First Universalist Church (Burlington, Ky.)

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First Universalist Church (Burlington, Ky.)

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First Universalist Church (East Bend, Ky.)
Middle Creek Universalist Church (East Bend, Ky.)

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Denomination: Universalist
The First Universalist Church was organized in the 1840s and was originally located on East Bend Road, near Waterloo. In 1851, the congregation hosted the Kentucky State Convention of Universalists. In 1876, the congregation moved their meetings to Burlington.
Though other churches in the area were either supportive of enslavement or split in their views, the Universalist Church was consistent in its abolitionism.
Prominent Boone County Universalist families include: Acra, Ayers, Bradford, Cloud, Conner, Craven, Crisler, Deer, Duncan, Finch, Gaines, Graves, Hall, Harris, Hewett/Hewitt, Horten/Horton, Jones, Kelly, Kirkpatrick, Love, McMakin, Merrell/Merrill, Parsons, Passons, Pope, Rue, Souther, Tucker, White

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Began

circa 1840

Years duration

circa 1840-1900s

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