THE CHURCHES OF ORWELL, PENNSYLVANIA
(Congregational, Presbyterian, Methodist, Federated)
Retyped & Submitted by Carol Jacobs
The Presbyterian Church
Earliest Beginnings 1.
Chapter I The Warren and Orwell Congregational Church Pages 5-13 Pages 14 - 22 Pages 23 - 33
Chapter II The Warren and Orwell Presbyterian Church 34.
Chapter III The Orwell Presbyterian Church Meeting House (1828 - 1850 ) 39.
Chapter IV. Presbyterian Members (1830-1850) 59.
Chapter V. The Orwell Presbyterian Church Division - 1856 Erection of Second Church 67.
Chapter VI. The Orwell Presbyterian Church (1856 - 1897) 77.
Chapter VII. The Orwell Presbyterian Church (1897 - 1926) 113.
Chapter VIII The Orwell Presbyterian Church
(1926 - 1951) 129.
Orwell Methodist Church
Chapter IX. Beginnings and Incorporation 143.
Chapter X. Years 1838 - 1874 165 - 179
North Orwell Union Church Page 180 - 185
Chapter XI. Pastorate of Rev. Rodney S. Rose (1874 -1875) 189.
Chapter XII. Rev. D. C. Barnes and Rev. W. R. Netherton 201.
Chapter XIII. Ministry of Rev. Loring P. Howard and Rev. M. R. Kerr 209.
Chapter XIV. Period of 1891 - 1899 (Rev. Cornelius Sweet) 219
Chapter XV. Years 1900 - 1906 Rev. D. H. Gridley and Rev. N. W. Barnes 229.
Chapter XVI. Service of Rev. L. L. Vought (1907 - 1914) 245
Chapter XVII Years 1914 - 1930 257
Chapter XVIII. Only Yesterday (1930 - 1950) 267
Chapter XIX. Summary and Conclusions 273
Allis Hollow Burials - Page 281
Appendix B - Orwell Valley Burials - Page 282
List of Advance Subscribers 295
Index to Names 297
ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS
Early Map of Bradford County, Pa. Opposite Page
Map of Orwell Village from Beers' Atlas Bradford County 32.
Map of Warren Township 33.
Rev. Thomas Thomas and Family 84.
Map of Orwell Township from Beer's Atlas 85.
Orwell and North Orwell Bands 88.
Brown and Green Families: and Old People 89.
Warren Presbyterian Congregation, 1900; Tyrrel Reunion 96.
Mrs. George C. Frisbie and Sons 97.
Charles Coburn; Mr. and Mrs. Albert True, Rev. and Mrs. Clark
Salmon, Select School of Mrs. Salmon 108.
North Orwell, 1898; Wedding of Estella Moore and Leo Edsel;
Mrs. Nellie French and three generations 109.
Frank I.Champlin, Charlotte Brown Champlin, and Alice Kennedy Champlin 132.
Orwell Methodist, Presbyterian and North Orwell Churches 133.
Carrie Coburn Eastman
Orwell Federated Church Congregation, 1938 142.
"Peak Sisters", Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Pitcher, Mr. and Mrs. Eliab Farrar, 143.
Frank Shoemaker Home.
James Fisher, E. B. Miner, Frank N. Moore, Frank Robertson, Horace Cleveland, 208.
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Frisbie, O. J. Chubbuck
Jillson Family, Rev. and Mrs. N. W. Barnes, Rev. and Mrs. Delos Gridley and Family 209.
Boardman Reunion, 1890; Tyrrell Hill Group, 1903 228
Orwell Schools, 1886; School of Miss Gertrude Barnes 229
North Orwell Ladies Aid, 1899; North Orwell School, 1899 244
North Orwell School of Miss Hazel Barnes; Alger Family 245.