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by John Craig
1740 - 1749

Publ. by L. B. Hatke, Staunton, Va.

Copied from the Marriage Records of the Old Presbyterian Church of Alexandria, Va. 1789-1825

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     A Record of the names of the children baptized by the Rev. John Craig, both in his own and in the neighboring congregations, where God in his providence ordered his labours.
     Where in the time and place and the parents' name that presented the children are all record: Not if the child belong to the Congregation no place is named.
     For the use of the Congregation beginning anno Dom 1740.

I YEAR

DATE    

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October 1740
5 Williams, Jeremiah a child Baptized named Elizabeth At Bulskin.
19 Kerr, John a child Baptized named Isabel
  Renix, Robert a child Baptized named Ann
  Anderson, James a child Baptized named Agnes
  Anderson, John a child Baptized named John
  Funkenburgh, Jacob a child Baptized named John
  Jonston, William a child Baptized named John
  Allen, James a child Baptized named Rachel
26 Logan, William a child Baptized named Samuel
  Jonston, William a child Baptized named Margaret
  Rafrel, Andrew a child Baptized named Andrew
  Finly, William a child Baptized named William
28 Preston, John a child Baptized named Mary
The number Baptized this month 13, of which seven females.

November 1740
1 Page, Robert a child Baptized named Thomas
2 Gordon, Thomas a child Baptized named John
  Anderson, George a child Baptized named William
  McCluer, John a child Baptized named James
3 Patterson, Robert a child Baptized named Abigail, near Halfway House
  Herison, Jeremiah Baptized near Halfway House, an adult person.  
5 Hugh, Henry a child Baptized named Sophia at the Toron
9 Thomson, Moses a child Baptized named Moses  
  McCluer, James a child Baptized named Samuel
  Smith, William a child Baptized named James
  rondal, McDonal a child Baptized named Alexander
13 Thomson, Adams a child Baptized named Jean
  Campbell, John a child Baptized named John
22 Hutchison, George a child Baptized named Frances

December 1740
8 McClenochan, Robert a child Baptized named Jean
9 Brown, John a child Baptized named William at North Mountain
  Brok, Samuel a child Bapized named David at North Mountain
10 Fulton, James a child Baptized named Elenor
  Hays, Patrick a child Baptized named James
11 Leberwood, William a child Baptized named James
12 Bell, James 2 children, twins, Baptized named William and James
16 Wallis, William a child Baptized named William

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December 1740 - continued
16 Woods, Michael a child Baptized named Samuel
  Woods, Archibald a child Baptized named Margaret at William Wallis' over the Ridge
  McWilliams, Andrew a child Baptized named Jones, at his house.
He is a man too proud to have his child Baptized publicly but can deceive and boat of his cunning, so he did with mo.
 
18 Calwall, William a child Baptized named John. ) At John Caldwoll's at Buck Mountain.
  Dougherty, Thomas a child Baptized named William  
  Pickens, Israel a child Baptized named Margaret  
23 Soot, Samuel (Scot?) a child Baptized named Mary  
  Nook, Robert a child Baptized named Esther  
  Scott, Robert a child Baptized named Jean  
  Williams, William a child Baptized named John  
  Scot, George a child Baptized named Christian  
  Coll, William a child Baptized named Lettice  
The number baptized this month 21, of which 10 females

January 1740-1
18 Finly, John a child Baptized named Elizabeth  

February 1740-1
1 Young, Robert a child Baptized named Mary, . at North Mountain
3 Moor, John a child Baptized named Margaret ) At John Moors
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) Bardons Land.
  Dunlap, Robert a child Baptized named Samuel
  Lockridge, William a child Baptized named James
22 Robertson, John a child Baptized named Jean  
  Henderson, Thomas a child Baptized named Michael  
The number baptized this month 6, of which 3 females

March 1741 -
1 Frances, James a child Baptized named John )At John Caldwell's Buck-)Mountain S. S.
  Anderson, James a child Baptized named Ann
4 McCord, John a child Baptized named Agnes.
  Davis, Samuel a child Baptized named Thomas  
  Dobbins, John 2 children, Baptized, not twins, named Joan and John at Rockfish  
8 Robertson, James a child Baptized named Marah. )
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) At Rockfish S. S. R.
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  Small, John a child Baptized named Martha
  Small, Lawrence a child Baptized named Mary
  Weads, John a child Baptized named Margaret
  Vordiman, William a child Baptized named Jemima
10 McNeilly, Robert a child Baptized named Michael, at Michael Woods S. S.  
11 Givens, Sarah, Mrs., Widow of the late deceased Samuel Givens, Esq., a child Baptized named George  
14 Stover, Jacob and adult person Baptized  
15 Craig, Robert a child Baptized named John  
  Maxwell, Edly a child Baptized named Edly  
  Basken, Willialm a child Baptized named Charles  
  McDowel, Robert a child Baptized named Mary  
29 Mashel, John 2 children Baptized, not twins, named Mary and Katherine  
  McCluer, John a child Baptized named Ann  
  Pickens, John a child Batpzed named Elizabeth  
The number baptized this moth 22, of which 13 females

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April, 1741.
     
12 King, John a child Baptized named Isabel  
19 Gay, Samuel a child Baptized named Elizabeth  
  Liper, James a child Baptized named Margaret  
  Davison, John a child Baptized named Elizabeth  
  McCollock, Isaac a child Baptized named John  
  Turk, John a child Baptized named Robert  
  Hays, Charles a child Baptized named John  
24 Hutchison, John w children, Baptized, not twins, named Mary and Mabel  
26 Cathy, Andrew a child Baptized named William  
27 Lesly, James a child Baptized named Mabel  
  Campbell, John a child Baptized named John  
The number baptized this month 12, of which 7 females

May 1741
     
1 Little, Thomas a child Baptized named John At James McNish at North Branch Shannando  
  McNich, James, a child Baptized names James At James McNish  Shannando at North Branch
3 Bay, Thomas a child Baptized named Robert At John Funks Shannando
  Egger, George a child Baptized named Agnes At John Funks Shannando
10 WIllson, Willialm a child Baptized named Sarah  
  McCleland, James a child Baptized named Rhoda At the East Branch of Canogochige
  Harris, Samue a child Baptized named Thomas At the East Branch of Canogochige
  Barnet, Robert a child Baptized named Elizabeth At the East Branch of Canogochige
  Maxwell, William a child Baptized named Patrick  
17 Curry, Nathaniell a child Baptized named Margaret, at Conandogunum
24 Long, Patrick a child Baptized named Patrick, at Chemutleell
The number baptized this month 11, of which 5 females

June 1741
     
14 Kennedy, David a child Baptized named Mary, at Canegochige
18 Glass, John a child Baptized named Samuel, at Apecken
19 Black, John a child Baptized named Jean, at Apecken
21 Jeners, James 2 children Baptized named Jean and Mary, not twins.  
21 Dodson, John a child Baptized named Elizabeth  
  Clerk, William a child Baptized named John, at Daniel Holdman's.
The number baptized this moth 7, of which 5 females.

July 1741
   
5 Mophat, John a child Baptized named John
  Ralston, Robert a child Baptized named Mary
  Logan, David a child Baptized named Margaret
  Blair, Alexander a child Baptized named William
12 Teas, Joseph a child Baptized named William
  Crocket, Robert a child Baptized named James
  Campbell, David a child Baptized named John
  Christian a child Baptized named William
  Bell, James a child Baptized named William
19 Hieman, Joshua a child Baptized named William
  Smith, John a child Baptized named David
  Thomson, Alexander a child Baptized named Walkingshaw
  Young John a child Baptized named John
  Hamilton, Archibald a child Baptized named Andrew
  Craig, Robert a child Baptized named Elenor
The number baptized this month 15, of which 3 females

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August 1741.
   
2 Petterson, Robert a child Baptized named Isabel
  Armour, James a child Baptized named Andrew
  Sheals, Thomas a child Baptized named James
23 Davison, Samuel a child Baptized named James
  Brunlee, John a child Baptized named Margaret
  Buchanan, John a child Baptized named Patrick
30 Craig, Alexander a child Baptized named Mary
  Gordon, Thomas a child Baptized named Gresil
The number baptized this month 8, of which 5 females

September 1741
   
27 Cowen, John a child Baptized named Andrew
  Culton, Joseph a child Baptized named Jean
The number baptized this month 2, of which one female.

The year being ended, the whole number baptized by me is 133, 69 males and 64 females.  Glory to God who is daily adding numbers to his visible church.

 

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