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MT. TABOR M.E. CHURCH


THIS SOCIETY WORSHIPED IN A SCHOOL-HOUSE FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS. IT'S LEADING MEMBERS
WERE WILEY MARVEL ANDS SONS, WITHTHRIE FAMILIES;  JOHN BARR AND FAMILY, JOHN
HUMPHREY; JOSHUA HUMPHREY AND JOS. LEONARD, AND SOME OTHERS. BY THE ACTIVITY OF THE
REV. W.R. LEONARD, A NEAT HOUSE OF WORSHIP WAS ERECTED IN 1861 AND '62, AND WHILE THE
WRITER WAS PASTOR, THE YEAR AFTER, A MEETING WAS HELD, BY A NUMBER OF YOUNG MEN
EMBRACED RELIGION; TWO OF WHOM BECAME EARNEST MINISTERS OF THE GOSPEL IN ILLINOIS
CONFERENCE, ONE TRANSFERED TO IOWA, AND THE OTHER, I THINK, TO TENNESSEE CONFERENCE.
THE VENERABLE WILEY MARVEL
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