The First Methodist Church of Williamsburgh was organized in 1806, making it the oldest ecclesiastical organization in the village of Williamsburgh, and the second oldest church in the Town of Bushwick
Edward Smith was the founder of Smith-Gray Real Estate Record & Builders Guide, v. 38, no. 959 (July 31, 1886), 989.
"This framed and brick-filled brownstone four-story tenement built in 1889 for $7,500. It housed four families, originally." 1 Information from Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide 44: 1390 (12 October 1889), pg. 2190.