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RG3062.AM:  First Presbyterian Church (Hansen, Neb.)



Records:  1898-1968

Hansen, Adams County, Neb.:  Presbyterian church

Size:  1 volume on 1 reel of microfilm



BACKGROUND NOTE



The beginning of a Presbyterian movement in Hansen, Nebraska, was made by John and Aaron Powers, when they established a Sunday school in the early 1870s. On September 7, 1879, a Presbyterian Society was established, with Reverend G.L. Little acting as moderator and Reverend D.S. Schaff as clerk. Early meetings were held in a country schoolhouse, but later moved to Hansen when a schoolhouse was erected in that town in the summer of 1880. That same summer the first services were held by Reverend Wessels. In 1885 a church building was constructed in Hansen.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing one volume of session records relating to the affairs of the First Presbyterian Church of Hansen, Nebraska, 1899-1968. Included are minutes, rolls of membership, records of baptisms, marriages and deaths, and lists of ministers, elders, and trustees. This collection is only available on microfilm.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Volume 1 including:




  • Minutes, 1899-1958

  • Minutes of Session, 1943-1948, 1959-1968

  • Roll of members, 1893-1968

  • Baptisms-adult, 1899-1966

  • Baptisms-infant, 1900-1965

  • Deaths, 1900-1965

  • Marriages, 1931-1964

  • Reserved roll, 1899-1964

  • Ministers, 1898-1964

  • Elders, 1914-1966

  • Trustees, 1915-1966



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Adams County (Neb.) — Churches

First Presbyterian Church (Hansen, Neb.)

Hansen (Neb.) — Churches

Presbyterian Church — Nebraska



 



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