The Reverend S. Samuel Roszel served at Mt. Vernon Place Methodist from 1871 to 1873. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., October 20, 1812, the son of the distinguished Rev. S. G. Roszel. He was converted at a camp meeting in Loudoun County, Va. He was graduated from Augusta College in Kentucky. When Dickinson College was placed under the joint supervision of the Baltimore and Philadelphia Conferences, he was selected as one of the instructors, but yielded to the call of the ministry, and was admitted in 1838. S. Samuel Roszel was appointed to important and responsible fields in various circuits, and was Presiding Elder of the East Baltimore District.
At Staunton, Va. in 1861 when the Conference experienced its most critical and exciting period... Read More