Turk - Watson Family Burial Ground
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 Highway No. 22 (west) or Montgomery St. Go 5.0 miles. Turn right on Old Monticello Rd. Go 1.4 miles on Old Monticello Rd. Turn left on Watson Rd. Go 0.4 mile. House and cemetery are on left. Cemetery is 200 feet to the right rear of the house. Big cedar trees and boxwood nearby. Iron fences around some of the graves.
GPS coordinates: 33 05' 07.9" N 83 19' 49.5" W
or in degrees only form: 33.08553° N X 83.33042° WSee location on a Google map in a new window
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Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: White
Cemetery was started by the Turk family. In 1889, the land was sold to the Watson family. The cemetery includes both families.
Rebecca Johnson Turk
Dec 13, 1796 - Mar 4, 1864
Richard H. Turk
Oct 15, 1837 - Dec 18, 1858
James T. Allums
Grandson of Thomas Turk. Graves 1-3 within one fenced area. Died during visit from Alabama per Virginia Watson Brown
Unmarked Adult Slab - Charlton Moore
Identity per Virginia Watson Brown.
Unmarked Adult Slab - Mary (Mollie) Moore Watson
Mar 3, 1848 - May 10, 1936
sister of Charlton Moore per Virginia Watson Brown, dau of Mrs. Robert Watson
Edwin M. Winn
Jul 25, 1873 - Nov 29, 1901
Insignia with RP FCB and a bird with arrows. [means "Royal Purple, the order of Friendship, Charity and Benevolence" or the Knights of Pythias]
Unmarked Child Slab Robert Malcolm Watson, Jr.
Mar 20, 1921 - Jun 17, 1923
died from colitis per Virginia Watson Brown
Unmarked Adult Slab - Frances Moore Bealls
- Oct 6, 1921
taught school per Virginia Watson Brown
Unmarked Adult Slab - Katie Moore Holland
died in Texas per Virginia Watson Brown