Friday, January 1, 2010

Rev. Samuel Parker Trostle, 1875-1949

1950 Yearbook of the 
Iowa-Des Moines Annual Conference Methodist Church
Rev. Samuel Parker Trostle
Served the Jerome Methodist Church 1918-1919
SAMUEL PARK TROSTLE was born near the Blue Ridge Mountains of Pennsylvania on March 18, 1875. In Philadelphia, after his conversion under Billy Sunday, he was active in mission and evangelistic work, and carried that enthusiasm into all his subsequent ministry. Coming to Iowa in 1915 for a visit he began a supply ministry which extended up until a few months of his death. His first wife was Sadie Bauseman, who was the mother of his two children, Raymond and Mrs. Charales Johnson of Des Moines. Mrs. Trostle died in 1918. In 1923 he was married to Ethel Davidson of Plano, who survives him. His death occurred November 24, with the funeral at Tracy, and interment in the Bellefontaine cemetery.
  Editor's Note: Samuel Parker Trostle was born 18 March 1875 in Pennsylvania, the son of William Trostle (1831-1894) and Catherine Diller (1832-1911). 
Samuel Parker Trostle's
World War I Draft Registration Card

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