Founder's Lot - old Marietta Cemetery in Marietta, Cobb Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 56.714 W 084° 32.971
16S E 726468 N 3758788
Quick Description: Oldest grave is on this plot for Wm. Harris' son, William Capers G. Harris (1823-1831). Located in the old Marietta Cemetery in Marietta, Ga.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/23/2007 6:57:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM22CY
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 21

Long Description:
FOUNDER'S LOT - WILLIAM HARRIS

Oldest grave is on this plot for Wm. Harris' son, William Capers G. Harris (1823-1831). Mr. Harris, a wealthy planter, was a devout Methodist and champion of education. In War of 1812 he served in Capt. Jett Thomas' Co., 2nd, Regt., Ga. Militia. he was Colonel Cobb Co. Militia 1833-34; helped found 1851 Ga. Military Institute.

The unnumbered and undated marker has the seal of the city of Marietta at the top

Located in the old Marietta Cemetery in Marietta, Ga.

Type of Marker: Park

Marker #: Not listed

Date: Not listed

Sponsor: Not listed

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