Slave Names Abstracted from Minutes of the Church of Christ,

Yadkin River, Wilkes Co., NC 1787 - 1827

 by Sandra Lake Lassen, 1998 email:

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Listings are in chronological order.  Matters brought before the Church regarding black members were the same sort of grievances recorded for white members as well.

December 1807
Excommunicated Black Sister Bet for misconduct.

December 1811
Black Woman Cloe requested a letter of dismission, granted.

July 1812
Took up some conduct of Jacob, a Black Brother. Bro. Richard Green to
cite him.  Also to request General Lenoir to attend as evidence.

September 1812
Received  Black Man Jacob by experience.

March 1813
Black Brothers Jack and Allen were excluded for telling lies, etc.

June 1813
Received Yellow Woman Letty by experience.

November 1813
Black Woman Jinny received by experience.

May 1814
Received Black Woman Phillis by experience.

May 1815
Sarah Coffey informed church that Black Jinny wished to be excommunicated from the church.

June 1815
Black Jinney came and gave reason for her request: that she had been belied by Black Jack and Allen, charging her with adultery.  Church believing her guilty of charge and other very  isorderly conduct suspended her til tomorrow.
(next line)  Excommunicated Black Jinny.

September 1815
Received Black Man Scarbor by experience.

An undated list , mostly likely a list of church members, includes the following names:
Judah (Black)
Phillis (Black)
Jacob (Black)
Jane   (Black)

Sandra Lake Lassen
Certified Genealogical Records Specialist
Living and working in Ashe Co., NC, heart o' the misty mountains

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