Burnside/Union Branch [RLDS]

congregation #482688

created 2015-09-22 by daniel m. kelty
entity type: Branch
assertion #3734332 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
name: Union Branch
assertion #3734329 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-07-03: confidence 0%.
started: 1874
assertion #3734328 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-07-03: confidence 100%.
ended: 1905
assertion #3748328 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-07-03: confidence 100%.
description: One branch was organized at Burnside, called the Union Branch, by Elder Robert Davis. The date was not obtained. 251 BURNSIDE, July 27, 1879.— eight branches of the church organized in this section of Michigan, and two more ready for organization; altogether about or something over two hundred members. I baptized eighteen during the last six weeks, and a number more are ready for baptism. Some of the parties baptized are the fruits of the labor of Bro. Cornish. Elders Bailey, Simmons, and Barr. Elder Robert Davis Herald, volume 26, page 131, Conference Elder Robert Davis, of the Seventy, writes from Burnside, Michigan, in Sanilac, Lapeer, Tuscola, Saginaw, Genesee, and St. Clair counties. He writes that Bro. Cornish has also done a great work there the past year. In 1874 there were but a few scattering Saints in those regions, but now there (are) over two hundred who have been organized into branches. John A. Grant and William Davis operated in the tent during the summer; they held meetings at Burnside. Elder William Davis labored in the Eastern District, in Burnside B
assertion #3734330 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
religion: RLDS
assertion #3734331 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
location: Lapeer County, Michigan, United States
assertion #3714688 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 100%.
location: 43°12'44"N, 83°3'50"W
assertion #3720707 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
see also: Saints Herald (fragment: V.26 #9 (1 May 1879) p.131)
assertion #4002821 by mpra on 2017-07-03: confidence 100%.
see also: Cornish
assertion #3711688 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-07-03: confidence 100%.