Baldwin County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Lester Burial Ground #1

Lester Burial Ground #1 photo
From the Baldwin County Courthouse, go west on Hancock Street for 2 blocks or 0.2 mile (or the one large block containing Georgia College & State Univ.). Turn right on Clarke Street. Go one large block or 0.2 mile. Turn left onto Business Highway 441 North (Montgomery St.) and follow the signs for Business 441 N (turn right on North Columbia St.). Go for approximately 8-1/2 miles (and one mile north of Meriwether Rd). The cemetery is in a field on the left between the Nova Cabinet Shop (at 3016 North Columbia) and a storage place. The cemetery is also located about 0.5 mile south of the causeway over Lake Sinclair. The cemetery is about 30 feet from and within sight of the highway.

GPS coordinates: 33 10' 45.1" N 83 17' 16.1" W
or in degrees only form: 33.17919° N X 83.28781° W
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GMD: 318
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White
The Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries, Inc. cleaned this cemetery of weeds, and Garrett Industries voluntarily enclosed the cemetery with a chain-link fence in November, 2001. Thank you, Garrett Industries!
James Lester, Sr.
ca. 1754 - Jun 18, 1819
Departed this life in his 65th year.
Military Service: American Revolution
Georgia Troops
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Grave 1
Henrietta Lester
ca. 1762 - Jul 10, 1818
w/o James Lester, Sr.
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Grave 2
Mrs Mason W. Lester
ca. Nov 24, 1798 - Feb 6, 1818
w/o James D. Lester, aged 19 yrs, 2 mos, 12 days
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Grave 3