Description: [Methodist Conference at Rising Star near Erath County.] Information provided: The man circled in the picture is identified as James Robert Mace who lived from 11-22-1851 to 3-14-1940. According to his obituary, he was a Steward in the Methodist Church for 67 years and was married to Lida Maude Mace Warren. He and his sons would later build the Methodist Church at Lelia Lake in Donley County, Texas after they moved there in 1904. The photograph was taken prior to the family's move in 1904.
Contributing Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church