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Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Church constituted January 13, 1810 as Meadow Branch Baptist Church. It was reorganized October 22, 1835. Name changed to Wingate Baptist Church on September 20, 1931. The church has been a member of Moriah (S.C.), Brown Creek and Union Baptist associations.

Collection Overview

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from October 22, 1835 to November 1981; membership records, 1943-1948?; Sunday School records, 1943-1949, and Woman's Missionary Society records, 1909-1956.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1835-1980)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 1, 1835-1870, 1875 (1835-1875)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 2, 1870-1890 (1870-1890)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 3, 1891-1902 (1891-1902)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 4, 1902-1914 (1902-1914)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 5, 1914-1922 (1914-1922)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 6, 1922-1928 (1922-1928)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 7, 1928-1936 (1928-1936)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 8, 1935-1943 (1935-1943)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 9, 1944-1947 (1944-1947)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 10, 1947-1955 (1947-1955)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 11, 1955-1960 (1955-1960)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 12, 1960-1965 (1960-1965)
    • Church Minutes, 1967-1973 (1967-1973)
    • Church Minutes, 1974-1980 (1974-1980)
  • Church Records (1943-1948)
    • Membership Records: Church roll, ca. 1943-1948, n.d.
  • Organization Records (1922-1956)
    • Sunday School Records, 1943/44-1948/49 (1943-1949)
    • Woman's Missionary Society Records, 1909-1956 (1909-1956)
    • WMS. Margaret Griffin Circle, 1922-1924 (1922-1924)
    • Woman's Missionary Society Yearbooks, 1939, 1943, 1944 (1939-1944)

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.).
Title
Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF645
Date [inclusive]
1835-1981
Extent
4.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
2
Microform [Reel]
1
Microform [Reel]
4
Microform [Reel]
3

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.) records, CRMF645, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Brown Creek Baptist Association.
  • Meadow Branch Baptist Church (Union County, N.C.).
  • Moriah Baptist Association (S.C.).
  • Union Baptist Association (N.C.).
  • Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.).

Geographic Name(s)

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

Subject(s)

  • African American Baptists--North Carolina--Union County
  • Baptists--North Carolina--Union County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Union County
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Wingate

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