Lanier County News offers this 4-part Lanier County history serial in honor of Women’s History Month

The Conversion of Lanier County’s John Crowley’s Great Grandmother’s account of her conversion from The Signs of the Times 44:7, 1 APR 1876, 79-80.  The Signs of the Times was devoted exclusively to the Baptist Cause

 

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Esther C. Redding lived on what is now Allen Road in Lanier County until her death in 1881. She mentions elder T.W. Stallings, who was her brother-in-law and pastor of Union Church 1873-1888. Although her membership was at Cat Creek Church, she attended Union and is buried there with the infant she died giving birth.

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