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Collection Number: 04418-z

Collection Title: Fall Creek Baptist Church Records, 1819-1890

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Size (250 p.). feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1 items)
Abstract Fall Creek Baptist Church, in extreme southwest Chatham County, N.C., was established in 1799. It was a member of the Sandy Creek Baptist Association. Minutes of congregational meetings of the Fall Creek Baptist Church, Chatham County, N.C., 1819-1890.
Creator Fall Creek Baptist Church (Chatham County, N.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Fall Creek Baptist Church Records #4418-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Nancy Carol Smith Purvis of Bennett, North Carolina, in August 1985.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Fall Creek Baptist Church, in extreme southwest Chatham County, N.C., was established in 1799. It was a member of the Sandy Creek Baptist Association.

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The Fall Creek Baptist Church was established in 1799 in the southwest corner of Chatham County near the Moore and Randolph County lines. Fall Creek was a sister church to Friendship Baptist Church in Moore County and was a member of the Sandy Creek Baptist Association.

These records are photocopies of about 250 pages. The originals are in the possession of Francis Brewer of High Falls, North Carolina. The church minutes from 1799 to 1819 were destroyed or lost.

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Processed by: Connie Cartledge, September 1985

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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