Roberts Family Cemetery

Roberts Family Cemetery
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Surveyed 21 November 1998
GPS Location N33 d 23.9332, W083 d 56.413

This cemetery is in the Northern part of the county. It is extremely difficult to locate and would have not been possible without the directions written by Larry Knowles who surveyed earlier. The cemetery is in dense woods and not maintained at all. There may be at least 20, or more other unmarked graves. The inventory was not taken in row due to condition of site. This area is thought to be the first site of Sardis Baptist Church. Follow Ga highway 36 East, 7.4 miles to Winding Way. Turn left, 1.3 miles to Key Ferry and turn left. Follow this road 1.6 miles, to a dirt road on the left. Turn left and follow dirt road for .2 miles, to an old house. Turn right down an overgrown road, which may have been the old Keys Ferry Rd, for .1 miles to the top of a rise. The cemetery is due north, approximately 150 yards, in the woods.

Note: When we visited the cemetery, some of the grave stones were caved in and others looked as if they had been moved. One of the neighbors said that there used to be a large “Roberts Family Monument” that is no longer there. - Tonie

01 Roberts, Nancy J. 17 Mar 1822-Apr 1862
02 Roberts, Frances N infant
03 Robert, A. S. Died in War CSA 5 Aug 1848-1865
04 Roberts, B. 27 Nov 1776-23 Apr 1856
05 Roberts, Mary J. 14 May 1854- 1 July 1872
06 M. A. R (believed to be footmaker for Roberts , M. A. 15 Nov 1806- 29 Aug 1882)

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