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List of Pastors

A Methodist group was established in 1830 in Yorkville as part of the Harlem Mission.  The following pastors were circuit-riders on the Harlem Mission.

 

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1830

1832

Ira Ferris

1831

1836

Richard Seaman (supernumerary from 1833)

1832

 

John Davies

1833

1835

W. Booth

 

The Methodist Epicopal Church in Yorkville, established in 1837, remained part of the Harlem Mission until 1844.  The following pastors up to 1844 were circuit riders who were responsible for the entire Harlem Mission circuit.  Two pastors would have served the Mission simultaneously.

 

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1835

1837

John Luckey

1836

1838

Daniel De Vinné

1837

1839

James Floy

1838

1840

John C. Tackaberry

1839

1841

Sylvester H. Clark

1841

1843

Samuel U. Fisher

1842

1843

Elbert Osborn

1841

1843

Richard Seaman (supernumerary)

 

The Methodist Episcopal Church in Yorkville became independent of the Harlem Mission in 1844.


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1844

1845

Samuel A. Seaman

1845

1846

William McK. Bangs

1846

1846

A.H. Ferguson

1846

1847

Amos N. Molyneaux

1847

1848

Benjamin Redford

1848

1849

Benjamin M. Genung

1849

1851

Bradley Sillick

1851

1853

Peter C. Oakley

1853

1854

William G. Browning

1854

1855

Loyal B. Andrus

1855

1857

Salmon C. Perry

1857

1859

A.M. Osbon

1859

1861

Pelatiah Ward

1861

1862

Stephen D. Brown

1862

1863

H. Lounsbury

1863

1865

A.M. Osbon

1865

1868

John E. Gorse

1868

1871

Stephen D. Brown

1871

1874

De Los Lull

1874

1876

Albert D. Vail

1876

1879

Abraham J. Palmer

1879

1882

Albert D. Vail

1882

1885

Abraham J. Palmer

1885

1888

James M. King

1888

1890

J. Richards Boyle

1890

1891

Richard Harcourt

1891

1896

Ferdinand C. Iglehart

1896

1899

Albert D. Vail

1899

1902

Elias S. Osbon

1902

1909

De Witt B. Thompson

1909

1912

Arthur Thompson

1912

1919

Arthur Jamieson

1919

1921

C.B. Pyle

1921

1922

S.W. Grafflin

1922

1931

Peter C. Weyant

1931

1946

James J. Henry

1946

1953

Paul N. Otto

1953

1956

Ian H. Grimmett

1956

1956

F. Roderick Dail  (Interim)

1956

1999

Philip A.C. Clarke

1999

2008

William Shillady

2008

2009

Richard J. Rice

2009

2011

Elizabeth Ott

2011

 

Cathy S. Gilliard