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Abbeville Methodist Church Records

Collection 138

Abbeville (Louisiana) Methodist Church. Records, 1889 1958 [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 curcuit. 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