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Quarantined Sailors

Death unknown
Burial McIntosh County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 92765492 · View Source
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Location: Some highland in the marsh area where Doboy sound and Old Teakettle Creek meet. West of Sapelo Island.

History: of cemetery. This was a busy area during the 1800s with many ships entering. It is reported that on quarantined timber ships some sailors who died from yellow fever were buried here. (Source 2) Annie Fisher Gill said that the sunken graves were still visible in the 1920s. This Cemetery is listed on the USGS Topographical Map. Information from "Cemeteries of McIntosh County, Georgia; copyright 2000; posted with written permission from the LAHS.

Gravesite Details (Source 2) Sullivan, Buddy, EARLY DAYS ON THE GEORGIA TIDEWATER, THE STORY OF MCINTOSH COUNTY AND SAPELO. 4th Edition, 1995. The Darien News, Darien, GA




  • Created by: Connie C. Madray
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92765492
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Quarantined Sailors (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92765492, citing Old Sailors Burying Ground, McIntosh County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Connie C. Madray (contributor 47805936) .