Jul - Men appt to visit Polly HARRIS, Wiley HUDDLESTON's wife & Fielding HUDDLESTON's wife - settled, charges droped. Those appt to visit Joe ELLIOTT's slave, he excluded for making false charges and non attendance. Fanney CAMPBELL and James SMITH excluded at their request. Those who visited Patsey WRIGHT - charges dropped. Case of Juda KING laid over. Polly DEWEESE recvd by experience ====== http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ky/clinton/churches/bb9clearfor.txthttp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ky/clinton/churches/bb9clearfor.txt Minutes for 1837 May - Wm WOOD failed to meet with the FLOWERS, report next month. Josiah BECKETT excluded for drinking to excess and profanity
Sept - BECKETT'S case postponed. On the Sabbath received by experience Fanny SIDWELL.
Oct - Josiah BECKETT'S license discussed, church agrees it's not expedient at this time. James H WOOD recvd by letter
1866 minutes May At the next meeting received: William LOOOPER, Barbra BECKETT, Matilda CROSS, Armilda CAMPBELL, Robert & D C HOPKINS, Thomas TUGGLE, Lucretia HOPKINS, WIlliam CARTER, George THRASHER, Joseph CROSS, Martha HOPKINS, Margaret TUGGLE and Manda HAYS. Recvd by letter: Rebecca, Nancy and E A BUTLER.
--- 1852: Jan - Jessie MYERS came forward & acknowledged the report against him, church to bear with him. Rachel STALA died Jan 1852. Feb - No meeting, only a few came. Mar - No business. Apr - No business May - No business Jun - Requested that Josiah BECKETT should have liberty of exercising his gift in the church, church says no. He and his wife then given letters of dismission. Joseph C DENTON, Rufus K DICK & John ASHINHURST delegates to Assn. Jul - no minutes Aug - Assn notes Sep - Jessie MYERS to inform Josiah BECKETT that there is a report agaisnt him, to come and explain. Oct - Case continued Nov - Laid over again. Elizabeth SMITH died 26 Oct 1852. Dec - No business
Jan - Josiah BECKETT excluded - drunkenness Feb - Church to get Beckett's letter and license
(???1854? next file is 1855) Jan - Recvd Josiah BECKETT by recantation.
Feb - Rcvd Minervy HARMON by letter, Bro Traves HARMON,
Sister Sineal HAMILTON, Mary JONES. Charge against
Stephen GARNER for immoral conduct - case laid over.
Lucrecia GARNER asked to appear re charge against her.
Josiah BECKETT granted letter of dismission Mar
Jan - No business
Mar - Case taken up. Committee: Denis HOPKINS, William
BERTRAM, John ASHENHURST, Jacob DUBEESE (Deweese?),
James COAL, Lewis SMITH, John ANDRISE, Handa
HOPKINS, R T BRYSON, Noah BROWN. Decision -
excluded. Dismissed C S CHRISMAN & wife by letter.
Sister Thomas CROUCH died March 1855. James H
WOOD and wife Martha recvd by letter.
Oct - Protracted meeting. Recvd by exp. Lydda HARPER,
Susan HARPER, Anna NOLAND, William WOOD, Emeline
WOOD, Ella SHOUTMAN, William DEWEEST, Martha
MEANS, Mahala Ann DEWEESE, Margaret MORRAS,
Milla CARR, Emeline CARR and Deland CARR. Wm
RIDDLE and wife applied for letters of dismission.
Nov - Allen STOCKTON noticed for horse racing and failing to attend church; John ASHENHURST to cite him. William DEWEEST to take care of the church building. ==== 1856
Oct - Ordination next meeting. William DEWEESE released from keeping the church house; Daniel DEWEESE to do it
1860: Mar - Wm DEWEESE released from tending the church house. Apr - William DEWEESE granted letter of dismission - moving. Recvd Elizabeth SHOOPMAN by experience, Elizabeth COLE and Martha WOOD by same
Josiah Beckett d. 1868 buried Caney Branch Cemetery wife Barbara Sowder Death: 16 Apr 1857 Burial: Caney Branch Cemetery, Clinton County, Kentucky ,