Jonas Musselman - Chronology



1839

November 12 - Jonas birth



1842

February 16 - Lucy birth



1859

October 29 - Marriage of Jonas and Lucy



1860

June - Census lists Jonas living with David

October 30 - William birth



1861

November - listed in first list of preachers (Verhandlungen pg 28)



1863

January 1 - Levi Jung visited Jonas at his home

June 3 - Levi Jung stays overnight with Jonas

September 6 - Jung hears Jonas preach on 1 Timothy 6:6. Jonas later preaches on Revelation 22:17 in Trumbauers Woods.

November 5 - Jung stays with Jonas.



1865

April 4 - Emma birth



1866

November - Conference sermon - text: Psalm 37:37



1868

February 11 - Harvey birth

April 3 - purchased land in Richland Twp, from Joseph B Taylor

April 3 - purchased land from Joseph Weirback



1870

April 13 - Sallie birth



1872

June - Assigned to hold meetings with William Gehman at Fleetwood Station, Berks Co. [Verhandlungen - p 72]

December 29 - Allen birth



1873

June - report - preached 45 times, expenses $12.00, receipts 3.15.

November - report - preached 37 times, visited 40 families, traveled 510 miles, expenses $17.50, receipts 6.25



1874

November - assignment - Quakertown and Ironville



1875

June - Closed in prayer at Conference



1876

June - Conference Secretary

November - assignment - Springtown

- Conference Secretary

- preached at Conference- text: Psalm 90:12



1877

June - Conference Secretary

November - assignment - with Joel Rosenberger, to Quakertown

- Conference Secretary

- gave after sermon exhortation



1878

June - Conference Secretary

October - assignment - with S M Musselman, to Quakertown



1879

March - preached at Conference - text: Romans 6:22

November - assignment - with J Rosenberger, to Hatfield and Quakertown

- attending Special General Conference at Upper Milford



1880

March - assignment - with J Rosenberger, to Hatfield and Quakertown



1881

February - Letter - delivered from farm

- Sale of land to Tilghman Osmun

March - assignment - with J Rosenberger, to Hatfield and Quakertown

August - Camp Meeting at Chestnut Hill



1882

February - assigned with John Traub to Upper Milford, Fleetwood and Emaus.

- serves on Camp Meeting Committee

July - Letter to Gospel Banner from Emmaus

September 9 - Emma death



1883

February - assigned with John Knauss to Upper Milford, Fleetwood and Emaus.



1884

January - Meetings with Strawn in Skippackville

February - preached at Conference - text: Matthew 6:10

- assigned with John Knauss to Coopersburg, Springtown, Ruch's and Saucon Valley

April - Moves near Coopersburg from Emmaus

December - At Ruch's Valley



1885

February - assigned with Owen Bitting to Coopersburg, Springtown, Ruch's, and Bethlehem

- Preaches sermon at Conference - text: 2 Timothy 4:2

October - attends General Conference at Upper Milford

December - Revivals at Springtown



1886

February - assigned to Coopersburg and Bethlehem

-Preaches sermon at Conference - text: Ephesians 4:22-24

March 26 - Jonas death



From the Gospel Banner - Volume 9 #8 - 4/15/1886 p 13

"Musselman: - On the 26th of March near Coopersburg, Lehigh Co., Pa., Eld. Jonas Musselman, aged 46 years, 4 months, and 14 days. He was buried on Coopersburg Cemetery on the 8th followed by a large concourse of friends and acquaintances. He died triumphant in the faith. We deeply feel our loss yet we would submissively say: "What the Lord has done, is well done." Eld. A Kauffman conducted the services at the house and Eld. Wm. Gehman at the church. Text 2 Tim iv: 7,8.

Wm. Gehman"