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Old Midway Cemetery
Description: (sometimes called Talmadge or Talmage Cemetery)
Location: From the Baldwin County Courthouse, go east on Hancock St. one block. Turn right (south) on Wayne St., which becomes Business 441 South. Follow Business 441S for 1.8 miles. Turn right on Allen Memorial Drive. Drive 0.5 mile. Turn right on Irby Street. Go 0.2 mile on Irby or where the street jogs to the right. Cemetery is on both sides of the street at the jog.

GPS coordinates: 33 03' 33.8" N 83 14' 21.7" W
or in degrees only form: 33.05939 N X 83.23936 W
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GMD: 321
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: Both Black and White
Predominantly white on the left side of Irby and black on the right side of Irby.
List of Graves
Pers. No.NameBirthDeathInscription and NotesService
1Mae Smith ca. 1776May 22, 1843   
2    Unmarked adult grave.
Formerly 11 headstones, one for each
soldier who died at Ogelthorpe. Headstones
now gone. Five of the soldiers have been identified as shown below.
Confederate States of America
6 unknown CSA soldiers who died
at old Oglethorpe Univ., which served as
a hospital during the war.
3William R. Etheridge  Aug 1, 1864Unmarked grave.
 
Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. K, 57th Georgia
per Dr. Robert J. Massey's records.
4Frank Marion Herndon  Sep 17, 1864Unmarked grave.
 
Confederate States of America
Pvt. Phelan's Battery, per Dr. Robert
J. Massey's records.
5Frank Washington Legare  Sep 27, 1864Unmarked grave.
 
Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. E, 5th Georgia Militia, per
Dr. Robert J. Massey's records.
6John Lemmons  Mar 13, 1865Unmarked grave.
 
Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. H, 24th South Carolina, per
Dr. Robert J. Massey's records.
7Henry Walker  Jul 30, 1864Unmarked grave.
 
Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. E, 1st and 4th Missouri, per
Dr. Robert J. Massey's records.
8Sisicambis Mangham ca. 1835Jul 25, 1852Aged 17 yrs.

 
 
9    Unmarked grave.
5 unmarked graves, evenly divided between adults and children
 
10Mrs. Ruth Talmage 18161891w/o Rev. S.K. Talmage

Moved to Memory Hill Cemetery, Oct 24, 1991
 
11Rev. Samuel K. Talmage ca. 1798Sep 2, 1865Aged 67. "for more than 20 years President
of Oglethorpe University"
Moved to Memory Hill Cemetery, Oct 24, 1991
 
12Mathew E. Bingham ca. Nov 5, 1831Oct 20, 1851Aged 19 yrs, 11 mos, 15 days. A member of
the Junior class of Oglethorpe University
 
 
13John M. McMillan ca. May 23, 1839Oct 12, 1857Aged 18 yrs., 4 mos, 19 days.
b. Monroe Co., Ala. A college student.
 
 
14William Johnson Jan 26, 1879Jun 26, 1907Unmarked grave.
4 graves with William Johnson possibly one. Info on William Johnson per TT.
 
15Pinkie Wiggins Sherwood Jun 30, 1850May 23, 1900   
16Joseph S. (Josephus?) Sherwood  Jul 8, 1899   
17    Unmarked adult grave.
 
 
18Frances D. Johnson Mar 25, 1814Sep 5, 1884our mother

 
 
19Elam Johnson 1806Nov 21, 1881our father

 
 
20    Unmarked adult grave.
 
 
21Mrs. D. W. Clark   Unmarked grave.
w/o D. W. Clark. Info per A/D
 
22D. W. Clark Mar 31, 1816Oct 6, 1896   
23Julia Clark   Unmarked grave.
d/o Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Clark. Info per A/D
 
24Mattie Clark   Unmarked grave.
"Miss". Info per A/D
 
25    Unmarked child grave.
 
 
26Mrs. A. T. Smith ca. 1806Nov 22, 1848Unmarked adult grave.
Aged 32 yrs.

Mrs. Smith appears in the TT index, but the marker/grave can no longer be found.
 
27Elbert Cleghorn Ramsay Mar 5, 1833Dec 23, 1890Birth date and Dec 23 death date
per Carolyn Ramsay.
s/o R.H. Ramsay, per A/D. Death year and service info, per RCSG.
Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. B, 4th Ga. Discharged 8/3/1862
Died Milledgeville
28Randolph H. Ramsay 1804Oct 28, 1878Unmarked adult grave.
A professor.

Identity and occupation per A/D. Dates per Carolyn Ramsay.
 
29Mary Ann Monroe Cleghorn Ramsay 18051875Unmarked adult grave.
w/o Randolph H. Ramsay. Identity per A/D. Dates per Carolyn Ramsay.
 
30Mary Ann "Mollie" Ramsay 1849 Unmarked adult grave.
d. after 1900.

d/o Randolph H. Ramsay. Identity per A/D. Dates, nickname per Carolyn Ramsay.
 
31Henry Clay Ramsay 1844ca. 1866Unmarked adult grave.
d. 1866 or 1867. Unsure if grave contains
Henry Clay Ramsay, but a possibility per A/D
Dates per Carolyn Ramsay.
 
32Martha J. Moss Cleghorn Bass 1780Nov 1, 1863Unmarked adult grave.
m/o Mary Ann M. Cleghorn Ramsay. The
identification of this grave is tentative
and provided by Carolyn Ramsay.
 
33Louise Lane ca. 1824Jul 9, 1854Aged 30 yrs. w/o C.W. Lane. d. Americus

 
 
34A. E. Matthews ca. 1826Jul 24, 1854Aged 28 yrs. A candidate for the ministry.

 
 
35Julie Tauxe (Tauye?) Couen (Cavity?)  Jun 11, 1858from Switzerland. d. Scottsboro, Ga.

 
 
36 Allen   a headstone only  
37    Unmarked grave.
6 adult graves and 1 infant grave
 
38William Brantly Furman Feb 11, 1826Aug 17, 1858   
39    Unmarked adult grave.