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Michigan

Jackson

CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS. St. Paul's Church, Jackson, (Protestant Episcopal), organized September 9th, 1839. Rev. Charles Fox, clergyman, presiding; Ira C. Backus and Samuel Higby elected wardens; Charles Derby, Lemuel S. House, Henry Tisdale, Joseph C. Bailey, Leander Chapman and Giles Bloomfield, Luther Graves and Samuel H. Kimball, elected vestrymen. First Congregational Church, organized March 22d, 1841; Daniel Parkhurst, Gordon Case, Amasa B. Gibson, Chester Bennett, Silas W. Stowell, Berthier M. Shelden, were elected trustees. First Methodist Episcopal Church, organized March 19th, 1840. Rev. Elijah H. Pilcher, presiding "elder of the Marshall district, appointed William Tyler, Nicholas Sullivan, Reuben O. Hollister, Osgood H. Fi-field and John Lyon, trustees. First Free Will Baptist Society, organized February 27th, 1843; Rose-velt Davis, Nathaniel Norvill, William P. Fifield, Chester Herrington, Ralph Stiles and Samuel P. Lewis, trustees. Free Will Baptist Church, organized February 28, 1839. First Baptist Church and Society, organized January 2,1858.

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