County Line United Methodist Church - Spalding County, GA

From highway 41, 19 and 3, south of Sunnyside, turn west onto Birdie Road at the Pomona intersection. From Birdie Road turn right onto County Line Church Road. The cemetery is located behind the church building. These pictures were taken in October 2003:
These photos & information shared with us by Linda Starr - Thank you!! Linda - although this is not a Fayette County cemetery, these families have ties to Fayette County history.

The Joshua Elder Plot

Joshua Elder

b. 10 Apr 1793   d.  28 Aug 1863

Annie G. [Gray , wife of Joshua Elder

b. 29 May 1790   d. 15 Jun 1869

Rev. John H. Elder, son of Joshua & Annie Elder

Rev. John H. Elder

J. W. Elder

b. 24 Sept 1854   d. 13 Aug 1924

Original tombstone for Atha [Carroll Pinkston Jarrett

DAR stone to commemorate the service of Atha's husband Shadrack Pinkston in Washington's honor guard ["commander in chief's life guards" . Atha and Shadrack were the parents of Charlotte [Pinkston Starr.

"In memory Benjamin Starr Who was born in Wilkes Co. Ga Jan 29 A.D. 1785 Converted to God in 1799 Departed This Life Dec 21, 1851 Funeral was preached by Rev A. Dorman July 25, 1852 From Phil 3 Chap 21 verse" [The RSV translation: "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain."

John Henry Starr and his two wives are buried in this plot. John Henry was a son of Benjamin and Charlotte [Pinkston .

Mary [Elder , wife of John Henry Starr, daughter of Joshua Elder and Annie [Gray .

John Henry Starr,

Born in Wilkes Co. Ga.

b.  09 Apr 1812   d. 18 Oct 1875

Ellen Athay Ogletree, Wife of John Henry Starr

Born Aug. 7, 1840

Married Sept. 15, 1864

Died Jan. 23, 1888

Daughter of Thomas Ogletree and Nemesis [Bennett . [In Greek mythology, Nemesis was the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance.

Hilliard M. Starr, another son of Benjamin and Charlotte. For a time he owned Starr's Mill.

Hilliard M and wife Martha [Doss

A. E. [Alia Kirk Starr, wife of Benjamin and mother of Jesse H.

Jesse H. Starr (1837 - 1864), son of Benjamin and Alia

Ella [Hancock Starr, wife of Jesse H.

Ann [Starr Dixon, daughter of Wm. David Starr.

Elnor Beatrice Starr

Frances  [Starr , wife of Hope Hull Ogletree and daughter of Benjamin and Charlotte.

Charlotte Pinkston Ogletree

Frances Kisiah Ogletree

Hope Hull Ogletree [Jr.

Martha Marenda [Ogletree Elder Thomas

Absalom Ogletree (1778 - 1846)

Absalom Ogletree (1812 - ?1910)

Amanda G. [Terry Ogletree

Martha Ann [Harper Ogletree


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