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KINCHIN RAMBO' S DIARY & CHURCH MINUTES
Typed from photo copy of original diary, owned in 1982 by Marie Cameron, 1207 Cresthill Rd. , Birmingham, AL 35213. Pages hand-numbered by Gwinnett Historical Society.
Georgia, Gwinnett County
I, Kinchin Rambo, for the satisfaction of myself and others who may survive me, have undertaken to keep a record of such acts of my ministerial life, as Ordinations, Baptisms, Constitutions, Marriages, etc. I was baptised Nov. the 3rd Sabbath 1826.
In April 14, 1832, I was licensed to preach.
April 20, 1833 I was ordained in Redland church by Anselm Anthony, Mitchell Bennett, Jeremiah Reeves, Edwin Dyer and John Bankston, presbytery.
In December previous I was called by the church at Alcova as a supply. I accepted the call.
June 15, 1833 I and wife obtained letters of dismission from Redland church.
June 22, 1833. I assisted in the ordination of Br. Butler as a Deacon, at Ebenezer, in DeKalb.
May 25, 1833. I assisted in constituting the church at Friendship.
July 13, 1833. I and wife joined Alcova ch. by letter.
Sept. 8, 1833. I baptised Joshua Hill and Martha Dodd.
Sept. 14, 1833. I assisted in the ordination of Wm. Bailey to the ministry, at Haynes Cr(eek).
1833 I assisted in the ordination of Br. Berry Atwood, a Deacon, at Redland.
Oct. 13, 1833. I married W. C. Johnson & Epsy Waters.
Nov. 12, 1833. I married W. H. Houghton & E. A. Bennett.
Jany. 8, 1834 I assisted in constituting a church at New Hope in this county with liberty to remove to the wilderness of Alabama
Feb. 14, 1834. I assisted in the ordination of Br. Willis C. Norris to the ministry, Apalchy.
Feb. 14, 1834. I assisted in the ordination of Br. Cullins, a Deacon at Apalchy.
Feb. 15, 1834. I assisted in the ordination of Br. A. (or H.?) Hurst, a Deacon at Haynes Cr(eek).
March 22,1834, I was called by Friendship church as a supply, I accepted the call.
April 8, 1834. I married W. B. Weed to R. J. Waters.
May 1, 1834. I married Harry Wills to Betsy Tippin.
May 3, 1834. I assisted in the Ordination of Br. Robert S. Adair to the office of Deacon at New Hope.
May 25, 1834. I Baptised John Weed & Mary Weed at Friendship.
Aug. 1, 1834. I assisted in the constitution of a church at Union Grove, Newton County.
Aug. 10, 1834. I baptised Sarah Jones at Alcova.
Aug. 13, 1834. I baptised Br. xxxxx Watson at Bay Creek.
Oct. 28, 1834. I baptised Sisxxx Reid at Alcova.
Jany 18, 1835. I married Wm. Garner to Martha Lanier.
March 4, 1835. I married John Huff to Lucretia Garrett.
April 4, 1835. I assisted in the ordination of Bro. Absolem Duncan as a deacon at New Hope, Gwinnett.
April 18, 1835. I visited the church at Hardman's in DeKalb at their request and again to supply them the balance of the year.
Note. Churches commonly choose their Ministers annually. Alcova and Friendship renewed their call this year. I accepted it.
June 29, 1835. I assisted in ordaining Br. Sam'l. Scott, a deacon for the Church at Bethel.
July lst, 1835. I married Geo. L. Black to Mary J. Jones of DeKalb Co.
July 16th, 1835. I married John M. C. Davany & Hannah Powell.
July 18, 1835. I baptised (name?),a black woman, the property of Charles J. Hooper... at Hardman's (Prim. Bapt. Church, DeKalb Co.)
Aug. 23, 1835. I baptised Harrison Arnold & Washington Waters at Friendship.
Sept. 24, 1835. (on Thursday) I baptised Wm. Weed at Friendship.
Oct. 18, 1835. I baptised Sis Goram & a black sister, the property of Mrs. Peaty at Hardmans.
Jany. 23, 1836. I married Benj. Watsan to Rebecca Dutton (Saturday evening).
I again was called upon & agreed to serve the church at Alcova this year.
April 3rd, 1836. I married Philip A. Lamar to Carolin D. Medlin.
April 24, 1836. I married Bendiah Canada & Hannah Brooks.
June 25, 1836. I baptised John Higgins at Alcova.
Sept. 11, 1836. I baptised Sis. Mary Pearson at Alcova.
Oct. 2, 1836. I baptised Jane Carlisle at Mount Salem.
Nov. 4, 1836. I baptised Sis. S. Thompson at Alcova.
In the fall of 1836, I was elected Clerk of the Yellow River Assn.
In 1837, I was called to supply Alcova Church and the church at Friendship and also the church at Mount Salem in Hall Co. I accepted the calls.
I was called to supply the church at Hardmans but I declined acceptance.
Aug. 22nd, 1837. I assisted in the ordination of two Deacons at Bethlehem, Gwinnett, viz. Bro. James Mayfield and Boyce Eitson.
Oct. 19, 1837. I married Richard Coker and Elizabeth H. C. Prior of Birch (Beech?) Island, S.C.
I was again elected clerk of the Yellow River Association in 1837.
Nov. 25, 1837. I married Chancy Couch & Elizabeth Jackson.
Nov. 25, 1837. I married Washington Smith & Edith Maddox.
Jany. 18, 1838. I married Jesse H. Nelms & Nancy A. Turner.
I was called this year to supply the church at Alcova, Friendship, Haynes Creek and Sewanee. I could not accept the calls of the last two.
February 8, 1838. I married William A. Plummer & Sophronia Chism.
Feb. 13, 1838. I married Hembree Crawford and Clarissa T. Williams. (17)
I agreed at length to accept the call of Haynes Creek. I also recd a call from the church at Double Spring but could not accept it.
April 21, 1838. I assisted in the ordination of Lodge Langley, a
deacon at Friendship.
April 26, 1838. I married Lovick P. Allen and Sarah Thompson. ---(18)
May 26, 1838. I married Jordan Neese & Mary Ann Isley. (Saturday
June 30, 1838. I assisted in the ordination of Allen Chandler & Francis D. O'Kelley to the Deacons office at Gum Creek, Walton (County).
Aug. 19, 1838. I baptised Sister _______ Cooper at Haynes Creek.
Aug. 27, 1838. I baptised Sister _______ Jones at Friendship (on Monday.)
Sept. 1838 Elected Clk of the Y. Riv.
Jany. 1839. I was called to the care of Redland, Friendship, Haynes Creek, Alcova and Gum Creek churches. I accepted all but the first and last.
Jany. 18, 1839. I assisted in the constitution of a church called Gilgal, Gwinnett County.
June 1839. I was called to the care of Bethel Church. I baptised Davy, a black man & Fillis, a blackwoman, the property of Major Waters but did not accept the call of the church.
Aug. 1839. I baptised Sister __________ Inzer & Sister Brown at Bethel.
Aug. 8, 1839. I married Joseph T. Patterson and Ann Austin (20)
Sept. 1839. I and wife took our letter from Alcova and joined at Friendship. I also gave up the clerkship of the Association.
October 1, 1839. I married James R. Henry and Permelia F. Eckls. (21)
1840. This year I was called to the care of Alcova, Friendship, & Haines' Creek Churches and I accepted the calls of the first two.
Feb. 8, 1840. I assisted in the ordination of Brother Humphrey D. Landers to the office of a Deacon in Sweet Water Church.
April 12, 1840. I baptised Sister Penninah Will at Alcova.
June 28, 1840. I baptised Bro. James Weed at Friendship Church.
July 25, 1840. I assisted in the ordination of Bro. Miles Fowler and William Weed as Deacons at Friendship Church.
August 23, 1840. I baptised Br. Geo. Lanier, Sister Lucy Jenkins, Sister Mahulda Garrett, Sister Lucinda Moore, Sister Jane Britt at Friendship Church.
Sept. 12, 1840. I assisted in the ordination of Br. Simeon Edwards to the Ministry at Alcova Church.
Sept. 19, 1840. I assisted in the ordination of Br. Terry Crawford to the Ministry at Horeb.
Sept. 24, 1840. I baptised Sister Sarah Austin at Friendship church.
Sept. 26, 1840. I was again elected Clerk of the Yellow River Association.
Oct. 25, 1940. I baptised Br. Wm. Jones & Br. James Lanier & Sister Nancy Lanier and Sister Elizabeth Harris at Friendship Church.
Nov. 8, 1840. I baptised old Sister Dodd and Sister Mary Edwards in the Appalachy for Alcova Church.
Nov. 22nd 1840. I baptised Sister Jane Johnson and Sister R. J. Weed at Friendship.
Nov. 28, 1840. I baptised Sister __________ Rawlins at Haynes Creek.
Dec. 12, 1840. I was again called to supply Alcova Church. I accepted the call.
Dec. 13, 1840. I married Peter S. Dodd to Luze Ann T. Edwards. (22)
In 1841, I was called to the care of Friendship, Alcova, Gilgal, and Sweet Water churches. I accepted the first two.
March 14, 1841. I baptised Br. James Dodd in Appalachy River for Alcova Church.
March 25, 1841. I married Ezekiel J. Green to Mary A. Wood. (23)
June 24, 1841. I baptised Sister Lucy Wade at Friendship Church.
July 16, 1841. I assisted in the ordination of Br. Thos. Bennett to the office of deacon at Gilgal Church.
August 4, 1841. I assisted in constituting a church at Mount Sion, Forsyth County.
Aug. 6, 1841. I assisted in constituting the Little River Primitive Baptist Association at Union Church, Cobb County.
Aug. 14, 1841. I assisted in ordaining Brother Alfred R. Smith to the Ministry at Hains' Creek Church.
Nov. 20, 1841. I assisted in the Ordination of Br. Thos. T. Langley to the office of Deacon at Appalachy Church.
Sept. 1841. I was again elected clerk of the Yellow Riv. Assn.
Nov. 30, 1841. I married John Brooks to Nancy Caroline Couch. (24)
Feb. 27, 1842. I baptised Sister Anna Harris at Friendship Church.
In 1842, I was called to the care of Alcova, Friendship, & Shiloh. I accepted the calls of the first two.
April 24, 1842. I married David M. M. Leskey to Mariah Byrd. (25)
Aug. 5, 1842. I married Berry Rutledge to Caroline Lamar.(Fri.) (26)
Sept. 22, 1842. I married Sterline Brown to Elizabeth H. Jones.(27)
Decr. 1, 1842. I married Sampson Still to Jemima H. Morgan. (28)
In Sept. of this year, I was again elected clerk of the Yellow River Association.
I was again called to supply the churches at Friendship and Alcova and I accepted the calls for the year 1843.
March 18, 1843. I assisted in the ordination of Bro. John Rutledge to the office of a Deacon at Hains Creek Church.
July 30, 1843. I baptised Sister Elizabeth Lanier at Friendship.
I was again elected Clerk of the Yellow River Baptist Assn. 1843.
Oct. 22, 1843. I baptised Br. James Jackson Jr. and Br. Lumpkin Moore and Sis. Martha Waters at Friendship.
Nov. I baptised brother Abram Harris at Friendship.
Nov. 21, 1843. I married James Garner to Margaret Lanier. (29)
1844. I was again called to care of Friendship & Alcova churches and agreed to attend them.
Jany. 15, 1844. I married Sterline T. Austin to Jane Martin. (30) Monday night.
May 23, 1844. I married Benjamin Cooper to Catharine Allison. (31)
I was again elected clerk of the Yellow River Association.
In 1845, I was again called to the care of Friendship church and accepted the call. I was also called to the care of Gilgal Church but did not accept the call.
1845 April 22 I married Doct. Wil1iam J. Russell to Miss Iantha M. Huff. (52)
1845 May 18. I Baptised Sister Sarah Ann Foster at Gilgal Church.
1845 May 25. I Baptised Sister Martha Garner at Friendship Church.
1845 Sept. 22nd. I baptised Sister...Weed and Sister...Weed at Friendship Church.
I was again elected clerk of the Yellow River Association.
1845 October 26. I baptised Sister Elizabeth Hewatt at Friendship Church.
1846 January 3. I assisted in the dissolution of New Hope Church in Gwinnett County.
1846 I was called to the care of Gilgal Church but did not accept the call.
1846 I was also called to the care of Friendship Church again but on account of very serious difficulties in that church, I did not accept the call.
In Aug. 1846, I and wife took a Letter of Dismn. from Friendship church.
1846 April 6. I married Leroy Robinson and Mary W. Canaday, (Monday night). (33)
1846 Sept. 10. I married Wi1son D. Nichols & Sarah Austin. (34)
1847 August 17th. I married Dalton Burge to Mary C. Dykes. Cass (?) (35)
1848 On Saturday before the first Sunday in March I and wife joined the church at Silver Creek by Letter.
(transcriber's note: Silver Creek Church was in Floyd County, near Rome, Georgia.)
page 16. (Actually, inside front cover.)
Frost the 17th day of May 1845
----- first two of Lambs at Thomas Mill -$2.40.
2 floves (?) 132 ft. sheeting 62 ft. ceiling.
3d load b plank 22 ft. long 14 in wide l 1/4 thick.
4 -17, Inch 40 (?) & S ome rough at 50.
Snow the 15th day of April 1849.
0 L (?) large white frost and plenty of ice the 16th day of April 1849.
March 13 1857. Snow fell nearly all day and next morning the
ground nearly covered.
April 6. Sleet and Snow and ice
April 7th Large frost and plenty of ice.
April 10th Heavy frost.
April 12th Snow & 13th Heavy frost.
April 15th (?) Heavy frost.
April 16th (?) Snow & 20th Heavy frost.
April 23 Heavy frost.
See latter part of this book for 1876..
1848 April 1. I assisted in the ordination of Br. Lewis Bobo as a Deacon at Silver Creek Church------
1849 May 20. I married Joshua Broadway & Mary A. Golding (36).
1849 July 12. I married Pleasant Keener & Lydia Golding (37)
1849. July 15. I married Thomas White & Sarah A. Pyle. (38)
1849 July 15. I married John Greenwood & Emily Pyle. (39)
1849. Nov. 15. I married John W. Gales and Sarah Eason. (40)
1850. September 12. I married William G. Foster and S. A. Mayo. (41)
1851 February 16. I married William H. Ward and Nancy Caroline Cagle.(42)
1851 March 16. I married William S. Pyle and Jane C. Coleman. (43)
1852 Nov. 16. I married Richard P. Mayo and Mary Ann Garrett. (44)
1854 December 2nd. I and wife took letters of dismission from Silver Creek Church.
1855 January 18. I assisted in the constitution of a Primitive Baptist Church at Rock Dale and on the Same day I and wife joined by Letter and I was appointed Church Clerk.
1855 May 7. I married Morris Marks and Susan J. Macon. (45)(Monday)
1855 December 15. I assisted in the ordination of Bro. David Knight to the ministry at Rock Dale church.
1856 July 20. I baptised Sister Salley Sparks and Sister Margarett Rambo and Sister Elizabeth Foster at Rock Dale church.
1857 Dec.27th. I married Russell Cooper and Susannah J. Carroll.(46)
June 20th 1858. I baptised Brother Kinchin R. Foster at Rock Dale Church.
June 27th 1858. I married George D. Fuller and Sarah Ann R. Teat. (47)
July 18- 1858. I baptised Brother George D. Fuller and Sister Sarah Ann R. Fuller.
March 31st 1859. I married John H. Prior and Phereby V. Hunter.(48)
May 12 1859. I married Miles F. Carroll and Mary C. Lemons. (49)
May 18th 1859. I married Wm. A. Gresham and Catharine Bobo. (50) Wednesday.
Oct. 2, 1859. I married Kinchin R. Foster & M elissa Ann Mayo. (51) Sunday.
Feby. llth 1860. I assisted in constituting a church at Melville
Chattooga County, Georgia.
July 7, 1860. I assisted in ordination of Bro. R. S. Foster and Bro. H. Simms to the office of Deacons for Melville Church.
June 23rd 1862. I married Seaborn Shipley and M. C. Bryant (52) Monday.
December llth 1862. I married Joseph M. Hardin and Harriet Q. V. Foster(53)
August 4th 1865. I married John K. Benten and Sarah 0. Fowler.(54) Friday
September 3rd 1865. I married John J. Stinson and Mary B. Cooley.(55)
September 17th 1865. I baptised Brother H. V. Rambo and Sister Virginia Bobo and Sister Amanda Bobo.
September 24th. I baptised Sister ________ Carnes at Oostanal1ee Church.
November 26th 1865. I baptized Sister ________ Casey at Oostanal1ee Church.
December 3rd 1865. I Baptized Sister Debby Johnson and Sister Martha Johnson and Sister Clary Johnson at Emmanuel Church. (Monday morning).
January 4 1866. I married Madison R. Hopper and Mary A. Baker. (56)
March 17 1866. I married Monroe Moore a Freedman & Orra Richardson a Freedwoman. (57)
May 7th 1866. I Baptized Sister ______ Camp and Sister Parthena Anderson on Monday at Cary's church.
May 12th 1866. I assisted in the ordination of Brother Calvin Compton to the office of Deacon at Silver Creek Church.
May 30 1866. I Baptized Brother Jerre Sailors at Mount Horeb Church.
May 23 1866 I Baptized Sister ______ El1ison at Melville Church.
July 22nd, 1866. I Baptized Brother Robert Massengale at Mount Horeb Church.
August 30th 1866. I Baptized Sister _______ Martin at Rocky Creek Church.
Sept. 15 1866. I was elected Clerk of the Euharley Primitive Baptist Association.
September 18th 1866. I Baptized Sis _______ Fry and Sister Mary Wilder at Melvil1e Church.
October 27th 1866. I assisted in the ordination of Brother Francis M. Casey to the Gospel Ministry at Oostanaula Church.
January 8th 1867. I married James M. Human and Lucinda Bryant. (58)
In 1866, I divided my time as well as I could with Seven or Eight Churches without accepting the actual Pastoral care of any.
In 1867- I expect to Spend my time mostly with Rock Dale, Silver Creek and Melville Churches, having been called by each one of them as their Pastor or Supply.
Feby. 24th 1867. I Baptized Bro. John (a Freedman) and Sister Isabella (a Freedwoman) at Melville Church.
June 9th 1867. I Baptized Brother Moses Formby at Silver Creek Church
June 30 1867. I Baptized Brother Wil1iam H. Roberts and his wife Sister Mary Ann F. Roberts and Sister Delila Cooper for Emmaus Church.
July 27 1867. I assisted in the ordination of Brother B. W. Chamblee to the Gospel Ministry at the General meeting at Oostanual1ee by the request of Rocky Creek Church.
Sept. lst 1867. I Baptized Sister ___________ Duncan at Melville Church.
September 8th 1867. I Baptized Brother Thornton Whitaker and Sister Elizabeth Byers at Silver Creek Church.
September 15th 1867. I married Jason Morris and Mary Smith. (59)
Sept. 1867. I was again elected Clerk of the Euharley Association.
October 8th 1867. I Baptized Brother Wilson Magbie and Brother D. D. Heslep for Euharley Church.
October 17th 1867. I married Andrew J. Davis and Margaret E. Dozier.(60)
October 19, 1867. I married Daniel Billups F.M.(note: means Free man)
and Susan Thomas, F.W. (61)
November 17th 1867. I Baptized Sister Martha Hopper and Sister Salley Bennett and Sister Mary Elizabeth Teat and Sister Martha Teat for Rock Dale Church.
December 8th 1867. I married Z. T. Payne and Nancy Foster. (62)
December 8th 1867. I Baptized Sister Jane Compton for Silver Creek Church.
December 21st 1867. I assisted in constituting a Primitive Baptist at Mount Zion, Polk County, Georgia.
In 1867 I was again elected Clerk of the Euharley Association and had the care of three churches viz: RockDale, Melville and Silver Creek and agreed to attend the same three Churches in 1868. (D.V.)
January 26th 1868. I Baptized Sister Lou C. Kerr for the church at Mount Zion, Polk County.
Feby. 23rd 1868. I Baptized Brother William J. Duke and Sister Louisa M. Duke (his cousin) for the Church at Mount Zion, Polk County.
June l6th 1868. I Baptized Brother Obediah Formby (about 80 years old) and Sister Martha Formby and Sister Ann Formby and Sister ______ Whitaker for Silver Creek Church.
September 6th 1868. I married Wm. M. Nelson and Amanda Fry. (63)
September 13th 1868 I Baptized Sister Winney Denson for Silver Creek Church.
October 15 1868. I married Willis C. Strickland and Susan P. Mayo. (64)
December 6th 1868. I Baptized Brother Ralph Easterling (freedman) for Melville church.
May 8th 1869. I assisted in ordination of Brother Alfred Johnson to the Gospel Ministry at Silver Creek Church.
June 13, 1869. I Baptized Brother Jason Morris for Silver Creek Church.
July 3rd 1869. I assisted in the constitution of a church at the house of Brother Obediah Barker called Vann's Valley (in Floyd Co., Georgia).
July 18th 1869. I Baptized Sister Sophia M. Blocker for Rockdale Church.
Aug. 12, 1869. I married James M. Jamison and Mary Collins (65).
Nov. 14, 1869. I baptized Sister Mary Clymes for Silver Creek Church.
May 14, 1870. I assisted in the ordination of Bro. Berryman S. Dempsey to the Gospel Ministry at Providence Church.
Aug. 18, 1870. I married Benjamin L. Russell (colored) and Virginia Mann (colored). (66)
September 10, 1870. I assisted in the o~dination of Brother L. C. D. Payne to the office of Deacon for Silver Creek Church.
Nov. 27, 1870. I baptized Brother Charley Barker and Bro. Wiley Harbin and Bro. Rufus Barker for Rock Dale Church at a called meeting.
July 16th 1871. I baptized Sister Tallahour (?) Barker at Rock Dale Church.
Aug. 5, 1871. I assisted with the ordination of Br. H. V. Rambo to the office of Deacon for Melville Church.
Feb. 10, 1872. I assisted in the ordination of Bro. L.C. D. Payne to the Gospel Ministry at Silver Creek Church.
May 19, 1872. I baptised Br. Mat. A. Wimpee at Rock Dale Church.*
July 6th 1872. I Baptized Brother J. R. Dosset and his wife Sister Harriet Dosset for Melville Church.
*(also, same day) bapt. Wimpee's wife Mary Ann Wimpee at Rock Da1e Ch.
Oct. 6, 1872. I Baptized Sister Tempy Rowe for Melville Church.
Oct. 8th 1872. I married James Cannon (colored) and Elizabeth Thompson (colored). (67)
Nov. 14, 1872. I married V. L. Wood and T. F. Barker. (68)
Dec. 5th 1872. I married Henry Lamkin (colored) to Rose Duncan (co1.) (69)
June 28, 1873. I assisted in the ordination of Bro. Mat. A. Wimpee to the office of Deacon for Rockdale Church.
Dec. 23, 1873. I married Ratler Harris and Cathy Horton (colored) (70)
May 21, 1874. I married F. L. Kinard and Sarah D. Loud. (71)
Sept. 10, 1874. I married N. H. Hamrick and Frances Py1e. (72)
Dec. 20th 1874. I married Si1as Kanarbs (?) Truet (?) and Sarah J. Weathers. (73)
May 23, 1875 I married J. A. Duncan and Ca11ie Jester (?)(or Doster?)(74)
Ju1y 28, 1875. I married A. C. Martin and Catharine Walravin. (75)
Sept. lst 1875. I married David H. Shelton and Mary A1ice Foster. (76)
Oct. 14, 1875. I married Robert S. Hamrick and Nancy C. Pyle. (77)
And I have assisted in the constitution of one association, and in the disso1ution of one church. I have assisted in the ordination of 11 preachers and in the constitution of 9 churches and in the ordination of 19 Deacons and baptized 108 persons.
July 27th 1876 I married G. W. Cowen and Missouri McDaniel. (78)
Dec. 27th 1877 I married Dr. Samuel A. McArthur and Sarah E. Kinard.(79)
May 18th 1878. I assisted in the ordination of Mat. A. Wimpee to the Gospel Ministry at Rockdale Church. (12)
Account at Smiths' 1874
Jan. 31 Syrup 75 Tea $1 Sugar 1.00 Ginger 15 $2.90
Feb. 12 Syrup 75 Tobacco 80 1.55
Feb. 21 Coffee $2 Sugar .50 Syrup 45 Soda 10 Bitra onion
Buttons .20 4.05
March 7 Sack of Salt 2.10 Tobacco 80 2.90
23 Sugar .50
30 Tobacco 80 Syrup 80 Whis. 1.75 3.35
April 6 Coffee $2 Bitters $1 3.00
13 Fish $150 Wine for communions 2.50
30 Tobacco 80 Syrup 75 Sugar 50 2.05
?? Soda 10 Matches 30 pepper 20 .60
May 13 Coffee 2.00
June 4 Tobacco .85
16 Coffee . . . . . . . . . . . 3.25
July 6 Tobacco 80 Jar 45 Ink 10 1.35
27 Tobacco 70 Matches 35, Tum . . . (?) 1.15
Aug. 10 Coffee 2 Wine 1 3.00
29 Tobacco 70 .80
Sept 1 Sugar 75 Soda 10 shots (?) 2.25
Oct. 7 Coffee (??) Sugar 80 (?) (??)
Bot at Harrold's & Hillyer's in 1874
March 23 Shoes for Ansel & Nora $4.05
Shoes $2 Umb. 2 pencil 10 4.15
April 6 1 Bunch Mread (?) for Banks or (?) 1.80
30 Pants Iorl (?) thread 1.90
J.M. Paid transient taken (?) 11.80
(the following was on same page but written upside down)
1876 A remarkably warm winter--only two or three little cold snaps--
plumb trees in bloom at Christmas and peach trees in February--About the middle of March very cold and windy- particularly the 17th 18th and 19th day and night. The 20th Ground covered with Snow about 4 inches deep--21st Heavy freeze--Snow Still on the
ground. And peaches nearly all killed for once in March.
Oct. 20th 1878. I baptized Sister Sophronia Weathers and her Daughter Sister Mary Weathers for Rock Dale Church. (110)
April 20th 1879. I Baptized Brother G. S. Truesdell and his wife Sister G. A. Truesdell (a blind woman) for Rockdale Church. (112)
December 25th 1879 I married Levi Worthington and Missouri Cowen. (80)
Nov. 1879 I resigned the pastoral care of Rockdale Church.
April 17, 1880. I assisted in the ordination of Brother. ...Dover to the office of Deacon for Harmony Church. (20)
June 19th 1880. I assisted in the ordination of Brother Hays to the office of Deacon at Providence Church, Alabama. (21)
Aug. 12, 1880. I married James S. Cooper and Mrs. Eliza Broadway. (81)
September 5th 1880
I married E. D. Attaway and Sarah A. R. Fuller. (82)
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