Wesleyanna Memorial Church historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Wesleyanna Memorial Church historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Screven County
Church buildings--Georgia--Sylvania
Memorials--Georgia--Sylvania
Location:
United States, Georgia, Screven County, Sylvania, 32.7504441, -81.636776
Medium:
Photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: On road to Brier Creek Battlefield, east of Sylvania
Text of marker: "WESLEYANNA MEMORIAL CHURCH Formerly Wesleyanna M.E. Church. Organized 1868 under bush arbor on Stephen D. Lewis farm by Elder Theo. A. Pharr, John Hardy Bolton, Julia Wells Bolton, Stephen D. Lewis, Martha Howard Lewis, Paul Jenkins, Temperance Jenkins, Fulton L. Oglesby, Mary Bolton Oglesby and others on land given by Alexander James Wells and Isaac Thomas Bazemore. Original Trustees: John W. Boston, James Allen Bazemore, Green Berry Waters, Alexander James Wells and Abisha Humphrey Bazemore. Among early preachers: John Jenkins, W.D. Smith, Abisha Humphrey Bazemore, A.F. Ellington, Emory F. Dean, Jacob Perry Bazemore, David Matthews Bazemore, A.M. Johnson and John W. Roach. June, 1957, church and cemetery set aside as perpetual memorial to founders by deed from Methodist Conference to Trustees, all of whom are descendants: Dora Bazemore Brooker, E. Lampkin Bazemore, I. Thomas Sanders, James Eugene Bazemore, Charles Thurman Hopkins, Sr., Lilla Sanders Smith, John w. Gross, Palmer A. Bazemore and Bertha Hoffman. WESLEYANNA MEMORIAL CHURCH 1963 "
Metadata URL:
http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu/topics/historical_markers/county/screven/wesleyanna-memorial-church
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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