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EASTMAN ALFRED

                                  

Born: 7-3-1832  Quinton NY                         married: Jane A. Keller
Died: 1916                                                                  obit: [1835-1907]

 

1889    local preacher’s license

1896    ordained local deacon

 

Interment:  Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City NY
Obit:

 

1887-88           West Smyrna Free Will Baptist

1888-89           West Smyrna Free Will Baptist and Otselic Center

1889                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1889-94           Oakland 

1894-95           ?

1895-98           Hawleyton

1898-02           Uniondale

1902-05           South Canaan

1905                retired, page 64

 

Note:  Alfred Eastman is the father of Nettie A. Eastman Taylor, wife of Fred P. Taylor.  Alfred Eastman served as a local preacher.  He is mentioned on page vi of Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference.



 

EASTMAN, EDWARD LEE III

 

Born: 8-15-1829  Elmira NY                          married: Jane Elizabeth Gruver [1/28/1956]

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1952    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1953    ordained deacon

1954    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1952-54           student, NYC

1954                transfer to New York East Conference

Note: As of 2010, Edward E. Eastman was a retired member of the New York Conference.


 

EASTON, JOHN GEORGE BURT

 

Born: 8-21-1912  Berkshire NY                                 married: Bertha Margaret Dodd

Died: 10-3-1995                                                          obit: [8/28/1918 – ]

 

 

1942    license, Wyoming Conference

1950    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1952    ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Berkshire NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1996, 327

 

1942-49           Vestal Center – Campville

1949-52           Beach Lake – Narrowsburg

1952-53           Beach Lake

1953-59           Apalachin

1959-64           Marathon

1964-66           Nanticoke

1966-76           Old Forge

1976-78           Tioga Center

1978-83           Susquehanna

1983                retired

 

Note: J.G. Easton is the father of John P. Easton, the grandson of George O. Beers,  and the nephew of George D. Beers.

 


 

EASTON, JOHN PHILIP

 

Born:                                                                           married: Cheryl _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1981    admitted on trial, East Pennsylvania Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1981-90           Geigertown St. Paul’s

1990-91           Nichols (Wyoming Conference)

1991                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1991-93           Nichols

1993                withdrew 1/1/1993 – see 1993, page 228

 

Note: John P. Easton is the son of J.G. Easton.

 


 

EASTWOOD, M. JON

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2000-03           Cortez

2003-10           Scranton St. Paul’s and Throop

 

Note: M. Jon Eastwood served as a local preacher.



 

EBY, CRAIG WINSLOW

 

Born: 9-27-1949                                                          married: Mary Louise _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1983    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1982-84           Clifford

1984                leave of absence

1984                withdrew (11/30/1984)

 

Note: In 2014, Craig W. Eby is living in Saint Augustine FL and serving as a pastor, affiliation unknown.

 


 

ECKERSLEY, LINDA K.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2007-09           West Nicholson

2009-10           Scranton Court Street

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Linda K. Eckersley served as a local preacher.


 

ECKERT, ALEXANDER BLAKE

 

Born: 8-1-1820  Shawangunk NY                              married: Maria Jane McCord [5/1840]

Died: 8-31-1883  Smithboro NY                                obit: [3/9/1817 – 12/9/1905]

 

1847    local preacher’s license, East New York Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1884, 59

 

                        Bloomingburg

                        Burlingame

                        “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

                        Litchfield

                        Hornbrook

                        Shepherd’s Creek

1870-71           North Tioga

                        Harford

                        West Danby

                        Paupack

1881-82           Preston

 

Note: A.B. Eckert served as a local preacher.


 

ECKMAN, GEORGE PECK

 

Born: 1-8-1860  Gouldsboro PA                                married: May Townley
Died: 6-28-1929                                                          obit:

 

1886    admitted on trial, Newark Conference

 

Interment: Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1921, 101

 

1886-88           Metuchen

1888-91           South Orange

1891-94           Orange

1894-97           Morristown

1897                transfer to New York Conference

1897-12           NYC St. Paul’s

1912-15           editor, Christian Advocate

1915                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1915-29           Scranton Elm Park

 

Note: George Peck Eckman is the son of John G. Eckman.  He is the author of numerous books and articles.



 

ECKMAN. JOHN G.

 

Born: 10-7-1836  Sunbury PA                                    married: Margaret Louisa Hile
Died: 8-10-1898  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1918, 130

 

1860    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1862    ordained deacon, page 14

1864    ordained elder

 

Interment:  Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1899,101

 

1859-60           Stoddartsville and Jenkins

1860-61           Stoddartsville

1861-63           Lehman

1863-65           Plymouth PA

1865-66           Northmoreland

1866-69           Woodville [Wilkes-Barre Ross Street]

1869-72           Waverly PA

1872-73           Ashley

1873-77           superintendent, Chenango District

1877-80           Scranton Adams Avenue

1880-84           superintendent, Binghamton District

1884-87           West Pittston

1887-92           Kingston

1892-93           Honesdale

1893-98           superintendent, Wyoming District

 

Note: John G. Eckman is the father of George Peck Eckman.   A brief biography of John G. Eckman appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 179.



 

EDER, GEORGE ELFORD SR.

 

Born: 10-26-1913  Scranton PA                                 married: Florence Evans

Died: 2-4-1989                                                            obit:

 

admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1989, 363

 

1972-73           Gibson

1973-75           West Nicholson

1975-79           not appointed

1979                retired

 

Note: George E. Eder is the father of William E. Eder.  He retired from secular work in 1973 and served in the Wyoming Conference as a local preacher.


 

EDER, WILLIAM E.

 

Born:8-30-1948                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1977    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1973-74           Pittston First

1974-76           Waymart – Prompton

1976-78           Pittston First

1978-81           West Nanticoke First

1981-84           Askam

1984-85           Mehoopany

1985                withdrew

 

Note: William E. Eder is the son of George E. Eder.

 


 

EDGAR, WILLIAM

 

Born: 2-24-1855  New York NY                                married: Mary E. Rogers
Died: 3-6-1902  Scranton PA                         obit: Wyoming Conference 1901, 103

 

1875    exhorter’s license

1876    local preacher’s license

1878    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1880    ordained deacon

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1902, 97

 

1877-78           Mountain Top

1878-79           Decatur

1879-81           Morris

1881-82           North Abington

1882-84           Bethany

1884-87           Worcester

1887-91           Dunmore

1891-95           Carbondale

1895-00           Scranton Providence

1900-02           Owego

 

Note: A brief biography of William Edgar appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 180.



 

EDWARDS, JAMES DENNISON

 

Born: 6-23-1940                                                          married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1966    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1966-68           student

1968                withdrew

                        entered the Episcopal ministry

                        honorary associate, Lewisburg St. Andrews

 

Note: James D. Edwards graduated from the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, located in New York NY, in 1970.  He was the “long-time companion” of Rev. Canon John Xavier Dobson (1935-2009) of the Episcopal Church.


 

EDWARDS, JAMES EDRAY

 

Born: 12-8-1929  Carbondale PA                               married: Marion M. Sydoriak

Died: 9-28-2011                                                          obit: [8/19/1933 – ]

 

1963    license, recommended by Dickson City

1965    ordained deacon

1967    ordained elder

 

Interment: Valley View Memorial Park, Montdale PA

Obit: Susquehanna Conference 2012, 293

 

1963-69           Lanesboro

1969-78           West Nanticoke

1978-81           Avoca – Moosic

1981-87           Avoca – Duryea

1987-92           Plymouth

1992                retired

                            1992       Carbondale (11/1–12/31)

                            1993       Ransom  (1/1–2/28)

                            1993       Maple Grove (3/1–6/30_

                            1993-94  Harpursville (beginning 10/23/1993)

                            1994-02  Nicholson

    2010        transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: James E. Edwards is the father of Holly Edwards Faux, wife of Norman T. Faux.



 

EDWARDS, WALTER A.

 

Born: 11-6-1866  Pike’s Creek PA                             married: Stella May Smith

Died: 1949 PA                                                            obit:

 

1895    local preacher’s license, Wilkes-Barre Central

1899    admitted on trial

1903    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1899-00           Lackawaxen

1900                transfer to Colorado Conference

1900                Merino

                        Brighton

                        Denver Merritt Memorial

1902                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1902-04           Moosic (beginning 9/1/02)

1904-07           general secretary, YMCA in Coatesville PA

1907                located, page 75

 

Note: Walter A. Edwards is the son of local preacher William Henry Edwards [no appointment record] and a nephew to Philip M. Mott.  After leaving the Conference, he appears to have continued working for the YMCA.  A biographical sketch of Walter A. Edwards appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 315.



 

EIDAM, JOHN R.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Elaine _____
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1967    admitted on trial, Central Pennsylvania Conference: recommended by Shamokin Lincoln Street

1967    ordained deacon

1969    ordained elder

 

Interment: 
Obit:

 

1967-69           student

1969-91           dean of admissions, Wyoming Seminary

1991                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1991-10           dean of admissions, Wyoming Seminary

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change


EISTER, FRED M.

 

Born: 9-27-1914  Sunbury PA                                    married: Kathryn A. Fisher

Died: 5-2-1991  FL                                                     obit: Wyoming Conference 1999, 336

 

1968    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: West Side Cemetery, Shamokin Dam PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1991, 331

 

1962-68           Alderson (beginning 1/1/1962)

1968-70           Peckville

1970-79           Wyoming

1979-80           on leave

1980                retired

                            1982-83  Courtdale

 

Note: Fred M. Eister is the father of Rev. Fred M. Eister Jr. of the Baptist Church.  He was a second career pastor and served as a local preacher.


 

ELDRIDGE, ENOCH P.

 

Born: 5-27-1831  North Pitcher NY               married: Sarah Hutchings [1855]
Died: 3-31-1900  Choconut Center NY                     obit: [d. 1878]

                                                                                    married2: Lucy Chaplin [1881]

1854    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference            obit2: [d. 1881]

                                                                                    married3: Anna E. Kirkendall [1884]

Interment: Pitcher NY                                                obit3:
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1900, 115

 

1854-55           Harford

1855-56           New Hope

1856-57           East Homer

1857-58           Amber

1858-60           Summer Hill

1860-62           Freetown

1862-64           Eldridge

1864-66           Cayuga

1866-69           Slaterville

1869                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1869-72           Nichols

1872-75           Great Bend

1875-77           Mount Upton

1877-78           Greene

1878-80           agent, Honesdale Church

1880-81           Dunmore

1881-82           Peckville

1882-84           Danby

1884-86           Speedsville

1886-89           Rome

1889-92           Fairdale

1892-97           Maine

1897-99           Choconut Center

 

Note: A brief biography of Enoch Eldridge appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 181.



 

ELLER, PEGGI

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit:

 

2008-09           associate, Endwell

2009-10           Mount Upton

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference


ELLIOTT, HENRY PERCIVAL

 

Born: 8-5-1904                                                            married: Dorice Millicent Keyte

Died: 12-29-1999  Sayre PA                                      obit: Wyoming Conference 1986, 289

 

1949    license, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2000, 312

 

1949-52           Old Forge

1952-56           Lanesboro

1956-59           Fairdale

1959-66           Askam

1966-67           Taylor

1967-70           Hartwick

1970                retired

                            1970-73  Lockwood

 

Note: Henry P. Elliott came to the United States from Pembroke Dock, Wales. in 1949.  He served as a local preacher.


 

ELLIOTT, LAWRENCE STEELE

 

Born: 3-16-1890  New Alexandria PA                       married: Ruth Anita Dunlap

Died: 3-14-1983  Beckley WV                                   obit: Western Pennsylvania CXonference 1989, 427

 

1924    admitted on trial, Pittsburgh Conference

1924    ordained deacon

1926    ordained elder

 

Interment: Beckley WV

Obit: Western Pennsylvania Conference 1983, 423

 

1924-25           associate, Pittsburgh Christ

1925-28           Somerset

1928-35           Monessen

1935-39           Connellsville First

1939-40           Turtle Creek McMasters

1940                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1940-48           Scranton Asbury

1948-50           Kingston Dorranceton

1950                transfer to Pittsburgh Conference

1950-54           Pittsburgh Asbury

1954-62           Sewickley

1962                retired

 

Note: Lawrence S. Elliott is the author of Book of Family Prayers, published by the Methodist Publishing House.


 

ELLIS, ALLYSON

 

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2009    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit:

 

2009-10           New Berlin NY

2010                charter member Upper New York Conference


ELLIS, BENJAMIN

 

Born: c1789  Tioga NY                                              married: Abigail Parker
Died: 9-13-1871  Nichols NY                                    obit: [1795 – 6/27/1857]

 

1829    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Ellistown/Emory Cemetery, Tioga County NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1872, 37

 

1829-31           Wyoming

1831-33           Brooklyn

1833-35           Bridgewater

1835-36           Canaan

1836-37           Wyalusing

1837-39           Pike

1839-41           Pittston

1841-42           Dundaff

1842-43           Barton

1843-44           Flemingville

1844-46           McDonough

1846-47           Lisle

1847-52           on leave

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-59           on leave

                            1852-53  VanEttenville and Spencer

                            1853-54  North Danby

                            1856-57  North Danby                       

1859                retired

 

Note: A brief biography of Benjamin Ellis appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 182.



 

ELLSWORTH, HERBERT LINCOLN

 

Born: 1-13-1865  LeRaysville PA                              married: Mary F. Pambleton

Died: 8-11-1911                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1939, 591

 

1884    local preacher’s license, Kingston

1888    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1889    ordained local deacon

1894    ordained elder

 

Interment: Riverside Cemetery, Nichols NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1912, 122

 

1884-88           student, Kingston Seminary

1888-89           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1889-90           Newark Valley

1890-92           student, Syracuse University

1892-94           Little Meadows

1894-97           Nichols

1897-99           Meshoppen

1899-00           conference evangelist

1900-02           Alderson

1902-06           Ashley

1906-08           Nanticoke

1908-10           Norwich

1910-11           assistant, Binghamton Centenary

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Herbert L. Ellsworth appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 316.  The obituary for Mrs. Ellsworth identifies her (incorrectly?) as the former Mary F. Pambleton.



 

ELLSWORTH, LEON WHITEMORE

 

Born:  Norwich NY                                                    married: Hazel Woodard [1915-22]

Died:                                                                           obit:

                                                                                    married2: Marjorie Wilson Turner [1922]

1916    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2:

1918    ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1916-17           Carley Brook

1917-18           Wallsville

1918-21           student, Wesleyan University in Middletown CT

                            1920-21       East Berlin CT

1921-22           Sterling [did not report]

1922                withdrew under charges, page 36

 

Note: Leon W. Ellsworth left the ministry 1922, details of which are in the biographical files, and moved to Dallas TX.


 

ELWELL, KING

 

Born: 1813  Factoryville PA                                       married: Catherine Bull
Died: 1-16-1885                                                          obit: [d. 2/26/1902]

 

1835    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1837    ordained deacon

1839    ordained elder

 

Interment: Hope Cemetery, Newark Valley NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1885, 55

 

1835-37           Wyalusing

1837-38           Lanesboro

1838-40           Bridgewater

1840-41           Northmoreland

1841-43           Pike

1843-45           Newfield

1845-47           Broome

1847-49           North Danby

1849-51           Spencer

1851-52           Barton

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-54           on leave

1854-58           located

                            1856-58  South Danby

1858-60           Spencer

1860-64           superintendent, Binghamton District

1864-67           Newark

1867-68           North Danby

1868-69           Brooklyn

1869-71           Montrose

1871-72           Herrick

1872                retired

 

Note: King Elwell is the father of Stephen Elwell.  A brief biography of King Elwell appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 182.



 

ELWELL, STEPHEN

 

Born: 3-26-1839  Springville PA                                married: Eleanor Reed
Died: 3-11-1892  Yatesville PA                                 obit: Wyoming Conference 1917, 124

 

1862    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1864    ordained deacon

1866    ordained elder

 

Interment: Marcy Cemetery, Duryea PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1892, 96

 

1862-63           Springville

1863-65           Gibson

1865-67           Great Bend and New Milford

1867-68           Chenango

1868-70           Rome

1870-72           Fairdale

1872-75           LeRaysville

1875-78           Carverton

1878-81           Mehoopany

1881-84           Lackawanna

1884-87           Dunmore

1887-88           Avoca

1888-89           Plains

1889-91           Scranton Hampton Street

1891-92           Yatesville

 

Note: Stephen Elwell is the son of King Elwell.  A brief biography of Stephen Elwell appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 183.



 

ELWOOD, WILLIAM ERNEST

 

Born: 4-15-1873  Walton NY                         married: Florence McLeish

Died: 12-3-1956  Newark Valley NY                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1959, 1182

 

1911    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1913    ordained deacon

1915    ordained elder

 

Interment: Walton NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1957, 561

 

1911-13           LeRaysville

1913-17           Apalachin

1917-20           Great Bend – Hallstead

1920-22           Portlamdville

1922-26           Unadilla

1926-34           Newark Valley

1934-37           Binghamton Fairview

1937-39           Sidney

1939                retired

                            1943-45  Chenango Bridge

 


 

EMHOF, ROBERT E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Barbara _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1988    license, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1988-92           McClure

1992-93           Harpursville

1993                withdrew 10/22/1993

 

Note: Robert Emhof served as a local pastor.



 

EMORY, BENJAMIN B.

 

Born: 6-24-1828  Huntingdon PA                              married: Mary Blackman

Died: 2-20-1872  New Orleans LA                            obit:

 

1854    admitted on trial, East Genesee Conference

1858    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1853-54           Newport, Wyoming Conference

1854                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1854-55           Hawley

1855-57           Nicholson

1857-59           Montrose

1859-61           Tunkhannock

1863                located

 

Note: Benjamin B. Emory appears to have gone on to serve Methodist Episcopal churches in the Washington DC area.  Strangely, for 1854-58 he is listed neither as a deacon nor as remaining on trial.



 

ENGLE, DAVID J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1976    license, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1976-77           Skinners Eddy

1977-78           Taylor

1978                discontinued

 

Note: David J. Engle served as a local preacher.

 


 

ENGLISH, EDWARD M.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Nancy F. _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        New Jersey Conference

1963                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1963-67           director, Oneonta Wesley House

1967                transfer to Southern Iowa Conference

Note: Edward M. English graduated from Oglethorpe College in Atlanta GA in 1956 and was pursuing a masters in counseling while serving in Oneonta.  Mrs. English is also ordained, but apparently not in the United Methodist Church.


 

ERNST, CHRISTIAN

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died: 8-8-1950                                                            obit:

 

1915    admitted on trial, New Jersey Conference

ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Millville NJ

Obit:

 

1916-22           Millville West Side

1926-28           Bridgeton Wesley Memorial

1928-29           Branchton

1929                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1929-30           Forest City

1930                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1930-33           Mt. Hope

1933-36           Elam

1936                transfer to New Jersey Conference

1936-47

1947-50           Millville Mt. Pleasant

 

Note: In October 1929, Christian Ernst of the New Jersey Conference and W.F. Hunter of the Wyoming Conference exchanged appointments.


 

ESENWEIN, FREDERICK D.

 

Born: 3-18-1876                                                          married: Euphemia Young

Died: 2-9-1957  OH                                                    obit: Pittsburgh Conference 1959, 1291

 

1902    admitted on trial, Pittsburgh Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Pittsburgh Conference 1957,586

 

1902-06           Monica

1906-10           Canonsburg

1910-14           Johnstown Calvary

1914-18           Pittsburgh West End

1918-24           Waynesburg

1924-31           Greensburg

1931-34           Pittsburgh Mount Lebanon

1934                transfer to Erie Conference

1934-38           Jamestown

1938                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1938-40           Scranton Asbury

1940                transfer to Pittsburgh Conference


 

ESTES, IRA C.

 

Born: 4-17-1856  Garrattsville, NY                            married: Agnes C. Renwick [10/5/1881]

Died: 2-?-1936  Syracuse PA                         obit: [5/27/1853 – 1/1/1926]

 

1884    exhorter’s license

1887    local preacher’s license

1889    admitted on trial, Wyoming Confreence

1891    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1889-91           North Fenton and New Ohio

1891-93           McDonough

1893-98           Harford NY

1898-02           Damascus

1902-06           Vestal

1906-08           East Worcester

1908-13           on leave

1913-14           Fly Creek

1914                located, page 61

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Ira C. Estes appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 316. 



 

ESTLOW, EDWARD GEORGE WALKER

 

Born: 9-24-1880  Wells Mill NJ                                  married: Mary Rachel McConnel

Died: 6-14-1946  Binghamton NY                             obit: [6/8/1884 – 6/19/1956]

 

1909    license, Colorado Conference

1910    admitted on trial, Colorado Conference

1916    ordained deacon, Colorado Conference

 

Interment: Warren Grove Cemetery, Warren Grove NJ

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1947, 717

 

1909-11           Bayfield

1911-12           student

1912-13           Ridgway

1913-14           Cheraw

1914-15           on leave for health reasons

1915-16           Merino & Messex

1916-20           Hillrose & Snyder

1920-21           Crawford

1921-23           Glennwood Springs

1923-25           Fruita

1925-26           ?

1926                transfer to New Jersey Conference

1926-27           Dennisville

1927-29           South Vineland

1929-32           Riverside

1932-34           Mantua

1934-37           Woodlynne

1937-38           Pedricktown

1938                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1938-39           Tobyhanna

1939-42           Belfast & Wind Gap

1942-43           Elverson & Mount Carmel

1943                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1943-46           Windsor

1946                Preston

 


 

ESTRADA, RODRIGO DE GUZMAN

 

Born: 6-1-1930                                                            married: Loida Reyes

Died:                                                                           obit: California –Nevada Conference 1994, 234

 

1965    admitted on trial, New York Conference

1982    admitted on trial, California-Nevada Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1961-62           Clifford, Wyoming Conference

1962-63           not appointed

1963                “transfer” to New York Conference

1963-65           New Haven Hope

1965                discontinued

                        served in another denomination

1980                “transfer” to California-Nevada Conference

1980-81           Alpaugh

1981-84           Melrose

1984-85           Hayward First

1985-86           Daly City

 

Note: Rodrigo D. Estrada served in the Wyoming Conference as a local preacher.


 

ETHER, FEDOR C.

 

Born: 5-6-1890  New York City NY              married: Rose Hart

Died: 7-11-1949  Pittston PA                         obit: Wyoming Conference 1976, 227

 

1920    admitted on trial, Newark Conference

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment: Pleasant Mount Cemetery, Pleasant Mount PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1950, 535

 

1920-24           Barryville, Eldred, Pond Eddy

1924-26           Otisville

1926-27           Spring Valley

1927-29           Newark Franklin Street

1929-30           Belvidere

1930                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1930-34           Lake Ariel – Gravity

1934-37           Center Moreland

1937-41           Pleasant Mount

1941-43           Old Forge

1943-45           Castle Creek

1945-48           Newton

1948-49           Avoca


 

EUROZA, JUSTO M.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1880    admitted on trial

1884    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1884-87           missionary to Mexico

 

Note: Justo M. Euroza was a prominent long-time member of the Mexico Conference, where he was the first district superintendent of the Mexico Conference, a member of the first graduating class of the Methodist theological school at Puebla, and the author of several Spanish-language books of Methodist history and theology.  His connections here may have been to secure ordination and other validation not available in the Mexico Conference.


 

EVA, THOMAS

 

Born: 7-16-1850 Relubbus Lane, England                 married: Rose Williams

Died: 10-10-1923  Kingston PA                                 obit: [d. 7/14/1883]

                                                                                    married2: Julia Rutt

1875    local preacher’s license,                                   obit2: Wyoming Conference 1925, 150

                        Primitive Methodist Church

1881    license, Primitive Methodist Church

 

Interment: Dennison Cemetery, Forty Fort PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1924, 133

 

1881-83           Danville

1883-85           Jeddo

1885-87           St. Clair

1887-89           Seek

1889-91           Parsons

1891                transfer to Wyoming Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church

1891-94           Edmeston

1894-97           Harford PA

1897-00           Fairdale

1900-02           Auburn

1902-06           Waymart

1906-08           Pleasant Mount

1908-11           Duryea

1911-13           West Nanticoke

1913-14           Mountaintop

1914-17           Larksville

1917-19           Askam

1919                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Thomas Eva appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 317.



 

EVANS, DAVID

 

Born: 7-11-1867  Llanidloes, Wales               married: Mary Reed

Died: 12-3-1943                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1912, 134

                                                                                    married2: Hattie Albertson

1889    local preacher’s license                                    obit2: Genesee Conference 1949, 337

1893    admitted on trial

1895    ordained deacon

1902    ordained elder

 

Interment: Nondaga Cemetery, Bath NY

Obit: Genesee Conference 1944, 111

 

1889-90           Falls

1890-95           Narrowsburg

1895-97           Uniondale

1897-03           Sterling

1903-09           Dallas

1909-13           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1913                transfer to Michigan Conference, page 62

1913-17           Jackson Haven

1917                transfer to Genesee Conference

1917-20           Bath Centenary

1921-24           Buffalo Humboldt Parkway

1924-30           retired

1930-31           Conesus

1931-42           field secretary, Buffalo City and Erie County Bible Society

1942                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of David Evans appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 318.



 

EVANS, DAVID STANLEY JR

 

Born: 4-14-1917  Portland ME                                   married: Catherine Elizabeth Cherry

Died: 10-1-1999                                                          obit:

 

1944    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1944    ordained deacon

1947    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: West Michigan Conference 2000, 143

 

1947-49           chaplain, US Navy

1949                transfer to Michigan Conference

 

Note: David S. Evans is a brother to George M. Evans.  He was raised in Binghamton NY.


 

EVANS, GEORGE MOREY

 

Born: 2-15-1920  Portland ME                                   married: Helen Harrison

Died: 9-19-2010  Lancaster PA                                  obit:

 

1941    license

1945    ordained local deacon

1946    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1948    ordained elder, Ohio Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1939-43           student, Albright College

1943-46           student, Drew University School of Theology

1946                transfer to Ohio Conference

1946-68           executive director, Goodwill Industries in Columbus OH

1968-72           field service director, Goodwill Industries in Washington DC

1972-74           president, Goodwill Industries in Long Beach CA

1974-77           president, Goodwill Industries in Washington DC

 

Note: George M. Evans is a brother to David S. Evans.  He was raised in Binghamton NY and was a retired member of the West Ohio Conference at the time of his death.


 

EVANS, NORMAN ALFRED

 

Born: 8-21-1946                                                          married: Kay A. _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

                                                                                    married2: Ellen _____

1969    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2:

            recommended by Scranton  Asbury

1969    ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

1972    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1969-71           student

1971-76           Oxford

1976-80           Binghamton Chenango Street

1980-83           Wilkes-Barre First

1983-88           Greene (ending 11/15/1988)

1988-90           on leave (beginning 11/15/1988)

1990-92           Mansfield First, Central Pennsylvania Conference

1992                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1992-94           Mansfield First

1994-05           Woolrich

2005-12           Mechanicsburg Mt. Olivet

2012                retired


 

EVANS, ZIBA

 

Born: 5-25-1835  Nichols NY                                    married: Emeline Lane

Died: 1-31-1921  Owego NY                         obit: Wyoming Conference 1891, 81

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Keturah Deyo

1872    exhorter’s                                                        obit2: Wyoming Conference 1920, 116

1872    license local preacher’s license

1874    admitted on trial

1876    ordained deacon

1878    ordained elder

 

Interment: Candor NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1921, 103

 

1874-77           Harford

1877-80           South Danby

1880-82           Spencer

1882-85           North Tioga

1885-88           North Barton

1888-89           Harford

1889-90           on leave

1890-91           North Tioga

1891-93           South Danby

1893-94           on leave

1894-96           Tioga

1896                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Ziba Evans appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 318.  The first husband of the second Mrs. Evans, nee Dykeman, was a Mr. Judson Deyo.



 

EVERETT, NOBLE WARREN

 

Born: 2-20-1827  Wareham MA                                 married: Abby Ann H. Sherman [6/15/1857]

Died: 5-8-1906  Wareham MA                                   obit: [4/5/1828 – 12/23/1878]

                                                                                    married2: Harriet Jackson Packard [6/15/1881]

1857    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2: [7/26/1860 – 1/23/1897]

1859    ordained deacon

1861    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1857-59           Mount Pleasant

1859-61           Woodville

1861-62           Lackawanna

1862-63           located

1863-65           Susquehanna

1865-67           Scranton

1867-69           ?

1869                located

 

Note: N. Warren Everett served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and is the author of the 1898 book Sons of Wareham [Massachusetts].