Members of the Bristol/Yorkville Baptist Church

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Terms used in compiling a list of membership are, Mar. = Marriage; Dis. = Letter of Dismission; M. C. = Membership ceased; Letter; Profess; and Dropped.

The term Letter indicates membership was gained by virtue of previous membership in another church. The prospective member carried with them a letter signifying their good standing in the church they left.

A Letter of Dismission was a letter asking the church to dismiss the member and certify they were in good standing. Letters of Dismission were requests that the member's name be removed from the membership roll. They were not letters of dismissal because the church expelled them.

In addition to carrying a letter from another church, prospective members could gain admission by professing their faith and allegiance to the church and its doctrine. The term Profess was used to indicate membership was attained in this manner.

The term Dropped is synonymous with being expelled or removed.

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    Joined    Dispos.  Died    
SurnameGiven NameMoDyYrCodeRemarksMoDyYr
    Joined    Dispos.  Died    
SurnameGiven NameMoDyYrCodeRemarksMoDyYr
Jacobson Mary (Wood)
Jenkins Celista
Jeter Rae (Harris) Mrs. Oscar H. Feb 1919 Letter Aug 26 1963
Jobes Lewis Excluded Dec 9, 1848 Jan 16 1852
Jobes Rebecca, Mrs. Lewis Jul 20 1882
Johnson Abigail (2nd Mrs.David,Sr.)(Previously married ? Clark) Excluded Dec 9, 1848 Oct 29 1850
Johnson David (David, Jr. s/o David, Sr. & Nelly) Excluded Oct 14, 1848
Johnson David, Sr. "Deacon" Oct ng 1855
Johnson George W. (s. David, Sr. & Nelly) Nov 9 1851
Johnson Harriet Letter Dis. Apr 3, 1849
Johnson Hollis Excluded Sep 15, 1849
Johnson Laura Ann (d/o David, Jr. & Sylvia B.) Mar. Gideon Kennedy Feb 12 1864
Johnson Polly Excluded Sep 9, 1848
Johnson Sylvia (Sylvia B. (Craw)(Mrs. David, Jr.) Dis. Apr 10, 1853
Jones Ina (Harris) Aug 23 1914 Profess Dis. Jan 12 1919 by letter
Jones J. R. S., Mrs. Feb 19 1893 Baptism Dis. Oct 4, 1894 to Batavia, IL Feb 18 1910
Jones N. A., Mrs. Jan 6 1884 Baptism Dis. Aug 3, 1884 to Sandwich, IL
Jones Nellie, Mrs. J. R. S. Feb 19 1893 Baptism Dis. Oct 4, 1894 to Batavia, IL
Jones Oscar Feb 3 1884 Baptism Dis. Aug 3, 1884; neglect ch. Covenant
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