First Baptist Church of Oakland

  • Demonination: Baptist
  • Pastor: J.C. Sams
  • Race/Ethnicity: African-American
  • County: Duval
  • City: Jacksonville
  • Date: 1872

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First Baptist Church of Oakland

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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF OAKLAND, 1872-unknown, 1917--. 1137 Jessie St., Jacksonville, Duval County.

Constituted 1872. Services, present site, in a white, rectangular, Colonial type, frame, stucco building, with belfry, dedicated 1917, remodeled and assertions 1917, 1926, 1935. Present membership ____. Active organizations, Sunday School, Baptist Young People’s Union, Woman’s Home Missionary Society.

First settled pastor, Rev. A.C. Porter, 1917-1922. Common school education. Present pastor, Rev. J.C. Sams, 1935--, 1138 E. 1st St., Jacksonville: Edward Waters College, Jacksonville.

(CHURCH RECORDS), 1922--, 4 vols. Showing minutes of meetings, reports, membership roll, financial records. Custody of clerk, George Broughan, 1748 Franklin St., Jacksonville.

(REGISTER), 1922--, 1 vol. Showing membership roll, baptisms, deaths. Custody of clerk, George Broughan, see supra.

(MARRIAGES), 1935--, 1 vol. Showing names, dates of marriage. Custody of clerk, George Broughan, see supra.

(FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS), 1935--, 1 vol. Showing pledges, receipts, disbursements. Custody of clerk, George Broughan, see supra.

(SUNDAY SCHOOL RECORDS), 1935--, 1 vol. Showing membership roll, attendance, reports, teachers, collections. Custody of secretary, Miss Louise Nelson, 1140 Odessa St., Jacksonville.

(BAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE’S UNION RECORDS), 1935--, 2 vols. Showing membership roll, leaders, reports, financial record.