RECORD FOR THE COTTAGE METHODIST EPISCOPAL SUNDAY SCHOOL - BUREAU COUNTY, IL

1893 To 1904
Officers From September 1893 to March 1894
  1. Peter Reynolds
  2. H. H. Allen
  3. Mrs. Maria Hunter
  4. Mrs. Clarisa Reynolds
  5. Mrs. Flora Chesney
  6. Mr. Andrew Allen
  7. Miss Ella De Maranville
  8. Miss Carrrie De Maranville

 

Officers 1894

  • Supt. - Mr. Albe Allen
  • Assit. Supt. - P. N. Reynolds
  • Treas. - Hiram Allen
  • Sect. - Warren Grange
  • Libr. - Miss Carrie De Maranville
  • Organist - Clara Reynolds
  • Asst. - Fannie Draper
December 2, 1894

Sunday School commenced at the usual hour. The singing No. 13. Prayer by Uncle Henry. A song No. 98 was then sung , the lesson was read and the teachers and classes took their places. No in class. 1 - 11, 2 - 9, 3 - 7, 4 - 9. No. Teachers and officers = 7. No of visitors = 1. Total no. pres = 40. The lesson was reviewed by Uncle Henry. The leaves was distrib. by the libra. The collec. was taken ammounting to $.55 cts.

Committee’s for Christmas tree

For the Program - Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. McKoon, Mrs. Chesney

For Decorating - Mrs. A. F., Ella, Carrie, Fannie, A. A., Elmer Merritt, George Barto, Eddie Merritt, Willie Chesney, Warren

For Tree - Mrs. Hiram Allen, Mrs. Chesney, Mrs. McKoon

 

March 24, 1895

Officers were elected as follows

  • Supt. - Mr. Albert McKoon.
  • Asst. Supt. - Mr. A. Allen
  • Sect. - Ida Merritt
  • Libra. - Grace Barto
  • Organist - Carrie De Maranville
  • Asst. - Grace Barta
  • Treas. - W. H. Grange
  • Chorister - Miss Johnson

 

June 16th, 1895

S. S. opened at the usual hour by singing No. 214 after the Responsive Reading No. 214. The Lord’s prayer was then repeated by the school. The lesson was read after which the teachers took charge of their classes. No pres. in class. 1 - 8, 2 - 6, 3 - 4, 4 - 6, 5 - 9

No. of visitors 2. The lesson was reviewed by the supt. The papers were distributed by the Libra. The collection was taken amt. 41 cent. It was moved and seconded that Mr. Draper, Mr. Grange and Mr. Pettegrew act as comm. the 4th of July.

Secretary’s Record for the Quarter Ending September 30, 1897

Roll of Officers

  • Superindendent - Mrs. Farley
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Mrs. Reynolds
  • Secretary - Edd Merritts
  • Treasurer - Mrs. H. H. Allen
  • Organist - Miss Carrie De Mananville

Roll of Teachers

  1. Mr. H. H. Allen
  2. Mr. Reynolds
  3. Carrie De Maranville
  4. Mrs. Reynolds
  5. Miss Huldah Vail

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending December 31st, 1897

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mr. Farley
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Miss Reynolds
  • Secretary - Will Piper
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Sam Chesney
  • Organist - Carrie De Maranville

Roll of Teachers

  1. H. H. Allen
  2. V. W. Reynolds
  3. Carrie De Maranville
  4. Clarisa Reynolds
  5. Huldah Vail
Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 1898

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - A. Allen
  • Secretary - Will Piper
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Sam Chesney
  • Organist - Carrie De maranville

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Wr. Grange
3. Hulda Vail
4. Carrie De Maranville
5. Ida Merritte

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending June 1898

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Albe Allen
  • Secretary - Lettie Farley
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Alva Piper
  • Organist - Blanch Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Wr. Grange
3. Hulda Vail
4. Carrie De Maranville
5. Ida Merritte

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending September 1898

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Albe Allen
  • Secretary - Lettie Farley
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Alvah Piper
  • Organist - Blanche Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Wr. Grange
3. Hulda Vail
4. Carrie De Maranville
5. Ida Merritt

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending December 1898

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
  • Ass’t Superintendent - A. Allen
  • Secretary - Lettie Farley
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Alva Piper
  • Organist - Blanche Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Addie Farley
3. Huldah Vail
4. Carrie De Maranville
5. Ida Merritt
6. Mary Allen

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 1899

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Albe Allen
  • Secretary - Lettie Farley
  • Ass’t Secretary - Electa C.(Chesney)
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Ass’t Librarian - Stella M.
  • Chorister - Carrie De (Maranville)
  • Organist - Blanche Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Addie Farley
3. Huldah Vail
4. Carrie De Maranville
5. Ida Merritt

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending June 1899

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
  • Ass’t Superintendent - H. Vail
  • Secretary - Electa Chesney
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Organist - Blanche Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Jess Anderson
3. Huldah Vail
4. Carrie Maran(ville)
5. Orpha Doty

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending September 1899

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Huldah Vail
  • Secretary - Electa Chesney
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Organist - Blanch Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Jessie Anderson
3. Huldah Vail
4. Carrie De M(aranville)
5. Orpha Doty

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending December 1899

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs Chesndy
  • Ass’t Superintendent - H. Vail
  • Secretary - Electa Chesney
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Organist - Blanche Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Carrie De (Maranville)
4. Will Chesney
5. Cloe Worthington

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 25th, 1900

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe Worth(ington)
  • Secretary - Electa Chesney
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Alvah Piper
  • Organist - Blanche Allen

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Carrie De Maranville
4. Will Chesney
5. Cloe Worthington

 

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending June 24th 1900

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Albie Allen
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe (Worthington)
  • Secretary - Mamie Doty
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Cora Allen
  • Chorister - Mrs. Farley
  • Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Carrie De maranville
4. Cloe Worthington
5. Isa Merritt
6. Mrs. Chesney

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending September 30, 1900

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Albie Allen
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe Worthington
  • Secretary - Mamie Doty
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Cora Allen
  • Chorister - Mrs. Farley
  • Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Carrie De Maranville
4. Cloe Worthington
5. Ida Merritt
6. Mrs. Chesney

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending January 6, 1901

Roll of Officers

  • Superintendent - Albie Allen
  • Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe Worthington
  • Secretary - Mamie Doty
  • Treasurer - H. H. Allen
  • Librarian - Cora Allen
  • Chorister - Mrs. Farley
  • Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Carrie De Maranville
4. Ida Merritt
5. Mrs. Chesney

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 1901

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Albie Allen
Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe Worthington
Secretary - Mamie Doty
Treasurer - H. H. Allen
Librarian - Cora Allen
Chorister - Mrs. Farley
Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Cloe Worthington
4. Ida Merritt
5. Mrs. Chesney

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 31st, 1901

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Bert Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe Worthington
Secretary - Stella Merritt
Treasurer - Geo S. Draper
Librarian - Lettie Farley
Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Myron Worthington
3. Cloe Worthington
4. Mrs. Chesney
5. Mrs. Albe

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending July 1901

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Bert Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe Worthington
Secretary - S. C. Merritt
Treasurer - Geo. Draper
Librarian - Lettie Farley
Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Miss Worthington
4. Ida Merritt

 

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending December 29, 1901

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Bert Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - Cloe Worthington
Secretary - Stella Merritt
Ass’t Secretary - Mamie Doty
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Lettie Farley
Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Cloe Worthington
4. Ida Merritt

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 16, 1902

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Bert Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - Will C.
Secretary - Blanch Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Lily Olsen
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mabel Allen
Organist - Electa Chesney
Ass’t - Alva Piper

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Cloe Worthington
4. Ida Merritt

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending June 15, 1902

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Bert Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - Will C.
Secretary - Blanch Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Lily Olsen
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Mamie Doty
Organist - Electa Chesney
Ass’t - Alva Piper

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Cloe Worthington
4. Ida Merritt

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending September 27, 1902

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Bert Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - W. Chesney
Secretary - Blanch Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Lily Olsen
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Mamie Doty
Organist - Electa Chesney
Ass’t - Alva Piper

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Cloe Worthington
4. Ida Merritt

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending December 31st, 1902

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Bert Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - W. Chesney
Secretary - Blanch Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Lily Olsen
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Mamie Doty
Organist - Electa Chesney
Ass’t - Alva Piper

Roll of Teachers

1. H. H. Allen
2. Mr. Worthington
3. Cloe Worthington
4. Ida Merritt

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 1903

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
Ass’t Superintendent - Mrs. Farley
Secretary - Cora Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Sam Chesney
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Bernice Taylor
Organist - Lettie Farley
Ass’t - Alva Piper

Roll of Teachers

1. Geo. Draper
2. Elma Hunter
3. Mrs. H. C. Allen
4. Letty Farley

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending June 1903

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Blanch Allen & Mrs. Chesney
Ass’t Superintendent - Mrs. Farley
Secretary - Cora Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Sam Chesney
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Bernice Taylor
Organist - Lettie Farley
Ass’t - Alva Piper

Roll of Teachers

1. Geo. Draper
2. Elma Hunter
3.Mrs. H. C. Allen
4. Lettie Farley

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending October 1903

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Mrs. Chesney
Ass’t Superintendent - Mrs. Farley
Secretary - Cora Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Sam Chesney
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Bernice Taylor
Organist - Lettie Farley
Ass’t - Alva Piper

Roll of Teachers

1. Geo. Draper
2. Elma Hunter
3. Mrs. Addie Farley & Mrs. H. C. Allen
4. Letty Farley

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending January 1904

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Blanch Allen & Mrs. Chesney
Ass’t Superintendent - Mrs. Farley
Secretary - Cora Allen
Ass’t Secretary - Sam Chesney
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Bernice Taylor
Organist - Lettie Farley

Roll of Teachers

1. Geo. Draper
2. Elma Hunter
3.Mrs. H. C. Allen
4. Lettie Farley

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending March 27, 1904

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Lettie Piper
Ass’t Superintendent - Lena Draper
Secretary - Electa Chesney
Ass’t Secretary - Cora Allen
Treasurer - George Draper
Librarian - Mable Allen
Ass’t Librarian - Chorister - Albie Allen
Organist - Electa Chesney

Roll of Teachers

1. Geo. Draper
2. Clarence Close
3. Mrs. H. C. Allen
4. Nellie Grange

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending June 26, 1904

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Mrs. Wm. Piper (Lettie Farley)
Superintendent - Mrs. Geo. Draper
Secretary - Miss Electa Chesney
Ass’t Secretary - Miss Cora Allen
Treasurer - Mrs. Geo. Draper
Librarian - Arleen Lundeen
Ass’t Librarian - Elsie Schrauder
Organist - Miss Electa C.

Roll of Teachers

1. Each member of the class as teacher for a month.

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending September 25, 1904

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Mrs. Wm. Piper (Lettie Farley)
Superintendent - Mrs. Geo. Draper
Secretary - Miss Electa Chesney
Ass’t Secretary - Miss Cora Allen
Treasurer - Mrs. Geo. Draper
Librarian - Arleen Lundeen
Ass’t Librarian - Elsie Schrauder
Organist - Miss Electa C.

Roll of Teachers

1. Mrs. Chesney
2. Mr. Geo. Draper
3. Mrs. H. Allen
4. Miss N. Grange

Secretary’s Record for Quarter Ending December 1904

Roll of Officers

Superintendent - Mrs. Wm. Piper (Lettie Farley)
Superintendent - Mrs. Geo. Draper
Secretary - Miss Electa Chesney
Ass’t Secretary - Miss Cora Allen
Treasurer - Mrs. Geo. Draper
Librarian - Arleen Lundeen
Ass’t Librarian - Elsie Schrauder
Organist - Miss Electa C.

Roll of Teachers 1. Miss Chesney
2. Mr. Draper
3. Mrs. H. Allen

 
1909 TO 1912

Officers for 1909

  • Supt. Harriet Hunter

  • Ass. - Mr. Albee

  • Sec. - Esther Chesney

  • Asst. - Byron Allen

  • Treas. - Lena Draper

  • Lib. - Lewis Farley

  • Asst. - Edgar Draper

  • Chor - Addie Farley

  • Org. - Gertie Allen

Class No. 1 for 1909
  • Albee, Alex
  • Allen, Hiram
  • Borg, Mr.
  • Borg, Mrs.
  • Chesney, Mr.
  • Chesney, Mrs.
  • Draper, Mr.
  • Draper, Mrs.
  • Farley, Mr.
  • Farley, Mrs.
  • Hunter, Mrs.
  • Julander, Mr.
  • Julander, Mrs.
  • Paul, Mr.
  • Paul, Mrs.
  • Doty, Mr.
  • Doty, Mrs.
  • Wright, Mrs.
  • Halladay, Mrs.
  • Goodale, Mr.
  • Goodale, Mrs.
Class No. 2 for 1909
  • Allen, Byron
  • Borg, Axel
  • Chesney, Sam
  • Chesney, Maud
  • Farley, Raymond
  • Farley, Fred
  • Lidgard, Mr.
  • Lidgard, Mrs.
  • Piper, Will
  • Piper, Lettie
  • Piper, Bert
  • Piper, Lydia
  • Doty, Harry
  • Goodale, Allen
  • Goodale, Max.
  • Chenowith, Harry
  • Swanson, Mr.
  • Chesney, Will
Class No. 3 for 1909
  • Albee, Gladys
  • Albee, Marian
  • Allen, Gertie
  • Borg, Albert
  • Chesney, Esther
  • Chesney, Clara
  • Draper, Frances
  • Doty, Blanche
  • Julander, Connie
  • Farley, Hazel
  • Hunter, Allen
  • Goodale, H.
  • Wright, Virgil
  • Swanson, Esther
Class No. 4 for 1909
  • Albee, Vance
  • Borg, Ernest
  • Borg, Oscar
  • Chesney, Ernest
  • Draper, Edgar
  • Farley, Lewis
  • Farley, Albet
  • Farley, Alta
  • Hunter, Mary
  • Hunter, Helen
  • Hunter, Lyle
  • Lidgard, Margaret
  • Paul, Martha
  • Paul, Hazel
  • Paul, Paymond
  • Wright, Emma
October 10, 1909

The School opened by singing song No. 42, after which the opening service was read. Song No 30 was then sung followed by the reading of the "Apostles Creed" and the repeating of the "Lord’s Prayer. Classes took their places. Collection - 86 cents. Eighteen cents was added to the Birthday box by two children - Erma Wright and Edgar Draper. The Election of officers followed the study of the lesson.

The officers were as follow

  • Supt. - Mrs. Hunter
  • Asst. - Mr. W. Piper
  • Sec. - Lettie Piper
  • Treas. - Mrs. Allen
  • Lib. - Miriam Albee
  • Asst. - Frances Draper
  • Org - Gertie Allen
  • Asst. - Lettie Piper
  • Chor. - Mrs. Lidgard.

 After the election a song was sung and the school dismissed. The treasurer read her report for the year.

The following officers and teachers were elected Sept. 11, 1910
  • Supt. - William Piper
  • Ass’t Supt. - Alec. Albee
  • Treasurer - Mrs. Hiram Allen
  • Sect. - Blanche Doty
  • Lib. - Clare Chesney
  • Organist - Gertie Allen
  • Chorster - Mrs. Piper

Teachers

  • Class No 1 - George Draper
  • Class No 2 - Mrs. Hunter
  • Class No 3 - Mrs. Hiram Allen
  • Class No 4 - Mrs. Frank Lidgard
  • Class No 5 - Mrs. Albee

Total attendance since Sept 11, 1909 to 1910 - 224 average 32. Total collection since September 11, 1910 - $3.79 - average collection, 54 1/4 cents.

1910 Register of Scholars

  1. Albee, Mr. A.
  2. Albee, Mrs. A.
  3. Albee, Gladys
  4. Albee, Marian
  5. Albee, Vance
  6. Allen, Hiram
  7. Allen, Mary
  8. Allen, Byron
  9. Allen, Gertie
  10. Borg, Axel
  11. Borg, Albert
  12. Borg, Ernest
  13. Borg, Oscar
  14. Chenowith, H.
  15. Chesney, Mrs. Wm.
  16. Chesney, Mr. Wm.
  17. Chesney, Sam.
  18. Chesney, Maud
  1. Chesney, Esther
  2. Chesney, Clara
  3. Chesney, Ernest
  4. Chesney, Maxine
  5. Day, Clyde
  6. Day, Walter
  7. Day, Fern
  8. Doty, Mr.
  9. Doty, Mrs.
  10. Doty, Blanche
  11. Doty, Harry
  12. Draper, Mr.
  13. Draper Mrs.
  14. Draper, Frances
  15. Draper, Edgar
  16. Julander, Mr.
  17. Julander, Mrs.
  18. Julander, Connie
  19. Halladay, Mrs.
  1. Farley, Mr.
  2. Farley, Mrs.
  3. Farley, Raymond
  4. Farley, Fred
  5. Farley, Hazel
  6. Farley, Lewis
  7. Farley, Albert
  8. Farley Alta
  9. Goodale, Max.
  10. Goodale, Allen
  11. Goodale, Clar
  12. Goodale, H.
  13. Hunter, Mrs.
  14. Hunter, Allen
  15. Hunter, Mary
  16. Hunter, Helen
  17. Hunter, Lyle
  18. Lidgard, Mr.
  19. Lidgard, Mrs.
  1. Lidgard, Margaret
  2. Maynard, Mrs.
  3. Paul, Mr.
  4. Paul, Mrs.
  5. Paul, Samuel
  6. Paul, Myrtle
  7. Paul, Hazel
  8. Piper, Will
  9. Piper, Mrs. Lettie
  10. Piper, Mr. Burt
  11. Piper, Mrs. Lydia
  12. Swanson, Chas.
  13. Swanson, Esther
  14. Swanson, Mimmie
  15. Swanson, Ruth
  16. Swanson, Carl
  17. Wright, Erma
  18. Wright, Virgil
  19. Wright, Mrs.
Officers for 1912
  • Supt. - Earnest Reynolds
  • Asst - Mrs. Wm Chesney
  • Treasurer - Mrs. Wm Piper
  • Sect. - Miss Blanche Doty
  • Org. - Miss Esther Chesney
  • Asst. Org - Miss Gertite Allen
  • Lib. - Miss Myrtle Paul
  • Ass’t Lib. - Miss Mary Hunter
  • Chairman of Con. - Mrs. Chesney

 

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