Richard Christmas

Richard Christmas (HM6EP)

Location: Columbus, GA 31820 Muscogee County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 34.476', W 84° 49.064'

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c. 1763-1848

A veteran of the North Carolina militia in the American Revolution, Christmas is buried here with his wife, Mary Roberson, his son, Nathaniel G. Christmas, and other descendants.

Living then in Green County, Ga., he drew a land lot nearby in present Harris County in the land lottery of 1827. He acquired property and moved here before 1835. His home was to the northeast on County Line Road.

A marker honoring his military service was placed on his grave by the Button Gwinnett Chapter, D.A.R. with special ceremonies in February 1929.
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HM NumberHM6EP
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Year Placed1987
Placed ByHistoric Chattachooche Commission and the Historic Columbus Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 704851 N 3606229
Decimal Degrees32.57460000, -84.81773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 34.476', W 84° 49.064'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 34' 28.56" N, 84° 49' 3.84" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8600-8630 Freedom Trail, Columbus GA 31820, US
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