Details for Coryell Baptist Church (Atlas Number 5099001060)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5099001060


Marker Number 1060
Atlas Number 5099001060
Marker Title Coryell Baptist Church
Index Entry Coryell Baptist Church
City Oglesby
County Coryell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 637914
UTM Northing 3483536
Subject Codes churches
Marker Year 1982
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Oglesby, take FM 185 northwest about 9 mi. 1885 church was a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text County's First Baptist Church. Organized, June 1885, by Elders John Clabaugh and S. G. O'Bryan. Charter members were Green and Adaline Franks; Rebecca Gibson; J. G. and Sarah Ann Green; Naomi Hall; Martha Hicks; Catherine and Jesse James; Jesse and Margaret Lee; James, Jane Margaret and Minerva McIlhaney. Congregation met for 30 years in homes and schoolhouse; in 1885, erected this building. Site was donated by Green Franks and Hall. The historic church building was dismantled in 1982,and the lumber was used to repair the tabernacle.