Guide to the Free Will Baptists Minutes, 1843-1912
Collection number: MS 216
About Free Will Baptists
Free Will Baptist roots can be traced to England as early as 1611. In 1780, under the
leadership of Benjamin Randall, Free Will Baptists were established in the northeast
at New Durham, New Hampshire. Free Will Baptist churches voluntarily organized
themselves into district, state, and national associations for the purpose of
promoting the cause of Christ on the local, state, district, national, and
About the Free Will Baptists Minutes
The 3 volumes cover the following time spans: volume 1, 1842 to 1861; volume 2,
1861-1882 and volume 3,1882-1912. These volumes contain minutes from the local
quarterly meetings. In each meeting representatives gave a report on the status of
their church. Reports are from the following local areas: Amesbury and Salisbury,
Candia, Danville, Dover, Epping, Great Falls (Somersworth), Hampton, Manchester,
Newmarket, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Raymond, South Berwick, South Hampton and
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[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box] Free Will Baptists Minutes, 1842-1912,
MS 216, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire
Library, Durham, NH, USA.
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