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Congregational Church records, Anderson County, Kansas Territory, 1859-1860

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Creator: Congregational Church of Mount Gilead

Date: April 1859 - September 1860

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: James Hanway Coll. #372 Manuscript Volume 98

Unit ID: 90162

Summary: This small volume contained some "Records of the Congregational Church of Mt. Gilead Anderson Co Kansas Territory," which may have been recorded by John S. Hanway, the son of James Hanway (although John S. Hanway's name is not cited among the church's members, etc.). The volume covered about a year and a half, from the church's inception in April, 1859, to the last dated entry in September, 1860, and was composed mainly of the congregation's articles of faith and by laws. Samuel L. Adair led devotions at the first meeting. The church's first members and/or officers were identified as Wakeman and Mary E. Partridge, J. F. and Ruth I. Wadsworth, Lydia Gilpatrick, Margaret Potter, and William Loomis.

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Title (Main title): Congregational Church records, Anderson County, Kansas Territory, 1859-1860

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 100615