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Cumming in Forsyth County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cumming Historic Cemetery

 
 
Cumming Historic Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, July 21, 2007
1. Cumming Historic Cemetery Marker
Inscription. 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┤s 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 War soldier and U.S. Congressman.
 
Erected 2002 by Historical Society of Forsyth County.
 
Location. 34° 12.257′ N, 84° 8.289′ W. Marker is in Cumming, Georgia, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Resthaven Street 0 miles west of Atlanta Highway (Georgia Route 9), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumming GA 30041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forsyth County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel William Cumming (approx.
Cumming Historic Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, July 21, 2007
2. Cumming Historic Cemetery Marker
Located in the old City Cemetery in Cumming.
0.2 miles away); Cumming School (approx. ╝ mile away); Old Federal Road (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fowler Family Farm (approx. 5.3 miles away); Poole's Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 8.5 miles away); Suwanee, Georgia 9/11 Memorial (approx. 11 miles away); B. F. Shirley Home (approx. 12.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cumming.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
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