Century Review, 1805-1905, Maury County, Tennessee; A Condensation of the Most Important Events of the Past One Hundred Years, and Descriptive Sketches of the Cities and Villages, Columbia and Mt. Pleasant in Detail. Illustrations of Many

Century Review, 1805-1905, Maury County, Tennessee; A Condensation of the Most Important Events of the Past One Hundred Years, and Descriptive Sketches of the Cities and Villages, Columbia and Mt. Pleasant in Detail. Illustrations of Many

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... Co. in the 20's. Cross Bridges M. E. Church. South.--A class was organized here in the early 70's, and for several years worshiped at the schoolhouse. The present church was built about 1884, and the membership numbers nearly 100. Joseph Erwin was first pastor, and so beloved by his congregation that on the limit of time the church was changed to a new circuit. so he continued here six years. J. C. Putnam came, 81; J. G. Rice, 83; J. G. Bolton. 85; J. F. Tinnon, 89; Bolton again, 91; G. D. Byrne, 92; W. H. Johnson, 93; E. L. Gregory, 95; E. A. Stellar. 97: W. A. Leath, 99; L. R. Long, 1903; C. R. Wade, 1905. Cross Bridges Baptist Church was erected in 1895 at a cost of $1,000. The church was organized, with about 40 members, by J. E. Height, who continued as pastor for 8 years, within which time the membership increased to 250. Allensville and Friersontown churches are outgrowths from this, and are both doing well. T. J. Perry succeeded Rev. Height, 1904, and is doing a good work. Sch0oZs.--Rev. S. Woodbury Mitchell conducted a successful school here in the 60's, and an academy was chartered here, Apr., 1880, by C. Nichols, Henry Harlan, A. Bowen, J. C. Webster, and J. L. Beard; but public sentiment gradually grew toward the common school, and Cross Bridges, like all other hamlets of Maury Co., now has the usual public school, under the charge of Georgia McBride, teacher. Sawdust Valley. A fine farming section is found between Cross Bridges and the valley. The village here was platted by Maj. Gen. Richard Winn, the famous Revolutionary soldier and statesman, who came to his tract of 5,000 acres here in 1811, and named the place Winnsboro. Later it was generally known as " Blocker's Shop," until about...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786580
  • 9781236786586