Mazie Whitfield Nelson

Mazie Whitfield Nelson (HMB5U)

Location: Smyrna, GA 30080 Cobb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 53.007', W 84° 30.897'

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Jan. 1, 1890 - Feb. 2, 1977

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From her birth home just across the railroad track on Gilbert Street, Mazie Whitfield Nelson watched the growth of downtown Smyrna from a village of less than 400 when she was born on New Year's Day in 1890, to a community of over 20,000 when she died. In her youth, downtown flourished as the commercial center of an agricultural economy. From 1905 to 1945 it was served

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by the Atlanta Northern Railway electric streetcar. Her self-published recollections, "Past Present and Future" chronicled significant events in the town's life, including tragedies and experiences like the arrival of the first car. She was a school teacher, insurance saleswoman and the town librarian. The archway over the entrance to this cemetery was funded by contributions she collected.
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HM NumberHMB5U
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Placed ByThe Smyrna Cemetery Association
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 729829 N 3752012
Decimal Degrees33.88345000, -84.51495000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.007', W 84° 30.897'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 0.42" N, 84° 30' 53.82" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2860 Atlanta Rd SE, Smyrna GA 30080, US
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