Glossary and Abbreviations
- circa or approximately
- low wall surrounding a lot or a group of graves
- Confederate States of America
- inscription, or what is actually
written on the grave marker
- a grouping of graves,
often of family members. Lots tend to be rectangular in shape and are numbered
within each side and section: for example, East side, Section F, Lot 5.
The lots shown on the map often, but not always, conform to the original
1935 map's designation. Some lots have no identifiable graves, but most
lots have one to as many as 30 graves.
- per or according to the 1938 Allen/Andrews
Directory, compiled and written by Sally (Sarah) Cantey Whitaker Allen (1865-1942),
with the assistance of Louis H. Andrews (1866-1944). This directory is a limited
production, self-copied book containing the first major indexing of the cemetery.
It is presumed that much of the information contained in the book was provided
to its authors through first-hand experience or family members. Copies of this
book may be found in the City of Milledgeville's City Engineer's Office, the
Mary Vinson Library of Milledgeville, and the Baldwin County Courthouse.
- per or according to The Dead Book:
Burials in the City Cemetery, Milledgeville, Georgia, 1869-1904, transcribed
by Hugh T. Harrington (1998).
- per or according to Milledgeville: Georgia's
Antebellum Capital, by James C. Bonner, Mercer University Press, 1978, reprinted
- per or according to History of Baldwin
County Georgia, by Mrs. Anna Maria Green Cook, Published in Association
with Boyd Publishing Company and Mary Vinson Memorial Library, Milledgeville,
Ga., by The Reprint Company, Publishers, Spartanburg, SC, 1992.
per Moore's Funeral Home
- per or according to records provided by Moore's Funeral Home, Milledgeville,
Ga., which performs a large proportion of the burials in Memory Hill.
- per or according to Lillian Henderson's
Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865 (6 volumes). Hapeville,
GA: Longina & Porter, 1959-1964.
per (person's name)
- per or according to a
person who participated in this current indexing project. The person providing
information is usually a family member.
- a large grouping of lots and graves
that are often surrounded by driveways or are divided for ease of finding graves.
- refers to the East
or West side of the cemetery. All graves are designated as on either the
east or west side.
- a rectangular piece
of cement, granite, or marble that is in the shape of the grave and lies
over the grave indicating the approximate shape and size of the grave
- designates that the grave has no indication,
as of the printing of this book, of who is buried there
a raised grave or structure over a grave