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REGISTER OF COMMUNICANTS RECEIVED, A.D. 1876

 

The Colored Presbyterian Church of Crockett, Texas, was organized by the assistance of the Pastor & Elders of the Crockett Presbyterian Church, at the Colored Presbyterian Church in Crockett, Texas, on Sabbath afternoon, Aug. 6th 1876 - Rev. S. F. Tenney reading the 89th Psalm & other Scriptures, & making remarks from Ps 80:14,  "Look down from Heaven, and behold, and  visit this vine".  The following colored persons, having letters of dimission & commendation from the Crockett Presbyterian Church, entered into the organization, (adopting the Conf. of Faith, Forms of Govt., Discipline & Worship of the Presbyterian Church.

 

 

Alexander Turner - husband &

Maria Turner - wife

Robert Harris

Maria Green

Polly Givins

Cassey Gunnels

Sarah Miller

 

Alexander Turner was elected  to serve as Ruling Elder, & in connection with the services at night was duly ordained.

Mch 31st, 1878 -- Robt. Harris was elected & ordained a Ruling Elder.

 

REGISTER OF COMMUNICANTS RECEIVED, A.D. 1876

NAME WHEN REC'D HOW REC'D AGE REMARKS
Mrs. Emma Harris Aug. 6, 1876 Exam 18 Had been mbr. of Col. M.E. Ch.
Harriet Moore March 25, 1877 Exam 45 Had been mbr. of Col. M.E. Ch.
John Jones Nov. 26, 1876 Exam 33 Had been mbr. Col. M.E. Ch.; Dropped from rolls -
Jack Johnson May 8, 1878 Exam 25 Baptized; withdrawn - joined Bapt. Ch.
Mrs. Jenny Hall May 8, 1878 Exam 22 Baptized
Joseph Day Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 40 Had been mbr. of Bapt. Ch.
Mrs. Clarissa Day Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 38 Had been mbr. of Bapt. Ch
Miss Mary Day Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 18 Baptized
Rosa Bonner Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 17 Baptized; Susp. - Oct. 8, 1879
Mrs. Viney Lane Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 20 Baptized
Dock Gunnels Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 14  
Clara Gunnels Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 16  
Viney L. Gunnels Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 8  
Alice Viney Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 10  
Willie Johnson Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 18 mbr. of Col. M.E. Ch.;Excommun.May 28, 1879
Ida Washington Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 17  
Jack Thomas  Dec. 22, 1878 Exam 43 Had been mem. Of Bapt.Ch
Floyd Stanton Jan. 5 , 1879 Exam 45 Baptized; dism. to Freewill Ch.
Dora Stanton Jan. 5 , 1879 Certif. 40 Had been mem. Of Bapt. Ch
W. M.  Viney Jan. 5 , 1879 Certif. 33 from Ch. At Charlotte, NC
Charles Gunnels Jan. 12 , 1879 Exam 42  
Marion Clinton Jan. 12 , 1879 Exam 22 Baptized
Amanda Thomas Jan 12, 1879 Exam 19  
J.M. McMeans June 1, 1879 Exam 27 Baptized
Limerick Fluker June 1, 1879 Exam 65 Baptized

 

REGISTER OF COMMUNICANTS RECEIVED, A.D. 1879

Alice Holly July 6, 1879 Exam 25 Had Benn mbr. of Bapt. Ch.
Priscilla Lane July 6, 1879 Exam 55 Had been mbr. Bapt. Ch; died Aug 19, 1883
Adam Lane July 6, 1879 Exam 27 Baptized
Mary Thompson Oct. 5, 1879 Exam 30 Baptized
Isabella Butler Sept. 1880 Exam 20 Baptized
Anna Phifer Sept 1880 Certif 21 from Ch. In N.C.
Mary J. McCree Sept. 1880 Certif. 23 from Ch. In N.C.
Mrs. Jennings Sept. 1880 Certif 25 from Ch. In Pa.