Motley-Brittan Cemetery

Troup County, GA

Updated: 1/21/2010

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Location Coordinates:
N33 09.324, W85 04.683
Images of Motley-Brittan Cemetery
From the square, drive north on US 27/Franklin Rd 1.0 mi to Mooty Bridge Rd. Turn left (northwest) on Mooty Bridge Rd. Drive northwest oN Mooty Bridge Rd 7.6 mi to Whitley Rd. This road is the first non-parking lot right turn after you cross the Chattahoochee River. It is the entrance to the West Point Wild Life Management Area. It is a dirty road. Drive northeast and north 1.4 mi to an intersection at N33 9.370 W85 4.667. There, an unimproved woods path goes from the left (west). Walk down this path. It turns to follow Whitley Rd south. Walk 250 ft south. There is a Corps of Engineers Survey Mark (7909-C-D [93]) at N33 9.320 W85 4.682 shown in TR176C4. The cemetery is right (west) off the path 45 feet.
Previous Survey:
Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, p. 98
Survey History:
First Visit: Don Flynn (1/27/2008)
Survey Visit: DOn Flynn, Gary Flynn (5/8/2008)

BRITTAN, Jane     Birth: 1/29/1810     Death: 4/15/1864
Sacred to the memory of Jane Brittan; Wife of Eddie Brittan; Born Jan. 29, 1810; April 15, 1864; "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord
EDWARDS, Morecia     Birth: 9/10/1829     Death: 8/18/1886
Row: 3   Grave: 5
Morecia Edwards; Born Sept. 10, 1829; Died Aug. 18, 1886; Father into thy hands I command my spirit"
EDWARDS, Nancy Jane     Birth: 11/22/1831     Death: 10/24/1883
Row: 3   Grave: 4
Nancy Jane Edwards; Born Nov. 22, 1831; Died Oct. 24, 1883; "Her life was beayty and love."
MOTLEY, Delonia A.
Delonia A. Motley; Dau, of G. W. & M. E. Motley
MOTLEY, G. W.  Death: 8/3/1867
G. W. Motley; Aug. 3, 1867
MOTLEY, Infant
Infant daughter of G. W. and N. E. Motley Motley; I could not find this grave. It was reported by "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 98.
MOTLEY, John A.     Birth: 10/28/1872     Death: 12/19/1876
In memory of John A. Motley; Born Oct. 28th, 1872; Died Dec. 19th, 1876
MOTLEY, Nancy E.  Death: 9/1869
Row: 1   Grave: 1
Nancy Motley; Sept. 1869 On the left in the picture.

The crypt has colapsed, and was unreadable. The inscription was copied from "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 98.
VICKERS, C. S.     Birth: 11/1/1842     Death: 10/28/1886
Row: 4   Grave: 1
C. S. Vickers; Nov. 1, 1842; Oct. 28, 1886; "Georgia volunteer and a soldier of the cross"

In addition to the 9 tombstones described above, an additional 3 unlettered graves were found

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