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WADDELL, DAVID F.

 

Born: 7-16-1852                                                          married:

Died: 12-20-1900                                                        obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wilmington Conference 1901, 61

 

1880                transfer to Wilmington Conference



 

WADSWORTH, WILLIAM A.

                                  

Born: c1830  New Hartford NY                                married: Nancy M. Parker
Died: 3-9-1875  New Hartford NY                            obit:

 

1855    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1875, 40

 

1855-56           Bridgewater and Leonardsville

1856-57           Lenox

1857-59           Cardiff

1859-60           Fayetteville

1860-62           Jordanville

1862-64           Verona

1864-67           Vernon Center

1867-69           Mount Upton

1869-71           Norwich

1871-73           Unadilla

1873-74           Cooperstown

1874                retired

 

Note:  Mrs. Wadsworth is an 1850 graduate of Cazenovia Seminary.  A brief biography of William A. Wadsworth appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 258.

 


 

WAGNER, JOSIAH RUGGLES

 

Born: 6-9-1838  Plains PA                                          married: Frances Marilla Durland

Died: 4-30-1925                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1922, 129

 

1870    exhorter’s license, Lehman

1871    local preacher’s license, Lehman

1872    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Maple Grove PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1926, 144

 

1871-72           Lehman

1872-74           Mountain Top

1874-77           Hanover

1877-80           Lackawanna

1880-83           Lanesboro

1883-86           Gibson and Harford

1886-88           Maine

1888-92           New Milford

1892-95           Lehman

1895-86           Avoca

1896-99           Luzerne

1899-00           conference evangelist

1900-03           Askam

1903-07           West Nanticoke

1907-08           Centermoreland

1908-09           Shavertown

1909-10           on leave

1910                retired

 

Note: Josiah R. Wagner is the father of Rev. Walter A. Wagner of the Congregational Church.  A biographical sketch of Josiah R. Wagner appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 426.



 

WAGNER, WALTER A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1895    admitted on trial

1896    ordained deacon

1899    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1895-99           Chenango Bridge

1899-03           Luzerne

1903                withdrew

1904                Asbury Park NJ, Congregational Church

1906                “transfer” to Congregational Church

1907                Pittsfield MA

                        Middletown NY

1913                Richmond Hill

1920                Mitchell

 

Note: A definitive list of the service of Walter A. Wagner in the Congregational Church has not been found.


 

WALKER, IRA TAYLOR

 

Born: 5-22-1838  Gibson PA                                      married: Orcelia A. Barnes

Died: 12-30-1921  Buffalo NY                                  obit: Genesee Conference 1916, 138

 

1858    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1860    ordained deacon

1862    ordained elder

 

Interment: Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort PA

Obit: Genesee Conference 1922, 499

 

1857-58           Cherry Ridge

1858-60           Springville

1860-62           Sterling

1862-64           Blakeley

1864-67           Carbondale

1867-70           Kingston

1870-73           Pittston

1873-75           Scranton Adams Avenue

1875-78           superintendent, Wyalusing District

1878-81           Binghamton Centenary

1881-84           Norwich

1884-85           Plymouth PA (moved in middle of 2nd year)

1885                transfer to Lexington Conference

1885-88           Lexington KY Centenary

1888                transfer to Genesee Conference

1888-89           Angelica

1889-91           Rochester First

1891-92           North Tonawanda First

1892-95           Buffalo Grace

1895-97           Genesco

1897-00           Smethport

1900-02           Springville

1902-06           Eden

1906-08           Alden

1908                retired



 

WALDRON, CHARLES ELMER

 

Born: 3-21-1872  Nyack NY                          married: Mabel Augusta Gardner [5/16/1905]

Died:                                                               obit: [5/1/1885 – 4/?/1967]

 

?          local preacher’s license, Middletown CT

1902    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1896-97           Newark NJ South Market Street

1897-02           student, Wesleyan University

                            Colchester CT

1902-04           Lackawaxen

1904-06           Wallsville

1906-08           Beach Lake

1908-09           Uniondale (ending 1/1/1909)

1909                withdrew, page 64 & 78

1909-12           Brookdale Reformed Church in America, Bloomfield NJ

 

Note: Charles E. Waldron is a brother to Rev. John D. Waldron (1868-?) of the Congregational Church.  A biographical sketch of Charles E. Waldron appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 426.

 


 

WALKER, TIMOTHY DWIGHT

                                                        

Born: 2-15-1825                                                          married:

Died: 8-3-1899                                                            obit:

 

1848    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1852    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Troy Conference 1899, 140

 

1848-49          

1849-50           Mehoopany

1850-52

1852                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Wyoming

1854-55           Pittston

1855-56           Carbondale

1856-57           Berkshire

1857-58           [not listed]

1858-60           Binghamton Henry Street

1860                located

1866                “transfer” to Troy Conference

1891                retired



 

WALWORTH, SEYMOUR E.

 

Born: 6-29-1820  Preston NY                                     married: Lanissa Sunderland Purdy

Died: 9-8-1909  Candor NY                                       obit: Wyoming Conference 1912, 136

 

1852    exhorter’s license, Newark Valley

1852    local preacher’s license, Newark Valley

1853    admitted on trial

1855    ordained deacon

1859    ordained elder

 

Interment: Greenwood Cemetery, Candor NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1910, 130

 

1853-55           Vestal

1855-57           Campville

1857-59           Liberty

1859-61           Broome

1861-62           Osborne Hollow

1862-64           Lisle and Whitney’s Point

1864-66           Nichols

1866-69           Windham

1869-72           Le Raysville

1872-75           Northmoreland

1875-77           Campville and Apalachin

1877-78           Germany

1878-80           Tioga

1880-83           South Danby

1883-84           West Danby

1884-87           on leave

1887                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Seymour E. Walworth appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 427.



 

WANCK, JUDITH W.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Philip T.Wanck

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          ordained, Wesleyan Church

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        Wesleyan Church

1990                “transfer” to Wyoming Conferece of the United Methodist Church

1990-92           associate, Scranton Elm Park

1992-98           Pittston

1998-07           Chenango Bridge

2007-10           Clarks Summit

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

WANK, PHILIP T.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Judith W.

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1976    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1980    ordained deacon

1983    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1976-77           student, Houghton College    

1977-80           student, United Theological Seminary

                            1977-80  Lockington, West Phio Conference

1980-86           Daleville

1986-88           Newton

1988-91           Wyalusing

1991-98           Duryea

1998-03           chaplain, Children’s Home

2003-07           Apalachin

2007-09           New Milford

2009-10           Dunmore – Jermyn

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

WARBURTON, GEORGE A.

 

Born: 4-14-1867  Auburn Center PA                         married: Mary Laity [8/12/1896]

Died: 12-10-1945                                                        obit: [8/15/1872 – 5/4/1934]

 

1888    exhorter’s license

1888    local preacher’s license

1899    admitted on trial

1899    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1889-90           student, Cazenovia Seminary

1890-95           student, Wyoming Seminary

1895-99           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1899-01           Eatonville

1901-03           Glen Lyon

1903-04           Hallstead

1904                withdrew, page 48 & 71, to join the Protestant Episcopal Church

1904-05           Salem and Sterling

1905-07           Hamlin, Salem and Sterling

1907-09           Nanticoke St. George’s and Alden St. Andrew’s

 

Note: A biographical sketch of George A. Warburton appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 430.

 


 

WARD, C.A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1866-67           Union

1867-68           Windsor

1876                located

 


 

WARE, WILLIAM HOPPLE

 

Born: 1837 PA                                                            married: Ophelia Sara Hirst

Died: 4-7-1894  Cloquet MN                                     obit:

 

1866    admitted on trial, Michigan Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1861-62           Stoddartsville

1862-65           U.S. Army

 

Note: After the war, William H. Ware moved to Jackson County MI and entered the ministry, serving in the Michigan Conference until 1884 when he became a Presbyterian minister in the Dakotas and Minnesota.  He is the author of the 1876 book The Centennial History of Cheboygan County, Michigan.



 

WARNER, JUSTUS FRANKLIN

 

Born: 4-28-1848  Forest Lake PA                              married: Ellen A. Caswell

Died: 1-3-1925  Redondo Beach CA                         obit: Wyoming Conference 1934, 403

 

1868    exhorter’s license, Montrose

1868    local preacher’s license, Montrose

1871    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Inglewood Cemetery, Los Angeles CA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1925, 141

 

1871-73           Nicholson

1873-76           Thompson

1876-79           Sterling

1879-80           Waymart

1880-83           Ashley

1883-84           on leave

                             1883-84  Virginia City NV

1884-85           Marathon and Killawog

1885-88           New Milford

1888-91           Jermyn

1891-92           Tunkhannock

1892-95           Owego

1895-99           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1899-05           superintendent, Honesdale District

1905-12           Sayre

1912-19           Forty Fort

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Justus F. Warner appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 428.



 

WARNOCK, THOMAS R.

 

Born: 8-6-1853  Armagh, Ireland                               married: Charlotte Anne Dunmore

Died: 10-20-1940                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1945, 175

 

1882    local preacher’s license

1885    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Laceyville Cemetery, Laceyville PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1941, 163

 

1885-87           Lackawaxen

1887-90           Castle Creek

1890-94           Nichols

1894-96           Le Raysville

1896-00           Candor

1900-01           Falls

1901-02           Clark's Summit

1902-05           Harford and Kingsley

1905-07           New Milford

1907-11           Skinner’s Eddy

1911-16           Duryea

1916-17           West Nanticoke

1917-19           Mountain Top

1919-24           Askam – Sugar Notch

1924                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Thomas R. Warnock appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 430.

 


 

WARREN, IRA D.

                                  

Born: 4-4-1802  Oswegatchie NY                              married:
Died: 11-18-1869  Vortland NY                                obit:

 

1833    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1836    ordained deacon

1838    ordained elder

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1870, 30

 

1832-33           Middlefield

1833-35           Chenango

1835-36           Westford

1836-37           Otsego

1837-39           Sharon

1839-41           Bainbridge

1841-43           Otego

1843-44           Chenango

1844-46           Plymouth

1846-47           Pompey

1847-49           Truxton

1849-50           East Solon

1850-51           North Pitcher and Taylor

1851-52           North Pitcher

1852-53           Triangle Mission

1853-54           Virgil

1854                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1854-56           Le Raysville

1856-58           Springville

1858-59           Tunkhannock

1859-69           Nicholson

1860-61           Wyalusing

1861-63           Rome

1863-65           Little Meadows

1865                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of Ira D. Warren appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 259.



 

WARRING, REES F.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Jean

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1961    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1961    ordained deacon

1964    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1961-64           student, Wesley Theological Seminary

                            1961-63  associate, Howard Park: Baltimore Conference

1964-67           Forest City

1967-77           Waverly PA

1977-83           Oneonta Elm Park

1983-04           Scranton Elm Park

2004                retired

                            2005  Clarks Summit (1/1 – 6/30)  

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change


 


 

WATKINS, JOHN REGINALD JR.

 

Born: 9-13-1934  Scranton PA                                   married:

Died: 12-25-2013                                                        obit:

 

1957    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1957    ordained deacon

1960    ordained elder

 

Interment: Shady Lane Cemetery, Clarks Summit PA

Obit:

 

1957-59           student, Drew University School of Theology

1959-60           Great Bend

1960-64           assistant, Endicott First

1964-66           campus ministry, Binghamton

1966-67           Oak Street

1967-68           on leave

1968                located

 

Note: John R. Watkins went on to receive a Masters in Education from the University of Scranton and was a reading teacher in the Binghamton NY school district until his retirement.              

 


 

WATROUS, JAMES H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        Baptist Church

1905                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, page 79

 

Note: There is no record that James H. Watrous ever served a charge.  He is otherwise unknown


 


 

WATROUS, WARD WESTON

 

Born: 11-14-1868  Brooklyn PA                                married: Lena Lucy Black

Died: 5-4-1946  Mexico NY                                       obit:

 

1895    local preacher’s license, Binghamton High Street

1898    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1947, 726

 

1898-00           South New Berlin NY

1900-05           New Berlin NY

1905-10           McDonough

1910-16           Newark Valley

1916-18           Plains

1918-21           Union

1921-22           Endicott Central

1922-24           Athens

1924-26           Susquehanna

1926-33           Nicholson

1933-35           Spencer

1935                retired

 

Note: Ward W. Watrous is a brother to May Watrous Meeker, wife of David L. Meeker, and an uncle to Ruth Andrus Crompton, wife of J. Rolland Crompton.  A biographical sketch of Ward W. Watrous appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 431.



 

WEAVER, WESLEY H.

 

Born: 10-12-1879                                                        married: [single]

Died: 12-15-1974                                                        obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1944-45           Carley Brook

1945-46           Edmeston

1946-47           Wharton Valley – Burlington Flats

 

Note: Wesley Weaver served as a local preacher.  He was apparently licensed as early as 1935.


 

WEAVERS, ETTA MILLER

 

Born: Scranton PA                                                      married: Horace Ernst Weavers

Died:                                                                           obit: Wyoming Conference 1952, 1158

 

1918    commissioned missionary, recommended by Scranton Asbury

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1918-20           missionary to Japan

 

Note: Etta Miller Weavers is married to Horace E. Weavers.  She is a sister to Miss Ethel Miller, missionary to Korea.


 

WEAVERS, HORACE ERNEST

 

Born:   Northampton England                                    married: Etta Miller

Died: 11-4-1951  Susquehanna PA                            obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1908    admitted on trial, Australian Methodist Conference

 

Interment: Montrose PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1952, 1158

 

1908-16           Home Mission Work

1916-18           student, Moody Bible Institute in Chicago IL

1918-19           Victoria

1919-21           Azamgarh, India

1921-24           Fiji Islands

1924                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1924-25           Schuyler Lake

1925-27           Windsor

1927-30           Oxford

1930-33           Oneonta Elm Park

1933-34           on leave

                            Peddie, South Africa (9 months)

1934-36           Askam – Sugar Notch

1936-43           Montrose

1943-48           Nanticoke

1948-51           Susquehanna

 

Note: Horace E. Weavers is married to Etta Miller Weavers.


 

WEBB, JOHN WALLACE

 

Born: 1-20-1891  Indiana                                           married: Melissa Ann Wright

Died: 12-14-1912  Yonkers NY                                 obit: Central New York Conference 1916, 148

 

1860    exhorter’s license, Indiana Conference

1864    local preacher’s license, Indiana Conference

1869    admitted on trial, Indiana Conference

1871    ordained deacon, Indiana Conference

1873    ordained elder, Indiana Conference

 

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse NY

Obit: Central New York Conference 1913, 176

 

1864-65           Evansville circuit

1895-69           student, Asbury [DePauw] University

1869-71           Putnamville

1871-73           Indianapolis California Street

1873-75           Evansville Ingle Street

1875-78           Princeton

1878-81           Bloomington

1881-82           Greencastle Locust Street

1882                transfer to Des Moines Conference

1882-84           Red Oak

1884-88           superintendent, Des Moines District

1889-90           student, Boston and Harvard Universities

1890                transfer to New England Southern Conference

1890-93           Providence RI St. Pauk

1893                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1893-95           Wilkes-Barre Central

1895                transfer to Central New York Conference

1895-98           Syracuse University Avenue

1898-05           Canandaigua

1905-07           superintendent, Elmira District

1907-08           Geneva

1909                retired



 

WEBSTER, ROBERT TRACY

 

Born: 7-16-1910  Preston NY                                     married: [single]

Died: 10-5-1987                                                          obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1988, 391

 

1936-39           Preston

1939-42           student, Boston University School of Theology

1942-48           New Berlin

1948-53           Trucksville

1953-61           Dorranceton-Kingston

1961-66           Clarks Summit

1966-77           Vestal Center

1977                retired

                            1977-79  Taylor

 

Note: Robert T. Webster is the son of Tracy E. Webster.


 

WEBSTER, TRACY ELMER

 

Born: 2-1-1882  Franklin Hill PA                               married: Louise Duske

Died: 10-29-1956  Wilkes-Barre PA                          obit:

 

Interment: Newton PA

Obit:

 

1908-10           Lackawaxen

1910-11           (not appointed)

1911-15           Preston

1915-17           Decatur

1917-19           (not appointed)

1919-22           Maine

1922-24           Triangle

1924-30           Hornbrook-Ghent

1930-35           Newton

1935-39           North Fenton

1939-42           McDonough

1942-46           West Exeter

1946-50           Gibson

1950-52           Bethany

1952-54           Avoca

1954                retired

                           1954-56  Clifford

 

Note: Tracy E. Webster is the father of Robert T. Webster.  He served as a local preacher.  His first name is also given as “Tracey.”


 

WEIDNER, PAUL ANDREW

 

Born:                                                                           married: Sandra

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2002    license

2005    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

2008    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2003-05           Pleasant Mount

2005-09           Hancock Emory

2009-10           New Milford – Heart Lake

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

WEIGHTMAN. GORDON E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Chris McLaughlin

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1983    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1983    ordained deacon

1985    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1983-86           Pleasant Mount

1986-92           Springville

1992-96           Scranton Embury

1996-00           Clarks Green

2000-06           Beach Lake

2006-10           Wyoming

 


 

WEISS, SOLOMON WILLIS

 

Born: 7-?-1831                                                            married: Frances Mantanye

Died: 2-14 1916                                                          obit: [1/?/1833-1931]

 

1853    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1855    ordained deacon

1857    ordained elder

 

Interment: Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock PA

Obit:

 

1853-55           Gibson

1855-56           Bethany

1856-58           Canaan

1858-60           Susquehanna

1860-61           Owego

1861-63           Woodville

1863-64           chaplain, U.S. Army

1864-66           Waverly and Athens

 

1878                located



 

WEEKS, LYMAN BACKUS

 

Born: 4-11-1849  Windsor NY                                   married: Catherine Louise Winne [1868]

Died: 1915                                                                  obit: [1851–1920]

 

1877    local preacher’s license, Baptist Church

1878    local preacher’s license, Methodist Episcopal Church

1880    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1878-79           Nanticoke

1879-81           Decatur

1881-83           Morris

1883-86           Smyrna

1886-89           Mount Upton

1889-90           Marathon

1890-92           Binghamton Clinton Street

1892-93           Le Raysville (appointed, but did not serve)

1893-97           Greene

1897-01           Sayre

1901-04           Lestershire

1904-05           Chenango Forks

1905                withdrew, page 79

1906                living in Utica NY: state superintendent, Unitarian Universalist Church

 

Note: The middle name is also rendered BACHUS.  A biographical sketch of Lyman B. Weeks appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 429.

 


 

WELLER, F.E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1915                transfer to Central New York Conference


 

WELLS, JAMES LAFAYETTE

                                  

Born: 4-6-1825  Augusta NY                                     married: Maria Louisa Stone
Died: 7-15-1902  Binghamton NY                             obit: Wyoming Conference 1890, 86

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Coralynn Barnard

1841    local preacher’s license                                    obit2: Wyoming Conference 1899, 108

1849    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Stockbridge NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1903,99

 

1849-50           Nichols

1850-52           Augusta

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Warren

1854-56           West Winfield

1856-58           Utica Corn Hill

1858-59           New Hartford

1859-61           Cooperstown

1861-62           Homer

1862-64           Stockbridge

1864-67           Ames

1867-69           Milford

1869-71           Candor

1871-72           Hartwick

1872-73           Westville

1873-74           Spencer

1874-76           Schenevus

1876-78           corresponding secretary, Conference Temperance Society

1878-80           Cherry Ridge

1880-82           New Milford

1882-83           Smyrna

1883-85           Coventry

1885                retired

 

Note:  James Lafayette Wells is the author of the books Great Memorial, or Sabbath Question (1856), Man Not a Mystery (1896), and the pamphlet The Republic of the United States in the Prophecy of God.  A brief biography of James L. Wells appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 261.

 


 

WELLS, S.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1852-53           Northmoreland (2nd part of year)

 


 

WELSH, WASHINGTON WARFIELD

 

Born: 9-2-1823  Anne Arundel County MD              married: Elizabeth H. Baker

Died: 4-26-1905  Los Angeles CA                             obit: [6/25/1839 – 9/11/1921]

 

1853    admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference

1856    ordained elder

 

Interment: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles CA

Obit:

 

1853-54           Fairfax

1854-56           Wrightsville

1856                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1856-57           Kingston

1857-59           Gibson

1859-61           Skinner’s Eddy

1861-63           Berkshire

1864-64           North Danby

1865-66           Sanford

1866-67           Hawley

1867-68

1868-69           located

1869                “transfer” to Michigan Conference

1869-70           White Pigeon

                        “transfer” to Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South

                        transfer to Los Angeles Conference MES

1884-85           San Diego

1887                transfer to Denver Conference MES

1887                located

                        joins Swedenborgian ministry

                        Los Angeles (meeting in WCTU Temperance Temple, Broadway and Temple Streets)

 

Note: This surname is sometimes rendered WELCH.  W.W. Welsh appears to have been raised in the MES Church, served in the ME Church, returned to the MES Church, and then become a Swedenborgian.  He is the author of the 1892 booklet Reasons for a radical change of religious views : testimony to the truth and helpfulness of the doctrines given to the world through Emanuel Swedenborg by one for more than forty years a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church.   He married late in life and had no children.  One source states "Nearly his last act was to purchase a fine property for an orphan asylum and place it in the hands of the Volunteers of America."  There is a photograph of Washington W. Welsh on the find-a-grave website.



 

WENNER, EILENE SUSAN    

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1998    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1998    ordained deacon

2000    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1998-01           Wilkes-Barre Albright

2001-04           Scott Valley

2004-07           Skinner’s Eddy

2007-09           Waymart Calvary

2009-10           Worcester

2010                charter member Upper New York Confere



 

WENTZ, WILLIAM SOLON

                                  

Born: 1-28-1826  Binghamton NY                             married: Sarah L. Smith

Died: 4-20-1881  Owego NY                                     obit: Wyoming Conference 1894, 85

 

1858    admitted on trial, Missouri Conference

 

Interment: Rochester NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1882, 46

 

1858-59           Shelbyville

1859-60           Hudson

1860-61           Independence

1861-62           Kansas City

1862-63           Hannibal

1863-64           superintendent, St. Joseph District

1864-65           superintendent, Little Rock District

1865-66           on leave

1866-67           Brunswick

1867-69           Brookfield

1869                transfer to East Genesee Conference

1869-70           North Hector

1870-72           Troy

1872                transfer by boundary change to Central New York Conference

1872-75           Mecklenburg

1875                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1875-77           Ashley

1877-79           Newark Valley

1879-81           Susquehanna

 

Note:  A brief biography of William S. Wentz appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 257.



WENZEL, RICHARD S.

                      

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1957    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1957    ordained deacon

1961    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1957-59           student, Drew University

1959-61           Maple Grove

1961-69           Wyalusing

1969-71           Avoca

1971-79           Nicholson

1979-84           West Nanticoke

1984-90           Peckville

1990-94           Lake Winola

1994                retired

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

WENZINGER, CYNTHIA J.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Ronald E. Wenzinger

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1997-00           associate, Chenango Bridge (beginning 9/1/1997)

2000-08           Kirkwood

2008-10           North Fenton

2010                charter member Upper New York Conference



 

WENZINGER, RONALD E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Cynthia J.

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1983    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1987    ordained deacon

1991    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1983-87           Choconut Center (beginning 9/15/1983 and ending 1/1987)

                            1985-87  West Chenango (beginning 10/14/1985)

1987-92           Mount Upton (beginning 1/1987)

1992-02           Sanitaria Springs

2002-10           Whitney Point

2010                charter member Upper New York Conference

 


 

WERT, JAMES A.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Gene

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1955    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference: recommended by Clarks Summit

1957    ordained deacon

1959    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1955-61           Waymart (beginning 5/22/1955)

1961-64           Scranton Myrtle Street

1964-67           executive secretary, Conference Board of Education

1967-72           Wilkes-Barre First

1972-77           Endicott First

1977-82           superintendent, Scranton District

1982-96           Shavertown

                            2002-07  Old Forge Stewart Memorial

    2010       transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

WEST, DELMA

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2008-10           Spencer Federated

 

Note: Delma West served in the Wyoming Conference as an ordained member of another Conference.

 


 

WESTFALL, GABRIEL

                                           

Born: 3-12-1828  Milford PA                                     married: Mrs. Eliza M. Small [10/23/1845]

Died: 3-24-1911  Spanaway WA                               obit:

                                                                                    Married 2: Mrs. Sarah M. Wagner Swingle

1861    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2 [1840-1892]

1863    ordained deacon

1865    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1858-59           missionary, Nebraska

1860-61           Paupack

1861-63           Gibson

1863-64           Springville

1864-65           Sterling

1865-67           Paupack

 

1882                located

 

Note: The Nebraska State Historical Society notes that “Regular Methodist services were begun in Southeastern Nebraska in 1858, conducted by G.L. Griffing, Gabriel Westfall and G.W. Giddings” – three pastors of the Wyoming Conference.  The 1st Mrs. Westfall was the widow of a Mr. Garrett W. Small.  The 2nd Mrs. Westfall (nee Wagner) was the widow of a Mr. N.N. Swingle.



 

WESTLAKE, WILLIAM BURROUGHS

                                  

Born: 9-27-1831  Newburgh NY                                married: Elizabeth Emory
Died: 10-11-1897  Dallas PA                                     obit: 1937, 156

 

1863    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1865    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1898, 97

 

1863-65           Binghamton Henry Street

1865-68           Owego

1868-71           Waverly NY

1871-73           Susquehanna

1873-75           West Pittston

1875-78           Oneonta

1878-79           Montrose

1879-82           Moscow

1882-85           Hawley

1885-88           Jermyn

1888-93           Peckville

1893-94           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1894-97           Dallas

 

Note:  William Burroughs Westlake is the grandfather of David Green Westlake; he taught school, including time at Wyoming Seminary, before entering the ministry.  Mrs. Westlake is the daughter of Rev. Benjamin B. Emory (1828-1873) – affiliation unknown, perhaps a local pastor, but the publisher of the Wyoming Intelligencer in Tunkhannock in 1861.  A brief biography of William B. Westlake appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 260.



WESTON. JONATHAN H.

                                  

Born: 5-25-1835  Vestal NY                                      married: Elizabeth Seruja Pattison
Died: 9-26-1899  Vestal NY                                      obit: Wyoming Conference 1885, 60

                                                                                    married2: Clara Marlene Courtright

1863    local preacher’s license, Montrose                  obit2: Wyoming Conference 1945, 176

1865    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Vestal NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1900, 112

 

1865-68           Auburn

1868-71           Mehoopany

1871-74           Meshoppen

1874-77           Brooklyn

1877-80           New Milford

1880-81           Nicholson

1881-82           Wyalusing

1882-83           on leave

1883-86           Kirkwood

1886-89           Sterling

1889-92           Forest City

1892-95           Springville

1895-97           Hawleyton

1897-99           McClure

1899                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of Jonathan H. Weston appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 262.



 

WHEELER, HAROLD W.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Martha

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1968    license

?          admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1975    ordained deacon

1979    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1968-69           Sidney Center – Plains

1969-70           Sidney Center

1970-73           Davenport

1973-74           Throop

1974-77           student, United Theological Seminary (ending 1/1977)

                            1974-75  Ripley OH Centenary, West Ohio Conference

1977-78           Susquehanna (beginning 1/1977)

1978-83           Dalton

1983-84           Clarks Green

1984-87           Plymouth

1987-90           Dunmore

1990-92           Milford

1992-96           Ashley

1996                retired

                            1997-98  Luzerne

    2010        transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change


 


 

WHEELER, HARRY E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

                                                                                   

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1912-13           Wells Bridge

1913-15           Masonville

1915-18           McDonough

1918-19           on leave

1919                deposed from the ministry, pages 35 and 51 and 55

 


 

WHEELER, HENRY E.

 

Born: 2-22-1835  Wedmore, England                                    married: Mary Sparks

Died: 4-26-1925  Ocean Grove NJ                             obit: Philadelphia Conference 1919, 575

 

1856    admitted on trial

1856    ordained deacon

1860    ordained elder

                                                                       

Interment: Binghamton NY

Obit: Philadelphia Conference 1926, 390

 

1856-57           Lehman

1857-59           Plainsville

1859-61           Great Bend and New Milford

1861-63           Waymart

1863-66           Woodville [Wilkes-Barre Central]

1866-67           Wyoming

1867-68           Waverly

1868-70           Owego

1870-73           Norwich

1873-76           superintendent, Otsego District

1876-79           Kingston

1879                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1879-82           Columbia

1882-85           Philadelphia Christ

1885-86           Philadelphia Cumberland Street

1886-93           Phoenixville

1893-96           Media

1896-03           Coatesville

1903-04           Wayne

1904                retired

 

Note: Henry E. Wheeler is the father of Minnie S. Wheeler Newberry, wife of Trusten Polk Newberry (1859-1895) of the Philadelphia Conference and a faculty member at Ohio Wesleyan University.  He is the author of several noted books, including History and Exposition of the Twenty-five Articles of Religion of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1908).  Mrs. Wheeler is also the author of several books, articles and gospel hymn texts.


 

WHEELER, HENRY E.

 

Born: 1-19-1856  Edmeston NY                                married: Mrs. Mary Lamb Blair

Died:                                                                           obit: Wyoming Conference 1899, 108

                                                                                    married2: Phoebe Rogers

1885    exhorter’s license                                            obit2: Wyoming Conference

1886    local preacher’s license, Kingston

1892    admitted on trial

1895    ordained deacon

1897    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1888-89           Fly Creek

1889-90           Hillsboro, St. Louis Conference

1890-91           living in Edmeston

1891                Castle Creek (beginning 2/1891)

1891-94           Cherry Ridge

1894-96           Damascus

1896-99           Bethany

1899-01           Harpursville

1901-03           Eatonville

1903-08           on leave

1908                located, page 84

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Henry E. Wheeler appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 431.  The first Mrs. Wheeler was the widow of a Dr. Arthur Edson Blair, M.D.



 

WHITAKER, ADELBERT H.

 

Born: 2-23-1865  Fairdale PA                                                married: Alice Potter

Died: 1926                                                                  obit:

 

Interment: Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott NY

Obit:

 

1899-01           at school

1901-02           North Sanford

1902-05           Wells Bridge

1905-09           Laurens

1909-11           Chenango Forks

1911-12           Vestal

1912-18           on leave

1918                located, page 64

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Adelbert H. Whitaker appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 432.  Mrs. Whitaker is a sister to Albert E. Potter.



 

WHITE, CHARLES

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1854    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1856    ordained deacon

1858    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1853-54           LeRaysville

1854-55           Salem

1855-56           Madison

1856-58           Cherry Ridge

1858-59           Damascus

1879                located



 

WHITE, JOHN

 

Born: 8-23-1823  Wilkes-Barre PA                            married: Melinda C. Blackman [12/31/1844]

Died: c1887                                                                obit: [8/9/1820 – 12/4/902]

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1865-66           Newport

 

Note: John White was a wagon maker and local preacher living in Ashley, where he was Sunday School superintendent 1855-66.


 

WHITEMAN, STEPHEN LEE

 

Born: 3-10-1878  Middlefield NY                             married: Florence Ella Loomis

Died: 12-11-1953                                                        obit: East Ohio Conference 1971, 269

 

1897    exhorter’s license, Middlefield

1898    local preacher’s license, Middlefield

1903    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: North-East Ohio Conference 1954, 689

 

1901-03           Schulyer Lake and Exeter

1903-05           Castle Creek

1905-07           Hartwick and Hyde Park

1907-10           Unadilla

1910-13           Greene

1913-14           Marathon

1914                withdrew, page 61

 

Note: S. Lee Whiteman is the father of Stephen Lee Whiteman II (1903-1969) of the Ohio Conference.  A biographical sketch of S. Lee Whiteman appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 433.

 


 

WHITHAM, JOSEPH

                                  

Born: 12-13-1808 Leeds, England                             married:
Died: 6-24-1863                                                          obit:

 

1842    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1864, 20

 

1842-43           Lisle

1843-44           Greene

1844-46           Spencer

1846-47           Mehoopany

1847-48           Springville

1848-49           Flemingville and Speedville

1849-50           Flemingville

1850-51           Spencer and South Danby Mission

1851-52           Broome

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           located

1854-55           Montrose

1855-56           Apalachin

1856-57           Le Raysville

1857-58           Litchfield

1858-59           Gibson

1859-60           Cherry Ridge

1860-61           Tallmansville

1861-62           Newton

1862-63           Tioga

1863                Oregon.

 

Note:  Joseph Whitham is the son of Rev. John Whitham (1780-1834), a preacher in England who reportedly continued doing so as a Methodist after coming here in 1820 –  but perhaps as a local preacher, as there appears to be no official record of his ministry.  A brief biography of Joseph Whitham appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 259.

 


 

WILBUR, HENRY H.

 

Born: 1-16-1852  Mount Vision NY              married: Susie A. Fowler

Died: 4-23-1918                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1919, 121

 

1881    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1919, 121

 

1881-82           Westville

1882-84           Masonville

1884-87           Guilford

1887-89           Nicholson and South Gibson

1889-91           Nicholson

1891-94           Lestershire

1894-98           Factoryville

1898-06           Tunkhannock

1906-09           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1909-12           Dorranceton

1912-17           Parsons

1917-18           Dallas

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Henry H. Wilbur appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 433.



 

WILBUR, JOHN F.

 

Born: 6-?-1814                                                            married: Eleanor L. ____

Died: 8-4-1890                                                            obit: [d. 8/19/1898]

 

1850    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1852    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Tunkhannock

1854-56           Providence and Archbald

1856-58           Vestal

1858-60           Brooklyn

1860-62           Nicholson

1862-64           Hawley

1864-65           Beach Pond

1865-66           Springville

 

1876                withdrew under charges

1880                census listing in Blakely borough

1888                motion from Peckville quarterly conference to restore credentials ; fails, page 56

 

Note: John F. Wilbur’s son George E. married Frederick L. Hiller’ daughter Fredericka.  John F. Wilbur’s son Henry (b. 1843) is not the Henry H. Wilbur of the Wyoming Conference.


 

WILCOX, THOMAS

 

Born: 12-23-1810                                                        married:

Died: 4-19-1872  Elkhorn WI                                     obit:

 

1838    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wisconsin Conference 1872, 29

 

1846-47           located

1852                charter member Wyoming Conference

1852-53           Mount Pleasant

1853-55           Brooklyn

1855-57           on leave

1857                transfer to Wisconsin Conference

1857-58           Sheboygan Falls

1862                retired

 


 

WILCOX, WILLIAM S.

 

Born: 3-13-1866  Orange PA                                      married: Alice Spencer

Died: 3-3-1922                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1942, 395

                                                                                   

1889    exhorter’s license                                           

1889    local preacher’s license, Lehman

1893    ordained local deacon

1894    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1922, 118

 

1889-92           student, Wyoming Seminary

1892-94           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1894-95           Eaton

1895-97           Askam

1897-99           Cherry Ridge

1899-01           Masonville

1901-03           East Worcester

1903-05           Davenport Center

1905-06           Sidney Center

1906-10           Brooklyn

1910-12           Bald Mount

1912-15           Meshoppen

1915-17           Shavertown

1917-20           New Milford

1920-22           Damascus

 

Note: A biographical sketch of William S. Wilcox appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 434.

 


 

WILD, LUZERNE A.

 

Born: 2-10-1845  Butternuts NY                                married: Lellie V. Brown

Died: 4-6-1922  Mt. Upton NY                                  obit: Wyoming Conference 1920, 115

 

1872    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Maplewood Cemetery, Mt. Upton NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1922, 124

 

1872-74           Masonville

1874-76           New Berlin NY

1876-78           Coventry

1878-80           Windsor

1880-86           on leave for health reasons

1886-94           located

1894-95           Rockdale

1895-97           East Worcester

1897-98           Westford

1898                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Luzerne A. Wild appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 432.



 

WILDER, GRANT B.         

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1891    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1891-93           South New Berlin

1893-94           Preston

1894                withdrew

 

                        entered the Presbyterian ministry

??-1907           Council Bluffs IA

1907-??           Worthington MN Westminster

 


 

WILLETS, HOWARD BANNER

 

Born: 3-4-1892  Guilford NY                                     married: Irene Newing

Died: 1-12-1962                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1978, 241

 

1917    local preacher’s license, Binghamton Centenary

1919    admitted on trial

1922    ordained deacon

1924    ordained elder

 

Interment: Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1962, 227

 

1919-23           Slaterville

1923-25           Berkshire

1925-28           Ouaquaga

1928-30           Portlandville

1930-33           Afton

1933-36           Falls – Mill City

1936-37           Lehman

1937-41           Skinners Eddy

1941-42           Hamlin – Sterling

1942-44           McDonough

1944-48           Coventry

1948-50           North Fenton

1950-54           Hale Eddy

1954-57           on leave

1957                retired

 

Note: Mrs. Willets is a niece to Charles H. Newing. .

 


 

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR ORVIS

 

Born: 2-24-1868  Council Grove KS                          married: Harriet M. Blakeslee

Died: 5-25-1952                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1932, 806

 

1892    admitted on trial

1897    ordained deacon

1899    ordained elder

 

Interment: Montrose Cemetery, Montrose PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1953, 1460

 

1892-94           Randolph

1894-96           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1896-98           Stoddartsville

1898-01           Clifford

1901-03           Bethany

1903-06           Sterling

1906-11           Hornbrook and Ghent

1911-13           Skinner’s Eddy

1913-15           Shavertown – Trucksville

1915-17           Trucksville

1917-21           Scranton St. Paul’s

1921-26           Hamlin

1926                retired

                            1927-29  Orson

                            1929-33  Jackson

 

Note: Arthur O. Williams is the son of George L. Williams and a brother to Laura Williams McDermott, wife of Hugh C. McDermott.  A biographical sketch of Arthur O. Williams appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 435.

 


 

WILLIAMS, BRUCE H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

                                                                                   

license                                                            

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1970-72           student

1972-76           associate, Binghamton Tabernacle

 

 

 

Note:


 


 

WILLIAMS, DAVID

                                  

Born: 9-2-1819  Merthyr, South Wales                      married:
Died: 4-2-1882                                                            obit:

 

1854    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1855    ordained deacon

1858    ordained elder

 

Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1882, 45

 

1853-58           Carbondale Welsh mission

1858-60           Carbondale Welsh mission and Blakely

1860-62           Damascus

1862-64           Beach Pond

1864-65           Ararat

1865-66           Oregon

1866-68           Cherry Ridge

1868-71           Sanford

1871                retired

                             1879        transfer to Northern New York Conference

                             1879-81  Utica Welsh Church

                             1881        transfer to Wyoming Conference

                             1881-82   Carbon Run, Bradford County PA

 

Note:  For comments on the Carbon Run ME church, see The Chronicle for 1998, page 88.  A brief biography of David Williams appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 265.


 

WILLIAMS, GARFORD FLAVEL

 

Born: 6-10-1919  Nicholson PA                                 married: [not married]

Died: 7-6-2002  Johnson City NY                              obit:

 

1946    admitted on trial

1947    ordained deacon

1949    ordained elder

 

Interment: Hillside Cemetery, Lathrop Township PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2004, 221

 

1946-51           Hamlin and Sterling

1951-56           Wanamie and Alden

1956-57           Lanesboro

1957                withdrew

1957-68           Harford Congregational Church, Nicholson PA

1968                “transfer” to Presbyterian Church

1968-?             First Presbyterian Church, Nicholson PA

                            also Welsh Hill Congregational Church

 

Note: Garford F. Williams was an avid historian and wrote a History of the First Presbyterian Church, Nicholson PA (1990) as well as a history of the town itself.



 

WILLIAMS, GEORGE L.

 

Born: 11-28-1836  Windham NY                               married:

Died: 12-31-1909  Montrose PA                                obit: Wyoming Conference

                                                                                    married2: Martha Sanders [1872]

1864    admitted on trial, Kansas Conference                                    obit2: Wyoming Conference 1913, 117

 

Interment: Montrose Cemetery, Montrose PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1910, 131

 

1864-65           Hiawatha and Sabatha

1865-66           Hartford

1866-67           principal, Hartford Collegiate Institute

1867-68           Council Grove

1868-69           Iola

1869-70           Osage mission

1870                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1870-72           Osborne Hollow

1872-74           Hornbrook

1874-77           Herrick

1877-79           Rome

1879-82           Danby

1882-85           Auburn

1885-88           Springville

1888-92           Maine

1892-97           Fairdale

1897-99           Foster

1899-02           North Fenton

1902-05           Franklin Forks

1905                retired

 

Note: George L. Williams is the son of a Free Methodist preacher and the nephew of George L. Fuller of the New York East Conference.  He is father of Arthur O. Williams and of Laura Williams McDermott, wife of Hugh C. McDermott.  A biographical sketch of George L. Williams appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 437.



 

WILLIAMS, HUGH A.

 

Born: 10-12-1862  Harford PA                                  married: Alice J. Penwarden

Died:                                                                           obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1889    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1889-91           Middlefield

1891-92           Fly Creek

1892-94           Sherburne

1894-96           Unadilla

1896-97           Worcester

1897-99           Guilford

1899-00           Hallstead

1900-02           Vestal

1902-04           Auburn

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Hugh A. Williams appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 434.



 

WILLIAMS, JOHN F.

                                  

Born: 9-27-1844  Carbondale PA                               married: Mary Elizabeth Peck
Died: 2-18-1896  Wilkes-Barre PA                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1929, 139

 

1872    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Schenevus NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1896, 97

 

1871-72           Dunmore

1872-33           Spencer

1873-75           Windham

1875-76           Sterling

1876-78           Jermyn

1878-80           Hawley

1880-83           Afton

1883-86           Schenevus

1886-89           Smyrna

1889-93           Plains

1893-94           Dallas

1894-96           Luzerne

 

Note:  Mrs. Williams is the daughter of Luther W. Peck.  A brief biography of John F. Williams appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 263.



 

WILLIAMS, MARTIN VAN BUREN

 

Born: 7-4-1864  Apalachin NY                                  married: Ettie Hayes

Died: 8-11-1946                                                          obit: [d. 1889]

                                                                                    married2: Cora Whiting

1897    admitted on trial                                                                     obit2: Wyoming Conference 1959, 1183

 

Interment: Chenango Valley Cemetery, Binghamton NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1947, 725

 

1897-98           assistant, Binghamton Centenary

1898-04           Binghamton Fairview

1904-05           Lestershire

1905-06           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1906-08           Ashley

1908-12           Athens

1912-18           conference evangelist

1918-20           Meshoppen

1920-22           Newark Valley

1922-27           Bainbridge

1927-30           Oneonta Elm Park

1930                retired

                             Lisle and Vestal Center

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Martin V. Williams appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 438.



 

WILLIAMS, ROBERT HULING

 

Born: 9-5-1894                                                            married: Polly Haskins

Died: 10-26-1936                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1933, 165

                                                                                    married2:

1921    admitted on trial, North-East Ohio Conference                     obit2:

 

Interment:

Obit: North-East Ohio Conference 1937,351

 

1921-23           Danville

1923-29           Steubenville

1928-30           Bridgeport

1930                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1930-34           Binghamton Oak Street

1934                transfer to North-East Ohio Conference, page 286



 

WILLIAMS, W.H.H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1882                located



 

WILLIAMS, WALTER RAYMOND

 

Born: 12-2-1884                                                          married:

Died: 11-1-1972                                                          obit:

                                                                                   

1897    admitted on trial                                                                    

 

Interment:

Obit: California-Nevada Conference 1973, 252

 

1913-15           student

1915-18           Gouldsboro

1918-20           Hawley

1920-23           Larksville

1923-25           Wilkes-Barre Bennett Memorial

1925-28           Harpursville

1928-29           associate, Harpursville

1929-36           Fort Sumner, New Mexico Mission

1936                transfer to Colorado Conference: 1937, page 43

 


 

WILLIS, MICHAEL K.      

 

Born:                                                                           married: Mary L. Ricketts

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1983    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1983    ordained deacon

1986    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1983-84           student

1984-88           Fly Creek

1988-93           Noxen

1993-01           Kingston Dorranceton

2001-10           Vestal

2010                charter member Upper New York Conference



 

WILLISTON, HORACE     

 

Born: 11-6-1856                                                          married: Lela Brandish

Died: 12-25-1935                                                        obit: Pacific Northwest Conference 1959, 890

 

1887    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Pacific Northwest Conference 1936, 71

 

1887-89           Candor

1889-91           Slaterville

1891                transfer to Puget Sound Conference

 


 

WILSON, ISAAC B.

 

Born: 4-22-1844  Blairstown NJ                                 married: Margaret J. Newman

Died: 11-21-1928  Sidney NY                                   obit: [d. 6/24/1872]

                                                                                    married2: Selinda D. Sherer

1880    admitted on trial                                             obit2: Wyoming Conference 1892, 98

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1929, 128

 

1875-77           Lehman

1877-78           Maple Grove

1879-80           student

1880-82           Yatesville

1882-85           Taylorville

1885-86           Gilbertsville

1886-88           Chenango Forks

1888-91           Flemingville

1891-96           Spencer

1896-99           Camptown

1899-01           Meshoppen

1901-06           Slaterville

1906-08           on leave

1908-09           Spencer

1909                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Isaac B. Wilson appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 438.



 

WILSON, JAMES PHILIP

 

Born: 4-25-1908  Northampton, England                   married:

Died: 10-18-1974  Scranton PA                                 obit:

                                                                                   

1929    lay pastor’s license, England

1970    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference                                                                   

 

Interment: cremated, ashes scattered in England

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1975, 179

 

1970-74           Clifford

 

Note:  James P. Wilson was a dentist in England before moving to the United States and entering the ministry in 1970.



 

WILSON, JESSE L.

 

Born: 6-25-1892  Portlandville NY                            married: Rena Elizabeth Richards

Died: 1-26-1976                                                          obit:

                                                                                   

1920    admitted on trial                                                                    

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1976, 223

 

1917-18           McDonough

1918-23           Harpursville

1923-26           associate, Binghamton Tabernacle

1926-32           Ogden

1932-45           Scranton Simpson

1945-48           approved evangelist

1948-56           Dalton

1956                retired

                                            associate, Scranton Asbury

                                            Thornhurst

                             1960-61  Lakeville

                             1963-64  Throop

                             1965-66  Throop



 

WILSON, ROLLIN E.

 

Born: 8-12-1873  Pennsdale PA                                 married: Eva Babcock
Died: 10-22-1958  Dansville NY                                obit: Genesee Conference 1960,191

 

1895    license, Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Evangelical Church
1898    ordained deacon, Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Evangelical Church
1906    ordained elder, Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Evangelical Church

 

Interment: Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville NY
Obit: Genesee Conference 1959,900

 

1895-97           Steuben NY

1897-98           located to attend normal school

1898-02           student, Central Pennsylvania College in New Berlin
1902-03           Susquehanna
1903-04           located

                             1903-04  Flycreek ME
1904-06           Steuben
1906-07           Mt. Rock
1907-09           York Bethany
1909                transfer to the Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1909-11           Hallstead

1911                transfer to Genesee Conference

1911-14           Allen’s Hill

1914-15           Conesus

1915-16           Cohocton

1916-17           Pulteney

1917-18           Cameron

1918-19           Delevan-Yorkshire

1919-20           sabbatical

1920-22           Rushford

1922-25           Garland-Oyis

1925-26           East Bloomfield

1926-17           Warren’s Corners

1927-28           South Royalton

1928-31           West Barre

1931-36           Alabama-Basom

1936-38           Genesee-Shongo

1938                retired



 

WILSON, STANLEY M.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Esther

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1965    license

?          ordained deacon

 

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1965-68           Columbus

1968-79           Plymouth NY

1979-86           North Norwich

1986-87           (not appointed)

1987-94           assistant, Norwich Broad Street

1994-95           (not appointed)

1995                retired

 

Note: Stanley M. Wilson served as a local preacher.



 

WOEHRLE, JOHN W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1876    admitted on trial, East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association

1878    ordained deacon, East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association

1880    ordained elder, East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1876-77           Sterling

1877-78           Pleasant Valley

1878-79           Bath and Ackermantown

1879-80           Wayne

1880-83           Mount Carmel

1883-86           Wilkes-Barre

1886-88           Brownstown

1888-89           ? (journal missing)

1889-91           Kutztown

1891                identifies with faction that becomes United Evangelical Church

1891-93           ? (journals missing)

1893-94           Bethlehem mission

1894-95           Lititz

1895                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, page 51

1895-96           Beach Lake (did not finish the year)

1896                withdrew, page 64 – returned to United Evangelical Church in mid-year

1896-98           Weissport (beginning during 1895-96 year)

1898                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, page 59

1898-00           Dundaff

1900                withdrew, page 74 – returned to United Evangelical Church

1900-02           Slatington

1902-03           ? (journal missing)

1903-04           Weissport

1904-05           Hazleton

1905                withdrew, page 23

 

Note: This surname is also rendered WORLEY.



 

WOLCOTT, WALLACE CLIFTON

 

Born: 5-19-1875  Delphi NY                                      married: Anna Belle Snyder

Died: 12-3-1917  Mehoopany PA                              obit: Wyoming Conference 1972, 270

 

1906    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Vaughn Cemetery, near Mehoopany PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1918, 135

 

1906-07           Old Forge

1907-08           Eatonville

1908-12           Mehoopany

1912-14           Bald Mount

1914-17           Plains

1917                retired

 


 

WOOD, ALONZO

                                  

Born: 1-15-1808  Groton NY                                     married: Angeline Mallory
Died: 5-14-1874  Chesaning MI                                 obit: [11/11/1810 – 3/11/1878]

 

1829    exhorter’s license

1830    local preacher’s license

1833    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1875, 39

 

1830-33           supply work

1833-34           Speedsville

1834-36           Broome

1836-37           Slaterville

1837-39           Groton

1839-41           Owasco Mission

1841-43           Cayuga

1843-45           Mentz and Sennett

1845-48           chaplain, Auburn Prison

1848-50           Groton

1850-51           Cayuga

1851-52           Ledyard

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-52           Ledyard

1853-54           North Lansing

1854                retired for health reasons

 

Note:  A brief biography of Alonzo Wood appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 263.



 

WOOD, CHARLES GILES      

 

Born: 11-18-1833                                                        married:

Died: 6-18-1923                                                          obit:

 

1882    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Illinois Conference 1923, 125

 

1882-83           Beach Pond

1883                transfer to Illinois Conference



 

WOOD, J. A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

 

1867                located

1874                withdrew under charges

 


 

WOOD, JOHN A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1849    admitted on trial, Vermont Conference

1854    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1853-55           Osborne Hollow

1855-56           Windsor

1856-58           Susquehanna

1858-60           Binghamton Court Street

1860-61           Brooklyn

1861-62           Waverly, Factoryville and Athens

1862-64           Wilkes-Barre

 

1874                transfer to Northern New York Conference



 

WOOD, KENNETH E.

                                            

Born:                                                                           married: Karen

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1967    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1967    ordained deacon

1970    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1967-70           student

1970-74           Tioga Center

1974-78           Windsor

1978-85           Vestal

1985-90           conference council director

1990-94           Owego

1994-06           Endicott Central

2006                retired

                            2006-10  associate, Owego (beginning 9/1/2006)

    2010       charter member Upper New York Conference

 


 

WOOD, ROBERT

 

Born: 9-29-1916  Newcastle-On-Tyne, England        married: Ella Frances Gobble

Died: 9-3-1972                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1991, 340

                                                                                   

1934    admitted on trial                                                                    

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1973, 287

 

1930-34           Litchfield

1934-37           Wells Bridge

1937-39           Guilford – Mt. Upton

1939-43           Newton

1943-46           Plains

1946-57           Carverton

1957-65           Nicholson

1965-67           Scranton St. Paul’s

1967-71           on leave

1971                retired   

 

Note: Robert Wood is the father of Robert L. Wood.



 

WOOD, ROBERT G.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Marianne

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1979    license

1983    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference: recommended by Port Crane

1984    ordained deacon

1986    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1979-81           student, Mansfield Univeristy

    1979-81  Hornbrook

1981-84           student, Boston University (ending 1/1984)

1984-86           Davenport (beginning 1/1984)

1986-89           Davenport – West Davenport (ending 6/15/1989)

1989-92           Greene (beginning 6/15/1989 and ending 7/15/1992)

1992-98           Wilkes-Barre Albright (beginning 7/15/1992)

1998-03           Duryea

2003-07           Tunkhannock

2007-10           Vestal Calvary

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

WOOD, ROBERT L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1964    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1965    ordained deacon

1967    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1964-67           Sterling

1967-70           Waymart

1970-71           associate. Endicott Central

1971-77           Plains

1977-83           Lake Winola

1983-86           Dalton (ending 8/31/1986)

1986-87           Dallas (beginning 9/1/1986)

1987-90           Chinchilla

1990-91           sabbatical leave

1991-92           Factoryville

1992-94           Sterling

1994-02           Whitney Point

2002                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Robert L. Wood is the son of Robert Wood.

 


 

WOOD, STEPHEN H.

 

Born: 6-12-1847  Montgomery NY                            married: S. Estella Wood

Died: 1-14-1928                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1937, 137

 

1876    license, Freewill Baptist Church

1876    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

 

Interment: Chenango Valley Cemetery, Binghamton NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1928, 138

 

1873-76           pastor, Freewill Baptist Church

1876-77           Nineveh

1877-78           Decatur

1878-80           Herrick Center

1880-83           West Nicholson

1883-85           North Fenton

1885-88           Coventry

1888-91           West Edmeston

1891-93           Gilbertsville

1893-96           Smyrna

1896-99           Lisle

1899-00           Chenango Forks

1900                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Stephen H. Wood appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 436.



 

WOODALL, RONDALL I.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1947    admitted on trial, Indiana Conference

1953    ordained deacon

1955    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1948-49           Rockford

1949-51           Hanover (ending 4/8/1951)

1951                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1951-54           Hop Bottom (beginning 4/8/1951)

1954-56           Montdale

1956-60           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1960-66           Tunkhannock

1966-69           Binghamton Chenango Street

1969-72           Owego

1972-78           Endwell

1978-83           Binghamton High Street

1983-88           Montrose

1988                Great Bend (ending 10/31/1988)

1988                retired (11/1/1988)

                            1989  Binghamton Chenango Street (beginning 1/1 – 5/30)

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

WOODRUFF, JACOB D.

                                  

Born:                                                                           married: Melissa A. Atkinson
Died:                                                                           obit: [b. 11/?/1834 – 4/11/1872]

 

1865    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:      
Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1865-66           Gibson

1866-67           Plainsville

1867-68           Stoddartville

1868-69           Oregon

1869-70           Lackawaxen

1870-71           Tallmansville

1871-73           Narrowsburg

1873-74           Union Centre

1874-75           Chenango Forks

1875-76           Fairdale

1876                withdrew to join the ministry of the Congregational Church

 

Note:  Jacob D. Woodruff is the brother of James O. Woodruff.  After preaching in the Congregational church for a few years, he left the ministry to study medicine.  Soon after his graduation from medical school, he died of pneumonia.



 

WOODRUFF, JAMES OSCAR

                                  

Born: 2-27-1838  Connecticut Farms NJ                    married: Eliza J. Townley
Died: 3-30-1896  Binghamton NY                             obit: [b. 1836]

 

1860    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1860    ordained deacon

1864    ordained elder

 

Interment: Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1896, 98

 

1860-62           Blakely

1862-64           Sterling

1864-67           Salem

1867-70           Carbondale

1870-73           Honesdale

1873-76           Owego

1876-79           Pittston

1879-81           Norwich

1881-83           Kingston

1883-86           Wilkes-Barre Franklin Street

1886-89           Waverly NY

1889-94           Plymouth

1894-96           superintendent, Binghamton District.

 

Note:  James O. Woodruff is a brother to Jacob D. Woodruff.  A brief biography of James O. Woodruff appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 266.

 


 

WORDEN, PETER S.

                                  

Born: 3-27-1817  Smyrna NY                                                married: Sarah Green
Died: 7-28-1889  Binghamton NY                             obit: Wyoming Conference 1886, 53

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Boyce

1839    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference                        obit2:

 

Interment: Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1890, 79

 

1839-40           Greene

1840-41           Page Brook

1841-43           Berkshire

1843-45           Waverly and Athens

1845-47           Tunkhannock and Wyoming

1847-48           Carbondale

1848-50           Berkshire

1850-52           Newark

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           on leave

1853-55           Speedsville

1855-56           Berkshire

1856-57           Binghamton Court Street

1857-62           principal, Susquehanna Seminary

1862-63           Maine

1863-64           Binghamton Court Street

1864-66           Broome

1866-67           Chenango

1867-68           Page Brook

1868-70           Union NY

1870-71           Port Dickinson

1871                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of Peter S. Worden appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 268.

 


 

WORRALL, DAVIDSON

                                  

Born: 3-?-1808  Eastchurch, England                         married:
Died: 8-23-1866  Factoryville PA                              obit:

 

1853    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1857    ordained elder

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1867, 37

 

1852-53           Orwell

1853-55           Speedsville

1855-57           Abington

1857-59           Nicholson

1859-61           Gibson

1861-63           Skinner’s Eddy

1863-64           Springville

1864-66           Nicholson

 

Note:  The is name is also rendered DAVISON WORRELL.  A brief biography of Davidson Worrall appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 264.

 


 

WORTHING, JONATHAN

                                  

Born: 10-29-1789  Bristol NH                                    married: Betsy Hackett [4/10/1814]
Died: 8-11-1874  Binghamton NY                             obit: [d. 1821]

                                                                                    married2: Sarah Carter Robie [1821]

1810    admitted on trial, New England Conference  obit2: [8/2/1875 – 1/22/1870]

1812    ordained deacon

1816    ordained elder

 

Interment: Glenwood Cemetery, Binghamton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1875, 40

 

1810-11           Tuftonboro and Rochester

1811-12           Industry

1812-13           Falmouth

1813-25           located

1825                transfer to Genesee Conference

1825-27           Camden

1827-29           Westmoreland

1829                charter member of Oneida Conference

1829-31           Herkimer

1831-32           Fulton

1832-33           Fabius

1833-35           Onondaga

1835-37           Madison

1837-39           Scipio

1839-40           Scott

1840-41           Spafford

1841-42           Scipio

1842-44           Owasco

1844-45           Ledyard

1845-46           on leave

1846-47           Groton

1847048          Dryden and Virgil

1848-49           on leave

1849-51           Freetown

1851                retired

     1852  charter member of Wyoming Conference

 

Note:  Jonathan Worhing is the father of Frances Worthing Porter, wife of George P. Porter.  The second Mrs. Worthing (nee Carter) was the widow of a Mr. John Robie.  A brief biography of Jonathan Worthing appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 265.



 

WRIGHT, ORIN PALMER

 

Born: 7-28-1850                                                          married: Julia W. Murray

Died: 6-26-1922                                                          obit: Maine Conference 1934, 276

 

1877    admitted on trial, New Hampshire Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Maine Conference 1923, 353

 

1886                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1886-89           Scranton Asbury

1889-91           Scranton Simpson

1891-92           Wilkes-Barre Central

1892                transfer to St. Louis Conference

 


 

WRIGHT, SANDERS F.

 

Born: 10-27-1828  Broome County NY                     married: Eliza E, Bryant

Died: 2-5-1918  Deposit NY                                      obit: Wyoming Conference 1913, 118

 

1858    exhorter’s license, Lanesboro

1860    local preacher’s license, Lanesboro

1861    local preacher’s license, Kingston

1862    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1864    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1918, 128

 

1862-64           Stoddartsville

1864-65           Dundaff

1865-67           Clifford

1867-69           Blakely

1869-72           Salem

1872-74           Gibsonburg

1874-75           Union PA

1875-76           Waymart

1876-79           Mount Pleasant

1879-82           Hornbrook

1882-85           Nichols

1885-86           Berkshire

1886-88           Le Raysville

1888-90           Barton

1890-91           Orwell

1891-92           Kern Summit

1892                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Sanders F. Wright appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 436.

 


 

WRIGLEY, ABEL

 

Born: 7-8-1842  Yorkshire, England                          married: Mary Chase

Died: 11-22-1909                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1934, 406

 

1874    local preacher’s license

1876    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1910, 126

 

1875-76           Springville

1876-79           Auburn

1878-82           Sanford

1882-85           Middlefield

1885-88           Fly Creek

1888-91           Westford

1891-94           Hartwick

1894-98           Carverton

1898-99           Lehman

1899-02           Newton

1902-05           Mill City

1905-07           Gilbertsville

1907                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Abel Wrigley appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 437.



 

WYATT, ALBERT HARMON

 

Born: 10-16-1839                                                        married:

Died: 4-29-1909                                                          obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: New York East Conference 1910, 108

 

1874                transfer to Erie Conference

 


 

WYATT, WILLIAM

                                  

Born: 2-20-1812  Danby NY                                      married: Mary Almena Reynolds
Died: 3-19-1879  Albany NY                                     obit: Wyoming Conference 1898, 99

 

1831    exhorter’s license

1832    local preacher’s license

1835    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1879, 35

 

1835-36           Windsor

1836-37           Slaterville;

1837-38           Barton

1838-40           Speedsville

1840-42           Candor

1842                transfer to Black River Conference

1842-44           Adams

1844-45           Watertown

1845-47           Lowville

1847                transfer to Oneida Conference

1847-49           Oxford

1849-51           Utica Bleecker Street, Utica

1851-52           Honesdale

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Carbondale

1854-55           Wilkes-Barre Franklin Street

1855-59           superintendent, Wyoming District

1859-62           superintendent, Honesdale District

1862-64           Binghamton Henry Street, Binghamton

1864-65           chaplain, 109th Regiment of New York Volunteers

1865                retired

 

Note:  William Wyatt is the father of Albert Harmon Wyatt (1839-1909) of the New York East Conference and Elizabeth Wyatt Abbott, wife of William Penn Abbott (1838-1878) of the New York Conference.  He is also an uncle to (his sister’s son) Francis Asbury King.  A brief biography of William Wyatt appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 267.  Mrs. Reynolds is the daughter of Reuben Reynolds (1791-1876) of the Northern New York Conference. 

 


 

WYCKOFF, RONALD A.        

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1951    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit

 

1942-43           Tabernacle NJ

1945-47           Pittston St. Paul’s

1947-48           Skinner’s Eddy

1948-51           student,

1951                Sherburne (ending 12/1/1951)

1951                “transfer” to the Episcopal Church

 

Note:  Ronald A. Wyckoff may also have been affiliated with the New Jersey Conference prior to 1951.  This may be the Ronald A. Wyckoff who was born in New Jersey 10/21/1918 and died in Binghamton NY 3/11/1991.