Liberty Baptist Church Scott County, MS

Liberty Baptist Church

Scott County Mississippi

 

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Deed for Liberty Baptist Church

David Adam Singleton, Jr.

 

D.A. Singleton                                                                         Filed for Record at

to 4 o'clock P.M.

C.C. Smith et al Trustees Liberty Baptist Church                        Sept 15th 1893

                                                                                               N.T. Liles, Clerk

    In consideration of One dollar to me in hand paid the receipt of which

is hereby acknowledged I convey and warrant to C.C. Smith and Drury Sims, Trustees

of the Liberty Missionary Baptist Church and their successors the land described as

a square lot embracing three acres with the church house now standing on said lot

as the center of the square being in the N. 1/2 of N.W. 1/4 of NE. 1/4 Sect 7, T 7,

R 8 East lying and situated in Scott County, Mississippi, Should said lot was to be

used for purposes therein and in that event it is to revert to me the grantor of this

conveyance.

        Witness my signature this 9th day of Septr 1893.

                                                                        D.A. Singleton

                                                                        S.H. Kirkland

 

Scott County Deed Book "LL" pages 378 and 379

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Liberty Baptist Church Charter Members

 

The Liberty Baptist Church was organized on June 10, 1876 in A Bro.

D.A. Singleton's School House.

 

W.R. Butler, moderator of the association, presided. There were 16

charter members:

W.H. Futch T.H. Gould
B.J. Stuart Nepsy Singleton
Margaret Alabama Sims* David Adam Singleton
James Singleton Luna Ann Smith
H.P. Stewart Martha Smith
M.J. Stewart John Myers
America McGowan Pricilla A. Myers
Charles Smith E.B. Gould

W.J. was first pastor. Services were held once a month.

 

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A copy of the above deed and record of members were provided by Raymond C. Hunt and Mary Schwab who are descendants of David Adam Singleton, Junior. *Margaret Alabama Sims was the daughter of David Adam and Nepsy Singleton. Photo provided from the library of Mary Schwab.

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