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Kaufman in Kaufman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First United Methodist Church

 
 
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By Rheba Bybee, July 24, 2016
1. First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized in February of 1845 as the Kingsborough Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The Rev. Wm. K. Wilson was first pastor. In 1850 Kingsborough (county seat) was renamed Kaufman. Present site was purchased and first building erected 1857, with The Rev. J. A. Scruggs as pastor. The second building, a traditional steepled, white frame structure, was built 1876 at cost of $400, with The Rev. O.P. Thomas as pastor. Present brick building was erected 1909 at a cost of $13,000. The Rev. A.R. Nash was pastor. It was redecorated 1968, with The Rev. E.H. Cole, Pastor.
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8515.)
 
Location. 32° 35.255′ N, 96° 18.757′ W. Marker is in Kaufman, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is at the intersection of South Houston Street and West Chestnut Street, on the left when traveling north on South Houston Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 South Houston Street, Kaufman TX 75142, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Christian Church of Kaufman (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church of Our Merciful Saviour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Huff-Park House
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By Rheba Bybee, July 24, 2016
2. First United Methodist Church
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenslade Drug Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Kaufman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaufman County Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. William P. King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaufman County (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kaufman.
 
Also see . . .  First United Methodist Church of Kaufman. (Submitted on July 28, 2016.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
First United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, July 24, 2016
3. First United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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