Charter members of Mt Gilead/First Baptist Church

Organized August 16, 1833 as Mount Gilead Baptist Church

 

The names come from the original records in possession of First Baptist Church, California, Missouri.  The biographical information came from a variety of sources including, but not limited to, personal research, U.S. Census, California Democrat, www.rootsweb.com and www.ancestry.com.

Information collected by Alan Sparks

 

This list is not intended to be proof of any genealogical kind.  Always verify any information. If anyone has additional information on any of these people, please contact Alan Sparks.

 

 

Thomas Allen – son of Thomas (b. 1768 Jun 02, Frederick, VA; d. 1843 Aug 07, Moniteau Co., MO) and Permelia Loving Allen

            b. 1801 Mar 22, NC

d. 1852 Mar 22, Roanoke, Tarrant Co., TX

bur. Medlin cemetery, near Roanoke, Tarrant Co., TX

            m. Abt 1825 in Bedford Co., TN to Ruth Medlin (also a charter member – See her info below)

 

(William?) Allen Bolin/Bowlin

b. 1799

d. 1848 Nov 25, Moniteau Co., MO

bur. Bowlin cemetery, north of California, MO

m. Elizabeth Medlin (also a charter member – See her info below)

 

Moses Chambers

b. 1796 Sep 30, NC

d. 1866 May 28, Moniteau Co., MO

bur. Bowlin cemetery, north of California, MO

            m. Ann/Anna ______ (also a charter member – See her info below)

 

Joshua N. Ellis

            b. 1815, SC

d. 1847, Denton Co., TX

            m. Artimisia Brown – b. 1809; d. ?; daughter of William & Ruth Smith Brown

 

Ambrose Foster – Possibly War of 1812 Veteran

            b. 1792 Oct 19, SC

            d. 1848 Aug 17, Tarrant Co., TX

m. 1813 Aug 26, Bedford Co., TN to Susannah Medlin (also a charter member – See her info below)

 

Lewis Foster – Son of Ambrose & Susannah Foster.  Maybe Lewis Foster that is buried in Hill Family Cemetery, west of California

b. Abt 1820/1821

d. 1851

bur. Hill family Cemetery?

m. 1840 in Cole Co., MO to Emily Millie Hill

 

James Gibson – Supposedly a cousin of Ambrose Foster

b.

            d. 1850, Tarrant Co., TX

            m. Nancy Medlin (also a charter member – See her info below)

 

 Enoch Jobe – Revolutionary War Veteran

b. Abt 1755/1757, Old Dunmore Co., VA

d. 1843 Apr 19, Cole (now Moniteau) Co., MO

bur. Unknown

            m. (1) Lucretia _______ - b.                d. Bef 1828

                 (2) Sarah _______ - b. Abt 1781    d. Aft 1853

 

Note: Enoch and Lucretia Jobe joined Pisgah Baptist Church in southeast Cooper Co. in 1820.

 

Charles Medlin – Son of Robert & Mary Smith Medlin; Nephew of Lewis & Hardy Medlin

Moved in 1844 and settled Roanoke, TX in 1847

b. 1807 Jun 29, Pendleton District, SC

d. 1864 May 04, Denton Co., TX

m. 1827 Nov 29 in Bedford Co., TN to Matilda Allen (1812 Nov 08-1863 Oct 28) d/o Thomas & Permelia Loving Allen

            bur. Medlin Cemetery, near Roanoke, Denton Co., TX

 

Hall Medlin – Possibly son of Lewis & Rachel Medlin

            b. 1806 Oct 07, Pendleton District, SC

            d. 1883 Oct 11, Burnet Co., TX

            m. (1) Lucinda Eads (d/o Isaac & Sarah Eads) (2) 1842 Sep 08 to Nancy Baker (3) 1850 Jan to Catherine Bradford

 

Hardy Medlin – ?b/o Lewis Medlin (b. 1776)?

b. Possibly Abt 1784 in Pendleton district, SC

d.

            

(Thomas?) Jarret Medlin – Son of Lewis & Rachel Smith Medlin

b. 1811 Jan 16, Bedford Co., TN

d. 1899 May 24

bur. Green Grove Cemetery, southwest of California, MO

m. 1833 Aug 01 in Cole Co., MO to Rebecca Allee (b. 1819 Feb 14; d. 1883 Mar 05; bur. Green Grove

Cemetery, southwest of California, MO)

 

Lewis Medlin - b. Abt 1776 in NC; d. 1835-1840 in MO

            m. Rachel Smith (also a charter member – See her info below)

 

Lewis and Rachel Medlin were also members of Green Grove Baptist Church in southwest Moniteau Co.

 

Lewis Medlin – Son of Robert & Mary Smith Medlin; Nephew of Lewis Medlin

            b. 1809 Mar 15, Pendleton District, SC

            d. 1874 Mar 12, Denton Co., TX

            bur. Medlin Cemetery, near Roanoke, Denton Co., TX

            m. 1835 Dec 12 in Cole Co., MO to Clarinde Eads (b. 1818/1820 Nov 12, MO; d. 1877, Denton Co.,

TX; bur. Medlin Cemetery, near Roanoke, Denton Co., TX)

 

The original list of 1833 has the next man listed as Archibald Robertson. From my research it is likely supposed to be Robinson.  There is record of an Archibald Robinson marrying a Nancy Medlin 09 Nov 1828 in Cole Co., MO.  See Naomi Emmich’s research on this couple at:

 http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=emmich&id=I1925

 

Archibald Robertson -

            b. 1806, KY

            m. 1828 Nov 09 in Cole Co., MO to Nancy Medlin (d/o Robert & Mary Medlin) – b. Abt 1811, SC; d.

 

David Scott – Possibly son of Thomas Scott

            b. Possibly 1810 Jul 12

            d. 1887 Sep 26

            m. (1) 1828 Jun 26 to Lucretia Jobe (d/o Elisha & gd/o Enoch Jobe) – b. 1811 Feb 28, Warren

                        Co., TN; d. 1878 Mar 21, Miller Co., MO; bur. Passover Cemetery, near Freedom Church,

Camden Co., MO

            Possibly (2) Sarah B (Snellings) Primm – b. 1822, TN

 

William Suggs –

b. 1799 Dec 30

d. 1876 Feb 26

bur. Flag Springs cemetery, southwest of California, MO

            m. (1) Charlotte Bray (also a charter member – See her info below)

                 (2) Nancy Chambers – b. 1819 Mar 01

 

John Walker

            b. Possibly 1814 Sep 10, TN

            d. 1894 Nov 10, Platte Co., MO

 

 

 

Ruth (Medlin) Allen – Wife of Thomas Allen (See above for his info); Daughter of Robert & Mary Smith Medlin

            b. 1805 Nov 10, SC

d. 1865, Aug 25, Denton Co., TX

bur. Medlin Cemetery, near Roanoke, Denton Co., TX

 

Mary (Medlin) Anderson – Daughter of Lewis & Rachel Smith Medlin

            b. Abt 1804

d.

            m. Andrew Watson Anderson (possibly s/o James Anderson)

 

Elizabeth (Medlin) Bolin/Bowlin – Daughter of Lewis & Rachel Medlin

b. 1803 Jan 01/08, Franklin Co., GA

d. 1877 Dec 30

bur. Bowlin cemetery, north of California, MO

 

Edny Caroline Brown – Daughter of William & Ruth Smith Brown

            b. 1818 Feb 28

            d. 1840

 

Elizabeth Brown – Daughter of William & Ruth Smith Brown

            b. 1812 Jul 05, TN

            d. 1901 Sep 24, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX

            m. 1836 Dec 25 to Samuel P Loving (d. 1874; bur. Pioneer Rest Cem.)

            bur. Pioneer Rest cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX

 

Ann/Anna _______ Chambers – Wife of Moses Chambers

b. 1809 Oct 25

d. 1893 Jan 13

bur. Bowlin (aka Martin) cemetery, north of California, MO

 

Lucinda Foster – Daughter of Ambrose & Susannah Foster

            b. 1814

            d.

            m. (1) 1841 Dec 23 in Platte Co., MO to Charles Throop (2) In TX to Thomas Mahan

 

Saleta? H. Foster – Daughter of Ambrose & Susannah Foster

            b. 1818 Jan 07

            d.

            m. (1) Henry Suggs (2) Simon Popplewell

            bur. Birdville Cem., TX

 

Susannah (Medlin) Foster – Daughter of Lewis & Rachel Medlin

            b. 1796 Aug 02, Broadmouth Creek, Saluda Co., SC

            d. 1876 Oct 27, Tarrant Co., TX

            m. 1813 Aug 26, Bedford Co., TN to Ambrose Foster

 

Nancy (Medlin) Gibson – Daughter of Lewis & Rachel Medlin

b. 1798 Nov 15

d. 1853

 

 

Delila Medlin – Daughter of Robert & Mary Smith Medlin

b. 1816 Apr 29, TN

d. 1884 Nov 08, Denton Co., TX

m. 2nd wife of Joseph Loving – Minister – b. 1809, KY

 

Mary Medlin – Probably wife of Robert Medlin and mother of Delila, Tabetha, Charles & Lewis

            b.

            d.

 

Matilda (Allen) Medlin – Wife of Charles Medlin; Sister of Thomas Allen

            b. 1812 Nov 08, Bedford Co., TN

            d. 1863 Oct 28, Denton Co., TX

 

Malissa Medlin – Daughter of Lewis & Rachel Medlin

            b. 1808 Oct 02, Pendleton District, SC

            d.

m. Possibly 1836 Oct 23 in Cole Co., MO to John Harrison Hallford

 

 

Rachel (Smith) Medlin – Wife of Lewis Medlin

b. 1776 Nov 19, Anson Co., NC

d. 1846, Denton Co., TX

m. Lewis Medlin (Above)

 

Sarah Medlin – Daughter of Lewis & Rachel Medlin

b. 1812 Dec 02, Bedford Co., TN

m. 1834 Oct 02 to John Powell Hallford (b. 1812 Jun 16; d. 1868 Dec 04, Dripping Springs, Hay Co.,

TX; bur. Middlebrook cemetery in Dripping Springs, Hay Co., TX)

 

Tabetha Medlin – Daughter of Robert & Mary Smith Medlin

b. Abt 1814, TN

d. _______, Denton Co., TX

            m. 1835 Oct 01 in Cole Co., MO to Jeremiah Taylor Steward (b. 1809, KY; d.  )

 

Charlotte (Bray) Suggs – Wife of William Suggs

b. 1800 Apr  

d. 1854 Dec 17

bur. Flag Spring cemetery, southwest of California, MO

            m. William Suggs

 

Venus? “a coloured woman”


 

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