My genetic matches came from Surry /Anson Co.The term Dutch comes from the Penn. Dutch meaning German.The name changed to Bethel Church and is in Mount Pleasant,N.C. see below
DUTCH BUFFALO CREEK MEETING HOUSE
Founded by or prior to 1745 on Dutch Buffalo Creek, in what was
known as Bladen County, which had been formed from New Hanover
County in 1734. Anson County was taken from Bladen County in 1749.
Mecklenburg County was formed in 1762, taken from Anson. And
Cabarrus County was formed in 1792, from Mecklenburg.
This DUTCH BUFFALO CREEK MEETING HOUSE, or DUTCH
BUFFALO CREEK CHURCH, as it was known by both names, was
a union church, made up of German Reformed and German Lutheran
Christians who settled in this area in increasing numbers early in the
decade of 1740.
Part I covers the earlv history of the DUTCH BUFFALO CREEK
Part H deals with the history of the BETHEL UNITED CHURCH
OF CHRIST, Stanly County, originally BETHEL GERMAN RE-
FORMED CHURCH, from 1806 to the present time, 1974. It was in
1806 that the present Bethel Church was relocated and established in
the area where it now stands, with its previous history unknown, or
From this original DUTCH BUFFALO CREEK MEETING
HOUSE, or CHURCH, there came two congregations, BETHEL
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, as mentioned, and the ST.
JOHN'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Cabarrus
County, North Carolina.
Frank K. Bostian, RED #3, Box 56, Concord, N. C. 28025
Bernard W. Cruse, LL.B., 49 Academy Ave., N.W., Concord, N. C.
Thomas L. Moose, RED #1 Box 314, Mount Pleasant, N. C. 28124
Reedy Jordan Moose
Copyright, 1974, by Bethel United Church of Christ,
Mount Pleasant, North Carolina 28124.