Perry County, Churches

According to e-mail from Scott Mitchell quoting from The Sesquicentennial History of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church "... Rev. James N. Moore organized 3 churches in Central AL about 1850. Summerfield in Dallas Co. and Farrer's Church..." [in Perry Co.] "and Fairview in Perry County." - Scott also has a copy of the Fairview Cemetery and would like to hear from anyone who hs information on these Churches.

Uniontown. First services 1844; officially known as Union Parish, 1845. First house of worship 1848. In 1850 Union Parish was divided:
-St. Michael's Church at Faunsdale
-Church of the Holy Cross, Uniontown; further (2) "about 60 people attended the 1845 services".

[unless otherwise cited; quotes are from Harris; (2)Wilson]
NOTE: Townes in his History of Marion, 1844, also mentions "The new, respectable and increasing denomination of christians, called Deciples [sic] or Campbellites, have, under the superintendence of Mr. Alexander Graham, a convenient church in progress to completion." [p31 Townes reprint ed.] Townes further lists the 1844 Church memberships:
Baptist, 375 communicants
Methodist Church, 78
Presbyterian Church, 213
Deciples[sic] or Cambellite, 15

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Surrounding Counties

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