Jamestown, NY. First Congregational United Church of Christ. Records, 1816-1983.
The church has had several names:
- First Church in Jamestown, Congregational
- First of Ellicott
- Second of Ellicott
It is currently called First Congregational Church of Jamestown, NY, according to its website. From its establishment in 1818-1834, it was a Presbyterian church, and from 1835-present. At the creation of this guide, it is still an active church and part of the United Church of Christ.
Scope of Collection
This collection has records of the church's auxiliary organizations, committees, clerk's reports, membership information (including deaths and baptisms), and finances.
Collection is arranged in the order it was donated to the Congregational Library.
Please search the library's online catalog for related materials.
Detailed Description and Container List
|Christian Endeavor Society. Minutes||1883-1892|
|Young People's Society. Minutes||1937-1938|
|Christian Endeavor Society. Minutes||1894-1897|
|Ladies Aid Society. Minutes||1910-1920|
|Ladies Aid Society. Minutes||1921-1930|
|Ladies Aid Society, Minutes||1887-1900|
|Ladies Aid Society||1900-1910|
|Manual and directory|
|Reports to Conference (incomplete)||1898-1952|
|Church Cabinet. Minutes||1949-1961|
|Prudential Committee. Minutes||1944-1949|
|Philergian Society. Financial Records. Ledger||1875-1899|
|Philergian Society. Minutes||1910-1914|
|Clerks Reports (incomplete)||1898-1953|
|Women's Missionary Society. Financial Records. Ledger||1932-1937|
|Men's Club. Minutes||1911-1929|
|Women's Missionary Union. Minutes||1926-1931|
|Women's Missionary Union. Minutes||1931-1939|
|Women's Missionary Union. Minutes||1919-1920|
|Women's Missionary Union. Minutes||1921-1925|
|Philergian Society. Minutes||1915-1927|
|Women's Guild. Minutes||1939-1949|
|Ladies Aid Society. Financial Records, Ledger||1883-1912|
|Women's Guild. Financial Records. Ledger||1964-1967|
|Women's Guild. Minutes||1949-1953|
|Women's Guild. Financial Records. Ledger||1939-1955|
|Legal Records. Incorporation||1921-1922|
|Financial Records. Ledger||1924-1935|
|Financial Records. Ledger||1950-1954|
|Congregational Meeting. Minutes||1927, 1936,
|Congregational Meeting. Minutes||1954-1964|
|Financial Records. Treasurer's Reports||1892-1943|
|Congregational Meeting. Minutes||1816-1831|
|Congregational Meeting. Minutes||1885-1912|
|Christian Endeavor Society. Minutes||1894-1906|
|"Begins with Mr. Eaton's pastorate, August 1958-Aug. 31, 1968"
note inside of front cover says: "This book appears to be Pastor Ellis Eaton's personal record for baptismal records, duplicate of record in clerk's record book marked "book 3". The funeral record in this book, however is the original, not the duplicate"
|Ledger, Church Clerk Records - Baptisms, Admissions, Removals||Feb. 1894 - Jan. 1928|
|Ledger, no label. Inside note indicates Church Book 1, 1816-1894||1816-1894|
|Pastors, Church Committees, Church Clerks, Communicants, Baptisms, Digest of marriage laws, marriages, deaths, attendance, councils, conferences. Has index.|
|Ledger, Church Book 5||1969-1983|
|Baptisms, marriages, deaths|
|Envelope: Anniversary materials|
|Ledger, Church Book 3||1928-1983|
|Baptisms, Members Received, Members Removed|
|Ledger, Financial Records||1944-1949|