A History of Seventh Day Baptists in West Virginia, Including the Woodbridgetown and Salemville Churches in Pennsylvania and the Shrewsbury Church in New Jersey
A History of Seventh Day Baptists in West Virginia, Including the Woodbridgetown and Salemville Churches in Pennsylvania and the Shrewsbury Church in New Jersey - Corliss Fitz Randolph. This mammoth compilation of information, based on records extant at the time of the original writing, covers the histories of sixteen churches; biographies (with basic genealogical data) of twelve ministers and several other notable men including William Davis, considered the father of the Shrewsbury Church; sketches of several schools and lists of students; a selection of tombstone inscriptions; rosters of soldiers from the Revolution through the Civil War; lists of landowners; marriages; wills and more. Each church's history generally includes information on its founding, growth and membership activities. Chapters are replete with dates and names, and frequently have a selection of transcribed documents. Approximately 100 pictures and maps of people, buildings and places are included.
(1905), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 722 pp.