Dodge’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 1920s, Telfair County

This congregation was established in 1886 on land given by the Dodge Lumber Company. Reverend W. D. McGregor was the first pastor. The original church building was destroyed by high winds in the early 1920s and immediately rebuilt.

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  1. David Royce Neal Sr.

    The oldest grave in the Dodges Chapel graveyard which is immediately behind the church is Joseph Henry Smith who died in December 1854. His father Christopher Columbus Smith was buried there in January 1860. Six graves from the Smith family were buried there before December 1886. This property was the Smith family graveyard at least 32 years before the church was built.

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