ARCHIVES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

 Preserving and Celebrating Our United Methodist Heritage in Central and Northeast Pennsylvania

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Central Pennsylvania Evangelical Pastors Click on the first letter of the surname to enter the file of all the pastors for that letter.  The instructions file gives information about this project, the dates at which various conference boundary changes occurred, and detailed bibliographic references. 

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 ALBRIGHT, GEORGE E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1906    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1909-10           Dorsey

1910                withdrew

                       

Note: George E. Albright later served in the Presbyterian ministry in western Pennsylvania and Iowa.

 


 

ALBRIGHT, GEORGE S.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1903    license

1905    ordained deacon

1907    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1903-07           Keystone

1907-11           Lewisberry

1911-15           Winfield

1915-18           East Prospect

1918-22           York (Princess Street)

1922                withdrew to join West Pennsylvania Synod of the United Lutheran Church

 


 

ALBRIGHT, RAYMOND WOLF

 

Born: 7-16-1901  Akron PA                                       married: Mary Catherine Sherr

Died: 7-15-1965  Boston MA                                     obit: East Pennsylvania Conference 1932,204

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Caroline Elizabeth Ayer Rising

                                                                                    obit2:

1921    license, East Pennsylvania Conference, recommended by Akron Mt Zion               

1923    ordained deacon, East Pennsylvania Conference

1925    ordained elder, East Pennsylvania Conference

 

Interment: Laureldale Cemetery, Reading PA

Obit: Eastern Conference 1966,120

 

1920-22           Wyomissing Berkshire Heights

1922-24           Lebanon Old Emmanuel

1924-27           Matamoras

1926-52           faculty, Evangelical School of Theology in Reading PA

1952-65           faculty, Episcopal Theological School in Boston MA

 

Note: Raymond W. Albright is the great-great-grandson of Jacob Albright and the brother of Rev. Alton P. Albright (1904-1995) of the United Church of Christ.  He is the author of the definitive 1945 History of the Evangelical Church.


 

ALLEN, J.N.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1867    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

Note: J.N. Allen is believed to have moved to Ohio, and then to Nebraska in 1871, and served as a Congregational minister.



 

ALLISON, CHARLES E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1914    license

 

Interment:

Obit:



 

ALTHOUSE, HENRY

 

Born: 3-21-1819  PA                                                  married: Juliana Myers 12/27/1857

Died: 9-18-1895  Los Angeles CA                             obit: [9/2/1832 – 1/21/1915]

 

1852    license

1856    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Los Angeles CA

Obit:

 

1855-56           Lycoming

1856-58           York station

1858-59           Gettysburg

1859-60           Middle Creek

1860-61           Center

1861-62           Clinton

1862-63           Lock Haven

1863-64           Center

1864-66           York circuit

1866-67           Baltimore circuit

1868                transfer to Iowa Conference

1888                transfer to California Conference

1888-89           Bardsdale mission

1889                retired

 

Note: Henry Althouse is the father of William Henry Althouse (1858-1929) of the California Conference.

 

 


 

 

ANTHONY, BENJAMIN F.

 

Born: 5-30-1844  Juniata Furnace (Perry Co) PA       married: Anna H. Fenicle

Died: 5-23-1886  East Berlin PA                                obit:

 

1877    ordained deacon

1879    ordained elder

 

Interment: Bower’s Church Cemetery, (believed to be in Buchanan Valley, Carroll County MD)

Obit: [1893,67]

 

1875-76           Middleburg

1876-77           McClure

1877-80           Hagerstown

1880-82           Lewisberry

1882-85           Jarrettsville

1885-86           Dillsburg

 

Note: Mrs. Anthony re-married in 1894 to Benjamin F. Hall – a retired member of the Central Pennsylvania Conference.  She is also referred to as Anna H. Zimmerman.

 


 

ARCHER, JOSIAH

 

Born: 3-22-1827  Bethnal Green, England                 married: Jemima Johnson

Died: 12-5-1882  Irving MI                                        obit:

 

Interment: Coopersville Cemetery, Coopersville MI

Obit:

 

1874-75           Duboistown

1875-76           Glen Rock

1876-77           Baltimore Mission

                        withdrew; "transfer" to Lutheran Church

1877-79           Beckleyville MD, Independent Lutheran Synod

                        moved to Michigan; "transfer" to Methodist Episcopal Church

1879-80           Grand Rapids Division Street MI [organizing pastor] (beginning summer 1880)

1880-82           Coopersville MI

1882-               Irving MI

 

Note: The biographical files include an obituary and other material for Josiah Archer.  His service in Michigan was as a local pastor filling "to be supplied" appointments, and his name does not appear in the conference minutes.

 


 

ARMSTRONG, H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1882    license

 

Interment:

Obit:



 

ARNSPARGER, C.B.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1902    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1902-03           Emigsville

1905                withdrew

 

 


 

ARTMAN, DANIEL ABRAM

 

Born: 2-4-1864  Mordansville PA                              married: Mary Amelia Oaks

Died: 4-27-1928  West Nanticoke PA                        obit: [d. 3/26/1887]

                                                                                    married2: Ida May Erdley

1889    license, recommended by New Berlin            obit2: 1916,79

1892    ordained deacon                                             married3: Mrs. Hulda G. Baumgardner

1894    ordained elder                                                 obit3:

 

Interment: New Freedom PA

Obit: 1929,82

 

1890-91           Middleburg

1891-93           West Clifford

1893-95           Espy

1895-96           Dushore

1896-00           Cumberland

1900-03           Wrightsville

1093-05           Howard

1905-09           Mifflin

1909-10           Hebbville

1910-13           Hellam

1913-16           NewFreedom

1916-17           Bellwood

1917-19           Hummels Wharf

1919-24           Avis

1924-25           Pennsdale

1925-27           Penns Creek

1927-28           West Nanticoke

 


 

AURAND, CELESTINE VAN BUSKIRK

 

Born: 6-4-1858                                                            married: Ida Leopold

Died: 3-8-1901  Hanover PA                                      obit:

 

1885    license

1887    ordained deacon

1889    ordained elder

 

Interment: Blooming Grove Evangelical Cemetery, York County PA

Obit: [1915,64]

 

1885-86           Cumberland

1886-87           Middleburg

1887-90           Liberty

1890-92           Spring Mills

1892                "transfer" to East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association

1892-94           Pottstown & Birdsboro

1894-95           Catasauqua Immanuel

1895-97           Philadelphia Germantown

1897-99           Schuylkill Haven

1899-00           ?

1900                returned to Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Evangelical Church

1900-01           Hanover Circuit

 

Note: C.V.B. Aurand is the son of Simon Aurand.  Mrs. Aurand is the daughter of Aaron Frederick Leopold (1819-1889) and the sister of Sylvester Theodore Leopold (1851-1913) and William Augustus Leopold (?-1925), all members of the East Pennsylvania Conference.

 


 

AURAND, SIMON

 

Born: 12-26-1827  near Selinsgrove PA                     married: Sarah Van Buskirk

Died: 4-18-1909  Berwick PA                                    obit: 1912,67

 

1860    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: 1910,65

 

1856-57           Lycoming

1857-59           Cherry

1859-61           Block House

1861-63           Gettysburg

1863-65           Shrewsbury

1865-67           Perry

1867-69           Port Trevorton

1869-71           Center

1871-73           Troxelville

1873-75           York (German)

1875-78           York Circuit

1878-80           York (English)

1880-83           Cumberland

1883-84           Located

1884-86           Loganville

1886-87           Port Trevorton

1887-90           Middleburg

1890-93           Brush Valley

1893-96           Milesburg

1896-97           Zions Grove

1897-00           Hanover

1900-02           Centerville

1902-05           Millmont

1905                retired

 

Note: Simon Aurand is the father of C.V.B. Aurand.  Mrs. Aurand is a grand-daughter of Abraham Eyer (of the Eyer Barn in Winfield), whose daughter Sarah Eyer married a John Van Buskirk.

 


 

AUSTIN, DONALD PAUL

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1941    license, recommended by Berkley Place (Martinsburg WV)

1954    ordained elder, Virginia Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1947-48           Martinsburg
1948-53           West Frederick
1953-56           Manassas

1956                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference
1956-63           Hummel's Wharf
1963-66           Williamsport circuit

1966-69           Port Trevorton

1969                transfer to Southern New Jersey Conference