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St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Christ Church Cemetery

 
 
Christ Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
1. Christ Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

Here are buried former Rectors of Christ Church and their families, the families of early settlers and of plantation days, officers of the British Army, and soldiers of every war in which our country fought. The oldest tombstone is dated 1803 but it is believed that there were a number of burials here before that time.
 
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 063-35.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 31° 13.173′ N, 81° 23.195′ W. Marker is in St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Frederica Rd, on the left when traveling north. at Christ Episcopal Church, North of Stevens Rd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Simons Island GA 31522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wesley Oak (a few steps from this marker); Christ Episcopal Church (within shouting
Christ Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Christ Church Cemetery Marker
distance of this marker); Reverends John & Charles Wesley / Wesley Memorial Garden (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Gully Hole Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Simons Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Georgia Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederica - Military Road (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Simons Island.
 
Also see . . .
1. Christ Church Cemetery. (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Christ Church and Cemetery - St. Simons Island, Georgia. Christianity in Early Georgia (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Christ Church Cemetery, looking south along Frederica Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Christ Church Cemetery, looking south along Frederica Road
A roadside look at Christ Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. A roadside look at Christ Church Cemetery
Christ Church Cemetery Headstones image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Christ Church Cemetery Headstones
Christ Church Cemetery Revolutionary Soldier William Page image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 26, 2012
6. Christ Church Cemetery Revolutionary Soldier William Page
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By Mike Stroud, January 26, 2012
7. Christ Church Cemetery
Charles Spalding Wylly
Captain Georgia Regulars
CSA
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By Mike Stroud, January 26, 2012
8. Christ Church Cemetery
Hamilton Couper
Died Nov. 8, 1861
Manassas, Va.
Captain, Oglethorpe
Light Infantry Co.
8th Ga. Reg't.
Christ Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 26, 2012
9. Christ Church Cemetery
John Lord Couper
Died Aug. 24, 1862
Gordonsville, Va.
Serg't Major 60th Ga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,300 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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