Friday, January 1, 2010

Rev. Richard Collier, 1847-1940

1941 Yearbook
of the Iowa-Des Moines Annual Conference
Methodist Church
Rev. Richard Collier
Served the Mystic-Jerome Methodist Churches 
  Richard Collier -- Richard Collier was born in England on January 24, 1847. He entered the itineracy in 1866, was ordained in 1870, and came to the United States in 1885. He preached in the United Brethren Church from 1885 to 1888; in the Iowa Conference from 1888-1919, when he took the retired relationship. His death occurred on Nov. 27, 1940. Services were held in the Central Methodist Church, Oskaloosa, Iowa. Interment was in the Oskaloosa cemetery. 
Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune 
5 December 1940
  Rev. W. A. Longnecker officiated at the funeral services of a friend, Rev. Richard Collier, at Oskaloosa, Friday.
1925 Iowa State Census
Oskaloosa Ward 5, Mahaska County, Iowa
  Richard Collier, born about 1847 in England, the son of George Collier and Elizabeth Prasock, married to Emma Screst, born about 1851 in Pennsylvania, daughter of George Screst and Synthie McGrail. 

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