ARCHIVES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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

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

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NESS, CARROLL CLINTON

 

Born: 6-16-1922  Yoe PA                                           married: Miriam Louise Irick
Died: 4-13-2008  Inverness FL                                   obit: [8/21/1924 – 9/12/2000]

 

1943    license, recommended by Bethany, Berwick
1945    ordained elder

 

Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery, Clermont FL
Obit:

 

1943-45           Keystone-Perry
1945-47           Bryansville
1947                Penns Creek (ending 9/1947)
1947-90           missionary, Africa Inland Mission (beginning 9/1947)

1990                retired

 

Note: Carroll C. Ness is the son of Clinton R. Ness.



 

NESS, CLINTON RAYMOND

 

Born: 5-7-1900  Jacobus PA                                       married: Mary May Sheffer
Died: 1-4-1983  Lancaster PA                                    obit: 1979,247

 

1919    license, recommended by Jacobus Christ
1922    ordained deacon
1924    ordained elder

 

Interment: Prospect Hill Cemetery, York PA
Obit: 1983,405


1920-21           Charlton, East Pennsylvania Conference
1921-28           Yoe
1928-35           York Bethany
1935-43           Berwick North
1943-51           Wrightsville
1951-58           Milton First
1958-65           York Christ

1965                retired

                            1965-80  chaplain, York County Home and Hospital (beginning 10/1965)

 

Note: Clinton R. Ness is the father of Carroll C. Ness.

 


 

NEWCOMER, JACOB ELMER

 

Born: 10-31-1863  Cumberland County PA               married: Amanda Emily Whitmer

Died: 6-6-1947  Lewisburg PA                                  obit: 1937,81

 

1906    license, recommended by Harrisburg Park Street
1913    ordained deacon
1915    ordained elder

 

Interment: Mt. Holly Springs PA
Obit: 1948,99

 

1906-19           local preacher, East Pennsylvania Conference

1909                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1909-10           local preacher

1910-14           Keystone
1914-18           Hanover circuit
1918-20           Leesburg
1920-28           Liverpool
1928-33           Lewisberry
1933                retired

 


 

NEWCOMER, JESSE CARPENTER

 

Born: 5-5-1909  Williamsport PA                               married: Anna D. Winklebleck
Died: 9-9-1962                                                            obit: 1966,146

 

1944    license, recommended by Williamsport St. John’s
1947    ordained elder

 

Interment: Buchanan Cemetery, Williamsport PA
Obit: 1963,101

 

1944-47           Montoursville

1947-51           Selinsgrove

1951-52           without assignment

1952-53           Nescopek

1953-58           Wrightsville

1958-62           Mechanicsburg

1962                Williamsport circuit

 


 

NEUHAUSER, JOHN H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died: 2-28-1919                                                          obit:

 

1897    license
1904    ordained elder, Lutheran Church

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

                        “transfer” to the Lutheran Church

1906-08           Cleveland Bethany

1908-?             Indianapolis Second

?      -11           Auburn IN

1911-16           Shelby OH

1916                retired for health reasons

 

Note: This surname is also rendered NEWHAUSER


 

NOBLE, DAVID A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1920    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: This may be the Rev. David A. Noble of the Presbyterian Church in the Philadelphia area in the 1940’s.


 

NOECKER, JOHN

 

Born: 2-18-1814                                                          married: Priscilla High
Died: 8-3-1887                                                            obit: [11/22/1818 – 1/30/1894]

 

1834    license

Interment: Paradise United Brethren Cemetery, Chapman township, Snyder County PA
Obit
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1834-35           Gettysburg circuit

1835-36           Erie circuit

1836-37           Canton OH

1837-38           Lancaster circuit

1838-39           Indiana circuit

1839-40           Bedford

1840-41           Columbia
                        no further record

 

Note: John Noecker is the father of Rev. Milton Monroe Noecker (1860-1930) of the Reformed Church.  He emigrated from Germany to Watsontown PA and entered the ministry.  About 1840 he married Priscilla High (also from Watsontown), retired from the itinerancy, and settled near Middleburg PA.


 

NORMAN, F.S.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1886    license

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

NORTHACKER, HOWARD A.

 

Born: 12-4-1886  Scranton PA                                   married: Dorothea Holz
Died: 9-10-1967  FL                                                   obit:

 

1907    license
1915    ordained deacon

Interment:
Obit:


1915-16           graduate student, Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton NJ

                        “transfer” to the Presbyterian Church

1919-60           Elmhurst Presbyterian Church, Queens NY

 

Note: Dr. Howard A. Northacker is the author of the 1927 History of the First Presbyterian Church of Newtown at Elmhurst.