St. Paul's/Fifth Episcopal Church

1852 - <1940>

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May 23, 1909 - St. Paul's P.E. Church Will Observe Its Silver Anniversary in June

 

St. Paul's Church was originally erected in 1852 as a chapel with a schoolhouse. The property at the northeastern corner of High and Market Streets was a gift of Jeremiah C. Garthwaite and had been a garden farm. The rectory was an old farmhouse. The church was organized on May 5, 1853. Efforts toward building a church were begun in 1856 and on April 25, 1873 the first stone was laid. The church was not completed until 1889. On June 24 of the year the first services were held in the new church. The building, at High and Market Streets, held 1,200 members and was finished in brick. The cost was $78,248.

From: Social Services Directory of Newark 1912

The clergy are responsible for visiting the poor families. Gives relief to its own destitute members and in instances to nonmembers. Engaged in missionary work, home and abroad. Conduct men's, women's, boy's and girl's societies and clubs. The church is open also during the week days.

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Andrew Mackie 1852 1854
Hannibal Goodwin 1854 1859
Joseph H. Smith 1859 1882
William J. Roberts 1882 1890
Mildrige Walker 1890 1896
Dwight Galloupe 1896 1901
J. Martyn Neifert 1901 1906
Henry H. Hadley 1906 <1915>
Roland C. Ormsbee <1918> <1918>
Frederick A. Coleman <1920> <1925>
Stewart Hogenauer <1930> <1940>


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331 High Street c. Market 1854 1869
456 - 466 High Street (street number change) 1870 <1940>


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