George W. McWherter

Cumberland Presbyterian Minister

[Presbyterian Minister 1896-1914]

1833 - 1914

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1852
G. W. McWherter - Received as a Candidate - Obion Presbytery
[Source: Minutes of the Obion Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, March 29, 1852, page 30]

1852
G. W. McWherter - Candidate absent - Obion Presbytery
[Source: Minutes of the Obion Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, September 26, 1852, page 35]

1853
G. W. McWherter - Candidate absent - Obion Presbytery
On March 28 G. W. McWherter read a discourse which was sustained as part of trial.
[Source: Minutes of the Obion Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, March 26 & 28, 1853, pages 43 & 45]

1853
G. W. McWherter - Candidate absent - Obion Presbytery
[Source: Minutes of the Obion Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, September 21, 1853, page 51]

1854
G. W. McWherter - Candidate present - Obion Presbytery
G. W. McWherter read a discourse which was sustained as part of trial.
[Source: Minutes of the Obion Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, March 25, 1854, pages 59 & 60]

1854
G. W. McWherter - Candidate present - Obion Presbytery
G. W. McWherter read a discourse from a text previously assigned him which was sustained as popular preparatory to licensure.
On September 26, G. W. McWherter was licensed.
On motion Bro. G. W. McWherter received a letter of dismission and recommendation from this presbytery.
[Source: Minutes of the Obion Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, September 23, 1854, pages 70, 71, 77 & 79]

 

1868
G. W. McWherter, Waynesburg, Pa.
Minister - Pennsylvania Presbytery - Synod of Pennsylvania
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1868, page 107]

1869
G. W. McWherter, Waynesburg, Pa.
Minister - Pennsylvania Presbytery - Synod of Pennsylvania
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1869, page 86]

1869
"In response to Miller's plea, the Synod shortly employed the Reverend G. W. McWherter as an authorized agent of the Board of Trust, who was to give full time to fund-raising."
[The Waynesburg College Story 1849-1974, by William Howard Dusenberry, page 59]

1870
G. W. McWherter, Waynesburg, Pa.
Minister - Pennsylvania Presbytery - Synod of Pennsylvania
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1870, page 81]

1871
G. W. McWherter, Waynesburg, Pa.
Minister - Pennsylvania Presbytery - Synod of Pennsylvania
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1871, page 82]

1872
G. W. McWherter, Waynesburg, Pa.
Minister - Pennsylvania Presbytery - Synod of Pennsylvania
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1872, page 123]

1873
Not in List

1874
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1874, page 99]

1875
Athens Presbytery list is from 1874.

1876
Athens Presbytery list is from 1874.

1877
McWherter, G. W., Stated Clerk, Mount Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1877, page 79]

1878
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1878, page 87]

1879
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1879, page 83]

1880
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1880, page 109]

1881
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Muskingum Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1881, page 89]

1882
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1882, page 111]

1883
Athens Presbytery list is from 1882.

1884
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1884, page 109]

1885
Athens Presbytery list is from 1884.

1886
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, O.
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1886, page 152]

1887
Athens Presbytery list is from 1886.

1888
McWhirter (sic), G. W., Mt. Vernon, O.
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1888, page 162]

1889
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1889, page 171]

1890
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1890, page 117]

1891
McWherter, G. W., Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1891, page 131]

1892
McWherter, G. W., Waynesburg, Pa.
Minister - Athens Presbytery - Synod of Ohio
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1892 page 138]

1893
Not in List

1894
McWherter, G. W., Sorento, Ill.
Minister - Vandalia Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
Pastor - Sorento Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Sorento, Illinois
Pastor - Walshville Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Walshville, Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1894, pages 170 & 212]

1895
McWherter, G. W., Sorento, Ill.
Minister - Vandalia Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
Pastor - Sorento Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Sorento, Illinois
Commissioner to General Assembly in Meridian, Mississippi, May 16-23, 1895
Served on the Committee on Deceased Ministers
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1895, pages 4, 9, 177 & 220]

 

Joins the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America

 

1896
MacWherter, George W., Hardin, Ill.
Hardin Presbyterian Church
Presbytery of Alton - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, 1896, page 391]

 

1914
Necrology
Name: MacWherter, George W.
Occupation: Evangelist
Presbytery: Bloomington
Place of Death: Sephnhills, Fla.
Date: Sept. 19, 1914
Age: 81
[Source: General Assembly Minutes of the Presbyterian Church, 1915, page 330]


McWHERTER, Geo. W., 235 E. College Ave., Jacksonville, Ill.--

Born, Obion Co., Tenn.;
Stud. Bethel C. Private Course Theology;
Lic. Sept., 1854, Pby. of Obion;
Ord. March, '60, Pby. of West Prairie;
Tea. 15 mos. H. M. (Home Missionary), Mo., '59-63;
S. S. Brownsville, '64-65;
Agent of Wayne. C., Pa., '66-68;
S. S. Clarksville, Pa, '69
S. S. Jacksonville, Pa., '69-72;
S. S. Mt. Zion and Rich Hill, Pa., '73-76;
Supt. Orphan's Home, '76-90;
S. S. Auburn, Sugar Creek, Ill., '92-93;
S. S. Hardin, Ill., '96-97.


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