Manual of the West Baptist Church, Oswego, N.Y. , 1887; 
R. J. Oliphant, Job Printer, Bookbinder and Stationer, 1887.
Historical Sketch

On the 3d of May, 1853, the following named persons, dismissed for that purpose by the parent church on the east side of the river, met in the City Hall and organized the 
West Baptist Church of Oswego:
 
 

*Are still members

AUSTEN, Benjamin
AUSTEN, Mrs. Catharine
ALLEN, Denison
AMES, Mrs. J. S.
BUTTERFIELD, Rev. Isaac
BUTTERFIELD, Mrs. Sarah A.
HART, Sobieski
BURT, Mrs. Elizabeth
CLARK, Selden P.
*CLARK, Mrs. Margaret
DOUGLASS, V. C.
DOLE, Mrs. Abigail
GARLICK, Horatio
GARLICK, Mrs. Marcia
GARLICK, Miss Hannah
GARLICK, Charles A.
*GARDNER, Wm. H.
*GARDNER, Mrs. Martha S.
GUSTIN, Miss Sylvia
*HARMON, David, Jr.
*HARMON, Mrs. Emily
HARMON, Miss Emily M.
HARMON, Miss Ann Eliza
*HARMON, Miss Velonia H.
 HOUSE, Miss Lucy
KINGSFORD, Thomas
KINGSFORD, Mrs. Elizabeth
THOMSON, Miss Ann
*KINGSFORD, Thomson
KINGSFORD, Henry
KNAPP, Mrs. Elizabeth
MACK, Elisha H.
MACK, Mrs. Emma E.
MACK, Wm. W.
MACK, Mrs. Laura Jane
MACK, Royal L.
MACK, Mrs. Mary C.
MASON, Mrs. Nancy
MELLON, Mrs. Electra
POTTER, E. A.
POTTER, Mrs. M. A.
POTTER, Frank W.
PERRY, Isaac
PERRY, Mrs. Sally
*POND, Daniel
ROPE, Mrs. Nancy
TYLER, Miss Almira E.
*VANVILLIEZ, Mrs. Mary

 PASTORS

Rev. I. Butterfield, May, 1853 - Sept. 1855
Rev. S. W., Nov. 1856 - May 1857
Rev. A. G. Bowles, May 1857 - Apr.1858
Rev. E. W. Bliss, Apr. 1858 - Apr 1861
Rev. H. M. Richardson, Oct. 1862 - Sept. 1865
Rev. D. C. Hughes, May 1866 -June 1869
Rev. I. Butterfield, July 1869 - Apr. 1875
Rev. C. H. Watson, Oct. 1875 - Aug. 1881
Rev. M. A. Wilcox, D, D., Nov. 1881 - July 1887

DEACONS

D. Harmon, June, 1853—
E. H. Mack, June 1853  - Mar, 1860
Sobieski Burt, June 1853 - June, 1874
C. D. Middlebrook,* June 1863 - Oct. 1873
Thomas Kingsford, June, 1863—
John J. Mack,+ June 1863 - Sept.1885
Thomas Kingsford, Apr. 1867 - Nov. 1869
O. M. Bond, Apr., 1867
W. H. Gardner, Feb. 1874—
J. M. Lathrop, Feb. 1874—
J. D. Sprague, May, 1876—
*Resigned Oct. 11, 1864; re-elected April 3, 1867
+Moved away May, 1870; returned May, 1877

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