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Wells Chapel Baptist Church (Wallace, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Wells Chapel Baptist Church was established in 1756. Formerly known as Bulltail Baptist Church.

Collection Overview

Minutes of church conferences from Aug. 13, 1793 to Sept. 6, 1989 and Jan. 6, 1999 to Dec. 7, 2005, including male, female, and Black membership rolls, a 1940 membership roll, history sketches, and miscellaneous papers, 1824-1846 [broken series].

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1793-1989) Reel 1 Reel 2
    • Vol. 1 (1793-1803)
    • Vol. 2 (1793-1808)
    • Vol. 3 (1808-1817)
    • Vol. 4 (1817-1829)
    • Vol. 5 (1829-1837)
    • Vol. 6 (1853-1876)
    • Vol. 7 (1876-1891)
    • Vol. 8 (1891-1925)
    • Loose Minutes (1930-1940)
    • Vol. 9 (1949-1956)
    • Vol. 10 (1956-1962)
    • Vol. 11 (1962-1966)
    • Vol. 12 (1966-1971)
    • Vol. 13 (1971-1974)
    • Vol. 14 (1974-1976)
    • Vol. 15 (1976-1978)
    • Vol. 16 (1978-1980)
    • Vol. 17 (1980-1983)
    • Vol. 18 (1983-1985)
    • Vol. 19 (1985-1988) Reel 2
    • Vol. 20 (1988-1989) Reel 2
  • Church Records (1824-1987)
    • Histories (NA) Reel 1
    • Miscellaneous Papers (1824-1846) Reel 1
    • Deeds (1881-1886) Reel 1
    • Newspaper Clippings (1976-1983) Reel 1
    • History Files (1951-1987) Reel 2

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Wells Chapel Baptist Church (Sampson County, N.C.).
Title
Wells Chapel Baptist Church (Sampson County, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF191
Date [inclusive]
1793-2005
Extent
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
1
Microform [Reel]
2
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
Wells Chapel Baptist Church (Sampson County, N.C.) records, CRMF191, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bulltail Baptist Church (Sampson County, N.C.).
  • Cape Fear Baptist Association (N.C.).
  • Concord Meeting House (Duplin County, N.C.).
  • Eastern Baptist Association.
  • Goshen Baptist Association (N.C.).
  • Kehukee Baptist Association.
  • Lebanon Baptist Church (Sampson County, N.C.).
  • Moores Creek Meeting House (Pender County, N.C.).
  • Neuse Baptist Association.
  • Union Baptist Association (N.C.).
  • Wells Chapel Baptist Church (Sampson County, N.C.).

Geographic Name(s)

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

Subject(s)

  • African American Baptists--North Carolina--Sampson County
  • Baptists--North Carolina--Sampson County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Sampson County
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Wallace

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