John Molloy

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1822
Minister absent: John Molloy from Tennessee Presbytery
[Minutes of the Cumberland Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, October 15, 1822]

1823
Minister absent: John Molloy, twice in succession from Tennessee Presbytery

Whereas the members of the Alabama presbytery live remote from each other and are separated by watercourses, difficult to pass in time of high water; resolved that s'd presbytery be dissolved, and that the Rev. Messrs. Robert Bell and John Forbes of the Alabama presbytery and John Molloy and John C. Smith of the Tennessee presbytery constitute a presbytery to be known by the name of Bigby presbytery at Abner Boan's in Monroe county, state of Mississippi on the 24th day January next . . .

[Source: Minutes of Cumberland Synod, October 21, 1823]

1824
Minister present: John Molloy from Bigby Presbytery

The minutes of last Synod were read, and the excuses of the absentees, the Rev. Messrs. . . John Molloy . . . were sustained.

. . . that Samuel Harris, William S. Burney, and John Molloy, be a committee to examine the minutes of the Tennessee Presbytery . . .

[Source: Minutes of Cumberland Synod, October 19-20, 1824]

1827
April 3, 1827 - Hopewell Presbytery - Mount Comfort - Hardeman County, Tennessee
Revd John Molloy a member from the Bigby Presbytery being present was invited to take a seat as a corresponding member.
[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, April 3, 1827]

1827
October 17, 1827 - Hopewell Presbytery - Union Meetinghouse - Madison County, Tennessee
Rev. John Molloy a member of the Bigby Presbytery presented a letter of dismission and recommendation by the hand of the Revd. Richard Beard. His reasons for absence being known and satisfactory to the Presbytery, he was received as a member of this Presbytery.

John Molloy's Certificate.
This is to certify that John Molloy is a regularly ordained minister of the Gospel and in good standing in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He is therefore recommended to any Presbytery in the bounds of which his lot may be cast. Given by order of the Bigby Presbytery. March 31st 1827.

[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, Octoaber 17, 1827]

1827
Minister Absent: John Molloy from Hopewell Presbytery
[Source: Minutes of Cumberland Synod, November 20, 1827]

1828
Hopewell Presbytery - May 6, 1828 - Shiloh meeting house, Carroll County, Tennessee
Member present: John Moloy
John Moloy was chosen Moderator.
[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, May 6, 1828]

1828
Hopewell Presbytery - October 14, 1828 - Bethel Meeting House, Carroll County, Tennessee
Member present: John Moloy

That John Moloy preach one Sabbath in each month at Newhope, one Sabbath at Harmony and the balance of his time at discretion.

[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, October 14-15, 1828]

1828
Minister Absent: John Molloy from Hopewell Presbytery
[Source: Minutes of Cumberland Synod, October 21, 1828]

1829
Hopewell Presbytery - April 14, 1829
The former Moderator being absent, Presbytery was opened by a sermon delivered by Rev. John Moloy from Romans 10th chap, abd 15 verse.

Member present: John Moloy

[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, April 14, 1829]

1829
October 6, 1829 - Hopewell Presbytery - Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee
Member absent - Rev. John Moloy
[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, October 6, 1829]

1830
April 6-7, 1830 - Hopewell Presbytery - Hull's Schoolhouse - Madison County, Tennessee
Member absent: John Moloy

The Reverend John Moloy, an absentee at last Presbytery and on yesterday came forward and rendered his excuses which were sustained.

[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, April 6-7, 1830]

1830
October 7, 1830 - Hopewell Presbytery - Shiloh Meetinghouse in Carroll County, Tennessee
Member present: John Moloy
[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, October 7, 1830]

1831
March 11, 1831 - Hopewell Presbytery - Bolivar, Hardiman County, Tennessee
Member present: John Moloy
[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, March 11, 1831]

1831
October 6, 1831 - Hopewell Presbytery - Bethel Meetinghouse in Carroll County, Tennessee
Member absent: John Molloy
[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, October 6, 1831]

1832
March 1, 1832 - Hopewell Presbytery - Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee
By a resolution of Franklin Synod at the last session, The Reverend Messrs. Reuben Burrow, James H. Walker, James Sampson, Thomas Bone, Thomas P. Stone, William A. Brien, John Moloy, Anothy Lambert and Jordan Lambert formerly members of this Presbytery, were Stricken off and constituted into two Presbyteries.
[Source: Minutes of Hopewell Presbytery, March 1, 1832]

1832
Commissioner to General Assembly from Hatchie Presbytery - John Malloy
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1832, page 42]

1837
April 4-6, 1837 - Arkansas Presbytery
John Molloy received by Arkansas Presbytery in 1837 from Hatchie Presbytery.
The name of John Molloy first appears in the minutes of Arkansas Presbytery April 4-6, 1837. Thomas Hickman states that Molloy was born in Alabama and educated in Tennessee and was received from Hatchie Presbytery, that he was pastor at Cane Hill and Clarksville, was on the Johnson County circuit, and went to Texas about 1847.
[Source: Campbell, Thomas H. Arkansas Cumberland Presbyterians 1812-1984: A People of Faith. Memphis, Tennessee: Arkansas Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1985, pages 104-105 & 311; Minutes of Arkansas Presbytery, page n]]

1852
March 11, 1852 - Ewing Presbytery - Oak Grove meeting house in Johnson County, Arkansas
Minister present: John Molloy
[Source: Campbell, Thomas H. Arkansas Cumberland Presbyterians 1812-1984: A People of Faith. Memphis, Tennessee: Arkansas Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1985, page 92]


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