Location: From the Hancock County Courthouse, go southwest on Hwy 22 for 7.2 miles to Devereux. Turn right (at the backwards fork) onto Main Street. Go 0.2 mile to the dead end and turn left on Jones Chapel / Devereux Rd. Go approximately 2 miles to Powell Grove road on your right. Go 1.4 miles on Powell Grove Road to the end of the pavement and the intersection of Powell Grove, King Road and Sandy Run Rd. Go straight forward on Sandy Run Road and go 1.5 miles to where it splits. Turn left (which is still Sandy Run Road) and go 2.6 miles to a logging road on your right. Walk or drive 0.3 mile to a clearing (as of 2003) on the left. Turn left into the clearing and walk through the clearing into the woods for a total of 365 feet to the cemetery from the logging road.
GPS coordinates: 33 15' 18.4" N 83 10' 46.2" W or in degrees only form: 33.25511° N X 83.1795° W See location on a Google map in a new window (NOTE:The map opens in a new window. The cemetery will be at the location indicated by a red marker.)
GMD: 101 Cemetery Status: Inactive Predominant race: White
Indexer or Contributor: Jewel Thompson and Fred Arnold
Number of persons found: 5
Jun 2, 1771 - Jun 4, 1855
b. in Sussex Co., Virginia. d. Hancock Co., Ga. Age 84 yrs, 2 days. On same monument as Nancy Rives. Click for more info.
Nancy Shackleford Rives
Dec 11, 1785 - Feb 27, 1858
b. Hanover Co., Virginia. d. Hancock Co., Ga. On same monument as George Rives. Note: Maiden name from Hancock History marriages: "Nancy Shackleford - George Rives - 1809". Click for more info.
I. C. Rives
6 years. Last name assumed. Only R appears on stone.
R. S. Rives
4 years. Last name assumed. Only R appears on stone.
W. H. Rives
6 months. Last name assumed. Only R appears on stone. First initial may be "C".