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Frostburg United Methodist Church (150th anniversary)

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a champion manager. He helped organize the local YMCA in 1873. Rev. Widerman preached at Allegany Mines and helped organize the Allegany Methodist Church in Zihlman. In 1878 he became District Superintendent. (Amy Meek)

GEORGE E. MAYDWELL, a native of Baltimore County (born November, 1851), became minister of the Church in 1909 and died in the church parsonage in 1910.
Above the Outside Front Entrance to the Narthex

WILLIAM AND JANE WARN are memorialized in a window given by Davisson
Armstrong, a leader of the Church in the 1920's. William was a member in 1881, a Frostburg Councilman in 1870 and 1874, and Past Master of the Mountain Lodge A.F. and A.M., No. 99 (chartered in 1854).
(Lucinda Kreiling, Amy Meek)
In the Church Chapel
MARGARET JANE SLEEMAN was born Margaret Jane McFarland on June 4, 1854.
In 1872 she married William Sleeman, who had been born in Cornwall, England, in 1851 and had come to America in 1859. He was a Consolidation Coal Company inspector. They had 11 children: John, Maggie, William, Jean, James, Jonathan, Wesley, Elizabeth Wilton (Mrs. William Jenkins), Gladys (Porter), Ida and Roy. She died January 5, 1923.

JANE EVELYN MacMANNIS was born in Frostburg in 1911, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew MacMannis. She died in 1919, the victim of a fire in which her clothes caught fire. Her parents also had six sons: Andrew Robert, Thomas, Boynes, Harold, Richard, and Edgar. The mother, Mrs. Mary Jane (Minnie) MacMannis, was a devout Christian, who was well known for her belief in prayer and her ability to pray. (June Wilson)


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Anniversary Committee, Frostburg United Methodist Church


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Frostburg (Md.); Frostburg (Md.), History; United Methodist Church (U.S.), History. .

Frostburg (Md.), 1835-1985

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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