First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Rural Valley History (1947). Covers the years 1901 to 1947. This brief history was published in the bulletin commemorating the dedication of a new church building; the old one was destroyed by the tornado of 1944. Lists names of pastors up to 1947, and names of parishoners and local businesses who contributed toward the rebuilding of the church. Submitted by Linda Repine.
Rural Valley Methodist Episcopal Church One Of Oldest In Area; Services In 1851. An article from the Indiana Evening Gazette (Indiana, Indiana County PA), March 4, 1955, page 12. Discusses the founding of the church, early members, how the church was built, and includes a list of ministers. Names in this article: John Stoops, Squire Knight, R. M. Trollinger, J. N. Pierce, S. Burt, H. Long, J. B. Gray, P. G. Edmonds, J. McCarty, E. Z. Schrecengost, P. T. Ammond, James S. Peters, George A. Gourley, A. J. Ashe, Charles McCaslin, W. S. Elgin, I. H. Foster, D. J. Frum, S. G. Noble, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lauster, Joel Hunt, W. S. Cummings, S. B. Laverty, T. W. Robbins, C. C. Emerson, G. A. Sheets, William Hamilton, William H. Nevius, F. R. Peters, Charles M. Sherburne, L. Z. Robinson, C. L. Moore, M. B. Clendenien, D. W. Davis, R. W. Huntsman, P. W. Large, A. W. Smith, A. J. Musselman, J. T. Steffey, John Cogley, Ralph Robinson.
Rural Valley Presbyterian Church Histories. Descriptions of church buildings, names of some members, elders and pastors, and descriptions of early services. Although these selections cover the same material, each has its own perspective.
Salem United Church of Christ, previously known as Salem Reformed Church and Hill's Church.
History (2001). This excerpt from the "Salem United Church of Christ 160th Anniversary Book" details the church's activities from 1841 to 2001 and contains names of many pastors, church officials and members. Submitted by Sue Hill and Carolyn Schrecengost.
St. Mary's Mother of God, Yatesboro. This history of St. Mary's Catholic Church also contains a summary of the history of Yatesboro. External link to the St. Mary's Mother of God Catholic Church web site.
Church of the Brethren. History of the Church of the Brethren of the Western District of Pennsylvania by Jerome E. Blough (1916). Scroll to page 73 for the section on the Cowanshananock church. External link to Google Books.