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Name.

Name.

Henry L. Ellsworth Conn.
Edmund Burke... N. H..
Thomas Ewbank... N. Y..
Silas H. Hodges. .Vermont
Charles Mason.
N. Y....

Joseph Holt..... Kentucky
William D. Bishop. Conn.
Philip F. Thomas.. Maryland
David P. Holloway. Ohlo
Thomas C. Theaker Ohlo
Elisha Foote.
N. Y..
Samuel S. Fisher... Ohio
Mortimer D. Leggett Ohio
John M. Thacher...Vermont

Name.

COMMISSIONERS OF PATENTS, 1886 TO 1910.

Rudolphus H. Duell N. Y..
Ellis Spear..
Maine
Halbert E. Paine... Wisconsin
Edgar M. Marble... Michigan.
Benj. Butterworth.. Ohio

M. V. Montgomery. Michigan.
Benton J. Hall..... Iowa
Charles E. Mitchell. Conn.
William E. Simonds Conn.
John S. Seymour... N. Y..
Benj. Butterworth.. Ohio
Charles H. Duell... N. Y..
Frederick I. Allen.. N. Y..
Edward B. Moore.. Maine

COMMISSIONERS OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

.....

Edward Tiffin.
Josiah Meigs..
John McLean..
George Graham.
Elijah Haywood.
Ethan A. Brown.
James Whitcomb..
Elisha M. Huntington

Thomas H. Blake.
James Shields.
Richard M. Young.
Justin Butterfield..
John Wilson..

Thomas A. Hendricks.
Samuel A. Smith.
Joseph S. Wilson.

State from

which ap- [Year ap-
pointed. pointed.
1836
1845
1849

1852

1853

1857

1859

1860

1861

Elbert Herring..
Carey A. Harris.
T. Hartley Crawford.
William Medill.
Orlando Brown...
Luke Lea...

George W. Manypenny.

James W. Denver.
Charles E. Mix..
James W. Denver.
Alfred B. Greenwood.
William P. Dole.
Dennis N. Cooley.
Lewis V. Bogy.
Nathaniel G. Taylor.

Ohlo
Ga.

Ohlo

State Year from ap

which pointJappointed

ec.

N. Y.
Tenn.
Penn.

Ohio.

Ky.

Miss.
Ohio.

Cal.

1865 1868 1869

D. C.
Cal.
Ark.

Ill.

1871

1874

D. C.
Ohio

Ohio

Ind.

Ind.

Ind.

Ill.

Ill.

111.

D. C.

Ind.
Tenn.
D. C.

COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN

Iowa.

Mo.
Tenn.

State Year from apwhich pointappointed! ed.

Name.

1847

1849

1812 James M. Edmunds..
1814 Joseph S. Wilson..
1822 Willis Drummond..
1823 Samuel S. Burdett.

1830 James A. Williamson.
1835 Noah C. McFarland.
1836 William A. J. Sparks.
Strother M. Stockslager..
Lewis A. Groff.
Thomas H. Carter.

1841

1842

1845

William M. Stone.. Silas W. Lamoreux. 1852 Binger Herrmann. 1855 William A. Richards. 1859 Richard A. Ballinger. 1860 Frederick Dennett..

Name.

AFFAIRS.

Name.

1832 Ely S. Parker.

1836 Francis A. Walker.
1838 Edward P. Smith.

Year

State from

ap

1845 John Q. Smith..
1849 Ezra A. Hoyt.

State from

which ap- Year appointed.

pointed.

1875

1877

1850 Rowland E. Trowbridge.

1853

Hiram Price..

John D. C. Atkins..
John H. Oberly.

DIRECTORS OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

1857
1858

1858 Thomas J. Morgan..

1859 Daniel M. Browning.
William A. Jones.

1861
1865 Francis E. Leupp.
Robert G. Valentine.

1866
1867)

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Name.

Clarence King..
John W. Powell.

N. Y.
III.

which point-
Jappointed! ed

Naine.

1879 Charles D. Walcott.
1881 George Otis Smith..

which
appointed

N. Y.
Mo.

point-
ed.

1804 1907

RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE CENSUS OF 1906.

The following table of statistics of the churches in the United States is taken from the special report of the Federal Census Bureau on the results of the religious census of 1906. It shows the number of religious bodies in each denomination, the number of organizations, the number of members and the increase in membership between 1890 and 1906:

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Denominations.

Adventists (6 bodies)
Baptists (15 bodies)

Brethren (Dunkards; 4 bodies)
Brethren (Plmouth; 4 bodies)
Brethren (River; 3 bodies)
Buddhists (2 bodles)

Catholic Apostolic (2 bodies)
Catholics (Eastern Orthodox; 7 bodies)

Catholics (Western; 3 bodies)
Christadelphians

Christians

Christian Catholle (Dowie)
Christian Scientists

Ministers

220
15
33

179
16,470

1,011
35
1,336

Summary for 1909.

Churches.

ATWAL

cants... Communi

Exclusive of 26 organizations in Alaska. Exclusive of 14,852 communicants or members reported for 26 organizations in Alaska. Exclusive of Jewish congregations. In 1906, heads of familles only; in 1890, members as well as heads of families included. As the figures for the two censuses are not comparable, the increase cannot be shown.

DENOMINATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES-1909.

The following table of statistics of the churches in the United States, for 1909, was compiled by H. K. Carroll, LL. D., and is reproduced by courtesy of "The Christian Advocate."

Ministers.

1,1541

2,479|

40,455 55,304] 5,510,590 1,451

3,412

122,847 75
10,566
4.847 19
3,165 15
4.927 *62

1,188
403
102
74
24
195 355.000
13,264 12,372,069
70
1.412
1,379 85.717
17
5.865
668

35
338

85,096

Churches.

*77

*69

Net Gains

for 1909.

91.951 4131 126] *1.572

197 91,933
13
89
4
18
14

515 3,905 433 3,165 3.436

16 80,000 293 227,286 7 135 80 *6.615 *9334,135

cants... Communi

Denominations.

Christian

Union

Church of God (Winerennarian).

Church of the Living God (col'd); 3 bodies)
Church of the New Jerusalem (2 bodies)
Communistic Societies. (6 bodies)

Congregationalists

Disciples of Christ (2 bodies)
Evangelical (2 bodies)

Faith Associations (9 bodies)
Free Christian Zion Church

Friends (4 bodies)

Friends of the Temple
German Evangelical Protestant

German Evangelical Synod

Jewish Congregations

Latter-Day Saints (2 bodies)
Lutherans (24 bodies)

Swedish Evangelical (2 bodies)

Mennonites (12 bodies)

Methodists (19 bodies)
Moravians (2 bodies)

Non-sectarian Bible Faith Churches.

Pentecostal (2 bodies)

Presbyterians (12 bodies)

Protestant Episcopal (2 bodies)

Reformed (4 bodies)

Salvationists (2 bodies)

Schwenkfeldians

Social Brethren

Society for Ethical Culture
Spiritualists

Theosophical Society

United Brethren (2 bodies)
Unitarians

Universalists
Independent Congregations

Grand totals for 1909
Grand totals for 1908

*Decrease.

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Summary for 1909.

Ministers.

64 1411 196.248 1.237.9921 407.430

1,717,037

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Churches.

Baptist bodies.

20.287 74215 662 234
4,296.706] 577.346

96.341

32.834
15.974

64.264
63-895

9.951

449.358

80.8941
15.8781

27.8721

217 595

68

176.981!

65.248

141.694

4,142. 451 1.984.710)

46.779

2.921 86928 87.0241

Protestant bodies.

cants... Communi

850

8 17

1.262

2.342 150,000

5 748 99 4,311 4 2 890

3.000 311,656 70,542 54,836

8791 48.6731 213

Disciples
or Chris
tians.

1,848,046|
921,713

442,569

27.286

791

8661 9.1681

DISTRIBUTION

OF MEMBERS BY PRINCIPAL DENOMINATIONS. The following table gives the number and per cent distribution, by principal families and separate denominations, of the total church membership reported for the different states and territories in 1906:

227 27.7

77.820

75

13,905 41
41.475
4.286

10
101
1

7.243

2.272

732,500 20 111 1,430.015 1,471 2,024 180,315 21 20 9.572 241 146 20

15

107

6

1,835 119,601 376 34,704 249.137

1

1

6 26 17 21 783 1,199

143,000

400,650 55 10 2,173,047 204 224 51.000 159 50 55.007 232 *95 6,477,224 918 *179) 18.343 4 23 50 204

6,396

16.420

240

150

*75

294

79

54

81

4

59

20

Ministers.

Net Gains

for 1909.

108.378/215,160 34,677 000|4,02314,726|791,713 164,3571210.434 33.885 287|

theran bodies.

1.0451 1.070 409 13.063

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Churches. F

*43
9

6

*58*12,078

5

68

1

cants... Communi

Method-1 resbyist bod- terian ies. bodies. 1.142 359 2 112.494/5,749,828 1 830.555 39.771, 522.666 978.008 617.944 397 41 3161

20.112 12 329 17.6711 65.498

1,527

7.8921 34.663

4,286 34 812 13,305 134.592

2,899

9,572

1,835

425 36 19,704 10,332

2.8731 19713

124.6441

313.689

122.511

24.147
335,643 363,443

91.951 1,464.023

1,150

81,311 4,000

*6,683

54,927

900

6,396

4.420

16.192

23.891 10,321

14

*81

400 4.38 *658 1.824 723 34.547

9 *20

32.402

436 23 349

114

364 842 1.636 8.559

1.741

2.425 199.923 79 912

322,542

213,488

5.200

Delaware

Maryland

District of Columbia.

302.303
91.4741

3.343
2,170

781
32 248
3,104

137 1581
20,077

17.893
8,636

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State or Territory.

Continental United States) North Atlantic division.....

Maine

New Hampshire.
Vermont

Massachusetts
Rhode Island.
Connecticut

Total.

761,996 415,987 259,804 67,044 819,099 401,043 653,843 341,456 1,007,205 596,319 199,858 91,988

6,632,820 771,329

1,171,084

92,112
92.705

757.843
1,109,764
481,996
490.871 21,716

152,870
50,136

450,434 24,309

569,734
802.116

97,361

4,596

100,625 6.198
240,516 17.939
360,476 46,299 43,572

Protestant bodies.

[Disciples

Baptist or Chris-Lutheran] ist bod-
bodies. tians. bodies. les.

4,595,464) 2,262,933, 349,944

689,326 311,583 136,110
677,947 277.1701 56,315
777,125 452,559 17,970
626,845 371,518
298,946 185.554

9.864

2,548

Protestant
Episcopal
Church.

886,942

467,067

44,096 218,353

5,520
4,892
5,278

51,636

Distribution of Members by Principal Denominations.—Continued.

15,010 200.771

6,506 115,825

277,282

249.160

349.079

13,749
3,254

82,262

616,578 1,405,788 1,676,275

88,787 132,439 355,444

118,447

55,768 233,443

105,068

202,566

263.344

10,629

105.803

128,675

1,715

284,286

57,473

3,560

267,322

47,637

57,425
166,137
147

117,668
46,868
49,923

164,329
214,004

1,478
19,613

45,018 16,143
59,485 64,352
28,642 121,208

49,586 1,479,745 |

4,940 156,007
3,225
1,111

241,396

254,373

970

212,105

5,793

2,080

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26,248
13,323

13,637
2.021

21.275

392,571 193.244
218.787
913,917

32,306

69.585 401,720

73,556

4,030 27,437

620,301

71,916

58,246 42,563

2,008

24.156
22,796

3,059

2,029
2,374

3,252

1,968

7.502

838 13,011

98.878

292 8.635

908 5,053

27,867

14,593

2,403

1,092

100

6,560

9,052

1,034

536

2,667

8,193

987

250

453

1,567

3,199

316

100 10,628

114.070

148 13.464

618 31,700

520 16,758 21,717 10,947

12,807 81,855 11,316 236,007 24,801 21,033 11,371 64,528 37,682

10,420

6,039

449,514
290,131

17.740

12,652

3,233

729

393

Method-Presby

Roman

Protestant bodies-Continued.
United Protest't Catholic

Reformed

Church.

Other hodies

Brethren bodies. bodies. 296,050 57,0811

79,464

142,569

10,223 6,727

6,990 23,862

40,765

terian bodies.

1,164,139
399,891

14,956

9,883

6,526 108,592

39.628

19.688

55.837

35.533

24.040

7,051

609,739

138.768

58,633

115,602

87,900

21.243

27.569

60,081

71,599

16,001

76,336 317,495

62,090

171,787 101,435

7,022

4,096

5.884

3,770

1,657

984 18,957 2,935

2.884

1,902

287,949

47,822

79,337

30.722

22,471

8,350

21,156

12,079,142

5,833,658

113,419

119,883

82,272

New York..
New Jersey..
Pennsylvania

South Atlantic division.

Delaware

Maryland

District of Columbia.

Virginia

15,443

37.466

193,890

53,921

99,021

126,082

3,796

34,965
13,692

28,487

1,262 69,828

37,298

181,350

22.273

13.461

580 2,488

1,507

55,574

34,377

6,541

260 7,021

6,377

6.427 64,828

13,401

168,901

101,560

1,654

16,662
2,397
25,554

1,080,706
195,951

299.513 2,285,768

441,432 1,214,734

354,736

24,228

166,941

43.778

28,700

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Denomination.

of

of

*****.

Number of
ministers.

1906. 1890. 164,830 111,036 146,451

99,605

1.152

1,364 25,646

43,790

1,011

1,435

1,276

26

5,802

5,058

8,741 3,773

2,255 2,088
1,495 1,235
1,479 1,277

All denominations..

Protestant bodies...

Adventist bodies...
Baptist bodies.
Christians (Christian

connection) Church

Christ,

or

Scientist
Congregationalists
Disciples or Christians
Dunkers
German
Baptist Brethren....
Evangelical bodies..
Friends
German

Evangelical
North

972

Synod America 680 *Includes figures for Alaska, not returned separately.

Denomination.

Independent churches.
Lutheran bodies...
Mennonite bodies..
Methodist bodies.
Presbyterian bodies..

Protestant

Episcopal

Church

NUMBER OF MINISTERS BY DENOMINATIONS.

The following table shows, by principal families and separate denominations, the number of ministers as reported for 1890 and 1906, together with the actual and relative increase since 1890:

Reformed bodies.
Unitarians

United Brethren bodies
Universalists .....

Other Protestant bodies
Roman Catholic Church.
Jewish congregations....
Latter-day Saints....
Eastern Orthodox
Churches

All other bodies.

7.841

1,006

1,109,096

165,908

17,252

42,285

28,576

477,774

39,737

12,456

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5,368
2,039

541

2,435

724 6.331 15,177

1,084

1,774

108

236

505,264

207,607

382,642

61,261

61,014

100,763

93,195

Number of ministers. 1906. | 1890.

834,900

72,359

18,057

10,264

99,820

121.558 29.810

8,356

9,970

74,981

35,317

354,408

54 4,591 905

30,000

10,448

4.146

1,506

515

2,798

708

1.352 9,166 200

2,043

14 8

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