Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Veazey Family Cemetery

Veazey Family Cemetery photo
Veazey 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 (at the backward fork) onto Main Street and go 0.2 mile until it dead ends into Jones Chapel Road. Turn left and follow Devereux / Jones Chapel Road for 4.9 miles to Carr Station Road. Turn right on Carr's Station Road and go 3.7 miles to Lake Sinclair Drive. Turn right on Lake Sinclair Drive and go 3.8 miles to Island Creek Drive. Turn left on Island Creek Drive andn go 1.7 miles to Azalia Trail. Turn left on Azalia Trail and go 0.3 mile to a locked gate and white picket fence across the road.
Approximately 100 yards back from the gate and fence, go left to center of Georgia Power high voltage line. The graves are about 75 feet from the road under power lines.

GPS coordinates: 33 11' 38.5" N 83 12' 38.5" W
or in degrees only form: 33.19403° N X 83.21069° W
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GMD: 104
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White

Cemetery almost completely destroyed.

Indexer or Contributor: Russell Poss and Warren Layfield

Number of persons found: 5
Lump Smith Veazey
Nov 13, 1850 - Sep 28, 1877
w/o J. R. Veazey, d/o Geo. G. and E. F. Smith. "My darling is at rest"
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Grave 1
Infant dau. of J. R. & M. R. Veazey

On bottom of a broken stone, with "A wife on Earth, an Angel in Heaven" above inscription
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Grave 2
Carlie Smith

child of G. G. and E. F. Smith. Word between Carlie and child of unreadable.
Grave 3
M. R. Veazey

Footstone with "M. R. V." Last name of Veazey assumed.
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Grave 4
Unmarked Graves

Possible other graves. Headstones and other markers knocked down and broken.
Grave 5