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Near Hiltonia in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Wesleyanna Memorial Church

Formerly Wesleyanna M.E. Church

Wesleyanna Memorial Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 16, 2005
1. Wesleyanna Memorial Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized 1868 under bush arbor on Stephen D. Lewis farm by Elder Theo. A. Pharr, John Hardy Bolton, Julia Wells Bolton, Stephen D. Lewis, Martha Howard Lewis, Paul Jenkins, Temperance Jenkins, Fulton L. Oglesby, Mary Bolton Oglesby and Mary Lewis Frawley. Built 1870 by James Allen Bazemore and others on land given by Alexander James Wells and Isaac Thomas Bazemore. Original Trustees: John W. Boston, James Allen Bazemore, Green Berry Waters, Alexander James Wells and Abisha Humphrey Bazemore. Among early preachers: John Jenkins, W.D. Smith, Abisha Humphrey Bazemore, A.F. Ellington, Emory F. Dean, Jacob Perry Bazemore, David Matthews Bazemore, A.M. Johnson and John W. Roach.

June, 1957, church and cemetery set aside as perpetual memorial to founders by deed from Methodist Conference to Trustees, all of whom are descendants: Dora Bazemore Brooker, E. Lampkin Bazemore, I. Thomas Sanders, James Eugene Bazemore, Charles Thurman Hopkins, Sr., Lilla Sanders Smith, John W. Gross, Palmer A. Bazemore and Bertha Hoffman.
Erected 1963 by Wesleyanna Memorial Church.
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listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1957.
Location. 32° 46.217′ N, 81° 34.35′ W. Marker is near Hiltonia, Georgia, in Screven County. Marker is on Brannen Bridge Road, 0.2 miles west of Beardsville Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylvania GA 30467, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Screven County (approx. 4 miles away); Sylvania (approx. 4 miles away); The Sinking of the H.M.S. Otranto (approx. 4 miles away); The 14th Corps (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Goodall House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Washington's Route (approx. 4.9 miles away); John Abbot (approx. 4.9 miles away); Jacksonboro (approx. 4.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then and 89 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Dec. 7, 2023