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to Wyoming to be educated.



132 the early and later

17. The Delaware Baptist Union, 1878.

The Baptist Visitor having advocated, espe-
cially in September, 1869, the consolidation of
the Baptists in the State, a Committee met in
the Baptist Church, Dover, November 3, 1870,
which resulted in the drafting of a Constitution
and By-Laws for a Delaware Association. This
Committee consisted of Rev. W. H. H. Marsh,
E. W. Dickinson, D. D., Rev. G. W. Folwell,
Rev. O. F. Flippo, and R. AV. L. Probasco.
They failed to get their Association, for " love
for the old Philadelphia was too strong/' but
eventually the ^^ Delaware Baptist Missionary
Union " was formed at Wyoming, June 25,
1874. A large meeting at Dover in September
of the same year confirmed the action. This
body met annually in September, but quarter-
ly meetings were provided for, to be conducted
by committees appointed at the annual meeting.

The object of this organization was " to cul-
tivate the destitute field, and to encourage the
feeble churches within its bounds." It was felt,
however, that something more was needed, and
brethren talked again of forming an Associa-
tion for Delaware. But separation and change



DELAWARE BAPTISTS. 133

of name would hardly supply the lack of num-
bers and strength.

In pursuance of a call signed by ministers
in Delaware and Pennsylvania, a Council con-
vened in the First Baptist Church, Chester,
Pennsylvania, November 20, 1876, to ^^ con-
sider '^ " the expediency " of forming a ^' South
Philadelphia Association,^^ to be composed of
such of the Baptist churches of Delaware State,
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and Philadel-
phia as favored the movement. The Council
met, and was well attended. Rev. J. Wheaton
Smith, D. D., was chosen Moderator, and Rev.
R. B. Cook, Clerk.

This Council has been regarded as a failure by
some, but it did not fail to consider the subject
before it; and more, it demonstrated several
things: That Philadelphia churches were not
as ready to break from their present connec-
tions as some thought ; that union of Delaware
County and Delaware State churches with those
of Philadelphia in a new Association was neith-
er possible nor desirable ; that no union, even
among the churches of Delaware County and
State, could be effected upon the basis of sep-
aration from the Philadelphia Association.

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134 THE EARLY AND LATER

Moreover, the Council appointed a Committee,
consisting of Rev. R. B. Cook, H. G. Weston,
D. D., J. Wheaton Smith, D. D., Rev. P. L.
Jones, and Rev. Z. T. Dowen, to work up the
matter and to call another Council at the prop-
er time and place. There were members of the
Committee and others who were not idle in the
matter. The protracted illness of the Cliair-
man caused delay, but finally a meeting of the
then existing "Delaware Baptist Missionary
Union " was arranged for, by Brethren East-
wood, MacMackin, Parker, and the Chairman
of the Committee, to meet at Dover in May,
1878.

The meeting was largely attended by the
brethren from Wilmington. It was agreed
upon to reorganize and enlarge at the next
meeting, and to invite the churches of Dela-
ware County, Pennsylvania, and the Faculty
of Crozer Theological Seminary to meet with
them and unite in forming the new organiza-
tion. The meeting was called, and held Sep-
tember 30 and October 1, 1878, in the Second
Baptist Church, Wilmington. President H.
G. Weston, D. D., preached the opening ser-
mon. Rev. Thomas M. Eastwood was chosen




HENRY G. MESTON, D. D.



DELAWARE BAPTISTS. 135

Moderatorj and Rev. B. G. Parker, Clerk, both
2:tro tern. A Committee, consisting of Rev. R.
B. Cook, Rev. A. G. Thomas, Rev. Alexander
McArthur, Rev. H. B. Harper, Rev. J. R.
Downer, and G. D. B. Pepper, D. D., was ap-
pointed to prepare a plan of organization. Tiie
formation of a Union was recommended, and a
plan of organization proposed. The report
was adopted, and the " Delaware Baptist
Union '^ was organized October 1, 1878.

The '^ Union " was to be composed of such
churches of Delaware State, Delaware County,
Pennsylvania, and vicinity as were then pres-
ent by delegates or Pastor, and such as should
afterward be admitted, upon application, by a
two-thirds vote. Each church is entitled to
appoint five delegates, including the Pastor;
and the time of meeting, the third Tuesday and
Wednesday in November and the second Tues-
day and Wednesday in May. In November,
is the Annual Meeting, at which officers are
elected for the year.

The object of the "Union" is the promotion
of fraternity among the churches united, and
the evangelization of the field. It is required
that ample time be given, at each meeting, for



136 THE EARLY AND LATER

verbal reports from the churches and for the
consideratiou of Home and Foreign Missions,
Education, Bible, Publication, and Sunday-
school work. Committees are provided for
on — Place of Meeting; Religious Exercises;
Pastoral Interchange in Revival Work; The
Spiritual Condition of the Field — its want and
supply ; and Sunday-schools. The two latter
were added at a subsequent meeting.

Upon the organization of the Union, Rev.
T. M. Eastwood was elected Moderator, Rev.
B. G. Parker, Clerk, and Deacon George Parris,
Treasurer. A meeting was appointed for an
early day at Chester, Pennsylvania, where the
Union met with the First Church, Rev. A. G.
Thomas, Pastor, November 19 and 20, 1878.
Another was held with the church at Milford,
Delaware, May 13 and 14, 1879, which proved a
most successful meeting for members, and inter-
est and efPect upon the community and church.
There were sixty delegates present, who were
warmly welcomed by the Pastor, Rev. W. H.
Young, by the church, and by the people at
large. The November meeting for 1879 was
held with the church at Media, Pennsylvania,
Rev. T. G. Wright, Pastor, where the Union



DELAWARE BAPTISTS. 137

also met with a cordial receptioo. The meeting
in May, 1880, was at Dover, Delaware, and
was largely attended, as well as profitable and
pleasant.

Through the efforts of the '^ Union," pastoi's
and students have gone to various points to
labor, and their expenses have been paid ; and
a Colporteur and Sunday-school Missionary,
Rev. Wm. H. Young, appointed by the Baptist
Publication Society to labor in Delaware. Mr.
Young has resigned on account of ill-health,
and it is to be hoped that his successor will
soon be named.

Some of the prominent laymen connected
with the Union are — James Irving, YYilliam
H. Gregg, Washington Jones, Benj. Gartside,
Sr., Dr. J. B. Weston, George Parris, P. Miles
Frame, F. C. Mack, G. E. Heyburn, William
Bussell, J. M. Tage, A. B. Stewart, E. Auis-
worth. Deacon Duffee, J. H. George, Elnathan
Smith, E. H. Salisbury, Absalom H. Carey,
Harry Emmons, G. P. Barker, and Dr. Fred-
eric Owens. And among those, besides the pas-
tors of the churches, who have already partici-
pated by sermon, paper, or address in the meet-
ings of this youthful organization, and thus

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138 THE EARLY AND LATER

helped make them pleasant and profitable are —
President H. G. Weston, D. D., William Catli-
cart, D. D., Prof. G. R. Bliss, D. D., J. M. Pen-
dleton, D. D., Prof. J. C. Long, D. D., Eev.
G. W. Folwell, Samuel A. Crozer, Esq., Wash-
ington Jones, Esq., Alfred Gawthrop, Esq., H.
L. Wavland, D. D., Prof. G. D. B. Pepper, D. D.,
Rev. Alexander McArthur, Rev. Prof. J. R.
Downer, Rev. Prof. M. Heath, Rev. P. S. Vree-
land. Rev. Dr. S. Dyer, E. F. James, Rev. Owen
James, Thomas Swaim, D. D., Rev. David
Spencer, and G. J. Johnson, D. D.

The ladies also have had their meetings in
behalf of Missions, in connection with those
of the " Union/' Mrs. Dr. G. D. B. Pepper,
Mrs. S. M. Miller, Mrs. George A. LeMaistre,
Mrs. P. G. McCollin, Mrs. M. J. Knowlton,
and others have by their presence and their ad-
dresses contributed very greatly to deepen the
interest of Christian women in the work for
Missions.

The " Union " consists of eight churches in
Pennsylvania and eleven in Delaware, with a
total membership in the nineteen churches of
about three thousand. The following is a list
of the Pastors and churches :




GEO. D. B. PEPPER, D. D.



delaware baptists. 139

In Pennsylvania.
Brandywine, Rev. J. Wesley Sullivan. Mar-
cus Hook, Rev. C. J. W. Bishop. Ridley, Rev.
Charles M. Deitz. First Chester, Rev. A. G.
Thomas. South Chester, Rev. H. B. Harper.
Media, Rev. T. G. Wright. North Chester, Rev.
John Brooks. Village Green, Rev. Miller

Jones.

In Delaware.

Second Wilmington, Rev. R. B. Cook. Dover,
Rev. B. G. Parker. First German, Wilmington,
Rev. J. M. Hoefflin. Delaware Avenue, Rev.
J. M. Haldeman. Zion, Vernon, Rev. George
Bradford. Wyoming, Rev. George Bradford.
Magnolia, Rev. James M. Hope. Milford,

Rev. . Shiloh, Wilmington, Rev. B.

T. Moore. New Castle, Rev. B. MacMackin.
Bethany, Wilmington, Rev. T. M. Eastwood.

A list of licentiates and ministers, not Pas-
tors and students for the ministry, connected
with the churches of the Union, should not be
omitted. The following are the names of those
connected with the Union, and not mentioned
elsewhere in this work : Ministers — Rev. H.
Steelman, Rev. J. S. Read, Rev. Walter Bush-



140 THE EARLY A>'D LATER

ell (Missionary;, Rev. E. Austermiihl ; aud
Licentiates — F. G. McKeever, George Street,
Walter Kalley, C. F. Williams, Eugene Ma-
ginn, Reuben Blakely, and C. C. Earle.

The present (1880) officers of the Union are
— Rev. T. M. Eastwood, Moderator ; Rev. H.
B. Harper, Clerk ; and Deacon George Parris,
Treasurer. Aud the churches belonging to the
Delaware Union have not separated from tlie
Philadelphia Association. All the Baptist
churches in Delaware, excepting what are
known as Old School Baptists, and all within
the bounds of the Delaware Union, are con-
nected with the Philadelphia Association.

This part of our subject will be closed with
a brief notice of one of our ministers, who
was baptized at Wilmington by the Pastor of
the First Church of that place. He became a
member of that church, and retained his con-
nection with it for some years ; and for nearly
half a century was the Pastor of two of the
churches of the Delaware Baptist Union.

Rev. Joseph Walker was born near Marcus
Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Feb-
ruary 14, 1787, He lived with his father upon
the farm until his marriage, working Indus-




RKV .(OSKJ'll WALIvKK.



DELAWARE BAPTISTS. 141

triously with his own hands. His conversion
took place when he was between eighteen and
twenty years of age. His mind seems to have
been directed to the subject of religion by a
conversation between himself and Mr. William
G. Jones, who afterward was his brother-in-law
and lifelong friend. Alluding to it in a letter
to Mr. Jones, he says : ^^ This was the first per-
sonal address I ever had on the subject of re-
ligion, except a short talk with my father sev-
eral years before, when I was on a sick bed.'^
He adds : " After experience and reflection I
believe there is nothing so calculated to deeply
impress the mind on the subject of religion as
personal conversation with a judicious religious
friend," and regrets that he had let so many
opportunities of this kind pass without im-
provement. He was baptized by Rev. Daniel
Dodge, then Pastor of the First Baptist Church,
Wilmington, Delaware, February 6, 1806, at
the age of twenty-one. From this time he ever
had an humble view of self and an exalted one
of Christ. He was ordained to the work of
the gospel ministry at Marcus Hook, August
7, 1824, by Eev. William Staughton, D. D.,
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142 THE EARLY AND LATER

and became Pastor of the church, of which he
retained the care for twenty years. He had but
one other pastorate — the Brandywine Church,
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which he
served as Pastor twenty-four years. " In both
of these charges he deserved and received the
respect and love of all. Mr. Walker was a
staunch and thorough-going Baptist ; clear and
decided in his convictions of Bible truth, un-
swerving in his loyalty to the Master. In all
the relations of life — as a man of business, as a
magistrate, as a minister of the gospel — his un-
impeachable integrity raised him above mali-
cious criticism. His memory is fragrant in
Delaware County, his home for some eighty
years.'^ *

Mr. Walker was for more than sixty years a
member of the Philadelphia Association ; in
1826, he was Clerk; in 1829, Moderator, and
for several years President of its Board of
Trustees. He was only absent twice in sixty-
two years from its regular meetings. The last
seven years of his life were spent with his
daughter and son-in-law. Dr. Trevor, in Al-

* Eev. E. W. Dickinson, D. D. : Obituary Report, Phil-
adelphia Association, 1870.



DELAWARE BAPTISTS. 143

legheny City, where he died February 28,
1870. ^

III.— CONCLUSION.

It remains for us to add a few statistics to
show the growth and strength of the later
Baptist churches in the State of Delaware :

Date. Churches. Members. Contributions.

1835 1 131 Notable of contributioM

r»ork ( published in the Phila.

1865 4 639 J Association Minutes.

1875 10 886 $14,190.96

1879 11 1924 20,190.96

The number of teachers and scholars in four-
teen Sunday-schools, 2183.

These figures, however, show growth since
1835, which is an evidence of God's favor upon
the Missionary Baptists in the State. But
more, t\\^ later Baptist churches of Delaware
belong to a growing people, who have increased
in numbers, in the United States alone, from
172,972 in 1812 to 2,133,440 in 1879. Be-
sides their growth at home, their Missions
have been successful in foreign lands. In
1814, there were two Missionaries among the
heathen, supported by American Baptists, and
no Converts. In 1879, belonging to one so-



144 THE EARLY AND LATER

ciety alone — The American Baptist Missionary-
Union — there were 160 Missionaries, 990 Na-
tive preachers, 904 Churches, 80,864 Members,
all converted heathen, and 18,000 Baptisms
during the year. In addition to this, the Bible
has been translated into the languages of mil-
lions of the human race by the Baptist Mission-
aries, and by them freely circulated among the
heathen and the converts to Christianity. The
native Christian converts have their own Con-
ventions, Associations, Schools, and Missions,
conducted by themselves. And the total num-
ber of baptisms by the Missionaries of the Union
up to 1879 is 154,000, or nearly as many as
the members of the American Baptist churches
when Missions to Asia were inaugurated. We
exclaim, " What hath God wrought !" What
results from their principles have the Anti-
Mission Baptist churches to show, either at
home or abroad?

The lesson for us to-day is the necessity of
the Missionary spirit to the extension, exist-
ence, and perpetuity of the churches of Christ.
And these facts regarding both the early and
later Baptists should encourage the friends of
Jesus, in and out this State, to redouble their



DELAWARE BAPTISTS. 145

eiForts to recover lost ground, and to advance
the denomination in Delaware to the position
of power and influence it would now most })rol)-
ably occupy if there had been no check to its
progress in the past. This day, but for the
growth of this Anti-Mission evil, the Ba])tists
of this State would be second to none, if not
leading in numbers and influence, as they are
in some other States. It behooves every Baptist
in Delaware to become identified with the work
of the denomination in the State, to correspond
with the nearest Baptist Pastor, to start a pray-
er-meeting, or a Sunday-school, or a church in
his own dwelling, and call the brethren to help
in the work ; and, above all, to })ray for the
prosperity of our Baptist Zion.

The narrow-minded may think that sectari-
anism prompts this appeal, and that the activity
and growth of Baptist churches will be at the
cost of other denominations, who would become
weaker as we grew stronger. But the reverse
of this is true. The Baptists have their part
to do in the evangelization of the State ; there
are sinners to be saved. The prayer is needed
here as elsewhere, for more laborers. Faith-
fulness, and consequent growth, on the part
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146 THE EARLY AND LATER BAPTISTS.

of Baptists would only tend to strengthen
the cause of true religion in general, and to
make every Christian better and every church
stronger.



ADDENDUM.

Since the sketch of the Milford Church
(page 122) was stereotyped, it has been ascer-
tained that its Pastors have been Rev. Henry
H. Leamy, Rev. Levi Thorne, and Rev. A. S.
Bastian.



INDEX,



AccoMAc Jail, Rev. E. Baker

in, 24.
Adams, Charles Francis, 81.
Adams, John, 80.
Ainger, Abigail, 43.
Ainger, Rachel, 42.
Ainger, Rev. Thomas, 41, 42.

4.3, 45, 46, 47.
Ainsworth, E., 137.
Almond, William, 47.
American Baptist Home Mis-
sion Society, 97, 98, 103,

105, 115.
American Baptist Missionary

Union, 82.
American Baptist Publication

Society, 69, 71, 87, 137.
Anderson, G., D. D., 66.
Andrews, Rev. Emerson, 100.
Antinomianism, 7, 14, 94, 96.
Arch Street Presbyterian

Church, 41.
Austermiihl, Rev. Edward,

111, 140.



Backus, Rev. J. S., D. D., 121.
Baker, Rev. Elijah, 22-25, 27,

28, 34, 37, 39, 96, 106.
Ball, Mr. S. R., 115.
Bannister, Ann, 97.



Bannister, Moses, 97.

Baptism at midnight in the
Lahn, 108.

Baptism in Wilmington by
Rev. P. Hughes, 43.

Baptist Church, what it is, 8.

Baptist Church Manual, 113.

Baptist City Mission, Wil-
mington, 129, 130.

Baptist Education Society, 82.

Baptist General Tract Soci-
ety, 87.

Baptist Missionary Magazine,
72.

Baptist Tract Magazine, 69,
71.

Baptist Visitor, 106, 132.

Baptists in Pennsylvania, 10.

Barker, George P., 104, 137.

Barker, Ruth, 104.

Bartlett, Rev. R. E., 123.

Barton, Elder Thomas, 22, 87,
91.

Bastian, Rev. A. S., 35, 146.

Batston, Thomas, Esq., 24.

Bauer, Rev. F. A., 111.

Beckley, Robinson, 97.

Benedict, Dr. D., 16, 18, 39,
54, 58, 74, 75.

, his History of the Bap-
tists, 47, 78, SO, 81.

Benson, Rev. John, 29, 37.

147



148



INDEX.



Benson, Rev. John, death of,
30.

Beswicks, Vincent, 35.

Bethany Church, Wilmington,
139.

Bethel Church, New Castle
County, 38, 64, 76, 77.

Bethel Church, Sussex Coun-
ty, 77.

Bickel, P. W., D. D., 67.

Bishop, Rev. C. J. W., 139.

Blakely, Reuben, 140.

Bliss, Prof. G. R., D. D., 138.

Blockley Church, Philadel-
phia, 62.

Boggs, Mr. John, Sr., 46.

Boggs, Rev. John, 21, 22, 30,
32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 41, 42, 43,
44.

Boulder, Susanna, 97.

Bradford, Rev. George, 105,
106, 120, 121, 139.

Bradford, John, 112.

Bradford, Rebecca, 112.

Brandy wine. Battle of the, 58.

Brandy wine Church, 40, 139,
142.

Bratton, Alexander, 112.

Bratton, Amanda, 112.

Bratton, Kate, 112.

Bratton, Mary A., 112.

Braunstein, Catherine, 111.

Braunstein, Frank, 130.

Braunstein, Peter, 111.

Braunstein, Susan. 111.

Broadaway, Rev. Samuel, 36.

Broad Creek Church, 27, 28,
39, 75, 76, 77.

Brooks, Rev. John, 139.

Brown University, 59.

Bryn Zion Church, 31.

Bunyan, John, 36.

Burlington Baptist Church,
N. J., 62.



Burnham, Deacon Andrew,

120.
Bush, Mrs. Ann, 40.
Bushell, Rev. Walter, 139.

C.

Callaghan Brothers, 127.

Campbell, Mr. William M., 63.

Carey, Absalom H., 137.

Carleton, Rev. George, 101.

Cathcart, William, D. D., 56,
80, 138.

Cathel, Miss Martha, 35.

*' Centennial Offering " by Dr.
Cathcart, 80.

Central New Jersey Associa-
tion, 90, 92.

Century Confession, The, 17.

Chalfant, Jacob M., 99.

Charlton, Rev. Frederick, 98,

100, 101.

Chester, First Church, 133,
136 139.

, North, Church, 139.

, South. Church, 1.39.

Chestnut Hill, first Baptist
preaching at, 46.

Church Covenants, introduc-
tion of, 17.

Circular Letter first adopted
by Philadelphia Associa-
tion, 53.

Clifton, Daniel, Esq., 35.

Clifton, Mrs. Mary B., 35.

Cloward, Eliza Jane, 112.

Cochran, Jane, 97.

Cohansey Church, N. J., 17.

Cold Spring Baptist Church,
10.

Cole, Rev. Dr. Isaac, 106, 116.

Coles, Deacon W. C, 118.

Coles, Rev. , 26.

Collom, Rev. Jonathan G.,

101, 104.



INDEX.



149



Condron, Rev. George M..

101.
Cone, S. H., D. D., 70.
Cook, Rev. R. B., 67, 68, 69,

70, 102, 133, 134, 135, 139.
Cow Marsh Church, 15. 30, 34,

39, 74, 93.
Gross, Noah, 42.
Crozer, Mrs. John P., 125, 127.
Crozer, Mr. Samuel A., 127,

138.
Crozer Theological Seminary,

94, 121, 124, 128, 134.



Dagg, John L., I). D., 69, 70.

Dale, Mr., 87, 88.

Darby, Susan, 97.

Davis, Mr., 15.

Davis, Rev. David, 20, 32, 33,
54, 55.

Davis, Rev. Hugh, 32.

Davis, Rev. John, 54.

Davis. Rev. Noah, 23.

Davis, Rev. William, 33.

Dazey, Rev. Eliphaz, 27, 31,
33, 36, 43, 45.

Decline of Baptist Churches
in Delaware, causes of, 78.

Deitz, Rev. Charles M., 139.

Delaware Association, 38, 48,
50, 51, 61, 72, 74-96.

Delaware Association, new,
proposed, 132.

Delaware Avenue Church,
Wilmington, 112, 115, 127,
130, 139.

Delaware Baptist Missionary
Union, 132, 140.

, ladies' meeting in be-
half of, 138.

Delaware Bible Society, 84.

Delaware, first Baptist church-
es in, 10,

13*



Delaware, freedom of Baptiate
in, 25.

Delaware, lesson of Baptist
History in, 7.

Delaware, needs of, 8.

Delaware Society for Domes-
tic Missions, 84, 87.

Dennison, Rev. C. W., 101.

Der Sendbote, HI.

Dewees, Col., 57.

Dewees, Cornelius, 34, 35.

Dewees, Rev. Joshua, 31, 36.

Dickerson, J. S., D. D., 101.

Dickinson, E. W., D. D., 132,
142.

Dingle, Rev. Edward Carter,
27, 30.

Disputation between Abel Mor-
gan and Samuel Finley, 53.

Dobbins. Rev. Frank S., 72.

Dodge, Daniel, D. D., 47, 48,
61, 82. 83, 141.

Dover Church, 103-107, 120,
121, 132, 137.

Dowon, Rev. Z. T., 134.

Downer, Rev. J. R., 135, 138.

Dutch Creek Church, 15, 31,
39, 74.

DufFee, Deacon, 137.

Duval, Rev. B. F., 44.

Dvvyer, Rev. W. H. H., 117.

Dver, Rev. S., Ph. D., 138.



Earle, a. B., D. D., 116.

Earle, Alfred, 50.

Earle, C. C, 140.

Earle, Samuel, 50.

East Landing Church, 32.

Eastwood, Rev. Thomas M..

123, 128, 129, 134, 136, 139

140.
Eaton, Rev. Isaac, A. M., 55.
Edwards, Rev. Morgan, A. M.,



150



mDEX.



16, 18, 19, 24, 25, 27,29,31,
84, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 44, 45,
58-60, 75, 81.

Ellis, John, 46.

Elm Street Church, Wilming-
ton, 123, 128, 129, 130.

Emmons, Harry, 137.

Evans, Mr., 15.

Evans, Rev. Thomas, 53.



Farrell, Rev. Gideon, 21, 27,

31, 33, 34, 46, 63, 69.
Farrell, Mary, 63.
Fellman, Rev. J., 112.
Ferris, Mrs., 42.

Fifth Church, Philadelphia,
64.

Finley, Rev. Samuel, 53.

First Church, Philadelphia,
52, 59.

First Church, Wilmington, 40,
50, 76. 77, 84, 92, 102, 113.
123, 127.

First German Church, Phila-
delphia, 109.

First German Church, Wil-
mington, 107-112.

First Presbyterian Church,
Wilmington, M.

Fleeson, Rev. Thomas, 23, 30,

32, 34, 36, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45.
Fleischman, Rev. Conrad, 109,

110.
Fletcher, Rev. Leonard, 97.
Flippo, Rev. 0. F., 105, 106,

118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 130,

132.
Flood, Rev. Joseph, 30, 36, 46.
Folwell, Rev. George W., 51.

114, 118, 121, 132, 138.
Fouling Creek, Maryland, 26,

28.
Frame, Miles P., 137.



Franklin, Benjamin, 54.
Freehold Church, New Jersey,

55.
Friendship Engine - house,

meeting in, 12.
Fulton, J. D., D. D., 8.

G.

Galbraith, John, 127.
Gano, Rev. John. 55.
Garrett. Mr. W. E., 127.
Gartside, Mr. Benjamin, Sr.,

127, 137.
Gates, General, 58.
Gawthrop, Alfred, Esq., 100,

118, 138.
George, J. H., 137.
George. Mrs. Jonathan, 125.
Georgetown Church, 32.
German Baptist Church.

Brooklyn, N. Y., 107.
German Baptists, connection

of, with Delaware Baptists,

71.
German Church, Wilmington,

71.
Gibbins, Rev. John, 27, 28.
Gibbins, Rev. Jonathan, 27,

30, 37.
Gibbins, Deacon Joshua, 30.
Gibbins, Rev. Samuel, 27, 29.
Gilbert, Rev. Curtis, 43.
Gill, Dr. John, of London, 59.
Gill, Rev. T. A., U. S. N., 114.
Gillette, A. D., D. D., 80, 104.
Gospel Church, a, 42.
Grafton, Elder William, 22.
Graham, Sarah A., 97.
Gravelly Branch Church, 28,

30, 37, 39, 75, 77.
Great Valley Church, Penn-
sylvania, 32, 55, 56, 61.
Green, Rev. Samuel R., 48, 84.
Greene, Rev, David, 85.



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Gregg, Lucy V., 112, 127.
Gregg, William H., 112, 113,

127, 130, 137.
Griffith, Rev. Benjamin, of

Montgomery Church, 20.
Griffith, Benjamin. D. D., 99.
Griffith, Rev. Thomas, U, 19.
Griffiths, Abel, 43.
Grimmell, Jeremiah, 71, 107,


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