First Methodist Episcopal Church Of Konana Records,1861-1892.

Collection Number: 6089

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
First Methodist Episcopal Church of Konana records, 1861-1892.
Collection Number:
6089
Creator:
First Methodist Episcopal Church of Konana (Konana, N.Y.)
Quantity:
1 reel microfilm.
Forms of Material:
Microfilm.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
One volume of a preprinted register containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Very little is known about this congregation except that they purchased a church, formerly owned by the Christian and Universalists, at a sheriff's sale and were later given the Presbyterian church after that congregation became defunct.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

This collection consists of a one volume pre-printed register containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.
SUBJECTS

Names:
First Methodist Episcopal Church of Konana (Konana, N.Y.)

Subjects:
Methodist church buildings.
Church records and registers--New York (State)--Konana.
Methodist Episcopal Church--New York (State)--Konana.

Places:
Steuben County (N.Y.)--Religious life and customs.
Konana (N.Y.)--Religious life and customs.

Form and Genre Terms:
Baptismal certificates.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
First Methodist Episcopal Church of Konana records, #6089. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Item #1
Records for the Kanona Charge
East Genesee Conference Methodist Episcopal Church commencing A.D. 1861, 1861-1892
Baptisms, pp. 1-17
Lists date, name of person baptised, date of birth, residence, officiating minister and witnesses.
Marriages, pp. 53-83
Lists date, name of parties, their residences, place of marriage, officiating minister, and witnesses.
Probationers, pp. 89-123
Lists date, name, condition (married, single, widowed), residence, class leader and remarks.
Members, pp. 177-285
Name, residence, time and mode of joining, class leader and remarks (death or other form of removal often indicated.)
Classes, pp. 261-310
Members, leader, where class meets and remarks for 1-4 classes. (Often indicates form of removal. Revised periodically.)