BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN
1879

JANUARY 4, 1879

We the undersigned committee have made an estimate of the money needed in the treasury for the use of the church as follows; each member to be taxed 50 cts per member, and 5 cts on the $100. Done this 4th day of January 1879.

EXEMPTION

CAPITATION

TAX
PROPERTY

TOTAL

Elizabeth Fink

 .50

 .50

George W Leatherman paid

 .50

 .50

Benjamin Hickle and wife

2

William Emmart

 .50

 .50

Edward Bailey & wife

1.00

2.17

3.17

David Biser Sen

 .50

 .35

 .85

Jacob Biser, wife & daughter

1.00

1.65

2.65

Benjamin Leatherman & wife paid

1.00

1.65

2.65

Wm Leatherman, wife & 2 daughters paid

2.00

1.90

3.90

Silas Biser & wife

1.00

 .04

1.04

Magdalene Biser

 .50

 .50

Daniel A Leatherman, wife & daughter

1.50

3.36

4.86

Daniel R Leatherman & wife

1.00

1.00

Richard B Leatherman

 .50

 .50

Mary A Clark

 .50

 .50

Elizabeth Hersman

1

Peter Biser & wife

1.00

1.47

2.47

Nicholas Biser Sen

1

Sally Whip

 .50

 .50

Benjamin L Leatherman & wife

1.00

6.65

7.65

John W Leatherman & wife

1.00

1.00

Eliza A Hersman

 .50

 

 .50

Daniel B Arnold & wife

2

Ann V Shields

 .50

 .50

Adam M Carnell & wife

1.00

2.38

3.38

Catharine Hartman

 .50

 

 .50

Zachariah Arnold & wife

1.00

4.41

5.41

John W Arnold & wife

1.00

 .83

1.83

Harriet Ludwick

 .50

 .50

Charles Arnold & wife

1.00

1.00

James Feribee & wife

 .50

 .50

 .50

Sarah Leatherman

 .50

 .50

Martha Owens (Looks like line drawn through this name)

1

Dorcas Hull

 .50

 .50

  Roberts (sister)

 .50

 .50

Elizabeth Arnold

1

Peter Arnold & wife

2

Harriet Blackburn

 .50

 .50

Mary Ann Spurling

1

Silas Izer

 .50

 .59

1.09

James T Whiteman & wife

1.00

 .15

1.15

Edward Whiteman & wife

1.00

 .17

1.17

Mary Fleming & 2 daughters

1.50

1.50

John W Kline

 .50

1.00

1.50

Matilda Kline

 .50

 

 .50

Solomon Biser & wife

2

John Leatherman

 .50

2.04

2.54

Isaac W Leatherman & wife

2

John Biser & daughter

 .50

 .50

Henry Vanmeter & wife

2

George L Arnold

1

On James ARnolds Paper at the head of Mill Creek

Joshua Rinker & wife

 .50

 .14

 .64

James Arnold & wife

1.00

1.00

James Fleming & wife

1.00

 .07

1.07

Eveline Clever

1

Rachael Bowman

1

Solomon Leatherman, wife & daughter

1.00

1.00

John Merit & wife

1.00

1.00

Catharine Huffman

 .50

 

 .50

Ann Huffman

1
15

Nicholas Leatherman, wife & 2 daughters

4

Adam Merit & wife

1.00

1.00

Samuel Rinker

 .50

 .48

 .98

Catharine Rinker

1

George High & wife

 .50

 .03

 .53

Frederick Rinker & wife

1.00

1.00

Thomas Kenney

 .50

 .50

Hiram High

 .50

 .50

George Bobo & wife

 .50

 .02

 .52

Joseph Bobo & wife

 

1.00

1.00

Dier Caroll

 .50

 .50

Susan Sions

 .50

 

 .50

John M Leatherman & wife

1.00

 .25

1.25

Frederick Ludwick

1

Elizabeth Ludwick

1

Eliza Ludwick

1

Matilda Ludwick

1

Jane Rinker

1
10

On Michael Wigerts Paper at Lower District

Michael Wigert & wife

1.00

1.27

2.27

William Urice & wife

1.00

1.14

2.14

George Biser & wife

1.00

 .39

1.39

John W Flick & wife

 .50

 .50

David Biser & mother

1.00

1.00

Juliann Leatherman

1

John Whiteman & wife

1.00

1.00

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11
15
11
6
43

Peter Arnold
David Biser Committee
Isaac W Leatherman

Catharine E Leatherman

 .50

 .50

Elizabeth Whiteman & 2 daughters

1.50

1.50

Adnrew T Whiteman

 .50

 .50

Frederick Biser & wife

1.00

1.12

2.12

Isaac Biser

 .50

 .50

Hannah Breining

 .50

 .50

Hannah Biser & daughter

2

Charles Whiteman

 .50

 .50

Mary Parker

 .50

 .50

John Jewell, wife & 3 daughters

1.00

 .01

1.01

Margaret Hamilton

1

Perry Jewel & wife

 .50

 .50

Adam Prophet & wife

 .50

 .50

Edward Biser & wife

2

Martha Biser

 .50

 .50

Joseph Moyers and wife

 .50

 .50

Taylor Arnold & wife

 .50

 .50

Susan Biser

 .50

 .50

Samuel Arnold and wife

1.00

4.00

5.00

Joseph Workman

 .50

1.49

1.99

Washington Bobo

1

Raphael Baker

 .50

 .50

  Hilky

 .50

 

 .50

Nancy Jane Emmart

 .50

 .50

Calvin Rogers and wife

1.00

 .25

1.25

Charles Biser

 .50

 .50

Catharine Blackburn

1

Elizabeth Harris

1

Elizabeth Liller

 .50

 .50

Mary Rodruck

1

Daniel Rodruck & wife

 .50

 .50

Sarah Likens

1

  Martin (sister)

 .50

 .50

  George " do not belong to us

1
11

Provisions for the communion meeting October 25th and 26th 1879, dinner on Sat and breakfast and dinner on Sun.

Bread

Butter

Meat

Apple
Butter

Money

Michael Wigert

1.00

Eliza Ann Hersman

 .25

Solomon Biser

4

5

William Leatherman

4

3

Benjamin L Leatherman

4

1 gal

George Biser

4

David A Leatherman

6

David B Arnold

8

Zachariah Arnold

10

10

John W Arnold

10

Molly Fleming

5

2

2

Silas Izer

4

Elizabeth Fink

1.00

Calvin Rogers

6

Jacob Biser

4

Elizabeth Arnold

1.50

Peter Arnold

2.00

Polly Ann Clark

8

6

David Biser

8

Taylor Arnold

5

2

Nicholas Leatherman

5

John W Leatherman

4

3

George Arnold found 50 lbs of flour and Harriet Blackburn baked in bread

10

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  in year 1879

103

37 lbs

3 gal

$5.75

1879 Expenses or Bills against the church

Jany 3rd

Paid A Bill of Solomon & Charles Biser

$15.85

H Vanmeter Prophet

  " 3rd

  " " of Solomon Biser for Prophet

 3.70

15.85

 3.70

  "

Paid To Joseph Moyers for making Fires

 5.00

  " 3rd

  " To Benjamin Leatherman for meat

 1.60

 .160

Jany 3rd

Paid To John W Kline

 3.00

 3.00

  " 3rd

  " to John W Arnold

 2.50

 2.50

  " "

Paid an acct of B S Leatherman

10.09

10.09

Jany 4th 1879

  " To Peter Arnold

10.00

10.00

Jany 4th

  " To Silas Izer for collecting tax

 1.09

Amounts of Moneys Received in treasury in year 1879

1879
Jany 4th

Received on paper 1878. $23.00
by Silas Izer as collected

 
$23.00

January 4th

Received on paper 1878 by B S Leatherman

  9.76

April 8th

Received on tax paper 1879 $18.00
of Silas Izer as collected

 18.00

1880
April 3rd

Received 24$ of Silas Izer as
church collector

 24.00

July 26th

Received on tax paper 1879 by
R S Leatherman treasurer $8.42

  8.42

B S Leatherman treasurer $8.65

  8.65

Jany 3rd

Collected on tax papers $1879

 13.40

1879

Expenses or bills paid out in year 1879



MARCH 1ST 1879

1st

Council meeting at Beaver Run Church is opened with singing and prayer. also the 12th chapter of Romans is read. After same discussion on motion, it is decided that William Leatherman with Isaac W Leatherman as assistant, are clerks, to record the business of the meeting of paid church. Except some notes or transactions the church think it not proper to have recorded.

2nd

Decided to send two delegates to district meeting, at Luney's Creek upon which David B Arnold and Isaac W Leatherman are chosen.

3rd

Decided to have deed recorded for the land that Adam Prophet now lives on.

4th

Church decided after a long consideration, that members dissatisfied with a member or members for conforming to much in the fashions or customs of the world, shall inform the Elders who shall admonish the aggrieving parties.

5th

Church expels Charles Whiteman from the church upon his not complying with a former decision of the church.

6th

Also decided that John Jewell Jun is expelled from the Church for not complying with a former decision.

7th

Church decides not to allow members to distill liquor.

8th

Church is agreed to a change of line between Beaver run Church and Greenland Church.

.9th

Church decided that there be an Election for a minister.

10th

Edward Bailey is charged with sueing for slander, he acknowledges the charge is true, The church decides that he shall take the suit out of court, and pay his own cost then if the opposing party is willing he may arbitrate the case , he is also required to acknowledge that he gave in contradictory evidence in his statement to the church.
He does not consent to abide by the decision.

Council closes with singing and prayer.

March 23, 1879
Council at Beaver Run Church is called at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Meeting is opened with singing and prayer.

1st

Edward Bailey calls for a reconsideration of the charge of contradictory evidence. Deferred.

2nd

Edward Bailey reads a list of questions, and reads a number of charges partially against the church, but no case is given.

3rd

Church decides to send the following query to the district meeting. Has a brother a right to sue for character - and what shall be done in case a brother has sued for character and the suit is pending.

4th

Zachariah Arnold asks permission to collect (rest missing)

 
1879 Council Meeting on 4th of October 1879

12th

Decided to give the liberty to sell horsefeed, bread, meat, pies and cakes at the time of communion meeting, 1879

13th

Decided the saddle horses shall not be used for huckstering
Meeting closed with singing, prayers

1879
Fourth Quarterly council called and met Saturday 20th of December 1879. (10th chapter of 1st Corinthians is read.) Meeting opened with singing and prayer.

1st

Minutes of previous meeting are read and corrected.

2nd

It is proposed to advance one or more of the brethren from the first degree to the second degree of the ministry.
Decided - To advance Peter Arnold, George S Arnold and Isaac W Leatherman, Upon which they are advanced at this time.

3rd

It is proposed to make same move to pay the back money on the church house.
Decided - to try a subscription.


Council closed with singing the 107th hymn & prayer.

4th

A charge against Taylor Arnold for over over valuing Peter Arnolds labor at Zachariah Arnolds.
Decided compromised.

5th

A dissatisfaction with John W Arnold and wife for giving contradictory or false evidence in Peter Arnolds estates
Dropped Satisfactory

6th

A dissatisfaction about brethren wearing beard on the upper lip and shaving off the rest.
Decided to adopt the decision of annual meeting.

7th

Silas Izer asks privilege to defend a case in law.
Privilege granted.

9th

A charge against Margaret Clindintz for committing adultery.
Decided - She is expelled from the church as a member.

10th

Decided to donate 3$ to the Danish(?sic) mission.

11th

Decided - On a line between Beaver Run church and ? church. The line to commence at Sions Mill, running across the mountains through Snacktown gap, thence down the ridge north east of Joshua Rinkers and Edward Whiteman Sr, crossing mill creek above Elijah Highs, thence, up Sandy hollow through the land of Harriet Highs, Same course continued to the county line, thence with a strait line to (?Pierces) Mills, thence with the top of furnace mountain, to the grant county line.


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