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Closed Church Records from Jacksonville Hebron UMC

Closed Church Records from Jacksonville Hebron UMC

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Central Illinois Conference Closed Church

Jacksonville Hebron UMC





Overview of the Collection

Repository:IGRC Archives and Special Collections, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL
Creator:Hebron UMC
Title:Closed Church Records from Jacksonville Hebron UMC
Dates:1924-1973
Quantity:.25 cubic feet
Abstract:The collection has one membership book, WSCS minutes, charge conference reports, and closure documents.
Identification:1343
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Contents

The membership book was updated in 1924 and has membership information as early as 1875 and as late as 1938. The minutes of the WSCS spans 1941-1968 and includes attendance records, news clppings of events and program booklets. A folder of annual confernce reports spans 1957-1972. Closing documents have a photocopy of the original deed, a will regarding the cememtery lot and insurance papers.


Church History

Very little information exists on the founding or ministry of the church. The church was located in the village of Sinclair, eight miles northeast of Jacksonville, on the site of the Robinson Campground. The church was part of the East Jacksonville Circuit. The congregation built their first church out of logs in 1835 and replaced it in 1857 with a larger building that had stained glass windows. The church had a cemetery on site. The church was abandoned in 1972; the cemetery was transferred to a local cemetery association.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Hebron United Methodist Church (Jacksonville, Ill.)
Morgan County, Ill.
Church registers and records

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

The collection is unrestricted.


Related Material

The archives has seven quarterly conference record books from Jacksonville Circuit (1888-1916). The circuit had Hebron, Shiloh, Salem and Asbury during these years.

Volume: 182 Membership Book (1875-1938).


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