Perhaps your ancestor was a church officer or trustee at the former Duckcreek Church. Below is a list of the Duckcreek Church leaders and trustees from 1879-1880.
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Continuing with the few Duckcreek Church records that I have, below is the Duckcreek Methodist Church member list from September 1888.
Old church records are often difficult to find or are non-existent. So it is a treat to have a few early records from Duckcreek Church, Blackcreek Township’s the first church.
The first religious society in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, was a Methodist Episcopal class at the Duckcreek school house. The class was formed by Rev. Joshua Smith in about 1856 and among its first members were A.M. Counterman & wife, Alonzo Cross & wife, George Clark & wife, and William Harper & wife.
DEVASTATING HURRICANE VISITS WILLSHIRE VICINITY—That was the headline of the Friday, April 2, 1920 edition of The Willshire Herald. It was published less than a week after one of worst tornadoes swept through this part of the country. Why do I have an interest in tornadoes? A while back my mom gave me some old …