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Methodist roster, 1888, Centerville and Mt. Zion (Lincoln Co.)
Posted by: Dennis Johnson (ID *****3355) Date: January 31, 2004 at 21:35:33
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There is a list of Methodist Episcopal church members online, taken from "Palmer's Directory of the Methodist Episcopal Church for Dakota Conference - 1888, by Rev. John G. Palmer (pages 99 and 100)." The information was transcribed by Joy Fisher, jfisher@ucla.edu and can be viewed at ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/sd/turner/church/centerville.txt .
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It says:
Centerville - This charge consists of two appointments - Centerville and Mount Zion. The Centerville class was organized by Rev. J. L. Gray, who now lives at this point, in 1876, with 9 members. At present there are 35 members. During the pastorate of Rev. W. O. Harpel, a church building worth $2200 was erected. The Mount Zion class was organized in September, 1876, by Rev. J. W. Spangler with 12 members. Here there is a church building valued at $600, and a membership of 29. Rev. C. J. Bliss is pastor.
.....Local Preacher - Rev. J. L. Gray.
.....Trustees - W. A. Ellis, H. F. Pelton, A. J. Ayer, W. W. Allen, John Nobles, Richard Williams.
.....Stewards - Susa Ellis, H. F. Pelton, S. S. Dunn, John Nobles, W. W. Brown, Lizzie Williams.
.....Class Leader - Charles Foster.
.....S. S. Superintendents - O. S. Main, W. W. Brown.
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Names of members
(last name - first name - membership)
Allen, Charles - MZ
Allen, Lina - MZ
Allen, Mina - C
Allen, Perry - MZ
Allen, Sarah - MZ
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Allen, W. - C
Andrews, Charles - MZ
Andrews, Emma - MZ
Austin, Angeline - MZ
Ayer, A. J. - C
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Ayer, Addie - C
Ayer, Annie - C
Birch, Mary - MZ
Brown, Ella - MZ
Brown, George - MZ
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Brown, W. W. - MZ
Caniff, M. A. - C
Crane, Jane - MZ
Crane, Salome - MZ
Crane, Wm. - MZ
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Crane, Wm. (Jr.) - MZ
Cross, Eva - C
Cross, Josie - C
Cross, Nellie - C
Cross, Sherman - C
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Dunn, Martha - C
Dunn, S. S. - C
Ellis, Susa - C
Ellis, W. A. - C
Filkins, Alice - MZ
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Filkins, George - MZ
Foster, Charles - MZ
Foster, Edith - MZ
Foster, Francis - MZ
Gray, J. L. (Rev.) C
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Gray, Julia - C
Haines, Mary - C
Hastings, Lucy - MZ
Holcomb, A. - C
Holcomb, H. P. - C
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Holcomb, L. e. - C
Holcomb, Miranda - C
Hoyne, Wm. - C
Jewell, Flora - C
Jewell, J. W. - C
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Jewell, Mary - C
Jones, C. K. - C
Jones, Isaac - C
Jordanson, Lena - probationer
Keller, Cora - C
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Keller, Emma - C
Main, O. S. - C
Miles, Etta - MZ
Miles, Samuel - MZ
Minot, Orpha - MZ
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Nobles, John - MZ
Nobles, Mary - MZ
Pelton, Etta - C
Pelton, H. E. - C
Pelton, Nellie - C
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Wheeler, Mary - MZ
Williams, Lizzie - MZ
Williams, Richard - MZ
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