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Volume Two, The Charges and Their Ministers, 1773-2000 [Copyright 2009 at Lawrenceville,
Virginia 23868; published electronically be the author1—a copy of the CD-ROM can be obtained
for $20 by writing Rev. Bradley at 405 South 1st Street, Nashville, NC 27856-1464;; (H) 252-459-9990; (C) 252-0903-1644]

 Annual MECS Winchester District Conference Reports, 1867-1939 [currently archived at the
UMC Winchester District Office]

 Journals of the U.B. Virginia Annual Conferences, 1876-1938 [Gruver-Souders U.B./EUB
Archive, Alson H. Smith, Jr. Library, Shenandoah University; Attn: David McKinney, Public
Services Librarian, (540) 665-5444;]

 Journals of the MEC, MECS, and MC Virginia Annual Conferences [Virginia Conference
Archive in the Raymond F. Wrenn Room, Attn: Stephanie Davis, Conference Center, 10330
Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen Va 23060;; 1-800-768-6040]

 Journals of other MEC, MECS, and MC Annual Conferences [Baltimore Washington
Conference Archive at Lovely Lane Museum,; archives- or; 2200 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218;
Phone:(410) 889-4458]

 History of the U.B./EUB Virginia Conference 1800-1969, Nine volumes. Winchester, Va.:
Gruver-Souders U.B./EUB Archive, Shenandoah University Library, Sep. 2013.

Hundreds of people have contributed to this history in many different ways. Special thanks are
needed to the following historians and archivists: Rev. Dr. Raymond F. Wrenn (Ret.), former Virginia
Conference Historian; Stephanie Davis (current Conference Archivist), Cheryl Dyksen (Chair, First
UMC History Committee), Mary Everline (First Church Historian, 1970-Present), and the historians-
archivists at the Gruver-Souders U.B./EUB Archive at Shenandoah University: Jake Gruver, Caroline
(Bateman) Phillips, Pete Phillips, Jane Pittman, and JoEllen Smith. Special thanks for the staff and
volunteers at Lovely Lane Museum (Baltimore); EUB Heritage Center (Harry Burchell), The Handley
Library Archive—Rebecca Ebert, Archives Librarian; Jerry Holsworth, Archives Assistant; Joan Wood,
Archives Assistant; John Huddy, Library Director; and volunteers Helen Lee Fletcher, Barbara Gamble,
Sally Coates, Leslie Wilson, and Richard Kibler; at the Menno Simons Historical Library and
Archives—Lois B. Bowman and Cathy D. Baugh; and General Library—Dawn L. Nyce, Carol J. Song,
and Jennifer Michelle Orantes; at SU Library, Christopher Bean, Director, University Libraries; Stacy
Baggett, Electronic Resources Librarian; Megan B. Bowers, Myra Davis, Cataloging Services Assistant;
Jan Edgar, Interlibrary Loan Supervisor; Kathy Evans, Library Assistant; Valerie Gangwer, Media
Services Coordinator; Sharon Gochenour, Library Assistant; David McKinney, Public Services
Librarian; Becky Rockwell, Circulation Coordinator; Lucinda A. Thomas, Research Librarian, Catherine
Tisinger, University Archives; and Megan Williams, Technical Services Librarian; and at Warren
Heritage Society, James F. Heflin and Amanda M. Laws. Thanks to Robert M. Anderson, Matt

1 There are three other files on this disc. The three files together comprise the work titled, The Ministerial Heritage of the
Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Volume One is devoted to the ministers and life information with
their service records. Volume Two is devoted to the charges and the ministers who served them. The Supplement is a
listing of the districts and the elders or superintendents who served. All the files are .PDF files—they must be read with
Acrobat Reader, which may be downloaded free at The work as a whole is copyrighted. Please observe
the usual rules pertaining to the use of this material. Excerpts and individual records may be used with proper citation.
Please make no other copies of these files other than as your “backup” files. Please respect the ten (10) years of work
done by one individual to produce this material. Should you have corrections or suggestions, please contact the
Archives of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church: A message may be left by
telephone at 1-800-768-6040. Corrections or additions must have cited sources.

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