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out Mr. Charles Stedman, who also held an
undivided third part of the estate, as appears
by his deed, bearing date the 25th of Febru-
ary, 1784. The remaining third part of the
original estate was not purchased by Mr.
Coleman from Daniel Bennezet until the
year 1794, he either not b< ing inclined to sell
or asking more than the former thought it
expedient tti give.

Henry William Stiegel estimated the quan-
tity -of land belonging to Elizabeth Furnace
at upwards of 10,000 acre* at the time of his
concern therein, as appeared by a list of the
tracts in his handwriting found among the
papers, which upon a partial survey thereof
afterwards made, was found erroneous, and
falling far short of that quautity. Here it
may be remarked that the original title
pa per 8 in the partnership lands can be traced
to their source with all the certainty which
is desirable. So far, however, as they can
be traced they will be found in bundle marked
"Elizabeth Furnace," old papers, in posses-
sion of the Coleman estate.

In the year 1782 William Scull, the emi-
nent land surveyor, was employed by Robert
Coleman to make a survey of the furnace
laods, which he accordingly commenced, and
made a general draft thereof upon parch-
ment in his handwriting, and now among the
papers, which draft represents, nearly all the
original tracts of land belonging to the estate
at that time, and are numbered theteon from
No. 1 to No. 24 inclusive. William Scull,
however, died before he completed the draft



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Worn the year 1778 down to the present
4ime various purchases were made and added
•4© this estate.



HOMERS FAMILY OP HANOVER.

1. Robert Rogers, an emigrant from
the North of Ireland, settled "on the Estn-
'jrara, " (Swatara) in then Hanover township,

Lancaster county, Province of Pennsylvania,
in 1733. He died there prior to 1750, and
with his wife lie buried in old Hanover
-church graveyard. They had among other
-children :

i. Robert ; d. November, 1745, leaving a
^rife Elizabeth.

H, George ; m. and had among others:

1. Robert

2. Seth; who in 1766, resided in Au-

gusta county, Va.
Hi. Seth; d. May, 1758; laving a wife
•-Katharine, and had:

1. Robert; d. prior to 1763.
tc. Joseph; removed about 1750 to North
^Carolina, where he died, leaving among
•other children :

1. Robert

2. William,

2. e. Hugh; in. and left issue.

t>i. [A diva,]; m. Hunter and had

Robert

mi. [A dau.]; m. McCormick, and

>3iad&£A.

wit. [A dau,]; m. Wilson, and had

Francis, of North Carolina.

II. Hugh Rogers; b. in Ireland; m. and
•liad issue, among other children :]

t. Robert,

& John; d. prior to 1803, and had:

1. Margaret, m. David Hayes.

2. Mary.

Hi. Elizabeth. •

[In addition to the foregoing we have the
'following connected therewith, but have no
information than given. ]

L James Rogers, b. 1735, in Hanover,
d. April 18, 1790, and is buried in Hanover
-Church graveyard. He married and left is-



2. i. James, b. 1768; m. Martha •



ii, Frances; m. James Borland.

Hi. George,

iv. Richard,

v. Florence,
3. vi Robert; m. first Effy Allen ; secondly

atabella .

IL James Rogers (James) b. 1768, in



Hanover; d. May 16, 1823; m. Martha Bell,
b. 1765; d. August 23, 1839. They had
issue :

i Jean; m. ■ Boal.
ii Florence.
%L. Elizabeth,
ivi James,
v., Eleanor,
vi. AnneUna,
III. Robert Rogers (James) b. about
1778; was twice married; m. first, Feb. 16,
1804, by Rev. James Snodgrass, Effy Al-
len; b. October, 1783; d. January 25, 1811,
daughter of Col, William Allen at d Retecca
Green. They had issue;

i. Andrew, b. November, 1806; d. Febru-
ary 26, 1833w.

tt. Rebecca; tn. Dec U, 1826, Thomas
Mitchell McCormick; both died within the
past few years at Clinton, Iowa.

Mr. Rogers, m., secondly, Isabella ,

and thev bad issue among others :

Hi. Timothy Aden; b. 1816; d. Oct 15,
1821.



William Rogers, of Hanover, d. in Febru-
ary, 1801, leaving a wife, Jean, and besides
five other children :

i, William.

ii. Thomas.

Hi, Frances,



Among our notes we have the following:

Andrew Rogers, b. 1746; d. Sept. 19,
1782.

Col. John Rogerj. d. December 6, 1799.

William Rogers, b. 1752; d. April 27,
1832. at Mechanicsburg, Cumberland county :
and his wife, Jean, b. 1754; d. March 29*
1822, at the same place.

For the purpose of connecting this record
we hope our readers will f m nish the infor-
mation they may have at hand.



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CCXL



A History of this Brady Family,
written by A Brady Sharpe, Esq., of Car-
lisle, was published in the Herald of that
place on the 27th of September. We do
not remember in a long time of perusing as
interesting and valuable an article as this
paper, and we hope that the able pen of Mr.



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Sharpe will not cease in the historic work
so earnestly began.

Theatre in 1796. — The following items
are taken from the Oracle of Dauphin, in its
issnes of September 12 and 19, 1796:

'•The Harrisburg Company of Comedians,
we hear, intend giving the public a specimen
of their abilities some evening daring the
present week. Attendance and reasonable
credit will be given, "

"A number of young gentlemen of this
town, on the evenings of Thursday and Fri-
day last, performed the celebrated comedy of
••The Prisoner at Large," to a very numer-
ous audience; considering i he many incon-
veniences which these young men have sur-
mounted in order to give a few hours amuse*
ment to this little social village, great credit
is dne them for their great perseverabce and
politeness. "

The Harrisburo Library Company
was first organized in 1794, as "The Me-
chanical Society of Harrisburg," which held
weekly meetings, its objects being "mental
improvement and the promotion of the arts
and sciences." These meetings were generally
held at some one of the taverns in the borough.
Among its early members we find the names
of Stacy Potts, Henry Header, Jacob Bucher,
Jacob Reitzell and Samuel Hill. In 1795 the
Harrisburg Library Company was started, and
its first officers were: Directors, John Kean,
Rev. Henry Moeller, Gen. John A. Hanna,
William Gray don, Adam Boyd, John Dent-
sell, Rev. Nathaniel Snowden and Stacy
Potts; Secretary, Henry Fulton; Treasurer,
8tacy Potts.

This organization, however, lasted only
five or six years. A catalogue of its books
is in the possession of the Danphin County
Historical Society, but the volumes, where
are they ?



TUB FIRST PRINTED UBNBAIjOGY.

It will no doubt surprise many Ameri-
can genealogists and bibliophiles when we
inform them that we are in possession of
what we consider the first Family Record
published in America. It is a broadside
piinted at Ephrata in 1763, and which we
secured from the Messrs. Zahm & Co., of
Lancaster, one week ago, Ht'le dreaming
then that it was a genealogical treasure. It
consists of two octavo pages, on one sheet



10$ bv Si inches. It is in German, and wet-
give the following translation :

In the year of Christ, 1728, the 28th of
March, was our son Daniel Bollinger born r
on the Conestoga,

In the year of Christ, 1 730, on the 1 5th-
16th of December, was our daughter Magda-
lena Bollinger born on the Conestoga.

In the year of Christ, 1732, on the Hth of
February, was our daughter Anna Bollinger
born on the Conestoga.

In the year of Christ, 1734, on the 15th of
March, was our daughter Elizabeth Bol-
linger horn on the Conestoga.

In l he year of Christ, 1736, the 15th-16tb
of January, was our daughter Barbara Bol-
linger born, on the Conestoga.

In the year of Christ, 1738, the first of
January, was our son Christian Bollinger
born on the Conestoga.

In the year of Christ, 1741, the 5th of
May, was our daughter Sophia Bollinger
born on the Conestoga.

In the year of Christ, 1 743, in March, was
our daughter Maria Bollinger born on the-
Conestoga.

In' the year of Christ, 1748, the 12th of
September, was Hans Rudolph Bollinger
born in the Cocalico, on the Conestoga. The-
Sun and Mercury are his planets.

In the year of Christ, 1756, the 11th of
February, between 7 and 8 o'clock in the-
moming, was Abraham Bollinger born into*
this world. The following planets were shin-
ing in the Heavens:

The Moon in Gemini.

The Sun in the Waterman.

Saturn in the Waterman.

Jupiter in the Scales.

Mars in the Crab.

Venus in the Fihhes.

Mercurv in the Fishes.



OLD TOMBATONB RKCORDS AT SUN-
BUR V.

[We are inderted to Hon. Steuben Jen-
kins, of Wyoming, for the following tran-
script, forwarded for publication in Note*
and Queries, He writes: **I noticed two*
very dilapidated looking burial places, and
copied what I think were all the inscriptions
there. Some of the stones were broken and
not in their places. The grounds were un-
fenced and likely soon to be entirely wiped
out "J

Sacred to the memory of the Rev. Robert
Little, born in London, Nov. 24, 1773; died



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t*t the house of the Rev. James Kay, Har-

visburg, Aug. 6, 1827.

I know whom I have believed and am

persuaded that He is able to keep that which

A have committed onto Him against that

-day. II Tim. I XII.

This tablet, the record of departed worth,
is erected by the Unitarian Congregation, of
Washington City, as a memorial of sincere

-affection to their first pastor.



Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Ann Little,
•wife of the Rev. Robert Little, born in Bir-
mingham, England, December, A. D. 1774;
-died in Northmberland, May 14, A. D.
1837.

For we know that if oar earthly house of
this tabernacle were dissolved we have a
building of God, a house not made with
fcands, eternal in the heavens. II Cor., 5
-Chap. IV.



Sacred to the memory of Maria J., wife
of Christopher Woods, and daughter of the
Rev. Robert Little; died August 2, 1840;
aged 29 years, 8 months and 7 days.

Blessed aie the pure in heart for they shall
see God. Matthew V & 8.



In remembrance of Sarah U., wife of
-Christ* r Woods, and daughter of the Rev*d
Robert Little, who died March 16, 1849,
•aged 32 years.

"One family we dwell in him;

' 'One church above, beneath ;
* Though now divided by the stream,
"The narrow stream of death."



Christopher

Woods,

Died August 22,

1853,
Aged 52 years.

Lilly.

Samuel Mans, Esq., died April, 25, 1833,
A. 66 yrs,, 9 mos.

S. E. Mans died Aug. 8, 1823.

G. Maus died 1825.

C. Young died May 30, 1814.

1794.

B.B.

O. Drake died Dec. 4, 1832.

Peter Bennett b. Dec 11, 1782; d. Sept
*5, 1841.



To the memory of JOSIAH HAINES, son
of Reuben and Margaret Haines, was
born the 15th of August, 1764, and de-
parted this life on the 14th of May,
1795.

Here the wicked cease from troubling
Here the weary are at rest.



This tablet covers the mortal part of Joseph
Nourse, who was born October 21, 1797,
and departed this life March 28, 1831.

And also the remains of his infant son &
daughter.

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THB BURIM* OF TINIAN.

I. Jambs Burd, son of Edward Bard
and Jane Halliburton, was born March 10,
1 726, at Ormiston, near Edinburgh, Scot-
land; d. October 5, 1793, at Tin ian, near
Highspire, Dauphin county, Penna. Mr.
Burd emigrated to Philadelphia in 1747.
He resided from 1750 to 1753 at Shippens-
burg, as manager of the affairs of Mr. Ship-
pen. About 1755 he located at Tinian,
where he resided until his death. He en-
tered the Provincial service in 1755 as a com-
missioner with George Croghan, William
Buchanan and Adam Hoopes to lay out a
road from Harris' ferry to the Ohio.
He was then a captain; he is soon heard
of as major, then lieutenant colonel, and
colonel in 1760. As there were but two reg-
iments in service his rank was a very promi-
nent one. He fulfilled wirh great upright-
ness and punctuality all the public duties
with which he was entrusted for quite twenty
years. Then the stirring days of the revolu-
tion came, and with it disaster to Burd as a
public man. He seems to have entered
heartily into the contest, but just when such
experience as he had acquired would have
been of the highest benefit, an unfortunate
dispute about rank occurred, which with
ijisubordi nation in his command and some
criticism in the "Committee of Safety,"
caused him to resign his civil and military
employments. His sons and son-in-law were
good patriots, and a pretty thorough exami-
nation of the hasty conduct of Burd con-
vinces us tbnt he was, notwithstanding this
affair, in accord with the leading patriots
with whom he was surrounded. He was a
man of fine form, hardy and healthy, an ad-
vanced and prosperous farmer, hospitable in
his intercourse with bis neighbors, and re-
spected for his integrity as a civil officer from
1785, when Dauphin county was formed, un-



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til his death, in 1793. He died holding posi-
tions* one of the county judges. Col. Burd
m. May 14, 1748, Sarah Shippen, b. Feb-
ruary 22, 1730-1, at Philadelphia; d. Sep-
tember 17, 1784, at Tinian, daughter
of Ed ward Shippen and wife Sarah Plumley,
and with her husband interred at Middle-
town. They had issue:

2. t. Sarah; b. January 1, 1748-9; m.
Jasper Yeates.

3 ii. Edward; b. February 5, 1750-1;
m. Elizabeth Shippen.

Hi. Mary ; b. January 15, 1753; d. Feb-
ruary 23, 1754; m. Peter Grubb.

iv. Alien; b. Dec. 23, 1754; d. July 10,
1764.

4. v. Jane; b. August 12, 1757; m. George
Patterson.

vi. Anne; b. September 3, 1759; d. 8. p.

5. vH. Margaret; b. February 3, 1761;
m. Jacob Hublev.

viii. Elizabeth; b. Fovember 3, 1762; d.
s. p.

6. ix. James; b. January 4, 1765; m.
Elizabeth Baker.

7. x. Joseph; b. January 8, 1768; m. 1st,
Catharine Cochran ; 2d. Harriet Bailey.

xi. Elizabeth; b. February 18, 1772; d.
s. p.

II. Sarah Burd (James Edward) b.
January 1, 1748-9, at Philadelphia; d. Oc-
tober 25, 1829, at Lancaster, Penna; m. De-
cember 30, 1767, Jasper Yeates, b. April
9, 1745, at Philadelphia; d. March 14, 1817,
at Lancaster Penn*a; son of John and Eliza-
beth Yeates. He was a lawyer, admitted in
1765; twenty-flve years of his life were spent
upon the bench of the Supreme Court, the
greater portion of which he was in the dif-
ferent circuits of the State; his mind was
vigorous and his opinions bold. Pennsylva-
nia found in him a "good and faithful ser-
vant;" his reports, the second of the Penn-
sylvania series, immediately succeeding Mr.
Dallas', confer great honor upon him, both
as an author and a lawyer. They had issue
(surname Yeates) :

i. Mary; b. March 13, 1770; d. August
27, 1836; m. March 3, 1791, Charles Smith;
b. March 4, 1765; d. March 18, 1836; and
left issue.

ii. John; b. June 29, 1772; d. January 7,
1844; m. Eliza Buckley; no issue.

Hi. Jasper; b. August 30, 1774; d. s. p.

iv. Sarah; b. December 4, 1775; d. 8. p.

v. Elizabeth; b April 4, 1778; d. August
, 1867; m, Redmond Conyngham, b. Sep-



tember 19, 1781; d. June 16, 1846; and left
issue.

vi. Margaret; b. April 51, 1780; d. Feb-
ruary 1, 1855; unm.

mi. Edward Shippen; b. May 17, 1782p
d. s. p.

viix. Catharine; b. December 1, 1783; d.
June 7, 1866; unm.

ix. Sarah, b. December 6, 1786; d. s. p.

x. Edward, b. December 6, 1786; d. s. p.

III. Edward Burd (James, Edward, >
b. February 5, 1750-1, at Philadelphia; d.
July 24, 1833, at Philadelphia; studied law,
and was in practice at Heading, when the war
of the Resolution broke out; he entered the-
service, was taken prisoner at the battle of*
Long Island, subsequently exchanged, but
did not re enter the army ; was prothonotary
of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; m.
December 17, 1778, his cousin Elizabeth-
Shippen b. September 15, 1754; d. March*
26, 1828, daughter of Edward Shippen and?
Margaret Francis, of Philadelphia. They
had issue:

i. Edward Shippen, b. December 25, 1779;:
d. 1848; m. Eliza Howard Sims, d. April.
1860, and had issue.

ii. Margaret, b. August 20, 1781 ; d. Maj
19, 1845; m. Daniel W. Coxe, b. Sept 3,
1769; d. Jue 4, 1852; no issue.

m. Elizabeth; b. December 1, 1782; d~
s. p.

iv. Sarah; b. April 8, 1786; d. Juuell r
1855; unm.

IV. Jane Burd (James, Edward), b.
August 12, 1757, at Lancaster; d. near
Mexico, Juniata county, Pa.; m. George:
PATTEBSON, b.. July 24, 1762; d. October
31, 1814. son of James Patterson and Mary
Chamber. They had issue (surname Patter-
son):

t. Sarah; b. November 10, 1784; d. s p.

ii. Mary; b. July 8. 1786; d. May 7 r
1857; unm.

Hi. James Burd; b. July 8. 1788; m.
Matilda Downs, and left issue.

iv. Edward; b. Fehruary21, 1790; d. s. p~

v. oseph Shippen; b. July 10, 1791; &.
s. p.

vi. WiUiam Augustus; b. November l r
1792; m. Elizabeth Peale.

vii. Charlotte; b. March 9, 1794; <*
March 20, 1860; m. William Thompson, and
had Edward P., WiUiam 8., Lueien M„
Theophilus, Theodore 8. and Josephine P.

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tember 12, 1861 ; in. Rubens Peale, and had
issue.

ix. Qeorge; b. September 6, 1797; d.
July 16, 1871; m. "st Maria Sbinkle; m.
2dlv Lydia Adams; had issne by both.

V. Mabqaeet Burd (James, Edward), b.

February 3, 1761 at Lancaster; d. ;

m. Jacob Hobley, b. November 10, 1757; d.
at Lancaster; son of Bernard Hubley [1719-
1803] and Eva Margaretta his wife; was a
prominent lawyer, admitted to the Lancaster
bar in 1785. They had issue: (surname
Hubley):

i. James Burd; b. February 7, 1788; d.
m. Margaret Malcolm.

it. Sarah Teates ; b. December 22, 1789;
m. Lewis Walker.

ttt. John Jacob; b. February 15, 1792;
d. s. p.

iv. Edward BaUenor, b. February 3,
1793; m. Eliza (Hiester) Spayd.

a. Joseph, b. Sept 16, 1795; d. s. p.

tri. Mary Irene, b. April 19, 1797 ;d. s. p.

mi. Margaret B., b. March 17, 1801 ; d.
April 29, 1844.

mii. Francis Shippen, m. Rachel Potts.

ix. Anna Louisa.

VI. James Burd (James, Edward); b.
January 4, 1765 at Tinian; d. m. Eliza-
beth Baker and had issue:

i. Joseph, m. Margaret McCoy.
ii, Edward Shippen, d. unm.
Hi. AUen, m. Mary Ann Sellers.

VII. Joseph Burd (James, Edward),
b. January 8, 1768, at Tinian; d. in Juniata
county, Pennsylvania; m. 1st Catharine
Cochran; in., secondly, Harriet Bailey ; and
left issue.



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CCXII.



DeArmond. — In reply to certain inqui-
ries from Philadelphia, we give the follow-
ing :

L James DeYabmond, of Hanover
township, Lancaster county, d. in May,
1748, leaving a wife Mary, who died in
March, 1 780, and children :

i. John.

ii. Richard.

iU. Margaret, m. Johnston, and had

Mary.

iv. Sarah, m. Robertson. In his



will he mentions his brother Richard Johns-
ton, and it is more than probable his wife's
maiden name was Johnston. Richard De-
Armond, son of James, married Eleanor
Stuart, daughter of Andrew Stuart, and
they were the parents of Andrew Stuart De-
Armond, ancestors of our correspondent



The First Railroad in the U. S. —
We have bten asked this question before,
but to satisfy an earnest querist, we again
give the following: In 1809, from the stone
quarries of Thomas Lieper, on Crum creek,
to the landing at Ridley creek, one mile dis-
tant. Oliver Evans ran the first carriage ever
propelled bysteam in the world, in Philadelphia
from his foundry to the river Schuylkill— a
mile and a half—in 1804. A steam carriage,
built by Nicholas and James Johnson, in
Kensington, was run upon the streets of Ken-
siugton in 1827-28. The first locomotive
run in this country was an English one,
called the Lion, upon the Delaware and
Hudson railroad, in the fall of 1829. The
first American locomotive was built by Col.
Stephen H. Long, at Philadelphia, in 1830,
and was placed upon the New Castle and
Frenchtown railroad, where it made its first
trial July 4th, 1831. On the 25th of April
of the same year M. W. Baldwin had run an
experimental locomotive in the Philadelphia
Museum, Arcade, Chestnut street, which
afterward was exhibited upon a track in
Smith's Labyrinth Garden, north side of
Arch street, between Sen uy Ik ill-seventh and
Sch ay Ik ill-eighth [now Fifteenth and Six-
teentn] streets, in that city.



Chestnut Level Presbyterian
Church. — A correspondent in New York
city writes:

In a recent newspaper article on the old
churches of Pennsylvania, occurs the fol-
lowing sentence: **The oldest Presbyterian
church in this county, if not in the State, is
the Chestnut Level Presbyterian church, in
Drumore township. It is of stone and was
built in 1725." In Drumore township my
grandfather was born, aud there lived his
aucestors for two or three generations. Can
you tell me if the records of tbat church are
in existence, and if so, whether they are ac-
cessible.

[Perchance our valued friend, 'Squire
Evans can give us the desired information.}



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ITEM* OP COVUNANTBR HISTORY.

The following extracts are from an old
pamphlet dated in 1802. Pages one to nine
are missing. It seems to be a copy of the
minutes of the Associate Reformed Presby-
terian Presbytery of Kentucky :

"A Mr. Ervin wan licensed at last meet-
ing, and bids fair to be useful. "

4 'Mr. McGill has not been long enough in
this congregation to ascertain the number of
families under his charge."

**In Mr. Porter's congregation there are
260 families and 520 communicants."

"Mr. James McAuley, probationer, went
to the Carolinas and Georgia.

James McGill, Moderator,
Alexander Porter, P. (Jlerk.

Septembers, 1802.

The Presbytery of Kentucky suspended
Mr. R. Warwick. " * * that our Academy
in Lexington appears to prosper, we have a
considerable large brick house, ready for the
accommodation of students; about one hun-
dred schollars now attend it; twenty of whom
are studying the Latin and Greek languages.
The funds for the support of this institu-
tion are 4, 500 acres of land, which with the
house and lot are deeded to the Associate —
Reformed Snyod. (worth about $10>000.)
John Steele, Clerk.

Hephzibali Meeting House, Sep. 8th, 1802.

Rev. Thomas G. Smith suspended. The
Presbyteries of New York and Washington
constitute one Synod, called Synod of New
York." The first Presbytery of Pennsyl-
vania was divided into two Presbyteries, as
follows: The one to consist of the Rev.
Messrs. Robert Annan, Alexander Dobbir,
and Ebenezer Dickey, to be called the
Presbytery of Philadelphia. The other to
consist of the Rev. Messrs. William Logan,
John Young, Thomas Smith, James Walker,
James McConnel, William Baldridge, and
James Harper, jr. To be called the Presby-
tery of Big Spring, the second Presbytery
of Pennsylvania was changed to "Mononga-
hela."

Their first Synod of Pennsylvania was
held at Marsh Creek on Wednesday, May 25,
1803. The Synod of Sciota at Chelicothe in
May 1804; the Synod of the Carolinas in
1803. The Rev. Peter McMillan and Wil-
liam Dixon declined the authority of this
Synod.

October 23, 1803.

The Rev. Thomas G. Smith declined to
submit to the censure of the Synod. He



joined the Reformed Protestant Dutch
Church.

Alexander Proudfit, Clerk.

In 1801 Rev. John Mitchell Mason was
sent to Scotland and Ireland, where he in-
duced several young ministers of the Cove-
nanter faith to go to America and preach.
This was a period of great prosperity in the
Associate Reformed Church in the United
States of America. In Kentucky the
congregations were very large.

There was great activity among
the ministers, who tarveled over the country
preaching in private dwellings and barns.
There was a surprising number of ministers
who were suspended for apparent trivial
causes, and they almost invariably refused
to make a public acknowledgment of their
error, but were always ready to "argue the
question." There are only a few churches
in Pennsylvania of this faith now, whore
there were many eighty years ago. The
present generation seldom hear of the ''Cove-
nanters." They have gradually drifted to
the Presbyterian church, which held to the
same cardinal beliefs, and only differed in
church government Samuel Evans.



EDWARD J. PUTT, M. D.

Edward J. Putt was born May 23, 1819,
near Womelsdorf, Berks county, Pa. ; died
October 24, 1888, at Highspire. He was a
descendant of the Johannes Putt who emi-
grated to America on the ship Halifax, land-
ing at Philadelphia on the 22dof September,



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