Historic Markers Across Georgia



William Pentecost Born Nov. 4, 1762-Died Jan. 27,



Marker ID: BCHS 
Location: Ga 82 NE of Winder, 4.1 miles from Ga 53, at Pentecost Methodist Church
County: Barrow
Coordinates: N 33° 59.802    W 083° 38.913
  33.9967    -83.64855
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMN99
William Pentecost Born Nov. 4, 1762-Died Jan. 27, Marker
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Text:

Served 3 years in Revolutionary War from Dinwiddie Co., Va. in Buford´s Detachment. Lost an arm at Waxhaws, May 29, 1780. Remembered as successful business man, educator and civic worker, but most outstanding as devout Methodist minister. He established Pentecost methodist Church in 1785. William and Delilah Pentecost were buried in family plot. In 1909 their bodies were re-interred in a single grave in the Pentecost Church cemetery.

MARKER ERECTED BY PENTECOST FAMILY

BARROW COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY



 

 

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