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Courtesy of the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical SocietyOriginal files are housed in the John Marshall Stone Research LibraryTishomingo County Archives & History Museum203 East Quitman StreetIuka, MS 38852Phone: 662-423-3500E-mail: tcarchives@nadata.netURL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~mstchgs/TCHGS COPYRIGHT NOTICE: In keeping with our policy of providing free information on the Internet,materials may be freely used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copiedmaterial, AND permission is obtained from the contributor of the file.These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by otherorganizations. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material for non-commercial purposes MUSTobtain the written consent of the contributor OR the legal representative of the submitter and contact thelisted Tishomingo County Archives & Historical Society (TCHGS) with proof of this consent.The following historical information on Methodist Episcopal Church conferences wastyped by Cindy Whirley Nelson from a booklet donated by Mr. J. E. Glasgow.Methodist Episcopal Church Conference—November 29-December 4, 1916Minutes of the 47 th Session of the North Mississippi Annual Conference of the MethodistEpiscopal Church, South, held at Winona, Mississippi, November 29 to December 4, 1916.Bishop W. B. Murrah—PresidentRev. J. R. Countiss—SecretaryRev. Olin Ray—Assistant SecretaryRev. J. J. Baird and Rev. A. T. McIlwain—Statistical SecretariesBelmont Circuit: W. W. Hartsfield in chargeLocal preachers: 1; Total membership: 362Value of churches: 4,500; Number of churches in charge: 6Iuka Circuit: W. D. McCullough in chargeLocal preachers: 1; Total membership: 325Value of churches: 3,500; Number of churches in charge: 1Iuka Circuit: W. I. White in chargeTotal membership: 508Value of Churches: 2,500; Number of churches in charge: 7Tishomingo Circuit: R. S. Lawson in chargeTotal membership: 154Value of churches: 3,000; Number of churches in charge: 7


Methodist Episcopal Church Conference—November 21-26, 1917Minutes of the 48 th Session of the North Mississippi Annual Conference of the MethodistEpiscopal Church, South, held at Oxford, Mississippi, November 21-26, 1917.Bishop W. B. Murrah—PresidentRev. J. R. Countiss—SecretaryRev. R. A. Tucker—Assistant SecretaryRev. A. T. McIlwain and Rev. S. F. Harkey—Statistical SecretariesBurnsville Circuit: B.G. Whitehurst in chargeTotal membership: 146Value of churches: 2,300; Number of churches in charge: 4Golden Circuit: Guy Ray, in chargeLocal preachers: 1; Total membership: 250Value of churches: 4,500; Number of churches in charge: 6Iuka Circuit: L.A. McKeown in chargeTotal membership: 277Value of churches: 3,700; Number of churches in charge: 1Iuka Circuit: J. R. Murff in chargeTotal membership: 180Value of churches: 3,000; Number of churches in charge: 7Appointments:W. C. Beasley, Tishomingo, TishomingoCircuitH. C. Edmondson, Iuka, SuperannuateL. A. McKeown, Iuka, Iuka StationJ. R. Murff, Iuka, Iuka CircuitJ. W. York, Golden, Golden CircuitProbationers:W. C. Beasley, Tishomingo, TishomingoCircuitW. I. White, Iuka, Iuka CircuitB. G. Whitehurst, Burnsville, BurnsvilleCircuitDirectory Local Preachers:W. T. Bazzell, Burnsville (Elder—Supplies)J. A. Bryam, Dennis (Supplies)J. W. York, Golden (Deacon—Supplies)W. M. McIntosh, Iuka (Elder)J. R. Murff, Iuka (Supplies)Appointments:W. T. Bazzell; Burnsville CircuitJ. W. York; Golden CircuitL. A. McKeown; Iuka StationJ. R. Murff; Iuka CircuitW. C. Beasley, Tishomingo Circuitiii

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