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Matthews Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.) Records

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Matthews Baptist Church was organized October 21, 1877 at the residence of the Reverend E. C. Williams. This collection contains church meeting minutes and church records including membership rolls, financial records, and correspondence.

Biographical and Historical Note

Matthews Baptist Church was organized October 21, 1877 at the residence of the Reverend E. C. Williams. The presbytery consisted of the Reverends E.C. Williams, Evander David, and W.R. Massey, Secretary.

Association membership: Rocky RIver [E] 1877-1880; Brown Creek [E] 1881-1883; Union, 1884-1887; Mecklenburg [Cabarrus], 1887-

Pastors: James T. Brassington, 1877-1882; A;bert Lewis Stough, 1882-1883; James B. Richardson, 1885-1897; Joel S. Snider, 1898-1899; S.W. Bennett, 1900-1901; Daniel Monroe Austin, 1902-1904; W.B. Renfrow, 1904-1905; Daniel Monroe Austin, 1906-1907; William Loman Barrs, 1908; J.E.M. Davenport; Julius Wesley Whitley, 1912-1913; R.D. Cross, 1914-1916; Daniel Monroe Austin, 1917-1924; Leonard Rowland Pruett, 1924-1929; James Abner Snow, 1930-1933; George L. Hocutt, 1934-1940; Hubert Simon Mumford, 1941-1949?; R.A. Kelly, 1950?-1953; William Bryant Carr, 1954-1969; William J. Thompson, 1970-

Collection Overview

This collection contains church meeting minutes and church records including membership rolls, financial records and correspondence.

Collection Inventory

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Matthews Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.) Records
ID
MS767
Date [inclusive]
1877-1942
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet  1 oversize box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Katie Lawrence, Finley Turner 2018 November, 2021
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Matthews Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.) records (MS767), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

Subject(s)

Matthews Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.)(CRMF613), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives.

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