Luthers Lutheran Church Cemetery

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Luthers Lutheran Church Cemetery

Also known as Piney Woods Church Cemetery

Location
4955 Richfield Rd
Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Phone (704) 279-4974
Memorials 479 added (95% photographed)

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The church's mailing address is Richfield (Stanly Co), but the physical location is several miles north in Rowan County, at the intersection of Richfield Road (SR 1005) and Stokes Ferry Road (SR 1004).

Luther's Lutheran Church, also called "Piney Woods Church," is in Morgan Township, southeastern Rowan County, about three miles west of the Yadkin River at the corner of Stokes Ferry and Richfield roads. The actual date of organization of Luther's Church is not known, but the church is mentioned in the 1828 minutes of the NC Synod. The first pastor was Rev Scherer. The date of completion of the first church is not know, but it was a log structure located between the present church and the road. The second structure, a frame building, was dedicated on September 7, 1883. The third building, which was also a frame structure was started in 1910. This building was dedicated on April 25, 1914. Unfortunately, this building was destoyed by fire on July 22, 1930. The fourth building, constructed of brick was dedicated in 1931.

Current day Luther's Lutheran Church is located in the southeast part of Rowan County, about three miles west of the Yadkin River at the corner of Stokes Ferry and Richfield Road. The actual date of organization of Luther's Church is not known, but the church is mentioned in the 1828 minutes of the NC Synod. The first pastor was Rev Scherer. The date of completion of the first church is not know, but it was a log structure located between the present church and the road. The second structure, a frame building, was dedicated on September 7, 1883. The third building, which was also a frame structure was started in 1910. This building was dedicated on April 25, 1914. Unfortunately, this building was destroyed by fire on July 22, 1930. The fourth building, constructed of brick was dedicated in 1931. The current day Luther's Lutheran Church and Cemetery was also known as Pineywoods Church and Cemetery which is reflected in many death certificates found for those buried there as well as the Lutheran Church Synod records.

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GPS Coordinates: 35.5167, -80.24704

  • Added: 20 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2290417