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Bush River Quaker Meeting

 
 
Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
1. Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker
Inscription. This old cemetery marks the site of the Bush River Meeting House. Settled by Quakers in the 1760s, it was a monthly meeting (1770-1822) and a quarterly meeting with jurisdiction over all meetings in South Carolina and Georgia from 1791 to 1808. Opposing slavery, the members moved west and settled Quaker meetings in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.
 
Erected 1966 by Hartford Grange No. 460. (Marker Number 36-2.)
 
Location. 34° 13.717′ N, 81° 38.267′ W. Marker is in Newberry, South Carolina, in Newberry County. Marker is on Dennis Dairy Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newberry SC 29108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rock House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Henry McNeal Turner (approx. 3.1 miles away); Calvin Crozier Murder Site (approx. 3.1 miles away); Newberry Cotton Mills (approx. 3.2 miles away); Newberry Village Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Newberry County World War II Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away); Newberry County World War I Monument
North View of Dennis dairy Road and Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
2. North View of Dennis dairy Road and Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker
(approx. 3.3 miles away); National WWII Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Newberry County Confederate Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away); Calvin Crozier (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newberry.
 
Also see . . .  Journey to the past leads to new opportunities. Judy Russell had no idea putting names with faces in old family photos would lead her to an overgrown Quaker cemetery, a book and some 300 family members - including a friend. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Bush River Quaker Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
3. Bush River Quaker Cemetery
Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
4. Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker
Bush River Quaker Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
5. Bush River Quaker Cemetery
Stone Fence Posts Provide an Outline of the Old Cemetery Boundary image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
6. Stone Fence Posts Provide an Outline of the Old Cemetery Boundary
Old Fence Line image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
7. Old Fence Line
Elijah Lake Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
8. Elijah Lake Tombstone
To
the memory of
Elijah Lake
who was born
February 1st, 1768,
and departed this life
February 1st, 1824.
Mary M. Lake Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
9. Mary M. Lake Tombstone
To
the memory of
Mary M. Lake
who was born
February 23rd, 1806,
and departed this life
August 26th, 1821.
Jane Lake Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
10. Jane Lake Tombstone
To
the memory of
Jane Lake
who was born
September 2nd, 1777,
and departed this life
December 2ns, 1831.
Elizabeth Lake Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
11. Elizabeth Lake Tombstone
To
the memory of
Elizabeth Lake
who was born
February 10th, 1809,
and departed this life
January 9th, 1835.
Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
12. Bush River Quaker Meeting Marker
Sacred
to the
memory of
Walter Herbert
who was born
June 13th, 1778,
and departed this life
December 15th, 1851.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,635 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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