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Near Tyrone in Fayette County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Palmer Family Cemetery

 
 
Palmer Family Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, October 15, 2004
1. Palmer Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This family cemetery was established October 24, 1845, when Barbara Jane, the infant of John and Barbara Morris Palmer, was buried here. John Palmer acquired the property - lot 116 in the 7th District of Fayette County, Georgia, in October, 1844. Here are buried John Palmer, his wife, their descendants and relatives, including members of the Hobgood, Martin, and Yates families.
 
Erected 1961 by The children of Dr. Lewis Martin and Lula Palmer Hobgood.
 
Location. 33° 29.411′ N, 84° 34.966′ W. Marker is near Tyrone, Georgia, in Fayette County. Marker is on Senoia Road (Old Georgia Route 74) 0 miles north of Carriage Oaks Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tyrone GA 30290, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Ramah Baptist Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Old Campbell County (approx. 5.3 miles away); Palmetto (approx. 5.3 miles away); Willis Pentecost Menefee (approx. 5.3 miles away);
Palmer Family Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, May 7, 2011
2. Palmer Family Cemetery Marker
Confederate Army of Tennessee (approx. 5.3 miles away); Skirmish at Shakerag (approx. 5.4 miles away); Shadnor Baptist Church (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Palmer Family Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, May 7, 2011
3. Palmer Family Cemetery
A marker for Sgt. Hansford Duncan Palmer, CSA, who died at the Battle of the Wilderness in Virginia, and was buried there.
Palmer Family Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, May 7, 2011
4. Palmer Family Cemetery
The grave of Lt. Jackson Martin, CSA, a Palmer descendant, who died just after the Civil War.
Palmer Family Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, May 7, 2011
5. Palmer Family Cemetery
The marker added to Lt. Martin's grave, as part of a project to mark the graves of veterans.
 
 
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