Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Battle-Cato Family Cemetery

Battle-Cato Family Cemetery photo
Battle-Cato Family Cemetery photo
Battle-Cato Family Cemetery photo
From the Hancock County Court House, go 2.6 miles northeast on Hwy 22/15 to the split and then go right on Hwy 22 for another 10.1 miles to the Powelton Antique Shop on the right side of the road. (The Antique Shop is 0.4 mile past the Powelton welcome sign.) The cemetery is about 450 feet behind the Antique shop in a fenced area.

GPS coordinates: 33 25' 36.2" N 82 52' 22.6" W
or in degrees only form: 33.42672° N X 82.87294° W
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GMD: 106
Cemetery Status: Active

Indexer or Contributor: Jack & LaRue Johnson

Number of persons found: 10
Lucinda A. B. Cato

- Jun 12, 1835
33 years of age.
Grave 1
Reuben T. Battle

- Dec 2, 1847
"In the 64 year of his life."
Grave 2
Bethia Battle

- 1855
Age 67 years. "Died in Faith". w/o R. T. Battle.
Grave 3
Mary Isabella Palmer

- May 18, 1840
Age 1 year, 9 mos. d/o E. J. and Ann Palmer.
Grave 4
John M. Jones

- Nov 7, 1853
Age 53 years.
Grave 5
Mrs. S. J. Seay

- Sep 5, 1857
Age 27 years, 1 mo. and 1 day. w/o R. F. Seay.
Grave 6
Rueben I. Irvin

"Only son of Charles M. & H. E. A. Irvin" "Age 13 mos & 2 days"
Grave 7
Jon H. Baldwin
May 18, 1944 - Jan 2000
"In Memory of"
Military Service: Vietnam War
PFC U.S. Army
Grave 8
Unmarked Child Grave - Harriet Palmer
1833 - 1841
Not found in 2002 but probably in unmarked child vault. Name, dates from Kimbrough list
Grave 9
Unmarked Graves

Room for another 4-6 graves in this cemetery but no sign of other graves.
Grave 10