Bible Society of 1827

A number of citizens of Del. Co, met at Chester on Dec 6, 1827 for the purpose of aiding the Phila. Bible Soc in their benevolent design of furnishing every destitute family in PA with a copy of the Scriptures.  The following committees were appointed in the following townships;

Township Committee Members
Aston                  Francis Wisley, John Bowen
Bethel                  Powell Clayton, Roert Johnson
Birmingham          Eli Harvey, Robert Frame
Chester               Jesse J. Maris, Pierce Crosby
Concord              R.N. Gamble, Nathan Sharpless
Lower Chichester   Rev Richard U. Morgan, Rev. Joseph Walker
Upper      "            Rev. Jacob M. Douglass, James Craig
Darby                     Thomas Smith, esq, Dr. Morris C Shallcross
Upper Darby            Rev. William Palmer, David Evans
Edgmont                George Bishop, Joseph Regester
Haverford              Andrew Lindsay, Sam'l. Garrigurs
Marple                Samuel Black, Isaaiah Fawkes
Middletown            Abraham Pennell, Jas. Emlen
Newtown                 John Hunter, Enos Williamson
Nether Providence     Isaac Sharpless, Nehry Forrest
Upper PRovidence     Isaac Chochran, Amor Bishop
Radnor                   Edward Siter, Jesse Brooke
Ridley                  George B. Leiper, John L. Pearson
Springfield             Dr. Joseph Wilson, John Ogden
Thornbury              Thomas H. Brinton, Thomas Hemphill
Tinicum                 David Rose, John Robbins

This page updated on February 9, 2009