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Abbotts Creek Baptist Church (Davidson County, N.C.) Records

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Biographical and Historical Note

This church was organized July 4, 1832 with 13 charter members that had withdrawn from Abbotts Creek (anti-missionary). This church has been a member of the Liberty Baptist Association since 1832.

Collection Overview

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from Feb. 1832 to June 4, 1989, including attachments, and membership rolls - male, female and African American; church history sketches; and miscellaneous records, 1834-1972 [broken series].

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 1, 1832-1881
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 2, 1881-1932
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 3, 1933-1938
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 4, 1938-1948
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 5, 1948-1959
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 6, 1959-1964
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 7, 1964-1970
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 8, 1970-1973
    • Church Minutes, 1973-1989 (looseleaf)
  • Church Records
    • Church history sketched; undated and ca. 1930
    • Miscellaneous Church Records, 1834-1972

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Abbotts Creek Baptist Church (Davidson County, N.C.).
Abbotts Creek Baptist Church (Davidson County, N.C.) Records
Date [inclusive]
5.0 microfilm reel(s)  Reel 1: 35mm; negative. Reel 2: 35mm; negative. Reel 1 (copy): 35mm; negative. Reel 2 (2 copies): 35mm; positive and negative.
Microform [Reel]
1 (copy)
Microform [Reel]
2 (copy, pos)
Microform [Reel]
2 (copy, neg)
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2012
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation note
Abbotts Creek Baptist Church (Davidson County, N.C.) Records (CRMF363), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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