Old Simkins Cemetery

Old Simkins Cemetery (HM7YR)

Location: Edgefield, SC 29824 Edgefield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 49.667', W 81° 54.283'

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1/2 mile west, on "Ceder Fields" plantation, is buried the family of Captain Arthur Simkins, soldier in the American Revolution and a founder of Edgefield. Born in Virginia on Dec. 10, 1742, he died Sept. 29, 1826. He was a county court judge, a member of the S.C. General Assembly, and was on the commission to divide Ninety-Six District into counties.
HM NumberHM7YR
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Marker Number19-4
Year Placed1969
Placed ByEdgefield County Historic Society and Old 96 Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 416281 N 3743429
Decimal Degrees33.82778333, -81.90471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.667', W 81° 54.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 40.02" N, 81° 54' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 287 Center Spring Rd, Edgefield SC 29824, US
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