1830s Some familiar names: CLEWLEY (sometimes spelled CLULY) - Walton, Nancy, John C. Jaine A. KENNEY - Joshua, Susanna, Amos, Harriet, Lucretia, Thamon, Johnathan DAVIS - Thaddeus, Lucy, Samuel, Charles, Almira, Lucinda ORCUTT (sometimes spelled ORCOTT) - Lucy, Seth, Anna, Elijah, Elizabeth, Anna, Harvey ADAMS - Fisher THOMPSON - Bernard MANN - Joseph GILMORES - Rufus, Nancy
Brother John LIBBY took charge.
Troubles and difficulties rent the society. Millerism* came in, and several members
joined the new sect.
Circuit was separated and taken into the district.
Preacher in charge; John LIBBY
Presiding Elder; Ezekiel ROBINSON
Recording Secretary; Nathaniel McMAHON
Isaac CLEWLEY, Jr. estimated the expenses of the elders.
John CLEWLEY and William LANCASTER were stewards.
September 15, 1834
First quarterly conference was held at Brewer.
The first birth recorded was Mary Eliza Shedd, infant daughter of Rev. Billings and Emily CLAPP.
*Millerism was started by William Miller, an American who announced that Christ's second coming and the end of the world would be in 1843 - (Listed after the names of those who left the church for Millerism, it said, "The Lord have pity on them."
Ephesians 4:16: From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.