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St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington VT

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St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington VT

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Classification: Biography
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Surnames: HURD, HAWLEY, HARD, CANFIELD, HOLDEN, SEELEY, IMUS, FOLSOM, COLE, DEMING, HILLS, STONE, BENEDICT, OATMAN, LATHROP, DYERS, MACAULEY, BAKER, BENEDICT, JUDSON
St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington, Vermont, A sketch of the birth and growth of Saint James’s Parish, the oldest parish in the diocese of Vermont, together with brief sketches of the lives of the bishops of the diocese and of the rectors of St. James’s Parish, by the Reverend George Robert Brush, Rector from 1926 to 1939 copyrighted 1941: pg 168 Incorporation of the Parish According to the Laws of the State of Vermont, Hitherto the meetings of the Vestry had been held without any form recognized by the state. At a meeting of the Vestry held on April 19, 1823 the minutes record that in accordance with a statute of the state passed November 10, 1814, requiring that religious societies shall be constituted after a certain specified form, it was voted that this society shall hereafter be considered as organized according to the form prescribed in said statute, to wit: “We, the Subscribers, Inahabitants of the Town of Arlington, in the county of Bennington and state of Vermont, do hereby voluntarily associate and agree to form a society or to continue the society which has heretofore existed, by the name of the Protestant Episcopal Church Society in Arlington for the purpose of building Meeting Houses, and settling and suporting ministers, according to the first section of an Act entitled: An act for the support of the Gospel passed October 26, 1793. In witness whereof we have hereunto severally set our hand. Dated at Arlington in the county aforesaid this 19th day of April in the year of our Lord 1823: Cyrus Hurd, Asahel Hurd, Elisha Hawley, Martin Hard, Noble Hard, Enos Canfield, John Holden, Zadok Hard Jr., Austin Seeley, Wm. Imus, Samuel Folsom, Sylvanus Hard, Simeon Cole, Martin C. Deming, Sylvester Deming, Samuel Canfield, Cyrus B. Hills, Luther Stone, John Holden Jr., Truman Hard, Abel Benedict, Reuben B. Oatman, John B. Lathrop, Lewis Dyers, Wm. MacAuley, Jr., Orin Hurd, John Holden, Elijah Hawley, Levine Hard, Willard Holden, Samuel S. Baker, Samuel Benedict, Anson Canfield, Sheldon Judson, Isaac Oatman, Anson B. Hard, Cyrus B. Holden, William Oatman, Harmon Canfield

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