This collection contains minutes of church conferences (1808-1850).
Hancocks Baptist Church was constituted on July 23, 1808 by members dismissed from Redbank Baptist Church. William P. Biddle became pastor, September 1818. This church has been a member of the Neuse I [E] (1808-1844), Union (now Eastern, 1844-52) and Pamlico I [E] (1851-circa 1872) Baptist associations. Not listed in Pamlico I after 1872. Joined Union Association in 1844.
Collection is open for researchers.
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Donor unknown. Gift prior to May 1937.
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives holds a related microfilm collection, Hancocks Baptist Church (Pitt County, N.C.) Records (CRMF192).
Hancocks Baptist Church (Pitt County, N.C.) Records, (MS801), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC USA.
Transcribed by Hayley Fisher, 2014. Formerly identified as CR67.
Church covenant 1816 and rules in conference. The number of members dismissed, excommunicated, deceased, baptized, and revived during the years 1808-1812. Death of Brother Jack, August 4, 1826. Death of Cloe Roundtree, Jan 4, 1829. Delegates to the Union Association- Aug 1844. Loose picture of a man, signed H. Clay. Names and numbers of members at Hancock after constituting a church at Dawson in 1850. Charter members listed.