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Belleview Point in McIntosh County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Within these walls are buried Captain Troup, British Naval officer, and his wife, Catherine McIntosh Troup. They were the parents of George M. Troup, Governor Georgia 1823-1827; U.S. Senator 1829-1833. It was on this plantation that Georgia M. Troup spent his early boyhood. Ten other graves lie within this enclosure; the inscriptions on the marble slabs which marked them were effaced by time before 1850.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 095-34.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 32.102′ N, 81° 21.802′ W. Marker is in Belleview Point, Georgia, in McIntosh County. Marker is on Pelican Point Rd near Cedar St, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent GA 31304, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mallow Plantation (approx. 1.1 miles away); Captain William McIntosh (approx. 1.1 miles away); Colonel John McIntosh (approx. 1.1 miles away); Baisden's Bluff Academy
Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2008
2. Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Sutherland's Bluff (approx. 3 miles away); John Houstoun McIntosh (approx. 3.7 miles away); Rice Hope (approx. 3.7 miles away); Old Court House at Sapelo Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery. Catherine McIntosh (Troup) was the daughter of John Mohr McIntosh, the Highland Chieftain who went to Georgia from Inverness with 130 Highlanders ( This most illustrious and ancient family thrice royally descended in its own right, that of Innes and of Baillie of Dunain is so well known in Scotland; and in Georgia and the United States so great were the services performed that the state of Georgia, named one of its counties - McIntosh.)
Troup County, located in west Georgia, is named for George Troup
 
Also see . . .  George Troup (1780-1856), New Georgia Encyclopedia entry,. His two terms as Georgia's thirtieth governor (1823-27) were marked by his successful efforts to ensure the removal of the Creek Indians from the state. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2008
3. Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery Marker
Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2008
4. Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,505 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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