BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN


EXPENSES OF 1880 AND SOME OF 1879
Amount of Bills Handed in on January 10th 1881

For 1879 to Adam Carnell No 2

paid

$12.02

1880 to Adam Carnell No 3

paid

 14.45

To Solomon Biser No 4

paid

  2.40

To John W Arnold No 5 less than

paid

 19.03

To Zachariah Arnold No 6

paid

  9.33

To Zachariah Arnold 1879 No 7

paid

  4.00

To Taylor Arnold No 8

paid

  .75

Amt for Henry Vanmeter

 24.92

To David Clark, No 9 for 1879

paid

  7.70

To Calvin Rogers, 1880, No 10

paid

  2.40

To B L Leatherman 1880, No 11

paid

 14.32

To Joseph Moyers, 1880, No 12

paid

  .50

Amt for Adam Prophet

 24.92

To B S Leatherman for B Hickle, No13, paid

  .84

To B S Leatherman for meeting for communion

paid

  4.75

To Joseph Moyers, for making fires 1880

paid

  5.00

10.59

Vanmeter

62,98

Prophet Total Expenses

24.92

Balance due John W Arnold $13.36
Above balances paid Dec 31, 1881


We the undersigned committee have made an estimate of the money needed in treasury for the use of the church. This 5th day of January 1890. Each members capitation tax 50 cts, Property tax 6 1/2 cts on $100.

EXEMPT

CAPITATION
TAX

PROPERTY

TOTAL

Elizabeth Fink paid

$ .50

$ .50

George W Leatherman

  .50

 .78

 1.28

William Emmart

 

  .50

  .50

Mary Bailey paid

  .50

  .50

David Biser, sen paid

 

  .50

 .45

  .95

Jacob Biser, wife & daughter paid

 1.00

 .33

 1.33

Benjamin Leatherman, wife & 2 daughters paid

 2.00

2.47

 4.47

Silas Biser & wife

1.00

 .06

 1.06

Magdaline Biser

  .50

  .50

Daniel A Leatherman & daughter paid

 1.00

4.36

 5.36

Daniel R Leatherman & wife paid

 1.00

 .100

Mary Ann Clark piad

 

  .50

  .50

Elizabeth Hersman paid

  .50

  .50

Peter Biser & wife paid

 1.00

1.90

 2.90

Sally Whip

  .50

  .50

Benjamin S Leatherman & wife paid

 1.00

8.64

 9.64

John W Leatherman & wife paid

 1.00

 .100

Eliza A Hersman paid

  .50

  .50

Anne V Shields paid

  .50

  .50

Adam M Carnell & wife paid

 1.00

3.09

 4.09

Catharine Hartman

  .50

  .50

Zachariah Arnold & wife paid

 1.00

5.73

 6.73

John W Arnold & wife paid

 1.00

1.08

 2.08

Harriet Ludwick paid

  .50

  .50

Catharine Leatherman paid

  .50

  .50

Molly Whiteman

  .50

  .50

Andrew T Whiteman paid

  .50

  .50

Frederick Biser & wife paid

 1.00

1.46

 2.46

Isaac Biser paid

  .50

  .50

Hannah Breinig

  .50

  .50

Edward T Biser & wife

 1.00

 1.00

Joseph Moyer & & wife paid

  .50

  .50

Taylor Arnold & wife paid

 1.00

 .51

 1.51

Samuel Arnold & wife paid $41

 1.00

5.20

 6.20

Hilky

  .50

  .50

Nancy J Emmart paid

  .50

  .50

Calvin Rogers & wife paid

 1.00

 .32

 1.32

Charles Biser

  .50

  .50

Elizabeth Liller

  .50

  .50

Daniel Rodruck & wife

  .50

  .50

  " Martin (sister)

  .50

  .50

Benjamin Hull & wife paid

 1.00

1.62

  2.62

Harriet Blackburn

  .50

  .50

Silas Iser paid

  .50

 .77

 1.27

James T Whiteman & wife

 1.00

 .20

 1.20

Edward Whiteman & wife

 1.00

 .22

 1.22

Mary Fleming & daughter

 1.00

 .100

John W Kline paid

  .50

1.30

 1.80

Matilda Kline paid

  .50

 

  .50

John Leatherman paid

  .50

2.65

 3.15

John Biser & daughter

  .50

  .50

Betty Lowers

  .50

  .50

Silas Iser collector of the above taxes

John W Flick & wife

  .50

  .50

David Biser & mother paid

 1.00

 1.00

John Whiteman & wife

 1.00

 1.00

George Biser & wife paid

 

  .50

1.00

 1.50

Michael Wigert & wife paid

 1.00

1.66

 2.66

Wm Urice & wife paid

 1.00

1.66

 2.66

Michael Wigert collector of above taxes

Povision subscribed for communion meeting October 23rd and 24th dinner on Saturday and breakfast and dinner on Sunday.

Bread

Butter

Pickles

Coffee
Sugar

Apple
Butter

Money

Taylor Arnold

5

2

John Leatherman

$1.00

Samuel Arnold

co 5 lb
sugar 8

Joseph Moyers

3

1

Solomon Biser

4

6

2

Frederick Biser

2

 1.00

George Biser

4

4

Silas Izer

4

Michael Wigert

4

5

Peter Biser

4

2

Zachariah Arnold

10

10

George S Leatherman

  .50

John W Leatherman

4

4

Calvin Rogers

6

Daniel A Leatherman

6

6

John W Arnold

6

5

Daniel B Arnold

8

Edward Bailey

4

4

Molly Fleming

6

Benjamin Leatherman

3

3

Polly Ann Clark

8

6

2

Elizabeth Whiteman

6

Robert Leatherman

5

4

Wm Leatherman

4

4

Catharine Leatherman

6
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110

634

5

lb 8lb

4

 2.50

First Quarterly council called and met on Saturday March 6th 1880
Council opened by singing and prayer and reading the 12th chapter of First Corinthians.

1st

Brother John W Arnold appointed in place of Brother Isaac W Leatherman on tax committee and assistant clerk.

2nd

Brother Benjamin Hickle asks for a certificate of membership.
Decided to give Brother Hickle a certificate.

3rd

Decided to send two Brethren as delegates to district meeting. Daniel B Arnold and George S Arnold is elected as delegates to the district meeting at German Settlement.

4th

 Decided to not install Brother John W Leatherman to the office of Ministry, to which the church called (or elected) him in June council of 1879 on account of bad health and other reasons.

Council closed by singing 111th hymn and prayer.

Second Quarter council called and met on Saturday June 5th 1880
Council opened by singing 171st hymn and reading the 13th chapter of Hebrews, and some explanation from the same.

1st

Minutes of District meeting read.

2nd

Edward Bailey makes application to be restored in the church as member.
Decided to restore him.

3rd

Brother John Whiteman by letter to Brother Daniel B Arnold requests the church consider him no member.
Decided - to send two Brethren George S Arnold and Frederick Biser to admonish him, and if he did not acknowledge his wrong and become reconciled; then his request will be considered granted.

4th

A motion needs to settle the balance of debt for the meeting house.
Decided - to raise the money by taxing in the same way the poor fund is raised the plan being adopted by the church in 1877. Each member pay one dollar capitation, then taking the assessment of 1879 as a basis, and their indebtedness being deducted; each member pay according to actual worth, the money to be paid by the 25th day of July 1880. George S Arnold and John W Arnold to complete and count each members tax, and they shall also decide who shall be exempt from the capitation and who shall not and the members are to furnish this committee with their actual worth by the 15th day of June 1880.
George S Arnold appointed collector.

Council closed by singing the 104th hymn and prayer.

Third Quarterly council called and met on Saturday 2nd day of October 1880.
Council opened by singing 195th hymn and prayer and reading the 18th chapter of Matthew and some explanation from the same.

1st

A charge against Bro James T Whiteman for manifesting a disposition to fight, also, that he used profane language,
After having an understanding of the case and Brother James promised to be more careful in the future, the church agreed to bear with him upon his acknowledgement.

2nd

Decided - To give the liberty to sell horsefeed, bread, meat, pies, cakes, apples and candy at the time of the Communion meeting. All parties selling under this decision are strictly forbidden to anything except the articles named.

3rd

Decided - That bro John W Leatherman be appointed solicitor and collector for the treasury of the Domestic and foreign Mission work of our general brotherhood.

Council closed by singing 119th hymn and prayer.

Fourth Quarterly council called and met on Saturday 1st day of January 1881 (ought to have been called in December 1880)
Council opened by singing 282nd hymn and prayer, and reading the 13th chapter of first Corinthians.

1st

A charge against Brother David Riggleman of stealing, swearing and fighting. He was not present at council. But the church thought the evidence sufficient not hold him as member.

2nd

The committee visited Brother John Whiteman (as the 2nd quarterly council of June the 5th 1880, decided in the 3rd query or charge) he acknowledged he was to (?sic) in saying what he did and desired to be retained in the church.

3rd

The committee appointed to levy and collect money to pay church house debt, report that they collected the money and the debt is paid. (The 2nd Quarterly council June 5th 1880, 4th Decision)

Council closed by singing 104th Hymn and prayer.

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