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Farmersville/Princeton Branch

congregation #482383
created 2015-08-18 by daniel m. kelty
official name: Farmersville Branch   (ended: between 1878 and 1881, source: Deseret News)
assertion #3732451 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-05-03: confidence 100%.
official name: Princeton Branch   (started: between 1878 and 1881, source: Northern States MMH)
assertion #4002364 by mpra on 2017-05-04: confidence 100%.
is a(n): branch?   
assertion #3732454 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-08-18: confidence 0%.
started: 20 Aug 1876   (source: Deseret News)
assertion #3732450 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-05-03: confidence 100%.
ended: 1882   
assertion #3746450 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-05-03: confidence 60%.
description: The branch was organized by Elder Bengt Wulffenstein; W. H. Cowles was called to preside over the branch and one month later his family was released to immigrate to Utah. Henry Newell Cowles, born 1 Nov. 1840. Lived in Princeton in 1875. Others in family: Sarvyeta wife, Ida, Henry, Ernest, and Leroy.?   
assertion #3732452 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-05-03: confidence 0%.
religion: LDS   
assertion #3732453 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-08-18: confidence 100%.
location: 45°34'1"N, 93°34'51"W   
assertion #3720401 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-05-03: confidence 0%.
located at: Winona County, Minnesota, United States   
assertion #3714383 by daniel m. kelty on 2015-08-18: confidence 100%.
membership/population: 8   (on: 20 Sep 1882, source: Northern States MMH)
assertion #4002371 by mpra on 2017-05-04: confidence 100%.
membership/population: 12   (on: 26 Sep 1877, source: Deseret News)
assertion #4002341 by mpra on 2017-05-04: confidence 100%.
membership/population: 16   (on: 22 Aug 1876, source: Deseret News)
assertion #4002310 by mpra on 2017-05-03: confidence 100%.
membership/population: 7   (source: Northern States MMH)
1 elder
assertion #4002368 by mpra on 2017-05-04: confidence 100%.
part of: Minnesota Conference   
entity #659002, assertion #4002380 by mpra on 2017-05-04: confidence 100%.
see also: Willes 1990   (source part: p.41)
entity #700034, assertion #3711383 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-05-03: confidence 100%.
appears in: Deseret News   (source part: V.25 #32 (September 6 1876) p.3)
Letter from Wulffenstein describing branch organization
entity #800117, assertion #4002304 by mpra on 2017-05-03: confidence 100%.
appears in: Deseret News   (source part: V.26 #37 (October 17 1877) p.589)
entity #800117, assertion #4002345 by mpra on 2017-05-04: confidence 100%.
appears in: Deseret News   (source part: V.25 #38 (October 18 1876) p.4)
entity #800117, assertion #4002320 by mpra on 2017-05-03: confidence 100%.
notes: Not sure why the branch was originally called Farmersville. I can't find anyplace by that name in or around Princeton in the 1870s.   
assertion #4002303 by mpra on 2017-05-03: confidence 100%.