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Sunbury Missionary Baptist Church, Georgia

Liberty County

The Sunbury Missionary Baptist Church formed out of the Sunbury Baptist Chirch (c. 1806). During an 1846 census, the church had 161 men and women in bondage that enslaved by the white members of the church.

In June of 1866, this church was founded. they held services until 1918, the it was decided to relocate the church to the current site.

Rahn markers at Midway Cemetery, Georgia

Mary Eliza, Charles Jones, and Thomas Alexander Rahn are siblings who died at a young age. I am uncertain if these markers are 170 years old, but they are the first of this type I’ve seen in the state of Georgia.