Death Record Extracts from
Ebenezer Baptist Church  Minutes 1914 - 1924

1914, page 5-6
Sister Arissa Vanlandingham died May 16, 1914. She lived to the ripe old age of 89 years and was the oldest member of Ebenezer church. (buried Poplar Springs Church Cemetery)

1915, page 7-8
Sister Hulda Horn was born Dec. 19th 1829. Died Jan 20th 1915. Living to the ripe old age of 86 years 1 mo  1 day. For several years she fought the complexities and responsibilties of life raising one son who died when reaching manhood and one daughter who still survives her. She leaves of her immediate family one daughter and seven grandchildren to mourn her.
Joined church in 1865.
(buried Ebernezer Cemetery)

1916 page 9-11
Sister Arena Thompson was born  1839, died April 9, 1916. Survived by her son and his wife, one brother &  three sisters, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Thompson,  Mr. J. C. Wright, Mrs. J.A. Dixon, Mrs. Lizzie Miller and Mrs. J. C. Chambers.  Since 1862 she has been the widow of W. M. Thompson (Civil War soldier). She joined Ebenezer when 24 years.
  Her remains were interred in the family cemetery (Wright Family) near her home. Brother Townsend conducted the funeral services.

1917, page 12
SisterFrances Miller was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Miller, was born December 16, 1854 and died February 19th 1917 living to the age of 62 years 2 months & 3 days. Of her immediate family she leaves one brother & six sisters to mourn her loss.  Known as "Fannie" Miller, member of church since girlhood.

1919, page 15 -16
Sister Ola Thompson, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Miller was born June 9th 1898. Was married to Mr. John Thompson July 25, 1917. Died Jan. 30th 1919 living to the age of 25 years 6 mo and 24 days. She leaves a kind father, a fond mother, four brothers and three sisters. Also a devoted husband.  Interred in Myrtle Springs Cemetery.

1919,. page 18
Brother J. C. Wright died August 25, 1919. He has married once and several children has bless his home. He was a devoted husband and father. Was a member of the church and a deacon for several years. Buried Ebenezer Cemetery.

1919, page 20
Sister Aly Nesmith died 29th July 1919

page 21, 25
Brother Jack Hartley died 31st July 1919.

1922, page 22
Brother W. B. Freeman, May 30, 1922, Deacon (buried Ebenezer Cemetery)

page 24
Brother William Brady, born and raised in Wilkinson,  member since early life. (died June 23, 1924)

page 25
Richard Montgomery joined Ebenezer Aug. 1916, died Nov. 14, 1917

page 25
Brother James Booth had a _? of Ebenzer for several years, died July 1918.

Church Minutes submitted by Sadie Montgomery Crumbley

Eileen Babb McAdams Copyright 2007