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Macedonia Baptist Church (Edenton, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Macedonia Baptist Church was organized on December 14, 1850. It has been a member of the Chowan Baptist Association since 1851.

Collection Overview

Reel 1: Church Minute Book, volume 1, 1850-1863: minutes of church conferences from December 14, 1850 - December 19, 1863; and the church covenant. Reels 1-2: Church Minute Book, volume 2, 1890-1956: minutes of church conferences from April 26, 1890 - April 2, 1956; and an alphabetical membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 3, 1910-1918: minutes of church conferences from February 19, 1910 - May 25, 1918. Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1950-1961 [BS]: minutes of church conferences from December 14, 1950 - September 13, 1961; and an alphabetical membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 5, 1951-1956: minutes of church conferences (scattered) from September 18, 1951 - November 13, 1955. Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1961-1963: minutes of church conferences from October 22, 1961 - January 16, 1963. Church Minute Book, volume 7, 1961-1967: minutes of church conferences from October 22, 1951 - January 25, 1967; alphabetical and chronological membership rolls; records of church officers and pastors. Church Minute Book, volume 8, 1967-1971: minutes of church conferences form January 11, 1967 - March 31, 1971. Church Minute Book, volume 9, 1971-1974: minutes of church conferences from april 28, 1971 - November 27, 1974; alphabetical, chronological, resident, and non-resident membership rolls; a summary of the church by years; and records of church officers and pastors. Church Minute Book, volume 10, 1975-1978: minutes of church conferences from January 29, 1975 - September 27, 1978. Church Minute Book, volume 11, 1978-1979: minutes of church conferences from October 31, 1978 - October 21, 1979. Church Minute Book, volume 12, 1979-1981: minutes of church conferences from November 28, 1979 - May 27, 1981. Church Minute Book, volume 13, 1981-1982: minutes of church conferences from June 24, 1981 - Ocober 27, 1982. Church Minutes, 1982-1983: loose minutes from November 24, 1982 - September 28, 1983. Reels 2-3: Church Minute Book, volume 14, 1983-1990: church minute forms with minutes from October 26, 1983 - September 26, 1990. Reel 3: Deacon's Minutes, 1979-1982: minutes of deacon's meetings from July 23, 1979 - February 22, 1982. History Sketch, circa 1897: membership book, 1930, 1951.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1850-1990)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 1, 1850-1863 (1850-1863)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 2, 1890-1956 (1890-1956)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 3, 1910-1918 (1910-1918)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1950-1961 (1950-1961)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 5, 1951-1956 [Broken Series] (1951-1956)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1961-1963 (1961-1963)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 7, 1961-1967 (1961-1967)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 8, 1967-1971 (1967-1971)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 9, 1971-1974 (1971-1974)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 10, 1975-1978 (1975-1978)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 11, 1978-1979 (1978-1979)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 12, 1979-1981 (1979-1981)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 13, 1981-1982 (1981-1982)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 14, 1983-1990 (1983-1990)
  • Board Records (1979-1982)
    • Deacon's Minutes, 1979-1982 (1979-1982)
  • Church Records (1897-1951)
    • History Sketch, circa 1897 (1897)
    • Membership Book, 1930 (1930)
    • Membership Book, 1951 (1951)

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Macedonia Baptist Church (Chowan County, N.C.).
Title
Macedonia Baptist Church (Edenton, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF957
Date [inclusive]
1850-1990
Extent
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
1
Microform [Reel]
3
Microform [Reel]
2

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Macedonia Baptist Church (Edenton, N.C.) records, CRMF957, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Macedonia Baptist Church (Chowan County, N.C.).
  • North Carolina Chowan Baptist Association.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Chowan County (N.C.)--Church history--Sources

Subject(s)

  • Baptists--North Carolina--Chowan County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Chowan County
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Edenton

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