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FOUNDERS, THE PASTORS, THE RULING ELDERS AND
DEACONS, AND THE MEMBERS.
“One is your Master, even CHRIST; and all ye are brethren."
47, Washington Street.
At a Meeting of the Brethren of the Old South Church, held at the
Chapel, Oct. 10, 1854,
Voted, That a list of the Members of the Church, together with the
Voted, That a committee of five persons be chosen to attend to this
Voted, That this Committee consist of the Pastor, Deacons Cutler,
Voted, That one thousand copies of the Covenant and list of Mem-
HISTORY OF THE OLD SOUTH CHURCH.
THE THIRD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH in Boston, now usually styled The Old South Church, was formed at Charlestown, on the 12th and 16th of the third month, i. e. of May, 1669, O. S.
The Original Members were
Richard Trewsdale, Hezekiah Usher,
Theophilus Frarye, afterwards DeaJohn Hull,
Josiah Belcher, Edward Rawson,
Seth Perry, Joshua Scottoe,
James Pemberton, Benjamin Gibbs,
William Dawes, Thomas Savage,
Joseph Davis, Joseph Rocke,
Thomas Thatcher, afterwards chosen Theodore Atkinson,
the first Pastor, * John Wing,
* Mr. Thatcher had been Pastor of the Church in Weymouth, Mass., from which he had been dismissed, and had removed to Charlestown, and united with the First Church there, from which he was dismissed to be united with this Church at its formation.