The establishment date for Fairview Baptist Church is currently unknown. The land for the church was purchased for $1.00 from Mrs. Annie Laurie Jones Cunyus by the church trustees on December 8, 1937. It was included in the deed that the lot was to be “used exclusively for religious purposes and that a house of worship is to be erected thereon,” with the land reverting back to the grantor if it were to stop being used for such purpose. Fairview Baptist Church is currently located at 26 Fairview Drive SE, Cartersville, GA 30120, viewable on this map of Bartow County Baptist churches: https://goo.gl/maps/9uTux1G4ZvQ2. There is no cemetery on site at the church. If you have any more information about the history of Fairview Baptist Church, please contact the Etowah Valley Historical Society at https://evhsonline.org/contact.
Deed of Sale from Mrs. Annie Laurie Jones Cunyus to the Trustees of Fair View Baptist Church, 8 December 1937, Bartow County, Georgia, Deed Book 74, page 179. County Recorder’s Office, Cartersville, Georgia.
Written and researched by Amy Young, Kennesaw State University Intern, Fall 2018