Samuel E. Winger

Samuel E. Winger, click to enlarge

 

Samuel E. Winger was born 3 Dec 1850 at President, PA, to David and Catherine Smith Winger, and was left  fatherless at age twelve.

 

He studied at Allegheny College and Drew Theological Seminary, and became licensed to preach by Trinity Church, Oil City, in 1870, received on trial in Erie Conference in 1872, into full connection in 1874, ordained deacon the same year, and Elder in 1876.

 

On 1 Jan 1873, he married Eva F. Clyde, daughter of Rev. James and Sabina Muse Clyde of Mercer County. They became the parents of seven children:  Merril C., Rose F., Clare M., Samuel H.. Eva M., Bessie, Pearl and Cecil B.

 

He served as pastor for various churches in the Erie Conference including Brady's Bend; Waterloo; Venango; Sunville; New Bethlehem; Luthersburg; Helena, Montana;  Salem, Mercer County; Clarksville and others.  

 

Samuel E. Winger died 8 Feb 1912.

 

More on Samuel E. Winger

 

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Read biography from the History of Mercer County, 1888

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Read biography/obituary from the Journal of the Erie Conference, 1912

 

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