Great Photo! Reverend Austin Flood served as pastor during the 1870s. He was not a founder of the church. He is also my 2g grandfather.
My gg grandfather Reverend Austin Flood was one of the founders and pastor of this church.
My great-great-grandmother, Mary Moye, was one of the women who participated in the home meetings and later founded Sycamore Hill Baptist church. My great-great-grandfather, Thomas Moye became one of the church deacons.
My great-grandmother Alvania Watson Johnson was one of the eight original founding members. Lived her life in what is now Greenville Town Commons area. Born a slave , although too young to work on the Fleming Plantation, that was located @ intersection of Greene Streets and Pactolus Hwy where the DOT bldg. sits angled across from Jolly's Pawn Shop
This picture shows the church on 8th Street. It was moved from 1st St. and Greene St. Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist church will 150 years old next year. It is now located on 1001 Hooker Rd., Greenville, NC.