Palestine Baptist Church Records

November 1859 - December 1937

Transcribed by Sherri from images donated by Joy Fisher from FHL Film #358487.

1859 - 1868

1869 - 1877

1878 - 1882

1883 - 1889

1890 - 1897

1898 - 1901

1900 - 1907

1908 - 1915

1916

 


From the Minutes Book Vol. 3

September 1900

The church met at Palistine on the Saturday Beefore the 3 Sunday in Sep at 3 oclock pm  after singing & Prayer the Church proceded to Business.
1 - Motion & sec that Bor Rase act as Moderator   Car
2 - Mo & sec to grant B Ellick Mains a letter  Car
3 - Mo & sec to Receiv the letter to the Assosiation  Car
4 - Mo & sec to apoint Mesengers to the assosiation  Car
    Mesengers Names   C Rigg  H H Mains   John Hamilton   J M Mains
5 - Mo & sec to ajourn   Car

October 1900 - No meeting

November 17 1900

Brother Wm Martin Mod
5 - Mo & Sec to call a Pastor for the year 1901
Bro E.J. King Called

December 1900

6 - Finance Committy H H Mains, Dr. Rigg and wife, Martha Mains, F R Leay, John Hamilton

January 19 1901- Bro E J King moderator

5 - Motion & sec to call a Paster for the year 1901  Mo lost
5 - Mo & sec that the Church ellect the 1 Saturday in Feb at 2 oclock to call a pastor   Car
7 - to release finance Committy to Raise money for Br E.J. King   Car

Feb 2 1901 - Call met at 2 oclock

2 - W A Rase was called
3 - Committy to wait on Bro Rase Namely W.M. Mains, F.R. Leay

March the 16 1901 - Br C. Rigg Mod

5 - Mo & Sec to receive report of Committy to Confur with Br. W.A. Rase and release commity
6 - Mo & sec to call a pastor
     Br. C.J. Bagby was called
8 - that the Clerk confur with Br. W.E. Hamilton in Regard to his acknoligment

May 18 1901- Bro. C.J. Bagby Moderator

6 - to restore Br. W.E. Hamilton and grant him a letter    Car
7 - to grant Br. J.M. Mains and wife a letter   Car
8 - Br. J.L. Mains elected treashure.
10 - Committy to raise money for to pay C.J. Bagby to Preach for the year 1901   C. Rigg, W.M. Mains, Eva Mains, John Hamilton, H.H. Mains

August and September 1901- No meeting

June, July 1901- Bro. Bagby Moderator, also October 1901 and November

January 1902 -

J.E. Mains Mod   H.H. Mains Ch Cl
5 - to Call a Pastor for the remainder of the year   Br. J.C. Bagby called

No meeting until November.

November the 30 1902 - Call meeting

Wm. Martin Mod   H.H. Mains Ch Clerk
2 - that the Call on the 3 Baptist Church at Covington to ordain Br. F.Ml Marshall

January 1903

Br. F.M. Marshall   Mod; H.H. Mains Ch. Clk
6 - to Restore sis Martha J. Wood   Car
7 - to Restore sis Rosa B. Mains    Car
8 - John Hamilton was elected deakin

March 1903

Br. F.m. Marshall Mod C.Rigg Ch Cl Pro
1 - Receive report of Committy to buy shingles and cover Church house
2 - to Build 3 brick flues in the Church house

April 1903  - Bro. F.M. Marshall   Mod

May& June 1903 - no meeting

July 1903 - F.m. Marshall   Mod   H.H. Mains Ch Clk

6 - to Restore sister Cap Courtney    Car

August 1903 - F.M. Marshall   Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

6 - that J.E. Mains pay $2.75 left over from Covering Church house to the treashure. Thanks to J.E. Mains for his work

September 1903 - F.M. Marshall   Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

5 - to Restore sister Annie Wood    Carr
6 - to employ W.M. Mains to keep the Church house for the year at $15
7 - Committy Fannie Mans, Nan Hamilton, S.C. Mains to raise money to pay house keeper

October 1903 - F.M. Marshall Mod

November 1903 - Meeting 1903 F.M. Marshall  Mod

December 1903 - F.M. Marshall Mod

4 - Bro. F.M. Marshall was called as Pastor
5 - to Receive Br. Joseph Blades under the watch care of the church   Car

January 1904 - No meeting

February 1904 - Saturday before the 2 Sunday

F.M. Marshall Mod
4 - to withdraw from Br M.M. Hamilton for joining another Church   Car
5 - Committy to raise money to pay pastor F.R. Leay, John Hamilton, Dr. C. Rigg sis Fannie Mains, sis Eva Mains

      H.H. Mains Ch Clk

March 1904 -

Wm. Martin   Mod    Dr. C. Rigg Clk Pro
5 - that W.M. Mains act as treasure for the year 1904

April 1904 - Meeting F.M. Marshall   Mod   C. Rigg   Clk Pro

May 1904 - Br. F.M. Marshall   Mod    C. Rigg   Clerk Pro

June 1904 - F.M. Marshall   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

July 1904 - F.M. Marshall   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

August 1904 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
4 - Mesengers to the assosiation   Br. F.M. Marshall, Br. John Hamilton, Br. Wm. Martin

September 1904 -

Br. F.M. Marshall   Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - Committy to raise money to pay housekeeper Br. John Hamilton, Br. F.R. Leay, Br. Joseph Blades

November 1904 -

J.E. Mains   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - Br. F.M. Marshall was called as pastor
6 - to grant Br. J.A. Browning a letter    Car

November 1904 - the 4th Sunday

J.E. Mains   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
2 - Committy to raise money to pay Br. Marshall - Br. J.R. Mains, J.L. Mains, John Hamilton, F.R. Lay, sis Nam Hamilton, sis Fannie Mains

December 1904 - J.E. Mains    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

January 1905 -

Br. F.M. Marshall   Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
4 - to forgive Br. J.R. Mains for having a dance at his house Car

February 1905 - Br. Wm. Martin   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

March 1905 - No meeting

April 1905 - F.M. Marshall   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

May 1905 - Br. F.M. Marshall   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

June 1905 - No Meeting

July 1905 - F.M. Marshall   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

August 1905 - F.M. Marshall   Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

September 1905 - No business

October 1905 - No business

October 1905, 4 Saturday Call Meeting -

J.E. Mains    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
2 - to call a pastor
3 - Committy to confur with Br. Marshall - Br. J.E. Mains, Br. John Hamilton, Br. W.M. Mains

November 1905 - F.M. Marshall    Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

December 1905 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    J.E. Mains    Clerk Pro
1 - Committy to raise money to pay pastor Br. F.M. Marshall for 1906 - Br. W.M. Mains, Br. J.B. Woods, Br. F.R. Leay, Br. C. Rigg, sis Nan Hamilton, sis Annie Woods, sis Nannie Glispy, sis Hallie Mains

January 1906 -

F.M. Marshall   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - That Br. Sharp act as teacher
6 - that the Church ask the Board of the assosiation for help
7 - that Br. F.M. Marshall, Br. J.E. Mains, Br. John Hamilton, Br. H.H. Mains right a letter to the cherman of the BOard of the Committy of the assosiation in regard to help for this Church    Car

February 1906 - Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

March 1906 - Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

? - that the Church adop the Envelope Plan to Raise Money for Mishens

April 1906 -

4 - to apoint a Committy to invite the Board to meet with us   Committy - Br. F.M. Marshall, John Hamilton, W.R. Sharp, H.H. Mains

May 1906 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - H.H. Mains elected treashure to recive mishin money

June 1906 -

July 1906 -

4 - that H.H. Mains wright a letter to the assosiation

August 1906 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains    Ch Clk
6 - to apoint H.H. Mains as Treashure to receive funds to repair church
7 - to grant Br. Joseph Blade a letter of dismisal
8 - delegates to assosiation - H.H. Mains, John Hamilton, F.M. Marshall
9 - Committy to raise money to fix church house - J.L. Mains, W.M. Mains, John Hamilton, Bennie Mains, J.A. Browining

September 1906 - F.M. Mains    Mod   H.H. Mains Ch Clk

October 1906 -

1 - to apoint a committy to make a calculation of the cost of fixing house. Committy - Charley Mckinney, H.H. Mains, J.E. Mains, to report on Saturday before 4 Sunday

October 1906 - 4 Saturday Call Meeting -

J.E. Mains   Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
4 - Committy to buy lumber to fix Church house - John Hamilton, J.E. Mains, Dr. C.Rigg
5 - Br. F.M. Marshall called as Pastor

November 1906 - F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

December 1906 -

5 - Committy to raise money to pay pastor for 1907 - sis Eva Mains, sis Gracy Mains - this motion was laid over till next meeting

January 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall   Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
4 - to employ Hewie Sharp to keep the Church house for 1 year at $12
5 - Committy to raise money to pay Br. F.M. Marshall for 1907 - Eva mains, Gracy Mains, H.H. Mains, W.R. Sharp
6 - that Br. W.R. Sharp act as treashure

February 1907 - Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

March 1907 - Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

April 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
6 - that H.H. Mains buy paint to paint church
7 - Voted for the Church to do the painting

May 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - to restore sister Fannie Woods and grant her a letter

June 1907 - Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk

July 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - Report of H.H. Mains as Treashure for repairing church house-
     Money received by him - $200.75
     Paid out by him              $199.95
6 - to pass over Electing a Deakin till August Meeting

Money received by H.H. Mains since report
Received of J.A. Browning Sep 27 $3.00
Received of F.M. Marshall $12.50
Received of J.B. Woods $.31
Received of F.M. Marshall Dec 27 $12.50
Received of Br. F.M. Marshall Apr 18 $6.25
   
Paid to Br. F.M. Marshall $2.00
Paid for lamps $8.30
Balance $25.06

August 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - Br. Bennie Mains elected Deakin
6 - that Br. H.H. Mains wright a letter to the assosiation
7 - Delegates to assosiation - Br. John Hamilton, W.R. Sharp, J.E. Mains
8 - to Exclude Br. Bill Fields for Joining another church of a different faith

September 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - to exclude Br. Jessie Fields and sis Ora mains for Joining another Church of a different faith
6 - to grant Br. Allun Rigg a letter

October 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - to Exclude Br. Vergil Cunnins for joining a church of a different faith
6 - to Loan one dozin song books to sister Mattie Ross

November 1907 -

Br. F.M. Marshall    Mod    J.E. Mains   Cl Pro   Saturday

Call Meeting November 1907 3rd Sunday night

To ordain Br. Bennie Mains ad Deacon and selected Council namely Br. W.A. Rase, Rev. Daugherty, Br. J.M. Marshall, Br. John Hamilton. After ordination moved and sec by members of Council to return Docet back to Church

Call Meeting 4 Saturday 2 oclock November 1907 -

3 - Br. F.M. Marshall called as pastor
4 - Committy to con fur with Br. Marshall - J.L. Mains, Charley McKinney
              J.E. Mains, Mod      H.H. Mains Clerk

December 1907 -

F.M. Marshall    Mod   H.H. Mains   Ch Clk
5 - that Br. J.B. Woods act as treashure for 1908
6 - to elect H.H. Mains as house keeper for 1908 at $12 per year
7 - Nan Hamilton, sis Rachel Mains committy to reaise money to pay house keeper

 


 


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