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

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FARRAR, JAMES ALFRED

 

Born: 7-2-1888  Robertsdale PA                                married: Ethel Race

Died: 10-12-1958  Huntingdon PA                            obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1978, 267

 

1911    local preachers license, recommended by Federal PA of the Pittsburgh Conference

1921    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Montoursville Cemetery, Montoursville PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1959, 249

 

1913-17           Colliers WV, Pittsburgh Conference

1917-18           Austin (6 months)

1920-21           Hickorytown & Salem

1921-22           Vira

1922-23           Cross Roads-Gatchelville

1923-24           York Springs

1924-27           student, Drew University in Madison NJ

                                         1924-27  Stony Point NJ, Newark Conference

1927-28           Sinnemahoning

1928-31           Mill Hall

1931-34           Port Royal

1934-36           Robertsdale-Woodvale

1936-42           Ralston

1942-46           Mount Hill

1946-50           Grampian

1950-53           Houtzdale-Madera

1953-57           Mapleton-Mill Creek

1957                retired

 


 

FASICK, AUGUSTUS SAYFORD

 

Born: 3-30-1867  Mifflintown PA                              married: Alfarata Hollobaugh

Died: 4-20-1953  New Cumberland PA                     obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1940, 182

 

1892    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Mifflintown Cemetery, Mifflintown PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1953, 218

 

1892-97           Harrisburg Curtin Heights

1897-03           New Cumberland

1903-11           Hazleton St. Paul’s

1911-17           superintendent, Harrisburg District

1917-25           Tyrone First

1925-30           York First

1930-37           Harrisburg Camp Curtin

1937                retired

 

Note: Augustus S. Fasick is listed in the 1916 Who’s Who in American Methodism.  He is the father of Ray H. Fasick and a brother to Lucien B. Fasick.



 

FASICK, CLYDE A.

 

Born: 8-13-1887                                                          married:

Died: 12-20-1951                                                        obit:

 

1916    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown PA

Obit:

 

1912-13           Rehoboth

1916-18           Mercersburg

1918-19           special service, USA

1919-23           missionary, Chile

1923                transfer to Holston Conference

 

Note: Although Central Pennsylvania Conference records indicate Clyde A. Fasick transferred to the Holston Conference, there is no record of him joining that body.  Clyde A. Fasick appears to be related to brothers Augustus S. Fasick and Lucien B. Fasick, as he is buried in the same cemetery as their parents, but the exact relationship is not known.



 

FASICK, LUCIEN BANKS

 

Born: 11-20-1871  Mifflintown PA                            married: Emma May Mitchell

Died: 9-9-1921  Petersburg PA                                  obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1913, 140

                                                                                    married2: Iva May Steele Eichelberger

1895    license, Allegheny Conference UB                 obit2: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1928, 744

1899    ordained elder, Allegheny Conference UB

 

Interment: Frankstown Cemetery, Frankstown PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1922, 127

 

1894-95           assistant, Concord circuit of the Central PA Conference of the ME Church

1895-96           Indiana PA

1896-97           Punxsutawney

1897-99           Orbisonia

1899-01           Fairmount

1901-03

1903                Hollsopple Bethel (ending 6/25/1903)

1903-08

1908-09           Windber

1909-10

1910-11           Coalport

1911-12           Dunlo

1912                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference, ME Church (see 1912, 92)

1912-14           Hopewell

1914-18           Rouzerville

1918-21           Frankstown

1921                Petersburg

 

Note: An obituary for Lucien Banks Fasick also appears in the 9/22/1921 Christian Advocate, page 1196.  He is a brother to Augustus S. Fasick and an uncle to Ray H. Fasick.  The second Mrs. Fasick was the widow of a Mr. James Eichelberger.



 

FASICK, RAY H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1918    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1918-19           at school

1919-23           Manor Hill

1923-25           Sinnemahoning

1925-27           Warrior’s Mark

1927                withdrew

 

Note: Ray H. Fasick is the son of Augustus S. Fasick and the nephew of Lucien B. Fasick.



 

FAULKNER, JOSEPH EDWARD

 

Born: 3-15-1928  Augusta GA                                   married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1947    license, North Georgia Conference, recommended by Augusta St. John’s

1953    admitted on trial, North Georgia Conference

1954    ordained deacon, North Georgia Conference

1956    ordained elder, North Georgia Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1953-55           Duluth, GA.

1955-57           Prospect

1957-59           Grace

1959-60           faculty, Penn State University

1960                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1960-75           faculty, Penn State University

1975                no longer listed

 

Note: Joseph E. Faulkner is listed in the 1966 Who’s Who in the Methodist Church, page 413.  A longtime professor of sociology at PSU, he is the author of numerous books and articles on sociology and religion.  In 2006 he is living in State College and, though not a ministerial member of any conference, is apparently considered informally as United Methodist clergy.



 

FAUS, GEORGE WASHINGTON  

 

Born: 11-11-1865 near Talmar PA                              married: Minnie Lila Kitchen

Died: 2-10-1938  Bloomsburg PA                              obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1945, 226

 

1891    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Old Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1938, 226

 

1891-94           Williamsport High Street

1894-97           Costello

1897-01           St. Mary’s

1901-05           Sinnemahoning

1905-08           Jeanesville-Audenreid

1908-11           Hanover

1911-13           Altoona Chestnut Avenue

1913-17           Bedford

1917-20           Shickshinny

1920-24           Mifflinburg

1924-29           Jersey Shore Epworth

1929-33           Osceola Mills

1933-36           Centralia

1936                retired

 

Note: George W. Faus is the father of Raymond W. Faus and W. Arthur Faus, a nephew to Theodore S. Faus, and a cousin to William A. Faus (1861-1942).  A 1915 book in the archives tells the story of the lives and untimely deaths of his sons Gerald M. Faus (1895-1911) and Edgar K. Faus (1899-1914).



 

FAUS, RAYMOND WESLEY

           

Born: 1-6-1901  St. Marys PA                                    married: Louise Poinier

Died: 3-27-1965  Altoona PA                                                obit: Western PA Conference 1998, 408

 

1921    license

1923    admitted on trial

1927    ordained deacon

1929    ordained elder

 

Interment: Indiana PA

Obit: Western Pennsylvania Conference 1965, 905

 

1924-26           Madera

1926-28           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

1928-29           Port Matilda

1929                 Lakemont (ending fall 1929)

1929                transfer to Pittsburgh Conference

1929-34           Oakland

1934-39           Pittsburgh Mt. Washington

1939-42           California PA

1942-47           Wilkinsburg Mifflin Avenue

1947-50           Butler

1950-62           Indiana PA

1962-65           superintendent, Blairsville District

 

Note: Raymond W. Faus is the son of George W. Faus.  Prior to their marriage, Mrs. Faus served 4 years as a missionary to Korea.



 

FAUS, THEODORE S.

 

Born: 4-18-1845 near Talmar PA                                married: Martha Williams

Died: 11-3-1933  Williamsport PA                             obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1940, 183

 

1871    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Mound Cemetery, Williamsport PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1935, 214

 

1871-72           Elysburg

1872-73           Salona

1873-74           Pine Creek

1874-75           Benton

1875-76           Hickoy Run

1876-78           Leidy

1878-79           on leave

1879-82           Beach Creek

1882-84           Hyner-Westport

1884-87           Muncy Creek

1887-92           Ralston

1892-93           Saxton

1893-96           Ennisville

1896-99           Penn’s Valley

1899-04           Snow Shoe

1904-07           Lumber City

1907-11           Elysburg

1911-14           Audenreid-Jeanesville

1914                retired

 

Note: Theodore S. Faus is a brother to Rachel R. Faus Beishline, wife of John R. Beishline, and an uncle to George W. Faus.



 

FAUS, WILLIAM ALFRED

 

Born: 5-7-1861  Unityville PA                                   married: Emily Ann Kerr

Died: 10-24-1942   Hughesville PA                           obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1955, 237

 

1899    license, Central PA Conference of the United Evangelical Church

1901    ordained deacon, Central PA Conference of the United Evangelical Church

1903    ordained elder. Central PA Conference of the United Evangelical Church

 

Interment: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1943, 212

 

1899-01           West Clifford

1901-04           Waller

1904-06           Luzerne

1906-07           Dudley, Central Pennsylvania Conference ME

1907                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference ME

1907-09           Dudley

1909-11           Beach Haven

1911-12           Rohrsburg

1912-14           Orangeville-Light Street

1914-18           Millville

1918-21           White Haven

1921-23           Belleville

1923-27           Wilburton

1927                retired

 

Note: William A. Faus is a nephew to Theodore S. Faus and Rachel R. Faus Beishline, and a cousin to George W. Faus. 



 

FAUS, WILLIAM ARTHUR                       

 

Born: 2-24-1907  Janesville PA                                              married: Evelyn Bumgardner

Died: 9-17-1980                                                                      obit: [1993, 453]

 

1926    license, recommended by Jersey Shore Epworth

1927    admitted on trial

1927    ordained deacon

1931    ordained elder

 

Interment: Montoursville Cemetery, Montoursville PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1981, 330

 

1924-28           student, Dickinson College

                             1927-28  Rehoboth (ending 8/28)

1928-33           student, Boston University School of Theology in Boston MA

                             1929       Bremen ME (Jun – Sep)

                             1930       Georgetown ME (Jun – Sep)

                             1932       South Tamworth NH (Jun-Sep)

1933-35           Lewisberry-Lisburn

1935-38           Hughesville

1938-43           Williamsport Third Street

1943-44           Nescopeck

1944-50           Clearfield Emmanuel

1950-52           Harrisburg Ridge Avenue

1952-72           faculty, Lycoming College

1972                retired

 

Note: W. Arthur Faus is the son of George W. Faus.  He is the author of the book The Genius of the Prophets, published by Abingdon-Cokesbury.



 

FEIG, CHESTER ANDREW

 

Born: 6-20-1893                                                          married: Maude M. Dewey

Died: 2-?-1963                                                            obit: [2/25/1894 – 8/1/1992]

                                                                                    married2: Wyona Robbins [1957]

                                                                                    obit2: [6/.8/1906 – 2/11/2001]


Interment: North Bingham Cemetery, North Bingham PA

Obit:

 

1915-17           Blackwell

                        transfer” to Central New York Conference

1933-34           Roseville (Methodist-Baptist Community Church)*

1934-37           Rutland (the last year Rutland was served very irregularly, if at all)

1939-42           Farmington Presbyterian Church

 

Note: Dr. Chester A. Feig served as a local preacher.  He earned his doctorate from Penn State University in 1932 and was on the faculty of Mansfield University.  This surname is sometimes incorrectly rendered FIEG.

*The Community Church, a project of Chester A. Feig, did not last and the Roseville Methodist Church closed (while the Baptist Church continued) until it was reopened in 1942.



 

FEIGHT, JOHN WHITSTONE

 

Born: 8-18-1837  Friend’s Cove PA                           married: Mary Emma Shapley

Died:  2-27-1896  New Cumberland PA                    obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1878, 71

                                                                                    married2: Jennie E. Criswell

1864    license, Rainsburg QC                                    obit2: 1918, 146

1866    admitted on trial, East Baltimore Conference           

 

Interment: Shippensburg Cemetery, Shippensburg PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1896, 103

 

1862-65           officer/chaplain, Union Army

1865-66           Carlisle circuit (balance of the year)

1866-68           York Springs

1868                charter member of Central Pennsylvania Conference

1868-69           Carlisle circuit

1969-71           Mont Alto

1871-72           Mercersburg

1872-75           Liverpool

1876-79           Trevorton

1879-81           Newville-Rehoboth

1881-82           Liverpool

1882-86           on leave

1886-88           Mercersburg

1888-92           Montandon

1892-94           Hyner

1894-95           Salladasburg

1895-               on leave

 

 



FELKER, DANIEL GIBBLE

 

Born: 8-19-1876  Lancaster County PA                     married: Elizabeth Caldwell

Died:   12-9-1930  Winburne PA                                obit: [before 6/18/1912]

                                                                                    married2: Clara Jane Harper

1915    license                                                             obit2: 1982,390

1916    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Greenwood Evangelical Cemetery, Lancaster PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1931, 185

 

1916-18           Blandburg

1918-19           East Waterford

1919-22           Fayetteville

1922-24           Conyngham

1924-26           Juniata Fifteenth Street

1926-30           Duncansville

1930                Clearfield Emmanuel

 

Note: The obituary for his son Charles LeRoy Felker, killed in action in WWI, is given 1919, 161.



 

FELTON, WALTER WILLIAM

 

Born: 2-8-1910  Bedford County PA                         married: Mary Katherine Mortimer

Died: 8-21-2002                                                          obit:

 

1936    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        Student, Lehigh University

1936-38           student, Yale Divinity School in New Haven CT

 

Note: Walter W. Felton has a file with the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry, but he never served in the Central Pennsylvania Conference.  He is listed as a candidate for a local preacher’s license.  The biographical information listed above has not been verified as belonging to the Walter W. Felton licensed in 1936.



 

FENSTERMAKER, WILLIAM EDWIN

 

Born: 6-27-1923  Oriole PA                                                               married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1947    license

1951    admitted on trial

1951    ordained deacon

1953    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1947-49           student, Bucknell University

     1947-49  Laurelton

1949-52           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

     1949-50  Asbury-Allentown

     1950-52   Belfast-Wind Gap

1952-53           Patton

1953-57           associate, Harrisburg Grace

1957-61           Gettysburg

1961                transfer to Pittsburgh Conference

1961-79           associate, Mt. Lebanon

1979-85           Brookline

1985                retired



 

FERGUSON, LLOYD C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1968     license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1968-69           Dudley

1969-77           Clearville

1977                apparently living in RD Bedford with no more appointments

 

Note: Lloyd C. Ferguson served as a local pastor.  The name is sometimes rendered C. Lloyd Ferguson.

 



FERGUSON, WILLIAM GEORGE

 

Born: 5-7-1832  Halifax PA                                       married: Mary St. Clair Coover

Died: 8-22-1898  Philadelphia PA                              obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1930, 197

 

1857    admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference

 

Interment: Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1899, 85

 

1857-58           Warm Springs

1858                transfer to East Baltimore Conference

1858-59           Churchville

1859-60           Concord

1960-61           West Harford

1961-62           Boonsboro

1862-63           chaplain, US Army

1963-64           Carlisle circuit

1864-66           York Springs

1866-68           Bloody Run [Everett]

1868                transfer to Baltimore Conference

1868-69           Hagerstown

1869                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1869-72           Curwensville

1872-73           Bedford

1873-76           Lewistown

1876-78           Chambersburg First

1878-80           Ashland

1880-83           Everett

1883-85           Sunbury

1885-86           Catawissa

1886-89           York Duke Street

1889-92           Mount Carmel

1892-95           Bloomsburg

1895-97           Harrisburg Fifth Street

1897-98           Milton

 

Note:  A biographical sketch for William G. Ferguson appears in Armstrong’s The Old Baltimore Conference, page 374.



 

FERRY, E.J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1929-30           Concord (last part of year: see 1930, 81)

 

Note: E.J. Ferry served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.



 

FETTERMAN, BRIAN ADAMS

 

Born: 12-9-1930  Mount Carmel PA                          married: Lois Virginia Derr

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1953    license, recommended by Mount Carmel First

1955    admitted on trial

1955    ordained deacon

1957    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1953-55           Wallis Run (beginning 6/1/53)

1955-57           associate, Bloomsburg

1957-64           Hazleton Diamond

1964-7 1          Williamsport Calvary

1971-74           Lewistown First (ending 10/31/74)

1974-81           Harrisburg Grace (beginning 11/1/74)

1981-87           superintendent, Harrisburg District

1987-88           Tyrone Wesley (ending 11/1/88)

1988-91           General Board of Global Ministries (beginning 11/1/88)

1991-92           coordinator, Urban Ministries

1992-95           Harrisburg Harris Street (ending 12/31/95)

1996                retired (beginning1/1/96)

 

 



FIELDS, CLOYD WESLEY

 

Born:  4-13-1890  Mt. Union PA                                married: Myrtle A. McClain

Died:  5-1-1964  Pittsburgh PA                                  obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1970, 387

 

1916    admitted on trial

 

Interment: IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Union PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1964, 357

 

1915-18           James Creek

1918-23           Mifflintown

1923-29           New Cumberland

1929-36           Mt. Carmel

1936-41           Huntingdon First

1941-50           Harrisburg Fifth Street

1950-57           Lewistown First

1957                retired

1957-61  Salem

1961-64  Harrisburg St. Paul’s

 

Note:  Cloyd W. Fields is a brother to Mary Fields Welliver, the mother of H. Richard Welliver.



 

FIGGLES, CHARLES EDWARD

 

Born: 4-22-1848  Muncy PA                                      married: Harriet Adams

Died: 6-12-1938                                                          obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1939, 221

 

1911    local elder, Central New York Conference: page 26

 

Interment: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1939, 207

 

                        Chemung

                        Big Flats

                        Elmira Pennsylvania Avenue

1914                “transfer” to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1914-16           Oriole & Ante Fort (began during the 1913-14 year)

1916                Avis (ending 12/31/16)

1924-26           Westport

 

Note: Charles E. Figgles served as a local pastor and was never a ministerial member of any conference.

 



FISHER, BRUCE DAVID

 

Born: 4-19-1934  Williamsport PA                             married: Joan Heisley

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1954    license, recommended by Williamsport Wesley

1957    admitted on trial

1957    ordained deacon

1959    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1953-56           student, Lycoming College

     1953-56  Morris

1957-59           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

     1957-59  East Orange NJ

1959-63           Pleasant Gap

1963-64           Danville Trinity

1964-69           director of youth work, Conference Board of Education (ending 12/31/69)

1970-74           associate program director, Conference Council on Ministries (beginning 1/1/70)

1974-80           State College St. Paul’s

1980-85           director, Conference Council on Ministries

1985-88           superintendent, Chambersburg District

1988-95           director, Conference Council on Ministries

1995-99           Montoursville Faith

1999                retired

 

Note: Mrs. Fisher is the daughter of Homer William Heisley of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church.


 

FISHER, IRA ELLIS

 

Born: 4-16-1884  Centre County PA                          married: Bessie Belva Black

Died: 6-13-1927  Wallaceton  PA                               obit:

 

1914    license

1920    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Half Moon Valley Cemetery, Centre County PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1928, 739

 

1915-16           Williamsburg circuit

1916-17           Altoona circuit

1917-18           Allegheny circuit.

1918-21           Pine Grove Mills

1921-24           Clearville

1924-27           Wallaceton

 

Note:  Mrs. Fisher is reported to have remarried 6/10/1929 to a Mr. Ira Ellis Smith (yes, a man with the same first and middle name as Rev. Fisher!).



 

FISHER, JOHN KLINE

 

Born: 6-1-1850  Berne PA                                          married: Sallie E. Gettel

Died: 6-18-1890  Lebanon PA                                   obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1930,200

 

1875    license, Pennsylvania Conference of the United Brethren Church

1876    ordained, Pennsylvania Conference of the United Brethren Church

 

Interment: Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1891, 82

 

1875-77           Intercourse

1877-79           Mount Joy

1879-82           Annville

1882                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference ME, page 14

1882-83           Town Hill

1883-86           Conyngham

1886-89           Gordon

1889-90           Shippensburg

 

Note: Biographical material for John K. Fisher is given in Gibble’s 1950 History of the East Pennsylvania Conference (United Brethren), page 392.



 

FISK, RUSSELL G.

 

Born:                                                                           married: 

Died:                                                                           obit: 

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1924-25           Emporium circuit

 

Note: Russell G. Fisk served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.

 



FITZGERALD, HOWARD STOUGH

 

Born: 7-15-1894  Strinestown PA                              married: Grace Marie Bond

Died: 11-9-1973                                                          obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1931, 192

                                                                                    married2; Dorothy Marian Reading

1916    license, recommended by Wellsville               obit2: 2000,341

1921    admitted on trial, recommended by Philadelphia Twenty-Second Street

1923    ordained deacon

1926    ordained elder

 

Interment: Prospect Hill Cemetery, York PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1974, 421

 

1917-20           student, Dickinson College

                             1917         Hickorytown (ending 9/17)

                             1917-18   Rehoboth (beginning 9/17)

                             1918-20   Newville

1920-21           Summit Hill, Philadelphia Conference

1921-22           Thompsontown

1922-24           Rouzerville (ending 9/4/24)

1924-27           McVeytown (beginning 9/4/24)

1927-28           Mill Hall

1928-31           Salladasburg

1931-32           Selinsgrove-Shamokin Dan

1932-34           Coalport-Irvona

1934-37           Gatchelville

1937-40           Port Royal

1940-42           Mifflinville

1942-45           Freeland

1945-48           Shamokin Chestnut Street

1948-52           Altoona Wesley & Asbury

1952-54           Orbisonia

1954-60           Burnham

1960                retired

     1960-61  Mifflintown (9/1/60 to 8/31/61)

     1962       Williamsport Third Street (Jul-Aug)

                             1963       Harrison Valley (Oct-Nov)

                             1963-64  Nelson (beginning 12/1/63)



 

FLANEGAN, HENRY D.

 

Born:  3-31-1861  Salem NJ                                       married: Mary Webb Sloan

Died:  12-16-1953  Lansdowne PA                            obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1939, 223

 

1895    ordained deacon, recommended by Carlisle

1896    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Arlington Cemetery, Upper Darby PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1954, 226

 

1893-95           student, Dickinson College

1895-98           York Princess Street

1898-00           Espy-Light Street

1900-02           Hyner

1902-04           Salona-Lamar

1904-10           Ralston

1910-14           Mechanicsburg

1914-15           Shamokin Chestnut Street

1915-17           Williamsport Third Street

1917-18           Saxton

1918-19           leave of absence

1919-27           on leave

1927                retired



 

FLECK, ALBERT E.

 

Born: 11-10-1891  Altoona PA                                  married: Alda Jacoby

Died: 11-11-1959                                                        obit: [d. 1939]

                                                                                    married2: Susan Garber

            Christian & Missionary Alliance Church        obit2:

1918    license

1929    ordained local deacon

1933    ordained local elder

 

Interment: Fairview Cemetery, Altoona

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1960, 243

 

1918-19           Picture Rocks circuit

1919-21           Liverpool

1921-22           Karthaus

1922-23           Harrisonville

1923-24           Burnt Cabins

1924-26           Wallis Run

1926-29           Shawville

1929-31           Benezette

1931                Port Matilda

1931-33           Sandy Ridge

1933-34           without appointment

                             staff, Methodist Home for the Aged in Tyrone

                             staff, Altoona Hospital

1953                retired

 

Note: Albert E. Fleck served as a local pastor and is a brother to Robert E. Fleck.

 



FLECK, ROBERT ELLWOOD

 

Born: 5-6-1896  Altoona PA                                      married: Margaret E. Housum

Died: 12-27-1979  Mesa AZ                                       obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1985, 407

 

1929    license, recommended by Lock Haven Trinity

1929    admitted on trial

1931    ordained deacon

1933    ordained elder

 

Interment: Arizona Veterans Cemetery, Phoenix AZ

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1980, 339

 

1929-31           East Waterford

1931-33           Mercersburg

1933-38           McVeytown

1938-40           Howard

1940-49           Port Royal

1949-54           Salladasburg (ending 9/15/64)

1954-56           Petersburg (beginning 9/15/54)

1956                retired

     1962-64  Galeton

 

Note: Robert E. Fleck is a brother to Albert E. Fleck.



 

FLEGAL, FRANK PORTER

 

Born: 4-4-1874  Lick Run Mills PA                           married: Edith May Davis (4/27/1910)

Died: 6-6-1953                                                            obit:

 

Interment:

Obit: California-Nevada Conference 1954, 232

 

1899-03           student, Dickinson College

                             1902-03  Pine Grove

1903-05           student, Boston University School of Theology in Boston MA

 



FLEGAL, MARTIN CREIGHTON

 

Born: 11-2-1871  Clearfield County PA                    married: Dora E. Smith

Died: 7-16-1927  Avis PA                                          obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1941, 221

 

1902    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1928, 740

 

1902-03           Pine Grove

1903-05           Catawissa circuit

1905-06           Blain

1906-07           Glen Hope (ending 9/1/1907)

1907-08           president, Edwardsville Seminary in Edwardsville AL (see 1908, 73)

1908-11           Three Springs

1911-14           Shellsburg

1914-18           Lumber City

1918-19           Wallaceton

1919-21           Trevorton-Irish Valley

1921-24           Avis

1924-25           sabbatical

1925                retired

 

Note: Some biographical information on Martin C. Flegal appears in the Ministerial Qualifications Book, page 34.



 

FOCHT, LAWRENCE CARL

 

Born: 9-3-1943  Williamsburg PA                              married: Sally Ann Claus

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1966    admitted on trial, recommended by Williamsburg First

1966    ordained deacon

1969    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1964-65           associate, Hunlock Creek

1965-69           student, Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington DC

     1965-66  intern, Baltimore St. Mark’s

     1966-67  Baltimore Center Campus Ministry1966-69 School

     1967-69  Phoenix MD

1969-77           Howard

1977-85           Mechanicsburg Mount Olivet

1985-02           New Cumberland Community

2002-06           Red Lion St. Pail’s

2006                retired



 

FOLK, JOHN R. JR

 

Born: 1944                                                                  married: (single)

Died: 2-12-1965                                                          obit:

 

 1963   quarterly conference license, Lewistown First

 

Interment:

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1965, 352

 

1963-65           student, Lycoming College

                             1964-65  Nelson



 

FOLTA, GEORGE P.

 

Born: c1880                                                                married: Ludmila Huskova [Husek]

Died: c1960                                                                obit: [1895-?]

 

1924    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1922-35           Hazleton Holy Trinity (Anthracite Mission)

1935                transfer to Pittsburg Conference

1935-38           West Brownsville

 

Note: George P. Folta was originally Presbyterian.  Both from Czechoslovakia, the Foltas were married in Pennsylvania 6/29/1926.   Their son George P. Folta Jr. (1927-1930) is buried in the Vine Street Cemetery in Hazleton.



 

FORREST, JOHN WESLEY

 

Born: 2-4-1861  Littlestown PA                                 married: Sue Elizabeth Spangenberg

Died: 2-4-1931  Harrisburg PA                                  obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1957, 249

 

1885    admitted on trial, recommended by York Princess Street & Ridge Avenue

 

Interment: Littlestown Cemetery, Littlestown PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1931, 192

 

1884-85           assistant, Emporium (first part of year)

                        York Princess Street & Ridge Avenue (last part of year)

1885-86           Mercersburg

1886-88           Mont Alto

1888-90           Liverpool

1890-92           York Springs

1892-94           Snow Shoe

1894-95           Pine Grove

1895-97           Howard

1897-98           Glen Hope

1898-99           Mahaffey

1899-00           Dillsburg-Wellsville

1900-03           Mercersburg

1903-05           Munson

1905-07           Birmingham

1907-08           Three Springs

1908-10           Fairview

1910-11           Keating Summit

1911-12           Rouzerville

1912-13           Selinsgrove

1913-14           Trevorton

1914                retired

 

Note: The grandfather of John Wesley Forrest is a cousin of Josiah Forrest.  The family has a strong Methodist heritage.



 

FORREST, JOSIAH

 

Born:  10-?-1797  Anne Arundel County MD           married: Lydia S. Knuckle

Died:  4-18-1873  Zanesville OH                               obit:

 

1828    admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference

 

Interment: Zanesville OH

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1874, 62

 

1828-29           Bedford circuit

1829-30           Northumberland

1830-31           Sunbury

1831-32           Lewistown

1832-34           Northumberland

1834-36           Bellefonte

1836-37           Hollidaysburg

1837-38           Williamsburg

1838-40           Allegany

1840-42           Gettysburg

1842-44           Fincastle

1844-46           East Rockingham

1846-48           Greencastle

1848-50           Shippensburg

1850-57           on leave

1857                charter member of East Baltimore Conference

1857-58           on leave

1858-59           North Branch

1859-61           Westernport

1861-63           Boonsboro

1863-64           Orangeville

1864-66           Jeanesville

1866-68           Elysburg

1868                charter member of Central Pennsylvania Conference

1868-69           Milroy

1869                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Josiah Forrest is given in Armstrong’s The Old Baltimore Conference, page 375.   The grandfather of John Wesley Forrest is a cousin of Josiah Forrest.  The family has a strong Methodist heritage.



 

FORREST, WILLIAM

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1920-21           Westport & Cross Forks

 

Note: William Forrest served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.

 



FORSCHT, AUGUSTUS CALVIN

 

Born: 5-15-1858  York County PA                            married: Sarah J. Stein

Died: 11-23-1922  York PA                                       obit: [9/17/1857 – 9/8/1885]

                                                                                    married2: Annie Elizabeth Lutz [3/9/1888]

1887    admitted on trial,                                            obit2:

                 recommended by Harrisburg St. Paul’s

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1887-88           Liverpool

1888-90           Mont Alto

1890-91           Fort Littleton

1891-93           Lewisberry

1893-94           Clearville

1894-96           Shirleysburg

1896                withdrew

                        Lutheran pastor

1900-03           Plum Creek charge, Northumberland County (4/1/00 – 3/1/03)



 

FORTNER, HENRY B.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died: 7-31-1903  Selinsgrove PA                               obit:

 

1869    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Pine Grove Cemetery, Berwick PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1904, 109

 

1869-70           Berwick circuit

1870-72           Muhlenburg circuit

1872-73           Centralia

1873-74           Greencastle

1874-75           Helfenstein

1875-78           Beach Haven

1878-81           Benton

1881-84           Snydertown

1884-87           Elysburg

1887-90           Conyngham

1890-94           Schloyeville

1894-99           Beach Haven

1899-03           Selinsgrove

 



FORTNEY, McCLELLAND JAMES

 

Born: 7-4-1927  Mt. Union PA                                   married: Janet Banks

Died: 10-9-1997                                                          obit:

 

1962    license, recommended by Nossville

1965    ordained deacon

1967    ordained elder

1971    admitted as associate member

 

Interment: Lind Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1998, 434

 

1962-63           Warfordsburg

1963-77           Vira

1977-81           Philipsburg Grace

1981-93           Lewistown Lake Park-Granville

1993                retired

                        1997    Penns Valley

 



FOSTER, MILTON KIRK

 

Born: 2-22-1838  Lewisberry  PA                               married: Martha Rodgers

Died: 5-25-1928  Williamsport PA                             obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1920, 139

 

1858    admitted on trial, East Baltimore Conference

 

Interment: Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1929, 184

 

1858-59           Mifflin

1859-60           Green Village

1860-61           Carlisle circuit

1861-62           Newport

1862-63           New Bloomfield

1863-65           Newberry

1865-66           Phillipsburg circuit

1866-68           Phillipsburg

1868                chart member of Central Pennsylvania Conference

1868-70           Lock Haven

1870-73           Huntingdon

1873-77           superintendent, Juniata District

1877-80           Altoona Eighth Avenue

1880-82           Lewisburg

1882-84           Carlisle

1884-86           Bellefonte

1886-91           superintendent, Juniata District

1891-97           superintendent, Williamsport District

1897-00           Lock Haven Trinity

1900-06           Clearfield Trinity

1906-08           Danville St. Paul’s

1908-12           Newberry

1912                retired

 

Note: Milton K. Foster’s sister Elizabeth is the wife of James Pennington.

 



FOSTER, ROBERT B.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1908    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1908-10           Lewisberry-Lisburn

1910-11           Altoona Epworth-Llyswen

1911-12           Bakerton (left in mid-year; see 1912, 75)

1912                transfer to Cincinnati Conference



 

FOWLER, ALBERT C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1916-17           Westport

 

Note: Albert C. Fowler served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.



 

FOWLER, GEORGE W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1959-63           Trout Run

 

Note: George W. Fowler served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.



 

FOX, JOHN D.

 

Born: 1-7-1851  Pipesville PA                                    married: Mary Emma Cooper

Died: 10-6-1921  Somerville NJ                                 obit: Philadelphia Conference 1880,72

                                                                                    married2: Emma B. Kopp

                                                                                    obit2: Philadelphia Conference 1945,206

1873    license, recommended by Village Green circuit of the Philadelphia Conference

1874    admitted on trial, Philadelphia Conference

1876    ordained deacon, Philadelphia Conference

1878    ordained elder, Philadelphia Conference

 

Interment:  Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia PA

Obit: Philadelphia Conference 1922, 387

 

1873-74           Village Green circuit

1874-75           Avondale & Chatham

1875-76           Merion Square

1876-78           Charlestown

1878-80           Upland

1880-83           Haddington

1883-84           Tremont

1884-86           Reading Covenant

1886-88           Frankford Frankford Avenue

1888-91           Philadelphia Fifth Street

1891-95           Philadelphia Salem

1895-98           Pottsville

1898-01           Philadelphia Grace

1901                transfer to New Jersey Conference

1901-10           Trenton State Street

1910                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1910-17           Harrisburg Grace

1917                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1917-20           Germantown St. Stephen’s

1920                retired



 

FOX, SAMUEL

 

Born: 9-30-1867  Cornwall, England                         married: Edith Mary Gutelius

Died: 9-5-1934  Mifflinburg PA                                 obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1956, 235

 

1891    admitted on trial

            licensed as local preacher Wesleyan Methodist Church as teenager

 

Interment: Hill Side Cemetery, Mifflinburg

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1935, 224

 

1890-91           Three Runs

1891-92           Kedron

1892-93           Wharton

1893-94           Westport

1894-95           Jamestown

1895-96           Trout Run

1896-97           Marysville

1897-98           Green Village

1898-99           Catawissa circuit

1899-02           Beech Haven

1902-05           Littlestown

1905-08           Shrewsbury

1908-09           Espy-Lime Ridge

1909-10           Riverside (1½ years)

1910-11           Shamokin Lincoln Street    year)

1911-16           Mifflinburg

1916-18           Centralia

1918-20           Duncannon

1920-22           Weatherly

1922-25           Jeansville-Audenreid

1925                retired

 

 


 

FRANCE, JOSEPH

 

Born: 8-26-1819                                                          married: Susan Strickler

Died: 7-27-1889                                                          obit:

 

1842    admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference

 

Obit:    Baltimore Conference 1890, 46

 

1842-43           Licking Creek

1843-44           Frederick

1844-45           Carlisle

1845-46           East Harford

1847-48           York station

1848-49           Baltimore Columbia Street

1849-51           Carlisle Emory Chapel

1851-53           Danville

1853-54           Williamsport

1854-57           on leave

1857                charter member of East Baltimore Conference

1857-61           on leave

1861-63           tract agent

1863-64           York

1864-66           Baltimore Harford Avenue

1866-67           superintendent, Baltimore District

                         Baltimore High Street

                         Baltimore Whatcoat

                         Baltimore Union Square

                        Baltimore Caroline Street

1882-85           Washington DC Fourth Street

1885-87           Cumberland Center Street

1887                retired

 

Note: Joseph France is the father of Henry Strickler France (1851-1925) of the Baltimore Conference.




FRANK, ABRAHAM LINCOLN

 

Born: 11-30-1865  near Newport PA                         married: Alberta May Zeigler

Died: 5-5-1928  New Bloomfield PA                                    obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1901, 112

                                                                                    married2: Aura Kirk

1898    admitted on trial, recommended by Duncannon      obit2:

 

Interment: Newport Cemetery, Newport PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1929, 195

 

1898-00           Thompsontown

1900-01           Hustontown

1901-02           McKee’s Gap

1902-05           Shawville

1905-08           New Washington

1908-11           Half Moon

1911-16           Mahaffey

1916-19           Mount Holly Springs

1919-20           Coalport-Irvona

1920-22           Hopewell

1922-25           Weatherly

1925-27           Sinnemahoning

1927-28           New Bloomfield



 

FRANK, GLENN

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1962-63           Salona

 

Note: Glenn Frank served as a local pastor.

 



FRANK, NELSON HARRY

 

Born: 11-10-1912  Roxbury PA                                 married: Kathryn E. Myers

Died: 2-21-1977                                                          obit: 2001, 362

 

1931    license, recommended by Greencastle

1933    admitted on trial

1933    ordained deacon

1936    ordained elder

 

Interment: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1977, 258

 

1931-34           student, Dickinson College

     1931-34  Boiling Springs & Hickorytown

1934-37           student, Boston University School of Theology in Boston MA

     1934-37  Cataumet, New England South Conference

1937-39           Hustontown

1939-42           Bendersville

1942-46           Mechanicsburg

1946-51           Northumberland

1951-57           Chambersburg

1957-74           State College St. Paul’s

1974                retired

 

Note: Nelson H. Frank is listed in the 1966 Who’s Who the Methodist Church, page 443.  Mrs. Frank is the daughter of Rev. Joseph C. Myers of the Brethren in Christ Church.



 

FRANKFORTER, ALBERTUS DANIEL III

 

Born: 5-17-1939  Waynesboro PA                             married: Karen _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1960    license

1962    admitted on trial, recommended by Waynesboro

1963    ordained deacon

1965    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1962-65           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

1965-71           various graduate and post-graduate studies

1971-               professor of history, Penn State Erie

 

Note: A. Daniel Frankforter is the author of numerous books and articles.



 

FRAVEL, RAYMOND DUKE

 

Born: 1-25-1936  Hudson PA                                     married: Margaret Ann Dunlap

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1954    license, recommended by Osceola Mills

1959    admitted on trial

1959    ordained deacon

1961    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1954-58           student, Lycoming College

     1957-58  Morrisdale (6/57 – 1/58)

1958-61           Wolfsburg (6/58 – 6/61)

1961-62           associate, Pittsburgh South Avenue

1962-64           Patton

1964                transfer to Western Pennsylvania Conference

1964-67           associate, Pittsburgh South Avenue

1967-68           staff, Methodist Church Union of Pittsburgh

1968-69           chaplain, Home for Unwed MothersWestern

1969                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1969-74           instructor, Shippensburg University

                        1970-74  Mt. Victory

1974-79           Canton

1979-83           Carlisle Allison Memorial (ending 8/15/83)

1983-93           Clearfield West Side (beginning 8/15/83)

1993-01           Yorkshire

2001                retired

 



FRAY, ALFRED CLEMSON.

 

Born: 10-14-1905  Harrisburg PA                              married: Marion VanHorn

Died: 4-16-1978  Harrisburg PA                                obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1970, 388

                                                                                    married2: H. Romain Frey Dube

1925    license, recommended by Rehobeth               obit2:

1927    admitted on trial

1930    ordained deacon

1932    ordained elder

 

Interment: Dodson Cemetery, Luzerne County PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1978, 259

 

1925-27           Rehoboth

1927-28           Madera & Smoke Run

1928-29           Rouzerville & Mont Alto

1929-30           at school

1930-31           Wolfsburg

1931-33           Wallaceton

1933-33           Vira

1933-36           student, Boston University School of Theology in Boston MA

1936-37           Harveyville

1937-39           Orangeville

1939-40           Hastings

1940-42           Saxton

1942-47           Glen Campbell

1947-50           Freeland Parish

1950-53           Duncannon

1953-55           Port Royal

1955-58           Clearfield Emmanuel

1958-59           Bellwood

1959-65           Beach Haven

1965-68           Catawissa

1968-70           Avis

1970                retired

 

Note: Alfred C. Fray is the son of Rev. Charles A. Fray of the East Pennsylvania Conference of the Evangelical Church.



 

FRAZER, HUGH

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1922-24           Salona & Lamar

1924-25           East Waterford

 

Note: Hugh Frazer served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.



 

FRAZIER, LUTHER EUGENE

 

Born: 7-30-1913  Tusseyville PA                                            married: Marsiella Jane Wolfgang

Died: 12-8-1998  Akron OH                                                  obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1998, 433

 

1948    license, recommended by Yeagertown

1965    ordained deacon

1967    ordained elder

1971    admitted as associate member

 

Interment:  Sunset Hills Burial Park, Canton OH

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1998, 431

 

1963-65           Penns Valley

1965-67           Glen Campbell

1967-70           Allenport

1970-72           Austin

1972-75           Espy-Light Street

1975-79           Milroy

1979-81           Buffalo Valley

1981                retired



 

FREDIN, PIERRE N.

 

Born: 1-14-1866  Bergsjo, Sweden                            married: Josephine Jones

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1900    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

1893-97           student, Dickinson College

1897-00           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

                             1897-99  Lafayette NJ

                             1899-00  West Patterson NJ

1900-01           Jamison City

1901-03           Milnesville-Lattimer

1903-05           Beaver Meadow

1905-12           missionary to Wyoming

1912                withdrew

 

Note: The 1/19/1905 Pennsylvania Methodist, page 5, states “the Rev. Pierre Fredin, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Beaver Meadows, has relinquished his charge and will start for China at once to take up missionary work.”  Josephine Jones was from Lafayette NJ; they were married 6/14/1899.

 



FREED, WILLIAM MARVIN

 

Born:  5-15-1927  Walker WV                                   married: Laura Irene Davis

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1944    license, recommended by Vaught Chapel of the West Virginia Conference

1958    admitted on trial, West Virginia Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1946-47           Lockhart

1947-48           Belleville

1948-54           Mineral Wells

1954-46           Grafton

1956-59           Fairmont

1959-60           Morgantown

1960                transfer to Baltimore Conference

1960-63           Whiteford

1962                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1962-63           Mt. Nebo

1963-65           Ramey

1965-68           Lemont

1968-78           Axeman-Weaver

1978-92           Yeagertown

1992                Pine Creek Valley Parish

1992                retired

 

Note: William M. Freed is listed in the 1966 Who’s Who the Methodist Church, page 445.

 


 

FREHN, JOHN ARNOLD

 

Born: 7-13-1906  Walnut Bottom PA                                    married: Ruth Gladys McBeth

Died: 10-19-1995  Penny Farms, FL                          obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1981, 348

                                                                                    married2: Kathryn McDowell

1936    license, recommended by Rehobeth               obit2: [3/12/1909 – 10/28/2005]

1941    admitted on trial

1941    ordained deacon

1945    ordained elder

 

Interment:  Penny Farms, FL

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1996, 410

 

1937-38           Harrisonville

1938-41           Littlestown

1941-42           Hustontown

1942-46           Harrisburg St. Paul’s-Riverside

1946-51           South Williamsport

1951-54           Altoona Grace

1954-59           Harrisburg Trinity

1959-62           Waynesboro

1962-68           Camp Hill

1968-73           Harrisburg Fifth Street

1973                retired

                             1973-75  assistant, Mechanicsburg First

 

Note: Rev. Frehn is listed in the 1966 Who’s Who the Methodist Church, page 447.



 

FRICKLAND, ERNEST

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1899-01           Laporte

1907-08           Mahoning circuit, Pittsburgh Conference

 

Note: Ernest Frickland served as a local pastor.  An 1899 graduate of Williamsport Dickinson Seminary, which lists his given name as EARNEST, he is otherwise unknown.



 

FRIED, PHILIP

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license, Central New York Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1961-62           East Canton

1962                “transfer” by boundary change to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1962-63           East Canton

 

Note: Philip Fried served as a local pastor.



 

FRITCHLEY, NEWTON HORACE

 

Born:  9-4-1916  Calcutta, India                                 married: Delores M. Heinley

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1937    license, recommended by Calcutta Thorburn, India

1939    admitted on trial, Bengal Conference

1943    ordained deacon, New Hampshire Conference

1945    ordained elder, New Hampshire Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1937-40           Boys High School, Calcutta

1940-43           at school

1943                transfer to New Hampshire Conference

1943-45           Salem Depot

1945-46           Windber, Pittsburgh Conference

1946                transfer to Pittsburgh Conference

1946-49           Windber

1949-53           Pitcairn

1953-58           Pittsburgh Brookline

1958-63           Butler

1963                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1963-73           Carlisle Allison Memorial

1973                transfer to West Ohio Conference

 

Note: Newton H. Fritchley is listed in the 1966 Who’s Who in The Methodist Church, page 449.  He is listed in 2003 as a retired member of the West Ohio Conference.



 

FRITZ, JESSE EMANUEL

 

Born:  4-3-1933  Benton PA                                       married: Sandra Mae Baker

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1962    quarterly conference license

1963    admitted on trial

1963    ordained deacon

1966    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1963-66           Lewisberry

1966-69           Millerton-Daggett

1969-75           on leave

1975                located

 

Note: Jesse E. Fritz is listed in the 1966 Who’s Who in The Methodist Church, page 450.  Before entering the ministry, he taught school in Red Lion and Benton.

 



 

FRITZ, REYBURN LUTHER

 

Born: 3-8-1905  Freeland PA                                     married: Rachel Jane Howey

Died: 6-22-1990  Lewisburg PA                                obit:

 

1930    license, recommended by Freeland Park

1937    ordained deacon

1938    admitted on trial

1939    ordained elder

 

Interment: Freeland Cemetery, Freeland PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1991, 478

 

1930-34           Muncy Valley (ending summer 1934)

1934-38           Cassville (beginning summer 1934)

1938-42           Salladasburg

1942-45           Lock Haven East Main Street

1945-47           Broad Ave., Altoona

1947-49           Marcy Cent., Chicago

1949-53           Grace, Wmpst.

1953-58           Altoona Eighth Avenue

1958-62           Altoona Fairview

1962-67           Everett

1967-71           Harrisburg Epworth

1971                retired

     1971-77  Harrisburg Riverside

     1977-81  Lewisberry



 

FRITZINGER, J.A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1944-45           Laurelton (beginning 10/15/44)

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Note: J.A. Fritzinger served as a local pastor.

 



FROST, SAMUEL MILTON

 

Born: 5-31-1825  Mocksville NC                               married: Juliet Katharine Klossen

Died: 1-6-1906  Montoursville PA                             obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1915, 120

 

1846    admitted on trial, North Carolina Conference MES

1846    ordained deacon, North Carolina Conference MES

1848    ordained elder, North Carolina Conference MES

 

Interment: Hanover PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1906, 99

 

1846-47           Wilkes circuit

1847-48           Salisbury

1848-49           Washington

1849-50           Greensboro

1850-51           Washington

1851-53           Chapel Hill

1853-55           Fayetteville

1855-56           Wilmington Front Street

1856-62           president, Wayne Female College in Goldsboro NC

1862-64           school teacher

1866-70           Chatsworth Independent Methodist Church, Baltimore

1870-71           China Hall Independent Methodist Church, Baltimore

1871                transfer to Baltimore Conference ME (March 1)

1871                transfer to St. Louis Conference (March 8)

1871-72           Pleasant Hill

1872                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1872-73           York Springs

1873-76           Hanover – New Oxford

1876-79           New Cumberland

1879-82           Mt. Carmel

1882-85           Hazleton St. Paul’s

1885-88           Shamokin

1888-89           Bloomsburg

1889-90           Harrisburg Fifth Street

1890-92           Mifflintown

1892-96           Centralia

1896-97           Watsontown

1897-99           Duncansville

1899-03           White Haven

1903-06           Weatherly

 

Note: Wayne Female College was taken over by the Confederate Army for a hospital in 1862, and it reopened in 1868 as Goldsboro Female College.



 

FROWNFELTER, GEORGE MILTON

 

Born: 3-2-1861  near New Bloomfield PA                 married: Helen Virginia Quiggle

Died: 9-28-1944  Harvey’s Lake PA                          obit: [1961, 285]

 

1892    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport PA

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1945, 223

 

1892-94           Harrisburg Epworth

1894-95           Williamsport High Street

1895-99           Great Island

1899-03           Mifflinburg

1903-07           St. Mary’s

1907-09           Flemington

1909-13           Wallaceton

1913-17           Clearville

1917-23           Three Spring

1923-29           Trevorton-Irish Valley

1929-40           Mifflinville

1940                retired



 

FRUM, DAVID JAMES

 

Born: 2-17-1850  McElroy Creek VA                        married: Dilemma Talkington

Died: 7-28-1918  Clearfield County PA                    obit: [6/17/1853 – 11/12/1925]

 

1910    license

 

Interment: Plumville PA

Obit: [1919, 62]

 

1910-12           Glen Campbell

1912-15           Pleasant Gap

1915-17           Ray’s Hill

1917-19           Clearville

 

Note: David J. Frum served as a local pastor.



 

FRY, EDGAR

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1958-1961       Talmar circuit (beginning 9/1/58)

 

Note: Edgar Fry served as a local pastor.



 

FRY, SAMUEL DILLER JR.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1962    license, recommended by Drums St. Paul’s

1968    admitted on trial

1968    ordained deacon

1970    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1962-65           Morris

1965-67           Oriole

1967-70           student, Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester PA

                             1967-70  Colonial Manor, Woobury NJ

1970-72           Avis Grove Street

1972-75           York Springs-Arnolds

1975-83           associate director, Conference Council on Ministries

1983-83           Middletown Wesley

1984-86           staff, Iowa Wesleyan College

1986-88           staff, William Patterson College in Wayne NJ

1988                transfer to Iowa Conference

                        transfer to East Pennsylvania Conference

2003                retire



 

FRYE, CHARLES E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1918-19           Muncy Valley (starting January 1918)

 

Note: Charles E. Frey served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.



 

FRYSINGER, WILLIAM MASLIN

 

Born: 4-18-1840  Hanover PA                                    married: Sarah Elizabeth Quin

Died: 11-8-1933  Healdsburg CA                              obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1903, 116

                                                                                    married2: Laura Trout Zeigler

1861    admitted on trial, East Baltimore Conference            obit2: [1934,218]

 

Interment: Sebastopol, California

Obit: Central Pennsylvania Conference 1934, 218

           

 

1860-63           York Duke Street

1863-65           Mount Holly Springs

1865-68           Baltimore Huntingdon Avenue

1868-69           Altoona

1869                transfer to Baltimore Conference

1869-70           Jackson Square Centenary

1870                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1870-73           Carlisle Emory

1873-74           Sunday School & Tract Agent

1874-78           on leave

                        1874-75  Lewistown

                        1877-78  assistant, Harrisburg Grace

1878-82           superintendent, Methodist Book Room (ending 7/1882)

1882-89           president, Centenary Biblical Institute (beginning 7/1882)

1889                transfer to Baltimore Conference

1889-94           editor, Baltimore Methodist

1894                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1894-99           Carlisle Allison

1899-00           Tyrone First

1900-03           Bloomsburg

1903-04           secretary, Annuity Fund

1904                retired

 

Note: William M. Frysinger is listed in the 1916 Who’s Who American Methodism.



 

FULCKOMER, GEORGE M.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1902-03           Glen Rock

 

Note: George M. Fulckomer served as a local pastor.  He is otherwise unknown.



 

FULLER, CHARLES EDWARD

 

Born: 1-23-1907  Philadelphia PA                              married:

Died: 3-17-1990                                                          obit:

 

1930    admitted on trial

1933    ordained deacon

1935    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Missouri East Conference  1990, ?

 

1928-29           Picture Rocks

1929-30           Half Moon

1930-31           Riddlesburg

1931-33           Burnt Cabins

1933-35           Cherry Tree

1935-38           School

1938-53           missionary,  Africa Southern Rhodesia

1953-57           faculty, University of Missouri

1957                transfer to Missouri Conference

 



FULLERTON, JAMES ARCHER

 

Born: 5-28-1850                                                          married: Anne Jane Barrett

Died: 6-29-1928                                                          obit: West Virginia Conference 1928, 107

 

1872    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: West Virginia Conference 1928, 105

 

1872                transfer to West Virginia Conference

 



 

FULLMER, CHARLES WALTER

 

Born:                                                                           married

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1956    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1956-58           at school

1958                transfer to Michigan Conference



 

FULTON, THOMAS J.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Ida M. _____

Died: 2-?-22                                                                obit: [d. 8/15/1939]

 

1903    license

 

Interment:

Obit: [1922, 74]

 

1903-04           Medix

1904-07           apparently no appointment

1907-11           Oriole & Antes Fort

1911-15           Elimsport & Maple Hill

1915                Picture Rocks circuit (ending 4/15/15)

1915-19           Salladasburg (beginning 4/15/15)

1919-22           Salona & Lamar

 

Note: Thomas J. Fulton served as a local pastor.

 



FUNK, WILLIAM WARREN

 

Born: 11-4-1938  Philadelphia PA                              married: Barbara _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1964    admitted on trial, recommended by Nescopek Wesley

1964    ordained deacon

1967    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1960-64           student, Bloomsburg State University

1964-66           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

1966-67           Centralia

1967-69           New Paris

1969-71           Osceola Mills

1971-96           honorable location

1996-99           Belleville

1999-01           leave of absence

2001                retired

 



FUREY, JOHN RHOADS

 

Born: c1852                                                                married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          ordained deacon, Protestant Episcopal Church

1880    admitted on trial, recommended by Bloomsburg

1880    recognized as deacon, recommended by Bloomsburg

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        Pennsylvania Diocese

1875                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Diocese

1875-76           Plymouth

1876-77           Milford St. Mark’s

1877-80           unknown, Reformed Episcopal Church

1880-81           Buffalo Mission, New Columbia

1881-82           Loyalsock

1882                transfer to Virginia Conference

1882-83           Old Point

1883-84           Highland

1884-85           Falmouth

1885                no longer listed

 

Note: John R. Furey is the son of Rev. John G. Furey of the Protestant Episcopal Church (Milton and Connellsville) and a former Miss Rhoades.  He is the brother of Thomas May Furey of the Wyoming [PA] Conference.

 


 

FURLONG, HENRY

 

Born: 3-21-1797  Baltimore MD                                married:

Died: 8-29-1874  Baltimore MD                                obit:

 

1816    quarterly conference license, Fells Point

1817    admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference

1819    ordained deacon, Baltimore Conference

1821    ordained deacon, Baltimore Conference

 

Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Baltimore MD

Obit: Baltimore Conference 1875, 26

 

1816-17          

1817-19           Berkley

1819-20           Loudon

1820-21           Lancaster

1821-22           Short Creek

1822-24           Washington (Pa)

1823-25           Chartiers

1825-26           Redstone

1826-27           Wheeling station

1827-28           Greenfield

1828-29           Montgomery

1829-30           Winchester

1830-32           Baltimore City station

1832-33           Georgetown

1833-35           Loudon

1835-37           Harford

1837-39           East Baltimore station

1839-40           Gettysburg

1840-41           Severn

1841-42           Annapolis

1842-46           superintendent, Huntingdon District

1846-47           Huntingdon

1847-49           Jefferson

1849-50           Berkley

1850-51           Martinsburg station

1851-52           Leesburg

1852-53           Hagerstown

1853-55           Baltimore Sharp Street & Asbury

1855-57           East Baltimore

1857                charter member of East Baltimore Conference

1857-58           Shrewsbury

1858-60           on leave

1860-62           Seaman’s Union Bethel

1862-64           Baltimore Dallas Street

1864                retired

 

Note: Henry Furlong is the father of Henry Bascom Furlong (d. 1853/4) of the Baltimore Conference.