Details for Antioch Primitive Baptist Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5241010432


Marker Number 10432
Atlas Number 5241010432
Marker Title Antioch Primitive Baptist Church
Index Entry Antioch Primitive Baptist Church
Address Antioch Road
City Buna
County Jasper
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 403688
UTM Northing 3372271
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; churches
Marker Year 1972
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Private Property No
Marker Location Antioch Road (CR 701), west of FM 1004
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Organized 1841 in the home of John and Mary Richardson. Nancy Laird, James and John Richardson, and Elders Levi A. Durham, Edward Parsons, and Josiah Wheat acted as Presbytery. Charter members: Elijah Allen, Mary Bolin, Martha Crockett, Jeremiah Day, Hilliard and Sarah Durdin, Olive Hart, Joseph and Nancy Laird; Benjamin, Eliza, James, John, Mary (1), Mary (2), Rebecca and Robert Richardson. Services have been held here regularly since first house of worship (made of logs) was built at this site in 1842. Antioch Cemetery was established 1850. (1972)

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