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

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Record #81 from Delaware Annual Conference Methodist Episcopal Church Memoirs 1865-1950

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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