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Abstract Organization formed in 1968 to provide support for churches and auxiliary organizations that weremembers of the former Illinois Baptist State Convention and the Missouri Convention ofAmerican Baptists. Chartered as a not-for-profit corporation with headquarters in Springfield,Illinois. Governed by a regional board of directors that is responsible for developing regionalpolicy, financial matters and other business. Areas of interest include Christian education,evangelism, and world mission...
Dates: Created: 1805-1984; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1964
Abstract Organized, January 30, 1828; principal organizer was John M. Ellis (1793-1855); first pastor was John G. Bergen (1790-1872).
Dates: Created: 1825-1971
Collection — Box: 65
Scope and Contents Photocopies of pages from his journal listing the marriages, baptisms and deaths in the Park, Quinn, Moberley, Clark and Cobb families from 1843 through 1879. Typed copy of couples married by Park, 1852-1879; individuals baptized, 1848-1872; and funerals performed, 1853-1867.
Dates: Created: 1843 - 1879
Collection — Box: 61
Scope and Contents The minutes include those from this first meeting and through Nov. 3, 1866 and include the results of elections, the discussion of new members and their credentials, church activities and problems, business and those guilty of infraction and their treatment.
Dates: Created: 1847 - 1866
Collection — Box: 70
Scope and Contents Parish register includes births, baptisms, marriages and deaths with all pertinent information given in French. The transcriber added a list of parish priests from 1695-1818, notes and a list of explanatory phrases.
Dates: Created: 1695 - 1729
Collection — Box: 68
Scope and Contents Resolution by the Diocese of Illinois to pay towards a fund for the support of a bishop. Signed by Ninian Wirt Edwards, State Rep. James W. Singleton, and his wife Parthenia, Rev. Charles Dresser and his wife Louisa, Judge Samuel H. Treat, and A. Campbell
Dates: Created: November 1856
Collection — Box: 83
Scope and Contents Handwritten constitution, rules and by-laws of the society. Calls for a payment of five cents, not to exceed 25 cents, when the rules are not followed. Minutes provide outline of events at each meeting. Several pages in volume used as a personal account book.
Dates: Created: October 12 - December 23, 1835
- American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region 1
- Clark family 1
- Cobb family 1
- Dresser, Charles, Rev. 1
- Edwards, Ninian Wirt 1
- Episcopal Church 1
- First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, Illinois 1
- Moberley family 1
- Park family 1
- Park, Jonathan 1
- Paroisse de la Conception de Notre-Dame-des-Cascaskias (Kaskaskia, Ill.) 1
- Quinn family 1
- Reformed Presbyterian Church (Monmouth, Ill.) 1
- Singleton, James Washington, 1811-1892 1
- Springfield Harmonic Society (Springfield, Ill.) 1
- Treat, Samuel Hubbel, 1811-1887 1
- Wells, William A. 1 ∧ less