Posted By:Alisa
Subject:Re: Darlings of Cass Co.
Post Date:June 27, 2000 at 13:52:41
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This info was taken fron The History of Cass County, Waterman Watkins & Co., Chicago, 1882.
p. 219 "The first Free Will Baptist Church of Pokagon was organized in 1854, with the following members:Z Tinkham and wife, L. Tinkham, J.H. Darling and wife, Melissa and Martha Tinkham and a Miss Potter. The first pastor was J.H. Darling of New York, who preached for two years previos to the organization."
p. 280 (bio of Austin C. Marsh) he "married Abigale Darling in April, 1834, who was born in Armenia, Dutchess County, New York in the year 1794, he, in June, 1836, came to Edwardsburg to carve out for himself a home, and purchased the village lots on which he now resides and which since that time have been his home. " ... "His second wife {Abigale Darling)having died October 1, 1839"