John D. Ferrell
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Alex Aved letter about the Church of God congregation in Fresno, California, Letter describes events in the church between 1912 and 1924.
Item — Box CHOG 176, Folder: California
Scope and Contents
Alex Aved letter gives a brief history of the Church of God congregation in Fresno, California.
Dates: Event: Letter describes events in the church between 1912 and 1924.
Scope and Contents Letter lists facts about CHOG in Howell County. It mentions the first meeting was in a school house in a private home in 1894. This meeting was led by Nannie Coursey who died in 1929. The custodian (no mentioned name) of Congregational methodist Church opened church for two young preachers to preach for one week. The cusodian, wife and daughter recieved santification and renounced "sectism" causing the congregational methodist church to remove their membership from the church. Letter states...