Volume 1

Volume 1

Includes St. John's Reformed Church and Fairview Cemeteries.

St. John's Reformed Church

Volume 1
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St. John's German Reformed Church

Was organized June 25, 1870, with seventy-three members, among whom were David, Susan, Simon, Philip F., R. W., Joseph, Michael, Peter, Obediah, Frederick and Jacob J. BARNHART; Margaret and Susanna SKAKELEY; John, Elizabeth, Jacob, Rosanna, Jemima, Rachel and Samuel HEMPHILL; Christopher, Adam, Margaret, Samuel and Catherine STEWART; John and Catherine EBERHART, Lavina SEIBERT, Isaac and Elizabeth HEPLER, Isaac KEPPEL, D. BISH, Abram HENSHEW, J. L. BYERS, John THORN, Catherine MOCK, Michael MYERS and Charles WARNER. The first pastor, Rev. A. DALE, remained until 1875, though he was only supply from the fall of 1874, when he accepted a call from the Fairview Reformed society. Rev. J. W. ALSPACH was here from January, 1875, to 1886; Rev. H. H. SANDOE from 1887 to May, 1888, and Rev. H. S. GARNER, from October 1, 1888, to the present time. The corner stone of the church was laid August 7, 1869, and the house was dedicated June 26, 1870. The society, though now composed of 112 members, is served by the pastor of the Fairview church. Prior to 1879 it was served from Sugar creek or Fairview.


Located at the intersection of LR 10089 (Hemlock Road) and LR 10075 (Haysville to the south and Petrolia to the East)