Category Archives: Religions

Thyatira Presbyterian Church 1753-1948

Written by Walter Lee Ingle, a President Emeritus of Davidson College, this 1948 publication contains approximately 100 pages of history of this Rowan county church spanning almost 200 years.

Thyatira is one of the oldest Presbyterian churches in the state and the author and his family were church members.  The book includes some beautiful sketches of the church as well.

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Pioneer Presbyterian Preachers of the Piedmont North Carolina

Compiled in 1928, this book provides biographical information about preachers in the Piedmont region of the state – including Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Rutherford and Polk counties.

The book includes sketches for

Addition to the History of the First Presbyterian Church in Gastonia

In 1948, Hugh A. Query compiled a history of the First Presbyterian Church in Gastonia. This 1961 publication includes additional information between 1948 and 1961.

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History of the First Baptist Church, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1786-1961

This book was written by A.H. Outlaw and published in 1963.  It was added to the Internet Archive by Duke University.

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