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Jerome United Methodist Church/Company E, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

 
 
Jerome United Methodist Church Marker (side 1) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 21, 2016
1. Jerome United Methodist Church Marker (side 1)
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Jerome United Methodist Church

The Methodist church was organized in Jerome in 1835 and has served the village continuously since then. Henry Beach hosted the first Methodist meetings in his home. He had the village of Jerome, then known as Beachtown, platted in 1846. A log church was erected in 1842 near Pleasant Hill Cemetery. A second church was built in 1860 on Town Street. The current sanctuary was constructed in March 1891. Ashford Stover kept the fires burning in the church stoves for 41 nights to keep the new plaster from freezing. In 1898, the Jerome Presbyterian Church joined the Jerome Methodist Church at this location.

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Company E, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Company E of the 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry was the only full infantry company formed in Jerome Township. Capt. Elijah Warner organized the unit in the village of Jerome and it was mustered into the Union Army at Camp Chase in Columbus on August 29, 1861. A total of 102 men from the township fought in the regiment throughout the war, while approximately 25% of the total population of the
Company E, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker (side 2) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick
2. Company E, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker (side 2)
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Jerome Township served. Company E performed outstanding service, participating in the Antietam, Vicksburg, and Atlanta Campaigns, Sherman's March to the Sea and the March through the Carolinas, and the in the Grand Review in Washington, D.C. Of the 102 Jerome Township men in Company E, 32 perished during the war. The regiment was mustered out of service August 13, 1865.
 
Erected 2011 by Jerome Township Trustees and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 13- 80.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
 
Location. 40° 10.065′ N, 83° 10.567′ W. Marker is near Plain City, Ohio, in Union County. Marker is on Jerome Road (County Route 11) south of Ryan Parkway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10531 Jerome Rd, Plain City OH 43064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jerome Township Veterans Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); Abraham Depp Freedom Station (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lucy Depp Park & The Depp Settlement (approx. 2 miles away); Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program (TKCP)
Jerome United Methodist Church Marker (side 1) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 21, 2016
3. Jerome United Methodist Church Marker (side 1)
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Grand Carousel (approx. 2.9 miles away); Aldabra Giant Tortoise (approx. 2.9 miles away); Alligator Answers (approx. 3 miles away); Amur Tiger (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Jerome United Methodist Church. (Submitted on March 24, 2016.)
 
Company E, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker (side 2) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick
4. Company E, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker (side 2)
Jerome United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 21, 2016
5. Jerome United Methodist Church
Jerome United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 21, 2016
6. Jerome United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 23, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 2, 2022