Block 11 – or as I like to call it – the Ministers & Missionary Block :)

block 11

Block 11

  1. Mary Espy Gordon (wife of Rev Samuel M Gordon, b 10/9/1865, d 3/3/1948, mother of Esther, Harold, Boyd & Kathryn Gordon Bradshaw, daughter of Rev John & Esther Collins Espy, sister of Emma Espy Kennedy, Harry, Angeline & Agnes Espy Merrill)
  2. M Gordon (Rev. Samuel M Gordon, Minister in Westfield 1901-1903, b 10/17/1858, d 7/11/1948, child of Andrew & Mary Foster Gordon, brother of: James, Ella, Clara, Catherine, Andrew, Eva, William, Carrie, Elizabeth, Sissie, Milo & Myrtle; husband of Mary Espy Gordon, father of Esther, Harold, Boyd & Kathryn Gordon Bradshaw)
  3. R F Randolph (Amy Robinson Randolph, 3rd wife of Reuben Fritz Randolph – he was a minister in Westfield 1909-1913 – he died 12/6/1913, they were married on 5/30/1904, daughter of James P & Betsy Rexford Robinson, b 2/10/1858, d 11/27/1939)
  4. Agnes E Merrill (Agnes Espy Merrill, b 1880, d 1958, married Rev Richard Merrill on 10/13/1904, mother of Richard, Jr, John; daughter of Rev John & Esther Collins Espy, sister of Mary Espy Gordon, Emma Espy Kennedy, Harry & Angeline)
  5. R N Merrill (Rev Richard Nye Merrill, b 5/24/1881, d 11/7/1961, minister in Westfield 1916-1919, married Agnes Espy Merrill on 10/13/1904, father of Richard Jr & John, son of Philip S & xxx Merrill, brother of Julia, Charles & Philip Jr)
  6. Edna W Roberts (b 9/18/1879, d 5/2/1976, wife of Rev Dr John E Roberts)
  7. John E Roberts (Rev, Dr John Emory Roberts, minister in Westfield 1916-1919, b 2/3/1873, d 12/18/1960, husband of Edna W Roberts)
  8. Mrs Homer B Potter (Eva Eagles Potter, b 1886, d 4/18/1979, daughter of William & Annie Russell Eagles, married Rev Dr Homer Potter 5/13/1907, mother of Ruth Potter Bill, Esther Potter Dugan & Bruce)
  9. Rev Homer Potter (Rev Dr Homer Potter, minister in Westfield 1919-1923, b 5/1878, d 1/20/1960, husband of Eva Eagles Potter – married 5/13/1907, son of Isaac & Elizabeth Pitt Potter, brother of Eugene & Casey, father of Ruth Potter Bill, Esther Potter Dugan& Bruce)
  10. Mrs F. M Redinger (Sara (Sadie) Wise Redinger, b 8/10/1873, d 5/23/1936, married Rev Dr Freeman Redinger 4/13/1893, mother of Lucille Redinger Russell Hayes & Harold, daughter of John & Rebecca Shaffer Wise, sister of Maggie & Cora)
  11. Dr F. M Redinger (Rev Dr Freeman M Redinger, b 1/14/1873, d 3/8/1959, minister in Westfield 9/1924 – 9/1928, d 3/8/1959, married Sara Wise Redinger 4/13/1893, father of Lucille Redinger Russell Hayes & Harold)
  12. Mrs L S Cass (Carrie Eliza Hutchinson Cass, b 9/26/1891, d 2/28/1990, daughter of Oswell & Sophronia Boyd Hutchinson, sister of Carrie Hutchinson Cass, mother of Edward & Dorothy, married Leroy Cass 6/21/1911)
  13. Leroy S Cass (Rev.Leroy Sherwood Cass minister here 9/1928 – 9/1932, b 1/5/1890, d 9/1/1963, son of J E & Anna Slutt Cass, married Carrie Hutchinson Cass on 6/21/1911, father of Edward & Dorothy)
  14. Mrs Addie B Mills (b3/1857, joined 11/2/1924, d 10/23/1939, wife of Rev Fred A Mills, mother of Ethel)
  15. Rev F A Mills (Rev Fredrick A Mills, b 5/10/1858, d 12/29/1937, father of Ethel, husband of Addie, son of Samuel & Cynthia [Sanford?] Mills, brother of Adelbert Floyd Mills, Ida M Mills, Ada M Mills, Guy Mills & Harry Mills)
  16. Anna R McKnight (Anna Kerr McKnight, b 1888, d 1979, daughter of James & Jane M Kerr, wife of Rev Frank S McKnight, mother of Paul, Frank G, & Dorothy)
  17. Frank S McKnight (Rev Frank. Minister at Westfield 9/1932 – 9/1940, b 11/1888, d 1952, son of James & Anna [Booth?] McKnight, brother of James, Alice & Blanche, husband of Anna R McKnight, mother of Paul, Frank G, & Dorothy)
  18. Ruth Ransom (daughter of Roscoe Davis & Mary Elizabeth Jackson Ransom, missionary to Peru, she was the director of Christian Education here for 5 years. She is an Oberlin Graduate, Northwestern Graduate. She became the personnel secretary of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Methodist Church, some of her biography can be found at:
  19. Mrs RD Ransom (Mary Elizabeth Jackson, wife of Roscoe Davis Ransom, mother of Ruth Ransom)