Collection Number: MS 1
Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet
Extent: 1 folder (2 items).
Creators/Collectors: Ballenger Creek Baptist Church (Albemarle County, Va.)
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
User Restrictions: No restrictions.
Preferred Citation: Records of Ballenger Creek Church, MS 1, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.
Acquisition Information: Gift of Kenneth D. Swope, Lewisburg, W. Va.
Biographical/Historical Information: Ballenger Creek Church was located near the town of Warren in southern Albemarle County, Virginia and became a Baptist church in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. The church dissolved sometime after 1865.
Scope and Content: The Ballenger Creek Church records consist of two record books. It includes membership registers and meeting minutes.
The collection contains two books.
Book 1: “Old Church Book up to Nov. 1856,” contains membership lists of white, enslaved, and free Black members, rules for church government, and meeting minutes for May 1846 – January 1847 and March 1847 – May 1856.
Book 2: Book begins in October 1852 and contains rules for church government, a roll of white members (November 1856), and church meeting minutes for September 1856 – May 1859 and July 1859 – July 1863.
Corporate Names: Ballenger Creek Baptist Church (Albemarle County, Va.)
- African American Baptists--Virginia--Albemarle County.
- Albemarle County (Va.) -- Church history.
- Baptists -- Virginia -- Albemarle County.
- Church records and registers.
Record Types: Minutes (records).