Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

2nd Darien Church Cemetery

2nd Darien Church Cemetery photo
2nd Darien Church Cemetery photo
Location:
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go east 2 blocks (0.2 mile) to Boland Street. Turn right on Boland Street (which eventually becomes Linton Rd) and go 11.7 miles to the entrance to the cemetery on the right. The cemetery is behind Linton Cemetery, which is visible from Linton Rd.

GPS coordinates: 33 07' 14.1" N 83 00' 06.1" W
or in degrees only form: 33.12058° N X 83.00169° W
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GMD: 118
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: Black

This church was formed in 1869, after emancipation, mainly from former black members of the Darien (Baptist) Church.

Graves numbered 250 or higher have been added since the original cemetery survey and are based largely on obituaries. These graves are believed to be somewhere in the cemetery.


Indexer or Contributor: Kathy Fuller and Susan Harrington

Number of persons found: 255
Corene B. Baker
May 10, 1921 - Oct 16, 1995

Grave 1
Odell Brown, Sr.
Mar 27, 1935 - Oct 15, 1998
"Deddy" [sic].
Grave 2
Larry J. Warren
Jul 17, 1949 - Jan 9, 1987

Grave 3
Eugene Warren, Sr.
Feb 22, 1922 - Jun 30, 1995
A Loving Father.
Grave 4
Antonio Warren
Nov 27, 1973 - Nov 27, 1973

Grave 5
Anthony Warren
Nov 27, 1973 - Nov 27, 1973

Grave 6
Kimberly Dyan Macklyn
Jul 21, 1972 - Jul 21, 1972

Grave 7
Joseph Brown, Jr.
Dec 21, 1957 - Jun 1, 1994

Grave 8
Willie Henry Brown
Nov 25, 1944 - Sep 9, 2001

Grave 9
Bessie Mae Warthen
Dec 12, 1908 - Jan 18, 1987

Grave 10
Lillie A. Moore
Jul 8, 1901 - Jul 7, 1976

Grave 11
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 12
Audortha Speight
Sep 1928 - Aug 1953

Grave 13
Sallie A. Scott
Mar 10, 1878 - Oct 3, 1968

Grave 14
Jimmie Scott
Sep 1, 1900 - Jul 27, 1973

Grave 15
George Lee Richardson, Jr.
Jun 18, 1972 - Aug 28, 1987

Grave 16
Willie A. Scott
Nov 2, 1905 - Apr 16, 1987

Grave 17
Herman Scott
Jun 9, 1927 - Aug 27, 1986

Grave 18
Beauty C. Brown
Nov 1894 - Jul 27, 1981

Grave 19
Isaac Brown
Apr 1, 1895 - Nov 11, 1954

Grave 20
Boston Brown
Dec 12, 1917 - Mar 28, 1973

Military Service: World War II
Georgia PFC U.S. Army.
Grave 21
Beverly R. Brown
Aug 7, 1966 - Feb 11, 1978

Grave 22
Mary J. Brown
Feb 28, 1923 - Dec 4, 1976

Grave 23
Marvin L. Brown
Feb 7, 1920 - May 29, 1973

Grave 24
George Brown
Aug 18, 1892 - Oct 24, 1971

Grave 25
Unmarked Adult Slab

"Mother".
Grave 26
Earnist Brown
Oct 2, 1913 - Dec 30, 1989
Title on marker: "Deacon". Photograph on headstone.
Click for more info.
Grave 27
Aline Brown
Mar 13, 1913 - Jun 1, 1975
We will meet again.
Grave 28
Fannie L. Simmons
Feb 4, 1907 - Dec 1, 1969

Grave 29
Christene Chester
Jul 15, 1912 - Mar 31, 2001

Grave 30
Cash Chester
Mar 15, 1930 - Mar 28, 1998

Grave 31
Anderson Chester

- Nov 20, 1930
No birth date listed.
Grave 32
Anderson Chester
Dec 24, 1919 - Nov 24, 1987

Grave 33
Ralph Chester
Aug 19, 1925 - Feb 1989
Last name and dates are very difficult to read and may not be accurate.
Grave 34
Otelia D. Reaves
Sep 29, 1948 - Jul 1, 1992

Grave 35
Agnes Durden Butts
Feb 3, 1959 - Jul 22, 2000

Grave 36
Lillie M. Williams

- May 1, 1948
No birth date on marker. Adult grave.
Grave 37
Baby Justice
May 28, 1968 - May 30, 1968
Justice Baby.
Grave 38
Baby Doden

Doden Baby. No dates on infant-sized slab.
Grave 39
Lizzie Barnes

- Feb 13, 1941
No birth date on adult-sized slab.
Grave 40
Beasley Chester
Jun 15, 1928 - Aug 2, 1968

Grave 41
Unmarked Slab

- Jul 13, 1942
The date is the only information written on the cement marker. The year is difficult to read.
Grave 42
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 43
Nancy Butts
Oct 13, 1926 - Sep 16, 1997

Grave 44



Grave 45
Audie Spikes
Feb 3, 1900 - Jun 30, 1962

Grave 46
Geneva Tucker
1904 - 1955

Grave 47
Susie Spikes
1879 - 1957

Grave 48
Matthew Spikes, Jr.
1907 - 1926

Grave 49
Walter Spikes
1902 - 1928

Grave 50
Matthew Spikes, Sr.
1878 - 1948

Grave 51
Emma Spikes
1908 - 1945

Grave 52
Eddie Spikes
1912 - 1950

Grave 53
John Henry Spikes
1913 - 1981

Grave 54
Gladys Trawick Spikes
Sep 25, 1918 - Mar 25, 2016
Maiden name, exact dates from obituary.
Grave 55
(Illegible) A. Trawick
Mar 8, 1904 - Jul 14, 1951
Information on marker very difficult to read.
Grave 56
Unmarked Adult Grave

Possibly four graves.
Grave 57
Unmarked Adult Grave

Two unmarked graves.
Grave 58
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 59
Taylor Knight
Mar 6, 1912 - Apr 26, 2001
Husband On same stone as Sally Bell Knight.
Grave 60
Sally Bell Knight
Apr 3, 1910 - Mar 2, 2003
Wife On same stone as Taylor Knight.
Grave 61
Howard Davis
Sep 10, 1924 - May 15, 1992

Grave 62
Ondre S. Barnes
Aug 12, 1971 - Oct 20, 1994
"Dre" In Loving Memory.
Military Service:
L. Cpl. U.S. Marine Corps.
Grave 63
Moses Monroe, Jr.
Mar 17, 1937 - Oct 1, 2001

Grave 64
Lamerius G. (or C.) Monroe
Nov 18, 1982 - Jul 28, 2001

Grave 65
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 66
Mattie (?) Long
ca. 1970 - 1987
People's Funeral Home (Milledgeville, GA) tag. First name and birth year very difficult to read.
Grave 67
Mamie L. Webb
Nov 6, 1929 - Jun 14, 1998
"Dooly".
Grave 68
Kenneth Dale Webb
Sep 3, 1968 - Oct 14, 1996

Grave 69
Danese D. Webb
Oct 4, 1951 - Sep 30, 1997
"Punkin".
Grave 70
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 71
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 72
Snowie F. Collier
Feb 9, 1905 - Apr 14, 1998

Grave 73
Charlie Collier, Jr.
Jun 16, 1949 - Jan 1, 2000
b. Hancock County.
Grave 74
Frankie M. Barnes
Oct 25, 1925 - Mar 26, 2000

Grave 75
Andre E. Trawick
Oct 2, 1966 - Aug 31, 2001

Grave 76
Charlie Collins, Sr.
Apr 20, 1919 - Oct 20, 1988
Title on marker: Deacon Photograph on headstone.
Grave 77
Maudine C. Edge
Sep 29, 1918 - Jun 12, 1989

Grave 78
Eugene Macklin
Aug 1, 1941 - Feb 4, 1989

Grave 79
Clifford Jett, III
1987 - 1991
God's Lamb. "C. J." trusted in The Lord.
Grave 80
Sallie W. Lewis
Apr 15, 1899 - Dec 18, 1984

Grave 81
Sallie L. Barnes
Jul 29, 1944 - Apr 5, 1991

Grave 82
Willie B. Cooper
Mar 19, 1919 - Jan 12, 1974

Military Service: World War II
Georgia PFC U.S, Army.
Grave 83
Estelle Durden
Jul 8, 1900 - Nov 10, 1973
AT REST.
Grave 84
Julia Walker
Jul 12, 1904 - Jun 16, 1980

Grave 85
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 86
Isaac Barnes
May 15, 1928 - Jul 24, 1986

Grave 87
Isaiah Barnes
May 5, 1891 - May 23, 1966

Grave 88
Laura Bell Reid
Mar 16, 1920 - Feb 11, 1995
On same headstone as John Reid.
Grave 89
John Reid
Feb 14, 1914 - May 11, 1996
On same headstone as Laura Bell Reid.
Grave 90
Grady Roberson
Aug 10, 1907 - Oct 25, 1959

Grave 91
Unmarked Grave

Possibly four to five unmarked graves.
Grave 92
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 93
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 94
Veneus Stephens

- 1963
No birth date given.
Grave 95
Lillian Butts

- Jan 20, 1952
No birth date given.
Grave 96
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 97
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 98
Eugene Durden
Mar 12, 1917 - Nov 30, 1987

Grave 99
Seaborn Trawick
Jan 3, 1923 - Nov 9, 1985

Grave 100
Hattie Trawick
1883 - Mar 8, 1963

Grave 101
Mamie Durden Edwards
Jan 1, 1914 - May 29, 2000
Beloved Mother & Grandmother.
Grave 102
Millie B. Edwards

- Oct 1965
Date was listed as death date. There was no birth date.
Grave 103
Leon Robert Simmons
Sep 10, 1955 - Jan 30, 1976
Rest In Peace. Photograph of young man in military uniform on headstone.
Grave 104
Luther Cullens
1912 - Feb 17, 1984
We love you. [Scratched on marker.]
Grave 105
Ruby D. Cullens
1919 - 1989

Grave 106
Luther Cullens, Jr.

- 1946
No other dates given.
Grave 107
Charlie Durden
Aug 31, 1910 - Feb 5, 1996

Grave 108
Tom Cooper, Jr.
Apr 9, 1915 - Sep 1, 1990

Grave 109
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 110
Corine H. Cooper
May 12, 1913 - Dec 15, 1981

Grave 111
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 112
Martha Emma Berry
Jul 12, 1904 - Oct 7, 1963

Grave 113
Tom (?) Cooper (?)

- ___ 9, 1959
Very difficult to read. First and last names and year of death are best guesses.
Grave 114
Robert L. West
Feb 12, 1905 - Mar 3, 1977

Grave 115
Julia Dessau
1901 - Oct 19, 1974

Grave 116
Willie M. West
Jan 7, 1906 - Oct 26, 1972

Grave 117
John Curtis West
Feb 26, 1933 - Feb 13, 1960

Military Service: Korean War
GA PFC U.S. Army.
Grave 118
Unmarked Grave


Grave 119
Unmarked Grave


Grave 120
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 121
Henry Sanford, Jr.
Oct 14, 1904 - Jul 12, 1985
Masonic emblem on grave.
Grave 122
Lottie H. Sanford
Aug 26, 1879 - Feb 6, 1977
We will meet again.
Grave 123
Henry Sanford
Jul 27, 1867 - Mar 8, 1958

Grave 124
Margaret Sanford
May 7, 1853 - Apr 1, 1896
In memory of Margaret w/o Dud Sanford. We will meet again.
Grave 125
Quincy (?) Sanford

- Jul 1904
Age 69 years. [Difficult to read.] Be thou faithful unto death. July 1904 is assumed to be the death date but may instead be birth date.
Grave 126
Ruth Sanford Beasley
Apr 4, 1907 - Feb 6, 1988

Grave 127
Willie L. Sport Collier
Oct 25, 1929 - Jun 9, 1982

Grave 128
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 129
Sallie S. Veal
Aug 3, 1900 - Oct 23, 1985

Grave 130
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 131
Unmarked Adult Grave

Possible grave.
Grave 132
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 133
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 134
John Adam
b. Apr 6, 1915
Death date is illegible.
Grave 135
Unmarked Grave

Possibly 5 to 6 unmarked graves.
Grave 136
Sam Speights
1902 - 1992

Grave 137
Birdie S. Speights
1907 - 1985

Grave 138
Pearl Richardson
1896 - 1943
Mother.
Grave 139
??loy (?) Speights
Aug 11, 1909 - Jan 1946
d/o Mrs. Mary Speights. Very difficult to read.
Grave 140
Unmarked Adult Grave

Possibly 2 graves.
Grave 141
Lizzie Sanford
1860 - 1948

Grave 142
Maggie Speights
Oct 5, 1900 - May 14, 1985

Grave 143
Tommie Lee Edwards Cooper
Apr 10, 1945 - Jun 11, 1977

Grave 144
Barbara J. Warren
Jul 21, 1963 - Nov 17, 1986

Grave 145
Bernard Jordan
Feb 15, 1994 - Feb 15, 1994
In same grave with Raynard Jordan.
Grave 146
Raynard Jordan
Feb 15, 1994 - Feb 15, 1994
In same grave with Bernard Jordan.
Grave 147
Gregory Edwards, II
May 31, 2001 - May 31, 2001

Grave 148
Jake Trawick
1915 - 1990
"Husband".
Grave 149
Metilda Moody
1919 - 1981

Grave 150
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 151
Jennie

No last name and no dates. Adult-sized slab.
Grave 152
Unmarked Grave


Grave 153
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 154
Mrs. Bettie Randolph

No dates given.
Grave 155
Robert Ruskin (?)
Apr 30, 1886 - Sep 1, 1948
Last name difficult to read.
Grave 156
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 157
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 158
Mrs. Lulla Simmons

- Mar 17, 1967
Age 76. Death date and age given on marker.
Grave 159
Willie L. Wiggins

No dates given.
Grave 160
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 161
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 162
Julia Carroll
Jul 28, 1867 - Jun 14, 1944
Age 76.
Grave 163
May

No last name and no dates given. Adult-sized slab.
Grave 164
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 165
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 166
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 167
Hill Collier
Sep 11, 1885 - Feb 15, 1950

Grave 168
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 169
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 170
Unmarked Adult Grave


Grave 171
Maggie Barnes
Oct 15, 1915 - May 30, 1998

Grave 172
Addie Hunt
Jan 3, 1900 - Jul 2, 1977

Grave 173
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 174
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 175
Unmarked Grave

Possibly two graves.
Grave 176
Unmarked Child Slab


Grave 177
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 178
Mrs. Penny Ray

- Feb 28, 1942
No birth date. Death year difficult to read.
Grave 179
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 180
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 181
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 182
Nicy Collier

- Jan 4, 1954
No birth date given.
Grave 183
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 184
Unmarked Adult Slab - L. C. Collier

- 1898
Age 33 yrs. Is possibly buried in this area. Not found in 2002. All info per Kimbrough list.
Grave 185
_m_ Collier

May
Unable to read most of inscription.
Grave 186
Pennie Collier
Jan 1, 1900 - Dec 2, 1953
Birth month might have been June.
Grave 187
Annie May Collier
1906 - 1935

Grave 188
Samuel Collier

No dates given.
Grave 189
Unmarked Adult Grave

Possibly two graves.
Grave 190
Unmarked Adult Grave

Possible grave.
Grave 191
Lawson Hunt
Apr 1918 - Feb 22, 1954
Death year is illegible. Death year per Georgia Death List 1919-1998. First name is difficult to read. Name confirmed per Georgia Death List.
Grave 192
REO (?) Hunt, Jr.
1868 - 1954
Birth year might be 1888. Difficult to read. First name is also difficult to read.
Grave 193
Mamie Hunt
1894 - 1986

Grave 194
Sidney M. Hunt
1898 - 1949

Grave 195
Mary Hunt
1877 - 1950

Grave 196
Jack Milton Hunt
Jun 28, 1935 - Sep 7, 1965

Military Service:
GA PFC Co A Trans Bn.
Grave 197
Anna M. Hunt
Apr 24, 1895 - Jul 14, 1961

Grave 198
Unmarked Grave


Grave 199
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 200
Julian Archie
Mar 25, 1925 - May 27, 1974

Grave 201
Allen Collier
Aug 9, 1958 - Jan 30, 1976

Grave 202
Nancy Grier
Oct 6, 1880 - Oct 28, 1964

Grave 203
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 204
Charlie Collier
Mar 15, 1925 - May 28, 1968

Grave 205
James Barnes
Jun 11, 1951 - Mar 4, 1973

Grave 206
Unmarked Adult Slab - Katie Bell Hunt
Oct 14, 1910 - Dec 7, 1999
w/o Deacon Louie Hunt. Was active member of Second Darien Church. All info per obituary provided by Jeffery Monroe.
Grave 207
Louie Hunt
1902 - 1983
Title on marker: Deacon. Masonic emblem on marker.
Grave 208
Mrs. Annie Mae Simmons Mayweather
Mar 29, 1904 - Jul 3, 1995

Grave 209
Jane "Ella Mae" Jordan

- Dec 19, 2011
Age 74. Info per obituary.
Grave 210
Mary Julia Collier
Nov 4, 1934 - Jun 26, 2001

Grave 250
John W. Bradley, Jr.
Jul 18, 1948 - Jul 1, 2000

Grave 251
Kentrell M. Taylor
Jul 1, 1993 - Jul 16, 2002

Grave 252
Sallie M. Richardson
Aug 26, 1922 - Dec 4, 2002

Grave 253
Ralph Walker
Feb 22, 1923 - Sep 5, 2003

Military Service: World War II
TEC 5 U.S. Army
Grave 254
Mary L. Collier
Dec 18, 1928 - Jul 24, 2004
Age 75.
Grave 255
Tommie Webb
Feb 6, 1953 - Aug 3, 2004
Age 51.
Military Service: Vietnam War
U.S. Army
Grave 256
Sarah E. Spencer
Dec 12, 1940 - Aug 6, 2004

Grave 257
Marvin Brown , Jr.
Mar 9, 1945 - Nov 24, 2004

Grave 258
Betty Jean Reaves
Jun 18, 1955 - Mar 25, 2005

Grave 259
Edgar Cooper
Aug 20, 1920 - Mar 17, 2005

Grave 260
Olivia C. Kamara
Sep 8, 1947 - Sep 5, 2006

Grave 261
James Walker
Aug 1, 1928 - Dec 25, 2006

Grave 262
Gloria Walker Havior
Sep 30, 1949 - Dec 17, 2006

Grave 263
Helen Dixon Roberson
Nov 17, 1911 - Aug 9, 2007

Grave 264
Charlie George Renfroe
Apr 19, 1948 - Mar 1, 2008

Grave 265
Samuel L. Evans
Jun 22, 1939 - Jun 13, 2008

Grave 266
Mary Mae "Bertha" Trawick
Aug 4, 1914 - Aug 6, 2008
Age 94.
Grave 267
Jennie D. Trawick
Oct 15, 1914 - Sep 19, 2008
Age 93.
Grave 268
Sammie L. E. Cooper
Sep 2, 1943 - Dec 15, 2008

Grave 269
Lawrence Macklin
May 18, 1952 - Feb 4, 2009

Grave 270
Mamie Brown Collins
Apr 20, 1919 - May 21, 2009

Grave 271
George Edwards
Jun 18, 1951 - Nov 5, 2010

Grave 272
Marshall Richardson
Jun 2, 1925 - Nov 20, 2010

Grave 273
Bessie Brown Justice
Dec 26, 1933 - Dec 3, 2010

Grave 274
Mary Black
Aug 15, 1947 - Jul 2, 2011
Age 63.
Grave 275
Eunice Barnes
Sep 3, 1929 - Jul 9, 2011

Grave 276
Rudolph Ben Barnes
Jul 1, 1944 - Aug 8, 2011

Grave 277
Ammie L. Edwards
Sep 2, 1923 - Aug 15, 2011
Age 87.
Grave 278
Evelene Collier
Aug 27, 1966 - Apr 22, 2011
Age 44.
Grave 279
Joseph Brown , Sr.
Jun 11, 1937 - May 9, 2011
Age 73.
Grave 280
Luther Webb
Dec 17, 1926 - Mar 7, 2012
Age 85.
Grave 281
Geneva Brown Warren
Jul 14, 1925 - Mar 15, 2012
Age 86.
Grave 282
Willie Barnes
Mar 12, 1932 - Jul 6, 2012

Grave 283
Mr. Deyontray Clark

- May 6, 2013

Grave 284
Charlie Collins, Jr.
Aug 31, 1943 - Dec 6, 2013
Age 70.
Grave 285
Robert Hogan Kitchens

- Jan 28, 2014

Grave 286
Corrine Pearson Broadus
Oct 10, 1910 - Oct 9, 2014
Age 103.
Grave 287
Betty Jean Dixon
Sep 3, 1954 - Jan 30, 2015

Grave 288
Lizzie Mae Davis

- Mar 4, 2015

Grave 289
Reba Webb

- Mar 5, 2015

Grave 290
Ora Annie Durden
Aug 12, 1923 - Mar 23, 2015
Age 91.
Grave 291
Gladys Trawick Spikes
Sep 25, 1918 - Mar 25, 2016

Grave 292
Lucious Macklin
Jan 19, 1949 - Nov 10, 2016

Grave 293
Tavares Macklin
Aug 27, 1983 - Mar 6, 2018

Grave 294