CHURCH HISTORY

ETHNO HISTORY OF DIAMOND GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH

1894-2019

Reviewed, Researched, Revised And 

Compiled By: Evangelist W. D. Brown, III

SOURCE(S):  Southampton County’s Clerks Office, Courtland, Virginia.

 

  • Southside of James River 1864 Gilmer/Campbell Map

  • Newsome School Board District Deed Barging of Sale November 17, 1894      (No Title Vested –No Church Legal Trustees )

  • Circuit Court, Southampton County, March 1906 Church Trustees Appointed

  • March 22, 1907, Common Law Order Book Page 330, Deed Book 52, School Board of Newsoms District Deed Bargain of Sale To Church Grounds Executed to wit: “1/4 Acre of land on which the Public Free School House Sits.  

  • Deed to Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Lodge # 8311 Bldg. and 1 Acre, Clerks Office Deed Book 58, page 466, conveyed To Diamond Grove Baptist Church February 11, 2003, Deed Book 145, page 165

  • Membership Oral History