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Shawnee Chapel United Brethren

Source: HW Beckwith – History of Fountain County Indiana.  Chicago: HH Hill, 1881, p 226

Shawnee Chapel United Brethren Church was organized in 1871. The following persons composed the organization: Rev. John M. Bottenberg and Priscilla his wife; Edward Dunkin and Lucinda his wife; Silas Bittle and Fannie his wife; Henry Witt; Wm. Guen and Ann his wife; Richard Bittle; Jeremiah Busenbark; Jeremiah Houts; Cyrus Houts; Ellizabeth Houts; Huldah Ann Bottenberg; Conner Bottenberg; John Hale; John Calton; Martha Mattox; Amos Martin and Hannah his wife.  The first trustees: Amos Martin; JM Bottenberg and Joseph Bittle. First Preacher, Rev. WN Koffman; others: Revs. Teague, Carrigus, HN Rice, Adam Wainscott, Comer, Newell, Smith, Geo. Shapley and ML Cheadle the present minister. Church at present numbers 16. A Sunday School is kept in the summer season.

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