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Near Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

In Memory of James McCrory

 
 
In Memory of James McCrory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, April 19, 2008
1. In Memory of James McCrory Marker
Inscription.  
who departed this life
November 24th 1840
Aged 82 years, 6 months
and 9 days.
The deceased was a soldier
of the Revolution and was at
The battles of Germantown,
Brandywine and Guilford
Court house, and was one of
Washington’s life guards at
Valley Forge and served his
country faithfully
during the war.

Peace be to the soldier’s dust

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1964.
 
Location. 33° 2.933′ N, 88° 7.529′ W. Marker is near Aliceville, Alabama, in Pickens County. Marker can be reached from Lower Vienna Road west of State Highway 14, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Old Bethany Cemetery. Lower Vienna Road is about 5 miles south of Aliceville, Alabama. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aliceville AL 35442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Aliceville Prisoner of War Camp
Gravesite of American Revolutionary War soldier James McCrory and wife, Jane Gilmore McCrory. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, April 19, 2008
2. Gravesite of American Revolutionary War soldier James McCrory and wife, Jane Gilmore McCrory.
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(approx. 5½ miles away); George Downer Field (approx. 5.6 miles away); Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad Depot (approx. 5.6 miles away); Aliceville First Baptist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); R. J. Kirksey High School (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Aliceville First Baptist Church (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Old Bethany Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, April 19, 2008
3. Old Bethany Cemetery
James McCrory gravesite is located toward the rear of the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,286 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 19, 2021