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Winnabow in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John LaPierre
 
John LaPierre Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. John LaPierre Marker
 
Inscription. Ordained 1707; came to America 1708. Served in many churches in area as missionary of Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1732–1755.
 
Erected 1968 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D-73.)
 
Location. 34° 2.376′ N, 77° 56.808′ W. Marker is in Winnabow, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Philips Road and Plantation Road on St. Philips Road. Click for map. It is next to the ruins of St. Philips Church across from the Brunswick Town Historic Site parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8884 St. Philips Road SE, Winnabow NC 28479, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Colonel Maurice Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); Brunswick Town State Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Russelborough (approx. 0.4 miles away); Russellborough (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orton Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); Brunswick (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnabow.
 
Regarding John LaPierre.
 
John LaPierre Marker Next to St. Philips Church Ruins Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. John LaPierre Marker Next to St. Philips Church Ruins
 
“We also learn from the same sources that the parish of St. James [in Wilmington] was organized in the year 1730, and that in 1720 the Rev. John LaPierre, Ďa French Huguenot, who had been ordained by the bishop of London in 1708, and for many years had served a congregation of his own people in South Carolina, called St. Dennisí parish,í came into the Cape Fear region, and served St. Jamesís and St. Philipís, Brunswick, until about the year 1735.” —Chronicles of the Cape Fear River 1660–1916 by James Sprunt LLD (an owner of nearby Orton Plantation).
 
John LaPierre Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jim Dugan, September 23, 2009
3. John LaPierre Marker
Marker at Bryan-Fordham Cemetery, New Bern, North Carolina. John LaPierre has two memorials on findagrave.com.
 
 
Benjamin Fordham, John LaPierre, and Martha LaPierre Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jim Dugan, September 23, 2009
4. Benjamin Fordham, John LaPierre, and Martha LaPierre Marker
Marker erected by descendants of Fordham and LaPierre.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2011, by Jim Dugan of New Bern, North Carolina.
 
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