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DAILEY, DEBRA J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          local preacher’s license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1997-04           Hop Bottom

2004-07           Damascus

2007-08           Ransom

2008-10           Lakeville

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

DAKIN, DONALD HUBERT

 

Born: 10-13-1922                                                        married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1970    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1970-72           student, Columbia University Graduate School

1972                discontinued

 

Note: Donald H. Dakin went on to a career in England in ministry and academia.  He is the author of The Methodist and the Influence of Methodism as Depicted in Victorian Literature (1980).


 

DANIELS, ALEXANDER E.

 

Born: 5-12-1804  Morris NY                                      married: Lucy Bond [12/10/1823]
Died: 9-30-1893  Morris NY                                      obit:

                                                                                    married2: Eliza Howe Wright [11/30/1865]

1834    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1885, 61

                                                                                    married3: Emma Warren [12/24/1890]

Interment:  Old Quaker Cemetery, Morris NY          obit3:
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1894, 83

 

1834-35           Otego

1835-36           Chenango

1836-38           Westford

1839-40           Sharon

1840-42           Decatur

1842-43           Westford

1843-45           Otego

1845-47           Exeter

1847-49           Frey’s Bush

1849-51           Springfield

1851-53           Middlefield

1853-55           on leave

1855-57           Westford

1857-58           Decatur

1858-60           Otego

1860-61           Schenevus

1861-62           Morris

1862-66           on leave

1866-68           South New Berlin

1868                retired

     1869  transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

 

Note: A brief biography of Alexander E. Daniels  appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 174.



 

DANN, L. PHILIP

 

Born: 11-17-1951                                                        married: Pamela G. _____ [6/9/1973]

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1975    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1978    ordained deacon, Troy Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1975-76           student

1976                transfer to Troy Conference

1976-82           Saranac

1982-85           Poultney

1985-86           Jonesville


 

DARLING, ROBERT HORACE

 

Born: 5-6-1925                                                            married: Cleo J. _____ [1/20/1950]

Died:                                                                           obit: [9/24/1930 – ]

 

1954    license, Wyoming Comference

1969    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1969    ordained deacon

1971    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1954-56           West Chenango

1956-57           Triangle

1957-60           Hornbrook

1960-67           Kirkwood

1967-72           assistant, Vestal

1972-79           Unadilla

1979-82           Whitney Point

1982-87           New Milford

1987                retired

                            1987-88  Nanticoke (beginning 10/1/1987)                                        

    2010        charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Robert H. Darling is the son of Mrs. Bessie Forsythe Darling Crandall, third wife of William S. Crandall, and her first husband – a Mr. Alva Darling.

 


 

DAUBENHAUSER, GINGER

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2009-10           Providence (beginning 3/1/2009)

 

Note: Ginger Daubenhauser served as a local preacher.



 

DAVENPORT, BEVERLY A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

                                                                                   

admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference:

ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1997-99           Halsey

1999-01           Wyalusing

 

Note: Beverly A. Davenport served as a local preacher.


 

DAVID, ARTHUR DAY

 

Born: 4-3-1866  Olyphant PA                                    married: Emma I. Sanford
Died: 3-1-1903                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1898, 98

 

1893    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Peckville PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1903, 107

 

1893-95           West Nanticoke

1895-97           Moscow

1897-02           Thompson

1902-03           Lehman

 

Note: A brief biography of Arthur Day David appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 176.



 

DAVID, JOSEPH SWALLOW

 

Born: 7-17-1822                                                          married:

Died: 1-4-1900                                                            obit:

 

1852    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1854    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Rock River Conference 1900, 87

 

1852-53           Beach Pond

1853-55           Madison

1855                located



 

DAVIES, DAVID

 

Born: 6-10-1807  Newtown, Wales                            married:
Died: 2-2-1878  Janesville WI                                    obit:

 

1833    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1878, 29

 

1833-35           Hamilton

1835-37           Otsego

1837-38           Otego

1838-39           Westford

1839-40           Canajoharie

1840-42           Brookfield

1842-44           Chenango

1844-46           Lanesboro

1846-48           Windsor

1848-49           East Solon

1849-50           North Pitcher

1850-51           Triangle and Whitney’s Point

1851-52           Lisle and Triangle

1852-53           Exeter

1853-54           Middlefield

1854-56           Mentz

1856-58           Ludlowville

1858-59           New Hope

1859-61           Varna

1861-62           on leave

1862-63           New Hope

1863-65           Scipio

1865-66           on leave

1866-67           North Lansing

1867-68           Montezuma

1868-69           Triangle

1869                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1869-70           Triangle

1870-71           King’s Settlement

1871-73           Coventry

1873                retired

 

Note: A brief biography of David Davies appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 175.



 

DAVIES, JAMES HAROLD

 

Born: 4-1-1913  Avoca PA                                         married: Helen Irene Bailey

Died: 10-31-1995                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 2009, 226

 

1938    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

?          ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

?          ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1996, 324

 

1938-41           Beach Lake

1941-43           Montdale

1943-44           Daleville

1944-51           Hawley

1951-56           Clarks Green – Chinchilla

1956-58           Clarks Green

1958-70           Norwich

1970-78           Ogden – Hillcrest

1978                retired



 

DAVIES, WILLIAM HARVEY.

 

Born: 4-7-1919  Avoca PA                                         married: Janet L. Sultzer

Died: 10-21-2011  Heart Lake PA                             obit: [1-/24/1921 – 12/?/2009]

 

1938    license, Wyoming Conference

1944    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1944    ordained deacon

1946    ordained elder

 

Interment: Fair View Memorial Park, Elmhurst PA

Obit: Upper New York Conference 2012, 287

 

1944-47           student

                            1944-47  Factoryville

1947-51           Wanamie – Alden

1951-57           Luzerne

1957-66           Montrose

1966-72           Johnson City Sara Jane Johnson Memorial

1972-84           Owego

1984                retired

    2010  charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

DAVIS, ARTHUR W.

 

Born: 4-19-1933                                                                      married: Carol Ann Bambach

Died:                                                                           obit: Wyoming Conference 2008, 180

 

1985    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1968-79           Jermyn

1979-81           Maplewood

1981-85           Scranton Embury

1985-92           Carbondale (ending 10/31/1992)

                            1988  Cortez (Jan. to Jun.)

1992-96           Warren Center (beginning 11/1/1992)

1996-03           Scranton Asbury

2003                retired

                            2006-10  Scranton Asbury (beginning 11/1/2006)

    2010        transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

DAVIS, DANIEL

 

Born: 7-5-1909  England                                            married: Charlotte Hilderena Mintzer

Died: 7-21-2004                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 200, 310

 

1969    admitted on trial

1969    ordained deacon

1971    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2005, 194

 

1960-63           Skinners Eddy

1963-71           Meshoppen

1971-74           Maple Grove (ending 11/30/1974)

1974                retired (beginning 12/1/1974)



 

DAVIS, DAVID L.

 

Born: 12-8-1906  Edwardsville PA                            married: Pauline Grover

Died: 1-7-1996                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1942, 391

                                                                                    married2: Maud M. Milnes

                                                                                    obit2: Wyoming Conference 1999, 335

                                               

Interment: [body given to Upstate Medical Center, for research purposes]

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1996, 325

 

1937-39           Auburn

1939-44           Fairdale – Rush

1944-49           Mountaintop

1949-72           Whitney Point

1972                retired

                                           Clearwater FL

                                           McDonough

                            1982-83  Nanticoke (beginning 1/1/1982 and ending 12/31/1983)



 

DAVIS, GEORGE H.H.

 

Born: 1851 St. Johns, Quebec Canada                       married: Mrs. Minnie Fraser

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1876    admitted on trial, Montreal Conference of the Canadian Methodist Church

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1876-77           Franklin Centre

1877-78           Huntingdon

1878-79           Kingston

1879-80           Vankleek Hill

1880-81           Richmond

1881-82           South Mountain

1882-83           no appointment due to ill health

1884                “transfer” to Troy Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

1884-85           North Granville

1885-87           Beekmantown

1887-88           Ames

1888-89           Quaker Street and Burtonville

1889-90           ?

1890                “transfer” Montreal Conference, Canadian Methodist Church

1890-92           Cookshire

1892-95           Franklin Centre

1895-97           Lacolle

1897                transfer to Bay of Quinte Conference [but apparently did not serve here]

1897*              “transfer” to Wyoming Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church [see 1899, 67]

1897-01           Springville

1901-03           Skinner's Eddy

1903-04           West Nicholson

1904                withdrew, page 24 and 71

                        “transfer to Northern New York Conference

1916-17           Forestport

1919-20**       Port Leyden               

                        “transfer” to Central New York Conference

1920-22           Navarino

1922-24           Milo Center

1924                local elder living in Milo Center

 

Note: George H.H. Davis is the son of George H. Davis (1819-1891) who served 1842-1880 in the Canadian Methodist Church.  A biographical sketch of G.H.H. Davis appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 311.  His service in the Northern New York Conference and Central New York Conference was as a local preacher. 

*G.H.H. Davis transferred to the Bay of Quinte Conference of the Canadian Methodist Church in 1897, but apparently began serving in the Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church – to which he formally transferred two years later.

**At the April 1920 meeting of the Northern New York Conference G.H.H. Davis was appointed to supply Port Leyden, and at the September 1920 meeting of the Central New York Conference he was appointed to supply Navarino



 

DAVIS, JOHN B.

 

Born: 8-18-1843  Carbondale PA                               married: Frances C. Edwards

Died: 6-3-1930  Niagara NY                                      obit: Wyoming Conference 1901, 104

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Elizabeth A. Glorius

1872    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2: Wyoming Conference 1943, 617

 

Interment: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington VA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1931, 571

 

1866-67           Harford and South Gibson

1867-68           (none)

1868-70           Clark's Green

1870-71           (none)

1871-74           North Barton

1874-76           Hornbrook

1876-79           Orwell

1879-81           Hanover

1881-84           Mehoopany

1884-87           Wyalusing

1887-89           on leave

1889-91           Rome

1891-96           Camptown

1896-00           Spencer

1900-03           conference evangelist

1903-04           Barton

1904-07           Windham

1907                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of John B. Davis appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 312.  The second Mrs. Davis (nee Crippin) was the widow of a Mr. Andrew G. Glorius.



 

DAVIS, JUDSON WILLIE

 

Born: 12-16-1865  Paine’s Hollow NY                      married: Lois J. Smith

Died: 8-6-1951                                                            obit: Northern New York Conference 1958, 638

 

1890    local preacher’s license, Utica District

1895    admitted on trial

1895    ordained deacon

1901    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Northern New York Conference 1952, 136

 

1894-96           South New Berlin NY

1896-97           Chenango Forks

1897-00           Smyrna

1900-03           Edmeston

1903                on leave

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Judson W. Davis appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 311.



 

DAVIS, LEONARD N.

 

Born: 9-26-1892  Edwardsville PA                            married: Mabel May Kitchen

Died: 1983                                                                  obit: Wyoming Conference 1959, 1181

 

1925    admitted on trial

1930    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1983, 240

 

1920-24           Lynn

1924-24           at school

1925-28           Noxen

1928-33           Falls – Mill City

1933-35           Hartwick

1935-38           Mount Vision

1938-49           Davenport – Davenport Center

1949-58           Edmesten

1959                retired

 

Note:  In retirement, Leonard N. Davis supplied for 16 years a Baptist Church near Edmeston NY.         



 

DAVIS, MINNIE D.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1992    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1991-92           Plains (beginning 2/1/1992)

1992-93           associate, Clarks Summit

1993-94           Binghamton High Street

1994-95           Binghamton Centenary

1995-97           Binghamton Centenary – Westover

1997                transfer to Western North Carolina Conference

                        extension ministry, New Orleans LA



 

DAVIS, ROY J.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Dorothy Diegtel

Died:                                                                           obit: Wyoming Conference 1964, 241

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

Sterling – Hollisterville

 

Note: Roy J. Davis served as a supply pastor.



 

DAVIS, SUSAN E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1995    license

1999    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1998-99           associate, Scranton Elm Park (beginning 1/1/1998)

1999-03           Ransom

2003-10           Endicott First

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

DAVIS, THOMAS CLARK JR.

 

Born: 9-?-1927                                                            married:

Died: 3-?-2007                                                            obit:

 

1952    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1954    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1951-54           Centermoreland – East Dallas

1954-56           Mountaintop – Albert

1956                withdrew

1957                “transfer” to the Episcopal Church

1957-               curate, Wilkes-Barre St. Stephens


 

DAVIS, WILLIAM E.

 

Born: 11-3-1874  Jermyn PA                                      married: Eva Jeffrey

Died: 12-25-1918                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1943, 617

 

1904    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Riverside Cemetery, Endicott NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1919, 132

 

1903-04           Uniondale

1904-06           Uniondale – Dundaff

1906-10           Waymart

1910-18           Binghamton Boulevard



 

DAVISON, JOHN WILES

 

Born: 12-17-1810                                                        married: Mary _____

Died: 1-12-1876                                                          obit: Rock River Conference 1886, 41

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Rock River Conference 1876, 33

 

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           Waverly

1853-54           Binghamton Henry Street

1854-56           Newark

1856                located



 

DAWSON, DAVID ALFRED

 

Born: 6-28-1900                                                          married: Ada Waterbury Simons

Died: 2-23-1967                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1944, 851

                                                                                    Married2: Edna Emma Elizabeth Kindred

1925    local preacher’s license                                    obit2: Wyoming Conference 1988, 385

1929    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1931    ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

1933    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1967, 242

 

1925-27           Mount Vision

1927-29           Plymouth

1929-33           Wells Bridge

1933-34           Hornbrook – Ghent

1934-37           Coventry

1937-41           Carley Brook

1941-44           Beach Lake

1944-48           Berkshire

1948-50           Greene

1951-52           Lanesboro

1952-54           Hartwick – Mount Vision

1954-58           New Berlin NY

1958-61           North Fentopn

1961-63           Sanataria Springs

1963                retired

 

Note: David A. Dawson is the father of John S. Dawson and of Ethel Mae Dawson Brill, wife of Edgar L. Brill.  The second Mrs. Dawson is the daughter of Rev. John Kindred of the Free Methodist Church.


 

DAWSON, JOHN STANTON

 

Born: 5-25-1946                                                          married: Jill C. _____ [8/24/1968]

Died:                                                                           obit: [8/22/1942 – ]

                                                                                    married2: Donna _____ [1998]

1969    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2:

1974    ordained deacon, West Ohio Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1969-71           Bethany (beginning 5/29/1969)

1971                transfer to West Ohio Conference

1971-73           Moscow

1973-75           Olive Branch

1975-78           Yellow Springs

1978                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1978-80           Harpursville

1980-85           on leave

1985-86           associate, Binghamton Tabernacle

1986-89           Pittston

1989-92           West Pittston

1992-94           associate, Endicott Central

1994-97           Binghamton High Street (ending 9/30/1997)

1997-98           disability leave (beginning 10/1/1997)

1998                withdrew, page 235

                        chaplain, Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care of Oneonta NY

                        “transferred” to the United Church of Christ

                        interim, St. Johnsville NY Grace

                        Schwarzwald, Berks County PA

2008                retired

                            2008-13  interim, Schwarzwald

 

Note: John S. Dawson is the son of David A. Dawson and a brother to Mrs. Edgar L. Brill.


 

DEAN, ARTHUR W.

 

Born: 1-11-1907                                                          married: Beulah Day

Died: 1-15-1997  St. Petersburg FL                           obit: Wyoming Conference 1983, 241

                                                                                    married2: Ernestine Peters Sawyer

1963    license, Wyoming Conference                        obit2: Wyoming Conference 1986, 288

1967    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        married3: Beulah W. Bean

1969    ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference        obit3:

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1997, 359

 

1963-68           Susquehanna (beginning 8/1/1963)

1968-71           Oneonta Elm Park

1971                retired

                            1971-79  Emmons



 

DECKER, ALEXANDER D.

 

Born: 7-21-1860  Portland PA                                    married: Ida May Sumner

Died: 5-13-1938  Binghamton NY                             obit: Wyoming Conference 1930, 355

 

1886    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1939, 581

 

1885-87           Harford Mills

1887-90           Tioga

1890-93           Wyalusing

1893-94           Newark Valley

1894-97           Sidney

1897-01           Binghamton Clinton Street

1901-03           Union

1903-08           Susquehanna

1908-11           Dalton

1911-17           Taylor

1917-23           Pittston

1923-25           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1925-26           field agent, Preachers’ Aid Society

1926                retired

                            1927-30  Binghamton Oak Street

 

Note: Alexander D. Decker is the father of Mabel Decker Lott, wife of Fred Eli Lott. A biographical sketch of Alexander D. Decker appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 313.  Mrs. Decker is the daughter of John B. Sumner.



 

DECKER, RALPH WINFIELD

 

Born: 7-3-1908  Dunmore PA                                    married: Elvira Doris Krotzer

Died:12-23-1996                                                         obit: Wyoming Conference 1999, 335

 

1935    ordained deacon

1936    ordained elder

 

Interment: Abington Hills Cemetery, Clarks Summit PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1997, 360

 

1935-40           student, Boston University School of Theology

1940-41           faculty, Union College in KY

1941-42           student

1942-49           faculty, Boston University School of Theology

1949-59           president, Wyoming Seminary

1959-69           Board of Education, Nashville TN

1969-74           dean, Scarritt College in Nashville TN

1974                retired



 

DEMPSEY, CHARLES J.

 

Born: 5-24-1897  Philadelphia PA                              married: Helen A. Loomis

Died: 11-3-1962  Binghamton NY                             obit: Wyoming Conference 1989, 362

 

 

1925    license, Wyoming Conference

1933    ordained local deacon

1934    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1935    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1963, 227

 

1923-25           Centermoreland

1925-30           Auburn

1930-34           Portlandville

1934-35           North Fenton – Chenango Forks

1935-39           Newton

1939-44           Guilford – Mt. Upton

1944-50           Binghamton Oak Street

1950-52           Morris

1952-60           Taylor

1962                Sherburne



 

DENISON, EDWIN

 

Born: 10-28-1804  East Haddam CT                          married:
Died: 5-8-1889  Portlandville NY                              obit: [d. 1877]

 

1825    exhorter’s license

1829    local preacher’s license

1833    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Portlandville NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1890, 78

 

1833-34           Sharon

1834-35           Otego

1835-36           Litchfield

1836-37           Winfield

1837-39           Canajoharie

1839-40           Brookfield

1840-42           Plymouth and Smyrna

1842-44           Sharon

1844-46           on leave

1846-48           Decatur

1849-49           Otego

1849-51           Oneonta

1851-52           Fly Creek

1842-53           on leave

1853-54           Worcester

1854                retired

     1869  transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

 

Note: A brief biography of Edwin Dennison [sic] appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 177.



 

DeWALT, HARRISON ALBERT

 

Born: 5-30-1901  Hancock County OH                     married: Alice Elaine Atwood

Died: 2-10-1995  Benson AZ                                     obit: Wyoming Conference 1947, 732

                                                                                    married2: Ruth Evelyn Kent

1933    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit: [1923-?]

1936    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Benson AZ

Obit: [Central Pennsylvania Conference 1995, 229 & 438]

 

1933-34           Lisle

1934-36           Sidney Center

1936-37           Sanataria Springs

1937-39           Kirkwood

1939-43           Flemingville

1943-46           Tioga Center

1946-48           Hornbrook

1948                transfer to Central New York Conference

1948-49           associate, Odessa-Catherine-Alpine

1949-53           Blodgett Mills-Freetown-East Freetown

1953-55           East Smithfield-Wetona-Big Pond

1955-58           Victory-Bethel-Ira

1958-61           Ledyard-West Genoa-Venice Center (ending in mid-year)

1961                Whitneyville, Genesee Conference (beginning in mid-year)

1961                transfer to Genesee Conference

1961-62           Whitneyville (beginning in mid-year)

1962                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1962-64           Whitneyville Parish

1964-65           Bald Eagle Parish

1965-66           sabbatical leave

1966                retired

 

Note: Harrison A. DeWalt is the father of Robert W. DeWalt (1937-1992) of the North Central New York Conference.


 

DeWITT, NOAH SHAW

 

Born: 12-10-1818  Chenango NY                              married: Harriet Peck [7/15/1847]
Died: 6-2-1886  Caroline NY                                     obit: [d. 9/27/1849]

                                                                                    married2: Hannah R. Peck [6/15/1850]

1843    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference            obit2: [d. 11/4/1860]

                                                                                    married3: Eliza A. Peck [4/6/1861]

Interment:  Danby NY                                                obit3: [1/19/1873]
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1887,69                          married4: Eleanor M. Howard [3/27/1877]

                                                                                    obit4: Wyoming Conference 1925, 152

1843-44           Montrose

1844-45           LeRaysville

1845-46           Brooklyn

1846-48           Orwell

1848-50           Lanesboro

1850-52           Conklin

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Newark

1854-56           Nichols

1856-58           Barton

1858-60           Union

1860-61           Hawley

1861-63           Bethany

1863-65           Mount Pleasant

1865-68           Beach Pond

1868-71           Lanesboro

1871-73           Castle Creek

1873-76           South Danby

1876-78           Little Meadow

1878-80           Flemingville

1880-83           North Barton

1883-86           Rome

1886                Danby

 

Note: The first three Mrs. DeWitts were sisters.  A brief biography of Noah Shaw DeWitt appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 177.



 

DICKERSON, JESSE H.

 

Born: 8-24-1879  Vestal NY                                      married: Effie Louise Brimmer

Died: 1-1-1961  Sayre PA                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1937, 151

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Rose Shappelle

1909    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2:

?          ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

?          ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Hornbrook Cemetery, Hornbrook PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1961, 217

 

1909-10           Willet

1910-11           Eatonville

1911-17           Hornbrook

1917-19           Apalachin

1919-21           Orwell

1921-24           Bethany

1924-27           Clark’s Green

1927-33           Scranton Court Street

1933-36           Bainbridge

1936-37           Wilkes-Barre Abbott

1937-39           Moscow

1939-47           Wanamie-Alden

1946-48           Factoryville

1948052          Hornbrook

1952                retired

                          1952-54  Litchfield



 

DICKINSON, GEORGE I.

 

Born: 8-11-1921  Mountaintop PA                             married: Vera Smith

Died: 6-23-1995                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 2001, 188

 

1948    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1948    ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

1950    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Albert Cemetery, Mountaintop PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1996, 326

 

1947-49           student, Drew University School of Theology in Madison NJ

                            1947-48  Martinsville, Northern New Jersey Conference

1949-50           Avoca

1950-52           chaplain, US Army

1952-54           Pittston First

1954-57           Meshoppen

1957-60           Sherburne

1960-66           Plymouth PA

1966-72           Montrose

1972-75           Wilkes-Barre First

1975-86           Chenango Bridge

1986                retired



 

DICKINSON, THOMAS GILFORD

 

Born: 12-5-1854  Richmond VA                                married: Helen Prout

Died: 6-4-1919  Dorranceton PA                               obit: Wyoming Conference 1930, 358

 

1877    admitted on trial, Ohio Conference

?          ordained deacon, Ohio Conference

?          ordained elder, Ohio Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1920, 108

 

1877-79           Alexandria

1879-82           Pomeroy

1882-84           Harmer

1884-87           Columbus Third Street

1887-88           Marietta

1888-93           Chillicothe Walnut Street

1893-98           Columbus King Avenue

1898-03           Circleville

1903-07           London

1907                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1907-12           Oneonta

1912-19           West Pittston

1919                Dorranceton

 

Note: T. Gilford Dickinson is the father of Rev. George C. Dickinson (1880-1959) of the Episcopal Church.



 

DIETZ, SHARON E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Frederick Dietz

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2002    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1994-00           Cortez (beginning 10/1/1994)

2000-10           Peckville

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

DILDINE, LYNN SHEPHERD

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

                                                                                   

?          ordained, Presbyterian Church

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2000-01           Tri-Valley Covenant – Lisle Associated

 

Note: Lynn S. Dildine served in the Wyoming Conference as an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church USA.


 

DILLINGER, RODNEY BRUCE

 

Born: 10-22-1932                                                        married: Phyllis Mae T. _____

Died:                                                                           obit: [3/9/1936 – ]

 

1961    license, Wyoming Conference

1962    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1969    ordained deacon, Northern Illinois Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1961-63           Meshoppen

1963                transfer to Northern Illinois Conference

1963-66           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

                            1964-66  Andover NJ, Northern New Jersey Conference

1966-70           Rockford Evans Memorial

1970-76           Carol Stream St. Andrew

1976-79           Lemont

1979-86           Rockford Beth Eden

1992-97           Roselle

1997                retired


 

DOAN, BARBARA L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2003-09           Gibson

2009-10           on leave



 

DODD, FRANKLIN B.

 

Born: 11-6-1892 Clarks Summit PA                           married: Etha Mae Stanton

Died: 1-24-1975                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1967, 243

 

1922    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1975, 176

 

1922-23           Mountaintop

1923-26           West Nanticoke

1926-30           Newton

1930-33           Greene

1933-36           Windsor

1936-40           Schenevus

1940-42           Scranton Embury

1942-46           Jermyn

1946-49           approved evangelist

1949-50           Middlefield

1950-53           McClure

1953-58           on leave

1958                retired

 

Note: Franklin B. Dodd is a brother to Melvin J. Dodd.



 

DODD, MELVIN J.

 

Born: 10-?-1890                                                          married: Delcia Mae Bennett

Died: 11-10-1967                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1990, 318

 

1927    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1968, 244

 

1927-32           associate, Binghamton Boulevard

1932-42           Wilkes-Barre Firwood

1942-57           Binghamton Boulevard

1957                retired

 

Note: Melvin J. Dodd is a brother to Franklin B. Dodd.



 

DODGE, WILBUR CALEB

 

Born: 10-11-1880  Littleton NH                                 married: Katharine Smith

Died: 6-7-1952                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1969, 255

 

1911    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Maple Grove Cemetery, Worcester NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1953, 1457

 

1909-12           McClure

1912-15           West Exeter

1915-17           New Berlin

1917-22           Unadilla

1922-26           Oneonta Elm Park

1926-34           Montrose

1934-40           Cooperstown

1940-42           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1942-46           Milford

1946                retired

 



 

DODSON, JOAN S.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Don _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2000-01           Pleasant Mount

2001-03           Scranton St. Paul’s and Throop

2003-10           Lake Winola

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Joan S. Dodson served as a local preacher.



 

DODSON, LAVERE A.

 

Born: 5-26-1902  Quincy PA                                      married: Eunice Alma VanRiper

Died: 3-10-1998                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference1954, 1760

                                                                                    married2: Grete _____

1925    admitted on trial                                             obit2:

1928    ordained deacon

 

Interment: East Newark Valley NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1998, 320

 

1925-27           Manor Hill

1927-29           Riddlesburg

1929                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1929-32           Rome-North Orwell

1932-36           Otego

1936-39           Bethany

1939-43           Moscow

1943-57           chaplain, US Army

1957                transfer to New Jersey Conference

1957-62           New Jersey Conference

1962                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1962-68           Otego

1968                retired

                             1968-69  Chenango Bridge

                             1969-70  chaplain, Broome CCOC

                             1970-72  Sanitaria Springs

                             1972-74  North Fenton/Susquehanna/Tioga Center

                             1974-76  Brookvale


Note: Lavere A. Dodson is the father of Edward W. Dodson (1930-2007) of the Central Pennsylvania Conference..



 

DONY, FRANCIS ASBURY

 

Born: 5-3-1841  Dundaff PA                                     married: Sarah Woodward
Died: 1-12-1898  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1916,118

 

1875    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1898, 93

 

1875-77           Rush

1877-79           Hanover

1879-80           Sterling

1880-82           Lake Como

1882-83           Plymouth NY

1883-85           Chenango Forks

1885-87           Ouaquagua

1888-90           Damascus

1890-91           city missionary, Scranton

1891-95           secretary, American Sabbath Union

1895-98           general secretary, Northeastern Pennsylvania Sabbath Union

 

Note: A brief biography of Francis A. Dony appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 178.



 

DOTY, FRANKLIN PIERCE

 

Born: 10-26-1852  Wantage NJ                                  married: Amelia Harding

Died: 4-3-1933  Scranton PA                                     obit: Wyoming Conference 1925, 149

 

1877    exhorter’s license

1878    local preacher’s license

1879    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1933, 161

 

1878-79           Halsey Valley

1879-80           Hale's Eddy

1880-82           Oregon [Carley Brook]

1882-84           Harpursville

1884-87           North Abington

1887-88           Thompson

1888-93           Avoca

1893-95           Peckville

1895-98           Scranton Hampton Street

1898-04           Scranton St. Paul's

1904-06           Taylor

1906-08           Parsons

1908-10           Throop

1910-16           Scranton Bradley Memorial

1916                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Franklin P. Doty appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 313.



 

DOUPE, GARY EDWARD

 

Born: 7-30-1943                                                          married: Elaine Daskas [5/18/1969]

Died:                                                                           obit: [5/29/1946 – ]

 

1965    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1967    ordained deacon

1969    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1965-69           student

1969-70           Endicott St. Paul’s

1970-75           Peckville

1975-80           associate, Oneonta First

1980-91           Oneonta College Ministries

                            Coventry (beginning 10/1983)

1991-96           Binghamton Chenango Street and Choconut Center

1996-05           Binghamton Chenango Street and Binghamton Centenary

2005                retired

    2010  charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Gary E. Doupe is the son of Margaret Doupe Chauncey.



 

DOUPE, MARGARET    see CHAUNCEY, MARGARET DOUPE

 


 

DOYLE, ANDREW J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2009-10           Coventry – Union Valley

 

Note: Andrew J. Doyle served as a local preacher.



 

DOYLE, THOMAS EDWARD

 

Born:10-29-1949                                                         married: Kathleen Wanda Burch

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1982    license, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1982-84           Fly Creek (beginning 1/1/1982)

1984-85           no appointment

1985-86           Middlefield

 

Note: Thomas E. Doyle was a served as a local preacher.  He had previously been a farmer.


 

DOTSON, MARCELLE

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, New England Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2009-10           Wilkes-Barre Field of Grace, Wyoming Conference

2010                “transfer” to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Marcelle Dotson served in the Wyoming Conference as an ordained member of the New England Conference.



 

DRAPER, HENRY R.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1866    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 


 

DRESSER, HENRY HARRISON

 

Born: 1-1-1838  Fort Lee NJ                                      married: Sophronia Gay

Died: 10-21-1917                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1932, 803

 

1862    exhorter’s license

1862    local preacher’s license, McClure Settlement

1866    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Damascus PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1918, 120

 

1866-67           Lackawaxen

1867-70           Tallmansville [Lake Como]

1870-72           Clifford

1872-73           Bethany

1873-74           Salem

1874-76           Edmeston and Exeter

1876-79           Plains

1879-82           Montrose

1882-85           Pittston

1885-86           Scranton Green Ridge [Asbury]

1886-88           Athens

1887                transfer to Dakota Conference

1887-90           Huron

1890-95           superintendent, Watertown District

1895                transfer to Minnesota Conference

1895-97           Duluth Grace

1897-98           superintendent, Duluth City Missions

1898                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1898-00           Binghamton High Street

1900-01           Ashley

1901-07           superintendent, Owego District

1907                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of H.H. Dresser appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 314.



 

DREWETT, DONALD ALBERT

 

Born: 1-3-1935                                                            married: Susan _____ [5/2/1964]

Died:                                                                           obit: [1/4/1943 – ]

 

1960    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1963    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1960-63           student

1963-64           New Milford

1964-66           associate, Endicott First

1966-74           student

1974-78           faculty, Drew University

1978-80           St. Peter’s Medical Center

1980                withdrew

 

Note: Donald A. Drewett is the author of a book on the social message of AME bishop Reverdy C. Ransom (1861-1959).


 

DUBRICK, WILTON JOHN

 

Born: 6-16-1904  Courtdale PA                                 married: Hazel Mae Harding

Died: 8-25-1981                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 2003, 204

 

1929    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1934    ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1982, 222

 

1928-31           student, Dickinson College

    1928-29  Greencastle-Newville, Central Pennsylvania Conference

1931-32           student

1932-33           Pocono Lake

1933-35           Wilkes-Barre Bennett Memorial – St. Andrews

1935-37           Glen Lyon

1937-41           Whitney Point

1941-42           Endwell – Vestal Center

1942-43           Endwell

1943-46           Sidney

1946-51           Waverly NY

1951-53           Wilkes-Barre Firwood

1953-58           executive secretary, Conference Board of Education

1958-63           Clarks Green

1963-72           Binghamton Fairrview

1972-75           Maine

1975                retired

                            1975-77  Maine

                            1980-81  Choconut Center



 

DULKIS, NANCY L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2006-10           East Worcester

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Nancy L. Dulkis served as a local preacher.



 

DUNCAN, JEAN-PIERRE

 

Born: 9-20-1954                                                          married:  Susan Lynne _____ [9/23/1978]

Died:                                                                           obit: [12/6/1955 – ]

 

1987    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1987    ordained deacon

1990    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1984-88           Slocum Faith

1988-90           Slocum Faith – Stairville

1990-96           Dunmore

1996-01           Scranton Embury (ending 6/15/2001)

2001-04           Conference Shalom Coordinator (beginning 6/15/2001)

2004-08           Abbott

2008-10           Countryside Community

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

DUNHAM, M.A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1890    Castle Creek (first part of the year)

 

Note: M.A. Dunham is a local pastor living in Binghamton NY.  See the 1890 journal page 55 and the 1891 journal, page 15.



 

DUPUY, ELLISON H.

                                    

Born: 12-5-1866                                                          married:

Died: 11-2-1897                                                          obit:

 

1890    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Southern California Conference 1898, 36

 

1890-93           Whitney’s Point

1893-94           Mount Upton

1894                transfer to New England Southern Conference

1894-96           Brockton Franklin

1896                transfer to Southern California Conference

1896-97           Highlands

1897                Lancaster

 

Note: This surname is also rendered DEPUY.

 


 

DuVAL, BENJAMIN LIVINGSTON

 

Born: 10-7-1904  Madison County FL                       married: Florence Fellow

Died: 9-10-1966                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1995, 317

 

1928    admitted on trial, Ohio Conference

1934    ordained deacon, Ohio Conference

?          ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1967, 240

 

1928-30           Camden

1930-34           student

1934-36           Cincinnati Armstrong Chapel

1936-40           Cincinnati Bond Hill

1940-43           Cincinnati Children’s Home

1943-46           Hamilton First

1946-49           Columbus Trinity

1949-52           Springfield Central

1952                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1952-66           Scranton Elm Park



 

DuVALL, ROY

 

Born: 5-25-1903  Hillburn NY                                   married: Adriana Lindenburg

Died: 4-26-1977                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1956, 255

                                                                                    married2: Carolyn Hess

1930    ordained, Eastern Conference                        obit2: 2004, 206

                        of the Methodist Protestant Church

 

Interment: Reformed Church Cemetery, Pompton Lakes NJ

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1977, 232

 

1930-33           Cassville

1933-37           Friendship

1937-39           Daleville

1939                transfer by denominational union to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Church

1939-43           Daleville

1943-45           Wyalusing

1945-47           chaplain, US Army

1947-50           Bethany

1950-65           Scranton, St. Paul’s – Bradley Memorial

1965-69           Scranton Embury

1969                retired