County Line UMC Cemetery, Spalding County, Georgia
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:
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]
Benjamin Starr stone:
"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
[Ogletree], daughter of Thomas Ogletree and Nemesis
[Bennett]. [In Greek mythology, Nemesis was the goddess of divine
retribution and vengeance.]
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.
Starr, wife of Jesse H.
Dixon, daughter of Wm. David Starr.
[Starr], wife of Hope Hull Ogletree and daughter of
Benjamin and Charlotte.
[Ogletree] Elder Thomas
(1778 - 1846)
Ogletree (1812 - ?1910)
father of Mary Starr
Annie G. [Gray]
Rev. John H.
Elder, son of Joshua and Annie
stone in a closer view.
J. W. Elder
(1854 - 1924)