Whatley Cemetery

Troup County, GA

Updated: 1/21/2010

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Location Coordinates:
N33 06.147, W85 11.197
Images of Whatley Cemetery
Directions:
From the square, head west/south west on Vernon Rd 2.1 mi to Roanoke Rd. Turn right, and head west on Roanoke Rd 7.3 mi. to Rock Mills Rd. There is a fire station at the intersection. Turn north on Rock Mills Rd, and head north for 4.5 to Whatley Rd. Whatley Rd is a small dirt road. Turn right on Whatley and head 0.4 mi. The cemetery is on the road the left through a chain link fence
Comments:
The cemetery is surrounded wit a chain fence surrounded by a chain fence 120' x 70'
Previous Survey:
Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, p. 150
Survey History:
First Visit: Don Flynn (1/13/2008)
Survey Visit: Don Flynn (1/15/2009)

BIVIS, Mattie Lou     Birth: 6/29/1891     Death: 7/6/1891
Section: Main Section   Row: 6   Grave: 5
Mattie Lou; Infant of L. A. & I. E. Bivis; June 29, 1891; July 6, 1891
BRITTON, Carl C.     Birth: 8/5/1884     Death: 3/28/1907
Section: Main Section   Row: 8   Grave: 4
Carl C. Britton; Aug. 5, 1884; Mar. 28, 1907; "How much of lights, how much of Joys is buried with a darling boy"
BRITTON, Emanuel     Birth: 4/11/1810     Death: 12/9/1874
Section: Main Section   Row: 7   Grave: 1
Emanuel Brittain; Apr. 11, 1810; Dec. 9, 1874 Second marker: Elder H. Britton; Was bornd Apr 11 1810; Dec. 9, 1874; and departed Dec 11 1874
BRITTON, J. W.     Birth: 4/16/1842     Death: 10/1/1914
Section: Main Section   Row: 8   Grave: 5
J. W. Britton; Apr. 16, 1842; Oct. 1, 1914; "Kind father of love, thou are gone to thy rest Forever to bask mid the joys of the blest!"
BRITTON, Kyle     Birth: 11/28/1906     Death: 10/30/1908
Section: Main Section   Row: 8   Grave: 7
Kyle; Son of E. W.& Lola Britton; Nov. 28, 1906; Oct. 30, 1908; "Weep not father and mother for me. For I am waiting in glory for thee."
BRITTON, Rebecca Ann Whatley     Birth: 10/17/1843     Death: 5/13/1929
Section: Main Section   Row: 8   Grave: 6
Rebecca Ann Whatley; Wife of J. W. Britton Sr; Oct. 17, 1843; May 13, 1929; "A devoted wife and loving mother. Thou art gone but not forgotten. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. They rest from labors and their work do follow them."
CRAWFORD, Suval Frances     Birth: 1/16/1905     Death: 2/24/1911
Section: Main Section   Row: 7   Grave: 5
Suval Frances Crawford; Jan. 16, 1905; Feb. 24, 1911; "She was but a jewel lent us, to sparkle in our midst a while. Then God called and took His treasure before she knew an earthly guile"
DINGLER, Nancy Paschall     Birth: 8/15/1766     Death: 12/1837
Section: Main Section   Row: 2   Grave: 5
Nancy Paschall; Wife of Johannes Dingler; Aug. 15, 1766; - Dec. 1837
FLOYD, Lausey Ann     Birth: 1/15/1854     Death: 11/4/1856
Section: Broken markers located on Ornan Whatley crypt   
Lausey Ann Floyd; Jan. 15, 1854; Nov. 4, 1856
FLOYD, Tamsey Minerva     Birth: 6/16/1835     Death: 10/18/1913
Section: Main Section   Row: 8   Grave: 2
Tamsey Minerva Floyd; June 16, 1835; Oct. 18, 1913; "Thou are out of sight But not out of memory."
FLOYD, Thomas M.     Birth: 11/17/1830     Death: 12/3/1900
Section: Main Section   Row: 8   Grave: 3
Thos. M. Floyd; Nov. 17, 1830; Dec. 3, 1900; "Thy memory hath ever be a shining star to heaven"
GOURSE, Twins     Birth: 1928     Death: 1928
Section: Main Section   Row: 10   Grave: 1
Gourse; Twins; B-D; 1928
GUNN, Alwyn Moore     Birth: 6/30/1895     Death: 8/1/1896
Section: Main Section   Row: 1   Grave: 3
Alwyn Moore; Son of Z. P. & G. M. Gunn; Born June 30, 1895; Died Aug. 1, 1896; "Another little angel Before the heavenly throne"
HIGGINS, Infant
Section: Main Section   Row: 6   Grave: 1
Infant of B. W. & E. G.Higgins;
HUMPHERY, G. M.     Birth: 5/19/1848     Death: 11/29/1907
Section: Main Section   Row: 6   Grave: 10
G. M. Humphery; May 19, 1848; Nov. 29, 1907; "No pain no grief no anxious care can reach our loved one sleeping here"
MOORE, Cleo J.     Birth: 10/19/1878     Death: 8/14/1898
Section: Main Section   
Cleo J. Moore; Oct. 19, 1878; Aug. 14, 1898 Not found but reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 151
MOORE, Jonathan     Birth: 9/16/1849     Death: 2/15/1878
Section: Main Section   
Jonathan Moore; Sept. 16, 1849; Feb. 15, 1878 Not found but reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 151
PITTS, Elizabeth     Birth: 1808     Death: 1870
Section: Main Section   Row: 5   Grave: 5
Elizabeth Pitts; Born 1808; Died 1870
TAYLOR, Martha     Birth: 4/18/1835     Death: 10/27/1871
Section: Main Section   
Martha Taylor; Apr. 18, 1835; Oct. 27, 1871 Not found but reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 151
WHATLEY, A. J.     Birth: 10/1/1892     Death: 10/31/1900
Section: Main Section   Row: 7   Grave: 4
A. J; Son of Archie & Lula Whatley; Born Oct. 1, 1892; Died Oct. 31, 1900; "Thou art gone[, little darling. Sweet child of our love. From earth's fairy strandt To bright mansions above."
WHATLEY, Archie     Birth: 12/19/1769     Death: 9/22/1847
Section: Main Section   Row: 4   Grave: 3
Archie Whatley; Dec. 19, 1769; Sept. 22, 1847 It was reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 151 that Archie Whatley gave the land for the cemetery
WHATLEY, Archie     Birth: 1/5/1855     Death: 12/8/1946
Section: Main Section   Row: 7   Grave: 6
Archie Whatley; Jan. 5, 1855; Dec. 8, 1946
WHATLEY, Eddie Rowe     Birth: 2/6/1873     Death: 8/7/1873
Section: Main Section   Row: 6   Grave: 4
Eddie Rowe; Son of W. B. & J. R. Whatley; Feb. 6, 1873; Aug. 7, 1873
WHATLEY, Eliza J.  Death: 4/16/1881
Section: Main Section   Row: 6   Grave: 9
Eliza J.; Wife of Ornan Whatley; Born Apr. 16, 1881 Reported in "Family, Church, and Community Cemeteries of Troup County, Georgia", p. 152, that she was the second wife of Ornan Whatley, and that the reported date is really her death date.
WHATLEY, Emma
Section: Main Section   Row: 2   Grave: 4
Emma Whatley; Wife of Vachel D. Whatley
WHATLEY, Fanny  Death: 1862
Section: Broken markers located on Ornan Whatley crypt   
Fanny Whatley; Died 1862
WHATLEY, Julia R.     Birth: 10/1/1843     Death: 7/24/1929
Section: Main Section   Row: 5   Grave: 7
Julia R. Whatley; Oct. 1, 1843; July 24, 1929 On monument: "Whatley" On slab: "Mother" Common monument with Walton B. Whatley
WHATLEY, Lula E.     Birth: 9/2/1858     Death: 1/5/1924
Section: Main Section   Row: 7   Grave: 7
Lula E. Whatley; Sept. 2, 1858; Jan. 5, 1924
WHATLEY, Lydia A.     Birth: 1852     Death: 1865
Section: Broken markers located on Ornan Whatley crypt   
Lydia A. Whatley; Born 1852; Died 1865
WHATLEY, Maggie     Birth: 3/19/1918     Death: 8/30/1918
Section: Main Section   Row: 9   Grave: 1
Maggie Whatley; Born 3-19-1918; Died 8-30-1918; "At rest"
WHATLEY, Maryetta     Birth: 8/13/1855     Death: 10/16/1856
Section: Main Section   Row: 5   Grave: 1
In memory of Maryetta; Daughter of Elder Vachal D. & Mary B. Whatley; Who was born Aug. 13, 1855; And died Oct. 16, 1856
WHATLEY, Matilda     Birth: 11/27/1816     Death: 12/21/1874
Section: Main Section   Row: 6   Grave: 8
Sacred to the memory of Matilda Whatley; Consort of ornan Whatley; Born Nov. 27, 1816; Died Dec. 21, 1874; " Asleep in jesus dearest sleep from which none ever wake to weep
WHATLEY, Mattie M.     Birth: 3/25/1889     Death: 3/16/1890
Section: Main Section   Row: 4   Grave: 2
Mattie M.; Dau. of A. J. & Lula Whatley; Born Mar. 25, 1889; Died Mar. 16, 1890; "Beautiful, lovely, She was but given A fair bud to earth to bloom in heaven."
WHATLEY, Missourie  Death: 1852
Section: Broken markers located on Ornan Whatley crypt   
Missourie Whatley; Died 1852
WHATLEY, Ornan     Birth: 3/4/1810     Death: 12/10/1887
Section: Main Section   Row: 6   Grave: 7
Sacred to the memory of Ornan Whatley; Born March 4 1810; Dec. 10 1887; Age 77 years 9 mo and 6 days
WHATLEY, Ornan Fears     Birth: 12/20/1898     Death: 1/13/1991
Section: Main Section   Row: 7   Grave: 8
Ornan Fears Whatley; Dec. 20, 1898; Jan. 13, 1991
WHATLEY, Rees     Birth: 6/4/1891     Death: 11/26/1891
Section: Main Section   Row: 7   Grave: 3
Rees; Son of A. j. & Lula Whatley; Born Jun 4, 1891; Died Nov. 26, 1891; Sleep on sweet vabe, and take thy rest. God called thee home. He though it best."
WHATLEY, Tamsey
Section: Main Section   Row: 5   Grave: 4
Tamsey Whatley
WHATLEY, Vachel D.     Birth: 1809     Death: 1866
Section: Main Section   Row: 2   Grave: 3
Elder V. D. Whatley; 1809 B; 1866 D First name obtained from wife's marker
WHATLEY, Walton B.     Birth: 10/25/1840     Death: 7/23/1915
Section: Main Section   Row: 5   Grave: 6
Walton B. Whatley; Oct. 25, 1840; July 23, 1915 On monument: "Whatley" On slab: "Father" Common monument with Julia R. Whatley
WHATLEY, Willis J.     Birth: 9/13/1804     Death: 8/20/1867
Section: Main Section   Row: 3   Grave: 4
Willis J. Whatley; Born Sept. 13, 1804; Died Aug. 20, 1867; 62 years 11 months & 7 days Second marker: Wiillis Whatley; Aged 62 years 11 mionths & 7 days
WHITE, A. N.
Section: Main Section   Row: 4   Grave: 4
A N White;
WHITE, Fanny
Section: Main Section   Row: 5   Grave: 3

In addition to the 43 tombstones described above, an additional 14 unlettered graves were found



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