Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries, Inc.
A non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization dedicated to the preservation
|Old duBignon Plantation Cemetery
Location: From the Baldwin County Courthouse, go east on Hancock St. one block. Turn right (south) on Wayne St., which becomes Business 441S. Follow Business 441S for approximately 4 miles to the intersection of Hwys 441 and 243. At this intersection, 441S goes left and highway 243 (the Gordon Highway) goes straight. Go straight and follow 243 south for 1.0 mile to 209 Gordon Hwy (Hwy 243) on right. Go 0.1 to the house and travel 0.2 mile behind the house on field and woods road to the cemetery (a guide or GPS is recommended).|
GPS coordinates: 33 00' 54.9" N 83 14' 39.8" W
or in degrees only form: 33.01525° N X 83.24439° W
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Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: Black
For more information on the relationship of Hester Anne Buffington and Aunt Becky to Mrs. Anne Grantland duBignon, see History of Baldwin County by Anna Maria Green Cook, pp. 310-314, reprinted 1992 by Boyd Publishing and Mary Vinson Library.
|Pers. No.||Name||Birth||Death||Inscription and Notes||Service|
|1||Hester Ann Buffington|| ||ca. 1900||Our Mammy. Died in her 90th year "Gone to|
Death year per The Atlanta Journal, Nov 2, 1902, stating she died 2 years ago.
|2||Aunt Becky Raiford||1830||1910||"faithful and devoted Servant of Mrs. Ann V.|
duBignon & family until her life's end."
Last name per 1900 census, which lists her as a servant & cook with Ann duBignon.
|3|| || ||Unmarked graves.|
4-5 visible graves but many more possible.