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SANDERS, FRANK HAVEN

 

Born: 12-12-1892  Paxtonville PA                             married: Sadie Victoria Huffman
Died: 3-17-1962  Stuart FL                                        obit: 1953,79

                                                                                    married2: Sadie M. Biddle Fisher

1913    license                                                             obit2: 1971,375
1915    ordained deacon
1917    ordained elder

 

Interment: Beavertown Cemetery, Beavertown PA
Obit: 1962,94

 

1913-18           Leesburg
1918-25           Cumberland
1925-31           York Christ
1931-39           Williamsport St. John
1939-46           superintendent, Evangelical Homes at Lewisburg PA

1946-50           Winfield

1950-55           Winfield and New Berlin

1955-61           Northumberland

1961                retired

 

 

Note: Frank H. Sanders is a brother to Anna Sanders Coleman, wife of Arthur B. Coleman.

 


 

SANNER, WILLIAM MORTIMER

 

Born: 12-16-1862  Baltimore MD                                          married: Anna Royston
Died: 8-4-1934                                                                        obit: 1933,82

 

1896    license
1898    ordained deacon
1900    ordained elder

 

Interment: Louden Park Cemetery, Baltimore MD
Obit: 1935,85

 

1896-97           Good Will
1897-98           Altoona
1898-90           Red Lion
1890-93           White Deer
1903-05           Williamsport St. Paul
1905-06           Perry circuit
1906-19           retired
1919-20           Baltimore St. Paul
1920-22           Harford
1922                retired

 


 

SCHAEFFER, DANIEL P.

 

Born: 7-13-1848  Lebanon County PA                      married: Addie George
Died: 2-22-1912  Idaville PA                                     obit:

 

1891    license, recommended by Mt Zion on the Hagerstown circuit
1893    ordained deacon        
1895    ordained elder

 

Interment: Zearfoss MD
Obit: 1912,66

 

1891-93           Liverpool
1893-95           Lewisberry
1895-96           Sugar Valley
1896-99           Millmont
1899-02           Wellsville
1902-04           Bloserville
1904-08           Craleyville
1908-10           Bryansville
1910-12           Idaville

 

Note: This surname is also given as SCHAFFER.


 

SCHAFFER, GEORGE

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1874                deposed

 


 

SCHECHTERLY, JOHN RAYMOND

 

Born: 11-10-1885  Berwick PA                                  married: Salome Catharine Becker
Died: 4-13-1958  Williamsport PA                             obit: 1945,83

 

1908    license, recommended by Nescopeck
1914    ordained deacon
1919    ordained elder

 

Interment: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Myerstown PA
Obit: 1958,95


1910-11           Berwick West
1911-12           Lopez
1912-16           Sonestown
1916-21           Buffalo Valley
1921-25           Danville
1925-29           Ringtown
1929-32           Rebersburg
1932-41           McClure

1941-47           Wellsville

1947-53           Williamsport Grace

1953                retired

 


 

SCHLEH, GEORGE HARRY

 

Born: 1853                                                                  married: Mary Alice Krause
Died: 1929                                                                  obit: [3/3/1853 - ?]

                                                                                    married2: Alice Susan Baughman Brown

license                                                                         obit2:
1879    ordained deacon
1881    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1877-79           Jersey Shore circuit
1879-82           Dillsburg
1882-85           Prospect
1885-88           Baltimore Trinity
1888                deposed from the ministry and expelled from the Church, page 7

 

 

Note: G. H. Schleh was the pastor of record when the Evangelical churches were erected in East Berlin in 1879 and Bryansville in 1882.  He later became a prominent lecturer for the Woodmen of the World lodge and is the author of the 1914 biography of Joseph Cullen Root (1844-1913), founder of the Woodmen of the World.  In 1916 Dr. G.H. Schleh was the Congregational minister in Krakow NE.  The first Mrs. Schleh is the daughter of Abraham Krause and the granddaughter of James Barber.  The second marriage appears to have taken place about the time G.H. Schleh left the Conference.

 


 

SCHLOSSER, NOAH

 

Born: c1823  Franklin County PA                              married: Katherine Maxwell

Died: 1909  Denver CO                                              obit: [c1833 – 1914]

 

1844    license

1846    deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1844-46           Virginia Circuit

1846                located

1848                admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1848-49           Mifflin

1849-50           McConnellsburg

1850-51           Jacksonville

1851-52           Sweet Springs

1852-53           Baltimore Canton-Asbury

1853-54           Washington Ryland

1854-57           St. Mary’s (did not finish third year)

1857                charter member of East Baltimore Conference

1857-58           located

1858-60           Green Village

1860-61           located

1861                retired

                             1868  charter member of Central Pennsylvania Conference

                             1879  located at own request

                                       became a dentist

                             1883  moved to Denver CO

 

Note: Information on Noah Schlosser is in the biographical files at the conference archives.

 


 

SCHLOYER, RAY W.

 

Born: 12-25-1919  Nescopek PA                                married: Faustina Grasley
Died: 6-26-1990                                                          obit:

 

1957    license, recommended by Berwick Bower Memorial
1965    ordained elder

 

Interment: Pine Grove Cemetery Annex, Berwick PA
Obit: 1991,488

 

1956-61           Dushore–Lopez
1961-68           Leesburg

1968-79           Montoursville Bethel

1979-85           Danville Trinity
1985                retired

                             Columbia circuit

                             Mt. Zion – Kulp

                             Light Street

                             Nescopek and Mt. Zion United Church of Chirst


 

SCHNABEL, GEORGE ERNEST

 

Born: 12-23-1894  Olean NY                                     married: Marguerite Breyfogel
Died: 9-13-1978  Syracuse NY                                  obit: Baltimore Conference 1979,399

 

1917    license, East Pennsylvania Conference
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: Baltimore Conference 1979,392

 

1915-17           West Lawn

1917-26           Syracuse Immanuel, New York Conference
1926-51           Washington DC Albright Memorial

1951                transfer to Virginia Conference

1951-67           Arlington St. Mark’s

1967                retired

                             1970  transfer by boundary change to the Baltimore Conference

 

Note: Mrs. Schnabel is the daughter of Sylvanus C. Breyfogel (1851-1934), Evangelical Association bishop and author and seminary president.

 


 

SCHNEIDER, GEORGE

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1825    license
1829    ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1825-26           Lancaster OH circuit
1826-27           Schuylkill circuit
1827-28           Center circuit
1828-29           Sandusky
1829-30           Lancaster circuit
1830-31           Union circuit
1831-32           Lake NY circuit
1832-33           Shenandoah VA circuit
1833-34           Lycoming circuit
1834-35           Somerset circuit
1835-36           Cumberland circuit
1836                located

 


 

SCHREIBER, HENRY

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1869    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

SEARLE, HENRY THEOPHILUS

 

Born: 4-2-1851  Chamberwell England                      married: Clarissa Sybilla Meals
Died: 7-1-1934  Lancaster PA                                    obit: 1917,78

 

1880    license, recommended by Williamsport Newberry
1883    ordained deacon
1885    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1935,84

 

1881-82           Jersey Shore circuit
1882-83           Nittany Valley
1883-85           Bendersville
1885-90           Alberton
1890-92           New Berlin
1892-95           Perry
1895-98           Liverpool
1898-01           Nittany Valley
1901-04           Port Trevorton
1904-07           Sugar Valley
1907-09           Mt. Rock
1909-11           Leesburg
1911-15           Wrightsville
1915-19           Lemoyne
1919                retired

 


 

SECHRIST, JAMES R.

 

Born: 2-29-1852  Chanceford PA                              married: Della Jane Reichard
Died: 11-27-1930  Howard PA                                  obit: 1922,74

 

1880    license
1884    ordained deacon
1886    ordained elder

 

Interment: Red Lion Cemetery, Red Lion PA
Obit: 1931,76

 

1881-82           East Prospect (6 months)
1882-83           Cumberland
1883-84           Nittany Valley
1884-86           Jersey Shore
1886-89           Liberty
1889-92           Perry
1892-95           Cumberland
1895-99           Howard
1899-03           Lock Haven circuit
1903-05           Columbia
1905-09           Center Hall
1909-13           Bellwood
1913-17           Dallastown
1917-18           Burnham
1918-22           Mifflin
1922                retired

 


 

SEIBERT, JAMES L.W.

 

Born: 5-2-1826  Woodstock VA                                married: Barbara Weller
Died: 9-13-1897  Somerset PA                                   obit:

 

1845    license
1847    ordained deacon
1851    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1845-46           Somerset
1846-48           Bedford
1848-49           Somerset
1849-51           Strasburg [Shrewsbury]
1851-53           Columbia
1853-54           Cumberland
1854-55           editor,  Evangelical Messenger

                        transfer to the Ohio Conference

transfer to Pittsburgh Conference

1857-60           Stahlstown

                        superintendent, Somerset District

1876-78           Somerset Grace

1893-94           Somerset-Gephart

1894                sided with the United Evangelical faction during the denominational split

 

Note: James L.W. Seibert is a brother to Samuel W. Seibert.  This surname is also rendered SEYBERT.


 

SEIBERT, SAMUEL W.

 

Born: 4-1-1824  Woodstock VA                                married: Eleanor K. Neilson
Died: 5-28-1913  Newport PA                                   obit: [12/20/1826 – 6/16/1905]

             

1846    license
1854    ordained deacon
1856    ordained elder

 

Interment: Elliottsburg PA
Obit: 1914,67

 

1845-46           Bedford
1846-47           Columbia
1847-48           Perry
1848-52           located
1852-54           Blockhouse and Cherry
1854-56           Shrewsbury
1856-58           Gettysburg
1858-59           Franklin
1859-61           Gettysburg
1861-64           superintendent, Susquehanna District
1864-65           Buffalo circuit
1865-67           Lock Haven circuit
1867-69           Lock Haven Mission
1869-70           Port Trevorton
1870-72           Perry
1872-73           collector for Carlisle church
1873-75           Mifflin
1875-76           superintendent, Carlisle District
1876-77           superintendent, Baltimore District
1877-79           York District
1879-81           Liverpool
1881-82           located
1882-83           Lewistown and Patterson
1883-84           located
1884-87           superintendent,  Lewisburg District
1887-88           Carlisle
1888                located

 

Note: Samuel W. Seibert is a brother to James L.W. Seibert.  This surname is also rendered SEYBERT.

 


 

SEIFERT, ULYSSES GRANT.

 

Born: 2-2-1866  near Rossville PA                             married: Emma Ortmeyer
Died: 11-28-1940                                                        obit:

 

1893    license
1896    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Emmanuel Church Cemetery, Lewisberry PA
Obit: 1941,91

 

Note: U.G. Seifert lived in Rossville and was a member of the Mt. Airy church.  He was an active local pastor.  He is the great nephew of Lutheran pastor Henry Seifert.



 

SEITZ, DALE E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1920    license

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

SEITZ, F.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1896    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: This is believed to be Flavel Seitz of Immanuel Church in Glen Rock.


 

SHAEFFER, J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license
1870    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

SHAFER, EMANUEL E.

 

Born: 7-13-1861  Pine Station PA                              married:
Died: 8-10-1910  Baltimore MD                                obit:

 

1891    license
1893    ordained deacon
1895    ordained elder

 

Interment: Green Burr Cemetery, Clinton County PA
Obit: 1911,48

 

1891-93           Light Street
1893-97           Ransom
1897-01           Zion's Grove
1901-03           Columbia circuit
1903-07           North Berwick
1907-10           Baltimore Olive Branch



 

SHAFER, GEORGE

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license
?          ordained deacon
?          ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1837-38           Cumberland
1838-39           Gettysburg
1839-40           Lancaster
1840-41           Cumberland
1841-42           Union
1842-44           Columbia
1844-46           York circuit
1846                located
                        withdrew from the Church

 


 

SHAFER, JOHN RICHARD

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1946    license, recommended by Williamsport First
1950    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1947-50           Keystone-Perry
1950-54           Sugar Valley
1954-59           Montoursville
1959-67           Cumberland charge

1967-83           Williamsport St. John’s

1983-92           New Cumberland Baughman Memorial

1992                retired

                             1992-97  associate, Unityville

                             1999-01  Trout Run – Rose Valley

                             2003        Avis (7/1/03 -9/7/03)

                             2006-07  Williamsport Faxon-Kenmar (9/6/06 – 6/30/07)

                             2008        Jersey Shore Trinity (8/1/08 – 10/31/08)

                             2009        Williamsport Faxon-Kenmar (4/1/09 – 6/30/09)

 


 

SHAFFER GEORGE

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license
?          ordained deacon
1846    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

SHAMBACH, JOSHUA

 

Born: 8-1-1850  Middleburg PA                                married: Sarah Jane Yetter

Died: 10-8-1915  Middleburg PA                              obit: 1937,81

 

1875    license
1878    ordained deacon
1880    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1916,75

 

1876-77           Middleburg
1877-79           McClure
1879-82           East Prospect
1882-84           Loganville
1884-86           York Queen Street
1886-89           Spring Mills
1889-92           Lock Haven circuit
1892-94           York Queen Street

1894-95           York Grace
1895-99           Buffalo
1899-03           Middleburg
1903-07           Bloomsburg
1907-11           Williamsport circuit
1911-15           Espy
1915                retired

 


 

SHAMBACHER, C.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1896    license

 

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

SHAMBAUGH, WILLIAM IRA

 

Born: 8-19-1876  Plainfield PA                                  married: Mary Magdalena Mundis
Died: 11-30-1942                                                        obit: 1926,96

                                                                                    married: Maude L. Leyda

1896    license, recommended by Bloserville              obit2: 1967,230
1902    ordained deacon
1904    ordained elder

 

Interment: Upper Frankford Brick Church Cemetery, near Bloserville PA
Obit: 1943,85

 

1900-03           York Zion
1903-07           Scranton
1907-08           Milton
1908-27           missionary, China
1927-32           Lemoyne
1932-36           Williamsport St. Paul
1936-41           Milton

1941-42           Wrightsville

 

Note: William Ira Shambaugh is an uncle to Clara Rebecca Shambaugh Dick, wife of Harry Roy Dick.


 

SHANK, CHESTER B.

 

Born: 6-4-1887  Washington County MD                  married:
Died: 2-?-1976                                                            obit:

 

1909    license, recommended by Hagerstown circuit
1917    ordained deacon
1919    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1915-17           Lewistown Trinity
1917-18           Lopez
1918-19           West Milton
1919-20           Nuremberg
1920-22           Rebersburg
1922-25           located
1925-27           Hancock
1927                located

 

Note: Chester B. Shank is a brother to Melvin E. Shank.


 

SHANK, JOHN W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1900    license

 

Interment:
Obit:

 



 

SHANK, MELVIN EARL

 

Born: 3-21-1889  Washington County MD                married: Anna Alice Eller
Died: 10-30-1969  Waterloo IA                                 obit: Iowa Conference 1974,75

 

1913    license

1916    ordained deacon, Des Moines Conference

1920    ordained elder, Des Moines Conference

 

Interment: Radcliffe IA
Obit: Iowa Conference 1970, 340

1914                transfer to Des Moines Conference

Polo

Evergreen

Nevada

Iowa City                   

Afton

Sumner

Waverly

Laporte City

Summer Union

1957                retired


Note: Melvin E. Shank is a brother to Chester B. Shank.


 

SHANNON, W.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1917    license

 

Interment:
Obit:

Note: W.W. Shannon lived in Berwick and was an auditor for Columbia County.



 

SHAUER, F.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license

1814    ordained deacon

Interment:
Obit:

 

1812-13           Northumberland

1813-14           York

1814-15           Franklin

1815-16

1816-17           Scioto

 

1828                transfer to Western Conference

 


 

SHEAFFER, STERLEN S.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Evelyn _____
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1951    license, recommended by Carlisle First

1953    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1950-53           student, Evangelical School of Theology

                             1951-53  Milton St. Peter’s

1953-57           Nescopeck

1957                “transfer” to Lutheran ministry, page 77

                        Newry

                        Freeburg

                        Mount Holly Springs

1968-91           Boiling Springs St. John’s

1991                retired



 

SHEARER, IRVIN CLEOPHAS

 

Born: 9-25-1877  Cumberland County PA                 married: Minnie Virginia Webb
Died: 8-3-1970                                                            obit: 1946,83

                                                                                    married2: Ruth O. Shaffer

1907    license, recommended by Carlisle First          obit2:

1912    ordained deacon
1914    ordained elder

 

Interment: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg PA
Obit: 1971,362

 

1910-12           Bellefonte circuit
1912-16           Northumberland
1916-17           Dushore
1917-22           York Bethany
1922-23           East Prospect
1923-29           Newport
1929                retired

 


 

SHEARY, SAMUEL F.

 

Born: 4-13-1841  Lewisburg PA                                married: Eva Hartman
Died: 5-8-1914  Mifflinburg PA                                 obit: [b. 1/1845]

 

1877    license

 

Interment: Paxtonville Cemetery, Paxtonville PA
Obit:

 

Note: S.F. Sheary served in Snyder County as a local pastor.  He lived in Penns Creek and taught school, also serving for a time as town postmaster and county coroner.



 

SHEELY, HARRY B.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1920    license

ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: Harry B. Sheely is listed as living in Newville PA


 

SHEESLEY, JOSEPH PEARL

 

Born: 7-23-1894  Hamilton PA                                  married: Esther Ionia Hamilton
Died: 2-22-1977                                                          obit: Baltimore Conference1985,372

 

1921    license, Pittsburgh Conference, recommended by St. Jacob’s on the Worthville charge
1923    ordained deacon, Pittsburgh Conference
1925    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: Baltimore Conference 1977,384

 
1921-22           Indiana and Westover Mission
1922-24           Berkeley Springs, Central Pennsylvania Conference

1924                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference
1924-26           Morgan mission
1926-28           Cearfoss
1928-33           Port Trevorton
1933-40           Keystone and Perry
1940-48           Union circuit

1948-51           Berkley Springs and Morgan

1951-54           Hardy, Virginia Conference

1954-56           Cumberland Calvary – Bethel

1956                transfer to Virginia Conference

1956-57           South Branch WV

1957-58           Blairton – Greenburg

1958-59           Massanutten

1959-60           Martinsburg rescue mission

1960-63           Wardensville

1963-67           conference evangelist

1967-71           Toms Brook

1971                retired

 

Note: Joseph P. Sheesley is the father of Dwight L. Sheesley of the Baltimore-Washington Conference.


 

SHELLENBERGER, JOHN LLOYD SR

 

Born: 1-23-1932  Richfield PA                                  married: Naomi Shirk
Died: 12-11-2009  Lewistown  PA                            obit:

 

1954    license, recommended by Richfield

1959    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 2010,174

 

1958-59           student, United Theological Seminary in Dayton OH

                             1958-59  Gentown Congregational Christian Church, Lebanon OH

1959-64           Salladasburg Charge

1964-69           Millheim

1969-81           Middleburg Trinity
1981-94           Lykens

1994                retired
     1995-99  Freeburg (beginning 1/8/1995)
     1999-03  Pisgah (Perry County)

Note: John L. Shellenberger Sr is the father of John L. Shellenberger Jr of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church.


 

SHENBERGER, ADAM WALTER

 

Born: c1837                                                                married: Susan F. Moody [8/16/1860]
Died: 2-18-1918                                                          obit: [1829 – 3/10/1901]

                                                                                    married2: Elenora Swartz [5/3/1910]

1870    license                                                             obit2: [1913,71]

1872    ordained deacon

1874    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1870-72           Loganville

1872-74           Jarretsville

1874-77           Milton

1877-78           Columbia circuit and Bloomsburg

1878                transfer to Des Moines Conference

1878-12           [other conferences]

1912                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1912-13           Dallastown

1913                located

 

Note: Adam W. Shenberger was a very successful pioneer missionary, pastor and district superintendent in Kansas and Nebraska.  He is the namesake of Shenberger Chapel in York County, erected on his land in 1865.  There was different Adam W, Shenberger, a businessman of Red Lion, who died about 1900.  This surname is also rendered SCHENBERGER.  A native of Shrewsbury, Susan F. Moody Shenberger was the organizer and first president of the Platte River Conference Branch of the Woman’s Home and Foreign Missionary Society, active in temperance causes, and the author of published pamphlets and speeches – she died in Kansas and is buried there.   A.W. Shenberger may have returned from the west prior to 1912, as his 1910 marriage to Elenora Swartz took place in Harrisburg PA.


 

SHERK, NOAH BASHORE

 

Born: 5-18-1841  Cumberland County PA                 married: Lydia Behny
Died: 1-17-1927                                                          obit: Iowa Conference 1940,45

 

1873    license
1877    ordained deacon, East Pennsylvania Conference

 

Interment:
Obit: Iowa Conference 1917,7 & 37

 

1874-75           Jersey Shore circuit
1875-76           located

1876                transfer to East Pennsylvania Conference

1876-77           Mt Carmel mission [St. Paul’s]

1877                transfer to Des Moines Conference

1877-78           Buffalo circuit

1878                located

 

Note: Noah B. Sherk is the father of Mary Elizabeth Sherk Streyffeler, wife of Samuel H. Streyffeler (1867-1948) of the Iowa EV-EUB Conference and mother of Earl R. Streyffeler (1893-1982) of the Iowa UM Conference.  A biographical sketch of N.B. Sherk is given in the 1901 Biographical Record of Linn County Iowa, pages 51-53.  This surname is sometimes erroneously rendered SHIRK.


 

SHERMAN, FRED D.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1911    license
1913    ordained deacon
1917    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1911-12           Lewistown Trinity
1912-14           York Princess Street
1914-16           Keystone
1916-20           Liberty
1920-23           Ransom
1923-24           Columbia
1924                withdrew with credentials

 


 

SHIMP, JACOB

 

Born: 10-13-1795 VA                                                 married:
Died: 8-29-1870  Berkley Springs WV                      obit:

 

1834    license
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment: Riners Graveyard, Jones Springs WV
Obit:

 

1834-36           Virginia circuit

1844-45           Virginia circuit
1845                located

 



SHOEMAKER, DANIEL

 

Born: 5-5-1839  Swissdale PA                                   married: Elizabeth Probst
Died: 1-20-1918  Arden NY                                      obit: [1841 – c1905]

 

?          license

1880    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Swissdale Cemetery, Swissdale PA
Obit: 1918,76

Note: Daniel Shoemaker served as a local pastor.


 

SHOLES, LEROY KUMLER

 

Born: 12-17-1912  Williamsport PA                           married: Ruth Helen Swarts
Died: 4-9-1981                                                            obit: 1982,393

 

1939    license, recommended by DuBois CMA
1944    ordained elder, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church

 

Interment:
Obit: 1981,341

 

1939-41           Madera
1941-45           Nescopeck
1945-50           Marysville
1950-53           Berwick mission

1953                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference of the EUB Church
1953-59           Mexico
1959-62           Howard
1962-68           Liverpool

1968-71           Rebersburg

1971-75           Clearfield Christ

1975-78           Austin

1978                retired
                             associate, Milton St. Andrews


 

SHOMAKER, W.E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1874    license

 

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

SHOOK, JAMES A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1904    license

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: James A. Shook is listed as living in Bellefonte.


 

SHORT, SAMUEL McClellan

 

Born: 5-4-1883  Waterloo PA                                     married: Rachel Elizabeth Brown
Died: 2-3-1969  Richfield PA                                    obit: [2/26/1895 – 1/1/1974]

 

1914    license, recommended by Mifflin Trinity
1918    ordained deacon [in China]
1920    ordained elder [in China]

 

Interment: Academia Cemetery, Juniata County PA
Obit: 1969, 211

 

1914-21           educational missionary, China
1923-33           district superintendent, Anti-Saloon League of Pennsylvania
1933-50           superintendent, public schools of Juniata County
1950                retired

 


 

SHORTESS, JOHN DAVID

 

Born: 3-22-1860  near Markelsville PA                      married: Minerva L. Spitler
Died: 10-20-1953                                                        obit: 1934,75

 

1881    license
1884    ordained deacon
1886    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lewisburg Cemetery, Lewisburg PA
Obit: 1954,78


1882-83           Center circuit
1883-85           McClure
1885-88           Lewisberry
1888-90           Chanceford
1890-92           Dushore
1892-95           Buffalo Valley
1895-97           Patterson
1897-02           Hughesville
1902-03           Millheim
1903-07           Milton
1907-11           superintendent, Carlisle District
1911-15           superintendent, Lewisburg District
1915-19           York Grace
1919-24           Lewisburg
1924-31           Mechanicsburg
1931-33           field secretary, Evangelical Homes at Lewisburg PA
1933                retired

 

Note: John D. Shortess is the son of Samuel I. Shortess and the brother of Thomas A. Shortess.  He is the co-author of the 1916 Evangelical Centennial Celebration an d the 1939 History of the Central Pennsylvania Conference.  Mrs. Shortess is a granddaughter of James Barber and her Union Seminary records give her name as Leah Minerva Spitler.


 

SHORTESS, SAMUEL IRVIN

 

Born: 6-7-1834  New Bloomfield PA                        married: Elizabeth Kline
Died: 1-19-1910  Millersburg PA                               obit: East Pennsylvania Conference EA 1920,45

 

1860    license, recommended by Milford on the Perry circuit
1867    ordained deacon
1870    ordained elder

 

Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg PA
Obit: East Pennsylvania Conference EA 1910,33

 

1866-67           Middle Creek circuit
1867-68           Center
1868-70           Cherry circuit
1870-73           Wyoming
1873-75           Susquehanna
1875-77           Marysville
1877-89           Big Spring (ending 6/1879)
1879-86           superintendent, Union Seminary at New Berlin PA (beginning 6/1879)
1886-89           located
1889-93           Waller
1893                transfer to East Pennsylvania Conference EA

1893-95           Sugar Valley
1895-97           Brush Valley
1897-01           Liberty and East Point
1901-03           Millersburg
1903                retired

 

Note: Samuel I. Shortess is the father of John D. Shortess, of Thomas A. Shortess, and of Anna E. Shortess Yeakel, wife of Rev. Irvine C. Yaekel of the Presbyterian Church.

 


 

SHORTESS, THOMAS ALBERT

 

Born: 4-7-1856  bear Markelsville PA                        married: Mary Augusta Seidle
Died: 9-23-1948  Beavertown PA                              obit: [8/1/1857 – 7/3/1938]

 

1877    license

1886    ordained local deacon

 

Interment: Beavertown PA
Obit: 1949,97

 

1877-78           Liverpool

 

Note: Thomas A. Shortess is the son of Samuel I. Shortess and the brother of John D. Shortess.  He served as a local pastor.

 


 

SHRADER, JULIAN HERISH

 

Born: 8-11-1927  Frost WV                                        married: Joan Williams
Died: 9-27-2007  Dallastown PA                               obit: 2002, 374

 

1955    license, West Virginia Conference, recommended by Fairmont First
1957    ordained elder, West Virginia Conference

 

Interment: Prospect Hill Cemetery, York PA
Obit: 2008,428

 

1955-57           student, United Theological Seminary in Dayton OH

                             1955-57  Eaton OH

1957-58           Reader

1958-60           South Charleston mission

1960-61           Salem

1961                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1961-71           Windsor

1971-79           York Trinity

1979-90           Wrightsville Grace

1990                retired


 

SHULE, JOHN

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1867    license

 

Interment:
Obit:



 

SHULTZ, IRVIN STURGER

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1907    license
1909    ordained deacon
1911    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1907-11           Juniata Park
1911-12           located
1912                withdrew with credentials

                        “transfer” to the Presbyterian Church

                        Philadelphia Trinity

 

Note: I. Sturger Shultz is the son of James F. Shultz.  He is also the brother of James A. Shultz and Ward K. Shultz, and of William Shultz of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  He graduated from Grove City College in 1913 and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1918.

 


 

SHULTZ, JAMES ALVIN

 

Born: 8-12-1879                                                          married: Margaret Estella Mertz
Died: 2-25-1927                                                          obit: West Virginia Conference of the Methodist Church 1950,436

 

1913    license
1915    ordained deacon
1917    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: West Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church 1927,523

 

1913-16           Liberty
1916-18           Grover
1918-20           Center Hall
1920-22           New Freedom (left in the middle of year 3: see 1923,65)
1922                “transfer” to West Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1922-23           Monongalia

1923-25           Morgantown Sabra

1925-27           Moundsville Calvary

 

Note: James A. Shultz is the son of James F. Shultz.  He is also the brother of I. Sturger Shultz and Ward K. Shultz, and of William Shultz of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

 


 

SHULTZ, JAMES F.

 

Born: 1-22-1846  Dewart PA                                     married: Mary E. Maxwell

Died: 1-3-1918  Watsontown PA                               obit:

                                                                                    married2: Amelia Garman

1875    license                                                             obit2:
1877    ordained deacon                                             married3: Mary Etta Stevenson
1879    ordained elder                                                 obit3: 1950,95

 

Interment: Lewisburg PA
Obit: 1918,74

 

1875-76           Block House
1876-78           Danville
1878-80           Hughesville
1880-81           Big Spring
1881-82           Leesburg
1882-83           Perry
1883-84           Chanceford
1884-86           Shrewsbury
1886-87           Waller
1887-89           Bloomsburg
1889-91           Buffalo circuit
1891-93           Jersey Shore
1893-96           Williamsport circuit
1896-97           Newberry
1897-01           New Berlin
1901-05           Center Hall
1905-07           Howard
1907-09           Bellwood
1909-12           Mifflin
1912                retired

 

Note: James F. Shultz is the father four pastors: by his first wife, William Maxwell Shultz (1867-1934) of the West Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church; by his second wife, James A. Shultz; by his third wife,  I. Sturger Shultz and Ward K. Shultz.

 


 

SHULTZ, WARD KELL

 

Born: 2-11-1883  Elliottsburg PA                               married: Maybelle Keller
Died: 6-9-1955  Watsontown PA                               obit: Eastern Pennsylvania Conference 1975,782

 

1902    license, recommended by Centre Hall
1905    ordained deacon
1908    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lewisburg PA
Obit: Philadelphia Conference ME 1956,223

 

1903-05           Milesburg
1905-06           Mt. Rock
1906-07           Cearfoss
1907-10           Mexico
1910-13           Hebbville
1913-15           Columbia circuit
1915-16           Dushore
1916-19           White Deer
1919-23           Newport
1923                transfer to East Pennsylvania Conference

1923-24           Philadelphia Christ

1924-26           Lehighton

1926                “transfer” to the Philadelphia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1926-28           Reading St. Peter’s

1928-31           Minersville

1931-35           North Wales

1935-37           Philadelphia Covenant

1937-39           Philadelphia Twenty-Ninth Street

1939-40           Mount Pocono

1940-42           Frackville

1942-44           Frackville and Gilberton

1944-48           Steelton First and Mt. Zion

1948-50           Philadelphia Eden

1950-52           Paoli

1952                retired

 

Note: Ward K. Shultz is the son of James F. Shultz.  He is also the brother of I. Sturger Shultz and James A. Shultz, and of William Shultz of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

 


 

SIEGFRIED, CHARLES WILLIAM

 

Born: 12-10-1843  near Kutztown PA                       married:
Died: 3-20-1926  Hanover PA                                    obit:

 

1888    license [SEIGFRIED]

1890    license

?          ordained deacon, Pittsburgh Conference
?          ordained elder, Pittsburgh Conference

 

Interment: Harrisburg PA
Obit: 1927,86

 

1890-97           Warren circuit, Pittsburgh Conference

                        transfer to New Jersey Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1923                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church

 

Note: Charles W. Siegfried is the father-in-law of J.P. Buchner.


 

SILL, DANIEL

 

Born: 1-25-1814  Bedford County PA                       married: Mary E. Moses
Died: 1-9-1881  Lincolnville KS                                obit: [9/18/1817 – 3/28/1851]

 

1842    license
1844    ordained deacon
1847    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1842-43           Somerset
1843-44           Bedford
1844-46           Indiana
1846-48           Clarion
1848-49           located
1849-50           Somerset
1851                located
1852                charter member of Pittsburgh Conference

 

Note: Daniel Sill moved to Lincolnville in 1871 and led the organizing of the Zion Evangelical congregation there, which met in his home until erecting a building on his land.  He also served as postmaster 1873-1881.


 

SIMPSON, WILLIAM

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1889    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

SINCLAIR, J.C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1908    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

SINDLINGER, J.M.

 

Born: 1807                                                                  married:
Died: 1883                                                                  obit:

 

1833    license
?          ordained deacon
?          ordained elder

 

Interment: Plainfield IL
Obit:

 

1834-35           Center circuit
1835-37           Columbia
1837-39           Lancaster circuit
1839-43           superintendent, Moriah District
1843-44           Center
1844-46           Clinton
1846-47           Center
1847-49           Buffalo
1849-50           Lycoming
1850-52           superintendent, Allegheny District
1852                transfer to Illinois Conference

 


 

SIPE, WILLIAM C.

 

Born: 9-11-1894  York PA                                         married:
Died: 1-?-1978                                                            obit:

 

1912    license
1919    ordained deacon
1921    ordained elder

 

Interment: Congregational Cemetery, Hollis NH
Obit:

 

1919-20           Manchester
1920-24           Brooklyn
1924-25           located
1925                “transfer” to the Congregational Church

1928-41           Hollis NH

 

Note: William C. Sipe was named pastor emeritus at Hollis UCC in 1962, and the church has an endowed scholarship in his name.  He was the last person buried in the church’s now full cemetery.


 

SITES, HAROLD R.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1934    license
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1938-40           Keystone and Perry

1940-43           Cearfoss

1943                withdrew


 

SLICK, WILLIAM ANSON            

 

Born: 10-19-1917  New Paris PA                               married: Betty Elizabeth Harbaugh

Died: 6-24-1996                                                          obit: [3/23/1920 – 6/5/2014]

 

1952    license, recommended by New Paris of the Western Pennsylvania Conference EUB

1953    admitted on trial, Western Pennsylvania Conference EUB

1971    ordained

 

Interment: Fishertown Cemetery, Fishertown PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1997, 388

 

1942-52           Church of the Nazarene congregations

                        Union City

                        Albion

1952                “transfer” to Western Pennsylvania Conference EUB

1952-58           Shade Gap

1958-61           Pennsdale, Central Pennsylvania Conference EUB

1961-65           East Freedom

1965-68           Glasgo

1968                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference of Methodist Church

1968-77           Ray’s Hill [Breezewood]

1977-81           Osceola Mills

1981                retired

                             1983        Robertsdale

                             1983-85  Wolfsburg

                             1991-96  Rainsburg



 

SLOAT, MICHAEL

 

Born: 1828  York County PA                                     married: Mary Jane _____
Died: 9-?-1884                                                            obit: 1911,50

 

1860    license
1865    ordained deacon
1868    ordained elder

 

Interment: East Prospect PA
Obit: 1885,47

 

1859-60           Montour
1860-61           Cumberland
1861-67           located
1867-69           Perry
1869-71           Union
1871-72           Center
1872-75           Nittany Valley
1875-77           Center Hall
1877-79           Buffalo
1879-81           Liberty
1881-83           Newberry
1883-84           Cumberland

 


 

SMELTZER, DANIEL PHILIP

 

Born: 10-1-1883  near Craley PA                               married: Myra M. Illgas
Died: 7-7-1972                                                            obit: 1919,74

                                                                                    married2: Ida Gertrude Hess

1917    license, recommended by Windsor                 obit2: 1948,100
1919    ordained deacon                                             married3: Alberta Kerlin
1921    ordained elder                                                 obit3: [1899-1962]

                                                                                    married4: M. Louise Burch

Interment: Red Lion Cemetery, Red Lion PA           obit4: [b. 1911]
Obit: 1974,429

 

1917-20           Harford
1920-22           Cearfoss
1922-26           Perry circuit
1926-28           Sonestown
1928-34           Salladsburg
1934-38           Leesburg
1938-41           Hellam
1941-45           Hebbville
1945-48           Danville
1948-52           Altoona Faith
1952-54           East Prospect
1954                retired

     1956-58  Buffalo Valley

 


 

SMELTZER, WILLIAM NATHANAEL

 

Born: 8-28-1902  Shamokin PA                                 married: Beatrice Irene Thompson
Died: 1-1-1984                                                            obit:

 

1930    license, recommended by Grace, Lewistown
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shamokin PA
Obit: 1984,381

 

1930-31           Williamsport Trinity
1931-35           Yoe
1935-39           Yorkana
1939-43           Middleburg
1943-48           Loganville
1948-53           Northumberland
1953-62           Bellefonte Grace
1962-65           Baltimore Olive Branch

1965-68           Gettysburg

1968                retired


 

SMITH, GEORGE S.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1883    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

SMITH, HARRIS

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1895    license

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

SMITH, J.R.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1874    license

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

SMITH, J.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1888    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1892                withdrew


 

SMITH, PHILIP

 

Born: 3-3-1784                                                            married: Eve Fry
Died: 3-26-1864                                                          obit: [9/22/1787 – 7/5/1862]

 

1816    license
1846    ordained deacon

Interment: Manbeck Church Cemetery, Snyder County PA
Obit:

 

Note: Philip Smith opened his home near Beaver Springs, Snyder County, to Jacob Albright about 1803.  He became a local pastor.


 

SMITH, PHILIP A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1900    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1900-02           Milesburg
1902                Rebersburg
                        located

 


 

SMITH, RALPH

 

Born: 10-23-1878  York County PA                          married:
Died: 1-27-1940  Dorsey MD                                     obit:

 

1906    license
1908    ordained deacon
1910    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1940,83

 

1906-10           Wellsville
1910-14           Sugar Valley
1914-19           Millmont
1919-24           Hebbville
1924-31           Manchester
1931-39           Dorsey

 


 

SMITH, ROY M.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1909    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1919                transfer to Platte River Conference

 


 

SMITH, SAMUEL

 

Born: 11-8-1833  Centre County PA                          married: Helen Ziebach
Died: 3-12-1915  Mifflinburg PA                               obit: 1924,81

 

1857    license
1859    ordained deacon
1861    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1916,72

 

1857-58           Buffalo
1858-59           Lycoming
1859-60           Cherry
1860-62           Wilkes-Barre and Wyoming
1862-64           Boalsburg
1864-66           Williamsport Market Street
1866-68           York Queen Street
1868-70           Lock Haven
1870-71           Williamsport Market Street
1871-75           superintendent, Williamsport District
1875-78           Union
1878-80           Middleburg
1880-81           Center
1881-84           Mifflinburg circuit
1884-86           McClure
1886-88           White Deer
1888-90           located
1890-93           Port Trevorton
1893-95           Middleburg
1895-97           located
1897-99           Waller
1899-02           East Point
1902-05           Rebersburg
1905                retired

 

Note: Samuel Smith is the father of Helen Smith Biggs, wife of Joseph O. Biggs.

 


 

SMITH, WALTER EARL

 

Born: 7-4-1882  Hagerstown MD                               married: Estella May Delp
Died: 3-1-1963  Red Lion PA                                    obit: 1971,376

 

1902    license, Ohio Conference
1908    ordained deacon
1910    ordained elder

 

Interment: Red Lion Cemetery, Red Lion PA
Obit: 1963,102

 

1904                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference
1905-06           Dorsey
1906-07           Dillsburg
1907-10           Pennsdale
1910-11           Milton circuit
1911-15           Ransom
1915-20           Perry
1920-26           Williamsport circuit
1926-33           Center Hall
1933-39           Loganville
1939-46           Buffalo Valley

1946-51           Wellsville

1951                retired


 

SNAVELY, JOSEPH

 

Born: 1812/13                                                             married: Sarah _____
Died: 2-14-1897/8                                                       obit:

 

?          license
1866    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit

 

Note: Jacob Snavely was a local preacher in the Yorkana area.


 

SNELBAKER, JAMES KENNETH

 

Born: 2-1-1922  Mechanicsburg PA                           married: Mildred Ruebsamen
Died: 6-14-1992                                                          obit:

 

1942    license, recommended by Mechanicsburg
?          ordained deacon
1946    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1946-69           chaplain, U.S. Navy

1969-84           middle school teacher, Pitman NJ
1984                retired


 

SNOOK, HARVEY A.

 

Born: 8-15-1871  Penns Creek PA                             married: Susan Smith
Died: 12-4-1968  Lewisburg PA                                obit: 1910,66

                                                                                    married2: Kathryn Auker Martin

1897    license, recommended by Penns Creek           obit2: 1950,95
1905    ordained deacon
1907    ordained elder

 

Interment: Evangelical Cemetery, Penns Creek PA
Obit: 1969,210

 

1897                transfer to Iowa Conference

1897-98           Red Oak

1898-99           Winterset
1899-04           located

1904                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1904-05           located
1905-06           Bloserville
1906-08           Nittany
1908-12           Spring Mills
1912-16           Hagerstown circuit
1916-20           Hanover
1920-27           Winfield
1927-32           Danville
1932-37           Selinsgrove
1937-43           Windsor
1943                retired

 

Note: The second Mrs. Snook was the widow of Rev. J.G. Martin of the East Pennsylvania Conference EA (1905,32).


 

SNOOK, NORMAN R.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1950    license, recommended by Lewistown Grace
1956    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1953-54           assistant, Devon Union
1953                assistant, Lemoyne Grace (summer)
1954-55           assistant executive secretary Y.M.C.A, Mississippi State College
1956-60           Jacobus
1960                university pastor, Ohio State University

1970                transfer to Ohio West Conference
                        faculty, United Theological Seminary


 

SNYDER, A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

license
1866    ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:



SNYDER, C.B.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1906    license
1910    ordained deacon
1912    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1907-08           West Nanticoke
1908-12           East Point
1912-17           Lycoming
1917-18           Scranton
1918-25           Millheim
1925-27           Nescopeck
1927-28           Milton
1928                excluded from the Church

 


 

SNYDER, CHARLES EARL

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1964    license, recommended by Jersey Shore Trinity
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1962                Salladasburg Mt. Pleasant (Jul – Oct)

1962-67           White Deer Charge (beginning 10/62)

1967-70           Greenmount

1970                transfer by boundary change to Baltimore Conference

1970-               Greenmount

 


 

SNYDER, MICHAEL J.

 

Born: 9-10-1853  Loganville PA                                married: Sallie J. Bower
Died: 11-25-1923  Potosi PA                                     obit: 1947,98

 

1881    license
1883    ordained deacon
1888    ordained elder

 

Interment: Loganville Cemetery, Loganville PA
Obit: 1924,79

 

1881-82           Cumberland
1882-83           York circuit
1883-84           Dorsey
1884-87           faculty,  Union Seminary at New Berlin PA
1887-89           Seneca Falls
1889-90           Williamsport St. Paul
1890-91           Lewistown
1891-03           located
1903-04           Grover
1904-05           Howard circuit
1905-07           Spring Mills
1907-11           Port Trevorton
1911-15           Howard circuit
1915-16           Buffalo
1916-20           New Freedom
1920-21           Manchester
1921-22           Dallastown
1922-23           Keystone
1923                retired


           

SNYDER, SAMUEL ABRAHAM, SR.

 

Born: 8-28-1875  York PA                                         married: Hattie Dora Maice
Died: 2-1-1943  Baltimore MD                                  obit: 1956,82

 

1898    license, recommended by York Trinity
1904    ordained deacon
1906    ordained elder

 

Interment: Loganville PA
Obit: 1943,86

 
1901-02           Felton
1902-05           Byransville
1905-09           Rebersburg
1909-13           Center Hall
1913-18           Middleburg
1918-24           Hellam
1924-29           Baltimore Bethany
1929-31           Berwick St. Paul
1931-33           Lewistown Grace
1933-43           Baltimore Olive Branch

 

Note: Samuel A. Snyder Sr is the father of Samuel A. Snyder Jr and William H. Snyder.  Mrs. Snyder is the daughter of J.H. Maice.

 


 

SNYDER, SAMUEL ABRAHAM, JR.

 

Born: 10-3-1910  Centre Hall PA                               married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1931    license, recommended by Berwick St. Paul's
1936    ordained deacon
1939    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1935-36           assistant, Jersey Shore
1936-37           Bloomsburg
1937-40           Montoursville- Pennsdale
1940-50           White Deer
1950-54           Hebbville
1954-59           executive director, Middle Atlantic Town and Country Church Development

1959-63           director, South East Area Migrant Ministry
1963                executive secretary, Delaware Council of Churches

Note: Samuel A. Snyder Jr is the son of Samuel A. Snyde Sr and the brother of William H. Snyder.

 


 

SNYDER, WILLIAM HENRY

 

Born: 9-24-1912  Middleburg PA                              married:
Died: 8-25-2002                                                          obit:

 

License

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1940-51           Dorsey

1951                without assignment

                        director of social services, Harford County MD

 

Note: William H. Snyder is the son of Samuel A. Snyder Sr and the brother of Samuel A. Snyder Jr.


 

SOMERVILLE, ALBERT EDWARD

 

Born: 1838                                                                  married: Alice Lydia Hill
Died: 1-6-1894                                                            obit:

 

1858    license

Interment: Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown PA
Obit:

 

1862-63           Columbia

1863                suspended

 

Note: It has not been verified that the Albert Edward Somerville described above, who lived in Mifflin County in the 1870’s and 1880’s and then moved to Cambria County,  is the same ALBERT E. SOMMERVILLE  licensed by the Evangelical Association in 1858 and the A. SUMMERVILLE who served the Columbia circuit in 1862.


 

SONES, CALVIN LOW

 

Born: 4-17-1855  Columbia County PA                     married: Amanda Rebecca Young
Died: 12-9-1934  York PA                                         obit: 1938,78

 

1885    license
1887    ordained deacon
1889    ordained elder

 

Interment: Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport PA
Obit: 1935,87

 

1885-86           Middleburg
1886-87           West Clifford
1887-90           Dushore
1890-93           Bloomsburg
1893-95           Nanticoke
1895-98           Hughesville
1898-01           Williamsport circuit
1901-07           Jersey Shore
1907-08           Red Lion
1908-12           Carlisle
1912-15           York Grace
1915-19           superintendent,  Center District
1919-23           superintendent, York District
1923-24           York Princess Street
1924-26           Jersey Shore
1926                retired

 


 

SPANGLER, IRA EVANS.

 

Born: 3-15-1868  Rebersburg PA                               married: Sarah E. Rute
Died: 3-18-1931                                                          obit: 1946,84

 

1888    license, recommended by New Berlin
1896    ordained deacon
1898    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lewisburg Cemetery, Lewisburg PA
Obit: 1932,77

 

1895-99           Bernice and Lopez
1899-03           Red Lion
1903-07           Baltimore Olive Branch
1907-08           Baltimore Memorial
1908-12           Berwick Bower Memorial
1912-16           Milton
1916-21           Carlisle
1921-22           Jersey Shore
1922-30           superintendent, Carlisle District
1930-31           East Prospect

 


 

SPEAKE, GEORGE WASHINGTON

 

Born: 2-12-1889  Baltimore MD                                married: Grace May Crouch
Died: 7-19-1977                                                          obit: [9/9/1889 – 5/3/1976]

 

1924    license, recommended by Baltimore Olive Branch
1926    ordained deacon
1928    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: Baltimore Conference 1978,438

 

1924-32           Baltimore Immanuel
1932-36           Mifflin
1936-47           Baltimore Immanuel
1947-51           St. John's Williamsport
1951-57           Washington DC Albright Memorial
1957                retired

 

Note: George W. Speake has three grandsons in the United Methodist ministry: Wayne H. Upton and Dennis L. Upton in the Baltimore Conference, and George D. Speake in the North Carolina Conference.


 

SPENCER, ELBERT DANIEL

 

Born: 7-20-1915                                                          married: Daisy V. _____
Died: 1-19-1998                                                          obit: [1995,440]

 

1943    license, recommended by Berwick Bethany
?          ordained deacon
1947    ordained elder

 

Interment: “Cumberland Valley”
Obit: [1998,423]

 

1943-48           Berkeley Springs and Morgan WV
1948-53           Centre Hall-Spring Mills
1953-56           Mt. Rock Charge
1956-60           Paxtonville
1960-67           Espy

1967-73           Richfield

1973-77           Lewisberry larger parish

1977-80           Oakville

1980-84           Enders – Powells Valley

1984-86           Witmers

1986                retired

 


 

SPILMAN, KENNETH E.

 

Born: 2-19-1927                                                          married:
Died: 3-6-1998                                                            obit:

 

1948    license, recommended by Baltimore Trinity
1953    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1954-55           assistant, Williamsport First
1955-56           Baltimore Olive Branch Baltimore
1956-61           Student Christian Fellowship, University of North Dakota University
1961-63           McKinley Foundation, Champaign IL
1963                Westminster Foundation, Bloomington IN

 


 

SPRINGMAN, HAROLD FREDERICK

 

Born: 5-6-1906  Lycoming County PA                      married: Laura Elizabeth Newcomer
Died: 4-24-1992                                                          obit: 1995,455

 

1928    license, recommended by Heilman's
1930    ordained deacon
1932    ordained elder

 

Interment: Twin Hills Memorial Par, Muncy PA
Obit: 1992,485

 

1928                East Point (Jun – Sep)
1928-31           Ransom
1931-33           Hummels Wharf
1933-39           Newport
1939-46           Cumberland
1946-53           Williamsport circuit
1953-71           West Milton

1971                retired

 

Note: Harold F. Springman is a brother to Ralph E. Springman, and an uncle to Thomas R. Springman.


 

SPRINGMAN, RALPH EDWIN

 

Born: 12-19-1917  Lycoming County PA                  married: Bertie Mae Florence
Died: 5-26-2002                                                          obit: 1994,486

 

1941    license, recommended by Montoursville Bethel
?          ordained deacon
1945    ordained elder

 

Interment: Juniata Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewistown PA
Obit: 2003,389

 

1941-43           Lewisberry
1943-55           McClure
1955-59           Williamsport Trinity
1959-65           New Kingstown

1965-83           Lewistown Trinity

1983                retired

                             1992  Royalton (Jan - Jun)

 

Note: Ralph E. Springman is a brother to Harold F. Springman, and an uncle to Thomas R. Springman.


 

SPRINGMAN, THOMAS ROBERT

 

Born: 4-12-1931  Montoursville PA                           married: Irma Williams
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1952    license, recommended by Montoursville Bethel
1957    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 2005,459

 

1953-56           Blanchester circuit
1956-57           Christianburg Congregational Christian Church, Christianburg OH
1957-59           Lycoming
1959-66           Bloomsburg Good Shepherd
1966-71           State College St. John’s

1971-78           Carlisle First

1978-84           superintendent, York District

1984-95           Camp Hill

1995                retired

                             1998-00  Harrisburg Second United Church of Chirst

                             2000-03  Harrisburg Stevens Memorial

 

Note: Tomas R. Springman is a nephew to Harold F. Springman and Ralph E. Springman.


 

STABLER, LESTER LEROY

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1933    license
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:


1935-38           Scranton
1938-39           White Deer

 


 

STABLER, RAYMOND CHARLES

 

Born: 10-12-1907  Lycoming County                        married: Elsie E. Niebel
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license,New York Conference
1929    ordained deacon
1931    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1927-34           Liberty

1934-               Warrensville


 

STAHL, MURRAY WILLIAM

 

Born: 11-21-1881  Snyder County PA                       married: Mary Caroline Haas
Died: 2-15-1931  York PA                                         obit: 1965,107

 

1903    license, recommended by Shreiners
1907    ordained deacon
1909    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lewisburg Cemetery, Lewisburg PA
Obit: 1931,77

 

1905-06           Dillsburg circuit
1906-07           South Williamsport
1907-10           Keystone
1910-14           Craleyville
1914-19           Newport
1919-26           Glen Rock
1926-30           Mifflinburg
1930-31           York Bethlehem

 


 

STAHLEY, ANDREW

 

Born: 10-3-1821                                                          married: Charlotte Vogt
Died: 10-5-1911                                                          obit:

                                                                                    married2: Sarah Long [11/23/1852]

1848    license                                                             obit2:

1852    ordained deacon, Pittsburgh Conference       married3: Ceres Oakes [6/22/1875]
?          ordained elder                                                 obit3:

 

Interment: Forreston IL
Obit: [Illinois Conference UE 1922,10]

 

1850-51           Buffalo
1851-52           Warren
1852                charter member of Pittsburg Conference

1886                transfer to Illinois Conference

 

Note: An extended biographical sketch of Abdrew Stahly is given in the 1899 Biographical Record of Ogle County, Illinois, pages 204-206.  The second Mrs. Stahley is the daughter of the noted Joseph Long (1800-1869), bishop of the Evangelical Association 1843-1869. 


 

STAMBACH, ELIAS

 

Born: 6-6-1817                                                            married:
Died: 7-14-1890  Aaronsburg PA                               obit:

 

1844    license
1846    ordained deacon
1849    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1891,43 [STAMBAUGH]

 

1844-45           Bedford
1845-46           Center
1846-48           York
1848-49           Center
1849-50           Clinton
1850-52           Lycoming
1852-54           Union
1854-56           Clinton
1856-58           Baltimore Green Street
1858-60           Center
1860-62           York circuit
1862-64           Dover Mission
1864-67           Port Trevorton
1867-69           Center
1869-71           Middle Creek
1871-72           Center
1872-74           Sugar Valley
1874                retired

 

Note: Elias Stambach is the son of John Stambach


 

STAMBACH, JOHN

 

Born: 11-10-1793                                            married: Elizabeth Walter
Died: 9-23-1828  Snyder County PA             obit: [1792 – 11/7/1866]

 

1813    license

1814    ordained deacon

1817    ordained elder

Interment: Salem Evangelical Cemetery, south of Penns Creek PA
Obit:

 

1813-14           Northumberland

1814-15           York

1815-16           Union circuit

1816-17           Centre

1817-18           Somerset

1818-19           Union circuit

1819-20           Centre

1820                located

 

Note: John Stambach is the father of Elias Stambach.  Mrs. Stambach is a sister to John Walter Jr. and Michael Walter.  The Snyder County home of their father, John Walter Sr., near Middleburg, was one of the first Evangelical preaching places west of the Susquehanna – and it was also visited by the United Brethren circuit rider Christian Newcomer.

 


 

STAPLETON, AMMON

 

Born: 1-15-1850  Oley PA                                          married: Sarah Crandall
Died: 9-18-1916  Williamsport PA                             obit: 1939,86

 

1871    license
1875    ordained deacon
1877    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1917,72

 

1872-73           Center Hall
1873-74           Liberty
1874-75           Conewago
1875-77           Newport
1877-78           located
1878-79           Canton
1879-82           East Liberty
1882-83           Lycoming
1883-85           Seneca
1885-86           Williamsport Market Street
1886-89           York King Street
1889-92           Hagerstown
1892-93           Hughesville
1893-95           Berwick
1895-99           superintendent, Centre District
1899-03           superintendent, Carlisle District
1903-07           Wrightsville
1907-10           York St. Paul
1910-14           Jersey Shore
1914-16           Williamsport St. Paul

 

Note: Ammon Stapleton is the author of the 1900 Annals of the Evangelical Association and the 1908 Flashlights on Evangelical History.


 

STARR, ROBERT SPENCER

 

Born: 11-15-1880  Sonestown PA                              married: Jennie Mae Simmons
Died: 12-16-1929  Middleburg PA                            obit: [b. 3/15/1883]

 

1909    license, recommended by Sonestown
1911    ordained deacon
1913    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lewisburg PA
Obit: 1930,83

           

1909-11           Grayville, Illinois Conference
1911-12           Unityville
1912-15           Dushore
1915-20           Winfield
1920-24           Berwick St. Paul
1924-28           Baltimore Memorial
1928-29           Middleburg

 


 

STAUFFER, HENRY

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1814    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1814-15           Lancaster



 

STAYMAN, S.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1869    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

STEELY, REED OSCAR

 

Born: 4-12-1892  near McClure PA                            married: Emma Belle Yeagle
Died: 8-28-1978                                                          obit: 1928,95

                                                                                    married2: Eleanor Gettig

1920    license, recommended by Williamsport First  obit2: 1978,269
1923    ordained deacon
1925    ordained elder

 

Interment: Williamsport PA
Obit: 1979,336

 

1921-28           Bellefonte
1928-32           Milton
1932-39           Lemoyne
1939-46           Berwick Bower Memorial
1946-51           superintendent, Lewisburg District
1951-66           superintendent, Northern District

1966                retired

 


 

STETLER, ROY HERBEN JR.

 

Born: 10-5-1914                                                          married:
Died: 1-10-2007                                                          obit:

 

1937    license, recommended by Harrisburg Harris Street

?          ordained deacon
1942    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: Baltimore-Washington Conference 2007,?

 

1939-45           Yorkanna
1945-70           Cheverly
1970                transfer by boundary change to Baltimore Conference

1970-80           Cheverly

1980                retired

 

Note: Roy H. Stetler Jr is the son of Mr. Roy H. Stetler Sr (1890 – 1984), noted publisher for the United Evangelical and Evangelical and Evangelical United Brethren denominations in Harrisburg PA from 1911 to his retirement in 1958.  A biographical sketch of Roy H. Stetler Sr is given in the 1974 Encyclopedia of World Methodism.


 

STITELER, W.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1897    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

STOCK, DOOR WILLIAM

 

Born: 9-11-1897  Wayland NY                                  married: Mary V. Kesecker
Died: 5-9-1991                                                            obit: 2008,431

 

1920    license, recommended by Wayland NY
1927    ordained deacon
1930    ordained elder

 

Interment: Glendale Cemetery, Middleburg PA
Obit: 1991,492

 

1922-24           Berkeley Springs
1924-27           Dushore
1927-30           Windsor
1930-34           Hughesville
1934-40           Liberty
1940-45           West Milton
1945-50           Middleburg
1950-64           Glen Rock

1964                retired

 


 

STOKE, HARRY A.

 

Born: 9-3-1842  Bendersville PA                               married: Catharine Kough
Died: 8-26-1915  York PA                                         obit: 1927,89

 

1864    license
1866    ordained deacon
1868    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1916,74

 

1865-66           Middle Creek
1866-68           Montour
1868-70           Danville
1870-72           Jarrettsville
1872-74           located
1874-76           Leesburg
1876-78           Carlisle
1878-79           Bendersville
1879-81           East Prospect
1881-83           Milton
1883-86           Grover
1886-88           Tunkhannock
1888-91           Danville
1891-93           Ransom
1893-95           Hughesville
1895-98           White Deer
1898-99           Hagerstown
1899-01           Shrewsbury
1901-03           Yorkanna
1903-05           Hebbville
1905-08           Bryansville
1908-10           Craleyville
1910-12           Wellsville
1912                retired

 


 

STOVER, GUY R.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1896    license
1901    ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: Oregon-Washington Conference 1943,65

 

1899-01           Good Will
1901-03           located
1903                transfer to Des Moines Conference
                        transfer to Oregon Conference

 


 

STOVER, H.C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1896    license
1900    ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1899-00           Scranton and Sibley
1900-02           York Grace
1902                transfer to Oregon Conference
                        “transfer” to Congregational Church

 


 

STOVER, IRA EUGENE DUBS

 

Born: 2-13-1882  Madisonburg PA                            married: Sara A. Sherwood
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1914    license, recommended by Berwick Bower Memorial
1916    ordained deacon
1918    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1914-16           Bellwood
1916-20           Altoona
1920-25           Nescopeck
1925-27           Baltimore Trinity
1927-30           York St. Paul
1930                surrendered his license and withdrew from the Church

 

Note: I.E.D. Stover is the son of William H. Stover.


 

STOVER, JOHN D.

 

Born: 1851  near Booneville PA                                 married: Pauline Elizabeth Overdorf
Died: 11-25-1918                                                        obit: 1935,85

 

1875    license
1881    ordained deacon
1886    ordained elder

 

Interment: Booneville PA
Obit: 1919,73

 

1878-79           Center
1879-84           located
1884-87           East Liberty
1887-90           Port Trevorton
1890-93           Middleburg
1893-95           Hanover
1895-97           Lock Haven circuit
1897-00           Lycoming
1900-04           Loganville
1904-06           Port Trevorton
1906-10           Buffalo circuit
1910-11           Espy
1911                located

 


 

STOVER, WILLIAM HARRISON.

 

Born: 4-4-1843  Booneville PA                                  married: Mary Elizabeth Greninger
Died: 8-15-1921  Jersey Shore PA                             obit: [1848 – 10/9/1925]

 

1869    license
1872    ordained deacon
1875    ordained elder

 

Interment: Jersey Shore
Obit: 1922,73

 

1870-72           Boalsburg
1872-73           located
1873-74           Marysville
1874-75           Center
1875-77           located
1877-79           Center Hall
1879-82           Brush Valley
1882-84           McClure
1884-87           Middleburg
1887-88           New Berlin
1888-91           Center
1891-94           Lycoming
1894-96           East Point
1896-99           Brush Valley
1899-01           Dushore
1901-02           Zion’s Grove
1902-06           Espy
1906-07           Sonestown
1907-10           Salladasburg
1910-12           Yorkana
1912-14           Loganville
1914                retired

 

Note William H. Stover is the father of I.E.D. Stover

 


 

STRINE, D.M.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1877    license
1884    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1900                withdrew

 


 

STROHM, SAMUEL

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license
1843    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

STROUP, C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1877    license
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:



 

STROUP, CHARLES

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1871    license
1884    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1871                Jersey Shore circuit
                        located

 


 

STRUNK, R.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1900    license
1902    ordained deacon

Interment:
Obit:

 

1900-01           Scranton and Sibley
1901-03           Mt. Holly Springs
1903                surrendered his license and withdrew from the Church

 


 

SUNDAY, A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1897    license
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:



 

SUTTEN, D.L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died: 1867                                                                  obit:

 

?          license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1857                Gettysburg
                        located

 


 

SUTTON, ABRAHAM

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1873    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: This surname is also rendered SUTTEM.


 

SWARTZ, J.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:


1870    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: J.W. Swartz served as a local deacon, never under appointment.


 

SWENGEL, AMON WILMER

 

Born: 7-27-1858  Paxtonville PA                               married: Sara Elizabeth LaRue [1890]
Died: 10-20-1945  Harrisburg PA                              obit: [5/26/1863 – 11/9/1938]

 

1881    license
1883    ordained deacon
1886    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1881-82           Nittany Valley
1882-83           Jersey Shore circuit
1883-85           Highlands Mission
1885-86           located
1886-89           Dillsburg
1889-90           Bloomsburg
1890-92           Carlisle
1892                withdrew to join the Congregational Church

1892-95           Centreville and Riceville PA

1895-98           Twinsburg OH

                        Insurance and real estate agent in Harrisburg PA

 

 

Note: A.W. Swengel is a brother to Edwin Swengel, John G.M. Swengel and Uriah F. Swengel. The 1994 book Threads of Time by Jean Swengel gives family information, including the statement that the Swengels are descended (with a corruption of the surname) from Ulrich Zwingli.


 

SWENGEL, EDWIN

 

Born: 7-23-1848  Paxtonville PA                               married: Mary Martha Diehl
Died: 7-24-1927                                                          obit:

                                                                                    married 2: Sarah J. _____

1870    license                                                             obit2:
1874    ordained deacon
1876    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1871-72           Columbia
1872-73           located
1873-74           Center
1874-75           Prospect
1875-77           Conewago
1877-78           York King Street
1878-80           Cumberland
1880-83           Seneca Falls
1883-85           Lewisburg
1885-87           Newport and Patterson
1887-90           Lock Haven
1890                located
1898-1900       Warren Evangelical, Warren PA

1905                Salem Christian, Beaver Falls NY

1920                living in Union County PA

 

Note: Edwin Swengel is a brother to A.W. Swengel, John G.M. Swengel and Uriah F. Swengel.  The 1994 book Threads of Time by Jean Swengel gives family information, including the statement that the Swengels are descended (with a corruption of the surname) from Ulrich Zwingli.

 


 

SWENGEL, JOHN GEORGE MILLER

 

Born: 10-3-1840  Paxtonville PA                               married: Jemima Dunkel
Died: 2-5-1923                                                            obit: [d. 1895]

                                                                                    married2: S. Lizzie Kistler

1864    license                                                             obit2: 1945,456
1866    ordained deacon
1868    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: East Pennsylvania EA 1923,53

 

1864-65           Cherry
1865-66           Buffalo
1866-67           Luzerne
1867-68           Lycoming
1868-70           Carlisle
1870-72           Cumberland
1872-75           Shrewsbury
1875-77           Lewisburg
1877-79           Lycoming
1879-80           Port Trevorton
1880-84           Sugar Valley
1884-85           Jersey Shore
1885-86           Lock Haven circuit
1886-88           Center circuit
1888-89           located
1889-92           McClure circuit
1892-94           New Berlin
1894-95           Howard
1895-96           Shenandoah, East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association
1896                transferred to East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Association

Williamstown

Lebanon

Bethlehem

Terre Hill

Allentown Zion

Catasaqua

1917                retired

 

Note: John G.M. Swengel is a brother to A.W. Swengel, Edwin Swengel and Uriah F. Swengel.  He is the father of Carrie Swengel Gift, wife of Rev. Foster Ulysses Gift (b. 1871) of the Lutheran Church.  The 1994 book Threads of Time by Jean Swengel gives family information, including the statement that the Swengels are descended (with a corruption of the surname) from Ulrich Zwingli.

 


 

SWENGEL, URIAH FRANTZ

 

Born: 10-28-1846  Paxtonville PA                             married: Lottie Anthony
Died: 3-8-1921                                                            obit: [9/12/1849 – 11/11/1896]

                                                                                    married2: Bertha Luella Buck

1867    license                                                             obit2: 1943,86
1869    ordained deacon
1871    ordained elder

 

Interment: Prospect Hill Cemetery, York PA
Obit: 1922,71

 

1867-68           Wyoming
1868-69           Columbia
1869-70           Perry
1870-71           Big Spring
1871-74           York King Street
1874-77           Lock Haven
1877-80           Seneca Falls
1880-84           superintendent, Juniata District
1884-88           assistant editor,  Sunday School Literature at Cleveland OH
1888-91           Baltimore Memorial
1891-94           York King Street
1894-98           Baltimore Memorial
1898-99           York King Street
1899-03           superintendent, York District
1903-07           superintendent, Lewisburg District
1907-10           Lewistown
1910-19           Bishop
1919-20           Mt. Holly Springs
1920                retired

 

Note: Uriah F. Swengel is a brother to A.W. Swengel, Edwin Swengel and John G.M. Swengel.  Mrs. Swengel is the daughter of S.T. Buck.  The 1994 book Threads of Time by Jean Swengel gives family information, including the statement that the Swengels are descended (with a corruption of the surname) from Ulrich Zwingli.  The first Mrs. Swengel was a co-founder of the denominations Woman’s Home and Foreign Missionary Society and a biography of her appears in that organization’s 1910 Twenty-five year history Reminiscences.