Second Baptist Church and Society of Battle Creek (Mich.) Articles of Incorporation

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Title

Second Baptist Church and Society of Battle Creek (Mich.) Articles of Incorporation

Subject

Articles of incorporation
Churches--Michigan
Calhoun County (Mich.)--History
Baptist Church--Michigan--History--19th century

Description

The 1851 articles of incorporation for the Second Baptist Church and Society of Battle Creek, Michigan.

Date

1851-02-19
1851-02-20
1851-05-28

Contributor

Hussey, Erastus
Skiperth, Joseph
Curtis, James
Joy, M N
Brown, Harrison
Simpson, John
Smith, John D
Stuart, L H

Rights

In the public domain.

Format

pdf

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

MDL.LH.0003.009

Coverage

Battle Creek (Mich.)
Calhoun County (Mich.)

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Text

Record of Church organization Second Baptist Church Battle Creek

We James Curtis and Joseph Skiperth do hereby certify that a meeting of the second Baptist Church and society of Battle Creek held at their house of worship in the village of Battle Creek on the 19th day of February AD 1851 pursuant to public notice given such society fifteen days prior to said meeting for the purpose of Electing three trustees to take charge of the Estate and property of such society and to transact all affairs relative to the temporalities thereof. We James Curtis and Joseph Skiperth were chosen by the qualified voters present to preside at such Election receive the votes and to determine the qualification of voters.

And we do further certify that Harrison Brown, John Simpson and John D Smith were duly elected by the qualified voters present at said meeting Trustees of said society Harrison Brown for three years John Simpson for two years and John D Smith for one year to be forever hereafter called and known by the name of the Second Baptist Church and Society of Battle Creek.

Given under our hands and seals this
20th day of February A.D. 1851
Signed and sealed
In presence of James Curtis
M H Joy Joseph Skiperth
L H Stuart

Recorded this 28th day of May 1851
Erastus Hussey
County Clerk

Original Format

microfilm

Citation

“Second Baptist Church and Society of Battle Creek (Mich.) Articles of Incorporation,” Marshall Digital Archive, accessed July 9, 2020, http://yourmdl.org/archive/items/show/104.

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