Cook - Roberts Cemetery

A Special Thanks goes to the Butts County Genealogical Society for this information.

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Keys Ferry Church a.k.a. Cook - Roberts Cemetery
Cochran Rd., Jackson, GA 30233
Surveyed: 12 January 1999

   This area is thought to be the first sight of Keys Ferry Methodist Church.
    In the Butts County History Book this Cemetery is referred to as Cook-Roberts. This Cemetery is completely overgrown. There may be at least 20-30 graves and only 2 are marked. Follow GA 36 north 8.5 miles to Barnett Bridge Road and turn right. Go . 5 miles to Cochran Road and turn right. Follow this road, .2  miles, cemetery is on the right.

KEY, Margaret D. S.
Wife of A.A. Key
Buried 1849
Neath a wall of common rock
12 Jan 1825- 15 Sep 1849

Consort of James H. Roberts
Aged 20 years, 23 days
Died- Jul 13, 1832

COOK, Thomas
Jun 10, 1792- Jul 21, 1857
"In Memory of Thomas Cook
Born Jan 10, 1792, Died July 21, 1857
joined the Methodist E. Church June 25, 1800.
Became a minister of the gospel and continued in
the church and ministry until his death."
Note: Mrs. Brenda King has a picture of this tombstone showing the
inscription which she took herself.
Special Thanks to the Butts Co. Genealogical Society for doing such a great job and especially Mrs. Brenda King for allowing me to reproduce this.

Photos of Cook-Roberts Cemetery
Over all view
Close up of wall
Broken Stones
Close up of Margaret Key's marker

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