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  
Jeter Lewis "Robert" 1931 Profess Dis. Apr 15, 1945 to Presb. Ch. Manitowoc, WI Nov 15 1985
Jeter Rae (Harris) Mrs. Oscar H. 1933 Letter Died Aug 26 1963
Johnson Elisha Apr 1 1836 Letter Dis. Mar 10, 1838 to new church at Jericho Nov 9 1851 I.M.
Johnson Philena, Mrs. Elisha Apr 1 1836 Letter Dis. Mar 10, 1838 to new church at Jericho May 6 1888 I.M.
Johnson Sally, Miss Apr 1 1836 Letter Dis. Mar 10, 1838 to new church at Jericho I.M.
Jones Fred Apr 8 1917 Profess Mar. Emma Lane
Jones Grace, Mrs. Lester 1928 Dis. May 1937 to 1st Cong. Seward Twp
Jones Lester 1928 Dis. May 1937 to 1st Cong. Seward Twp
Jones Ralph N., Professor Feb 7 1904 Profess Dropped Dec 15, 1907
Jones Thomas F. Feb 4 1917 Profess Died Jun 4 1963
Jordan Abbie L., Mrs. 1883 Profess Dis. by letter to Plano; mar. James W. Keeler
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