Paxtang Church 1808

Taken From Egles Notes and Queries - Historical and Genealogical Chiefly Relating To Interior Pennsylvania  Edited by William Henry Egle, M.D. M. A., 1890 - First Edition - Vol. 1, Page 82 and Page 95 -- Online Transcription by Nancy Piper

In the year 1808 the following persons subscribed the sums opposite their names for "the repairing of Paxtang meeting house." (T.H.R. asked the question were are there any now living (in 1890)?)

Robert Elder

James Cowden

Edward Crouch

Elizabeth Gray

John Gray

John Wiggins

James Rutherford

Samuel Sherer

John Gilchrist

Samuel Rutherford

William Rutherford

Robert Gray

Robert McClure

John Ritchey

Thomas Smith

Susanah Rutherford

Thomas Elder

John Carson

Josiah Espy

James Awl

John Allison

James Cochran

Ann Stephen

John McCammon

Mary Fulton

Mary Rutherford

William Larned

James Stewart  

Joshua Elder

Thomas Buffington

John Elder

Sarah Wilson

John Forster

Charles Chamberlain

John Ross  

Hugh Stephen

Michael Simpson

Jean Carson

Joseph Burd

Robert Gray

Thomas Walker

William Caldhoon

John Rutherford

Michael Simpson

James Awl

Joseph Burd

David Patton

John Rutherford

Thmas Walker

John Walker

Jacob Richards

Jean Wilson

Frederick Hatton

William Caldhoon

John Finney

Joseph Wilson

Michael Whitley

David Stewart

Thomas McCord

Elizabethe Wills

Mr. Egle's reply (Page 95) "In reply to the query of T.H.R., we are able to give the dates of death of the following. There are none now living, the last worthy being Gen. John Forster"

Name Date of Death Age Name Date of Death Age
Robert Elder Sept 29, 1818 77 James Cowden Oct 10, 1810 64
Edward Crouch Jan 2 ,1826 66 Elizabeth Gray April 18, 1816 72
John Gray May 30, 1819 66 John Wiggins June 12 1794 82
James Rutherford March 6 1809 62 Samuel Sherer Dec 26 1821 66
John Gilchrist Samuel Rutherford Nov. 26 1833 65
Wm. Rutherford Jan. 17 1850 74 Robert McClure July 21 1839 76
John Ritchey Dec 3 1831 56 Thomas Smith
Samuel Rutherford May 8 1813 Thomas Elder April 29 1853 86
John Carson Oct. 10 1817 Joshai Espy July 26 1813 71
James Awl Removed in 1809 John Allison March 17 1816 46
James Cochran July 16 1822 80 Ann E. Stephen Aug. 10 1814 60
John McCammon July 22 1838 64 Mary Fulton Nov. 23 1815 45
Wm. Larned James Stewart . Removed to Mifflin Co
Joshua Elder Dec. 5 1820 75 Thomas Buffington
John Elder April 13 1811 54 Sarah Wilson Mar 12 1823 70
John Forster May 28 1862 86 Charles Chamberlain
John Ross D. at Middletown Michael Simpson June 1 1813 73
Jean Carson Joseph Burd Removed
Robert Gray April 27 1848 91 Thomas Walker March 19 1843 54
William Calhoun John Rutherford May 1 1832 59
David Patton Jan. 10 1832 74 John Walker
Jacob Richards Jean Wilson
Frederick Hatton John Finney Removed to Ohio in 1811
Joseph Wilson 1826
(date of either
removal or death
William Whitley
David Stewart . Removed to Mifflin Co Thomas McCord
Elizabeth Wills Hugh Stephens

Mr. Egle asks in 1890 "Who can supply those left blank?  Can Anyone?

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