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WAGONER, CHARLES

 

Born:                                                                           married
Died: 1843                                                                  obit:

 

1837    license

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1838-39           Erie circuit
1839-40           Indiana circuit
1840-41           Somerset
1841                located

 

Note: Charles Wagoner is the father of Hannah Wagoner Hesser, wife of Charles Hesser, Rebecca Wagoner Hoffman, wife of Francis A, Hoffman, and Elizabeth Wagoner Orwig, mother of Bishop W.W. Orwig.  Biographical comments on Charles Wagoner appear in Stapleton’s 1900 Annals of the Evangelical Association, pages 91-95 [where he is called Christopher Wagoner] and page 543.

 


 

WAGONER, PHILIP

 

Born: 11-22-1800  near Carlisle PA                            married: Catharine _____
Died: 2-15-1870  Williamsport PA                             obit: [4/3/1799 – 9/8/1870]

 

?          license
?          ordained deacon
?          ordained elder

 

Interment: Lewisburg PA
Obit: [1893,67]

 

1822-23           Canton OH circuit
1823-24           Lancaster OH circuit
1824-25           Union and Center
1825-26           Franklin and Berkley
1826-27           Center
1827-28           superintendent, Salem District
1828-29           Lake NY circuit
1829-31           located
1831-33           Center
1833-35           superintendent, Carmel District
1835-38           superintendent, Salem District
1838-42           superintendent, Zion District
1842-44           superintendent, Salem District
1844-46           superintendent, Susquehanna District
1846-47           superintendent, Baltimore District
1847-49           superintendent, Somerset District
1849-50           superintndent, Center District
1850-52           Canton
1852-53           Lycoming
1853-54           Center
1854-55           superintendent, Baltimore District
1855-58           superintendent, Center District
1858-59           Boalsburg
1859-61           superintendent, Susquehanna District
1861-62           Harford
1862-64           Williamsport
1864-66           Clinton
1866-67           Center
1867-68           Lock Haven
1868-69           Boalsburg
1869-70           Williamsport

 

Note: A biographical sketch for Philip Wagoner appears in Stapleton’s 1900 Annals of the Evangelical Association, page 553.


 

WALKER, ALBERT ROBERT

 

Born: 3-27-1932  New Berlin PA                                           married: Pauline B. Kenyon
Died: 12-23-2007                                                                    obit:

 

1952    license, recommended by Milton First
1959    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 2008,432           

 

1954-56           Jacobus
1956-59           student, United Theological Seminary in Dayton OH
                             1957-59  Hillgrove-Waterhouse, Miami Conference
1959-63           Castanea-Farrandsville
1963-64           Hummel's Wharf & Witmers

1964-68           Hummel’s Wharf

1968-70           Jersey Shore

1970-73           Watsontown

1973-81           Sunbury Albright

1981-86           retired

1986-88           Harveyville (ending 1/1/1988)

1988-92           assistant chaplain. Muncy Correctional Institution (beginning 1/1/1988 and ending 8/31/1992)

1992-93           leave of absence (beginning 8/31/1992)

1993-95           Mifflinburg St. Paul’s

1995                retired

 


 

WALKER, R.C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1902    license
1905    ordained deacon
1907    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1902-03           York Christ
1903-04           White Deer
1904-08           Mechanicsburg
1908-11           student, Princeton Seminary in Princeton NJ
1911                “transfer” to Presbyterian Church

1911-               Pottsville Second

 


 

WALKER, WILLIAM PAUL

 

Born:                                                                           married: Shirley _____
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1948    license, recommended by York St. Paul's
1954    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

1950-51           Union circuit
1951-53           Cumberland
1953-56           Avis and Salladasburg
1956-58           Avis
1958-64           Milheim

1964-66           McClure

1966-71           Bloomsburg Good Shepherd

1971-72           Quincy

1972-73           chaplain, Quincy Home (ending 12/31/1973)

1974-81           Hanover Lohr’s (beginning 1/1/1974)

1981-91           Mechanicsburg Hope

1991                retired



 

WALLIS, H.M.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1907    license
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:



 

WALLIS, WILLIAM NEVIN

 

Born: 4-21-1848  Shippensburg PA                            married: Annie E. McCord
Died: 12-14-1922                                                        obit: 1924,81

 

1870    license
1875    ordained deacon
1877    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1923,78

 

1873-74           Bendersville
1874-75           Middleburg
1875-77           Hughesville
1877-79           Dillsburg circuit
1879-80           Dushore
1880-83           Danville [Wayland NY]
1883-86           Nittany Valley
1886-89           Williamsport circuit
1889-91           Millmont
1891-94           Patterson
1894-95           Leiwistown
1895-97           located
1897-01           Jersey Shore
1901-03           New Berlin
1903-07           Lock Haven circuit
1907-10           Danville
1910-11           Berwick West
1911-13           New Freedom
1913-16           Yoe and Freysville
1916-17           Pennsdale
1917-19           Avis
1919-22           Jersey Shore Mission [South Avis?]

 

Note: William N. Wallis is a brother to Sarah E. Wallis Moore Frain, wife of Isaac S. Frain.

 


 

WALTER, JOHN

 

Born: 8-21-1781  near Quakertown PA                      married: Christiana Becker
Died: 12-3-1818                                                          obit: [d. 1868]

 

1802    license

1809    ordained elder

Interment: Faber family graveyard, near Mt. Nebo
Obit:

 

1809-10           Northumberland

1810-12           Schuylkill circuit

1812-13           Franklin circuit

1813-14           Schuylkill circuit

1814                located to near Jonestown PA

 

NOTE: John Walter is the first preacher to travel under Jacob Albright.  A biographical sketch is given in Stapleton’s 1917 account of the lives of Jacob Albright and his co-workers, page 123.  Mrs. Walter is a sister to the George Becker in whose house Jacob Albright died.

 


 

WALTER, JOHN JR.

 

Born: 1797                                                                  married:
Died: 1874, Michigan                                     obit:

 

1813    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1813-14           Schuylkill circuit

                        located

 

NOTE: John Walter Jr. is a brother to Michael Walter and to Elizabeth Walter Stambach, wife of John Stambach.  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.

 


 

 WALTER, MICHAEL

 

Born: 1794                                                                  married:
Died: 1856, Ohio                                                        obit:

 

1814    license
?          ordained deacon
1820    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1814-15           Bedford circuit

1815-17           Somerset circuit

1817-18           Franklin circuit

1818-19           Canton circuit

1819-20           York circuit

1820-21           Somerset circuit

1821-22           Lake circuit

1822                located

 

NOTE: Michael Walter is a brother to John Walter Jr. and to Elizabeth Walter Stambach, wife of John Stambach.  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.

 


 

WALTER, MOSES

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died: 1869                                                                  obit:

 

1859    license
1861    ordained deacon
?          ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: [1883,95]

 

1859-60           Lycoming
1860-62           Middle Creek
1862-65           Baltimore circuit
1865-66           Center
1866-68           Lycoming
1868-69           York circuit

 


 

WALTON, MORRIS

 

Born: 6-9-1837  Luzerne County                                married: Rosanna Caroline Kline
Died: 8-6-1870  Luzerne County PA                         obit: [b. 10/4/1836 – 2/12/1923]

 

1869    license

Interment: Pine Grove Cemetery, Berwick PA
Obit: [1893,67]

 

1869-70           Columbia circuit
1870                located

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Morris Walton is given in the 1915 History of Columbia and Montour Counties, page 539.


 

WALTZ, JACOB W.

 

Born: 4-25-1881  Baltimore MD                                married: Ellen May Landis
Died: 1-29-1964  Richland PA                                   obit: 1966,144

 

1903    license, recommended by Baltimore Memorial
1910    ordained deacon
1914    ordained elder

 

Interment: Richland PA
Obit: 1964,84

 

1908-09           Enola
1909-10           York Princess Street
1910-13           located

                             1910  Dorsey (summer)

                             1911  Lake Ariel (summer)
1913-18           Wayland
1918-19           Prospect
1919-24           Bloomsburg
1924                retired

 


 

WARBURTON, WILLIAM HENRY

 

Born: 9-19-1877  Lycoming County PA                    married: Edna Helen Klingman
Died: 10-14-1958                                                        obit: 1960,89

 

1904    license, recommended by Bethel on the Muncy Valley circuit
1908    ordained deacon
1910    ordained elder

 

Interment: Forest Hill Cemetery, Forest Hill PA.
Obit: 1959,106

 

1905-06           West Clifford
1906-07           West Nanticoke
1907-08           Spring Mills
1908-10           Millmont
1910-14           Salladsburg
1914-17           Craley
1917-19           McClure
1919-22           Lewisberry
1922-24           Lopez
1924-26           Rebersburg
1926-27           New Freedom
1927-29           Mr. Rock
1929                located

 

Note: William H. Warburton located to operate a store in Forest Hill PA.  He also taught school in Union County.


 

WARNTZ, MALVIN FRANCIS

 

Born:                                                                           married: June Elnora Auman
Died:                                                                           obit: 2003,392

                                                                                    married2: Roberta _____

1948    license, recommended by Millheim                obit2:
1952    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1950-54           Penns Creek
1954-72           Burnham

1972-85           Altoona Garden Heights – Lakemont

1985                retired



 

WEAVER, ALBERT FREDRICK

 

Born: 7-31-1878  Snyder County PA                         married: Mary Holibaugh
Died: 2-7-1955                                                            obit: 1914,68

                                                                                    married2: Anna Mary Crowell

1899    license                                                             obit2: 1967,231
1901    ordained deacon
1903    ordained elder

 

Interment: Red Mount Cemetery, York County PA
Obit: 1955,85


1899-02           Dillsburg
1902-05           Mt. Rock
1905-08           Newport
1908-12           Milton
1912-14           Bellefonte
1914-19           Lock Haven
1919-25           York Trinity
1925-27           Williamsport First
1927-35           superintendent, Lewisburg District
1935-43           superintendent, York District

1943-50           General Church staff, Council of Administration

1950                retired

 


 

WEBER, GEORGE P.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1858    license

 

Interment:
Obit:



 

WEBER, JOSEPH

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1841    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1842                located

 


 

WEIDEMEYER, PETER C.

 

Born: 2-18-1849  Pimlico MD                                    married: Catherine Barbara Schemm
Died: 7-13-1932                                                          obit: 1934,75

 

1876    license, recommended by Hebbville
1878    ordained deacon
1880    ordained elder

 

Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Powhatan MD
Obit: 1933,76

 

1876-77           East Prospect
1877-78           Middleburg
1878-81           Mifflinburg circuit
1881-83           Center circuit
1883-86           Brush Valley
1886-89           Lock Haven circuit
1889-92           Sugar Valley
1892-96           McClure circuit
1896-00           Loganville
1900-04           Lycoming
1904-08           White Deer
1908-12           Loganville
1912-16           Yorkana
1916-21           Yoe and Freysville
1921-26           Harford
1926                retired

 


 

WEIKEL, JACOB

 

Born: 1812  Berks County PA                                    married:
Died: 5-25-1880  Mercer County PA                         obit:

 

1848    license
1851    ordained deacon
1853    ordained elder, Pittsburgh Conference

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1848-49           Venango circuit
1849-50           Clarion           

1850-52           located

1852                charter member of Pittsburgh Conference

1852-53           Clarion

1853-58

1858-62           superintendent, Allegheny District

1862-63

1863-64           Jefferson

1864-73

1873                retired

 

Note: Jacob Weikel appears to have located for some reason for various periods of time.  An obituary is given in Stapleton’s 1900 Annals of the Evangelical Association, page 429.


 

WEIRICK, GEORGE

 

Born: 6-14-1819                                                          married: Mary Myer
Died: 3-11-1850                                                          obit: [1/30/1824 – 4/12/1899]

 

1842    license
1844    ordained deacon
1846    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: [1883,95]

 

1842-43           Bedford
1843-45           Columbia
1845-46           Cumberland
1846-47           Washington circuit
1847-48           Center
1848-49           superintendent, Allegheny District
1849-50           York circuit

 

Note: George Weirick is the father of W.E. Weirick.  After the death of George Weirick, his widow married a Mr. John F. Price and became the mother of John Myer Price.  Comments on his conversion appear in Stapleton’s 1900 Annals of the Evangelical Association, page 554 and Stapleton’s 1908 Flashlights on Evangelical History, page 115.


 

WEIRICK, HENRY E.

 

Born: c1848                                                                married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1873    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

1873-74           Conewago
1874-75           located

1875                “took credentials for another conference”

1876                received back into Central Pennsylvania Conference

 

Note: H.E. Weirick is the son of George Weirick.  This name is also given as W.E. WEIRICK.

 


 

WELCH, JAMES HUNTINGTON

 

Born: 3-13-1860  Carrol County MD                         married: Elizabeth Huffman
Died: 11-2-1938                                                          obit: 1933,90

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Nattine Brandt

1882    license                                                             obit2: 1941,91
1884    ordained deacon
1886    ordained elder

 

Interment: Yorkana Cemetery, Yorkana PA
Obit: 1939,86

 

1882-83           Wayland NY
1883-84           Jersey Shore circuit
1884-85           Nittany
1885-88           Milesburg
1888-89           Hagerstown circuit
1889-91           Keystone
1891-93           White Deer
1893-95           Liverpool
1895-97           Lewisberry
1897-99           Wellsville
1899-05           located
1905-09           Berkeley Spring WV

1909-12           Lycoming circuit
1912-16           East Point
1916-21           Yorkana
1921-26           Mexico
1926-27           Mt. Rock
1927                retired

 


 

WERNER, PAUL AUGUSTUS

 

Born: 9-22-1898  Parryville PA                                  married: Margaret C. Cooper
Died: 12-4-1959                                                          obit: 1985,419

 

1923    license, East Pennsylvania Conference, recommended by Emmaus
1927    ordained deacon, Illinois Conference
1927    ordained elder

 

Interment: Mt. Rose Cemetery, York PA
Obit: 1960,88

 

1926-27           Symerton IL

1927                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference
1927-31           Baltimore Trinity
1931-35           Berwick North
1935-47           York Bethany

1947-59           Red Lion St. Paul’s

 

Note: Paul A. Werner is the son of Lewis Augustus Werner (1862-1953) of the East Pennsylvania Conference.  Mrs. Werner is the sister of Paul E. Cooper of the Pennsylvania Conference of the United Brethren Church.


 

WHEATFIELD, FRANK L.

 

Born: 8-14-1885                                                          married: Jennie Sweiger
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1907    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: It has not been confirmed that the Frank Wheatfield born 8/14/1885 and married to Jennie Sweiger is the same Frank L. Wheatfield licensed in 1907.



 

WHEELOCK, PAUL SAMUEL

 

Born: 2-8-1908  North Bloomfield NY                      married: Vietta May Ingalls
Died: 2-22-1991  Kissimmee FL                                obit: 1991,494

 

1931    license, Free Methodist Church, recommended by Albion NY
1935    ordained elder, Free Methodist Church

 

Interment:
Obit: 1991,493

 

1943                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference of the EUB Church

1943-47           South Williamsport Grace
1947-53           Williamsport St. Paul's

1953-58           York Zion
1958-69           superintendent, Evangelical Home at Lewisburg PA

1969-73           Sunbury Albright

1973                retired

 

Note: Paul S. Wheelock is the son of Rev Orrin K. Wheelock of the Free Methodist Church.



 

WHITEHEAD, C. ARTHUR

 

Born:                                                                           married: E. Ursula _____
Died: 10-8-1961                                                          obit:

 

?          license
?          ordained deacon
?          ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: New York Conference EUB 1962,69

 

                        New England Conference

1925                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1925-33           Wayland NY
1933                transfer to New York Conference

                        Conference superintendent

1960                retired

                             1960-61      assistant, Syracuse Calvary

 


 

WHITMIRE, J.G.

 

Born: 1856  Evansville PA                                         married:
Died: 4-5-1900  Bloomsburg PA                                obit:

 

1892    license
1894    ordained deacon
1896    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1901,78

 

1892-93           Waller
1893-97           Scranton Trinity
1897-98           Danville
1898                retired

 

Note: A death notice is given in Stapleton’s 1900 Annals of the Evangelical Association, page 639.


 

WHITMIRE, MELVIN LEE

 

Born: 7-29-1909  Wilkes-Barre PA                            married: Anne Wengert
Died: 1-25-1987  Williamsport PA                             obit:

 

1946    license, recommended by Berwick Bower Memorial
1950    ordained elder

 

Interment: Ebenezer Cemetery, Lebanon PA
Obit: 1987,422

 

1946-52           Nescopeck
1952-66           State College St. John’s

1966-76           Williamsport First

1976                retired

                             1976-82  assistant chaplain, Williamsport Hospital


 

WHITMORE, W.H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1893    license

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

WHITMYER W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1853    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

WIEST, SAMUEL L.

 

Born: 5-10-1844 Northumberland County PA                       married: Elizabeth Orwig
Died: 2-10-1924                                                                      obit: [b. 1/?/1846]

 

1869    license, East Pennsylvania Conference
1871    ordained deacon, East Pennsylvania Conference
1873    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1869-70           Lykens

1870-71           agent, Church Building Fund

1871-74           Easton English mission

1874-76           Uniontown [Pillow]

1876-79           Mahony City

1879-80           Schuylkill Haven

1880                corresponding secretary, Missionary Society

 

Note: Samuel L. Wiest is the father of Rev. Lawrence Orwig Wiest (b. 1867, affiliation uncertain), and the grandfather of Vila Alyce Wiest Heiser, wife of Benjamin F. Heiser.  He is also an uncle to Lovie Wiest Kamble, wife of Walton L. Kamble.  Mrs. Wiest is the daughter of William W. Orwig.


 

WILCOX, E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1873    license

Interment:
Obit:



 

WILKES, HARRY REAY

 

Born: 9-13-1872  Danville PA                                    married: Anna Catharine Heil
Died: 10-29-1959  York PA                                       obit: 1941,92

                                                                                    married2: Bessie Reay

1902    license                                                             obit2: 1961,86
1905    ordained deacon
1907    ordained elder

 

Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Baltimore MD
Obit: 1960,88

 

1903-06           West Nanticoke
1906-08           Nuremberg
1908-12           Dushore
1912-15           Mifflinburg
1915-20           Berwick St. Paul
1920-24           Baltimore St. Paul
1924-28           Baltimore St. John
1928-33           York Grace
1933-34           Altoona Grace
1934-36           Northumberland
1936-40           Mifflin

1940-46           Manchester

1946                retired

 

Note: The maiden name of the first Mrs. Wilkes is also given as HEYLE.


 

WILKES, MILTON G.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1923    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: Milton G. Wilkes is listed as a resident of Baltimore MD, but his relation to Harry R. Wilkes, if any, is unclear.


 

WILHELM, HENRY

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license
1868    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: This is likely John Henry Wilhelm, another reference to the John Wilhelm licensed in 1864.

 



 

WILHELM, JOHN

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1864    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

Note: This is likely John Henry Wilhelm, another reference to the Henry Wilhelm ordained deacon in 1868.



 

WILLIAMSON, A.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1886    license
1893    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit:

 


 

WILLSON, CHARLES WESLEY

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1939    license, New England Conference, recommended by Pawtucket RI Broadway
?          ordained deacon
1943    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1939-40           Fall River MA
1940-44           Lowell MA

1944                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference
1944-48           Hughesville
1948-55           Mt. Holly Springs
1955-58           Mifflin
1958-68           Wrightsville

1968-82           Red Lion Chapel

1882                retired


 

WILSON, ELIJAH B.

 

Born: 8-8-1818  Milton PA                                         married: Lucinda Ludwig [9/24/1840]
Died: 5-17-1868  near Arndtsville PA                        obit: [c1820 – 8/20/1884]

 

1847    license
1853    ordained deacon
1863    ordained, Mercersburg Classis of the Reformed Church

 

Interment: Greenmount Cemetery, Arndtsville PA
Obit:

 

1852-54           Franklin
1854-56           Gettysburg
1856-57           Perry
1857-58           Liverpool
1858-60           Columbia
1860-61           Shrewsbury
1861-62           Cumberland
1862                withdrew

1863                received by the Classis of Zion of the Reformed Church

1863-65           Strasburg, Franklin County

1865-66           Grindstonehill charge [Marion, Grindstone Hill, Fayetteville, Funkstown]

1866-68           Orangeville

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Elijah B. Wilson appears in volume 4 of the 1872 The Fathers of the German Reformed Church, pages 448-450.  An interesting account of all that is known about this man is given in the volume “Reverend Elijah B. Wilson and Lucinda Ludwig Wilson” privately published in 2011 by James O. Stevenson of Washington DC, a copy of which is in the conference archives.


 

WILSON, ROLLIN E.

 

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

 

1895    license
1898    ordained deacon
1906    ordained elder

 

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

 

1895-97           Steuben NY

1897-98           located to attend normal school

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

                             1903-04  Flycreek ME
1904-06           Steuben
1906-07           Mt. Rock
1907-09           York Bethany
1909                “transfer” to the Wyoming (PA/NY) Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1909-11           Hallstead

1911                transfer to Genesee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1911-14           Allen’s Hill

1914-15           Conesus

1915-16           Cohocton

1916-17           Pulteney

1917-18           Cameron

1918-19           Delevan-Yorkshire

1919-20           sabbatical

1920-22           Rushford

1922-25           Garland-Oyis

1925-26           East Bloomfield

1926-17           Warren’s Corners

1927-28           South Royalton

1928-31           West Barre

1931-36           Alabama-Basom

1936-38           Genesee-Shongo

1938                retired


 

WINEGARDEN, BENJAMIN F.

 

Born: 10-10-1817                                                        married: Elizabeth Cochran [5/15/1839]
Died: 7-24-1902                                                          obit: [1818-1890]

 

1866    license
1873    ordained deacon

 

Interment:
Obit: 1903,73

 

Note: Benjamin F. Winegarden of Lewisburg served as a local pastor and class leader.


 

WINTER, ABRAHAM ALBERT

 

Born: 10-4-1871  Lycoming County PA                    married: Nellie I. Henry
Died: 10-27-1938                                                        obit: 1967,232

 

1896    license
1901    ordained deacon, Oregon Conference
ordained elder

 

Interment: Williamsport PA
Obit: 1939,86

 

1899-01           Lafayette OR
1901-05           Dallas OR
1905-09           Portland OR
1909-13           president, Dallas College in Dallas OR
1913-16           Salem OR

1916-38           superintendent, Evangelical Home and Orphanage at Lewisburg OA

 


 

WINTER, W. NELSON

 

Born: 5-12-1897  Baltimore MD                                married:
Died: 7-7-1963  Baltimore MD                                  obit:

 

1920    license
1924    ordained deacon
1926    ordained elder

 

Interment: Parkwood Memorial Cemetery, Baltimore MD
Obit: Eastern Conference 1964,119

 

1922-26           Baltimore St. Matthew's
1926                transfer to the Atlantic Conference

1926-29           Philadelphia Grace [Olney]

1929-62           Baltimore Calvary

1962                retired

 


 

WITT, SAMUEL

 

Born: 1790                                                                  married: Catharine
Died: 1842                                                                  obit: [1789-1871]

 

1818    license
1836    ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1818-19           Somerset

1819-20           Bedford

1820                located

 

Note: Samuel Witt lived near Somerset.


 

WITTMER, WILLIAM CARL

 

Born: 12-27-1907  Philadelphia PA                            married: Sara Gertrude Winkleblech
Died: 3-27-1979  Orange City FL                              obit: 1989,480

 

1930    license, Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, recommended by Gospel Tabernacle of Binghamton NY
1932    ordained elder, Christian & Missionary Alliance Church

 

Interment: [cremated; ashes scattered]
Obit: 1979,342

 

1930-31           Hammersley Fork and Tamarack, Pa.
1931-32           Swedish Mission Covenant, Renovo, Pa.
1932-35           Gospel Tabernacle, Binghamton NY
1935-37           Gospel Tabernacle, Salamanca NY
1937-42           Gospel Tabernacle, Hornell NY
1944-48           Leesburg
1948-54           Rebersburg
1954-62           East Prospect
1962-64           Port Trevorton

1964-69           Middleburg

1969-74           Dallastown Trinity

1974                retired
                             1975-79  minister of visitation, Orange City FL UMC

 


 

WOLF, AARON

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1842    license
1843    ordained deacon
1845    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1842-43           Union
1843-45           Center
1845-46           Pittsburgh mission
1846-49           located
1849-50           Union
1850                located

 


 

WOLF, ADAM E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1913    license

Interment:
Obit:

 

 


 

WOLF, SIMON

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1846    license
1848    ordained deacon
1850    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1846-47           Columbia
1847-48           Perry
1848-49           Bedford
1849-50           Lycoming
1850-52           York circuit
1852-53           Luzerne Mission
1853-54           Wilkes-Barre Mission
1854-58           agent, Union Seminary
1858-59           York Queen Street
1859-60           located
1860-61           agent, Union Seminary
1861-63           Lewisburg
1863-64           agent, Union Seminary
1864-66           superintendent, Susquehanna District
1866-68           superintendent, Center District
1868                located
                        left the Church and united with the Reformed Church

 


 

WOLGEMUTH, PAUL LEHMAN

 

Born: 8-19-1917  near Manheim PA                           married: Ruth Gibble Faus
Died: 4-4-1999                                                            obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 2010,178

 

1947    license, Brethren in Christ Church, recommended by Shippensburg
1949    ordained elder, Brethren in Christ Church

 

Interment: Mastersonville BIC Cemetery, Lancaster County PA
Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1999,443

 

1947-50           Farris Mines BIC, Pulaski County VA

1950-52           Colyer and Green Grove BIC, Centre County PA

1952-53

1953-55           Knifley BIC, Adair County KY

1955-58           chaplain, Cumberland County Prison
1958-61           Mount Rock BIC, Cumberland County PA

1961                “transfer” to Central Pennsylvania Conference EUB

1961-67           Sugar Valley

1967-69           Winfield & New Berlin

1969-75           Winfield

1975-79           Bethlehem - Springvale

1979-82           Mifflinburg St. Paul’s

1982                retired

Note: Paul Wolgemuth is the father of Mr. Gerald Wolgemuth, media director for the Susquehanna Conference UMC.


 

WOMELDORF, JEZREEL

 

Born: 9-22-1859  Clinton County PA                        married: Vianna Zuleka Heller
Died: 9-23-1936  West York PA                                obit: 1927,88

                                                                                    married2: Mary Margaret Herrman

1886    license, recommended by Howard                 obit2:
1888    ordained deacon
1890    ordained elder

 

Interment: Mount Holly Springs
Obit: 1937,81

 

1886-88           Cumberland
1888-90           Bendersville
1890-91           Hanover circuit
1891-93           Dillsburg
1893-95           Bloomsburg
1895-97           Danville
1897-99           Scranton Sibly
1899-01           Bellefonte
1901-03           Patterson
1903-05           Middleburg
1905-07           Williamsport circuit
1907-08           Sonestown
1908-12           Nuremberg
1912-15           Buffalo circuit
1915-16           Espy
1916-19           Rebersburg
1919-23           Loganville
1923-25           Alberton
1925-26           Idaville
1926-28           Idaville and Mount Holly Springs
1928                retired

 


 

WOODS, WILLIAM FREED JR.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Thelma _____
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1938    license, recommended by York St. Paul's York
?          ordained deacon
1943    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1939-41           Baltimore St. Matthew
1941-42           Jersey Shore
1942-45           Dushore and Lopez
1945-49           Yorkana
1949-57           Baltimore Trinity
1957-66           Lemoyne Grace

1966-71           superintendent, Lewisburg District

1971-78           Red Lion St. Paul

1978-83           Carlisle First

1983                retired

 


 

WOOLERY, E.G.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1913    license
1916    ordained deacon
1924    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1914-16           Harford
1916-18           Bryansville
1918-22           located
1922-24           Baltimore Christ
1924-27           Hebbville
1927                located

 

Note: This surname is sometimes given as WOLLERY.

 



WRIGHT, RALPH LARUE

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1955    license, recommended by South Williamsport Grace
1960    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1955-57           Columbia circuit
1957-60           Dorsey
1960-69           Loganville

1969-70           without appointment

1970                located, page 98

 


 

WUSTER, J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

license
ordained deacon
ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1862                deposed