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Uncle Ira

 
 
Uncle Ira Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 2, 2016
1. Uncle Ira Marker
Inscription.  The Ira Combs Memorial Church — Little Zion Church, built in 1909 on land settled in 1790 by Mason Combs. Ira, a grandson, was Civil War veteran. Born 1844. In 1874 began preaching. For 60 years, without pay, he ministered to the Old Regular Baptists in Pine Mt. section. Died in 1934, buried on old homestead. Church dedicated in his honor on Easter Sunday, 1952.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 759.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 37° 12.506′ N, 83° 8.009′ W. Marker is in Jeff, Kentucky, in Perry County. Marker is on State Highway 7 south of Jeff Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jeff KY 41751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founder of Hazard (approx. 4.4 miles away); Perry County, 1821 (approx. 4.4 miles
View to North Along State Highway 7 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 2, 2016
2. View to North Along State Highway 7
Marker is on right (east) side of highway
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away); Mountain Missionary (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cordia School (approx. 4.9 miles away); Battle of Leatherwood (approx. 6.6 miles away); Carr Creek Center (approx. 9.1 miles away); Pioneer Ancestor (approx. 11.2 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
View to South Towards Town of Jeff image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 2, 2016
3. View to South Towards Town of Jeff
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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