CHURCH REGISTER - METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH SOUTH
ASHBY, TEXAS

 


According to Historic Matagorda County, Ashby is located in the G. J. Williams League on FM 1095 about 10 miles south of SH 35 at the confluence of Wilson and Tres Palacios Creeks, west of the Colorado River. Captain W. W. Moore established a Methodist Church at Ashby, giving two acres of land for a church and cemetery. The register of the Ashby Methodist Church lists the names of many early settlers. There were 54 members listed on the church roll when the church was destroyed by fire in 1902.

Oak Leaves, Volume VII, No. 1, November 1987 - Matagorda County Genealogical Society
 


 


Register of Pastors
 

Bishop's Name Name of
Presiding Elder
Name of
Presiding Clerk
Appoint-
ment Date
Removal
Date
How
Removed
Joseph Key H. V. Philpott L. P. Davis 1890   Conference
C. B. Galloway H. V. Philpott Harry May 1891   Conference
____ Fitzgerald J. B. Sears J. W. Morris 1892   Conference
H. K. Hargrove E. W. Soloman J. W. Morris 1893   Conference
E. R. Hendrix E. W. Soloman J. W. Morris 1894   Conference
H. R. Hargrove Seth Ward W. C. Bracewell 1895   Conference
J. C. Keener Seth Ward A. J. Anderson 1896   Conference
E. R. Hendrix O. T. Hotchkiss J. J. Calloway 1897   Conference
Chas B. Galloway O. T. Hotchkiss J. J. Calloway 1898   Conference
R. K Hargrove O. T. Hotchkiss J. J. Calloway 1899   Conference
Warren A. Candler O. T. Hotchkiss J. J. Calloway 1900   Conference
Warren A. Candler G. A. LeClere E. L. Ingram 1901   Conference
Warren A. Candler G. A. LeClere J. M. Gaul 1902   Conference
E. R. Hendrix J. C. Wilson J. W. Hennessee 1903 11/1903 Conference
W. W. Duncan J. C. Wilson W. H. Nelson 1904 11/1904 Conference
E. E. Hoss J. C. Wilson T. S. Smith 1905    
E. E. Hoss J. C. Wilson N. W. Carter 1906    
H. C. Morrison R. A. Rowland N. W. Carter 1907    
  R. A. Rowland P. S. Freeman 1908 (Feb)    
J. S. Key R. A. Rowland T. L. Huffstetter 1908 (Nov)    
J. S. Key R. A. Rowland J. P. Chambers 1909 (Nov)    
Jas Atkins Jno Alexander J. P. Chambers 1910 (Nov)    
Jas Atkins Jno Alexander J. P. Chambers 1911 (Nov)    
Jas Atkins Jno Alexander S. H. Yockey 1912 (Nov) 10/1913 Conference
Jas Atkins Jno Alexander L. A. Alkire 1913 (Oct)    
J. H. McCoy A. W. Wilson L. A. Alkire 1914 (Oct) 10/1915 Conference


 


Register of Marriages
 

Groom Bride By Whom
Married
Date
R. G. Kuykendall Maggie Moore L. P. Davis 21 Aug 1890
N. M. Vogelsang Myrtle Collins W. C. Bracewell 16 Jan 1895
S. S. Moore Annie McCamly W. C. Bracewell 30 Jan 1895
R. H. Whaley Inez Moore J. J. Calloway 29 Nov 1898
Clay Moore, M. D. Maide Dunbar J. J. Calloway 28 Jun 1900
Hugh McKissick May Dickert P. S. Freeman 14 Jun 1908
J. L. McKissick Kate Dunbar S. H. Yockey 18 Jan 1912
T. M. McKissick Lois Dunbar S. H. Yockey 20 Aug 1912
C. D. Dunbar Effie Dalton Rev. Clendemie 16 Apr 1919
Percy P. Terry Cygred Electra Sperr [Spoor] Rev. Tom Nicholsen  
Zimri Dickert May Harris    
Edward Moffet Bertha Williams    
Thomas G. Williams Eula Honeycott    
Floyd Williams Mollie    
Dick Ray Katie Williams    
Loyd Harvey Irene Williams    


 


Register of Infant Baptisms
 

Name Father Mother By Whom
Baptized
Date
Ashby Moore W. E. Moore Kate Moore H. V. Philpott 15 Feb 1891
Winnifred Moore W. E. Moore Kate Moore J. B. Childers 28 Jun 1891
Murphy Vaught W. E. Vaught Emma V. Vaught J. W. Morris 17 Jun 1893
Gladys Moore W. E. Moore Kate Moore J. W. Morris 1893
Marion Kuykendall R. G. Kuykendall Maggie Kuykendall J. W. Morris 17 Jun 1894
Thos. G. Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams W. C. Bracewell 16 Nov 1895
Floyd C. Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams J. J. Calloway 22 Mar 1897
Malcolm J. Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams J. J. Calloway 02 Mar 1898
Bertha Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams J. J. Calloway 19 Aug 1899
Larra Phillips Hugh Phillips Ada Phillips J. J. Calloway 20 Mar 1900
Jas C. Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams J. J. Calloway 18 Nov 1900
Dorothy Kuykendall R. G. Kuykendall Maggie Kuykendall E. L. Ingram 28 Apr 1901
Wiley M. Kuykendall R. G. Kuykendall Maggie Kuykendall E. L. Ingram 28 Apr 1901
Ellen I. Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams J. M. Gaul, P.C.
____ Lindsey
17 Aug 1902
Ima D. Napper D. C. Napper Irene Napper J. M. Gaul, P.C.
____ Lindsey
17 Aug 1902
Ura R. Napper D. C. Napper Irene Napper J. M. Gaul, P.C.
____ Lindsey
17 Aug 1902
Dannie C. Napper D. C. Napper Irene Napper J. M. Gaul, P.C.
____ Lindsey
17 Aug 1902
Vartine Kuykendall Will D. Williams Ella Williams J. C. Wilson 22 Aug 1905
Lorraine Guy Mann Mrs. G. Mann J. C. Wilson 22 Aug 1905
Ida Mae John Branch Eliza Branch J. C. Wilson 22 Aug 1905
Henry Stewart John Branch Eliza Branch J. C. Wilson 22 Aug 1905
Ada Rubie ___ Kelley Mrs. Cora Kelley N. W. Carter 18 Aug 1905
Katie A. Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams N. W. Carter 21 Oct 1907
Alice R. Williams Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams N. W. Carter 21 Oct 1907
Irvin Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams J. P. Chambers 1910
Daisy Thos. J. Williams Mabel Williams J. P. Chambers 1910
Fredrick David McKissick Mae McKissick L. A. Alkire 13 Jun 1915
Houghton David McKissick Mae McKissick L. A. Alkire 13 Jun 1915


 


Register of Adult Baptisms
 

Name By Whom
Baptized
Date
Mary W. Chillson R. A. Rowland 11 Jul 1908
Leone K. Yerxa P. S. Freeman 13 Sep 1908
Lucy E. Yerxa P. S. Freeman 13 Sep 1908
Lois E. Dunbar A. Y. Old 01 Jul 1908
Cygred Spoor L. A. Alkire 13 Jun 1915
Nora Lee Rhodes L. A. Alkire 13 Jun 1915
Elizabeth C. Landers L. A. Alkire 13 Jun 1915


 


Register of Members
 

Name Received Removed
Mary Elliott   Dec. 1900 - Cert.
Rebecca Williams    
Jane Dunbar    
Maggie Kuykendall   Feb. 17, 1903 - Cert.
Carrie Baxter   Transferred to Pal.
August Mosier   Feb. 17, 1900
Wm. E. Moore   June 6, 1902 - Death
Kate A. Moore   Jan 6, 1903
Inez Moore   Dec 1898
Oce Moore   Jan 6, 1903
Kirk Moore   Jan 6, 1903
Dora Moore   Jan 6, 1903
Corinne Miller   Jan 6, 1903
Mary Spoor    
Mabel Williams    
Emma V. Vaught   Dec 1898
Annie Vaught Jul 21, 1893 Aug 1901
Emmie Vaught Jul 21, 1893 Dec 1898
Murphy Vaught   Dec 1898
Jno P. Spoor   Dec 7, 1906
Jno Elliott Mar 17, 1893 1900 - Death
William Vaught Aug 15, 1897 Dec 1898
T. F. Dickert Apr 17, 1898  
Fred Dickert Apr 17, 1898  
Ida Dickert Apr 17, 1898 Feb 1908
May Dickert Aug 26, 1900  
Ginnie Dickert Aug 26, 1900  
Clay Moore, M. D. Aug 15, 1897 Trans-Markham, 1904
Maide O. Dunbar Aug 20, 1899 Trans-Markham, 1904
Annie D. Dunbar Aug 20, 1899 Trans-Markham, 1904
Olive A. Dunbar Aug 20, 1899 May 17, 1902
Katie B. Dunbar Aug 20, 1899  
Henry L. Jennings Aug 20, 1899 1900
Wm. P. Wells Aug 20, 1899 1905
Sallie A. Wells Aug 20, 1899 Jan 10, 1903
Clara Baxter Aug 20, 1899 Trans.-Palacios
Hibbie Dunbar Aug 26,1900  
Sarah Hicks Aug 26, 1900 Mar 26, 1902
Vera Moore Aug 26,1900 Jan 6, 1903
Ella Kuykendall Aug 26, 1900 Apr 11, 1903
Florence Hooper Aug 26, 1900  
Frances M. Jones Mar 1901  
R. A. Berryhill Apr 21, 1901 Apr 1, 1903
David Dunbar Aug 11, 1901  
David Baxter Aug 11, 1901 Trans.-Palacios
Joe Nicholson Aug 11, 1901 Sep 20, 1903
Leslie Napper Aug 11, 1901 Dec 6, 1906
Irene Napper Aug 17, 1902 Jan 9, 1907
Ruth Huff Aug 17, 1902  
Chas. Harrison Aug 16, 1902 Transferred
Jas. S. Phillips Aug 20, 1899  
Elizabeth Phillips Aug 20, 1899  
T. F. Carr Mar 1904 Mar 2, 1906
Mrs. T. F. Carr Mar 1904 Mar 2, 1906
Effie May Carr Mar 1904 Mar 2, 1906
Mrs. Eliza Branch Mar 1904 Feb 11, 1907
Mrs. Cora Kelley Mar 1904  
Aug. Mosier Aug 1904 Feb 24, 1907
Theo Schaedel Aug 24, 1905 Dec 1, 1905
Mrs. T. Schaedel Aug 24, 1905 Dec 1, 1905
Mrs. Louise Fairey Aug 24, 1905 May 1908
Mrs. Ella Williams Aug 25, 1905 Dec 6, 1907
Mrs. Guy Mann Aug 24, 1905  
Mrs. Bertha Nave Aug 24, 1905 Aug 25, 1905
Geo. Nave Aug 24, 1905  
Mrs. Millie Gray Aug 19, 1906  
Mrs. Cora Kelley Feb 5, 1907  
Mrs. Flora Sanders Mar 7, 1907  
D. N. Dunbar Aug 11, 1901  
Jane Dunbar    
Kate B. Dunbar Aug 20, 1899  
Lois Emma Dunbar Jul 1, 1908  
Annie D. Dunbar Aug 20, 1899 Dec 19, 1910-Death
Hibbie Dunbar Aug 26, 1900  
T. F. Dickert Apr 17, 1898  
Fred Dickert Apr 17, 1898  
May Dickert Aug 26, 1900  
Zemri Dickert Aug 26, 1900  
Lenna S. Dickert Jul 1, 1908  
Cora Kelly Feb 5, 1907  
Mrs. Millie Gray Aug 19, 1906  
Mrs. Flora Sanders Mar 7, 1907  
Mrs. Mary Spoor    
Mrs. Mabel Williams    
E. P. Highsmith July, 1908  


 

Copyright 2007 - Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
All rights reserved

This page was created
Jul. 15, 2007
This page was updated
Jul. 16, 2007
   

HOME