Category: Church

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Palmyra, Missouri

Pleasant Hill Church was first called Mt Pleasant and belonged to the Salt River Association. It was built of logs in August 1833. The first pastor was Christy Gentry (1833-1846). In 1834 it became part of the Bethel Association...

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Pleasant Grove Church, Palmyra, Missouri

Methodist Episcopal M. E. South Submitted by: Sherry D. Located on blacktop route A north west of Palmyra, this brick church was built on land given by James and Mahala Maddox. Book 62 page 451 at the court house in Palmyra,...

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Fifth Street M. E. Church, Hannibal, Missouri

This old and influential organization had its first existance in the city as early as the year 1835. It has been conspicious for its earnest devotion to the cause of religion and has embraced within its fold many of the best men...

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History of the Christian Church in Marion County

I have found it nearly impossible to secure anything of the early history of the church in this county, having actually failed to get a word of information from any of the present membership. The following meager facts I have...

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History of Warren Missionary Baptist Church

This church was first organized under the name of Harmony Baptist in August, 1842, by Elders Jeremiah Taylor and A. C. Broaddus. Rev. Taylor was the first pastor and Wm. T. Keith the first regular clerk. Among the first members...

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History of the Village of Warren

The village of Warren, 10 miles north, is three years older than Monroe City. It was laid out in 1854 and contained 12 blocks of 10 lots each and had five streets running north and south and two east and west. The first house...

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