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African Methodist Episcopal Church


1859

The African Methodist Episcopal Church aided slaves in Western Virginia after John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry

Other events that happened on or around 1859

1906

There were 35 churches belonging to the African Methodist Episcopal denomination with 1,002 members in West Virginia

Other events that happened on or around 1906

1907

Rev. S. B West asked for West Virginia Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

1908

Rev. S. B. West presented the bill calling for a separate West Virginia Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

1919

There were 33 churches belonging to the African Methodist Episcopal denomination with 1,325 members

Other events that happened on or around 1919

1926

There was a total of 64 African Methodist Episcopal churches and 2,298 members

Other events that happened on or around 1926

1936

A decline in membership left only 40 churches belonging to the African Methodist Episcopal denomination

Other events that happened on or around 1936


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