Rocky Mount Cemetery

Troup County, GA

Updated: 4/5/2010

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Location Coordinates:
N33 06.610, W85 13.560
Images of Rocky Mount Cemetery
Directions:
Drive from square west 2,1 m on Vernon St. (US 29) . Turn right on Roanoke Rd. (S 109). Drive west 7.3 m on Roanoke Rd. Turn right on Rock Mills Rd. Drive north 8.2 m on Rock Mills Rd. to the intersection with McCosh Mill Rd Turn left and drive 3.1 mi southwest. About half way, the road becomes a dirt road. At 2.9 mi, pass Old State Line Rd on left at the ruins of the Rock Store. About 0.2 mi passed the intersection, an old dirt road comes down the hill on the left. Take the road, which is little more than a ravine, up the hill about 100 yds. The cemetery is on the left at the top.
Comments:
The cemetery is not maintained, and most of the headstones are hard to read.
Previous Survey:
Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, p. 380
Survey History:
First Visit: lLeigh Watson Healy (2/13/2010)
Survey Visit: Don Flynn (4/1/2010)

BENNETT, Lewis H.  Death: 11/6/1851
Row: 1   Grave: 1
Sacred to the memory of LewisLewis H. Bennett who departed this life Nov. 6, th 1851, in the 49th year of his age. He was a member of the Baptist Church at Antioch.
CLARK, Annie H.     Birth: 2/22/1886     Death: 10/18/1887
Row: 2   Grave: 1
In memory of Annie H. Clark; Feb. 22, 1886; Oct. 18, 1887; Annie is at rest with the saints among blest.
CLARK, Ellis E.     Birth: 9/12/1875     Death: 11/10/1877
Row: 2   Grave: 4
In memory of Ellis E.; son of H.R. & J. Clark; Born Sep. 12, 1875; Died Nov. 10, 1877; LITTLE ELLIS is sleeping with his Jesus.
CLARK, Mary T.     Birth: 12/11/1884     Death: 1/15/1885
Row: 2   Grave: 2
In memory of Mary T. Daughter of J.O. & E. Clark; Born Dec. 11, 1884; Died Jan. 15, 1885;; Mary ... rest of inscription is lost because of a broken stone
ELLIS, Six Infants
Row: 2   Grave: 3
In memory of Six infants of J.O. & E. Clark; Unnamed on earth, but angels in Heaven
McGHEE, Charlie     Birth: 6/26/1890     Death: 9/3/1890
Row: 3   Grave: 1
In memory of Charlie McGhee; Born Jun. 26, 1890; Died Sept. 3, 1890; Sweet Baby is a rest
STEWART, James     Birth: 4/16/1765     Death: 2/6/1854
Row: 1   Grave: 4
James Stewart; PVT Rowan County NC Militia; Rev War; Apr 16 1765; Feb 6 1854 This tombstone looks relatively new, and was not reported in Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia
TRENT, Annie R.     Birth: 9/18/1866     Death: 11/15/1868
Row: 2   Grave: 6
In memory of Annie R.; Daughter of P.G. & M.A, Trent; Born Sept. 18, 1866; Died Nov. 15,; 1868; aged 1 year, 11 months, 27 days
TRENT, Bobby   Death: 12/10/1853
Row: 2   Grave: 7
Bobby ; infant son of P.G. & M.A. Trent; Died Dec. 10, AD 1853; Aged 17 months & 5 Days
WILKS, John P.     Birth: 9/8/1852     Death: 9/1/1890
Row: 4   Grave: 1
Sacred to the memory of John P. Wilks; Born Sept. 8, 1852; Died Sept. 1, 1890; Blessed are the pure in heart; For they shall see God; My Husband; Our Father

In addition to the 10 tombstones described above, an additional 9 unlettered graves were found



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