The History of Otsego, NY 
Laurens Lodges

 LAURENS LODGE, NO. 548, F. AND A. M.

The Laurens Lodge #548, F. and A. M., was granted a charter in the year 1846, and held its first communication April 9, 1864. The charter member were as follows: Harvey Gregory, Samuel H. Harrington, Milton Gurney, Charles Culver, Samuel Straight, Harvey Strong, Delos W. Johnson, Thomas W. Bassett, Chauncey Wright, Orman Potter, and Peter Barton, Jr. The first officers were as follows: Harvey Gregory, W. M.; Harvey Strong, S. W.; D. W. Johnson, J. W.; Peter Barton, Treas.; Milton Gurney, Sec.

The following persons have officiated as Master, and Senior and Junior Wardens from the organization of the lodge to the present time:

Year

Master

Senior Warden

Junior Warden

1865

Harvey Gregory

Harvey Strong

Richard Cooley

1866

-

Milton Gurney

Morris Butts

1867-1968

Milton Gurney

Morris Butts

Peter Barton, Jr.

1869

Morris Butts

Delos W. Johnson

Leonard P. Richmond

1870

-

Leonard P. Richmond

Nelson B. Gardner

1871-1872

L. P. Richmond

Nelson B. Gardner

Elisha S. Fisher

1873-1874

Nelson B. Gardner

Albert S. Allen

E. B. Miller

1875

-

E. B. Miller

Damon H. Mead

1876

Morris Butts

- -

1877

Elijah B. Miller

Addison Gardner

Robert E. Goewey

Albert S. Allen, Treasurer; Marzy J. Ware, Sec.; Nelson B. Gardner, S. D.; Henry L. Rathbun, J. D.; James D. Rathbun, S.M.C.; Damon H. Mead, J.M.C.; Delos W. Johnson, Tyler.

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

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