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LaGrange in Fayette County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard

 
 
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By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard Marker
Inscription.  About a mile south was the burial site in 1854 of Mrs. Mary Hayes Willis Gloster, founder of Immanuel, the first Episcopal church to be consecrated in West TN; her daughter Elizabeth Willis Gloster Anderson in 1873; her son-in-law John Anderson in 1848; John's brother George in 1844; her son Aurthur Brehon Gloster in 1876; Aurthur's wife Mary Hayes Willis Gloster in 1877 and numerous children who died young. No stones remain.
 
Erected 1997 by The Fayette County Historical Society and Descendant Benton Bejach.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 35° 2.709′ N, 89° 14.084′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Tennessee, in Fayette County. Marker is on 3rd Street (State Highway 57), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moscow TN 38057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Immanuel Church (approx. half a mile away); LaGrange (approx. half a mile away); Grierson's Raid (approx. half a mile
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By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard Marker
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away); La Grange (approx. half a mile away); Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Bird Dog & Field Trial Capital of the World (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
 
Also see . . .  LaGrange. An eHistory article discussing LaGrange's rich past. (Submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,480 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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