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  
Yenerich L. G., Mr. Feb 4 1912 Profess Dis.
Yenerich L. G., Mrs. Feb 4 1912 Profess Dis.
Young Alice Maud (Davenport) 1898 Profess Died; mar. Charles H. Young Apr 17 1941
Young Bessie, Miss Feb 6 Profess Dis. Mar 2, 1917 to Princeton, IL
Young Betsey M., Mrs. 1879 Letter Died Nov 30 1908
Young Charles Henry 1898 Profess Died Mar 27 1921
Young Clarence A. 1901 Profess Died Nov 23 1937
Young Elsie Mabel 1901 Profess Died Oct 2 1910
Young Frank Feb 12 1893 Profess Dis. to Methodist Ch. Aurora, IL
Young Fred G. May 8 1887 Profess Dis. to Methodist Ch. Nov. 1909 May 11 1958
Young Grace Ione, Miss Jul 23 1916 Profess Died Mar 7 1957
Young Lucy Ansteen (Palmer) Apr 1 1888 Profess Died; mar. Albert A. Young Dec 2 1913
Young Margaret Ann (Raymond) May 4 1890 Profess Dis. to Methodist Ch. Nov. 1909; mar. Fred G. Oct 11 1951
Young Mary Ellen (Lowry) Oct 15 1878 Mar. Newton Young Jun 23 1909
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