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Vernal Baptist Church membership list

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2263

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed copy of a membership list for Vernal Baptist Church in Monroe County, Indiana. Charter members of the church from its establishment are included up until around 1900. There are also brief biographies of integral persons.

There is also a photostat copy of the minute book of Vernal Baptist Church in Monroe County, Indiana ranging from 1822 to 1855 (OB213).


  • 1839-1855, circa 1900

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

Vernal Baptist Church was organized on August 14, 1817 in Monroe County, Indiana and was disbanded around 1900. Leroy Mayfield was pastor for 27 years.


0.06 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 1 medium oversize folder)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ura Sanders in 1928 and Dr. Barnhart in 1942/10.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

OB213: Vernal Baptist Church minute book

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/09/13 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2021/09/13 by Lauren Patton.
Vernal Baptist Church membership list
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.