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Statesboro in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Charles “Willie” Heddleston

 
 
William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Marker (side A) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 7, 2022
1. William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Marker (side A)
Inscription.  The first internment in Eastside Cemetery occurred on March 8, 1890. Willie Heddleston (Hedleston) was born April 17, 1856 and was a printer for the Eagle Publishing Co., owned by J. A. Brannen. They published the Statesboro Eagle newspaper and sold stationery, books and periodicals.

His parents were William Davis Hedleston and Ann Susannah Ulmer. Both are buried in Burnt Fort Cemetery in Camden County, GA.

His wife was Alvarette (Allie) Brannen Hedleston. Willie's daughter Ernestine Hedleston married James Shields Kenan, Sr. His grandson, James Shields Kenan was later publisher of the Bulloch Times and was the first president of Bulloch County Historical Society.
Supported by the Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Foundation

 
Erected by Bulloch County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is March 8, 1890.
 
Location. 32° 27.071′ N, 81° 46.277′ 
William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Marker (side B) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 7, 2022
2. William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Marker (side B)
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W. Marker is in Statesboro, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Northside Drive East (U.S. 80) and Turner Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Eastside Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1502 Northside Dr E, Statesboro GA 30458, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eastside Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Donehoo-Brannen-NeSmith Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Statesboro Vietnam Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Statesboro, Georgia (approx. half a mile away); The Fabulous Fifty of 1906 / The Delegates (approx. 0.6 miles away); Willie McTell Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mathews Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); “Flame of Freedom” (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statesboro.
 
William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 7, 2022
3. William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Marker
William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Gravestone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 7, 2022
4. William Charles “Willie” Heddleston Gravestone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2022, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 14, 2022, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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May. 26, 2022