Manuscript Collection

Cedar Grove Church Register - Accession 1698 - M817 (874)

Title

Cedar Grove Church Register - Accession 1698 - M817 (874)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1698 - M817 (874)

Inclusive Dates

1886-1941

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1 bound volume

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a Church Register of Cedar Grove Church which was part of the Rock Hill Circuit of the South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The location of the church is unknown. Reverend John Carlisle Kilgo (1861-1922) was a circuit preacher at the time of this ledger and his name is prominent in the first section. Rev. Kilgo would later become President of Trinity College and later Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The register contains records of members, baptisms, marriages, and other records of this church from 1886 to 1941 with a majority of the entries being from 1886-1900. Many of the persons listed in the ledger are buried in Laurelwood Cemetery. Prominent member names include: Bolch; Crieghton; Garrison; McCoy; Miskelly (Misskelly and Misskelley); Ratterree (Rateree); Oates;

Provenance

The Cedar Grove Church Register was received from the York County Library via Jason Hyatt on August 9, 2019.

Copyright

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

Cedar Grove Church Register - Accession 1698 - M817 (874)

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