Barnsley Family Cemetery

Surveyed by:   Hazel McDowell   Photographed and Transcribed by:  Jane B. Thompson
 
Directions:  Take I-75 North to Exit 306.  Turn left off the exit. Travel approximately 2.2 miles  on Highway 140. Turn left at Hall Station Road and travel south approximately 5.5 miles. Hall Station Road will intersect Barnsley Gardens Road At the old filling station on the right, turn right onto Barnsley Gardens Road Travel 2.5 miles to Main Entrance of the Resort
 
GPS:  N34° 17.961′  W84° 59.6247′   Elevation: 856′
 
Note:  We wish to thank Mr. Clent Coker of Barnsley Gardens for the information on this cemetery.  Some names and dates in the cemetery transcription are used with the author’s permission.  The following exerpt is taken from Barnsley Gardens At Woodlands The Illustrious Dream by Clent Coker. 

“Since the early 1950’s, Clent Coker has spent much of his life collecting and preserving the Barnsley history and artifacts.  He is a direct descendant of two of Godfrey Barnsley’s early associates in the Georgia up-country and is the Barnsley Historian and Founding Director of the museum at Barnsley Gardens”. 

Clent’s book can be obtained by contacting him at the Barnsley Gardens museum at:  clentcoker@juliacompany.com