Question: I am looking for church records for my New Brunswick relatives that moved to Boston. Can you suggest where I can locate Methodist Episcopal records for the church on Saratoga Street, East Boston? I know my grandmother's cousins attended there around the First World War.
Answer: You can order Family History Library microfilm for the Saratoga Street Methodist Episcopal Church. These microfilm can be rented and sent to NEHGS as your host facility.Note that in 1917 the SaratogaStreet Methodist Episcopal Church and Meridian Street M. E.Churches were merged and were renamed Union Methodist EpiscopalChurch. The microfilm from the Family History Libraryincludes baptisms (1909-42); marriages (1909-41), and funerals(1909-1910, 1920). You will want to order the followingmicrofilm - FHL US/CAN Film # 1508945 Items 23-24.