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Benson First Baptist Church (Benson, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Church founded on January 24, 1887.

Collection Overview

Minutes of church conferences from the organization of the church January 24, 1887 to October 26, 1986, including membership rolls; and Deacons' Minute Books, 1927-1986 [broken series].

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1887-1986)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 1, 1887-1896
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 2, 1897-1916
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 3, 1917-1920
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 4, 1927-1938
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 5, 1939-1961
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 6, 1961-1977
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 7, 1977-1978
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 8, 1978-1979
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 9, 1979-1980
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 10, 1980-1981
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 11, 1981-1982
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 12, 1982-1983
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 13, 1983-1986
  • Deacons Records (1927-1986)
    • Deacons Minute Book, Vol. 1, 1927-1929
    • Deacons Minute Book, Vol. 2, 1945-1957
    • Deacons Minute Book, Vol. 3, 1957-1965
    • Deacons Minute Book, Vol. 4, 1966-1975
    • Deacons Minute Book, Vol. 5, 1976-1978
    • Deacons Minute Book, Vol. 6, 1979-1981
    • Deacons Minutes, Vol. 7, 1981-1986

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Benson First Baptist Church (Benson, N.C.).
Benson First Baptist Church (Benson, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
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Preferred Citation
Benson First Baptist Church (Benson, N.C.) records, CRMF928, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Benson First Baptist Church (Benson, N.C.).
  • Johnston Baptist Association.
  • Little River Baptist Association (N.C.).

Geographic Name(s)

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


  • Baptists--North Carolina--Johnston County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Benson
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Johnston County

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