Richard Wright Cemetery

Troup County, GA

Updated: 1/21/2010

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Location Coordinates:
N32 54.357, W84 52.806
Images of Richard Wright Cemetery
From the square, drive south on Hamilton Rd (US 27) 111.9 mi to Old Chipley Rd. Turn left (southeast) and drive 2.0 mi to the cemetery, which is to the left (east) about 100 feet in the middle of a field.
There is a 20' x 10' wrought iron fence around the cemetery.
Previous Survey:
Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, p. 165
Survey History:
First Visit: Don Flynn, Gary Flynn (5/10/2008)
Survey Visit: Don Flynn, Gary Flynn (5/10/2008)

RAKESTRAW, Jennie Wright     Birth: 8/14/1861     Death: 9/19/1901
Row: 1   Grave: 1
Jennie Wright; Wife of Geo. R. Rakestraw; Born Aug. 14, 1861; Died Sept. 19, 1901 On side: " A shadow o'er our Life is cast. We miss the sunshine of thy face. We miss thy kind and willing hand. Thy fond and earnest care." On back: "Dearest loved onethou are gone. Yes gone forever more But we hope some day to meet you On that bright and happy shore."
WRIGHT, Martha  Death: 6/21/1881
Row: 1   Grave: 3
Martha Wright; Died June 21, 1881; Age 64 years; " Every joy to us is dead since Mother is not here."
WRIGHT, Richard J.     Birth: 1794     Death: 10/21/1875
Row: 1   Grave: 4
Sacred to the memory of Richard J. Wright; Born 1794; Died Oct. 21, 1875; "Beloved by all who knew him" The marker is broken and missing its top
WRIGHT, Sallie V.     Birth: 1/15/1848     Death: 9/6/1881
Row: 1   Grave: 2
Sallie V. Wright; Born Jan. 15, 1848; Died Sept. 6, 1881; "She was too good, too gentle, and fare to dwell in this cold world of care."

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