Cumming Historic Cemetery

Cumming Historic Cemetery (HM9C2)

Location: Cumming, GA 30040 Forsyth County
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N 34° 12.257', W 84° 8.289'

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In 1834, Moses Whitsett was the first person buried on the property which in 1840 became the cemetery for the Baptist Church and the Presbyterian Church. In 1856, the Presbyterian Church disbanded. When the Baptist Church relocated, the cemetery became the property of the City of Cumming, which is the County Seat of Forsyth. Some of Cumming earliest leaders are interred in the municipal cemetery. Included are William H. Ray, Aulston B. Welborn, H.L. and Almon Hutchins, E.C. McAfee, Rufus E. Guthrie, George and Thomas Willingham, Haynie S. Brooks, Henry Hurt, A.C. Kennemore, Henry Lowndes Patterson and Col. Hiram Parks Bell; a lawyer, author, orator, Mason, Civil Warsoldier and U.S. Congressman.
HM NumberHM9C2
Year Placed2002
Placed ByHistorical Society of Forsyth County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 763691 N 3788510
Decimal Degrees34.20428333, -84.13815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 12.257', W 84° 8.289'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 12' 15.42" N, 84° 8' 17.34" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 302 Resthaven St, Cumming GA 30040, US
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