Old Union Cemetery is in need of donations
The Old Union Baptist Church Old Cemetery is a historic cemetery beginning when the church was organized in August 1843. However, since 1981, the lawn care has been under the Old Union Old Cemetery Association Trustees. The trustees consist of members from: Cornerstone Baptist; First Baptist of Young Harris; Old Union Baptist; Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church; West Union Baptist and the City of Young Harris.
Churches that were a part of the Old Union Baptist Church with their ancestors buried in the old cemetery are: West Union Baptist; First Baptist of Young Harris and Cornerstone Baptist. Members from the Sharp Memorial UMC as well as Zion UMC also attended Old Union. We ask for your help.
Anyone native to this area has relatives who were laid to rest in Old Union Baptist Church Old Cemetery. Names of ancestors at rest in the old cemetery include but are not limited to the following names: Adams, Brown, Bryson, Coker, Corn, Daniels, Erwin, Franks, Greene, Howell, Hughes, Ingram, Jenkins, Johnson, Kerby/Kirby, Land, Lewis, McClure, Nichols, Oliver, Plott, Reece, Reed, Shook, Stephens, Thomas, Townsend, Underwood, Wood and many more.