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on whom their-mantles have fallen, to supply their places in Zion, who are valiant for the truth ; and also disposed the hearts of his children, both male and female, to unite their energies, their prayers, and their contributions, in aiding the great and noble work; while our abler brethren in older parts of the State, and in the city of New York, have so liberally poured into the treasury of the Lord-swelling the tide of glory, by bearing the news of salvation to perishing souls. Then, in view of the past blessing of God which has attend. ed our feeble labors, we may be encouraged to pursue our blessed work. Yes! let the eye of our benevolence be placed upon the destitute of the whole world ; let us not relax our efforts till the standard of the cross shall be planted on every mountain and in every valley ; until the peaceful banner of the gospel shall float in every breeze and bless the people of every clime ; until the people of every nation shall say, “ Lo! this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us ; this is the Lord; we have waited for him; we will be glad, and rejoice in his salvation.” “O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good; for his mercy endureth forever!"

ASSOCIATIONAL STATISTICS.

Among the things interesting in reviewing the progress of the church from its incipient organization in a new country to a state of prosperous enlargement, is the examination of its statistical documents—it was therefore thought that an important appendage to the foregoing history would be the statistical table of the associations which hereafter follow,

There are several churches in western New York of the Seventh-Day and Free Will Baptists, and some unassociated Calvinistic churches, whose progress we have not been able to trace with any satisfactory accuracy, but whose present condition we have thought advisable to embrace in a summa. ry way in this record, which we have taken from the Trien. nial Register of I. M. Allen, for 1836.

The Free Will Baptists have in the Holland Purchase 123 churches, 60 ministers, 15 licentiates, and 4,059 members.

The Seventh-Day Baptists have about 2,600 members in western New York, and about 20 ministers. They have a missionary society, and a religious newspaper, called the Protestant Sentinel, published at De Ruyter. The following are the unassociated Calvinistic churches :

1st church of Utica. Members 98; ministers 2 ; receiv. ed by baptism in 1837, 9. Eld. William H. Thomas has the pastoral care of the church, and Eld. David Griffith preaches occasionally

2nd church in South Trenton. Members 36 ; ministers 5, 3 ordained and 2 licentiates. Eld. Joseph Richards has the pastoral care of the church.

The regularly associated churches, copied from the original minutes, are as follows:

ASSOCIATIONS AND CHURCHES.

N. B. Ministers' names in Roman letters. Licentiates in Italics. Churches without Pastors, distinguished by a The figures preceding the name of the Association designate the year

of its constitution, those after it the year when the account was made out.

1823.

BERKSHIRE ASSOCIATION.

1836.

Churches.

Ministers.
Bap. No. Churches.

Ministers,

Bap. No, 1. Berkshire, J. P. Call, 11 1001|Owego,

4 106 Baker, Caleb Hayes, 11 39||Owego Creek, C. Nelson, 2 55 Binghamton, 5 89||1. Spencer, H. Kelsy,

1 85 Caroline,

37||2. Spencer, M. Dearborn, 67 Centre Lisle, A. Sherwood, 1 29|Tioga,

P. Taylor, 34 101 1. Greene, J.J. Miller, 50||Union,

1 32 1. Lisle, J. R. Burdick, 78|Vestal,

C. G. Swan, 6 39 N. Church,

W. Windham, Job Leach, 1 23 2. Lisle, IJ. Powers.

840) 16 Churches. 13 Ministers.

Total,

571003

1808.

BLACK RIVER ASSOCIATION.

1836.

45

1. Alexandria,
45/1. Lyme, A. Lawton,

44 2. Alexandria, M. Wilkie, 292. Lyme,

21 Antwerp, 43 Martinsburgh R. B. Ashley,

42 Antwerp &

Orleans,

199 36 Fowler, Perch River, A. Little,

99 Boonville, A.D. Freeman 11 70 Peninsula,

20 Champion, Geo. Lysle,

92 Turin & W.
R. B. Ashley,

49 Copenhagen,

124 Turin, Leyden, R.Z.Williams 132 Theresa, M. Wilkie, 21 Le Ray, T. A. Warner, 9168 Watertown, C. Clark,

160 Lowville, O. Wilburg 11 89 Wilna,

35 Lowville &

W. Leyden.

31 P. Brown, Denmark. 22 Churches. 11 Ministers.

Total, 13 1570

771

1832.

CHENANGO ASSOCIATION.

1836.

34

Painbridge,

2011 Otselic,
Cincincitus, A.C.Kingsley 26 157|Oxford,
Coventry &
Greene,

Kingsleyla

W. Wright, 31 Pitcher,

9
W. Kingsley, 211 185
J. Lawton,
Luke Colby.

2233

Bap. No.

Churches.
Bap. No. Churches:

Ministers.
Coventry,
149 [1. Smithfield,

82 Central Green DWLitchfield6 592. Smithfield, O. H, Reed, 22 141 2. Guilford, s. Stiles, 126||Smyrna, c. Record, 18 79 Lincklaen, M. Holroyd, 1 58 South

New J. H. Cham- 361 186 Macdonough,

28

Berlin, berlain, Norwich Vill. J. Randall,

Sherburne, J. Corwin, 291 153 J. S. Swan, 1. Triangle,

11 28 R. Prentiss, 2. Triangle, D. Leach, 1 53 A. Lamb, 57 347||Oxford

51 N. Norwich, A. Parker, 22 148 Greene, New Berlin

5.
D. Cutler.
Village.
69

556 2396 22 Churches. 17 Ministers. 3 Licentiates.

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1823.

CHATAUQUE ASSOCIATION

1836.

Pomfret, B. N. Leach, 11Dunkirk,

44 J. Handy, Silver Creek,

244 Ira Corwin, 5 227||North East & o. Spencer,

2 2 54 Mayville, D. Woodbury,

Ripley,
A. S. Jones,
2 1641. Stockton,

2 44 2. Hanover, P. Cross,

20 159|Pine Grove, L. Rathbun, 44 Harmony, s. Powers, 4 136 Ellington, J. Glasier,

2 41 2. Stockton, 10. Witherell, 135|2. Ripley, J. Sawin,

40 Ellery, J. Wilson, 1 91 Perrysburgh,

37 Jamestown,

2
85|Villenova,

2. 34 Carroll, 78||Leon,

44 1. Hanover, J. Bennet,

1
71 Napoli,

82 Busti, J.C. Stoddard, 23 70||Cherry Creek,

23 A. Frank, 17 Randolph, 69 Lottesville, s. Clivard,

21 Clymer, E. R. Swain, 4 63Warren,

23 Canadaway,

140|French Creek, Alanson Pease 1 33 Westfield, 58|Sherman,

30 Ashville, D. J. Graves, 2 58||Mina,

10 Portland, C. Lahat, 58 |1. Ripley, G. Sawin,

44 W. Winsor, 58||Harbor Creek,

36 Cassadaga, D. Walden,

1 56 N. Harmony, W. Berth, 12 55

106 2545 Gerry

J. Scofield.
Charlotte.

7' 44
38 Churches. 25 Ministers. 2 Licentiates.

1827. CORTLAND ASSOCIATION. 1836.
IN. Peck, 210||Groton,

IJ. S. Backus, 22 130
Cortlandville,
Z. Freeman,

Jas. Gibbs,
Dryden,
M. M. Evarts, 1

A. Bennett,

9| 251 Freetown, D.B. Purinton 37 124||

88)

Homer Vill., J. W.Taggart|

Churches,

Ministers.

Bap. No.

Churches.

A. Caldwell, 45 120|| 1. Solon,

Ministers, Bap. No. Lansing &l

A. B. Jones, 1121 67 Groton,

Summerhill, D. Corbin, 5 53
Marathon, J. C. Hulbert, 29 129||Truxton, T. Purinton,
Milan, B. Andrews, 150 148

WFPurrinton
T. H. Green,

S. Crandall, 2302 McLean,

96) A. F. Lewis,

Virgil Village, SC Ainsworth 84 McGrawville, G. W. Dye, 2 112||2. Solon,

36 Scott, B. Capron, 140|Lansing

&
A. Draper,

18 2. Sempronius

6811 Geneva, 18 Churches. 16 Ministers. 6 Licentiates. 221 2177

1800.

CAYUGA ASSOCIATION.

1836.

B. Ames.

Auburn, 1S. S. Parr, 116 242||Scipio,

54 Aurelius & John Jeffries,

89 63

Sempronius, Mentz,

Sennett, J. H. Dudley, 2191 Conquest, T. W. Colby, 28||Springport, S. Wood,

49 Cato,

S. Knapp, 65 198|United Scipio, A. Wakley, 47
J. C. Holt,

Venice
Fleming,

1 116

E. Mosher, 1] 149 S. M. Plumb,

Scipio, 1. Mentz, H. B. Fuller, 67||Victory,

14 90 2. Mentz, L.J. Reynolds,

J. Dudley,

5 71 Owasco, C.P.Wyckoff,| 1| 42|Jordan, E.D.Hubbell, / 2 75 17 Churches. 15 Ministers.

1 Licentiate, 109 1657

98||Ira,

1835.

DUTCHESS ASSOCIATION.

1836.

North East, |Th's. Winter, 5129||2. Fishkill,
Amenia, L.W.Webster 1 88|Stanford, L. Burch,
Dover, P. Roberts,

4 84|Plea’nt Valley 1. Fishkill, Isaac Beyan, 17 5211

6 Churches, 5 Ministers,

91 54 9 104 16 41

61 552

1835.

ESSEX & CHAMPLAIN ASSOCIATION.

1835.

93

Crownpoint, J. Gobbet, 21 110||Keesville, (H. Safford, 127| 142
Essex,
J. B. Wikins, 129||Keen, P. M. Allen, 12

46 Elizabetht'wn 29 131|Beekmant'wn

38 Chazy,

H. Clark, 8 66|Plattsburgh, O. W. Noxley, .Norwich, Wm Grant, 31 131 Mooers,

1 44 Westport,

37] 218||Saranac, EH Vaughan 5 29 Jay, R. Bryant, 189

159 1356 13 Churches. 6 Ministers.

4 Licentiates.

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