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GIBSON COUNTY, INDIANA

CHURCH HISTORY'S

Princeton United Presbyterian Church History

Oakland City First General Baptist Church History

Haubstadt St. James Parish History

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MINISTERS AND PREACHERS

CUMBERLAND MINISTERS

1872 - Rev. Thomas Walker
1875 - Rev. Hadlock
1877 - Rev. W. M. Medcalf
1879 - Rev. N. F. Gill
Without a minister almost two years
1883 - Rev. H. Clay Yates
October 1887 - Rev. J. C. Buchanan, here eleven months
March 1889 - Rev. William Murray
August 1897 - Rev. H. E. Prather
October 1898 - Rev. Alonzo Yates
December 1903 - Rev. James Bozarth
December 1901 - Rev. J. T. Means
December 1905 - Rev. W. E. Gray
December 1906 - Rev. F. Z. King, 3 mos.
December 1907 - Rev. J. H. Miller
January 1910 - Rev. J. B. Miller, present minister
E. M. Johnson
G. W. May, present minister, 1910

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REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTERS

Eld. Jeremiah Cash was chosen pastor of the Salem Church of Regular Baptists on Saturday
before the fourth Sunday in April 1830, and served until November 25, 1818

R. B. Piper was.chosen as pastor until 1852. No record until 1861

Eld. Joel Hume was pastor from 1861 to 1872, when he was released at his own request

Eld. James Strickland was elected in 1872 and served until 1876

Eld. Whitlow was elected in 1876 to 1880

Eld. John T. Oliphant served from I860 to 1885

Lemuel Potter served from 1865 to 1890

Eld. A. A. Shoultz served from 1690 to 1910

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MINISTERS OF M V. CHURCH

H. O. Chapman 1851-1853
Thomas Bratlon 1853-1854
J. J. Stallard 1854-1856
D. Chipman1856-1857
W.H.Grimm 1856-1857
F. W. Jones 1857-1858
Rev. Lafferty 1858-1859
Aaron Turner 1856-1860
V. W. Puett1860-1862
Geo. W. Durmint 1862-1863
B. F. Newland 1863-1865
W. F. Ravenscroft 1865-1868
Rev. Meredith 1868-1870
Miles Woods 1870-1872
R. L. Cushman 1872-1873
Levi Johnson 1873-1875
Edmon Hanes 1875-1876
Byron Carter 1876-1878
V. T. Davis 1878-1880
Gideon Havenridge 1880-1882
Wm. McGinnis 1882-1883
John T. Woods1883-1884
H. C. Clippinger1884-1887
Miles Woods1887-1888
Samuel Reed1888-1890
A. Woods1890-1891
Z. Selby1892-1891
J. K. Nash1892-1894
C. E. Hargrave1894-1897
A. Godby 1897-1900
A. C. Dorsey1900-1901
W. A. Fox1901-1903
C. H. Pinnick 1903-1905
E. B. Timmons 1905-1907
R. H. Toole 1907-1910

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General Baptist Church of Owensville

The General Baptist Church of Owensville, Indiana was organized November 2, 1839,
and has had the following pastors at different times in her history:

Jacob Speer1839-1851
George P. Cavanah 1851-1855
Jacob Speer 1855-1856
T. M. Strain 1856-1857
Jacob Speer 1857-1858
George P. Cavanah 1858-1862
Jacob Speer 1862-1864
J. G. Lane1864-1866
Benoni Stinson 1866-1867
Jacob Speer 1867-1869
T. M. Strain 1869-1870
Jacob Speer 1870-1871
William Clark 1871-1873
Jacob Speer 1873-1874
William Clark 1874-1876
Wilson Blackburn 1876-1877
William Clark 1877-1878
Jacob Speer 1878-1879
D. B. Montgomery 1879-1880
William Clark 1880-1882
W. P. Hale 1882-1888
Wilson Blackburn 1888-1890
J. R. Edwards 1890-1894
William Clark1894-1895
T. M. Richardson1903-1905
B. M. Barrett1905-1907
T. A. H. Laslie 1907-1908
L. W. Spann 1908-1910

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CHURCHES AND PASTORS

REGULAR BAPTIST CHURCH

Elder A. A. Shoultz served as pastor until 1912, then Elder Clayton served one year,
when Elder Ben Beadle took charge and is the present minister, 1916.

CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Rev. G. V. May had charge of the church until May, 1913; Rev. T. A. DeVore then took the pastorate
and served until 1915. Rev. T. N. Rays is the present minister, 1916.

H. E. CHURCH
Rev. R. H. Toole left Owsnsville in 1910, and Rev. Wilson finished his unexpired term.
Rev. H. E. Abel came in the fall of 1910 and remained until the fall of 1913. Rev. R. W. Davis came in the fall of 1913
and remained until 1911. Rev. A. L. Williams came in 1911 and is the present minister, 1916.

CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Elder G. W. Fore stayed unti 1912. Elder James Bobbitt came in 1912 and stayed through 1913.
Elder J. A. Persinger came in 1911 and is the present minister, 1916.

GENERAL BAPTIST CHURCH

Rev. L. W. Spann left Owennville in the fall of 1912. Rev. J. R. Edwards took charge and served as pastor until the fall of 1913.
Rev. Clarence Almon came in the. fall of 1913 and served until the fall of 1911.
Rev. John C. Cummins came in the fall of 1911 and is the present minister, 1916.

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Rev. J. B. Miller left here in September, 1911, when Rev. J. C. McClung came and is the present minister, 1916.