Bristol/Yorkville Congregational Church Membership 1836-1935

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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  
Adams Maria Mar 7 1852 Profess Baptized; dis. Feb 12, 1853
Ahrens E. W., Mrs. Feb 6 1910 Letter Letter from M. E. Church Plattville, IL
Alden Emily F., Miss May 23 1847 Profess Dis. Dec 3, 1848
Alden Evelyn 1927
Alden Joshua 1846 Profess Dis. Dec 3, 1848
Alden Lloyd, Mrs. 1927 Plainfield, IL
Alden Louisa, Mrs. Joshua 1846 Profess Dis. Dec 3, 1848
Allen Mary (Boston) Mrs. Jeremiah 1898 Profess Died Jan 5 1908
Allen Oscar Apr 6 1863 Profess Baptized
Ament Marguerite A. (Atherton) Feb 26 1905 Profess Dec 21 1973
Anderson Irma W. (Boston) 1898 Profess Dis. May 1920 to any church
Andrews William S. Apr 5 1896 Profess Baptized; dropped
Arlagson Albert J. Nov 7 1897 Profess Dis. to Aurora, IL Sep 21 1926
Arlagson Hannah L. Apr 5 1896 Profess Formerly baptized; mar. Joseph M. Peterson
Arlagson Julia M. Feb 7 1892 Profess Baptized; mar. John Nelson Mar 21 1908
Arlagson Minnie 1900 Profess Dropped 1947
Arlagson Myra, Mrs. Albert J. Nov 7 1897 Letter Dis. to Aurora, IL
Armbruster Lucille M. Feb 26 1905 Profess
Armbruster Margaret 1927 Dis. Apr 7, 1940 to Oswego, IL
Arundale Richard Apr 8 1917 Profess
Arundale Richard, Mrs. Jun 22 1924
Arundale Robert Jun 22 1924 Dis. to N. E. Congregational Ch. Aurora, IL
Arundale Winfield J. Feb 4 1917 Profess
Ashley Warren Jun 1924
Atherton Marguerite A. Feb 26 1905 Profess Dec 21 1973
Atkins Willys Dec 6 1863 Letter
Atwood Josiah Oct 1 1844 Letter Died Aug 9 1871
Austin Miriam J. (Roberts) 1898 Profess Died; mar. Eleazer H. Austin Feb 26 1907
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Data last uploaded on 2013-06-22 17:52:12-0500 CDT by Elmer Dickson