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Lamar Family Cemetery

 
 
Lamar Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
1. Lamar Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Col. Peter Lamar
Oct. 1, 1786    Feb. 6, 1847

Sarah Cobb Benning Lamar
Feb. 13 1792    Nov. 16, 1848

Dr. Ezekiel Lamar
1799    May 24, 1845

Susan Savannah Lamar
Sept. 26, 1829     Feb. 15, 1856

Mrs. Jane P. Groce
May 27, 1823    Aug. 1, 1841

    Col. Peter Lamar, an early Lincolnton
settler donated land for first courthouse
and jail square. In 1823 gave 3 acres for
religious and educational purposes.

 
Erected 1993 by The Lincoln County Historical Society, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1884.
 
Location. 33° 47.532′ N, 82° 28.641′ W. Marker is in Lincolnton, Georgia, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of North Peachtree Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on North Peachtree Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincolnton GA 30817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln County Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln County Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincolnton Presbyterian Church / Lincolnton Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lewis Family Pavilion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Petersburg Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 1˝ miles away); Tory Pond (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincolnton.
 
Lamar Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
2. Lamar Family Cemetery Marker
Stone steps lead to what you realize is a cemetery. The simple rock grave markers and sunken places that give evidence that other graves exist but names are sadly unknown.
Lamar Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
3. Lamar Family Cemetery
The crumbling crypts and faded markers, the names reveal that it is evidently a family cemetery with the surname of Lamar.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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