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Marshall's Meeting House




Members of Barnhill Families

Mentioned in the Records of Marshall's Meeting House Minutes

(1837-1881)
Compiled by Rebecca Appleberry, Dec. 1998.
Marshall's was located in New Hanover Co., NC.
(Now Pender County)


H.G. Barnhill
(Appointed to be a delegate to Bethlehem, Jan1857) 
(Dismissed in full fellowship, April 1859) 

Mary A. Barnhill (Received Nov. 1840) 

John Barnhill
(Mentioned Oct 1848 & May 1849 as a member.) 
(Was cut off from the church, June 1849) 

Thomas Barnhill
(Baptized May 1842)
(Suspended for 6 months Oct 1843, for non-attendance.)
(Mentioned May 1849 as a member.)
(Cut off for non-attendance, June 1849) 
(Restored to fellowship, 1 Nov 1863. Also on this date, was
granted a letter of dismission to attend another church.

(Nov. 1840) 
Quarterly Meeting held at Marshall's Meeting House Saturday before the fifth
Sunday in November, 1840.
1st. The Dore of Experience being open on Saturday one came forward to 
wit Sister Mary Barnhill, and on giving a Satisfactory evidence of faith, received. 

(May 1842)
Quarterly Meeting at Marshall's House Saturday before the 5th Sunday in May 1842. 
1. Appointed Elder J.L. Warren Moderator, the dore of Experience was opened 
for the Reception of persons to membership. Thos. Barnhill give in an evidence 
of faith and was Rec'd to be baptized on Sunday. 

(Oct. 1848) 
Quarterly Meeting at Marshalls M. H. Saturday before the 5th Sunday in Oct. 1848. 
1st. The proceedings of the last conference was ordered to be read and the committee appointed to talk to those members who absent themselves from the church. 
2nd. Which Brother J.R. Corbett reported Brother John Barnhill for the 
transgression of dancing, swearing and of which he not being present, his trial was laid over. 
3rd. Moved and seconded that Brother Thomas Barnhill be suspended from church 

(June 1849) 
Quarterly Meeting Marshalls M.H. 1st Sunday and Saturday before in June. 
2nd. Church met in Conference Saturday the 1st day of June, 1849.
3rd. The names of the members were called, absent members marked. 
4th. The (rules of) decorum read.
5th. Conference was opened by singing and prayer by the Moderator.
6th. The minutes of the last Conference read. 
7th. The case of Bro. John Barnhill was taken up the committee called on to report. They reported that they cited him by letter. The report was received and committee discharged and he was expelled from the Privileges of the church for crimes previously charged.
8th. Brother Thomas Barnhill was cut off for his none attendance. 

(Dec. 1856)
Quarterly Meeting at M. M. H. Saturday before the 3rd Sunday in December. 
1st. The list of members called.
2nd. The minutes of preceeding [meeting was] read. 
3rd. Brethren of our faith and order was invited to a seat with us.
4th. The welfare of the church inquired into.
5th. The case of Brother W.M. Flinn came before the church for his non attendance. Brother J.R. Corbett was appointed to inform him of the proceedings of the church and report to the next conference. A door of experience was opened for the reception of members, none came forward. Proceeded to appoint delegates to Bethlehem, Bro. J.R. Corbett, H.G. Barnhill and W.H. Pridgen, Saturday before the 3rd Sunday in January. 
December 1856. 
W.H. Pridgen, Clk.

(April 1859) 
Quarterly Meeting at M. M. H. Saturday before the 3rd Sunday in April1859.
1st. The list of members called.
2nd. Brethren of our faith and order was invited to a seat with us.
3rd. Moved and seconded that we appoint delegates to Bethlehem the 2nd Sunday in May, Brethren J.R. Corbett and A. Dew. 
4th. A door of experience was opened for the reception of members, one came forward to viz. R.L. Corbett, and was unanimously received by letter. 
5th. Brother H.G. Barnhill applied for a letter of dismission and he was dismissed in full fellowship from the church. Conference dismissed in order by the Modr. W.H. Pridgen, Clk. 

November 1, 1863, 
By an agreement of a portion of the members Thomas Barnhill was restored to fellowship by a confession of his wrong and a desire to Serve God and to unite with the Church, And by application of Bro. Thomas Barnhill for a letter of dismission to unite with some other church, if it was granted on condition that this church be notified of the same in six months which was accordingly done.  J.R. Corbett, Clk. protem



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Marshall's Meeting House Minutes