Francis Jones brought his family from North Carolina to this section of Georgia before the Revolutionary War and the family has maintained land and been involved in the social and religious development ever since. His four great-grandsons, Henry, William, Joseph, and James, were responsible for the construction of Fair Haven, which stands today as one of the great architectural treasures of rural Georgia.
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Located across the road from the church, the small cemetery at Big Buckhead Baptist Church is the final resting place of several area pioneers.
Headstones of Big Buckhead Baptist Church Cemetery
Dr. Henry C. Hines (15 October 1828 – 15 January 1856)
Mary T. Sapp (4 June 1797 – 17 May 1856)
Caroline E. Jones, Daughter of William & Sarah Sapp (1827? – 28 June 1869)