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History of Sesqui-centennial of Paxtang Church

HISTORY

SESQUI CENTENNIAL

OF

PAXTANG CHURCH

SEPTEMBER 18, 1890.

MATHIAS WILSON MCALARNEY.

1890.

This 300+ page book contains information on the ministers and congregation of the Paxtang Church of Dauphin County, Pa. It contains marriages (1744-1791, 1754-1755, 1807-1839) baptisms (1807-1842), Communions (1807-1840), Dismissions (1807-1842), deaths (1809-1841) and tombstone inscriptions in the old churchyard.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Pastors of Paxtang,

Committees of the Churches,

Programme,

The Celebration,

Invocation by Rev. Dr. Ebenezer Erskine,

Scripture Lesson Rev. Eugene L. Mapes,

Address of Welcome Rev. Albert B. Williamson,

Historical Address William H. Egle, M. D.,

"Presbyterianism in this Region " Rev. William A West,

Address of General George R. Snowden

From the Churches Rev. Robert Cochrane, Olivet,

Rev. John L. McKeehan, Steelton,

Rev. George S. Duncan, Westminister,

Rev. I. Potter Hayes, Covenant,

Rev. George S. Chambers, D. D., Pine Street,

Rev. Reuben H. Armstrong, Elder Street,

Rev. John H. Groff, Middletown

Rev. Francis M. Baker, Dauphin 166 Rev. George B. Stewart, Market Square

Address of Mr. Joshua Williams

"Characteristics of Early Presbyterians" Address of Rev. Dr. Nathan Grier Parke

"Importance of the Country Church" Address of Governor James A. Beaver,

Address of Colonel Francis Jordan

Address of Rev. James Elder, D. D.,

Letter of Rev. Dr. Thomas H. Robinson,

An Interesting Reminiscence Rev. John Elder's Ordination Sermon Deed to Paxtang Glebe,

Master Allen's School,

Marriages by Rev. John Elder, 1744 1791

Marriages by Rev. John Roan, 1754 1775,

Marriages by Rev. Jam 's R. Sharon, 1807 1839,

Baptisms by Rev. James R. Sharon,

Communions in Paxtang, 1807 1839, .

Dismissions from Paxtang, 1807 1839

Deaths in Paxtang Congregation, 1807 1839.

Tombstone inscriptions in the Graveyard.

Biographical Notes,

Present Organization and Membership,

Index: Addison, Africa, Aiken, Aikens, Ainsworth, Alexander, Alison, Allen, Allison, Alricks, Anderson, Andrews, Armor, Armstrong, Asay, Atkins, Augeer, Auld, Awl, Ayers, Ayres, Bailey, Baily, Baird, Baker, Balch, Bankhead, Barbe, Barber, Bard, Barefoot, Barnett, Barr, Barret, Barrett, BARXETT, Bates, Bay,, Beatty, Beaver, Becker, Bell, Berryhill, Bertram, Bigger, BIGGERS, Bigham, Black, Blackburn, Blair, Blame, Blattenberger, Bliss, Boal, Boggs, Boon, Boone, Bootie, Bouquet, Bowman, Boyce, Boyd, Boyle, Brady, Brainard, Brereton, Brevard, Brice, Brisban, Brisband, BRISBEN, Brison, Brooks, Brown, Browns, Brunson, Buchanan, Bucher, Buck, Buffington, Burd, Burges, Burke, Burney, Byers, Calbertson, Caldhoon, Caldwell, Calhoon, Calhoun, Cambell, Campbell, Carmichael, Carothers, Carriday, Carson, Casson, Cathcart, Catheart, Cattell, Cavet, Cavit, Chamberlain, Chamberlaine, Chambers, Chesney, Chester, Christie, Christy, Clark, Clarke, Clayton, Clendinon, Cochran, Cochrane, Coder, Coleman, Collier, Cook, Cooper, Corbit, Cotler, Couple, Cowden, Cox, Craig, Craighead, Cram, Crane, Craven, Crawford, Crouch, Crouse, Culbertson, Culmerry, Cummings, Cummins, Cunningham, Cupples, Curry, Curwen, Cusick, Cuthbertson, Davidson, Davis, Dawsen, Dawson, Dennis, Dennison, Dewitt, Deyarmond, Dick, Dickey, Dimsey, Dinwiddie, Dixon, Dobbin, Dobbins, Doll, Donaldson, Donley, DORRANCE, Dorwin, Dougan, Doughterty, Douglass, Downey, Drisbaugh, Drummond, Duffield, Dugal, Duncan, DUNLAP, DURKEES, Ebersole, Egle, Elder, Elder., Elliot, Elliott, Ellmaker, Erisman, Erskine, Espy, Evans, Ewing, Fallen, Ferguson, Ferriday, fforster, Findlay, Findley, Finley, Finney, Fisher, Fitzpatrick, Fleming, Foote, Forbes, Forster, Foster, Frazer, Freeland, Fulk, Fullion, Fulton, Galbraith, Gamble, Garden, Gardiner, Gardner, Garland, Gaston, Gay, Gaylor, George, Gibson, Gilchrist, Gillespie, Gillespy, Gillmor, Gilmor, Gilmore, Glasg, Glen, GOLAUGHER, Gold, Gordon, Gowdie, Graham, Grahams, Grahan, Gray, Graydon, Green, Gregg, Grier, GRIZZEL, Groff, Grove, Guilford, Gunn, Haeker, Hall, Hamacher, Hamaker, Hamilton, Hanna, Hannah, Harper, Harris, Harrison, Hart, Harvey, HASLETT, Hatton, Hayes, Hays, Heck, Henderson, Herbert, Herron, Hervey, Hetherington, Hiester, Hill, Hilton, Hodge, Hodges, Hogin, Hood, Hotchkin, Houston, Howe, Humes, Hunter, Hutchinson, Hutchison, INGRAM, Innis, Irwin, Jackson, Jamison, Jenkins, Johnson, Johnson., Johnston, Jones, Jordan, Karr, KEAN, Kearsley, Kelker, Kelly, Kelso, Kemp, Kendig, Kennedy, Kennon, Kerr, Keys, King, Kirkpatrick, KIRSCHNER, Kuhn, Kunkel, Kunkle, Kyle, Laird, Larkey, Larned, Latta, Lecky, Lee, Lerkin, Levy, Lewis, Light, Lind, Lindley, Lingle, Linn, Loban, Lockhart, Logan, LORRETT, Loughrey, Loughry, Luffran, Lusk, Lyon, Lytle, Macbeth, Mackey, Maclay, MacMillan, MACREADY, Mahargue, Mahon, Mann, Mantor, Manville, Marrs, MATEER, Maxwell, Maybane, Mayes, Mays, McAfee, McAlevy, McAllister, McArthur, McBay, McCall, McCallen, McCamant, McCammon, McCann, McCarrell, McCashan, McCauley, McCay, McChesney, McClalen, McClaneghan, McClanochan, McClave, McClean, McCleaster, McClenaghan, McClintock, McClosky, McClure, McCollum, McConaughy, McCord, McCormick, McCrachen, McCreight, McCullom, McCune, McDannold, McDonald, McDowell, McElhenny, McElroy, McEwen, McFadden, McFarland, McGaughy, McGinnes, McGlerm, McGradie, McGrady, McGuire, McHadden, McHargue, McIlvain, McKean, McKeehan, McKennet, McKibben, McKillip, McKinney, McKinser, McKinzie, McKnight, McLean, McManus, McMeen, McMillan, McMullen, McNair, McNamara, McNeal, McNeice, McNeill, McNitt, McNut, McNutt, McPHERSON, McRoberts, McTeer, Means, Mebane, Meeker, MEHARGUE, Meloy, Millar, Miller, Millerort, Milton, Mitchel, Mitchell, Mitcheltree, Monroe, Monteith, Montgomery, Moody, Moor, Moore, Moorhead, Mordah, Morrison, Morrow, Morton, Moses, Motter, Mover, MURDOCH, Murdock, Murphy, Murray, Murtrie, Musgrave, Neal, Nedy, Neely, Neill, Nevin, Newlin, Newton, Nisbet, Nissley, Norwood, Oliver, Olsen, Orr, Orth, Palmer, Pancake, Park, Parke, Parthemore, Patterson, Patton, PAWLING, Paxson, Paxton, Peacock, Pearl, Peck, Peffer, Pierson, Pinkerton, Piper, Plunket, Poffenberger, Polk, Polly, Pomeroy, Porter, Porterfield, Potter, Potts, POWER, Query, Quigley, Ralston, Ramsey, RANDALL, Randolph, Reany, Reed, Reid, REIGART, Reney, Renick, RENNINGER, Rewalt, Rex, Rhea, Richards, Richardson, Richey, Richmond, Ritchey, Rittenhouse, Roan, Robinson, Roddy, Rodgers, Rogers, Ross, Rowan, Runyan, Rusk, Russel, Russell, Rutherford, Ryan, Sampselle, Sanckey, Sankey, Sawyer, Sawyers, Scott, Sedgwick, Seebaugh, Seiler, Semple, Shaffer, Sharman, Sharon, Sharp, Shaw, Shearl, Sherer, SHERERT, Shields, SHIPPEN, Shope, Simmers, Simmons, Simonton, Simpson, Sinclair, Sloan, Smiley, Smith, Snoddy, Snodgrass, Snowden, Snyder, Spangler, Spence, Spencer, Sprague, Starling, Station, Steel, Steele, Stephen, Stephens, Stephenson, Sterrat, Sterret, Sterrett, Stevenson, Stewart, Stoe, Stough, Strain, Strean, Strong, Stuart, Sturgeon, Suffran, SWAB, Swain, Swan, Taggart, Talmage, Taney, Tate, Taylor, Templeton, Tennant, Tennents, Thome, Thompson, Thomson, Tilson, Todd, Tolland, Tom, Townslie, Trindle, Trousdale, TRULLINGER, Tucker, Tunis, Valentine, Vandyke, Vanlear, Vernor, Walker, Wallace, Wanamaker, Wanless, Ward, Warner, Watson, Watt, Waugh, Wayne, Weir, Welsh, Weltmer, West, Westbrook, Wharton, White, Whitefield, Whitehill, Whitely, Whiteside, Whitley, Whitly, Wiestling, Wiggins, Wiley, Wilkie, Will, William, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Wills, Willson, Wilson, Wing, Wishart, Witherspoon, Wolfe, Woods, Wray, Wright, Wyeth,, Wylie, Wyllie, Young,