Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

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Simmons Family Cemetery

Simmons Family Cemetery photo
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go southwest on Hwy 22 for 7.2 miles to Devereux. Turn right (at the backwards fork) onto Main Street. Go 0.2 mile to the dead end and turn left on Jones Chapel / Devereux Rd. Go approximately 2 miles to Powell Grove road on your right. Go on Powell Grove road for 1.4 miles to the end of the pavement and the intersection of Powell Grove, King Road and Sandy Run Rd. Go straight ahead on Sandy Run Road and go 0.4 mile to a home on the right (1884 Sandy Run Road). Go about 0.1 mile or so down an old wagon road that is to the left of the house. The cemetery is fenced and on the right. The cemetery has many cedar trees and several cherry laurels.

GPS coordinates: 33 14' 06.6" N 83 08' 09.4" W
or in degrees only form: 33.23517° N X 83.13594° W
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GMD: 101
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White

Fenced. Cleaned in 1999 by the indexers.
Indexer or Contributor: Jewel Thompson, Janice Smith, Patsy Kennedy, Katherine Bray, Anne Chamlee, Bess Cabaniss

Number of persons found: 9
James Simmons

- Sep 20, 1834
Age 61 yrs, 20 days. "To the memory of" "who departed this life by dropsey"
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Grave 1
Mrs. Ann Simmons

- Sep 20, 1854
"who died by a painful tumor" Aged 75 yrs and 26 days.
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Grave 2
James W. Simmons

- Nov 11, 1867
Age 62 yrs, 8 mos. 6 days.
Grave 3
Catherine L. Simmons
May 19, 1811 - Aug 21, 1889
Grave 4
John Simmons

Military Service: American Revolution
Pvt. Ga. Troops
Grave 5
George Algernon Bass
Oct 29, 1872 - Jun 13, 1879
s/o A. S. and Ella G. Bass.
Grave 6
Caroline Josephine Simmons
Jun 29, 1835 - Jul 20, 1908
Grave 7
Mary Rutherford Simmons

- Oct 30, 1840
Age 2 yrs & 2 mos.
Grave 8
Unmarked Adult Grave

Grave 9