Asa Prior Cemetery

Surveyed by Freddie Thompson & Michael Robbins Oct. 2004.

Directions: From Cedartown take Hwy 27 south to Canal Street. Turn right onto Canal Street. Go one block to Russell Street and turn left. Go across the one lane bridge and turn right onto Clyde Street. Go to Brooks Street and turn left. Cemetery will be on right.

Gate with Sign

[Information in brackets [] has been added to help researchers]

Name Comments Birth Date Death Date
BARTON, John   10 Mar 1768 1 Jun 1811
GILES, Mary A. "Age 56 Yrs." ------- 23 May 1880
GILES, Mattie A. 2nd photo "Age 21 Yrs" ------- 26 May 1874
JACKSON, Mark   15 Sep 1805 9 Sep 1815
JONES, Wiley A. "s/o Wiley S. & Mary JONES" 29 Oct 1826 15 Oct 1847
PRIOR, Haden M. "Age 53 Yrs." ------- 26 Apr 1865
PRIOR, Mary Jane "Age 10 Yrs." ------- 24 Oct 1852
PRIOR, Rebeca Angelina "Age 16 Yrs." ------- 30 Nov 1863
PRIOR, Sarah [WITCHER] 2nd photo "Consort of Asa PRIOR" [1 Oct. 1786] [2 Jul. 1838]
PRIOR, Servant of H. M. [buried at feet of Haden Prior] ------- -------
THOMPSON, Gussie "s/o J A & E A THOMPSON" 14 Dec. 1882 29 Sep. 1883
WALKER, Dr. Wm. C.   11 Dec 1814 21 Nov 1857

There are many graves only marked by field stones and a few with the surname Prior.

Asa Prior died in Texas while visiting there and was buried in Texas.

This page was last updated Sunday, 23-Aug-2015 10:21:27 MST

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