Screven Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 33° 21.967 W 079° 16.857
17S E 659929 N 3693195
Quick Description: Located at Prince Street and Screven Street, Georgetown
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2020 6:47:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM11XB4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
Here are buried William Screven (1629-1713) and other members of his family. A native of England, he migrated to Kittery, ME., and was persecuted by New England authorities for non-conformity. He and other members of the Kittery Church came to S.C. by 1696. They settled in Charleston and became the first Baptist Church in the south. He was the first Baptist preacher in the South. His son, Elisha, was a founder of Georgetown.

Erected by S.C. Baptist Historical Society 1974
Marker Name: Screven Cemetery

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Historic Site

County: Georgetown

Marker number: Not listed

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