Dates: 1965, 1992

Collection Number: MS 672

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder (5 items).

Creators/Collectors: Davis, Lottie Wright

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: History of St. John's Episcopal Church, MS 672, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift of the Diocese of Missouri, Episcopal Church, June 1992.

Biographical/Historical Information: St. John's Episcopal Church in Prairieville, Missouri was built in 1856, though church services were held in homes as early as 1839. Many of the early members had connections to Albemarle County, Virginia.

Scope and Content:

This is the book History of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Prairieville, Missouri, The People – The Times, 1856-1966 compiled by Lottie Wright Davis, 1966, and surnames include Lewis, Meriwether, Davis, Clark, Carr, Winn, Dorsey, Bankhead, Douglas, Taliaferro, Carter, Terrell, Minor, Thornton, Warner, Fontaine, and Jefferson.

Also included are letters of transmission from the Diocese of Missouri, 1992, and a historical sketch of the church written by Elizabeth Dawson Meriwether from the Diocese’s archives.

Corporate Names: St. John's Episcopal Church (Prairieville, Mo.)


  • Genealogy
  • Church history

Geographical Names: Missouri

Record Types:

  • Albums (Books).
  • Correspondence.