Historic Markers Across Georgia

Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

Marker ID: GHM 014-9
Location: On US 221/Ga 76 2.3 miles S of Ga 33 junction (S of Quitman)
County: Brooks
Coordinates: N 30° 44.975    W 083° 35.271
  30.749583    -83.58785
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church  Marker
Photo by David Seibert


Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church about 4 miles Southwest of here, was constituted November 29, 1834. The charter members included: William T. Rushing, his wife, Belinda; Asa Geiger, his wife, Nancy; William Jones, his wife, Elizabeth; James McLeod, his wife. Jemima; Jared Johnson; John Turner, his wife, Lucy; Emily Turner; Henry Rowell; Cynthia Rowell; James Rowell, his wife, Sarah; William C. Goff, his wife, Jincy; Rebecca Beasley; Nellie Goff. The Rev. Ryan Frier was the first pastor; Jared Johnson and James Rowell were first deacons. The present church is about 1 mile from the original site.

GHM 014-9 Georgia Historical Commission 1956