W.A. Sills
Methodist Conference 1874

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Credit: The Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives
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Photographer Hulett
Collection Lennox and Addington Historical Society
Date of photo 1874
Description Detail. Methodist Episcopal General Conference, held at Napanee, August, 1874

Rev. William A. Sills was born in Prince Edward county in about 1831. In 1871, he was stationed in Percy township.

Although most of the men at the 1874 Conference apparently had enjoyed long life, Rev. Sills had only a brief career. He died in Brighton, Northumberland county on 13th January, 1878, after an illness of three years. Cause of death was described as "cough" but it is ikely he had tuberculosis.

The composite photograph is badly damaged in the area of Rev. Sills' picture. This image is enhanced.
Neg # ME59
People Sills, William A., Rev. (c1831-1878)
Place Napanee
Title W.A. Sills
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ When using this image, the credit line should be in the following format: The Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives, A2008.114

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