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Deceased Person W. S. Elsey
Birth 1825 in Somerset Co., Md
Death 8/2/1867; 62 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Moved to Cambridge when young. Original member of Delaware Conference organized July 1864. Presiding Eder Choptank District.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 7/23/1868
Deceased Person W. S. Elsey
Birth 1825 in Somerset Co., Md
Death 8/2/1867; 62 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Moved to Cambridge when young. Original member of Delaware Conference organized July 1864. Presiding Eder Choptank District.
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Deceased Person Rev. David Tilghman
Birth 1818 in Chestnut Hill, Pa
Death 1869; 47 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in Boston in 1842
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 22-26, 1869
Deceased Person Rev. David Tilghman
Birth 1818 in Chestnut Hill, Pa
Death 1869; 47 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in Boston in 1842
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. James Davis
Birth ? / Montgomery Co., Md
Death 7/23/1870 in Cambridge, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Presiding Elder of Philadelphia District
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1871 ?
Deceased Person Rev. James Davis
Birth ? / Montgomery Co., Md
Death 7/23/1870 in Cambridge, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Presiding Elder of Philadelphia District
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Frost Pollett
Birth ca 1788 / near Princess Anne, Somerset Co., Md.
Death 3/12/1872; 84 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Parents were members of M. E. Church & brought up son in nature of the Lord although they were slaves. Was usefull to Church & felt called to preach & entered ministry. Due to being a slave he could not work extensively. Bought himself at 40 yo. Gave more fully to ministry through Md, De, Pa & often in Va without being molested, with some exceptions, where others could not travel without trouble. If he was molested he would not stop. As soon as Delaware Conference was organized, he entered itinterant ranks & preached until almost spent.
Family and Other Information Parents: Titus & Rachel Pollet. [child is Rev. Charles Pollett - not in memoir]
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 24-28, 1873
Deceased Person Rev. Frost Pollett
Birth ca 1788 / near Princess Anne, Somerset Co., Md.
Death 3/12/1872; 84 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Parents were members of M. E. Church & brought up son in nature of the Lord although they were slaves. Was usefull to Church & felt called to preach & entered ministry. Due to being a slave he could not work extensively. Bought himself at 40 yo. Gave more fully to ministry through Md, De, Pa & often in Va without being molested, with some exceptions, where others could not travel without trouble. If he was molested he would not stop. As soon as Delaware Conference was organized, he entered itinterant ranks & preached until almost spent.
Family and Other Information Parents: Titus & Rachel Pollet. [child is Rev. Charles Pollett - not in memoir]
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Deceased Person Rev. Samuel Dale
Birth x
Death 11/16/1872; 73 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Lived in Middletown, Delaware
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 24-28, 1873
Deceased Person Rev. Samuel Dale
Birth x
Death 11/16/1872; 73 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Lived in Middletown, Delaware
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person G. W. Freeland
Birth Petersburg, Va.
Death 4/16/1873 at Chestertown, Md; 42 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Conference 7/1871 at Salem, N.J.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 24-28, 1873
Deceased Person G. W. Freeland
Birth Petersburg, Va.
Death 4/16/1873 at Chestertown, Md; 42 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Conference 7/1871 at Salem, N.J.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Elmira Dickerson
Birth x
Death 4/5/1875; 30 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev.M. C. Dickerson
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. M. C. Dickerson
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 22 - 25, 1875
Deceased Person Elmira Dickerson
Birth x
Death 4/5/1875; 30 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev.M. C. Dickerson
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. M. C. Dickerson
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Deceased Person Priscilla Taylor
Birth x
Death 3/4/1875; 60 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. Simon Taylor
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Simon Taylor
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 22 - 25, 1875
Deceased Person Priscilla Taylor
Birth x
Death 3/4/1875; 60 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. Simon Taylor
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Simon Taylor
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Deceased Person Rev. H. Smith
Birth x
Death 8/21/1874 Cambridge? /60 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Presiding Elder of Cambridge District. Entered Delaware Conference at its organization.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 22 - 25, 1875
Deceased Person Rev. H. Smith
Birth x
Death 8/21/1874 Cambridge? /60 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Presiding Elder of Cambridge District. Entered Delaware Conference at its organization.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Hannah Hinson
Birth 1796 in Haddenfield, NJ
Death 1874/75
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of Rev. Isaac Hinson
Family and Other Information Spouse: Isaac Hinson
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 22 - 25, 1875
Deceased Person Hannah Hinson
Birth 1796 in Haddenfield, NJ
Death 1874/75
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of Rev. Isaac Hinson
Family and Other Information Spouse: Isaac Hinson
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Deceased Person Mary A. Whittington
Birth 9/1842 in Somerset Co., Md
Death 5/15/1876 in Camden, NJ residence; 34 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of S.D. Whittington
Family and Other Information Spouse: S. D. Whittington
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1876?
Deceased Person Mary A. Whittington
Birth 9/1842 in Somerset Co., Md
Death 5/15/1876 in Camden, NJ residence; 34 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of S.D. Whittington
Family and Other Information Spouse: S. D. Whittington
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Deceased Person Adela Webb
Birth 7/13/1839 In Snow Hill, Md
Death 4/1/1877
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information consort of W. M. Webb
Family and Other Information Spouse: W. M. Webb
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1877 or 1878?
Deceased Person Adela Webb
Birth 7/13/1839 In Snow Hill, Md
Death 4/1/1877
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information consort of W. M. Webb
Family and Other Information Spouse: W. M. Webb
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Deceased Person Zipporah Whittington
Birth 1856 on Chincoteague Island, Va
Death Lewes, De.; 6/21/1877
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information x
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1877 or 1878 ?
Deceased Person Zipporah Whittington
Birth 1856 on Chincoteague Island, Va
Death Lewes, De.; 6/21/1877
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information x
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Bishop Edward Raymond Ames, D.D., LL. D.
Birth x
Death x
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information no other information about him; likely White?
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1878?
Deceased Person Bishop Edward Raymond Ames, D.D., LL. D.
Birth x
Death x
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information no other information about him; likely White?
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Solomon Cooper
Birth 1824 in Easton, Talbot County, Md.
Death 12/26/1877 at Wilmington, Del.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in 1840 in Big Bethel Church in Baltimore, Md. Before freedom came, he "took the North Star" and visited Canada staying until end of slavery & then resettled in northern parts of Pennsylvania. Served as Pastor of Port Deposit, Md, John Wesley and Centreville, N.J., Gridgeton & Goshen, NJ.; Dover, Del, E. Zion, Wilmington, Del. & Presiding Elder of Smyrna District.
Family and Other Information Leaves 5 children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1878 ?
Deceased Person Solomon Cooper
Birth 1824 in Easton, Talbot County, Md.
Death 12/26/1877 at Wilmington, Del.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in 1840 in Big Bethel Church in Baltimore, Md. Before freedom came, he "took the North Star" and visited Canada staying until end of slavery & then resettled in northern parts of Pennsylvania. Served as Pastor of Port Deposit, Md, John Wesley and Centreville, N.J., Gridgeton & Goshen, NJ.; Dover, Del, E. Zion, Wilmington, Del. & Presiding Elder of Smyrna District.
Family and Other Information Leaves 5 children.
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Deceased Person Rev. John G. Manluff
Birth 1814 in Milford, Kent Co., Del.
Death 1/30/1879
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 21 yo & joined Methodist Episcopal Church. Involved in the founding of the Delaware Annual Conference organized in 1864.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1879
Deceased Person Rev. John G. Manluff
Birth 1814 in Milford, Kent Co., Del.
Death 1/30/1879
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 21 yo & joined Methodist Episcopal Church. Involved in the founding of the Delaware Annual Conference organized in 1864.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Perry W. Pipes
Birth 3/?/1845 in Millington, Kent Co., Md
Death 1878/79
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Licensed to exhort in Newcastle Co., DE and licensed to preach in 1872. Received on trial at the Annual Conference in summer 1875 held at Snow Hill, Worcester Co. Md. Appinted to North Penn Circuit. Deacon in 1876.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary 1879
Deceased Person Rev. Perry W. Pipes
Birth 3/?/1845 in Millington, Kent Co., Md
Death 1878/79
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Licensed to exhort in Newcastle Co., DE and licensed to preach in 1872. Received on trial at the Annual Conference in summer 1875 held at Snow Hill, Worcester Co. Md. Appinted to North Penn Circuit. Deacon in 1876.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Bishop Gilbert Haven
Birth 1821 in Malden, Mass
Death 1/3/1880 in Malden, Mass.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White] Early life was as clerk in dry goods house. Converted at Wilbraham in 1839. Graduated from Wesleyan University Middletown. Was commisioned Chaplain of Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers, first troops that passed through Baltimore during Civil War. Went to Africa & became sick there in 1876.
Family and Other Information His parents were from New England; grandfather was Chaplain in Revolution & spent winter with General Washington at Valley Forge.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 22 - 26, 1880
Deceased Person Bishop Gilbert Haven
Birth 1821 in Malden, Mass
Death 1/3/1880 in Malden, Mass.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White] Early life was as clerk in dry goods house. Converted at Wilbraham in 1839. Graduated from Wesleyan University Middletown. Was commisioned Chaplain of Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers, first troops that passed through Baltimore during Civil War. Went to Africa & became sick there in 1876.
Family and Other Information His parents were from New England; grandfather was Chaplain in Revolution & spent winter with General Washington at Valley Forge.
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Deceased Person Rev. Handy Long
Birth ca 1806 possibly Worcester Cty, Md.
Death 10/26/1879 at his home, Pocomoke City, Worcester County, Md. 73 yo.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Annual Confernce July 1867 & continued his itinerancy until July 1877.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow & children
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 22 - 26, 1880
Deceased Person Rev. Handy Long
Birth ca 1806 possibly Worcester Cty, Md.
Death 10/26/1879 at his home, Pocomoke City, Worcester County, Md. 73 yo.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Annual Confernce July 1867 & continued his itinerancy until July 1877.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow & children
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Deceased Person Rev. Stephen Johns
Birth ca 1818 in Dorchester Co, Md.
Death 8/17/1879
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information born & lived in days of slavery & was a slave himself. He was able to obtain his freedom. In 1864, soon after he became free & shortly before general emancipation, Delaware Conference was organized. He was received on trial in the traveling connection & at conference in Salisbury in 1866, he was fully received. Charges: Washington Circuit (renamed Washington & Vienna), Waugh circuit (including Church Creek & Tobaccostick, Md), Waugh Cahpel, Cambridge, Md.; Port Deposit; John Wesley & Centreville, Md., Horntown, Va.; Manokin circuit (family living on Deal's Island; Berlin, Md.) Itinerancy for 15 yrs.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 22 - 26, 1880
Deceased Person Rev. Stephen Johns
Birth ca 1818 in Dorchester Co, Md.
Death 8/17/1879
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information born & lived in days of slavery & was a slave himself. He was able to obtain his freedom. In 1864, soon after he became free & shortly before general emancipation, Delaware Conference was organized. He was received on trial in the traveling connection & at conference in Salisbury in 1866, he was fully received. Charges: Washington Circuit (renamed Washington & Vienna), Waugh circuit (including Church Creek & Tobaccostick, Md), Waugh Cahpel, Cambridge, Md.; Port Deposit; John Wesley & Centreville, Md., Horntown, Va.; Manokin circuit (family living on Deal's Island; Berlin, Md.) Itinerancy for 15 yrs.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. James R. Webb
Birth April 1828 in Caroline Cty, Md.
Death 8/1/1880
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Licensed to preach in 1865; joined Conference in 1868. Traveling Elder. Charges: Bethel, Pocomoke city, St. Michael's Easton, Chestertown, Snow Hill, Fairmount, Md.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 21-24, 1881
Deceased Person Rev. James R. Webb
Birth April 1828 in Caroline Cty, Md.
Death 8/1/1880
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Licensed to preach in 1865; joined Conference in 1868. Traveling Elder. Charges: Bethel, Pocomoke city, St. Michael's Easton, Chestertown, Snow Hill, Fairmount, Md.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. John Tilghman
Birth 1814 in Newport, Del.
Death 1881 in Bridgeton, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Licensed to preach by Society known as the United Brethren of the first African M. E. Church in America & after 30 years united with the M.E. Church until his death.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 21-24, 1881
Deceased Person Rev. John Tilghman
Birth 1814 in Newport, Del.
Death 1881 in Bridgeton, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Licensed to preach by Society known as the United Brethren of the first African M. E. Church in America & after 30 years united with the M.E. Church until his death.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. David Eaves
Birth 1812
Death 1880
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Excellent religious character; Labored hard while in the ministry.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 21-24, 1881
Deceased Person Rev. David Eaves
Birth 1812
Death 1880
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Excellent religious character; Labored hard while in the ministry.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Samuel P. Marshall
Birth 1816 in Accomac Co., Va
Death 4/25/1881
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Entered ministry in 1857. Charges: Drummondtown, Princess Anne, John Wesley, Milford, Fairmount & Union
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 21-24, 1881
Deceased Person Rev. Samuel P. Marshall
Birth 1816 in Accomac Co., Va
Death 4/25/1881
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Entered ministry in 1857. Charges: Drummondtown, Princess Anne, John Wesley, Milford, Fairmount & Union
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Mrs. Nancy C. Coleman
Birth 10/7/1857 near upper Trappe (now Allen), Wicomico Cty, Md.
Death 11/22/1880
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of Rev. T. B. H. Coleman; christian lady
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. T.B. H. Coleman
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 21-24, 1881
Deceased Person Mrs. Nancy C. Coleman
Birth 10/7/1857 near upper Trappe (now Allen), Wicomico Cty, Md.
Death 11/22/1880
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of Rev. T. B. H. Coleman; christian lady
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. T.B. H. Coleman
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Deceased Person Mrs. Mary C. Webb
Birth 10/27/1840 near Vienna, Md
Death 9/4/1880 at resident 1633 Darien St. Philadelphia, Pa.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 15 yr & joined John Wesley M.E. Church near Vienna. wife of Rev. J.E. Webb
Family and Other Information Parents: Robert & Milly Parker Spouse: Rev. J. E. Webb md. 11/22/1862 6 children
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 21-24, 1881
Deceased Person Mrs. Mary C. Webb
Birth 10/27/1840 near Vienna, Md
Death 9/4/1880 at resident 1633 Darien St. Philadelphia, Pa.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 15 yr & joined John Wesley M.E. Church near Vienna. wife of Rev. J.E. Webb
Family and Other Information Parents: Robert & Milly Parker Spouse: Rev. J. E. Webb md. 11/22/1862 6 children
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Deceased Person Mrs. Delia Burrows
Birth x
Death 6/27/1881
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. P. Burrows
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. P. Burrows
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 21-24, 1881
Deceased Person Mrs. Delia Burrows
Birth x
Death 6/27/1881
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. P. Burrows
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. P. Burrows
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Deceased Person Rev. Simon Taylor
Birth 4/11/1799 at Port Penn, Del.
Death 3/8/1882 near Townsend's Inlet, Cape May, Cty, N.J.; 83 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born a slave; emancipated at age 21. Lived in Port Penn, Del. for number of years & licensed as local preacher around 1855 & joined intinerancy in 1865. Appointments: Bridgton & Goshen, New Castle, Smyrna, Friendship, Still Pond, Goshen.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mary Price, resident of Frenchtown, Md.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 20-24, 1882
Deceased Person Rev. Simon Taylor
Birth 4/11/1799 at Port Penn, Del.
Death 3/8/1882 near Townsend's Inlet, Cape May, Cty, N.J.; 83 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born a slave; emancipated at age 21. Lived in Port Penn, Del. for number of years & licensed as local preacher around 1855 & joined intinerancy in 1865. Appointments: Bridgton & Goshen, New Castle, Smyrna, Friendship, Still Pond, Goshen.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mary Price, resident of Frenchtown, Md.
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Deceased Person Rev. Vincent B. Wallace
Birth unknown
Death 5/5/1882
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in 1877 at great revival in Philadelphia, joining M.E. Church there & receiving full membership in Zoar M.E. Church. Local preacher in 1880 in same church.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 20-24, 1882
Deceased Person Rev. Vincent B. Wallace
Birth unknown
Death 5/5/1882
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in 1877 at great revival in Philadelphia, joining M.E. Church there & receiving full membership in Zoar M.E. Church. Local preacher in 1880 in same church.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Bishop Levi Scott D.D.
Birth x
Death 7/13/1882 at his residence near Odessa, Delaware
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information (White) Senior Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Friend of the colored race, especially members of the M.E. Church. He repulsed vigorus objections by some of the leading men of the church and organized what was known as a Local Conference in the more northern states, including a part of Delaware. Led to conception of a the Delaware Conference. In 1853 he visited mission work in Liberia & held its first Conferenct of the church. Originator of Centenary Biblical Institute in Baltimore.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 20-24, 1882
Deceased Person Rev. Bishop Levi Scott D.D.
Birth x
Death 7/13/1882 at his residence near Odessa, Delaware
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information (White) Senior Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Friend of the colored race, especially members of the M.E. Church. He repulsed vigorus objections by some of the leading men of the church and organized what was known as a Local Conference in the more northern states, including a part of Delaware. Led to conception of a the Delaware Conference. In 1853 he visited mission work in Liberia & held its first Conferenct of the church. Originator of Centenary Biblical Institute in Baltimore.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Martha Deborah Dickerson
Birth 11/15/1851 in Kent Cty, Del.
Death 10/27/1881 in Orange City, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 16 & member of A.M.E. Church. Moved membership to Chester Pa when 18.
Family and Other Information Parents: Jacob & Mary Bryan Spouse: Rev. W. C. Dickerson pastor of Zoar at the time md 2/14/1878,
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary July 20-24, 1882
Deceased Person Martha Deborah Dickerson
Birth 11/15/1851 in Kent Cty, Del.
Death 10/27/1881 in Orange City, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 16 & member of A.M.E. Church. Moved membership to Chester Pa when 18.
Family and Other Information Parents: Jacob & Mary Bryan Spouse: Rev. W. C. Dickerson pastor of Zoar at the time md 2/14/1878,
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Deceased Person Isaac Hison
Birth 1799 in Kent Cty, Md.
Death 3/28/1883; 84 yo; died at his residence near Centreville, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Moved to New Jersey in 1815 when 16 yo in pursuit of his freedom. Joined M.E. Church. Member of Local Conference prior to existence of Delaware Conference. First preacher in charge of Cape May Circuit. First Presiding Elder of Delaware Conference, then became traveling preacher for several years. Attended Mt. Zion Church, N.J..
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 20 -25, 1883
Deceased Person Isaac Hison
Birth 1799 in Kent Cty, Md.
Death 3/28/1883; 84 yo; died at his residence near Centreville, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Moved to New Jersey in 1815 when 16 yo in pursuit of his freedom. Joined M.E. Church. Member of Local Conference prior to existence of Delaware Conference. First preacher in charge of Cape May Circuit. First Presiding Elder of Delaware Conference, then became traveling preacher for several years. Attended Mt. Zion Church, N.J..
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. George H. Waters
Birth 1851 in Somerset Cty, Md.
Death 11/16/1882; 32 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Conference in 1874, appointed to Germantown, Pa. 1876 appointed to Salem, N.J. In 1879 appointed to Smyrna, Del.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 20 -25, 1883
Deceased Person Rev. George H. Waters
Birth 1851 in Somerset Cty, Md.
Death 11/16/1882; 32 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Conference in 1874, appointed to Germantown, Pa. 1876 appointed to Salem, N.J. In 1879 appointed to Smyrna, Del.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Elizabeth Waters
Birth 1832 in Queen Anne's Cty, Md.
Death 1/21/1883
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Devoted wife to Rev. Winters.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. J. H. Winters
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 20 -25, 1883
Deceased Person Elizabeth Waters
Birth 1832 in Queen Anne's Cty, Md.
Death 1/21/1883
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Devoted wife to Rev. Winters.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. J. H. Winters
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Deceased Person Abraham Murray
Birth ?/ Chestertown, Md.
Death 2/25/1883
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Went to Wilmington about 1835 & converted in 1837. Eldership in 1840 & superintendent of Exion M. E. Church at time of its organization.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 20 -25, 1883
Deceased Person Abraham Murray
Birth ?/ Chestertown, Md.
Death 2/25/1883
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Went to Wilmington about 1835 & converted in 1837. Eldership in 1840 & superintendent of Exion M. E. Church at time of its organization.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Harrison D. Webb
Birth ? / Preston, Md
Death 11/27/1883; Preston, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Served year or two as a supply, was admitted on trial at last session in Ezion, Wilmington & assigned to Port Deposit charge. After wife's death he returned to Preston.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Lizzie Webb: Wife died 2 weeks after moving to Port Deposit, leaving him 4 small children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 11 - 16, 1884
Deceased Person Harrison D. Webb
Birth ? / Preston, Md
Death 11/27/1883; Preston, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Served year or two as a supply, was admitted on trial at last session in Ezion, Wilmington & assigned to Port Deposit charge. After wife's death he returned to Preston.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Lizzie Webb: Wife died 2 weeks after moving to Port Deposit, leaving him 4 small children.
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Deceased Person Lizzie Webb
Birth x
Death 1883; Port Deposit
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Harrison D. Webb
Family and Other Information Spouse: Harrison D. Webb
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 11 - 16, 1884
Deceased Person Lizzie Webb
Birth x
Death 1883; Port Deposit
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Harrison D. Webb
Family and Other Information Spouse: Harrison D. Webb
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Deceased Person Emily A. Broughton
Birth x
Death 5/25/1884 at Denton, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of Rev. Isaiah Broughton, died suddenly.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Isaiah Broughton
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 11 - 16, 1884
Deceased Person Emily A. Broughton
Birth x
Death 5/25/1884 at Denton, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information wife of Rev. Isaiah Broughton, died suddenly.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Isaiah Broughton
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Deceased Person Annie C. C. Webb
Birth ca 1864
Death 5/28/1884?; 19 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information daughter of Rev. J. E. Webb
Family and Other Information daughter of Rev. J. E. Webb
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary June 11 - 16, 1884
Deceased Person Annie C. C. Webb
Birth ca 1864
Death 5/28/1884?; 19 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information daughter of Rev. J. E. Webb
Family and Other Information daughter of Rev. J. E. Webb
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Deceased Person Rev. William Phillips
Birth 1802 in Caroline County, Md
Death 9/2/1884 in Caroline County, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Member of Methodist Episcopal church over 56 yrs. Charges: Denton, Bridgeville, Snow Hill, Pocomoke City, Salisbury. Harmony M.E. Church on Denton Circuit presented to congregation by him.
Family and Other Information Married 3 times. He had 4 daughters with 1st wife. They survive him along with 3rd wife.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 28 - June 1, 1885
Deceased Person Rev. William Phillips
Birth 1802 in Caroline County, Md
Death 9/2/1884 in Caroline County, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Member of Methodist Episcopal church over 56 yrs. Charges: Denton, Bridgeville, Snow Hill, Pocomoke City, Salisbury. Harmony M.E. Church on Denton Circuit presented to congregation by him.
Family and Other Information Married 3 times. He had 4 daughters with 1st wife. They survive him along with 3rd wife.
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Deceased Person Philip Kennedy
Birth x
Death March 1885 at his home near Marydel, Caroline Co., Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Admitted to Delaware Conference in it 1865. Charges: Hillsborough, Millington, Marydel, Church Creek & Greensborough, Md.
Family and Other Information unknown
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 28 - June 1, 1885
Deceased Person Philip Kennedy
Birth x
Death March 1885 at his home near Marydel, Caroline Co., Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Admitted to Delaware Conference in it 1865. Charges: Hillsborough, Millington, Marydel, Church Creek & Greensborough, Md.
Family and Other Information unknown
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Deceased Person George Snead
Birth x
Death 3/30/1885 at residence near St. Peter's, Maryland. Buried at Burton's Chapel, Accomac Co., Va.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 20 yo. United with Burton's Chapel in 1867. Received on trial Delaware Conference in 1883. Pastor of Deals Island Circuit, Md.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow & 6 children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 28 - June 1, 1885
Deceased Person George Snead
Birth x
Death 3/30/1885 at residence near St. Peter's, Maryland. Buried at Burton's Chapel, Accomac Co., Va.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 20 yo. United with Burton's Chapel in 1867. Received on trial Delaware Conference in 1883. Pastor of Deals Island Circuit, Md.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow & 6 children.
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Deceased Person Elizabeth Cox
Birth 10/16/1824 in Bucks county, Pa
Death 7/19/1884
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. L. Y. Cox. Due to her afflictions, she could not give much time to the church.
Family and Other Information Parents: Charles & Deliah Sands Spouse: Rev. L. Y. Cox Survivors: husband, 4 children & aged mother
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 28 - June 1, 1885
Deceased Person Elizabeth Cox
Birth 10/16/1824 in Bucks county, Pa
Death 7/19/1884
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. L. Y. Cox. Due to her afflictions, she could not give much time to the church.
Family and Other Information Parents: Charles & Deliah Sands Spouse: Rev. L. Y. Cox Survivors: husband, 4 children & aged mother
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Deceased Person Bishop Isaac W. Wiley, D.D.
Birth 3/29/1825
Death 11/22/1884 in China; 59 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White] Licensed to preach at 19 yo. Attended Dickinson College, but left due to his health & later graduated from Medical Department of New York University. Settled in Pottsvile, Md. Went to China in March 1850 at 25 yo 4 years. Transferred to Phildadelphia Conference. Was present when old Freeedmen's Aid Society was organized. Worked with people of color.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 28 - June 1, 1885
Deceased Person Bishop Isaac W. Wiley, D.D.
Birth 3/29/1825
Death 11/22/1884 in China; 59 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White] Licensed to preach at 19 yo. Attended Dickinson College, but left due to his health & later graduated from Medical Department of New York University. Settled in Pottsvile, Md. Went to China in March 1850 at 25 yo 4 years. Transferred to Phildadelphia Conference. Was present when old Freeedmen's Aid Society was organized. Worked with people of color.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Charles H. Ash
Birth ? / Caroline Co., Md
Death 7/10/1885; 52 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted 15 yo; licensed to exhort in 1866. Charges: Hillsborough, Denton, Tobaccostick, Kent Island, Townsend.
Family and Other Information Leaves wife & daughter.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 6 - 11, 1886
Deceased Person Rev. Charles H. Ash
Birth ? / Caroline Co., Md
Death 7/10/1885; 52 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted 15 yo; licensed to exhort in 1866. Charges: Hillsborough, Denton, Tobaccostick, Kent Island, Townsend.
Family and Other Information Leaves wife & daughter.
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Deceased Person William F. Butler, D. D.
Birth 2/7/1835 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Death 2/20/1886 in Insane ward of Delaware Almshouse. Several delegations from the Conferences were present at his funeral.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White??] Came to U.S. in 1853 at age 18. Received into the A.M.E. Zion Connection in 1856. Active in anti-slavery activities; not soldier. Participated in organization of the colored troops including pleading their cause in getting them soldier's dress & pay. In Zion Connection did service in the West. Helped with colored membership of the Southern Church. Organized first convention of colored men held after war in Kentucky, arousing wrath of rebels. Probably assigned to Eastern work for his safety. He was assigned various stations & conferences & was a Presiding Elder of a colored district in Missouri Conference. Received D.D. degree from Central Tennessee College. Transferred to Delaware Conference. Appointments in Wilmington, Philadelphia, Chester. Was superannuated in 1885 session in Salisbury, Md.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 6 - 11, 1886
Deceased Person William F. Butler, D. D.
Birth 2/7/1835 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Death 2/20/1886 in Insane ward of Delaware Almshouse. Several delegations from the Conferences were present at his funeral.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White??] Came to U.S. in 1853 at age 18. Received into the A.M.E. Zion Connection in 1856. Active in anti-slavery activities; not soldier. Participated in organization of the colored troops including pleading their cause in getting them soldier's dress & pay. In Zion Connection did service in the West. Helped with colored membership of the Southern Church. Organized first convention of colored men held after war in Kentucky, arousing wrath of rebels. Probably assigned to Eastern work for his safety. He was assigned various stations & conferences & was a Presiding Elder of a colored district in Missouri Conference. Received D.D. degree from Central Tennessee College. Transferred to Delaware Conference. Appointments in Wilmington, Philadelphia, Chester. Was superannuated in 1885 session in Salisbury, Md.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Sarah E. Johnson
Birth 5/14/1848 in Odessa, Del.
Death 8/7/1885?
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Methodist Episcopal Church near Odessa, De. very young & then Zoar at Philadelphia. Religion played a role in her life. She was a loving mother. Spouse was Rev. T. H. Johnson.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. T. H. Jonson, md 4/25/1867
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary May 6 - 11, 1886
Deceased Person Sarah E. Johnson
Birth 5/14/1848 in Odessa, Del.
Death 8/7/1885?
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Methodist Episcopal Church near Odessa, De. very young & then Zoar at Philadelphia. Religion played a role in her life. She was a loving mother. Spouse was Rev. T. H. Johnson.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. T. H. Jonson, md 4/25/1867
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Deceased Person Rev. Benjamin Gibbs
Birth 1798 in Kent County, Md
Death 1886; 89 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information converted 17 yo & joined M.E. church. Removed from Eastern Shore to Baltimore & joined Sharp Street M. E. Church. Joined Delaware Conference after its formation at its second session in 1865 in Wilmington, De. Appointments: St. Michaels, Kent Island & Hillsborough, & Crumpton.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 28 - May 2, 1887
Deceased Person Rev. Benjamin Gibbs
Birth 1798 in Kent County, Md
Death 1886; 89 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information converted 17 yo & joined M.E. church. Removed from Eastern Shore to Baltimore & joined Sharp Street M. E. Church. Joined Delaware Conference after its formation at its second session in 1865 in Wilmington, De. Appointments: St. Michaels, Kent Island & Hillsborough, & Crumpton.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Mrs. Hester Manluff
Birth 1819 in Kent County, Del.
Death 2/26/1887
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Husband was Rev. John G. Manluff
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. John G. Manluf
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 28 - May 2, 1887
Deceased Person Mrs. Hester Manluff
Birth 1819 in Kent County, Del.
Death 2/26/1887
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Husband was Rev. John G. Manluff
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. John G. Manluf
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Deceased Person Bishop William Logan Harris D. D. LL.D.
Birth x
Death 1888; at his residence in New York, NY
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [likely White]
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Bishop William Logan Harris D. D. LL.D.
Birth x
Death 1888; at his residence in New York, NY
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [likely White]
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Daniel Curry, D. D. LL.D.
Birth x
Death 1888
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [likely White]
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Rev. Daniel Curry, D. D. LL.D.
Birth x
Death 1888
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [likely White]
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Marshall W. Taylor, D. D.
Birth 7/1/1846 in Lexington, Ky
Death 9/1888 in Louisville, Ky
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born of free parents. Limited opportunity for education, but he did attend schools for free colored children. Sought education in neighboring Onio & Indiana. Was a teacher then entered ministry, first as missionary in southwest, but in 1872 joined Lexington Conference & was pastor & Presiding Elder. Editor of Southwestern Christian Advocat.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Rev. Marshall W. Taylor, D. D.
Birth 7/1/1846 in Lexington, Ky
Death 9/1888 in Louisville, Ky
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born of free parents. Limited opportunity for education, but he did attend schools for free colored children. Sought education in neighboring Onio & Indiana. Was a teacher then entered ministry, first as missionary in southwest, but in 1872 joined Lexington Conference & was pastor & Presiding Elder. Editor of Southwestern Christian Advocat.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Charles Wing
Birth 5/1815 in Talbot County, Md
Death 10/8/1887 Oxford, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Annual Conference in 1865 during its second conference. Charges: Ezion, Wilmington; Cambridge, Md; Wicomico, Chestertown, Old Chester; New Town; Princess Anne; Middletown; Smyrna; Crumpton. Superannuated in 1884 & moved to Chestertown, then to Trappe, then to Oxford.
Family and Other Information loving husband & father
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Rev. Charles Wing
Birth 5/1815 in Talbot County, Md
Death 10/8/1887 Oxford, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Annual Conference in 1865 during its second conference. Charges: Ezion, Wilmington; Cambridge, Md; Wicomico, Chestertown, Old Chester; New Town; Princess Anne; Middletown; Smyrna; Crumpton. Superannuated in 1884 & moved to Chestertown, then to Trappe, then to Oxford.
Family and Other Information loving husband & father
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Deceased Person Rev. John H. Holland
Birth 4/12/1828 in Anne Arundel County, Md.
Death 11/14/1887
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when young & joined Sharp Street M. E. Church, Baltimore, Md. Worked as carpenter. Moved to eastern shore of Maryland at Federalsburg, Caroline Cty in 11853. Licensed as local preacher & joined Delaware Conference in 1866. Appointments: Millington, Kent Cty Circuit Md.; Milford, Del; Vienna Circuit, Dorchester, Md.; Easton, Talbot Cty, Md.; Dover, Del; Crisfield, Somerset Cty, Md; Quantico, Wicomico Cty, Md; Nanticoke Charge (but became sick here before starting.
Family and Other Information Parents: Sophia Holland (born free) & Matthew Holland (slave) Spouse: Sarah E., daughter of Rev. Thomas Watkins.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Rev. John H. Holland
Birth 4/12/1828 in Anne Arundel County, Md.
Death 11/14/1887
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when young & joined Sharp Street M. E. Church, Baltimore, Md. Worked as carpenter. Moved to eastern shore of Maryland at Federalsburg, Caroline Cty in 11853. Licensed as local preacher & joined Delaware Conference in 1866. Appointments: Millington, Kent Cty Circuit Md.; Milford, Del; Vienna Circuit, Dorchester, Md.; Easton, Talbot Cty, Md.; Dover, Del; Crisfield, Somerset Cty, Md; Quantico, Wicomico Cty, Md; Nanticoke Charge (but became sick here before starting.
Family and Other Information Parents: Sophia Holland (born free) & Matthew Holland (slave) Spouse: Sarah E., daughter of Rev. Thomas Watkins.
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Deceased Person Christianna Rogers
Birth 3/1828 in Greenwich, N. J.
Death 3/20/1888 at Kent Island, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. Wm. H. Rogers
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Wm. H. Rogers.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Christianna Rogers
Birth 3/1828 in Greenwich, N. J.
Death 3/20/1888 at Kent Island, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. Wm. H. Rogers
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Wm. H. Rogers.
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Deceased Person Olevia S. Lowber
Birth 9/7/1877 at Still Pond, Md
Death 8/18/1877 11 yo.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Daughter of Rev. A. Lowber
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. A. Lowber
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Olevia S. Lowber
Birth 9/7/1877 at Still Pond, Md
Death 8/18/1877 11 yo.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Daughter of Rev. A. Lowber
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. A. Lowber
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Deceased Person Margaret M. Cox
Birth 3/1813 in Lower Township of Cape May Co., N.J.
Death 10/1887 at Cold Spring, Cape May Co., N.J. 74 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Member of church over 50 years. Mother of Rev. L. Y. Cox of Delaware Conference
Family and Other Information Parents: Peter & Maria Humphreys Child: Rev. L. Y. Cox of Del. Conf.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Margaret M. Cox
Birth 3/1813 in Lower Township of Cape May Co., N.J.
Death 10/1887 at Cold Spring, Cape May Co., N.J. 74 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Member of church over 50 years. Mother of Rev. L. Y. Cox of Delaware Conference
Family and Other Information Parents: Peter & Maria Humphreys Child: Rev. L. Y. Cox of Del. Conf.
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Deceased Person Leah Morris
Birth 1822
Death 2/17/1888
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Helped her husband, Rev. Hy Morris in his work
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Hy Morris md. 1/20/1849
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Leah Morris
Birth 1822
Death 2/17/1888
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Helped her husband, Rev. Hy Morris in his work
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Hy Morris md. 1/20/1849
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Deceased Person Herby C. A. Grinnage
Birth 5/13/1874
Death 6/20/1887
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted 1885 & joined M. E. church
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. A. Grinnage
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 18 - 23, 1888
Deceased Person Herby C. A. Grinnage
Birth 5/13/1874
Death 6/20/1887
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted 1885 & joined M. E. church
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. A. Grinnage
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Deceased Person Rev. King J. Still
Birth ca 1850 in Fellowship, Burlington Cty, N. J.
Death 7/27/1888 at Merchantville, N.J. ; 38 yo. Interred in Mount Zion M. E. Church cemetery, Camden Cty, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Some public school in N. J. & some private lessons in Philadelphia while stationed as pastor. Most training in Sunday School, but filled several positions. Charges: Bridgeton Circuit, NJ; Salem Circuit, N.J.; Lewes & Rehoboth Circuit, Del; Snow Hill, Md; Haven Mission, Philadelphia; Germantown, Pa. Ordained Deacon in 1883 in Wilmington and Elder in 1885 at Salisbury, Md.
Family and Other Information Parents: King & Eliza Still Spouse: Sarah E. Coffey (adopted sister of Rev. Wm. H. Coffey of Conference) md. 1881
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 27 - April 2, 1889
Deceased Person Rev. King J. Still
Birth ca 1850 in Fellowship, Burlington Cty, N. J.
Death 7/27/1888 at Merchantville, N.J. ; 38 yo. Interred in Mount Zion M. E. Church cemetery, Camden Cty, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Some public school in N. J. & some private lessons in Philadelphia while stationed as pastor. Most training in Sunday School, but filled several positions. Charges: Bridgeton Circuit, NJ; Salem Circuit, N.J.; Lewes & Rehoboth Circuit, Del; Snow Hill, Md; Haven Mission, Philadelphia; Germantown, Pa. Ordained Deacon in 1883 in Wilmington and Elder in 1885 at Salisbury, Md.
Family and Other Information Parents: King & Eliza Still Spouse: Sarah E. Coffey (adopted sister of Rev. Wm. H. Coffey of Conference) md. 1881
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Deceased Person Rev. William Frisby
Birth 9/8/1808 in Kent Co., Md. near Chestertown, Md
Death 2/14/1889 in Chestertown, Md.; 80 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information In charge of Kent Circuit in 1865-1866. Licensed to exhort in 1829, to preach in 1832 & as a supply by the P.E. in 1865. Ordained 7/30/1865 at Ezion Church, Wilmington, De & as elder in 7/29/1877.
Family and Other Information leaves widow & 4 or 5 children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 27 - April 2, 1889
Deceased Person Rev. William Frisby
Birth 9/8/1808 in Kent Co., Md. near Chestertown, Md
Death 2/14/1889 in Chestertown, Md.; 80 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information In charge of Kent Circuit in 1865-1866. Licensed to exhort in 1829, to preach in 1832 & as a supply by the P.E. in 1865. Ordained 7/30/1865 at Ezion Church, Wilmington, De & as elder in 7/29/1877.
Family and Other Information leaves widow & 4 or 5 children.
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Deceased Person Mrs. Angeline Taylor
Birth Goshen, N.J.
Death 9/6/1888
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of late Rev. Simon Taylor; member of church 71 yrs.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Simon Taylor
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 27 - April 2, 1889
Deceased Person Mrs. Angeline Taylor
Birth Goshen, N.J.
Death 9/6/1888
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of late Rev. Simon Taylor; member of church 71 yrs.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Simon Taylor
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Deceased Person Edward Howard Coleman
Birth 12/10/1865 in Dorchester Co., Md
Death 12/8/1888 at Chestertown, Md.; almost 23 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 13 yo at revival at Fruitland, Md 1878 and oined M. E. Church there. Taught at public school near Pocomoke City, Md.
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. T. B. H. Coleman
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 27 - April 2, 1889
Deceased Person Edward Howard Coleman
Birth 12/10/1865 in Dorchester Co., Md
Death 12/8/1888 at Chestertown, Md.; almost 23 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 13 yo at revival at Fruitland, Md 1878 and oined M. E. Church there. Taught at public school near Pocomoke City, Md.
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. T. B. H. Coleman
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Deceased Person Rev. Silas E. Adams
Birth x
Death 6/27/1889 at Chestertown?
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information x
Family and Other Information he & wife lost infant daughter S. G. 9/25/1889; also son-lin-law & grandchild
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 26, 1890
Deceased Person Rev. Silas E. Adams
Birth x
Death 6/27/1889 at Chestertown?
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information x
Family and Other Information he & wife lost infant daughter S. G. 9/25/1889; also son-lin-law & grandchild
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Deceased Person Rev. Joshua Brinkley
Birth 12/27/1815 in Wilmington, De.
Death March 1890 at his home near Marydel, Caroline Co., Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information He was bound to a family in Odessa, Del when very young. Converted in a white congregation of M. E. Church nears Sassafras, Kent Cty, Md. In 1830. Licensed to preach 12/12/1851. Achieved various positions. When invited & visiting Lewiston circuit near Laurel, Del., he was prevented by the white people who armed themselves & went to house of one Brother Samuel Spencer & captured him. After warning him of what would happen if he returned to preach the gospel, they let him go. He did return & was again assailed by crowd of white boys & was hidden. Taken from hiding place he was carried ten miles away from Laurel, away from friend & was released. Appointments: Port Deposit; Mt. Zion, Dover; Bridgeville; New Castle & others. Was a Conference steward. Was superannuated in 1884. Preached last sermon in 1890.
Family and Other Information No recollection of his parents. Spouse: Caroline E. Bayard in Odellas Del. Md. 10/13/1844 may have had daughter.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1891
Deceased Person Rev. Joshua Brinkley
Birth 12/27/1815 in Wilmington, De.
Death March 1890 at his home near Marydel, Caroline Co., Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information He was bound to a family in Odessa, Del when very young. Converted in a white congregation of M. E. Church nears Sassafras, Kent Cty, Md. In 1830. Licensed to preach 12/12/1851. Achieved various positions. When invited & visiting Lewiston circuit near Laurel, Del., he was prevented by the white people who armed themselves & went to house of one Brother Samuel Spencer & captured him. After warning him of what would happen if he returned to preach the gospel, they let him go. He did return & was again assailed by crowd of white boys & was hidden. Taken from hiding place he was carried ten miles away from Laurel, away from friend & was released. Appointments: Port Deposit; Mt. Zion, Dover; Bridgeville; New Castle & others. Was a Conference steward. Was superannuated in 1884. Preached last sermon in 1890.
Family and Other Information No recollection of his parents. Spouse: Caroline E. Bayard in Odellas Del. Md. 10/13/1844 may have had daughter.
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Deceased Person Rev. Isaiah Broughton
Birth 11/13/1817 in Worcester county, Md
Death 7/1/1890 in Camden Cty, N.J.; 72 yo. Interment in Mt. Zion M.E. church cemetery, Camden county, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information He was a slave and owned by Judge Spence. Deprived of early training in school. Was one of the founders of delaware Conference in 1864. Appointments: Pocomoke, Md; Kent circuit, Md; Centerville circuit, Md; Millington, Mt. Zion Circuit, N.J.; John wesley & Centerville; Camden; Chester, Pa; Church Creek, Md; Hillsborough; Church Creek (2nd time); Hillsboro; (2nd time); Greensborought; Denton. Superannuated in 1885.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1891
Deceased Person Rev. Isaiah Broughton
Birth 11/13/1817 in Worcester county, Md
Death 7/1/1890 in Camden Cty, N.J.; 72 yo. Interment in Mt. Zion M.E. church cemetery, Camden county, N.J.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information He was a slave and owned by Judge Spence. Deprived of early training in school. Was one of the founders of delaware Conference in 1864. Appointments: Pocomoke, Md; Kent circuit, Md; Centerville circuit, Md; Millington, Mt. Zion Circuit, N.J.; John wesley & Centerville; Camden; Chester, Pa; Church Creek, Md; Hillsborough; Church Creek (2nd time); Hillsboro; (2nd time); Greensborought; Denton. Superannuated in 1885.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Abraham Brown
Birth 1833 in Baltimore, Md.
Death 3/12/1891; Interment in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Phhiladelphia, Pa.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Served as a supply on Goshen & Cold Spring Circuit from 1861-1863 under supervision of the Colored Annual Conference of Local Preachers of M. E. Church. Received in probation at John Wesley, Philadelphia 1864. Appointments: John Wesley Philadelphia, Port Deposit, Md; Salem, N.J.; Kent, Md; Salislbury, Md; Newtown, Md. Presiding Elder of Salisbury District 1876-1880. Later locations: Easton, Md; St. Michael's Md; Townsend, Del; Dover Station, Del; Haven & North Penn, Philadelphia.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow, 4 sons & 3 daughters
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1891
Deceased Person Rev. Abraham Brown
Birth 1833 in Baltimore, Md.
Death 3/12/1891; Interment in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Phhiladelphia, Pa.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Served as a supply on Goshen & Cold Spring Circuit from 1861-1863 under supervision of the Colored Annual Conference of Local Preachers of M. E. Church. Received in probation at John Wesley, Philadelphia 1864. Appointments: John Wesley Philadelphia, Port Deposit, Md; Salem, N.J.; Kent, Md; Salislbury, Md; Newtown, Md. Presiding Elder of Salisbury District 1876-1880. Later locations: Easton, Md; St. Michael's Md; Townsend, Del; Dover Station, Del; Haven & North Penn, Philadelphia.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow, 4 sons & 3 daughters
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Deceased Person Dorsey A. D. Grigsby
Birth 1/10/1889
Death 9/17/1890; 3 months; buried in graveyard on Dover circuit
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information son of Rev. Grigsby
Family and Other Information Parents: Rev. J. E. A. D. & Hattie A. Grigsby
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1891
Deceased Person Dorsey A. D. Grigsby
Birth 1/10/1889
Death 9/17/1890; 3 months; buried in graveyard on Dover circuit
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information son of Rev. Grigsby
Family and Other Information Parents: Rev. J. E. A. D. & Hattie A. Grigsby
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Deceased Person Isaac Hemsley
Birth ca 1815 - on Eastern Shore, Md.
Death 9/1890 at hospital in Baltimore; ca 75 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information He was an exhorter when churches of color were presided over by white preacher. Later he was licensed as local preacher for 40 yrs.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow & 6 sons.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1891
Deceased Person Isaac Hemsley
Birth ca 1815 - on Eastern Shore, Md.
Death 9/1890 at hospital in Baltimore; ca 75 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information He was an exhorter when churches of color were presided over by white preacher. Later he was licensed as local preacher for 40 yrs.
Family and Other Information Leaves widow & 6 sons.
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Deceased Person Henrietta Waters
Birth 1823; Somerset County, Md.
Death 2/20/1891
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in Baltimore in 1843 & joined M. E. church. Wife of Rev. Samuel G. Waters.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Samuel G. Waters md 3/17/1844 - 8 children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1891
Deceased Person Henrietta Waters
Birth 1823; Somerset County, Md.
Death 2/20/1891
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in Baltimore in 1843 & joined M. E. church. Wife of Rev. Samuel G. Waters.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Samuel G. Waters md 3/17/1844 - 8 children.
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Deceased Person Rev. J. Emory Round
Birth 11/25/1834 in Winfield, New York.
Death 1/10/1892 at his residence 720 Fulton Ave. Baltimore, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White] First President of the Centenary Biblical Institute, now Morgan College. Entered Wesleyan University Middletown, Ct. in 1855 graduating at 20 yo. Taught in Foley Seminary, N. Y. When Civil War broke out, he was commissioned Captain in the Union Army. After returning home he became president of the Centenary Biblical Institute & a teacher at 44 Saratoga St.
Family and Other Information x
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1892
Deceased Person Rev. J. Emory Round
Birth 11/25/1834 in Winfield, New York.
Death 1/10/1892 at his residence 720 Fulton Ave. Baltimore, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information [White] First President of the Centenary Biblical Institute, now Morgan College. Entered Wesleyan University Middletown, Ct. in 1855 graduating at 20 yo. Taught in Foley Seminary, N. Y. When Civil War broke out, he was commissioned Captain in the Union Army. After returning home he became president of the Centenary Biblical Institute & a teacher at 44 Saratoga St.
Family and Other Information x
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Deceased Person Rev. Arthur W. Hamilton
Birth 6/5/1848 in Anne Arundel County, Md.
Death 7/26/1891
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 12 yo. Joined Union Wesley church, Washington, D.C. & member until 1870. Joined Zoar Methodist Episcopal chuch in Philadelphia. Licensed local preacher 1875 at North Penn. Joined itinerancy & ordained deacon at St. Michael's, Md in 1878. Appointments: Chester, Pa.; Camden, N.J.; Mt. Joy, South Wilmington, Del. Built church at Odessa, Del, parsonage at Centreville, M; church at Chester, Pa & lecture-room at Ferry Ave. church, Camden, N.J.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mary E. Wise at Union Wesley church, D. C. 5/9/1867.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1892
Deceased Person Rev. Arthur W. Hamilton
Birth 6/5/1848 in Anne Arundel County, Md.
Death 7/26/1891
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 12 yo. Joined Union Wesley church, Washington, D.C. & member until 1870. Joined Zoar Methodist Episcopal chuch in Philadelphia. Licensed local preacher 1875 at North Penn. Joined itinerancy & ordained deacon at St. Michael's, Md in 1878. Appointments: Chester, Pa.; Camden, N.J.; Mt. Joy, South Wilmington, Del. Built church at Odessa, Del, parsonage at Centreville, M; church at Chester, Pa & lecture-room at Ferry Ave. church, Camden, N.J.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mary E. Wise at Union Wesley church, D. C. 5/9/1867.
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Deceased Person William Thomas Cole
Birth 1853 in Caroline Cty, Md
Death April 1891; Caroline Cty, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at Mt. Pleasant M. E. church in 1867 17 yo & joined. 1876 moved to Germantown, Pa joining Janes M. E. Church & licensed to preach in 1881. Appointments: Merchantville, N. J.; Seaford, Del.; Lewes, Del. Due to failing health, gave up work & moved to former home in Caroline county, Md.
Family and Other Information Parents: Samuel & Caroline Cole Leaves widow & 5 children
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1892
Deceased Person William Thomas Cole
Birth 1853 in Caroline Cty, Md
Death April 1891; Caroline Cty, Md.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at Mt. Pleasant M. E. church in 1867 17 yo & joined. 1876 moved to Germantown, Pa joining Janes M. E. Church & licensed to preach in 1881. Appointments: Merchantville, N. J.; Seaford, Del.; Lewes, Del. Due to failing health, gave up work & moved to former home in Caroline county, Md.
Family and Other Information Parents: Samuel & Caroline Cole Leaves widow & 5 children
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Deceased Person Amelia H. Griffin
Birth 2/22/1854 in Dorchester county, Md
Death 10/12/1891
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in 1869 in John Wesley church, Dorchester county, Md. Moved to Baltimore & attached to Sharp Street M. E. church. Wife of Rev. J.H. Griffin.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. John H. Griffin md 11/26/1855
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1892
Deceased Person Amelia H. Griffin
Birth 2/22/1854 in Dorchester county, Md
Death 10/12/1891
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted in 1869 in John Wesley church, Dorchester county, Md. Moved to Baltimore & attached to Sharp Street M. E. church. Wife of Rev. J.H. Griffin.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. John H. Griffin md 11/26/1855
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Deceased Person Maggie Rich
Birth 11/20/1848 in Snow Hill, Md.
Death 1/16/1892
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife & helper to husband Rev. Rich.
Family and Other Information Parents: Elijah & Charlotte Round of Snow Hill, Md. Md. January 1870. Spouse: Rev. Harrison Rich
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1892
Deceased Person Maggie Rich
Birth 11/20/1848 in Snow Hill, Md.
Death 1/16/1892
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife & helper to husband Rev. Rich.
Family and Other Information Parents: Elijah & Charlotte Round of Snow Hill, Md. Md. January 1870. Spouse: Rev. Harrison Rich
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Deceased Person Leah Morris
Birth ca 1820
Death 3/18/1892; 70 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. Henry Morris. Member of John Wesley church, Salisbury 50 yrs.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Henry Morris
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1892
Deceased Person Leah Morris
Birth ca 1820
Death 3/18/1892; 70 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Wife of Rev. Henry Morris. Member of John Wesley church, Salisbury 50 yrs.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. Henry Morris
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Deceased Person Wesley J. Parker
Birth 4/15/1828 in Vienna, Dorchester county, Md.
Death 12/2/1892; Funeral service at Zoar M. E. curch, Philadelphia, Pa & interred in Lebanon cemetery.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 13 yo. Little early opportunity for education. Joined Delaware Annual Conference in 1864, when it was organized. Served as pastor in following appointments: Washington Circuit; Easton, Md; Zoar, Philadelphia; Chester, Pa; Ezion, Wilmington; St. John's Newark, N. J. & Haven, Philadelphia. 1875 Presiding Elder of Philadelphia District and of Chestertown District in 1885. Held other offices in the Conference, including President.
Family and Other Information Parents: Robert & Milly Parker
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1893
Deceased Person Wesley J. Parker
Birth 4/15/1828 in Vienna, Dorchester county, Md.
Death 12/2/1892; Funeral service at Zoar M. E. curch, Philadelphia, Pa & interred in Lebanon cemetery.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted when 13 yo. Little early opportunity for education. Joined Delaware Annual Conference in 1864, when it was organized. Served as pastor in following appointments: Washington Circuit; Easton, Md; Zoar, Philadelphia; Chester, Pa; Ezion, Wilmington; St. John's Newark, N. J. & Haven, Philadelphia. 1875 Presiding Elder of Philadelphia District and of Chestertown District in 1885. Held other offices in the Conference, including President.
Family and Other Information Parents: Robert & Milly Parker
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Deceased Person Ann Pullett
Birth 3/1820 in Salisbury, Md.
Death 11/9/1892, probably at Salisbury, 72 yo.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Methodist Episcopal Church at 24 yo. Wife of Rev. Charles Pullett & mother of Rev. Charles Pullett.
Family and Other Information Parents: Levin & Easter Houston Spouse: Rev. Charles Pullett of the Delaware Conference married at 20 yo - 8 children - 3 sons & 5 daughters. Survived by husband, 3 sons & 3 daughters. Son Charles is minister of Delaware Conference.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 23, 1893
Deceased Person Ann Pullett
Birth 3/1820 in Salisbury, Md.
Death 11/9/1892, probably at Salisbury, 72 yo.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Methodist Episcopal Church at 24 yo. Wife of Rev. Charles Pullett & mother of Rev. Charles Pullett.
Family and Other Information Parents: Levin & Easter Houston Spouse: Rev. Charles Pullett of the Delaware Conference married at 20 yo - 8 children - 3 sons & 5 daughters. Survived by husband, 3 sons & 3 daughters. Son Charles is minister of Delaware Conference.
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Deceased Person John Hudson Riddick, M.D.
Birth North Carolina
Death 8/5/1893 at camp ground of Chester Heights, Delaware county, Pa.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Was a servant under a Confederate officer during the war; later moved north to Boston. Received rudiments of education in public school there. Licensed to preach & graduated from Boston School of Theology. Returned to south connected with African M. E. churchin NOrfolk, Va.; joined Washington Conference of M. E. church. Transferred to Delaware Conference in 1884. Appointments: Chestertown, Md; Zoar, Phladelphia; Ezion, Wilmington: Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Amelia A. Riddick. Survived by wife, 2 children 2 grandchildren & 1 sister.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 11, 1894
Deceased Person John Hudson Riddick, M.D.
Birth North Carolina
Death 8/5/1893 at camp ground of Chester Heights, Delaware county, Pa.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Was a servant under a Confederate officer during the war; later moved north to Boston. Received rudiments of education in public school there. Licensed to preach & graduated from Boston School of Theology. Returned to south connected with African M. E. churchin NOrfolk, Va.; joined Washington Conference of M. E. church. Transferred to Delaware Conference in 1884. Appointments: Chestertown, Md; Zoar, Phladelphia; Ezion, Wilmington: Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Amelia A. Riddick. Survived by wife, 2 children 2 grandchildren & 1 sister.
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Deceased Person John W. Saunders
Birth 8/10/1811 near Moorton (now Cheswold), Kent Co., Del.
Death 8/1/1893 at brother's house near Cheswold, Del.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted 1843. Joined church at Sutton's Chapel. Joined Delaware Conference in 1864 ordained deacon 1866 at Salisbury, Md. Ordained elder in 1868. Appointments: Smyrna, Salem, Harmony, Marion, Washington. Superanuated in 1876. Was not able to obtain school education, but learned to read & write on his own.
Family and Other Information Parents: John Saunders, Sr. & Ann Saunders. Spouse: Rebecca Morgan md. 1/26/1841 who predeceased him. 2nd spouse: Martha Dean md 6/11/1857 who died after 26 years marriage. Brother: George Saunders with whom he spent his latter days
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 11, 1894
Deceased Person John W. Saunders
Birth 8/10/1811 near Moorton (now Cheswold), Kent Co., Del.
Death 8/1/1893 at brother's house near Cheswold, Del.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted 1843. Joined church at Sutton's Chapel. Joined Delaware Conference in 1864 ordained deacon 1866 at Salisbury, Md. Ordained elder in 1868. Appointments: Smyrna, Salem, Harmony, Marion, Washington. Superanuated in 1876. Was not able to obtain school education, but learned to read & write on his own.
Family and Other Information Parents: John Saunders, Sr. & Ann Saunders. Spouse: Rebecca Morgan md. 1/26/1841 who predeceased him. 2nd spouse: Martha Dean md 6/11/1857 who died after 26 years marriage. Brother: George Saunders with whom he spent his latter days
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Deceased Person Francis F. Wheeler
Birth 9/27/1859 in Baltimore, Md.
Death 9/15/1893; 34 yo Funeral at Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal church & buried at cemetery there
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 13 yo under in Harrisonburg, Va under preaching of his father, Rev. A. J. Wheeler. Returned to Baltimore & joined Sharp Street church. Educated in public schools ther & was student at Morgan College. Admitted to Washington Conference in Wheeling, W.Va 1881; ordained deacon in 1883 & elder in 1885. Served several charges. Transferred to Newark Conference to Newark N.J. as part of Delaware Conference Health started failing at las charge & he resigned, returning to Baltimore to home of his mother.
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. A. J. Wheeler Spouse: married 2 times. 2nd spouse was daughter of Rev. Daniel Collins of Washington Conference - she & 2 children survive him.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 11, 1894
Deceased Person Francis F. Wheeler
Birth 9/27/1859 in Baltimore, Md.
Death 9/15/1893; 34 yo Funeral at Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal church & buried at cemetery there
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 13 yo under in Harrisonburg, Va under preaching of his father, Rev. A. J. Wheeler. Returned to Baltimore & joined Sharp Street church. Educated in public schools ther & was student at Morgan College. Admitted to Washington Conference in Wheeling, W.Va 1881; ordained deacon in 1883 & elder in 1885. Served several charges. Transferred to Newark Conference to Newark N.J. as part of Delaware Conference Health started failing at las charge & he resigned, returning to Baltimore to home of his mother.
Family and Other Information Parent: Rev. A. J. Wheeler Spouse: married 2 times. 2nd spouse was daughter of Rev. Daniel Collins of Washington Conference - she & 2 children survive him.
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Deceased Person Annie A. Chase
Birth 5/10/1860 in Caroline County, Md.
Death 12/13/1893
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 18 yo/
Family and Other Information Spouse: Abraham Chase md. 12/2/1875; loving mother; her mother & children survivie her
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 11, 1894
Deceased Person Annie A. Chase
Birth 5/10/1860 in Caroline County, Md.
Death 12/13/1893
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 18 yo/
Family and Other Information Spouse: Abraham Chase md. 12/2/1875; loving mother; her mother & children survivie her
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Deceased Person Rosetta Adams
Birth 4/4/1838 near Cambridge, Dorchester county, Md
Death 1/6/1894
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information member in Methodist Episcopal Church near Preston, Caroline county, Md for 40 years.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Elisha Adams Child: Rev. J. F. Molock Both survive her
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 11, 1894
Deceased Person Rosetta Adams
Birth 4/4/1838 near Cambridge, Dorchester county, Md
Death 1/6/1894
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information member in Methodist Episcopal Church near Preston, Caroline county, Md for 40 years.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Elisha Adams Child: Rev. J. F. Molock Both survive her
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Deceased Person Samuel Griffin Waters
Birth 1820 in Upper Fairmount, MD
Death 11/19/1894 in home of son
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information One of founders of Delaware Conference. Converted 1839 at Deal's Island campground & joined church in Fairmount, Md which met in gallery of church while white people occupied body of church. During the time when colored men could not have a book in his possession, he acquired what was called a good education. Licensed as local preacher in 1847 at a time when all ministers in Quarterly Conference were white. Charges: Upper Fairmount, Quantico, Snow Hill, East New Market, Laurel, DE, Kent Island. Superannuated 1880 due to health.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Henrietta Fountain md 3/17/1844 - 17 children Wife & 9 children predeceased him.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 21, 1895
Deceased Person Samuel Griffin Waters
Birth 1820 in Upper Fairmount, MD
Death 11/19/1894 in home of son
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information One of founders of Delaware Conference. Converted 1839 at Deal's Island campground & joined church in Fairmount, Md which met in gallery of church while white people occupied body of church. During the time when colored men could not have a book in his possession, he acquired what was called a good education. Licensed as local preacher in 1847 at a time when all ministers in Quarterly Conference were white. Charges: Upper Fairmount, Quantico, Snow Hill, East New Market, Laurel, DE, Kent Island. Superannuated 1880 due to health.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Henrietta Fountain md 3/17/1844 - 17 children Wife & 9 children predeceased him.
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Deceased Person John C. Carroll
Birth 2/4/1820 near Cambridge, Dorchester Co., Md
Death 5/23/1894; 73 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born of free parents. Converted 17 yo & joined ME church near Cambridge, Md. Didn't learn to read until after Emancipation but did exhort. Licensed to preach 1867. Appointments: St. Michaels, Snow Hill, Berlin, Deal's Island, Bridgeville, Marydel, Greensborough, Port Deposit, Westover, Jamestown, Fruitland. Attended opening of 1st Conference. Superannuated last conference.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Hester E. Burrows ca 1854. Children - 17; 11 dead, 6 living
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 21, 1895
Deceased Person John C. Carroll
Birth 2/4/1820 near Cambridge, Dorchester Co., Md
Death 5/23/1894; 73 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born of free parents. Converted 17 yo & joined ME church near Cambridge, Md. Didn't learn to read until after Emancipation but did exhort. Licensed to preach 1867. Appointments: St. Michaels, Snow Hill, Berlin, Deal's Island, Bridgeville, Marydel, Greensborough, Port Deposit, Westover, Jamestown, Fruitland. Attended opening of 1st Conference. Superannuated last conference.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Hester E. Burrows ca 1854. Children - 17; 11 dead, 6 living
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Deceased Person Robert J. Waters
Birth 3/20/1843 in Fairmount, Md
Death 8/3/1894
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Parents were Christian. He joined cnference 1876. Charges: Cold Springs, Md; Leemont, Va; Berlin, Md; Horntown, Va; Odessa, De; Nanticoke,Md; Oxford, Md; Port Deposit, Md; Trappe, Md
Family and Other Information Parents: Joshua & Lucy Waters. Leaves widow & 6 children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 21, 1895
Deceased Person Robert J. Waters
Birth 3/20/1843 in Fairmount, Md
Death 8/3/1894
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Parents were Christian. He joined cnference 1876. Charges: Cold Springs, Md; Leemont, Va; Berlin, Md; Horntown, Va; Odessa, De; Nanticoke,Md; Oxford, Md; Port Deposit, Md; Trappe, Md
Family and Other Information Parents: Joshua & Lucy Waters. Leaves widow & 6 children.
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Deceased Person Edward H. Bean
Birth ca 1851 in Bermuda Islands in parish of Somerset
Death 6/30/1894 at Wattsville, Va; 43 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Industrious worker at Naval Dock Yard at native home. Learned trade of painter. Attended 1876 revival in Bermuda & converted. Went to New York City in 1888 & then to Baltimore & entered Baltimore City Academy, a branch of Morgan College. He was joined by wife & adopted son Richard Thomas Simmons Bann (?) in 1899. Joined Princess Anne Academy under principalship of Prof. B. O. Bird. Joined Conference in 1892. Ordained local deacon 1893 & served as pastor of charges: Widgeon, Md & Wattsville, Md [Va?]
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mary E. A. Bean
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 21, 1895
Deceased Person Edward H. Bean
Birth ca 1851 in Bermuda Islands in parish of Somerset
Death 6/30/1894 at Wattsville, Va; 43 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Industrious worker at Naval Dock Yard at native home. Learned trade of painter. Attended 1876 revival in Bermuda & converted. Went to New York City in 1888 & then to Baltimore & entered Baltimore City Academy, a branch of Morgan College. He was joined by wife & adopted son Richard Thomas Simmons Bann (?) in 1899. Joined Princess Anne Academy under principalship of Prof. B. O. Bird. Joined Conference in 1892. Ordained local deacon 1893 & served as pastor of charges: Widgeon, Md & Wattsville, Md [Va?]
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mary E. A. Bean
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Deceased Person Lottie W. Banton
Birth 8/12/1869 in Easton, Md
Death 1/27/1895; 26 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Tireless worker in all departments of ME church. Taught public schools in Talbot Co., Md
Family and Other Information Parents: Robert & Susan Ennals Spouse: Rev. S. C. Banton md 12/29/1888
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 21, 1895
Deceased Person Lottie W. Banton
Birth 8/12/1869 in Easton, Md
Death 1/27/1895; 26 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Tireless worker in all departments of ME church. Taught public schools in Talbot Co., Md
Family and Other Information Parents: Robert & Susan Ennals Spouse: Rev. S. C. Banton md 12/29/1888
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Deceased Person Hester Ann Dunn
Birth 9/15/1846 in Queen Anne Co., Md
Death 7/16/1894
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Married twice. Second husband was Rev. D. R. Dunn. Worked with him in charges: Caroline, Queen Anne, Kent, Dorchester & Wicomico counties
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. D. R. Dunn; married 17 yrs. Survived by husband, stepson & 3 sisters.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 21, 1895
Deceased Person Hester Ann Dunn
Birth 9/15/1846 in Queen Anne Co., Md
Death 7/16/1894
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Married twice. Second husband was Rev. D. R. Dunn. Worked with him in charges: Caroline, Queen Anne, Kent, Dorchester & Wicomico counties
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. D. R. Dunn; married 17 yrs. Survived by husband, stepson & 3 sisters.
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Deceased Person Julius C. Albright
Birth ca 1860 in North Carolina
Death 4/16/1895 in New York; crushed to death at Thirtieth St. Station of Ninth Ave. Elevated Railroad. ca 35 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information moved to New York ca 1885. member of Methodist Episcopal church in North Carolina. At time of death he was pastor of Harlem Mission. Ordained deacon 1895.
Family and Other Information Survived by widow & 5 children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1896
Deceased Person Julius C. Albright
Birth ca 1860 in North Carolina
Death 4/16/1895 in New York; crushed to death at Thirtieth St. Station of Ninth Ave. Elevated Railroad. ca 35 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information moved to New York ca 1885. member of Methodist Episcopal church in North Carolina. At time of death he was pastor of Harlem Mission. Ordained deacon 1895.
Family and Other Information Survived by widow & 5 children.
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Deceased Person William B. Green
Birth 1822 in Caroline County, Md.
Death 2 weeks before Christmas 1895
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Conference in 1867. Charges: Greensborough, Kent Island, New Castle, Fairmount, Bridgeville, Berlin, Nassau. Superannuated 1889
Family and Other Information Survived by children.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1896
Deceased Person William B. Green
Birth 1822 in Caroline County, Md.
Death 2 weeks before Christmas 1895
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Conference in 1867. Charges: Greensborough, Kent Island, New Castle, Fairmount, Bridgeville, Berlin, Nassau. Superannuated 1889
Family and Other Information Survived by children.
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Deceased Person William Martin Webb
Birth likely Worcester County, Md.
Death 7/12/1896
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Conference in 1875 at Snow Hill, Md. Appontments: Odessa, Del. Middletown, Del.; Chester, Pa.; Dover, Del.; Salem, N.J.; East New Market, Md.; Orange, N. J.; Kent Island, Md.; Centreville, Md.; Wilmington, Del.; Newport, Del.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Idella Hutt of Snow Hill d. 4/1/1877. 2nd spouse: Mary E. Newman of Montgomery, Md.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary April 1, 1896
Deceased Person William Martin Webb
Birth likely Worcester County, Md.
Death 7/12/1896
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined Delaware Conference in 1875 at Snow Hill, Md. Appontments: Odessa, Del. Middletown, Del.; Chester, Pa.; Dover, Del.; Salem, N.J.; East New Market, Md.; Orange, N. J.; Kent Island, Md.; Centreville, Md.; Wilmington, Del.; Newport, Del.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Idella Hutt of Snow Hill d. 4/1/1877. 2nd spouse: Mary E. Newman of Montgomery, Md.
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Deceased Person Thomas S. Als
Birth 1842 in Barudain, British West Indies
Death 1/26/1897
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Obained liberal education then came to United States early in life. Educated people in Worcester Co., Md & joined ME church in Berlin Circuit. Licensed as local preacher & then Presiding Elder. Admitted to Delaware Conference in 1884 & ordained Deacon. Charges: Nassau, De; Airey, Md; Bridgeton, NJ; Mt Zion, NJ; Cape May, NJ; Zoar, Philadelphia, Pa; Camden, N.J.; Ezion Wilmington, De.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mrs. Caroline Dale, daughter of Rev. Ephraim Spence (a pioneer local preacher in Worcester County, Md.) md. 19 years. Wife & 2 daughers survive him.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person Thomas S. Als
Birth 1842 in Barudain, British West Indies
Death 1/26/1897
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Obained liberal education then came to United States early in life. Educated people in Worcester Co., Md & joined ME church in Berlin Circuit. Licensed as local preacher & then Presiding Elder. Admitted to Delaware Conference in 1884 & ordained Deacon. Charges: Nassau, De; Airey, Md; Bridgeton, NJ; Mt Zion, NJ; Cape May, NJ; Zoar, Philadelphia, Pa; Camden, N.J.; Ezion Wilmington, De.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Mrs. Caroline Dale, daughter of Rev. Ephraim Spence (a pioneer local preacher in Worcester County, Md.) md. 19 years. Wife & 2 daughers survive him.
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Deceased Person Rev. Joseph D. Elbert
Birth 9/23/1827 in Kent Co., Md
Death 9/24/1896; 70 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 12 yo & joined ME church. Local preacher in 1863. Ordained 1865 in Delaware Annual Conference. Limited educational opportunities but lived with people who taught him to read & write. Appointments; Millington Circuit, Kent Co., Md; Zoar Philadelphia, Pa; Ezion, Wilmington, De; Cambridge, Md; Dover, De. Milford, De; Fairlee Circuit; Easton, Md; Centreville, Md; Salisbury, Md; St. Michaels, Oxford, Md.
Family and Other Information Parents: Isaac & Eliza Elbert Survived by wife & son - Rev. Isaac J. Elbert of De. Conference
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person Rev. Joseph D. Elbert
Birth 9/23/1827 in Kent Co., Md
Death 9/24/1896; 70 yo
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at 12 yo & joined ME church. Local preacher in 1863. Ordained 1865 in Delaware Annual Conference. Limited educational opportunities but lived with people who taught him to read & write. Appointments; Millington Circuit, Kent Co., Md; Zoar Philadelphia, Pa; Ezion, Wilmington, De; Cambridge, Md; Dover, De. Milford, De; Fairlee Circuit; Easton, Md; Centreville, Md; Salisbury, Md; St. Michaels, Oxford, Md.
Family and Other Information Parents: Isaac & Eliza Elbert Survived by wife & son - Rev. Isaac J. Elbert of De. Conference
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Deceased Person Rev. Hooper Jolly
Birth 4/20/1831 in Vienna, Md
Death 3/26/1896 in Vienna, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born of Christian parents. Converted 10 yo & joined ME Church. Admitted to Delaware Annual Conference in 1867 & assigned to Fairmount, Md, then Zoar, Philadelphia, Ezion, Wilmington,De. Then transferred to Newark Conference to st. Johns. Then to Delaware Conference again: St. Michaels, East New Market, Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, Pa; Germantown, Pa; Cambridge, Md; Crisfield, Md & Vienna, Md. Served in various positions.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Hester E. Parker md. 1857, sister of E. E. Parker, late W. J. Parker & Robert W. Parker Survived by 3 chlldren
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person Rev. Hooper Jolly
Birth 4/20/1831 in Vienna, Md
Death 3/26/1896 in Vienna, Md
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Born of Christian parents. Converted 10 yo & joined ME Church. Admitted to Delaware Annual Conference in 1867 & assigned to Fairmount, Md, then Zoar, Philadelphia, Ezion, Wilmington,De. Then transferred to Newark Conference to st. Johns. Then to Delaware Conference again: St. Michaels, East New Market, Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, Pa; Germantown, Pa; Cambridge, Md; Crisfield, Md & Vienna, Md. Served in various positions.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Hester E. Parker md. 1857, sister of E. E. Parker, late W. J. Parker & Robert W. Parker Survived by 3 chlldren
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Deceased Person W. P. Tunnell
Birth 87/1857 in Blackwater, Sussex Co., De
Death 9/26/1896; interred at church he held raise money to build near his home.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information converted 13 yo. Moved to Port Penn, De. 1877 & joined Zion ME Church at Odessa Circuit. Appointments: Greenwich, Morriville or Delair. Took ill 8/14/1896 & never fully recovered.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Annie Jackson md 1880
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person W. P. Tunnell
Birth 87/1857 in Blackwater, Sussex Co., De
Death 9/26/1896; interred at church he held raise money to build near his home.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information converted 13 yo. Moved to Port Penn, De. 1877 & joined Zion ME Church at Odessa Circuit. Appointments: Greenwich, Morriville or Delair. Took ill 8/14/1896 & never fully recovered.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Annie Jackson md 1880
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Deceased Person Stephen Purnell Whittington
Birth 3/2/1813 in Somerset Co., Md.
Death 8/26/1896
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at campground when slave in 1834. Worked to paid money to purchase self; master died without signing freedom papers & bound again to slavery. Mounted auction block in Princess Anne; with aid of sympathizing white friends bid himself in. Had small lot of land, cabin, wife & little children. Wife & children put up for sale & tried to buy them, raised $1200 but 2 children were sold south just as Civil War came. Admitted in old John Wesley (now Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia) in 1864. Served 32 yrs; 11 yrs as superannuate. Appointments: Union Circuit, Md, Milford, De., Milton, De.; John Wesley, Centreville, Md; West Chester, Pa.; Hillsboro, Md; Marydel; Quantico, Md; Horntown, VA; Lewes & Harmoney, Del; Church Creek, Hillsboro, Salem, NJ; Middletown, Del; Snow Hill Circuit. Superannuated 1885.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person Stephen Purnell Whittington
Birth 3/2/1813 in Somerset Co., Md.
Death 8/26/1896
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at campground when slave in 1834. Worked to paid money to purchase self; master died without signing freedom papers & bound again to slavery. Mounted auction block in Princess Anne; with aid of sympathizing white friends bid himself in. Had small lot of land, cabin, wife & little children. Wife & children put up for sale & tried to buy them, raised $1200 but 2 children were sold south just as Civil War came. Admitted in old John Wesley (now Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia) in 1864. Served 32 yrs; 11 yrs as superannuate. Appointments: Union Circuit, Md, Milford, De., Milton, De.; John Wesley, Centreville, Md; West Chester, Pa.; Hillsboro, Md; Marydel; Quantico, Md; Horntown, VA; Lewes & Harmoney, Del; Church Creek, Hillsboro, Salem, NJ; Middletown, Del; Snow Hill Circuit. Superannuated 1885.
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Deceased Person Mary Elizabeth Hamilton
Birth Jan 1851 in Washington, D. C.
Death 11/25/1896
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined church 15 yo. Joined Conference 1878. Moved to Philadlphia with husband & children 1872. Widow of Rev. Arthur W. Hamilton.
Family and Other Information Spouse: late Rev. Arthur W. Hamilton md. 5/9/1851 Husband & 3 children predeceased her=.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person Mary Elizabeth Hamilton
Birth Jan 1851 in Washington, D. C.
Death 11/25/1896
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Joined church 15 yo. Joined Conference 1878. Moved to Philadlphia with husband & children 1872. Widow of Rev. Arthur W. Hamilton.
Family and Other Information Spouse: late Rev. Arthur W. Hamilton md. 5/9/1851 Husband & 3 children predeceased her=.
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Deceased Person Mrs. Mary Ellen Horsey
Birth ? / Talbot Co., Md
Death 2/8/1897; Funeral services at Dales ME Church parsonage & St. Paul ME church in Milford, De.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at St. Paul ME in Milford, DE in 1873. Husband Rev. M. H. Horsey.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. M. H Horsey md 9/26/1866; married 31 yrs - children: 7 sons & 5 daughters. 5 predeceased her.
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person Mrs. Mary Ellen Horsey
Birth ? / Talbot Co., Md
Death 2/8/1897; Funeral services at Dales ME Church parsonage & St. Paul ME church in Milford, De.
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information Converted at St. Paul ME in Milford, DE in 1873. Husband Rev. M. H. Horsey.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. M. H Horsey md 9/26/1866; married 31 yrs - children: 7 sons & 5 daughters. 5 predeceased her.
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Deceased Person Mrs. Frances A. Hutchens
Birth 4/6/1899
Death 2/22/1897
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information She & husband C. H. Hutchens joined Delaware Conference 1881. She served with him at: Pomona, Millington, Church Hill, Berlin, Greensborough, Still Pond, Smyrna, East New Market.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. C. H. Hutchens md 10/25/1866; he survives her - 12 children - 6 boys & 3 girls survive
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Date of Conference Journal Memoir/Obituary March 25-29, 1897
Deceased Person Mrs. Frances A. Hutchens
Birth 4/6/1899
Death 2/22/1897
Church Service, Charges Served, Affiliated Locations, and Other Biographical Information She & husband C. H. Hutchens joined Delaware Conference 1881. She served with him at: Pomona, Millington, Church Hill, Berlin, Greensborough, Still Pond, Smyrna, East New Market.
Family and Other Information Spouse: Rev. C. H. Hutchens md 10/25/1866; he survives her - 12 children - 6 boys & 3 girls survive
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