This message is to inform everyone of the request by the Englehard Co. in McIntyre, GA to have a cemetery moved. This cemetery has individuals buried there who lived on the poor farm in Wilkinson Co. This was to be their final resting place and the Wilkinson Co. Historical Society is hoping that anyone who might have ancestors buried here and anyone else who might oppose this move please contact the McIntyre City Council at 102 Railroad Street, McIntyre, Ga 31054. Following is a partial listing of those buried.
Harriet Whitaker b.1811, Nancy Mathis b.1810, Louise Temples b.1843, Mary Temples b.1873, Obediah Wynn b.1814, Kizzie Criswell b.1835, Lizzie Criswell, Jane Hughes b.1820, Oliver Hawkins b.1830-1840, Jane Shepherd b.1861, John Collins, Sara and Polly Hawthorne b.1859, Melton Stevenson b.1856, Gilly King b.1869, Ira King b.1869, Missouri VanLandingham, ____ Herndon, Pap Johnson, ____Johnson, Selecy Cheney b.1797, Milly Temples b.1800, Diana Temples b.1858, D.L.Filly b.1866, Nancy Crumbley Wynn b.1822, Perry Lee b.1864, Emma Bevins b.1870, Jessie Gainey b.1820, Gamiel Holder b.1849, Betty Smith b.1861, Sara Harris b.1850, Clayborn Smith b.1880, John Hopkins, ___Denson, Elmer and Bill Wiggins, ____Rickerson, Elizabeth Ashbury b. 1810, Delaney Temples b.1836, Ann Temples b.1867, Susan Howard b. 1795, Susie Young b.1840, Jack Pittman b.1813, Nancy VanLandingham b.1830, Queen Ann Hilliard b.1839, Queen Ann Young b.1843, Bee Criswell b.1842, Ann Hicks b.1850, ___McConnell, and Lewis Freeman.
PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH THE CITY COUNCIL IN MCINTYRE AND LET THEM KNOW THAT YOU OPPOSE THIS CEMETERY MOVE.
Thank you very much