Old Sparta Primitive Baptist Church Records, 1836, 1899-1998

Manuscript Collection #1219

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Old Sparta Primitive Baptist Church Records
    Creator:
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection consists of four minute books of the Old Sparta Primitive Baptist Church, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, for the period of 1836, and 1899 through 1998.
    Extent: 0.35 Cubic feet, 1 archival box containing 4 ledgers, consisting of minutes
  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Old Sparta Primitive Baptist Church was founded January 10th, 1836, by former members of Christ Church at Tarboro, Autrys Creek, and Conetoe, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, in order to have a church closer to where they lived. The congregation disbanded in 1998 and the church building was bought from the Kehukee Foundation by the Old Sparta Historical Preservation Society in 2008 to be used as a community museum. There is also a cemetery on the church grounds. Source: http://dailysoutherner.com/local/x1210032990/OLD-SPARTA/print

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 29, 2013, (unprocessed) 0.35 cubic feet; This collection consists of four minute books of the Old Sparta Primitive Baptist Church, Edgecombe County, N.C., for the period from 1836, and 1899 through 1998. Gift of Eugenia Wade for the Old Sparta Historical Preservation Society.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Eugenia Wade for the Old Sparta Historical Preservation Society

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Old Sparta Primitive Baptist Church Records (#1219), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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