Source: Ulster Worldly Posted at Ulster Worldly : "Here is a brief overview of the timeline of Scottish Presbyterianism in America. For a more full picture, consult an article called American Presbyterian Churches—A Genealogy, 1706-1982 by Russell E. Hall. "The first the Reformed Presbytery was started by Scottish Covenanters in 1774. Six years later, the majority of the Covenanters united with the Associate Presbyterian Church (the Seceders) to form the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. "In 1798, a remnant of the Covenanters re-organized their presbytery and in 1809 formed a Synod." Read more here.