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By Lee Hattabaugh, August 24, 2011
Ford's Chapel United Methodist Church Marker
SHOWN IN SOURCE-SPECIFIED ORDER
1Alabama (Madison County), Harvest — Ford's Chapel United Methodist Church(organized 1808)
The Western Conference, Oct. 1-7, 1808 in Williamson County, Tenn., sent James Gwinn to the "great bend" of the Tenn. River. Gwinn organized at the home of Richard and Betsy Ford, the first Methodist Society of the six in the Flint Circuit. This . . . Map (db m78121) HM
2Alabama (Madison County), Ryland — Shiloh United Methodist ChurchOrganized 1808
In October, 1808, the Western Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church sent James Gwinn, a circuit rider, to the "great bend" of the Tennessee River to formalize existing Methodist Societies. He organized the Flint Circuit to serve frontier . . . Map (db m39767) HM
3Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist ChurchHuntsville, Alabama
Methodist Society organized at Hunt’s Spring prior to formation of Madison County, served 1808-1820 by Flint Circuit traveling ministers. First Church built 1821 NW corner Clinton and Gallatin Streets. Present site acquired 1832, church completed . . . Map (db m27790) HM
 
 
  
  
 
Apr. 20, 2021