Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Harper Family Cemetery #2
(Burt Harper Cemetery)

Harper Family Cemetery #2 <br>(Burt Harper 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 (staying on the right where it splits after 1.5 miles) and go 2.1 miles from the end of the pavement to 451 Sandy Run Rd. on your left. The cemetery is behind the house

GPS coordinates: 33 14' 31.3" N 83 09' 12.3" W
or in degrees only form: 33.24203° N X 83.15342° W
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GMD: 101
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: White

Indexer or Contributor: Kathy Fuller and Susan Harrington

Number of persons found: 8
Glenn Alvin Harper
Apr 7, 1884 - Aug 1, 1964

Grave 1
Burton Robert Harper
Mar 12, 1911 - Feb 15, 1989
"In memory of" Cremated and ashes scattered at the creek, per Brenda Turner.
Military Service: World War II
BOSN U.S. Navy
Grave 2
Virginia Dare Powers Turner
Dec 2, 1941 - Jan 10, 1994
"In memory of my bride"
Grave 3
Burton R. Harper

- Nov 26, 1911
Aged 63 yrs. "He has gone to the mansions of rest" Masonic emblem.
Grave 4
Myrtle Bell Harper
Dec 27, 1888 - Jul 4, 1904
d/o B. R. and C. W. Harper. "Safe in the arms of Jesus. Sin cannot harm her there."
Grave 5
Charity Smith Harper
Mar 1, 1852 - Jul 29, 1935
In same grave as her daughter, Myrtle.
Grave 6
Infant d/o G. A. & Mattie Harper
Jul 23, 1908 - Oct 11, 1908

Grave 7
John Lamar Harper
Oct 28, 1918 - Jan 1, 1919

Grave 8