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These records were originally copied by Harriet J. Cox.
The Presbyterian Church was organized Sept. 8 1834 by the following persons dismissed from the Chester church for the purpose of organizing in Mt. Olive.
Samuel STEPHENS, d. May 3 1882 William STEPHENS, elder, d. March 1865 Abraham D. BUDD, elder, d. July 31 1867 Archer STEPHENS, elder, d. July 1 1876 John S. SALMON, elder, went to Ill. Simeon D. SALMON Robert CASKEY, d. Nov 24 1868 Mahlon KINNAN, d. Feb 21 1899 John VAN FLEET Augustus WOLF, elder, d. Sept. 8 1869 Johnathan DEANE Gershom M. NICHOLAS, d. Aaron SALMON, Jr., elder, d. Apr 4 1851 William CASKEY, d. Johnathan ELLEY, d. Aug 16 1886, ag. 81 yrs. Robert DANLEY Aaron SALMON, d. Jacob SKINNER, d. June 23, 1870 John VANDIKE, elder, d. June 20 1862 Jane SALMON, d. Aug 16 1879 Jane FRAZER Dolley STEPHENS, d. Oct 1, 1839 Hosea FANCHER Percilla SALMON, d. Feb 16 1862 Wm. S. CASKEY Nancy SALMON, w. of Chas. S. Mary SLAUGHT Clarissa WOLF, d. Feb 11 1872, wife of Augustus WOLF Clarissa STEPHENS, w. of Sam. S. d. Apr 1 1887 Polly HOWELL Elizabeth CASKEY, d. Apr 29 1855 Phebe DORLAND Margaret LANDON, D. June 1 1858 Elizabeth SKINNER, d. July 30 1857 Elizabeth FANCHER Elizabeth KINNAN, d. July 30 1857 Anna KINNAN, d. Feb 22 1860 Dorothy SALMON, d. Oct 24 1847 Juliana BUDD, d. Aug 15 1850 Mary SLAGHT, d. Feb 2, 1852 Sarah SALMON, w. of Steven S. d. Sept 2 1861 Elizabeth SALMON, d. July 18 1844 Hannah STEPHENS, d. Sept 13 1883, wife of Wm. STEPHENS Caroline SALMON, wife of John Salmon Mary DICKERSON, d. Apr. 25 1862 Hannah RICKMIRE, wife of John RIGHTMIRE, d. Apr 15 1855 Sarah KINNAN, wife of Nelson CASKEY, d. Feb 15 1897, d. Jan 1888 Rachach CASKEY or Huldah or Rachel, wife of C. KING
After answering questions pledging devotion to the church and to the Christian life in the affirmative, the above 48 people were declared to be members of the newly organized church.
The following information broken down into the four categories was found within the Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church Records.
Miscellaneouse Information from the Mt. Olive Church Records:
The following "List of members from another book"
Elizabeth STEPHENS - dismissed with her husband Geo. W. to Princeton, Ill. Charity LANDON, wife of Wm. THARP, died Aug 13 1895 David RIGOR, died Mar 12 1870 Mary D. ALLEN, wife of Wm. SKINNER Almira WOLFE, wife of Wm. BARTLEY May RIGHTMIRE, wife of John McWILLIAMS Peter STEPHENS, died July 3 1866 Wm. THARP, d. Aug 20 1899 Priscilla SALMON, daug of Gideon, d. Nov 18 1898 Melinda WOLFE, wife of Amasa STEPHENS, d. Apr 5 1904 Ann J. SALMON, widow of Aaron, d. Nov 19 1885 Robert D. Caskey, d. Apr 12 1898 John P. SMITH, d. Apr 1 1851 Julia A. SMITH, wife of John P. from Pleasant Grove Mehitable BUDD, wife of Wm. BUDD Phebe NIXON, wife of Ira N., died Dec 10 1874 Eliza VALENTINE, wife of Thomas VALENTINE, d. Jan 19 1891 Amasa STEPHENS, dr. Amzi STEPHENS D. Dec 19 1910, blind 24 yrs. He was the son of Archer. Jane SALMON, wife of Joshua(?), d. March 23 1889 Eliza STEPHENS, d. in Chatham, N.J. Mar 5 1889 Sarah STEPHENS, d. Nov 7 1873 John LINABERRY, d. Mar 1 1887 Barabar A. LINABERRY, wife of John, d. Apr 22 1884 Elizabeth Mills LANDON, wife of Wm. Mary Ann DRAKE, wife of John, d. March 22 1885 Richard STEPHENS, son of Wm. d. Aug 6 1895 Dorathy STEPHENS, wife of Richard, d. Oct 31 1902 William SALMON, son-in-law of W. STEPHENS, d. Mar 31 1905 Eliza Ellen SALMON, wife of Wm. Ira B. STEPHENS, son of Wm., d. Dec 1913 Clarinda, wife of Ira, d. a month later Nelson CASKEY, son of Robert, d. Nov 7 1889 Joshua SALMON, d. 1890 Gideon SALMON, d. May 11 1883 Jacob YAGER (German) d. May 1 1892, ag. 81 yrs Samuel Erie STEPHENS, son of Archer Wm. KINNEY, mute, d. Aug 1906 Henry SALMON, son of GIDEON Wm. K. SKINNER, son of Jacob, d. Apr 12 1866 Wm. L. COLEMAN, son of Stephen Ketura STARK, wife of John, d. 12 May 1861 Ann Maria STEPHENS, Dau of Peter, wife of Jonathan THOMAS Julia WILEY, wife of R.D. CASKEY Christeen McDOUGALL, wf. Hugh, d. Mar 7 1889 in 87th years Eliza COLEMAN, wf. of Stephen Margaret Ann CASKEY, dau of Nelson, wife of Geo. DRAKE, d. Feb 28 1899 Charlotte CASE, wf. Henry 2d Martha Jane COLEMAN, wf of S.D. BUDD Sarah A. SKINNER wf. Aaron STEPHENS Maria SALMON, Dau. of Gideon Rebecca HODGESON, d. Mar 1 1870, aged 80 yrs 11 mos & 5d. Geo. W. STEPHENS d. Feb 1 1882 Sarah Elziabeth STEPHENS, d. of George Julia A. STEPEHSN (Mrs. Wm. GREEN) dau. of Geo. Sarah E. STEPHENS, dau. of Peter Jerusha STEPHENS, dau. of Peter Alma Ann B. SALMON, wife of Henry d. Sept 2 1868 Hannah STEPHENS, dau. of Whi. John W. YOUNG, son od Dan'l Sarah Melinda STEPHENS, dau. of Richard, Mrs. A.L. SALMON Harriet STEPHENS, dau. Wm. Emma J. BUDD, wf. H. WHITFIELD Charlotte, wife of Robt. PRESET S. Elnathan THOMAS, d. June 8 1895 Joshua SALMON, son of GIDEON Elizabeth B. LEE, wife of John C. Wm. Augusutus LEE, son of John C. E.C. VAN DORAN, wife of Joseph Aaron DRAKE, d. Apr 20 '73 Sarah GIDDIS d. 1885 Margaret VAN DYKE, wife of Robt. d. Feb 28 1870 Jacob Wilhelm d. Feb 16 1894 Philena F. YOUNG, d. Dec 31 '76 Josaphine WILLHELM, Mrs. OSBORN, Mrs. Hathaway SWAYZE Lydia B. YOUNG, wife of Thos. YOUNG Margaret THORP, dau. of Wm. THORP Emma J. YAWGER, wife of Jacob Mary C. DRAKE, dau of John Elizabeth CORWIN, d. Feb 20 1893 Emma A. WOLFE, wife of John S. Mattie H. SALMON, Mrs. McPEAK Ida G. STEPHENS, Mrs. BELL Hattie A. STEPHENS, Mrs. HENDERSHOT Jessie H. STEPHENS, MRs. WILEY Anna D. STEPHENS, Mrs. RARICK Georgianna DRAKE, d. Apr 2 1877 Geo. Irving MITCHELL d. May 18 1914 Elizabeth H. SCOFIELD, wife of Rev. J.H. d. Oct 14 1887 John R. CHAMBERLAIN d. Mar 6 1900 Lizzie READ wife of Anson R. Ida SALMON dau of Almira S. Augustua,, Grace J., Mary Rose, daughters of Goble BUDD Edith M. SALMON dau. of Amzi Grace R. SALMON, dau of Amzi Mary SALMON, daug. of Bartley Eva, wife of Chas. STEPHENS Sophie C. PRICE, wife of Rev. J.H. BROWN Lucy G. STEPHENS, wid. of Bradley S. Geo. N. SALMON Sam. NIPER Mrs. Totten Jas. SUTTON Nellie SUTTON, wife of Jas. Mrs. Jno. YAGER Raymond S. NIPER Hazel May NIPER
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