Union Baptist Church
Union Baptist Church Marker, Lakeland GA
The marker reads as :
" Union Baptist Church, on the Alapaha River one-half mile West on this road, was constituted October 21, 1825, the first church in the old area of Irwin County.
The original members were: William A. Knight, his wife, Sarah; Jonathan Knight, his wife, Elizabeth; Joshua Lee, his wife, Martha; James Patten, his wife, Elizabeth; Mary Knight; Josiah Sirmans, deacon.
The Rev. Matthew Albritton served the church as its first minister."
Placed By Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Union Baptist Church Marker; Union Baptist Church; Rev. Matthew Albritton; Lanier County (Ga.); Historical marker --- Georgia --- Lakeland.