Subject: Piedmont Baptist Assn.|
From: E.Y. Turner
Date: January 04, 2000
Do the minutes from Piedmont Baptist Assn. include Chester County, SC?
If so.........what years are included.
Date: Tuesday, January 04, 2000 10:55 AM
Subject: RE: Theo. Weeks, Carolina, Georgia, Florida.
Bonnie, any more what?
>I do have the complete minutes of the Piedmont Baptist Assn which lists
>many names from SC, as I transcribed them from copies of the originals.
>Is that what you are talking about?
>Considering that my 4th grgranpa, Moses Westbury of Statesburg, High Hills
>Santee, South Carolina was the mover and shaker on the Association, it
>would be fair game to post the minutes.
>From: Bonnie Baggett [SMTP:rebaggett@Charleston.Net]
>Sent: Monday, January 03, 2000 7:56 PM
>Subject: Re: Theo. Weeks, Carolina, Georgia, Florida.
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Monday, January 03, 2000 6:01 PM
>Subject: Theo. Weeks, Carolina, Georgia, Florida.
Theo. Weeks, representing Pigeon Creek Baptist Church in NE Fla, was
Wayne Co, Georgia in 1827 at the PBA annual meeting.
Here are the Minutes.
Minutes of the
Thirteenth Anniversary of the
Piedmont Baptist Association
Convened at Spring Branch Church, Wayne County, Georgia
on the 13th, 14th and 15th days of October 1827
Art 1st The introductory sermon was delivered by brother Moses
from St. Matthews, 24th chapter and 14th verse.
Art 2nd After a short intermission the delegates assembled in the
house and after prayer by brother Bates, received and read letters
minuted their state.
Art 3ed Brother Westberry having resumed his place as clerk,
the election of moderator and brother Bates was elected.
Art 4th Called for correspondence but Lo!, there was none. Brother
Westberry rose and stated that through indisposition, he had been
a messenger to attend the Hepzibah Association.
Art 5th Agreed to continue correspondence with the Hepzibah and
associations. Therefore appointed the following brethren to write
letters. Brother W. A. Knight to write to the Hepzibah, brother
to bear the letter. Brother M.S. Harris to write to the Ebenezer
brother Morgan to bear the letter.
Art 6th Appointed a committee to arrange the order of preaching on
Sabbath and they reported that brethren Westberry and Bates preach
order of their names.
Art 7th Appointed brethren Westberry, Bates and Knight a committee
arrangement for the present session.
Art 8th After prayer by brother Knight, adjourned to Monday morning
Art 9th The Sabbath was spent in the exercise of public devotion,
brethren nominated preached according to arrangement and we trust
will resulted from the labors of the day.
Art 10th Monday morning, met according to adjournment, prayer by
moderator then proceeded to business.
Art 11th The circular and corresponding letters called for, read
Art 12th Received and read a petition from seven Baptist Churches
between the Alapaha and Flint Rivers, praying ministerial aid to
them into an association, therefore appointed brethren Bates and
to assist them.
Art 13th We think it proper here to announce the dissolution of
constitution of the Cedar Creek and Little Sattilla churches.
Art 14th Took under consideration the situation of Sardis Church,
County----Therefore appointed brethren J. Rodin, T. Prevatt, J. R.
J. Johns, W. Dowling and Mo. Westberry a committee to visit said
dissolve or build it up and report to the next Association.
Art 15th Took under consideration the Macedonia church and
brethren W. A. Knight, J. Johns, E. Mathis, T. Prevatt and J. R.
committee to visit said church and assist them.
Art 16th Received and read a petition from the Union church
>praying to be
dismissed from this Association to join another, which was granted.
Art 17th Our next Association to convene at Wesley Creek Church,
County, Georgia on Saturday before the second Sabbath in Oct 1828.
Art 18th Appointed brother Moses Westberry to preach the next
sermon and in case of failure, brother Isham Peacock.
Art 19th Appointed brother Moses Harris to write our next circular.
Art 20th Appointed two yearly meetings this year, the first at [NR]
Friday before the first Sabbath in January next, the next at Salem
Liberty County, on Friday before the [NR] Sabbath in March next,
continue three days.
Art 21st Resolved that the last day of December next be observed as
of fasting, humilitation and prayer that almighty God would be
revive his work of grace among churches and that he would graciously
pleased to send more laborers into his harvest.
Art 22nd Appointed the clerk to contract for the printing of these
and distribute them among the churches.
Art 23ed Called on brother Smith for his reasons for not
minutes of last year, who reports that there were a number of errors
them by the printer, so much so that he would not receive them from
Art 24th Received contributitions for printing these minutes.
Art 25th Resolved that the clerk have ten dollars for his services.
Art 26th The moderator prayed and the Association adjourned to
annual meeting in course.
Fleming Bates, Moderator
Moses Westberry, Clerk
Spring Branch; William Hair and Moses S. Harris.
Wesley Creek; James Crawford and Henry Howard.
Pigeon Creek; J. R. Prevatt and T. Weeks. [Theopilious]
Big Creek; J. Johns.
Jones Creek; Moses Westberry and William Smith.
Sarepta; William Dowling and Jacob Rhoden.
Union; Fleming Bates and W. A. Knight.
Kettle Creek; J. Roberts.
Beards Creek; R. Brewer.
Sarepta; J. Anderson.
Salem; Isham Peacock.
Macedonia; A. Miller.
Fellowship; J. Mathews.
ii. THEOPHILUS JR. WEEKS, b. October 21, 1760, Carteret County NC;
20, 1839, Alligator Settlement Columbia County, L; m. ANN OSTEEN,
Notes for THEOPHILUS JR. WEEKS:
Rev War soldier discharged at White Plains NY Nov 10 , 1778 after
participating in Brandywine. Monmounth ,and Germantown battles
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