Church Buildings & People
 

The Buildings:
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United Brethren Church, Lisbon
First U.B. Church west of the Mississippi River.
(1911 History, p. 344)

United Brethren Church, Lisbon
(1911 History, p. 108)

Lutheran Church, Lisbon
(1911 History, p. 188)

St. Patrick's Church, Cedar Rapids
(1911 History, p. 412)

Chapel, Cornell College,
Mt. Vernon
(1911 History, p. 124)


Bohemian St. Wenceslaus Church, Cedar Rapids (1911 History, p. 404)


Old M. E. Church,
Mt. Vernon
(1911 History, p. 116)

Methodist Church & Parsonage,
Fairfax
(1911 History, p. 121)

Methodist Church,
Springville
(1911 History, p. 176)

United Presbyterian Church,
Scotch Grove
(1911 History, p. 128)

Methodist Church,
Center Point
(1911 History, p. 152)

M. E. Church,
Troy Mills
(1911 History, p. 156)

Methodist Church, Palo
(1911 History, p. 180)

Baptist Church, Central City
(1911 History, p. 228)

Congregational Church, Central City
(1911 History, p. 236)

Christian Church, Central City
(1911 History, p. 236)

Quaker Meeting House, Whittier
(1911 History, p. 256)

Baptist Church, Prairieburg
(1911 History, p. 269)
Paris, IA Methodist Church   about 1920
submitted by: Evelyn Evans

M. E. Church of Marion. Built by J. B. Young A. D. 1871
(1875 History, p. 222)

Martin Creek Church & Cemetery
It burned down in early 1900's 

 

The People: 
(click on the small photos to see more information and/or larger images)


Rev. J. B. Albrook, D. D., Cornell College, Mt. Vernon
(1911 History, p. 224)

Rev. George B. Bowman,
Founder of Cornell College
(1911 History, p. 84)

Rev. Samuel M. Fellows, A.M.,
First President Cornell College
Mt. Vernon
(1911 History, p. 208)

Father Flynn,
Cedar Rapids
(1911 History, p. 296)

Very Rev. Dean Gunn,
Cedar Rapids
(1911 History, p. 408)

Father Lowry, Catholic church leader in Cedar Rapids - 1870-1880
(1911 History, p. 401)

Father Michael J. Quirk,
St. Patrick's Church, Cedar Rapids 1888-1889
Submitted by: richard.c.casey@comcast.net

Rev. Elias Skinner
(1911 History, p. 384)

Father T. J. Sullivan,
Cedar Rapids
(1911 History, p. 92)

Father Svrdlik,
Cedar Rapids
(1911 History, p. 307)

Some early members of the United Brethren Church, Lisbon
(1911 History, p. 60)

One of the 5 women is Elizabeth (Martin) Scott, wife of Preston Scott.
The  Martin farm was across the road from the Martin Creek Church & Cemetery 

Resources: History of Linn County Iowa From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, Vol. II, Chicago, 1911.


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