Category Archive: cemetery

Oct 15

Tombstone Tuesday: Marker of Charles Dillard Mullinax & Martha Taylor


The cemetery plot in which Charles Dillard Mullinax and his wife Martha Taylor are buried contains an interesting and informative cement slab—the names with relationships of many of the Mullinax kin: Charles Dillard Mullinax Father’s side Father: Marion Mullinax Grandparents: D.W. Mullinax and Minerva Caylor Great Grandparents: Frank Mullinax & Cynthia Childers Great Great Grandparents: …

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Jul 18

Leave a Note in the Grave Yard

Grave Marker of Thomas Nicholson

This marker for the burial of Thomas Nicholson (about 1800–Dec. 24, 1890) is located in the Talona Baptist Church Cemetery in Whitestone, Georgia, on the Gilmer and Pickens County Line. Eyes are immediately drawn to the wooden stack with the lamented note left by “…Patsy Payne Hall, the great great granddaughter of Thomas and Susanna (Susan) …

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Jan 17

Tombstone Tuesday: Veterans, Antioch Church, Pickens Co.

Antioch Baptist Church, Pickens County, Georgia

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Jun 28

Tombstone Tuesday: Gail O. Lance

Bethel Baptish Church

“She was an angel unto us & now in heaven” is the inscription on the grave marker of Gail O. Lance. She was buried in Bethel (former Shoal Creek) Baptist Church Cemetery in Dawson County, Georgia. Bethel Baptist Church is located on Georgia Highway 136 near the intersection of Ga. 136 and and Shoal Creek …

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Jun 27

Military Monday: David Caylor


David Caylor and family were enumerated in the Grassy Knob District of Pickens County, Georgia. He at age 35, born in North Carolina, was head of house. Other household members included Permelia, age 31, born in North Carolina and six children all born in Georgia: Martha, age 13; George, age 12; Lucinda, age 8; Minerva, …

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Mar 22

Tombstone Tuesday: Arbor Hill Baptist Church

Tombstone of Clay Cagle

Arbor Hill Baptist Church Cemetery is located off Fortner Road in the mountains of Southern Pickens County. Six markers indicate burials of veterans in this cemetery established in 1940. Copyright. Linda Woodward Geiger. All rights reserved.  

Mar 15

Tombstone Tuesday: Free Hope Baptist

Free Hope Baptist Church

The following veterans were buried at Free Hope Baptist Church Center in Pickens County, Georgia. The cemetery is located about 5 miles south of Jasper, east of Ga. Hwy. 515. The church was established in 1938. Wright, Bernice I.; b. 13 Jan 1904; d. 16 Apr 1990; Pvt., U.S. Army, Rev. Hitt, Joseph Hugh;  b. …

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