Cottonhill Cemetery - B
AKA Shady Grove Cemetery
Survey by Freddie Thompson & Michael Robbins 2005.
GPS: 34.05520, -85.06999
Directions: Coming from Rockmart on GA-101 N, turn left onto Prospect Rd. Grave markers can be seen on right side about 0.1 mi up Prospect Rd in a deep ditch.
[The name of the unidentified graves on Prospect Rd. in Aragon 200 yards from the RR tracks is COTTONHILL. There was a church right there many years ago, the foundation can still be seen if you know where to look. It was named after the road that it was on. Prospect was not always the name of that road. From Long Station to Cashtown Rd was all separated and the short road from Cashtown to Hwy 101 was named Cottonwood Rd. - Jeff Strange]
[Information in brackets  has been added to help researchers]
Name Comments Birth Date Death Date BRAZZIEL, Bob 15 Aug 1843 8 Feb 1918 FREEMAN, John Wesley 11 Jun 1882 6 Dec 1917 FREEMAN, Mattie L. 29 Aug 1889 2 Nov 1915 FREEMAN, W. M. [William M.] [Dec 1844] 26 Aug 1930 13 Unmarked Graves HAIL, M. C. "Age 28 Yrs" ------- 21 Feb 1907 DAVIS, Ozzie 22 Aug 1884 18 Jan 1913 DAVIS, Thos 28 Jul 1896 18 Jan 1913 SMITH, Jane 15 Apr 1861 9 May 1913
[Not sure if the name of the cemetery is Cottonhill Cemetery or Shady Grove Cemetery. The road was called Cottonhill or Cottonwood, but not sure if the church had the same name. Jason Edwards sent in the following info about burials in this cemetery. - PCCPC]
Name Comments Birth Date Death Date BEASON, Ollie 29. Sep. 1912 27. Jan. 1924 CARTER, Violet Jan 1850 16. Mar. 1936 DOBBS, Ella Mar 1860 10. Jul. 1923 FREEMAN, Cara 4. Mar. 1905 27. Jun. 1920 FREEMAN, Carolina Aug 1854 1910-1920 JONES, Katie Jan 1849 15. Apr. 1927 JONES, Willis Jan 1836 1910-1920 STOCKS, Eliza Ella 5. Apr. 1920 8. Apr. 1920 STOCKS, 19. May. 1855 23. May. 1920
There may be other graves in this cemetery, but due to the underbrush, it is hard to tell.
This page was last updated Sunday, 23-Aug-2015 10:24:29 MST
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