Cabin Creek Presbyterian Church records, 1805-1839, 1805-1835 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Cabin Creek Presbyterian Church records, 1805-1839, 1805-1835 (bulk dates)
Creator
Cabin Creek Presbyterian Church (Lewis County, (Ky.).
Extent
1 reel of microfilm.
Subjects
McNemar, Richard, Rev.
Williamson, William. Rev.
Wilson, John.
Cabin Creek Presbyterian Church (Lewis County, Ky.).
Church records and registers--Kentucky.
Presbyterians--Kentucky.
Lewis County (Ky.).
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
The Cabin Creek Presbyterian Church was organized in Lewis County, Kentucky in 1795 with the assistance of John Wilson.
Scope and Content
These are the microfilm copies of the records of the Cabin Creek Presbyterian Church in Lewis County, Kentucky. Materials include a brief history of the establishment of the church in 1795. The subsequent controversy and dissension caused by the unorthodox beliefs of the Rev. Richard McNemar are detailed. Included also are the records and minutes of the church which began when the Rev. William Williamson became pastor, May 16, 1805.

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