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Rayle in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County

 
 
Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 15, 2009
1. Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County Marker
Inscription. Rock Methodist Church was instituted about 3 miles from here in 1839. The present building was erected in 1870. Charter members were: Tom and Lizzie Willis; John and Mary E. Mattox; John P., Martha, and Mrs. T. C. Latimer; Luke Turner, Sr., Wm and Mary Turner; Ivey Barrett; B.W. Tuck; Richmond and Olive Bryant; Miles G. and Rebecca Dorough; Terry P., Wm. and Caroline Sherrer; W. R., Martha and John Perteet; Mary Gresham; Jane Staple; Sara F. Wynne; Simeon C. and Sara F. Arnold; Betty Strozier. Descendants of the Latimer, Turner, Bryant, Wynne and Mattox families are present members.
 
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 157-14.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 48.085′ N, 82° 55.631′ W. Marker is in Rayle, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is on Lexington Road (U.S. 78) half a mile west of Richardson Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rayle GA 30660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Liberty-Salem-Woodstock-Philomath (approx. 6.3 miles away); Clarke’s Creek Encampment
Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 15, 2009
2. Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County Marker
Looking east on US 78 toward Rayle and Washington
(approx. 7.7 miles away); Kettle Creek Battlefield (approx. 8 miles away); The Battle of Kettle Creek (approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kettle Creek (approx. 8 miles away); Phillips Mills Baptist Church (approx. 9.6 miles away); Walnut Hill Academy (approx. 9.8 miles away); The Rev. John Springer (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.
 
Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County Marker and Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 15, 2009
3. Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County Marker and Church
Rock Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 15, 2009
4. Rock Methodist Church
This building was erected in 1870
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 26, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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