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Richville in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Richville Welsh Congregational Church

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
1. Richville Welsh Congregational Church Marker
Inscription.

This tablet erected to commemorate the establishment of the Richville Welsh Congregational Church in 1858 and the erection of this building in 1859
Also the migration of the first Welsh settlers

Ministers Who Have Served As Pastors
Rev. Thomas Rees 1858-1864 Rev. David Jones 1865-1886
Rev. George M. Rees 1887-1889 Rev. Thomas T. Davies 1888-1893
Rev. John Rosser Jones 1894-1896 Rev. Richard M. Jones 1896-1897
Rev. Lewis E. Lewis 1897-1902 Rev. John Williams 1902-1903
Rev. J.T. Griffiths 1904-1908 Rev. David L. Williams 1908-1915
Rev. Griffith Evans 1915-1919

Early Settlers Who Came to Richville
1849
James & Ann Griffis Evan Griffis
1852
John & Mary Davies Joshua & Jane Davies Enoch P. & Jane Griffiths
Evan Jones Thomas & Elizabeth Jones Thomas P. & Mary Griffiths
Benjamin & Margaret Jones David & Ann Davies John & Margaret Davies
David & Mary Thomas Rev. Thomas & Jane Rees Griffith E. Davies
Ebenezer & Esther Griffiths James & Eleanor Jones David James
Thomas & Hannah Rees David & Akah Thomas Mary Jones Ethridge
1854
Evan & Ann Jones Joseph & Ann Rowland Robert W. Jones
1856
Evan & Sarah Davies David E. & Sarah Davies Mary Lewis
T.

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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
2. Richville Welsh Congregational Church Marker
Brython & Mary Davies John Thomas Sr. John & Sarah Jenkins
David Lewis David & Mary Griffiths Margaret Davies
Margaret James Mary Davies David D. & Margaret Davies
1865
Rev. David & Elizabeth Jones Joshua & Hannah Jones Sarah Evans
And Later
John & Mary Jones Henry & Hannah Jones Erasmus & Ann Jones
Mary Jenkins Elias & Mary Davies Evan & Jane Davies
Thomas & Jane Williams Thomas & Hannah Davies

Church built in 1859 by Ebenezer Griffiths. Church renovated in 1925 by his grandson Webster E. Griffiths.
Tablet placed in 1926


 
Erected 1926 by the Members of Richville Welsh Congregational Church.
 
Location. 44° 24.552′ N, 75° 23.962′ W. Marker is in Richville, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is on Main Street north of U.S. 11, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richville NY 13681, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richville Village (approx. mile away); Helen Rich (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Lest We Forget" (approx. 6.1 miles away); Ornamental Lighting Equipment
Richville Welsh Congregational Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
3. Richville Welsh Congregational Church and Marker
(approx. 6.2 miles away); In Tribute to Rhoda Fox Graves (approx. 6.2 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church and the Gouverneur Museum (approx. 6.2 miles away); In Honor of Edward John Noble (approx. 6.2 miles away); War of 1812 (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richville.
 
Also see . . .  Welsh Congregational Church of Richville, New York, Marker Genealogy. (Submitted on November 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
4. Richville Welsh Congregational Church
Richville Welsh Congregational Church Marker Medallion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
5. Richville Welsh Congregational Church Marker Medallion
Reverend David Jones
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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