FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, LA FAYETTE, NY
First Congregational Church
LaFayette, Onondaga Co., NY
Libers B & C
Organized October 14, 1805 As the Columbian Society.
Abstracts from Records of the Session Book B.
May 6 1831 Rec'd by Letter from Ch. at Gibson, Pa. Mrs. Eunice Johnson
Mrs. Harriett Corning from Ch. at Borodino, N.Y.
Rec'd Albert Becker and Catherine his wife
Bptzd Susan the wife of Lewis Baker
Lydia the wife of John Dox
May 8 1831 Bptzd Abigail Smith
Sep 9 1831 Bptzd Benjamin Trumbull son of Rev. Alexander Corning and Harriett:
by the Rev. R.S. Corning of Otisco
Bptzd Sophia the wife of Mathias Hall
Bptzd Amanda the wife of Lyman Hall
Oct 30 1831 Bptzd Margaret the dau. of King Baker and wife
Mar 9 1832 Erastus Baker the Clerk
Bptzd Mary the wife of Joseph Smith
Mar 25 1832 Bptzd Harry Andrews
May 20 1832 Bptzd ALmira the wife of John Cramer
Jul 6 1832 Bptzd Betsy the wife of Lewis Hoyt
Bptzd Alexander Seth child of Lewis Baker and wife
Aug 5 1832 DIED Abigail Smith
Sep 9 1832 Bptzd John Taylor the son of Andrew Gibbs and wife
Bptzd Arvilla the dau John Cramer and wife Almira
Oct 21 1832 Bptzd Chas. Wellington son of Chas. W. Hoyt & wife
Jul 5 1833 Bptzd Wm. V (ill) ? Vornees son of Isaac and Mary Hoyt
Bptzd Mary Olivia and Harriett Corning daus of William M. & Hannah
Jul 21 1833 Chas. W. Hoyt and wife dis'd to Church at Preble, Cortland
Jul 28 1833 Electa Chamberlin dis'd to Church at Great Bend, Susquehanna
Sep 20 1833 Bptzd Caroline Amelia: Francis Alberdine
Cordelia Evaline ch. of Lewis & Mary Hoyt
Bptzd Chas. Luzene ? son of ANdrew and Vashti Share
Dismissed to Ch. at Jordan Mrs. Frances Benson and Mrs. Betsy Drake
Sep 22 1833 Bptzd Harriett Malvina dau.. Joseph & Mary SMith
Oct 13 1833 Dis'd to Pres. Church at Bangor, State of Maine Harry L. Andrews
Dis'd to Pres. Ch. at Canton, Mrs. Harriett Corning.
1834 Nathaniel Sterling Clerk of Church or Session
Jul 13 1834 Dis'd Deacon Chamberlin and wife Electa to Ch. at Manlius Village
Oct 5 1834 Clarissa Clute is moving to Michigan: a letter, of dismissed
to any Church she may attend.
Feb 3 1835 Dis'd to Ch. in Syracuse, Hiriam Parker
Jul 5 1835 Rec'd by letter from Ch. at Manlius, Julius Chamberlin and wife
Aug 30 1835 Dis'd Harriett Baker now the wife of Eri ? Mesrand ? to a Pres.
Ch. at Ithaca
Sep 20 1835 To Orpha Baker now the wife of Caleb Jackson
Mary Smith now the wife of Joseph Smith
who are about to move to Ohio letters to any Pres. Ch. in that State.
Oct 3-8 1835 To Wm. M. Smith letter to Pres. Ch. at Oswego
Sister Keeler dis'd
(she was Ann Leavenworth the wife of Revillo Keeler who moved to Syracuse:
See Leavenworth Genealogy - copyist)
Jul 30 1836 Sister Catherine Share now residing in Scott.
Apr 20 1836 The following were appointed on a Committee
E. Park: Maria Ann Park
Maria Ann Smith: Charlotte Smith
Olive Williams: Daniel Share
Mariah Share: Nancy King
Sarah Share: Almira Sterling
Chauncy Williams: Betsey Williams
Lucy Jackson: Daniel Danforth
Sarah Danforth: Polly Sterling
Nathaniel Sterling: Chester Baker
1836 Sister Catherine Share was "heretofore Catherine Clute"
A Letter of dismissal to her to an Cong. or Pres. Ch. in Scott or Homer
Jan 15 1837 or 34 Rec'd Eliza Wooster wife of Murray Wooster by letter
and Murray Wooster on profession.
Sep 18 1836 Widow Van Denburgh is moving to Michigan to a place not named:
given a letter of dismissal.
Sep 25 1836 Letter to Maria Ann Smith now wife of J.H. Sterling to any
Church where she may locate: (in pencil is added Norwalk Ohio).
Mar 20 1837 Brother Warren Goodell is mentioned.
May 1 1837 Letters of Dismissal to Isaac Hoyt and wife
Mary and Chas. E. Hoyt and Emila Hoyt as they are moving West
Jun 11 1837 Letter given to Amanda Hall
Jul 2 1837 Letter given to Sophia Foster lately Sophia Dox
Jul 23 1837 Letter given to Sarah Chappell lately Sarah Chamberlin
Jul 1 1838 Rec'd by letter Nancy wife of Luther Cole
Aug 8 1838 Letters of Dismissal to Ch at So. Marcellus
Mrs. Nancy Pitts and Miss Louisa Pitts
Oct 5 1838 Letter of dismissal to Margaret Bailey, formerly Miss Margaret
Pitts, to Ch. at Otisco
Oct 6 1838 Letter to Calvin Hoyt to unit with Church in Niagara County,
N.Y. Town of Wheatfield
Oct 14 1838 Dis'd Julius Chamberlin & wife to Marcellus
Apr 6 1839 Peter G. Houghtaling and wife Elizabeth rec'd from Cong. Ch.
Jul 12 1839 Dis'd to 1st Pres. Ch. Syracuse, John Hall and Polly his wife
Sep 1 1839 Dis'd to Cong. Ch. in Worthing, Mass. Miss Diana Bryant.
Sep 18 1839(or 6) Letter of Dismissal to Cong. or Pres. Ch. Norwalk, O.
for Lucy wife Chas. Jackson
Oct 4 1839 Rec'd following members
Eleazer Smith: Ardella Smith
Anna Cole and Abiah F. Barr
A.K. Barr, Moderator
Feb 23 1840 Letter of dismissal to a Church in Genesee County is given
to Alansing W. Hoyt
Jun 14 1840 Hellen Barnes, dismissed
Jul 3 1840 Rec'd as a member, Geo. W. Hall
Jan 1 1841 Received, Mrs. -- Jewell
Received, Mrs. Roxanna Graves from 1st Pres. Ch. Auburn, N.Y.
Received, Mrs. Anne E. Baker from Pres. Ch. Fayetteville
Jul 3 1841 Received by letter Mrs. Lucetta Share from Pompey Ch.
Received Miss Persis Shayre ? from M.E. Ch. Tully, N.Y.
(A. Becker is Church Clerk and has been since 1838 succeeding Nathaniel
Jan 28 1842 Received Fanny B. Terry from Church at Wading River, Suffolk
and Electa Ann and Fanny I. Terry from Pk. St. Church, New Haven, Conn
Ann Barber from Cong. Ch. at Farmington, Conn.
P. Terry, Moderator
Feb 11 1842 Rec'd E.V.W. Dox
Apr 6 1842 The widow Rockwell mentioned also Mr. Asa Farrington
Sep 30 1842 Bptzd: two little girls Cornelia Bates and Susan Hart presented
by Sister Minerva Dwight
Dec 29 1942 Voted that Bro. James Becker be appointed Clerk in place of
his father who is absent.
Bptzd George Dwight son of Benj. P. Baker and wife
Received as member, Mrs. Becker
Bptzd Byron Watts son of Morris Baker & wife
Bptzd Albert son of James Becker and wife
Aug 27 1843 Bptzd Theodore Brainard ? son of Rev. P. Terry and wife
Sep 29 1843 Rec'd by letter from Ch. (Cong) in Leona, Jackson Co., Mich.,
Mrs. Hellen Barnes
Bptzd Theodore Augustus child of Mr. & Mrs. Barber
Bptzd Isaac son of Mr. and Mrs. Dox
Oct 18 1843 Sister Graves dis'd to Ch. at Onondaga Hollow
Aug 14 1844 After services on the Sabbath Bro. Morris Baker was appointed
to attend the installation of Rev. R. F. Cleveland at Fayetteville (in
pencil father of Grover Cleveland, President of the U.S.)
Apr 5 1844 Bptzd Samuel C. Martin: Derwin Darling: Chas. Davis: Jas. M.
Covil: Christina Eichler: Cinthia Cole: Elisa Davis: Elida Davis: (probably
adults, as they are called persons)
Aug 2 1844 Mrs. Lucretia T. Delevan rec'd as member from the Pres. Ch.
Aug 18 1844 Mrs. Dwight Baker rec'd from Pres. Ch.at Fayetteville
Mar 30 1845 Bptzd two children of Eleazer Smith and wife Martha Calista
Apr 4 1845 Bptzd Sarah Ann dau. of E.V.W. Dox
Bptzd Harrison Lambertson son of Henry Cramer
Apr 20 1845 Mrs. -- Newell dismissed to any Ch. in Ohio
Eleazer Smith and Ardella his wife dis'd to Pres. Ch. at Fairport, Monroe
Jul 5, 1845 Persis Johnson dis'd to Pres. Ch. in Carmel, Eaton Co., Mich.
Aug 3, 1845 Rec'd by letter from Mendon, Mrs. Sophia Foster
bptzd her two children - Julia Alida and Mary Elizabeth
Oct 19 1845 Bptzd Wilson Hayden son of Dwight Baker
Jan 2 1846 Bptzd Lavinia Sabina dau Thos. Danforth
Feb 22 1846 Bptzd Gertrude dau G.E. Delevan by the Rev. D. Platt
Mar 23 1846 Augustus L. Barber and wife dis'd to Ch.a t Farmington, Conn.
Apr 3 1846 Bptzd Adelbert Clapp ch. Bro. Chester Baker
Apr 5 1846 Bptzd Julia Adelaide dau. John Eichler
Nov 8 1846 Bptzd Hellen Callista and George Chalmbers Ch. of Bro. H.G.
Andrew and wife
Jan 3 1847 Bptzd Harriett dau Minerva Dwight
Mar 7 1847 Bptzd Frances Alida dau. E.V.W. Dox
Apr 3, 1847 Mrs. Mariah H. Knapp rec'd from Baptist Ch. in Penfield, Monroe
Bptzd Alexander Stevens a son of Joseph S. Cole
Bptzd George Edwin son of the Rev. Geo. E. Delevan bptzd by the father.
Jul 2 1847 Bptzd James Sydenham child of Benj. P. Baker
Aug 26 1847 Mills Coville, a member of the Church, left the State to reside
in the West.
Oct 1 1847 Bptzd Sarah Alina child of Sister Cordelia Rouse
Bptzd Isaac Arlington child of Jeremiah D. Share
Dec 31 1847 Bptzd Thos. Burrite ? Ch. of Minerva B. Hoyt
May 9 1848 H.G. Andrews appointed to office as Clerk in place of Albert
Becker who has removed to Syracuse, Geo. E. Delevan, Moderator
Jul 9 1848 Bptzd John Quincy son of B.P. Baker
Bptzd Douglas son of Eleazer Smith
Eleazer SMith and Ardella Smith rec'd from Cong. Ch. at Perinton
May 6 1849 Bptzd a dau. of Ardella Smith and Eleazer Smith, Dec'd :: by
the Rev. G.E. Delevan
May 8 1849 Sister Ardella Smith dis'd to Ch. at Perinton
Jul 15 1849 Bptzd Edward Everett Dox son of E.V.W. Dox
Oct 5 1849 Bptzd Newton Knapp Delevan son of the Rev. G. E. Delevan.
Apr 8 1850 Rec'd Mrs. Joanna Williams from the 1st Pres. Church, Middletown,
Orange Co., NY
Bptzd two children of Thos. Danforth and wife
Daniel Orton and Ellen Rosina
Bptzd Almira Sterling dau. of Mrs. Goodell
Apr 7 1850 Bptzd Mrs. Jeremiah Shares
Jun 23 1850 Dis'd Jas. Delevan and Mrs. Lucretia Delevan to Ch. at Wilson,
Niagara Co., NY
Also Dis'd Bro. Wm. V. Share and Lucetta his wife to Pres. Ch. at Weedspot,
Jul 5 1850 Bptzd Florence dau Jas Becker and wife
Bptzd Rutger son of E.V.W. Dox
Bptzd Frederick Carter son of Horace Hoyt
Oct 4 1850 Bptzd By the Rev. Moody Harrington
Flora the dau. of Luther Baker and wife
Bptzd Rosalia Estella dau. Wm. Jones and wife
Jan 3 1851 Rec'd Miss Clementina Van Buskirk from Pres. Ch. at Preble,
Feb 3 1851 Dis'd Sister Malvina Hoyt to 1st Cong. Ch. at Madison, Wisconsin
Apr 6 1851 Bptzd little daughter of Chauncy L. Williams and wife: by name
of Julia Malvina
Bptzd George Daniel son of Jeremiah Share and wife
Oct 3 1851 Bptzd Edward Hall son of Calvin H. Knapp & wife
Bro. Henry R. Hayden rec'd by letter from 1st Ch. in Northampton, Mass.
Jan 2 1852 Bptzd Seth Delevan son of Chester Baker & wife
Jul 2 1852 Bptzd Elvinah dau. Chas. W. Hoyt & wife
Oct 1 1852 Bptzd Hellen Franceska dau. Bros. Wm. H. Jones & wf
Oct 3 1852 Bptzd Sarah Eunice dau Amos Johnson & wife
Jan 5 1853 Dis'd Mrs. Alida Thomas to Pres. Ch. at Pembroke, Genesee Co.,
Jul 1 1853 Bptzd DeForest Hinsdale son of Chester Baker & wf
Bptzd Frank Abell son of Horace Hoyt and wife
By the Rev. Mr. Frasier
Jul 1 1853 Rec'd by letter from the Pres. Ch. at Angelica Mrs. -- Frasier
Rec'd by letter from Williamsburg -- Benj. K. Baker & wf
1854 Mrs. Phebe Hitchcock rec'd from Cong. Ch. at Williamsburgh, Mass.
Jul 1 1854 Bptzd Irving Clark grandson of Mrs. Jones
Rec'd from State St. Church (Cong) Rochester
Mrs. Cornelia C. Alexander
Rec'd William Share and Lucetta his wife from Pres. Ch. at Weedsport
Sep 30 1854 Miss Susan A. Fraser rec'd as member of Church
Jan 2 1855 Caleb B. Jackson and Orpha his wife rec'd from Pres. Church
in Norwalk, Ohio
Edwin R. Cole and Betsy Cole his wife from Pres. Ch. in Maine, N.Y.
Horace Fraser, Min.
Jul 5 1858 Following persons rec'd into the Church
Palmer Roswell Hall
Andrew H. Share (died July 27, 61)
Byron Watts Baker (died in 1867)
Alvin Whitney Keeler Bptzd
Chauncy H. Baker (died Nov. 1870)
Joseph Taylor Rockwell (Letter to DeRuyter)
Chas. W. Hoyt, J.
George L. Hoyt
Le Roy S. Baker
Alphonso Butler (died April 16 1859)
Ann Maria Dounce Bptzd
Sarah Maria Conine (letter to Mattoon, Ill)
Mary Jane Cole
Harriett H. Cole (Northway) (Died Sept. '68)
Phebe Ann Thomas Bptzd
Hellen Maria Hitchcock
Huldah Maria Cole
Polly Clapp Bptzd
Julia Cole (letter to Hartford, Pa)
Ann Doeherty Rockwell (letter to DeRuyter)
Betsey Hall Bptzd
Mrs. Liddelle rec'd from Bpt. Ch. in Manlius
Aug 29 1858 Bptzd Harriett Coredlia dau. Mr. Chas. W. Hoyt & wife
Oct 3 1858 Bptzd Lucia Cordelia dau. Orlando S. Cole and wife by the Rev.
M. M. Wakeman
Dec 31 1858 Rec'd Mr. Harrison Hoyt: Nelson Baker: Mrs. Emeline Clark:
Miss Francis Abbott
Record crowded: Who died July 27, 1861?
Feb 20 1855 Porter Baker and wife dis'd to Ch. at Laramar.
Mar 13 1855 Mrs. Goodell dis'd to Prs. Ch. Marshall, Mich.
Aug 19 1855 Mrs. Andalusia Tillotson dis'd to Pres. C. at Jamesville, Iowa
Jan 1 1856 Mrs. Betsy Williams dis'd to Cong. Ch. Madison, Wis.
Apr 4 1856 Mrs. H. Fraser rec'd from Pres. Ch. Cooperstown
Jul 5 1856 Mrs. Rachel Ann Davis rec'd from Ch. in Phoenix
Bptzd A son of Mr. Thom. Danforth - no name
Apr 4 1857 Miss Mary Hoyt rec'd on prof.
Sep 13 1857 Cornelius Van Buskirk dis'd to Summer Hill, Cortland Co.
Nov 1 1857 Bptzd Willie Wentworthson of Bro. Wm. H. Jones and wife by the
Rev. Mr. Wakeman
Jan 1 1858 Rec'd from Cong. Church in Chesterfield, Mass. Stephen Baker
Mrs. M. M. Wakeman from Ch. at Warren, Conn.
Mar 7 1858 Mrs. A. Traver dis'd to Ch. to Ludlowville, Tompkins Co. (N.Y.)
Apr 2 1858 Bptzd Freddie Alonzo child presented by Mrs. Frances E. Price
Rec'd from Ch. at Marcellus Mrs. Rahel Wheadon and Mrs. Phebe A. Hall
May 23 1858 Mr. Jacob Eckert and wife Almeda from M.E. Church on Chenango
Charge, Elmira District.
Jul 2 1858 Bptzd Mary Hermenia ch. Bro. Calvin Knapp & wife
Mar 13 1859 Dis'd to Church at Aurelius, Cayuga Co. (N.Y.) Bro. William
H. Jones and wife
Apr 2 1859 Bptzd Two children of Bro. Edwin R. Cole & wife named Harriett
L. and Emma Jane
Apr 3 1859 Rec'd by letter: Ellen A. Share
Jul 3 1859 Bptzd Julia child of C. W. Hoyt and wife
Nov 1 1859 M. M. Wakeman installed as Pastor of this Church
Sermon preached by Dr. Fisher Pres. of Hamilton College
Charge to the Pastor by Rev. L. H. Reid of Fayetteville and charge to the
people by the Rev. Mr. Benedict of Jamesville
Feb 11 1860 Jeremiah D. Share elected Deacon
Alvin W. Keeler elected Deacon, but declined.
Mar 25 1860 Bro. Horace Hoyt and wife dis'd to Church at Collamer
Jun 10 1860 Orlando S. Cole and wife dis'd to Pres. Bh. at Iowa City, Iowa
Jun 30 1860 Rec'd Joseph Thomas and Mercy King
Oct 6 1860 Bptzd Florence Evealie child of Palmer R. Hall and wife
Jul 6 1861 Bptzd Helen Louesy child of C. W. Hoyt and wife
Apr 6 1861 Rec'd from Ch. at Collamer, Mrs. Mary J. Baker
Jul 28 1861 Nelson Cramer rec'd on prof. of faith.
Oct 23 1861 N. O. Hoyt, Chas. Robinson: James and William Conine mentioned
Apr 5 1862 Bptzd Howard Spencer son of Bro. Chester Baker & wife
Jul 5 1862 Bptzd George Carroll son of Mrs. Irena Bemus of the Onondaga
Oct 4 1862 Bptzd Carroll Ellsworth son of C. W. Hoyt Jr. & wife
Rec'd Mrs. George Green by prof. of faith
Rev. Alvin Baker, minister
Jan 31 1863 Bptzd Wm. Henry child of Bro. R. P (?) Hall & wife
Rec'd as members
Mrs. Amelia Robinson
Mrs. Jenny E. Robinson, Bptzd
Miss Charlotte Hoyt
Miss Calistia Hall Bptzd
Feb 1 1863 Rec'd as members
Anna Estelle Jones Bptzd
Mary Jane Keeler Bptzd
Bptzd Lillian dau Bro. Chas. Jones & wife
Feb 11 1863 Sister Mary Robinson dis'd to 1st Pres. Ch. Syracuse, N.Y.
Mar 11 1863 Adelbert C. Baker referred to as son of Chester Baker
Mar 14 1863 J. D. Share Clerk of the Church succeeded by Calvin H. Knapp
Apr 1 1863 Bptzd Nellie A. dau. of Mrs. Amelia J. Robinson
Apr 14 1863 The Rev. Mr. Bouge acted as Moderator at this meeting.
Jul 8 1863 Sister Mary Robinson dis'd to Pompey; not in the care of the
1st Pres. Ch. at Syracuse as she is a resident of LaFayette: Letter of
dismissal at Pompey Church not rec'd for same reason as that given by Ch.
Jul 26 1863 Mrs. M. M. Wakeman dis'd to Pres. Ch. at Charlton, Saratoga
Aug 26 1863 Dis'd to 1st Pres. Ch. Syracuse, (Mrs.) Lottie E. Tracy: (according
to later entry, not accepted)
Jan 17 1864 Dis'd Emeline Clark to Cong. Ch. at Apulia
Jan 31 1864 At the funeral services of Wm. V. Share Lucetta Share the widow
presented her son Willie Carroll for bptzm by the Rev. R. C. Allison
Apr 3 1864 Rev. R. C. Allison the Pastor of the Church
Apr 16 1864 Dis'd to Pres. Ch. Binghamton, Mrs. Helen M. Hitchcock
Jun 28 1864 Voted that the question of changing our Church name from Congregational
to Presbyterian be post poned indefinitely
Jul 2 1864 Bptzd John Coats son of (Rev.) R.C. Allison & wife
Mrs. Allison rec'd by letter from the Church at Tyonista, Pa.
Jul 12 1864 Bro. Joseph T. Rockwell and wife ask for letter of dismissal:
Dec 25 1864 Dis'd by letter, Lucetta D. Share and her dau. Ellen A. Share
to Lisle, Broome Co., N.Y.
Dec 31 1864 Rec'd by letter from Pres. Ch. Aurelius, Cayuga Co. Wm. H.
Jones and Eliza: M.C. Jones his wife
Jan 15 1865 Dis'd to Plymouth Ch. Syracuse, Mrs. Frances E. Price
Feb 12 1865 Dis'd to Cong. Ch. Clinton, Oneida Co., N.Y. Jane E. Robinson
wife of Henry W. Robinson
Feb 27 1865 Dis'd to Pres. Ch. at Mattoon, Ill. Mrs. Sarah Conine
Dis'd to Homer, Harrison Hoyt
Sep 30 1865 Bptzd Carrie Lora dau. Wm. Baker and wife
Bptzd Susan Minnie dau. Alex. S. Baker & wife
Jan 6 1866 Bptzd Wallace Lincoln son of LeRoy S. Baker & wife
Jun 3 1866 Letter of dismissal to Mrs. Ellen E. ALlison to Pres. Ch. about
forming in Greensboro,Md. or to any other Evangelical Church to which she
may wish to present such a letter.
Oct 5 1866 Rev. C. Jones, Pastor
Bptzd Minnie May Child of Deacon J. D. Share and wife
Rec'd by letter from Pompey 1st Cong. Ch. Mrs. Julia A. King
Apr 6 1867 Rec'd by letter from Pres. Ch. Preble Cortland Co., Mrs. Jennie
Also from Pres. Ch. at Cortland
Adelbert C. Baker
DeForest Hinsdale Baker
Seth D. Baker
At the same time on profession of Faith:
John H. Northway Bptzd
Austin K. Hoyt (removed)
Isaac A. Share
Elmer F. Keeler Bptzd (removed)
Stephen McCaffrey Bptzd
Irving C. Jones
Harriett A. Fuller (removed)
Cordelia A. Andrews Bptzd (removed)
Alice C. Cole
Alice Eckert Bptzd
Harriett Share Bptzd
Aug 31 1867 Bptzd Albert Carroll son LeRoy S. Baker & wife
Rec'd by letter Leman R. Gaylord and Mrs. C.M. Gaylord his wife from Dundee
Prof. of Faith - Miss Flora Baker
Dis'd to Ch. (Episcopal) Waterville, Wis. Mrs. Diann T. Williams
Dis'd to 1st Pres. Ch. Syracuse
Austin K. Hoyt and Rosa his wife.
To Pres. Ch. at Oaks Corners, N.Y.
Chas. W. Hoyt and Betsy Hoyt his wife.
Oct 5 1867 Rec'd Mr. Edward H. Knapp
Miss Helen Hodson bptzd
Jan 4 1868 Dis'd to Pres. Ch. Norwalk, Ohio Mrs. Betsy Baker
Rec'd Mrs. Calcina P. Jones and Miss Sarah Jones from Cong. Ch. Mansville,
Jan 11 1868 Dis'd Miss Phidelia Hoyt to M.E. Church Page Brook, Chenango
Thos. J. Majoney to M.E. Ch. Syracuse
Jan 29 1868 Dis'd Miss Tamma Ketchum to Westminster Pres. Ch., Utica, N.Y.
Apr 8 1868 Charles Jones signs records as Pastor C. B. Jackson elected
Apr 18 1868 Dis'd to Lake Corners, Ontario Co., N.Y., Calvin H. Knapp his
wife Jennie S. Knapp and their son Edward H. Knapp
Caleb B. Jackson, Clerk
Jun 14 1868 Dis'd to Church at Otisco, Mrs. Julia A. Goodwin
Sep 2 1868 To Church at Onondaga Valley, Mrs. Harriett Fuller
Oct 3 1868 Bptzd Hayward Thornton son of John H. Northway
Oct 18 1868 Dis'd to Cong. Ch. Harford, Susquehanna Co., Pa. Mrs. Julia
Apr 3 1869 Bptzd George Franklin son of Edward R. Cole and wife by the
Rev. Charles Jones
Apr 14 1869 Records examined and approved by Presbytery at Syracuse, Samuel
L. Merrill, Moderator
May 23 1869 Dis'd to Ch. at Onondaga Valley (Presbyterian) Mrs. Deodama
Sep 5 1869 Dis'd to Cong. Ch. at Saxonville, Mass. Mrs. Calcina P. Jones:
Miss Sarah L. Jones
Dec 27 1869 Dis'd to Cong. Ch. Charlotte, Mich. Warren Baker
Mar 13 1870 Dis'd to 4th Pres. Ch. Syracuse Mrs. Amelia J. Robinson
To Plymouth Church, Syracuse, Mrs. Frances Worden
Records ex. and app. D. W. Bigelow, Moderator
(Pastor is Rev. C.A. Ruddock)
Jul 2 1870 Bptzd Charles L. son of Dea. J. D. Share & wife
Bptzd Barrett W. son of Le Roy S. Baker & wife
Bptzd Clayton Smith son of Alex. S. Baker & wife
Dis'd to Cong. Ch. Winona, Minn. Mrs. H. D. Chollar
Oct 1 1870 Rec'd Mrs. Mary Parker from Cong. Ch. Otisco
Nov 27 1870 Dis'd to Cong. Ch. Milford, Kansas, Bro. A. C. Baker
Dec 31 1870 Rec'd Mrs. Delia P. Baker Cong. Ch. Homer, N.Y.
Dis'd to 4th Pres. Ch. Syracuse, Mrs. Lottie H. MacDonald
Mar 1 1871 Dis'd to Park Central Pres. Ch. Syracuse Bro. Elmer F. Keeler
and wife, Mrs. Nell D. Keeler
Rev. Mr. Miller
signed in pencil Boardman, Moderator
Examined and approved.
Apr 10 1871 Leman R. Gaylord elected Deacon to take the place of Deacon
J. S. Cole, Deceased
Apr 6 1872 Bptzd Elen dau. of LeRoy S. Baker and wife
Mrs. Mary Parker dis'd to M.E. Ch. Otisco
1872-3 Dismissed to Cong. Ch. Marcellus
Jul 6 1872 Dea. J. D. Share and wife Emily
Bro. Isaac A. Share and wife Nell
Bptzd Edward Nelson son of Mrs. Delia Baker widow: by the Pastor, Rev.
G. A. Miller
Oct 5 1872 Mrs. Julia A. Parrish rec'd from Cong. Ch. at Harford, Pa.
Edward Gaylord rec'd on prof. of faith
Jan 4 1873 Rec'd from Plymouth Church, Syracuse Mrs. Helen W. Miller
From Ch. at Oak's Corners, N.Y. Chas W. Hoyt and wife Betsy
Jan 4 1873 Jas. Becker and wife Esther rec'd from 1st Pres. Ch. Syracuse
Apr 4 1873 Bptzd Hubert Danforth, son of Bro. John H. Northway and wife
Apr 15 1873 Records examined and approved John H. Frazee, Moderator
May 14, 1873 Deacon elected to take the place of Dea. J. D. Share who has
removed from town: Caleb B. Jackson elected:
Geo. L. Hoyt appointed Clerk to succeed Caleb B. Jackson
Jun 29 1873 Dis'd to 1st Pres. Ch. Syracuse, Seth D. Baker
Jul 5 1873 Rec'd on prof. Mr. Owen Gaylord: Jefferson Davis by letter from
-- Mrs. -- Dixon
Apr 5 1874 Rev. Alvin Baker of Ohio an assisting Pastor as the services
Records ex and app. Rev. Nelson Willard, Moderator
Jul 4 1874 The Rev. G. A. Miller is Pastor
Oct 3 1874 Rec'd on prof. Miss Allie Montgomery
By letter from Collingwood M.E. Ch. Mrs. Helen Alexander
Dis'd to Plymouth Ch. Syracuse: Edwin R. Cole: Betsy Cole: Allice C. Tibbetts
and Maggie Cole.
Jan 9 1875 Pastor is Rev. Lewis Jessup: he presented a letter from Cong.
Ch. New Haven, N.Y.
Mar 29 1875 Dis'd Bro. Owen Gaylord to a Cong. Church in Kansas
Mrs. Geo. A. Miller to Plymouth Ch. Syracuse
Apr 3 1875 Mrs. Owen Thomas rec'd on prof. of faith
Apr 13 1875 Moderator of Presbyterial at Oswego, M.N. Preston
Jul 3 1875 Rec'd Mrs. Hinsdale Baker from Plymouth Church Syracuse
Jefferson Davis asked for a letter to Baptist Church at Cortland, granted.
Apr 1 1876 Received into the Church
Mrs. Kittie Brooks Bptzd
Emma Eckert Bptzd
Mary Eckert Bptzd
Mrs. Susan Thomas Bptzd
Mrs. Eliza Hoyt
Mrs. -- McPhee
Bptzd Orpha Amanda dau. Geo. L. Hoyt and wife
Jul 2 1876 Rec'd Mrs. Sarah Palmer from Ch. at Summit Station
Rev. A. C. Smith Pastor.
Jan 13 1877 Rec'd on prof. of faith: H.E. Clark and Esther his wife
Bptzd Stewart Chester son of Mr. & Mrs. D.F.H. Baker
Mar 31 1877 Rec'd Mr. & Mrs. Philander Hoyt
Lucretia Hoyt, (the wife) bptzd George L. Hoyt, Ch. Clerk
Jun 30 1877 Rec'd Mr. Albert Scammell and wife from M.E. Church at Colingwood.
Bptzd Ella M. dau. Mr. John H. Northway & wife
Sep 30 1877 Dis'd Gilbert Abbott to Pres. Ch. Jamesville
Dec 30 1877 Pastoral relations of the Rev. L. Jessup after three years
of Pastorate was dissolved at his request.
Geo. L. Hoyt, Church Clerk
Apr 9 1878 Records examined and approved by R.L. Bachman, Mod.
May 1 1878 The services of the Rev. E.P. Dada having been secured by the
Columbia Society for the ensuing year, he entered upon his duties here.
Jul 6 1878 Mrs. E. P. Dada presented a letter from the Church in Savannah,
Sep 1878 Delegate to the Synod to meet in Oswego is L.R. Gaylord
1879 ---- all routine of the Church work ----
Jan 3 1880 Rec'd Mrs. Elijah Park on prof. of faith
Rec'd by letter from Prs. Ch. LaFayette, ind. Miss Ada Clapp
Feb 20 1880 Dis'd Stephen McCaffrey to Park Ch. Syracuse
Apr 3 1880 Rec'd on prof. of faith
Wm. M. Gage, Bptzd
Mrs. Loretta Gage
Tressie Eckert Bptzd
Mrs. Sarah C. Morse Bptzd
Elected John H. Northway delegate to Presbytery
Jul 3 1880 Rec'd into membership
Levi S. Mayhew and his wife Paulina
Geo. A. Mayhew
Oct 2 1880 Rec'd Wallace Baker and Albert C. Baker
Jan 2 1881 Rec'd Clayton S. Baker on prof. of faith
Mar 2 1881 Dis'd to Disciple Ch. Tully, N.Y. Mrs. Carrie Mayhew Cately
Apr 2 1881 Bptzd Leister Saulsbury son of Bro. Hinsdale Baker and wife
Jul 1882 Pastor of the Church is Rev. D.E. Hathaway
Jan 6 1883 Rec'd on prof. of faith, Miss Lillie Jones
Mar 6 1883 Rec'd Barrett Baker and Mrs. A.R. Palmer
May 12 1883 Rev. D. E. Hathaway received a call to Chenango Forks, (N.Y.)
Rev. George Macardle receives a call from this church.
Deacon C.B. Jackson elected delegate to Synod to be held in N.Y. City this
Jan 5 1884 Rec'd into membership
Alexander S. Cole
Mrs. Ella Mathews
Membership in the Congregational Church, LaFayette, N.Y. as of February
1st, 1884, From Book C
Alexander S. Baker
Mary A. Baker
Le Roy S. Baker
Mary S. Baker
Hensdale D. Baker
Wallace A. Baker
Albert C. Baker
Alexander S. Cole
Chas J. or I. Davis
Wm. M. Gage
Lemon R. Gaylor
Mrs. C. M. Gaylord
Mary J. Hall
Chas. W. Hoyt
Chas. W. Hoyt, Jr.
Geo. L. Hoyt
Newton O. Hoyt
Caleb B. Jackson
Wm. H. Jones
A. W. Keeler
Mary J. Keeler
Sarah C. Moss
Mrs. A. Palmer
Silas (Mrs.) Park
Polly A. Thomas
Feb 9 1884 see separate list for admissions.
B is Baptism
Ella Baker - B
Ione Alexander - B
B. Green (Rose) - B
Hamilton (Frank) - B
Florence Scammell - B
Anna Mowris - B
Gurtie Mowris - B
Grace Thomas - B
Cornie Park - B
Mrs. Harrison Thomas
Orrin Thomas - B
Levi Gates - B
Simon Cogswell - B
Fred Scammell - B
Floyd Scammell - B
Emmett Keeler - B
Millard F. Trinder ? - B
Walter Scammell - B
Thomas Armstrong - B
Carroll Gage - B
Frank Park - B
Asahel Palmer - B
Harrison O. Scammell - B
Harry Lawrence - B
Frank Jones - B
Elijah Park - B
Joseph Park - B
Allie Green - B
William Greenough - B
Apr 4 1884 The following resolution was passed "Resolved that this Church
become distinctly a Presbyterian Church" (about 50 for and only two against).
Apr 5 1884 The following persons presented themselves for membership in
B is Baptism
L by Letter
Hiram Scammell - B
Henry Scammell - B
Willie Scammel - B
Clifford Clark - B
Albert Gage - B
Edward Clark - B
Mrs. Hiram Scammell - B
Mrs. Jerome Clark
Mrs. Harrison Scammell - B
Matie Scammell - B
Viola Green - B
Louise Gaylord - L
Nellie Baker - L
Mrs. Frank Park - L
Mrs. C. Olcut - B
Mrs. Anson Olleson - B
Miss Emma Clark - B
Mrs. Hermon Scamell - B
Rev. Geo. Macardle - L
Mrs. George Macardle - L
End of Book "C" Records of LaFayette Congregational Church
LaFayette, Onondaga County, N.Y.
D.A.R. Bible Records. Volume 39, pp. 183-204, 217-218. Copied by
Minnie L.C. Coleman, Chairman Gen.
Research Committee, Gen. Asa Danforth Chapter, D.A.R., Syracuse, NY 1931
to Onondaga County Church Records page.
to Onondaga County NY Gen-Web page.
27 October 1996
1 May 1998