David's Fork Baptist Church records, 1802-1900 (bulk dates), 1802-1937

Descriptive Summary

Title
David's Fork Baptist Church records, 1802-1900 (bulk dates), 1802-1937
Creator
David's Fork Baptist Church, Fayette Co, Ky.
Extent
1 Reel of microfilm (2 volumes)
Subjects
McAdams, H. K, Mrs.
David's Fork Baptist Church, Fayette Co, Ky.
Baptists--History--Kentucky--Fayette County.
Church records and registers--Kentucky--Fayette County.
Registers of births, etc.
David's Fork (Fayette County, Ky.).
Fayette County (Ky.)--Church history.
Articles.
Histories.
Minutes
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
According to J. H. Spencer's, A HISTORY OF KENTUCKY BAPTISTS, David's Fork Church was begun as a branch of Bryant's Station Church which was constituted in 1786. It became an independent church, August 26, 1801.
Scope and Content
These are the records of the David's Fork Baptist Church, Fayette County, Ky, December 15, 1802 to January 1, 1900. Included are minutes, Articles of Faith, Church Covenant, Rules of Decorum and "A Brief History of the David's Fork Baptist Church from 1900 until May 7, 1937." There are also several membership lists, one of which is of blacks, and a typewritten history of the church and list of members compiled by Mrs. H. K. McAdams.

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