Brushy Creek Church Cemetery
Brushy Creek Church Cemetery is the resting place of many of the Taylor and
related families. Cader Hancock and Hester Ann Ivey Hancock, the grandparents of
Mary Jane Hancock are buried there as are Jacob Joiner and Jincy Graves Joiner
her great grandparents through her mother Eda Frances A. Joiner's line. Lucida
Sapp Taylor, the wife of Robert Taylor, and granddaughter of Levi Sapp, is
buried there w and has a large marker near General Jackson Taylor's family plot.
While most of Hiram T. Taylor and Minda Ogletree Taylors children are buried
with them at Fellowship, their daughter
Missouri, who died as an infant, is at Brushy Creek. J. D. Miley and
Robbie Neal Taylor Miley's son Melvin and their two infant boys are near the
Jackson Taylor plot.
The cemetery is located on Brushy Creek Church Road between Sparks and
Chaserville in Cook County, Georgia. The cemetery can be reached from Exit 41 on
I75 at Sparks, Georgia. Follow Colquett Street east into Sparks from I-75. After
Colquett Street crosses US Highway 41 in Sparks it becomes Brushy Creek Road.
Follow Brushy Creek Road northerly until you come to the intersection (4 way
stop) with County Road 253 (Barneyville Road). Turn right onto CR-253 and follow
it until the junction of Brushy Creek Church Road which is on the left. There is
a sign for the Brushy Creek Baptist Church at this junction. Turn left and
follow Brushy Creek Church Road until you get to the church. The cemetery is at
The iron cross marker, (for Confederate Veterans,) is at the foot of Cader
Hancock's grave and his wife Hester Ann Ivey is to the left of him.
The marker of John Taylor and Lovedy Seph Taylor. The grave of Lucinda Sapp
Taylor is to the left and back of this marker.
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updated 18 January 2020
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