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Bean's Creek Baptist Church Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2473

The Bean's Creek Baptist Church Minute Book, 1814-1876, includes entries from 1814-1815, 1822-1860, and 1868-1876, for the Old Primitive Baptist Church of Bean's Creek, Franklin County, Tenn. Andrew Woods (1822-23, 1831-36), R. T. Fowler (1823-27), Granville Lipscomb (1828-31), John Woods (1837-1840), Thomas Woods (1840-43), and William C. Lipscomb (1844-1876) recorded the entries as Church Clerks.

Dates

  • 1814-1876

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Bean's Creek Baptist Church Minute Book, 1814-1876, includes entries from 1814-1815, 1822-1860, and 1868-1876, for the Old Primitive Baptist Church of Bean's Creek, Tenn. As Church Clerks, members of the Lipscomb and Woods families recorded most of the entries.

Biographical/Historical Note

Son of Granville Lipscomb, William Lipscomb was born on July 20, 1829 in Franklin County, Tennessee. He graduated from Franklin College in 1848 and began teaching languages there that same year. He started the Gospel Advocate publication with Tolbert Fanning in 1855 and continued with it until the Civil War. Older brother to David Lipscomb, preacher and co-founder of what is now Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., William was a scholar, writer, and preacher. His father was Bean's Creek Babtist Church's clerk.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Mr. Carl Wright donated collection in 2000 after the Tennessee State Library and Archives microfilmed it.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480