Manuscript Collection

Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery Directory - Accession 885 - M400 (451)

Title

Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery Directory - Accession 885 - M400 (451)

Files

Identifier

Accessio 885 - M400 (451)

Inclusive Dates

1994

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

99 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a publication titled Cemetery Directory of Bethesda Presbyterian Church 1769-1994: Honoring 225 Years in His Service compiled by Dr. Robert H. Walker. The cemetery directory includes a history of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church and the Bethesda community, maps and an explanation on how to use the directory, alphabetically arranged lists of gravestones by surname which includes location number, birth and death dates, veteran of a war and any addition information found on the stone. Bethesda, a community in southern York County, SC, became a preaching station in 1760 and Rev. William Richardson organized Bethesda Presbyterian church around 1769. The current church was built in 1820 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

Provenance

The Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery Directory was deposit in the Archives on September 11, 1995 by Robert H. Walker.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery Directory - Accession 885 - M400 (451)

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