Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Mt. Zion Baptist (or Neel) Cemetery

Mt. Zion Baptist (or Neel) Cemetery photo
Go north from the Hancock County Courthouse on Hwy 15 for 6.6 miles. Turn right on county road #15. Go 0.3 mile. The cemetery is on the left about 50 feet from the road.

GPS coordinates: 33 21' 38.0" N 82 59' 52.7" W
or in degrees only form: 33.36056° N X 82.99797° W
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GMD: 102
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White

The church associated with this cemetery was moved to Mt. Stephens.
Indexer or Contributor: Kathy Fuller and Susan Harrington

Number of persons found: 7

The first four graves are within a fenced area.
Grave 0
Louisa M. Northen
1799 - 1881
Grave 1
Unmarked Grave

A story is told that Gov. Northen was removed from this cemetery to Oakland Cem in Atlanta. If so, this depression may have been where he was buried before being moved.
Grave 2
Nancy Neel
1806 - 1884

Grave 3
Thomas Neel

"died in his 64th (?) year" - stone broken at 64. No dates. Kimbrough says it read 64.
Grave 4
Emily Adaline Gilbert

- Nov 8, 1835
Aged 15 yrs, 2 months, 13 days.
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Grave 5
Unmarked Graves

Approximately 102 graves extend from two sides of the fenced area into the woods.
Grave 6