The Woodstock, Sumner and Buckfield Town Register 1905

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 102 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...H. McDonald, Baptiste Macho, Gosselin McGloire, America F. Mahew, Moses Merrill, Thos. Merrill, John J. Morrill, Samuel Nutter, A. G. Osborne, James F. Packard, Moses F. Packard, Capt. Chas. H. Prince, Benj. F. Peterson, Madison 0. Proctor, Samuel W. Proctor, Lewis Record, Edgar T. Record, Julius A. Record, George B. Record, Corp. Albert A. Roberts, Alpheus A. Ricker, Jerry Russell, Alvardo Russell. James A. Russell, Clinton Ripley, Frank Shaw, Frank J. Shaw, Milford N. Shaw, Burton Shaw, James G. Spaulding, Corp. Cyrus C. Spaulding, James T. Skillingw, James F. Skillings, Orville P. Tucker, Winslow Turner, Luther Turner, Gardner Thomas, Edward Velend, MosesF. Verrill, Serg. Holman W. Waldron. Alphonso F. Warren, James A. Warren, Cyprian Whitman, Horace M. Young, Joseph H. Young, Morris Woodbury. BUCKFIELD CHURCHES. FIRST BAPTIST CHUKOT. Elder James Potter visited the settlement as early as 1789, and Elder Snow, of Thomaston was also an early preacher of the Baptist faith here. The First Baptist Church was organized in 1791 at which time there were seventeen members. No pastor was settled and no regular preaching was generally had until Elder Nathaniel Chase, who had come from Windham in 1781, at the age of 21, and was converted under the preaching of Elder Potter, began his ministry. He was licensed to preach in 1796 and six years later was ordained pastor of this church. During his pastorate of thirty-five years the church passed through a growth and decline ending with the church having become much weakened through loss of members. There were but twelve left in 1841, five years after Mr. Chase had removed his relationsto the Hebron church. The society disbanded in 1841, having had an existence of fifty years many of which had been prosperous and influent...

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