Members of the Bristol/Yorkville Baptist Church

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Terms used in compiling a list of membership are, Mar. = Marriage; Dis. = Letter of Dismission; M. C. = Membership ceased; Letter; Profess; and Dropped.

The term Letter indicates membership was gained by virtue of previous membership in another church. The prospective member carried with them a letter signifying their good standing in the church they left.

A Letter of Dismission was a letter asking the church to dismiss the member and certify they were in good standing. Letters of Dismission were requests that the member's name be removed from the membership roll. They were not letters of dismissal because the church expelled them.

In addition to carrying a letter from another church, prospective members could gain admission by professing their faith and allegiance to the church and its doctrine. The term Profess was used to indicate membership was attained in this manner.

The term Dropped is synonymous with being expelled or removed.

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    Joined    Dispos.  Died    
SurnameGiven NameMoDyYrCodeRemarksMoDyYr
    Joined    Dispos.  Died    
SurnameGiven NameMoDyYrCodeRemarksMoDyYr
Dunn Katherine E. (Haley) Mrs. Joseph A. Dec 11 1891 Letter Dis. Jan 3, 1895 to 1st Ch. Aurora, IL Nov 2 1925
Durrell Catherine Sep 6 1884 Baptism Dropped May 3, 1884; neglect Ch. covenants Dec 16 1893
Dyer Deborah T. (Dixon) Mrs. Silas F. Dec 5 1889 Letter
Dyer Mary Lucinda (d. Arthur & Alice) Oct 31 1884 Letter From Sandwich, IL; mar. Charles T. Bennett
Edmunds Mary J., Mrs. W. D. Dec 4 1891 Letter Dis. Sep 15, 1892 to Baptist Ch. Lockport, IL 1918
Edmunds W. D., Mr. Dec 4 1891 Letter Dis. Sep 15, 1892 to Baptist Ch. Lockport, IL
Elliott Carrie Apr 22 1877 Baptism Dis. May 3, 1884 to Battle Creek, MI
Elliott P. G., Mrs. Oct 1 1870 Letter M.C. Dec 5, 1885; neglect of church covenant
English Walter B. (s. Stephen B., Sr. & Hannah) May 16 1917
Erickson J., Mrs. Dis. Oct 1895 Memorial Ch. Chicago, IL
Erickson Tilla Mrs. Dec 20 1885 Baptism
Ervin Thomas
Esch John, Mrs.
Esch Minnie, Mrs. Dis. Jan 12 1919 by letter
Everett Sarah Anna (Brace) Mrs. Joseph
Faulds Anna ?
Favor Marion (Carr) Joined Cong. Ch. In Aurora, IL
Faxon Walter Stiles Excluded for neglect of church covenant Oct 12 1903
Faxon Zelia May (Gilbert) Mrs. W. S. Letter Apr 18 1874
Fields Betsey Oct 8 1854 Baptism Mar. William A. Godard Jul 4 1865
Finlayson Janette (Mitchell) Mrs. William F. Mar 11 1878 Baptism Oct 5 1899
Finlayson Lizzie Hawley (d. Wm. F. & Janette) Mar 11 1878 Baptism Dis. To Pecatonica, IL; mar. M. R. Harbaugh
Finlayson William F. Mar 11 1878 Baptism Jul 15 1901
Fletcher Arthur Aug 23 1914 Profess
Flood Minna (Moore) Mrs. Harry M. Mar 31 1971
Frazier Mary Dis. Feb 1, 1857
Galbraith Belle Mar. Lester J. Kennedy Nov 1962
Gale Arthur Apr 22 1877 Baptism
Gale Jonathan A.?
Gale Leanner Experience
Gale Susan (Boomer) Mrs. James M. Nov 16 1894
Gavett W. A., Mr. Sep 5 1875 Baptism M.C. May 3, 1884; joining Latter Day Saints
Gavett W. A., Mrs. Nov 4 1883 Profess M.C. Dec 5, 1885; neglect of church covenant
Godard Betsey (Fields) Mrs. William A. Oct 8 1854 Baptism Jul 4 1865
Godard Chancey Y. Dec 19 1854 Baptism Oct 12 1898
Godard Deborah (Dixon) Mrs. C. Y. Apr 6 1862 Baptism Mar 14 1893
Godard Gerald D. (s. James A. & P. Elizabeth) Dec 27 1885 Baptism Apr 6 1951
Godard Gertrude (d. James A. & P. Elizabeth) Feb 7 1886 Baptism M. C. Oct 30, 1902; mar. Wm. D. Alcott
Godard P. Elizabeth "Libbie" Mrs. James Aaron Mar 11 1878 Baptism Jul 4 1888
Godard Rachel Ann (Green) Mrs. C. Y. Dec 27 1867
Graham David "Gordon" Baptism S. William & Laura E. Dec 1854
Graham Grace (McMurtrie) 2nd Mrs. Wm. Sep 13 1894 Profess From Congregational Ch. Normal, IL Apr 14 1907
Graham Jane Baptism May 1854
Graham Jeanette L. (d. D. Gordon & Mary Ann) Feb 7 1895 Baptism Mar. Samuel Herren 1962
Graham M. Louise (Wheeler) Mar 18 1883 Baptism Mar 6 1933
Grant Anna, Miss Mar 7 1888 Baptism Dis. Jun 1889 to Kenosha, WI
Green Rachel Ann Oct 8 1854 Baptism Dec 27 1867
Grimwood Ada Josephine, Miss Nov 20 1898 Baptism Mar. Leon Frank Barnard
Grimwood Alice Belle (Colton) Mrs. Harlan W. Apr 15 1927 Jan ng 1935
Grimwood Fanny Brand (Ferriss) Mrs. Joseph C. Feb 14 1895 Baptism Jan ng 1935
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