Daily Archive: July 2, 2013

Jul 02

Some Early Burials At Talona (Gilmer Co., Ga.)

Tombstone of Mary and Robert Ray

Talona Baptist Church is located near the Gilmer and Pickens County boundary in Whitestone, Georgia (off of Ga. State Route 515)  The Ray family donated the land for the church which was established about 1865. Some of the earlest burials with headstones still standing in 2002 were: Goble, Cornelius, b. 1768, d. 1858 Goble, Sarah …

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