Concord Baptist Church (Duplin County, N.C.) records CRMF648 Finding aid prepared by Molly McCurdy Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
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Concord Baptist Church (Duplin County, N.C.) records CRMF648 Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 1 1.0 microfilm reel(s) 35mm; positive 1812-1882 Concord Baptist Church (Duplin County, N.C.). Historical Note

Concord Baptist Church, located in Duplin County, North Carolina, is a member of the Eastern Baptist Association. In the past, the church was a member of the Cape Fear (1825-1826), Goshen (1827-1844), and Union (1844-1865) Baptist associations. The first conference was held at Concord in 1807, it then being a branch of Bulltail (now Wells Chapel Baptist Church). It continued as such with the same deacons and clerks serving each place until February 18, 1825 when it was constituted a separate church, Elders Raphel, Fennell, and Stallings officiating. There were fifteen charter members -- 7 males; 7 females; and 1 servant. In 1835 twenty-four members were dismissed to form Beaverdam (now Magnolia). In 1853, thirty-two members were given letters of dismission in order that they might organize Carroll's Chapel (now Corinth). In April of 1866, the Corinth membership (after having dissolved their church) were received into Concord. In June, they were granted their letters to re-organize Corinth again.

Source of Acquisition

Purchased from and microfilmed by Mann Films, Winston-Salem, North Carolina from the originals in possession of the North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection, January 29, 1962.

Scope and Contents

Minutes of church conferences from February 1812, while still an arm of Bulltail Baptist Church to March 4, 1882; membership rolls; rules of decorum; declaration of faith; and a memorial. Loose items include a subscription list for W.M. Kennedy's salary (1879), a church letter from Beaverdam Baptist Church (1869), and two membership lists, 1880 and undated.

Processing Information Note

Processed by Molly McCurdy on September 20, 2012.

Preferred Citation

Concord Baptist Church (Duplin County, N.C.) records, CRMF648, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.

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