Bethel Brick United Methodist Church Cemetery

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Bethel Brick United Methodist Church Cemetery

Also known as Brick Cemetery

Burtons Ferry Landing, Screven County, Georgia, USA
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In 1792 Bishop Francis Asbury on his yearly visit to Methodist Societies and Churches in Georgia held services while staying with the Lovetts, owners of Burton Ferry Landing, Savannah River. In 1811 Bishop Asbury stopped with 'David Lovett, Scriven Co., preaching on Monday and Wednesday.' Robert Watkins Lovett is the first member recorded, 1825. Rev. Peyton L. Wade, a Methodist minister, gave the land and this 'brick church' was built in 1827.
'Brick Church,' with a parsonage near, headed the Bethel Circuit (1858-1897). Since 1897 Bethel has been on the Girard Circuit and is Screven County's oldest continuing Methodist Church.


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GPS Coordinates: 32.9656, -81.5431

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #32787