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Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery-Jacksonboro, South Carolina

Colleton County

Tympanum marker of Eleutheros Dana, 1761-1788
The slate marker reflects a popular type of marker in New England. The Dana family moved from Connecticut to South Carolina.

Bethel Presbyterian Church was founded in 1728 outside of Walterboro, South Carolina. The church relocated to the town of Walterboro. The original church burned in 1886.

The gravestone markers reflect the style of markers most commonly seen in the 17th Century to mid-18th Century.

Dr. William Frederick Fraser, 1819-1859. The clasped hands reflect that the person was married when they passed.
Annie Neyle, 1859-1861. The weeping willow represents life after death.
Mary Lockwood, 1735-1811