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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Alsey (Gober) Pitchford (1777-1852) Death and Burial


Grave of Alsey (Gober) Pitchford
 
 Mossy Creek United Methodist Church, Rt. 1, Cleveland, White, Georgia
 
Sacred to the Memory of

Ailsey Pitchford

Wife of Nathan Pitchford

Jan 17 1777

July 24 1852
 
 
 
 
 
Marriage and Death Notices from the Southern Christain Advocate, by Brent H. Holcomb, pg. 277, Issue of September 10, 1852
Died in Habersham Co., Ga., on the 24th July, Mrs. Alsey Pitchford, born in Granville Co., N.C., moved to
Ga., and married Nathan Pitchford in Franklin Co., Aug. 19, 1799. (D.L.Ballew)

[Note: Nathan and Alsey were married in South Carolina. At that time, 3 counties in present day SC were part of Franklin County, Georgia.]

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Teresa McVeigh 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