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Church buildings

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Avery Methodist Protestant Church Records

Collection Number: A&M 1803
Scope and Contents

Records of a church near Morgantown, including minutes, 1843-1855; register of members, baptisms, deaths, and marriages, 1919-1929; organization of the Young People's Meeting, 1935-1943; the Sunday school, 1935; and organization of the Christian Endeavor Society, 1934; minutes of the Easton-Avery Community Building, 1939-1946; minutes of the Community Center Board of Directors; and Bible Class records, 1908-1926.

Dates: 1843-1948

Baptist Church (Boone County) Records

Collection Number: A&M 2090

Boone County, West Virginia, Baptist Church records, including meeting book of Lowgap Baptist Church 1866, 1888; certificates of good standing in the Old School Baptist Church, 1873, and in the Baptist Church at Holly Creek, 1869, and an article of agreement concerning protection of property, Boone County, 27 March 1869.

Dates: 1866-1888

Bluestone Baptist Church, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1339

Records include minutes, 1804-1820, 1854, a manuscript hymn book, and correspondence, 1803-1809, of a Summers County church; and the minutes of the Greenbrier (Baptist) Association, 1807-1811.

Dates: 1803-1856

Capt. William Sommerville (1756-1826) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1750
Scope and Contents Correspondence and genealogical materials related to the William B. Edwards family of King George County, Virginia, and the Capt. William Sommerville family of Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. These families were joined when Elizabeth Sommerville (1812-1886), daughter of the Revolutionary War veteran, married William B. Edwards (1810-1888), a Methodist clergyman from a planter family, in 1833.Collection...
Dates: 1799-1888

Charles L. Campbell, Compiler, (b.1876), Typescripts

Collection Number: A&M 1314

Typescripts compiled by a Wellsburg local historian, on the history of Holliday's Cove and the Hancock-Brooke County area. Subjects include prominent settlers, churches, schools, post office, toll roads, oil and gas wells, floods, gristmills, manufacture of gunpowder, iron and brick industries, newspapers, Indians, and the James Campbell and Alexander Morrow family genealogy.

Dates: ca. 1789-1956

Christ Reform Church of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2456

The records of a German Reformed Church consisting of a constitution, minutes, treasury records and a list of baptisms, marriages, confirmations, and membership. Original founders of the church were pioneer German emigrants subsequently all records up to 1808 are completely in German.

Dates: 1779-1957

Church Attendance Certificate

Collection Number: A&M 1078

A certificate showing the attendance of Theo D Dale at the First Baptist Church. Place not given.

Dates: 1867

David R. Preston Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2133
Overview Manuscript diary of David R. Preston, Presbyterian minister and missionary assigned to Pensacola, Florida, and St. Charles, Missouri, 1828-1829, containing information on the number of missionaries and regularly assigned ministers of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Episcopal churches in the areas, the number of church services held, attendance and interest of the congregations, organization of Bible classes, and Sunday schools. Preston also preached to black congregations and comments on...
Dates: 1828-1829

Donley L. Stiles, Reminiscences of Monongalia County

Collection Number: A&M 3032
Overview The boyhood memoirs of an elderly Monongalia County resident, entitled, "Our Daily Bread" relating rural life in the early years of the twentieth century. There is mention of home remedies, farming, country stores, school, church, holidays, transportation and folkways. He describes in detail seeing the first automobile in the western part of the county. Also contains some genealogical notes on William White and family, White is the surveyor who named that portion of the county, Battelle...
Dates: 1910-1916

D.W. Rogers Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 2603

Diaries written by Rogers for the years 1870-1871, 1874, 1876-1878, 1890-1902 which describe weather conditions, farm operations, his ministerial duties, and purchases for the farm and household. Ordained to preach by the Ebenezer Baptist Church in 1859, he served this as well as fourteen other churches in Preston, West Virginia, and adjoining counties. Included is a book of sermons with notes on biblical passages.

Dates: 1832-1902