The building for the congregation still stands, but is now used as a senior center.

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Scope and Content Note

Record book of communicants, baptisms, and marriages from this Presbyterian Church in Great Meadows, a section of Independence Township, Warren County. The volume also contains church session and membership records. The session records cover from November 4, 1831 through April 27, 1867; membership lists from May 1841 through November 1854; the baptismal records from April 24, 1858 through August 4, 1866; and the marriage records from December 24, 1840 through January 29, 1852.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.

Subject Organizations:

Danville Presbyterian Church (Great Meadows, N.J.)

Subject Topics:

Elders (Church officers)–New Jersey–Great Meadows.
Presbyterian Church–New Jersey–Great Meadows.

Subject Places:

Danville (N.J.)
Great Meadows (N.J.)–Church History.
Great Meadows (N.J.)–Religious life and customs.

Document Types:

Baptismal records–New Jersey–Great Meadows.
Church records and registers–New Jersey–Great Meadows.
Marriage records–New Jersey–Great Meadows.
Membership lists–New Jersey–Great Meadows.
Minutes–New Jersey–Great Meadows.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The source of this collection is unknown.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 269, Danville Presbyterian Church Record Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.

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Bibliography

Historical Sites of Warren County. [Belvidere]: Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1965, p. 93.

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Container List

Record Book and Documents
Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Record Book 1831-1867
1 1 Certificate of Dismission for Mrs. Myron Dorcas, Mt. Eaton Reformed Church, Saylorsburg, Penn. 1924 May 1
1 1 Certificate of Dismission for Mr. And Mrs. David Henry, First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown, N.J. 1927 Mar 28

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