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Church and Cemetery Records Indexes List
“An Index of Names Appearing in Church Records of Twenty-Eight Churches in the Easton Public Library”
 
Clicking on a letter will take you to that index, where you can select surname(s) to search. Once you have located an individual and have a source code (such as C24), refer to the list of volumes below the letters to determine the church and type of entry. In this example, you would know that the record you found is for a baptism that occurred between 1845 and 1893 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Easton.
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Church Records Included in “An Index of Names Appearing in Church Records of Twenty-Eight Churches in the Easton Pubic Library” compiled by Personnel of the Works Progress Administration, Robert F. Ehret and the Staff of the Easton Public Library. Easton, Pa, 1945. 7v. (library call no. H 929.3 PA N1 E13i plus work letter)
A Brainerd Presbyterian Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1837-1893 (p. 1-17, 70-87), marriages 1851-1888 (p. 18-28, 88-89), deaths 1851-1893 (p. 29-37, 90-93), membership records 1851-1893 (p. 38-68, 94-102). Church organized in 1852. Includes records of First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (Second Presbyterian Church), which merged with Brainerd in 1893. Brainerd later merged into the First Presbyterian Church.
B Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1843-1895 p. 1-90), admissions 1843-1877 (p. 91-97), marriages 1843-1884 (p. 98-131), burials 1843-1852 (p. 133-138), deaths 1855-1893 (p. 139-237).
Bs St. Luke’s Union Church (Ferndale, Nockamixon Township, Bucks County, PA). Includes: Reformed baptisms 1773-1896 (p. 5-153), deaths 1844-1897 (p. 154-175); Lutheran baptisms 1766-1825 (p. 181-215), catechums and communicants (p. 217-243); all marked cemetery graves, read Oct. 1920 (p. 244-308). Also known as Nockamixon Church.
C St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1845-1893. Continues records found in G.
CC St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Easton, PA). Includes marriages 1845-1884. Continues records found in G.
CCC St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Easton, PA). Includes burials 1845-1893. Continues records found in G.
D First Methodist Episcopal Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1836-1893 (p. 1-71), marriages 1836-1885 (p. 73-143).
E German Reformed Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1833-1885 (p. 1-121), deaths 1848-1885 (p. 123-171), marriages 1847-1885 (p. 172-218). Continues records found in Ks. Also known as First Reformed Church.
F First Presbyterian Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1811-1883 (p. 1-51, 87-109, 129-140), marriages 1816-1883 (p. 52-77, 110-123, 141-151), removals and deaths 1812-1887 (p. 78-86, 124-128, 152-166).
FA Durham and Riegelsville Churches and Cemeteries (Bucks and Northampton Counties, PA, Warren County, NJ. Indudes Durham Church (Title, notes about church, petition to Goshenhoppen Classsis, births and baptisms, 1813-1897, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, p. 1-124).--Riegelsville Cemetery (p. 125-201).--Soldiers of the Civil War (p. 202-231).--Soldiers of the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 (p. 232-239).--Altona Cemetery (p. 240-241).--Deep Run Presbyterian Church (p. 242-244).--Erwin private burying ground (p. 245-246).-- Gallows Hill Cemetery (p. 247-248).--Greenwich N.J. graveyard (p. 249-297).--Lower Saucon Church tombstones (p. 298-360).--Mennonite-Limekiln burying ground (p. 361-367).--Lower Tinicum Church tombstones (p. 368-374).--Marshall-Cooper Ridge Cemetery (p. 375-378).--Old Williams Township Church Cemetery (p. 379-400).--Pursell private burying ground (p. 401-403).--Raubsville Tombstone inscriptions (p. 404-415).--Springfield Church (p. 416-487).--Salem Church, Springtown tombstones (p. 488-492).--Lower Saucon church agreement (p. 493-497). Volume compiled in 1933 by B. F. Fackenthal, Jr.
G St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1769-1848 (p. 1-272), marriages 1771-1848 (p. 273-308), deaths 1772-1843 (p. 309-355), catechumen 1770-1845 (p. 356-379). Later records of this church found in C, CC, and CCC.
Gr St. James Lutheran Church (Greenwich Township, Warren County, NJ). Includes baptisms 1770-1835 (p. 1-46), communicants (p. 47-76), marriages and deaths 1780-1865 (p. 77-88). Also known as Straw Church.
H Second Methodist Episcopal Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1853-1893 (p. 1-47, 59-72, 76-87), marriages 1854-1885 (p. 48-57, 73-75), removals and deaths (p. 88-91).
J Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1860-1895 (p. 1-64, 112-227), marriages 1861-1885 (p. 65-77, 228-244), deaths 1860-1895 (p. 78-111, 245-314). Merged with St. John’s Lutheran in 1962
K St. Paul’s (III) Evangelical Lutheran Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1868-1893 (p. 1-20), marriages 1869-1885 (p. 21-31), deaths 1869-1893 (p. 32-36), removals 1870-1913 (p. 37-43). Congregation moved to Palmer Township in 1963.
Ks First Reformed Church (Easton, PA). Includes records from 1760-1852. Later church records are in G. Volume published by H. M. Kieffer in 1902 under title “Some of the first settlers of the Forks of the Delaware”.
L Emmanuel Petersville Church (Moore Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes Lutheran and Reformed baptisms 1755-1773 (p. 2-10), communicants 1764-1811.
Ls Christ Reformed Church (Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1747-1840 (P. 2-106), catechums and communicants, marriages and deaths (p. 185-188).
M Plainfield Reformed Church (Plainfield Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1763-1853 (p. 2-173), communicants Reformed and Lutheran 1763-1853.
MM Plainfield Reformed Church (Plainfield Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1836-1872 (p. 174a-228a), communicants.
N Flicksville Reformed Church (Washington Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1828-1896. Also known as St. Paul’s Church.
P St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (Williams Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1733-1831 (p. 4-63), marriages 1740-1759 , deaths 1756-1760, communicants. Also known as Williams Township Church.
R Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church (Moore Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1774-1840 (p. 1-56, 95-117, 127-202), communicants and confirmations 1774-1829, marriages and deaths 1810-1815 (p. 93, 124-125). Also known as Big Moore. Lutheran Church merged with Jehovah Lutheran to form Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Bushkill Township.
S Christ (Stone) Church (Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1774-1833 (p. 3-145), communion lists (p. 145-202).
SK Zion (Stone) Church (Allen Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1773-1822 (p. 1-100), communicants 1773-1800 (p. 101-123), deaths and marriages 1810-1814 (p. 124-127). Lutheran and Reformed records. Lutheran congregation merged into Good Shepherd Lutheran in 1970.
T Trinity Episcopal Church (Easton, PA). Includes baptisms 1819-1872 (p. 8-28, 33-46, 60-76, 101-104), communicants 1819-1872, burials 1819-1873 (p. 77-89), marriages 1819-1873 (p. 105-125).
V Friedens Church (Albany Township, Berks County, PA). Includes baptisms 1771-1855 (p. 1-54), communicants and catechumen 1808-1840. Also known as New Allemangel.
W Dryland Union Church (Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County, PA). Includes baptisms 1763-1808 (p. 3-122), marriages and burials 1764-1765 (p. 123), communicants and catechumen 1763-1807 (p. 124-200). Also known as Trinity Church.
X Jerusalem Lutheran and Reformed Church (Albany Township, Berks County, Pa.). Includes baptisms 1768-1863 (p. 24-65), communicants and catechumen, 1811-1856.
Y Durham Church (Durham Township, Bucks County, PA). Includes baptisms 1813-1897 (p. 1-87), cemetery records compiled in 1932. Lutheran congregation merged with St. John’s Riegelsville.
Z Rosenthal Church (Albany Township, Berks County, PA). Includes baptisms 1762-1853 (p. 6-48), member contributions. Also known as New Bethel or Corner Church.
 
 
 
 
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