Abandoned cemetery. Northwest of Sallis. Travel Hwy 12 and take right just before reaching the Big Black River bridges (Boyette Crossing); travel .8 miles on gravel road and just beyond brick residence of Ruth Bosse Sultan; walk through hilly terrain about 150 yards. Copied 2 January 1961.
George B. AMICK, 12 Nov 1818 - 3 Aug 1865
Grave - said to be Civil War soldier whose body came to Durant and was unclaimed
3 graves - marked by native sandstone - said to be three negro children who drowned when trying to cross a nearby creek or back water in a cotton basket.
Information by Ruth Bosse Sultan, widow of Brantley Sultan, descendant of George B. Amick
Note: In the Newberry,S.C., probate records there is a "George David Amick, b. 12 Nov 1818, died in Miss. 3 Aug 1865" who had left property in Newberry, S.C.
( ) Information not on tombstone but added by historians
* two or more names on one tombstone (double, triple, etc., stone)
# two or more names on one tombstone (double, triple, etc., stone)
(F.H.M) temporary Funeral Home Marker
Grave Noticeable grave without a tombstone
grave - F.H.M. Noticeable grave with unreadable Funeral Home Marker
(M.E.) Masonic Emblem on the tombstone
(E.S.E.) Eastern Star Emblem on the tombstone
(W.O.W.E.)(W.O.W.) Woodsman of World Emblem on the tombstone
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