Historic Markers Across Georgia

Richard Christmas c.1763-1848

Marker ID: HCC 
Location: Private cemetery on Freedom Trail off County Line Road
County: Muscogee
Coordinates: N 32° 34.476    W 084° 49.064
  32.5746    -84.81773333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4Q3F
Richard Christmas c.1763-1848  Marker  


A veteran of the North Carolina militia in the American Revolution, Christmas is buried here with his wife, Mary Roberson, his son, Nathaniel g. Christmas, and other descendants.

Living then in Green County, GA, he drew a land lot nearby in present Harris County in the land lottery of 1827. He acquired property and moved here before 1835. His home was to the northeast on County Line Road.

A marker honoring his military service was placed on his grave by the Button Gwinnett Chapter, D.A.R. with special ceremonies in February 1929.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission
and the Historic Columbus Foundation 1987


Richard Christmas c.1763-1848