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United Methodist Archives Center<br>Drew University Library<br>P.O. Box 127<br>Madison, NJ 07940<br>Telephone: 201-408-3189<br>Fax: 201-408-3909<br>Internet: [http://www.gcah.org/ www.gcah.org]  
 
United Methodist Archives Center<br>Drew University Library<br>P.O. Box 127<br>Madison, NJ 07940<br>Telephone: 201-408-3189<br>Fax: 201-408-3909<br>Internet: [http://www.gcah.org/ www.gcah.org]  
  
Cyndi's List - Methodist<br>[http://www.cyndislist.com/methodist/ http://www.cyndislist.com/methodist/]
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The website for the General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) includes a guide for family history researchers:&nbsp;[http://www.gcah.org/research/how-to-research-your-family http://www.gcah.org/research/how-to-research-your-family]
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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&nbsp;"a digitized collection of interdisciplinary and historical materials related to American Methodism." It can be accessed here:&nbsp;[https://archive.org/details/americanmethodism https://archive.org/details/americanmethodism]
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Cyndi's List - Methodist<br>[http://www.cyndislist.com/methodist/ http://www.cyndislist.com/methodist/]  
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Latest revision as of 14:31, 23 September 2014

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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)
  • Marriages
  • Burials
  • Ministerial Records

Where they are Located

United Methodist Archives Center
Drew University Library
P.O. Box 127
Madison, NJ 07940
Telephone: 201-408-3189
Fax: 201-408-3909
Internet: www.gcah.org

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

Cyndi's List - Methodist
http://www.cyndislist.com/methodist/