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Mount Zion Baptist Church #1 Cemetery #2

 

From Dahlonega City Sguare 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
John Simmons 2 November 1817 - 5 February 1901 1/1
Sallie Simmons 25 September 1827 - 20 April 1918 2/1
Rufe Saine 14 May 1907 - 1 July 1925 3/1
Nettie Dangler Saine 15 August 1879 - 8 March 1936 4/1
Mary A. Crook Conner 1838 - 1922 5/3
Margaret C. Lee 4 November 1848 - 17 March 1892 6/3
Infant Gaddis Unknown - 27 September 1903 7/4
Ola Hawk 22 October 1889 - 16 November 1907 8/4
W.T. Ward No Dates 9/4
Nancy L. Simmons Unknown - June 1924 10/3
John B. Simmons 30 December 1873 - 23 August 1948 11/3
Michael H. Smith (Vietnam) 12 April 1941 - 16 February 1999 12/7
Michael H. Smith 12 April 1941 - 16 February 1999 13/7
Infant Moss 8 March 1913 - 22 March 1913 14/7
Niciy Rosania Moss 10 September 1910 - 5 October 1914 15/7
Canzadie Bridges No Dates 16/7
Corrie P. Graham 20 July 1864 - 16 January 1905 17/5
William R. Mathis 26 November 1834 - 23 October 1915 18/7
Louisa Mathis 26 May 1855 - 19 February 1925 19/7
Ulyess Mathis 6 September 1877 - 11 April 1919 20/5
Hattie B. Mathis 23 January 1890 - 31 March 1941 21/5

 

 

 

 

 

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