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About this page: This list compiles occupation and service lists as found in other sources, with the goal of being able to search and cross-reference the names to see all the places where one person served. More are always being added.  Also see: Minister TransfersMore >>

List of Pastors and Ministers; Last: Kavanagh
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceSrc
MethodistA. S. 1881-1882CTMiddlesex CoHigganum, Methodist Church
MethodistA. S. 1899CTFairfield CoSouth Norwalk, Methodist Church
MethodistAbram Benjamin Sheckelton 1881-1882CTMiddlesex CoHigganum, Methodist Church
MethodistAbram Benjamin Sheckelton 1883-1885NYKings CoBrooklyn, Methodist Church
MethodistAbram Benjamin Sheckelton 1886-1888CTHartford CoHartford, Methodist Church
CatholicF. 1892PQMontrealSt Josephs Catholic Church
Dutch ReformedFrancis Edge 1883-1884NYDutchess CoHyde Park, Dutch Reformed Church
PresbyterianFrancis Edge 1884-1885NYDutchess CoWappingers Falls, Presbyterian Church
PresbyterianFrancis Edge 1889-1890KSMontgomery CoIndependence, Presbyterian Church
PresbyterianFrancis Edge 1890-1892NYGreene CoHunter, Presbyterian Church
CatholicHenry 1892NJHudson CoJersey City, House of the Fathers of the Society of Jesus
CatholicHenry 1892NJHudson CoJersey City, St Peters Catholic Church

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2MinistersAR, Logan Co, Shoal Creek, St Scholasticas Convent of the Benedictine Sisters
11MinistersAR, Logan Co, Spielerville, Subjaco Benedictine Abbey
2MinistersCA, Orange Co, Yorba, Catholic Church
2MinistersCA, Riverside Co, Banning, House of the Fathers of Precious Blood
7MinistersCA, San Francisco Co, San Francisco, Monastery of St Dominic
2MinistersCA, San Luis Obispo Co, San Luis Obispo, Catholic Church
16MinistersCA, Santa Clara Co, Santa Clara, Santa Clara University
3MinistersCO, Denver Co, Denver, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
4MinistersCO, Denver Co, Denver, St Dominics Catholic Church
3MinistersCO, Denver Co, Denver, St Elizabeths Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, Fairfield Co, Bridgeport, St Augustines Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, Fairfield Co, Danbury, St Peters Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, Fairfield Co, Norwalk, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, Fairfield Co, Stamford, St Johns Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, Hartford Co, Hartford, St Patricks Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, Hartford Co, Hartford, St Peters Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, Hartford Co, New Britain, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, Hartford Co, Windsor Locks, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, Litchfield Co, Winsted, St Josephs Franciscan Monastery
4MinistersCT, Middlesex Co, Middletown, St Johns Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, New Haven Co, Ansonia, Assumption Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, New Haven Co, Meriden, St Rose of Lima Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, New Haven Co, New Haven, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, New Haven Co, New Haven, St Francis Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, New Haven Co, New Haven, St Johns Catholic Church
5MinistersCT, New Haven Co, New Haven, St Patricks Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, New Haven Co, Waterbury, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
4MinistersCT, New London Co, Norwich, St Patricks Catholic Church
3MinistersCT, Windham Co, Moosup, Catholic Church
45MinistersEngland, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, Methodist Church
3MinistersIA, Des Moines Co, Burlington, St Johns Catholic Church
2MinistersIA, Lee Co, Keokuk, St Josephs Hospital
3MinistersIA, Scott Co, Davenport, St Ambrose Seminary
6MinistersIL, Adams Co, Quincy, House of the Franciscan Fathers at St Francis College
7MinistersIL, Adams Co, Quincy, St Francis Solanus Monastery of the Franciscan Fathers
4MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, All Saints Catholic Church
3MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church
3MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church
3MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Notre Dame de Chicago Catholic Church
3MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Our Lady of Mt Carmel Catholic Church
4MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, St Alphonsus Catholic Church
3MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, St Anns Catholic Church
3MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, St Augustines Catholic Church
4MinistersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, St Cecilias Catholic Church
9MinistersIL, Effingham Co, Teutopolis, Franciscan Monastery
3MinistersIL, Lee Co, Dixon, St Patricks Catholic Church
5MinistersKS, Anderson Co, Scipio, Mt Carmel Monastery
4MinistersKS, Ellis Co, Victoria, St Fidelis Convent of the Capuchin Fathers
2MinistersKS, Wyandotte Co, Kansas City, House of the Franciscan Fathers
4MinistersKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville, Convent of the Franciscan Fathers
3MinistersKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville, St Josephs German Orphan Asylum
6MinistersKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville, St Louis Bertrands Convent
2MinistersKY, Kenton Co, Covington, Monte Cassino Benedictine Institution
4MinistersKY, Washington Co, Springfield, Convent of St Rose of the Order of Preachers
2MinistersLA, Orleans Parish, New Orleans, House of the Fathers of the Congregation of the Mission
3MinistersMA, Berkshire Co, Adams, Notre Dame Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Berkshire Co, Pittsfield, St Josephs Catholic Church
4MinistersMA, Bristol Co, Fall River, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Bristol Co, Fall River, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Bristol Co, Fall River, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Bristol Co, Fall River, St Matthews Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Bristol Co, New Bedford, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Bristol Co, New Bedford, St John the Baptist Catholic Church
4MinistersMA, Bristol Co, Taunton, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Hampden Co, Holyoke, Precious Blood Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Hampden Co, Holyoke, St Jeromes Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Hampden Co, Springfield, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Worcester Co, Fitchburg, St Bernards Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Worcester Co, Milford, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Worcester Co, Worcester, Notre Dame Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Worcester Co, Worcester, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Worcester Co, Worcester, St Anns Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Worcester Co, Worcester, St Johns Catholic Church
3MinistersMA, Worcester Co, Worcester, St Pauls Catholic Church
3MinistersMD, Allegany Co, Cumberland, Peter and Pauls Monastery
3MinistersMD, Baltimore Co, White Marsh, Catholic Church
4MinistersME, York Co, Biddeford, St Josephs Catholic Church
3MinistersMI, Kalamazoo Co, Kalamazoo, St Augustines Catholic Church
3MinistersMI, Kent Co, Grand Rapids, St Alphonsus Catholic Church
4MinistersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
3MinistersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, House of the Fathers of St Basil
3MinistersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, St Amis Catholic Church
3MinistersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, St Cyrillus and Methodius Seminary
3MinistersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, St Josephs Catholic Church
2MinistersMO, Buchanan Co, St Joseph, St Marys Orphan Asylum
3MinistersMO, Nodaway Co, Conception, New Engelberg Abbey Classical and Commercial College
3MinistersNB, Restigouche Co, Campbellton, Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church
1MinistersND, Cass Co, Fargo, First Presbyterian Church
2MinistersND, Cass Co, Fargo, St Marys Catholic Church
1MinistersND, Grand Forks Co, Grand Forks, St Michaels Catholic Church
1MinistersND, Ransom Co, Lisbon, St Aloysius Catholic Church
11MinistersNE, Douglas Co, Omaha, First Methodist Church
8MinistersNE, Douglas Co, Omaha, House of the Fathers of the Society of Jesus
3MinistersNE, Douglas Co, Omaha, Southwest Presbyterian Church
2MinistersNE, Douglas Co, Omaha, St Cecilias Catholic Church
2MinistersNE, Douglas Co, Omaha, St James Orphan Asylum
3MinistersNE, Douglas Co, Omaha, St Patricks Catholic Church
3MinistersNE, Platte Co, Columbus, Monastery of St Bonaventure
3MinistersNE, Platte Co, Humphrey, Monastery of St Francis
2MinistersNE, Platte Co, St Bernard, Monastery of St Bernard
6MinistersNH, Hillsborough Co, Manchester, St Annes Catholic Church
3MinistersNH, Hillsborough Co, Manchester, St Augustines Catholic Church
3MinistersNH, Hillsborough Co, Manchester, St Marys Catholic Church
2MinistersNJ, Atlantic Co, Atlantic City, House of the Augustinian Fathers
3MinistersNJ, Camden Co, Camden, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
6MinistersNJ, Essex Co, Newark, House of Dominican Fathers
3MinistersNJ, Essex Co, Newark, St James Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Essex Co, Newark, St Josephs Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Essex Co, Newark, St Michaels Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Essex Co, Newark, St Philip Neris Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Essex Co, Orange, St Johns Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Bayonne, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Harrison, Holy Cross Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Hoboken, House of Minor Conventuals of St Francis
3MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Hoboken, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Jersey City, St Bridgets Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Jersey City, St Josephs Catholic Church
4MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Jersey City, St Marys Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Jersey City, St Michaels Catholic Church
4MinistersNJ, Hudson Co, Jersey City, St Peters Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Mercer Co, Trenton, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
7MinistersNJ, Mercer Co, Trenton, St Francis Convent of Minor Conventuals
3MinistersNJ, Middlesex Co, New Brunswick, St Peters Catholic Church
3MinistersNJ, Morris Co, Union Hill, Holy Family Catholic Church
4MinistersNJ, Morris Co, Whippany, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church
2MinistersNJ, Passaic Co, Paterson, House of the Fathers of Mercy
11MinistersNJ, Passaic Co, West Paterson, St Bonaventures Franciscan Monastery
4MinistersNM, San Miguel Co, Las Vegas, House of the Jesuit Fathers
2MinistersNM, Santa Fe Co, Santa Cruz, Catholic Church
5MinistersNY, Albany Co, Albany, Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Albany Co, Albany, Convent of Minor Conventuals
3MinistersNY, Albany Co, Albany, St Johns Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Albany Co, Albany, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Cayuga Co, Auburn, Holy Family Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, Franciscan Monastery St Patricks Church
4MinistersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, St Anns Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, St Bridgets Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, St Louis Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, St Patricks Catholic Church
2MinistersNY, Erie Co, West Seneca, Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Nativity of Our Blessed Lord Catholic Church
4MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
4MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Agnes Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Annes Catholic Church
4MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Augustines Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Francis Xavier Catholic Church
4MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Josephs Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Leonard of Port Maurice Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Marys Star of the Sea Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Michaels Catholic Church
4MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Patricks Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Pauls Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, St Stephens Catholic Church
3MinistersNY, Montgomery Co, Amsterdam, St Marys Catholic Church
4MinistersNY, Oneida Co, Utica, St Josephs Convent of Minor Conventuals
6MinistersNY, Onondaga Co, Syracuse, Convent of the Minor Conventuals
22MinistersNY, Saratoga Co, Saratoga Springs, Mission House
2MinistersNY, Suffolk Co, Yaphank, Catholic Church
3MinistersOH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati, St Francis Catholic Church
3MinistersOH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati, St John the Baptist Catholic Church
6MinistersOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Convent of Jesuit Fathers
3MinistersOH, Mercer Co, Maria Stein, Maria Stein Convent
3MinistersOH, Muskingum Co, Zanesville, House of the Dominican Fathers
7MinistersOH, Perry Co, Somerset, St Josephs Dominican Convent
3MinistersPA, , Germantown, Catholic Church
2MinistersPA, Allegheny Co, Pittsburgh, House of the Fathers of the Holy Ghost and Immaculate Heart of Mary
2MinistersPA, Allegheny Co, Tarentum, House of the Fathers of the Holy Ghost and Immaculate Heart of Mary
2MinistersPA, Delaware Co, Glen Riddle, Convent of Our Lady of Angels
2MinistersPA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia, House of the Redemptorist Fathers
2MinistersPA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia, St Josephs House for Industrious Boys
3MinistersPA, Sullivan Co, Dushore, St Basils Catholic Church
2MinistersRI, Kent Co, Natick, Catholic Church
3MinistersRI, Newport Co, Newport, Our Lady of the Isle Catholic Church
3MinistersRI, Providence Co, Pawtucket, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
3MinistersRI, Providence Co, Providence, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
5MinistersRI, Providence Co, Providence, St Josephs Catholic Church
4MinistersRI, Providence Co, Providence, St Marys Catholic Church
3MinistersRI, Providence Co, Providence, St Michaels Catholic Church
3MinistersRI, Providence Co, Providence, St Patricks Catholic Church
3MinistersRI, Providence Co, Valley Falls, St Patricks Catholic Church
4MinistersRI, Providence Co, Woonsocket, Precious Blood Catholic Church
3MinistersRI, Providence Co, Woonsocket, St Charles Borromeos Catholic Church
2MinistersSC, Richland Co, Columbia, Ursuline Convent of the Immaculate Conception
2MinistersTN, Davidson Co, Nashville, Convent of the Fathers of the Precious Blood
2MinistersTN, Lawrence Co, Loretto, Catholic Church
4MinistersTN, Shelby Co, Memphis, Convent of the Dominican Fathers
4MinistersTN, Shelby Co, Memphis, Convent of the Franciscan Fathers
2MinistersTX, Bexar Co, San Antonio, St Marys College
3MinistersWI, Ashland Co, Ashland, St Agnes Catholic Church
2MinistersWI, Bayfield Co, Bayfield, House of Franciscan Fathers
3MinistersWI, Douglas Co, Superior, House of Franciscan Fathers
3MinistersWI, Douglas Co, Superior, St Francis Xavier Catholic Church
4MinistersWI, Fond du Lac Co, Mt Calvary, Capuchin Convent of Mt Calvary
4MinistersWI, Milwaukee Co, Milwaukee, St Galls Catholic Church
2MinistersWV, Harrison Co, Clarksburg, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
5MinistersWV, Ohio Co, Wheeling, St Alphonsus Catholic Church
2MinistersWV, Wood Co, Parkersburg, St Francis Xavier Catholic Church

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