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Church lands.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variant: Glebes

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harwich, Mass. First Congregational Church records, 1726-1982.

 Collection
Identifier: RG0089
Abstract The First Congregational Church of Harwich, Massachusetts, was founded in 1747 when the town of Harwich was split into the North and South Parishes. On April 8, 1747, the precinct voted to complete construction on a meeting house which was finally completed in 1748. In 1792, the second meetinghouse was completed after the first had been condemned a year earlier. The church officially became known as the First Congregational Church of Harwich when the church became incorporated in 1898 at the...
Dates: 1726-1982

Marlborough, Mass. First Church records, 1704-2002.

 Collection
Identifier: RG1358
Abstract The First Parish Church was organized in 1666. Shortly after the formation of the First Congregational Evangelical Society in 1833, members of the First Church voted to worship with this society, and in 1835 the First Parish and the First Evangelical Congregational Society were incorporated as the Union Society. The church was renamed the Union Church in Marlborough to reflect this new merger, and was most recently renamed in 1913 as First Church. The First Congregational Church in Marlborough...
Dates: 1704-2002

Middleboro, Mass. First Church of Middleboro records, 1702-1925.

 Collection
Identifier: RG4970
Abstract The First Congregational Church of Middleboro was first organized on December 26, 1694 and Samuel Fuller was ordained as the first minister. The First meeting house had been constructed previously in 1680 and the second was constructed in 1701. Ecclesiastical differences between competing factions resulted in the congregation splitting and the third meeting house being constructed in 1745. The congregation remerged in 1754. The fourth and present meeting house was built in 1828. The...
Dates: 1702-1925