BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN
1888

We the undersigned committee have made our estimate of money needed in the treasury for the use of the church, this 2nd day of January 1888, each member to pay a head tax oF 25 cents and each members property 3 1/4 cts per $100 valuation.

Capitation

Property

Total

Elizabeth Fink

 .25

 .25

Mary Bailey & daughter

 .50

1.40

1.90

William Emmart

 .25

 .25

David Biser

 .25

 .22

 .47

Jacob Biser wife & daughter

 .50

 .16

 .66

Elizabeth Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Wm Leatherman wife & 2 daughters

1.00

1.23

2.23

Silas Biser & wife

 .50

 .03

 .53

Magdaline Biser

 .25

 .25

D R Leatheman & wife

 .50

 .50

Mary A Clark

 .25

 .25

Benjamin S Leatherman & wife

 .50

3.25

3.75

John W Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .50

Anna V Shields

 .25

 .25

Adam M Carnell & wife

 .50

1.55

2.55

Elizabeth Arnold

 .25

 .25

John W Arnold & wife

 .50

 .54

1.04

Harriet Ludwick

 .25

 .25

Cate Leatherman

 .25

 

 .25

Edward Biser & wife

 .50

 .50

Charles H Biser & wife

 .50

 .50

Frederick Biser & wife

 .50

 .73

1.23

Isaac Biser

 .25

 .25

Hannah Brening

 .25

 .25

Taylor Arnold & wife

 .50

 .25

 .75

Nancy J Emmart

 .25

 

 .25

Silas Iser

 .25

 .65

 .90

Mary Fleming & daughter

 .25

 .25

Matilda Kline

 .25

 .25

Margaret Clinedinst

 .25

 .25

John Bane

 .25

1.00

1.25

Hendricks Clark

 .25

 .50

 .75

J P Carnell & wife

  .50

 .50

Robert E Arnold

 .25

 .25

Charles E Arnold

 .25

 .25

Robert E Whiteman

 .25

 .25

Jacob McDonald & wife

 .50

 .50

Martin Biser

 .25

 .25

Nicholas Biser & wife

 .25

 .25

John Leatherman

Hannah Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Lizzy Leatherman

Mary Rodruck

Catharine Blackburn

Mary A Spurling

 Martha Biser

John R Parker

Mary Parker

Edward Whiteman & wife

Hester Ann Miller

Harriet Blackburn

Cabin Run members Below this

Mikle Wickert & wife & daughter

 .50

 .83

1.33

William Urias & wife

 .50

 .72

1.22

Rachel Biser

 .25

 .25

Luezer Biser

 .25

 .25

George Biser & wife

 .50

 .25

 .75

John W Flick & wife

Jane Whiteman

Provisions subscribed for the communion meeting on the 21st day of October 1888.
Meeting to commence at 2 oclcok on Saturday and 10 on Sunday.

Bread

Butter

Coffee
Sugar

Apple
Butter

Money

Peter Arnold

2.00

Taylor Arnold

3

2 lb

Solomon Biser

4

Benjamin S Leatherman

4

4

Mikle Wickert

1.00

Frederick Biser

5

1 gal

John W Arnold

9

5

1.00

George W Leatherman

 .50

Mary Bailey

3

William Leatherman

3

2

Daniel B Arnold

3

Harriet Fleming

2

Jacob McDonald

2

2 gal

Daniel R Leatherman

3

3

Polly Ann Clark

3

4

 .25

Harriet Ludwick

4 lb coffee
3 lb sugar

Elizabeth Arnold

2.00

Jacob Biser

4

George S Arnold

1.00

John W Leatherman

2

2

Peter Biser

4

4

Jacob McDonald finds 90 lbs of mutton for Love feast

Church expenses on year 1888

April 2nd

Paid Sister Martha Biser for the use of sister Polly Prophet

8.00

April 14

Paid Daniel B Arnold expenses to Annual Meeting

5.00

June 5th

Paid Martha Biser for the use of Polly Prophet

5.00

Oct 8th

Paid Martha Biser for the use of Polly Prophet

8.00

Oct 8th

Paid Frederick Biser for coffin and Box

9.00

Nov 5th

Paid Bro Digmanto Lovefeast

7.00

1889

Jany 7th

Paid Bro Jacob McDonald for 90 lbs of mutton for communion

5.40

Jany 7th

Paid Emily Leatherman for 1/2 gallon wine for communion

 .50

Jany 7th

Paid Joseph Moyers for making fires at church

9.00

Total amount of expenses

$56.90

Received and collected in year 1888 $sixty-two dollars and forty-nine cents

$62.49

Expenses

 56.90

Balance in Treasury $5.59 this 7th day of January from this year 1889.

Total amount in Treasury this 7th day of January 1888 and year 1887 $24.29

 

Council called and met on Sunday the 2nd day of April 1888.
Council opened by singing the 282nd hymn and prayer and reading the 12th chapter of 1st Corinthians and some remarks from the same.

Case 1st

Will not this District meeting change and modify, the former decisions relative to missionary reports. So that the churches will be required only to report actual missionary work without including home or Local expenses for other purposes, in said report.
Church Decides to send the to District meeting.

Case 2nd

Will not this district meeting adopt a plan; by which the minutes of said meeting may be furnished for a reasonable compensation for the different congregations or to all persons wishing the minutes.

Case 3rd

Will not this District meeting consider the proposition set forth by the Editor of the Gospel Messenger in his editorial in No 13 of that paper. But it is not our request that this be sent to annual meeting.

Case 4th

An Election is held for two (2) delegates to District meeting. Church election Brethrens George S Arnold & Solomon Biser.

Case 5th

Church decides to make a request for the District meeting to be at Beaver Run Church in the year 1889.

Case 6th

Church appoints Bro Taylor Arnold as collector of Church taxes.

Case 7th

John W Leatherman reports he sent $5.15 to the foreign and domestic mission fund January 2nd 1888.

Case 8th

Church Decides to furnish Sister Martha Biser, what is needful at present and also, after this in case of Polly Prophets sickness, and to compensate her for her trouble.

Council closed by singing the 199th hymn and prayer.

Council called and met on Monday the 8th day of October 1888.

Case 1st

Sister Harriet Blackburn asks to with draw from the church and be no member. Church decides to grant her, her request.

Case 2nd

Church decides to pay Sister Martha Biser $3.00 per week for 7 weeks sickness and death of Sister Polly Prophet. Amt $21.00

Case 3rd

Church decides to pay Bro Frederick Biser for making coffin & box for Sister Polly Prophet $9.00.

Case 4th

Brother John W Leatherman reports he sent or forwarded to the Missionary work $6.00 this 18th day of July 1888.

Case 5th

A charge against Bro Joseph P Carnell for inditing George Arnold after Compromising the matter by receiving ten dollars for the act of pulling up plants in J P Carnell's garden.
Brother J P Carnell made a satisfactory acknowledgement to the church and promised to make it satisfactory with George Arnold

Council closed by singing the 110th hymn and prayer.

Case 7th

Church decides to pay Sister Martha Biser what she charges (that is $7.00) which makes $28.00 in all for taking care of Sister Polly Prophet.

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