Monday, December 01, 2008

Connections update

Update of Mt. Carmel connections based on information from White Plains Baptist Church minutes (Greene County, Georgia) and book source noted below.

Elizabeth Carmichael evidently united with Mars Hill Baptist Church, Clarke Co., GA (now Oconee Co.) on 9-10-1842 (no action is given in the minutes, just the name; but this was probably when she joined) Elizabeth Spinks m. Reuben 4-6-1842 in Clarke Co., GA. She was dismissed by letter from Mars Hill on 12-21-1844.

Reuben Carmichael received by experience by Mars Hill Baptist Church on 7-29-1844 (dismissed by letter 12-21-1844, according to DAR Book #240)

Source: History of the People of Mars Hill Baptist Church and Community by Amy Warren Sanders, Athens, GA: Family Puzzlers, 1999. Pages 36, 37, 38, 43, 105

Reuben Carmichael and wife Elizabeth united with White Plains Baptist Church by letter on March 15, 1845. Elizabeth died August 1, 1847 (according to White Plains membership roll records) and Reuben was dismissed by letter November 20, 1847.

Sydney Frances Parker united with White Plains Baptist Church by experience of grace on August 16, 1846, and was probably baptized by pastor John Harris. She was dismissed by letter January 16, 1847.


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