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*Denotes cemetery is listed in: The Cemeteries of Upson County, Georgia; Third edition (1992), compiled by the Members of the Upson Historical Society Book available through Thomaston-Upson Co Archives .$20 + $6.50 s+h .
4/10 miles from Flint River on Adams Ferry Road
From Thomaston courthouse out Yatesville Rd 3.5 miles. Right on Andrew Chapel Rd 3.75 miles. Cemetery on right.
*Antioch Baptist  Greene Family Plot
From Yatesville North on Barnesville Road 4.4 mile. Cemetery on left.
Old Antioch Cemetery On-Line
*Arnold Methodist  Yatesville on Logtown Rd 1.4. Left on Pleasant Grove Rd. 1.7 miles. Cemetery on the left. (Church no longer there) Cemetery On-Line
*Barron-Perdue   From Thomaston Courthouse out Waymanville Rd 10.1 miles. 1st house on left after passing Birdsong Rd., pass behind house to old railroad roadbed. Go NE up roadbed to cemetery
*Bell   From Courthouse 2.4 miles to Gordon School Turn right 1.4 miles to Cox house. 1st curve after passing where old Talbottom Rd runs into Gordon School Rd. Follow old road bed to right of Cox house .1 mile on left.
*Bethany   out Barnesville Highway go 6.2 miles. Turn left on Delray Rd. Cemtery on right of Delray.   On-line
*Bethesda   From Courthouse take Barnesville Rd. 2 miles on left is driveway to cemetery
*Bethlehem   Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church. From Thomaston traveling east take Trime Mill Rd 7.3 miles. Cemetery on right.
Bluff Springs African-American
*Blount   from Yatesville to Barnesville Rd. 4 miles from Yatesville at haygood cattle farm take 1st dirt rd to left. Follow pasture road to cemetery. 2 miles from highway.
Britt Family burials - misc cemeteries.
From Thomaston courthouse square out the Woodland Road 6 miles to Rowland Road, turn left and go 1.8 miles to the cemetery, on the right side of the road.   On-Line
Central Georgia Genealogical Society Quartery. Vol 11 #1 1989
Cedar Grove Church Cemetery
On Hwy 36, west from Thomaston, on the north side of the road
321 Hannahs Mill Rd
Thomaston, GA 30286-2808
*Dawson - Adams
Located across the road from King's Chapel located near the cross roads of Waynmanville Road and Log Town Road veru near Tobler Creek. The old town of Waynmanville was here.
From Thomaston courthouse go out Waymanville Road, cross Logtown Road, continue on Hollis Road to Pleasant Grove Road. Turn left 1.5 miles to Sandy Harvey Road. Turn right 1 mile. Cemetery on right 1/8 mile from road.
*Fallin Family Cemeteries
Family Cemetery At Pickard (Holmes, Smith, Dickerson)
Location: Not given. No markers in this cemetery.
*Flint River Primitive Baptist
*Friendship Primitive Baptist
*Good Hope    31 graves listed p. 117
*Harmony Primitive Baptist
*Hendricks Baptist Family Plot
From Thomaston courthouse go out Crest Highway 6.6 miles, turn left on Hickman Fork Road. Go 4.1 miles and on the left of the road are the church and cemetery.
*Kimbell Cemetery,br>From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Crest Highway 6.6 miles, turn left 4.2 miles. Turn left on Pleasant Valley Road 5.5 miles, turn left on Turkey Creek Road. On right side of road about 500 yards on top of ridge after crossing branch is the cemetery. There are several graves with two Civil War markers. No Names.
Kings Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery
Location: Waymanville Road.
Three miles west of Thomaston on the Woodland Highway #36.
Begun in 1961, the names and dates are found on the Bronze Memorials. The cemetery office located on West Gordon Street in Hotel Upson have complete records of each burial, including the few that are not marked in the cemetery. Two sections "The Christus Garden" and "The Garden of Prayer" developed when cemetery book was published.
*Meriwether Memory Gardens ( 706-846-4460)
Thomaston, GA 30286
Barnesville Hwy 36 to The Rock Road, turn left, go 7 8/10 miles, Cemetery on Right side. On-line
Mt. Zion Baptist
From The Rock Road, DelRay Road 5/10 mile to Burkette Rd. 2/10 mile, turn left behind Faith Harvest Church On-Line
About 2 and a half miles south of Thomaston. It was on Highway 19 South, but that highway was re-routed when it was four-laned. That old 19 is now called, I think, Indian Trail. On-Line
*New Hope Primitive Baptist
*Old Antioch Baptist
Old Mill Cemetery
Located in Thomaston, west of intersection of Peerless Rd. and Edgewood Ave., behind Thomaston Mills Finishing Division.
*Old Rose Hill Academy
*RespressLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square, go Waymanville Road 12.7 miles to Pleasant Grove. Turn right, go .8 miles. Turn right on Chatfield Road, go 1.4 miles, turn right on an old road. Go 1.2 miles to cemetery. Contains 4 adult and 5 children's graves unmarked.
*RichardsonLocation: Out Waymanville Road, at the rear of James Perdue's home.
*RigginsLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square out the Woodbury Highway 74, 12.9 miles, turn left on Thundering Springs Road, go .7 miles, turn right on Dripping Rock Road, go 2 miles to the cemetery on the left.
*The Rock   From Thomaston take Hwy 36 East. Go 8 miles to The Rock. The cemetery is located next to the Methodist Church. The Cemetery book lists 133 graves (three of which are noted as "unmarked grave") The Rock Cemetery originated sometime around 1900 with the first burial in 1923-- Mrs. Ida Moore Stephens, wife of C. O. Stephens.   On-Line
*Rocky Mount   From Thomaston Courthouse go out the Waymanville Road to the Wheless Crossroad, 11.8 miles. Turn left on Yatesville Rod and about 1/2 mile on the right is the Horace Kelly home with cemetery in the back. From Yatesville on the Logtown Rd 7.4 on the left of road is cemetery.
*Salem   From The Rock community go north on Barnesville Road 2.6 and the cemetery is on the right side of the road.  On-Line
*SalterLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out Highway 19, north 3.3 miles. Turn left off Jeff Davis Road, 2.4 miles to Spring Creek Road, turn right 1.4 miles on right of road is cemetery.
*ShepherdGreene Family Plot
Shepherd Location: From Thomaston courthouse square go on Highway 19, south 2.4 miles, turn right on Gordon School Road 1.7 miles on left of the road at intersection of old Talbotton Road and Daniels Mill Road. There are many graves in this cemetery without markers.
*Shiloh   Family Plot     Shiloh Cemetery Listing Location: From Thomaston courthouse square, go north 5 miles on Highway 19 and the cemetery is on the left side of the road.
*Smith/1Location: From Thomaston courthouse square go out Woodland Road 5 miles on the right.
*Smith/2Location: From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Yatesville Highway 3.5 miles. Turn right on Andrews Chapel Road and go 1.2 miles; turn right on Windsweep Road and go .1 mile. The cemetery is about 150 yards back of Mr. Hammond's house on the right side of the road. There are no markers. There is one adult cement slab and one adult with no slab. There are no names.
*Smyrna BaptistLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square take Highway 19, north 4.4 miles, turn left on Atwater Road, go 4.4 miles. Turn left on Smyrna Church Road, go .8 miles to the cemetery on the left side of the road.
*SnelsonLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Woodbury Highway 3.1 miles to Baker Britt Road, turn right 1.4 miles on left of the road about 100 yards in the woods.
*Southview Greene Wheeless FamilyFamily Plots
Location: City of Thomaston, Georgia  On-Line
*StephensLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out Yatesville Highway 6.7 miles, turn left on Boyt Road .6 miles on right of the road.
*Sullivan/1Location: From Thomaston courthouse square go out Yatesville Highway 7 miles on left of the road about 150 feet from the road. This cemetery is .3 miles past the Boyt Road.
*Sullivan/2Location: From Sullivan Cemetery #1 go east across branch on Yatesville Road .4 miles way up the hill on Yatesville Road; on the right of the road. No marked graves.
*SwiftonLocation: Not given. There are many graves with no markers.
*ThompsonLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Waymanville Road 3.4 miles, turn right on New Harmony Road. After passing the New Harmony Church, take a right at the first fork in the road. Pass the Mauldin Road, and keep going straight 5.1 miles to the cemetery which is about 300 yards south of the old home place on the left side of the road.
*TraylorLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out Barnesville Highway 1.4 miles, turn right on McKinley Road 1.1 miles on left of the road in front on Tom McKinley homeplace.
TraylerLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out Barnesville Highway 1.4 miles, turn right on McKinley Road 1.1 miles on left of the road in front on old Tom McKinley homeplace.
From Upson Co. Archives, Turn left off of East Lee St. go 3/10 mile onto Triune Mill Rd, go 9 miles the turn right on Logtown Road in Upson Co. sitting on side of road. No signs.
*TriceYatesville Hwy 74 East, turn on Trice Road, Cemetery is on corner of Trice Cemetery Road and Trice Road.
*Upson Memorial Gardens 706-647-0333
312 S Church St
Thomaston, GA 30286-4106
*Valley GroveLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go north on Highway 19, 4.8 miles, turn left on Atwater Road, go 2.5 miles to the cemetery on the left side of the road.
*VirdenLocation: From The Rock, Georgia out the Barnesville Road 3.1 miles, turn left on Willis Road, .2 miles on left of Willis Road.
*WalkerLocation: On the Dallas Place on Waymanville Road. From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Waymanville Road. There are signs of several graves with no markers.
Walker Family Cemetery      PhotosLocated outside of Thomaston in the woods. Very overgrown and has been neglected for many, many years.
*Walker/Washington/WilliamLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out Woodland Highway 1.1 miles, turn left on old Talbotton Road .6 miles. Turn right on dirt road .5 miles. Grave on left side of road about 300 yards from road.
Location: Family plot adjacent to fenced area of Collier Cemetery.
*WaymanvilleLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Waymanville Road 10.8 miles to the Fred Duke home place. Go up his driveway and follow the roadbed to the cemetery. There are many graves with no markers.
*WhelessLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Waymanville Road 11.7 miles on the right of the road.   Wheeless On-Line
*WilliamsLocation: On the Yatesville Road to Highway 19 on Logtown Road listing mileage from Yatesville, 3.2 miles on the right of the road.
*Willis/1Location: The Rock, Georgia, north on Barnesville Highway 3.1 miles, turn right on Willis Road 1.5 miles to cemetery on right of the road.
*Willis/2Location: From The Rock, Georgia, north on Barnesville Highway 3.1 miles, turn right on Willis Road and go 1 mile to the home of J.A. Solenberger. Then go east up hill in the edge of the woods about 600 yards to the cemetery.
*WorthyLocation: From Thomaston courthouse square go out the Waymanville Road 12 miles on the right side of the road several hundred yards.
*Yatesville Methodist Family Plot Location: City of Yatesville, Georgia
Zion Chapel Methodist Church
Location: From Thomaston courthouse square go south on Highway 19 for 2.5 miles and the cemetery is on the left side of the road.
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HOW TO FIGURE A BIRTHDATE REMEMBER THIS NUMBER: 8870 How do you figure the birthdate? Suppose the person died May 6, 1889, at the age of 71 years, 7 months, 9 days. 1. Write the year, month, day as: 18890506 2. Subtract the age at death: 710709 3. This gives the figure: 18179797 4. Now subtract 8870: 5. The result is: 18170927 Year 1817, 9th month (Sept), 27th day or 27 Sept, 1817 Source: Platte Co, MO Historical/Genealogical Society
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