Liberty Baptist Church

1852 & 1857

Transcribed by Patricia Hartley, December 2016

Source: Files, Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Local History Room

1852 Proclamation (notes in italics assumed to have been added later)

 

Page 1

State of Alabama  Lauderdale County

Where as we have been called on as a presbytery to meet at Liberty Meeting house to Examine in to the Standing of those Members Who wish to Become A church We certify that After Examining them on Some points of Divinity We proceeded to pronounce this the Baptist Church of Christ 

Given under his hands this the 22nd Day of May 1852

J. L. Cypert

J. C. Sparkman

Thomas Morrison

We Whom Many Are Under Signed having been Baptised [...?...] a profession of [...?...] faith in Christ Met in conference on Saturday before the 4th Lords Day in May 1852 These [...?...?...] Have [Co...?...] And Agreed with Each other to Keep up the Rules and Order of the Church Agreeing to take the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament for our Rule Both for Faith and practice

1 John Sego     Dead

2 Margaret Sego     Excluded

3 Katherine Dowdy

4 Mary Dowdy

5 Elizabeth Davis     Dead

6 Nancy White     Dismis [sic]

7 Frances Leincy [Lindsey?]

8 Thomas Nolen

9 Sarah Nolen

10 Staunton Hanback

11 Mary Hanback

12 Kiziah Bellew

13 Martha Dowdy

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14 Levina Dowdy

15 Mary Mcorkle [McCorkle?]

16 James H Mcorkle 

17 Phillip Linsey [Lindsey?]

18 Wm Mcorkle 

19 Sarah Mcorkle

20 Olive x Rogers     Dismis [sic]

21 James Dowdy

22 Cammelet Cooper

23 Sarah Threet

24 Silvester Linsey

25 Margarret Nolin     Dismis [sic]

26 Elizabeth White     Dismis [sic]

27 Artmis Cobe [Cobb?]

28 Jackson x Linsey     Excluded

29 John Brown     Desnast [Dismissed?] by leter [sic]

30 John Cabe

31 Elizabeth Polk

32 Elizabeth Sharp

33 Margarret Cobe     Excluded

34 Mary Threet

35 Charley Polk

36 Mary x Cobe     Excluded

37 Peggy Dowdy

38 Marget Dowdy

39 Elizabeth Hudelston

40 Levy Waldrupe [Levi Waldrop/Waldrip]

41 Pegy Belew

42 Edmon Cobb

43 W D Hanback

44 Mary E Scott

45 Sina Pinkston

46 Anah Clementine  [illegible notation]

47 Martha Mcorkel

48 Daniel J Hutton

49 Nicholas Welch

50 R E Welch

1857 Roll 

Note on last page: "Note: This roll was made in 1857, with notations added later." [Notations are italicized here.]

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1 John Sego     Dead

2 Margaret Sego     Excluded

3 Katherine Dowdy

4 Mary Dowdy

5 Elizabeth Davis     Dead

6 Nancy White     Dismissed

7 Frances Lindsey     Dismissed by letter

8 Thomas Nolen     Dead

9 Sarah Nolen

10 Stanton Hanback

11 Mary Hanback     dead

12 Keziah Dowdy     Dead

13 Martha Dowdy

14 Lavinah Dowdy

15 Mary McCorkle     Excluded

16 James H McCorkle

17 Philip Lindsey     Dismissed by letter

18 William J. McCorkle     dead

19 Sarah McCorkle   

20 Olive Rodgers     Dismissed by letter

21 James Dowdy

22 Camaleta Cooper

23 Sarah Dowdy

24 Silvester Lindsey [most of name stricken through]

25 Margaret Nolen     Dismissed by letter

26 Elizabeth White     Dismissed

27 Artimis Cobb

28 Jackson Lindsey     Excluded

29 John Brown     Dismissed by letter

30 John Cobb

31 Elizabeth Polk     Excluded

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32 Elizabeth Sharp

33 Margaret Cobb     Excluded

34 Mary Threat

35 Charles Polk

36 Mary Cobb     Excluded

37 Margaret Woodard     Excluded

38 Margaret Dowdy     Excluded

39 Elizabeth Huddleston

40 Levi Waldrip

41 Margaret Beloo

42 Edmon Cobb

43 W. F. Hanback

44 Mary. E. Scott

45 Sina Pinkston

46 Ann Clementine Farr     Dismissed by letter

47 Daniel J. Hutton     Dismissed by letter

48 Martha McCorkle

49 Nicholas Welch     Dismissed by letter

50 Elizabeth Welch     Dismissed by letter

51 James Rose     dismissed by letter

52 L. E. Rose     dismissed by letter

53 Elizabeth Rose     dismissed by letter

54 William C. Rose     dismissed by letter

55 Berry Rose     dismissed by letter

56 Elijah Rose     dismissed by letter

57 Patsy Bulens     dismissed by letter

58 Jack Lawson     dismissed by letter

59 W. K. Blackely     dismissed by letter

60 Londis L. Blakely     dismissed by letter

61 Evaline Lethworth     dismissed by letter

62 Adia Richea     dismissed by letter

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63 Jane Hopson     dismissed by letter

64 Mary ann Hopson     dismissed by letter

65 [...?...?...] Hopson     dismissed by letter

66 [...?...] Blakely     dismissed by letter

67 Susan Rich     Dismissed by letter     Page 30

68 Philip Lindsey     Dismissed by letter     Page 31

69 Francis Lindsey     Dismissed by letter

70 Emily Sharp     Dismissed by letter

71 Sarah Lindsey     Dismissed by letter

72 Lavinah Swinford     dismissed by letter

73 Margaret Baskins

74 Mary Lindsey     Dismissed by letter     page 32

75 Lusindy Gray     Dismissed by letter

76 Texesann Sherd 

77 Manervy Eveline Gray     Dismissed by letter

78 Elizabeth Copeland     Dismissed by letter     page 33

79 Judy R. Welch     Dismissed by letter

80 Mary M. Loyde     Dismissed by letter

81 Ruth S Loyde     Dismissed by letter

82 Jane Berry    Dismissed by letter     page 34

83 Mandy Reaves     Dismissed by letter

84 Elsira Loyd     Dismissed by letter

85 Mary Ann Waldrip     page 35

86 John Rodgers      Excluded     page 45

87 [copy too light to read]     Dismissed by letter     page 36

88 [copy too light to read]     Dismissed by letter

89 [copy too light to read]     Dismissed by letter

90 [copy too light to read]     Dismissed by letter

91 [...?...] Gray     Dismissed by letter

92 [...?...] Weston    Dismissed by letter

93 Nelly Lindsey     page 35

94 Rebecca Scott    Dismissed by letter     page 37

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95 Mary Ann Balentine     Page 37

96 Samuel Patton     Page 41

97 Eljiva C. [E.?] Patton

98 Lousinda Martin

99 Jacob Polk

100 Elizabeth Baley     Dead

101 [...?...] Philips

102 [...?...] Darby

103 [...?...] Martin     dismissed by letter

104 [copy too light to read]

105 [copy too light to read]