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Salem, Mass. South Church records, 1774-1805.

Identifier: RG5128
Abstract The South Church in Salem, Massachusetts, was formally founded in 1775 by parishioners separating from the Tabernacle Church of Salem after a disagreement with the pastor, Rev. Nathaniel Whitaker. This society was initially known as the Third Church, but changed its name to South Church in 1805. The church re-merged with the Tabernacle Church in 1924. Records consist of a bound volume of the earliest records of the Third Church of Salem, later known as the South Church, and includes meeting...

Salem, Mass. Tabernacle Church records, 1743-1858.

Identifier: RG5122
Overview Tabernacle Church of Salem, originally known as Third Church of Salem, was formed after a split from First Church in 1735. This collection contains the early records of the church, including meeting minutes, pew taxes and apportionments, and financial records. Of particular note are records pertaining to ecclesiastical council proceedings.

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