Coleman Branch [RLDS]

congregation #482696

created 2015-09-22 by daniel m. kelty
entity type: Branch
assertion #3734381 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
name: Coleman Branch
assertion #3734378 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-07-03: confidence 0%.
started: 17 Jun 1891
assertion #3734377 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-07-03: confidence 100%.
description: The Coleman Branch was organized June 17, 1891, by John J. Cornish, assisted by John W. Moxon, as secretary. James H. Peters, (who had previously been ordained a high priest,) There are at the present time about twenty-three members at Coleman; letter from Bro. Abraham VanVoltenburgh, who was baptized at Coleman a few months before, he has this to say in Herald, volume 37, page 118. Bro. Thomas Reid came to assist with the work in and around Lexington, as did also Bro. Charles Green, both priests. Robert E. and John A. Grant are doing well, and are alive to the work. The German church, which we have been permitted to occupy for a time, has been closed. Because the church was closed, Elder Cornish obtained the opera hall free for two evenings, in which to finish up a series of sermons. Brother Francis C. Smith left South Arm with his family and started for his missionary field in Ohio and Virginia, preaching by the way at Coleman, etc., encouraging and assisting the Saints. The work in Coleman is moving on fairly well. John J. Cornish is doing a little preaching there every now and then, and sixteen have been baptized there lately, making in all twenty-three now baptized at that place. There are at the present time about twenty-three members at Coleman;The conferences at Coleman were fine, large gatherings, and all seemed alive to the work. in which to finish up a series of sermons., The branch at Coleman has eighty-one on its record of names; but some are scattered away from the place, leaving a working majority at the home center. The burden of work in erecting the house fell on Brn. J. H. Peters, John Moxon, and Russell Yeager; Bro. Gordon Blaisdell having died, and Bro. J. Cole Moxon having moved to Missouri, before the building was done...conference held at Coleman, June 25. John J. Cornish was busy in Coleman, There are at the present time about twenty-three members at Coleman;
assertion #3734379 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
religion: RLDS
assertion #3734380 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
location: Midland County, Michigan, United States
assertion #3714696 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 100%.
location: 43°45'37"N, 84°35'44"W
assertion #3720715 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-09-22: confidence 0%.
see also: Cornish
assertion #3711696 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-07-03: confidence 100%.