Baptists, Methodists and Presbyterians–Oh, My!

Sunny Morton
Apr 8, 2022
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Welcome
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Introduction
5m 43s
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Baptists
14m 18s
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Methodists
9m 44s
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Presbyterians
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
2m 56s

About this webinar

These 3 faiths dominated the 1800s religious scene in the United States. Learn a little of their intertwined history; explore a variety of sample records; and learn strategies for finding church records for Baptists, Methodists and Presbyterians.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Sunny Morton is a popular lecturer for the global genealogy community. She's a Contributing Editor at Family Tree Magazine and the author of hundreds of articles and blog posts, as well as the brand new book
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  1. BB
    Barbara Brann
    1 month ago

    Awesome. By using the information and links presented I was finally able to find the proof of the religion of my 2nd Great-Grandparents. Thank you Sunny.

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  2. EB
    Ellen Brooker
    3 months ago

    I am fascinated by the information you had on Presbyterian Churches. You actually had something on Rev. Samuel McSpadden who is my husbands 6th great uncle. Thank you for the wonderful information you shared

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  3. DS
    Doreen Schank
    3 months ago

    Great will use them for Canada also

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  4. TS
    Traci S. Kape Thysell-McPherson
    3 months ago

    Sunny, thank you! You are so knowledgeable. Your information was easy to understand & follow. I wish records today were as pretty & clear. Thank you for contributing your precious time to help further the knowledge of other genealogists. You rounded out a great 24-hour Webinar Marathon 2022!

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  5. LC
    Lynda Cook
    3 months ago

    Very good. Gave me some clues on how to research my GGrandfather who was a Methodist Circuit rider and country doctor.

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  6. TQ
    Tamara Quiring
    3 months ago

    As always, a great webinar from Sunny. So many new ideas from this 24 hour marathon, thank you for hosting this event.

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  7. SM
    Sarah Mundt
    3 months ago

    Wonderful information on the nuances of the different religious sects and their documentation styles. This adds another tool into my genealogy tool box when searching for answers to deceptively simple questions like, where do I come from, who are my people, are you sure? Thanks for a wonderful marathon. I look forward to reviewing the videos next week, to catch what I missed, and glean all that I can… Starting with of course, Writing as You Go is the WAY to Go! Sarah M.

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    Darlene Sye
    3 months ago

    One slide at the end had a pic of a black minister, Rev HARGROVE. Oh My, HARGROVE is the surname of my Fam! I also know that my great uncle was a minister in Birmingham, but I don’t know what denomination. Not saying that minister was my uncle. I think I remember has name being William and uncle’s name was Benjamin G. This is my first time hearing Sunny, knowing that I missed a couple of opportunities. I’ll not miss any more. I see she is a speaker at the upcoming OGS Conference w/ 3 presentations

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