Congregational Church United Church of Christ (Blair, Neb.) [RG4385.AM]


RG4385.AM:  Congregational Church United Church of Christ (Blair, Neb.)

Records:  1870-1977
Blair, Washington County, Neb.:  United Church of Christ
Size:  2 reels of microfilm


On February 10, 1870, the constitution and confession of faith was signed by eight members under leadership of Rev. Marshall Tingley. Rev. Tingley had come to Blair from Sioux City, Iowa, in June of 1869. Dedication of the first building took place on November 22, 1874. By 1887 the church was self supporting and in the same year a parsonage was purchased. In 1890 extensive renovation of the building took place including the excavation of a full basement. Remodeling again took place in 1953. A historical marker erected in 1975 denotes this building as one of the few church structures in Nebraska in use for over 100 years.


This collection consists of nine volumes of official registers of the Congregational Church at Blair, Nebraska. Included are minutes, marriages, births, deaths, confirmations (1870-1977) and lists of church officials, from 1870 through terms ending in 1908. This collection was loaned for microfilming on June 20, 1977.


Reel 1
Volume 1

Register of Pastors, 1870-1940
Register of Deacons, 1870-1948
Church Clerks, 1870-1952
Register of Communicants, 1870-1951
Register of Baptisms, 1870-1941
Register of Marriages, 1870-1922
Register of Deaths, 1869-1904
Historical Sketch of Blair Congregational Church

Volume 2

Minutes, 1870-1939

Volume 3

Register of Pastors, 1941-1947
Register of Officers, 1948
Register of Clerks, 1936-1941
Register of Deacons, 1925-1947
Register of Trustees, 1945-1947
Pastors Report, 1946
Register of Members Revised, November 1, 1941-1950
Register of Baptisms, 1942-1948
Register of Deaths, 1940-1948
Register of Meetings, 1940-1948

Volume 4

Register of Pastors, 1870-1965
Register of Deacons, 1870-1966
Register of Treasurers, 1935-1951
Register of Clerks, 1870-1967
Register of Deaconesses, 1950-1953
Register of Board of Education, 1950-1952
Register of Trustees, 1941-1955
Register of Communicants, 1928-1953
Register of Returned Members, 1949-
Register of Baptisms, 1951-1953
Register of Marriages, 1953
Correspondence, 1948-1950
Minutes, 1948-1954

Volume 5

Register of Pastors, 1953-1964
Register of Clerks, 1954-1967
Register of Treasurers, 1954-1959
Church School Superintendents, 1954
Register of Deacons, 1956-1960
Register of Trustees, 1956-1961
Register of Members Received, 1888-1959
Register of Baptisms, 1954-1959
Register of Marriages, 1954-1959
Register of Deaths, 1954-1959
Register of Meetings, 1954-1959

Volume 6

Register of Pastors, 1958-1966
Register of Clerks, 1955-1967
Register of Treasurers, 1956-1967
Church School Superintendents, 1954-1961
Register of Deacons, 1959-1967
Register of Deaconesses, 1959-1966
Register of Trustees, 1958-1966
Register of Members Received, 1901-1967
Register of Baptisms, 1960-1967
Register of Marriages, 1960-1966
Register of Meetings, 1960-1964

Volume 7

Meeting Minutes, 1964-1968

Reel 2 (starts at p. 264 of Vol. 8)
Volume 8

Register of Pastors, 1967-1973
Register of Directors of Religious Education, 1969-1973
Register of Clerks, 1969-1974
Register of Treasurers, 1969-1973
Register of Moderators, 1969-1973
Register of Deacons, 1968-1973
Register of Deaconesses, 1968-1975
Register of Trustees, 1968-1976
Register of Members Received, 1953-1973
Register of Baptisms, 1969-1972
Register of Marriages, 1969-1973
Register of Deaths, 1969-1973
Register of Meetings, 1969-1973

Volume 9

Register of Blair Congregational and Kennard Methodist
Register of Pastors, 1973-
Register of Director of Religious Education, 1976-1978
Register of Clerks, 1973-1978
Register of Treasurers, 1973-1978
Register of Moderator, 1973-1977
Register of Deacons, 1973-1979
Register of Deaconesses, 1973-1979
Register of Trustees, 1973-1980
Register of Members Received, 1953-1977
Register of Baptisms, 1973-1977
Register of Marriages, 1959-1976
Register of Deaths, 1974-1976
Register of Meetings, 1973-1977

"One Hundred Years" - Booklet prepared for their celebration in August of 1974



Blair (Neb.) -- Churches
Congregational Church in Nebraska
Congregational Church United Church of Christ (Blair, Neb.)
United Church of Christ in Nebraska
Washington County (Neb.) -- Churches


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