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[SC] Slaves: Edgefield -McCormick Church Records

From: "Carolyn Golowka"
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2007 12:20 PM
SC-Edgefield-Mccormick Co. Church (Horn's Creek Bap)

Edgefield-Mccormick County ScArchives Church Records.....Horn's Creek
Baptist Church Minutes 1824 - 1866 Copyright Date 1824-1866

File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by:
Billie Jones July 1, 2007, 3:20 pm

Horns Creek Baptist Church, Edgefield Co, SC, 1824 - 1866. MF#286.06 S724hc
Furman University Library, Baptist Historical Collection

The compiler, Billie Jones, read the Horns Creek minutes searching for
information on my Rotton/Rauton line. As I did so, I tried to extract
information that would be of genealogical nature such as death announcements,
given and implied family groupings, given and implied marriages. It is my hope
that this is helpful to others. Information in [ ] shows that this is my best
interpretation of something very difficult to read. I have further genealogical
information on some of these folks. If I can help, contact me at

The church was constituted in 1768. The minutes and records were
taken from the
church in Nov. 1822, and have not been found. Therefore the early records most
of us so desperately need are not available.

Early members were noted in an explanation of the early church written in the
beginning of the minutes book of 1823. Remember that these were written after
1823, so they are remembered information rather than recorded at the time, as
would have been true if we had the original minute book that was taken.

Early members listed:

Benjamin Ryan and his wife were the first conversions of the church
Lawrence Rambo
Nathan White
John Cogburn and wife - he was the first deacon ordained
Joseph [Walker] and wife.
Peter Youngblood, wife and son Jacob.

Charles Bussey was an early Preacher. The church was called the "mother church
of the greater part of the churches that compose the Edgefield Association".

Minutes begin in 1823.

Feb, 1823 - ordered all names of members be recorded.

John Landrum - Pastor
Elias Blackburn - deacon
Wm. Robertson - deacon
Males Females
Eleanor Dint--
Jesse Bettis clerk Rosannah Jester
Thomas Adam - dead Rebecca Frazier
John Swearingen Margaret Parkman
Vann Swearingen Mary McDaniel
John Styron Mary T. Blocker
Ransom Hamilton Anne Mayer or Mayes
John Frazier - [dead] Charlsey Mims
Benjamin Frazier Elizabeth Mims
William Blackburne Nancy Lowe
[Moses] Swearingen Elizabeth Youngblood
John Blocker [R]idley Gray
William Lindsey - dead Phillis Whatley
Drury Mims Margaret Dexter
Matthew Mims Betty Tutt
Henry [_] Lowe Polly Tutt
Abner Whatley Sarina Blackburne
Jesse [M] Horne Mary Burton
Joseph Morris Mary Eddins
Females Mary Perdue
Frances Landrum Sarah Gray - dead
Margaret Blackburne - [dead] Jamima Gallman
Margaret Blackburne Jr. Anne S. Tillman - dead
Beheathelou Mims Rebekah Low
Rebecca Whittle - dead Mary Lucus - dead
Elizabeth Lucus
Polly White Sarah White
Sarah Presley Sarah Nobles - dead
Catherine Riddle Zelpha Nobles
Mary Styron Elizabeth Reynolds
Mary Youngblood Martha Drake
[Tima] Lofton Frances Johnson
Mary Mixon Sarah Morris
Eliz Car__ Nancy Nobles
Frances Day Rebecca Adams - dead
Sarah [Gentry, Purley

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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