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Austin County African American  Genealogy

 

Our appreciation to Silvia Adkins for the following information .

 Kenney, Rocky Creek Primitive Baptist Church  Minutes

 

The early Primitive Baptist Church was located in Austin County a few miles from Kenney and served the Kenney, Rocky Creek communities from late 1800s into mid 1900s.   Following are some of the church minutes from 1918 to 1932.
 

            PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH

ROLL FOR 1925

BRO. C. SMITH, PASTOR

 

INSIDE FRONT COVER: Kendleton, Texas, Emma Tate 

NAMES OF MEMBERS

 

Bro. Anthony Cleveland

1

Bro. Horace Craven

2

Bro. Jarrett Craven

3

Bro. Miles Craven

4

Bro. Aumpstead Cleveland

5

Sis. Jane Cleveland

6

Sis. Clora Cleveland

7

Sis. Ollie Vaughn

8

Sis. Mattie Cleveland

9

Sis. Sharlott Ward

10

Sis. Silva Johnson

11

Sis. Stacy Dubose

12

Sis. Mattie Davis

13

Sis. Mahala Williams

14

Sis. Florence Guyton

15

Sis. Elizra Ward

16

Bro. William Vaughn

17

Bro. York Lott

18

 

Dollie Kossie

RT ?  Millie

Brenham, Texas

 

Bro. Anthony Cleveland

Feb 10-1927

Bro. Jarrett Craven

April 14-1927

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

JULY 20, 1926

 

Sister M. Davis

.25

Stacy Dubose

.25

Bro. Aumps Cleveland

.20

Bro. & Sister Cleve

.25

Sister Williams

.25

Sister M. Cleve

.25

Sister Elizra Ward

.15

Sister & Bro. Vaughn

.50

Bro. M. Craven

.25

Bro. J. Craven

.25

 

$2.60

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

1926

 

We sent $2.00 for Min.

.60 to help del

.35 cents in trea

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

July 26, 1926

 

Meeting was called to order by Bro. M. Craven sang hymns then had prayer by Bro. Wm. Vaughn.

 

It was moved and seconed that we send $2.00 for min moved and seconed we give the delegate .60 cts it was moved and sec that we select a church treasure it was moved and seconed we select sister Mahala Williams for treasure in trea.

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

Treasurer Sis. Mahala Williams

 

.70

.25

.95

.10

1.05

 

 

 

Rocky Creek Primitive Baptist Trea

 

.70

.25

.95

.10

1.05

.85

1.90

.10

2.00

.05

2.05

  

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH

ROLL FOR 1927

BRO. CHARLEY SMITH, PASTOR

MEMBERSHIP OF ROCKY C. CHURCH

 

Horace Craven

.25

Miles Craven

.25

Jarrett Craven

 

Aumpstead Cleveland

 

Jane Cleveland

 

Clora Cleveland

 

Ollie Vaughn

.25

Mattie Cleveland

.25

Charlott Ward

 

Mattie Davis

.25

Silvia Johnson

 

Stacy Dubose

.10

Mahala Williams

 

Florence Guyton

 

Elzera L. Ward

 

Will Vaughn

 

York Lott

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

March 27-1927

 

It was moved and second that sister Ollie Vaughn be substitute mother for Rocky Creek Primitive Baptist Church.

It was moved and second that bro. Miles Craven be deacon for Rocky Creek Primitive Baptist Church. 

It was moved and second that bro. Will Vaughn be substitute deacon for Rocky Creek Primitive Baptist Church.

  

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

July 18-1927

 

Meeting was called to order by bro. Will Vaughn sang hymn then prayer by bro. Will Vaughn.

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH

ROLL FOR 1928

 

Bro. Horace Craven

.25

Miles Craven

.25

Aumpstead Cleveland

 

Sis. Jane Cleveland (line through name)

 

Clora Cleveland

 

Ollie Vaughn

.25

Mattie Cleveland

.25

Charlott Ward (line through name)

 

Mattie Davis

.25

Silvia Johnson (line through name)

 

Stacy Dubose

.25

Mahala Williams

.25

Florence Guyton

.25

Elzira Williams

 

Bro. Will Vaughn (line through name)

 

York Lott

 

 

Pastor Rev. Charley Smith

Secretary Sis Mattie Cleveland

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

May 27-1928

 

The ordination of Bro. Miles Craven for Deacon was performed and carried out this said day of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ May 27 1928.

 

Rev. Charley Smith Pastor

Sis. Mattie Cleveland Clerk

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

Sis. Mattie Davis

.25

Sis. Olie Vaughn

.25

Sis. Mahalie Williams

.25

Bro. Miles Craven

.25

Sis. Stacy Dubose

.25

Sis. Mattie Cleveland

.25

 

 

 

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Primitive Baptist Church

 

May 21-1932

 

Business meeting walled to order by Rev. C. Smith. Dismissed 3 Bro. Craven, Sis. Guyton, Sis. E. Williams.  

It was moved and second that the resination of the clerk was canceled. Resination of the treasure was canceled. 

Motion and second that bro. Craven acknowledgment be rec.

 

Treasurer, Sister Mahala Williams

 

 

 

 

INSIDE BACK COVER:

 

Brother Anthony Cleveland, Deacon

 

Conference met May 10, 1918. Motioned and second that sis. Mary A. Collins be excluded from the church. Moved and second that sister Mahaley Lott has been excluded from the church until her appearance. Moved and second that we will send a letter to each one of the ? 

Bro. Major Craven

Sis. Silvia Johnson

Sis. Annie Roberson

 

June 23, 1918 sister Mahaley Lott came to the church and acknowledged before God and man that she living the ways of the righteous and asked the church forgiveness and it ? given to the church now.

 

If you are aware of other information, or can provide information for this section, please contact Silvia Adkins or Steve Alvarez  .

 

 

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