History: Pattonville Methodist Episcopal church was organized in 1853. The first pastor, Rev. James Stevens, was succeeded as follows: Revs. J. Ritchey, William Parkison, W. M. Memminger, G. W. Berkstresser, C. Graham, J. Melick, J. Clark, John Morehead, A. J. Decker, I. N. Coleburn, J. W. Lecky, J. W. Cleaver, William Guinn, M. L. Smith and I. N. Anderson. The present membership is forty (1884). A house of worship was erected in 1853.
(Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pa., Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1884, p. 308.)
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