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History in the United States
By 1850 approximately one-third of all American Protestants were Methodists. From about 1820 to 1920 Methodism was the largest Protestant denomination.
Methodist Church Records
Types of Church Records
- Baptisms (infant and adult)
- Ministerial Records
Where they are Located
United Methodist Archives Center
Drew University Library
P.O. Box 127
Madison, NJ 07940
The website for the General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) includes a guide for family history researchers: http://www.gcah.org/research/how-to-research-your-family
The GCAH has also teamed with other United Methodist-affiliated libraries, seminaries, and archives, and the Internet Archive to create the American Methodism Project, a "a digitized collection of interdisciplinary and historical materials related to American Methodism." It can be accessed here: https://archive.org/details/americanmethodism
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