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Thomas Bowie

Thomas Bowie

Here a "Carpenter Gothic" church was consecrated July 1875 by Bishop William Pinkney of Maryland. Built on land purchased by Enoch Pratt, formerly Thomas F. Bowie's estate "Cheltenham" and William Talbert's "Finches Discovery". Bell tower constructed in the 1880s in memory of Rev. Samuel R. Gordon, rector 1853-1882. Cemetery laid off 1884. Regular services discontinued November 1925, church deconsecrated and torn down 1947. John Thomas Eversfield (1833-1885), beloved local physician, is buried here.

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MD, Prince Georges Co, Cheltneham, Church of the Atonement Cemetery

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Thomas Fielder Bowie

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus

  1. Cemetery:Prince Georges County cemetery visits by Ray Gurganus;

Updated: 12-26-2016