The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 12, July 1908 - April, 1909 Page: 11
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Records of an Early Texas Baptist Church.
5 Brother Hanks serjest1 the propriety of chosing a pastor the
same laid over til next meting
Saturday before the third Lords day in July 1849
the Church Met and in order proced to Business
1. Chose Brother J W Parker Mod protmn
2 took up the reference
the Committee that was apointed to examine into the difficilty
with Br I. J. and Sister K. N. Made the following report
the committee to whom was referd the matter of Bro I. J. re-
ports as follows we have as far as we could visited Bro I. J. and
Sister K. N. Alis' and we find that Sister K. N. has had a ille-
gitimate child according to her statements and she says that I. J.
is the Father of it we the Committee after a full investigation
of the matter and a carfull atten8 to gospel order say that we
believe that I. J. and K. N. should be excluded from the fellow-
ship of this Church for the violation of the rules of decorum in
pointed contradiction as well as the crime of illegitamacy against
K. N. Ales Armsted Bennett Stephen Bennett and John
the Church received report and committee discharge[d]
Movd and seconded that Brother I. J. and Sister K. N. be ex-
cluded from the fellowship of the Church for the crime of ille-
gitamacy and pointed contradiction which was unanimously done
2 Agreed to Chose Brother E A Boin pastor of this church
as Bro hanks feels he cannot attend us Brother Boin unanimously
Agreed to Petition Ft Houston Church for Brother Boin to
attend us as pastor if in accordance with Brother Bowins feelings
appointed Brotheren John Parker and Jasper Starr a committee
to wait on Brother Bowin and Fort Houston church the clerk to
give a certificate to the committee Agreed to write a frendly letter
to Bro and sister eaton to know the cause of the;r not attending
or representing themselves with us
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