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Record of the Congregation of Olive 1831 continued.

May 9th, 1840.

Dismissed by Certificate, Rebecca Stewart.

Olive, May 9th, 1840.

Session met and opened with prayer. Members present: Nathaniel P. Charlotte, Moderator. Elders: John Marquis, John Lyons and Peter Eckley.

Recieved as a regular member of this Church, Mary Greenlee. Session closed with prayer.

May 11, 1840.

The following children were baptized:

Mary, daughter of John and Lydia Trainer and

George, son of John and Mary Morrison.

June 11, 1840.

Baptized Aaron Alexander, son Samuel and Elizabeth Cane.

Olive, June 15, 1840.

Session met and opened with prayer. Members present: N. P. Charlotte, Moderator. Elders, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Proceeded to take into consideration a charge laid in by William Hilliard against David Lyons, a member of the Church, for falsehood. Witnesses, John Kain, James Hilliard and Samuel Marquis. A citation is made out and put into the hand of the accused, who waived his right for stay of proceedings according to the discipline, Chapter 4th, section seventh and proceeded to trial. Witnesses qualified. It having been made to appear that said William Hilliard bought a certain saddle from the said David Lyons and John Kain having been qualified deposeth and saith that he heard David Lyons say that he (Hilliard) should have the saddle for $11.50 the same that he gave Samuel Marquis for it though Marquis price was $12.00. James Hilliard, after being qualified, deposeth and saith that he heard David Lyons say that the price in the shop of the saddle was $12.00 but he (Mr. Hilliard) should have it for $11.50.

Samuel Marquis, saddler, after being sworn deposeth and saith that William Hilliard asked him the price of the saddle and he told him that the price was $10.00.

The Session are of the opinion that the charge has been sustained and that the said David Lyons stand suspended from the privileges of the Church until he give satisfactory evidence of his repentence and proceedings to be announced from the Pulpit. Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Sabbath June 21st. The foregoing announced from the pulpit.

Olive, June 22, 1840.

Lucetta Orr at her own request, dismissed by Certificate.

Olive, Sept. 6th, 1840.

Baptized Elizabeth Mourning, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Marquis.

Olive, November 14, 1840.

Session met. Instituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. Nathaniel P. Charlot, Moderator, Elders, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved as regular members in full Communion in this Church on examination, John Kain and Mary Scott and on Certificate, Rachael Dennison. Then appeared John Lyons and John Marquis, Elders and took their seats. Then was admitted on examination, Easton Daniel and his wife Elisabeth Daniel and on certificate, Daniel Glen and Rebecca Glen, his wife.

Sabbath morning, Nov. 15th, 1840.

Members of Session present: Rev. N. P. Charlot, Moderator. Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley, Elders. Admitted on examination, Johanna Scott. John Kain, Johanna Scott and Mary Scott, adults, not being Baptized, the Ordinance of Baptism was then administered to them.

Monday, 16th, November, 1840.

The ordinance of Baptism was administered to Samuel Alexander Glen, infant son of Daniel and Rebecca Glen. Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Thus far examined and approved by Presbytery, meeting at Cambridge, April 6, 1841. Samuel Hair, Moderator.

Olive, April 14th, 1841.

According to notice given the Congregation convened for the purpose of nominating a committee to confer with a committee from Mr. Zion Church for the purpose of uniting with that Church in supporting a preacher and Joseph A. Marquis and Peter Eckley were appointed said committee to meet on Sat. the 24th, inst. Peter Eckley, clerk.

In accordance with the above appointment the committee met and agreed to write to Rev. Mr. Hair or procure any other preacher that might be obtained. Peter Eckley, clerk.

April 24, 1841.

Frances E. H. Charlot departed this life April 26, 1841. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Sabbath, May 30, 1841. Sacrament administered by Rev. Thomas P. Gordon.

Monday May, 31st, 1841.

Baptized the following children:

Sarah Melissa and Rachael Matilda, children of Easton and Elizabeth Daniels,

John Edward, son of Jonathan and Margaret Lyons and

James Bigley son of James and Letitia Kelley.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

May 31, 1841.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. N. P. Charlot, Moderator, Elders, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

At the insistance of John Lyons, Session proceeded to take into consideration the case of David Lyons, son of John Lyons ,who stood suspended from the privileges of the Church. After some consideration and nothing affected, Session adjourned to meet at the call of the Moderator. Closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

According to adjournment, Session met July 5th, 1841 at the call of the Moderator. Meeting constituted with prayer. Members present, Rev. N. P. Charlot, Moderator. Elders: Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

After some consultation and nothing affected nor any acknowledgement or confession, Session adjourned. Concluded with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, Sept. 18, 1841.

Preaching by Rev. N. P. Charlot and in the evening went out to the house of W. Campbell and preached and Baptized the following children: Henry Washington, Joseph Caldwell and Martha Jane, children of Sarah Ann Campbell. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, October 7, 1841.

Session met to receive an acknowledgement from David W. Lyons a suspended member. Constituted with prayer. Members present, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley, Elders. Which acknowledgement is as follows.

Olive, October 7th, 1841.

I do hereby make the following acknowledgement. Although, however sincere and upright the witnesses may have been, I do not recollect of saying what they state. But if I have said as they state I am truly sorry for it and likewise for giving the Church or any member of it any trouble or dissatisfaction and furthermore, I do acquit the Session in their judgement and I think they have acted upright and judiciously according to evidence. I hope by the Grace of God to strive to do better in time to come.

D. W. Lyons.

Peter Eckley, clerk. Concluded with prayer.

Olive, Nov. 14, 1841.

Mary Charlotte, dismissed by Certificate. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, November 27, 1841.

Session met, Constituted with prayer. Member present: Rev. Thomas P. Gordon, Moderator. Elders: John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved on Certificate, as regular members of this Church, William Morrison and Nancy Morrison. Sabbath morning Nov. 28th.

Baptized the following children,

Martha Ann, daughter of Reuben and Ellen Boggs,

Katherine Ann, daughter of William and Hannah Lyons,

Phoebe Ellen, daughter of John and Elizabeth Kain and

John Alexander, son of Isabell Thompson.

And before administering the Lord's Supper the acknowledgement of D. W. Lyons previously noted here was read and he was again restored to the privileges of the Church. Concluded with prayer. Peter Eckley

Olive, January 17, 1842.

David W. Lyons dismissed by Certificate. Peter Eckley, sec.

Olive, Feb. 1, 1842.

Ann Collins departed this life. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, March 19, 1842.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. Gilbert M. Hair, Moderator, Elders: Isaac Paxton and John Lyons.

Recieved as a regular member in full communion on examination, Susan Lyons.

Olive, March 20th, 1842.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered by Rev. Gilbert M. Hair.

Olive, March 21, 1842.

The following children were Baptized:

Worldly, son of Thomas and Susan Lyons,

Lydia, daughter of John and Lydia Trainer,

Mary A., daughter of Joseph and Ann Glen,

Joseph R. son of Joseph A. and Alice Marquis and

William W., Mary J., Hannah M. and Sarah E. children of Sarah Lyons.

On this same day, according to previous notice a meeting of the Congregation was held. Twenty-two members present. Nineteen voted for two-thirds of the labors of Rev. W. Reed and three for one-half.

March 31, 1842.

Johannah Scott departed this life

Cumberland, April 13, 1842.

Thus far examined and approved by Presbytery. William H. Reed, Moderator.

Olive, June 25, 1842.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. John Arthur, Moderator. Elders, Isaac Paxton, John Lyons, and Peter Eckley.

Recieved on examination as a regular member of this Church, Rachel McGaw and on Certificate, David W. Lyons.

June 27th, 1842.

Children Baptized:

William Reed, son of Peter and Hannah Eckley.

Session colosed with prayer. Peter Eckley, Clerk.

Olive, October 22, 1842.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. Samuel Wilson, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved on examination as regular members in full communion with this Church, Sarah Ann Lyons, John Scoggans and Robert Thompson.

And John Scoggans not having been Baptized, the ordinance of Baptism was administered to him.

And on Certificate, Robert Marquis, Sarah Reed, James Foster and Mary his wife.

October 23, 1842.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered.

October 24th, 1842.

Baptized Albert Hamilton, son of John and Nancy Wells.

Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, February 11th, 1843.

Session Met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. Robert Ruther, Moderator. Elders, Isaac Paxton, John Lyons and Peter Eckley.

Recieved on examination as regular members in full communion with this Church, Ann Ginn, Marqaret (Margaret?) Ginn, Ellen Greenlee, Ebenezer Phipps and Frances, his wife.

Feb. 12, 1843.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered.

Feb. 13, 1843.

Baptized Mary Alice, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Marquis,

Marcus, son of Jonathan and Margaret Lyons,

Robert Morris, son of James and Letatia Kelly and

David Reed, son of Daniel and Rebecca Glen.

Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley ck.

Olive, May 14th, 1843.

Sermon by Rev. J. Arthur at which time the Ordinance of Baptism was administered to Martha Parrish, an adult. Peter Eckley.

Olive, Friday, June 9, 1843.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present. Rev. McCandless, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons and Peter Eckley. Recieved as regular members in full communion in this Church on examination, Amanda Lyons, Martha Parrish, Eliza Robb, Henry Reed and John Brown and his wife Katherine.

Saturday, June 10th, 1843.

Isaac Paxton another Elder took his seat, Peter Eckley was not present and Stephen Eckley and Julia Prentice were recieved on examination and John Keller and his wife, Hester and Mary Kirkpatrick or Certificate in full Communion with this Church.

Amanda Lyons and Eliza Robb not having been Baptized, the Ordinance of Baptism was administered to them.

June 11, 1843.

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered.

June 12, 1843.

The following children were baptized:

Rachael, daughter of John and Margaret Scoggan and

Mary Katherine, daughter of Thomas and Susan Lyons.

Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, ck.

Olive, June 24th, 1843.

John Brown and his wife Katherine dismissed to join the Church of Cross Roads. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, August 30th, 1843.

Margaret Manifold departed this life.

Olive, Sept. 2, 1843.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved as regular members in this Church on examination, James Robb and Mary Jane Paxton and on Certificate, Thomas Lyons and Susan Lyons, his wife.

Sept. 3rd, 1843.

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered.

Sept. 4th, 1843.

Baptized, William Zurill (?), son of James and Eliza Robb.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, October 13, 1843.

A committee was appointed to inquire into the Christian conduct of James Robb, a member of this Church. Who made the following report. That they have conversed with Mr. Robb and he makes the following statement.

I do hereby acknowledge that I am sorry for my conduct in laying myself under the necessity of returning from McConnelsville on the Sabbath and further that I gave out papers of a worldly nature on that Holy Day rest and do hereby promise the Grace of God, strengthening me to strive in the future to do better.

Signed, James Robb

The foregoing was published to the Congregation, Oct. 22, 1843. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, October 27, 1843.

Hannah Lyons departed this life.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, Dec. 13, 1843.Stephen R. Eckley, dismissed by Certificate. Peter Eckley, clk.

Olive, Jan. 6, 1844.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved on examination in full Communion in this Church, William Kirkpatrick. Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clk.

Olive, Feb. 5th, 1844.

Eleanor Boggs departed this life. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Feb. 29, 1844.

Baptized John, son of J. and L. Trainer.

John and Lydia Trainer dismissed by Certificate, likewise Henry Reed.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, April 14, 1844.

Baptized, Arthur, son of J. and A. Glen.

Olive, April 15, 1844.

David Lyons and his wife Sarah A. dismissed by Certificate. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Thus far examined and approved by Presbytery, Apr. 17, 1844. F. Arthur, Moderator.

Olive, May 4th, 1844.

Robert Marquis dismissed by Certificate. Peter Eckley, clerk.

A fame having arose against Michael Morrison, a member of this Church, Session thought it expedient to send a committee to talk with him and he, the said Mr. Morrison maketh the following acknowledgement, to wit.

I do hereby acknowledge that on the evening of the sixth of March last, in the town of Sharon being thrown into a passion and overcame by the same, I did and said things inconsistant with the Christian character and calculated to wound the cause of Christ and injure the feelings of my bretheren in the Church for which I am truly sorry and by the help of God do promise to strive to do better in time to come.

Signed, Michael Morrison.

May 16, 1844.

The foregoing was announced from the Pulpit on the 13th, inst. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, June 1, 1844.

Session met. Constituted with prayer, Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved on examination as regular members of this Church,

Alexander Brown and Sarah, his wife, John Thompson, Elizabeth Lyons, Mary Elliott and on Certificate, Sarah Thompson. Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

June 2, 1844.

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered.

June 3rd, 1844.

The following children were Baptized,

Mary Katherine, daughter of John and Elizabeth Cain and

Samuel Orr, son of James and Eliza Robb.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, Aug. 17, 1844.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator, Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved on examination in full Communion and regular membership in this Church, John McGrew and Martha McGrew.

Baptized, John McGrew and Martha McGrew.

August 18th, 1844.

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered. Rev. J. Arthur assisted.

Monday, Aug. 19th, 1844.

Baptized Van Buren, son of Katherine Hellerd.

Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Sarahsville branch of Olive, Aug. 31, 1844.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator, Elders, James Findley of Sarahsville and Peter Eckley of Olive.

Recieved as regular members of Olive Church, Margaret Fuller, Rebecca Hill and Wilson Fuller and on Certificate, Mary Musser.

Sept. 1, 1844.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered. And John Lyons and Isaac Paxton entered as Elders and took their seats.

Sept. 2, 1844.

Baptized, William Reed, son of John and Hester Keller.

Sept. 6, 1844.

Dismissed by Certificate, Daniel Glen and his wife Rebecca.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Sept. 6, 1844.

Baptized, May Elizabeth, dau. of John and Rebecca McGaw.

December 15, 1844.

Baptized, Ephriam Findley, son of Wilson Keller. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, Feb. 16th, 1845.

Sabbath, the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered. Rev. William Adkin assisted.

Monday 11th.

Baptized the following children:

John, son of John and Margaret Scoggan,

Cyrus Newton, son of James and Letitia Kelly.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Thus far examined and approved by Presbytery. Newark, April 21, 1845. M. M. Brown, Moderator.

Olive, April 6th, 1845.

William Lyons and his wife Elizabeth, dismissed to join the Church of Marietta.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, April 17th, 1845.

Hannah Marquis, deceased.

Olive, May 20th, 1845.

Alexander Greenlee, Jane, his wife and Eleanor their Daughter, dismissed by Certificate. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, June 29, 1845.

Sabbath. The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered. Rev. John Arthur assisted. Baptized the following children: Elisabeth, daughter of John and Sarah Thompson and Margaret A. daughter of Jonathan and Margaret Lyons. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, Aug. 16th, 1845.

Dismissed the following persons to join the Church of Sarahsville:

John Keller and Hester, his wife,

William Kirkpatrick and Mary, his wife,

Margaret Fuller, Rebecca Hill, Wilson Keller and Mary Musser.

August 31st, 1845.

Baptized, Hannah Agnes, infant daughter of Samuel and Elisabeth Marquis.

Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, November 1, 1845.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members Present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator, John Lyons, Elder.

Recieved on Examination, David Paxton, after which Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley, Elders, appeared and took their seats.

Then was recieved on Certificate, Mary Smith, William McElry and Letitia, his wife, Samuel Eakin and Mary, his wife. All the above are recieved into the privileges and full communion of this Church.

Sabbath morning, on Examination to the privileges of this Church, John B. Marquis. Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was Administered assisted by Rev. J. E. Alexander.

Monday after Sermon the following children were Baptized:

John Huston, son of Rev. William and Sarah Reed,

Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph and Ann Glen,

Thomas Henry, son of John and Rebecca McGaw and

Amelia, dau. of Thomas and Susan Lyons.

Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

An election for clerks was attended to, it being done by yeas and nays. Samuel Collins and Joseph Marquis were re-elected and Samuel Aikin, David D. Paxton and John B. Marquis were elected.

Olive, Jan. 20, 1846.

Ann Glen departed this life.

Olive, Feb. 9th, 1846.

Samuel Collins departed this life.

Olive, Feb. 11, 1846.

Thomas Lyons and wife, Susan, dismissed to join the Church at Marietta. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive, Feb. 16th, 1846.

John Glen departed this life.

Olive, April 2, 1846.

Letitia Kelly departed this life.

Olive, April 3, 1846.

Grace Coruthers dismissed by Certificate. Thus far examined and approved in Presbytery, Apr 8, 1846. S. Brown, Moderator.

Olive, April 26th, 1846.

James Robb and Eliza, his wife, dismissed.

June 1, 1846.

Baptized, Margaret Jane, infant daughter of John and Margaret Scoggan,

John Hunter, infant son of John and Mary Byers and

Clarissa Jane, infant daughter of John and Elizabeth Cune.

July 12, 1846.

Baptized: Nancy Jane, dau. of Daniel and Rebecca Glen.

October 4th, 1846.

Baptized, Mary Malissa, dau. of James and Sarah Rankin.

December 25th, 1846.

Baptized Sarah Culbertson.

December 27th, 1846.

Baptized Sarah A. Moore and Celia Scott.

Jan. 3, 1847.

Baptized Temperence Marquis.

Feb. 10, 1847.

John McGaw departed this life.

Feb. 11th, 1847.

Dismissed Rebecca and Martha McGaw by Certificate. Peter Eckley, clk.

Olive, May 30, 1846.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved as regular members of this Church on examination, John Boggs and on Certificate, Eveline Parrish.

May 31, 1846.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered. Assisted by Rev. M. M. Brown.

June 1, 1846.

Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clk.

August 23, 1846.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered. Rev. James Anderson assisted.

Olive, October 1, 1846.

John Marquis departed this life.

October 4th, 1846.

Recieved as regular member of this Church, on Certificate, James Rankin and Sarah, his wife.

Olive, Dec. 25th, 1846.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present, Rev. William Reed, Moderator, Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved as regular members in full communion with this Church on examination, George Culbertson and Sarah, his wife, Sarah Jane McGlashan, and Ester Jane Eckley.

Likewise Sabbath morning Dec. 27th, 1846, recieved Celia Scott, Sarah Jane Moore and Agnes Paxton, all on examination. Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered assisted by Rev. William Aikin. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive Church, March 20, 1847.

Recieved, Sarah Jane Moore and Agnes Paxton, all on examination. Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered at which Rev. William Aikin assisted. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Olive Church, March 20, 1847.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: William Reed, Moderator, Elders, John Lyons, Isaac Paxton and Peter Eckley.

Recieved as regular members in full communion with this Church on Certificate, M. L. Clutter and Elizabeth, his wife, William Marquis and Matilda Ann Marquis and on examination, Temperence Marquis, Cyrus McGlashan and Nancy Glen.

March 21, 1847.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered assisted by Rev. J. Arthur.

March 22nd, 1847.

Baptized the following children,

Hannah Alice, John Amer, Warren Thomas, Pricilla Ann, William Hogland and Amanda Matilda all children of Hannah Timberlake (widow).

Session closed with prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Thus far examined and approved in Presbytery April 7th, 1847. Benjamin I. Lowe, Moderator.

Olive, June 8th, 1847.

Cyrus McGlashan dismissed to join the Church of Zanesville.

July 12, 1847.

Katherine Lyons deceased.

July 17th, 1847.

Amanda Lyons deceased.

Sept. 19, 1847.

Baptized John Andrews son of Samuel and Mary Ailin.

By order of the Session the following persons are stricken from the records of our Church, John and Nancy Wells who have gone to the state of Illinois.

October 17, 1847.

Baptized the following children,

Mary, Robert, Katherine, Gilaspie and Esther Anne, children of George and Sarah Culbertson.

November 12, 1847.

Rachael Denison and Nancy Orr dismissed by Certificate.

November 12, 1847.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator, Elders, John Lyons and Peter Eckley.

Recieved as a member of this Church on examination, Joseph A. Marquis.

November 13, 1847.

Recieved on Certificate as members of this Church, Daniel Glen and his wife, Rebecca, Thomas Lyons and his wife, Susan and Cyrus McGlashan and on examination, Margaret Ann Stewart.

November 14th, 1847 (Sabbath).

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper administered, assisted by Rev. T. T. Smith.

November 15, 1847.

The following children were Baptized:

Serene Elizabeth, infant daughter of Easton and Elizabeth Daniel,

Isaac Whitefield, infant son of Jonathan and Margaret Lyons,

Mary Ellen, infant daughter of John and Sarah Thompson,

Mary Jane, infant daughter of Thomas and Susan Lyons,

Hannah Jane, infant daughter of Joseph and Alice Marquis,

Robert Jones and Elizabeth Ann, infant children of John B. and Temperence Marquis. Session closed with Prayer. Peter Eckley, clerk.

Washington, Apr. 5, 1848. Thus far examined and approved in Presbytery. J. E. Alexander, Moderator.

Saturday, April 15, 1848.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator, Elders, John Lyons and Isaac Paxton.

Sabbath the 16th. The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered.

Monday the 17th April 1846.

The following children were Baptized:

Thomas Chalmers, infant son of James and Phebe McGlashan,

Peter James, infant son of John and Jane Fogle.

Session closed with prayer. Samuel Aikin, clerk.

Monday, April 17th, 1848.

An election being held for Elders, Mr. Joseph Marquis, Easton W. Daniels and Samuel Aikin were elected, installed and ordained into office in the Congregation of Olive.

S. Aikin, clerk.

Friday, November 10th, 1848.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Joseph A. Marquis, Easton W. Daniels and Samuel Aikin.

Recieved on Certificate, Mrs. Mary Lyons as a member of this church.

Sabbath, Nov. 12th.

The Lord's Supper was administered, assisted by Rev. Mr. Caldwell. Session closed with prayer. Samuel Aikin, clerk.

Olive, Jan. 30th, 1849.

Session met. Constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. M. M. Brown, Moderator. Elders, Easton W. Daniels and Samuel Aikin.

Proceeded to take up the following charges. Common fame charges Joseph A. Marquis, jun. with immorality in unkind treatment of his wife, Mary Jane Marquis.

Also against Mary Jane Marquis, viz, common fame charges Mary Jane Marquis with immorality in refusing to live with Joseph A. Marquis, jun, her lawfully married husband.

A charge against Isaac Paxton was taken up, viz, common fame, charges Isaac Paxton with immorality in exerting his influence to prevent his daughter Mary Jane Marquis from living with her husband.

A charge was taken against Agnes Paxton, viz, common fame charges Agnes Paxton with immorality in exerting her influence to prevent her daughter Mary Jane Marquis from living with her husband.

Adjourned to meet Feb. 20th at one p.m.

Closed with prayer. Samuel Aikin, clerk.

Feb. 20th, 1849.

Session met and was constituted with prayer. members present, Rev. M. M. Brown, Moderator. Elders, Easton W. Daniels and Samuel Aikin.

According to previous arrangement, Rev. M. M. Brown acted as Moderator.

The charge against Joseph A. Marquis, jun., was taken up and Mr. Marquis admitted the charge against him and professed his sorrow therefor. His statement was that he admitted that in a passion he had used improper language for which he was sorry although he could by no means admit the correctness of many things said against him. It was decided that, although Mr. Marquis admits the charge, and professes his sorrow therefore, yet that for the honor of religion he should be suspended from the Communion for six months.

The charge against Mary Jane Marquis was taken up. Isaac Paxton, her father and Ruling Elder in this Church, appeared to answer in her behalf. He laid before the Session a written statement from Mary Jane Marquis in which she admits the fact of her refusing to live with her husband but justifies herself in various ways therein set forth. Her reasons were not deemed sufficient even admitting all her statements of facts to be correct it was decided that she should be suspended from the Communion of this Church until she gave satisfactory evidence of repentence.

Adjourned to meet to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock am. Adjourned with prayer.

Feb. 21, 1849.

Session met and was constituted with prayer. Members present: Rev. M. M. Brown, Moderator. Elders, Easton M. Daniels and Samuel Aikin.

The charge against Isaac Paxton was taken up. Mr. Paxton admitted the fact charged but denied its immorality and referred to the statement presented by his daughter on yesterday as containing all the reasons he wished to present in self-justification, whereupon it was decided that the charge was sustained.

Resolved: That he be rebuked before the Session and that he be suspended from the exercise of his office as Ruling Elder until the way be clear for his restoration.

The charge against Agnes Paxton was taken up. Mrs. Paxton admitted the fact charged but stated that she had good reasons for her conduct although she would not lay them before the Session further than had been already done. The charge against Mrs. Paxton was sustained. Resolved: that she be rebuked before the Session.

Session adjourned. Closed with prayer. Samuel Aikin, clerk.

Thus far examined and approved by presbytery meeting in Cambridge, April 11th, 1849. William M. Robinson, Moderator.

The Session having heard a report unfavorable to the Christian character of Joseph Glen, inquired of him about the truth of the report. Mr. Glen made the following acknowledgement and profession.

I do hereby acknowledge that I was guilty of improper conduct for which I have been exceedingly sorry and I hope that I have obtained pardon of the Lord and I do hereby promise, the Grace of God assisting me, that I will hereafter endeavor to live conformably to the Gospel. Joseph Glen.

Olive, May the 11th, 1849.

Session met and was constituted with prayer. Members present, Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Joseph A. Marquis and Samuel Aikin.

The Session was convinced of Mr. Glens Guilt from his own confession and acknowledgement but being also convinced of the sincerety of his repentence, did not think it a duty to suspend him from the Communion of the Church as he had expressed a willingness to deny himself that privilege for the present if the honor and welfare of Christ's Kingdom appears to demand it.

May 12th, 1849.

Recieved as a regular member of this Church on examination, Nancy Marquis.

May 13th, 1849.

The ordinance of Baptizm was administered to Nancy Marquis and to Robert Marquis on the same day who was recieved into the Church on Certificate.

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered. Rev. M. M. Brown assisted.

Sermon on Monday. Session closed with prayer. Samuel Aikin, clerk.

August 18th, 1849.

Session met and was constituted with prayer. Members present, Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Joseph Marquis, Easton Daniels and Samuel Aikin.

Saturday, August 19th, 1849.

The following children were baptized,

Jerusha Ann, infant dau. of Samuel and Elizabeth Marquis,

Joseph Baanah, infant son of Thomas and Matilda Ann Racy,

Joanna, infant daughter of John and Elizabeth Kain.

Recieved on examination, Mary Jane Porter as a regular member in full Communion of this Church. And on examination, Martha Ellen Boggs and Eliza Daniel.

Sabbath, Aug. 20th, 1849.

The Ordinance of Baptism was administered to Eliza Daniel.

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered assisted by Rev. William Fulton. Sermon on Monday. Samuel Aikin, clerk.

Sept. 1, 1849.

Eliza Daniel dismissed by certificate. Samuel Aikin, clerk.

Olive, Dec. 22, 1849.

Session met and was constituted with prayer. Members present, Rev. William Reed, Moderator. Elders, John Lyons, Joseph A. Marquis, jun., Easton Daniels and Samuel Aikin.

Recieved by Certificate, as regular members, in full communion with this Church, Hannah Boggs, Mary Lyons, and Eleanor Gill.

Sabbath, 23rd, 1849.

Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered. Sermon on Monday. Session closed with prayer. Samuel Aikin, clerk.