Abercrombie Family Cemetery
The Abercrombie Family Cemetery is located on private property, accessed by Browns Lake Rd. The cemetery contains approximately 14 graves with only 5 marked graves.
From Douglas County, Georgia Who Was Who Vol. 1 by Joe Baggett, pub. 1981, p. 5:
James Abercrombie, born in SC in December of 1798, died at Campbellton in January of 1880 and is buried in a family cemetery off Brown’s Lake Rd.; near Campbellton in present Fulton County. Buried with him are wives Nancy (Camp), 24 Nov. 1798-5 May 1840; and Sarah (Thomason) 23 July 1805 – 11 January 1891 daughter of William Thomason Sr., of Chapel Hill, whom he married in 1841. Estate records show that James had 6 children and 20 grandchildren. He is said to be the son of Colvil Abercrombie and Mary (Lindley) Abercrombie of Laurens Co., SC. . . James moved to Campbellton in what was then Campbell Co. from Henry in the 1830s. His 6 children were Joseph, William Sanford, Eliza, James Russell, John and Mary.
Eliza Abercrombie Terry (1828-1860), married in 1847, Roberson William Terry who is buried at Mr. Vernon Church cemetery. Their daughter Louisa Frances Terry, 1856-1927, is buried at New Hope Church, Chapel Hill, with husband James Edwin Foster (b.1857) and son, Adam R. Foster (1881-1933).
Mary married James L. C. Smith in Campbell 6 September 1840.
John (b. 1826) married Frances Nelson, daughter of James F. & Delila (Camp) Nelson.
Joseph (4 Dec. 1823 – 26 April 1855) is buried at Holly Springs Cemetery, Douglas Co. with his wife, Susannah Dunlap (14 April 1829 – 6 July 1877), daughter of James & Jane Dunlap.
William Sanford (1834 – 1862) married Elizabeth Selman, daughter of William Covington Selman.
James Russell (24 March 1831 – 20 November 1911) is buried at New Hope Church with 2 wives, Jane Dunlap, daughter of James Dunlap (1833-1888) and Arrena (1829-1906) married in 1888.