Palmetto Cemetery is located about 3 miles east of Exit 36
off of Interstate 95, on Hwy. 341 in Brunswick. It is the largest cemetery
in Brunswick, next to Greenwood, which happens to be the "neighbor" cemetery to
Palmetto. This photo is taken of the entrance to the west side of
There is a transcription for this cemetery that has been put
together in a book that comes to over 800 pages! Not only does this book
have the grave listings, but it also has family information taken from funeral
home records, census, city directories, and the family descendants themselves.
A great genealogical resource. Unfortunately the books are no longer
available, but it is available on CD.
I have a copy of the book on CD that is
updated on a yearly basis by Ms. Ruth N. Vicent, just email me using the link at
the bottom of every page in this web that says "Contact". Ms. Vicent can
provide lookups too; her email address is at the top of this page, you will have
to enter it manually the first two letters are "r" and "n" then "vicent" not
Scroll to the bottom of this page to access
the index to the Palmetto Cemetery Book.
If you find your ancestor, please email us, and we will be happy to give you
more info, remember, this books has more than just burials listed. The
index has not been updated for several years.
This photo merely depicts the eastern half of
the cemetery. Here alone are hundreds, if not
thousands, of graves. Just about everybody was buried here or in Oak Grove
(city) cemetery, which was once known as the Brunswick Cemetery.
Index to Palmetto Cemetery
This is only an index of burials current up to the year 2002.
There is more genealogical
information in the book.
Please email me if you find your ancestors.
DO NOT ask for me to send you everything on a
surname or family!
Please send queries on a specific person(s) only!
A to F
G to L
M to R
S to Z
These files are very large, and take time to download!
You may even have to refresh the page to get it to download completely.
Be prepared to wait a minute.
Abbreviations Used in
ABA-Atlanta Birmingham Atlantic Railroad-later was
Atlanta Birmingham Coast
ACL-Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
c-as in birth date, about or short for ca., circa
chyd.-church yard cemetery
gr ch-grand children
M/M-Mr. & Mrs.
sibling-brothers & sisters
wd-widowed or widower
Yaryan-first name for Hercules Powder Company