Bethel Hill Baptist Church (Roxboro, N.C.) records CRMF220 Finding aid prepared by Palmer Holton Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
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8/9/2011
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Bethel Hill Baptist Church (Roxboro, N.C.) records CRMF220 Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 1 1.0 microfilm reel(s) 35mm; Positive 1803-1931 Bethel Hill Baptist Church (Roxboro, N.C.). Processing Information note

Processed by Palmer Holton on August 9, 2011.

Scope and Contents

The contents of these records contain minutes of church conferences from March 5, 1803 to September 30, 1828(?); and from 1839-1884, and 1911-1931, including a printed copy of an 1860 minute from Flat River Baptist Association.

Source of Acquisition

The contents of this acquisition were purchased from the N.C. Department of Archives and History on March 24, 1986.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission of the church must be obtained to photocopy these records in their entirety.

Biographical/Historical note

The preface pages indicated that "Head of Mayo" and "Black Walnut" Baptist churches joined together in 1799, meeting at John Brookes' home in Person and at Black Walnut. Bethel was first noted in 1803 as another meeting place. They met at Bethel and "The Walnut" until 1817. It holds an association with the Beulah Baptist Association.

Bethel Hill Baptist Church (Roxboro, N.C.). Beulah Baptist Association. Flat River Baptist Association. Head of Mayo Baptist Church. Baptists--North Carolina--Person County--History--Sources Church records and registers--North Carolina--Person County Church records and registers--North Carolina--Roxboro Person County (N.C.)--Church history--Sources