Records of the presbyteries in Kentucky, 1799-1951

Descriptive Summary

Title
Records of the presbyteries in Kentucky, 1799-1951
Creator
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
Extent
22 reels
Subjects
Synod of Kentucky (1866-1869).--Presbytery of Ebenezer
Louisville Presbytery.
Muhlenberg Presbytery.
Paducah Presbytery.
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.--Transylvania Presbytery.
Walnut Hill Church (Fayette County, Ky.)
West Lexington Presbytery.
Church records and registers--Kentucky.
Presbyterian Church--Kentucky.
Women in the Presbyterian Church--Kentucky.
Lexington (Ky.)--Church history.
Louisville (Ky.)--Church history.
Muhlenberg (Ky.)--Church history.
Paducah (Ky.)--Church history
Arrangement
Organization is by the name of the presbytery or church. Arrangement is somewhat chronological thereunder.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These are records from several presbyteries in Kentucky. Included are church records from the following presbyteries: (1) West Lexington, 1799-1928; (2) Ebenezer, 1867-1924; (3) Transylvania, 1893-1950; (4) Louisville, 1815-1950; (5) Muhlenburg, 1871-1875; and (6) Paducah, 1867-1923. There are records from the Walnut Hill Church in Fayette County, 1818-1926. Additionally, there are records relating to church women's activities in Lexington, Ebenezer, Guerrant, Transylvania and Muhlenberg. The records include biographical information, photographs and historic records of the churches within each presbytery.

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