Unknown Cemetery

Directions: Directions: Take Hwy. 15 Alt. from Commerce toward Jefferson. The cemetery is about 1/10 mile past the entrance to Hawkins Shed Road on the left-hand side of the road. It is on a small hill, over-grown with trees and behind a fence that was, at one time, electrified.

Notes: For reference purposes, this cemetery is listed as Family Cemetery #3, Harrisburg Dist., in the book “Jackson County, Georgia Cemetery Records” by James A. and Betty Ann Waddell Mathis (© 1980; published by Heritage Papers, Danielsville, GA 30633).

Status: threatened.

Surveyed 06 Mar 2006 by Dawn Watson

The following layout is a rough sketch of the graves in relation to one another. Grave #7 may be part of grave #2.


01  02  03  04  05  06
    07   09 10

      [Hwy. 15 Alt.]


In memory of Cornelia Ann Elizabeth Cowan Died the 9th February
1853 Aged 22 years 6 months and 4 days “A good name is rather to
be chosen than great riches and loving favour rather than Silver or

In memory of Olevia A. Dunacan Born August 1836 Died July 10, 1874
She sleeps in Jesus

In memory of Harriet C. Hood Born June 4, 1802 Died March 10, 1879
She died in full assurance of immortal life beyond the grave

Mrs. S. A. Mann Born Sept. 26, 1826 Died Feb. 1, 1892
[inscription covered with dirt and debris]

Mann Miss Nelia Mann Born 1857 Died 1901
W. D. Mann Born 1861 Died 1932


Roena Hood Gilliland June 18, 1842 Feb. 11, 1934