Historic Markers Across Alabama



Little Bethel Baptist Church:



Marker ID:  
Location: 1902 Main Street, Daphne, AL
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 30° 36.287    W 087° 54.158
  30.60478333    -87.90263333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Little Bethel Baptist Church:


On April 15, 1867, Major Lewis Starke deeded these two acres to four of his ex-slaves and their heirs as trustees for this church: Nimrod Lovett, Stamford Starlin (now Sterling), Narcis Elwa, and Benjamin Franklin.

In this cemetery is buried Russell Dick whose mother, Lucy, came into Mobile on the last voyage of the slave ship Clothilde. He is remembered as an outstanding and industrious citizen who acquired much land in the area and once owned all the downtown of Daphne.







End of Little Bethel Baptist Church: