First Baptist Church Of Peach Orchard Records,1838-1839.

Collection Number: 6059

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
First Baptist Church of Peach Orchard records, 1838-1839.
Collection Number:
6059
Creator:
First Baptist Church of Peach Orchard (Hector, N.Y.)
Quantity:
3 items.
Forms of Material:
Legal documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Certificate of incorporation, a subscription list for the construction of the church and a deed for the church lot.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The church was first constituted in 1820 on April 11th as the Fourth Hector Baptist Church and was formed from members of the Baptist churches in Ulysses, Covert, and First and Second Baptist Churches of Hector. A house of worship was erected in 1838. In August, 1867 most of the members joined the North Hector Church and the church became defunct.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Contains the certificate of incorporation, a subscription list for the construction of the church and a deed for the church lot.
SUBJECTS

Names:
First Baptist Church of Peach Orchard (Hector, N.Y.)
First Baptist Church of Covert (Covert, N.Y.)
First Baptist Church of Hector (Hector, N.Y.)
First Baptist Church of Ulysses (Ulysses, N.Y.)
Fourth Baptist Church of Hector (Hector, N.Y.)
Second Baptist Church of Hector (Hector, N.Y.)

Subjects:
Baptists--New York (State)--Hector.

Places:
Schuyler County (N.Y.)--Religious life and customs.
Hector (N.Y.)--Religious life and customs.

Form and Genre Terms:
Deeds.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
First Baptist Church of Peach Orchard records, #6059. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Item 1
Certificate of Incorporation of the First Baptist Church and Society of Peach Orchard. April 26, 1838 .
Item 2
Subscription list for construction of a church. September 27, 1838 .
Lists subscribers and their pledge, marked off when they paid.
Item 3
Deed from Aaron Hanly to the Trustees of the Baptist Church for the church lot. March 13, 1839 .