Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Hilsman-Lary Family Cemetery

Down Road

Hilsman-Lary Family Cemetery photo
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go 7.7 miles on Hwy 22 east to Springfield Church Rd. Turn left onto Springfield Church Rd. Go 4.4 miles to Down Rd (unmarked dirt road. This is the first road on the left after Springfield Church). Go down Down Rd for 0.4 mile. The cemetery is on the left about 50 yards back in the woods.

GPS coordinates: 33 25' 06.6" N 82 57' 39.6" W
or in degrees only form: 33.4185° N X 82.961° W
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GMD: 107
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White

A 5 foot stone wall surrounds the cemetery.
Indexer or Contributor: Jack & LaRue Johnson and Gertrude Spencer

Number of persons found: 3
Jeffrey E. Hilsman

- Sep 13, 1851
Age 38 years. "Sacred to the memory of". "Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord."
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Grave 1
Mary Harvey Hilsman
Mar 3, 1787 - Oct 9, 1854
d/o James Harvey. Born in Hancock Co. On same 10 ft. high headstone as Bennet Hilsman.
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Grave 2
Bennet Hilsman
Apr 30, 1776 - Apr 4, 1855
"Sacred to the memory of Bennet Hilsman, son of James Hilsman Sr." b. Wake Co., N.C.
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Grave 3