Saturday, March 18, 2006

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

This is a grave marker of one of my distance relatives, Rev. John Henry Lance.

He is also a progenitor of Bert Lance, that was on President Jimmy Carter's Cabinet and Byron Herbert Reece, a poet whoes poems and and essays are widely known.

Rev. John Henry Lance was beheaded for preaching against the evils moonshine.

The grave is in Old Salem Cemetery, Blairsville, Ga.

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