Historic Markers Across Alabama

Jefferson Baptist Church

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Jefferson north of Ala. Hwy 28
County: Marengo
Coordinates: N 32° 23.171    W 087° 53.774
  32.38618333    -87.89623333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5YEW


Established as Mt. Pleasant Baptist by Elder James Yarbrough in 1820 with 27 charter members. By 1834 it had 150 members. Church among the oldest in Demopolis area. Buried in church cemetery are John Gilmore, Reuben Hildreth and John Sample-Revolutionary War veterans who founded Jefferson and helped establish this church.

End of Jefferson Baptist Church