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From: Nona Thornton <>
Subject: Re: [GAOGLETH] Hunting for cemeteries.
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 00:07:25 -0400


Listers, All are welcome to inquire about directions to cemeteries. I wil be
glad to map it out for you. Give yourself plenty of time. : ) They are
there.

Glad to help, Nona Thornton
> From: donnejones <>
> Reply-To:
> Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 23:16:00 -0400
> To:
> Subject: Re: [GAOGLETH] Hunting for cemeteries.
> Resent-From:
> Resent-Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 20:22:05 -0700
>
> Nora, I think what you are doing to help is VERY nice. I hope to be coming
> that way one day and I'd love to get your help. In Christ, D'Onne
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nona Thornton" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, October 22, 2000 10:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [GAOGLETH] Hunting for cemeteries.
>
>
>> Hi Billie,
>> I live 15 min from either Madison or Oglethorpe Counties. I have the
>> Oglethorpe and Madison Co. Cemetery Books. It Looks as if you need to
> begin
>> your trip in Oglethorpe Co from Lexington. County Road 315 leaves
> Lexington
>> and will take you to the Hardman Cemetery and James R. Huff Cemeteries.
> The
>> only Meriwether Cemetery I see listed is also accessed from county road
> 315
>> but harder to find. The Bridges are buried in many places. Which Bridges
>> are you wanting to find. If you are coming to soon to email, call me
>> 706-769-7636 and I will help you or email and I will mail or fax
> directions.
>> I have the Madison Co Book and can help you there too. I am not a versed
>> with Banks although I have relatives buried there. I may be a able to
> tell
>> you what you need to know.
>> I would recommend that you not do this in one day. On my very first
>> investigation of cemeteries in Oglethorpe we were only able to see two of
>> them and take pictures because they were not on paved roads. They were
> all
>> there but many are on Private land. I have several contacts, as we have
>> recently had a road to our ggrandmothers Cemetery off Hwy 77 near Vesta
>> Scraped, to gain access if you find your cemetery too hard to reach.
>> Hope to be of help. Let me know who you need to find.
>>
>> Sincerly,
>> Nona Thornton
>>
>>> From: "Lee and Billie Jones" <>
>>> Reply-To:
>>> Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 20:23:51 -0400
>>> To:
>>> Subject: [GAOGLETH] Hunting for cemeteries.
>>> Resent-From:
>>> Resent-Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 17:34:29 -0700
>>>
>>> I am planning a trip with my Father in law- age 88 to Oglethorpe, Hall,
>>> Madison, and Banks Co, Ga. to look at cemeteries. It would help a lot
> to have
>>> information on their locations before I leave Tues.
>>>
>>> Can anyone give me directions to
>>>
>>> Peter Huff farm, near Point Peter, Oglethorpe Co, Ga. (north east
> portion of
>>> Oglethorpe Co. near Vesta?)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Meriweather Family Cem, near Point Peter Ga.
>>>
>>> Huff-Hargrove Cem, Oglethorpe co, Ga.
>>>
>>> The following are listed on the Oglethorpe page with coordinates, but I
> do not
>>> have a system to read them Help.
>>>
>>> There is a Bridges cem listed Bridges Cemetery GA Oglethorpe cemete
> 335523N
>>> 0825731W Vesta
>>>
>>> Hardman Cemetery GA Oglethorpe cemete 335912N 0830415W Sandy Cross
>>>
>>> thanks for the help.
>>>
>>> Billie Jones
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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