Beulah and Beyond
by W.A. Whitten

Contents

Part One: A Place Called Beulah

  1.   Getting to Know Beulah
      Purpose of this book—Where is Beulah?—When and how did the Beulah Church begin?-What happened to the Beulah Church?—What about Beulah today?—What’s in a Name?-Its all in how you use the word—Some limitations—Plan of the Book—Finding Things.

  2. Before There Was Beulah
      The First Inhabitants—Early Mississippi History—Religion In Early Mississippi—Baptist Beginnings in Mississippi.

  3. Then There Was Beulah
      Government Land Policies—Settlement of Beulah Begins—Permanent Settlers Arrive—Life of Early Settlers.

  4.   Some Early Families Came to Stay
      The Blacks from Georgia and South Carolina— The Eddlemans from North Carolina—The Lanes from South Carolina—The Turnipseeds from South Carolina, Louisiana and Alabama.

    Part Two: A Church Called Beulah
     
  5. Beulah Church Members
      Alphabetical List of Beulah Church Members.

  6. Beulah Church Preachers
      Chronological List of Beulah Pastors. Alphabetical List of Guest Preachers and Other Visitors.

    Part Three: Beulah Family Connections
     
  7.   The Carlisle Black Family
      Elizabeth Jane Black—William Black—Berry Marcus Black—Milton L. Black-Lucinda A. Black—Jason Black—Francy Black—Nancy Black—Jeremiah W. Black-Missouri Black—Dewitt Clinton Black.

  8.   The Joseph Buse Black Family
      Dulcenia Deltesoro Black—Derotha Melvena Black—Addison Woodville Black-Energy Poole Black—Julia Anne Black—Anzelia Destilingham Black—Joseph Didmus Black-Florence California Black—John Middleton Black—Nancy Leolah Black-Martha Ozelah Black—Phinehas Addison Black—Isabella Howard Black.

  9.   The Samuel Black Family
      Warren H. Black—Nancy A. Black—Vicie H. Black—Margaret E. Black—Thomas J. Black—Zachary Taylor Black—Sally Y. Black—G. P. Black.

  10.   The John Bowie II Family
      William Walter Bowie—Marcus Scott Bowie—Estell Didmus Bowie—John Henry Bowie—Jason Worth Bowie—Elizabeth P. Bowie—David Kee Bowie—Alice Euders Bowie—Amzi Rhodi Bowie—Martha A. Bowie.

  11.   The Henry Eddleman Family
      Infant Daughter Eddleman—Frances Idella Eddleman—John Henry Eddleman—Richard Energy Eddleman—Nancy Catherine Eddleman—Joseph Wherry Eddleman—George Adam Eddleman, Sr.

  12.   The Richard Gladney III Family
      William James Gladney—Mary Ann Gladney—Charles Strong Gladney—Rebecca Gladney—Nancy Elizabeth Gladney—Richard Alexander Gladney.

  13.   The James Hutchison, Jr. Family
      William Wilson Hutchison—Sara Jane Hutchison—James Gilland Hutchison—Margaret Elizabeth Hutchison—John McCormick Hutchison—Robert Hannah Hutchison—Nancy Isabella Hutchison—James Anna Hutchison—Martha Brice Hutchison—Mary Johnston Hutchison—Samuel David Hutchison. 

  14.   The William Robert Lacey Family
      Edward Walker Lacey—Frances Lacey—James Lacey—William Robert Lacey—Thomas Newton Lacey—Margaret Luvenia Lacey.

  15.   The John W. Lane Family
      John Thomas Lane—William James Lane—Ezra B. Lane—Sarah Elizabeth Lane—Robert C. Lane.

  16.   The William James McGee Family
      John McGee—James Leroy McGee—William Harris McGee—Benjamin Harvey McGee—Ethel McGee—George Edd McGee—Archie W. L. McGee—Ellen McGee—Mae McGee—Ruth McGee.

  17.   The William Henry Steele Family
      Sanders Steele—William Oscar Steele—Cornelia L. Steele—Henry Miller Steele—Sara Ann Steele—Elizabeth Sanders Steele—Stephen Charles Steele—Solon Grigg Steele—Wylie Amanda Steele—Emma Catherine Steele.

  18.   The Michael Turnipseed Family
      Mary Sybil Turnipseed—Jesse Benjamin Turnipseed—Ellen Ursula Turnipseed—George Scott Turnipseed—Caroline Elizabeth Turnipseed—Joel Franklin Turnipseed—Infant Turnipseed—John Michael Turnipseed.  

    Part Four: Beulah in the 19th Century

  19.   The First Partial Decade in Winston County (1833-1839)
      Overview— Future Beulah Area—Winston County Begins—Winston County Administration and Courts—Choctaw County Begins—The Religious Scene—Highlights in the State and Nation. 

  20.   The Second Decade in Winston County  (1840- 1849)
      Overview—Future Beulah—Winston County—Louisville Baptist Association—Concord Baptist Church—Hopewell Baptist Church—Choctaw County—State Scene—Highlights in the Nation—Religious Scene 

  21.   The Third Decade in Winston County (1850-1859)
      Overview—Future Beulah—Northwest Winston County Activities—Concord Baptist Church—Bear Creek Baptist Church—Louisville Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Early Years of Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi—Highlights in the Nation—1850 Census.

  22.   The Fourth Decade in Winston County (1860-1869)
      Overview—Beulah Church Begins—People and Work—Northwest Winston County Activities-Louisville Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention-The Civil War—Reconstruction Begins—1860 Census.

  23.   The Fifth Decade in Winston/Choctaw County (1870-1879)
      Overview—Beulah Church—People and Work—From Winston To Choctaw—Louisville Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—Life and Death of Reconstruction 1870-1875—Days of Redemption 1875-1876—The New South 1876—1870 Census.

  24.   The Sixth Decade in Choctaw County (1880-1889
      Overview—Beulah Church—People and Work—Choctaw County Activities—Louisville Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi—1880 Census.

  25.   The Seventh Decade in Choctaw County (1890-1899
      Overview—Beulah Church—Choctaw County Activities—Louisville Baptist Association—Chester Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi.

    Part Five: Beulah in the 20th Century

  26. The Eighth Decade (1900-1909)
      Overview—Beulah Church—Beulah Area Residents—Choctaw County Activities—Chester Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi—1900 Census. 

  27. The Ninth Decade (1910-1919)
      Overview—Beulah Church—Beulah Area Residents—Choctaw County Activities—Chester Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi—1910 Census.

  28. The Tenth Decade (1920-1929)
      Overview—Beulah Church—Beulah Area Residents—Choctaw County Activities—Choctaw County Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi—1920 Census.

  29. The Eleventh Decade (1930-1939)
      Overview—Beulah Church—Personal Experiences at Beulah (Paul & Charles Whitten)—Choctaw County Activities—Choctaw County Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi.

  30. The Twelfth Decade (1940-1949)
      Overview—Beulah Church—Memories of Beulah (WAW)—Choctaw County Activities—Chronology of the Decade—Choctaw County Baptist Association—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State Of Mississippi.

  31. The Thirteenth Decade (1950-1959)
      Overview—Beulah Church—Choctaw County Baptist Association—Choctaw County Activities—Chronology of the Decade—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi.

  32. The 14th through 17th Decades (1960-1999)
      Overview—Beulah Church (1960-1984)—Memories of Beulah (Billy McGee)—Choctaw County Baptist Association—Choctaw County Activities—Mississippi Baptist Convention—Southern Baptist Convention—State of Mississippi.
    Part Six: More About Beulah

  33.   A History of Beulah School by Ovin C. Ray

  34.   The Beulah Cemetery

  35.   Isabel Black McGee Recalls Beulah

  36.   Charles and Indy Mitchell Whitten Recall Beulah

  37.   Beulah Records in Three Associations

  38.   Beulah Family Names

Part Seven: Appendixes
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