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Cory United Methodist Church (Cory, Clay County, Ind.) records

 Collection
Identifier: LOC-2010-0007

Collection Statement

Cory United Methodist Church records including: administrative board minutes, baptismal records, building records, history, Ladies Aid Society minutes, membership records, Sunday School class books, Trustees minutes, United Methodist Women mintues and warranty deed.

Dates

  • 1895 - 2006

Creator

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection have been retained by the United Methodist Church.

Historical Sketch

Located in Clay County, Indiana, the small congregation met for about eight years in the home of Robert Bennett. However, by 1858 they moved their meetings to the Center School House to accomodate larger congregations. In 1865 the Center Church was built 1 1/2 miles northeast of Cory. A Sunday School was organized in 1878. After the railroad through Cory was completed and it became a thriving community, a frame church building was constructed in Cory on the present site in 1879, and remodeled completely in 1908. The first parsonage was built in 1880 and the present one in 1956. Cory United Methodist Church closed in 2006.

Extent

0.43 Cubic Feet (1 document case, 9 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Items are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Status
Completed
Author
Lyndi Parent
Date
2/10/2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Contact:
Roy O. West Library
11 East Larrabee Street
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States