John Andrew

John Andrew (HMB9X)

Location: Watkinsville, GA 30677 Oconee County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 48.033', W 83° 25.567'

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1758 - 1830

Just west of this marker is the grave of John Andrew who was a Revolutionary War soldier who fought in Georgia and South Carolina and served in the Georgia House of Assembly in 1783. He was a very early native Georgian (some say the first) to become an itinerant Methodist preacher and was the father of Bishop James Osgood Andrew. Bishop James O. Andrew was the focal figure in the split of the Methodist Church and formation of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. This was the site of Mt. Zion Methodist Church/community, ca. 1820 - 1856. John Andrew preached here in the 1820s.
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HM NumberHMB9X
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number108-3
Year Placed2009
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 275405 N 3742687
Decimal Degrees33.80055000, -83.42611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.033', W 83° 25.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 1.98" N, 83° 25' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)706, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4220 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville GA 30677, US
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