Roswell's Distinguished Men

Roswell's Distinguished Men (HM1C33)

Location: Roswell, GA 30075 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1.181', W 84° 21.694'

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In this cemetery lie some of Roswell's leading early citizens, most of whom came here from Georgia's coastal counties: Francis Robert Goulding (1810-1881), clergyman, inventor, author of The Young Marooners and other juvenile classics; Barrington King (1798-1866), Roswell King's son, first settler, president of Roswell Factories, and his wife, Catherine Margaret Nephew King(1804-1887); Nathaniel A, Pratt, D.D. (1796-1879), graduate of Yale and Princeton Theological Seminary, founder of the Roswell Presbyterian Church, its pastor for 40 years, and his wife, CatherineA Barrington King Pratt(1810-1894); Archibald Smith (1801-1886) and his wife, Annie Margaret Magill Smith (1807-1887).

In the old cemetery, at the top of this hill, lie: Roswell King (1765-1844), founder of Roswell, for whom the town is named; John Dunwody, Esq. (1786-1858), and his wife, Jane Bulloch Dunwody (1788-1856); James S. Bulloch (1793-1849), Major in the Mexican war, father of Martha (Miss Mittie) Bulloch, wife of Theodore Roosevelt. Her sons were President Theodore Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt, the father of Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt.
HM NumberHM1C33
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-121
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 4:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 743629 N 3767478
Decimal Degrees34.01968333, -84.36156667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.181', W 84° 21.694'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 10.86" N, 84° 21' 41.64" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1433 Us Highway 258 S, Roswell GA 30075, US
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