Rev. J. D. Anthony

Rev. J. D. Anthony (HMGFW)

Location: Sandersville, GA 31082 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 58.909', W 82° 48.859'

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— 1824 ~ 1899 —

James Danelly Anthony entered the Methodist ministry at the 1847 Georgia Conference and after 50 years of service retired in 1897. He had 12 different charges and was 4 times Presiding elder for separate districts, one being the Sandersville District in 1866. His ministry saw new congregations formed along the railroad from Brunswick to Macon and thousands converted, labors which earned him the affectionate title "Bishop of the Wiregrass." He served Sandersville twice, 1862-65 and 1876-78. He is to be remembered for his great love, devotion and service to this community and his Church.
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Marker Number11
Placed BySandersville United Methodist Church and South Georgia Commission on Archives and History
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 2:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 330467 N 3650732
Decimal Degrees32.98181667, -82.81431667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 58.909', W 82° 48.859'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 58' 54.54" N, 82° 48' 51.54" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 148-198 Virginia Ave, Sandersville GA 31082, US
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