“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Quitman in Brooks County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 10, 2005
1. Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church about 4 miles Southwest of here, was constituted November 29, 1834. The charter members included: William T. Rushing, his wife, Belinda; Asa Geiger, his wife, Nancy; William Jones, his wife, Elizabeth; James McLeod, his wife. Jemima; Jared Johnson; John Turner, his wife, Lucy; Emily Turner; Henry Rowell; Cynthia Rowell; James Rowell, his wife, Sarah; William C. Goff, his wife, Jincy; Rebecca Beasley; Nellie Goff. The Rev. Ryan Frier was the first pastor; Jared Johnson and James Rowell were first deacons. The present church is about 1 mile from the original site.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 014-9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 30° 44.975′ N, 83° 35.271′ W. Marker was near Quitman, Georgia, in Brooks County. Marker was at the intersection of Greenville Highway (U.S. 221) and Bethlehem Church Road (County Route 125), on the right on Greenville Highway. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Quitman GA 31643, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. West End Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Civil War Slave Conspiracy (approx. 2.9 miles away); Quitman Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Brooks County (approx. 3 miles away); Our Confederate Dead (approx. 3 miles away); Brooks County Veterans Monument (approx. 3 miles away); Grooverville Methodist Church (approx. 8˝ miles away); Liberty Baptist Church (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quitman.
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches & Religion
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,169 times since then and 55 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 27, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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