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Mount Zion Baptist Church #1 Cemetery

Lumpkin County, Georgia

 

From Dahlonega City Square travel east on East Main Street. Turn left at 1st stop-light (Grove Street) Turn left on Camp Wahsega Road. Go to end of Camp Wahsega Road, cemetery is located to left just before entrance to Ranger Camp. Cemetery #2 is located within Camp Merrill, inguire at camp gate for location.

 

 

Brief History of Cemetery

Mount Zion Baptist Church No. 1 was established in the early 1800's, the exact date is unknown. The original burned and with it all church records, a new church was built on the same location. The church supported two cemeteries at seperate locations, during different time periods...Cemetery #1 is locatated next to the church itself, it contains 12 to 14 gravesites both marked and unmarked. Cemetery #2 is within Camp Merrill, this is a much larger cemetery with many marked and unmarked gravesites, this is within a goverment installation, proper identification must be shown to enter.

 

Name of Gravestone Birth/Death Year Grave/Section/Row
Geo. May 21 December 1847 - 23 January 1866 1/1
Minerva Collins Lee 1884 - 1960 2/5
Coon J. Lee 1885 - 1914 3/5
Dovie Susan Lee 1908 - 1914 4/5
Nicy McDougald 20 February 1843 - 16 December 1920 5/5
Joseph McDougald 18 May 1837 - 8 May 1921 6/5

 

2016