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

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Record #94 from Delaware Annual Conference Methodist Episcopal Church Memoirs 1865-1950

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
Online PDF Page Number (if available) microfilm roll 2; 1897 Journal pg 47
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