Guide to the Fairmount Presbyterian Church, Wexford, Pa. Records, 1822-1978 AIS.1978.07

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Fairmount Presbyterian Church, Wexford, Pa. Records
Creator
Fairmount Presbyterian Church (Wexford, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1978.07
Date
1822-1978
Extent
2.0 microfilm reels
Abstract
Contains session records and church registers documenting the Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Wexford, Pa, from 1822-1978.

Preferred Citation

Fairmount Presbyterian Church, Wexford, Pa. Records, 1822-1978, AIS.1978.07, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, December 23, 2010

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Access Restrictions

Records of the immediate past 50 years (as of 1978) are closed. This decision was made as a condition of filming and deposit by the Session of the church.

Copyright

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Acquisition Information

Microfilmed by the Archives with permission of the church from originals in its possession, 1978.

Existence and Location of Originals

Presumably the church still maintains these records.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Fairmount Presbyterian Church (Wexford, Pa.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Wexford (Pa.)

Subject(s)

  • Church records and registers -- Pennsylvania -- Wexford
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Presbyterian Church -- Pennsylvania -- Wexford

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Previous Citation

Fairmount Presbyterian Church, Wexford, Pa. Records, 1822-1978, AIS.1978.07, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Session Record of the Duff Mill Congregation, Sept. 8, 1822-Jan. 13, 1855 

Microfilm-cabinet
2
Drawer
3
Reel
1-2

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Series  II. Session Record, June 16, 1855-Apr. 1, 1911 

Reel
1-2

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Series  III. Session Record, Apr. 22, 1911-Apr. 25, 1937 

Reel
1-2

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Series  IV. Session Record, July 11, 1937-Dec. 6, 1959 

Reel
1-2

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Series  V. Session Record, Dec. 7, 1959-Jan. 10, 1972 

Reel
1-2

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Series  VI. Church Register, 1911-1937 

Register of pastors gives: name, when installed; date dismissed, date died.

Register of elders gives: name, date when ordained or installed; date dismissed or ceased to act; date died.

Register of communicants gives: name in full; date of admission; how received; dismissed: when and whether; date died; remarks.

Register of baptisms and baptized persons gives: name; parents' names; when born; when baptized; came into this church; received to communion; dismissed, date died.

Register of marriages gives: name of man, name of woman; his residence; her residence; date of marriage; names of witnesses.

Register of deaths gives: name of person deceased, date of death; remarks.

The Register of Deacons contains no information as to the Deaconate so, therefore, was not microfilmed. For information prior to 1911, the researcher should consult the Session Record in which these events were formerly recorded.

Reel
1-2

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Series  VII. Church Register, 1937-Jan. 8, 1978 

Roll of pastors gives: name, date of ordination; date of installation; date relationship dissolved; remarks.

Roll of elders gives: name, date of ordinstion; date of installation; service ended; re elections, resignations, deaths.

Roll of trustees gives: name; date of election; date service began; date service ended; re elections, resignations, deaths, etc.

Roll of communicants gives: name; received by certificate/examination with date; if baptized on reception; membership terminated with manner of termination; remarks.

Roll of suspended members gives: name, address, membership terminated, manner terminated, remarks.

Roll of infant church members or baptized children gives: name, parents' names; birthdate; baptism date; came into the church by certificate; re moved from the rolls.

Record of adult baptisms gives: name; parents' names; date; remarks.

Register of marriages gives: name; residence at time of marriage; date of marriage; place of marriage; officiating minister; date of license; name of witnesses.

Register of deaths gives name; residence; date of birth; date of death; place of burial.

Reel
1-2

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