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PADDOCK, BENJAMIN GREEN

 

Born: 1-24-1789  Bennington VT                               married: Sophronia Perry
Died: 10-7-1872  Metuchen NJ                                  obit: [4/20/1794 – 2/25/1837]

                                                                                    married2: Sophia Scott

1810    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference          obit2: [b. 1797]

 

Interment: 
Obit: Central New York Conference 1872, 44

 

1810-11           Lyons

1811-12           Northumberland

1812-13           F.C. Shetockway

1813-14           St. Lawrence

1814-15           Wyoming

1815-17           Utica

1817-18           Canandaigua

1818-19           Western

1819-20           Cooperstown

1820-21           on leave

1821-22           Utica

1822-23           Auburn

1823-24           Watertown

1824-26           Black River

1826-28           Potsdam

1828-29           superintendent, Potsdam District

1829                charter member of Oneida Conference

1829-31           superintendent, Potsdam District

1831-32           Madison

1832-33           Lenox

1833-34           Hamilton

1834-35           Pompey

1835-37           Lenox

1837-38           Pompey

1838-39           Onondaga

1839-40           Hamilton

1840-41           Agusta

1841-42           Andover

1842-43           Deansville

1843                retired

                             1846-47  Cassville

                             1850-51  Hampton

                             1869        transfer to Central New York Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Benjamin Green Paddock is a brother to Zachariah Paddock.  While he was never a member of the Wyoming Conference, he labored in the territory of the Wyoming Conference while it was still within the Genesee (1810-1829) and Oneida (1829-1852) Conferences.  He is the father of Episcopal pastors Rev. William Heemans Perry Paddock (1817-1872) and Rev. Wilbur Fisk Perry (1831-1903), and the father-in-law of Presbyterian pastor Rev. Thomas Thurston Bradford (1809-1889).  He is also an uncle to Zachariah Darwin Paddock (1819-1883) of the Rock River Conference.  The first Mrs. Paddock is a niece to Commodore Oliver Perry.

 


 

PADDOCK, JAMES H.

 

Born: 8-28-1839  Sussex County NJ                          married:
Died: 3-30-1874                                                          obit:

 

1859    license, Methodist Protestant Church

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1874, 41

 

                        Albany

                        Canaan

                        Sterling

                        Auburn

1872                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1872-73           Stoddardsville

1873-74           Newport

 

Note: A brief biography of James H. Paddock appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 217.



 

PADDOCK, ZACHARIAH

 

Born: 12-20-1798  Northampton NY                         married: Mary Graves [8/11/1822]
Died: 7-4-1879  Binghamton NY                               obit:

                                                                                    married2: Julia _____

1818    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference          obit2:

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1880, 33

 

1818-19           Ridgeway

1819-20           Sweden

1820-21           Batavia

1821-22           French Creek

1822-23           Buffalo

1823-24           Watertown

1824-25           Westmoreland

1825-26           Utica and Paris

1826-27           Utica

1827-29           Rochester

1829                charter member of Oneida Conference

1829-31           Cazenovia

1831-33           Ithaca

1833-35           Utica

1835-36           Auburn

1836-38           superintendent, Cayuga District

1838-42           superintendent, Oneida District

1842-46           superintendent, Cazenovia District

1846-48           New York Mills

1848-50           Binghamton

1850-51           Oxford

1851-52           superintendent, Susquehanna District

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-55           superintendent, Binghamton District

1855-56           Chenango Forks

1856-59           superintendent, Owego District

1859-60           Wilkes-Barre Franklin Street

1860-62           Binghamton Henry Street

1862-64           Honesdale

1864-86           superintendent, Binghamton District

1868-69           Chenango

1869-70           Port Dickinson

1870                retired

 

Note: Zachariah Paddock is a brother to Benjamin Green Paddock, and an uncle to Zachariah Darwin Paddock (1819-1883) of the Rock River Conference.  A brief biography of Zachariah Paddock appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 217.



 

PALL, W. JAMES

 

Born:                                                                           married: Susan

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1974    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference: recommended by Maple Grove

1974    ordained deacon

1981    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1974-76           student, Boston University

1976-79           chaplain, Wyoming Seminary (ending 9/1979)

1979-83           Wyalusing beginning 9/1979 and ending 2/1983)

1983-87           associate, Forty Fort (beginning 2/1983)

1987-90           on leave

1990-92           Courtdale – chaplain, State Correctional Institution

1992-02           Courtdale

2002-10           Huntsville

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

PALMER, LOUIS DeFOREST

 

Born: 1-13-1871  Brookfield NY                               married: Sarah Pollard Lewis

Died: 4-7-1968  State College PA                              obit: [9/6/1877 – 10/?/1974]

 

1894    admitted on trial

1896    ordained deacon

1898    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1968, 252

 

1893-95           Coventry

1895-97           Gilbertsville

1897-98           Chenango Forks

1898-00           North Norwich

1900-03           Chenango Bridge

1903-07           Factoryville

1907-11           Owego

1911-16           Peckville

1916-18           Dunmore

1918-23           Ashley

1923-28           Norwich

1928-39           Clark’s Summit

1939                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Louis D. Palmer appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 380.



 

PARDEE, IRA NICHOLS

 

Born: 7-29-1840                                                          married:

Died: 3-9-1899                                                            obit:

 

1861    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1864    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Gulf Conference 1900, 31

 

1861-62           Ararat

1862-64           Tallmansville

1864-66           Newton

1866-67           Plymouth

1876                transfer to Nebraska Conference



 

PARKER, BROLIN C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, Yellowstone Conference

?          ordained deacon

1984    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1983-84           Bozeman

1984                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1984-88           Waverly PA

1988-93           Binghamton High Street

1993-96           Clarks Green

1996-97           sabbatical leave

1997-00           Moscow

2000-04           superintendent, Wilkes-Barre District

2004-10           serving in Troy Conference

2010                charter member of Unpper New York Conference



 

PARSONS, CATHERINE A.

 

Born:                                                                           married: John Parsons

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1995    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1997    ordained deacon

2000    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1995-04           Mehoopany

2004-10           Scott Valley

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

2010                retired



 

PARSONS, FRANK H.

 

Born: 7-18-1850  Center Village NY                         married: Evangeline M. Plough

Died: 3-30-1928  Endicott NY                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1932, 804

 

1875    exhorter’s license

1877    local preacher’s license

1878    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1880    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Riverside Cemetery, Endicott NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1928, 141

 

1878-79           Triangle

1879-81           Willet

1881-83           North Fenton

1883-84           on leave

1884-87           Union Center

1887-90           Hawleyton

1890-92           Vestal

1892-97           Waverly PA

1897-02           Milford

1902-05           Greene

1905-08           Union

1908-11           Susquehanna

1911-14           Plains

1914                retired

 

Note: Frank H. Parsons is the son of Sylvester Parsons.  A biographical sketch of Frank H. Parsons appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 381.

 


 

PARSONS, GEORGE

                                  

Born: 12-13-1810  Sharon NY                                   married: Elizabeth D. Diefenport
Died: 7-7-1900  Fort Plain NY                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1877, 35

                                                                                    married2: Sallie A. Diefenport

1838    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1891,82

                                                                                    married3: Sara A. Stokes

Interment: Sharon Springs NY                                   obit3:
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1901,98

 

1838-40           Morrsiville

1840-42           Homer

1842-43           Dryden

1843-45           Cherry Valley

1845-47           Ames

1847-49           Westford

1849-51           Decatur

1851-52           Frey’s Bush

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           Frey’s Bush

1853-55           Sharon

1855-57           Fly Creek

1857-59           Westville

1859-61           Springfield

1861-63           Oneonta

1863-65           Schenevus

1865-68           Springfield

1868-70           Worcester

1870-73           Fly Creek

1873-75           Middlefield

1875-77           Sidney Center

1877-79           Preston

1879                retired

 

Note:  George Parsons is the father of Charles Wesley Parsons (1851-1907) of the Newark Conference.  A brief biography of George Parsons appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 219.



 

PARSONS, SYLVESTER

                                  

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1880    ordained local deacon

 

Interment: 
Obit:

 

Note:  Sylvester Parsons is the father of Frank H. Parsons.  He served as a local pastor.  Mrs. Parsons is reported to be a first cousin of Bishop Daniel Goodsell (1840-1909). 



 

PASCOE, RICHARD M.

 

Born: 11-27-1864  South Canaan PA                         married: Jennie M. Madison

Died: 4-18-1930  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1929, 137

 

1885    local preacher’s license, Waymart

1885    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Forest Hill Cemetery, Scranton PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1931, 566

 

1885-86           Cherry Ridge

1886-89           Jackson

1889-92           Le Raysville

1892-97           Meshoppen

1897-99           Berkshire

1899-02           Avoca

1902-07           Thompson

1907-12           Guilford

1912-14           Susquehanna

1914-17           Waymart

1917-19           Clarks Green

1919-22           Ariel

1922-25           Gouldsboro

1925-28           Pleasant Mount

1928                retired

 

Note: Mrs. Pascoe is the daughter of Joseph Madison.  A biographical sketch of Richard Pascoe appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 383.



 

PASTORE, E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1860-61           South Canaan



 

PEARCE, C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1852    “re-admitted” on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1859-60           Auburn

1860-61           Springville

1861-62           Tioga

 

1863-64           Ararat

1864-65           Cherry Ridge

 

Note: C. Pearce served as a local preacher.  He is otherwise unknown.


 

PEARCE, ELMER E.

 

Born: 4-11-1862  North Afton NY                            married: Gertrude Russell

Died: 10-1-1958                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1951, 854

 

1892    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1959, 1178

 

1892-95           East Worcester

1895-97           Laurens

1897-01           Fly Creek

1901-03           Morris

1903-05           Gilbertsville

1905-07           Harford and Kingsley

1907-10           Maine

1910-13           Slaterville

1913-15           LeRaysville

1915-18           Barton

1918-20           Flemingville

1920-23           Castle Creek

1923-25           Choconut Center

1925                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Elmer E. Pearce appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 381.



 

PEARCE, JOHN JAMESON

 

Born: 2-28-1826  Wilkes Barre PA                             married: Elizabeth Dunn

Died: 5-26-1912  Conneaut OH                                 obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1913, 139

 

1844    admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference

 

Interment: Lock Haven Cemetery, Lock Haven PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1913, 133

 

1844-45           Lycoming

1845-46           Bellefonte

1846-47           Northumberland

1847-48           Milton

1848-49           Warrior’s Mark

1849-51           Lycoming

1851-53           Jersey Shore

1853-55           Lock Haven

1855-57           located

1857                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1857-58           Wyoming

1858-59           Owego

1859-62           superintendent, Owego District

1862-65           superintendent, Honesdale District

1865-66           located

1866                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1866-67           Williams Grove

1867-70           Philadelphia 19th Street

1870-71           Waynesburg

1871-74           Pottsville

1874                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1874-77           Williamsport Mulberry Street

1877-81           superintendent, Williamsport District

1881-84           Huntingdon

1884-87           Lewistown

1887-88           McVeytown

1888-98           on leave

1898                retired

 

Note: John J. Pearce is the son of Marmaduke Pearce. Obituaries also appear in the 8/29/1912 Christian Advocate, page 1767, and the 11/4/1912 Christian Advocate, page 1639.



 

PEARCE, MARMADUKE

                                  

Born: 7-18-1776  Paoli PA                                         married: Jane Potter
Died: 8-11-1852  Berwick PA                                    obit: [d. 10/18/1818]

                                                                                    married2: Hannah Jameson

1811    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference          obit2: [9/17/1782 – 10/21/1859]

1813    ordained deacon

1815    ordained elder

 

Interment: Beach Grove, Luzerne County PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1853, 21 [PIERCE]

 

1811-12           Holland Purchase

1812-13           Tioga

1813-14           Wyoming

1814-15           Shamokin

1815-19           superintendent, Susquehanna District

1819-20           Wyoming

1820                transfer by boundary change to Baltimore Conference

1820-21           Shamokin

1821-22           Northumberland

1822-23           Chambersburg

1823-25           superintendent, Carlisle District

1825-29           superintendent, Northumberland District

1829-30           Baltimore circuit

1830-32           Baltimore city

1832-33           Northumberland

1833-34           Berwick

1834                transfer to Oneida Conference

1834-35           Pittston

1835-37           on leave

1837                retired

                             1852  charter member of Wyoming Conference

 

Note:  A brief biography of Marmaduke Pearce appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 220.



 

PEARCE, WEBSTER H.

 

Born: 7-18-1843  Springfield OH                               married: ?

Died: 4-18-1905  Aiken SC                                        obit: Philadelphia Conference 1925, 150

 

?          admitted on trial, Michigan Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Philadelphia Conference 1906, 81

 

                        Three Rivers

                        Coldwater

                        transfer to Detroit Conference

                        Detroit

                        Flint

                        transfer to East Ohio Conference

                        Adrian

                        Akron

                        transfer to Erie Conference

                        Erie

                        transfer to Pittsburgh Conference

                        Pittsburgh

                        transfer to Wyoming Conference

                        Scranton Elm Park

                        Wilkes-Barre

                        Binghamton

1902                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1902-05           Philadelphia Park Avenue

1905                retired

 

Note: The conference obituary gives the birth year for Webster H. Pearce as 1845.


 

PEARNE, THOMAS H.

 

Born: 6-7-1820                                                            married: Carolina McDonald Bottome

Died: 6-1-1901                                                            obit: Cincinnati Conference 1912, 151

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Cincinnati Conference 1901, 285

 

1865-66           Binghamton

 

Note: Thomas H. Pearne is the son of William N. Pearne (1794-1868) of the Central New York Conference and a brother to William H. Pearne.



 

PEARNE, WILLIAM HALL

 

Born: 1-23-1816  London, England                           married: Phebe M. Wright

Died: 11-17-1890                                                        obit: [d. 1842]

                                                                                    married2: Jeannette Dillaye

1833    exhorter’s license, New York Mills                obit2: Central New York Conference 1886, 98

1835    local preacher’s license, Oneida Conference married3: Mrs. Mary J. Russell

1836    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference            obit3:

1838    ordained deacon, Oneida Conference

1840    ordained elder, Oneida Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Central New York Conference 1891, 116

 

1835-36           Speedsville

1836-37           Barton

1837-38           Cayuga

1838-40           Dryden

1840-42           Oxford

1842-43           Earlville

1843-45           Norwich

1845-46           Sherburne

1846-48           Owego

1848-50           Auburn

1850-52           Binghamton

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-56           superintendent, Owego District

1856-64           agent, American Bible Society

1864-65           missionary New Orleans LA

1865-66           missionary to Memphis TN

1866                transfer to Tennessee Conference

1866-70           superintendent, Memphis District

1870                transfer to New Jersey Conference

1870-73           Trenton State Street

1873-75           Salem Broadway

1875-76           Vineland

1876-77           Freehold

1877-78           Absecon

1878-81           Ocean Port

1881-83           Sharpstown

1883                transfer to Central New York Conference

1883-84           Brewerton

1884-85           on leave

                            Penfield (6 months)

1885-87           Preble

1887-89           McLean and Groton City

1889                retired

 

Note: William H. Pearne is the son of William N. Pearne (1794-1868) of the Central New York Conference and the brother of Thomas H. Pearne.



 

PEASE, BARBARA L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2005    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

2006    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2005-06           Thompson

2006-08           Netwon

2008-10           Unadilla

                            2009-10  on leave (beginning 12/25/2009 and ending 4/15/2010)

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

PECK, ANDREW

 

Born: 2-29-1800  Middlefield Center NY                  married: Polly Hudson (1824)
Died: 5-6-1887  Cortland NY                                    obit:

                                                                                    married2: Electa Gunn (1833)

1818    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference            obit2:

                                                                                    married3: Betsy Fenn (1858)

Interment:                                                                   obit3: Central New York Conf 1892, 110
Obit: Central New York Conference 1887, 94

 

1818-19           Tioga

1819-20           Ontario

1820-21           Dansville

1821-22           Plattsburg

1822-23           North East

1823-25           Boston

1825-29           on leave

1829                charter member of Oneida Conference

1829-30           Rome

1830-31           New York Mills

1831-32           Paris

1832-36           superintendent, Chenango District

1836-37           East Hamilton

1837-39           Madison

1839-40           Smyrna and Plymouth

1840-42           New Berlin

1842-44           Plymouth

1844-46           Chenango

1846-47           Woodstock

1847                retired

1869                transfer by boundary change to Central New York Conference

 

Note: Andrew Peck is one of the five noted Peck brothers to serve in the Methodist ministry: Luther Hoyt (b. 1793), George (b. 1797), Andrew (b. 1800), William (b. 1802), [Bishop] Jesse Truesdell (b. 1811).   Their story is told in the 1897 book Luther Peck and his Five Sons, by Jonathan Kenyon Peck.  Those five brothers (and their sister Anna Peck Crowell) are the ancestors of numerous additional preachers.  Andrew Peck is the father of Wesley Peck (1831-1914) of the California Conference and Elbert Andrew Peck (1846-1928) of the Central New York Conference.



 

PECK, GEORGE

 

Born: 8-8-1797  Middlefield NY                               married: Mary Myers
Died: 5-20-1876  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1882, 48

 

1815    exhorter’s license

1816    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference

 

Interment: Forty Fort PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1877, 28

 

1816-17           Broome

1817-18           Cortland

1818-19           Wyoming

1819-20           Bridgewater

1820-21           Canaan

1821-22           Paris

1822-24           Utica

1824-26           superintendent, Susquehanna District

1826-27           Wyoming

1827-28           Wilkes-Barre

1828-29           Ithaca

1829                charter member of Oneida Conference

1829-30           Ithaca

1830-31           Utica

1831-33           Cazenovia

1833-35           Auburn

1835-39           principal, Cazenovia Seminary

1839-40           superintendent, Susquehanna District

1840                transfer to New York Conference

1840-48           editor, Methodist Quarterly Review

1848-52           editor, The Christian Advocate

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Wilkes-Barre

1854-55           superintendent, Wyoming District

1855-56           superintendent, Binghamton District

1856-58           Scranton Mission [Elm Park]

1858-62           superintendent, Wyoming District

1862-66           superintendent, Lackawanna District

1866-68           Providence

1868-69           Dunmore

1869-73           superintendent, Wyoming District

1873                retired

 

Note: George Peck is one of the five noted Peck brothers to serve in the Methodist ministry: Luther Hoyt (b. 1793), George (b. 1797), Andrew (b. 1800), William (b. 1802), [Bishop] Jesse Truesdell (b. 1811).   Their story is told in the 1897 book Luther Peck and his Five Sons, by Jonathan Kenyon Peck.  Those five brothers (and their sister Anna Peck Crowell) are the ancestors of numerous additional preachers.  George Peck is the father of George M. Peck and Luther W. Peck, and of Mary Helen Peck Crane, wife of Jonathan Townley Crane (1819-1880) of the Newark Conference.  A brief biography of George Peck appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 220.



 

PECK, GEORGE CLARKE

 

Born: 9-13-1865  Lowell MA                         married:

Died: 1-27-1927                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1892    admitted on trial, New York East Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Baltimore Conference 1927, 394

                       

                        Westport CT

                        Long Island NY Bay Shore

                        Mount Vernon NY First

1905                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1905-07           Scranton Elm Park

1907                transfer to New York Conference

1907-12           St. Andrews

1912-14           executive secretary, New York City Missionary Society

1914                transfer to Baltimore Conference

1914-19           Baltimore First

1919-27           general superintendent, Maryland General Hospital

 

Note: George C. Peck is the son of Jonas Oramel Peck (1836-1894) of the New York East Conference.  He is the author of several books – including Bible Tragedies (1900), Ringing Questions (1902), Men Who Missed the Trail (1917), and Side-stepping Saints (1918).

 


 

PECK, GEORGE MYERS

 

Born: 4-17-1820  Forty Fort PA                                 married: Sarah Louisa Butler
Died: 2-16-1897  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1903, 112

 

1845    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1897, 81

 

1845-46           Salem

1846-48           Canaan

1849-50           Beach Pond

1850-52           Mount Pleasant

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Pittston

1854-56           Wyoming

1856-58           Providence

1858-59           on leave

                            1858-58  Abington (1st half), Newton (2nd half)

1859-60           Owego

1860-62           Pittston

1862-64           Carbondale

1864-66           Providence

1866-69           superintendent, Lackawanna District

1869-71           Unadilla

1871-72           Berkshire

1872-76           on leave

1876-78           Cherry Ridge

1878-80           Salem

1880-82           Clifford

1882-84           Park Place [Court Street]

1884                retired

 

Note: George M. Peck is the son of George Peck, whose page gives details on the Peck ministerial family.   A brief biography of George M. Peck appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 223.



 

PECK, JESSE TRUESDELL

 

Born: 4-4-1811  Middlefield Center NY                    married: Persis Wing
Died: 5-17-1883  Syracuse NY                                  obit: [9/2/1807 – 12/8/1897]

 

1829    local preacher’s license

1832    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1834    ordained deacon, Oneida Conference

1836    ordained elder, Black River Conference

 

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse NY
Obit: Central New York Conference 1883, 122

 

1832-33           Dryden

1833-34           Newark Valley

1834-35           Skaneateles

1835-36           Potsdam

1836                charter member of Black River Conference

1836-37           Potsdam

1837-41           principal, Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary

1841-48           principal, Troy Conference Seminary in Poultney VT

1848-52           president, Dickinson College

1852-54           Washington DC Foundry

1854-56           editor, Tract Society

1856-58           New York City Green Street

1858                transfer to California Conference

                        San Francisco

                        Santa Clara

                        Sacramento

                        superintendent, San Francisco District

1868                returned east

                        Peekskill

                        Albany

                        Syracuse

1872                elected bishop

 

Note: Jesse Peck is one of the five noted Peck brothers to serve in the Methodist ministry: Luther Hoyt (b. 1793), George (b. 1797), Andrew (b. 1800), William (b. 1802), [Bishop] Jesse Truesdell (b. 1811).   Their story is told in the 1897 book Luther Peck and his Five Sons, by Jonathan Kenyon Peck.  Those five brothers (and their sister Anna Peck Crowell) are the ancestors of numerous additional preachers. 



 

PECK, JONATHAN KENYON

 

Born: 12-31-1824  German NY                                  married: Mary Searle
Died: 12-31-1899  Kingston PA                                 obit: Wyoming Conference 1915, 101

 

1848    exhorter’s license

1852    local preacher’s license, Liberty Circuit of the Baltimore Conference

1853    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1855    ordained deacon

1857    ordained elder

 

Interment:  Forty Fort PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1900, 113

 

1850-52           student, Dickinson College

1852-53           teacher, Liberty MD

1853-54           Newport

1854-55           Springville

1855-56           Spencer

                            1855-56  faculty, Susquehanna Seminary

1856-57           Plainsville

1857-59           Candor

1859-61           Montrose

1861-63           Brooklyn

1863-65           Bethany

1865-69           superintendent, Honesdale District

1869-72           Newark

1872-74           Flemingville

1874-76           Tinkhannock

1876-78           Oxford

1878-80           Nichols

1880-83           Tioga

1883-85           on leave

                        librarian, State of New York

1885-86           Middlefield

1886-89           Hanover and Sugar Notch

1889-90           Askam

1890-91           Plainsville

1891-92           Rendham

1892                retired

 

Note: Jonathan K. Peck is the son of Luther Hoyt Peck, whose page gives details on the Peck ministerial family.  He is also the father of Mary A. Peck Newing, wife of Charles H. Newing.  He is the author of several pamphlets and two books.  A brief biography of Jonathan K. Peck appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 224.



 

PECK, LUTHER

 

Born: 3-9-1827  Brackle NY                                      married: Lucy A. Lyman
Died: 10-31-1894  Hornbrook PA                              obit: Wyoming Conference1909, 85

 

1853    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1855    ordained deacon

1857    ordained elder

 

Interment:  Hornbrook PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1895, 85

 

1853-54           Springville

1854-56           Wyalusing

1856-58           Gibson

1858-59           Great Bend and New Milford

1859-61           Plains

1861-63           Dunmore

1863-65           Tunkhannock

1865-68           Montrose

1868-71           Meshoppen

1871-75           superintendent, Wyalusing District

1875-77           Candor

1877-80           Barton

1880-83           LeRaysville

1883-86           Hornbrook

1886-88           Barton

1888-90           on leave

1890                retired

 

Note: Luther Peck is the son of Luther Hoyt Peck, whose page gives details on the Peck ministerial family.  A brief biography of Luther appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 226.



 

PECK, LUTHER HOYT

 

Born: 11-3-1793  Danbury CT                                    married: Mary Kenyon
Died: 2-25-1881  Pitcher NY                                     obit: [1796 – 5/28/1865]

                                                                                    married2: Dorcas Kenyon Carpenter

1819    local preacher’s license                                    obit2: [1801 – 5/18/1885]

1832    ordained deacon

1837    ordained elder

 

Interment: Brackel Church Cemetery, Pitcher NY
Obit:

 

Note: Luther H. Peck is one of the five noted Peck brothers to serve in the Methodist ministry: Luther Hoyt (b. 1793), George (b. 1797), Andrew (b. 1800), William (b. 1802), [Bishop] Jesse Truesdell (b. 1811).   Their story is told in the 1897 book Luther Peck and his Five Sons, by Jonathan Kenyon Peck.  Those five brothers (and their sister Anna Peck Crowell) are the ancestors of numerous additional preachers.  Luther H. Peck is the father of Jonathan Kenyon Peck and Luther Peck.   He served as a local pastor.   The first Mrs. Peck is an aunt to Andrew James Kenyon (1835-1888) of the Central New York Conference.   The second Mrs. Peck was the sister of the first Mrs. Peck and the widow of a Mr. Nathan Carpenter.



 

PECK, LUTHER WESLEY

 

Born: 6-14-1825  Kingston PA                                   married: Sarah M. Gibbons
Died: 3-31-1900  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1912, 133

 

1845    admitted on trial, New York Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1900, 116

 

1845-46           Brooklyn Pacific Street

1846-48           Durham

1848-49           Windham

1849-51           Rhinebeck

1851-53           Sheffield MA

1853-54           Lee MA

1854-56           Newburgh

1856-58           Poughkeepsie Cannon Street

1858-60           New York City Forty-third Street

1860-61           Dobbs Ferry

1861-63           Rhinebeck

1863-64           Kingston

1864-66           Middletown

1866                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1866-68           Scranton Hyde Park

1861-71           Susquehanna

1871-72           Wavely NY

1872-74           Wilkes-Barre Ross Street

1874-74           Waverly PA

1875-79           superintendent, Honesdale District

1879-80           Pittston

1880-83           Oxford

1883-85           Whitney’s Point

1885-87           Apalachin

1887-88           Harford

1888-90           Yatesville

1890-91           West Nanticoke

1891                retired

 

Note: Luther Wesley Peck is the son of George Peck, whose page gives details on the Peck ministerial family, and the father of Mary Peck Williams, wife of John F. Williams.  A brief biography of Luther Wesley appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 227.



 

PECK, WILLIAM

 

Born: 12-7-1802  Middlefield Center NY                  married: Charlotte Wallen
Died: 3-16-1883                                                          obit: [b. 1806]

 

1841    admitted on trial, Black River Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Northern New York Conference 1883, 32

 

1841-42           DeKalb

1842-44           Hammonfd

1844-45           Colosse

1845-47           North Manilus

1847-49           Victoria

1849-51           Rose

1851-52           New Haven

1852-53           South Richland

1853-55           Cleveland

1855-57           New London

1857-58           SW Oswego and Granby

1858-59           Oswego Center, SW Oswego and Granby

1859-60           on leave

1860-61           Parish

1861-62           Gilberts Mills

1862                retired

1869                transfer by boundary change to Central New York Conference

 

Note: William Peck is one of the five noted Peck brothers to serve in the Methodist ministry: Luther Hoyt (b. 1793), George (b. 1797), Andrew (b. 1800), William (b. 1802), [Bishop] Jesse Truesdell (b. 1811).   Their story is told in the 1897 book Luther Peck and his Five Sons, by Jonathan Kenyon Peck.  Those five brothers (and their sister Anna Peck Crowell) are the ancestors of numerous additional preachers. 



 

PEDONE, ALICE

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2004    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2004-10           Equinunk

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Alice Pedone served as a local preacher.



 

PEEBLES, ROBERT W.

 

Born: 1829                                                                  married: Maria Platt

Died: 5-4-1900                                                            obit: Upper Iowa Conference 1880, 46

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Upper Iowa Conference 1900, 85

 

1871                located



 

PERKINS, CHARLES

 

Born: 2-22-1810 CT                                                    married: Mary Ann Curtis

Died: 8-26-1877                                                          obit:

 

1842    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1844    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Rock River Conference 1877, 30

 

1842-43           Salem and Lackawaxen

1843-45           Abington

1845-46           Bethany and Mount Pleasant

1846-52

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           Lehman

1853-54           Providence

1854-55           Providence and Archbald

1855-56           Orwell

1856-58           Tunkhannock

1858-59           Newton (1st half), Kingston (2nd half)

1859-60           Kingston

1860-61           no listed

1861                retired

    1864  located

“transfer” to Rock River Conference

1866-67           Brickton



 

PERSONEUS, CHARLES B.

                                  

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1886    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1884                South New Berlin

1884-87           Decatur

1887-90           Masonville

1890-93           Sidney Center

1893-96           Afton

1896-00           Saratoga Springs

1900-03           on leave, living in Binghamton NY

1903                withdrew to join another denomination

 

Note:  Charles B. Personeus is the son of David Personeus.  After being without appointment for 3 years, he formally withdrew from the Conference after the death of his father, and nothing more is known about his life or ministry – but he is the father of Rev. Charles Carl Personeus (1888-1986), who carried on the family ministerial tradition in a mighty way.  Charles Carl Personeus was the first Assembly of God missionary to Alaska (1917), where he labored for many years – and the father of Charles Byron Personeus (1918-2008), also a missionary worker for that denomination, and father-in-law of Assembly of God pastor Bob Courart (1922-)  The story of Charles Carl Personeus is told in the book Frontiers of Faith by his granddaughter AnnaLee (Cousart) Conti, who is a fifth generation ordained minister of the gospel in the Personeus family and the wife of Assembly of God pastor Bob Conti.



 

PERSONEUS, DAVID

                                  

Born: 2-14-1834  Candor NY                                     married: Sarah M. Snow
Died: 19-28-1902  Candor NY                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1914, 113

 

1856    exhorter’s license

1857    local preacher’s license

1859    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1861    ordained deacon

1864    ordained elder

 

Interment: Candor NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1903, 104

 

1858-59           Northmoreland

1859-60           Newton

1860-62           Dundaff

1862-63           Moscow

1863-65           Lehman

1865-67           Sterling

1867-69           on leave

1869-72           Athens

1872-74           Kirkwood

1874-77           Lisle

1877-78           Willet

1878-80           Chenango Forks

1880-81           on leave

1881-84           Castle Creek

1884-87           Sidney Plains

1887-89           Laurens and Oneonta Plains

1899                retired

 

Note:  David Personeus is the father of Charles B. Personeus.  A brief biography of David Personeus appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 232.



 

PHILLIPPE, JOHN L.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Carroll

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, Minnesota Conference

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1963-70           Racine – Grand Meadow

1970-82           LaCrescent – Dakota – Dresbach

1982-90           Buffalo (ending 9/20/1990)

1990-91           Worcester, Wyoming Conference (beginning 10/1/1990)

1991                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1991-96           Worcester

1996                retired

    2010  charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

PHILLIPS, A.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1895-96           Rush

 

Note: A.W. Phillips is listed as the pastor in the 1896 statistical report, apparently because the pastor assigned in 1895 either did not report or did not finish the year.  He is otherwise unknown.



 

PHILLIPS, LEVI C.

                                  

Born: 2-20-1822  East Homer NY                              married: Angenette Terrell
Died: 11-10-1892  Binghamton NY                           obit:

 

1853    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1856    ordained deacon

1860    ordained elder

 

Interment: Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1893, 83

 

1853                transfer to Oregon Conference

1853-56           agent, American Bible Society

1856-57           Spencer’s Butte

1857-58           Dallas

1858-59           located

1859                re-entered Wyoming Conference

1859-60           Salem

1860-61           Oregon

1861                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of Levi C. Phillips appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 231.



 

PHILLIPS, W.L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1890                withdrew to join Congregationalists



 

PIERCE, WILLIAM R.

 

Born: 9-2-1862  LaPorte IN                                       married: Jessica Inez Patrick

Died: 7-3-1942  Lakeland FL                                     obit:

 

1885    ordained deacon, Nebraska Conference

 

Interment: Riverside Cemetery, Albion MI

Obit: Maine Conference 1943 [no obituary]

 

                        Nebraska Conference

1900                Naples NY

                        Michigan Conference 

1913                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1913-14           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1914-16           assistant, Wilkes-Barre Central

1916-19           on leave

1919                transfer to Maine Conference, page 34

1919-21           Waterville

1921-22           financial secretary, Maine Conference Claimants’ Commission

1922                retired

                             1930  living in Albion MI as a chiropractor

                             1940  living in Lakeland FL as a farmer



 

PILKINGTON, JOHN

 

Born: 10-22-1827                                                        married:

Died: 5-6-1910                                                            obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: New York East Conference 1911, 112

 

1873                transfer to New York East



 

PITELY, NANCY K.

 

Born:                                                                           married: George Pitely

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, North Georgia Conference

1989    ordained deacon

1991    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        North Georgia Conference

1989                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1989-92           Pittston

1992-96           Rome

1996-99           Chinchilla

1999-05           director of pastoral care, Wesley Village

2005                retired

                            2005-10  director of pastoral care, Wesley Village

    2010       transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

PITTS, LEVI

Born: 6-18-1807  Middlefield NY                             married: Betsey Clock
Died: 2-2-1890  Binghamton NY                               obit: Wyoming Conference 1888, 92

 

1839    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Glenwood Cemetery, Binghamton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1890, 85

 

1839-40           Windsor

1849-41           Greene

1841-43           Broome

1843-45           Lisle

1845-46           Spencer

1846-47           Flemingville

1847048          Orwell

1848-50           Page Brook

1850-51           Osborne Hollow

1851-52           South Danby

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           South Danby

1853-54           North Danby

1854-55           Vestal

1855-57           Union

1857-59           Page Brook

1859-61           Van Ettenville

1861-62           Broome

1862-63           Hawleyton

1863-64           Osborne Hollow

1864-65           Harpursville

1865-68           Kirkwood

1868-69           Page Brook

1869-71           Broome

1871                retired

     1873-74  Osborne Hollow

     1874-75  Union Center

 

Note:  A brief biography of Levi Pitts appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 230.



 

PLACE, GEORGE A.

 

Born: 1-22-1849  Mount Upton NY                           married: Amy A. Payne

Died: 4-12-1923  Dallas PA                                       obit: Wyoming Conference 1901, 102

 

1870    exhorter’s license

1871    local preacher’s license

1875    ordained local deacon

1876    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1924, 130

 

1876-78           Chenango

1878-81           Castle Creek

1881-84           Greene

1884-86           Bainbridge

1886-89           Slaterville

1889-94           Athens

1894-95           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1895-99           Carbondale

1899-04           Honesdale

1904-06           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1906-11           Tunkhannock

1911-15           Moscow

1915-16           Clarks Green

1916-17           Alderson

1917-21           Shavertown

1921                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of George A. Place appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 382.



 

PLATT, J.N.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1864-66           Decatur NY

1869                located

                        Upper Iowa Conference

1871-73           Earlville

1878-79           Marion

1888                on leave

1896                on leave



 

POE, BETTTE J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1985    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1986    ordained deacon

1991    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1985-91           Campville (beginning 3/1/1985)

                            1987        visitation, Johnson City Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial (1/1–9/13)

                            1987-91  Endicott St. Paul’s  (beginning 9/13/1987)

1991-03           Wilkes-Barre Firwood

2003-10           superintendent, Scranton District

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

POMEROY, JESSE

                                  

Born: 8-27-1785  Norwich MA                                  married: Polly Salmon
Died: 9-14-1878  Winslow IL                                    obit: [d. 4/2/1881]

 

1822    admitted on trial, New York Conference

 

Interment: Christian Hollow Cemetery, Winslow IL
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1879, 34

 

1822-23           Delaware

1823-24           Jefferson

1824                transfer to Genesee Conference by boundary change

1824-26           Sharon

1826-28           Otsego

1828-29           Litchfield

1829                charter member of Oneida Conference

1829-30           Litchfield

1830-31           Camden

1831-32           Vienna

1832-33           Westmoreland

1833-34           Steuben

1834-35           Vienna

1835-36           Cortland

1836                retired

                             1840-41 Otselic

     1852       charter member of Wyoming Conference

 

Note:  Some sources give the birthdate as 4/14/1784.  A brief biography of Jesse Pomeroy appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 229.



 

PORTER, GEORGE P.

                                  

Born: 1820  Berwick PA                                            married: Frances Worthing
Died: 6-11-1877  Cowlesville NY                              obit: Wyoming Conference 1893, 89

 

1848    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Owego NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1878, 30

 

1847-48           Northumberland

1848-49           Montrose

1849-51           Greene

1851-52           Binghamton Court Street

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Owego

1854-55           Waverly and Factoryville

1855                “lapsed into infidelity”

1856                withdrew, page 5

                             1859-60  Waverly and Factoryville

                             1860-61  Waverly and Factoryville and Athens

1861                re-admitted to Wyoming Conference

1861-63           Owego

1863-67           superintendent, Owego District

1867-68           superintendent, Wyoming District

1868                transfer to Genesee Conference

1868-72           Buffalo Grace

                             1868-72  superintendent, Buffalo District

1872                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1872-73           Scranton Elm Park

1873-75           on leave

1875                retired

 

Note:  Mrs. Porter is the daughter of Jonathan Worthing.  A brief biography of George P. Porter appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 229.



 

POSEGATE, H. DOUGLAS

 

Born:                                                                           married: Dianne

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1984    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1985    ordained deacon

1988    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1984-86           St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City MO

                          1984-86  Kansas City Wesley, Missouri West Conference

1986-90           Marathon

1990-92           Emmanuel, North Central New York Conference

1992-95           Scranton Myrtle Street

1995-03           Daleville

2003-10           Wilkes-Barre Firwood

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

POTTER, ALBERT EDWARD

 

Born: 6-21-1870  Foster NY                                       married: Myrtle L. Gage

Died: 12-25-1929                                                        obit: Northern New York Conf 1926, 323

 

1898    exhorter’s license, Union

1898    local preacher’s license, Union

1899    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Northern New York Conference 1930, 380

 

1899-01           student, Wyoming Seminary

1901-03           Cooperstown Junction

1903-07           Rush

1907-11           Springville

1911-13           Askem

1913-16           Noxen

1916-17           Lehman

1917                transfer to Northern New York Conference

 

Note: Albert E. Potter is a brother to Alice Potter Whitaker, wife of Adelbert H. Whitaker.  A biographical sketch of Albert E. Potter appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 382.



 

PRENTICE, DIANE E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: William C. Prentice

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1999    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

2003    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1999-03           Nanticoke NY

2003-04           Maine Federated

2004-08           Wyalusing

2008-10           Kirkwood First

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

PRENTICE, GEORGE HENRY

 

Born: 1-17-1853  Burlington NY                               married: Hattie V. Chamberlain

Died: 6-17-1946  Avoca PA                                       obit: Wyoming Conference 1920, 115

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Henrietta J. McCutchan

1877    exhorter’s license                                            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1949, 221

1883    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Mount U[ton NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1947, 720

 

1879-82           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1883-84           East Worcester

1884-86           Wells Bridge

1886-87           East Worcester

1887-88           Harpursville and Nineveh

1888-91           Gilbertsville

1891-94           New Berlin NY

1894-99           Waymart

1899-06           Moscow

1906-13           Wanamie

1913-20           AvicaYatesville

1920-23           Wilkes-Barre Bennett Memorial

1923-27           Dalton

1927                retired

 

Note: Before entering the ministry, George H. Prentice taught school and ran a printing business.  He is the author of two temperance booklets: High License, a Step in the Wrong Direction (1888) and Constitutional Prohibition, the Best Remedy for the Drink Evil of Modern Times (1889) – neither of which are in the conference archives.   A biographical sketch of George H. Prentice appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 384.



 

PRENTICE, WILLIAM C.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Diane

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2003    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2003-10           Campville

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: William C. Prentice served as a local preacher.


 

PRICE, G.T.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1891                located

1899                expelled



 

PRICE, JACOB EMBURY

 

Born: 10-23-1853                                                        married:

Died: 9-21-1935                                                          obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: New York Conference 1936, 566

 

1890                transfer to New York Conference



 

PRICE, JOHN WALDO.

 

Born: 3-6-1860  near Pottsville PA                             married: Lulu S. Gordon

Died: 5-7-1933                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1939, 593

 

1883    exhorter’s license, William Penn

?          local preacher’s license, Kingston

1891    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Denison Cemetery, Forty Fort PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1934, 396

 

1889-90           Harvey’s Lake

1890-94           Maple Grove

1894-97           Centermoreland

1897-99           Shavertown

1899-02           Mehoopany

1902-07           Springville

1907-10           Nicholson

1910-11           West Nanticoke

1911-14           Larksville

1914-17           Mountain Top

1917-21           Lehman

1921-29           Duryea

1929                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of John W. Price appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 385.



 

PRITCHETT, GEORGE

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1866    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1866-67           Newport

1879                located



 

PRITTS, DEBORAH L.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Kraig

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial

?          ordained deacon

1982    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        North Central New York Conference

1003                transfer to Wyoming Conference

2003-07           Windsor

2007                retired

    2010  charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

PUCKEY, WILLIAM L.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Heidi

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1993    license

2000    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1993-94           Thompson

1994-00           Newton

2000-05           Castle Creek

2005-10           Hawleyton

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 



 

 

PUFFER, ENOS

 

Born: 2-26-1811                                                          married: Mary Ann West

Died: 5-22-1872                                                          obit: [4/26/1817 – 2/26/1884]

 

1843    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: North Fenton Cemetery, North Fenton NY

Obit:

 

1837-39           South Danby

1843-45           Broome

1845                discontinued

                        “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

1854-55           Page Brook

1859-61           McDonough

1866-67           Newton

1869-72           Chenango

 

Note: Enos Puffer lived in Castle Creek, was a blacksmith and a member of the state legislature.  He served as a local preacher.



 

PULLYBLANK, THOMAS E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2001    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

2005    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2001-10           Fly Creek

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

PYKUS, JANE M.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1991    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference: recommended by Honesdale Central

1991    ordained deacon

1993    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1990-92           Jermyn (beginning 1/1/1990)

1992-96           Camptown

1996-01           Scott valley

2001-09           Worcester

2009-10           Montrose

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change