|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|
|Online PDF Page Number (if available)||pdf pg 33|
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