appendix, designed for the promotion of the peace and harmony of the brotherhood; published by authority of the annual meeting of 1916; John M. Kimmel, David Onkst, David A. Onkst, David Archibald Onkst, William Kinsey, William N. Kinset, William Nead Kinsey, John Miller Kimmel; publishing committee; Johnson and Watson company, Dayton, Ohio; Johnsons & Watson Co.
Dick & Barbara [Taylor] Capstick, 1997 Arnold & Sherri [Watson] Collett, 1997 Jack & Mary Ellen [Bright] Brumbaugh, 2003 Stanton & Kathy [Taylor] Dohner, 2003 Ministers in the Free Ministry from theSalem and LudlowDistricts Who Assisted with Georgetown’s MinisterialNeeds Prior to 1923 Elihu B. Bagwell Henry Jones Joshua Baker Jesse Kinsey Newton W. Binkley Lawrence Kreider John Calvin Bright Tobias Kreider Enos E. Brumbaugh Joseph Landis Jacob R. Brumbaugh Willis Kreider John C. Brumbaugh Edward Miller John H. Brumbaugh Daniel B. Miller Jesse K. Brumbaugh Granville Minnich Albertus H. Bucklew William Minnich William Cassell David Murray Charles E. Culp Rutherford H. Nicodemus Abraham Detrick William Royer John W. Fitzgerald Samuel Z. Smith Charles L. Flory Samuel Snell Ezra Y. Flory John W. Sollenberger Silas Gilbert Frederick Stauffer Lester Heisey Jesse Stutsman Daniel C. Hendrickson Eli Swank David Hollinger Abraham Younce Jonathan Hoover David Younce Charles Hylton John Younce Absalom Hyre Philip Younce And After Brother Lester Heisey was the only minister living in the boundary of our congregation when it was set off in 1923. Within a short time he was assisted in the free ministry by Sidney Alpheus “S. A.” Blessing, Sylvan Bookwalter, Philip N. Cool, William C. and Goldie [Wyatt] Detrick and Joseph P. Robbins. These seven constituted the ministerial body through the 1940’s, each taking their turn in the pulpit. The Potsdam Church of the Brethren was one of, if not the most conservative church of our denomination in southern Ohio. Brother Robbins near the end of his ministerial years felt the need to be even more conservative and to that end left our fellowship uniting with the Englewood Dunkard Brethren Church. After a decision was made to hire a full time minister, Brother Heisey also united
Today’s blog, the first in a series that will hopefully be an on-going explanation of what I am presently working on, is about the various Brethren Miller families who were early settlers of Montgomery county, Ohio. The opening section below is some comments about the Miller families of note, followed by what I am working on at this time. In essence there are three Miller families that interest me, and I am not even remotely related to any of them, so, to that end, here goes.