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Shiloh Methodist Church

 
 
Shiloh Methodist Church Marker-Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 31, 2013
1. Shiloh Methodist Church Marker-Side 1
Inscription. (side 1)
To The Glory of The Most High God a group of Christians led by the Reverend John Gramling organized Shiloh Methodist Church here, December 24, 1845. Born in 1785 in South Carolina, the son of German Emigrants Adam and Elizabeth Gassoway Gramling, Reverend Gramling and his family with his brother Christian Gramling came to Florida, in 1845. Their children were Andrew P., John H., Martha R. Reagan, Laviniah Rykard, Margaret Davis, Katherine, Adam D., Charles W., Joel F., and Frances T. Burnett. In addition to John and Elizabeth, other Shiloh Charter members were, John H. and Allys, William, Missouri, Misses Frances T., Laviniah, Katherine, Daniel, Charles, Louise A.,
continued on reverse side
(side 2)
(Continued from reverse side)
and Joel F. Gramling; John and Rebecca Reagan, their daughters Martha and Amanda; Reverend Elias and Margaret Davis, a Mr. Brooks, his wife, and daughter Missouri. Reverend Gramling served as the first Pastor for many years. Able Pastors have served through the years, including: A. Gardner, 1850's; W.J. Gray, 1905-1906; W.F. Wesley, 1926-1927; D. Lee Jones, 1932-1936; Ted Young, 1977---.The first Steward was Joel F. Gramling. Conference affiliations have been: The Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1845; The United
Shiloh Methodist Church Marker-Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 31, 2013
2. Shiloh Methodist Church Marker-Side 2
Methodist Church, 1968; and Southern Methodist, 1970. The influence of Shiloh Church, like all of God's Institutions, will reach to the Shores of Eternity.
 
Erected 1978 by Shiloh Church and the Gramling Family Reunion in cooperation with the Madison County Historical Society.
 
Location. 30° 37.07′ N, 83° 31.734′ W. Marker is in Madison, Florida, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Northwest 205th Street and Northwest 140th Street. Touch for map. This crossroads is also known as NW Concord Church Rd & Shiloh Church Rd. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville FL 32331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Concord Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Columbia Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away in Georgia); Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 9.8 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing); Civil War Slave Conspiracy (approx. 11.7 miles away in Georgia); Brooks County Veterans Monument (approx. 11.7 miles away in Georgia); Brooks County (approx. 11.7 miles away in Georgia); Our Confederate Dead (approx. 11.7 miles away in Georgia); Quitman Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.7 miles away in Georgia).
 
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Shiloh Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, July 31, 2013
3. Shiloh Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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