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

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

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ZANG, JACOB W.

 

Born: 8-10-1892  Harrisburg PA                                married: Ruth H. Hertzler
Died: 9-15-1980                                                          obit: [12/11/1896 – 11/18/1991]

 

1920    license
1922    ordained deacon
1924    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1920-21           Sonestown
1921-26           Nittany
1926-33           New Columbia
1933-35           Center Hall
1935-40           State College

1940-42           without appointment

1942                retired

 

Note:  After leaving the ministry, Jacob W. Zang appears to have taken a position involving the Pennsylvania Probation and Parole Board.

 

 


 

ZEHNER, GEORGE EVANS

 

Born: 4-8-1841  Columbia County PA                                   married: Lydia Reber
Died: 10-24-1902  York PA                                                   obit: 1916,80

 

license
1870    ordained deacon
1872    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: 1903,73

 

1869-70           Center
1870-72           Shrewsbury
1872-74           Lewisburg
1874-75           Baltimore English mission
1875-77           Dushore
1877-79           Marysville
1879-81           Newport and Patterson
1881-82           Lewistown and Patterson
1882-83           White Deer
1883-85           Carlisle
1885-87           New Berlin
1887-89           Hagerstown
1889-90           Newport and Marysville
1890-91           Patterson
1891-93           Berwick
1893-97           Bellefonte
1897-98           located
1898-99           East Prospect
1899-00           Wrightsville
1900                retired

 

Note: George E. Zehner is a first cousin to Isaiah Bower,

 


 

ZEIGLER, CLARK GEORGE

 

Born: 3-17-1886  Shrewsbury PA                              married: Olive Mae Houdeshel
Died: 8-25-1949  Marshalltown IA                            obit: Iowa Conference 1962,84

 

1907    license
?          ordained deacon
1914    ordained elder, Iowa Conference

 

Interment: Green Mountain Cemetery, Green Mountain IA
Obit: Iowa Conference 1950,46

 

1909                transfer to Iowa Conference

Belle Plaine

Marshalltown

Iowa City First

Center Point

Washta

Maxwell

Marshalltown First

George

Laurel

1945-46           retired

1946-48           Green Mountain

1948                retired


 

ZIMMERMAN, JOHN JACOB

 

Born: 12-21-1817  Germany                                       married: Theresa Elizabeth Merriman
Died: 3-9-1869  IA                                                     obit:

 

1856    license
1859    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Merrill-Melbourne Township Cemetery, Melbourne IA
Obit: Iowa Conference 1869,93

 

1857-58           Shrewsbury
1858-59           York circuit
1859-60           Baltimore circuit
1860-68           located, living in Baltimore

1868                missionary to Melbourne, Plymouth County IA

 

Note:  Jacob Zimmerman died less than a year after moving to Iowa, from a fatal disease growing out of a severe cold that took him away at the age of 51 years. That left the mother in a strange land with no relatives to assist her and her family of six boys, but the good church people took care of them until such time as the mother and her oldest boys could locate themselves on a farm.

 


 

ZIMMERMAN, LEONARD

 

Born: 1783                                                                  married: Anna _____

Died: 1840  Manheim PA                                           obit: [1878 – 1846]

 

1811    license

1813    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Stapleton’s Annals of the Evangelical Association, page 263

 

1811-13           Northumberland

1813-14           York

1814-15           Lancaster

 

1821                located

 

Note: Leonard Zimmerman is the father of Margaret Zimmerman Miller, wife of “printer” George Miller.



 

ZIMMERMAN, W.E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1910    license

Interment:
Obit:


 

ZUBER, J.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died: 1911/12                                                             obit:

 

?          license, East Pennsylvania Conference

Interment: Reading PA
Obit: 1912,67

 

1896-97           Altoona and Bellwood (started in mid-year)

1897                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

 

Note: J.W. Zuber served as a local preacher and a supply preacher.

 


 

ZULAUF, MICHAEL

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died: 1869  Baltimore MD                                         obit:

 

1848    license
1851    ordained deacon
1853    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit: [1883,95]

 

1848-49           Buffalo
1849-50           Union
1850-51           Gettysburg
1851-52           Gettysburg circuit
1852-54           Blockhouse
1854-56           Wilkes-Barre mission
1856-58           Blockhouse
1858-59           Perry circuit
1859-61           Harford
1861-62           Shrewsbury
1862-64           Clinton
1864-66           Boalsburg
1866-68           York circuit
1868-70           Baltimore McEldery Street (died during 2nd year)