Primitive Baptist Church and Family History Research Assistance for Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C., and North Carolina

State of Virginia

Some of the earliest Baptist Churches organized in Virginia, according to Hassell's Church History, pages 552-554, included the following: Burley, Isle of Wight Co.(1714); Opeckon (Mill Creek), Berkeley Co. (1743).

Primitive Baptist Churches formed after 1750 and before 1800, in Virginia, included: Ketocton, Loudoun Co. (1751); Smith's Creek (Lynville Creek), Rockingham Co. (1756); Broad Run, Fauquier Co. (1762); New Valley, Loudoun Co. (1767); Little River, Loudoun Co. (1769); Mountain Run, Orange Co. (1769); Birch Creek, Halifax Co. (1770); Potomac Creek, Stafford Co. (1770); Mill, Pittsylvania Co. (1770); Strawberry, Pittsylvania Co. (1770); Hartwood, Stafford Co. (1771); County Line, Pittsylvania Co. (1771); Thumb Run, Fauquier Co. (1771); Leatherwood, Henry Co. (1772); Buck Marsh, Frederick Co. (1772); Pig River, Franklin Co. (1773); Upper Banister, Pittsylvania Co. (1773); Brent Town, Fauquier Co. (1773); Catawba, Halifax Co. (1773); Rehoboth, Chesterfield Co. (1773); Bethel (New River), Wythe Co. (1774); Muddy Creek, Powhatan Co. (1774); Smith's Creek, Shenandoah Co. (1774); Mayo, Halifax Co. (1774); Goose Creek, Loudoun Co. (1775); Bull Run, Fairfax Co. (1775); Difficult, Fairfax Co. (1775); Popeshead, Fairfax Co. (1775); Occoquan, Prince William Co. (1776); Skinquarter, Chesterfield Co. (1778); Catawba, Botetourt Co. (1780); Cedar Island (Fox Creek), Grayson Co. (1782); Buck Lick, Fairfax Co. (1782); Shenandoah, Shenandoah Co. (1783); South River, Shenandoah Co. (1783); Happy Creek, Frederick Co. (1783); Salem, Montgomery (now Floyd) Co. (1784); Upper Carter's Run, Fauquier Co. (1784); Battle Run, Culpeper Co., (1785); Mount Poney, Culpeper Co. (1785); South Quay, Southampton Co. (1785); Meadow Creek, Montgomery Co. (1785); Long Branch, Fauquier Co. (1786); North Fork, Loudoun Co. (1787); Waterlick, Shenandoah Co. (1787); Union, Pittsylvania Co. (1789); Greasy Creek (now New Hope), Montgomery (now Carroll) Co. (1789); White Oak, Stafford Co. (1791); White Thorn, Pittsylvania Co. (1791); Frying Pan, Fairfax Co. (1791); Hedgman's River, Culpeper Co. (1791); Meadow Creek, Grayson Co. (1796); Sinking Creek, Giles Co. (1796).

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Accomack County Albemarle County Alleghany County Amelia County Amherst County Appomattox County Arlington County Augusta County Bath County Bedford County Bland County Botetourt County Brunswick County Buchanan County Buckingham County Campbell County Caroline County Carroll County Charlotte County Chesterfield County Clarke County Charles City County Covington County Craig County Culpeper County Cumberland County Danville County Dickenson County Dinwiddie County Essex County Fairfax County Fauquier County Floyd County Fluvanna County Franklin County Frederick County Giles County Gloucester County Goochland County Grayson County Greene County Halifax County Hanover County Henrico County Henry County Highland County Hopewell County Isle of Wight County James City County King and Queen County King George County King William County Lancaster County Lee County Loudoun County Louisa County Lunenburg County Madison County Manassas County Mathews County Mecklenburg County Middlesex County Montgomery County Nelson County New Kent County Norfolk County Northampton County Northumberland County Norton County Nottoway County Orange County Page County Patrick County Pittsylvania County Powhatan County Prince Edward County Prince George County Prince William County Pulaski County Rappahannock County Richmond County Roanoke County Rockbridge County Rockingham County Russell County Scott County Shenandoah County Smyth County Southampton County Spotsylvania County Stafford County Staunton County Surry County Sussex County Tazewell County Warren County Washington County Westmoreland County Wise County Wythe County York County

To view Photographs of some old Primitive Baptist Meeting Houses, in the State of Virginia, go to the following website (if you go to this website, please come back!):

http://www.oldschoolbaptists.com/va/indexva.html

State of West Virginia

Some of the earliest Primitive Baptist Churches organized in what is now West Virginia, according to Hassell's Church history, pages 552-554, included the following: Mill Creek, Berkeley Co. (1766); Greenbrier, Greenbrier Co. (1781); North River, Hampshire Co. (1787); Mt. Tabor, Monongalia Co. (1788); Crooked Run, Hampshire Co. (1790); Indian Creek, Monroe Co. (1792); Forks of Cheat, Monongalia Co. (1795); Big Levels, Greenbrier Co. (1796); Canawha, Greenbrier Co. (1796); Zoar, Jefferson Co. (1799);Teay's Valley; Mud River; Coal River; Peter's Creek.

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Barbour County Berkeley County Boone County Braxton County Brooke County Cabell County Calhoun County Clay County Doddridge County Fayette County Gilmer County Grant County Greenbrier County Hampshire County Hancock County Hardy County Harrison County Jackson County Jefferson County Kanawha County Lewis County Lincoln County Logan County McDowell County Marion County Marshall County Mason County Mercer County Mineral County Mingo County Monongalia County Monroe County Morgan County Nicholas County Pendleton County Pleasants County Pocahontas County Preston County Putnam County Raleigh County Randolph County Ritchie County Roane County Summers County Taylor County Tucker County Tyler County Upshur County Wayne County Webster County Wetzel County Wirt County Wood County Wyoming County

Washington, District of Columbia

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State of North Carolina

Some of the earliest Primitive Baptist Churches organized in North Carolina, according to Hassell's Church History, included the following: Shiloh, Pasquotank Co. (1729); Meherrin, Hertford Co. (1735); Kehukee, Halifax Co. (1742); Sandy Run, Bertie Co. (1750); Daniel's (Fishing Creek), Halifax Co. (1755); Toisnot (Wilson), Wilson Co. (1756); Falls of Tar River, Nash Co. (1757); Red Banks, Pitt Co. (1758); Clear Spring, Stokes Co. (1770); Eno, Durham Co. (1773); Rocky Swamp, Halifax Co. (1774); Flat Swamp, Martin Co. (1776); Lower Town Creek, Edgecombe Co. (1780); Hunting Quarter, Carteret Co. (1780); Newport, Carteret Co. (1780); Coinjock, Currituck Co. (1782); Meadow, Greene Co. (1785); Cross Roads, Edgecombe Co. (1786); Skewarkey, Martin Co. (1787); Hadnot's Creek, Carteret Co. (1790); Flatty Creek, Pasquotank Co. (1790); Morattuck, Washington Co. (1791); Nahunta, Wayne Co. (1791); Conoho, Martin Co. (1794); Great Swamp, Pitt Co. (1795); Lawrence's (Cotten's), Halifax Co. (1795); North Creek, Beaufort Co. (1795); South Muttamuskeet, Hyde Co. (1795); South Fork of Roaring River, Wilkes Co. (1799).

We have not yet determined the location of the following churches by county: Norfolk, Robersonville, and many more.

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Alamance County Alexander County Alleghany County Anson County Ashe County Avery County Beaufort County Bertie County Bladen County Brunswick County Buncombe County Burke County Cabarrus County Caldwell County Camden County Carteret County Caswell County Catawba County Chatham County Cherokee County Chowan County Clay County Cleveland County Columbus County Craven County Cumberland County Currituck County Dare County Davidson County Davie County Duplin County Durham County Edgecombe County Forsyth County Franklin County Gaston County Gates County Graham County Granville County Greene County Guilford County Halifax County Harnett County Hertford County Haywood County Henderson County Hoke County Hyde County Jackson County Johnston County Jones County Lee County Lenoir County Lincoln County McDowell County Macon County Madison County Martin County Mecklenburg County Mitchell County Montgomery County Moore County Nash County New Hanover County Northampton County Onslow County Orange County Pamlico County Pasquotank County Pender County Perquimans County Person County Pitt County Polk County Randolph County Richmond County Robeson County Rockingham County Rowan County Rutherford County Sampson County Scotland County Stanly County Stokes County Surry County Swain County Transylvania County Tyrrell County Union County Vance County Wake County Warren County Washington County Watauga County Wayne County Wilkes County Wilson County Yadkin County Yancey County

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