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Bethel Baptist Church (Ellenboro, N.C.) records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Biographical and Historical Note

Bethel Baptist Church was organized on June 4, 1847.

Collection Overview

Reel 1: Church Minute Book, volume 1, 1847-1880: Minutes of church conferences from June 4, 1847 to August 1880; articles of faith; rules of decorum; male and female membership rolls. Church Minute Book volume 2, 1880-1897: Minutes of church conferences from May 1882 to July 1897; male membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 3, 1897-1923: Minutes of church conferences from August 1897 to February 1923; alphabetical membership roll; articles of faith; alphabetical membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1923-1933: Minutes of church conferences from March 1923 to December 1933; enrollments; alphabetical membership roll; brief church history; association form letters, 1928-1932; register of deacons and pastors [continues on Reel 2]. Reel 2: Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1923-1933: Minutes of church conferences from March 1923 to December 1933; enrollments; alphabetical membership roll; brief church history; association form letters, 1928-1932; register of deacons and pastors [continued from Reel 1]. Church Minute Book, volume 5, 1934-1943: Minutes of church conferences from January 1934 to August 1943; alphabetical membership rolls; enrollments; association form letters, 1934-1938; register of deacons and pastors. Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1943-1954: Minutes of church conferences from September 11, 1943 to September 26, 1954; alphabetical membership rolls; association form letters, 1944-1950. Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1954-1990 [volume misnumbered]: Minutes of church conferences from October 10, 1954 to September 23, 1990. Church Minute Book, volume 9, 1990-1991: Minutes of church conferences from October 21, 1990 to June 9, 1991. Reel 3: Membership Roll Book, 1991: alphabetical roll.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minute Book, volume 1, 1847-1880 (1847-1880) Reel 1 Item 1
    • Church Minute Book, volume 2, 1880-1897 (1880-1897) Reel 1 Item 2
    • Church Minute Book, volume 3, 1897-1923 (1897-1923) Reel 1 Item 3
    • Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1923-1933 (1923-1933) Reel 1 Item 4
    • Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1923-1933 (continued) (1923-1933) Reel 2 Item 1
    • Church Minute Book, volume 5, 1934-1943 (1934-1943) Reel 2 Item 2
    • Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1943-1954 (1943-1954) Reel 2 Item 3
    • Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1954-1990 [volume misnumbered] (1954-1990) Reel 2 Item 4
    • Church Minute Book, volume 9, 1990-1991 (1990-1991) Reel 2 Item 5
  • Church Records
    • Membership Roll Book, 1991 (1991) Reel 3 Item 6

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Bethel Baptist Church (Ellenboro, N.C.).
Title
Bethel Baptist Church (Ellenboro, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF286
Date [inclusive]
1847-1991
Extent
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
3
Microform [Reel]
2
Microform [Reel]
1

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives August 2011
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
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preferred citation
Bethel Baptist Church (Ellenboro, N.C.) records, CRMF286, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bethel Baptist Church (Ellenboro, N.C.).
  • Kings Mountain Baptist Association.
  • Sandy Run Baptist Association.

Geographic Name(s)

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

Subject(s)

  • Baptists--North Carolina--Rutherford County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Ellenboro
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Rutherford County

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