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[25 Feb 2002]  Listed here are some of the names of individuals mentioned in the external pages linked from the Prince George's County History page.  Generally, the listing of names is limited to the period before ca. 1950; there are some exceptions for founding members or pastors of churches or other organization that were created or moved to the county between 1950 and 1980..  This page is a work in progress and will be revised frequently for the next several days. 


Name Role Organization Comments
Adams, William H. Founder, 1870 Providence UMC
Ames, Richard D. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1947 Providence UMC
Ashton, Charles B. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1943-1950 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Aukard (Rev.) Pastor, 1872 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Ayers, Elijah (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Baden, Robert Emmanuel Land donor, 1901 St. Paul's (Baden)
Beale, Patrick Henry Buried, 1889-1996 Christ Church (Accokeek)
Beall, Joseph Founder, 1871 Ridley-Zion Methodist
Bealle, Susie Emmanuel UMC (Beltsville)
Bailey, Sara Member, 1863 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Birner. Edward (Rev.) Pastor, 1953-1993 Holy Cross Lutheran (Greenbelt)
Booze, George H. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Brightwell, Richard (Capt.) Land donor, 1693 St. Paul's (Baden)
Brooks, [Family] Founder Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Brown, Margaret Member, 1863 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Brown, N. C. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1881 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Bryan, Joseph G. (Rev.) Rector (1st) St. Philip's (Baden) Historically African American church
Bush, Charles Clinton (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1938 Providence UMC
Carroll, Nathaniel (Dr.) Presiding elder, ca. 1873 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Chandler, Stephen Builder Christ Church (Accokeek)
Chew, John Hamilton (Rev.) Rector, 1851-1858 St. Paul's (Baden)
Clagett, Thomas John (Bishop) Member Page's Chapel (Croom) First Episcopal bishop consecrated in North America
Clagett, Thomas John (Rev.) Rector, 1780-1810 St. Paul's (Baden) Rector intermittently
Colbert, William (Rev.) Preacher, 1791 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Contee, Benjamin (Dr.) Rector, 1811-1816 St. Paul's (Baden)
Cook, Richard Founder, 1871 Ridley-Zion Methodist
Cooper, Ezekiel (Rev.) Preacher, 1763 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Cox, Joanna Buried, 1797 Christ Church (Accokeek)
Craig, Adam Founder, ca. 1877 St. Philip's (Baden) Historically African American church
Curtis, Charles (Rev.) Rector Christ Church (Accokeek)
Curtis, Margaret (Mrs.) Rector's wife Christ Church (Accokeek)
Dame, George Washington (Rev.) Rector, 1884-1890 St. Paul's (Baden)
Davis, Thomas (Rev.) Rector, 1693-1696 St. Paul's (Baden)
Davis, W. R.  (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Dean, William H. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Dent, William (Rev.) Pastor Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Duckett, [Family] Founder Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Duke, Willam (Rev.) Rector, 1787-1791 St. Paul's (Baden)
Elwood, Thomas Member, 1863 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Eversfield, John (Rev.) Rector, 1728-1778 St. Paul's (Baden)
Fisher, Irving Lay leader Shaare Tikvah Congregation
Fowler, Walter Founder, ca. 1877 St. Philip's (Baden) Historically African American church
Gardiner, Ignatious Nearby property owner Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Gillis, Levin I (Rev.) Rector, 1822-1830 St. Paul's (Baden)
Goodwin, Frederick D. (Rev.) Rector, 1833-1837 St. Paul's (Baden)
Green, Robert Member, 1863 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Greenfield, Thomas Truman Land owner, 1733 St. Paul's (Baden)
Greenwald, Ernest Lay leader Shaare Tikvah Congregation
Grigg, John (Rev.) Rector, 1830-1832 St. Paul's (Baden)
Haddaway, Samuel (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1874 Worthington Chapel
Hall, Eliza (Mrs.) Land owner, ca. 1877 St. Philip's (Baden) Historically African American church
Halley, Thomas R. Founder, 1870 Providence UMC
Halperson, Alex Shaare Tikvah Congregation
Hamburg, Abe Shaare Tikvah Congregation
Hammond, Eden (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Hatton, Henry Member, 1863 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Harrison, Walter Hanson (Rev.) Curate, 1775-1776 St. Paul's (Baden)
Hawkins, [Family] Founder Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Henderson, Jacob (Rev.) Rector, 1715-1718 St. Paul's (Baden)
Hunter, Arthur L. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1940 Providence UMC
Johnson, Robert O. (Rev.) Pastor Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Johnson, Victor (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1915 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Jones, Kathy Rector's daughter Christ Church (Accokeek)
Jones, Martha (Mrs.) Rector's wife Christ Church (Accokeek)
Jones, Roland Manning (Rev.) Rector, 1958-1967 Christ Church (Accokeek)
Kaye, Gabe Shaare Tikvah Congregation
Kerr, Samuel C. (Rev.) Rector, 1837-1846 St. Paul's (Baden)
King, Fairfax F. (Rev.) Pastor Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Langford (Rev.) Pastor, 1868 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
LaRoche, Christopher Innis (Rev.) Rector, 1882-1884 St. Paul's (Baden)
Levin, Jacob Founder Shaare Tikvah Congregation
Levin, Sadie Founder Shaare Tikvah Congregation
Love, Edgar A. (Bishop) Pastor's son, ca. 1923 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Love, John C. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1923 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Lovell, J. H. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1932-1937 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Lyles, Eliza C. (Mrs.) Land owner Christ Church (Accokeek)
Lyles, William Henry Land owner Christ Church (Accokeek)
Marbury, Dr. (Rev.) Rector, ca. 1823 Christ Church (Accokeek)
Marbury, Alexander M. (Dr.) Rector, 1858-1873 St. Paul's (Baden)
Martin, William H. Founder, 1870 Providence UMC
Matthews (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1873 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
McDonald, William (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1869 Worthington Chapel
McKenney, James A. (Rev.) Rector, 1848-1849 St. Paul's (Baden)
McKenney, James A. (Rev.) Rector, ca. 1851-aft. 1874 St. Thomas (Croom)
McKenney, James A. (Rev.) Founder Atonement (Cheltenham)
McKenny, Martin (Rev.) Pastor's son; interim pastor, 1998 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
McKenny, Martin Luther (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1927, pastor's father St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Miller, B. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1941-1942 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Monroe, John F. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1929 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Moreau (Rev.) Rector, 1698 St. Paul's (Baden)
Morton, George Land donor, 1850 St. Paul's (Baden)
Mintz Lay leader Shaare Tilvah Congregation
Nash, Les (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Neale, [Family] Founder Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Novak, David Rabbi Shaare Tilvah Congregation
Owen, Robert (Rev.) Rector, 1698-1715 St. Paul's (Baden)
Page, Daniel Builder & land owner, ca. 1742 Page's Chapel (Croom)
Palmer, Joseph Land donor, 1909 Seat Pleasant Methodist
Parker, [Judge] Land donor Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Pead, Duell (Rev.) Rector, ca. 1682 St. Paul's (Baden)
Perry, Josiah B. (Rev.) Rector, 1876-1872 St. Paul's (Baden) Related to founding of St. Philip's (Baden)
Pieplow, E. (Rev.) Pastor, 1944 Holy Cross Lutheran (Greenbelt)
Pinkney, [Family] Founder Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Pinkney, Cecelia Member Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Pinkney, G. T. (Rev.) Pastor, 1872 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Pinkney, Hosea (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1950-1951 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Pinkney, William (Rev.) Confirmed members, 1880 St. Philip's (Baden) Historically African American church
Poque, Bristol (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1932-1937 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Prince, Charles (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1885 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Rainsford, Giles (Rev.) Rector, 1720-1727 St. Paul's (Baden)
Renoe, Alexander Founder, 1870 Providence UMC
Ridgley, Lewis Founder, 1871 Ridley-Zion Methodist
Roberts, James E. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1920 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Robinson, M. W. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Roby, Marcellus Pastor's son Emmanuel UMC (Beltsville)
Sacks, Herman Shaare Tilvah Congregation
Sansbury, William W. Founder, 1870 Providence UMC
Sansbury, Matleda (Mrs.) Land ownerr, 1870 Providence UMC
Shaw, Evan Land owner. 1836 Emmanuel UMC (Beltsville)
Shaw, Verlina Beall (Mrs.) Land owner, 1836 Emmanuel UMC (Beltsville)
Simms, William G. (Rev.) Pastor Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Smallwood, Chales E. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1938-1941 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Smith, Charles Earnest (Rev.) Rector, 1890-1893 St. Paul's (Baden)
Sorels, Mary (Mrs.) Land donor, 1901 Providence UMC
Sorels, Samuel M. Land donor, 1901 Providence UMC
Sweet, Joshua (Rev.) Rector, 1846-1849 St. Paul's (Baden)
Tennent, John Courtois (Rev.) Rector, 1873-1876 St. Paul's (Baden) Related to founding of St. Philip's (Baden)
Thorne, S. Cclagett Founder, 1870 Providence UMC
Tilghman, A. H. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Tilghman, John H. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1890-1912 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Townshend, William H. Founder, 1870 Providence UMC
Travers, Alfred Member, 1863 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Travers, Alfred (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1881 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Travers, Edward Member, ca. 1881 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Travers, Margaret (Mrs.) Member, ca. 1881 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Trumbule, Adele (Mrs.) Founder, 1944 Holy Cross Lutheran (Greenbelt)
Trumbule, Edward Founder, 1944 Holy Cross Lutheran (Greenbelt)
Turling   (Rev.) Rector, ca. 1691 St. Paul's (Baden)
Watkins, Noble (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1878 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Webster, John Buried, 1783 Christ Church (Accokeek)
Webster, William R. Buried, 1775 Christ Church (Accokeek)
Weems, A. J. (Rev.) Pastor, 1877 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Weiner, David Shaare Tilvah Congregation
Wheeler, Daniel (Rev.) Pastor, 1870 & ca. 1888 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Williams, Earnest (Rev.) District Superintendent Asbury UMC (Brandywine) Historically African American church
Williams, Ezra E. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1926 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Williams, G. R, (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1885 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Williams, Henry Resident Christ Church (Accokeek)
Williams, Jeremiah Member, 1863 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Williams, Joshua O. (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1932-1937 St. Paul UMC (Oxon Hill) Historically African American church
Williston, Ralph (Rev.) Rector, 1817-1821 St. Paul's (Baden)
Wilson, Wiber (Rev.) Pastor, ca. 1950 Emmanuel UMC (Beltsville)
Wolf, Harold C. (Rev.) Founding pastor, 1961 Fort Washington UMC

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