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MacALPINE, WILLIAM

 

Born: 8-25-1874  Glasgow, Scotland                         married: Maria Florence Mathews

Died: 4-3-1940  Wilkes-Barre PA                              obit: Wyoming Conference 1963, 237

 

1898    local preacher’s license

1901    admitted on trial

1901    ordained deacon

1903    ordained elder

 

Interment: Vestal Hills NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1940, 817

 

1901-05           Narrowsburg

1905-07           Mehoopany

1907-12           Meshoppen

1912-14           Wilkes-Barre St. Andrews

1914-18           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1918-28           Johnson City

1928-34           Scranton Asbury

1934-37           Athens

1937-40           Wilkes-Barre Abbott

 

Note: A biographical sketch of William MacAlpine [given as McAlpine] appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 365.



 

MacBAIN, CHARLES H.

 

Born: 3-29-1873  Middleburg NY                              married: Mary Alger

Died: 4-10-1962  Tioga Center NY                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1939, 592

 

1911    admitted on trial, Easter Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

 

Interment: Tioga Center NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1962, 223

 

1911-13           Central

1913-19           Hollisterville

1919                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1919-25           Foster–Brooklyn

1925-30           Thompson

1930-33           Waverly–Fleetville

1933-36           Beach Lake

1936-39           Tioga Center

1939                retired

 



 

MacDONALD, DAVID LINCOLN

 

Born: 5-14-1871  Pittston PA                                     married: Anna Lois Green

Died: 10-24-1932                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1963, 235

                                                                                   

1888    exhorter’s license                                           

1889    local preacher’s license

1894    ordained local deacon

1895    admitted on trial

1897    ordained deacon

1899    ordained elder

 

Interment: Dennison Cemetery, Forty Fort PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1933, 151

 

1888-91           student, Wyoming Seminary

1891-95           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1895-97           Port Crane

1897-99           Hallstead

1899-01           Windsor

1902-06           Avoca

1906-11           Scranton Embury

1911-14           Sidney

1914-16           Dorranceton

1916-21           Nanticoke

1921-23           Dorranceton

1923-25           Waverly NY

1925-26           Dunmore

1926-29           Scranton Simpson

1929-32           Plymouth

1932                Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

 

Note: Mrs. MacDonald is the daughter of Samuel Green.  A biographical sketch of David L. MacD0nald appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 365.



 

MacKELLAR, DONALD S.

 

Born: 1-20-1863  Greenock, Scotland                        married: Minnie A. Burnam

Died: 11-17-1940  Scranton PA                                 obit: Wyoming Conference 1902, 101

                                                                                    married2: Bertha D. Keys

1893    local preacher’s license, Whitehall                  obit2:

1896    admitted on trial

1898    ordained deacon

1900    ordained elder

 

Interment: Indian Orchard Cemetery, Indian Orchard PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1941, 161

 

1895-98           Clifford

1898-02           Beach Lake

1902-04           assistant, Wilkes-Barre Franklin Street

1904-07           Moosic

1907-08           Factoryville

1908-12           Clark’s Summit

1912-15           Hawley

1915-19           Dalton

1919-23           Scranton Court Street

1923-24           Binghamton Oak Street

1924-28           Throop

1928-31           Jermyn

1931                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Donald S. MacKellar [given as McKellar] appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 366.



 

MacKENZIE, CHARLES W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit: Michigan Conference 1962, 173

 

1919    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1919    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1919-21           assistant, Waverly NY

1921-22           Endwell

1922                transfer to Michigan Conference


 

MacMILLAN, JOSEPH PRESTON.

 

Born: 10-31-1889  Coalisland, Ireland                       married:

Died: 8-30-1932  Lake Michigan, Tremont IN           obit:

 

1916    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

            ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1933, 155

 

1916-18           accompanying Bishop Bashford in China, Korea and Japan

1918-20           Centenary Commission

1921-23           Committee of Conservation and Advance

1923-32           Board of Education

 

Note: Joseph P. MacMillan is the son of Rev. John H. MacMillan of the [Welsh] Congregational Church.


 

MACWAW, VIJENDRAKAMAR JOSEPH

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

Note: This name appears in a pastoral list found in the Wyoming Conference archives – a list that was produced/transcribed from poorly handwritten notes.  It may be a mis-rendering of a lay person “Maddala R. Vijendra Kumar” of the Hyderabad [India] Annual Conference, perhaps from Fiji.


 

MADDEN, WAYNE STORMS

 

Born: 3-15-1932  Forty Fort PA                                 married: Joyce Carol Hill

Died: 12-28-2010                                                        obit:

 

1955    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1957    ordained deacon

1958    ordained elder

 

Interment: Bay Pines National Cemetery, By Pines FL

Obit:

 

1955-58           student

1958-59           associate, Endwell 

1959-83           chaplain, US Air Force (ending 8/31/1983)

1983                retired (beginning 9/1/1983)

                             associate, St Petersburg FL Pasadena Community Church



 

MADISON, JOSEPH

 

Born: 9-3-1830  St. John’s Chapel, England              married: Phoebe Wallace

Died: 5-12-1907  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1917, 127

 

1857    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1859    ordained deacon

1862    ordained elder

 

Interment: Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1908, 121

 

1855-56           Shohola

1856-57           Dundaff

1857-58           Thompson

1858-59           Cherry Ridge

1859-61           Bethany

1861-63           Salem

1863-65           Waymart

1865-67           Barton

1867-69           Berkshire

1869-72           Carverton

1872-73           Newport

1873-75           Forty Fort

1875-77           Lackawanna

1877-80           Dunmore

1880-82           Waymart

1882-85           Moscow

1885-87           Pleasant Mount

1887-89           Forest City

1889-91           Sterling

1891-93           Bethany

1893-95           Wanamie

1895-98           Yatesville

1898                retired

 

Note: Joseph Madison is the father of Jennie M. Madison Pascoe, wife of Richard M. Pascoe.  A biographical sketch of Joseph Madison appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 368.



 

MALPASS, D.W.

 

Born: 8-?-1829                                                            married: Eliza A. _____

Died: 12-26-1889                                                        obit: [3/14/1821 – 8/19/1894]

 

1929    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1931    ordained deacon

1933    ordained elder

 

Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Oakland PA

Obit: [1890, 13]

 

1876-77           Union Center

1881-83           Randolph [Hickory Grove]

 

Note: D.W. Malpass was a local elder and lived in Susquehanna PA.


 

MALSBURY, CALEB A.

 

Born: 3-20-1830  NJ                                                   married: Adelaide Maria Davis [11/25/1856]

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        New Jersey Conference

1856-57           Newton

                        Newark Conference

1858

                        Wyoming Conference

1863-64           Salem

1864-65           Stoddartsville

                        New Jersey Conference

1871-72           Manchester

1874-75           on leave

1875-76           Titusville and Amwell

1878-79           Gloucester

1879-81           Pleasant Mills

1881-82           Pennsville

1882-83           Cinnaminson

1883-84           on leave

                             1883-84  Camden Tabernacle

1884                withdrew

 

Note: The 1879 journal, page 17, indicates that charges (unspecified) against C.A. Malsbury were not sustained.  The mother of Caleb A. Malsbury was Abigail Shinn, whose father was a second cousin to Asa Shinn (1781-1853), one of the 1828 founders of the Methodist Protestant Church.  Beginning in 1884, he appears to have changed his name to CALEB A. MALMSBURY.  He is the author of the 1887 book The Life, Labors and Sermons of Rev. Charles Pitman, D.D., of the New Jersey Conference.


 

MARCH, CHARLES L.

 

Born: 4-23-1904                                                          married: Mabel S. _____

Died: 2-28-1959                                                          obit: [11/23/1897 – 4/11/1981]

 

 

Interment: Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas PA

Obit:

 

1951-54           Derr Memorial

1954                not appointed

 

Note: Charles L. March served as a local pastor.



 

MARCY, NICHOLSON B.

                                  

Born: 1831  Tunkhannock PA                                    married: Fanny E. Burgess
Died: 12-28-1861  Ghent PA                                     obit: [b. 5/4/1839 – 6/25/1919]

 

1854    exhorter’s license

1856    local preacher’s license

1860    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1860    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Forkston PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1862,35

 

1860-61           Little Meadows

1861-               Litchfield

 

Note:  The widowed Mrs. Marcy married a Mr. Green (d. 1883), and then in 1889 widower Mr. Miles F. Newberry (d. 1915).   A brief biography of Nicholson B. Marcy appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 211.



 

MARINO, MARK B.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Suzette _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1979    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1979    ordained deacon

1982    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1979-80           student

1980-89           Binghamton Chenango Street (ending 12/31/1988)

    1987-89 Chaplain, Children’s Home (beginning 9/1/1987)

1989-92           chaplain, Childrens Home   (beginning 1/1/1989)

1992-94           associate, Endwell 

1994-99           Johnson City   Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial

1999-06           superintendent, Binghamton District

2006-10           conference director of connectional  ministries

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Mark B. Marino is a brother to Ralph Marino of the Upper New York Conference.



 

MARK, CRAIG B.F.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Barbara

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1989    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1989    ordained deacon

1991    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1989-93           Ransom

1993-02           Great Bend

2002-04           Binghamton   Boulevard

2004-10           on leave

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

2010                located



 

MARPLE, BRADLEY E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1987    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1989    ordained deacon

1992    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1987-10           Scott Valley

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

MARSH, CHARLES H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1882    admitted on trial

1884    ordained deacon

1886    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1882-84           Nineveh

1884-87           Masonville

1887                transfer to Iowa Conference



 

MARSI, JANICE M.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Rick

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1992    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1992    ordained deacon

1995    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1992-93           associate, Binghamton   Tabernacle

1993-97           Endicott NT St. Paul’s – Campville 

1997-03           Endicott First

2003-10           superintendent, Oneonta District

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

MARSLAND, HERBERT ELMER

 

Born: 11-20-1873                                                        married: Elizabeth Ross

Died: 4-12-1948                                                          obit: New York East Conference 1963, 1186

 

1905    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: New York East Conference 1948, 173

 

1905-06           Franklin Forks

1907-07           Davenport Center

1909                transfer to New York East Conference, page 77

 

Note: Herbert E. Marsland is an uncle to Irving A. Marsland (1891-1985) of the New York Conference.



 

MARTIN, DANIEL J.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Donna Taylor

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2000    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2000-06           Berkshire 

2006-10           Nichols 

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Daniel J. Martin served as a local preacher.

 


 

MARTIN, DONNA (TAYLOR)

 

Born:                                                                           married: Daniel Martin

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2006    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2006-09           Flemingville   (beginning 5/12/2006)

2009-10           Tioga Center   Smithboro 

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Donna T. Martin served as a local preacher.



 

MARTIN, EDMUND

 

Born: 6-23-1912  Carbondale PA                               married: Ann Easthoke

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1972    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1961-65           McDonough

1965-67           Mount Upton

1967                McClure

1967-70           Quinton, Southern New Jersey Conference

1970-72           Skinners Eddy

1972-75           Westover

 

Note: Edmund Martin served many years as a local pastor.


 

MARTIN, EDWARD A.

 

Born: 12-6 1870  Devonshire, England                      married: Eva L. Miller

Died: 6-16-1957  Hatboro PA                                    obit: Wyoming Conference 1950, 544

 

1899    admitted on trial

1903    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Mexico NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1959, 1177

 

                        student, Syracuse University

                             Mexico NY Congregational Church

1899-02           Apalachin

1902-05           Mehoopany

1905-08           Forest City

1908-10           financial agent, Wyoming Seminary

1910-16           Dunmore

1916-18           superintendent, Oneonta District

1918-22           superintendent, Binghamton District

1922-25           superintendent, Scranton District

1925-27           West Pittston

1927-29           on leave

1929-30           Greene

1930-33           Tunkhannock

1933-35           Pittston

1935                retired

 

Note: Edward A. Martin is a brother to Thomas T. Martin of the Philadelphia (1896-1909) and New York East (1909-1915) Conferences.  A biographical sketch of Edward A. Martin appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 364.  Mrs. Martin held a local preacher’s license, and during one pastorate she supplied an out appointment.  In 1932 she was the first Wyoming Conference woman to be a delegate to General Conference.



 

MARTIN, EDWIN LAURENCE

 

Born: 9-20-1895  Johnson City NY                            married: Hazel Felter

Died: 3-8-1942  Honesdale PA                                  obit: Wyoming Conference 1933, 154

                                                                                    married2: Doris Carr

1917    license                                                             obit2: Wyoming Conference 1972, 267

1919    ordained deacon

1921    ordained elder

 

Interment: Memorial Shrine Cemetery, Dallas PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1942, 388

 

1917-19           LeRaysville

1919-21           student

1921-23           Binghamton Oak Street

1923-28           Nichols

1928-31           Avoca – Yatesville

1931-37           Worcester

1937-40           Sayre

1940-42           Honesdale

 

Note:  E. Laurence Martin is the father of Edwin L. Martin, and a brother to W. Lynn Martin.  Following the death of her husband, the second Mrs. Martin married a Mr. Asil D. Kinne.



 

MARTIN, EDWIN LAWRENCE JR.

 

Born: 8-23-1940  Honesdale PA                                married: Mary Mullerhy

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1966    license, recommended by West Pittston First

1969    ordained deacon

1971    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1966-69           Fairdale (beginning 5/10/1966 and ending 10/1969)

1969-76           Afton   (beginning 10/1969)

1976-81           New Milford

1981-84           Sayre

1984-93           Scranton St. Paul’s

1993-02           Vestal Calvary

2002                retired

                            2002-10  Harrisburg, West Ohio Conference (beginning 10/2002)

    2010        transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Edwin L. Martin is the son of E. Laurence Martin and a nephew of W. Lynn Martin.


 

MARTIN, JOHN A.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Crystal

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2007-10           Oxford 

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

MARTIN, OLIVER MARSHALL

 

Born: 10-?-1828                                                          married: Harriet Calkins

Died: 9-26-1907                                                          obit:

                                                                                    married2: Ellvene Sarah Little

1869    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2: New England Southern Conference 1913, 120

1871    ordained deacon

1873    ordained elder

 

Interment: Maple Grove Cemetery, Candor NY

Obit: New England Southern Conference 1908, 100

 

1882                transfer to St. Louis Conference

1895                transfer to New England Southern Conference

1906                retired to Candor NY


 

MARTIN, WILBUR LYNN

 

Born: 5-10-1891  Binghamton NY                             married: Mabel Bauder

Died: 2-19-1953  Endicott NY                                   obit: [1891-1976]

 

1930    admitted on trial, West Virginia Conference

1933    ordained deacon

1936    ordained elder

 

Interment: Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1953, 1459

 

1930-31           assistant, Morgantown First

1931                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1931-33           North Fenton

1933-36           Tioga Center

1936-39           Scranton St. Paul’s and West Park

1939-43           Bethany

1843-46           Moscow

1946-48           Pittston First

1948-49           sabbatical leave

1949-53           Apalachin and Little Meadows

 

 

Note: W. Lynn Marti is a brother to E. Laurence Martin and an uncle to Edwin L. Martin.



 

MARYOTT, ALFRED H.

 

Born: 11-3-1848  New York NY                                married: Mary Ella Hedges

Died: 9-14-1930                                                          obit: Newark Conference 1928, 539

 

1873    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference

 

Interment: John Hancock Cemetery, Florham Park NJ

Obit: Newark Conference 1931, 389

 

1873-74           Kendall

1874-76           Short Tract

1876-78           Scio

1878-81           Hemlock Lake and Canadice

1881-82           Alabama

1882-85           Cambria

1885-88           Barre

1888-89           Royalton

1889                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1889-91           Newton

1891-92           on leave

1892-93           Eaton

1893                transfer to Newark Conference



 

MASDEN, CHARLES PITMAN

 

Born: 4-28-1843  Wilmington DE                              married: Emma Williams [1866]

Died: 5-19-1930  Oakland CA                                   obit:

                                                                                    married2: Laura Euphemia Byrn

?          admitted on trial, West Virginia Conference  obit2: Illinois Conference 1929, 381

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1883                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1883                transfer to St. Louis Conference

 

Note: C.P. Masden transferred in and out at the same conference and never served an appointment in the Wyoming Conference.


 

MASLAND, DAVID DEAN

 

Born:                                                                           married: Leslie

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1987    admitted on trial, Southern New Jersey Conference

1990    ordained deacon

1992    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1987-93           Roebling

1993                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1993-98           Castle Creek 

1998-06           Sidney 

2006-10           superintendent, Binghamton District             

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference



 

MASLAND, DEAN W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2005-08           Nanticoke 

 

Note: Dean W. Masland served as a local preacher>



 

MATHER, LAURENCE E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1988    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1985-88           Moultenville – S. Tamworth, New Hampshire Conference

1988-90           Waymart

1990                discontinued, page 186

 

Note: Laurence E. Mather is the son of Wilmot E. Mather.


 

MATHER, WILMOT ERNEST

 

Born: 11-1-1922  Englewood NJ                                married: Lenore

Died: 2-23-2003  Waverly NY                                   obit:

 

1961    local pastor’s license

1969    admitted on trial, Northern New Jersey Conference

1969    ordained deacon, Northern New Jersey Conference

1971    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

1961-65           Patterson Calvary

1965-67           Hoboken First

1967-71           Hurdtown

1971                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1971-74           Carbondale

1974-78           Dalton

1978-83           Scranton Asbury

1983-85           Apalachin Park Terrace

1985-89           Athens

1989                retired

                            1990  Rome and North Orwell (Jan 1 – June 30)

                            Sayre

                            Lounsberry

                            Sayre Baptist Church

 

Note: W.E. Mather is the son of Rev. Matthew E. Mather of the Methodist Protestant Church and the father of Laurence E. Mather.  He a patent for a “combination rocket toy and shaker cup” in 1954.


 

MATHIS, ERNEST LAVERNE

 

Born: 9-24-1897  Vienna IL                                       married: Lyndal Regins

Died: 4-7-1931  Glen Lyon PA                                  obit: [8/18/1898 – 7/9/1967]

 

?          admitted on trial, Southern Illinois Conference

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment: Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1931, 571

           

19??-23           student, Boston University School of Theology

      South Boston Barham Memorial, New England Conference

St. Jacob

                        Fallon 

1928                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1928-30           Wyalusing

1930-31           Glen Lyon - Slocum

 

Note: Following the death of Ernest, and prior to her marriage to her second husband Earl Ackley Browning, Mrs. Lyndal R. Mathis served as a local pastor in the Wyoming Conference.


 


 

MATHIS, LYNDAL REGINS

 

Born: 8-18-1898                                                          married: Ernest Laverne Mathis

Died: 7-9-1967                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1931, 571

                                                                                    married2: Earl Ackley Browning

1935    license                                                             obit2: [7/5/1897 – 4/27/1986]

 

Interment: Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill PA

Obit:

 

1935-37           Auburn

 

Note: Lyndal R. Mathis is the wife of Ernest L. Mathis.


 

MATOON, M.D.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1874                located

1888-90           Choconut Center



 

MATTHEWS, RUSSELL

 

Born: 2-7-1907  Wyoming PA                                    married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1964    ordained local elder

1971    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1960-63           Berkshire

1963-69           Great Bend

1969-73           Nichols

1973                retired



 

MAUGER, FRANK G.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1924    admitted on trial, Rhodesia Mission Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1924-27           Chiduku circuit

1927-29           Old Omtali

1929-30           superintendent, Rusapi Distirct

1930-31           on furlough

1931                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1931-33           Berkshire

1933-36           Wyalusing

1936-39           Fairdale

1939                transfer to Philadelphia Conference


 

MAUTONE, RALPH A.

 

Born: 1885                                                                  married: Margaret R. Yeigh

Died: 1949                                                                  obit: [1892-1977]

 

1914    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: St. John’s UCC Cemetery, Gibraltar PA

Obit:

 

1914                transfer to New York East Conference


 

MAXON, VICKIE L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2006    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2006-09           Whittemore Hill   (beginning 5/1/2006)

2009-10           Gibson – South Gibson

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Vickie L. Maxon served as a local preacher.


 


 

MAY, RUSSELL J.

 

Born: 4-5-1896                                                            married:

Died: 2-24-1964                                                          obit:

 

?          admitted on trial

1926    ordained elder

 

Interment: Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Francisco CA

Obit:

 

1924                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1924-26           Spencer

1926                Whitney Point

1926-27           vice-principal, Beynon Smith High School in Belgaum, India

1927                transfer to South India Conference

1927-29           vice-principal, Beynon Smith High School in Belgaum, India

1929-32           principal, Beynon Smith High School in Belgaum, India

1932                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1932-34           student

1934-35           Glen Lyon

1935-36           Ashley

1936-37           faculty, Ward College In Buenos Aires, Argentina

1937-42           Shavertown

1942-43           secretary, YMCA War Work

1943-46           chaplain, US Army

1946                located


 


 

MAYO, ARTHUR BEAVAN

 

Born: 9-25-1914  Oneonta NY                                   married: Harriet Pickette

Died: 1-5-2000                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1989, 367

 

1937    local pastor’s license

1937    admitted on trial

1941    ordained elder

 

Interment: Abington Hills Cemetery, Clark’s Summit PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2000, 315

 

1937-39           student. Boston University School of Theology

1939-41           Wilkes-Barre Bennett Memorial – St. Andrew’s

1941-42           Glen Lyon

1942-44           Camptown

1944-50           Scranton St. Paul’s

1950-53           Honesdale

1953-60           Trucksville

1960-63           Waverly NY

1963-68           Clarks Green

1968-75           Dorranceton

1975-79           Montrose

1979                retired

                             1979-89  South Montrose


Note: Arthur B. Mayo is the father of Rev. H. Jonathan Mayo of the Episcopal Church..


 

McALLISTER, GEORGE VICTOR

 

Born: 11-21-1872  Springville PA                  married: Rhoda Ransom

Died: 11-28-1968  Scranton PA                                 obit: Wyoming Conference 1968, 256

 

1907    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1968, 249

 

1907-13           Apalachin

1913-16           Uniondale

1916-19           Sterling

1919-21           Waymart

1921-26           Forest City

1926-28           Jermyn

1928-31           New Milford

1931-33           Factoryville

1933-39           McDonough

1939-47           East Worcester

1947                retired


 

McANULTY, ORAM HOWARD

 

Born: 1-1-1849  Reading PA                                      married: Alice Henneberger

Died: 3-19-1896  Scranton PA                                   obit: [12/2/1853 – ?]

 

1877    admitted on trial

1879    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore PA

Obit:

 

1877-78           Scranton Park Place [Court Street]

1878-81           Sherburne

1881-84           Marathon and Killawog

1884-86           Norwich

1886-88           Carbondale

1888-93           Oneonta

1893-95           West Pittston

1895                located, page 52



 

McCALL, WILLIAM G. JR.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1979    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1979    ordained deacon

1985    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1979-83           Sherburne   (beginning 8/79)

1983-90           Worcester 

1990-93           New Hope (Wapwallopen)

1993-00           Maple Grove

2000-05           Greene 

2005-07           Newark Valley 

2007-09           Nicholson

2009                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

McCARTY, LYNN KIRK

 

Born: 9-30-1942  Kingston PA                                   married: Margaret M. _____

Died: 1983                                                                  obit: [1943 - ]

 

1963    local pastor’s license

1970    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Pine Grove Cemetery, Deposit NY

Obit:

 

1966-67           Windsor

1967-68           Mount Upton

 

Note: Lynn K. McCarty is married to Margartet M. McCarty


 

McCARTY, MARGARET M.

 

Born: 1943                                                                  married: Lynn Kirk McCarty

Died:                                                                           obit: [9/30/1942 – 1983]

 

?          ordained elder, American Baptist Convention

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2003-10           South Montrose (beginning 8/31/2003)

2010                “transfer” to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

2010-13           Lemon – East Lemon and West Nicholson

 

Note: Margaret M. McCarty is married to Lynn K. McCarty.  She served South Montrose as an ordained Baptist preacher.



 

McCHESNEY, GRANT GAY

 

Born: 11-17-1868  South Howard NY                       married: Luella Mary Aulls [7/10/1895]

Died: 7-3-1944                                                            obit: [1868 – 1/9/1932]

 

1891    exhorter’s license, Bath

1895    ordained deacon

1899    ordained elder

 

Interment: Nondaga Cemetery, Bath NY

Obit:

 

1892-95           student, Drew University

                             1894-95  East Buffalo (4 months)

1895-96           student, Syracuse University

                             1895-96  Peru NY (6 months)

1896-97           Wells Bridge

1897-00           Laurens

1900-01           North Norwich

1901-03           Masonville

1903-05           student, Northwestern University in Evanston IL

                             1903-04  Oswego IL

1905-06           student, Drew Theological Seminary in Madison NJ

1906                transfer to Genesee Conference

1906-07           Campbell NY

1907-11           on leave

1911                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1911-15           McDonough

1915-16           conference evangelist

1916-18           on leave

1918                transfer to Genesee Conference

1918-19           Jasper NY

1919-20           Genesee PA

1920                withdrew to  Presbyterian Church

1920-23           Ontario Center NY

1923-25           Bangor PA

                        unknown from this point forward                 

 

Note: The record Grant G. McChesney is unclear, and the above information represents a compromise from several sources.  He is the author of at least 16 hymn texts as listed in hymnary.org.  A biographical sketch of Grant G. McChesney appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 368.



 

McCONNELL, F.W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, New England Southern Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1918                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1918-19           West Exeter   

1919-20           not listed

1920                transfer to Ohio Conference


 

McCUNE, MILLARD BARTON

 

Born: 1909                                                                  married: Ruth Dorothy Quimby

Died: 7-15-1986                                                          obit: [11/7/1908 – 1969]

                                                                                    married 2: Martha L. _____

                                                                                    obit2: [1920 - ?]

Interment: Sand Hill Cemetery, Unadilla NY

Obit:

 

1943-45           West Davenport

 

Note: Millard B. McCune graduated from college in 1932 and taught school in Westfield (9 years) and Schenevus (27 years)  before moving to Otego in 1968.  An active layman in the Wyoming Conference, he served as a local pastor.


 

McDERMOTT, HUGH CHARLES

 

Born: 8-18-1852  Harford County MD                      married: Estella L. Gillette

Died: 2-15-1919  Elmira NY                                      obit: Wyoming Conference 1912, 141

                                                                                    married2: Laura Elvira Williams

                                                                                    obit2: Wyoming Conference 1948, 1024

 

1872    exhorter’s license, Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

1872    local preacher’s license, Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

1873    license, Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

1873    ordained deacon, Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

1877    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Oak Lawn Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1919, 129

 

1875                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1875-77           Willet

1877-79           Campville

1879-82           Auburn

1882-85           Factoryville

1885-88           Montrose

1888-92           Honesdale

1892-97           Kingston

1897-98           superintendent, Chenango District

1898-01           Oneonta

1901-07           Scranton Simpson

1907-10           West Pittston

1910-16           superintendent, Wilkes-Barre District

1916-19           Binghamton High Street

 

Note: Hugh C. McDermott is an uncle to William R. McDermott [and Mrs. Hugh C. McDermott is an aunt to Mrs. William R. McDermott].  A biographical sketch of Hugh C. McDermott  appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 369.  The second Mrs. McDermott is the daughter of George L. Williams and a sister to Arthur O. Williams.



 

McDERMOTT, WILLIAM RICHARD

 

Born: 1-11-1878  Fawn Grove PA                             married: Bessie Estelle Gillette

Died: 10-28-1958                                                        obit: New York Conference 1965, 823

 

1900    local preacher’s license, Oneonta

1901    admitted on trial

1906    ordained deacon

1908    ordained elder, New York East Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: New York East Conference 1959, 1383

 

1891-93           student, Fawn Grove Academy

1893-95           student, State Normal School at Lock Haven, Pa., from which he 

1895-97           faculty, Fawn Grove Academy

1897-01           student, Lafayette College

1901-05           student, Drew Theological Seminary

                             1904-05  assistant, New York NY Willis Avenue

1905-07           Centermoreland

1907                transfer to New York East Conference

1907-09           Nichols CT

1909-12           Rowayton CT

1912-18           Astoria NY First

1918-23           Port Chester NY Summerfield

1923-25           Bridgeport CT Washington Park

                        end of available records

 

Note: William R. McDermott is a nephew to Hugh C. McDermott [and Mrs. William R. McDermott is a niece to Mrs. Hugh C. McDermott].  A biographical sketch of William R. McDermott appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 370.



 

McDONNELL, ANDREA M.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Ed _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2008-10           Ashley Centenary

 

Note: Andrea M. McDonnell served as a local preacher.



 

McDOWALL, OLIVER M.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1843    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           North Danby

1853-54           Waverly

1854-55           Shephard’s Creek

1855-56           Barton

1856-58           Nichols

1858-60           Newark

1860-62           Susquehanna

1862-64           Pittston

1864                retired

     1865  located

 

Note:  In 1864 O.M. McDowall worked in the war effort for the United States Christian Commission, and there are several published reports of his accounts of the terrors of the war.  He is the subject of one of the segments, pages 330-334 of Mead’s 1859 book “Manna in the Wilderness” about Wyoming Conference camp meetings.


 

McGRAW, BONNIE R.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1998    admitted on trial, New England Conference

2000    ordained deacon

2002    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1998-99           student

                            1998-99  Schenevus , Wyoming Conference

1999                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1999-03           Lehman

2003-05           Apalachin  Park Terrace Community (ending 3/31/2005)

2005                on leave (4/1 – 6/30)

2005                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change



 

McHOSE, CHARLES J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        retired

                            2010-14  Shackleford’s Chapel, Virginia Conference



 

McKELVY, WESLEY L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1912    admitted on trial

1914    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1912-13           Rush

1913-14           Fly Creek

1914-15           Tioga Center

1915                disconntinued

                        “transfer” to New York East Conference

1918-20           Penfield  (beginning during the 1917-18 year), Central Pennsylvania Conference

1920-22           James Creek

1922                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1922                discontinued at own request

 

Note: Wesley L. McKelvey is a brother to the following persons in the lists for Central Pennsylvania Conference (Methodist): Clarence E. McKelvey, Ellis E. McKelvey, and Catharine McKelvey (Mrs. Benjamin F.) Hilbish – whose 1940 obituary lists him as Rev. W.L. McKelvey of McAllisterville PA.  He is sometimes mis-identified as W.F. McKelvey.



 

McKENNY, MILTON F.

 

Born: 10-28-1884  Elton MI                                       married: Blanche Hulda Young

Died: 4-30-1968  Lake Worth FL                               obit: Wyoming Conference 1985, 296

 

1908    admitted on trial, Detroit Conference

 

Interment: Hillcrest Cemetery, West Palm Beach FL

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1968, 250

 

1908-10           Pinnebog

1910-12           Port Austin

1912                transfer to West Ohio Conference

1912-16           Harrod

1916-18           Ohio City

1918-22           student

1922-25           Toledo Asbury

1925                transfer to St. Johns River Conference

1925-32           Jacksonville Trinity

1932-37           Lake Worth

1937                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1937-47           Endicott Central

1947-53           superintendent, Scranton District

1953-57           Binghamton Ogden

1957                retired


 

McKENZIE, HAROLD A.

 

Born: 1904                                                                  married: Marion F. Hawks

Died: 3-?-1957  near Rochester NY                           obit: [1904-1993]

 

1929    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1931    ordained deacon

1933    ordained elder

 

Interment: Riverview Cemetery, Oxford NY

Obit:

 

1929-31           East Worcester

1931-33           McDonough

1933-36           Harpursville

1936-38           Edmeston

1938-40           Sanitaria Springs

1940-43           Plymouth NY

1943-44           sabbatical leave

1944-53           located

1953                approved supply preacher

1953-55           no appointment

1955-57           Plymouth NY

 

Note: Harold A. McKenzie is the brother of Rev. Howard McKenzie, one-time pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle [aka Church of Christ and Christian Union] in Athens PA and the McRay Wesleyan Methodist Church..  For the first several years this surname is reported in the journal as MacKENZIE.


 

McLEAN, CHARLES CLOTHIER

 

Born: 1-10-1851  Philadelphia PA                              married: Ada Manderson

Died: 3-19-1932  CA                                                  obit: Baltimore Conference 1942, 157

 

1869    quarterly conference admitted on trial, Green Street

1874    admitted on trial, Philadelphia Conference

 

Interment: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles CA

Obit: Baltimore Conference 1932, 105

 

1874-75           Cochranville and Friendship

1875-77           Fulton circuit

1877-80           Coatesville Olivet

1880-81           on leave [FL] for health reasons

1881-82           Philadelphia Belmont [Forty-third Street]

1882                transfer to St. John’s River Conference

1882-85           Jacksonville Trinity

1885-90           St. Augustine Grace

1890                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1890-91           Scranton Adams Avenue [Elm Park]

1891                transfer to Austin Conference

1891-93           San Antonio

1893                transfer to Southern California Conference

1893-98           Los Angeles Simpson Memorial

1901                transfer to Rock River Conference

                        Galena

                        Dixon

                        Oak Park

                        Chicago

1910                transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1910-13           Harrisburg Stevens Memorial (ending December 1913)

1913                transfer to Baltimore Conference

1913-15           Roland Park (beginning December 1913)

1915-18           Douglas

1918-21           Lincoln Road

1921                retired

 


 

McMILLEN, EDWARD

 

Born: 2-27-1868  Sussex County NJ                          married: Dora Isabel Blackman

Died: 3-23-1909  Sterling PA                                     obit:

 

1893    exhorter’s license, Newark Conference

1894    local preacher’s license, Newark Conference

1899    ordained local deacon, Newark Conference

1900    admitted on trial

1902    ordained deacon

1904    ordained elder

 

Interment: Frankford Plains Cemetery, Augusta NJ

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1909, 121

 

1896-99           student, Wesleyan University

                             1899  Palisade Avenue (summer)

1900                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

1900-01           Campville

1901-02           Franklin Forks

1902-04           Newton

1904-06           Hornbrook

1906-09           Sterling

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Edward McMillen appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 371.



 

McNULTY, THOMAS GLENN

 

Born: c1934                                                                married: Elizabeth A. Munson

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1957    admitted on trial

1959    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1957-60           Wanamie

1960-62           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1962-63           on leave

1963-65           student, Temple University in Philadelphia PA

1965                located

 

Note: In 2015 Thomas G. McNulty was living in Langhorn PA.


 

MEAD, AMOS PETER

 

Born: 8-7-1829  Genoa NY                                        married: Anna A. _____

Died: 12-14-1886  Omaha NE                                    obit:

 

1850    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1852    ordained deacon

1854    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Wisconsin Conference 1887, 41

 

1851-52           Cayuta

1852                charter member Wyoming Conference

1852-53           Van Ettenville and Spencer

12853-54         Spencer

1854-56           Athens

1856-58           Binghamton Henry Street

1858-60           Pittston

1860-62           Honesdale

1862                transfer to Rock River Conference

1866-67           Chicago Park Avenue

1875                transfer to Wisconsin Conference

                        Racine

                        Appleton

                        Waupen

1880-83           superintendent, Waupaca District

1883-86           on leave

 

Note: Amos P. Mead is the author of the 1859 book about camp meetings Manna in the Wilderness, or, The Grove and Its Altar, Offerings, and Thrilling Incidents.  The 1875 journal, page 14, states that charges against A.P. Meade were not sustained.



 

MEAD, GEORGE M.

 

Born: 1842  Perryville NY                                          married: Orpha D. Wilcox

Died: 3-17-1900  DeWitt NY                                     obit: [8/22/1839 – 10/24/1910]

 

1865    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse NY

Obit:

 

1865-67           Clockville

1867-69           Masonville

1869                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1869-71           Sidney

1871                transfer to Central New York Conference

1871-73           East Hamilton

1873                transfer to Northern New York Conference by change of boundary

1873-75           Boonville

1875-78           Watertown Arsenal Street

1878-81           Ilion

1881-82           Rome First

1882-86           superintendent, Oswego District

1886                transfer to Central New York Conference

1886                retired



 

MEAD, PETER F.

 

Born: 1-13-1862  Bloomingdale NJ                            married: Kate Alma Bosch

Died: 1949  NJ                                                            obit: [1868-1951]

 

c1881  exhorter’s license

1884    local preacher’s license, Succasunna in the Newark Conference

1889    ordained local deacon, Newark Conference

1890    admitted on trial, Newark Conference

 

Interment: Butler-Bloomingdale Cemetery, Butler NJ

Obit:

 

1890-91           Hainsville and Centerville

1891-93           Hibernia

1893-94           Barryville NY

1894                discontiued

1896-97           Rome, Wyoming Conference

1897                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

1897-99           Rome

1899-01           Litchfield

1901-02           North Tioga

1902-06           Carley Brook

1906-07           Wallsville

1907-08           Rush

1908-09           Gibson and South Gibson

1909                located, page 74

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Peter F. Mead appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 372.



 

MEAKER, E. BRADLEY

                                  

Born: 1-5-1851                                                                        married: Martha (Mattie) Queal
Died: 11-6-1885                                                                      obit:

 

license

 

Interment: West Bainbridge Cemetery, West Bainbridge NY

Obit:

 

Note: Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 233, says that E. Bradley Meaker “was for a short time a member of Wyoming Conference” – but no other verification of that has been found.  Mrs. Meaker is the daughter of William G. Queal.



 

MEAKER, JARED NELSON

                                  

Born: 11-21-1869  Brackney PA                                married: Grace May Fuller
Died: 8-28-1933                                                          obit: Illinois Conference 1945, 378

 

1896    admitted on trial, Central New York Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Illinois Conference 1933, 322

 

1895-96           Gordon City

1896-97           East Hill (ending 12/97)

1897-01           Thornhurst, Wyoming Conference (beginning 12/97)

1899                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1899-01           Thornhurst

1901-03           Clifford

1903-07           Lake Como

1907                Hale’s Eddy (half year)

1907-10           student, Illinois Wesleyan

                             1907-09  Mt. Olive and Padua

                             1909-10  Weldon

1910                transfer to Illinois Conference

1910-12           Auburn

1912-13           Petersburg

1913-14           Tolono

1914-15           Roodhouse

1915-18           Bath and Fairview

1918-20           Pleasant Plains

 

Note:  A brief biography of Jared Nelson Meaker appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 368.  The Emma J. Meaker (1846-1897) married to Alva G. Blood (1842-1922) of the Detroit Conference is his father’s cousin. 



 

MEEKER, DAVID L.

                                  

Born: 4-21-1861  Silver Lake PA                               married: Carrie Belle Abbott
Died: 8-29-1924  Binghamton NY                             obit: [d. 1889]

                                                                                    married2: May I. Watrous

1894    exhorter’s license                                            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1929, 141

1895    local preacher’s license

1896    admitted on trial

 

Interment:  Floral Park Cemetery, Binghamton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1925, 139

 

1896-97           Coventry

1897-00           McDonough

1900-04           Lanesboro

1904-08           Windsor

1908-10           Sidney Center

1910-14           Afton

1914-15           Glen Lyon

1915-18           Edmeston-Garratsville

1918-20           Guilford

1920                retired

 

Note:  David L. Meeker is an uncle to Mildred Margaret Meeker Fletcher, wife of Robert E. Fletcher.  A brief biography of David L. MEAKER [sic] appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 372.  The second Mrs. Meeker is a sister to Ward W. Watrous and an aunt to Ruth Andrus Crompton, wife of J. Rolland Crompton.



 

MEEKER, LESTER A.

                                  

Born: 8-23-1888                                                          married: Bessie E. Fairchild
Died: 1-15-1968                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1982, 226

 

1927    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1968, 251

 

1923-28           Middlefield

1928-34           Lanesboro

1834-39           Old Forge

1939-44           Scranton St. Paul’s

1944-46           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1946-56           Askam – Sugar Notch

1956-59           Pittston St. Paul’s

1959                retired



 

MENKING, STANELY JAMES

 

Born: 11-15-1932  Chicago IL                                   married: Betty Jane Kennedy

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1955    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1955-56           Carley Brook

1956-59           Old Forge

1959                transfer to New Jersey Conference


 

MEVIS, JOHN W.

                                  

Born: 1-9-1835  Caroline NY                                     married: Darlisca White
Died: 4-27-1896  Oxford NY                                     obit: Wyoming Conference 1905, 118

 

1859    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1897, 84

 

1859-60           Schuyler’s Lake

1860-62           Worcester

1862-64           Edmeston

1864-66           Westford

1866-67           on leave

1867-69           Laurens

1869                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1869-70           Laurens

1870-71           Morris

1871-74           Otego

1874-75           Plymouth NY

1875-77           Butternuts

1877-80           Unadilla

1880-82           Great Bend

1882-83           Plains

1883-86           Oxford

1886-87           Sherburne

1887-90           East Worcester

1890-91           Milford

1891-92           Milford and Westville

1892-93           Binghamton Clinton Street

1893                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of John W. Mevis appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 211.



 

MI, HII PO

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1865    admitted on trial, recommended by Fuhchau China

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1865                transfer to East Baltimore Conference



 

MILLER, DEXTER FRANKLIN

 

Born: 9-3-1920  Marinette WI                                    married: Ruth A. _____

Died: 10-22-2013  Shoreline WA                               obit:

 

1952    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1954    ordained elder

 

Interment: Tahoma National Cemetery, Maple Valley WA

Obit:

 

1942-54           Gouldsboro

1954-56           Spencer

1956                transfer to Minnesota Conference

                        Coon Rapids

                        Wyoming

                        Chisholm

                        Sherburn-Welcome

                        retired

                            visitation minister, Fairmont



 

MILLER, ETHEL

 

Born: Scranton PA                                                      married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1918    commissioned missionary, recommended by Scranton Asbury

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

1916-1938       missionary to Korea

 

Note: Ethel Miller is a sister to Etta Miller Weavers, missionary to Japan.


 

MILLER, GEORGE W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        Illinois Conference

1882                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1882-84           Owego

1884-87           Wilkes-Barre Central

1887-89           Scranton Hyde Park

1889                transfer to Minnesota Conference



 

MILLER, GUY THOMAS

 

Born: 10-1-1910  Dewart PA                                     married: Elizabeth Aimee Sholley

Died: 7-17-1994                                                          obit: [1909-1997]

                                                                                    married2: Clara M. Miles Shafer [1962]

1952    license, Wyoming Conference                        obit2: [1911-1992]

 

Interment: Clarks Green Cemetery, Clarks Green PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1995, 320

 

 

1945-48           Muncy Valley (beginning 6/1/45), Central Pennsylvania Conference

1952-53           East Lemon

1953-68           Lemon – East Lemon

1968-74           Carley Brook

1974-77           Taylor

1977                retired

                            1977-81  West Nicholson

                            1981-94  LaAnna

 

Note: Guy T. Miller served as a local pastor.  The first marriage ended in divorce.  The second Mrs. Miller [nee Miles] was the widow of a Mr. Glendon P. Shafer (1900-1957).



 

MILLER, HUGH WARD

 

Born:                                                                           married: Sarah Shelhorse

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, New England Conference

1962    ordained deacon

1964    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1962-78           New England Conference

1978                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1978-87           Binghamton Centenary

                            1982-87  Binghamton Chenango Street (beginning 1/1/1982)

1987-89           associate conference council director

1989-90           sabbatical leave

1990-91           Choconut Center 

1991-97           Montrose

1997                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Hugh W. Miller is married to Sarah S. Miller.


 

MILLER, JACOB

 

Born: 8-9-1812  Muncy PA                                        married: Elizabeth Auchenbach

Died: 12-24-1899  Muncy PA                                    obit: [3/31/1832 – 1/8/1899]

 

Interment: Muncy Cemetery, Muncy PA

Obit:

 

1853-54           Colley

1859-60           Salem

1860-62           Wilkes-Barre

1862-63           Susquehanna

1863-65           Candor

1865                withdrew, page 9

 

Note: Jacob Miller served as a local pastor.  He resided in Sullivan County 1851-59, serving as postmaster for 3 of those years, before “itinerating” for 6 years and eventually returning to Muncy, Lycoming County, where he continued to serve as a local preacher.



 

MILLER, SARAH S.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Hugh W. Miller

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, Southern New England Conference

?          ordained deacon

1980    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1978                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1978-85           Great Bend (beginning 9/1978 and ending 9/15/1985)

1985-91           superintendent, Binghamton District (beginning 9/15/1985)

1991-97           South Montrose

1997-02           Clarks Summit

2002                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Sarah S. Miller [nee Shelhorse] is married to Hugh W. Miller.



 

MILLER, THOMAS BOWIE

 

Born: 3-3-1867                                                            married:

Died: 11-3-1951                                                          obit:

 

1897    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: New York East Conference 1952, 216

 

1897-98           Ouaquaga

1898-00           Mount Vision

1900-02           Worcester

1902                transfer to New York East Conference



 

MILLER, WESLEY ALFRED

 

Born: 12-14-1881  Weston MO                                  married: Ethel Arletta Barlow

Died: 7-3-1963  Elyria OH                                         obit:

 

1914    ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: [donated to medical science]

Obit: North-East Ohio Conference 1965, 425

 

                        Idaho, Snake River circuit

                        Missouri

                        Minnesota

1911-14           student, Drew Theological Seminary

                            Brookhaven

                            Roosevelt

1914-15           assistant, Scranton Elm Park

1915-16           Harford

1916-17           Oxford (ending 8/31/1917) – see 1918, page 79

1917-20           missionary to the Belgian Congo, Africa

1920                transfer to Congo Missionary Conference

1920-23           Kabongo

1923                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1923-25           Moosic

1925-26           Meshoppen

1926-27           Oneonta Elm Park

1927-29           Milford

1929-31           Morris-Garrattsville

1931                transfer to Northeast Ohio Conference

                        Bridgeport First

                        Akron North Arlington

                        Akron South Arlington

                        Brewster and West Lebanon

                        Dennison

                        East Liverpool Orchard Grove

                        Akron Trinity

                        Fredricktown

                        Cleveland Nottingham

                        Atwater

1951                retired

                       

 

Note. Wesley A. Miller entered the conference and served his first appointments under the surname MUELLER, which he used until about 1917.  The credentials, if any, under which he served before entering seminary are unclear.



 

MILLER, WILLIAM FLETCHER.

 

Born: 3-14-1878  Bristol, England                             married: Mary Rowlands

Died: 12-25-1968  Deposit NY                                  obit: [d. 1907]

                                                                                    married2: Mabel Anna Wright

1913    admitted on trial, Atlantic Conference           obit2: Wyoming Conference 1973, 291

 

Interment: Hale Eddy Cemetery, Deposit NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1969, 250

 

1913-15           Blue Ridgr and  Pinners Point VA

1915-16           Elizabeth City NC

1916-18           Ocracoke

1918                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1918-20           Danby – South Danby

1920-24           Hornbrook – Ghent

1924-28           Lanesboro

19287-30         Noxen – Eatonville

1930-344         Kirkwood – Franklin

1934-43           McClure – North Sanford

1943                retired

                            Middlefield – RoseboomPleasantbrook

                            West Exeter – Exeter – Schuyler Lake

                            Rockroyal, New York Conference

                            Deposit NY Presbyterian Church

 

Note: William F. Miller is the father of Rev. John Henry Miller (b. 5/7/1907) affiliation unknown and Rev. James Emerson Miller (1925-2010) of the Wisconsin Conference..


 

MINER, MILO MILTON

 

Born: 3-16-1859  Nevada, IA                                     married: Jessie Archie Edwards

Died: 1-23-1934  Modesto CA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1929, 141

                                                                                    married2: Mattie Butterfield

1884    admitted on trial, East Ohio Conference        obit2:

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment: Acacia Memorial Park, Modesto CA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1934, 395

 

1884-85           Carlisle

1885-86           Toronto

1886                transfer to Michigan Conference

1886-87           Wacurta and Delta

1887-88           Irving

1888-90           Nunica

1890                transfer to Columbia River Conference

1890-91           Prescot

1891-92           Huntsville

1892-83           Milton

1893-94           Pomeroy

1894-95           Adams

1895                transfer to Idaho Conference

1895-96           Elgon

1896-97           Idaho Falls

1897                transfer to Montana Conference

1897-99           Lima

1899-00           Bridger and Gebo

1900                transfer to California Conference

1900-03           Pleasant Grove

1903-04           Forbestown

1904-05           Middletown

1905-06           Bloomfield

1906                transfer to Genesee Conference

1906-07           Colegrove and Clearmont

1907-09           Garland and Otis

1909-10           Pekins

19109-12         Cameron

1912                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1912-13           Spencer

1913-14           Litchfield

1914-15           Castle Creek

1915                retired

Note: Mrs. Miner was the daughter William Edwards, of a local Methodist richer from London, England.


 

MITCHELL, GILBERT CLYDE

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1953    admitted on trial

1954    ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1953-55           student

1955                transfer to Central New York Conference

1955-57           Millerton & Jackson Center

1957-60           Millerton

1960-68           Jordan


Note: In 2004 Gilbert Clyde Mitchell is listed as a retired member of the North Central New York Conference


 

MOGG, CURTIS ELLIOTT

 

Born: 12-5-1853  Euclid NY                          married: Jennie M. Andrews

Died: 6-26-1930  Fort Collins CO                  obit: Central New York Conference 1947, 142

 

1873    exhorter’s license, Central New York Conference

1874    local preacher’s license, Central New York Conference

1877    ordained local deacon, Central New York Conference

1878    admitted on trial, Central New York Conference

1881    ordained elder, Central New York Conference

 

Interment: Morningside Cemetery, Syracuse NY

Obit: Central New York Conference 1930, 561

 

1877-78           Ludlowville

1878-81           Fair Haven

1881-82           Van Ettenville

1882-83           Liverpool

1883-85           Jordan

1885-87           Oneida

1887-91           Cazenovia

1891-96           Ithaca First Church

1895-96           Wilkes-Barre Central, Wyoming Conference

1896                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1896-11           Wilkes-Barre Central

1911                transfer to Oklahoma Conference

1911-13           Oklahoma City

1913                transfer to Colorado Conference

1913-14           Greely First

1914                transfer to Central New York Conference

1914-17           assistant, Syracuse First in the Central New York Conference

1917-19           superintendent, Bethel Hospital at Colorado Springs CO

1919-23           assistant, Syracuse First

1923                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Curtis E. Mogg appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 371.  Mrs. Mogg is the daughter of James Franklin Andrews (?-1911) of the Central New York Conference.



 

MOISTER, ROGER

 

Born: 10-4-1783  Sedbergh, England                         married: Ann Fawcett

Died: 8-9-1857  Wilkes-Barre PA                              obit: [d. 11/30/1823]

 

Interment: near Wilkes-Barre PA

Obit:

 

1854-55           The Plains

 

Note: Roger Moister was a local preacher and class leader in England before emigrating to America in 1830, where he lived in the Wilkes-Barre area served as a local preacher.  He is credited with founding St. Paul’s M.E. Church in Hazelton.  He is the subject of the 1883 book Memoir of Roger Moister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, known in the United States as the Patriarch of Wyoming, With a brief account of Methodism in America by William Moister (his son, a Wesleyan missionary to Africa and a prolific writer of books on the history and missions of British Methodism).



 

MONROE, CHARLES H.

 

Born: 8-9-1873  Huntington Mills PA                        married: Myra J. Mae

Died: 1-20-1933  Laurens NY                                    obit: [9/2/1874 – 1944]

 

1911    local preacher’s license, Noxen charge of the Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Orcutt Grove Cemetery, Noxen PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1934, 394

 

1915                “transfer” to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1915-17           Bloomingdale

1917-20           Catawissa circuit

1920-22           Jeanesville & Audenreid

1922-23           Half Moon (resigned in midyear)

1923                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

1923-25           Skinner’s Eddy

1925-27           Springville

1927-30           Glen Lyon

 

Note: Charles H. Monroe is the father of Edna Monroe Crispel, wife of Floyd S. Crispel, and of Rev. Howard Leroy Monroe (1897-?) of the Free Methodist Church.  Charles served as a local preacher in both the Central Pennsylvania and Wyoming Conferences.



 

MOORE, MAGGIE A.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2008-10           Binghamton Centenary – Chenango Street

 

Note: Maggie A. Moore served as a local preacher.


 

MOORE, MARYELLEN

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2007    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2007-10           Milford

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Maryellen Moore served as a local preacher.



 

MOORE, SAMUEL

 

Born: 1-21-1836  Broome NY                                    married: Laura J. Day

Died: 11-25-1911  Norwich NY                                 obit: Wyoming Conference 1901, 101

                                                                                    married2: Mary O. Brewer

1862    local preacher’s license, Norwich                    obit2:

1863    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1912, 126

 

1862-64           Masonville

1864-66           South New Berlin NY

1866-67           Mount Upton

1867-70           Gilbertsville

1870-73           Smyrna

1873-75           Worcester

1875-78           West Pittston

1878-80           Carbondale

1880-83           Wilkes-Barre First

1883-86           Waverly NY

1886-87           Scranton Hyde Park

1887-89           superintendent, Owego District

1889                transfer to Puget Sound Conference

1889-90           financial agent, Puget Sound University

1890-96           superintendent, Tacoma District

1896                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1896-00           Norwich

1900-01           financial agent, Wyoming Seminary

1901-03           Binghamton Clinton Street

1903-05           conference evangelist

1905-06           on leave

1906-07           Worcester

1907                retired

 

Note: Samuel Moore is the father of Edward Jay Moore (1861-1935) of the East Ohio Conference.  A biographical sketch of Samuel Moore appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 373.



 

MORDT, ROBERT KARL

 

Born: 5-27-1930                                                          married:

Died: 7-8-2004  Ballwin MO                                      obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, St. Louis Conference

 

Interment: Truxton Zion Cemetery, Truxton MO

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2005, 202

 

1954-57           student, Drew Theological Seminary

    1954-56  Center Moreland charge

    1956-57  Center Moreland charge and Evans Falls           

 

Note:  Robert K. Mordt served in the Wyoming Conference while attending school as a probationary member of the St. Louis Conference and returned to Missouri following his graduation in 1957.


 

MORGAN, DAVID ROBERT.

 

Born: 1905                                                                  married: Mary Alice Caswell

Died: 1-28-2001  Athens GA                                     obit: Wyoming Conference 1996, 330

 

1929    admitted on trial, New Jersey Conference

 

Interment: Harleigh Cemetery, Camden NJ

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2002, 213

 

1929-31           New Lisbon – Magnolia

1931-33           Kingston

1933-34           Vincentown

1934-35           Vincentown – Buddtown

1935-37           Hammonton

1937-39           New Egypt parish

1939                Erma

1939                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1939-47           Alderson – Noxen

1947-52           CourtdaleLarksville

1952-56           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1956-61           Mountaintop Christ

1961-70           Wyoming

1970-74           Scranton Myrtle Street

1974                retired


 

MORGAN, HUGH P.

 

Born: c1871  South Wales                                          married: _____ Ashton

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1898    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

                        local preacher

                        evangelist, Wesleyan Church

1895-97           assistant to home missionary John Evans

1897                call to Welsh ME Church in America

1897-00           Wilkes-Barre Sherman Street

1900                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1900-02           Bangor

1902                discontinued, page 14

1902-05           Oshkosh WI Welsh Bethel (Wesleyan)

1905                “transfer” to Wisconsin Synod of the Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church

1905-14           Minneapolis MN Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church

                        Presbyterian pastor, as indicated by the following partial records

1914                Denver CO, Twenty-Third Avenue Presbyterian

1917-22           Emporia KS Second Presbyterian

1924-32           Paullina IA

1934                Odebolt IA

 

Note:  H.P. Morgan served British Methodism for four years as joint secretary of Glamorgan and  Monmouth Wesleyan Methodist Council, and for three years as the Sunday School lesson examiner, South Wales District.  He was the pastor involved in the Welsh-English controversy at the Welsh [Sherman Street, later St. Andrews] Methodist Episcopal church in Wilkes-Barre.  His congregation of nine years in Minneapolis (first at 17th and Franklin avenues, then on 15th avenue near Lake Street) is sometimes referred to as “Welsh Presbyterian” and sometimes as “Welsh Calvinistic Methodist.”

 


 

MORGAN, ROBERT E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Dorothy _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1963    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1963-67           student

1967                transfer to New England Conference

1967-68           Glendale

1968-72           Ludlow St. Paul’s

1972-79           on leave

1979-87           Lowell Highland Union – St. Paul’s

1987-92           Sagamore

1992-97           Milford, New Hampshire Conference

1997                retired


 

MORRIS, PAUL B.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 


 

MORRIS, ROBERT H.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

ordained deacon

ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 


 

MORRIS, STEPHEN

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1891    ordained local elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

 


 

MORRISON, EDWARD W.

 

Born: 2-12-1885  Glasgow, Scotland                         married: Carrie Mae Dickins

Died: 4-5-1943  Sanitaria Springs NY                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1950, 545

 

1912    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1914    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Shady Lane Cemetery, Chinchilla PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1943, 613

 

1912-14           Foster

1914-16           Wallsville

1916-18           Lake Como

1918-22           Beach Lake

1922-25           Waverly

1925-28           Moosic

1928-29           Scranton Bradley Memorial

1929-33           Waymart

1933-36           Scranton St. Paul’s – West Park

1936-38           Forest City

1938-41           Hawley

1941-42           Pleasant Mount

1942                Sanitaria Sprigs

 


 

MORSE, OLAF FRANKLIN

 

Born: 8-15-1820  Cavendish VT                                married: Emily Alvira Morse [10/26/1858]

Died:                                                                           obit: [2/20/1838 – 5/22/1909]

 

1847    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           Newport

1853-54           Wyalusing

1854-55           Colley

1855-56           suspended, page 5

1856-57           without appointment, page 5

1860                remanded back to Wyoming Conference for a new trial

General Conference Minutes, page 196

1861                “the whole afternoon session was consumed in the trial of O.F. Morse,” page 8

expelled, page 13

 

Note: Olaf F. Morse is a brother to William C. Morse.  His offense is not specified in the journal.  He moved to Illinois in1862, and he performed the wedding ceremony for one of nieces there in 1879.  Some sources incorrectly give his death date as 1858.



 

MORSE, WILLIAM CRAIGUE

 

Born: 11-5-1826  Weathersfield VT                           married: Lydia Kilmer [11/5/1855]

Died: 1-10-1906                                                          obit: [2/9/1836 – 3/6/1927]

 

1853    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Browns Church Cemetery, Manhattan IL

Obit:

 

1853-54           Stoddartsville

 

Note: William C. Morse is a brother to Olaf F. Morse.


 

MOSES, ROXY J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, New England Conference

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2007-09           Moosic, Wyoming Conference

2009-10           Hancock, Wyoming Conference

2010                “transfer” to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

2010-11           Hancock, Susquehanna Conference

2011                transfer to Susquehanna Conference

 


 

MOTT, PHILIP MELANCTHON

 

Born: 2-17-1843  Scranton PA                                   married: Sarah Emma Hayward

Died: 8-7-1908  Dorranceton PA                               obit: Wyoming Conference 1908, 130

 

1869    exhorter’s license

1871    local preacher’s license

1872    admitted on trial

1874    ordained deacon

1876    ordained elder

 

Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Dallas PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1909, 121

 

1872-73           Lehman

1873-76           Stoddartsville

1876-78           Beach Pond

1878-79           Narrowsburg

1879-82           Canaan

1882-84           Sterling

1884-86           on leave

1886-89           Lehman

1889-93           Hornbrook

1893-96           Orwell

1896-03           retired

                             1903-06  Noxen

                             1906-08  Yatesville

 

Note: Philip M. Mott is an uncle to Walter A. Edwards.  A biographical sketch of Philip M. Mott appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 374.



 

MOTT, THOMAS E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Barbara

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2005 license, recommended by Whitney Point

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2005-08           McClure NY

2008-10           Russell Hill

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Thomas E. Mott served as a local preacher.



 

MOWATT, ACTON JAMES WILTON

 

Born: 8-19-1884                                                          married: Nellie E. Gruber

Died: 4-2-1976                                                            obit: [9/3/1883 – 8/9/1963]

 

1914    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Clove Cemetery, Sussex NJ

Obit:

                        New York Conference

1912                associate, New Rochelle NY St. John’s

1914                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

                        Presbyterian Church

1923-51           Sussex NJ

 

Note: Acton J.W. Mowatt was elected a deacon in 1914, but was not ordained.  He reportedly left his seat at conference without explanation.  He was described as “Rev. Acton Mowatt” in January 1909 when he engagement to Miss Nellie Gruber was announced, but no affiliation is given.


 

MUELLER, WESLEY A.

 

Born:                                                                                                  married:

Died:                                                                                                  obit:

 

1914       admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1914-15  assistant, Scranton Elm Park

1915-16  Harford

1916-17  Oxford (ending 8/31/1917)

 

Note. Wesley A. Mueller changed his surname to MILLER and went to Africa as a missionary under the Board of Foreign Missions. For his complete records, see MILLER, WESLEY A.



 

MULKEY, JOHN

           

Born: 6-30-1804  Stonington CT                                married: Myra Ray
Died: 4-22-1877  near Montrose PA                          obit: [d. 3/16/1844]

                                                                                    married2: Hannah Jones

1841    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1886, 54

 

Interment:  Fairdale Cemetery, Fairdale PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1878, 29

 

1841-42           Barton

1842-43           Abington

1843-44           Canaan

1844-46           Northmoreland

1846-48           Lackawanna

1848-49           Springville and Tunkhannock

1849-50           Springville

1850-52           Montrose

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852-53           LeRaysville

1853-54           Flemingville

1854-60           located

                            1858-59  Auburn

1860-61           on leave

                            1860-61  Montrose

1861                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of John Mulkey appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 212.



 

MULLEN, JAMES

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1873                located



 

MULLER, LOUIS CONRAD

 

Born: 7-12-1849                                                          married: Carrie Margaret Slaughter

Died: 4-4-1928                                                            obit: Newark Conference 1939, 365

                                                                                   

1880    admitted on trial, Baltimore Conference                                                       

 

Interment: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark NJ

Obit: Newark Conference 1929, 100

 

1880-83           Baltimore Grace

1883                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1883-86           Scranton First

1886                transfer to Newark Conference



 

MUMBULO, VERNER SYLVESTER

 

Born: 11-3-1897 NY                                                   married: Maude Hunt

Died: 11-8-1981  Farmington MI                               obit: Detroit Conference 1987, 2173

 

1926    admitted on trial

1928    ordained deacon

1930    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Detroit Conference 1982, 1567

 

1926-27           Apalachin

1927-29           associate, Binghamton Tabernacle

1929-32           Binghamton Fairview

1932-34           Forty Fort

1934-38           Scranton Asbury

1938                transfer to Genesee Conference

1944                transfer to Northeast Ohio Conference

                        transfer to Detroit Conference

 

Note: Before joining the Wyoming Conference, Verner S. Mumbolo was (in 1918) pastor of the Full Gospel Mission in Union NJ and perhaps of other congregations and/or affiliations.



 

MUMFORD, LYMAN HAMILTON

           

Born: 8-13-1810  Newport NY                                  married: Margaret Amanda Reed Rice
Died: 6-29-1883  Utica NY                                        obit: [5/30/1808 – 8/27/1879]

 

1832    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1834    ordained deacon

1836    ordained elder

 

Interment: Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica NY
Obit:

 

1832-33           Russia

1833-34           Brooklyn

1834-36           Owego

1836-37           Candor

1837-39           Bethany and Honesdale

1839-40           Wyoming circuit

1840                expelled

 

Note:  Lyman Hamilton Mumford graduated from Cazenovia Seminary in 1830.   The family history records that he retired from the ministry due to poor health in 1840 when he was living in Kingston Township, Luzerne County.  At the time he was a partner with his brother-in-law Levi Cooke Rice in the Rice and Mumford Mill in Lehman Township and in a general store.  Lyman and Margaret made their home on a high hill between Toby's Creek and the Rice homestead on Harris Hill Road.  By 1848 he had moved back to New York, and in 1850 he was living in Utica NY.  In 1883 he was listed as having a dry goods, grocery and crockery store at 16 South Street in Utica and living at 2 Chatham Street.  Mrs. Mumford is the daughter of Jacob Rice. 



 

MUNGER, JOHN W.

           

Born:                                                                           married:
Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1854    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1856    ordained deacon

1858    ordained elder

 

Interment:
Obit:

 

1852-53           Fishkill West, New York Conference

1853-54           Rome, Wyoming Conference

1854-55           Spencer

1855-57           Skinner’s Eddy

1857-58           Newton

1858-60           Providence

1860-61           Plymouth

1861-63           Carverton

1863-64           Moscow

1864                located



 

MUNOZ, CARLOS BALDERAS

 

Born: 11-4-1926  Mexico                                            married: Elizabeth _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          ordained local deacon, Albuquerque NM

?          ordained local elder, Dallas TX

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1954                “transfer” to Rio Grande Conference

1968                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

1968-73           Rome

1973-76           Hop Bottom

1976-81           Centermoreland

1981-86           Damascus

 

Note: Carlos B. Munoz served as a local preacher.


 

MURDOCK, LEONARD C.

 

Born: 8-24-1863  Toddsville NY                                married: Lucy E. Peet

Died: 12-26-1938  Cape May NJ                                obit: Wyoming Conference 1927, 126

 

1885    local preacher’s license

1890    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1890    ordained deacon

1892    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1939, 583

 

1890-94           Carverton

1894-97           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1897-04           Kingston

1904-10           superintendent, Wyoming District

1910-16           superintendent, Scranton District

1916-18           Scranton Asbury

1918-21           Joint Centenary Committee

1921-25           executive secretary, Philadelphia Area Methodist Missionary Centenary

1925-39           Binghamton Centenary

1930-32           executive secretary, Wyoming Conference Enlargement Program

 

Note: Leonard C. Murdock is a brother to Sarah Murdock Lathrop, wife of William D. Lathrop. A biographical sketch of Leonard C. Murdock appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 375.



 

MURPHY, BEVERLY

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2001    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2001-10           Auburn

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

2010-11           Silvara

2011                retired

 

Note: Beverly Murphy served as a local preacher.



 

MURRAY, SAMUEL B.

 

Born: 11-6-1873                                                          married: Maggie E. _____

Died: 3-4-1957                                                            obit: [1/2/1879 – 12/25/1959]

 

1906    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1906    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Ft. Worth TX

Obit:

 

1906-07           Eatonville

1907-09           Ariel

1909-11           Moscow

1911-12           Waverly

1912                withdrew to join Presbyterian ministry

1912-14           ?

1914                transfer to Illinois

1914-15           Vandalia IL

1915-16           Mattoon IL

                   

1919-21           living in Ft Worth TX, but not serving a church


 

MUZZY, VIRGIL P.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Linda _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1982    admitted on trial, Western Pennsylvania Conference

1984    ordained deacon

1987    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1977-81           Trinity

1881-82           Pond Eddy, Western New York Conference

1982-85           Miller

1985-89           Sigel

1989-90           chaplain, US Navy

1990-91           Chinchilla, Wyoming Conference

1991                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1991-96           Chinchilla

1996-2000       Norwich

2000-03           Apalachin First

2003-04           chaplain, US Army

2004-05           Lounsberry (ending 7/31/2004); Honesdale (beginning 8/1/2004)

2005                retired

                            2005-08  Russell Hill

    2010        transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

MYERS, GREGORY C.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1971    admitted on trial, Central Pennsylvania Conference: recommended by Red Lion Bethany

1971    ordained deacon

1974    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1971-73           student, United Theological Seminary

1973-76           associate Carlisle Grace

1976-81           Enola Mt. Zion

1981-86           chaplain, Wyoming Seminary (ending 3/1986)

1986                Courtdale, Wyoming Conference (2/1986 – 6/31/1986)

1987                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1987-98           Honesdale

1998-04           Kingston, Church of Christ Uniting

2004-10           superintendent, Wilkes-Barre District

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change