This section will be under development over an extended period. SOME of the topic to be discussed will include the following.
Refugees from Alamance and the War of Regulation
Select Baptist Churches in Alexander, Caldwell, Wilkes and Burke plus Old Sandy Creek Baptist in Orange County. Each church was chartered or pastored by one or more members of three branches of Barnes or Oxford families. These churches include:
Antioch- aka the New Meeting House or the First Church in Ellendale. – Alexander originally Burke. This church played a very significant in NC history. Both Barnes and Oxfords were charter members.
Beaver Creek- Wilkes
Lebanon – Alexander
Little River- Alexander
Little Rock- Wilkes
Meadow Hill – Wilkes
Mt. Carmel – Wilkes
Poplar Spring- Alexander
Union – Caldwell
Walnut Grove – Alexander
Zion Hill- Wilkes
Other Churches pastored by the Reverend Isaac Oxford first moderator of the Caldwell Baptist Association may be added in the distant future.