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Jul 26

Tombstone Tuesday: Some Early Burials at Price Creek Cemetery

Price Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery are located in northern Pickens County, Georgia, near the Gilmer County Line.

One unusual burial site is that of “Two Little Indian Boys.” The marble stone appears to be rather modern and the identity of the boys is a mystery.

Elizabeth Wheeler, wife of Absolum Wheeler

Thomas Grizzel

Octaver Bradley

 

2 comments

  1. Donna Cloud

    found a photo on ancestry.com of Pleasant Lewis gravestone at Price Creek Baptist Church..Does the church recorder have proof that this really his marker? Doing a family tree and want some kind of assurance this is his resting place.Died June 6 1882..No death record at county courthouse..Thanks

    1. admin

      Unfortunately, civil registration of Georgia deaths was not required until September 1919, so the county probate court would not have a record. You would need to check with the church officials for their records, since the church records are private. In May 0f 2007, a survey of the cemetery’s grave markers did not include Pleasant Lewis.

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