A Puritan Heritage: The First Presbyterian Church In Horseneck (Caldwell, NJ) ~ History ~ Essex County, New Jersey ~ Genealogy


Title: A Puritan Heritage: The First Presbyterian Church In Horse-Neck (Caldwell, N.J.)

Author: Lynn G. Lockwood

Description: Boards in blue cloth with red and gilt title block on spine (which is starting to chip off). Endpapers illustrated with 1872 city map. Minor spot of soiling on front free endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Errata slip tipped in at front. Index. Forty pages of illustrations (on plates). Dust jacket shows light chipping; some spotting; splitting along edge of front flap; in an archival mylar sleeve. xvi, 488 pages.

A very detailed history of the First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell, New Jersey, located in the Horseneck Track.

1. A Transplanted People.
2. Nova Caesarea.
3. New-Arke on Pasayack.
4. Proprietary Troubles.
5. Horse-Neck.
6. The Indians.
7. The Horse-Neck Riots.
8. The Long Bill in Chancery.
9. Missionary Ground.
10. The Parsonage Lands.
11. The First Parsonage House.
12. Organizing the Church.
13. Presbyterian Congregationalism.
14. A Body Politic.
15. Horse-Neck to Caldwell.
16. The First Minister.
17. Planning for the Meeting House.
18. Building the Meeting House.
19. Slavery.
20. Financial Difficulties.
21. Completing the Meeting House.
22. Pastor's Assistant.
23. A Presbyterian Church.
24. Mr. [Richard Falley] Cleveland's Pastorate.
25. Mr. [Samuel L.] Tuttle's Pastorate.
26. Dr. [Isaac Newton] Sprague's Early Pastorate.
27. The Civil War Years.
28. The Post War Years.
29. Land Sales.
30. Mr. [Charles Titus] Berry's Early Pastorate.
31. The Fire.
32. The Chapel.
33. The New Church [1875].
34. Shouldering the Debt.
35. Lifting the Mortgage.
36. Debt Free.
37. Mr. [Henry K.] Delinger's Pastorate.
38. Mr. [Nelson Burdick] Chester's Pastorate.
39. The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial.
40. The New Manse.
41. World War I.
42. A Transition Period.
43. Mr. [Edwin Ira] Stearn's Pastorate.
44. The Parish House.
45. Mr. Stearn's Late Ministry.
46. Mr. [George LeRoy] Willets' Pastorate.

A: The Ladies' Aid Society.
B. Service of Music.
C. Historical Sermon by Rev. Richard F. Cleveland [1838].
D. Pastors [list, with dates].
E. Roster of the Session [those elected either Deacon or Elder].
F. Roster of the Board of Trustees.
G. Roster of the Boards of Deacons.
H. Marriages [1788-1835].
I. Baptisms [1784-1849].
J. The Old Burying Ground [alphabetical list of names, with dates].

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: [published by author]
Year: 1955

Keywords: history, churches, Horseneck Tract, Caldwell, Essex County, New Jersey,

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