Capacities of Churches

Comparative View of the Capacities of Churches of the Religious Denominations of New Jersey

Capacities of Churches of New Jersey

Description

This section of the map provides an accounting of religious denominations in New Jersey during the 1860 time period. From largest to smallest in membership numbers, here are the totals listed on the map:

  1. Methodist, 109,350
  2. Presbyterian, 81,650
  3. Baptist, 43,425
  4. Dutch Reformed, 39,146
  5. Friends [Quakers], 25,545
  6. Episcopal, 19,647
  7. Roman Catholic, 9485
  8. Congregational, 3,500
  9. Lutheran, 2,900
  10. Christian, 2,835
  11. Free, 2,400
  12. Universalist, 2,000
  13. Union, 1,450
  14. Tunker, 800
  15. Unitarian, 450

 

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