Person:Rev. Joshua Boucher

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Rev. Joshua Boucher


Born:October 23, 1782, West(ern) Virginia
Died:August 23, 1845, Athens, AL


•  "During the early 1800's, the small band of Huntsville Methodists met in private homes, at the courthouse, or at campgrounds. Prominent among their organizers was Joshua Boucher." - Twickenham House Notes

•  Rev. Joshua Boucher was the presiding elder for the Huntsville District (Methodism) - 1830, 1831, 1832 - History of Methodism

•  Joshua Boucher (1782-1845), the Methodist circuit rider, born in West(ern) Virginia, his father killed by Indians, reared by his grandfather in Kentucky and preached in south central Tennessee and northern Alabama. - RootsWeb

•  "Moved in 1808 to Madison Co.; licensed as a Methodical local preacher about 1811; he labored faithfully among numerous circuit of the Tennessee Conference." - TNGenWeb

•  Orphaned infant son of Joshua Boucher, Jr. and the grandson of Joshua Boucher, Sr. His mother was Susannah who later married William Fork. His paternal grandmother was Katherine. - Mike Boucher

•  He married Sarah Reneau (Reno) 9 Oct 1804 in Cumberland Co., TN. They had a large family of at least 12 children. - Mike Boucher

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•  History of Methodism - A History of Methodism in Alabama by Anson West, © 1893, p. 364.
•  Mike Boucher - Genealogical and Biographical Information collected from a variety of sources by Mike Boucher
•  RootsWeb - Will with names of children provided by Gwen Boucher on June 17, 1999
•  TNGenWeb - Genealogival Abstracts by Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith © 2003.
•  Twickenham House Notes - Margaret Bell Chase gave Nancy Rohr these notes. They are not dated but the content suggests they were written before the year 2000.

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