Born Nov. 4, 1762 - Died Jan. 27, 1839Served 3 years in Revolutionary War from Dinwiddie Co., Va. in Buford's Detachment. Lost an arm at Waxhaws, May 29, 1780.Remembered as successful business man, educator and civic worker, but most outstanding as devout Methodist minister. Is credited with establishing five churches.He established Pentecost Methodist Church in 1785. William and Delilah Pentecost were buried in family plot. In 1909 their bodies were re-interred in a single grave in the Pentecost Church cemetery.
|Placed By||Pentecost Family and Barrow County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 3:11pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 255390 N 3764967|
|Decimal Degrees||33.99683333, -83.64833333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 59.81', W 83° 38.9'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 59' 48.60" N, 83° 38' 54.00" W|
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|Area Code(s)||770, 678|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7 Steed Rd, Winder GA 30680, US|
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