The Resource Records of the Oakrum Baptist Church (Prince William County, Va.)

Records of the Oakrum Baptist Church (Prince William County, Va.)

Label
Records of the Oakrum Baptist Church (Prince William County, Va.), 1883-1964
Title
Records of the Oakrum Baptist Church (Prince William County, Va.)
Inclusive dates
1883-1964
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records, 1883-1964, of the Oakrum Baptist Church in Prince William County, Virginia. Includes record books, 1883-1903, including minutes, rolls, and accounts; roll books, 1901-1962, including Brothers Roll and Sisters Roll, listing names with amount of dues paid; minute books, 1932-1958; and various loose papers. The loose papers include Anniversary booklets (100 and 130th); correspondence; information on the highway marker "Free People of Color at Thoroughfare,"; savings pass books, 1946-1956; history; accounts; receipts; and resolutions
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Additional physical form
Also available on microfilm (Misc. reel 4846)
Biographical or historical data
Located in Thoroughfare, Prince William County, Virginia, the congregation was organized in 1865 at the home of Alexandra Johnson. The first meeting house was erected in 1883. In 1909 a new building was erected. At first named Little Zion, the name was changed to Oakrum Baptist Church of Thoroughfare. Rev. James Robinson, Rev. Hamilton, Brother Thornton Johnson, and Rev. Moses B. Strother served as the first ministers.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Records of the Oakrum Baptist Church (Prince William County, Va.)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01272.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
  • 1
  • .70
Governing access note
For preservation purposes, please use microfilm (Misc. reel 4846)
Immediate source of acquisition
Oakrum Baptist Church
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001551140
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Type of unit
  • reel (Misc. reel 4846)
  • cu. ft.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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