Manuscript Collection

Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church of Chester County Records

Title

Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church of Chester County Records

Files

Identifier

Accession 109 M47 (62)

Inclusive Dates

1799-1859

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

134 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

The Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church was organized ca. 1752. The current structure was built in 1785 and was enclosed in brick in 1958.

Scope and Content Note

The Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church of Chester County Records include an historical statement (1839) on its origin and development by one of its pastors Rev. John B. Davies, and copies of entries for various sessions containing information on how the church handled misconduct of its members.

Provenance

This collection was transferred from the Cataloging Department in Dacus Library.

Keywords

Church History, Presbyterians, Chester County SC

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church of Chester County Records

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