Barkley Presbyterian Church, Scott County, KY Session Book,1829-1884 (bulk: 1829-1844)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Barkley Presbyterian Church, Scott County, KY Session Book,1829-1884 (bulk: 1829-1844)
Creator
Barkley Presbyterian Church
Extent
1 volume, 55 p.
Subjects
Presbyterian Church--Kentucky
Church records and registers--Kentucky--Scott
Kentucky--History--Sources
Scott County, KY--Religious life and customs
Barkley Presbyterian Church, Scott County
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Barkley Church was organized on May 30, 1829 as part of the West Lexington Presbytry. This church may have been an off-shoot of the Cherry Spring Church. Later, the church was renamed Providence.
Scope and Content
The first part of this collection consists of church record for the Barkley Presbyterian Church. The records run through 1844 and include formation documents, members list, and general records. Some baptism records for slaves are included in this section. The second part of the collection consists of a random accounts ledger of undetermined origin. The dates for the account ledger run from 1874-1885.