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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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TAKANO, JAZO

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1883    license
?
          ordained deacon
1889    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: Jazo Takano was a resident of Tokyo Japan and was licensed to work in Japan.  The Japan Conference of the Evangelical Association was formally organized in 1893, with Jazo Takano as one of the original ministerial members.


 

TAYLOR, JAMES KENNETH

 

Born: 10-1-1865  near Shrewsbury PA                       married: Emma Jane Hengst [7/3/1888]
Died: 1-2-1941                                                            obit: [1867-1934]

 

1902    license

Interment: Yoe Union Cemetery, Yoe PA
Obit:

 

Note: J.K. Taylor was an active local preacher in Yoe, where he was a prominent manufacturer and entrepreneur and director of the Yoe Telephone Company.  A biography is given in Prowell’s 1907 Biographical History of York County, II:164–165.


 

TERWILLIGER, A.F.

 

Born: 1851                                                                  married: Mary G. _____
Died: 1933                                                                  obit: [1858-1922]

 

1874    license

Interment: Highland Cemetery, Light Street PA
Obit:

 

1874-75           Milton Circuit
1875                located

 

Note: A.F. Terwilliger lived in Scott township, Columbia County, where he was a school director.


 

TETER, FRANK LIVINGSTONE

 

Born: 2-6-1876  McKeansburg PA                             married: Mary Martha Mumey
Died: 7-17-1953                                                          obit: 1943,87

                                                                                    married2: Lizzie Stump

1905    license                                                             obit2:
1908    ordained deacon
1910    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1954,77


1906-07           Luzerne
1907-09           Liberty
1909-13           Cumberland
1913-18           Hellam
1918-21           Wayland
1921-24           Altoona
1924-31           Dallastown
1931-34           Williamsport Grace
1934-45           Lewistown Trinity
1945-51           York Bethlehem

1951                retired

 

Note: Frank L. Teter is the father of Lester E. Teter and Myron A. Teter.


 

TETER, LESTER EUGENE

 

Born: 5-24-1896  Zion Grove PA                               married: Ethel Blanche Miller
Died: 1-4-1964  Lewisburg PA                                  obit: 1953,79

 

1917    license, recommended by Hellam
1920    ordained deacon
1922    ordained elder

 

Interment: Greenmount Cemetery, York PA
Obit: 1964,83

 

1919-20           Keystone
1920-22           Perry
1922-23           Bryansville
1923-26           New Freedom
1926-28           located
1928-30           Cearfoss
1930-34           Warrensville
1934-35           Hughesville
1935-41           Wellsville
1941-48           Northumberland
1948-57           Hagerstown
1957-63           Mifflinburg (ending 10/1/1963)

1963                retired (beginning 10/1/1963)

 

Note: Lester E. Teter is the son of Frank L. Teter and the brother of Myron A. Teter.  Mrs. Miller is a sister to S. Silas Miller.


 

TETER MYRON A.

 

Born: 10-7-1900  Zion Grove PA                               married: Grace Reesey
Died: 11-21-1982  Lewistpwn PA                             obit: 1930.84

                                                                                    married2: Jane C. Shuler

1920    license                                                             obit2:
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1928-31           Baltimore St. John
1931-37           York St. Paul
1937                withdrew and surrendered credentials

 

Note: Myron A. Teter is the son of Frank L. Teter and the brother of Lester E. Teter.  After withdrawing from the ministry, he lived in Lewistown.

 


 

THOMAS, ALFRED JOHN

 

Born: June 6, 1907  Wilkes-Barre PA                         married: Adella Bertha Krupp
Died: 10-26-1982  Williamsport PA                           obit: 1990,469

 

1926    license, recommended by Williamsport St. John's
1931    ordained deacon
1932    ordained elder

 

Interment: Williamsport PA
Obit: 1983,409

 

1926                Montoursville (Jun – Oct)
1926-29           student
1929-31           Yorkshire
1931-43           Baltimore Trinity
1943-53           Lock Haven
1953-60           First, Williamsport
1960-71           Red Lion St. Paul’s

1971                retired

                             1971-82  assistant, Williamsport Pine Street

 

Note: The obituary for Mrs. Thomas gives her birth name as Bertha Adella Elizabeth Krupp.


 

THOMAS, CYRUS

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1863    license

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

THOMAS, H.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1900    license
1905    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1907                open transfer

 


 

THOMAS, HENRY

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1835    license
1837    ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1835-36           Lebanon circuit
1836-37           Gettysburg circuit
1837-39           Union circuit
1839-41           Center circuit
1841-42           located
1842-44           York circuit
1844-46           Loyalsock
1846                located

 

Note: Henry Thomas was one of first directors of the denomination’s missionary society, organized in Union County in 1839.


 

THOMAS, JOHN F.

 

Born: 1824                                                                  married:
Died: 3-15-1899  York PA                                         obit:

 

1874    license

1885    ordained deacon

Interment:
Obit: 1900,70

 

Note: A member of the York Trinity congregation, John F. Thomas was a prominent businessman (tobacco) and effective local preacher in that city.


 

THOMAS, M.S.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1886    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1887-89           Muncy Valley circuit
1889                located

 


 

THOMAS, W.P.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died: 1925                                                                  obit:

 

1867    license
1869    ordained deacon

Interment:
Obit:

 

1867-69           Buffalo
1869                located

 


 

THOMPSON, JACOB WEISER

 

Born: 6-16-1867  Spry PA                                          married: Orionto Iota Rohland
Died: 3-28-1944  Lewisburg PA                                obit: 1944,79

 

1888    1icense, recommended by Manchester on the York circuit
1891    ordained deacon
1893    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lewisburg PA
Obit: 1945,82

 

1889-90           Howard
1890-92           Williamsport St. Paul
1892-94           Grover
1894-97           Wayland
1897-01           Lock Haven
1901-05           Lewisburg
1905-08           Berwick Bower Memorial
1908-11           Harrisburg Publishing House
1911-14           superintendent, Carlisle District
1914-15           superintendent, Williamsport District
1915-19           York Trinity
1919-23           Lock Haven
1923-31           superintendent, York District
1931-34           Lewisburg
1934-39           Williamsport First
1939                retired

 

Note: Mrs. Thompson is the daughter of Isaac A. Rohland (c1840 – 1893) of the Pittsburgh Conference.


 

TROUP, CARSON A. JR

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1953    license, recommended by Northumberland Trinity

1958    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1956-57           Miami Valley
1957-60           Columbia circuit
1960-65           Bellefonte Trinity

1965-69           York Christ

1969-70           without appointment

1971                located, page 98


 

TRUBY, JOSEPH

 

Born: 7-26-1820  Armstrong County PA                   married: Hannah Gilger King
Died: 4-25-1856                                                          obit: [6/25/1825 - ?/?/1918]

 

1841    license
1843    ordained deacon
1845    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1838-39           Indiana circuit

 

1841-42           Union
1842-43           Center
1843-44           Clarion
1844-46           Warren
1846                transfer to Ohio Conference

1846-47           Cleveland Salem

1847-48           Erie circuit

1848-50           Harmony circuit

1850-51           Columbiana circuit

1851-52           Erie circuit

1852                charter member of Pittsburgh Conference

1852-53           Erie circuit

1853-54           Columbiana circuit

1854-56           Allegheny City

 

Note: After the death of Joseph Truby, Mrs. Truby married Abraham Niebel (1817-1901) of the Ohio Conference, the son of the early denomination’s prominent Henry Niebel (1784-1877).  A biographical sketch of Joseph Truby is given in the 1898 Biographical record of DeKalb County Illinois, page 306.

 


 

TRUMPFHELLER, HENRY H.

 

Born: 5-25-1884  York County PA                            married: Mary Ellen Ranck
Died: 7-27-1922  York PA                                         obit: 1926,94

 

1887    license
1893    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Prospect Hill Cemetery, York PA
Obit: 1923,80

 

1887-89           Nittany Valley
1889-05           located
1905-06           Emigsville and Manchester
1906                located

 

Note:  Henry H. Trumpfheller is the grandfather of Pauline Trumpfheller Lower (1898-1996), wife of Rev. Norman N. Lower (1883-1976) of the East Pennsylvania Conference of the United Evangelical [and Evangelical Congregational] Church.