Hosea Holcombe

Hosea Holcombe (HMHYG)

Location: Bessemer, AL 35020 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 23.412', W 86° 56.808'

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1780-1841

— "Alabama's first church historian" —

In 1840 he published his study,
History of Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Alabama.
Also an evangelist and missionary.
In 1818 moved to Alabama from Carolinas, organizing five churches in vicinity.
President of Alabama Baptist Convention 1833-38, he was delegated to write church history.
Lack of cooperation led him to travel over state to get material for book.
He died at Jonesboro home in 1841. buried in Sadler Cemetery 1 mile south.
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HM NumberHMHYG
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 504947 N 3694547
Decimal Degrees33.39020000, -86.94680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 23.412', W 86° 56.808'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 23' 24.72" N, 86° 56' 48.48" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1224-1298 Club House Pl, Bessemer AL 35020, US
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