Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries, Inc.
A non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization dedicated to the preservation
|Lester Burial Ground #1
Location: From the Baldwin County Courthouse, go west on Hancock Street for 2 blocks or 0.2 mile (or the one large block containing Georgia College & State Univ.). Turn right on Clarke Street. Go one large block or 0.2 mile. Turn left onto Business Highway 441 North (Montgomery St.) and follow the signs for Business 441 N (turn right on North Columbia St.). Go for approximately 8-1/2 miles (and one mile north of Meriwether Rd). The cemetery is in a field on the left between the Nova Cabinet Shop (at 3016 North Columbia) and a storage place. The cemetery is also located about 0.5 mile south of the causeway over Lake Sinclair. The cemetery is about 30 feet from and within sight of the highway.|
GPS coordinates: 33 10' 45.1" N 83 17' 16.1" W
or in degrees only form: 33.17919° N X 83.28781° W
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Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White
The Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries, Inc. cleaned this cemetery of weeds, and Garrett Industries voluntarily enclosed the cemetery with a chain-link fence in November, 2001. Thank you, Garrett Industries!
|Pers. No.||Name||Birth||Death||Inscription and Notes||Service|
|1||James Lester, Sr.||ca. 1754||Jun 18, 1819||Departed this life in his 65th year.|| American Revolution|
|2||Henrietta Lester||ca. 1762||Jul 10, 1818||w/o James Lester, Sr.|
|3||Mrs. Mason W. Lester||ca. Nov 24, 1798||Feb 6, 1818||w/o James D. Lester, aged 19 yrs, 2 mos, 12|