HISTORY OF STEWART COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION:
COMPILED BY A.R. NELSON
c1966 Stewart County Baptist Association
The following historical outline has been the tireless result of many historians of the past, Church Clerks, Associational Clerks. Teachers and writers of history, even those who collect libraries or old writings and historical events. Many important events will be left out of this account, because complete information can not be obtained. As you read, please feel free to correct any misspelled names, or add to this effort additional information, if you have it. May I be allowed to add a word of apprection for the courtesy or Crockett's Creek, Nevilles Creek and Model Baptist Church Memberships for having this history printed.
Rev. A.R. Nelson, Jr. Stewart County Baptist Associational Missionary
The Stewart Co. TN Genealogy site is indebted to Chuck Allen, his father Charles L. Allen, and Brother William Gray of the Stewart County Baptist Association for making this material available to researchers of our site. Full copyright belongs to the Stewart County TN Baptist Association and this material may not be reproduced or used at any other site or reprinted in any other format without the express written permission of that entity.
The following references were used in the accumulation of these statistics:
- Messages of the Governors of Tennessee by Robert H. White
- Tennesseans in the Civil War by The Civil War Centennial Commission
- Tennessee Baptist Historical Commission - Microfilm
- Associational Minutes of Stewart, Cumberland, Little River, Red River, and Blood River.
- Church Minutes of Dry Creek, and Crockett's Creek Baptist Churches.
- Mr. E.R. Neal's History of Baptist
- Kentucky Baptist History by Dr. Frank M. Masters
- History of Kentucky Baptist by J.H. Spencer
- Rev. Luther Compton
- Rev. J.N. Darnell
- Brother Tommy Askew
- Miss Lizzy Suratt
- Brother Marshall Cherry
- Brother W.J. Crutcher
- Dr. Milton Henry; Professor of History, Austin Peay College.
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