Charter Members, First Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove, Texas

Charter Members, 1903

First Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove (Now Dallas) Texas

According to the Pleasant Grove Gazette, a publication of the church for its 95th anniversary in 1998, the church was begun in 1903 when Bro. P. M. Murphy who was chaplain at Buckner Orphan’s Home would travel on Sunday afternoons to preach. The information here is extracted from that publication.

Pastor:        Bro P. M. Murphy

Deacons:    Bro. D. P. Williams
                       Bro. J. T. Conner
                       Bro. Emmanual Evans

Members:   Bro. J. T. Conner
                       Bro. Emmanuel Evans
                       Bro. Will Evans
                       Bro. J. W. Durham (Listed as “Durhan”)
                       Bro. D. P. Williams
                       Bro. George Coley
                       Sister Clementine Evans
                       Sister Lena Evans
                       Sister J. W. Durham
                       Sister D. P. Williams
                       Sister George Coley
                       Sister Effie Humphress
                       Sister Levi Horton
                       Sister Moore
                       Miss Irene Durham
                       Miss Annie Murphy
                       Miss Allie Murphy