Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #20 from Delaware Annual Conference Methodist Episcopal Church Memoirs 1865-1950

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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