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Churches and Sunday schools
Items from the Digital Library on the history of some of the churches and Sunday schools of the Welsh settlers in Ohio
William R. Evans, History of Welsh Settlements in Jackson and Gallia Counties, O. (Utica, 1896)At the beginning of this book, we are given the history of the first Welsh people to settle in southeast Ohio and the development of the religious cause in that community.
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L. D. Davies, Some facts with reference to the Welsh of Columbus, Ohio, from its earliest times up to 1860
This booklet was prepared for St David's Eisteddfod, held on the 1st March 1910. It includes information on the following churches:
Evan E. Davis (ed.), Our Heritage: early history of Tyn Rhos Welsh Congregational Church and its neighborhood (1979)A booklet recording the history of Tyn Rhos and the Welsh community in the Oak Hill area. It was published in 1979 to coincide with the celebrations in Aberaeron and Oak Hill in memory of the adventurous Welsh people who had emigrated to southeast Ohio between 1818 and 1848.
The Saga of The Welsh Congregational Church
The Saga of The Central South Welsh Congregational Association and Y GymanfaThe Rev. Vincent Jones D.D., also prepared this publication. It gives some of the history of the churches of the Central South Welsh Congregational Association and the Gymanfa between 1840 and 1954.
Paddy's Run Congregational Church