Bethel Primitive Baptist Church

Bethel Primitive Baptist Church (HMYRH)

Location: Pavo, GA 31778 Brooks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 58.5', W 83° 37.883'

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Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, the second Baptist Church to be organized in the area of old Lowndes County, was constituted September 2, 1826. Theorganizing Presbytery were: Elders Benjamin Manning. Matthew Albritton and Henry Melton, with Deacon William A. Knight. Charter members of Bethel Church were: Elder Melus Thigpen and his wife, Sarah; Archibald Strickland and his wife, Luander; Henry C. Tucker and his wife, Sarah.Elder Thigpen served as supply pastor until 1828, when the Rev. Matthew Albritton was called to the charge of Bethel Church.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number014-8
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 4:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 248684 N 3429802
Decimal Degrees30.97500000, -83.63138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 58.5', W 83° 37.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 58' 30.00" N, 83° 37' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 Co Rd 136, Pavo GA 31778, US
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We visited this beautiful and well mainted church and Cemetery taking many pictures iof ancestors graves, including a good photo of the marker. There is no option to download unless adopted and we do not frequent the site.

Jan 23, 2017 at 3:21pm PST by a1ajane

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