Fourth Presbyterian Society


Town of Manlius

Submitted by Kathy Crowell

Miscellaneous Records, Onondaga County Courthouse (D,263):

Notification having been given according to law to the male persons of full age residing within the bounds of the school district No. 13 in the town of Manlius and to Several other male persons adjacent they convened on the 13th day of May 1822 in the school house in said district at which meeting Elders Cornelius Van Tassel & James M. Hibbard presided it was then agreed to form themselves into a religious Society by the name of the Fourth Presbyterian Society in the town of Manlius they then proceeded to choose as the law directs three persons to be trustees of said Society and the following persons were chosen by a plurality of voices to be trustees of the Fourth Presbyterian Society in the town of Manlius viz. Peter E. S. Gumaer, Almon Cook, George Real, William P. Hilten, Jacob Hevener, Isaac Van Tassel, Cornelius V. Tassel, James M. Hebbard.  Witnesses Elisha Capron  Peter E. L. Gumaer, State of New York Onondaga County  Ss.  On the Eighteenth day of April in the year Eighteen hundred & twenty three James M. Hibbard the person described in the within certificate appeared before me & acknowledged that he saw the same proceedings mentioned in within certificate that he Signed the same as one of the trustees for the uses & purposes therein mentioned.  I therefore allow the same to be Recorded.  Nehemiah H. Earll  first Judge of Onon. Com. pleas.  Recorded April 18, 1823 at 7 O'clock P. M.  R. L. Hess  Dep. Clk.

Submitted 7 June 1998