Baldwin County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Old Midway Cemetery

(sometimes called Talmadge or Talmage Cemetery)

Old Midway Cemetery photo
Old Midway Cemetery photo
Location:
From the Baldwin County Courthouse, go east on Hancock St. one block. Turn right (south) on Wayne St., which becomes Business 441 South. Follow Business 441S for 1.8 miles. Turn right on Allen Memorial Drive. Drive 0.5 mile. Turn right on Irby Street. Go 0.2 mile on Irby or where the street jogs to the right. Cemetery is on both sides of the street at the jog.

GPS coordinates: 33 03' 33.8" N 83 14' 21.7" W
or in degrees only form: 33.05939° N X 83.23936° W
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GMD: 321
Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: Both Black and White
Predominantly white on the left side of Irby and black on the right side of Irby.
Mae Smith
1776 - May 22, 1843

Grave 1
Unmarked Adult Grave

Formerly 11 headstones, one for each soldier who died at Ogelthorpe. Headstones now gone. Five of the soldiers have been identified as shown below.
Military Service: Confederate States of America
6 unknown CSA soldiers who died
Grave 2
Unmarked Grave William R. Etheridge

- Aug 1, 1864

Military Service: Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. K, 57th Georgia
Grave 3
Unmarked Grave Frank Marion Herndon

- Sep 17, 1864

Military Service: Confederate States of America
Pvt. Phelan's Battery, per Dr. Robert
Grave 4
Unmarked Grave Frank Washington Legare

- Sep 27, 1864

Military Service: Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. E, 5th Georgia Militia, per
Grave 5
Unmarked Grave John Lemmons

- Mar 13, 1865

Military Service: Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. H, 24th South Carolina, per
Grave 6
Unmarked Grave Henry Walker

- Jul 30, 1864

Military Service: Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. E, 1st and 4th Missouri, per
Grave 7
Sisicambis Mangham
1835 - Jul 25, 1852
Aged 17 yrs.
Grave 8
Unmarked Grave

5 unmarked graves, evenly divided between adults and children
Grave 9
Mrs Ruth Talmage
1816 - 1891
w/o Rev. S.K. Talmage Moved to Memory Hill Cemetery, Oct 24, 1991
Grave 10
Rev Samuel K. Talmage
1798 - Sep 2, 1865
Aged 67. "for more than 20 years President of Oglethorpe University" Moved to Memory Hill Cemetery, Oct 24, 1991
Grave 11
Mathew E. Bingham
Nov 5, 1831 - Oct 20, 1851
Aged 19 yrs, 11 mos, 15 days. A member of the Junior class of Oglethorpe University
Grave 12
John M. McMillan
May 23, 1839 - Oct 12, 1857
Aged 18 yrs., 4 mos, 19 days. b. Monroe Co., Ala. A college student.
Grave 13
Unmarked Grave William Johnson
Jan 26, 1879 - Jun 26, 1907
4 graves with William Johnson possibly one. Info on William Johnson per TT.
Grave 14
Pinkie Wiggins Sherwood
Jun 30, 1850 - May 23, 1900

Grave 15
Joseph S. (Josephus?) Sherwood

- Jul 8, 1899

Grave 16
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 17
Frances D. Johnson
Mar 25, 1814 - Sep 5, 1884
our mother
Grave 18
Elam Johnson
1806 - Nov 21, 1881
our father
Grave 19
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 20
Unmarked Grave Mrs D. W. Clark

w/o D. W. Clark. Info per A/D
Grave 21
D. W. Clark
Mar 31, 1816 - Oct 6, 1896

Grave 22
Unmarked Grave Julia Clark

d/o Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Clark. Info per A/D
Grave 23
Unmarked Grave Mattie Clark

"Miss". Info per A/D
Grave 24
Unmarked Child Grave


Grave 25
Unmarked Adult Grave - Mrs A. T. Smith
1806 - Nov 22, 1848
Aged 32 yrs. Mrs. Smith appears in the TT index, but the marker/grave can no longer be found.
Grave 26
Elbert Cleghorn Ramsay
Mar 5, 1833 - Dec 23, 1890
Birth date and Dec 23 death date per Carolyn Ramsay. s/o R.H. Ramsay, per A/D. Death year and service info, per RCSG.
Military Service: Confederate States of America
Pvt. Co. B, 4th Ga. Discharged 8/3/1862
Grave 27
Unmarked Adult Grave - Randolph H. Ramsay
1804 - Oct 28, 1878
A professor. Identity and occupation per A/D. Dates per Carolyn Ramsay.
Grave 28
Unmarked Adult Grave - Mary Ann Monroe Ramsay
1805 - 1875
w/o Randolph H. Ramsay. Identity per A/D. Dates per Carolyn Ramsay.
Grave 29
Unmarked Adult Grave - Mary Ann "Mollie" Ramsay
1849
d. after 1900. d/o Randolph H. Ramsay. Identity per A/D. Dates, nickname per Carolyn Ramsay.
Grave 30
Unmarked Adult Grave - Henry Clay Ramsay
1844 - 1866
d. 1866 or 1867. Unsure if grave contains Henry Clay Ramsay, but a possibility per A/D Dates per Carolyn Ramsay.
Grave 31
Unmarked Adult Grave - Martha J. Moss Bass
1780 - Nov 1, 1863
m/o Mary Ann M. Cleghorn Ramsay. The identification of this grave is tentative and provided by Carolyn Ramsay.
Grave 32
Louise Lane
1824 - Jul 9, 1854
Aged 30 yrs. w/o C.W. Lane. d. Americus
Grave 33
A. E. Matthews
1826 - Jul 24, 1854
Aged 28 yrs. A candidate for the ministry.
Grave 34
Julie Tauxe (Tauye?) Couen (Cavity?)

- Jun 11, 1858
from Switzerland. d. Scottsboro, Ga.
Grave 35
Allen

a headstone only
Grave 36
Unmarked Grave

6 adult graves and 1 infant grave
Grave 37
William Brantly Furman
Feb 11, 1826 - Aug 17, 1858

Grave 38
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 39