Beckham - Fort Cemetery

This destroyed cemetery was located on US Highway 23/127.  The following pieces of slabs were found in a gully behind the colored Calvary Baptist Church.  The cemetery was destroyed by the landlord about 1942.

Brooks, Mrs. Lavinia, wife of William P. Brooks, born in South Carolina 2/20/1801, died in Twiggs County on 3/23/1853

Brooks, Wilson, son of William P. & Lavenia N. Brooks departed 1/17/1846 - Age 15 yrs., 1 month, 25 days.

 

Taken from "History of Twiggs County"

Copyright 2001 by Tonya H. Crosby