October 29, 2022

United Presbyterian Church (Hickman, Neb.) [RG2655.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG2655.AM:  United Presbyterian Church (Hickman, Neb.)



Records:  1878-1968

Hickman, Lancaster County, Neb.:  

Size:  6 volumes on 1 reel of microfilm



HISTORICAL NOTE



The German Presbyterian Church of Hickman, Nebraska, was organized on August 27, 1878, with an initial membership of 35. Rev. John Berk was the first pastor. The following year, a frame church building was constructed in Hickman, to which an addition was made in 1889.



Physical improvements continued throughout the years, and the Hickman congregation observed their 40th anniversary on August 25, 1918. Successive anniversary observances were held throughout the years, culminating in the 75th anniversary celebration in 1953.



Beginning in 1948, a building fund was established for the construction of a new church building. This structure was subsequently constructed in 1960, and the first services were held in the new church in April of 1961. On August 27, 1961, on the occasion of the 83rd anniversary of the United Presbyterian Church of Hickman, the new building was formally dedicated.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing six volumes of records of the United Presbyterian Church of Hickman, Nebraska. These records relate to church activities, 1898-1968, and include registers of members, pastors, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and minutes of session and congregational meetings.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Volume 1




    • Minutes of Congregational meetings, 1898-1928



Volume 2




    • Roll of Pastors, 1878-1935

    • Roll of members, 1900-1940

    • Suspended list

    • Baptisms, 1900-1928

    • Marriages, 1915-1934

    • Deaths, 1930-1939

    • Minutes of session meetings, 1900-1940



Volume 3




    • Minutes of Congregational meetings, 1929-1941



Volume 4




    • Roll of pastors

    • Roll of officers, 1931-1959

    • Roll of communicants, 1935-1958

    • Roll of suspended members, 1936-1949

    • Baptisms, 1934-1959

    • Marriages, 1936-1957

    • Deaths, 1935-1957

    • Minutes of session meetings, 1941-1957



Volume 5




    • Trustees records, 1921-1957



Volume 6




    • Minutes of session and congregational meetings, 1957-1968



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



German Presbyterian Church (Hickman, Neb.)

Germans in Nebraska

Hickman (Neb.) — Churches

Lancaster County (Neb.) — Churches

United Presbyterian Church (Hickman, Neb.)



 



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