South Whitley, Indiana church history collection
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There are also a few materials which do not pertain to Indiana, including newspaper clippings concerning churches in Petrograd (St. Petersburg, Russia); Belgium; England; Honolulu, Hawaii; and New Jersey. One photograph shows a Lutheran church in Pennsylvania.
1942. One-page mimeographed copy of a history, "The History of South Whitley Methodist Church," compiled by Anna Krieg, assisted by Florence Glassley.
1953, Dec. 12. Photograph of a man and woman (an unidentified couple), mailed from Portland, Indiana, to South Whitley, Indiana.
1954, June 27. Bulletin of the Methodist Church of South Whitley.
1953, Aug. 19. 2 clippings from 2 pages of the South Whitley Tribune of one continued article entitled "Baptist Church Second Oldest in South Whitley," a history of South Whitley Baptist Church.
1955, Christmas. Typed Christmas letter of Ewart and Alberta Talley, written from the Methodist parsonage, Portland, Indiana.
1956, Newspaper clipping, "The Church of God," a history of the South Whitley congregation of the Church of God.
n.d. Typed roster of pastors headed "Preachers of the South Whitley Methodist Church"' pastors from 1839 to 1942.
n.d. "To Our Dear Friends of South Whitley," a typed Christmas poem of one stanza (4 1/2" x 1")
n.d. Newspaper clipping, "Ground Breaking Service at Bible Baptist Church," concerning a church at North Manchester, Indiana.
n.d. Newspaper clipping mounted on 2 consecutive sheets of paper, "1st Presbyterian Church Rich in Pride, Heritage of Its 118 Years of Existence," concerning the First Presbyterian Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
n.d. Clipping, AP Wirephoto of Woodland Heights Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Missouri, being painted in 42 minutes: photo with caption.
n.d. Clipping from a magazine: "The Church of the Resurrection at Petrograd," a photo with caption.
n.d. Newspaper clipping: Cathedral of Notre Dame in Belgium, a photo with caption.
n.d. Newspaper clipping: Buddhist temple in Honolulu, a photo with caption.
n.d. Newspaper clipping: Old Christ Church, Shrewsbury, New Jersey; a sketch with caption.
n.d. Photograph of an old Lutheran church near Emnus [Emmaus?], Pennsylvania.
n.d. Newspaper clipping, "Cathedrals, Castles Among Britain's Lures," by Alfred C. Ames.
n.d. Poem printed on a small piece of paper (clipped from other source), "Time is a gift to all mankind," by W.E. Isenhour.
n.d. Signature of Mary and E.J. Arthur, pastor and wife.
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Sarah Florence Glassley (1890-1954, co-author of the church history, was listed as a 1908 graduate of the high school in Columbia City, Indiana, residing, in 1930, in South Whitley.
Eugene Everett (Gene) Glassley, listed as director of music in the South Whitley Methodist Church bulletin, was born in 1897 in South Whitley, Indiana and died in 1963.
Ewart Talley, Sr. (1923-2004) served as a minister in several Indiana locations, including Portland, Anderson, Logansport and South Bend. He and and his wife Alberta had two children, Ewart Jr. and James, who are mentioned in their parents' Christmas letter.
U.S. Census records via Ancestry.com.
Find A Grave Index, 1600's to Current via Ancestry.com.
U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 via Ancestry.com.
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