Appling in Columbia County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Baptist Church in Georgia
In October, 1784, the preliminary meeting for the organization of a Georgia Baptist Association was held at Kiokee Church. The Rev. Daniel Marshall died November 2, 1784, and some time later the church was moved to Appling and a new brick edifice erected.
Kiokee Baptist Church was incorporated December 23, 1789, as "The Anabaptist Church on Kiokee", with Abram Marshall, William Willingham, Edmund Cartledge, John Landers, James Simms, Joseph Ray and Lewis Gardner as Trustees.
Erected 1996 by Georgia Historical Marker. (Marker Number 36-7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 33.132′ N, 82° 19.115′ W. Marker is in Appling, Georgia, in Columbia County. Marker is on Ray Owens Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Religious Liberty in Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woodmen of the World Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rev. Daniel Marshall (approx. half a mile away); Jabez Pleiades Marshall (approx. 2.4 miles away); Basil Neal - Soldier of '76 (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sharon Baptist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); William Few Signer of the U.S. Constitution (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Appling.
Also see . . .
1. Kiowee Baptist Church. Church website. (Submitted on August 19, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Daniel Marshall (1706-1784). Daniel Marshall, a Baptist pastor and itinerant preacher, is generally considered the first great Baptist leader in Georgia. He founded Kiokee Baptist Church, the oldest continuing Baptist congregation in the state. (Submitted on August 19, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Rev. Daniel Marshall (1706-1784) - Find-a-Grave Entry. Born in Windsor, Connecticut, 1706. He was a Congregationalist (Submitted on August 19, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
4. Daniel Marshall: The One-Talent Man Who Produced Five-Talent Results. Daniel Marshall was born in 1706 in Windsor, Connecticut, to parents who were Godly Congregationalists and through their influence and example Daniel was converted at the age of twenty. (Submitted on August 19, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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