Dorminy's Meeting House Young's Meeting House Brushy Creek

Dorminy's Meeting House Young's Meeting House Brushy Creek (HMQR0)

Location: Ocilla, GA 31774 Irwin County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 32.783', W 83° 13.733'

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Dorminy`s Meeting House was constituted December 17, 1831, on a site 1 mile Northwest of Irwinville, near the home of John B. Dorminy, Sr. The Church was of thePrimitive Baptist faith, and the elders constituting it were the Rev. J. Baker and the Rev. John Marshall. Organizing members were: John Dorminy, Sr., Rachel Dorminy, Samuel Goff, Tobitha Goff, Susan Jernigan, Richard Tucker, Thomas Wooddard, Nancy Wooddard, Sarah Smith. John Dorminy, Sr., was Clerk.
The Rev. Archibald Odum was the first regular pastor, beginning his pastorate February 21, 1835.
In 1836, by unanimous agreement of the members, the church was moved to Young`s Meeting House in the 3rd District of Irwin County. The church remained at the Young`s Meeting House site until 1853. On March 26, of that year, upon motion duly made and carried, it was agreed to move the church to Brushy Creek, the present site. Only the old cemeteries remain to mark the locations of Dorminy`s Meeting House and Young`sMeeting House.
HM NumberHMQR0
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number077-7
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 288415 N 3492311
Decimal Degrees31.54638333, -83.22888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 32.783', W 83° 13.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 32' 46.98" N, 83° 13' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 422 Azalea Rd, Ocilla GA 31774, US
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