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3-26-07 Sons of American Revolution hold ceremonies at Mars Hill Church in Oconee County, Georgia

AVOC NOTE:   The SAR ceremony on Saturday was impressive.The weather was beautiful and persons attended from all over.Most visitors were from “out of town”.   It had been 70 years since a similar ceremony was held by the Daughters of the American Revolution at Mars Hill Church.(1937)

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It was an enjoyable and historic event.

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Wendell Dawson, Editor, AVOC, Inc

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DEDICATION OF GRAVE MARKERS

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Commemorating the Revolutionary War

Service of Patriots

                                     William Daniell, John Stroud

and Stephen Crow

Saturday, March 24, 2007

2:00 P.M.

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Mars Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

2661 Mars Hill Road

Watkinsville, Georgia 30677

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Presented by The Athens, Lyman Hall

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Piedmont Chapters

Sons of the American Revolution

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Honor Guard at Graves of Wm and Polly Daniell

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DANIELL DESCENDANTS

           

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DEDICATION OF THE GRAVE MARKERS

George Thurmond, Master of Ceremonies Piedmont Chapter

Posting of the Colors

Georgia Society Color Guard

Invocation

Ted Golab, Chaplain Lyman Hall Chapter

National Anthem

Robert Hale, President Athens Chapter

Pledge of Allegiance

COL Carl Tanner, President Piedmont Chapter

Introduction of Guests

George Thurmond

Biography William Daniell John Stroud Stephen Crow

George Thurmond, descendant Ken Daniell, descendant Travis Ellis, descendant

Proclamation

Robert Hale, President Athens Chapter

Dedication of Marker

Charlie Newcomer, Senior Vice President, Georgia Society

Unveiling of Marker & Flag Presentations

Daniell, Stroud and Crow Descendants

Laying of Wreaths

SAR, DAR, & CAR Chapters

"Amazing Grace"

John Mortison

Musket Salute

Col. Elijah Clarke Militia

Taps

Recorded

Retirement of Colors

Georgia Society Color Guard

Mourn Muskets

Charlie Newcomer, Commander Col. Elijah Clarke Militia

Benediction

Ted Golab, Chaplain Lyman Hall Chapter

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Honor Guard and Ceremony at graves of John Stroud and Stephen Crowe

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Honor Guard and Presentation of Wreaths at Wm Daniell Grave

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WREATHS PROVIDED BY

Daniell Wreath Presenters

Georgia Society SAR

Ocmulgee Chapter, Georgia Society Lyman Hall Chapter, Georgia Society Martha Stewart Bulloch, NSDAR

George Wheeless, President Darrell Johnson, Past President Hall Martin, Past President Mrs. Sara 1. Thurmond

Stroud Wreath Presenters

Col William Candler Chapter, NSDAR Lt. James Monroe Chapter, NSDAR Karyn Fuqua

Robin R .. Towns

Marcie Fletcher, Regent Sande Lee Smith, Treasurer Descendant

President, Georgia Society Colonial Dames XVIIC

Crow Wreath Presenters

Athens Chapter SAR Piedmont Chapter SAR

Chestatee River Chapter, NSDAR

Elijah Clarke Chapter, NSDAR

Robert Hale, President Bob Sapp, Past President Joyce Mortison, Recording Secretary Nedra Johnson Corresponding Secretary

SPECIAL APPEARANCE

John Mortison, Bagpiper

Georgia Society

Sons of the American Revolution award winning Color Guard & Colonel Elijah Clarke Militia

Paul Prescott - Commander, Charlie Newcomer, Deputy Commander,

George Wheeless, Walker Chewning, Robert Cruthirds, Lewie Dunn, Jack Ferguson, Jay Guest, Jim Hubert, John Mortison, Richard Ramsaur, Bob Sapp, Ted Smith, George Thurmond, Bobby Towns and Larry Wilson


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