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Dauphin County, denomination unspecified

Baptised in Middletown [Dauphin Co.] by Rev.John Conrad Bucher

John Godfried of Jacob Rudiseller and Barbara
b. Dec 21, 1765, bapt. Mar 30, 1766
Wit: J. Godfried Kretschman and Sophia, his wife

(Cumberland County, PA Church Records of the 18th Century, F. Edward Wright, Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD, 1994, p.74)

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Carlisle: First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church Records and Index, Book 1 1785-1840 shows under "Pew Rents due" (no date):

W. Natcher $3.75
R. Natcher $4.00

Church Records 1785-1918, 1st Presbyterian Church, Carlisle

"A List of the names of persons admitted into the Communion of the Presbyterian Church in Carlisle by Geo. Duffield Jun., By Profession of faith"

October 20, 1816 -- Mary Natcher (Wife of William Brant)
May 10, 1823 -- Elizabeth Natcher, wife of Hendrichs Wise
May 15, 1831 -- Mary Ann Turner, Rebecca Turner
August 5, 1832 -- Elizabeth Turner
May 5, 1834 -- John R. Turner
Sept 25, 1837 (beginning of Dr. W.T. Sprole's pastorate, ended 1843)
Rebecca Turner
Susan Turner
Sarah Ann Turner
March 4, 1838 -- David Turner
March 7-8, 1840 -- Mrs. Emaline Natcher
1854 is the last year listed
 
Church Records 1785-1918, 1st Presbyterian Church, Carlisle

Alphabetical List of Communicants

1816 -- Natcher, Mary /wife of Wm Brant -- dismissed
1840 -- Natcher, Mrs. Emaline -- died
1853 -- Natcher, Wm Irvine -- died
1858 -- Natcher, Michael Haines -- S.R. suspended 1872
1820 -- Turner, Jane -- suspended
1823 -- Turner, Joseph -- suspended
1831 -- Turner, Mary Ann -- gone to Methodist
1832 -- Turner, Elizabeth -- 1875 dismissed

1834 -- Turner, John R. -- died Sept 26 1888, suspended 1871
1837 -- Turner, Rebecca -- gone
1837 -- Turner, Susan -- gone
1837 -- Turner, Sarah Ann -- gone
1838 -- Turner, David -- died 1860?
 
 
Church Records 1785-1918, 1st Presbyterian Church, Carlisle

Baptisms beginning in 1806

Birth -- Bapt --Child -- Parents
Oct 5, 1824 -- Aug 4 -- Wm Hendricks -- Hendricks & Elizabeth Weise
Oct 24, 1825 -- Feb 11, 1826 -- James Hendricks -- Hendricks & Elizabeth Weise
Feb 12, 1828 -- June 1, 1828 -- Mary Ann -- Hendricks & Elizabeth Weise
Aug 9, 1832 -- Aug 29, 1832 -- Geo Henderson -- R & Elizabeth Natcher
Mch 12, 1834 -- Nov 16, 1834 -- Wm Irvine -- Randolph & Elizabeth Natcher
ends 1835
 
Adult Baptisms 1820-1834 by Dr. Geo Duffield
April 1834 -- Jno R. Turner
May 12, 1819 -- Jane Turner
March 14, 1858 -- Virginia Ellen Turner
 
Baptisms by Rev. C.P. Wing, 1848-
Birth -- Bapt --Child -- Parents
July 6, 1847 -- Sept 9 1848 -- Margaret Brough -- William & Emeline Natcher
---------------- -- Sept 12, 1856 -- William -- William & Emeline Natcher
---------------- -- Sept 11, 1858 -- George -- William & Emeline Natcher
---------------- -- June 11, 1864 -- Blanch Bell -- William & Emeline Natcher
---------------- -- June 11, 1864 -- Ann Waggoner -- William & Emeline Natcher
end 1875

Baptisms by Sprole
Birth -- Bapt --Child -- Parents
Oct 10, 1826 -- Oct 24, 1838 -- Lyddia Turner -- David & Rebecca Turner
May 26, 1832 -- Oct 24, 1838 -- Elmira Agnes -- David & Rebecca Turner
April 21, 1829 -- Oct 24, 1838 -- Caroline -- David & Rebecca Turner
July 24, 1839 -- Sep 12, 1840 -- Michael Hanes Natcher -- William & Emaline Natcher
Sept 20, 1840 -- March 18, 1841 -- John Andrew -- William & Emaline Natcher
July 2, 1842 -- Dec 23, 1842 -- Charles Blish? -- William & Emaline Natcher
end baptisms
 
Marriages 1800 on
Feb 18, 1802 -- Joseph Turner to Nancy Simmons
June 11, 1850 -- William Corbett & Elizabeth Lowe, both of Carlisle, by CPWing

Carlisle: Methodist Epsicopal Church

Church Records 1823-1913, Methodist Episcopal Church, Carlisle

Baptism Record:

Charles W. Natcher, parents George & Nancy , born Nov. 13, 1824, baptised April 1, 1825 by A. Griffith

Class Rosters:

Class #7 (1839-40-41?), female class, led by James Spottswood, met at Sister Lyon's on Wednesday evenings, attended by
Rebecca Turner
Margaret Turner

Class #14 (1839-40-41?), male class, led by Bro. E. Spottswood
November 12, attended by
John Natcher
I or J or D Turner

1842

Class No. 4 -- Susan Turner

Class No. 7 -- Rebecca Turner
Margaret Turner (transferred)
Sarah Turner (transferred)

Class No. 16 -- John Natcher (removed)

Class No. 18 -- Margaret Turner

1844

Class #2 -- J. Turner (removed with certificate)
Class #4 -- Susan Turner
Class #16 -- Margaret Turner

Probationers Book from Jan 1, 1840

Feb 16, 1840? -- Margaret Turner -- Admitted
Feb 16, 1840? -- John Natcher -- Admitted
Oct 25, 1841 -- Susan Turner -- Admitted
Oct 25, 1841 -- Sarah Turner -- Admitted
Oct 20, 1850 -- Joseph C. Turner

1851

Class No. 1 -- Abraham Rudicill -- transferred
-- Charlotte Rudisill Fisher
Class No. 3 -- Susan A. Turner
Class No. 4 -- Mary M. Rudisell
-- Sarah Rudisell
-- Mary Rudisell
-- Abraham Rudisell
Class No. 16 -- Margaret (Turner) Natcher - expelled for immorality Feb 22, 1847

1849

Class #3 -- Susan Turner

Church records for the Carlisle Methodist Episcopal Church from 1840 to 1850

1839 - roster for Class #7 "Female class which meets at Sister Lyon's on Wednesday evening" includes Margaret Turner, Rebecca Turner (p 25)

1840 - Margaret Turner and John Natcher listed as probationers on Feb 16 (p 91 of the Probationers Book from Jan 1, 1840 commenced by Thos. C. Thornton))

1842 - roster for class#7 includes under remarks "Transfered" next to Margaret's name, Rebecca also listed (p51)

1842 - roster for class #18 includes Margaret Turner and Sarah Turner (p 65)

1846 - page 142 photocopied

1844 - roster of class #16 includes Margaret (p 86)

Carlisle: First UCC (First Reformed)

Church records for the First UCC

Catechumens:

John Natcher began June 21, 1861; confirmed 1863 (page 62)
John Natcher began Oct 25, 1862; confirmed in 1863 (page 63)

Receptions into Church:

John T. Natcher on May 10, 1863 by confirmation, a baptised catechumen, aged about 16 (page 76)

Dismissions & Disciplines:

Natcher John T. on Apr 1, 1868 to the Reformed Church in Pittsburg, PA (page 82)

Communicants Records:

Margaret and John J. Natcher "dismissed to Pittsburg 1st Ref Ch" on April 1, 1868 (page 113)

Baptisms:

Ida Jane Natcher baptised on March 28, 1861, born Feb 6, 1861 (page 119)
Margaret Alberda Natcher baptised on Sept 20, 1868, born Aug 11, 1868 (page 128)

Church Members:

Margaret Natcher, how received - by confirm on May 18, 1856 (page 181)

West Mifflin: Lebanon Presbyterian Church

Minutes of the Sessions of the Lebanon Presbyterian Church, West Mifflin, PA (1870-1897)

1878 - admitted to church - Miss Elizabeth J. McGowan
1881 - Mr. J. B. Wilkinson received certificate to unite with Presbyterian Church in Braddock's Fields
1882 - Sept 2 Jason Groom and wife joined the church (baptised)
1837 - Catherine Margaret Sickman was on the member list

Minutes of the Sessions of the Lebanon Presbyterian Church, West Mifflin, PA (1895-1916)

Sep 6, 1896 - Mr & Mrs. Wm ?McGogney asked admission to church and were unanimously admitted
Sep 1, 1906 - Sadie McGowan admitted to church
Jan 1, 1911 - Ella Gilbert McGowan received into full membership (baptised)
Jun 3, 1911 - Miss Mabel McGogeny received into church
Dec 2, 1911 - Mrs. Sarah Belle Barnes received into the church and her 4 children were baptised

St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church, Braddock, PA

Baptismal Records (recorded in Latin)

Jacobum Josephum [James], born 13 Sep 1887; baptized 18 Sep 1887; father: Bernardo McDermott; mother: Anna Butler; sponsors:Jacobus Butler, Margarita Butler

Holy Name Roman Catholic Church, Duquesne, PA

Baptismal Records (recorded in Latin)

Joannem [John], born 23 Nov 1890; baptized 7 Dec 1890; father: Bernardo McDermott; mother: Anna Butler; sponsors:Joannes and Catharina Butler

Philipum, born 25 Oct 1892; baptized 20 Nov 1892; father: Bernardo McDermott; mother: Annie Butler; sponsors: Pat Howden, Margaret Uland

Georgium, born 30 Sep 1895; baptized 13 Oct 1895; father: Bernardo McDermott; mother: Annie Butler; sponsors: Mich and Ellen McDermott

Updated on Saturday, 01-Jul-2000 18:08:57 MDT