BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN
1884

Provisions subscribed for communion meeting on the 25th and 26th days of October 1884.
To have dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday morning.

BREAD

MEAT

BUTTER

APPLE
BUTTER

PICKLES

MONEY

John W Leatherman

4

2 lbs

William Leatherman

4

3

Daniel A Leatherman

4

 1.50 paid

Peter Arnold

 1.50 paid

George Biser

 1.00 paid

Mikle Wigert

4

2

1

Daniel B Arnold

6

4

George S Arnold

3

2

John W Arnold

4

Zachariah Arnold

10

10

Benjamin S Leatherman

4

4

Frederick Biser

4

2

Solomon Biser

5

3

3

Harriet Ludwick

4

4

Robert Leatherman

4

6

Peter Biser

4

4

Jacob Biser

3

Luezer Biser

  .25 paid

Calvin Rogers

4

4

Polly Ann Clark

5

4

Molly Fleming

2

We the undersigned committee have made an estimate of the money required or needed in the treasury for the use of the Church this 5th day of April 1884.
Each member to pay a capitation tax of 25 cents, And on each members property 3 1/4 on per $100.

CAPITATION

PROPERTY

TOTAL

Elizabeth Fink

 .25

 .25

William Emmart

 .25

 .25

Edward Bailey wife & 2 daughters

1.00

1.41

2.41

David Biser Sen & daughter

 .50

 .22

 .72

Jacob Biser wife & daughter

 .50

 .16

 .66

Elizabeth Leatherman paid

 .25

 .25

Wm Leatherman wife & 2 daughters

1.00

1.23

2.23

Silas Biser & wife

 .50

3

 .53

Magdaline Biser

 .25

 .25

Danile P Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .50

Peter Biser & wife

 .50

 .95

1.45

B S Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .95

1.45

John W Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .50

Anna V Shields

 .25

 .25

Adam M Carnell & wife

 .50

1.55

2.05

Zachariah Arnold & wife

 .50

1.55

2.05

John W Arnold & wife

 .50

 .54

1.04

Harriet Ludwick

 .25

 .25

Charles H Biser

 .50

 .50

Cate Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Edward Biser & wife

 .50

 .50

Andrew T Whiteman

 .25

 .25

Frederck Biser & wife

 .50

 .73

1.23

Isaac Biser

 .25

 .25

Hannah Brenig

 .25

 .25

Hendricks Clark

 .25

 .25

Mary Parker

 .25

 .25

Taylor Arnold & wife

 .50

 .25

 .75

Daniel Arnold & wife

 .50

1.00

1.50

Nancy J Emmart

 .25

 .25

Calvin Rogers & wife

 .50

1.25

1.75

Benjamin Hull & wife

 .50

1.25

1.75

Silas Izer

 .25

 .65

 .90

James T Whiteman & wife

 .25

 .10

 .35

Elizabeth Whiteman

 .25

 .25

Molly Fleming & daughter

 .25

 .25

John W Kline

 .25

 .75

1.00

Matilda Kline

 .25

 .74

 .25

John Leatherman

 .25

1.32

1.57

John R Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .50

Robert Hull

 .25

 .25

David High

 .25

 .25

Mary Rodruck

Catherine Blackburn

Sister Harris

Harriet Blackburn

Mary A Spurling

Polly Prophet

Martha Biser

Elizabeth Hersman

John R Parker

Edward Whiteman & wife

Hannah Leatheman

 .25

 .25

Martha J Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Taylor Arnold appointed collector of the above taxes

John W Flick & wife

 .25

 .25

Luezer Biser

 .25

 .25

John Whiteman & wife

 .50

 .50

George Biser & wife

 .50

 .25

 .75

Mikle Wigert & wife

 .50

 .83

1.33

William Urias & wife

 .50

 .72

1.22

Rachel Biser

 .25

 .25

Mikle Wiger Appointed collector of the above taxes.

John Burk & wife sen

 .50

 .50

Alfred Izer wife & daughter

 .75

 .75

Rebecca Izer

 .25

 .25

David Izer & wife

 .50

 .50

Silas Izer appointed collector of the above taxes

Committee - Peter Arnold, John W Arnold, Mikle Wigert, David Biser

1884
Church expenses for the year ending this 5th day of April 1884.
Bills paid off April 5th 1884

No 1

Expense of Delegate to annual meeting

$3.75

No 2

To Taylor Arnold for lumber for styles

 2.81

No 3

To Aaron Fike traveling expenses & wine for love feast

 4.35

No4

To Calvin Rogers for mutton at love feast 89 lbs at 8 cts per lb

 7.12

No 5

To Martin Biser for laying floors, in Joseph Moyers house

10.00

No 6

For shovel to Church house

  .75

No 7

For Polly Prophet 10 yds muslin

 1.00

No 8

For goods to Julia Ann Leatherman

 6.00

No 9

To Peter Biser for taking care of sister Polly Prophet while sick

25.00

No 10

To Joseph Moyers for making fires

 5.00

No 11

For 2 elbows for stoves at meeting house

  .60

Amt of Bill paid out year ending April 5th 84

$66.38

Amounts received for church purposes in year 1883, and up to April 5th 1884

Received for Love feast

$2.00

Received for horse feed and cakes

 4.22

  " on church tax papers

41.85
48.07

Amt left in treasury from year 1882

65.61

Total amt

$113.68

Amt of expenses in year 1883 up to April 5th 1884

66.38

Amount left in treasury this 5th day of April 1884 $47.30

$47.30

First Quarterly council called and met on Monday 3rd day of March 1884.
Council opened by singing the 253rd hymn, prayer and reading the 15th chapter of John and some remarks from the same.

Case 1st

To Elect two (2) delegates to District meeting to be held at Sandy Creek congregation on Fri before the 3rd Sunday in April 1884. Brothers Daniel B Arnold and George S Arnold elected as delegates to district meeting.

Case 2nd

To make same compensation to Brother Peter Biser for taking care of Sister Polly Prophet while sick at his house.

Church decides to pay bro Peter Biser twenty-five ($25) dollars.

Case 3rd

Church to consider the allowances to be made to Isaac Poling for service rendered to Sister Catharine Martin in her afflictions.
Church Decides To allow Isaac Poling two ($2) dollars per week from beginning of her sickness.
Brethren Daniel A Leatherman and Daniel R Leatherman are appointed to attend to the case, and to see the Overseer of the poor about provisions for her, and if he does not, furnish her , the brethren should be the judge whether the amount be sufficient or not.

Case 4th

Church Decides not to send a delegate to annual meeting for 1884.

Case 5th

Church Decides to submit the exception of the revised minutes of Annual meeting to the delegates of District meeting.

Case 6th

Church decides that each member shall hand in their tax receipt with their amount, the owe taken from their receipt in the spring of 1885. Also the church decides that each member hand in their receipt every 3 years likewise thereafter.

Case 7th

Brother John W Leatherman Reports he collected an forwarded four ($4) dollars to the foreign and domestic mission fund this 1st day of January 1884.

Council closed by singing the 111th hymn and prayer.

According to a decision of the 2nd Quarterly council meeting, On the day of harvest meeting an election is held for to elect 3 deacons which resulted as follows John Wm Arnold, John W Leatherman and Mikle Wickert, done this 20nd day of August 1884.
September 22nd 1884

Second Quarterly Council called an met Monday 2nd day of June 1884,
Council opened by singing the 282nd hymn, prayer, and reading the 6th Chapter of Ephesians.

Case 1st

Reading of the minutes of District Meeting held at the Salem Church, Sandy Creek congregation, Preston County West Virginia April 18th 1884. Investigating.

Case 2nd

A report in regard to Bro James Whiteman doing wrong in effecting a settlement with James Ludwick. Bro James did wrong in calling James Ludwick a lair, and also in manifesting a spirit for fighting. Bro James acknowledges his wrong and promises to do so no more.

Case 3rd

Decided to elect three Deacons at our coming harvest meeting.

Case 4th

Decided to hold our next communion meeting October 25th and 26th 1884.

Case 5th

Installing Sister Lydia B Arnold into the Second degree of the ministry.

Council closed by singing the 631st hymn and prayer.

Third Quarterly Council called and met on Monday 22nd day of September 1884.
Council Opened by singing the 282nd hymn, prayer and reading the 2nd chapter of first Peter and some remarks made from the same.

Case 1st

Sister Mariah Shafer and Sister Mary Hull presented their certificate of membership to this church and were received as members.

Case 2nd

Church decides to let Bro Taylor Arnold sell horsefeed, bread, meat, pies, cakes, cheese, apples and peaches at the time of the communion meeting.

Case 3rd

Bro John W Leatherman reports he collected and forwarded $2.25 to the foreign and domestic mission fund 16th day of July 1884.

Council closed by singing the 114th hymn and prayer.

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