Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

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Choice Family Cemetery

Choice Family Cemetery photo
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go southwest on Hwy 22 for 7.2 miles to the intersection of Hwy 22 and Main Street in Devereux. Turn right on Main Street and go 0.2 mile to Church Street on the left. Turn left and follow Church Street for 0.3 mile until it merges into Devereux/Jones Chapel Rd. Go left on Devereux/Jones Chapel Road and follow it for 0.9 miles to Warren Chapel Road. Turn right on Warren Chapel Road and follow it for 2.7 miles to County Rd 144 and the Warren Chapel Cemetery on your left. Turn left. After 2.8 miles and just before the top of the hill, turn right onto a dirt road. Follow this road for 2.2 miles. This road becomes very rough and hunters have erected cable barriers across some sections of this road. You will go past Pole Cane Creek (unmarked) with its pond on right after 2.0 miles, and at 2.2 miles after going up a hill, turn left. Go 100 yards following a faint path. Turn left following another faint path and go 100 feet. Turn right and the cemetery will be in front of you in the woods.

GPS coordinates: 33 15' 58.8" N 83 10' 40.0" W
or in degrees only form: 33.26633° N X 83.17778° W
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GMD: 101
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White

Indexer or Contributor: Anne and Tilmon Chamlee

Number of persons found: 5
Tully Choice
Jun 17, 1753 - Dec 19, 1837
Birth date and service below per family. No date or full service record on stone.
Military Service: American Revolution
Ga. Troops. Service records indicate he
was in the Virginia Militia (see below).
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Grave 1
William Harper
1750 - 1823
m. Mary Ingram (1759-1840). From Dinwiddie Co., Va. Dates, marriage and county info per typed research of Lillie A. Chamlee (1905-1981)
Military Service: American Revolution
Ga. Troops
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Grave 2
Wyatt Harper
Mar 1791 - Jul 1865
m. Ruth Choice, who was d/o Tully Choice and Rebecca Sims, in 1823. All dates and relationships per family research (Lillie A. Chamlee, 1905-1981).
Military Service:
Georgia, Corp. Harper's
Co., 1(?) Ga Regt., War of 1812
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Grave 3
Henry Graybill

- Oct 7, 1822
b. [Lancaster], PA, [d. Hancock Co. Lived in Hancock for 42 yrs. Gravestone was stolen and his grave was re-marked in 2003] - Nancy Hart DAR and John Milledge SAR.
Military Service: American Revolution
Lieut. SC Troops. [Held positions of
Surveyor, Clerk of Ct, Presidential
Elector (4 times), per obituary.]
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Grave 4
Unmarked Graves

Several other depressions in this cemetery.
Grave 5