Orphans Cemetery

Orphans Cemetery (HM5BN)

Location: Eastman, GA 31023 Dodge County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 12.474', W 83° 12.966'

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Albert G. Williamson, a Dodge County entrepreneur, donated land for a burial place in Orphans community following the death of a neighbor's child, GeorgeP.A. Barnes, in 1887. The community was named in honor of the six orphaned Williamson brothers who moved here in 1873-74 from North Carolina. Theearliest burials were children of the Thomas, Weldy, and Lashley families. Other common names in the original acre are Hardy, Manley, Steele, Stuckey, and Williamson. The statuary above their mausoleum depicts A.G. and Martha Buchan Williamson and their nephew, Jay Gould.
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HM NumberHM5BN
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number45-2
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Georgia Historic Society, Orphans Cemetery Association, and Dodge Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 3:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 291128 N 3565633
Decimal Degrees32.20790000, -83.21610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 12.474', W 83° 12.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 12' 28.44" N, 83° 12' 57.96" W
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Area Code(s)478, 229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 265 Jim Harp Rd, Eastman GA 31023, US
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