Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Green Spring Cemetery

Green Spring Cemetery photo
Location:
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go north on Hwy 15/16 for 0.6 mile. Bear left on Hwy 16 West. Go 8.8 miles to Green Spring Road (dirt). Turn right and take Green Spring Rd. for 0.6 mile. The cemetery is on your left.

GPS coordinates: 33 20' 51" N 83 06' 50" W
or in degrees only form: 33.3475° N X 83.11389° W
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GMD: 103
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: Black

Graves numbered 400 and higher are new since the original survey and are located somewhere in the cemetery.

Indexer or Contributor: Willie Moore, Gertrude Spencer, LaRue Johnson, Kathy Fuller, Susan Harrington

Number of persons found: 247
Minnie L. Shell
Jul 29, 1896 - Mar 15, 1996
"Mother"
Grave 1
Unmarked Adult Slab - Thomas Griffin
Oct 30, 1915 - Apr 7, 2002
Age 86 All info per funeral home tag.
Grave 2
Ethelene Griffin
Aug 25, 1914 - Jun 3, 1930

Grave 3
Tomi Mellissa Griffin
Oct 21, 1994 - Feb 15, 1995
"Forever in our hearts"
Grave 4
Sallie Shell
Feb 8, 1906 - Mar 1, 1995

Grave 5
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 6
Clyde Shell
Jan 15, 1906 - Apr 10, 1976

Grave 7
Jerry Moses Wynns
Nov 14, 1914 - Oct 13, 1991

Grave 8
Mamie L. Wynn
Jul 26, 1916 - Feb 23, 1998

Grave 9
Pearl Wynn
Dec 9, 1901 - Aug 20, 1988

Grave 10
Willie Scott
Jan 1, 1916 - Aug 27, 1982

Grave 11
Unmarked Adult Slab - Mary L. Lawrence Lamor

The name is on a loose iron plate on top of slab.
Grave 12
Lula Wynn
Jul 7, 1884 - Jan 27, 1969

Grave 13
Mrs. Willie Mae Wynn

- Jul 23, 1990

Grave 14
Robert Lee Lawson Wynn
Nov 20, 1932 - Feb 25, 1988

Grave 15
Lent Shell
Apr 12, 1922 - Dec 12, 1981

Grave 16
George Lawrence
Jan 5, 1878 - Jan 20, 1969

Grave 17
Jimmie Shell
Oct 15, 1896 - Sep 10, 1972
"Father"
Grave 18
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 19
Mattie W. Shell
May 19,
- Jan 18, 1968
No birth year.
Grave 20
Lizzie Shell
1893 - 1988

Grave 21
Willie Wynn
Oct 11, 1911 - Jun 8, 1958

Grave 22
Genie Shell
Dec 1890 - Jun 17, 1957

Grave 23
Georgian Shell
1869 - 1944

Grave 24
Unmarked Graves

18 graves.
Grave 25
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 26
Unmarked Adult Graves

4 graves.
Grave 27
Albert Lawrence
Aug 3, 1912 - Apr 23, 1994

Grave 28
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 29
Unmarked Graves

5 graves.
Grave 30
Mr. Julius Lawrence

- Jan 13, 1956
"Houston" across top of grave.
Grave 35
Mary Lawrence

- Dec 26, 1955

Grave 36
Unmarked Grave


Grave 37
Rowland Lawrence
Mar 18, 1890 - Oct 21, 1955

Grave 38
Mr. Baker Lawrence

- May 9, 1955

Grave 39
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 40
Mr. Emanuel Lawrence

- Dec 15, 1950
Only one date on this adult-sized slab.
Grave 41
Unmarked Adult Slabs

3 graves.
Grave 42
Leak Lawrence
Dec 25, 1891 - Aug 22, 1963

Military Service: World War I
Pvt U.S. Army
Grave 45
Mr. Lawrence Macon
Jan 24, 1910 - Jan 24, 1972

Grave 46
Mattie L. Brooks
Apr 3, 1903 - May 31, 1996

Grave 47
Unmarked Adult Slab

Broken.
Grave 48
Unmarked Adult Graves

Graves 49 to 61 are unmarked.
Grave 49
Eddie B. Shell
Mar 20, 1901 - Mar 1, 1927
"He was attendable to his father and mother"
Grave 62
R. S. Shell
Feb 10, 1860 - Apr 11, 1925
"Our loving father"
Grave 63
M. A. Shell
Nov 12, 1862 - Aug 12, 1926
"Our loving mother"
Grave 64
Unmarked Graves

2 graves.
Grave 65
Rosa Bell Stembridge
1912 - Jun 14, 1943

Grave 66
Unmarked Adult Graves

Graves 67 to 75 are unmarked.
Grave 67
Lazette Shell
Dec 1, 1865 - Aug 14, 1989

Grave 76
Unmarked Graves

Graves 77 to 83 are unmarked.
Grave 77
Unmarked Grave

Cross on headstone. Headstone is sinking.
Grave 84
Unmarked Grave


Grave 85
Robert Lee Robbins
May 1, 1917 - Sep 25, 1977
(John)
Grave 86
I. S. - R.

- 1950

Grave 87
Mary R. Johnson
Jun 12, 1906 - Apr 26, 1990

Grave 88
Dorthory Robbins
Sep 18, 1945 - Jun 6, 1954
Information painted on concrete block on top of grave.
Grave 89
Unmarked Grave


Grave 90
Unmarked Grave


Grave 91
Unmarked Grave

Possible grave.
Grave 92
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 93
Lucy Watts
1909 - 1991

Grave 94
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 95
Mattie A. Lawrence
May 2, 1882 - Jun 12, 1985

Grave 96
Leander Lawrence
May 25, 1922 - Jun 26, 1986

Grave 97
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 98
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 99
Mattie E. Robbins
Oct 14, 1908 - Apr 23, 1985

Grave 100
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 101
Unmarked Child Slab


Grave 102
Oscar Robbins
Feb 2, 1900 - Nov 7, 1971

Grave 103
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 104
Willie Robbins
Sep 26, 1906 - May 7, 1968

Grave 105
Unmarked Grave


Grave 106
Unmarked Grave


Grave 107
Unmarked Graves

Numbers 108 to 136 are unmarked graves.
Grave 108
Margaret S. Roberts
Dec 4, 1904 - Dec 31, 1987

Grave 137
Frank Rankins, Sr.
Jun 23, 1927 - Nov 22, 1985
"The Lord is my refuge."
Grave 138
Cora Stemrich
1911 - 1986
"Mother"
Grave 139
Unmarked Adult Slab

Has unreadable Ingram Bros. funeral home marker.
Grave 140
Zilphia W. Williams
1899 - 1998
"Mother"
Grave 141
Susie Williams
1894 - 1992
"Loving memories"
Grave 142
Sallie Mae Mitchell
1916 - 1999

Grave 143
Amos Lawrence
Aug 12, 1941 - Mar 2, 1994

Grave 144
Milton Rankin
Sep 25, 1923 - Sep 9, 1992

Military Service: World War II
U.S. Navy SC3
Grave 145
Ellar Lawrence
Apr 18, 1934 - Jan 29, 1990

Grave 146
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 147
Essie B. Lawrence
Oct 11, 1913 - May 20, 1995

Grave 148
John W. Lawrence
Oct 20, 1906 - Oct 23, 2001

Grave 149
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 150
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 151
David West
Oct 27, 1910 - Jan 28, 1991
"Daddy"
Grave 152
Henry Spencer
May 1895 - Jul 1970

Grave 153
Lizzie Spencer
Mar 1900 - Jun 1970

Grave 154
Bedie Spencer Webb
Sep 23, 1899 - Aug 1, 1968
Grave 155
Claude Lawrence Webb
1885 - 1924
Grave 156
Richard Webb, Sr.
1887 - 1940
"Father" "Lonnie; Moses; Joseph, Sr; Julius; Frank, Sr.; E. Leon, Sr.; Richard, Jr."
Click for more info.
Grave 157
Mrs. Lizzie Wicker

- Jan 3, 1952
45. Only one date. 45 not shown as years but is probably age in years.
Grave 158
Unmarked Graves

Graves 159 to 197 are unmarked.
Grave 159
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 198
Ella Mae Lawrence
Dec 1, 1937 - Mar 21, 1990

Grave 199
Johnny C. Lawrence
Dec 9, 1946 - Jun 25, 1981

Grave 200
James Hubert Lawrence
Jul 1, 1943 - Apr 8, 1978

Grave 201
Willie Lawrace Lawrence
Feb 20, 1909 - May 25, 1948
"In memory of our mother" Gravestone spelled as "Lawrace" but correct spelling is probably "Lawrence".
Grave 202
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 203
Unmarked Graves

Graves 204 to 206 and 208 to 219 are unmarked.
Grave 204
D. Lawrence
Jan 12, 1885 - Jul 6, 1937

Grave 207
Rosia L. Lawrence
Jul 30, 1892 - Sep 6, 1966
w/o Ezell Lawrence.
Grave 220
Ezell Lawrence
Aug 18, 1884 - Nov 1, 1968
"Father"
Grave 221
Unmarked Adult Slab - Robert L. Robbins

- Jul 21, 1996
All info per funeral home tag.
Grave 222
Unmarked Grave

Possible grave.
Grave 223
Oscar Robbins, Jr.
Dec 1, 1889 - Mar 31, 1957

Military Service: World War I
Georgia Pvt 430 Res Labor Bn QMC
Grave 224
Mr. Leon Green

- Mar 25, 1948

Grave 225
Commer Rankin, Sr.
1887 - Mar 3, 1946

Grave 226
Unmarked Graves

Graves 227 to 233 are unmarked.
Grave 227
Mary Wynn
1889 - Feb 25, 1952
Handwritten.
Grave 234
Unmarked Graves

Graves 235 to 245 are unmarked.
Grave 235
Charlie Simmon
1866 - 1942

Grave 246
Henry Lawrence
Feb 29, 1886 - Mar 24, 1947

Grave 247
Annie Bell Baugh
Sep 15, 1916 - Jul 6, 1946

Grave 248
Bessie Baugh
Jul 4, 1911 - Mar 27, 1948
"Mother"
Grave 249
Mrs. Florida Johnson
Oct 20, 1907 - Mar 26, 1946
"Sister"
Grave 250
Sam Lawrence
1914 - 1953
"Father"
Grave 251
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 252
Mattie L. Lawrence
Apr 20, 1887 - Jun 6, 1971
"Mother"
Grave 253
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 254
Rosie Lee Stembridge
Feb 6, 1885 - Dec 21, 1973
"Mother"
Grave 255
David Stembridge
Nov 15, 1903 - Jul 15, 1980
"Always in our hearts"
Grave 256
Perry Lawrence
Jul 18, 1921 - Oct 29, 1981

Grave 257
Unmarked Grave


Grave 258
Daniel Stembridge, Sr.
Oct 28, 1905 - Jul 13, 1953

Grave 259
Daniel Stembridge, Jr.
Jan 27, 1947 - Dec 15, 2001

Grave 260
Joseph Lawrence, Sr.
Feb 21, 1912 - Feb 4, 1985

Grave 261
Unmarked Graves

Graves 262 to 268 are unmarked.
Grave 262
Lula Rankins
Mar 4, 1893 - Apr 8, 1998
"Mother"
Grave 269
Wallace Rankin
Mar 15, 1928 - Jul 24, 1983

Grave 270
Willie Gus Rankin
Aug 2, 1921 - Oct 9, 1971

Military Service: World War II
Ga. PFC U.S. Army
Grave 271
Unmarked Grave


Grave 272
Commer J. Rankin
Jan 1, 1912 - Apr 9, 1971

Military Service: World War II
Georgia Tec 4 Co B 1909 ENGR AVN BN
Grave 273
Henry Stembridge, Sr.
May 29, 1916 - Feb 28, 2002
"Father"
Grave 274
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 275
Lucy Mas Stembridge
Nov 2, 1921 - Jun 4, 1962

Grave 276
Lucindy Lawrence
1905 - 1959
"Beloved Grandmother"
Grave 277
Allen Johnson
1906 - Nov 12, 1950
"Bone"
Grave 278
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 279
David Griffin
Jul 3, 1960 - Jul 4, 1960

Grave 280
Unmarked Graves

Graves 281 to 290 are unmarked.
Grave 281
David Twilley
Apr 21, 1911 - Nov 28, 1983

Military Service: World War II
Tec 4, U.S. Army
Grave 291
Shirley Walker
Dec 26, 1937 - Oct 30, 1991
"Beloved Mother"
Grave 292
Mary Twilley Jackson
Jul 4, 1884 - Jan 25, 1985
Grave 293
Albert Twilley
Jun 2, 1922 - Aug 3, 1986

Grave 294
Jerry L. Lawrence
Sep 27, 1939 - Mar 12, 1989

Grave 295
Mattie Robbins
May 14, 1920 - Apr 4, 1991

Grave 296
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 297
Unmarked Grave - Gabrielle Lawrece Lawrence

- Dec 2, 1994
All info per Watts Funeral Home marker. Last name spelled "Lawrece" but probably "Lawrence".
Grave 298
Unmarked Adult Slab - James Twilley

- Jun 9, 1999
All info from funeral home tag.
Grave 299
Unmarked Grave


Grave 301
Unmarked Slab


Grave 302
Essie B. Baugh
Jun 2, 1913 - Sep 30, 1967

Grave 303
Unmarked Graves

6 graves.
Grave 304
Jessie Lee Wynn
1939 - 1998

Grave 305
Eddie Lee Knox
Nov 7, 1928 - Dec 23, 1996

Military Service: Korean War
Pvt. U.S. Army
Grave 306
Unmarked Child Slab


Grave 307
Lillie B. Lewis
Nov 12, 1912 - Aug 26, 1993

Grave 308
Moses Joe Lewis
May 1, 1914 - Jan 8, 1983

Grave 309
John L. Lewis
May 21, 1950 - Jun 5, 1951

Grave 310
Moses Stembridge
Mar 11, 1892 - Jun 3, 1965

Military Service: World War I
Georgia Pvt. U.S. Army
Grave 311
Jim Stembridge
Jul 15, 1890 - Dec 31, 1969

Grave 312
Varnia Stembridge
Jan 13, 1918 - Jul 27, 1973

Grave 313
Lillar Stembridge
Feb 28, 1894 - Dec 3, 1984

Grave 314
Lizzie Stembridge
Mar 10, 1893 - Dec 19, 1980

Grave 315
Unmarked Slab


Grave 316
John H. Lawrence
Jan 13, 1924 - Jul 7, 1977

Grave 317
Matthew Lawrence
Jul 24, 1901 - Apr 11, 1979

Grave 318
Unmarked Slab


Grave 319
Jule Lawrence
1900 - 1985

Grave 320
Johnnie Lawrence
1921 - 1994

Grave 321
Carrie H. Stembridge
Oct 6, 1901 - Mar 19, 1988

Grave 322
Gatrena Renae Boatwright
Jan 6, 1975 - Feb 17, 1998

Grave 323
Sam Baeley Bailey
Jan 6, 1907 - Apr 4, 1997
Last name spelled Baeley on gravestone but probably is Bailey.
Grave 324
Mable Bailey
Apr 30, 1905 - Mar 16, 1987

Grave 325
Alger Stembridge
1908 - 1994
"Always in our hearts. Beloved husband, father and grandfather."
Grave 326
Algie Lee Stembridge
1942 - 1994
"Mother, sister & friend. I have kept the faith."
Grave 327
Willie Mae Knox
Apr 5, 1924 - Jun 12, 1980

Grave 328
Charlie Robbins
May 20, 1919 - Jun 20, 1988

Grave 329
Luther Robbins, Sr.
May 27, 1915 - Jun 21, 1989

Grave 330
Katherine Robbins
Apr 8, 1922 - Jul 20, 1998

Grave 331
Unmarked Graves

4 graves each marked by a rock at the head of the grave.
Grave 332
J. 2.

- 1925
Grave 335
Unmarked Graves

5 graves marked by rocks.
Grave 336
Mercell Stembridge

- Oct 19, 1918
Age 44.
Grave 337
Unmarked Grave

Marked by a rock at the head of the grave.
Grave 338
Berry Stembridge
Apr 23, 1877 - Sep 14, 1938

Grave 339
William Stembridge, Sr.
1878 - Nov 10, 1942
Rev. (Reverend)
Grave 340
Adam Stembridge

- Mar 28, 1947
"In memory of"
Grave 341
Unmarked Graves

2 graves.
Grave 342
Docie Stembridge

- Nov 1918
Very hard to read this stone.
Grave 343
Mrs. Sirena Stembridge
1854 - 1951

Grave 344
Annie Myrtle Robbins
1916 - 1952

Grave 345
Unmarked Grave


Grave 346
Jannie R. Stembridge
Dec 17, 1884 - Mar 21, 1958
w/o Berry Stembridge
Grave 347
Unmarked Graves

8 unreadable markers.
Grave 348
Boston Stembridge
Aug 13, 1913 - Dec 26, 1986

Grave 349
Boston Stembridge
Dec 27, 1948 - May 10, 1991

Grave 350
Carlton A. Stokes
Feb 2, 1967 - Apr 5, 1991

Military Service:
Spc. U.S. Army
Grave 351
Dolphus Robbins
May 20, 1924 - Oct 5, 1979

Military Service:
S2 U.S. Navy
Grave 352
Sam Stokes
Aug 22, 1937 - Dec 3, 1977

Grave 353
Lucinda Stembridge
Oct 6, 1893 - Oct 21, 1973

Grave 354
Unmarked Graves

Marked by a flag stone or sunken.
Grave 355
Unmarked Slabs

3 graves.
Grave 356
Unmarked Graves

A small wire fence could surround 2 graves.
Grave 359
U. L. Stembridge
Dec 1, 1911 - Nov 7, 1975

Grave 360
Robert Stemrich
Jan 16, 1907 - Jun 23, 1979

Grave 361
Ernest G. Stembridge
Dec 1, 1963 - Aug 24, 1977

Grave 362
Leola Harper
Apr 11, 1888 - May 18, 1976

Grave 363
Pearl Harper
Oct 12, 1903 - May 3, 1976

Grave 364
Anna Knox
1876 - Oct 12, 1967

Grave 365
Pinkie Hunt
May 31, 1916 - May 24, 1965

Grave 366
Unmarked Grave

Mound of dirt could possibly be a grave.
Grave 367
Lula B. Colbert
1898 - 1968

Grave 368
Unmarked Slab


Grave 369
Ruby L. Robbins
Aug 19, 1944 - Jul 16, 1973

Grave 370
Bro. W. P. Robbins
Jan 28, 1891 - Jan 29, 1972

Grave 371
Willie W. Robbins
Aug 20, 1892 - Apr 28, 1965

Grave 372
Annie Mae Cobb
May 9, 1917 - May 3, 1976

Grave 373
Clinton Dale Stembridge
Aug 17, 1961 - Jan 13, 1996

Grave 374
Mr. Charlie Harper
1926 - 1998

Grave 375
Huit Lee Harper
Apr 27, 1928 - Aug 7, 1992

Grave 376
Eddie Stembridge
Jun 28, 1904 - Sep 14, 1975

Grave 377
Louise Stembridge
Jul 1875 - Feb 12, 1968

Grave 378
Unmarked Slab


Grave 379
Louise Reese
1893 - 1984

Grave 380
Unmarked Grave

A mound of dirt.
Grave 381
Matthew Foster

- Apr 13, 1989

Grave 382
Wiley Foster
Jan 6, 1904 - Aug 30, 1987

Grave 383
Fannie Stembridge
Oct 6, 1907 - Dec 21, 1991

Grave 384
Leroy Stembridge, Sr.
1901 - 1982

Grave 385
Mimie L. Banks
Dec 23, 1907 - Mar 15, 1978

Grave 386
Unmarked Grave - Howard Foster

- May 2000
Info per funeral home marker.
Grave 387
Unmarked Grave - Daisy F. Ingram

- Sep 30, 1993
Info per funeral home marker.
Grave 388
Wade Spencer
Mar 28, 1916 - Feb 9, 2005

Grave 400
Sammie L. Stembridge
Aug 13, 1947 - Jan 28, 2011

Grave 401
Willie Anthony Robbins
Jan 11, 1964 - Aug 31, 2012
"Bill". We will always love you.
Grave 402
Roy Lawrence
Mar 19, 1926 - Nov 2, 2012
"Lightfoot". Loving husband and father.
Grave 403
Essie L. Robbins

- Aug 28, 2013
Information per obituary.
Grave 404
Mary Stembridge

- Aug 9, 2015
Age 86. Information per obituary.
Grave 405
Sammy Lee Lewis

- Feb 5, 2016
Information per obituary.
Grave 406