Double Branch Baptist Church and Cemetery Historical

Double Branch Baptist Church and Cemetery Historical (HM1WOS)

Location: Wesley Chapel, FL 33545 Pasco County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 14.422', W 82° 19.508'

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By 1884 Mary Jane Godwin had applied for a Homestead Patent for 160 acres of land along present day S.R. 54. She received a two-acre parcel of this land on January 27, 1890, one acre for the cemetery and one acre for the church-Double Branch Missionary Baptist Church, now First Baptist of Wesley Chapel. The oldest marked grave is of James Strickland who died on January 30, 1908. Other early graves are of the pioneering families Godwin, Smith, Tucker and Wells. The cemetery is owned and maintained by the church. Church members and their immediate family may be buried here upon request.
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Pasco Board of County Commissioners and The Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 369993 N 3124540
Decimal Degrees28.24036667, -82.32513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 14.422', W 82° 19.508'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 14' 25.32" N, 82° 19' 30.48" W
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Area Code(s)813
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29716-29728 FL-54, Wesley Chapel FL 33545, US
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