Saturday, November 3, 2012

Nathaniel "Nathan" Pitchford (1772-1846) Death and Burial






Grave of Nathaniel "Nathan" Pitchford
Mossy Creek United Methodist Church, Rt. 1, Cleveland, White County, Georgia

Inscription:
Sacred to the Memory of
Nathan Pitchford
Mar 2, 1772
June 15, 1846






Marriage and Death Notices from the Southern Christian Advocate, Brent H. Holcomb, pg. 103, Issue of July 10, 1846

Departed this life in Habersham county, Ga., on the 15th June, 1846, Nathan Pitchford, a native of  Virginia, aged 75 years, 3 months, 13 days. The deceased when a young man emigrated to Georgia, and in the year 1779 married Miss Alsey Gober of Franklin County, Ga....He was permitted to live to see some forty-three grandchildren. (S.H.D.)

[Note: Mossy Creek is now in White County, but was in Habersham when he died. Nathan and Alsey were married in South Carolina. At that time, 3 currently SC counties were part of Franklin County, GA.]


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Teresa McVeigh 2012




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