BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN
1890
We the undersigned committee have made an estimate of the money needed in the treasury for the use of the church this 4th day of Jany 1890.
Each member to pay a head tax of 25 cts & each members property 3 1/4 cts per $100 valuation.

Capitation

Property

Total

Mary Baily & Daughter

 .50

 .50

Elizabeth Fink

 .25

 .25

David Biser

 .25

 .22

 .47

Jacob Biser wife & daughter

 .50

 .16

 .66

Wm Leatherman wife & ?daughters

1.00

1.23

2.23

Silas Biser & wife

 .50

 .03

 .53

Magdelene Biser

 .25

 .25

D R Leatherman & wife

 .50

 .50

Mary A Clark

 .25

 .25

B S Leatherman & wife

 .50

3.25

3.75

J W Leatheman & wife

 .50

 .50

A M Carnell & wife

 .50

1.55

2.05

Elizabeth Arnold

 .25

 .25

John W Arnold & wife

 .50

 .54

1.04

Harriet Ludwick

 .25

 .25

Cate Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Charles H Biser & wife

 .50

 .50

Fred Biser & wife

 .50

 .73

1.23

Isaac Biser

 .25

 .25

Hannah Brenning

 .25

 .25

Taylor Arnold & wife

 .50

 .25

 .75

Nancy J Emmart

 .25

 .25

Silas Izer

 .25

 .25

James T Whiteman & wife

 .25

 .10

 .35

Elizabeth Whiteman

 .25

 .25

Mary Fleming & daughter

 .25

 .25

Matild K Kline

 .25

 .25

Peter Biser & wife

 .50

 .90

1.40

Margaret Clinedinst

 .25

 .25

John Bane & wife

 .50

1.50

1.50 (?)

J P Carnell & wife

 .50

 .50

Jacob McDonald & wife

 .50

1.95

2.45

Martin Biser

 .25

 .25

Nicholas Biser & wife

 .25

 .25

Hannah Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Lizzie Leatherman

 .25

 .25

Tayler Martin & wife

 .50

 .50

Wright Roberts & wife

 .50

 .50

Hendricks Clark

Rebecca Rinker

 .25

 .25

Rachael Taylor

 .25

 .25

Elizabeth Leatherman

Elizabeth Bobo

Joseph Moyers & wife

Mary Roderick

Catharine Blackburn

Mary A Spurling

Martha Biser

Edward Whiteman & wife

Hester A Miller

Provision Subscribed for Communion Meeting Wednesday & Thursday 21st & 22nd October 1890.

Commenced 21st at 2 oclock Breakfast next day & dinner.

loaves Bread

lbs Butter

Cash

G S Arnold

1.00

Catharine Leatherman

3

3

D R Leatherman

4

6

Peter Arnold

2.00

Daniel Ludwick

4

Geo W Leatherman

1.00

Hariet Ludwick

4

3

Jacob McDonal

6

4

Geo Biser

1.00

Maggie Wickert & mother

1.00

B S Leatherman

4

3

Taylor Arnold

3

2

J W Leatherman

2

2

D B Arnold

J W Arnold

8

6

Polly A Clark

4

3

Church acct for 1890
Taxes collected

$55.50

Lizzy Arnold

120.00

In the Treasury

175.50

Expense (sic) for 1890

 89.60

Balance in Treasury

$85.90

Six $ given at communion add to

 6.00

Leaves balance in treasury

$91.90

Bever Runn W Va May 6 90
Bever Runn Church (sic)

Is to W Arnold for 51 Locust posts
 - 49 lbs nails
 - 100 ft plank

$ 7.65
 1.49
 1.75

  Paid

10.89

Taylor Arnold Bill for work and material on work at church yard find to

$5.50

Danl Arnolds Bill for Lumber

$9.00

B S Leathermans Bill for Lumber

 3.25

Paid Joseph Mires 9 Dollars for making Fires at the church

Oct 23rd 1890 Paid the Preachers to the Love fiest Eight Dollars

Feb 3rd 1891 Paid two dollars and seventy five cents for getting ?wood for the widow Abraham Leatherman

1st Quarterly Council called & met March the 17th 1890 meeting opened by singing the 282 hymn and Prayer & reading the 12th chapter of Romans.

Case 1st

Annie V (Shiel - crossed out) Shoemaker who was formerly expelled for adultery came before the council confessed her faults, promised to do better & asked the church to forgive her & to receive her back into church fellowship the church considered her case & received her into fellowship again.

Case 2nd

Bro D R Leatherman is appointed by the Church as Clerk to act in the Place of Bro Wm Leatherman who is unable to longer serve on account of his illness.

Case 3rd

Bro J P Carnell charged with swearing & lying & drinking. Bro Joseph is not present but the church acts in his case, the charges are sustained & the church decides to disfellowship him until he reforms.

Case 4th

Geo S Arnold, John W Leatherman & Peter Arnold elected as delligates (sic) to Destrict (sic) meeting to be held at the Freeland Church in Preston County.

Case 5th

Bro J W Leatherman presents a receipt from D L Miller, Mt Morris Ill, for $8.00 missionary money sent him from this church for last half of 1889.

Case 6th

The church appoints D B Arnold & G S Arnold to get from the clerks office the wealth of the brethren for 1889 to present the same to Destrict (sic) meeting as requested by last destrict (sic) meeting.

Case 7th

A Call from J C Judy on South Mill Creek, Grant Co, o assist the Brethren there to erect a church house considered. Bro Jacob McDonald is appointed as solisitor (sic) but first he is to communicate with Bro Judy and ascertain certain information in regard to building a church there.

Case 8th

The church renews their request from last year for the next D meeting 1891.

Case 9th

The church decides to adopt the general rule of appointing all the meetings at 11

The Quarterly Council called & met May 20th. Meeting opened by singing the 283 hymn & prayer & reading the 13 chap. of 1st Cor.

Case 1st

Election for the Deacons, the lot fell on Brethren Geo Leatherman & Taylor Arnold who was duly enstalled (sic) in their office.

Case 2nd

The church decides that the church it is wrong to do the church visit on Sunday this matter to be sent to District Meeting next spring.

Meeting closed by singing hymn 119 & prayer.

The Quarterly Council called and met Oct 6th 1890, meeting opened by Singing the 320th hymn and prayer and reading the 6th chapt of Gallation.

1st

Bro J W Leatherman Presents a receipt from D L Miller, Mt Morris Ill, for $7.00 missionary money for 1890.

Case 1st

James T Whiteman charged with having James Ludwick Prosecuted by Law for killing his hog violating our church Principles. Said charge sustained the church asked Bro James to acknowledge that he did wrong in not going to church which acknowledgement was made for both wrongs.

Case 2nd

Ordered that Trustees paint doors & windows.

Case 3rd

Ordered that Trustees put up flues as if they think best - to use Teracota (sic) Pipe to use it.

Council closed by singing the 110 hymn and prayer.

The Church met in Council Nov 1st 1890. Meeting opened with singing hymn 282 & prayer and reading of the 12 chapter of Romans with remarks from the same by by Bros Solomon Biser & Wm George.

Case 1st

Difficulty existing between Bros George Biser, Wm Urice & Sister Catharine Urice, after hearing the evidence the church advises them to submit it to a committee of 7, six of their choice - one of the committee to which they agreed as follows.
First D B Arnold, Solomon Biser, J W Leatherman, B S Leatherman, Z T Arnold, Peter Arnold & Wm George.
After due consideration the committee decides that both parties done wrong in talking and acting as they have in the matter by not going direct to each other and reason the matter according to the gospel and that they make a hearty acknowledgment and so be reconciled to each other and the church, and that the matter be dropped and not agitated any farther.
George Biser refused to accept the decision of the committee and withdraws from the church.
(This part is marked out, but still visible) Committee decides that the parties on both sides make acknowledgements that they have not been as careful as they should have been in what they have said about each other, that they make a hearty acknowledgement, and so be reconciled to each other and to the church, and that these matters be dropped and not agitated any further.

Meeting closed by Singing and Prayer.

George Biser whises (sic) to accept the Decision of the Committee. I withdraw from the Church.
George

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