Denton

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Denton, Denton County, Texas


1881
Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Elder Representative - John Stanfield
"Denton and Whitesboro congregations each ask for the ministerial services of Rev. D. R. Grafton one-half of his time of ensuing year, for which they agree to pay him, respectively $330 and $300."
Denton - No. members - 60
[Source: Minutes of Guthrie Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, March 24-26, 28, 1881, pages 3 , 17 & 19]

1890
Name of The Congregation: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: S. A. Lobdell, Denton, Tex.
Pastor: W. H. Berry
Total Membership: 103
Sunday-School Superintendent: John L. Davidson, Denton, Texas
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1890, pages 244 & 270 ]

1891
Name of The Congregation: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: S. A. Lobdell, Denton, Texas
Pastor: T. J. Richards
Total Membership: 91
Sunday-School Superintendent: S. A. Lobdell, Denton, Texas
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1891, pages 262 & 285 ]

1892
Name of The Congregation: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: R. W. Pitman, Denton, Texas
Pastor: D. C. DeWitt
Total Membership: 132
Sunday-School Superintendent: S. A. Lobdell, Denton, Texas
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1892, pages 274 & 298 ]

1893
Name of The Congregation: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: R. W. Pitman, Denton, Texas
Pastor: D. C. DeWitt
Total Membership: 144
Sunday-School Superintendent: S. A. Lobdell, Denton, Texas
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1893, pages 272 & 298]

1894
Name of The Congregation: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: R. W. Pitman, Denton, Texas
Pastor: D. C. DeWitt
Total Membership: 179
Sunday-School Superintendent: S. A. Lobdell, Denton, Texas
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1894, pages 284 & 318]

1895
Name of The Congregation: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: R. W. Pitman, Denton, Texas
Pastor: D. C. DeWitt
Total Membership: 184
Sunday-School Superintendent: S. A. Lobdell, Denton, Texas
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1895, pages 294 & 336]

1896
Name of Congregation: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Pastor: L. A. Dunlap
No. Communicants: 207
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1896, page 261 ]

1897
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: Baxter, W. W., Denton, Tex.
Minister: Dinwiddie, A. B. C.
No. Communicants: 233
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1897, page 224 ]

1898
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister: A. B. C. Dinwiddie
No. Communicants: 238
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1898, page 245 ]

1899
Guthrie Presbytery met at the Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 6-9, 1899.
Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Elder Representative - G. H. Kimbrough
Denton Ladies Missionary Auxiliary reports, members, 27; meetings help, 12; Sent to Parent Board, $17.55; Mexico Scholarship, $10.00; Mrs. Sitton, California, $5.00; for J. T. Means, while sick, $2.55; box for Mountain Mission, and freights, $1.85; money in treasury, $6.65.
Denton, Number of Members - 171.
[Source: Minutes of Guthrie Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 6-9, 1899, pages 3, 8 & 15]

1899
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister: F. T. Charlton
No. Communicants: 214
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1899, page 138a ]

1900
Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Elder Representative - W. W. Baxter
Ruling Elder W. W. Baxter was elected moderator.
Denton Ladies Missionary Auxiliary - twenty-two members, held twenty-four meetings, paid $30 for Mexican scholarships, Turner fund $5.00 and sent Board $31.50.
Committee on Christian Endeavor reports: Denton, one senior society with forty-one active members and a junior society with twenty-five members.
Organized a Presbyterial Christian Endeavor Society and elected E. F. Coopley, of Denton, secretary.
[Source: Minutes of Guthrie Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 5-9, 1900, pages 1, 2, 7, 12, 14]

1900
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post-Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister: F. T. Charlton
No. Communicants: 215
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1900, page 156a ]

1901
Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Elder Representative - J. M. Magill
Committee on Pastorates and Supplies reported: Since your last meeting, Denton called Rev. J. H. Curry, for all of his time, for time indefinite, at a salary of $700.00 per annum and use of parsonage.
[Source: Minutes of Guthrie Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 11-15, 1901, pages 1 & 3]

1901
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister In Charge: J. H. Curry
Total No. of Members: 215
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1901, page 183a ]

1902
Guthrie Presbytery met at the Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 10-14, 1902.
Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Elder Representative - W. W. Baxter
Denton Missionary Auxiliary reports 30 members; contributed, $45.45
[Source: Minutes of Guthrie Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 10-14, 1902, pages 1 & 7}]

1902
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister In Charge: J. H. Curry
Total No. of Members: 228
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1902, page 172a ]

1903
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister Now In Charge: J. H. Curry
Total Number of Members: 258
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1903, page 158a ]

1904
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister Now In Charge: J. H. Curry
Total Number of Members: 253
Guthrie Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1904, page 141a ]

1905
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister Now In Charge: J. H. Curry
Total Number of Members: 275
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1905, page 114a ]

1906
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Denton, Texas
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: Joe H. King, Denton, Tex.
Minister Now In Charge: F. L. Wear
Total Number of Members: 255
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1906, page 105a ]

In 1906 most of this congregation went into the partial union with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.
It became the American Presbyterian Church from 1906-1910.
It was Central Presbyterian Church from 1910-1939.
It was First Presbyterian Church U.S.A. from 1939-1959.
It became Saint Andrew United Presbyterian Church in 1959.
Today, 2012, it is Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church.

The following information is about the part of the congregation that did not go into the partial merger.

1907
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Postoffice: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister Now in Charge: S. C. Lockett
Total Number of Members: 108
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1907, page 70a]

1908
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Postoffice: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister Now in Charge: none listed
Total Number of Members: 188
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1908, page 83a]

1909
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Postoffice: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister Now in Charge: none listed
Total Number of Members: 85
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1909, page 15a]

1910
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Postoffice: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister Now in Charge: B. F. Logan
Total Number of Members: 100
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1910, page 140]

1911
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister in Charge: J. P. Mason
Supt. of S. S.: W. W. Baxter
Total Members: 68
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1911, page 141]

1912
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister in Charge: B. E. Bomer
Total Number of Members: 49
S. S. Superintendent: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
S. S. Secretary and Address: Floyd Cowan, Denton, Texas
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1912, pages 147 & 220]

1913
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister in Charge: R. L. Rodgers
Total Members: 45
S. S. Superintendent: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
S. S. Secretary and Address: Floyd Cowan, Denton, Tex., R 2
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1913, pages 225 & 293]

1914
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister in Charge: R. L. Rodgers
Total Members: 45
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1914, page 238]

1915
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister in Charge: none listed
Total Number of Members: 23
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1915, page 168]

1916
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister in Charge: none listed
Total Number of Members: 34
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1916, page 186]

1917
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister in Charge: none listed
Total Number of Members: 34
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1917, page 151]

1918
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Tex.
Minister in Charge: none listed
Total Number of Members: 23
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1918, page 124]

1919
No Report

1920
Name of Church: Denton Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Clerk of the Session and Post Office: W. W. Baxter, Denton, Texas
Minister in Charge: none listed
Total Number of Members: 21
Denton Presbytery - Texas Synod
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1920, page 171]

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