Defiance County

Defiance County Churches

The following is a list of all known churches that have existed in Defiance County. For corrections, additions or questions contact DCGS at defiancegenealogy2002@yahoo.com

 
ADAMS TOWNSHIP
CHURCH ADDRESS ORIGIN
1. Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran private homes 1850
Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Adams Ridge & Youngman 1860
aka Bethlehem Lutheran 02454 Adams Ridge
2. Bethlehem German Lutheran - Okolona Henry Co. Line & Gerken Rd. 1870
aka Bethlehem Lutheran Henry Co. Line & Gerken Rd.

3. German Baptist or Dunkard

private homes 1850
aka German Baptist or Dunkard Domersville & Flory Rd. 1850
aka Church of the Brethern 1867

4. St. Mark's evangelical German Lutheran

old school 1881-1895
aka St. Mark's Evangelical Nagel & Domersville
aka St. Mark Lutheran 25950 Nagel Road 1895

5. St. Michael's Holy Roman Catholic

private homes 1844
Moser Road 1861
aka St. Michael's Ridge Catholic 05480 Moser Road
TIFFIN TOWNSHIP

6. Coy Log Cabin

1826
aka Evansport Church River Bank Tiffin River 1835
aka Evansport Methodist Episcopal
aka Evansport Metjodist
aka Evansport United Methodist 1560 West Street, Evansport 1874

7. Olive Branch United Brethern

SR 15 (across Fish & Game) 1866
aka Olive Branch Church of God SR 15 (by Fish & Game)

8. St John's German Methodist Church

Old Cemetery 1840
aka St. John Methodist Gruber & Gares Road 1896-1900

9. Tri-State Yokefellow House

Evansport Road 1959
aka Yokefellow House 2603 Evansport Road

10. United Brethern (old)

East Dexter St. 1887-1914

11. Catholic

private homes 1846
Joseph Batt Home 1856
aka Mud Creek Church
Marysdale Immaculate Conceptual Catholic SR 15 1914
aka Marysdale Catholic 1964

199 Rural Chapel

119 Gospel Temple

SR 15, 4 1/2 mile S of Ney 1932

202 Salem Methodist Episcopal Church

SR 15 1890-1914
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

12. Bethel of Fairview Church of God

Four Township Point 1889
aka Fairview Church of God 1915
aka Church of God

13. Lick Creek Bethel

1870
aka Christian Mercy Fellowship 730 Main Street, Ney

192. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Old Ney School

14. German Lutheran Church

Ney unknown

15. Winebrenarian Church

Mulligans Bluff 1870
aka Bethel Church of God moved to old Ney Church God 1898
aka Ney church of God SR 15 1995

16. Homes

1868
School House 165 North Water St, Ney
aka Ney United Methodist 190 N. Jackson Street 1926
aka Ney Methodist Episcopal Church corner of Rice and Water Street 1907

17. Six Mile Chapel

Struble Road 1987

200. United Brethren Church

Scott and Flickinger 1881
FARMER TOWNSHIP

18. Homes

1887
aka Dry Creek United Brethren Sec. 26 (1 mile E of Farmer) 1890-1940

19. Emmanuel's Jutheran

Detroit in Williams Center 1875
Disbanded 1886
Emmanuel's Lutheran 1887

20. Farmer Church of Christ

Rt. 2 and 249 1884
21. Farmer Union United Methodist Ohio 2 1850
aka Farmer Union

23. Lost Creek Emmanuel

W of Farmer on Rt 249 1848-1934
aka Lost Creek Presbyterian 1934-1935
aka Westland?

97. Lost Creek Lutheran

by Lower Lost Creek Cemetery 1859-1930's

130. Lower Lost Creek Lutheran

1st. church in cemetery 1860
2nd. church
3rd. church 1895-1920
MILFORD TOWNSHIP

70. Cicero Methodist

Cicero Road (? Township M or H) unknown

25. Logan Church

Arrowsmith Road 1861
aka Logan Church of God Scott and Rosedale Rd. 1876

26. Hard Corners Methodist Church

Scott & Rosedale Road 1866-1916
aka Methodist Episcopal Church Scott & Rosedale Road 1876

27. School House

Casebeer-Miller Road 1890
aka United Brethern Church 1890
aka West Milford Chapel
aka West Milford Church of Christ 4855 Casebeer-Miller Road 1910

28 Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

1018 Cicero Road (7 Wms. - Def. Co. Road) 1884

29. Emanuel Church

Kramer Road (1998 Map)

197. Milford Twp. Methodist Church

Clarksville Road 1872-1920
HICKSVILLE TOWNSHIP
70. Cicero Methodist Cicero Road (?twp., M or H) unknown
204. Bretheran Church W. Arthur
30. Church of Christ Smith and Maple Street
31. First Baptist Chjurch 411 S. Defiance St. or SR 2
aka First Baptist Mission
32. First Church of Christ rented halls 1875
Main Street, 1 block N of High 1877
118 N. Main Street 1882
33. First Presbyterian Church unknown 1855
Corner of Bryan and High St. 1858
Grange Hall & Elementary School 1962
232 W. Arthur St. & High St. 1964
34. Grace United Methodist Main & Edgerton Street 1840
121 High Street (across from library) 1899
35. Hicksville Assembly of God Fountain & Dixon 1993
223 Edgerton ?
36. Hicksviile Church of the Nazerene homes before 1962
Hicksville Bldy 7 Loan 1962
Grange Hall 1962
505 Antwerp Drive 1966
37. Lost Creek Mennonite Church Rt. 249, 2 1/4 mile W of Farmer 1944
aka Hicksville Mennonite 237 W. arthur Street 1961
38. Hicksville Gospel Tabernacle Creamery on High Street 1934
S. Main Street 1935
39. Hicksville Missionary Church home of Wm. Riper 1953
Chicago Ave. & Spencerville 1954
West High Street 1955
40. Hicksville Seventh Day adventist various home & hall before 1894
Fountain & Dixon St. 1929
41. Hicksville Wesleyan Church Defiance Ave. unknown
42. Hilltop bible Center Church of God 1999
43. Old Order "Amish" mennonite homes 1914
209. Lighthouse Church of God Hicksville 2001
44. St. John's lutheran various buildings 1877
at Presbyterian Church 1884
N Maple & E. Smith 1884
812 E. High St. 1986
45. St. Michael's Catholic Church unknown 1846
small frame bldg. W. Edgerton St. 1880
S. High & Antwerp Pike 1920
100 Antwerp Drive
46. Presbyterian House of Worship unknown 1873
aka St. Paul's Episcopal across from library on W. High 1875
47. United Brethren Church school house 1841-1853
white frame bldg. on E. High St. 1853
aka Trinity United Methodist 137 High Street 1892
195. Methodist Episcopal
201. Alliance Church
205. Hicksville Christian Fellowship 3672 Buckskin 2001
22. First Methodist Church S R 2 & 18 1840
214. Oak Grove Church Hicksville Pike
MARK TOWNSHIP

48. Dayspring Fellowship Church

10625 Breininger Road

49. Mark Center United Methodist

10398 Farmer Mark Road

50. Platter Creek UB Church

Openlander Road 1878

51. Sharon Church United Brethern

Rosedale & Jericho 1894-1930

53. St. John Lutheran

1 mile N of SR 18 on Openlander unknown

54. United Brethern Church at Nebo

Breininger Rd. & Jericho Rd. 1903-1920's

55. Union Church in Spindler Cemetery

South part of Spindler Cemetery 1915-1930

95. Spindler Methodist

beside Spindler Cemetery 1876-1935
DELAWARE TOWNSHIP

138. Delaware Bend Lutheran

Platt Map unknown

56. Catholic

old log house edge of Newburg 1840's
aka Old St. Stevens log "cabin" church 1855-1879
aka St. Stevens 16166 Speaker 1880

57. Old United Brethren Church

Delaware Bend Church 1872
aka Moat's Church

58. Open Bible Church

220 W. Pearl 1978

59. Sherwood United Brethern

NW corner of Sherwood Cemetery 1899
aka Sherwood-Delaware United Brethern Elm & Rock St., Sherwood

60. Sherwood United Methodist

Sherwood

61. Lutheran

varioushomes 1859
aka St. John Lutheran Hicksville Pike & Mark-Delaware 1875
Henry Bok farm
62. Sherwood Church of Christ at United Brethren 1978

193. Sherwood Community Church

Rock & Elm

194. Methodist Episcopal

Sherwood

198. Sherwood Baptist Church

210 W. Elm 2001

81. Sherwood Methodist Episcopal

log school house 1875
a hall, corner Lawrence & Taylor 1880
Taylor & Vine St. 1881

129. Delaware Bend Methodist

small frame building Bend Road 1854
second frame church 1880-1910

131. East Mark St/ John's Evan. Lutheran Church

wooden frame in Sherwood 1882-1903

133. Maumee Dunkard Church

homes 1854
aka German Napist church 1 mile N of SR 18 1875
aka Maumee Church of Brethren 1915

211. Wentworth Spiritualist

Sherwood
NOBLE TOWNSHIP

160. Universlite

Brunersburg 1863

203. Dunkard Church

Holgate Pike unknown

63. Free Methodist Church

Trinity Rd. N of Buckskin

64. Peace Lutheran

8525 SR 66, North 1991

24. Elm Tree Reformed

SR 66 1901-1916
aka Free Methodist Church

52. German Methodist Church

SR 15 & 18 1847
aka St. John's Methodist

212. Zion Evangelical Reformed

Sherwood
RICHLAND TOWNSHIP

65. Independence Methodist Eposcopal Church

homes & schoolhouses 1826
aka Independence Methodist  Church 1858
aka Independence United Methodist Church 9966 Adams Ridge Road

66. St. Johns Settlement

Egler & Jewell Road

157. English Lutheran Church

Independence 1815

158. Jewell United Brethern

175. Center Church

4 mile S of SR 15, 2 1/2 mile E 1880-1931
HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP

67. Arantha Christian Fellowship

Ayersville School unknown

68. Ayersville Baptist Church

Ayersville Ave. unknown

69. Ayersville Church of Christ

Route 7 1975

71. Methodist

various homes, schools & stores 1861
Log building 1863
frame building 1874
aka Ayersville Methodist Episcopal 1889
aka Ayersville United Methodist 27728 Ayersville Ave. 1971

72. God's Lighthouse Church

28125 Ayersville Road unknown

73. Highland Chapel church

1899

74. Congregational Church

Fulmer & Foster School 1861
aka Highland Presbyterian church Fulmer & Foster School 1870
Ottawa Degiance Pike (1st church) 1899
united with Defiance church 1968

75. Mount Carmel Baptist Church

Fulmer Road

76. Mount Calvary Evangelical

South of Defiance 1859
aka Mount Calvary Baptist Church 29013 Blanchard (& Harris) 1882

77. St. Stephen Evangelical

New Bavaria Road 1853
aka St. Stephens Lutheran 30304 New Bavaria Road

213. Center Chapel Church

Ayersville

Last Modified on September 30, 2009

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