Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Bethea Family Cemetery

Bethea Family Cemetery photo
From the Hancock County Courthouse, travel on Hwy 22 West for 10.2 miles. Turn left on Tom Brown Rd. Travel 0.6 mile to field road and turn right. Travel about 100 yards from Tom Brown Road. Cemetery is about 50 yards to the right of the field road under a large pine tree.

GPS coordinates: 33 09' 37.9" N 83 04' 05.5" W
or in degrees only form: 33.16053° N X 83.06819° W
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GMD: 117
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White

Could be more graves in this cemetery than are listed -- it is difficult to tell.

The field road is 0.2 mile from the intersection of Tom Brown Rd and Beulah Rd.
Indexer or Contributor: Glen and Christy Cook

Number of persons found: 8
Unmarked Adult Slab

Grave 1
Chauncey W. Boyer
Dec 27, 1872 - Aug 15, 1901
s/o Elizabeth "Bettie" Bethea Boyer, per Raymond Boyer. "It was hard to give thee up, But Thy will o God be done."
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Grave 2
Unmarked Adult Slab

Grave 3
Kittie Bethea Schell
May 8, 1857 - Jan 13, 1902
w/o S. S. Schell. "She was too good and too gentle to dwell in this cold world."
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Grave 4
Unmarked Adult Grave

Brick formation.
Grave 5
Unmarked Adult Grave

Brick - probably originally a tomb above ground.
Grave 6
Unmarked Grave - Elizabeth "Bettie" Bethea Boyer
1843 - 1912
1st w/o Jasper Boyer. All info from "Elias Boyer of Hancock County" by Mrs. James J. Muldrow, and confirmed by Raymond Boyer. Buried somewhere in this cemetery.
Grave 7
Unmarked Grave - Mrs. Ida Dunn
1860 - 1926
Grave not found in 2002. All info per Kimbrough list.
Grave 8