DeGroot Methodist Church

April, 1880 - after 1940

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The DeGroot Methodist Church was organized in April, 1880. The site was purchased with a gift from Mrs. Ann DeGroot. The church was erected in 1879 with a rebuilding in 1892. The second church was built in 1911.

From: Social Services Directory of Newark 1912

Gives material aid to its own poor who are members; also to those with whom they come in contact who are nonmembers. The poor of the church are visited by the pastor and a committee appointed for that purpose.

Newspaper Articles

November 26, 1911 - Hold Memorials for Fire Victims
January 21, 1912 - Next Sunday the DeGroot ME Church will Open Its New Church Building

 

Reverends Addresses LDS FHC
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Reverend From To
H. C. McBride 1880 1882
A. L. Brice 1883 1883
C. C. Winans 1884 1886
C. S. Coit 1887 1888
Robert M. Aylesworth 1889 1893
P. C. Bascomb 1894 1897
R. K. Boyd 1898 1900
W. E. Palmer 1901 1903
W. R. Neff 1904 1912
L. C. Muller 1913 <1918>
Oscar Joseph <1920> <1920>
Gilbert C. Moulsdale <1925> <1925>
G. S. Harper <1930> <1930>
Norman P. Champlin <1935> <1935>
Herbert C. Lytle <1940> <1940>


Address From To
Littleton Avenue n. South Orange Avenue 1884 <1930>
281 South Orange Avenue <1930> <1940>
     
     


LDS FHC Microfilm #'s

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Archive Information (Last Known location)

Records are located at Drew University.
Cornerstone Trowel, 1911
Membership Records, 1900 - 1920
Membership Records, 1880 - 1894
Membership Records, 1918 - 1950
Scrapbook, 1901 - 1906
Marriage and Funeral Records, 1945 - 1950
Constitution of Opportunity Club, 1910?
18th Anniversary, 1897
History, 1861 - 1906
50th Anniversary, 1911
Contents of Cornerstone List, 1911
77th Anniversary, 1938
Thanksgiving Eve, 1897