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Antebellum Holmes County Churches

Contributed by Dan Edwards

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Demonation
Church
Location
Established
 Episcopal    
  Calvary Episcopal
Funnigusha (near Chenoa)(d)
1851
 Presbyterian    
  Bluff Church
Chenoa (e)
before 1830
  Lexington
Lexington (d)
circa 1834
  Franklin
Franklin (s)
circa 1830
 Baptist    
  *Yazoo
unknown
before 1830
  Box Creek (PB)
Probably near Rankin (g)
circa 1830
  (PB)Hickory Springs (g)(n)
Hickory Springs
before 1832
  Phalti (PB)
Dulca(?) (g)
before 1833
  Bethel (PB)
unknown (g)
before 1833
  Emory
Emory (s)
circa 1835
  Rocky Springs (PB)
4 mi S Wheeling (n)(c)(g)
before 1836
  Church of Christ 
4 mi S of Emory (d)
circa 1837
  County Line (PB)
3 mi NW of Wheeling (n)(c) 
circa 1837
 
Mt Pharon (PB)
near Lexington (?)(n)
circa 1840
 
Union
Bophumpa Cr./Post Rd(d)
before 1846
 
Saron
Castallian Springs (d)(c)
circa 1842
 
Lexington
Lexington (d)
circa 1846
  Shiloh
4 mi NW Montgomery(e)
circa 1850
 
Acona
Acona (d)(c)
before 1853
  Harland Creek
E. of Eulogy (e)
circa 1854
 
Oregon
4 mi W Lexington (d)(s)
circa 1855
 
Macedonia
near Georgeville (d)
before 1860
 Methodist    
 
Ebenezer
Ebenezer (d)(s)
circa 1828
 
Franklin
Franklin (e)
circa 1833
 
Emory
Emory (d)(s)
circa 1835
 
Richland
Richland (d)(c)
before 1839
 
Wheeling
Wheeling (d)(c)
circa 1840
 
Eulogy
Eulogy (d)(c)
before 1840
 
Cypress Creek
3 mi.E of Ebenezer (d)
circa 1841
 
Sweetwater
2 mi S of Acona (d)(c)
before 1841
 
Welsey Chapel
Castallian Springs (d)(c)
before 1841
 
Hebron
(d)
circa 1844
 
Lexington
Lexington (d)
circa 1844
 
Shady Grove
near Georgeville (d)
circa 1851
  Oregon (n)
services held in Baptist church
circa 1855
  Salem
(d)
before 1860
Note:"PB" -Primitive Baptist.

*The "Yazoo Church" is mentioned by Griffin as being in Holmes County. The deed to the churchgrounds at Hickory Springs is to the Yazoo Church. Hickory Springs is also mentioned as a seperate church.

Data determined by: (d)-deed filed, (c)-cemetery at location, (n)-newspaper article
(e)-circumstantial evidence, and (s)-building standing, (g)-Benjamin Griffin, History of the Primitive Baptist of Mississippi (Jackson: Barksdale and Jones, 1853), 142-48, 155-173.

 
 

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