Church Membership, Baptist Society, Newport
Recorded in the Saybrook Land Records
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 5 Page 446
Recording Church Membership into the Baptist Society in Newport for Josiah WRIGHT, Ebenezer PLATTS, Jeb BUKLEY, Jonathan SPENCER, Primus Negro servent of D. WARDS, Rhoda WRIGHT and Content SPENCER. Also recording the birth of Ebenezer PLATTS Daughter Sarah
New London March ye 5th 1734/5.
This is to Certifie all persons concerned to inquire that Josiah WRIGHT, Ebenezer PLATTS, Jeb BUKLEY, Jonathan SPENCER, Primus Negro servent of D. EDWARDS also Rhoda WRIGHT and Content SPENCER all of Say-Brook in Connecticut are all regulerly admitted into our Communion according to the Requisites of a Baptist Society in Newport of which I the Subscriber am the ordained Pastor.
David BLANCHETT, Witnesses
Saybrook March 10th 1743/4
This is to certifie all concerned that We the subscribers are members of the same Baptist Church in New Port mentioned on the other side and that Timothy PACKCOME the subscriber of ye Certificate on the same side is our ordained Pastor.
James BROWN Jun'r.
James BROWN Jun'r is Deacon of ye same Society.
Rec'd August ye 16th 1744, and entered exactly from ye Original Certificate
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register
Ebenezer PLATTS Daughter Sarah was born the Sixteenth of September 1748.