Providence Primitive Baptist Church Records, CHR.5088

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Providence Primitive Baptist Church Records, CHR.5088

Abstract

Elim Church (Regular Baptist) in Powells Point, North Carolina was formed in the early 1800s from members of Coinjock Church. Elim became a member of the Kehukee Baptist Association in 1831, having previously been associated with the Chowan Baptist Association. Eight members of Elim Church who lived on the "North Banks" across the sound from Powells Point asked for a letter of dismission for the purpose of starting a new church. The request was granted, and on 26 August 1854 a new church, Providence Church, was established at Kitty Hawk. The Providence Primitive Baptist Records, 1830-2001, contains correspondence, ledger books, newspaper clippings, and session books from Elim and Providence Primitive Baptist churches.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Providence Primitive Baptist Church Records
Call Number
CHR.5088
Creator
Providence Baptist Church (Currituck County, N.C.)
Date
1830-2001
Extent
1.00 cubic feet
Language
English
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

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Available for research.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], CHR.5088, Providence Primitive Baptist Church Records, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.

Collection Overview

This collection contains correspondence, ledger books, newspaper clippings, and session books from Elim and Providence Primitive Baptist churches. The ledger books provide a wealth of information regarding the church. The ledgers contain membership lists, clerk and deacon lists, records of the quarterly and monthly meetings, information regarding the church history, rules of decorum, the faith of the church, as well as membership death records. The ledgers are very fragile and the ink is faded in some areas.

Historical Note

Elim Church (Regular Baptist) in Powells Point, North Carolina was formed in the early 1800s from members of Coinjock Church. Elim became a member of the Kehukee Baptist Association in 1831, having previously been associated with the Chowan Baptist Association. Eight members of Elim Church who lived on the "North Banks" across the sound from Powell's Point asked for a letter of dismission for the purpose of starting a new church. The request was granted, and on 26 August 1854 a new church, Providence Church, was established at Kitty Hawk.

Contents of the Collection

Collection Contents
Correspondence
1:2.1
Kehukee Primitive Baptist Church Annual Session Books, 1966-2001
11210
Newspaper Clippings
1:2.4
Meeting and Conference Notes, Providence Baptist Church
1:2.5
Ledgers, 1830-2001
11213

Subject Headings

  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Kitty Hawk
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Powells Point
  • Elim Baptist Church (Powells Point, N.C.)
  • Primitive Baptists--North Carolina--Kitty Hawk
  • Primitive Baptists--North Carolina--Powells Point
  • Providence Baptist Church (Kitty Hawk, N.C.)
  • Kitty Hawk (N.C.)
  • Powells Point (N.C.)
  • Acquisitions Information

    This collection was donated by Gary L. Perry in 2003.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, September, 2009
  • Encoded by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009