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Abbeville Methodist Church Records

Collection 138

Abbeville (Louisiana) Methodist Church. Records, 1889–1958, n.d. [Microform]

1 reel (35 mm, positive)

Membership records of several churches in the Vermilion Circuit of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South: Perry's Bridge (1889-1954); Prairie Greig Church, Henry, Louisiana, (1899-1916); and Abbeville Methodist Church (1901-1947). There are also quarterly records of the Vermilion Circuit (1910-1913) and collected information on ministers who served the circuit. Finally there are two brief histories of the Abbeville Methodist Church and correspondence related to gathering information for another publication.

Microfilmed by Dennis Gibson from originals still held by the church. Negative copy has been fiched and stored with archival negatives.


Fiche 1-4
1. Church Register, Perry's Bridge, Louisiana, 1899-1954
    contains baptisms, marriages, deaths, and members
Fiche 5-7
2. Church Register, Henry Louisiana (Prairie Grieg Church), 1819-1916
    interleaved, list of conditions to build Elizabeth Caldwell Memorial Methodist Church
Fiche 8-12
3. Church Register, Abbeville, Louisiana, 1901-1934
    includes correspondence re: retrieving baptism certificates, 1959-1969
Fiche 13-15
4. Church Register, Abbeville, Louisiana, 1935-1947
Fiche 16-20
5. Quarterly Conference Record Vermilion Circuit, 1910-1913
Fiche 21-22
6. Pool of Members and Infant Baptisms of Abbeville Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Index, n.d.
Fiche 23-29
7. Miscellaneous
    Church Histories
      Dedication Service, Abbeville Methodist Church, 5/6/1951
      "Abbeville Methodist Church A History," n.d., 4 pages, typed
    Biographical Sketches, Ministers
      excerpts from conference minutes; biographical information on ministers
    Abbeville Circuit
      registers of ministers; votes
    Correspondence Concerning Church Histories
      correspondence of Jerry R. Marshall related to projected church history, 1958; notes