Articles Written by Local Historians

Milton H. Hockman

Charles Stamm is married to a past member of St. Paul's whose father was the organist for many years. Mr. Stamm has an interest in the genealogy of the Benchoff family.

An essay on "Women" was written as part of Milton Hockman's studies at Franklin and Marshall College at a time when domesticity was considered to be the ideal role of women. The piece is dated March 27, 1857.

"Women" click here for the article

Robert H. Miller

His father, Dr. Harold Miller, Sr., was the teacher, leader, and friend of the Men's Sunday School Class at St. Paul's UCC (formerly known as the Evangelical Reformed Church). His article is about this class which was a true example of the command of Jesus to become "fishers of men."


"Fishers of Men" click here for the article


William F. Dalke, III

Bill, a former member of St. Paul's, left the area soon after graduation to become a minister in the United Church of Church. He spent most of his career in Maine. He now spends his time between Maine in the winter and Woodstock in the summer. Below is his research work on Judge George Rye.

The Excommunication of Judge Rye - Part 2 - Part 3

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