near Woodrow in Lee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
established in the early 1780's
Francis Asbury mentions
in his journal that he
buried Abijah Rembert here
on December 4, 1805
Abijah is the
Marked on 8 October 2005
Teige Cantey Chapter
National Society Colonial Dames XVIIC
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher ⛪ series list.
Location. 34° 5.799′ N, 80° 21.105′ W. Marker is in near Woodrow, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from Rembert Church Road (State Highway 31-37), on the left when traveling west. Located 2.5 miles west of US 15. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sumter SC 29153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rembert Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Skirmish at Spring Hill (approx. 5˝ miles away); Bethel United Methodist ChurchCentral School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); Rev. Thomas Reese English (approx. 7˝ miles away); W. Green Deschamps, Jr. Highway (approx. 8 miles away); James Jenkins (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Regarding Rembert Cemetery. Bishop Francis Asbury (August 20, 1745 – March 31, 1816) was one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church, now The United Methodist Church in the United States.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 623 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 22, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5. submitted on March 25, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.