Church records in the 19th and first half of the 20th century are very important sources for finding your family for the following reasons:
1. Most people belonged to a church and attended on a regular basis.
2. Church records give you the following information:
a, Birth Marriage and death information including funeral sermon giving details about the deceased.
b. Church records will tell yo where the member went to church before coming to current church.
c. Church records will often be helpful in giving you information on who was related to who.
d. Church disciplanary records will tell you about individuals that might have been a problem member.
The following links will take you to major depositories of church records