BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN
1886

We the undersigned committee have made an estimate of the money needed in the treasury for the use of the church this 1st day of January 1886.
Each member to pay a capitation tax of 25 cents. And on each members property 3 1/4 cts per $100 valuation.

Capitation

Property

Total

Edward Baily wife & 2 daughters

1.00

1.40

2.40

Elizabeth Fink

 .25

 .25

William Emmart

 .25

 .25

David Biser

 .25

 .22

 .47

Jacob Biser wife & daughter

 .50

 .16

 .66

Elizabeth Leatherman

 .25

 .25

William Leatherman wife & 2 daughters

1.00

 1.23

2.23

Silas Biser & wife

 .50

 .03

 .53

Magdaline Biser

 .25

 .25

Daniel R Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .50

Mary Ann Clark

 .25

 .25

Peter Biser & wife

 .50

 .90

1.40

Benjamin S Leatherman & wife

 .50

3.25

3.75

John W Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .50

Annie V Shields

 .25

 .25

Adam M Carnell & wife

 .50

1.55

2.05

Zachariah Arnold & wife

 .50

2.86

3.36

John W Arnold & wife

 .50

 .54

1.04

Harriet Ludwick

 .25

 .25

Charles H Biser & wife

 .50

 .50

Kate Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Edward Biser & wife

 .50

 .73

1.23

Frederick Biser & wife

 .50

 .73

1.23

Isaac Biser

 .25

 .25

Hannah Brenig

 .25

 .25

Taylor Arnold & wife

 .50

 .25

 .75

Calvin Rogers & wife

 .50

 .25

 .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 Paid

 .25

 .75

1.00

Matilda Kline Paid

 .25

 .25

Harriet High

 .25

 .25

Hannah Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Martha Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Margaret Clinedinst

 .25

 .25

John Bane Paid

 .25

1.00

1.25

Hendricks Clark

 .25

 .50

 .75

Nancy Arnold

Mary rodruck

Catharine Blackburn

Mary Ann Spurling

Mary Prophet

Martha Biser

John R Parker

Edward Whiteman & wife

Hester Ann Donahue

Harriet Blackburn

Wesley Brown

Margaret Brown

John W Flick & wife

Luezer Biser

 .25

 .25

Jane Whiteman

George Biser & wife

 .50

 .25

 .75

Mikle Wickert wife & daughter

 .50

 .83

1.33

William Urias & wife

 .50

 .72

1.22

Provisions subscribed for communion meeting on the 13th and 14th days of October 1886.
Meeting to commence at 2 o'clock on the 13th day.

Bread

Butter

Meat

Apple
Butter

Money

William Leatherman

2 Loaves

2 lbs

Benjamin S Leatherman

2

2

Harriet Ludwick

2

2

George S Arnold

 .50

Mikle Wickert

 .50

Zachariah Arnold

5

4

John W Arnold

2

Taylor Arnold

2

1

Peter Biser

2

2

John W Leatherman

2

1

Daniel B Arnold

4

George Biser

 .50

Solomon Biser

2

2

Edward Bailey

3

1

Polly Ann Clark

2

2

Daniel R Leatherman

2

2

George W Leatherman

 .50

Peter Arnold

1.00

John W Kline mutton

85 lbs
$5.10

No Settlement made for the year 1886

Church Expenses for the year of 1885 to this 1st day of January 1886.

No 1

January 5th, 1885, paid P S Miller expenses

1.50

No 2

Paid Aaron Fikes expenses

4.00

No 3

Paid Solomon Bisers expenses to district meeting

1.80

No 4

 " Daniel B Arnolds expenses to district meeting

4.00

No 5

Paid to John W Arnold expenses for Love Feast

5.94

No 6

Paid Joseph Moyers for making fires

9.00

Church expenses in year 1885

$26.24

Amount collected on tax paper and otherwise in year 1885 $17.23

A balance left in treasury on settlement up to 1st day of January 1885

58.66

75.89

Expenses in year 1885

26.24

Leaves a balance in treasury of

$49.65

$49.65 this 1st day of January 1886.

Council called and meet on Monday the 8th day of March 1886.
Council opened by singing the 84th hymn, prayer and reading the 1st chapter of the Acts and some remarks from the same.

Case 1st

Sister Mollie Swadley requests she be dismissed from being a member in the church.
Church Decides to grant her, her request.

Case 2nd

To Elect delegates to the district meeting to be held at the Beaver Run Church on the 16th and 17th days of April 1886.
Church Elected John W Arnold and John W Leatherman as delegates to district meeting.

Council closed by singing 111th hymn and prayer.

Council called and meet on Monday the 4th day of October 1886.
Council opened by singing the 230th hymn, prayer, and reading the 12th chapter of Romans, and some remarks from the same.

Case 1st

Church decides that Sister Maggie Rawlings is expelled from the church as a member.

Case 2nd

Church decides that Sister Melinda Izer is expelled from the church as a member.

Case 3rd

Church decides that two Brethren David B Arnold and Frederick Biser, visit Sister Harriet High, and if she will not agree to comply with the Gospel, and order of the church in covering her head, and also in not wearing Jewelry, that she will not be held as a member.

Council closed by singing the 115th hymn and prayer.

Council called and met on Monday the 6th day of December 1886.
Council opened by singing the 282nd hymn and prayer, and reading the 12th chapter of Romans and some remarks from the same.

Case 1st

Brother Peter Arnold asks permission to collect a debt on a man by the name of Goosman.
Church Decides that Brother Peter Arnold may collect it by law.

Case 2nd

Bro Ed Bailey sues Brother Calvin Rogers at law.
The church considers the case and makes the following requirements of Bro Bailey. That he pay back to Bro Calvin Rogers the ten dollars that he had paid Bro Bailey to compromise. And that he (Bailey) make a hearty acknowledgement of his wrong in bringing suit against Bro Rogers. And that he promise not to resort to law with any one without consulting the church first. Also, the church appointed a committee of five brethren to settle the difficulty between these two brethren, in reference to the fence and watering gap, and the decision of the committee be final. Bro Bailey complies with the requirements of the church and both agree to abide the decision of the committee. Committee appointed Bro Frederick Biser, bro Adam Carnell, Bro John W Kline, Bro David Biser and Bro William Emmart.

Case 3rd

Bro Ed Bailey wants permission of the church to collect by law a debt off of Perry and Joseph Biser.
Church advises that Bro Bailey give more time and use much forbearance in trying to collect the debt.

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