CAMDEN LODGE No. 74, F. & A. M.
CAMDEN, MISSISSIPPI

1845 to 1859

1845 (under dispensation)
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Jno. T. Edmondson Secretary Wm. Davis, Jr.
Senior Warden Sam. Hamblin Senior Deacon James Lattimore
Junior Warden Vincent Moon Junior Deacon
Treasurer J. B. Smith Steward & Tyler N. G. Steely
 

No record has been located on 1845 membership.

1846
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John T. Edmondson Secretary William Davis, Jr.
Senior Warden Samuel Hamblin Senior Deacon J. G. Lattimore
Junior Warden Vincent Moon Junior Deacon Daniel Morse
Treasurer J. B. Smith Steward & Tyler Noah P. Steely

Members: John H. Bishop, J. L. McCool, J. W. McMurtray, Solomon S. Pinder, W. Hemmingway, Thomas L. Colton, William Riley, William B. Lott, Francis M. Beall, Edwin Hamblin, Allen Y. Davis, John B. Moore, A. A. McWillie, John Dear, Jr., O. W  Baldwin, N. B. Whitehead, John A. Magruder, William Lan, Henry Levy, Thos. B. Walter, Samuel Ford, E. H. Anderson

Additions/Deletions:

1847
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. B. Smith Secretary William Davis, Jr.
Senior Warden Samuel Hamblin Senior Deacon John T. Edmondson
Junior Warden William Lan Junior Deacon John B Moore
Treasurer Edward Hamblin Steward & Tyler John H. Bishop

Members: Vincent Moon, J. L. McCool, J. W. McMurtry, W. Hemmingway, S. S. Pender, S. P. Roberts, Thomas L. Cotton, William Riley, William B. Lott, Francis M. Beall, Allen Y. Davis, John B. Moore, A. A. McWillie, John Dear, Jr., O. W  Baldwin, N. B. Whitehead, John A. Magruder, Thos. B. Walter, Samuel Ford, B. D. Hester, John Miller, E. H. Anderson, John Kelly, E. M. Hammond

Additions/Deletions:

1848
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. B. Smith Secretary William Davis, Jr.
Senior Warden Samuel Hamblin Senior Deacon J. T. Edmondson
Junior Warden William Law Junior Deacon John B. Moore
Treasurer Edwin Hamblin Steward & Tyler John H. Bishop

Past Masters: J. T. Edmondson,

Members: Vincent Moon, C. Hansbrough, J. L. McCool, J. W. McMurtray, W. Hemmingway, Thos. L. Cotton, Wm. Riley, Wm. B. Lott, Allen Y. Davis, A. A. McWillie, John Dear, Jr., J. A. Magruder, Thos. B. Walter, Samuel Ford, B. D. Hester, John Miller, Samuel Martin, E. H. Anderson, John Kelly, E. M. Hammond, S. D. Graham, Enos Fletcher, Hiram Russell, L. L. Griffin, J. J. Foster, A. N. Plunkett, J. J. Covington, C. C. Allen, Green Allen, Robt. Edwards, Alex. Hooks, Laban Armstrong, Wm. G. Rushing, J. T. Kealhofer, S. P. Roberts

Entered Apprentice Members: E. H. Downing, Phillip Raiford

Fellowcraft Members: J. A. Dennis, John Crosswell, L. S. Lawrence

Additions/Deletions:

1849
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. B. Smith Secretary J. T. Kealhofer
Senior Warden Vincent Moon Senior Deacon J. T. Edmundson
Junior Warden Lawrence L. Griffin Junior Deacon T. J. Covington
Treasurer Edwin Hamblin Steward & Tyler John H. Bishop

Past Masters: J. T. Edmundson

Members: Sam. Hamblin, J. C. Lattimore, J. L. McCool, J. W. McMurtray, Wm. Hemmingway, William Law, William B. Lott, Allen Y. Davis, John B. Moore, A. A. McWillie, John Deer, Jr., John A. Magruder, Samuel Ford, B. D. Hester, John Miller, Samuel Martin, E. H. Anderson, John Kelley, E. M. Hammond, P. Raiford, Enos Fletcher, Hiram Russell, A. N. Plunkett, C. C. Allen, A. Hooks, L. Armstrong, William Bilbo, Henry Hamblin, Jr., N. P. Steely, C. W. Kennon, J. W. Wilder, J. T. Hollingsworth, William Riley, Robert Edwards

Entered Apprentice Members: J. Spruill, E. Downing, Hardy Dear

Fellow-craft Members: J. A. Dennis, John Crosswell, Milton Cauthom

Additions/Deletions:

1850
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Samuel Hamblin Secretary (P.T.) J. T. Kealhofer
Senior Warden John B. Moore Senior Deacon John Kelley
Junior Warden John A. Magruder Junior Deacon N. P. Steely
Treasurer Edwin Hamblin Steward & Tyler John H. Bishop

Past Masters: J. B. Smith, J. T. Edmondson

Members: Vincent Moon, J. L. McCool. W. Hemmingway, Wm. Law, Wm. Riley, Wm. B. Lott, A. A. McWillie, John Dear, Samuel Ford, B. D Hester, Saml. Martin, E. M. Hammond, P. Raiford, Enos Fletcher, L. L. Griffin, J. J. Covington, L. Armstrong, H. Hamblin, Jr., B. Magruder, J. T. Hollingsworth, J. E. Carstarphen, Thos. L. Cotten, T. B. Walter

Additions/Deletions:

1851
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. B. Smith Secretary J. T. Kealhofer
Senior Warden Edwin Hamblin Senior Deacon Thomas L. Cotton
Junior Warden J. L. McCool Junior Deacon E. M Hammond
Treasurer John B. Moore Steward & Tyler Henry Hamblin, Jr.

Past Masters: S. Hamblin

Members: Vincent Moon, Wm. Law, Wm. Riley, Wm. B. Lott, A. A. McWillie, John Dear, Jr., Samuel Ford, Samuel Martin, P. Raiford, Enos Fletcher, L. L. Griffin, J. J. Covington, L. Armstrong, B. Magruder, J. E. Castarpher, T. B. Walter, John A. Magruder, John Kelly, N. P. Steely, John H. Bishop, Robt. Porterfield, John Croswell, W. R. Covington, Wm. M. Cotton, Vincent Saunders, W. Hemingway

Additions/Deletions:

1852
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. B. Smith Secretary Henry Hamblin, Jr.
Senior Warden Thos. L. Cotton Senior Deacon Wm. M. Cotton
Junior Warden J. J. Covington Junior Deacon Wm. R. Covington
Treasurer J. B. Moore Steward & Tyler John H. Bishop

Past Masters: S. Hamblin

Members: Vincent Moore, Wm. Law, Wm. Riley, A. A. McWillie, Samuel Martin, P. Raiford, Enos Fletcher, L. L. Griffin, L. Armstrong, J. E. Carstaphen, T. B. Walter, J. A. Magruder, N. P. Steely, Robt. Porterfield, John Crosswell, Vincent Saunders, W. Hemmingway, Thos. W. Evans, Chas. Matlock, M. D. L. Hawkins, B. A. Carpenter, W. W. Edwards, Gabriel Baum, Reuben Simon, John Miller, Benj. Magruder

Entered Apprentice Member: John Young

Fellowcraft Member: Benj. Watkins

Additions/Deletions:

1853
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Thomas L. Cotton Secretary W. W. Edwards
Senior Warden Henry Hamblin, Jr. Senior Deacon M. D. L. Hawkins
Junior Warden John J. Covington Junior Deacon Samuel Hamblin
Treasurer Edwin Hamblin Steward & Tyler Reuben Simon

Past Master: J. R. Smith

Members: Wm. Law, Wm. Riley, A. A. McWillie, Samuel Martin, Philip Raiford, Enos Fletcher, L. L. Griffin, J. E. Carstaphen, J. A. Magruder, N. P. Steely, Robert Porterfield, John Crosswell, Vincent Saunders, Thos. W. Evans, Charles Matlock, Benj. A. Carpenter, Gabriel Baum, John Miller, Benj. Magruder. Geo. F. Rider, J. B. Moore, R. W. Covington, James Smith, James Hinds, Joseph K. Shrock, Henry Atkinson, John Young, E. W. Hammond, L. L. Taylor, Elias Atkinson

Additions/Deletions:

1854
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. B. Smith Secretary W. W. Edwards
Senior Warden Henry Hamblin, Jr. Senior Deacon James Smith
Junior Warden L. L. Taylor Junior Deacon Henry Atkinson
Treasurer Edwin Hamblin Steward & Tyler Vincent Sanders

Past Masters: Sam'l Hamblin, Thomas L. Colton

Members: William Law, William Riley, A. A. McWillie, Samuel Martin, Philip Raiford, Enos Fletcher, John A. Magruder, John Crosswell, Thos. W. Evans, Charles Matlock, B. A. Carpenter, John Miller, Benj. Magruder, J. B. Moore, W. R. Covington, James Hinds, Joseph K. Shrock, John Young, Elias Atchinson, John H. Broadnax, Redie Smith, John B. Lester, Charles Smith, B. J. F. Cotton, J. J. Collins Sam'l Milton, J. J. Covington

Additions/Deletions:

1855
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Samuel Hamblin Secretary Henry Hamblin, Jr.
Senior Warden Thomas L. Cotton Senior Deacon John H. Brodnax
Junior Warden L. L. Taylor Junior Deacon J. B. Lester
Treasurer Edwin Hamblin Steward & Tyler Thomas W. Evans

Past Master: J. B. Smith

Members: Elias Atkinson, Henry Atkinson, John Croswell, B. A. Carpenter, W. R. Covington, B. J. F. Cotton, J. J. Collins, J. J. Covington, W. W. Edwards, Enos Fletcher, J. J. Greer, James Hinds, William Hicks, Bradford Hester, B. S. Harper, William Law, A. A. McWillie, Samuel Martin, John A. Magruder, Charles Matlock, John Miller, Benjamin Magruder, J. B. Moore, Samuel Milton, William Riley, Phillip Raiford, J. J. Richards, Joseph Shrock, Reddie Smith, Charles Smith, James Smith, James Young

Entered Apprentice Member: Hardy Dear

Additions/Deletions:

1856
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Samuel Hamblin Secretary Henry Hamblin, Jr.
Senior Warden W. R. Covington Senior Deacon C. H. Metlock
Junior Warden B. S. Harper* Junior Deacon W. S. Hicks
Treasurer Edwin Hambin Steward & Tyler James B. Smith

*Died in office

Past Masters: Samuel Hamblin, J. B. Smith, T. L. Cotton

Members: Elias Atkinson, Henry Atkinson, J. H. Brodnax, B. A. Carpenter, B. F. J. Cotton, J. J. Collins, J. J. Covington, W. Carpenter, Milton A. Cobb, Thomas Cotton, Enos Fletcher, J. J. Greer, B. D. Hester, D. O. Jones, J. B. Lester, William Law, A. A. McWillie, John A. Magruder, Benjamin Magruder, John Miller, J. B. Moore, Samuel Milton, William Riley, Phillip Raford, Robert Riley, Joseph K. Shrock, R. Smith, Charles Smith, James Smith, L. L. Taylor, L. B. Wilson, John Young

Entered Apprentice Members: Hardy Dear, T. G. Wilder

Additions/Deletions:

1857
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Thomas L. Cotton* Secretary Henry Hamblin, Jr.
Senior Warden William R. Covington Senior Deacon J. J. Collins
Junior Warden L. L. Taylor Junior Deacon William Carpenter
Treasurer D. O. Jones Steward & Tyler B. A. Carpenter

Note from Grand Secretary: *Removed or suspended from office by Grand Master for unmasonic conduct alleged against him.

Past Masters: Samuel Hamblin, Dr. J. B. Smith

Members: Elias Atkinson, Henry Atkinson, Rev. Henry Berry, B. J. F. Cotton, J. J. Covington, Milton A. Cobb, Thomas Cotton, J. W. Downs, Rev. Enos Fletcher, J. J. Greer, B. D. Hester, Edwin Hamblen, J. B. Lester, Dr. William Law, A. A. McWillie, John A. Magruder, Benjamin Magruder, John Miller, J. B. Moore, C. H. Matlock, Samuel Milton, William Riley, Dr. Robert Riley, Philip Raiford, Joseph K. Shrock, Reddick Smith, James Smith, L. B. Wilson, Booker Wagoner

Entered Apprentice Members: Hardy Dear, T. G. Wilder

Additions/Deletions:

1858
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Henry Hamblen, Jr. Secretary Wm. R. Covington
Senior Warden J. W. Downs Senior Deacon Wm. Carpenter
Junior Warden Reddic Smith Junior Deacon L. B. Wilson
Treasurer J. B. Moore Steward & Tyler Milton A. Cobb

Past Masters: Samuel Hamblin, Dr. J. B. Smith

Members: Elias Atkinson, Henry Atkinson, Rev. Henry D. Berry, John H. Bishop, R. B. Campbell, Jr., B. J. F. Cotton, J. J. Collins, J. J. Covington, B. A. Carpenter, Rev. Enos Fletcher, J. J. Greer, B. D. Hester, Edwin Hamblen, D. O. Jones, Dr. William Law, J. B. Lester, John Miller, Abram A. McWillie, John A. Magruder, Benjamin Magruder, C. H. Matlock, Samuel Milton, William Riley, Dr. Robert Riley, Phillip Raiford, Joseph K. Shrock, James Smith, L. L. Taylor, Booker Waggoner

Entered Apprentice Members: Hardy Dear, T. G. Wilder

Additions/Deletions:

1859
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. W. Downs Secretary Henry Hamblen, Jr.
Senior Warden William Carpenter Senior Deacon* Samuel Hamblen
Edmond Hamblen
Junior Warden R. B. Campbell, Jr. Junior Deacon Booker Waggoner
Treasurer C. H. Matlock Steward & Tyler Milton A. Cobb

* The first name of the Senior Deacon is shown differently in various records for the year.

Past Masters: J. B. Smith

Members: R. G. Barrett, Henry Berry, J. H. Bishop, B. A. Carpenter, A. B. Cobb, J. J. Collins, W. R. Covington, J. J. Covington, E. Fletcher, J. J. Green, Edwin Hamblen, John Hall, B. D. Hester, D. O. Jones, Wm. Law, J. B. Lester, J. A. Magruder, B. Magruder, John Miller, J. B. Moore, Sam'l Milton, A. A. McWillie, P. Raiford, Rob't Riley, Wm. Riley, J. K. Shrock, L. L. Taylor, D. S. Watts, L. B. Wilson

Entered Apprentice Members: Hardy Dear, T. G. Wilder

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