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 Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA


Latitude: 31.3726922222222, Longitude: -84.93968
Blakely Cemetery

Notes: From the South side of Blakely, travel North on U.S. Highway 27 toward town. Turn left on Perry Avenue. The cemetery is directly ahead where Perry Avenue dead ends on S. Church Street (State Road 39).


For a listing of all grave markers for this cemetery, click here.

Inscription:
Macedonia Baptist Church
Macedonia Baptist Church was
constituted July 1, 1837 with 17
members largely through the efforts
of Thomas Muse, a Christian layman
and merchant in the three store
village of Blakely.

On November 1, 1837 a pastor, Wm
McElvy, was called and a site near
this marker was chosen on which
to build a church. Three acres were
acquired from Jonathan Roach for
one dollar.

In 1838 a log church 30 * 40
feet, was built and a burial ground
began around it, this was the
beginning of Blakely Cemetery. Later
a Baptistry was dug out, lined with
boards and filled with water from
near-by Baptist Branch.
A second church was built in 1858 a
few yards north of the old site. In
1885 this church building and the
surrounding graveyard were sold to
the Town of Blakely for 350 dollars.
Macedonia Baptist became
Blakely Baptist and still later
First Baptist - Blakely.

Erected 1993 By Members Of
Bradly Bridges Sunday School Class
First Baptist Church - Blakely



Grave Marker

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
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    James Bird (d. 16 Jun 1855)
 
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    Nancy Ann Jones (d. 30 Nov 1873)
 

All Burials

   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Buried   Person ID   Tree 
1. Beale, Mary Eliza   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I794 Nestor Rich Tree 
2. Bird, Irwin   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I2820 Nestor Rich Tree 
3. Bird, James   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I1376 Nestor Rich Tree 
4. Bird, John Jones   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I2824 Nestor Rich Tree 
5. Blackburn, Ann   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I4150 Nestor Rich Tree 
6. Harrell, Aramenta   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I4147 Nestor Rich Tree 
7. Howard, Samuel T.   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I5787 Nestor Rich Tree 
8. Jones, Josiah Jasper   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I2483 Nestor Rich Tree 
9. Jones, Nancy Ann   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I1377 Nestor Rich Tree 
10. Sherman, David Brady   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I797 Nestor Rich Tree 
11. Williams, Margaret A.   Blakely Cemetery, Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location I5806 Nestor Rich Tree