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Taunton, Mass. First Congregational Church and Society records, 1792.

 Collection
Identifier: RG4769

Scope and Contents

The Taunton, Mass. First Congregational Church and Society records include a single disciplinary case from November 18, 1792.

Dates

  • 1792

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted and open to the public.

Restrictions on Use

Items in this collection are subject to U.S. Copyright Law. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine the copyright status of collection items and to secure any permissions necessary for their reproduction and publication. Requests for permission to publish material must be discussed with the archivist or librarian.

Historical Note

The First Congregational Church and Society in Taunton, Mass. was gathered in 1637, the same year as the town was founded by members of the Plymouth Colony. The first minister was Rev. William Hooke. A parcel of land in the center of the town was set aside for a meeting house which was built in 1647. Since then, additional meeting houses have been built on the same piece of land in 1729, 1804, and 1830. A chapel was added to the building in 1869 and a parsonage was given to the Society in 1865. The Church continues to serve the town of Taunton as a member of the American Unitarian Society.

Extent

.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The First Congregational Church and Society in Taunton, Mass. was gathered in 1637, the same year as the town was founded by members of the Plymouth Colony. The records include a single disciplinary case from 1792.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No acquisition information is available for this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Zachary Bodnar, October 2017, using DACS Second Edition.
Title
Taunton, Mass. First Congregational Church Society records, 1792.
Status
Completed
Author
Zachary Bodnar
Date
2017-10-26
Description rules
Dacs2 2013
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Congregational Library & Archives Repository

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