Calder Cemetery

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Calder Cemetery

Shellman Bluff, McIntosh County, Georgia, USA Add to Map
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Posted from Cemeteries of McIntosh County, GA Copyright 2000 with written permission from the LAHS.

Location: US Hwy 17 North, go 13.4 miles and turn right on Pine Harbor Rd. Go 0.1 mile, turn left on Young Mans Rd., go 4 miles. Keep right on Shellman Bluff Rd. and go 2.6 miles. Turn left at the forks, go 0.9 mile, turn right on Kicklighter Rd. and go 0.1 mile. The Cemetery is the small fenced area on the left.

History: John Calder, Revolutionary War soldier, came to Liberty Co., GA from Beaufort, S.C. in 1785. His land was in the portion that became McIntosh County in 1793, perhaps the Northwest part which is South of LeConte's Woodmanston Plantation. He later purchased Contentment Plantation from the Nephew/Gignilliat family. Calder's second wife, reportedly is buried beside her husband. The fence is over part of an Unmarked grave, presumably hers.

Note: Calder Cemetery and Contentment Plantation Cemetery are in same area along with Pigeon Hill Cemetery.


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  • Added: 9 Jun 2012
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