Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Mr. Obe Adams]
“The new church built to replace the burned one, was located on the present site, a gift of Grandma Tennessee Rogers, and a building was erected there and it is in that building that we meet today to celebrate the 45th. anniversary of the first services held in this building. The date was March I2, I893. On this Sunday School was conducted by the Superintendent, C. Ward, and the opening song number 878 in the old Hymnal. All officers were present and all teachers were present with the exception of Isaac Crouch, teacher class Number 2.
“The first officials of the church were as follows: Rev. J. B. Cochran, Pastor in Charge, Bro. C. Ward, Superintendent of the Sunday School and Steward, N. A. Carlton, Librarian, I. N. Crouch, R. O. Adams, W. H. C. Scheibagen, Henry W. Ward, J. T. Pruett, S. H. Robertson, and A. M. Anderson were stewards. The trustees of the church were I. N. Crouch, R. P. O. Adams, and T. J. Pruett.