Church and Family History Research Assistance for Primitive Baptist Churches

in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan

State of New York

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Albany County Allegany County Broome County Cattaraugus County Chemung County Cortland County Clinton County Delaware County Dutchess County Erie County Genessee County Greene County Jefferson County Lewis County Livingston County New York County Onondaga County Oneida County Ontario County Orange County Orleans County Oswego County Otsego County Putnam County Queens County Rensselaer County Rockland County Saratoga County Schoharie County Schuyler County Steuben County Suffolk County Sullivan County Sussex County Tioga County Tompkins County Ulster County Wayne County Yates County

Primitive Baptist Associations in New York included Warwick, Allegany, Lexington, Roxbury, Chemung, Western Conference, and Northern Conference. Several of the oldest Associations in New York began as Old School, but were corrupted in doctrine, and finally went off into New School arminianism in the early 1800's.

Cast Out of the Synagogue, by the Rulers and Chief Priests of the Sanhedrin, with appendix, "An allegory, Black River Bear Hunting." A collection of Minutes of Councils, letters, and articles, published by about thirty different Old School Baptist churches, showing the clerical usurpation of authority belonging only to local churches, by "conventions," "seminaries," and "mission societies," in the state of New York.

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State of Pennsylvania

The first Baptist Churches in Pennsylvania were organized before 1700, as follows: Cold Spring, Bucks Co. (1684); Lower Dublin (later called Pennypack)(1689); and First Philadelphia (1698).

Pennsylvania churches which were organized between 1700 and 1800, per Hassell's Church History, page 552-556, included: Great Valley, 1711; Brandywine, 1715; Montgomery, 1719; French Creek, 1726; Southampton, Bucks Co., Pa., 1746; Tonoloway, Fulton Co., 1754; London Tract, Chester Co., 1780; Philadelphia (Big Red Stone), Fayette Co., 1791; Tuscarora, Juniata Co., 1794. Other very early Pennsylvania churches which have existed (and which at one point in time were considered orthodox, before the division over the modern mission system) include Great Bethel, Fayette Co. (1770); Goshen, Greene Co. (1773); Peter's Creek, Washington Co. (1773); Ten Mile (1773); Turkey-Foot (Jersey), Somerset Co. (1776); Barton's Creek, Pa.; Canton & Columbia, Pa.; Lebanon (Plum Run)(1803), Washington Co.; Ruffs Creek, Pa. (1792); Cast-Steel Run, Pa.; Meadow-Run, Greene Co., Pa.; Mount Moriah (George's Creek), Fayette Co; Great Whitely Creek, Pa.; Indian Creek, Pa.; Bethlehem, Pa.; Enon, Washington Co.; Muddy Creek, Pa.; Connellsville, Pa. (1796); Wells Valley, Pa., and many others.

Primitive Baptist Associations with churches in Pennsylvania included the Philadelphia (later converted to missionism), Baltimore, Redstone, Chemung, Juniata, Delaware River, and possibly others . . .

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Bedford County Bradford County Bucks County Chester County Fayette County Fulton County Greene County Huntingdon County Juniata County Lackawanna County Lancaster County Luzerne County Lycoming County Mercer County Montgomery County Northumberland County Philadelphia County Pike County Potter County Susquehanna County Somerset County Tioga County Washington County

State of Ohio

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Adams County Allen County Ashland County Ashtabula County Athens County Auglaize County Belmont County Brown County Butler County Carroll County Champaign County Clark County Clermont County Clinton County Columbiana County Coshocton County Crawford County Cuyahoga County Darke County Defiance County Delaware County Erie County Fairfield County Fayette County Franklin County Fulton County Gallia County Geauga County Greene County Guernsey County Hamilton County Hancock County Hardin County Harrison County Henry County Highland County Hocking County Holmes County Huron County Jackson County Jefferson County Knox County Lake County Lawrence County Licking County Logan County Lorain County Lucas County Madison County Mahoning County Marion County Medina County Meigs County Mercer County Miami County Monroe County Montgomery County Morgan County Morrow County Muskingum County Noble County Ottawa County Paulding County Perry County Pickaway County Pike County Portage County Preble County Putnam County Richland County Ross County Sandusky County Scioto County Seneca County Shelby County Stark County Summit County Trumbull County Tuscarawas County Union County Van Wert County Vinton County Warren County Washington County Wayne County Williams County Wood County Wyandot County

Churches in the State of Ohio for which we have not been able to determine the location by county include the following: Frankfort, Hamilton & Rossville, Poplar Fork, Swan, Jackson, Ames, Zion, Old Chillicothe, Big Bottom, Mohawk-run, Lee's Creek, Ebenezer, Stillwater, Providence, Big Beaver, Little Beaver, Mad River, Centerville, Hales Creek, Sims Creek, Union, Bloom, and Morris. We would appreciate help in obtaining historical sketches, photographs of meeting houses, lists of members, association minutes, or any other pertinent information about any of the churches on our Ohio website.

Primitive Baptist Associations with churches in Ohio have included the following: Miami, Scioto, Muskingum, Sandusky, Owl Creek-Harmony, Clover, Mad River, Greenville, Indian Creek, Mahoning, East Miami, Burning Spring, Mates Creek, and possibly others.

State of Michigan

Thank you for being patient while we prepare material to be entered for the State of Michigan. We are still searching for additional information on churches in this state.

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Berrien County Cass County Genesee County Hillsdale County Jackson County Lenawee County Macomb County Monroe County Newaygo County Oakland County St. Joseph County Tuscola County Wayne County

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