NOTE: Some people were listed twice as being received into the church,
probably having to do with steps in the formal process for admission
into the church. All dates are listed for completeness.
01 Nov 1840 John & Sabina Shepard (by letter); Sarah Giles (by
Jan 1841 Amariah A. Case & Maria Case by letter from Congregational
Church in Austinburg, Ohio
Jan 1841 Sarah Blackinton from Quincy, Illinois
10 Mar 1841 Enos Andrews by letter from Congregational Church, Ohio
10 Mar 1841 Mrs. Kneeland on a sickbed (about this time)
10 Mar 1841 Lucius Tuttle, Benjamin Jones, Mrs. Sarah Jones, Gordon
Mallett (also baptized) by profession
Nov 1841 Nathan & Sophia Isbell, Mrs. Laura Davis by letter;
Franklin Mallett by profession (also baptized)
21 Apr 1842 Jasper Wilson, Hazera Wilson, Rachel Houston, Ira Houston
Jr., Chas. E. Whitmarsh, Harriet Whitmarsh, James Hornby, Sarah B.
Hornby, Mary W. Hornby, Charlotte S. Fox, Edward F. Newbury, Asabel M.
Tuttle (by letter), Elize A. Tuttle by letter), Theron Trowbridge,
Annis C. Trowbridge, Nathan Strong, Abel Carpenter, Maria Badger,
Betsey A. Isbell, Horace S. Isbell, Oliver C. Isbell, Celia A. Isbell,
Hosea S. Case, Emeline F. Thurston, Hannah M. Thurston, Benj. M. Morey,
Mrs. V. Badger, Martha Sawyer, Alfred Sawyer, Almira Otis, Elizabeth
Mallet and Jason B. Cooper
May 1842 Ebenezer A. Eaton, Mrs. Elizabeth Eaton, Eliza Hornby
04 Sep 1842 Clarissa Sawyer, Ruth Field, Margaret Morey (by letter);
James B. Cooper
16 Apr 1843 Margaret Morey by profession
16 Apr 1843 Mrs. Harriet W. Taylor, Mrs Mellissa Hills, Frederick W.
07 Jul 1843 Deacon J. Houston, Zerviah Houston (his wife), Sarah, Abby,
Zerviah, and John Jr. (their children)
01 Oct 1843 George Shedd, Mrs. Ann Nash
02 Sep 1844 Mrs. Ann Gooch, Mrs. Angeline Tuttle
08 Feb 1845 Asa and Persis Tuttle
05 Apr 1845 Asa Tuttle, Persis Tuttle, H. L. Montandon, Martha
Montandon, Fracis E. Pierce, Sophronia Pierce
01 Oct 1845 Ann Houston, Joseph Houston, Mary Jane Houston, Rachel
Cooper, Clement Tuttle, Martha Tuttle, Sarah E.A. Turner, Hannah
Whitmarsh (united by Profession)
01 Oct 1845 Maria Sturges
04 Jan 1846 Aaron C. Henderson, Marilla Henderson, E. Warren Henderson,
Lavia Shepley (Luvia Shipley), Lemuel Cooper, Jane Cooper one or more
by letter from Lyndon, VT - not clear who statement applied to)
05 Apr 1846 Albert A. Sturges, Elizabeth Reeves, Nancy Cooper, Sarah
Slippey (date approximate)
05 Apr 1846 Joseph C. Cooper, Maria Sturges, Lemuel Cooper, Mrs. Jane
05 Jul 1846 Miss Reeves, Miss Nancy Cooper
08 Jul 1846 John S. Woodmansee, Elizabeth Woodmansee, James S.
Woodmansee, Abby Smith, Asa M. Fisher, Elizabeth Fisher
08 Jul 1846 Mrs. Simmons, an elderly lady by letter from Presbyterian
Church, Wheelersburg, Ohio
03 Jan 1847 Jno. S. Woodmansee, Mrs. Elizabeth Woodmansee, Abby Smith,
Mrs. Sarah Shippey
03 Jan 1847 Mr. A. M. Fisher & wife
Apr 1847 Orson Young and Catharine A. Young from Presbyterian Church,
Fort Towson (?) Chocktaw Nation
1847 Lucy B. Sawyer, John and Mrs. Farnsworth, Samuel K. Bassett, Jane
Bassett, Daniel D. Hart,CatharineHornby
1848 Daniel G. Strong (exact date not given)
01 Jul 1849 Ewing O. Tade (also baptized this date)
02 Oct 1849 Mrs. Elizabeth Gleason, Dr. Lysander B. Gleason, Ellen M.
Parmalee, Jane G. Hornby
01 Apr 1850 Cassander & Henrietta Sackett
01 Apr 1850 By Profession: Daniel James, Benjamin J. Tuttle, William L.
Brown, Earl D. Aloord, Daniel Jacobs (also baptized), George Wilder
(also baptized), Aaron C. Henderson, Thomas S. Taylor, William L.
Hornby, William L. Sackett, Charles H. Brown, Henry H. Turner, Franklin
Tade (also baptized), Elbridge Sawyer, Horace Sawyer, George L. Epps
baptized), Ruth Henderson, Ellen Wilder (also baptized), Rowena
Houston, Felicia M. Isbell (also baptized), Mercy M. Sackett, Mary E.
Green (also baptized), Emeline P. Cooper, Mary E. Turner, Jane A.
Bassett (also baptized), Martha Turner, Harriet Frances Fox, Sophronia
E. Isbell (also baptized)
06 Jul 1859 Harlow Mills, Faith Ann Mills, Oliver Mills, Sophia A.
Mills, Harlow Mills Jr., Elizabeth Mills, Oliver Eastman, Laura
Eastman, George W. Drake, Laura Drake, Henrietta L. Eastman
06 Jul 1859 By Profession: George S. Beadle, Emily A. Mitchell
(also baptized), Samuel D. Atwood
06 Mar 1851 James Cayton, Elizabeth Cayton, Mrs. Mary Corless,
(letter from Manchester, England)
06 Mar 1851 Franklin B. & Janette Case from Ohio
06 Mar 1851 Hannah Jacobs from Methodist Church, Madison, Ind.
06 Mar 1851 Edward Corless and Mrs. Emerette Carpenter (by profession)
19 Jul 1851 Asa Emerson, Mrs. Philura Emerson, Kellogg Day, Mrs. Mary
Day, Mrs. Mary Ingalls, Caroline Ingalls, Wilhelmina Balm by letter)
19 Jul 1851 Mrs. Mary A. Boyt, Sarah Tuttle, Belinta Strong (?), Anna
Jacobs (also baptized) (by profession)
27 Jul 1851 Mrs. Fidelia Jacobs
04 Jan 1852 J. Q. A. Hudson (by profession); Mrs. Hudson, Mrs. Nathan
Strong, Henrietta Brown (by letter)
01 Apr 1852 By Profession: Amasa C. Mills, Hannah A. Phippin also
baptized), Lewis E. Balm (also baptized), Hannah R. Balm (also
baptized), Samuel D. Robinson, Persis M. Case, Mary M. Hitchcock,
William Whitmarsh (also baptized)
01 Apr 1852 By Letter: William Shippen, Edwin Loomis, Mary W. Loomis
01 Apr 1852 Returned: J. C. & Sarah Cooper, E. A. Turner, Sophia
Isbell, Sophronia Isbell, F. M. Isbell
10 Apr 1853 Rev. H. K. Edson (Receptor of the Academy) and wife
Celestia, Mrs. Maria J. Bartlett
25 Sep 1853 Christie & Sophia Achilles
01 Oct 1853 John Lockwood, John Hornby, Luthera Bixby, Mary A. Plumb,
09 Apr 1854 C. Swain Wilder, Alexander McConnahey
02 Jul 1854 Mrs. Mary A. Plumb, John Lockwood, John Hornby, Elkanah A.
Smith 1854 John & Maria Barbour, Mrs. Luthera Bixby
19 Mar 1855 Julia James, Hannah Turner, Mary Powers, Henrietta Sackett
05 Aug 1855 Joseph & Sybil Brown (by letter), Mary and Caroline
Brown, their daughters (by profession)
05 Jan 1856 Mrs. Elizabeth D. Adams (wife of Rev. Eph. Adams), Mrs.
Phebe E. Wood (wife of Rev. Glen Wood), Mrs. Rachel Wook, Mrs.
Josephine Turner (by letter); Mary Ellen Turner (by profession)
Mar 1856 By Profession: David D. James, Theordore Pyle, Charles C.
Beadle, Alden F. Brooks, Edward P. Mills, Asa Turner Jr., Ortho Bonsor,
Jackson Whitmarsh, Jos. Ingalls, George P. Brackett, Rufus Underwood,
Flora Ann Mills, Dora B. Smith, Mary Martin, Alvena Turtel, Sophia H.
Quinton, Mary Emma Day
07 Apr 1856 Charles Adams, Susan Adams, Charles K. Adams, Mrs. Sophia
Brooks, Milo Whiting, Keturah Whiting, Mrs. S. E. Higgins, Lucinda
07 Jul 1856 Whitman Wilcox (by letter), Amanda T. Wilcox (by profession)
Dec 1856 Geo. H. Prescott, Emily A. Prescott, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth
Brown, Mary James, Ellen Morgan, Elijah B. Higgins (by profession)
04 Jan 1857 Charles and Harriet H. Weston (by letter), Mrs. Emily
Conaro and William Hoover (by profession)
Apr 1857 Emma Adams
May 1857 Augusta Sawyer, Harriet N. Briggs, Jane Brown, Olivia
Houston, Mary Montgomery (by letter)
02 Aug 1857 Ellen Eveline, Mary daughters of S. P. & Mary Loomis
02 Jan 1858 Ivers & Eliza Taylor, Russell Park
03 Apr 1858 Mr. Dungan & wife
04 Jul 1858 By Profession: Nelson S. Grosvenor, Laura Day, Lucy
L. Grosvenor, Mary Aloord, Artelissa S. Aloord, Eliza J. Taylor, Fanny
A. Wilder, Lucy E. Cooper, Cheney & Mary A. Pyle, Charles
Tipe, William Stanton, Harriet Rebecca Brown, Barbara Smith, Mary A.
Gearhart, Louisa Britt
04 Jul 1858 By Letter: Milton Badger Turner, Edward Turner, Frank Turner
08 Nov 1840 Mr. & Mrs. N. F. Smith & Harriet Smith to a church
08 Nov 1840 Benjamin N. Tuttle
08 Nov 1840 A. M. Fisher to Farmington Congregational Church
03 Feb 1844 Enos Andrews, to Wesleyan Church in Denmark
08 Feb 1844 Mary W. Hornby, to Congregational Church in Fairfield
05 Apr 1845 Julia Bullard
12 Apr 1846 Joseph Badger & wife, Nathan Strong & wife to the
Church in Paysonville, Ill. (On 12 Jul 1846, note states that the
Strongs did not unite with the Congregational Church due to the death
of Mrs. Strong; Mr. Strong returned to Denmark)
07 May 1848 Calvin Newton, to Hartford, VT
15 May 1848 John Farnsworth and wife
1848 John Woodmansee, wife & son, and Abby Smith dismissed to
Wesleyan Church in Pleasant Ridge Tp. (exact date not given)
Mar 1849 Mrs. Elizabeth Reeves, to Pres. Ch. in Pa.
02 Apr 1849 Martha S. Case, to a church in Kentucky
May 1849 Mrs. Gooch and Mrs. Blackinton, to Baptist Church
17 Jun 1849 George W. and Eliza Westgate, to church in Quincy, Ill.
09 Sep 1849 Daniel D. Hart, to Presbyterian Church near Red Rock in
15 Sep 1849 H. L. Case (excommunicated)
04 Nov 1849 Mr. & Mrs. Shepard to church at Woburn, Mass.; Mary W.
Nov 1849 Mr. John Farnsworth & wife
02 Apr 1850 Martha Tuttle Case, to a Presbyterian Church in Kentucky
03 Jun 1850 Ellen M. Parmalee, to church in Pekin, Ill.
06 Jul 1850 N. & Sophia Isbell, Sophronia E. & Felicia M.
Isbell to Presbyterian Church in Keokuk
Jan 1851 Dr. Gleason & wife to the church in Warren
Mar 1851 Dea. Francis and Lucy B. Sawyer, Lemuel Cooper & wife, E.
A. Eaton & wife to form a church in Washington Township
16 Dec 1851 Mrs. Sarah Slippey, to the Presbyterian Church in Paris,
11 Apr 1852 J. Q. A. Hudson & wife
15 Apr 1852 Mary A. Boyle to Baptist Church in Denmark
18 Apr 1852 William N. Henderson & wife to a Congregational Church
20 Mar 1852 Timothy Sawyer & Alfred Sawyer, to the Congregational
Church in Nevada City, CA
Aug 1852 Oliver Eastman, Mrs. Laura Eastman, G. W. Drake, Laura Drake,
Henrietta Eastman, Mary Hitchcock and Mary Woods to the church in
Jan 1853 Jos. C. & Rachel Cooper, to work in the ministry at
the Congregational Church in Hillsboro
15 Jul 1853 J. E. and Ruth Leeper to the church in Farmington, Ill.
30 Jun 1855 George S. Beadle (excommunicated)
01 Jun 1856 Edward Corless & wife, to the Congregational Church
in Fontenelle, Nebraska Territory
15 Jun 1856 S. K. Bassett, Jane Bassett, Jane Augusta Bassett to the
Congregational Church in Knoxville, Ill.
Sep 1856 S. C. Henderson, Marilla Henderson, W. E. Henderson, Sarah
Henderson to Congregational Church in Lewis.
Feb 1857 Oliver Mills, Sophia Mills, Edward Mills, to church in Lewis,
Apr 1857 Christie and Sophia Achilles, to the Congregational Church in
02 Jan 1858 Mrs. Maria B. M. Emerson, to 12 Mile Creek
Congregational Church in Tama Co.
31 Jan 1858 Lucinda Humphrey, to Congregational Church in Davenport May
1858 Franklin B. & Janette Case, to the Wesleyan Church in Pleasant
09 May 1858 Whitman & Amanda J. Wilcox, to the Methodist Church
May 1842 Horatio, son of A.A. & Maria Case
May 1842 Mary Elizabeth, daughter of William & Lucy Brown
16 Apr 1843 James Edgar, Charles Julian, Agustus Lewis, children of H.
L. Montandon of Quincy, Ill.
16 Apr 1843 Watson, son of Theron Trowbridge
16 Apr 1843 Asa, son of Asa Turner
16 Jan 1844 Jane Wilson Taylor, daughter of H. J. and Harriet Taylor
16 Jan 1844 Lucy Wells James, daughter of Philip and Matilda James
07 Jul 1843 Vesta Westgate, daughter of Geo. W. Westgate
02 Sep 1844 Henry Lewis, son of A.A. Case and Maria
20 Apr 1845 William Fox Hills, son of Edward and Mellissa Hills
20 Apr 1845 Harriet Rebeckah Brown, daughter of William and Lucy K.
20 Apr 1845 Milton Badger Turner, son of Rev. Asa Turner, Jr. and
04 Jan 1846 Emeline Palais Cooper and Lucy Epps Cooper, daughter of
William and Ruth Cooper
21 Jun 1846 Harlan Page, son of A. A. and Maria Case
07 May 1848 Wm. Sherman Loomis, son of Stephen P. and Mary A. Loomis
03 Jun 1849 Wm. Hartwell, son of H. J. & Harriett Taylor
03 Jun 1849 Adah, daughter of Asa & Martha Turner
01 Jul 1849 Mary Eliza, daughter of A. M. & Eliza Tuttle
01 Jul 1849 Emily Elizabeth, daughter of A. M. and Eliza Fisher
01 Jul 1849 Anna Maria, daughter of Samuel & Catharine Houston
01 Jul 1849 Hannah Hilton, daughter of James & Rachel Hornby
01 Jul 1849 Henry Houston, son of Jason & Eliza Wilson
04 Nov 1849 Henry Baxter, son of Dea. Francis and Lucy B. Lawyer,
and William Field their adopted son
04 Nov 1849 Albert, son of Orwin & Catherine Young
02 Apr 1850 George Oliver, son of G. W. & Laura Drake
06 Jul 1850 Lucy Harriet, daughter of Edwin & Mary Loomis
06 Jul 1850 Martha Rebecca & Mary Sophia (Zerviah), twin daughters
of George and Abby Shedd
01 Oct 1850 Maria Janette & Mary Anna, twin daughters of A. A. and
06 Apr 1851 John Brown, child of Theron and Annis C. Trowbridge
06 Jul 1851 Charles Eugene, son of H. J. & Harriet Taylor
06 Jul 1851 Franklin, son of Harlow & Elizabeth Mills
01 Sep 1851 Camilla, daughter of Samuel & Catharine Houston
01 Sep 1851 Albert Sturges, sone of John & Maria Houston
10 Apr 1853 George Sheldon, son of Oliver Mills
10 Apr 1853 Ada Thodosia, daughter of H. Mills Jr.
10 Apr 1853 Mary, daughter of T. Trowbridge
03 Jul 1853 Wm. Phippin, N. Strong & Clement Tuttle, A. M. &
Eliza Tuttle each had a child baptized (names not given)
15 Jul 1853 Zerviah Jane, daughter of John and Maria Houston
02 Jul 1854 Eugene Hartwell, son of Hartwell J. Taylor
02 Jul 1854 Emily Hilton, daughter of Edwin Loomis
02 Jul 1854 Calvin Cowper, son of Mrs. M. A. Plumb
02 Jul 1854 Maria, daughter of Mrs. Harriet Underwood
01 Oct 1854 George Oliver, son of O. Mills
01 Oct 1854 Ella Sophia, daughter of H. Mills, Jr.
01 Oct 1854 Camilla, daughter of Samuel Houston
05 Aug 1855 Warren Henderson, son of John Houston Jr.
03 Aug 1856 Addison Mills Tuttle, son of Asahel M. & Eliza Tuttle
24 Aug 1856 Frederic Fletcher, son of Mr. Weston & wifen
Apr 1857 Ella Soppronia, daughter of William & Lucy Brown
Apr 1857 Charles Thurston, son of Samuel & Catharine Houston
07 Jun 1857 child of Rev. A. R. and Enicia Mitchel
14 Jun 1857 Laura Maria, daughter of John & Maria Houston
04 Jul 1858 Edmund Ingalls Burton, child of Alonzo & Carrie Burton
11 Sep 1858 Celia Cushman, infant daughter of Theron & Annis
08 Nov 1840 During the fall: Mrs. Sarepta Newton died leaving small
children; Mrs. Hannah Houston Davis died after one month of marriage;
Newell Leeper died in Illinois; Daniel Chamberlain; Calvin Chamberlain
to unite with church)
Oct 1845 Betsey S. Isbell (Isabel?) - between 20 May 1845 and Oct 1845
- exact date not given
24 Sep 1846 Mrs. L. Shepley, Mrs. Persis Tuttle - died "during this
30 Sep 1853 Mrs. Celia A. Strong (C. A. Isbell), wife of Joseph Strong;
funeral held Oct. 1
13 May 1854 Amasa C. Mills; funeral held on Sabbath following
30 Dec 1854 Hartwell J. Taylor (died very suddenly); funeral held 2 Jan
25 Feb 1856 Dea. John Houston died very suddenly at Mr. Fisher's while
on a visit there
Apr 1856 John Hornby
Dec 1856 Mrs. Elizabeth Cayton
Mar 1857 James Cayton
Mar 1857 David Wilson
May 1858 S. Dabney Aloord
05 Nov 1848 A. A. Sturges gone to study Theology in N.
01 Oct 1850 A. A. Sturges requested letter of recommendation for
missionary to a foreign field
09 Nov 1851 A. A. Sturges ordained here as a Missionary to Micronesia
04 Mar 1855 College Letter granted to Henry H. Turner (New Haven,
Conn.) and John Lockwood (Amherst, Mass.)
Source: Microfilm from the Family
History Library, film #0959631
Compiled and contributed by Barbara Scott