Publications Of The Mississippi Historical Society Volume 12

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byMississippi Historical Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...I Roman Catholic. In Water Valley there were a Baptist, a Methodist, a Presbyterian, and a Roman Catholic church. Mr. Ed. Davidson was the Presbyterian minister. The church building was used for a schoolhouse during the week. Mr. W. W. Pearson was the Methodist minister and Mr. Dupuy the Baptist minister. A Lutheran church was built by the Swedes a short time after 1870. All of the churches were in a stagnant condition.178 In Coffeeville there were three white churches:--a Methodist, a Baptist, and a Cumberland Presbyterian. R. S. Thomas was pastor of the Cumberland Presbyterian church in Coffeeville for forty-eight years. He was one of the members of the committee to build the Female College in Oxford.1" In Grenada there were three churches as follows: A Methodist, a Baptist and a Presbyterian.178 The negro's religion was of a very low type. The preachers were illiterate, and the greater part of their activity consisted in putting mischief into the head of their members. They had one church in Coffeeville,179 and two Baptist, and a Methodist church in Grenada. A Southern white man, Mr. Martin, was pastor of the negro Methodist church in Water Valley. He built so many houses for rent that people said he stole the negro's money.180 A very peculiar religion was developed in Grenada by a negro These facts were related by Col. M. D. L. Stephens. '"This information was received from Mr. Francis Herron. '"Statement of Mrs. P. S. Dudley. "Statement of Mr. W. M. Copeland. "8Statement of Mrs. J. K. Fulson, Water Valley, Mississippi. woman named Cindy Mitchell. She attracted a large number of followers, who came to be known as "Cindy's Band." She possessed unlimited power over them. At first her influence was bad, as she was full of bitterness...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...I Roman Catholic. In Water Valley there were a Baptist, a Methodist, a Presbyterian, and a Roman Catholic churc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:194 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.41 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217977014

ISBN - 13:9780217977012

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