Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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13 July 1832 • Friday
Minutes of a special conference held in Zion July 13, 1832 at the  house of in for the purpose of dividing  the Church on the land of Zion, into branches for the better convenience  of holding meetings & organizing the Church &c.
PresentEldersPriests
Stephen Chase
Thomas Wiles Teacher
Isaac Bebee [Beebe]
Sanford Porter
Jonathan Sumner
Prayer by br. Stephen Chase.
Br. appointed Clerk.
After considerable consultation upon the subject it was voted that the  branches in Each Township be numbered as they are set off.
Voted that for the time being the Disciples in now  living & that shall hearafter settle upon Sections No. 25. 26. 27. 28. 33. 34.  35. & 36. be considered in the branch No. first: those on section No. 29.  30. 31. & 32. And those on the 24 first No. sections in Second Townships  in branch No. 3. & also those in Blue Township be considered a branch.
Closed in prayer by br. Johnathan Sumner.
Clerk of Con.
24 August 1832 • Friday
Minutes of a conference held in August 24.  1832.
Present
Major N. Ashley
Elders.
Sanford Porter
Johnathan Sumner
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13 July 1832 • Friday
Minutes of a special conference held in Zion July 13, 1832 at the house of in for the purpose of dividing the Church on the land of Zion, into branches for the better convenience of holding meetings & organizing the Church &c.
PresentEldersPriests
Stephen Chase
Thomas Wiles Teacher
Isaac Bebee Beebe
Sanford Porter
Jonathan Sumner
Prayer by br. Stephen Chase.
Br. appointed Clerk.
After considerable consultation upon the subject it was voted that the branches in Each Township be numbered as they are set off.
Voted that for the time being the Disciples in now living & that shall hearafter settle upon Sections No. 25. 26. 27. 28. 33. 34. 35. & 36. be considered in the branch No. first: those on section No. 29. 30. 31. & 32. And those on the 24 first No. sections in Second Townships in branch No. 3. & also those in Blue Township be considered a branch.
Closed in prayer by br. Johnathan Sumner.
Clerk of Con.
24 August 1832 • Friday
Minutes of a conference held in August 24. 1832.
Present
Major N. Ashley
Elders.
Sanford Porter
Johnathan Sumner
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