The Early Republic (1797-1821)

1812-13 William Leonard


1812-13 John Sharpley


1811 William Ryder


1811  John Wiltbank


1810 John Emory


1810 David Best                                     


1809 Avra Melvin


1809  Sylvester G. Hill


1808 Joshua Burton


1808 Edward Larkins


1807 Henry White(1777-1856)


1807 Jeremiah Jefferies


1806 John Collins


1806 James Ridgeway


1805 Daniel Ireland


1805 Thomas Stratton


1804 Thomas Walker(1770-1834


1804 William Early(1770-1821)


1803 William Smith(d. 1854)


1803 Ephraim Chambers


1802 Hugh McCurdy


1802 Nathan Swain(1767-1845)


1801 James Polemus


1801 Walter Fountain


1800 Aaron Parven


1800 James Lattomus


1799 Caleb Kendall(  ) – located 1807 Hallman, 73.


1799 William Hardesty(1776-1846)


1797, 1798 Robert McCoy


1797, 1798 William Bishop(c.1764-1834)

1814 William Bishop— served 1797-99, 1828; See above

                                    John Collins(d. 1827)  — Phila conf

1816 James Moore(1760-1842) – Born in Ireland, he was licensed to preach in the

Methodist Church there before emigrating in 1792. Joined the Philadelphia Conference in 1794. Wife died on ship on way to USA, leaving him with young children. Remembered as a man of “wonderful simplicity,” whose messages “were conversations with his congregation rather than formal sermons.” Detailed memoir in The New Jersey Conference Memorial, 61-80.

                                    William Hardesty– see above, 1799

1816 William Leonard– see above, 1812

                                    Daniel Crouch– zip

1817 William Williams(1786-1841) – Born in Worcester County, MD, joined

Philadelphia Conference in 1810; located and practiced medicine for a time, before re-entering the itinerant ranks. Died while serving same circuit in 1841 (see below); memoir in 1841 Philadelphia Conference Minutes. 

John Potts(d. 1837) – Born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey; joined

Philadelphia Conference in 1813; appointed presiding elder1834. Memoir in 1838 Philadelphia Conference Minutes. 

1818, 1819 James Ridgeway– see above, 1806

William Quinn(1790-1867) – Converted at 16, he joined the Philadelphia Conference 1817; health issues caused him to twice leave the itinerancy, the last time in 1846, after which he resided and ministered locally in Newton, MD. [SLAVE GUY?] Memoir in 1868 Philadelphia Conference Minutes, 27-28.

1819 Joseph Carey– located, 1836; Hallman, 61

1820 James Moore– See above, 1816.

                                    John Collins(d. 1827) – see above, 1814.