Jones Creek Baptist Church

Jones Creek Baptist Church (HMA3H)

Location: Ludowici, GA 31316 Long County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 45.468', W 81° 48.667'

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Jones Creek Baptist Church was constituted April 22, 1810, at the Jones Creek Meeting House near this site.

Original members of this church, all former members of Beards Creek Baptist Church were: Charles Flowers, James Clark, Levi Morgan, John Hall, John Bohannan, Martha Flower, Abigail Clark, Sarah Morgan, Fannie Lowery, Mary Howe, Mary Chapman, Lydia Bohannan.

The Rev. Moses Westberry was the first pastor of the church, and served in that capacity for 35 years.

Land for the present site of the church edifice was given by William Walthour in 1817.

Jones Creek Baptist Church was first a member of the Piedmont Baptist Association, but is now with the New Sunbury Baptist Association, of which it was one of the organizing members in 1866.
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HM NumberHMA3H
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number091-3
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 423183 N 3513876
Decimal Degrees31.75780000, -81.81111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.468', W 81° 48.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 28.08" N, 81° 48' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-350 US-301, Ludowici GA 31316, US
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