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Rev. D.D. Franks

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1895 Dalston (Simcoe Cty)

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Everton Methodist Church History
Everton is a post village near the east line, a little south of the Eramosa and Erin road, 10 miles from Guelph. It contains two stores, a cooper shop, three blacksmith shops, two churches (Methodist and Disciples) a tailor shop, hotel, flouring and saw mill, and 175 inhabitants.

The Everton Mills (flouring) have been established over 30 years. There are four runs of stones, with a capacity of 100 barrels a day  – miller is Henry Hortop

Blooming Rose Lodge, No 829 I.O.G.T was organized about eight years ago. There are 30 members; meets fridays

The Canada Methodist Church is a stone building, seating 200 –  Services at 10am each alternate Sunday Sunday School at 3 pm Rev. John W. Freeman of Rockwood officiates

Disciples Church is a stone building, seating 350. It was erected in 1861 at a cost of $2,500 Services at 11 am Sunday School and Bible class at 4 pm There are 200 members  and R. Royce is the pastor.

Rufus Everts was the first postmaster The first store was kept by James Wylie

Rufus Everts erected the first grist mill and Wm Everts the first saw mill

The first Methodist Church became a blacksmith shop. The new church was built in 1900, but in 1919, it was closed, and sold to become the Eramosa Township storage shed for road machinery. …from the 1883-1884 Wellington County Directory
When the church closed in 1919 the congregation moved to Rockwood, The  last minister to preach here was Rev. John Little  who in 1918 had the Rockwood  charge.
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1895 Rev. T.W.Putter

1895 Rev. Enos Farnsworth

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Rev. Enos Farnsworth

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1895 Plevna (Frontenac Cty), 1906 Moscow (Lennox Cty)

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Rev. Gilbert Agar B.A.

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1895 Gore Bay/Manitoulin (Algoma Dist), 1900 Brampton (Peel Cty)

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WILSONVILLE. a post village in Norfolk County, Ontario, 2 miles from Vanessa, a station on the Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo RR., near Waterford. It has a Methodist church, general store and a saw mill. Pop. 150 …from Lovell’s 1906 Canada Gazetteer

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WILLMER, a village in Frontenac County, Ontario, 6 miles from Sydenham Station, and 2 miles from Harrowsmith, on the Kingston and Pembroke division of the C.P.R. It contains a Methodist
church. Pop. 300 …from Lovell’s 1906 Canada Gazetteer

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