Collection of over 57,000 adherent statistics and religious geography citations including references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, & denominations.
An article by Myra Vanderpool Gormley. Church records are among the most fascinating sources for genealogists. And if your ancestors came to America early, these records may contain the only information that can help you untangle your family tree. They are well worth the effort it takes to locate and read them.