Some of the known pioneers came to Indian
territory before and just after Kemper County was formed in 1833.
They built a church in May 1835 to worship. The charter members of
the church known as "Mount Olivet United Baptist Church were as
follows: Enoch Spinks, William Fox, Dunken Joiner, Lewis Stovall and
James Stovall. Sisters Elizabeth Spinks, Prusilai Fox, Sarah Ann
Fox, Macrinia Attwood, Marl Harrell, Nancy Carter and Harriett were
women who were charter members.