Early Churches in Bucks County

 


Index of Bucks County Churches

  • St. John's Lutheran, Spinnerstown, 1734 250 Anniversary

  • St. Matthew's Lutheran (i.e. Keller's Church), Bedminster, 1744

  • Neshaminy Lutheran Mission, Northampton Twp., 1748

  • Peace Lutheran (i.e. Tohickon), Weisel, 1750

  • Trinity Lutheran, Pleasant Valley, Springfield Twp., 1751

  • St. Luke's Lutheran, Ferndale, Nockamixon Twp., 1752 Christ's Lutheran, Lower Tinicum, 1760

  • Sellersville, 1768

  • St. John's Lutheran, Ridge Valley, 1789-92 Durham Lutheran, 1790

  • These are all the Lutheran church founded in Bucks County prior to 1800. Many of these were union churches with German Reformed congregations founded about the same time at the same location.

  • On the Mennonite side, Deep Run in Bedminster was found in the 1740's. Swamp church in Milford Twp. probably also pre-dates 1762.

Submitted By Tom Myers

This Church listing was submitted by Joel Michaelson

  • Neshaminy Presbyterian Church Of Warminster And Warwick, Hartsville, Bucks, Pennsylvania.


Old Southampton Baptist Church

It may have originally been called the Pennypack (or Pennepack) Church. The Potts estate indenture listed, and shown, in the Bucks County archives is the estate of Joshua Potts, first minister of Southampton.

Submitted by Mary A Largen m_largen@juno.com

Would like to find its exact location.

The following was sent in reponse to the question of finding the exact location. Husband's early ancestors, Thomas Webster (1726-1809) is buried in what was then called ...Pennypack Baptist, in Lower Dublin/Philadelphia. From Martha Webster

Its on
Krewstown Road in Philadelphia, many of my ancestors (Thomas Beans, Griffith
Miles, and their familles) are buried there. A very interesting place, it was
founded in 1688 by people that were originally Keathien Quakers.  If you want
to see it come to Philadelphia, Rt. 1 south, make a right on Grant Ave. Go
past Bustleton Ave. make a left on Krewstown Rd. about a 1/2 mile on your
right. The cematery is on both sides of the road.                 
           Ken Ferris


St John The Bapt. RC Church, Haycock twp, Bucks, PA This includes early Marriage and Christenings Records

Submitted by Shirley at  lsbuirch@caltel.com


Richland Monthly Meeting House in Quakertown Boro.  A Quaker church.


The Bensalem Presbyterian Church on Bristol Rd in Bensalem is the oldest non-quaker church still worshipping on the same acreage of land since it was formally established in 1705.  We will be celebrating our 300th Anniversary next year.  Many famous pastors were a part of our heritage, including Jedidiah Andrews, Malachi Jones, William Tennent, Hugh Williamson, M.D. (Also a Physician, Constitutional Delegate from North Carolina & friend of Ben Franklin), and James Boyd during the 1700’s and 1800’s. 

You may visit our website at: http://www.bensalempresbyterianchurch.org/

Submitted by Irene Tomchik Church Historian


Early Churches with Bucks County Records in New Jersey

St Mary's Church Burlington County New Jersey

     

 

 

 
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