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Sandy Run Baptist Church (Bertie County, N.C.) Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Sandy Run Baptist Church was organized in 1740 and restored in 1773. This church was listed as Bertie, 1769-1825. This church has been a member of the Kehukee (1769-1805); Chowan (1806-83); and West Chowan (1883-present) Baptist associations. This volume contains church meeting minutes at Sandy Run and meeting minutes at Pottacasy meeting house [later formed Potecasi Baptist Church], a copy of deed, biographical sketches of Lemuel Burkitt, and membership rolls of males, females, and African Americans (free Black members and enslaved peoples).

Biographical and Historical Note

Sandy Run Baptist Church was organized in 1740 and restored in 1773. This church was listed as Bertie, 1769-1825. This church has been a member of the Kehukee (1769-1805); Chowan (1806-83); and West Chowan (1883-present) Baptist associations.

Collection Overview

This volume contains church meeting minutes at Sandy Run and meeting minutes at Pottacasy meeting house [later formed Potecasi Baptist Church] (1773-1804) [broken series], a copy of deed (1821), biographical sketches of Lemuel Burkitt (1807), and membership rolls of males, females, and African Americans (free blacks and slaves).

Collection Inventory

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Sandy Run Baptist Church (Bertie County, N.C.) Records
ID
MS793
Date [inclusive]
1773-1821
Extent
1 Linear Feet  1 box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Katie Lawrence 2018 November
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Sandy Run Baptist Church (Bertie County, N.C.) Records, (MS793), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives holds a related microfilm collection, Sandy Run Baptist Church (Roxobel N.C.) records.

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