Mott Cemetery

Abram Isabel Mott Cemetery and Plantation Monument
Abram Isabel Mott Cemetery and Plantation Monument

This cemetery is located north of Hilliard on US Highway 1, turn right on Murhee Road, and go 1.2 miles to a locked gate on the left side of the road. This cemetery is on Rayonier land about .44 miles further inside their property. A visit requires Rayonier permission which must be obtained from their US Forest Resources group, Coastal Resources Unit located at 851582 US Highway 17 North.

The list of burials is derived from three sources: Physical surveys by the Amelia Island Genealogy Society in 1995 and 2012, WPA Graves Registration data, and contributions of Eunice A. Mott and Wayne Wingate, which supplies additional burials and the family relationships. Mott’s contribution is contained in the Nassau County Genealogist, Vol. IX, #2, Spring 2002.

Thirty three graves are listed, including thirteen wooden markers containing no information. A member of the Mott family states there are also graves outside the fenced area, which are possibly graves of slaves who died on the plantation. Two Civil War soldiers, Burton Lemuel Mott and James I. Johnson, in addition to Isabel and Abram Mott are buried here. Some surveys have called this the Henry Davis Cemetery.

Mott Cemetery Location

(Nassau County)
Murrhee Road in Timber Land
Hilliard , FL 32046 USA

GPS Location 30.736778, -81.931278

Mott Cemetery Burials

Mott Cemetery Interments

The first AIGS survey was made by Shirley McCabe and Joan Johnson in 1995, and a 2012 survey was completed in May of 2012 by Jim Miller and Michael Toomey in association with Wanda Arnold, Jasper Griffin and Robbie Robinson of the West Nassau Genealogy Society.

Mott Cemetery Layout

Mott Cemetery Layout
Mott Cemetery Layout
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