First Baptist

  • Demonination: National Baptist Convention of America Inc.
  • Pastor: S.Jones
  • Race/Ethnicity: African-American
  • County: Okeechobee
  • City: Okeechobee
  • Date: 1916

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First Baptist

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11. Record books of Sunday School or other organization:

1916--, 5 vols., records of Sunday School and Missionary Society, kept by the secretary at his home in colored town.

12. Financial records, if separate:

1916--, 5 vols., located at the home of the treasurer, in colored town.

13. Unpublished historical sketches: (give author, title, date when written, and note if written in one of the record books): None

14. Published histories or historical sketches or directories, etc.: (give author, title, place and date of publication): None

15. Other records, miscellaneous manuscript material, etc.: None

16. Indicate by check condition of records: Poor
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17. Other information, particularly as to the origins, history, and previous names of the church:

This church was organized by Missionary Baptist in this locality in 1916, and has managed to keep up a gradual growth and now has a fairly good membership, and is active.