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Howard County Churches

Armstrong Christian Church ca 1911 - Photo of founding members as identified by Robert Taylor Junge
Back Row, Left to Right: Mr. Dollard, Frank Sires, A. H. Oldaker, M. H. Burton, R. J. (last name torn off), Henry Taylor, Charlie Kraus, Jim Pyle

Second Row, Left to Right: Mrs. A. H. Oldaker, Mrs. J. Y. Hume. Mrs. Will Walker, Mrs. E. B. Shively, Mrs. Lizzie Eubank, ? , Mrs. Mabel Hurt

Front Row, Left to Right: O. J. Marks (singer at the dedication), Rev. George Snively (dedicator), Dr. J. Y. Hume, Tom Gates, Rev. E. B. Shively (pastor), Zack Taylor, Will Walker.

Mt. Pleasant Christian Church - History & Cemetery Transcription


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Church Name Latitude Longitude USGS 7.5' Map
Ashland Church 390258N 0923713W Hilldale
Bethel Church 391044N 0923416W Burton
Big Spring Church 390203N 0923255W Hilldale
Chariton Church 391715N 0924658W Forest Green
Church of God (historical) 390500N 0925045W Franklin
Clarks Chapel 390037N 0924705W Franklin
Coopers Chapel (historical) 390328N 0925345W Arrow Rock
Friendship Church 391305N 0923917W Fayette
Lay Chapel (historical) 391422N 0923600W Burton
Log Chapel 391432N 0923550W Burton
Moniteau Chapel 390505N 0923537W Hilldale
Mount Ararat Church 391549N 0923513W Higbee
Mount Arnold Church 390050N 0923725W Hilldale
Mount Gilead Church 390834N 0923609W Burton
Mount Pleasant Church 391150N 0923029W Burton
Mount Zion Church 390531N 0924034W New Franklin
Myers Chapel 391318N 0923020W Burton
Nebo Church (historical) UNKNOWN UNKNOWN Burton
New Hope Church 391325N 0923132W Burton
Richland Church 390900N 0925030W Glasgow
Sharon Church 391630N 0923805W Armstrong
Smith Chapel 390523N 0923107W Hilldale
Sulphur Springs Church 390019N 0923703W Hilldale
Union Church 390333N 0923345W Hilldale

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