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McKissack, Fredrick. Come This Far by Faith: The Story of the Olive Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Kirkwood, Missouri. Kirkwood, Mo.: Olive Chapel AME Church, 2004. R 977.865 M158C and circulating copy.

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Personal name index

Last Name First Name Page Photo Notes
  Henri 22    
  Milly, Aunt 28   Cared for Rev Jordan Winston Early, 1817
  Sale 22    
  Therese 22   Daughter of Henri and Sale, baptized in 1842
Adams John Quincy 22   President of the United States
Ali Muhammad 135    
Allen David, Rev 16   St James/Cape Girardeau
Allen Geneva 16   Mrs David
Allen George W 74   First Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park
Allen Richard, Rev 5, 6 6 Co-organizer Free African Society of Philadelphia, 1787, Organized Philadelphia's Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1794  Elected Bishop, 1816
Alpine Mary 33 33  
Anderson John 25    
Anderson Matilda 25   Mrs John
Anderson Stuart 35    
Andrews Betty Sue 34   Mrs George Edward Smallwood
Arnold Auvelin, Mrs 60    
Arnold Lucy 73 73 Mrs Grant Edwards, Sr
Asbury Francis, Rev 6    
Ashe Arthur 134    
Atich Buford, Mr 115 115  
Atich Jane 104    
Atich John 104    
Babb Paul  18, 153    
Babbs Paul 162 162, 163  
Bailey Geroge McKenzie 59    
Bailey Odelia  59   Mrs George McKenzie
Bailey Prudence, Mrs 99    
Bailey Ruth 59    
Baker Charles 58    
Baker Donald, Rev 148   Bethel-Wellston AME Church
Baker Mary 58   Mrs Charles
Baldwin William (Billy) 98 98  
Baltimore John 25    
Baltimore Priscilla 25, 26   Mrs John
Barbee James 119 119  
Bass Clotilde 60   aka "Miss Alexander"
Bass Eliza, Mrs 114 114  
Beasley Michael Landon 178 177  
Beckley Blanche Phillips (Davis), Mrs 94, 114 94, 114  
Beckley James 94 94  
Bell Ada  100    
Bell Arthur 100 82, 83  
Bell Henry 100    
Benford Mamie, Mrs 114 114  
Benford Otis, 115, 157 83, 115  
Bennett David, Rev 156    
Bennett Lerone 21    
Benson Emmett 18, 86, 130, 140, 158 84, 130  
Benson Emmett Franklin 131    
Benson Flora Jean 131    
Benson Lovie 130    
Benson Sandra Louise 131    
Benson Wayne Cameron 131    
Benton Carol Jean 126    
Benton Mary 67    
Benton Mary Saunders   64  
Berry L L 10    
Berry Mattie 161    
Bibb Claude Norman 99    
Bibb Claude, Jr 99    
Bibb Elmer 99    
Bibb Gertrude 99 99 Mrs Claude Norman
Bibb Lillie 99    
Bibb Nellie 99   Mrs Norman
Bibb Russell 99    
Bibb Windy 99    
Bibb  Norman 99    
Bibbs Lillie 95    
Bibbs Lloyd 99    
Bibbs Oleatha  99 99 Mrs Rudolph
Bibbs Rudolph 18, 99 99, 163 Rudi
         
Blackman R L, Rev 111, 130   Olive Chapel Pastor 1960-1962
Bland Artemise, Mrs 116    
Bohannon Leo   116  
Bonds Dempsey 64, 65 65  
Bonds Eddie 65    
Bonds Lea 65    
Bonds Marian  18, 19, 113, 153, 64, 65, 67, 88 65 Mrs Dempsey 
Bonds Michael 65    
Bonds [Moye] Darryl 65 65  
Bopp Peter, Sr 48, 49    
Bosley Marion 69 69  
Bouyer John 32    
Bouyer Sallie 32   Mrs James Johnson
Bouyer Sophie 32 32 1828-1911
Bouyer Sophie   32  
Bowles James 35    
Boyd Lula, Mrs 114, 158 114, 158  
Bradley E J 54    
Brady Ebgert (Bert) 92, 94    
Brady Levi, Jr 92, 94    
Brady Levi, Sr 92    
Brady Prudence Phillips 92   Mrs Levi Sr
Brady Virginia 94    
Breedlove Sarah 60    
Brigg John, Lt 79 79 Tuskegee Airman
Brockway Luke 35    
Brockway Luke, Mrs 35    
Brooks Dorothy Vance 89    
Brooks Marian, Mrs 135, 155    
Brown Charles 119, 161 83, 119  
Brown Clara 126    
Brown Clara, Mrs 114 114  
Brown Ernestyne 16 16 Mrs O
Brown Florence (Florine) McKinney 98    
Brown John 20 20  
Brown Margie Buckner 104    
Brown Margie Helen, Mrs 177 177  
Brown Mildred Evans (Robnett) 69    
Brown Morris 11 11 Organizer, Hempstead African Church
Brown Morris, Bishop 27    
Brown O H, Presiding Elder 16 16  
Brown Robin 148    
Brown Theodore 160, 179 82, 83, 122, 160  
Brown William Wells 20    
Brown Winfred 60    
Bruce Blance  Kelso, Rev 48    
Bryant Cecelia Williams, Rev Dr 14 14 Mrs John Richard
Bryant Charles 78    
Bryant Edith Holland 14    
Bryant Harrison James, Bishop 14    
Bryant Jamal Harrison, Dr 14    
Bryant John Richard, Rev Dr 14 14  
Bryant Lillie, Mrs 78, 116    
Bryant Louis 33    
Bryant Mary 19    
Bryant Mary Slaten 68, 125 68, 125  
Bryant Mary, Mrs 175 175  
Bryant Thelma Simone, PhD 14    
Buckner Earl, Mr 157 82, 83  
Buckner Elijah, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1934-1962
Buckner Greta Jean Howard 177 147  
Buggs Avery 102 102  
Buggs Ayanna Jones 102 102  
Buggs Sean 102 102  
Bunche Pearl, Mrs 78, 85, 87, 159 79  
Burnett Rev 56, 57   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1912-1915?
Burnette William, Rev 63    
Burton Sandra, Rev 16   Immanuel Christian AME Mission
Burton Stanley 16    
Bush George W, President 145   President of the United States
Cain Richard, Bishop 41 41  
Caldwell Geraldine 126    
Campbell Lisa 18    
Campbell Lisa Buckner 147, 148, 158    
Campbell Wilfred 19, 147 84  
Cannon Arthur Cornelius 33    
Cannon Arthur Cornelius, Jr 33    
Cannon Larry, Rev 135    
Cannon Sembrich 33    
Cannon W C, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1926
Carmody Katie   163  
Carper Destiny 44   Mrs Nicholas II
Carper Edward Daniel 44    
Carper Nicholas 25    
Carper Nicholas Hubbard, Rev 40, 44    
Carper Nicholas, I 44    
Carper Nicholas, II 44    
Carper Tran 44    
Carroll Mae Lacy 81    
Carter Brian 86, 148 84  
Carter Girlie Mae, Mrs 19, 85, 86 86 Mrs Henry
Carter Henry 80, 85, 86 80, 82, 83, 84  
Carter Mary 23   Slave of Mr & Mrs Joliff Yarnall
Carter Queenie Lacy 81    
Carter Tim 86    
Carver George Washington, Dr 150    
Carwell Erma 107    
Carwell Pat 126    
Carwell Patricia 107    
Carwell Robert 74, 107, 112, 151, 179 74, 82  
Carwell Robert Nolan 107    
Carwell Sarah Frances 107    
Casey Milton, Mr 115 115  
Caston J C, Rev 72   Pastor, Unity Baptist Church 1929-1933
Cavitt Portia, Rev 16   Gregg Chapel
Cha-Jua Sundiata Keita 25    
Chambers Gerald 19, 135, 164, 176 164, 176  
Chambers Jason 176 176  
Chambers Nikki 176 176  
Chambers Sandra  18, 148    
Chambers Sandra Whiteside 176 176 Mrs Gerald
Chambers Udell 135    
Chapman Catherine 16   Mrs Richard
Chapman Richard, Rev 16   Ward Chapel/Festus
Charleville C J 22    
Charleville Joseph 22    
Charleville Marie Sylvaney 22   Slave of Joseph Charleville
Cheatham Rev 56, 57   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1900-1901
Churchill Winston, Sir 79    
Clark [William] 5   Explorer, 1803-1806
Clay Cameron 132    
Clay Constance 132    
Clay Jeffrey 132    
Clay Sandra Benson 132   Mrs Jeffrey
Clemons G W, Pastor  75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1927-1934
Clinton William Jefferson, President 145   President of the United States, Bill
Clyburn LaJuana, Rev 16   Bethel/Caruthersville
Coker Daniel, Rev 8, 10 10  
Cole Joe 135    
Coleman Angela 153    
Coleman Angie 18    
Coleman Avis 101   Mrs Calvin Favron
Coleman Bernice Virginia 101 101 Mrs Emmett
Coleman Emma  101    
Coleman Emmett 115 83, 101, 115  
Coleman Emmett, III 103 103  
Coleman Emmett, Jr 101, 103 101, 103  
Coleman Emmett, Sr 69, 95, 101 101  
Coleman Grant 103    
Coleman Jasmine 103 103  
Coleman Jeffery 101, 103 101, 103  
Coleman Justen 103 103  
Coleman Mitchell 103    
Coleman Mrs 147    
Coleman Rebecca, Mrs 147    
Coleman Reverlea Lynette Jenkins 102 102  
Coleman Sharon 18, 69, 153, 181 18  
Coleman Sharon Elizabeth   101  
Coleman Victoria 103 103  
Collier Pamela Smith 150    
Collins LaDoris 156, 158 156  
Conners Jimmy 134    
Cook Norma 17   Fifth Episcopal District Official, 2003
Cox Russell 25    
Crawford May, Mrs 60    
Croft Jeffery, Rev 72   Pastor, Harrison Avenue Baptist Church
Crosby Betty 18, 153 18  
Csapo Elise 1, 18, 153, 171 171  
Cuffee Paul, Captain 5 5 (sillouette) A free black shipbuilder, 1816
Daniels Rev 133 133  
Daniels Silas, Rev 111   Olive Chapel Pastor 1962-1964
Davis Bernadine 82, 104 82 Mrs George 
Davis Bernadine, Mrs 147 82, 83, 84  
Davis Emory G, Sr 111   Olive Chapel Pastor 1957-1960
Davis Emory Sr, Rev 126    
Davis George 82 83, 84  
Davis George, III 1, 35, 94, 104 94, 104  
Davis George, Jr 35, 104, 115, 120 104, 115, 120, 121  
Davis George, Sr 104    
Davis J B 61    
Davis James 70, 71 82  
Davis James C 94 94  
Davis Jean 126   Mrs Emory Sr
Davis Julia  55    
Davis Mitchell 94, 104    
Davis Sarah Sarde 108    
Davis W A, Rev 40    
Davis Will, Jr 108    
Dempsey Justine Beal 126, 157    
Dennis J E, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1925
Denton Mary 89    
DeShields Edward, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1911-1918
Dickerson Dennis, Rev Dr 15 15  
Dickson Hannah 40   Mrs Robert 
Dickson Mary Elizabeth   41  
Dickson Moses, Rev 40, 61 40 Pastor Olive Chapel 1868-1870
Dickson Robert 40    
Doby Larry 76    
Dorsey Clara, Mrs 78, 88 78  
Dorsey Mary 88 88  
Dorsey Mildred 88 88 Mrs William Edward Vance, Sr
Dorsey Myra 88 88  
Douglas  R, Rev 100    
Douglass Frederick 9, 12, 47    
Drayton Erma, Mrs 148   St Matthew CME Church in Meacham Park
Dunn Andrew 35, 96    
Dunn Maria 96    
Dunn Mariah 29, 96    
Dunn Martha 96    
Duvall Clarence, Rev 73, 139   Pastor, Fifth Baptist Church
Duvall Jo Ann 73    
Earl Rose Marie Brown 161    
Early John P 31    
Early Jordan Winston, Rev 2, 26, 28, 30, 31, 40, 61, 99, 170 27, 170 Founder of Olive Chapel, 1853
Early Lewis 31    
Early Sarah Jane Woodson 30, 31, 170 30 Mrs Jordan Winston
Early Thomas 31    
Edwards Grant Sr, Rev 73 73 Pastor, Second Baptist Church
Edwards Grant, Jr 73, 81 73, 81  
Edwards Katherine 73 73  
Edwards Lucy Arnold   73  
Edwards Marie   73 73  
Eisenhower [Dwight] 110   President of the United States
Elkins Emma, Mrs 78    
Ellison Huey 104    
Embury James, Rev 40    
Evans Georgia, Mrs 69, 101, 104 69 Mrs Will
Evans Melanie Elaina 69    
Evans Mildred 69       
Evans Roscoe 69 84  
Evans Will 69    
Evans William Henry 69 69, 84 Hank
Evers Medgar 111    
Falker James 81 81  
Favron Austin 102    
Favron Calvin 101    
Favron Calvin, Jr 102    
Favron Collin 102    
Ferguson Angela, Mrs 33   Mrs Arthur Cornelius Cannon - Cannon family matriarch
Ferguson Josiah 33    
Ferguson Sembrich Elsa 33    
Ferris H Charles, Rev 146, 148 148 Olive Chapel Pastor, 1991-1995
Ferris Ray-Jo, Mrs 148 148 Mrs H
Fields Archie Sylvester 67    
Fields Ed, Rev 67    
Fields Sarah Young, Mrs 67   Mrs Archie Sylvester
Finley Prudence, Mrs 97 97  
Fischer J B, Father 22    
Foote David, Rev 156    
Forbes Juanita, Mrs   122  
Ford Gerald, President 134   President of the United States
Forten James 7   Co-organizer Free African Society of Philadelphia, 1787 
Foster Angela 103   Mrs Jeffery Coleman
Frazier Margaret (Maggie) Johnson 32    
Fugh Clement W, Dr 17   Fifth Episcopal District Official, 2003
Garvey Marcus 12    
Gibson Josh  77    
Gooch-Elliot Audrey, Mrs 181    
Goodman Lee Clayton, Rev 16   Buren Chapel/Herculaneum
Goodman Phyllis 16   Mrs Lee Clayton
Goolsby L S, Rev 111, 113, 114, 115 114 Olive Chapel Pastor 1953-1956
Goolsby Mrs 114 83, 114  
Goolsby Rev 107 83  
Gordon Benny, Mr 115 115  
Graham Dewitt, Rev 139    
Grant Ulysses S, President 41 42 President of the United States
Graves Debbie Carter 135    
Graves Deborah Carter, Mrs 86 86 Mrs Robert
Graves Diona 87 87  
Graves Robert 87 87  
Graves Shayla 87 87, 127  
Gray Alana 91    
Gray Allan  91    
Gray George Washington 37    
Gray Issac 157 82  
Gray Kirke James 37, 115 37, 115  
Gray Louisia 37   Mrs Henry Whitson
Gray Mildred 157    
Gray Rochelle Walton 91    
Green Cassie, Mrs 144, 179    
Green Dan  178 178  
Grey Kirkey  35       
Griffin Elaine 16   Mrs Kenneth
Griffin Kenneth, Rev 16    
Haley Alex 134    
Haley Johnette, Mrs 135    
Hall Bill, Rev 157    
Hall E Woody, Rev 33, 111, 112 112 Olive Chapel Pastor 1949-1952
Hall William, Rev 115 115  
Haltenhof Chris, Mrs   162  
Haltenhof Gene, Mr 162 84, 162  
Haltenhof Nick   162  
Harding J 22    
Harris Eddie Mae  Mrs 60    
Harris Eddie Mae Jones 59    
Harris Princess Marjorie Carper 45 45  
Hawkins Veronica Hayden 126 126  
Hayden Dana 126    
Hayden Joe 34 34  
Hayes Brenda J, Rev 1, 13, 69, 85, 136, 146, 153, 156, 158 136, 153 Olive Chapel Pastor 1997-2002
Hegwood Garvin 100    
Hegwood Marvin 100    
Hegwood Mattie 100   Mrs Garvin
Hemings Sally 30   Slave of President Thomas Jefferson
Hemings Sally 170    
Hemphill Janet, Rev 16   St John/Kennett
Hemphill John, Mr 115 115  
Herron Burt, Rev 56, 78   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1935-1939
Holmes Greta Gray 157    
Homer Charles 22   Slave of J Harding
Horsey George E, Rev 56   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1933-1935
Horsey George, Rev Dr 78   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1935-1939
Horsey Rev Dr 34    
Hughes Langston 55    
Hull Cordell 79    
Hunter Viola Carey 126 126  
Jack William 44    
Jackson [Pastor] 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1907-1911
Jackson Adam, Mr 99, 115, 144 115  
Jackson Adma 104    
Jackson Carol Jean 64, 67    
Jackson Carol Jean Benton 66    
Jackson Floyd 66, 67    
Jackson Jesse, Rev 134    
Jacques Kevin, Rev 16   Perry Chapel/Charleston
Jacques Marsha 16   Mrs Kevin
James Sara Jane, Mrs 151    
Jefferson Thomas 30    
Jefferson Thomas 170   President of the United States
Jenkins Carrie, Mrs 155    
Jenkins Pearl, Mrs 114 114  
Jenkins Ron   102  
Johnson Benjamin, Rev 144 144 Olive Chapel Pastor, 1983-1990
Johnson Bernice Virginia 101 101 Mrs Emmett Coleman
Johnson Grant Everett 103    
Johnson James 32    
Johnson James Weldon 54    
Johnson John 35    
Johnson Lillie Bibbs 104    
Johnson Lyndon B 110 110 President of the United States
Johnson R O, Rev 72   Pastor, Unity Baptist Church 1933-1935
Johnson Rosamond 54    
Jones Absalom 5, 6 7 Co-organizer Free African Society of Philadelphia, 1787                         Organized Philadelphia's Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1794  Elected Bishop, 1816
Jones Alma, Mrs 135    
Jones Arthur, Jr 59    
Jones Arthur, Sr 59    
Jones Bill 135, 157    
Jones Carl 59    
Jones Carol Wright 126 126  
Jones Cecil  59    
Jones Dennis 59    
Jones Donald 59    
Jones Doris (Tinnie) 59    
Jones Elnora, Mrs 59   Mrs Arthur
Jones Gaynell 126    
Jones Harry   59    
Jones James 59    
Jones Mandisha 59    
Jones Marceline 59    
Jones Margo 59    
Jones Mildred, Mrs 59   Mrs Carl
Jones Ruth Bailey   59  
Jones Sharron 59    
Jones Shawn, Mrs 59   Mrs Dennis
Jones Susan Delores 102 102  
Kearney Michael 164 164  
Kearney Mike 153, 181    
Kennedy Charles 64    
Kennedy Cheryl 175    
Kennedy Germane 175    
Kennedy Gwen 18, 148, 175 18, 175  
Kennedy Jerelyn 175    
Kennedy Jeremy 175    
Kennedy John F 110   President of the United States
Kennedy Maurice 66, 67    
Kennedy Pam  175    
Kennedy Robert F 111    
Kennedy Ruth Ann 64, 67   Mrs Charles
Kennedy Ruth Ann Benton 66    
Kibble Billy Wayne   162  
Kiefer January Felicity, Rev 1, 2, 18, 158, 166 3, 18, 166  
King Martin Luther Jr, Rev Dr 110, 111    
Lacy Alice 17    
Lacy Rev 61    
Lacy William H, Rev 56, 81   Pastor, Quinn Chapel, St Louis, 1928-1935; Pastor, Bethel AME, Wellston 1935-1939; Pastor, Olive Chapel 1939-1943
Lange H T, Mrs 151    
Laudermill Pamela 16   Mrs Sylvester
Laudermill Sylvester Jr, Rev 16, 17   St Peters AME Church
Lawrence Alpine L 33    
Lawrence Lee Webber, Jr 33    
Lawrence Marguerite 33   Mrs Lewis Bryant
Lee Jarena 13 13 (drawing)  
Lemmie Booker 157    
Lemmie Oliver, Rev 74, 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1989-Present
Leonard Buck 77    
Lewis [Merriweather] 5   Explorer 1803-1806
Lewright Cleo, Mr 135    
Lincoln Abraham 20   President of the United States
Lindsey D W 115 115  
Lindsey Ophelia, Mrs 107, 114 114  
Locke Alain 55    
Lovejoy Elijah 20    
Lyn Bryce 136 136, 137  
Lyn Kent 136 136  
Lyn Morgan 136 136, 137  
Lyn Mr 136 136 Parent of Kent Lyn
Lyn Mrs 136 136 Parent of Kent Lyn
Lyn Natalie Ward 136, 137 136  
Lyn Whitney 136 136, 137  
Lynch James, Rev 41    
Mack Ollie 60    
Madison James, Rev 40    
Manns Clara Brown 161    
Marshall Thurgood 111    
Martin Jemima [Carter] 23   Mrs John
Martin John 23, 35    
Martin William 35    
Matlock John, Rev 33, 34, 56, 81, 85, 95, 101, 107, 159   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1943-1949
McCullough J D 157    
McDonald Ann, Rev 16   Ward Chapel
McGhee Irma 104 106  
McIntosh Amy 135    
McKee Terry, Rev 16   Bethel/Sikeston
McKenzie Vashti, Bishop 13 13  
McKinney Barbara  17    
McKinney Clora, Mrs 98    
McKissack Frederick 2, 18, 19, 36, 108, 111, 151, 153, 156 84  
McKissack Frederick, Jr 108 84  
McKissack John 108    
McKissack Pat 126    
McKissack Pat Carwell 108 108  
McKissack Pat Carwell 135    
McKissack Patricia, Mrs 2, 18, 36, 86, 103, 151, 153, 156   Mrs Frederick
McKissack Robert 108 109  
Meacham Elzey E 58    
Meacham Lula, Mrs 58   Mrs Elzey E
Meachum E 35    
Meachum John Berry 35    
Meyers John 144 144  
Meyers Joyce 144    
Meyers Khaleah 144    
Meyers Rashad 144    
Miessler   48   Circuit Counselor
Miles William Henry 9   First Bishop Colored (Christian) Methodist Episcopal Church, 1870
Miltenberger J P 22    
Ming James "Boy"  64    
Ming Willerme 61, 67, 104, 157 64 Mimmie
Mitchell Carlita 82, 152    
Mitchell Dave 82, 154    
Mitchell Grace 104 104  
Mitchell Harry 104    
Mitchell Harry J, Private 55    
Mitchell James 35, 104    
Mitchell James Anderson 32    
Mitchell Joan 82    
Mitchell Joanie 154    
Mitchell Media 104 104  
Mitchell Nancy 31    
Mitchell Willis 32, 35 32  
Moffett Myrtle McKinney 98    
Moffett Myrtle, Mrs 133    
Moore Byrd 104, 115    
Moore Willia, Mrs 114 114  
Moose Wanda 95 95  
Mosley Angela  Walton 91    
Mosley Chanel 91    
Mosley Germond, II 91    
Mosley Janay 91    
Mosley Jermond, Sr 91    
Mosley Kem, Mr 135    
Motley Martha 95    
Motley Mary Alpine   33  
Motley Will 95    
Moye Darryl 67 65  
Moye Eddie 67    
Murphy Claudine, Rev 17    
Mwanguzi Inuka   162  
Nabors Margaretta, Mrs 147 147  
Nash Coleman 159 83, 159  
Nash Henry 35    
Nash Mable, Mrs 159 159 Mrs Coleman
Newton Belle 34 34  
Nixon Richard 134   President of the United States
Null Jan A 156    
Oaks D W, Rev 40    
Overman Cornelius 25    
Overman Jane  25   Mrs Paul
Owens Helen Vance 89    
Owens Jesse   76    
Owens Tonie 103   Mrs Emmitt Coleman, Jr
Paige Satchel 77    
Parker L P, Rev 111   Olive Chapel Pastor 1968-1970
Parks N S, Rev 40    
Parks Rosa, Mrs 180    
Patterson Annie Mae 175 175  
Payne Daniel Alexander, Bishop 11 12  
Payne Daniel, Bishop 26    
Pearson Estelle 150   Mrs L Michael (Mike) Smith
Peters Mary Elizabeth 40 41 Mrs Moses Dickson
Phillips Arthur 90    
Phillips Bert 90    
Phillips Brian 137    
Phillips Christian  90    
Phillips Cleophas 81 82, 90  
Phillips Darren 137    
Phillips Evelyn 90    
Phillips Gregory 90    
Phillips Joseph 90, 94    
Phillips Joseph, Jr 90    
Phillips Larry  136, 137 136  
Phillips Lillian   94    
Phillips Lillian Ayres 90    
Phillips Lillian, Mrs 107    
Phillips Richard 90, 94 82  
Phillips Richard L, Rev 48, 56, 57, 70, 71, 94, 99 71 Pastor, Olive Chapel 1905-1907, 1927-1930
Phillips Sandra 94, 126    
Phillips Virginia, Mrs 70, 71, 94 70 Mrs Richard
Phillips Wanda 136 136  
Phillips Wanda (Harris) 137    
Piggee Nettie 104   Mrs Ossie Whitfield
Pitman John, Dr 73    
Porter John 35    
Powell Christopher 161 161  
Powell Collin, Lt General 134    
Powell D M 115 115  
Powell Felicia, Mrs 18, 148, 161 161 Mrs William
Powell Mr 115 115  
Powell William 18, 161 84, 151, 161  
Pruitt Wendell, Lt 76 76 Tuskegee Airman
Pullum Eva, Mrs 114 114  
Quillian Benjamin 94    
Quinn Mary J   24  
Quinn Paul, Rev 40, 61    
Quinn William Paul, Rev 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 24 Paul
Ramsey Eddie 95    
Ramsey Myrtle Louise Motley 95 95  
Randolph A Phillip 111    
Randolph Asa Phillip 54    
Rauch Paul 159    
Rauch Vernell 159    
Rawlings Keith 1, 36    
Reagan Ronald 134   President of the United States
Redmond Jessy 65    
Redmond Lea 65, 67    
Reed Edward 45    
Reed Eliza  45   Mrs George
Reed Fannie Marie 45   Mrs Edward Daniel Carper
Reed George 45    
Reed George Andrew, Jr 45    
Reed George Andrew, Sr 45    
Reed Hubbard Nicholas 45    
Reed Robert 135    
Reed Yolanda   164  
Renfro Lulu 34   Mrs Henry Smallwood
Rhone Jonathan, Rev 140, 141 140 Olive Chapel Pastor 1978-1983
Rhone Mrs 140 140  
Rice Abraham 35    
Rice David Sr, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1983-1988
Richardson Alfred H 41    
Roach Hilary 119 119  
Robbs Mariah, Mrs 78    
Roberts Ann, Mrs 98    
Roberts Lottie, Mrs 97    
Robeson Paul 9    
Robinson Jackie 76   First African American baseball player for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Robnett Barbara Jones, Mrs 59, 60, 68    
Robnett Bruce 69    
Robnett Dorothea, Mrs   147  
Robnett Frank Leslie 68 68  
Robnett Frank, III 68 68  
Robnett George 68 68  
Robnett George, Jr 68, 125 68  
Robnett Jennie 68 68  
Robnett Kenneth  69    
Robnett Loretta 68    
Robnett Terene (Bobby) 69    
Rodgers Robert L 135    
Rollins Theda Whitson, Mrs 88    
Roosevelt Franklin D 76   President of the United States
Russell Virginia Bradley, Mrs 58    
Russell Virginia Brady, Mrs 92, 112    
Sale Joseph, Judge 32    
SalmonCampbell Joan, Rev Dr 154 154  
Sanders Flora 63   aka Saunders
Sanders Gertrude, Mrs 63   aka Saunders, Mrs William Burnette Sr
Sanders James Porter 63, 67 63 aka Saunders
Sanders Sally Ann Safronia Long, Mrs 63 63 aka Saunders, Mrs James
Saunders Brianna 65    
Saunders Christopher 65, 158    
Saunders Flora 67    
Saunders Gertrude 67    
Saunders James Porter 67    
Saunders Mary 63, 64    
Saunders Melonie 65    
Saunders Michael 158 65  
Saunders Nathaniel 65    
Saunders Robert 63, 67    
Saunders Sally Ann Safronia Long 67    
Saunders Sean 65    
Saunders Willerme (Mimmie) 63, 64   Mrs James "Boy" Ming
Saxton W H, Rev 40    
Scheidegger Francis 141    
Schmidt C C 48    
Scott Dred 29 29  
Seammel Henry 58    
Seammel Martha 58   Mrs Henry Seammel
Sebree George 68    
Sebree George E, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1962-1983
Sebree Phyllis Robnett 68    
Selvey Alpine Lawrence 126 126  
Sheeney Rachel 25   Richmond, Ohio newspaper reporter
Shorter James 41    
Shreeves Mr 26    
Simpkin Norma 17   Missouri Conference/District Official, 2003
Simpson O J 145    
Singleton Elizabeth 25   Mrs James Singleton
Singleton James 25    
Slaten Alfred Henry 97, 126 126  
Slaten Bill 86    
Slaten Ethel 97    
Slaten Fred Sr 97 97 The first Black deputy sheriff in St Louis County
Slaten Fred, Jr 97    
Slaten Juanita 97    
Slaten Mary 97    
Slaten Ossie, "Butch", Mrs 124    
Slaten Ron 125 125  
Slaten Ronald 18 18  
Slaten William 81, 82, 97, 123 82, 83 Bill
Sleet George 35    
Smallwood Barbara  34    
Smallwood Blanche 34    
Smallwood Delores 34, 126 34  
Smallwood George Edward 34    
Smallwood Henry 34    
Smallwood Henry, Jr 34    
Smallwood Lamar 34    
Smallwood Lamar 113    
Smallwood Marvelle 34    
Smallwood Millie 34    
Smallwood Savella 34    
Smith Alvin, Rev 16, 146   Olive Chapel Pastor 1990-1991, St Paul AME Church
Smith Alvin, Rev 16    
Smith Beatrice, Mrs 16   Mrs Alvin Smith
Smith Beatrice, Rev 146    
Smith Estelle, Mrs 149   First Baptist Church of Meacham Park
Smith L Michael 150    
Smith M S, Rev 56, 104   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1921-1924
Smith Mark, Rev 64    
Smith Maurice 146    
Smith Mike, Mr 157    
Smith R L, Rev 67    
Smith Rev 61    
Spears Sandy 59    
Spears Sophia St James, Mrs 42    
Speckert Gene  58    
Spurlock Rev 56, 57   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1908-1909
St. James Harriet Taylor 42    
Stevenson Townsend, Rev 56   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1925-1927
Stith Montoya, Rev 16   Washington Circuit/Washington and New Haven
Strickland  E Luis, Mrs 133 133  
Strickland E L, Rev 111   Olive Chapel Pastor 1964-1967
Strickland Rev 133 133  
Strong Arvella  17   Fifth Episcopal District Official, 2003
Stuart David  108    
Sturgis Stokely 6    
Sullivan Josephine 25   Mrs Philip
Sullivan Louis 38    
Sullivan Marilyn 16   Mrs Marvin
Sullivan Marvin, Rev 16   St John/St Charles+E424
Sullivan Philip 25    
Sutton MyKesha Alise 177 127, 177  
Sutton Shawn 178    
Sutton Shepelle Kiara 178 177  
Swoboda Mike, Mayor 1, 182 182 Mayor of Kirkwood
Taggert Eva L 17    
Talbot Cornell 147   St Paul AME
Taney [Justice] 29 29  
Taylor Brian 66, 67, 68 68  
Taylor Chandra Sebree 68 68  
Taylor Gidget 66, 67    
Taylor Henry 35    
Taylor Shelia 64, 67   Mrs Thomas
Taylor Shelia Benton 66    
Taylor Thomas 64    
Taylor Vaughn 66, 67    
Tayney [Justice]   29  
Telfair Kaylyn 178 178  
Telfair LaChelle (Chelly) 178 178 Mrs Larry
Telfair Larry 178 84, 178  
Telfair Larry, Jr 178    
Telfair Nathan 178 178  
Thoma  Andrew 48    
Thomas Clay, Rev 115 115  
Thomas Claydean 74    
Thomas Clayton, Rev 74 74 Pastor, Music Baptist Church
Thomas Jesse B 21    
Thomas Joyce Brown 161 160  
Thomas Louise, Mrs 74   Mrs Clayton
Thomas Mary Virginia 74 74  
Thomas Myrtle Ruth 74    
Thompson Abraham 35    
Thompson Landry 35    
Thornton Charles 35    
Thornton Debbie, Rev 16   Sanders Chapel/Wyatt
Thurman Osceola, Ms 179    
Thurman P, Rev 56, 57   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1910-1912?
Tidwell Esther 19    
Tidwell Esther, Mother 180 180  
Till  Emmett 130    
Tillman Harold Lee 106 106  
Tillman Julianna 13 13  
Tillman Leroy 106    
Tillman Susan Whitfield 106   Mrs Leroy Tillman
Treadwell C C, Rev 56   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1931-1933
Treadwell Mrs 67    
Treadwell Rev 78    
Triplet I N, Rev 37, 40    
Truman [Harry S] 76, 111   President of the United States
Truth Sojourner 9    
Tubman Harriet 9    
Turner Earl, Mr 18, 180 180  
Turner George 35    
Turner Henry McNeal, Bishop 12 12 Organized AME Church in Georgia
Turner James Milton 43, 61    
Turner John, Rev 43    
Turner Nat 11, 12, 20, 28   Slave Rebellion Leader
Tyler Mrs 34 34  
Tyler Timothy L, Rev, Dr 17   Fifth Episcopal District Official, 2003
Vance Alfreda 89, 111    
Vance Alfreda, Mrs 152, 162 152, 162  
Vance Clara  89    
Vance Dorothy   89    
Vance Dorothy Ayers 89    
Vance Greta 89    
Vance Irving  89    
Vance Jennifer 89    
Vance Keith 89    
Vance Mia Soleil 89 89  
Vance Mildred 89    
Vance Myra 89    
Vance Ollie 89 89  
Vance Sean 89    
Vance Sherri 89    
Vance Steve 89    
Vance Vincent 89    
Vance Virgil   89    
Vance Virgil Lee 89    
Vance William 89 82, 83  
Vance William Edward, Sr 88    
Vanderhost Richard 9   First Bishop Colored (Christian) Methodist Episcopal Church, 1870
Varick James  9   First Bishop AME Zion Church, 1821
Vesey Denmark 11, 12    
Volk Christian, Rev 48    
Wagner Dana 177    
Wagner Estella E 177    
Wagner Marianne, Mrs 177 177  
Wagner Monica 177    
Wagner Victoria 177    
Walker C J, Madam 59, 60    
Wallace Dorothy, Mrs 135    
Wallace Rev 135    
Waller Fats 77    
Walls Martinous, Rev 16   Brown Chapel/Popular Bluff
Walls Vernon 16    
Walton Rhonda 91    
Walton Sandra 70, 148    
Walton Sandra Bernadine Phillips 91 90  
Ward Aaron 137    
Ward Elizabeth 137    
Ward Gordon 137    
Ward Kerrick 137    
Ward Lauren 137    
Ward Mamie, Mrs 18, 19, 135, 136, 137 136, 138, 139  
Ward Michelle 137    
Ward Natalie 136 136 Mrs Kent Lyn
Ward Paul 136, 137, 181 136  
Ward Priscilla 136, 137 136 Mrs Wallace Jr
Ward Wallace, Jr 137, 181   Denny
Ward Wallace, Rev 81, 115, 136, 137, 139 115, 136  
Ward William, Rev 137    
Ward Wilma 126    
Ward Wilma 136, 137 136  
Warren Cardie James 95    
Warren Don  95    
Warren Wanda 95    
Washington Booker T 12, 38, 47 38  
Washington George 5   President of the United States,
Washington Ralph 119 119  
Waters Edward 27    
Watkins Anita M, Mrs 156    
Watley Matthew, Rev 139    
Watson Rev 56, 57   Pastor, Olive Chapel 1902-1904
Wayne Thaddeus, Mr 135    
Weaver William M, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1918-1921
Webb Lucious   100    
Webb Lucious Emory 96 96  
Webb Matthew 96, 115 96, 115  
Webb Sarah 100, 107   Mrs Marvin Hegwood
Webb Sarah Jane Carwell 96 96  
Webb Sarah, Mrs 114 114  
Webster Doris, Mrs 179    
Wheeler John W, Rev 40, 46 46  
White William 7   Co-organizer Free African Society of Philadelphia, 1787   
Whiteside Gladys 176   Mrs Raymond
Whiteside Gloria 176 176  
Whiteside Maxine Blackwell 176    
Whiteside Raymond 176    
Whiteside Wesley 176    
Whitfield Frances 104, 141, 153   Cookie
Whitfield Harold 17, 18, 104, 141, 153, 181 17, 106  
Whitfield Irma, Mrs 114 114  
Whitfield Kara 104 106  
Whitfield Kennard 104, 181 104  
Whitfield Ossie 104, 115 106, 115  
Whitfield Susan   104 106  
Whitney Eli 5   Cotton gin inventor, 1794
Whitson Arthur Henry, Sr 37 37  
Whitson Arthur Sr 88, 115 115  
Whitson Arthur, Jr 88    
Whitson Daisy Holmes 37, 88 37  
Whitson Floyd 81    
Whitson Floyd Marvell, Sr 88    
Whitson Floyd, Jr 88    
Whitson Henry 37    
Whitson Lauinia 37 37  
Whitson Lawrence 88    
Whitson Quinton 88    
Whitson  Michael 88    
Wiley Christina 175    
Wiley Gwendolyn Lashun 175    
Wiley Michelle 175    
Wiley Rosalyn 175    
Wiley Sheila 175    
Wiley Tim 175    
Wiley Virginia, Mrs 175 175  
Wilkerson Alice 104    
Wilkerson James 18    
Williams Elaine 159    
Williams Peter, Sr 9    
Williams Phebe, Mrs 181 181  
Willis D H, Pastor 75   Pastor, First Baptist Church of Meacham Park 1921-1924
Wilson Daniel 25    
Wilson Frank 107    
Wilson Nannie, Mrs 98, 107, 157   Mrs Frank
Wilson Sarah, Mrs 25   Mrs Daniel
Witherspoon Robert 115 115  
Woodbridge Joseph 35    
Woods Sarah, Mrs 114 114  
Woodson Byron 170 170  
Woodson Carter G 54    
Woodson Thomas 30, 170    
Wright Eugene, Jr, Rev 149    
Wright Eugene, Rev 146   Olive Chapel Pastor 1994-1996
Wright John 42    
Wyatt Mrs 25    
Wynn William 60   Principal, Turner School
X Malcom 111    
Yarnall Joliff 23    
Yarnall Joliff, Mrs 23    

Photos of buildings and groups

Subject Page
Bethel AME Church 8
AME Emblem 10
USA, AME Districts 1-13 15
Africa, AME Districts 14, 15, 17-19 15
Caribbean, South America & England, AME District 16 15
Bishop & Mrs. (John Richard & Cecelia) Bryant 14
Presiding Elder & Mrs. (O. H. & Ernestyne) Brown 16
Stewards for 2003 18
Trustees for 2003 18
William Paul and Mary J. Quinn 24
Olive Chapel members/Quinette Cemetery dedication, October 18, 2003 36
Napoleon Morris tombstone 37
Arthur Henry Whitson, Sr. & Lauinia Whitson 37
Monument naming home states of original founders of the Order of Twelve 43
Carper Family Tree 44
Pastor & Mrs. G. H. Schoenperlen - Oct 1919-1915 48
Friedensgemeinde - 1916 49
Olive Chapel 49-53
Letter written by Private Harry J. Mitchell, July 29, 1919 55
8th grade graduating class of Booker T. Washington School, 1920 57
Doris (Tinnie) Jones with daughter, Patience, and granddaughter, Keria 59
James Milton Turner School Faculty circa 1942 60
Principal Young and his family 60
Articles of Agreement for 'The Olive Chapel' 61
Exchange of commemoration plaque, 1998 62
Pro Forma Decree of Incorporation, 1923 62
James Sanders with his sister Mary Sanders 63
The Benton Family (Ruth Ann, Carol Jean, Mother Mary, Shelia, Ms. Mimmie, Marian) 65
Gidget and Vaughn [Benton-Taylor] 66
The Saunders-Benton Family 66
The Saunders Family Tree 67
The Robnett Family Tree 68
George Robnett, Jr. son of George Robnett and Mary Slaten Bryant 68
Jennie Robnett, Frank Leslie Robnett with son, Frank Robnett, III, and dog, Teddie 68
Brian and Chandra and sons (Sheila Taylor-Saunders Family) 68
The 1948 wedding of William Henry Evans and Marion Bosley 69
Mrs. Virginia Phillips with Pastors wives at Annual Conference 1920's 70
Twenty-fifth session of the Annual Conference of AME Church, October 23, 1929, St. Louis, Missouri 71
Rev. Richard Phillips, with fellow pastors 71
Group of Unidentified People 72
Katherine, Marie and Grant [Edwards] Jr. 73
Wedding picture, Robert Carwell and Mary Virginia Thomas 74
Two unidentified WWII Soldiers 76
Booker T. Washington School Summer Camp - circa 1939 77
Kirkwood baseball team 77
Baptism certificate of Patricia Carwell 81
Members of the Original Male Chorus 82
Male Chorus in 1953 83
Male Chorus in 1958 83
Male Chorus at Lane Tabernacle Circa 1954 83
Male Chorus in 1978 84
Male Chorus in 1999 84
Male Chorus in 2003 84
Henry and Girlie Carter being recognized for long and faithful service to Olive Chapel, 1996 85
Shayla and Diona Graves 87
Baptism of Diona Graves 87
The Dorsey Triplets 88
The Vance Family Tree 89
The Phillips-Walton Family Tree 90-91
The Phillips-Walton Family honoring "Mama Lil" for her years of service to Olive Chapel, 1995 90
Sandra Phillips Walton with daughters Rhonda, Rochelle, and Angie circa 1978 91
Sandra Phillips Walton with granddaughter, Janay Mosley 91
The wedding of Rhonda and Anthony Colbert 91
The Brady Family 92
Interview with Virginia Brady by Pat McKissack,  November 1, 2003 92-93
George Davis, III and James C. Davis 94
Matthew Webb with friend 96
Lucious with Sarah Webb James 96
Dedication of bulletin board 98
Claude Norman and Gertrude Bibb circa 1948 99
Rudolph and Oleatha Bibbs 99
The Hegwood Brothers 100
Mr. Coleman with sons Jeffery and Emmett, Jr. 101
Reverlea and Dion Coleman 102
Ayanna Buggs with son, Avery, and cousin, Jasmine 102
Shannae and Katelyn Williams 102
Sean and Avery Buggs with uncle, Jeff 102
Four generations:  Media, Grace, George Jr., and George III [Mitchell] 104
Harold, Frances, Susan and Kara Whitfield 106
Ossie & Irma Whitfield 106
Harold Whitfield with grandson, Harold Lee Tillman 106
Mrs. Sarah James with family after being honored as "Mother of the Year, 1978" 107
Roscoe and Sarah Jane James 107
Robert Carwell, Pat McKissack, Robert Nolan Carwell, Sarah Frances Stuart 108
Erma and Robert Carwell with Pat, 1952 108
Baptism of Peter Wesley McKissack, September 2003.  Pastor January Kiefer with the McKissacks 109
Robert and Erma Carwell holding their first great-grandson, Majon Will Carwell 109
Pat and Fred McKissack with grand niece Sarah (Star) and grandsons James Everett and John Fitzpartick 109
Pat, Sarah Frances, and Nolan 1958 109
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Bill, with Civil Rights leaders watching 110
A picnic tea with Reverend Hall, circa 1949 112
A retreat, led by Olive Chapel youth during Reverend Hall's tenure 113
Camera Club 113
Women of Olive Chapel 1953 114
Men of Olive Chapel who organized Kirkwood Civic Club 115
Kirkwood Civic Club members after a meeting at Unity Baptist Church circa 1950 115
Kirkwood Civic Club public meeting to discuss an impending school desegration law suit 116
"Veiled Prophet Pageant"  sponsored by the Kirkwood Civic Club 117
Kirkwood, and Olive Chapel, celebrate the first 100 years 118
Olive Chapel Congregation 1953 118
Combined Olive Chapel Choirs - Centenial Celebration 119
Guest choirs combined with Olive Chapel Choirs, conducted by Reverend Harvey, guest director 119
"The Crusaders" circa 1953 119
George, Jr., Bernadine, and "Little George" Davis 120
Mr. George Davis retires from the Post Office in 1970 120
Otis and Mamie Benford celebrating their 25th Anniversary 122
Mr. Benford with two of his best friends, George Davis, Jr. and Lucious  Webb 122
Olive Chapel's Teen Queens 127
Pages of Olive Chapel telephone directory, 1957-58 128-129
Street Fair at Olive Chapel circa 1980 134
Reverend Milton Green and Family 1975-1977 135
Natalie Ward Wedding 136
Dedication of Baptismal Font given in honor of Reverend Wallace Ward 2002 136
Olive Chapel interior after the renovation 140
Olive Chapel interior before the renovation 140
Men's Guild 141
Missionary Society 141
Finance Committee 141
Lay-Organization 141
Senior Choir 142
Senior Ushers 142
Steward Board 142
Stewardesses and Deaconesses 142
Trustee Board 143
Young Adult Choir 143
Sunday School Officials 143
St. Louis Symphony String Quartet in concert at Olive Chapel 2002 145
Rev. Al Smith baptising Diona Graves 146
Mr. & Mrs. Wilfred Campbell on their wedding day, December 30, 2000 147
Reverend Eugene Wright with Elder and Mrs. O. H. Brown 149
Mrs. Theda Rollins being honored by her family 1995 149
Ron Slaten presenting his uncle Bill Slaten with an honor 149
Estelle and Mike Smith (deceased) former Kirkwood Schoolteachers 150
Visiting Pastors at Sign Dedication April 2, 1995 151
Reverend Wright speaking about the sign as a form of ministry 151
Olive Chapel Sign 152
Members of the Peter Bopp family attend afternoon program, February 28, 1999 155
James and Gloria Wilkerson 162
Sunday School 164
Family and Friends Day 2003 165
Pastor January cutting the 150th Anniversary Cake 166
Visiting Ward Chapel in Mexico, Missouri 2003 167
Pastor January, Terrell, and Happy 167
Altar Call 168
Scripture Reading 168
The Kwanzaa Program presented by the Sunday School 2002 168
Ushers 2003 168
Gwen & Esther 168
Easter Egg Hunt 2003 169
Ron Slaten at the Greentree Festival 169
Junior Ushers 2003 169
Chancel Choir 2003 169
OC Praise Dancers 169
New roof 2003 169
Communion Dressing 169
The Olive Chapel Sesquicentennial Banner 170
Mr. Byron Woodson, author of A President in the Family 170
Emmett Benson, Mike Hearney, Elise Csapo, William Powell, and Earl Turner 171
Garden Winner 172
Daisy-Pear Missionary Society  173
WMS Jazz Concert  2003 174
Chambers-Whiteside Family 176
Family of Mrs. Margie Helen Brown 177
Larry and Chelly Telfair 178
Nathan and Kaylyn Telfair 178
Dan Green and Kaylyn Telfair 178
Senior wisdom 179
To our youth 179
Happy Birthday Olive Chapel!  150 Years of Faithful Service - 1853-2003 183

 

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