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First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon

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505 S. Kaufman, Mt. Vernon, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 33° 11' 2.97601000008", -95° 13' 20.10078999984"
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    Organized 1855, with 13 charter members: Mrs. Joel Arrington, Capt. and Mrs. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Matthews, Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Parchman, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wylie Parchman, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Parchman, and squire and Mrs. C. S. Yates. The group first met south of town in Joe Wylie Parchman's home; later in a Masonic Hall; then in 1875 bought this site and built a meetinghouse. A larger frame building was erected n 1896-97. Present edifice was completed in 1930; educational building in 1953. This church body has given at least four men to the ministry. (1975)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon Historical Marker Location Map, Mt. Vernon, Texas

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