Old Salem Graveyard

Iron Hill Rd., Taylorsville, GA 30178-1613     
 
Transcribed by:  Website , Photographed by:    November 2006
    Surveyed Jan 1, 2005 by Arlene & Jane
 
Directions:  From I-75, exit at Main St./Cartersville (EXIT 288).  Follow Hwy 113 South (toward Rockmart) for 11.8 miles.  Turn Right onto Covered Bridge Rd.  Go 4/10 mile and turn Left onto Old Alabama Rd.  Travel approximately 4.4 miles and turn Left onto Iron Hill Rd.  Travel 2/10 mile and the cemetery will be on the Right.
 
Note:  Salem Church later became Taylorsville Baptist Church;
Per The History of Bartow County, Georgia, page 129:"The old Salem Primitive Baptist church, which was on the present A.F. Jackson place near Taylorsville, was organized about 1850.  In 1870 it was removed on the Rockmart road in Polk County and is now Buncombe Primitive church.  The graveyard on the lot with the church is almost entirely gone".
 
GPS: N34˚ 06.029 W084˚ 59.895, elevation 762'
 
Photos:    sign        cemetery        cemetery        cemetery
 
Name Birth Death Inscriptions/Comments
Adams, ? (Mrs.) Marker NF 1894 Info per obit... Arlene ]
Agan, John T. no dates   [homemade marker] [Marker NF, info from 2005 survey]
Burdett, Sarah C. 10/22/1842 7/8/1883 w/o G. Burdett [Marker NF, info from 2005 survey]
Cochran, Marjorie Jan 25, 1927 Jan 20, 1933  
Fowler, Aris Oct 4, 1808 Oct 6, 1872  
Fowler, Thomas A. Apr 25, 1846 Mar 19, 1869 s/o Aris & Hannah Fowler
Jackson, C. O.   1893 [Info per obit... Arlene]
Massey, Cassie May 9, 1858 Aug 2, 1904  
Osborne, Cora Apr 22, 1877 Sept 1, 1905 w/o G.W. Osborne
Popham, Caroline June, 1848 Apr 30, 1893 w/o W.P. Popham
Potts, Hattie May one date Dec 22, 1908 Aged 24 years; w/o J.E. Potts
Pullen, John W. Oct 10, 1820 Nov 29, 1892  
Pullen, Patsy Williams no dates    
Rogers, Col.   1893 [Info per obit... Arlene]
Williams, Ben F. 1881 1934  
Williams, Benjamin Franklin one date 1876 Pioneer, Revolutionary Soldier
Williams, Bill Edward Jan 17, 1913 Feb 13, 1913 s/o M/M J.W. Williams
Williams, Carry L. Dec 4, 1895 Oct 9, 1983  
Williams, David Edward Dec 1, 1909 Sept 1, 1912  
Williams, Dora E. July 10, 1917 Feb 8, 1955     add'l image
Williams, Ellen H. 1880 1932  
Williams, Elmer R. Sept 3, 1929 Sept 8, 1929  
Williams, Georgia B. Sept 20, 1915 Dec 22, 1962  
Williams, Herbert Oct 5, 1914 Oct 13, 1977 TEC4 US Army, WW II
Williams, Joe T. July 5, 1915 July 31, 1955  
Williams, John W. Mar 28, 1889 Mar 11, 1966  
Williams, Josiphene July 13, 1853 Feb 13, 1929  
Williams, Judy Jo Feb 25, 1952 Dec 10, 1952  
Williams, Ruby E. July 8, 1907 Sept 21, 1908  
Williams, Thomas Franklin Nov 5, 1935 Feb 26, 1993  
Williams, Thomas S. July 10, 1853 Feb 21, 1916  
If you have information on unmarked graves, please contact so they can be added to the burial list. 
Be sure to reference name of cemetery.
To have a tombstone repaired, or to purchase new one:  Frank Perkins at Cartersville Monument at (770) 386-6777
The VA will provide (or replace broken) headstones/marker/tombstones for soldiers.  Check out their website at:
  Veterans Benefits & Services
Small granite markers can be purchased by calling ... 770-366-2603. Markers are reasonably priced
The information regarding tombstones is provided solely as a convenience for our researchers... Arlene

 

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