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Ware Shoals in Laurens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church

Mother of 5 Churches

 

—Bicentennial Anniversary 1768-1972 —

 
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Marker - Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
1. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Marker - Front
Inscription.
[Front]:
1768 Bethel Methodist Society
Org. at Indian Springs by
Rev. Geo. Whitefield and families of
Arnold, Giraud, Taylor, Sullivan
Mitchell, Box, Wood
1825 Rec'd. Meth. Cone Rev. Barnett Smith
1842 Sunday School Org.
G.L. Riley, Elisha South, J.M. Eppes
Rev. John Humbert, Judge T.J. Sullivan
1854-1884 Camp Meeting Org. by Rev. R.J. Boyd
1878 1st Local Foreign Missionary
Society of S.C. Meth. Church Org by
Minerva Kinard Humbert
Memorial to Deceased Ministers
Buried at Mt. Bethel
P.C. Battle, J.A. Hughes, C.H. Sullivan
R.L. Roundtree, R.L. Roundtree, Jr.
Revolutionary War Soldiers
Wm. Arnold, Philip Gruber, Wm. Mitchell
David Giraud, John South
Confederate Soldiers
Cpt. W.L. Wood, Cpt. J.B. Humbert, D.G. Humbert
W.D. Sullivan, John Sullivan, J.K. Wood

[Reverse]:
Church Families
Left Column: Arnold, Abrams, Adams, Beeks, Bryant, Bobbitt, Carter, Cheek, Clinkscales, Cook, davenport, Doonan, Eppes, Ervin, Gambrell, Gilkerson, Hughes, Henley, Henderson, Humbert, Huff, Lindley, Lovelace

Right Column: Mitchell, McDavid, Miller, Moore, Medlock, Maddox, McCullough, Nabors, Nichols, Poole, Puckett, Riley, Ruff, Seibert, Simmons, Sharpe, South, Stone, Strickland,
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Marker - Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
2. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Marker - Reverse
Sullivan, Taylor, Thompson, Wood
 
Erected by Rev. Harley E. Feltman, Jr., Pastor and Sara S. Ervin, Historian.
 
Location. 34° 28.25′ N, 82° 14.65′ W. Marker is in Ware Shoals, South Carolina, in Laurens County. Marker is on Bethel Church Road. Touch for map. Marker and church are located at the northwest end of Bethel Church Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 885 Bethel Church Road, Ware Shoals SC 29692, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John C. Taylor Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); Irvin Pitts Park / Ware Shoals (approx. 4.6 miles away); Marion P. Carnell Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Benjamin DeWitt Riegel (approx. 5 miles away); Ware Shoals Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); The William T. Jones, III Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away); Martin's Store (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sullivan (Grove) Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); Broadmouth Baptist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Erected by Sullivan - Dunklin Chapter D.A.R. (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ware Shoals.
 
Also see . . .  Pension Application for Philip Gruber. Transcription of Gruber's Revolutionary War pension application. (Submitted on October 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
3. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church and Marker
 
 
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Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
4. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church -<br>From the Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
5. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church -
From the Cemetery
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
6. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
7. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
8. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
9. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Tombstone for Philip Gruber image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2009
10. Tombstone for Philip Gruber
South Carolina
Pvt
SC Contl Regt
Rev War
April 6 1728
January 1 1790
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,506 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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