November 21st 1857 At a regular monthly meeting of Cumberland Baptist Church convened at Booker's meeting house the following members were present. Viz: Elder Thomas E. Reynolds moderator, and brethren Isham Parker, Nelson Talley, Pleasant E. Sanderson, Hiram W. Griffith, Benjamin Dunkum, John O. Reynolds, John D. Jenkins, John Sanderson and O. J. Reynolds___ After the members had been called to order by the moderator, brother Isham Parker asked for a letter of dismission for his daughters, sisters Judith and Susan Barton, and the Clerk was ordered to furnish the usual letter of dismission__ On motion, it was ordered that brethren Nelson Talley, John D. Jenkins, John O. Reynolds and John Sanderson be appointed a committee to see delinquent members and report at the next meeting ___
No further business appearing, the meeting was adjourned___
O. J. Reynolds, Clerk P.S. brother Isham Parker was appointed a committee see sister Elizabeth Southall and report at the next meeting.