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Religion -Church of the Brethren - History

Bowman, Carl F. Brethren Society: The Cultural Transformation of a Peculiar People. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 1995. xii, 491p.: illus. Bibliography: p. [471]-478.
This scholarly book discusses the full history of the Church of the Brethren. There are occasional references to Rockingham County individuals and institutions, e.g. Bridgewater College, John Kline, and Peter Nead.
1. Church of the Brethren - History. 2. Kline, John, 1797-1864. 3. Nead, Peter, 1796-1877. 4. Bridgewater College - History.
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Durnbaugh, Donald F. Fruit of the Vine: A History of the Brethren, 1708-1995. Elgin, Ill.: Brethren Press, 1997. xiv, 675p.: illus. Bibliographical references: p. [601]-656.
This is a scholarly, comprehensive, history of the Church of the Brethren. Rockingham County individuals and institutions are noted including Bridgewater College, John Kline, Peter Nead, and M. R. Zigler. Events in Rockingham County during the Civil War are noted. A picture of the Linville Creek meetinghouse is furnished.
1. Church of the Brethren - History. 2. Kline, John, 1797-1864. 3. Nead, Peter, 1796-1877. 4. Bridgewater College - History. 5. Zigler, Michael R., 1891-1965. 6. Civil War, 1861-1865 - Church of the Brethren. 7. Church of the Brethren - Civil War, 1861-1865.
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Sappington, Roger E. "Brethren Certificates of Membership from Virginia." The Rockingham Recorder 3, no. 4 (April 1988): 31-33.
Several Church of the Brethren congregations in Rockingham County are noted as being involved in sending a church certificate with members that moved elsewhere. A sample certificate is printed. Mill Creek and Cooks Creek congregations were involved. The last half of the nineteenth century was the time of involvement.
1. Church of the Brethren - History. 2. Cooks Creek Church of the Brethren - History. 3. Mill Creek Church of the Brethren - History.
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Yount, Joseph B., III. "The Tunker House at Broadway Rockingham County, Virginia." Brethren Life and Thought 33, no. 2 (1988): 112-121.
This article notes the people who lived in, and had association with, the Tunker House at Broadway. Some information is given on the architectural features of the dwelling. Major figures noted include John Kline, Peter Nead, and Benjamin Yount.
1. Tunker House. 2. Houses - Broadway. 3. Yount, Benjamin, 1756-1834. 4. Nead, Peter, 1796-1877. 5. Kline, John, 1797-1864. 6. Zigler, Michael R., 1891-1985.
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