Church of the Holy Comforter
Baptisms

Submitted by Pattie Causey

Baptisms listed in the records of the Prostestant Episcopal

church called the Church of the Holy Comforter (1880-1923 - last located

Pratt & Chester Streets, Baltimore - merged in 1923):



The clergyman at

these baptisms unless otherwise listed was T. Lewis Banister, Minister

in Charge, at St. Matthews's Mission and then the Church of the Holy Comforter.

 Some residence street numbers were listed.  



Waters -

1875, Jany 1st, Sunday, Place - at Jackson Alley, Baltimore, Nathanael?

Waters, born Baltimore, Md., August 12th, 1873, parents Gilbert Waters

and Elizabeth



Raley - 1875, Feby 24th, 1st Sunday in Lent, place - St.

Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Irene Amelia Raley, born Baltimore, Md., May

31st, 1874, parents Walter Raley and Elizabeth Eversman, sponsor or witness

Amelia H. Eversman



Edwards - William David Edwards (private), parents (no

first name) Edwards & (no first name listed) Goldsborough



Meeks - 1875,

May 23rd, Trinity Sunday, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Lucy Anne Meeks

(adult), witnesses Mrs. Yeoldhall and James Duncan



McReady - 1875, June

20th, 4th Sunday after Trinity, St. Matthew's Chapel, Kate McReady (Adult),

witness Mrs. Fountain



Pert - 1875, June 20th, 4th Sunday after Trinity,

St. Matthew's Chapel, Sarah Elizabeth Pert, born Baltimore, Md. Sept. 23rd,

1874, parents Charles Pert, Sarah Catharine, witnesses Sarah C. Pert and

Mrs. Owens



Wood - 1875, June 20th?, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, parents

surname (no first names listed) Wood



Miller - 1875, June 24th, Thursday

Evening, St. Matthew's Chapel, Sarah Miller, witness Mrs. Pedro



McKay -

1875, August 15th, 12th Sunday after Trinity, St. Matthew's Chapel, Jane

Elizabeth Lesley McKay, born Baltimore, Md., September 21st, 1873, parents

John McKay and Helen R. Murphy, witnesses Mrs. Murphy, Alexander T.? McLeod



Beall

- September 19th, 1875, 17th Sunday after Trinity, St. Matthew's Chapel,

Baltimore, Md., Fannie Shore Beall (Private), born Baltimore, Md., parent

Washington Francis Beall



Cordell - Wednesday, September 22nd, 1875, at

Residence  Baltimore, Md., Charles Franklin Cordell (Private), born Baltimore,

Md. September 21st, 1875



Pernan - Thursday, September 23rd, 1875, at Pastor's

Residence E. Pratt St., Baltimore, Md., William Henry Pernan (Private),

born Baltimore, Md. August 10th, 1875, parents Henry T.? Pernan and Leah

Pernan (nee Bucken), witness Phillis Pindar



Burgess - 19th Sunday after

Trinity, Oct. 3rd, 1875, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Md., Arabella

Weedon Burgess, born Baltimore, Md., May 1875, parents William Burgess

and Eliza Morgan, witnesses Mrs. N. Morgan, Mrs. Eliza Burgess, Mary Duncan



Summers

- 19th Sunday after Trinity, Oct. 3rd, 1875, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore,

Md., Jennie Davenport Summers, born Baltimore, Md. September 3rd, 1875,

parents John L. Summers and Rosanna Oliver, witnesses Mrs. Sarah, Miss

Agnes Russell, Maggie Russell



McCord - Monday, Oct. 4th, 1875, Joseph Harrison

McCord (Private), born Baltimore, Md., March 27th 1874, parents William

McCord and Annie Haney



Austin - Thursday, October 15th?, 1875, baptism

at So. Chester, Baltimore, Md., William Edward Austin (Private), born Baltimore,

Md., September 17th, 1875, parents John Thomas Austin and Sophia W. Harrington



Owens

- 21st Sunday after Trinity, October 17th, 1875, St. Matthew's Chapel,

Baltimore, Md., George Washington Owens



Wright - 21st Sunday after Trinity,

October 17th, 1875, St. Matthew's Chapel, Wright (only surname listed)



Srofinisah?,

Sunday, November ? 1875, Antonio James Srofinisah?, born Baltimore, Md.



South

- Monday, November 8th, 1875, baptism at Residence So. Ann St., Baltimore,

(no first name) South (Private), parents Thomas South and Mary E. Jacobs,

clergyman Geo. A. Leakin, Rector Trinity Church, acting for Rev. T. Lewis

Banister



Roberts - Monday, Nov. 7th 1875, at Residence Bond St., Baltimore,

Md., Leving Benjamin Franklin Thompson Roberts (infant), born Baltimore,

Md., September 23rd, 1873, parent Wm. E. Roberts and (no first name) Duncan



1876

McKay

- Sunday after Epiphany, Jany. 9th, 1876, St. Matthew's Chapel, Mary Anna

Elsie McKay, born Dec. 12th, 1868, parents John McKay and Helen R. Murphy,

witnesses Mrs. Murphy and A.E. League



Grabb - Friday, Jany 21st, 1876,

baptism at Gough St., Baltimore, Isabella Grabb (nee Edmondson), born Baltimore

County, Md. January 3rd, 1822, parents Joshua Edmondson and Ellen R. Lloyd,

witness Mrs. A.E. League



Longfellow - August 2nd, 1875 ("mislaid & copied

at this ? Record mislaid during my absence, therefore entered here, T.L.

Banister, Minister in chg.) at Residence N. Caroline St., Baltimore, Frank

Herbert Longfellow, born Baltimore, Md. July 11th, 187?, parents Thomas

H. Longfellow and Mary A. Betts, clergyman Geo. A. Leakin, Rector Trinity

Church for T. Lewis Banister, Minister in chge. St. Matthew's



McIlvain

- Wednesday, Feby. 16th, 1876, at Residence E. Baltimore St., Baltimore,

Md., Sarah Johnston McIlvain (Private), born Baltimore, Md, November 28th,

1875, parents Alexander McIlvain and Elizabeth Anderson, witnesses Sarah

J. McIlvain (aunt), Elizabeth McIlvain (mother)



Smith - Sunday, Feby 20th,

1876, at St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Md., Annie Bertha Smith, born

Baltimore, Md., January 8th, 1876, parents Lynch G. Smith and Phebe Augusta

Bayne, witnesses Mrs. M.? A. Bayne (grandmother), Sarah E. Bayne (aunt)



Inloes

- Tuesday, March 7th, 1876, at Gough St., Baltimore, Md., Addie Eliza Inloes

(Private), born Baltimore, Md., December ? 1875, parents Joseph Inloes

& Sarah E. Rolle



Fogle - Tuesday, March 7th, 1876, at Garghy? St., Baltimore,

Md., John George Centennial Fogle (Private), born Baltimore, Md., January

1st, 1876, parents John H. Fogle & Sarah F. Borum?



Lofgren - Sunday, March

26th, 1876, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Md., Sarah Annie Lofgren,

born Baltimore, Md., March 5th, 1876, parents Peter G. Lofgren & Sarah

A. Eakins (or Edkins), witnesses Thomas Velt, Mrs. Frances? Pedro, Mr.

& Mrs. Peter G. Lofgren



Granniss - 2nd Sunday after Easter, April 30th

1876, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Md., Helen Elnima? Granniss, born

Nov. 21st, 1872, parents Alvah H. Granniss & Elizabeth M. Murphy, witnesses

Mrs. Anne E. League, James Duncan



Everett - on Trinity Sunday, June 11th,

1876, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Md., George Washington Everett,

born Baltimore, Md. 1876, witness Mrs. Anne E. League



Le Maitre - 2nd Sunday

after Trinity, June 25th, 1876, St. Matthew's Chapel, Baltimore, Md., Florence

Ella Le Maitre, born Baltimore, Md. March 30th, 1876, parents John G. Le

Maitre & Elizabeth Ann Davey, witnesses Mrs. Mary Jane Marks, John G. Le

Maitre, Elizabeth A. Le Maitre



Boone - Friday, October 7th, 1876, at So.

Chester St., Baltimore, Md., Florence Alma Boone (Private), born Baltimore,

Md., September 22nd, 1875,

parents William George Boone & Anne Maria Budd



Gould - Thursday, Dec. 7th, 1876, at Gough St.,

Baltimore, Md., Edward Gould, born Baltimore, Md., Oct. 17th 1811, witnesses

Mrs. Edward Gould, Miss Lizzie Gould



Wilson - 3rd Sunday in Advent, Dec.

17th, 1876, at Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter, (Private), Residence

Bank St., George Washington Wilson (Private), Baltimore, Md. September

13th, 1876, parents George W. Wilson & Mary C. Beatty



Beatty - 3rd Sunday

in Advent, Dec. 17th, 1876, at Private Residence Bank St., William Thomas

Beatty (Private), born Baltimore, Md., Aug. 30th 1876, parents Eli A. Beatty

& Mary M. Jones



Wilmer - 4th Sunday in Advent, Dec. 24th, 1876, at E. Baltimore

St., Baltimore, Md., Zeulah Wilmer (Private), born Baltimore, Md., June

23rd, 1876, parents Pere Wilmer & S.A. Lilly



1877



Goldsborough - Saturday, Jany.

6th, 1877, Epiphany, at Ann St., Baltimore, Sydney Weathers Goldsborough

(Private baptism), born Baltimore, Md. December 23rd, 1876, parents Frank

Y. Goldsborough & Sydney V. (or U.) Weathers



Glover - Fiday, Jany. 12th,

1877, at Rose St., Baltimore, Silene Glover (Private), born Baltimore Md.,

October 8th, 1876, parents William J. Glover & Martha A. Thomas



Musgrave

- Sunday, February 11th, 1877, at Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter,

Wilmer Sampson Musgrave, born Owyhee Idaho Territory July 25th 1867, parents

William Musgrave & Anna, witnesses William Musgrave, Dudley Nichols



Popp

- Sunday, Feby. 11th, 1877, at Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter, Albert

Frederick Popp, parents Frederick Popp & Matilda Wheaton (Moffitt)



Moffitt

- Sunday, Feby. 11th, 1877, Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter, Ellen

Carson Moffitt, born Camden, New Jersey, parent Matilda Wheaton (Moffitt

- now Popp)



Moffitt - Sunday, Feby. 11th, 1877, Memorial Church of the

Holy Comforter, Mary Elizabeth Moffitt, born Camden, New Jersey, parent

Matilda Wheaton (Moffitt, now Popp)



McClain - Sunday, Feby. 11th, 1877,

Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter, Anna Lily McClain



McClain - Sunday,

Feby. 11th, 1877, Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter, James McClain



Benson

- Friday, March 2nd, 1877, at Jackson Square Avenue, Baltimore, Md., Leonora

Benson (Private), born August 20th, 1870, parents William P. Benson, Elizabeth



Benson

- Friday, March 2nd, 1877, at Jackson Square Avenue, Baltimore, Md., Rudolph

Benson (Private), born February 15th, 1875, parents William P. Benson &

Elizabeth



Green - Sunday, March 11th, 1877, Memorial Church of the Holy

Comforter, Sarah Charlotte Green (Adult), born Baltimore, Md. February

19th, 1864, parents Charles Green & Mary Brown, witnesses Mrs. Burgett

(aunt), Miss Anna Rider



Worsham - Sunday, March 11th, 1877, Memorial Church

of the Holy Comforter, William Wallace Worsham, witnesses Albert H. Bush

& Anne E. League



Asquith - Sunday, March 18th, 1877, Mem'l. Church of the

Holy Comforter, Lilian Frances Asquith, born Brooklyn, N.Y., parents William

Asquith & Delia, witnesses Miss Delia Asquith (sister), Mrs. Larba? E.

Banister



Andrews - Friday, March 23rd, 1877, Meml. Church of the Holy Comforter,

George Lawson Andrews (Died June 18th? 1877), parents John G. Andrews &

Clara B. Kollock



Andrews - Friday, March 23rd, 1877, Meml. Church of the

Holy Comforter, Ethel Kollock Andrews, parents John G. Andrews & Clara

B. Kollock



Morrow - Friday, March 23rd, 1877, Meml. Church of the Holy

Comforter, Ida Lillian Morrow, parents Henry Morrow & Ruth Modlin



Huger

- Easter Day, April 1st, 1877, at So. Anna St., Baltimore, Md., John Chapman

Huger, born Baltimore, Md., January 18th 1877, parents J. Chapman Huger

& Rachel Wardenberg, witnesses William H. Harrison, Miss Ida F. Lockwood



Airey

- Tuesday in Easter Week, April 3rd, 1877, Meml. Church of the Holy Comforter,

Florence Eugenia Airey, born Baltimore, Md., September 3rd, 1870, parents

Charles Airey & Sallie Taylor, witnesses Mrs. Sallie Airey, Miss Etta Hill,

Mr. J.F. Ewens



May - on Whitsun? Day, May 20th, 1877, Meml. Church of the

Holy Comforter, Frederick May, born Baltimore, Md., September 24th 1876,

parents John May & Katie Dey?, witness Frederick Winke



May - on Whitsun?

Day, May 20th, 1877, Meml. Church of the Holy Comforter, Charles Frederick

May, born Baltimore, Md., May 9th, 1874, parents John May & Katie Dey?,

witnesses Frederick Winke, Charles Stein?



Shaffer - on Whitsun Day, May

20th, 1877, Meml. Church of the Holy Comforter, Sarah Isabella Shaffer



Ferren

- Sunday, June 10th, 1877, Meml. Church of the Holy Comforter, Charlotte

Ferren, born Baltimore, Md., June 1st, 1877, parents Edward Ferren & Charlotte

Mitchell, witnesses George Swann, Flora Mitchell (aunt)

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