Church and Family History Research Assistance
for Primitive Baptist Churches in Carter County, Oklahoma



Pilgrim's Rest Church was received into the Salem Association of Texas (originally called Brazos River Association) in August 1891, her messenger being Elder L. R. Gee.


Cornish Church, at Cornish (later in Wilson), was organized October 16, 1897, by Elders J. A. Jones, D. B. Koen, R. B. Langford, W. B. Underwood, and Deacons Z. M. Wilson, H. L. Herell, and William S. Nelson, with the following charter members, viz., P. J. Cornish, William Dulaney, J. E. Langley, A. K. Ellis, J. W. Goode, N. A. Cornish, S. J. Langley, E. M. Armhart, H. G. Dulaney, and L. J. Goode.

Elder D. B. Koen was chosen pastor of the church. In August 1897 the church united with the Salem Association (of Texas). In July 1902 the church unanimously adopted the finding of the Bonham Council.


Armhart, Bates, Cornish, Crawford, Dulaney, Foster, Goode, Grace, Greenwood, Hester, Huff, Hull, Johnson, Langley, McKee, Newell, Smith, Spears, Stearns, Tyler, Wells, (very incomplete list due to lack of records available to us).

BROCK (1976)

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