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Roswell in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Roswell’s Distinguished Men

 
 
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By David Seibert, April 15, 2010
1. Roswell’s Distinguished Men Marker
Inscription. In this cemetery lie some of Roswell’s leading early citizens, most of whom came here from Georgia’s coastal counties: Francis Robert Goulding (1810-1881), clergyman, inventor, author of The Young Marooners and other juvenile classics; Barrington King (1798-1866), Roswell King’s son, first settler, president of Roswell Factories, and his wife, Catherine Margaret Nephew King(1804-1887); Nathaniel A, Pratt, D.D. (1796-1879), graduate of Yale and Princeton Theological Seminary, founder of the Roswell Presbyterian Church, its pastor for 40 years, and his wife, CatherineA Barrington King Pratt(1810-1894); Archibald Smith (1801-1886) and his wife, Annie Margaret Magill Smith (1807-1887).

In the old cemetery, at the top of this hill, lie: Roswell King (1765-1844), founder of Roswell, for whom the town is named; John Dunwody, Esq. (1786-1858), and his wife, Jane Bulloch Dunwody (1788-1856); James S. Bulloch (1793-1849), Major in the Mexican war, father of Martha (Miss Mittie) Bulloch, wife of Theodore Roosevelt. Her sons were President Theodore Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt, the father of Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt.
 
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-121.)
 
Marker series.
Roswell’s Distinguished Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 15, 2010
2. Roswell’s Distinguished Men Marker
This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 1.181′ N, 84° 21.694′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Atlanta Street (Georgia Route 9) and Oak Street, on the right when traveling north on North Atlanta Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell GA 30075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roswell Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Bricks (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roswell Factory (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Archibald Smith Plantation Home, Outbuildings and Grounds (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bulloch Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barrington Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Founders' Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Francis Robert Goulding (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The "old cemetery, at the top of this hill," is the Founders' Cemetery
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Roswell Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 15, 2010
3. Roswell Cemetery
Roswell Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 15, 2010
4. Roswell Cemetery
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By David Seibert, April 15, 2010
5. Roswell Cemetery
The Grave of Roswell King image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert
6. The Grave of Roswell King
King was the founder of the town of Roswell, which is named for him.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2013, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 17, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   6. submitted on August 15, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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