BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN
1881


We the undersigned committee have made an estimate of the money needed in the treasury for the use of the church this 31st day of December 1881. Each members capitation tax 50 cts, property 6 1/2 cts on per $100.

Capitation

Property

Total

Elizabeth Fink paid

 .50

 .50

William Emmart

 .50

 .50

Edward Bailey, wife & daughter paid

1.50

2.82

4.32

David Biser (Sen) & daughter paid

1.00

 .45

1.45

Jacob Biser wife & daughter paid $1.00

1.00

 .45

1.45

Benjamin Leatherman & wife paid

1.00

2.14

3.14

Wm Leatherman, wife & 2 daughters paid

2.00

2.47

4.47

Silas Biser & wife

1.00

 .06

1.06

Magdalene Biser

 .50

 .50

Daniel R Leatherman & wife paid

1.00

1.00

Daniel A Leatherman & daughter paid

1.00

4.36

5.36

Polly Ann Clark paid

 .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

6.50

7.50

John W Leatherman & wife paid

1.00

1.00

Annie Shields paid

 .50

 .50

Adam Carnell & wife paid

1.00

3.09

4.09

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

Charles H Biser & wife

1.00

1.00

Cate Leatherman, wife of George

 .50

 .50

Edward Biser & wife

1.00

1.00

Andrew T Whiteman

 .50

 .50

Frederick Biser & wife paid

1.00

1.46

2.46

Isaac Biser

 .50

 .50

Hannah Brenig

 .50

 .50

Mary Parker

 .50

 .50

Joseph Moyers & wife

 .50

 .50

Taylor Arnold & wife paid

1.00

 .51

1.51

Samuel Arnold & wife paid $6.00

1.00

5.20

6.20

Nancy J Emmart paid

 .50

 .50

Calvin Rogers & wife paid

1.00

 .32

1.32

Elizabeth Liller

 .50

 .50

Benjamin Hull & wife

1.00

1.62

2.62

Silas Izer paid

 .50

 .77

1.27

James T Whiteman & wife

1.00

 .20

1.20

Molly Fleming & daughter

1.00

1.00

John W Kline paid

 .50

1.30

1.80

Matilda Kline paid

 .50

 .50

John Leatherman paid

 50

2.65

3.15

Betty Lowers paid

 .50

 .50

Silas Izer appointed collector

John W Flick & wife

 .50

 

 .50

David Biser & Mother paid

1.00

1.00

John Whiteman & wife

1.00

1.00

George Biser & wife

1.00

 .50

1.50

Mikle Wigert & wife paid

1.00

1.66

2.66

William Urias & wife paid

1.00

1.45

2.45

Mikle Wigert Collector

Committee
David Biser
Jno W Arnold

1881
Provisions subscribed for communion meeting dinner first day breakfast and dinner 2nd day meeting on 29th and 30th of October 1881.

BREAD

BUTTER

MEAT

COFFEE &
SUGAR

APPLE
BUTTER

MONEY

Solomon Biser

5

4

1 gal

Peter Arnold

1.50

Zachariah Arnold

10

10

John Leatherman

1.00

George S Arnold

 .50

Taylor Arnold

5

2

Calvin Rogers

6

John W Arnold

8

Edward Bailey

2.00

Silas Izer

1.00

Frederick Biser

4

Joseph Moyers

2

Benjamin S Leatherman

5

5

John W Leatherman

6

Mikle Wigert

4

4

Harriet Ludwick

4

4

Elizabeth Fink

 .85

Adam Carnell

5

5

Polly Ann Clark

8

6

Benjamin Hull

2

Rachel Biser

 .50

Daniel A Leatherman

8

D Robert Leatherman

5

5

55

George Biser

1.00

Jacob Biser

4

Charles Biser

2

2

Peter Biser

4

2

Daniel B Arnold

8

4

Wm Leatherman

5

4

Benjamin Leatherman

3

3

CHURCH EXPENSES FOR THE YEAR 1881
Bills paid off December 31st, 1881

No 1

Bill from Taylor Arnold $1.50

 1.50

No 2

  " John W Arnold 15.05

15.06

No 3

  " John W Arnold for Church

 1.50

No 4

 " Zachariah Arnold

 6.62

No 5

 " B S Leatherman to A Prophet

14.46

No 6

  " Joseph Moyers for making fires

 6.50

No 7

  " Adam Carnell for Henry Vanmeter $27.60 paid $15.09

15.09

No 8

  " Silas Izer for collecting taxes

 1.27

No 9

 " Daniel B Arnold to annual meeting

 2.50

No 5

 " J W Arnold for year 1880

13.36

Paid on 31st Dec 1881

77.86

Left in treasury $3.96

Due Adam Carnell on bill No 7 $12.51

Received on tax paper and other wise for the use of the church 1881, $83.90

$83.90

First Quarterly council called and met on Saturday 1st day of October 1881.
Council opened by singing the 282nd hymn and prayer and reading the 12th chapter of Romans and some spoken from the same.

1st

A charge against Brother Solomon Biser by brother James Whiteman and a charge against bro. James Whiteman by bro. Solomon Biser are neither sustained.
After hearing the case the church decides to advise them with the rest of the church to help in good humor in difficulties hereafter, and that they were both wrong in the manner they talked to each other.

2nd

A letter from sister Molly Whiteman to the church is read. Upon her request and on account of the disrespectful letter and her worldly appearance she is disowned.

3rd

Church Decides that no huckstering on the ground at the time of the Communion meeting except horsefeed.

4th

Brother John W Leatherman Reports on the 13th day of July 1881, he forwarded to the foreign and domestic mission fund $3.00.
Council closed by singing the 281st hymn and prayer.



Second Quarterly council met on Saturday 4th day of ? 1881. Council opened by singing - and prayer, and reading - Romans.

1st

Brother Perry Jewel & wife ask for a certificate of membership.
Decided to give Brother Perry Jewel & wife a certificate.

2nd

A Charge against Jacob Hilkey & wife for allowing a dance in their mill.
Church decides - Brother Hilkey & wife done wrong in allowing the dance, but agrees to bear with them by giving them an admonition.

3rd

A charge against Sister Harriet High allowing a dance at her house at the time of her daughters marriage.
Church decides - Sister High done wrong in allowing a dance, but agrees to bear with her by giving her an admonition.

4th

William Stewart makes application to be received in the church.
Church decides - To postpone it for future counsel.

5th *

Council closed by singing the 249th hymn and prayer.

5th *

Church decides to extend the line between Beaver Run and Greenland Churches with the North Western Turnpike to the Top of Alleghany mountain. (to be accepted by the Greenland congregation.)

Third Quarterly council called and met on Saturday 5th day of March 1881.
Council opened by singing 282nd hymn, prayer and read the 12th chapter of Romans and some remarks from same.

1st

A charge against Sister Amanda J Walker (formerly Sister Amanda J Biser) of adultery.
Church decides not to hold sister Amanda J Biser as member. Brother Solomon Biser confesses that he was not as careful with his daughter Amanda as he should have been upon which confession the church feels to lay no other burden on him. (Amanda Brother Solomon's wife is absent at this council.)

2nd

Church decides to send Brethren David B Arnold and George S Arnold as delegates to district meeting at Greenland.

3rd

Brother John W Leatherman Reports collected and forwarded $4 to the foreign and domestic mission fund January 7th 1881.

Council closed by singing the 255th hymn and prayer.

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