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Bartow County
Georgia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Bartow County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Adairsville East View Cemetery
  • Cartersville Unknown location
  • Cartersville Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Cassville Cassville Cemetery
  • Emerson Emerson Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Bartow County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Mark Anthony Cooper (1800-1885) — also known as Mark A. Cooper — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Born near Powellton, Hancock County, Ga., April 20, 1800. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1839-41, 1842-43. Died near Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga., March 17, 1885 (age 84 years, 331 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of Eugenius Aristides Nisbet; second cousin once removed of Allen Daniel Candler and Milton Anthony Candler; second cousin twice removed of Joseph Meriwether Terrell (1861-1912) and Ezekiel Samuel Candler, Jr..
      Political family: Candler family of Georgia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    East View Cemetery
    Adairsville, Bartow County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Clifford Henry Dyar, Sr. (1882-1957) — also known as Clifford H. Dyar — of Adairsville, Bartow County, Ga.; Cobb County, Ga. Born in Georgia, March 20, 1882. Republican. Chair of Cobb County Republican Party, 1940. Died in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., October 31, 1957 (age 75 years, 225 days). Entombed at East View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Pressley Dyar (1845-1923) and Margaret Frances (Barnett) Dyar (1847-1925); brother of Jonathan Paul Dyar; married to Pattie McWhorter (1886-1973).
      Political family: Dyar family of Adairsville, Georgia.
      Jonathan Pressley Dyar (1845-1923) — also known as J. P. Dyar — of Adairsville, Bartow County, Ga. Born in Hart County, Ga., April 15, 1845. Republican. Farmer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1912. Died in Adairsville, Bartow County, Ga., July 18, 1923 (age 78 years, 94 days). Entombed at East View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Hunter Dyar (1794-1863) and Rachel (Sanders) Dyar (1814-1856); married, December 24, 1866, to Margaret Frances Barnett (1847-1925); father of Clifford Henry Dyar, Sr. (1882-1957) and Jonathan Paul Dyar.
      Political family: Dyar family of Adairsville, Georgia.
      Jonathan Paul Dyar (1886-1951) — also known as J. Paul Dyar — of Calhoun, Gordon County, Ga. Born in Adairsville, Bartow County, Ga., July 25, 1886. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Died in Fulton County, Ga., February 16, 1951 (age 64 years, 206 days). Entombed at East View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Pressley Dyar (1845-1923) and Margaret Frances (Barnett) Dyar (1847-1925); brother of Clifford Henry Dyar, Sr..
      Political family: Dyar family of Adairsville, Georgia.


    Unknown Location
    Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
    Amos T. Akerman Amos Tappan Akerman (1821-1880) — also known as Amos T. Akerman — of Elberton, Elbert County, Ga. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., February 23, 1821. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1868; U.S. Attorney for Georgia, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1870-71. Died in Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga., December 21, 1880 (age 59 years, 302 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Akerman and Olive (Meloon) Akerman; married to Martha Galloway; father of Alexander Akerman (1869-1948).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Pierce Manning Butler Young (1836-1896) — also known as Pierce M. B. Young — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Born in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., November 15, 1836. Democrat. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1868-69, 1870-75 (6th District 1868-69, 7th District 1870-75); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee), 1880 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1885-86; U.S. Minister to Guatemala, 1893-96; Honduras, 1893-96. Died in Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., July 6, 1896 (age 59 years, 234 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835-1930) — also known as Rebecca Ann Latimer — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Born near Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., June 10, 1835. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1922. Female. First woman in the U.S. Senate. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., January 24, 1930 (age 94 years, 228 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Charles Latimer and Eleanor Ann (Swift) Latimer; married, October 11, 1853, to William Harrell Felton (1823-1909).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      William Harrell Felton (1823-1909) — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Born near Lexington, Oglethorpe County, Ga., June 19, 1823. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1851, 1884-90; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1875-81. Methodist. Died in Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga., September 24, 1909 (age 86 years, 97 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 11, 1853, to Rebecca Ann Latimer (1835-1930).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cassville Cemetery
    Cassville, Bartow County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Warren Akin (1811-1877) — of Georgia. Born in Elbert County, Ga., October 9, 1811. Candidate for Governor of Georgia, 1860; member of Georgia state legislature, 1861-63; Representative from Georgia in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65. Methodist. Died in Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga., December 17, 1877 (age 66 years, 69 days). Interment at Cassville Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Tatum Wofford (1824-1884) — of Georgia. Born in Habersham County, Ga., June 28, 1824. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1849-53; delegate to Georgia secession convention, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1877. Died near Cass Station, Bartow County, Ga., May 22, 1884 (age 59 years, 329 days). Interment at Cassville Cemetery.
      Hawkins F. Price (1822-1874) — of Georgia. Born in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., 1822. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1857-58, 1863-65; delegate to Georgia secession convention, 1861. Died December 8, 1874 (age about 52 years). Interment at Cassville Cemetery.


    Emerson Cemetery
    Emerson, Bartow County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Melton Jones (1829-1910) — also known as C. M. Jones — of Emerson, Bartow County, Ga. Born in DeKalb County, Ga., July 29, 1829. DeKalb County Sheriff; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state legislature, 1882; Populist candidate for Georgia state treasurer, 1895. Methodist. Member, United Confederate Veterans; Freemasons. Died, after a series of strokes, in Emerson, Bartow County, Ga., June 25, 1910 (age 80 years, 331 days). Interment at Emerson Cemetery.


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