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1749

Christian Newcomer, United Brethern church founder in Northern Panhandle, was born

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1815

The first general conference of the clergy of the Church of the United Brethren was held

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1830

Christian Newcomer died

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1835

D.C. Topping established the Virginia Mission in Cabell County of the United Brethren

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1836

The United Brethren Virginia Conference sent Michael Moses to New Haven

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1840

Benjamin Stickley was licensed as a United Brethren evangelist

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1846

Churches in Lewis, Upshur, Barbour, and Gilmer counties merged with those in Braxton County to form the Lewis or Buckhannon Circuit of the United Brethren

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1847

The first permanent United Brethren church was built in Sand Hill

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1857

The Virginia Conference approved he creation of the United Brethren Parkersburg Conference

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1897

The Parkersburg Conference of United Brethren was renamed the West Virginia Conference

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1924

Membership in the United Brethren Parkersburg Conference was 10,337

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1946

The United Brethren merged with the Evangelical Association forming the Evangelical United Brethren Church

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1968

The Evangelical United Brethren Church merged with the Methodists forming the United Methodists, becoming West Virginia's biggest denomination

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