Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries, Inc.
A non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization dedicated to the preservation
|Mount Olive Churchyard
Location: From the Baldwin County Courthouse, go east on Hancock St. and follow Highways 22/24 southeast for 4.4 miles. Where Highways 22 and 24 split, bear right on Highway 24. Go another 1.3 miles to County road 182 (unpaved). Turn left. Go 0.6 mile. The cemetery is on the right and is set back about 25 feet from the road. Some of the cemetery is in a small clearing; some is in the woods.|
GPS coordinates: 33 04' 47" N 83 07' 52" W
or in degrees only form: 33.07972° N X 83.13111° W
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Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White
|Pers. No.||Name||Birth||Death||Inscription and Notes||Service|
|1||Charles S. Jones|| ||1890||d. Hancock Co, Ga. Death and service info,|
per RCSG. Grave is in bushes, about 20 ft.
from other cleared graves, on the right facing away from the road and toward the cem
| Confederate States of America|
Co. H. 57th Ga. Inf. Pvt on May 10, 1862
Wounded in leg at Baker's Creek, Miss.
on May 16, 1863
|2||Zachariah Brookins||Nov 15, 1818||Jul 26, 1886|
|3||Pinkie Brookins|| || |
|4||Dan Brookins||Mar 6, 1847||May 8, 1924|
|5||Susan Vinson Prosser Brookins||1846||Apr 28, 1910||m. Nov 26, 1876|
|6|| || ||Unmarked graves.|
Crumbling brick vaults and sandstone markers
-- none of which have inscriptions.
At least 10 depressions or graves in woods, on the Hwy 24 side of the cleared area.
|7|| || ||Unmarked graves.|
About 10 graves in the cleared area.
|8||Benjamin Cook||May 24, 1809||Sep 16, 1890||Unmarked adult grave.|
Age 81. All info per obituary
He is buried somewhere in this cemetery.