Skip to main content

History of the CHOG in upper East Tennessee, May 3, 1949


Scope and Contents

First holiness sermon was preached in East Tennessee by Alvin Jones in 1898. Jones, a faculty memeber of Milligan College, had travelled to Bristol, Tennessee to hear Judge Strouse preach. Under Judge Strouse preaching, Mr. Jones found the Holy Spirit. Because Jones became a joliness preacher, he was asked to resign his faculty position as well as his membership in the Christian church. Jones "never completely identified himself" with the CHOG movement.

Scope and Contents

The writer's father was Landon Carter Allison. He was converted in 1901.

Scope and Contents

Alvin Jones was an uncle of the writer.

Scope and Contents

Church erected at "TurkeyTown" in 1907.

Scope and Contents

Locations of church meetings included.

Scope and Contents

In the cover letter, the writer's son assisted the writer in preparing this history.


  • Creation: May 3, 1949



5 Sheets

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Anderson University and Church of God Archives Repository

1100 E. 5th St
Anderson IN 46012 United States