Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church [? - 1906]

Black Jack Presbyterian Church [1907 - Present]

Batesville, Panola County, Mississippi

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Information taken from the Statistical Tables in the Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Statistical Tables started in 1890.

1890
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - G. R. Harrison
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1891
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - G. R. Harrison
Clerk of the Session - J. P. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1892
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - R. A. N. Wilson
Clerk of the Session - J. P. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1893
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - J. L. Cooper
Clerk of the Session - J. P. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1894
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - J. L. Cooper
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1895
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - none listed
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1896
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - J. T. Jones
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1897
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - F. Z. Nesbit
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1898
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - F. Z. Nesbitt
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1899
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - W. R. M. Crump
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1900
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - W. R. M. Crump
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1901
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - W. R. M. Crump
Clerk of the Session - J. T. Harmon - Terza, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1902
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - W. R. M. Crump
Clerk of the Session - Geo. W. Mitchell - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1903
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - W. R. M. Crump
Clerk of the Session - G. W. Mitchell - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1904
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - W. R. M. Crump
Clerk of the Session - G. W. Mitchell - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1905
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - none listed
Clerk of the Session - G. W. Mitchell - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod

1906
Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Minister - Rev. R. A. N. Wilson
Clerk of the Session - G. W. Mitchell - Wallace, Miss.
Oxford Presbytery - Mississippi Synod


Information from the Minutes of Oxford Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church
These are the only minutes available in the archives.

Oxford Presbytery - August 1-4, 1901 - Courtland Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Courtland, Mississippi
Elder representative from Black Jack Cumberland Presbyterian Church - J. M. Murphy

Oxford Presbytery - July 21-24, 1904 - Nesbitt Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Nesbitt, Mississippi
Churches not represented - Black Jack


This congregation would have been in the following presbyteries and synods. Unfortunately we do not have the early minutes of the Wolfe River and Oxford Presbyteries to document the organizational date of this congregation.

Bigby Presbytery, In 1829 this presbytery covered all of Mississippi
Wolf River Presbytery, 1835-1837
Oxford Presbytery, 1837-1906

Mississippi Synod, 1832-1845
Hernando Synod, 1845-1871
Mississippi Synod, 1871-1906

In 1906 this congregation went into the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.

Information as of 2001:

Black Jack Presbyterian Church (USA)
700 Murphey Ridge Road
Batesville, Mississippi 38606


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