Transcript for Miller, Henry William, Diary, 8 July 1855
8th-In the evening Br. Cooper baptised Steven A. Dugins. 10th-Dr. Moody baptized Jacob Croft and family; 8 in number and we confirmed them. 14- Saturday morning I baptized wm. Slade and wife, Joseph Hatfield, Sarah wight and her daughter, and Lewis Raines, and confirmed them; 17th- ...baptized 4, namely: George Crouch, George Hawley and wife and Wm. Hawlay and organized a branch of the Church, called the Cherokee Branch and set Wm. Slade apart to preside over it; ordained 4 elders and 2 teachers.