CEMETERY INDEX

1 2 3 4
ABLE ALLEN-O'BERRY AMAZING GRACE AMMONS-DANIELS
AMMONS-WARNER ARNETT'S ATKINSON BAPTIST BACHLOTT
BAXTER BETHLEHEM CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS CORINTH
CREMATED CROSBY DAVE HICKOX DOWLING
ELIAS FORT FIVE OAKS GIBSON GREENLAWN
HARRIS HARRISON-SUMLER HAZLEHURST HIGH BLUFF
HIGHSMITH HOBOKEN HOBOKEN CITY HOMEWARD
HORTENSE JACOBS KNOX LANE
LINDA PLANTATION LITTLE (Wayne Co) LITTLE BUFFALO MARS HILL
MILITARY VETERANS MASONIC McCLELLAN McCOOL
MOORE MORGAN MT. CALVARY MT. OLIVE
MUMFORD NEW HOPE OAK GROVE (RAYBON) OAK GROVE (N.CAMDEN)
PALMETTO PENTECOSTAL / LYONS PIERCE CHAPEL PILGRIMS REST PURDOM
RACEPOND RAULERSON RIVERSIDE CHAPEL ROB LEWIS
SAND HILL / ST MATTHEWS SATILLA SMYRNA SPRING HILL
THOMAS TISON TWIN RIVERS WAYNESVILLE
WHITAKER HILL-HARRISON WIGGINS FAMILY WIGGINS PEOPLE  

1. REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS

A. Wes Sheffield, *RS* burial site - Linda Plantation Cemetery;

B. Robert Stafford, *RS*; Whitaker Hill-Harrison Cemetery

C. Jane Blair Stafford, *RS* and her mother Sibbiah Earl Blair.


2. DRIVING: ROAD DIRECTIONS


The Brantley County Historical and Preservation Society takes pride in it's participation with GAGENWEB, and does extensive research and provides genealogy information on-line free of charge.


As a non-profit charitable organization, we do the leg-work to make your genealogical research easier. We've deprived you the joys of tramping through approximately 60 country-type, weed growing, sand-spur-picking, hot-sweaty, non commercial cemeteries and searching over 11,000 burial sites, dating back into the 1800's for the grave sites of your ancestors.. In addition to all that, we're not sure you could find all these burial spots without our "road directions."


CEMETERY MARKERS DETERIORATE: Many of the old pioneer grave markers were made of wood or concrete. Many of these old wooden cemetery markers have deteriorated since the initial collection of information in our files, and may not be in existence at this time. Most of Brantley County's pioneer cemeteries are much older that the county, and pioneer deaths occurred long before the creation of Brantley County in August, 1920. Before that time, the Brantley County land area was under the governmental jurisdiction of Wayne, Pierce, and Charlton Counties, and did not maintain records until January 1st, 1921.


YET BEWARE: "Human effort is less than perfect!" While our goal has been perfection, not all of our sources were accurate. Information has been collected from family genealogical books, newspaper obituaries, word of mouth from relatives, and cemetery surveys. We have discovered that some family members provided incorrect information, and that the land for some family grave sites has been left unattended, or later sold, and "plowed under."


 

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