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Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Records
Cherokee County, NC, 1946

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church was organized March 31, 1906. The church is located four miles east of Unaka in the Upper Beaverdam Community. Rev. John H. Hampton was elected as first moderator, M. Alfred Cook was the church clerk. The church was established with the following members:

  • Rev. John H. Hampton
  • Sis. Phoebe Jane Hampton
  • Sis. Orey Cook
  • Bro. W. H. Cook
  • Sis. Nancy Cook
  • Bro. Frank Cook
  • Sis. Lillie Cook
  • Bro. Joseph Cook
  • Bro. M. Alfred Cook
  • Bro. Harrison Cook
  • Bro. Oscar Cook
  • Bro. L. M. Cook
  • Sis. Mary Cook

    The pastors include the following:

  • John H. Hampton
  • J. T. Duggan
  • John Mulkey
  • Elisha A. Beaver
  • Absalom Carroll
  • John B. Moss
  • M. F. Farmer
  • Sibbald Smith
  • J. R. Hamilton
  • George Martin
  • Oscar Winkler
  • W. Thomas Smith
  • Carl Cunningham
  • Luther Swanson
  • Raymond Carroll
  • Grover Moss
  • Ernie Young
  • Herbert O'Dell
  • Orville Waldroup
  • Roy Graves
  • Ernie Young

    The church used the school building until the present building was erected in 1946. The church moved into the new building July 21, 1946. Thomas Smith was moderator at that time. Maude Radford was church clerk.

    Maude Radford
    June 22, 1976

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