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Elder Emanuel Brittain

Elder Emanuel Brittain

Georgia, USA
Death 9 Dec 1874 (aged 64)
Georgia, USA
Burial Troup County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 31999871 · View Source
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Emanuel Britton was the son of John and Mary Britton, both from Virginia. Emanuel was born in Georgia, in either Jasper or Butts County.

Emanuel married Jane L. Smith on July 10th, 1828 in Butts Co., GA. They had 12 children. After her death, Emanuel married Lucy Smith (his brother-in-law's widow) on Aug 11, 1864 in Coweta Co., Ga. They had no issue.

Emmanuel Britton was a pastor and farmer.

From 1851 to 1853 he was Pastor of Mt Zion Baptist Church, in Troup Co., Ga.
Source: Troup Co., Ga History, p16 courtesy of Tommie Brittain, author of The Brittain Family of America.

From 1859 to 1862 he was Pastor of Mt Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church in Stroud, Chambers Co., Ala. The church is located on US Hwy 431, 15mi north of Lafayette, AL.
Source: Mt. Pisgah Church Records (1837-1998) submitted by Don L. Clark, Lafayette, AL, to the published book, The Heritage of Chambers County, Alabama.

About 1970, his descendants placed a new granite marker at his grave as the old limestone marker was almost illegible.

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"In Memory of Elder E. Britton
Was Bornd Apr 11, 1810
And Departed This
Life Dec __, 1874"

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elder Emanuel Brittain (11 Apr 1810–9 Dec 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31999871, citing Whatley Cemetery, Troup County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by A. Liles Hok (contributor 48193156) .