Midway School, Georgia
Grouped By Location
105th, Gumm District, Northeast
Baldwin, East of Oconee River
Rocky Creek School
1917-1918 - Evangeline Butts
Sparta Hwy. Teachers: 1896 Eliza L. Lindsey.
1899 - 1900 Anna G. Goodson. 1902 Geneva B. Cullens. 1903-1904
Rebecca P. Smith.
1905 Minnie Humphries, Estelle Smith.
1919 Mabel Liner.
Spring Hill School
Lake Laurel Rd. 1908 county
map. Teachers: 1896 A. W. Sinton. 1899-1900, 1902
P. J. Farley. 1903-1904 Georgia Malcolm. 1905 Jordan B. Lawrence.
1906 - Millie Burce. 1917-1918. Florrie Boyer. 1919 Evangeline
Rocky Creek, NE, Teachers: 1902-1903 - 1903-1904;
Alice Vaughan 1906; Beatrice A. Johnson. 1909 - Eva L. Arnold.
1910 - Annie Ennis
School deeded to Baldwin County in 1899. Teachers:
1899-1900 Mrs. Annie W. Moran. 1902- 1903 Sophie B. Howard.
1903-1906 Mamie Torrance. 1909-1910 Nannie Finney
Rock Spring(s) School
Was located in Northeast Baldwin, 9 miles from
Milledgeville near the home of J. I. Roberts.. Miss Elizabeth Thomas was
prinicpal in 1911. Patrons: Geo. W. Underwood, J. I. Roberts, T. N. Willis,
John M. Holder, Allen Denton, John Kilgore, Thomas Miller, Charles
S. Brown. Eb. Hester lived here in 1920. Methodist church meetings
were held at the school house in the early 1900's.
- Lizzie Mae Smith
115th, Salem District,
East and Southeast Baldwin, East of Oconee River
Buck Creek School
Teachers: 1896 Lula I. Pritchard.
1899-1900, 1902 Rebecca B.Smith. 1902 Jordan B. Lawrence. 1903-1904
1906 Beda Smith. 1917-1918 Anna
Fuller. 1919 Eugenia Humphries.
Teachers: 1896 Amanda Dickson. 1899-1900
- Eliza Speights. 1900 Mary A. Lee. 1902 Joseph W. Bloodworth. 1906
Dequella Pitts. 1917-1918 Christine Taylor. 1919 Amanda Thornton.
June Hill School
Was near Town Creek, Hwy. 24 East.
Town Creek School
Teachers: 1896 Flem Mitchell. 1906 Mary
Lamar. 1917-1918 Eugenia Roberts. 1919 Vivian Andrews.
Teachers: 1896 Hattie D. Austin. 1899-1900 Joseph
W. Bloodworth. 1902-1903 Rebecca B. Smith. 1903-1904 Lillie
1906 Anna Smith. 1917-1918 Ellen Johnson.
1919 J. B. Lawrence.
Walkers Chapel School
Teachers: 1896 Pleas.
J. Farley. 1899-1900 Nancy Harper. 1902-1904 Alice C. Oglesby.
1906 Hattie Clay. 1917-1918 Mattie Butts
Black Springs Academy/School
Black Springs, Sparta Hwy., was next to
Black Springs Church. Established 1860. 1860 Trustees:James M. Hall,
Francis T. Miner, Eliphilet Chandler, Joseph Leonard, Brinkley Babb, Ezekiel
Trice, John Speight, William A. Robinson and James M. Gumm. On 1908 Map.
Teachers: 1895 - Mrs. M. E. Butts. 1897 - John F. Jackson.
1899 -1900 Mrs. Annie G. Harris. 1902-1903
Agnes C. Simpson. 1903-1904 Alice M. Vaughn. 1906 - Effie Simpson.
1910 - Nannie Finney. 1917-1918 - H. B. Brice, principal, Lillie Bivins,
Alice West, Viola Hitchcock, Nettie James, Ruby Mitchell, Madeline Stiles,
Laura Hicklin, Mildred Stembridge. 1918-1919 - Myrtle
Rossee. 1920 - Bertie Robrson. 86 students enrolled in 1921 and was
to be consolidated with Harmony School, Union Point School, and Montpelier
in 1921. 1922-1923 teacher Mrs. J. H. Underwood.
Buck Creek/Bucks Store/Bucks
Teachers: 1895 Mrs. M. E. Fowler.
1899-1900. Miss Alma Bullard. 1902-1903 Annie Gilmore.
Gum Creek School
1899- 1900 Mrs. Lucile Scott. 1903-1906 Mamie Renfoe.
Teachers: 1895 - Annie E. Woods. 1897 -
Mrs. W. R. Renfroe. 1909 - Mamie Torrance. 1910- Mamie Torrance principal.
1917-1918 - Ruth Barber.
1918-1919 - Annie Godfrey. Was to be consolidated
with Black Springs, Union Point and, Montpelier in 1921. 1922 teacher
Prof. A. C. Whitfield.
Teachers: 1897 Heneritta Brantly.
1900 Miss Willie Roberts. 1902-1903 Laura B. Ennis. 1903-1904 Annie
1 mile from Montpelier Church, Sparta Hwy.22E
1908 County Map. 76 students were enrolled in 1921. Was to be consolidated
with Harmony School, Union Point School, and Black Springs
Built in 1890 on property donated by W.
H. Stembridge. Trustees appointed were T. E. Pugh, W. H. Stembridge, R.
D. Smith, L. L. Lester and J. A. Prosser. Miss Hattie Vinson
teacher here in 1895.
In East Baldwin, consolidated with Union
Point in 1905, school to be built on land donated by T. E. Pugh.
Point School (link)
Was at intersection of Hwy 24 and Deepstep Rd.
On 1908 County Map.
Teachers: 1897 Clara Smith. 1899-1900
Mrs. Mary D. Sherwood.
Myrtis West was teacher and W. P. Williams principal. Some students were:
Lizzie Mae Lary; Pearl Lary; Sam Lary; Stella Prosser; Essie Pugh, Ethel
Pugh; Howard Stembridge; Jimmie Stembridge, Marion Stembridge; Roger Stembridge;
Eula Simpson; Effie Simpson; Belle Simpson; Effie Simpson, Eula Simpson;
Otelia Simpson; Carol Smith and Charlie Smith. 1902-1903 - Alice
Simpson, 1903-1906 - Cassie Simpson. 1910 - Mr. O. D. Chase of Johnson
City, Tenn., principal
1917-1918 Effie Heringdine, Leola
Newton. 1918-1919 Alline Stevenson, Mrs. Olive Pearson. 92
students were enrolled in 1921.
Union Point Junior High
Established 1922. Professor N. S. Timmons,
principal; Miss Bertha Holt, assistant principal;
Mrs W. E. Hodges & Mrs. Florence Crocker,
318 Meriweather District,
north & Northwest Baldwin. West of Oconee River
Harper's Mission School
Hwy 212. All grades. On 1908 County Map.
Teachers: 1903-1904 Jordan Lawrence. 1917-1918 Odessa Sinton.
1919 Lucille Napier
Jordans Crossroads /Crossing
Teachers: 1899-1900 Geneva B. Cullins.
1902-1904 Mary A. Davis. 1906 Fannie Bell
Teachers: 1896, 1899-1900, 1902, 1905 Addie
M. Robertson. 1906 Gertrude Caldwell. 1917-1919 Carrie Burns.
Hwy. 212/Neriah Rd. All grades. County
Line Primitive Baptist Church is located there now.
Rock Mills School
Teachers: 1896 Anna P. Screens. 1899-1900 Mary
A. Randall. 1902 Hattie B. Hardwick. 1903-1904 Pearl G. Adams. 1906
Julia A. Logan. 1919 Clara Hood.
Saint Mary's School
Teachers: 1896 Eliza A. Speights. 1899-1900
U. S. Johnson. 1900 Eliza A. Speights. 1902 C. A. Sinton. 1906 Carrie Hitchcock.
1917-1919 Luella Flagg.
Saint Paul's School
Teachers: 1896 Marlow Ferrell. 1899-1900
Fannie Brown. 1900 Emma Price. 1902 Mary A. Humphries. 1903-1904
Emma Price, 1917-1918 Julia Lewis. 1919 Eula Roberts.
Vaughns Chapel School
Teachers: 1896 J. B. Lawrence. 1899-1900
Lizzie B. Austin. 1902 Mary S. Brown. 1903-1904 Mamie L. Parks.
1906 Marlow McTiers. 1917- 1918 Mamie Wilson. 1919 Marlow Smothers.
West Baldwin. Old Monticello Rd. Inc.
1826. All grades. Trustees 1826-Edmund Brantley, Josiah Matthews,
Henry Densler, Benjamin Doles, James C. Watson, 1837-Wm. D. Scoggins,
L. J. Smith, Thomas Raines, James Talbot, James Jolley
Teachers: 1897 - Linnie Hunt. 1899-1900
- Nannaline Myrick. 1900 -Mary M. Napier. 1906 - Edith Creswell.
1909 - Ethel Stembridge. 1910 - Lady Askew
On 1908 Map. On or near Hwy. 212.
Teachers: 1902-1903 Berta Callaway. 1903-1904 Lucille M. Bullard.
Teachers 1897 Eva L. Arnold
Meriweather, All grades. Teachers: 1909
Miss Bonner. 1917-1918 Viola Hill. 1918-1919 Pansey Smith.
In 1921 there were 100 students.
Meriwether Community near Buck Creek. 1890 high
school. Professor L. S. McSwain, principal until Aug. 1892. Miss Aurie
Brantley was music teacher here in 1891. 1897 Ikie C. Hudson teacher.
Closed by Oct. 1901 and the building purchased for a dwelling by Sydney
NW 14 miles from Milledgeville near intersection
of Stiles Rd. & Stiles Cemetery Rd. All grades. Teachers; 1880
Mary E. Snead, 1918-1919 Laura M. Smith. 1920 Etta Stiles with
a total of 10 students. In 1921 there were only 5 students.
On 1908 County Map
319th, Pittsburg District
West Baldwin, Brown's Crossing
Was located on old Monticello Rd. next
to Antioch Church. Teachers: 1896 Lewis A. Lee. 1899-1900 Minnie Brantley.
1900 Julia A. Logan. 1902 Cotinne M. Dozier. 1903-1904 Geneva
B. Cullins. 1906 Leo Bell. 1919 Annie Washington.
Teacher in 1896
- Viola G. Jenkins
Teachers: 1896 J. C. Raiford. 1899-1900
Martin Harris. 1900 Minnie B. Stevens. 1902 Georgia A.
Ella L. Shivers. 1906 Addie Smith.
1917-1918 Lucille Napier. 1919 Lovenia Dennis.
Teacher - 1896 Mattie A. Bruce
Fishing Creek School
Was off Lawrence Road. Fishing Creek
Church is at current location. Teachers: 1899-1900 Rosa Pickrum.
1900 Sarah E. Williams. 1902 Rosa B. Pickrom. 1903-1904 Sarah E. Williams.
1906 Emma Russell. 1917-1918 Addie Perdue. 1919 Lucetta Perdue.
Geneva A. Bruce. 1903-1904 Ruth Melton. 1906 Fannie C.
Brown. 1917-1919 Mary Giles
Corrine Butts. 1900 India E. Wilkes. 1902 Fannie C. Brown.
1903-1904 Miss Maggie Humphreys.
Walker's Grove School
Mary A. Randall. 1899-1900 Mary Humphries. 1900 Viola G. Cheney.
1902 Buenos A. Jones. 1902 Anna M. White. 1903-1904 Carrie
C. Willis. 1917-1918 Euphenia Houston. 1919 Alice Hutchens.
Primary School (link)
Hwy 22 West, established 1922. Combination
of Proctor. Watson & Pleasant Grove Schools.
Fannie Bonner School
Brown's Crossing, 1890's. School was
conducted in Fannie Bonner's home, terms 3-6 mos
West Baldwin. 1836. All grades. Trustees:
Benjamin Lester, John S. Stephens, James McCrary, Shadrach Bivins and William
Pine Grove School
SW Baldwin on Kitchens Rd. before 1882. All
grades. Teachers: 1882- W. P. Williams 1882. 1909 - Essie Newton.
1910 - Pearl Gilman. 1911 - W. C. Ivey. 1917-1918
- Fannie Lane. 1918-1920 Mattie Lewis. 1922-1923 Hattie James. 77 students
were enrolled in 1921. W.M. Kitchens Jr was truck driver for this
school according to 1930 Federal Census.
West Baldwin, 8 miles from Milledgeville.
Opened Feb 1875. Jno. W. Frayser was the teacher. J. W D. Webb, secretary.
Neighbors: John Wood, J. W. D. Webb, Pickney
Brown, Perrian W. Brown, Mrs. Morris & Mrs. Horne per Union Recorder
Jul 18 1916.
Grove Academy/School (link)
Lawrence Rd., off Hwy 22, West. School was located
across the road from church at intersection. Open 1860 - 1921.
David P. Brown, Oliver P. Bonner, Thomas
Morris, Thomas Horne, and Oscar V. Brown. Church & School incorporated
together. Teachers: 1896-1900 - Mable Hodges.
1900 -Maggie Whitaker. 1902-1903 -
Caroline Jenkins. 1904 - Pearl Tanner. 1906 - Clifford Speights.
1909 - Eleanor Adams. 1910 - Olive Bonner. 1917-1918 - Mary Lizzie
Ivey. 1918-1919 - Mary Norris. In 1921 there were 98 students.
Brown's Crossing school district. All grades.
Teachers: 1896-1897 Mrs. F. M. Beal. 1899-1903 - Mrs. F. M. Beals.
Nov. 26, 1925.
aka Clinton Road School
Hattie Pottle's School
Brown's Crossing. house owned by P.W. Williams.
1898 - 1900, White. All grades. Union-Recorder Nov. 26, 1925
Sycamore Level School
This private plantation school was located
on the the Sycamore Level plantation of David B. Hill, 10 miles west of
Milledgeville. J. C. White of Devon England was employed here as a teacher
here in 1843 by David B. and James A. Hill, according to an article
in the Union Recorder, Oct. 11, 1898 by B. H. Hill. Mr. White, who
boarded with David B. Hill, taught the children of only five or six
families, his school never numbering over 18-20 pupils. The school
house was on a little hill within a quarter of a mile of the spring, about
18x18 and built of split pine logs. The desks were made of
rough boards, and the seats were made of logs with no backs to the puncheon
seats. A stick and dirt chimney was the source of heat. Pokeberries
were the source of ink for his quill pen. Mr. White taught at this school
for one year, his fame spread and he accepted a postion as a teacher in
Crawford county. Not remaining there long due to difficulty with two of
his male pupils, he resigned and returned to Baldwin county and was employed
by Mrs. Hill since David Hill had died. After teaching there he resigned
and became a teacher at the Academy at Milledgeville. After teaching a
year or two there he returned to England. Later H. C. White and N.
S. White, the sons of J. C. White from England taught here. Some of the
former pupils in 1898 were Mrs. Seymore, Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Hodges (cousins),
Mrs. Andrew Ross (niece), Mrs. M. A. White (sister) of B. H. Hill. (later
correction - D. B. Hill)
West Baldwin. Teachers: 1909 - 1910 Mrs. F.
M. Beals. 1917-1918 Mary Blitch; 1918-1919 Miss Viola Hill. All grades.
Was open in 1921 and 91 students were enrolled.
320th District Milledgeville
First African American school in Milledgeville
was opened in 1866 by the American Missionary Society; Five white
teachers were provided by the Freedman's Bureau. The school was first
located in Flagg's Baptist Church. 1869 - In March 1869 a large, new school
located behind Flagg Chapel church and the land donated by the city and
the school became financially supported by the city. The first building
burned in 1925, 2nd buildingin 1946. Sallie Ellis Davis Elementary School
was named after her. Closed 1947.
Academy of Baldwin
aka Baldwin County Academy
Milledgeville, established 1811. Male and Female.
Was located on southwest corner of penitentiary square in 1834. Trustees,
teachers, etc. 1811: Joel Crawford, Augustine Harris, Hubert Reynolds,
Dr. Thompson Bird. In 1815 Abner Locke taught penmanship part time.
1818:Thompson Bird, Robert Rutherford, Samuel Boykin; teacher Charles Sidney
Spencer. 1819: Rector: Rev. Mr. Gildersleeve, Mr. Goff, assitant.
1820: Rector: Warren Isham. 1821: Rector: Dr. William Green. 1822:
Rector: William Green. Trustees: James Camak, Marlow L. Pryor, John Williams,
Williams Rutherford, and Joel Crawford, Esqs. 1823: Rector: Mr. Jameson,
assistant Mr. Kingsbury. 1824- Rector: Mr, Blanchard; female dept. Miss
McKenzie 1828: Rector:Joseph, daughter Miss S. H. Folker. 1829: Rector:
- Rev. Mr. Preston, Mr. McGill and Mr. Bowland were teachers Trustees:
John Williams, William D. Jarratt, William Y. Hansell, S. K. Hodges. 1830:
Rector:Warren Isham principle, Martha Spaulding teacher. Acts
Milledgeville 1873. All grades. J H. Allen
Factory Mission School
1867. Rev. Benjamin Johnson of St. Stephens
Episcoplal Church was superintendant taught about 100 children to read.
Georgia Normal and Industrial
College & State University (link)
Milledgeville 1891. On site of old
pententiary. Created by act of the General Assembly
G. M. C. Grammar School
Teachers: 1917 -1918 Julia Moore,
principal, 7th; - Lois Crawford, 6th - Lucy Brown, 5th; Sadie Humphrey,
4th Mattie E. Moore, 3rd - Cassie Simpson, 2nd; Inez Ellison 1st. in 1918-1919
- J. J Marshburn. president, Julia Moore principal, Agnes Stembridge, Mattie
Moore, Benita Allen, Josephine Bethune. Cassie Simpson; 1922 - 1923 - Julia
Moore, principal, 6th grade Cassie Simpson, 5th Agnes Stemridge, 4th Mattie
Moore, 3rd Mamie Pitts, 1st, Eunice Bell.
Masonic Collegiate Institute
High school for boys established by Benevolent
Lodge No. 3, F. A. M., opened in Milledgeville Jan 2, 1868. Scholarships
were $25 each, for 1 yrs tutition and were to be gotten from John M. Clark
or J. H. Nichols, Treasurer of the Board. The charge was $50 without a
scholarship. Rev. Benjamin Johnson was in charge of the school. Samuel
G. White was president of the Board of Trustees.
Georgia Militiary and Agricultural College
Milledgeville. Open Jan 1880. Began as coed
college. Located in state capital building. Created by act of the General
Assembly. Started with 219 male and female students. Faculty: Dr. W. S.
Dudley, president, Professor O. M. Stone, V. P. and James E. Witherspoon.
Military department - O. T. Xeiman, Esq. commandant. Female teachers 1880:
Carrie Fair, Mary Herty, Birdie Little, Allece Wright, Rosa Stallings.
Telegraph and Messenger 7-15-1880. Professor J C Hinton , fall of 1880.
1899 - 1900 - Miss Manie B. Jones, Miss O'Nora Ennis, Miss Julia Moore,
Miss Effie A. Moore, Miss Sarah E. Perry, Miss Mittie A. Shea, Mrs. Lucy
P. Walker, Miss Henrietta Brantley. Old
Georgia Military College (link)
Milledgeville High School
Mr. O. M. Cone was principal in 1879 and
Mrs Mosely, of Eatonton was teacher replacing Mrs.Goetchius
Was on state house square on Wayne St. present
site of Presbyterian Church. Milledgeville See
1830 map. c. 1818 Samuel Boykin, Robert Rutherford, town commissioners
in 1819. Chilly McIntosh, son of Lower Creek Chief William McIntosh
was a student here in 1819,
Milledgeville Business College
Opened in the new Ohlman building in 1905 by
J. H. Dickinson and J. T. Stevens of Tennille. Taught telegraphy, railroad
accounting and typewriting.
Milledgeville Male Academy
In 1851 B. S. Miller was appointed teacher.
Trustees were R. M. Orne, C, J. Paine, I. L. Harris and J. U. Horn. Jan
1852 J. A. Dennis was in charge. Feb 1853 W. R. Grow was principal.
O. M. Cone teacher in 1870 took Mr. Roberts place. Mr Cone left the school
and moved away in 1874 and Mr. Allen was elected to teacher for the year
1875.. Cone's High School - Mrs Herty teacher 1876.
Peabody Model School
Milledgeville. 1891. Grammar. High school
added later. George
Peabody Bio. Was part of GNIC/GCSU. teaching school.
W. Henry Roberts, Milledgeville, 1870.
Miss Sarah Ann Rockwell
was a teacher in "her school" in Milledgeville in the 1870's
Scottsboro &Trilby became
1714 Dist. in 1912
Black Creek School
Trilby Hwy. 112, near Wilkinson Line. School
was next to Black Creek Church. Teachers: 1896 Joseph W. Bloodworth. 1899-1900
Hattie Bland. 1900 Hattie D. Austin. 1902-1904 Gussie M. Hall.
1906 Mary Randall. 1917-1918 Pearl Ribsy. 1919 - Lucy Stevens.
Freedman's High School
Midway c. 1869. Opened by Freedman's Bureau
Harrisburg School No 1
Harrisburg Community. 1871-1952. Teachers:
1895 Moses P. Austin. 1899-1900 Charles Youngblood. 1901 Ulysses S. Johnson.
1902 Eliza A. Speights. 1903-1904 Mollie A. Bruce.
1906- 1907 Sallie Ellis. 1917-1918 Hattie Myrick, Gertrude
Hitchock. 1919 Mary West and Viola Lee.
1871-1952. Teachers: 1906 - 1907 - Corinne Blount.
Teachers: 1899 - Anna L. Harris. 1899-1900
Mollie Bruce. 1900 - Sallie A. Bruce. 1902 - Willie G. Cook. 1903-1904
Mollie A. Bruce. 1906- Mollie A. Bruce. 1909- Bernice Amoss. 1910 - Ethel
1896 Anna E. Compton; 1899-1900. Viloa Cheny. 1900 Fannie C. Brown.
1902-1904 - Mary A. Randall.
1906 Arrie Austin. 1917-1918 Maggie Veal
. 1919 Mattie Veal 1922-1923 - Prof. J. L. Lawrence principal, Hattie
- Matin V. Harris
Wright's Grove School
Teachers: 1896 Ellen A. Bailey. 1899-1900
Mary S. Brown. 1902-1904 - Julia A. Logan. 1906 Viola Thomas.
1917-1918 Eliza Speights, Elsie Hutchin.; 1919 Alice Speights
and Edna Singleton.
Chalmers Female Institute/College
Scottsboro 1848. Private institute. Trustees
1849: Rev. Washington Baird, E. Monroe Wright. Rev. Washington Baird Teacher;
Mrs. Wright Assisting. Advertisement Principals in 1850 Rev. Washington
Baird, Prof. I. N. Loomis. Incorporated 1854. 1854: Washington Baird,
Principal, and Seaton Grantland, Farish Carter, A. H. Hansell, J. T. Tucker,
H. V. Johnson, Tomlinson Fort, S. K. Talmage, J. W. Baker, M. Grieve, I.
L. Harris, D. R. Tucker, and James C. Whitaker.
Teachers: 1895 Mamie Holloway. 1897 Sophie Howard.
1902-1903. 1917-1918 Maude Smith. 1918-1919 Sarah Lawrence. 70 students
were enrolled in 1921.
The Hermitage Female Academy/Seminary
Scottsboro 1832. Private female academy. Washington
Baird, Principal, Catherine Fitzgerald advertised this school in 1835.
L. Lataste was teacher here in 1833. In 1838 was combined with Scottsboro
Female Institute and called Scottsboro Female Seminary and run by William
E. Anderson, principal.
Hopewell Community 4 miles west of Milledgeville.
Teachers: 1893 Rebecca Bearden. 1894 Cora Mahone. 1895 Miss Louie Cook.
1897 Mary L. Hall. 1899-1900 Miss Louie Cook. 1899 - 1900 Miss Annie
Cook. 1902-1904 Annie Ray. 1906 Miss Willie G. Cook. 1909 Bernice Amoss.
1917-1919 Rosie Cook. 1922 Rosie Cook. In 1913 the teacher Miss Cook
and 25 students were in the building when a tornado hit & destroyed
the building - no serious injuries.. 89 students were enrolled in 1921.
Midway. Established 1826. All grades.
Trustees: James Lamar, William W. Carnes, Benjamin H. Reynolds, James Bonner,
John A. Jones. Act
Lonicera is Latin for Honeysuckle
Midway. 321st Dist. White.
Teachers: 1896-1897 Mrs. M. D. Sherwood. 1899-1900 Mamie Torrance. 1900-
1903 Kate B. Snipes. 1903-1904 Helen Skinner. 1909 Agnes Stembridge,
Marion Holllinshead, Mrs. Ola B. Edwards. 1910 - Joseph Duke, principal;
teachers: Marion Hollinshead, Agnes Stembridge, Mamie Griswold. 1917-1918
J. L. Lawrence, Agnes Stembridge, Mattie Vaughn, Jessie Allen; 1918-1919
J. L. Lawrence prinicpal, Jessie Allen, Eula Simpson, Flossie Simpson.
80 students were enrolled in 1921. See
Female Seminary (link)
Midway c. 1837. female
boarding school. Trustees:Col. J.S. Thomas, Col. D.C. Campbell; A. M. Nisbet,
Esq.; D. Tucker, Esq. A.M. Nisbet, Esq.; Harper Tucker, Esq. John B. Mallard,
Principal and Addie Green , Teacher (1848)
Midway Junior High
Midway. White. Established
1922. Professor J. F. McCluney, principal; Mrs. J. D. Willis, assistant
principal, Miss Leola Newton & Miss Bessie Adams, assistants. See
Midway High School
Midway. From Georgia Weekly Telegraph
At Old Oglethorpe University. In 1871 Prof. R. C. Smith, Principal, Rev.
C. W. Lane, Lecturer on Natural Sciences, W. D. Seymour, Instructor in
Mathematics. Two terms 5 months each. Primary Class $20 term, Middle class,
$25 term, Highest, $30 term. Boarding in good families can be had for $15.
mo. Designed for boys and young men, girls and young ladies would not be
refused admission. Wm. McKinley, Pres. Board of Trustees
Midway Male and Female Academy
Midway. 1833 Trustees: Richard J. Nichols,
Thomas Ragland ,Thomas Foard, William J. Davis, Benjamin H. Reynolds
Midway. Established 1835 . Male boarding school.
Trustees:Charles W. Howard, Samuel Rockwell, Baradel Stubbs, John A. Cuthbert,
Dr. C.P.Beman, Mr. Ramsey teachers.
Miss Floyd's School at Midway
Miss Kate Floyd opened her coed school
in 1869 in the Midway chapel, whch was near the railway station in Midway
and Col. W. G. McAdoo's residence. It was moved to the Old Academy building
in Midway near the residence of John Hammond in 1871.
Mosleyville Hwy 112/Vinson
Hwy. Teachers: 1896 Nellie G. Underwood. 1899 Agnes Stembridge. 1899-
1900 Miss Ela Florine Coker. 1902-1903, 1903-1905 Agnes Stembridge.
On 1908 County Map. Consolidated with Midway School in 1905.
Mount Pleasant School
Mt. Pleasant Community
Teachers: 1895 Kate Wheeler; 1897 Isaac
J. Peeler. 1899-1900 Bertha M. Jackson. 1902-1904 Bertha Gilman. 1909.
1914 Mattie Goodwin; Leone Etheridge.
1910: Marion Stembridge, principal; Marie
Wynn, assistant. 1917-1919 Mamie Cormanni. 1919 Rosa Hodges.
86 students were enrolled in 1921. 1922- Lorene Humphries, principal, Senie
Hubbbard, assistant. Some students in 1900: Eleanor Allen, James Allen,
Ophelia Batson, Fannie Batson, John Batson, Benny Beck, Lydie Wood, Cora
Johns, May Wood, Walton Batson, Laura Allen, Mattie Beck, Levi Smith.
Midway. 1835. Trustees:
Thomas Goulding, S. S. Davis, S. J. Cassels, S. K. Talmadge, J. C. Patterson,
H. S. Pratt, Robert Quarterman, Charles W. Howard, C. C. Jones, Joseph
H. Lumpkin, Washington Poe, Eugenius A. Nesbit, William W. Holt, B. E.
Hand, Richard K. Hines, Samuel Rockwell, John A. Cuthbert, Tomlinson Fort,
J. Billups, Charles C. Mills, Charles P. Gordon, John H. Howard, Thomas
B. King and Adam L. Alexander Act
Scottsboro Female Institute
Scottsboro 1828. Trustee: Farish Carter.
Robert C. Brown, Rector. Household and School furniture, etc. sold
by auction Dec. 1835. Bought by Lucien & Victor Lataste and
the name changed to Georgia Female College aka Seminary. In 1840
Shaler G. Hillyer was principal. He sold his proberty and moved to Penfield.
Opened in 1845 by S. W. Baker
Female Academy (link)
Scottsboro Male Academy
Scottsboro 1831. Trustees: Lucius Q. C. Lamar,
Farish Carter, Seaton Grantland, James Bozeman. Green Jordan, Samuel Rockwell
Thomas W. Baxter. Act
Scottsboro Teachers: 1896 Cora Ennis. 1897 Leila
Ostendorff. 1899-1900 Miss Annie Gimore. 1902-1903 Alma M. Bullard; 1906
Maggie Humphrey. 1917-1918 - Pauline Smith. 1918-1919 Gladys
Tindall. 85 students were enrolled in 1921.
State Farm School
State Prison Farm on Hwy
22. Established 1903 for children of the workers at the state farm. It
was here until wind storm tore the bldg down in early 1920's, then children
went to GMC. 1 room bldg also used for church. Teachers: 1903 - 1904 -
Alice M. Wright. 1909 Berta Williamson. 1910 - Florence
1917-1918 - Laura Bell Stembridge;
1918 - 1920 Lucy Hargrove. 1922-1923 - Ruth King 92 students
enrolled. In 1920 a tree was planted for Isaac Newton Maxwell who died
St. Johns School
Midway (?)Bertha N.
Gilman was teacher here in 1905.
Midway. High School. Boarding and Day School.
Former location of Oglethorpe University. In 1874 the old College
was repair and in October the school opened by Prof. Benjamin T. Hunter
of Athens. It was open until 1876 when Prof. Hunter went to Macon to teach
after insufficient patronage to sustain the school.
Trilby Hwy. 112, near Little Black Creek.
1908 County Map. Teachers: 1899-1900 Miss Bessie Hill. 1902-1902
Mrs. Ola Edwards. 1903-1904 Franes M. Beals. 1909 Julia Riley. 1910
- Silbey Wicher. 1917-1918 - Elizabeth Smith. 1918-1919 - Frances
Ferguson. 1920 - Clarbelle Torrance. 75 students enrolled in 1921.
322th, Coopers, Stevens
Pottery Southwest Baldwin
County Line School
Hwy 49 SW. Was located next to County Line Church.
Teachers: 1899-1900 Eula Hill. 1902-1903 Mamie L. Parks. 1903-1904
Isabelle Lites. 1906 Mattie B. Pitts. 1917-1918 Hattie
Milton. 1918- 1919 Isabelle Reeves.
Mitchell Zion School
Was located at or near Mitchell Zion Church
on Union Hill Church Rd. Teachers: 1917-1918 Isabelle Reeves. 1919Alfred
No. 1 M & E. R. R.
Teacher in 1896 John I. Dickson
Stevens Pottery School
Teachers: 1899, 1900, 1902, 1903-1905 Marlow
D. Ferrell. 1906 Elia Speights. 1917-1918 Zira Thomas.
Torrance Chapel School
Wast at or near Torrance Chapel Church.
Pancras Rd, SW, near Coopers.All grades.
Camp Creek School
Teacher wanted for
school at Camp Creek was advertised by T. J. Finney and R. D. Ivey in 1864
newspaper. Was next to Camp Creek Church, 1908 County Map. Teachers: 1885
- Mr. Gladin. 1890 - Mamie Torrance. 1892 - Helen Rice. 1895 - Eva Arnold.
1897-1898 - Mamie Torrance. 1899-1900 - Mamie L. Roberts. 1902 - Ikie Hudson.
1903-1904 - Mamie Allbritten. 1905 - Mamie Torrance. 1906 - Leone
Gumm. 1910 - Rossee Cook. 1914 - Bessie Adams. 1917 - Emily
Keller. 1 teacher school in 1921 with 86 students enrolled. 1922 teacher
- Mrs. M. L. Weaver. Some students in 1898: Sam Humphries, Washie Humphries,
Alonzo Gladin, Carrie Gladin, Ivey Gladin,Johnnie Gladin, Mattie
Goodwyn, Lois Martin, Louis Martin, Susie Martin, Eddie McCullars,
Effie McCullar, Smith McCullar, Texie McCullar, Agnes Medlin, Lucy Minter,
Nannie Minter, Henry Osborn, Lula Osborn, Belle Pettigrew, Ben Pettigrew,
Glover Pettigrew, Maggie Pettigrew, Ellis Torrance, Gus Torrance, Mildred
Traynham, John Williams, Mary Williams, Patie Williams, Abbie Vinson,
Gordon Road. Cooperville., S. W. All grades.
Teachers: 1885 Mr. McCarthy. 1896 Ikie C. Hudson. 1897 Mary B. Lawrence.
1899-1900, 1902-1904 - C. Bobbie Gause. 1913 George Wheeler principal.
1917-1918 Elizabeth Echols, Mattie Goodwin, Beulah Branan. 1918-1919 G.
L. Andrews principal, teachers - Mattie Goodwin. Beaulah Brannen. 1921-1922
Prof. J. A. Maddox, principal, Eula Simpson, assistant principal assistants,
Mrs. J. R. Watkins, Mary Vaughn. 83 students were enrolled in 1921
Cooperville Junior High
Established 1922. Professor J. A. Maddox, principal,
Eula Bell Simpson, Assistant Principal, Mrs. J. R. Watkins & Miss Mary
Cooperville High School
Professor Grover Bloodworth was the prinicipal
in 1916. In 1920 the teachers were Miss Brannan, Miss Brake, Miss Jewett.
Principal and Ralph Moran was principal.
Was located on Ennis property on Hwy. 49/betwwen
County Line Church Rd. & Brown's Crossing Rd. Teachers: 1895
Miss Rebecca F. Bearden. 1897 Sophie E. Bostick. 1899-1900 Miss Sophia
B. Howard. 1902-1903, 1903-1904 Miss Ikie C. Hudson. 1906 V. Beatrice Johnson.
Source: 1908 County Map
Ennis School circa
Photo courtesty of Pamela
Deck via Essie Ivey Henroid her grandmother, daughter of Julius Alonzo
Ivey via Michelle Grimes
Matilda Chapel at Union
3 miles west of Stevens Pottery. 1887 Susan
E, Minter. 1895-1896 Charles G. Byington W. T. Minter, P. F. Bloodworth,
W. H. Manderson. Some students in 1896: Grover Bloodworth, Johnnie
Ivey, Horace Manderson, Lillie Roberts, Henry Brown, Cleleland Etheridge,
Mirtie Brown, Mamie Gibson, Mattie Goodwin, Priscilla Goodwin, Ludie Torrance,
Doria Manderson, Eva Torrence, Ollie Ivey, Lizzie Ivey, Abbie Vinson, Mattie
Matilda Chapel at Stevens
consolidated with Cooperville
Southwest Baldwin, Teachers: 1909 -Miss Kate
Roberts; 1910 - Kate Roberts; Abbie Hill; Ola Edwards. In 1911-
Mrs. Ola Barnes Edwards was principal and Kate Roberts Williams,
assistant as well as Miss Rosie Bell Cook. In 1912 the school was a new
3 room building large enough for 130 children with patent desk and black
boards. Also in 1912 a private term was started and taught by Addie Speights.
In 1916 - Miss Martin of Lynchburg and Adams of Eatonton were teachers
here and boarded with Mrs. William Rice. In 1917- teachers were Olive
B. Pearson and Sara Barnes. 1917-1918 - Mamie Torrance, Iris Wilkinson.
1919 William Rice & J T Bloodworth were trustees of the school.
80 students were enrolled in 1921. Teachers -1921 were Hattie James, principal,
Mary Smith and Lorena Humphries. Some students in 1921 were W. A. Torrance,
Lizzie Humphres, Calvin Rice, Mary Neal, Reginald Martin, Aliza Pettigrew,
Ansie L. Evans, Minter Patterson, Edgar Bloodworth, Laura Wilkinson, Albert
Huff, William Bloodworth, John Collins. Teacher 1922-1923 - Connie Jones,
principal, Beulah Brannen, assistant.
Stevens Pottery School
Stevens Pottery, Teachers: Laura Glenn was a
teacher here in 1880. She lived with her brother John Glenn, sister-in-law
Fanny Stevens Glenn, niece Matilda Glenn. Students boarding with them were
Huldy A. Allen and Fannie Davis. A new school house was built in 1885.
Teachers: 1885 - Miss Smarr 1892 - Miss Carrington. 1895 Fannie D. Williams.
1897 Clara Perry. 1899-1900 Clara Perry. 1900 Fannie Perry.
1902-1903 L. V. Strickland. 1903-1904 J. T. Stephenson. Consolidated
with Cooperville in 1905.
Union Hill School
Union Hill Church Rd. southwest Baldwin Co.
was next to Union Hill Church. Teachers: 1892 - Annie Bostick;
1899-1900 Miss Ike C. Hudson. 1902-1903 Ida L. Armstrong, 1903-1904
Kate F. Roberts 1906. Mr J. T. Dupree. 1909 Ethel Pugh. 1920 Bethel
Beck. 1922-1923 - Iris Wilkinson,
Cobb Bridge Road. Deed in the Baldwin County
Deed Book Y p271 1899, that John William Vinson grants 1 acre in
322nd District adjacent to R.T. Adams on Cobb Bridge Road. Information
from Laura Northrop
Mt. Mariah School
African American,Teachers: 1917 - 1918 -
Mamie Etheridge; 1919 - Geneva Lewis.
New Mt. Sion/Zion
African American, Teachers: 1917-1918 -
Otelia Rivers; 1918-1919 - Susie Quarker
House of John Bozeman
House of John Bozeman. 1819. Ga. Journal
Jan 1819. R.B Washington..Will open an English School. 25 Jan. in
the house of John Bozeman....his dau. Elizabeth Snead will take charge
of the Female dept...first quarter's tuition, $7..in advance.
Henry Dension was a teacher here in
Georgia's Antebellum Capital, J.C. Bonner; Coopers Memories,
Cullen Wood; HCB:History of Baldwin County Georgia, Mrs. Anna Maria
History Stories of Milledgeville and Baldwin County,
Leola Beeson; Acts of The General Assembly of Georgia.
GNIS, 1908 Baldwin County Map; Atlanta Constitution; The Baldwin
Bulletin, Union Recorder, Southern Recorder, Federal Union
Eileen Babb McAdams copyright