|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The church is located in Alpharetta, but the cemetery is located in Chamblee, DeKalb County.
Inscribed on one side of monument at the entrance of the cemetery.
"In Loving Memory Placed by Johns Creek Baptist Church
Alpharetta Successor To First Baptist Church of Chamblee.
On the other side of the monument is:
"With Profound Gratitude
and In Memory of the
Witness of the
Located on This Site
1891 TO 1993
"Your Labor in the Lord
is not in Vain."
1. Corinthians 15:58"
Plaque on wall opposite the entrance of the cemetery.
Just after 1865 Corinth Baptist Church was formed.
1875 Corinth Baptist Church was combined with Olive Leaf Baptist Church.
1891 Corinth Baptist Church moved to this site and the cemetery was established.
1917 Camp Gordon was built and this property was incorporated within the military compound. Soldiers in training for service if France worshiped here.
1920 The City of Chamblee was incorporated and the name of the church was changed to Chamblee Baptist Church.
1941 The Chamblee school burned and and the high school classes were held in the church while the school was rebuilt.
1942-43 Lawson General Hospital (Army) was built nearby, serving the wounded from the European theater. Families of soldiers were regularly ministered by the church family here.
1950 The church name was changed to First Baptist Church of Chamblee.
1993 The church relocated to Alpharetta, Forsyth County, and the name was changed to Johns Creek Baptist Church.