Zion Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Manlius


Town of Manlius

Submitted by Kathy Crowell

Miscellaneous Records, Onondaga County Courthouse, (F,279):

We the Subscribers do Certify that at a meeting in the town of Manlius County of Onondaga on the tenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three of the male persons of full age being members of the Methodist Episcopal Church held in pursuance of publick notice given two successive Sabbaths and at least fifteen days before the time of meeting for the purpose of incorporating themselves according to the "act to provide for the incorporation of religious Societies" John M. Snyder and Peter C. Young two of the Officers of said Society were duly chosen to preside in the Meeting and that Samuel Brown, Jedediah Caswell and Arnold Remington were duly elected Trustees of the society to be incorporated.  And it was resolved by the said meeting that the Society to be incorporated should be called and known by the name or title of the Zion Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Manlius County aforesaid and State of New York.  And we do further certify under our hands and seals that the above mentioned procedings were had in our presence John M. Snyder  Peter C. Young  State of New York Onondaga County Ss.  I Certify that on the 27 day of May 1833 personally appeared before me John M. Snyder & Peter C. Young known to me to be the persons described in & who executed the within Certificate & who severally acknowledged that they executed the same for the uses & purposes therein mentioned.  I allow the same to be recorded.  John Watson  First Judge of Onondaga County.  Recorded May 31st 1833.  A. Edwards Jr.  Dep. Clk.

Submitted 7 June 1998