JONESBORO BAPTIST CHURCH
Jonesboro Baptist Church, in Coryell
County, is located a few blocks east of the Hamilton County
line. Established in 1876, the Jonesboro Baptist Church was part of
the Hamilton County Baptist Association from 17 September, 1883,
until the church was excluded on 17 August, 1895 for heresy.
Jonesboro Baptist Church, Friendship
Baptist Church, and Sycamore
Baptist Church were excluded from Hamilton
County Baptist Association on 17 August, 1895, for "heresy,
causing trouble, extreme positions on assurance and prayer, and for
receiving members from other churches in irregular manner. HCBA
refused to recognize B. S. Baswell, J. P. Henderson, and J. Linebarger as
ministers of the Gospel on the same charges of heresy.
Pastors during that time included
J. P. Kinchen,
Eld. J. C. Combs,
J. T. Deen,
Allen A. Hensler,
T. H. Green, 1893--1894
Church clerks were:
W. H. Langdon,
F. S. Payne,
C. A. Short,
J. W. Morgan, 1893--1894
Messengers to the annual association
1883--J. Bryant, Josiah L. Brandon, D.
1887--J. T. Lovelace, G. W. Gillstrap;
C. A. Short
1888--W. T. Brown, J. O. Smith
1889--W. T. Brown
1890--Allen A. Hensler, G. W.
1891--Allen A. Hensler, J. W. Morgan,
1893--W. T. Brown, P. H. Montague, J.