The Methodist Episcopal Church in North Carolina, 1865-1939: Among the White Population, the Lumbee Native Americans, and, to a Limited Extent, the Black Population.

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Bumgarner, George William.  The Methodist Episcopal Church in North Carolina,  1865-1939: Among the White Population, the Lumbee Native Americans, and, to a Limited Extent, the Black Population.  [Charlotte]: Committee on Archives and History, Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1990.  Pp. 223-35.

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Discusses Lumbee Methodism in North and South Carolina, with sections on W. L. Moore, D. F. Lowry, French R. Lowry, P. M. Locklear, and the Prospect, Ashpole Center, Pleasant Grove, Sandy Plains, Pembroke, and Thessalonica churches.  Disagrees with Dial and Eliades (entry 54) on 1880 as the date of the Lumbees’ first formal religious organization (Baptist).  Notes that there were Indian names on the membership rolls of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Robeson Circuit, for 1870-1877.  See also entry 1040.

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