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 Charles Reign Scoville

Charles Reign Scoville

Birth
Butler, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA
Death 23 Jan 1938 (aged 68)
Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, USA
Burial Newville, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 46693675 · View Source
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Evangelist Dies
Garden City, Jan. 24. Dr. Charles Reign Scoville, 68, well known evangelist of the Disciples of Christ, died here Sunday as he arrived for a series of revival meetings. Death was due to a heart attack. Accompanied by his wife and secretary, the evangelist was stricken a few minutes after reaching Garden City from his home at Eureka Springs, Ark. The trip was delayed by car trouble. Dr. Scoville had been an active evangelist more than 40 years and once said "It has been my privilege up to this date to see more persons baptized than any living man. He was born October 14, 1869, at Bulter, Ind. Dr. Scoville had held services in Emporia 20 years ago. ---The Emporia Gazett, Emporia, Kansas, Jan. 24, 1938, p. 1.

Evangelist in Oregon and Washington. He was a preacher for Church of Christ Disciples in Chicago, IL and served as President of the National Board of Evangelist. From John Scoville: Charles Reigh Scoville was born in Stafford Township, near Butler in DeKalb County, Indiana. The family home burned down in Dec 1885. It was rebuilt, but the second home burned down in 1900. A third house was built on the site. In 1947, 99 acres of the original 109 acres that belonged to Charles Reign's father, William, was purchased by a Rodney Scoville, a grand-nephew of his father and Charles Reign's first cousin. From "Charles Reign Scoville, The Man and His Message" by H.H. Peters: At sixteen he graduated from High School and he became a member of the United Brethren Church at the same age. in 1891, he united with the Church of Christ in Angola, Indiana. Charles Reign Scoville was united in marriage on October 17, 1906, to Miss Arlene Dux (pronounced Dukes), of Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony was performed by Dr. W. J. Lhamon.

Time Line:
1885 Graduated from Butler High School
1892 Graduated from Tri-State Normal School at Angola, IN.
1897 Received A.B. Degree from Hiram College.
1898 Received A.M. Degree from Hiram College.
1902 Conferred LL.D. Degree from Drake University in Des Moines, IA.
Information courtesy of Judy Schoville Buchanan



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  • Created by: Tom Childers
  • Added: 14 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46693675
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Reign Scoville (14 Oct 1869–23 Jan 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46693675, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Newville, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Tom Childers (contributor 46515204) .