Sandy Creek Baptist Association


In the mid to late 1800's Churches of Holmes Co., Florida and Geneva Co., Alabama were under the "Sandy Creek Baptist Association". Transcribed by Carol


Tabular Statement of the churches 1878  No. of Members not listed
Church        Pastor       Clerk        Post Office           Messengers

Mt. Pleasant  JW Ballard   GJ Nichols   Coffee Springs, Al    J Jones,TJ Webb
New Hope      WH Alford    JA Vaughan   Geneva, Al            JH Vaughan,R Mills
Friendship    M Osborn     WH Sellers   Geneva,Al             J Hinson,JC Alford
Limestone     J. Hinson    JC Alford    Alford Mills, Fl      J Hinson,JC Alford
Springcreek   M Osborn     JC Coleman   Geneva,Al             T Crutchfield,ZNP Turner
Zion          PD Bulger    JA Wise      Lake View Cov.Al      JA Wise,B Thomas 
Mt. Zion      ?            C Calahan    Cerro Gorda           H Calahan,WH Grubbs
Spring Creek  TJ Dormany   WH Grabb     Geneva AL             HH Lanis, GJ Scott
New Prospect  JC Midel     WD Padget    Alford Mills          AA Paget,D Miller
Elbethel      JE Albritton G Chancler   Coffee Springs,Al     T Sellers,WH Alford
Sandy Creek   WH Alford    D Neal       Ponce DeLeon          D Neal,WH Webb,EH Cobb


Church Directory 1879 
Church        Pastor       Clerk          Post office        Members

New Hope      WH Alford    JA Vaughan     Geneva ,Al         25
Spring Creek  M Osborn     MA Crutchfield Geneva, Al         34
Limestone     WH Alford    JF Alford      Alford Mills       37
Elbethel      JW Ballard   JA Newson      Daleville, Al      16
Friendship    M Osborn     MH Sellers     Geneva, Al         17
Mt Pleasant   JW Ballard   ZJ Nichols     Coffee Springs, Al 26
New Prospect  JC Mitcheal  D.Padget       Alford Mills       26
Sandy Creek   Wh Alford    D Neal         Ponce DeLeon       85 
Macedonia     TJ Dormany   MDL Crews      Geneva, Al         ?



Church Directory 1880

Church         Pastor       Clerk          Post Office        Members    

New Hope       WH Alford    TJ Webb        ?                  32
Spring Creek   M Osborn     MA Crutchfield Geneva, Al         34         
Friendship     M Osborn     MH Sellers     Geneva, Al         20                   
Mt. Pleasant   JW Ballard   ZJ Nichols     Coffee Springs, Al 33         
New Prospect   JC Mitchel   WD Padgett     Alford Mills, Fl   21      
Limestone      WH Alford    JF Alford      Alford Mills, Fl   38               
Mt Zion        WH Alford    WT Mathews     Ponce DeLeon, Fl   38
Elbethel       JW Ballard   JA Newsome     Geneva, Al         21
Sandy Creek    WH Alford    GW McLeod      ?                  88
Pleasant Grove No Pastor    WH Grubbs      Geneva, Al         15


Church Directory 1881
Church         Pastor       Clerk          Post office        Members

New Hope       WH Alford    D Smith        Lookout, Fl        24
Spring Creek   M Osborn     WB Noblin      Geneva, Al         32
Friendship     M Osborn     WH Hinson      Geneva, Al         20
Mt. Pleasant  - Not represented                               ?
New Prospect   JC Mitchell  WD Padgett     Sterling, Fl       24
Limestone      WH Alford    JF Alford      Alford Mills, Fl   36
Mt. Zion - Not represented                                    ?
Elbethel       JW Ballard    JA Newsome     Geneva, Al        17
Sandy Creek    WH Alford     AL Anderson    Ponce DeLeon, Fl  69
Pleasant Grove M Osborn      WH Grubbs      Geneva, Al        20 


1882 difficult to read 1883 missing                                                       

Church Directory 1884 List of Pastors

Church           Pastors          Address                     Members

New Prospect     WD Padgett       Geneva, Al                  32
Spring Creek     WB Noblin        Geneva, Al                  22
Friendship       WN Beeman        Clayhatchie,Al              20
New Hope         D. Smith         Geneva, Al                  35
Adoniram         WC Adams         Noblin, Al                  15
Mt. Pleasant     ZJ NIchols       Coffee Springs, Al          31
Spring Hill      JN Skinner       ?                           20
Pleasant Grove   WM Tucker        Geneva, Al                  31
Macedonia        JF Alford        Limestone, Fl               10


List of  Clerks and their addresses 1884

Church           Clerk       Address            Members

New Prospect     ?           Geneva, Al         32
Spring Creek     M. Osborn   Geneva, Al         22
Friendship       W Allen     Geneva, Al         20
New Hope         M. Osborn   Geneva, Al         35
Adoniram         JC Coleman  Geneva, Al         15
Mt. Pleasant     CL Mathews  Coffee Springs, Al 31
Spring Hill      JC Mitchell Limestone, Fl      20
Pleasant Grove   M. Osborn   Geneva, Al         31
Macedonia        JC Mitchell Limestone, Fl      10


Statistics of the Churches 1885 -Partial listing- Members

Spring Hill    JN Skinner    Coffee Springs, Al  26
Spring Creek   WB Noblin     Geneva, Al          20
Mt. Pleasant   ZJ Noblin     Noblin ,Al          42
New Hope       D. Smith      Geneva, Al          25
Friendship     WN Beeman     Geneva, Al          58
Adoniram       WC Adams      Noblin, Al          25


Tabular Statement 1886

Adoniram       WB Noblin      Noblin, Al
Friendship     TW Cappa       Geneva, Al
Pleasant Hill  OC Kirkland    Dundee, Al
Geneva         JB Albritton   Geneva, Al
Elbethel       Jacob Newsom   Coffee Springs, Al
New Hope       TJ Webb        Geneva, Al
Spring Creek   MA Crutchfield Geneva, Al
Spring Hill    JN Skinner     Ponce DeLeon, Fl
Pleasant Grove William Tucker Izagora, Fl
Pleasant Ridge DW Andrews     Cerro Gora, Fl



Church Directory 1887 list of Pastors and their addresses

Adoniram       C Coleman      Noblin, Al
Friendship     W. Brooks      Elton, Al
Pleasant Hill  JC Coleman     Noblin, Al
Sandy Creek    AB Riddles     Holmes, Fl
New Hope       AB Riddles     Holmes, Fl
Spring Creek   JC Coleman     Noblin, Al
Pleasant Ridge JA Higgins     Cerro Gordo, Fl
Macedonia      AB Riddles     Holmes, Fl
El Bethel      JM Tally       Coffee Springs, Al
Geneva         JM Royner      Newton,Al


Church Directory 1887 Clerks and their addresses

Adoniram       WB Noblin      Noblin, Al
Friendship     Wm Bracken     Geneva, Al
Pleasant Hill  OC Kirkland    Dundee, Al
Sandy Creek    Richard Levin  Sterling, Fl
New Hope       JC Owens       Geneva, Al
Spring Creek   MA Crutchfield Noblin, Al
Pleasant Ridge WB Grubbs      Holmes, Fl
Macedonia      JF Alford      Limestone, Fl
Elbethel       WM Beeman      Coffee Springs, Al
Geneva         SF Latimer     Geneva, Al


1888 missing


Church Directory 1889 Pastors and their addresses

Adoniram       JM Tally               Do? Al
Geneva         Al Blizzard            Geneva, Al
Spring Creek   Thomas Crutchfield     ?
Friendship     AL Blizzard            Geneva, Al
Limestone      AB Riddle              Holmes, Fl
Shiloh         JC Coleman             Noblin, Al
Sandy Creek    AB Riddle              Holmes, Fl
Pleasant Ridge AB Riddle              Holmes, Fl
Newteman       WA Cumbie              Newteman, Al
New Hope       AB Riddle              Holmes, Fl
Pleasant Hill  JC Coleman             Noblin, Al


Church Directory 1889 Clerks and their addresses

Adoniram       TH Carter              Noblin, Al
Geneva         WT Harper              Geneva, Al
Spring Creek   MA Crutchfield         Geneva, Al
Friendship     Thomas Capps?          Geneva, Al
Limestone      Fm Alford              Limestone, Fl
Shiloh         JN Kirkland            Dundee, Al
Sandy Creek    R. Levin               Union, Fl
Pleasant Ridge MM Carrol              Cerro Gordo, Fl
Newteman       LL Tate                Warwick, Al
New Hope       JC Owens               Holmes, Fl
Pleasant Hill  JL McCormick           Dundee, Al



1890 Missing

Church Directory 1891 Pastors and their addresses

Adoniram       GJ Canant            ?                  27
Elbethel       GW Ballard           ?                  38
Friendship     JF Register          Marl, Al           78
Geneva         ?                    Geneva, Al         72
Limestone      AB Riddle            Holmes, Fl         37
New Hope       W. Allen Cumbie      Ponce DeLeon, Fl   36
New Home       HS Nichols           Coffee Springs, Fl 13
New Prospect   AB Riddle            Holmes, Fl         18
New Teman      ? Johnson            ?                  46
Pleasant Hill  GJ Canant            ?                  66
Pilgrims Rest  WA Cumbie            Wicksburg, Al      61
Pleasant Grove AB Riddle            Holmes, Fl         43 
Sandy Creek    ?                    ?
Shiloh         WA Cumbie            Wicksburg ,Al      40
Spring Creek   Thomas Crutchfield   Graceville, Fl     22


Church Directory 1891 of Clerks and their addresses

Adoniram        ?                 Devonia, Al
Elbethel        ?
Friendship      TW Capps          Geneva, Al
Geneva          WW Barnett        Geneva, Al
Limestone       Francis Alford    Limestone, Fl
New Hope        JC Owens          Holmes, Fl
New Home        EP Johnson        Marl, Al
New Prospect    WD Padgett        Union, Fl
New Teman       JS Pumphrey?      Warwick, Al
Pleasant Hill   AJ McCormick      Dundee, Al
Pilgrims Rest   ES Cumbie         Wicksburg, Al
Pleasant Grove  WH Grubbs         Eunola, Al
Sandy Creek     ?
Shiloh          SA Outlaw         Highfalls, Al
Spring Creek    MA Crutchfield    Geneva, Al


Church Directory 1892 Pastors and their addresses

Adoniram        AB Riddle         Holmes, Fl
Elbethel        Joseph Hinson     Geneva, Al
Friendship      JF Register       Marl, Al
Geneva          ?
Limestone       ?
New Hope        ?
New Home        ?
New Prospect    ?
New Teman       JW Johnson        Graceville, Fl
Pleasant Hill   Stephen Lock      Cowart, Al
Pleasant Grove  AB Riddle         Holmes, Fl
Pilgrams Rest   GJ Canant         Devonia, Al
Shiloh          WA Cumbie         Wicksburg,Al
Spring Creek    AB Riddle         Holmes, Fl
Zion Hill       GJ Canant         Devonia, Al


Church Directory 1892 Clerks and their addresses 

Adoniram        WE Whidden        Devonia, Al
Elbethel        LS Barfield       Coffee Springs, Al
Friendship      TW Capps          Geneva, Al
Geneva          WW Barnett        Geneva, Al
Limestone       ?
New Hope        JC Owens          Holmes, Fl
New Home        ?
New Prospect    ?
New Teman       JS Pumphrey       Warwick, Al
Pleasant Hill   JG Lewis          Dundee, Al
Pleasant Grove  WH Grubbs         Eunola, Al
Pilgrims Rest   ES Cumbie         Wicksburg, Al
Shiloh          SM Outlaw         Highfalls, Al
Spring Creek    MA Crutchfield    Geneva, Al
Zion Hill       WT Chancey        Devonia, Al



Church Directory 1895 Pastors and their addresses     Members
                  
Pilgrims Rest   GJ Canant         Dale, Al            ?
Hurricane       JF Register       Holmes, Fl          48
Pleasant Grove  John Patten       Holmes, Fl          81
Shiloh          James Blount      Geneva, Al          99
Union           JF Register       Geneva, Al          ?
Spring Creek    JLC White         Geneva, Al          39
New Teamon      S Willerford                          66
Pleasant Hill   James Blount      Geneva, Al          ?
Christian Home  GJ Canant         Geneva, Al          ?
Leonia          JF Register       Holmes, Fl          53
Elbethel        HS Nichols        Geneva, Fl          46
New Prospect    JF Register       Geneva, Al          38
Zion Hill       S Willerford      Geneva, Al          28
Fellowship      James Blount      Geneva, Al          6
New Hope        JF Register       Holmes, Fl          65
Geneva          PL Moseley        Geneva, Al          126 
Friendship      PL Moseley        Geneva, Al          79
Adoniram        GJ Canant         Geneva              46
New Home        ?


Church Directory 1894 Pastors and their Addresses

Adoniram        GJ Canant         Wadford, Al
Shiloh          WA Cumbia         Wickburg, Al
Limestone       JF Register       Geneva, Al
Fellowship      James Blount      Dundee, Al
New Teaman      S Willerford      Wadford,Al
Spring Creek    AB Riddles        Eufaula, Al
Elbethel        HS Nichols        ?
Friendship      JF Register       Geneva, Al
New Prospect    JF Register       Geneva, Al
Leonia          JF Register       Geneva, Al
New Hope        AJ Brooks         Huggins, Coffee Co. Al
Pleasant Grove  AB Riddles        Holmes, Holmes Co. Fl
New Home        GW Brooks         Huggins, Al
Zion Hill       GJ Canant         Wadford, Al
Pleasant Hill   James Blount      Dundee, Al
Geneva          PL Moseley        Geneva, Al
Pilgrims Rest   JW Canant         Wadford, Al


Church Directory 1895 Clerks and their addresses

Adoniram        WA Whalden         Devonia, Al
Shiloh          JJ Peacock         Dundee, Fl
Limestone       Frances M. Alford  Limestone, Fl
Fellowship      Lula M. Capps      Dundee, Al
New Teaman      LM Tate            Warwick, Al
Spring Creek    MA Crutchfield     Devonia, Al
Elbethel        LS Bardeld?        Coffee Springs, Al
Friendship      TW Capps           Castella, Al
New Prospect    BR Messer          Marl, Al
Leonia          H Smith            Holmes, Fl
New Hope        JE Dancy           Holmes, Fl
Zion Hill       WH White           Warwick, Al
Pleasant Hill   CC Kirkland        Dundee, Al
Geneva          WW Barnett         Geneva, Al
Pilgrams Rest   GW Holloway        Wicksburg Al


Church Directory 1895 Clerks and their addresses

Pilgrims Rest   GW Holloway?       Wicksburg, Al
Hurricane       GW Pittman         Holmes, Fl
Pleasant Grove  WH Grubbs          Eunola, Al
Shiloh          JJ Peacock         Dundee, Al
Union           ?                  Dundee, Al
Spring Creek    MA Crutchfield     Geneva, Al
New Teaman      LW Tate            Warwick, Al
Pleasant hill   CC Kirkland        Dundee, Al
Christian Home  CC Lewis           Watford, Al
Leonia          WH Smith           Union, Fl
Elbethel        GW Chancellor      Coffee Springs, Al
New Prospect    BR Meser           Marl, Al
Zion Hill       WH White           Warwick, Al
Fellowship      James Watson       High Bluff, Al
New Hope        JE Dancy           Holmes, Fl
Geneva          Wm Barnett         Geneva, Al
Friendship      TW Capps           Costilla, Al
Adoniram        WE Whidden         Eunola, Al
New Home        ?


Church Directory 1896
Church              Pastor           Clerk          Superintendent's

Adoniram            GJ Canant        ?W Carter      WL Chancey, Hartford, Al
Christian Home      GJ Canant        CT  Love       WM Skipper, Hartford, Al
Elbethel            HS Nichols       RH Foxhall     BP Davis-Coffee Springs, Al
Fellowship          Jas Blount       Jas J. Watson  ?
Friendship          PL Moseley       TW Capps       ?L Garrett, Costilla, Al
Geneva              PL Moseley       WW Barnell     AW Bean, Geneva, Al
Hurricane           JF Register      GW Pittman     ?
Leonia              JF Register      RP Hardee-     JA Gilman, Sterling, Fl
New Hope            JF Register      JE Dancy       ?
New Prospect        JF Register      BR Messer      JW Austin, Marl, Al
New Teaman          S Willerford     TM Tate
Pilgrims Rest       JF Register      FE Bedsole
Pilgrims Rest       GJ Canant        LA Carroll
Pleasant Grove      Jno Patten       WH Grubbs
Pleasant Hill       Jas Blount       JC Russell
Shiloh              Jas Blount       JM Whitehead
Spring Creek        JLC White        MA Crutchfield
Union               NJ Peters        JJA Martin
Zion Hill           S Willerford     Joe Pelham    

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