CLAY COUNTY CEMETERIES

Taken from Clay, Jackson, and Putnam Counties, Tennessee, an index by Charles A. Reeves, Jr.

Those marked with an asterisk (*) are identified on the Clay County map.

Most of these entries are from Walter Webb's book (Clay County, Tennessee Tombstone Inscriptions; Walter E. Webb; Dale Hollow Lake; Celina, TN 38551; used with permission). Those with old dates in brackets are from earlier references and may have been renamed and/or may be duplicates of other entries. A few cemeteries are shown on the USGS topo maps that aren't listed elsewhere; these have numbers above 267 and are listed twice to aid in location, by both number and alphabetical.

No.

Name

Location

Map Grid No.

1

*Varney Andrews Cemetery

Near the West end of the Cumberland River Bridge on the West bank of Highway 52 between the Kyle house and Proctor Creek.

D2(?)

2

*Evan Arms Cemetery

On the old farm place of Evan and John Henry Arms, now owned by John Fowler Stone, east of Beech Bethany Church of Christ on top of the hill in a pasture surrounded by eight large cedar trees–Beech Bethany.

D2(?)

3

*Robert Arms, Sr. Cemetery

Between the east foot of Pilot and Little Knobs on the "Old" Arms place, one mile West of Highway 53–Pea Ridge.

E1(?)

4

Henry Asberry Cemetery

About one mile North of Union Hill on Mt. Vernon Road [not shown on the map], on a ridge and 75 feet North of an old barn–Union Hill.

 

5

Ashlock Church Cemetery

At the Church of Christ on Pea Ridge, in Cumberland, KY (within 100 yards of Clay County).

 

6

Barry Cemetery

On the "Old Barry Place," now the present farm of "Babe" Keisling. Turn west in front of Summer Shade Church of Christ; go about 2 miles to the end of the road into the cleared fields and into the woods–Pleasant Hill.

 

7

D. Biggerstaff Cemetery

On the farm of Brownie Brown, near the head of Knob Creek.

 

8

*Biles Cemetery

East of the road on the farm of Clarence Biles, about two miles northeast of Hermitage Springs toward the Gamaleil, KY highway–Hermitage Springs.

A1

9

Birdwell Cemetery

North of the road between Mt. Vernon and Union Hill on land owned by Ed Rich–Union Hill. Turn North in front of the Harold Christie house.

 

10

Black Cemetery

On the north side of the Cumberland River opposite Turkey Creek Island, on the east side of a hill in a pasture near the edge of the woods–Turkey Creek.

 

11

Boone-Matlock Cemetery

On the west side of Modoc Creek, about 50 feet above the creek in the bench on the side of the hill. Land is now owned by Granville Gilpatrick; about 1/3 of distance between Gilpatrick's and the old Martin Rich place–Mill Creek.

 

12

*Jessee Bow [Bowe] Cemetery

On the old Bow farm, on the east side of Highway 53–Pea Ridge.

E1/E2

13

Boyles Cemetery

On a side road off Highway 52 that leaves the highway at west point approximately 1/4 mi. east of Moses [Moss?], Tennessee, approximately 1/4 mi. northeast from highway 52 on land once owned by the Boyles family [1937].

 

14

Brown or Davis Graveyard

On a farm now owned by B. Robbins and Brown (1937).

 

15

Brown Graveyard

Located in the northeast section of Celina approximately 300 yards northeast of the Public Square (1937); at the rear of John Bed Hamilton's home.

 

16

Brown Farm Cemetery

On the crest of a hill above the west bank of the East Fork of Brimstone Creek–Pine Hill.

 

17

James P. Brown Cemetery

At Midway; turn West from the Moss Brimstone Road at Turkey Creek Road at Charley Rhoton's. Go about 100 yards and then turn South on the old farm road and go out the ridge about 3/4 mile.

 

18

J. J. (Jesse) Brown Farm Cemetery

In an open field about 100 feet east of the house of Jesse Brown, near the Denton's Crossroads junction.

 

19

Lester Brown Family Cemetery

On the north side of the road in front of Brown's house–Arcott.

 

20

Pleas Brown Cemetery

On the east side of the lower end of Brimstone Creek about 100 yards northeast of the old Brown house–Brimstone Creek.

 

21

*Browning Cemetery

South of Hermitage Springs off Milestown Road and about 200 feet east of the road that goes to the fire tower–Hermitage Springs.

A2

22

Old Browning Cemetery

Under the present house and yard of Ralph Birdwell at the northeast junction of the road from Mt. Vernon (Milestown) to Union Hill–Mt. Vernon.

 

23

Buckner and Monk Ridge Cemetery

Northeast of the road between Moss and Arcott near the old Jim Spurlock place, later the Anderson place, now Eula Cepas'–Moss.

 

24

*Buford Cemetery

Turn east from Highway 52 at the Clay and Overton county lines. Follow Buford [Swann] Ridge approximately 2-1/2 miles; on the old farm of Edwin R. Buford and Jessee Martin–Buford Ridge.

F2

25

John Bailey Buford Cemetery

West of the road to the Ashlock Church of Christ, on the old J.B. Buford farm, later owned by Burl M. and Hattie Williams–Pea Ridge.

 

26

Burks-Goolsby Cemetery

West of Dry Mill Creek fork on top and at the end of the ridge, east of the road leading to the Tick Community. On a farm now owned by Bill Robertson–Dry Mill Creek Fork.

 

27

Walter Burrus Farm Cemetery #1

On the South side of Mill Creek opposite the Walter Burrus house, about 500 yards up the face of the ridge, alongside an old road overlooking Mill Creek.

 

28

Walter Burrus Farm Cemetery #2

On the South side of Mill Creek opposite the Walter Burrus house, on the hill at the end of the ridge overlooking Mill Creek.

 

29

*Butler Cemetery

On Highway 53 at the village of Butlers Landing, Tennessee, in District 3 of Clay County, and is on the John Price Butler farm formerly owned by Riley Loftis (1937), now owned by Paul Smith [1987]. The cemetery is in Weaver Bottom, off Highway 53 at Butler's Landing Church of Christ; go .7 mi. and the cemetery is under the cedar trees beside the road.

D3

30

Bailey Butler Cemetery

At Turkey Creek Bottom on the old Butler farm, across the Cumberland River west from Butlers Landing about 300 yards northwest from the old ferry.

 

31

Thomas Butler Cemetery

At Butlers Landing about 500 yards east off Highway 53 beside Baptist Ridge Road.

 

32

Butler Salve Cemetery

West of and opposite Butlers Landing Church of Christ on the south end of the first ridge, west of Mill Creek as one enters Weaver Bottom.

 

33

Butler's Landing Cemetery

West of Celina on Highway 82.

 

34

Carter Cemetery

On the farm of Oscar Condra, south of Highway 52 and east of Boles, KY Road–Denton Crossroads.

 

35

Castell Cemetery

Go down the road South of Ed Kendall's Store, beyond Grimestead's water mill, on top of the bank above the west side of the road–Moss.

 

36

Cherry Cemetery

South of Union Hill Road and east of McCormick Ridge Road, about 200 yards across a field on a knoll on the Anderson Farm–Union Hill.

 

37

Cherry Family Cemetery #1

On the farm of Vernie Cherry, on top of a knoll about 300 yards south of the Mt. Vernon-Union Hill Road–Mt. Vernon.

 

38

Cherry Family Cemetery #2

North of Oak Grove on the farm of Grady Cherry, west of the road from Oak Grove to Clementsville–Oak Grove.

 

39

Joe Cherry Cemetery

On the land of Willard Carter, about 100 yards east of the Union Hill-McCormick Ridge Road, about 1/2 mi. south of Union Hill.

 

40

Newton Cherry Cemetery

On the farm where Tommy Denton now lives, east of the house in a field east of the Union Hill-McCormick Ridge Road.

 

41

Turner Cherry Cemetery

About one mile south of Moss and 500 yards east of Bennets Ferry Road, in a pine thicket on the farm of Mrs. Verlie Cherry Hestand–Moss.

 

42

William J. Cherry Cemetery

North of the Celina-Arcott Road on a high knoll, west of the Calvin J. Mabry residence–Arcott.

 

43

Wilson (Wiltz) Cherry Cemetery #1

On the west side of Trace Creek, between Hermitage Springs and Leonard on the farm of Thomas Davis–Hermitage Springs.

 

44

Wilson (Wiltz) Cherry Cemetery #2

On the east side of Trace Creek, on the east bank of the road between Hermitage Springs and Leonard about 300 yards southeast of the George Davis Cemetery–Hermitage Springs.

 

45

Cherry-Denton Cemetery

South and along side the Union Hill-Mt. Vernon Road, about 200 feet west of the Union Hill Store, on the farm of B. Clarence Franklin.

 

46

Cherry-Price Cemetery

On the farm of Taylor Cherry, about 100 feet west of the Union Hill-McCormick Ridge Road–Union Hill.

 

47

*Chowning Cemetery

West of the road leading from Fellowship to Pleasant Hill, just before going down the incline.

F2

48

Montgomery Clancy Cemetery

About 1/3 mi. southwest from the Kendall Cemetery in a pasture under an apple tree, on Bud Kendall's old farm, now owned by Hance Wilkerson–Pine Hill.

 

49

Clementsville Cemetery

About 1-1/2 mi. north of Oak Grove at the junction of the roads.

 

50

Coe-Stone Cemetery

Just south of the old Liberty Hill school on the west side of New Hope Branch, above the house of Lester Beason, formerly owned by William Alexander Coe–Liberty Hill.

 

51

Confederate Cemetery

On Cedar Hill above Dale Hollow Lake and Celina Boat Dock–Pea Ridge.

 

268

*Crossroads Cemetery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

E1

52

Charley Dailey Cemetery

East of Holt's Store on the north side of the road, above Robert Dailey's house on a knoll–Baptist Ridge.

 

53

Thomas Dailey Cemetery

At the Beech Springs School House (now gone), east of Holt's Store on the north side of the road, atop a bank on Robert Dailey's farm–Baptist Ridge.

 

54

Dale Cemetery

Located just behind the Gearhart Graveyard--in the corporate limits of the town of Celina, approximately 1/2 mi. east of the Court House on Highway 53 [1937].

 

55

Dale-Davis Cemetery

East of Highway 52 at Poor House Ridge and Walker Ridge Road on the Celina Livingston Highway about 4 miles east of Celina.

 

56

Dalton Family Cemetery

On the east bank of Knob Creek opposite the bridge on the edge of the farm of Ell Eads, about 200 yards north of the confluence of Knob and Little Creeks–Knob Creek.

 

57

Houston Darwin Cemetery

On Houston (Heuse) Ridge, about Biggerstaff Cemetery on the Head of Knob Creek.

 

58

Daughterty Cemetery

On Buford Ridge, west of the house where Lester Neely now lives, about 500 yards across a small valley (swag) on a small ridge (knoll).

 

59

Daughterty Cemetery

On the Clark Smith farm just north of the old road on the side of the hill between the barn and a fence row, between Celina and Arcott.

 

60

Davis Graveyard

Approximately 12 miles east from Celina on a farm owned by G. L. Maynard, which leaves the Mitchell Creek County Road at a point near the residence of Rufus Smith, a tenant farmer on G. L. Manyard's land [1937].

 

61

*Davis (Walker) Cemetery

Approximately 2-1/2 miles east from Celina. Go east on Highway 52 toward Livingston. At four miles, turn north or to the left on a county road that leads to the poor farm. Continue with the county road approximately 2-1/2 miles to the river bottom; near a residence of H. R. Cates [1937]. Below and west of Dale Hollow Dam, south of and across the Obey River from Highway 53, near William D. Terry's–Celina.

E2

62

George Davis Cemetery

East of Trace Creek in a field between Hermitage Springs and Leonard–Hermitage Springs.

 

63

Isaac and Joe Davis Cemetery

Atop a hill, south of the road leading to the house of E.E. (Ebb) Chilton's, east of the house–Pleasant Hill.

 

64

Jessee Davis Cemetery

Turn west at the gravel road near M. Wayne Nelson's. Go 150 yards, turn south on a trail; along side and west of the trail–Pleasant Hill.

 

65

Dennis Cemetery

On the land of Edward Johnson–turn right (southeast) at the first road east of Maple Grove School. Go Northeast across the pasture and hollow; on a hollow surrounded by an open field–Maple Grove.

 

66

Pernina Dennis Cemetery

On a knoll east of the road, about 1/2 mi. north of Hobert Taylor–Heard Ridge.

 

67

*Donaldson (Government) Cemetery

On Pea Ridge–cemeteries removed from the Dale Hollow area by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (see the listing beginning on page 61).

E1

68

Eads-Denton Cemetery

In a field west of Pine Hill and Brimstone Road on the farm of Hance Wilkerson–Pine Hill.

 

69

E. Edens Cemetery

About one mile south of Charlie Melton's house, at the end of a grass field in the edge of the woods–Fairview.

 

70

Edens-Smith Cemetery

On or near the Edens-Parsons-Holman farm–Pine Branch.

 

71

C. C. Edons Cemetery

On the east side of Willow Grove Road on the top of the bank between Hoye Ford and Boykins' Garage, on the opposite side of the road (east) at the old Clark-Sewell old Fox camp–Fairview.

 

72

Edwards Cemetery

Located on the present farm of Eula Copas, between Moss and Arcott, north of the road and west of the house, ca 500 yards in a pasture–Moss.

 

73

Emberton Cemetery

On the first road to the right, west of Butler C. Waddle's Store, on the farm of Willie Sherrell–Baptist Ridge.

 

74

Evins Cemetery

Below the house of E. E. (Ebb) Chilton, near Dale Hollow Lake on the old road leading from Mitchells Creek to Pleasant Hill–Mitchells Creek.

 

75

*Fitzgerald Cemetery

North of East Lake Avenue in Celina.

E2

76

*Fowler Cemetery

In the upper end of Tinsley's Bottom on the ridge above and south of the Cumberland River and opposite Turkey Creek Island.

C3

77

Franklin-York Cemetery

On the land of David Larimore (Jack) Jackson, 150 feet south of Highway 151, ca 100 yards west of the Bakerton Church of Christ–Bakerton.

 

78

*Free Hill Cemetery

On a high hill one mile north of Celina. To reach it, one must cross Obey's River by ferry at its mouth, thence a rough trail or path to the top of a ridge north of the river. The cemetery is approximately one mile north and east of the ferry to the north side of the trail. The cemetery is 52 approximately two acres in size, and many graves are unmarked [1937].

E2

79

French Cemetery

Turn west at Bob Cypher's house from a road leading to Willow Grove, on the south side in a field which leads to Frank Seiver's and Asburns Creek–Willow Grove.

 

80

Caleb "Doc" Head Cemetery

On the farm of Ed Brown, near Midway, west of the road in a field–Midway (Moss).

 

81

Henry Gabbard Cemetery

About 300 yards west of the road, on Curtis Harvey's land–Heard Ridge.

 

82

Gates Cemetery

On a knoll at the west end and north side of the Obed [Obey] River bridge on the Stone and Gates farm–Celina.

 

83

Gearhart Graveyard (or "Old" Fitzgerald Cemetery)

In Celina, approximately 1/2 mi. East of the Court House on Highway 53, about one acre in size [1937]. North of East Lake Avenue.

 

84

Goodpasture Graveyard

On the side of Highway 53, approximately six miles east of Celina, near the residence of Buford, on land owned by T. F. Goodpasture [1937].

 

85

James Woford Gray Cemetery

Along side and northeast of Holly Creek Road at Webbs Crossroads–Pea Ridge.

 

86

Monday Gray Cemetery

About 100 yards south of Holly Creek Road under a cedar tree on a rise opposite Jessee Webb's house–Webbs Crossroads.

 

87

Green Cemetery

In Celina, approximately 500 yards east of the Court House, and adjoining the Baptist Church House lot [1937].

 

88

*Hall Graveyard

On a county road approximately five miles from Celina, approximately 1/2 mi. east from Highway 53 at the point where the county road leaves the highway at the residence of J. B. Bailey [1937].

D3

89

"Doc" Hall-Waddle Cemetery

On Mill Creek in Celina, Route 2, on the side of a hill north of a country road.


90

*(Adam C.) Hamilton Graveyard

On the east side of Highway 53 approximately 3-1/8 miles south of Celina near the old residence of J. M. Hamilton [1937][1987].

D2/ D3

91

John Hamilton Cemetery

On the hill south of Mill Creek from Ben Bailey and Barlow Rose farm, near Butlers Landing.

 

92

Harrison Cemetery

Turn east at Fairview, go beyond Mt Pisgah and just east of Earnest Phillips' on the east side of the road.

 

93

Thomas Hayes Cemetery

On a ridge about 200 yards south of the old home place of Thomas Hayes, near Indian Graves at the head of Shankey Branch–Indian Graves.

 

94

Heard and Estep Cemetery

About 1/2 mi. west of Curtis Harvey's on a hill above the middle fork of Ashburn Creek–Heard Ridge.

 

95

Hermitage Springs Cemetery

About 100 yards north of Highway 52 and in the northeast area–Hermitage Springs.

 

96

Hestand-Spear Cemetery

One mile east of Moss and about one mile north of Highway 52. Turn north at Mitchell Strong's rock house; on the old farm of Dave Hestand, east of the old road leading to McFarland Creek and along side the road–Moss.

 

97

High Cedars (John Tinsley) Cemetery

On a ridge adjacent to the old road–Tinsleys Bottom. The father and mother of Abraham Lincoln are said to be buried here.

 

98

Williams Jesse Hill Cemetery

On the "Old Hill" farm, now owned by Hilburn Estes Ritter, near Monroe County, KY–Laurel Bluff.

 

99

Hill-Stone-Rogers Cemetery

East of the road above the oil tanks on the end of the point between the farms of Bill Tom Cook and Billy Tinsley Roberts–Pine Branch.

 

100

Hinson Cemetery

On the west side of the road between Oak Grove and Union Hill on the farm of Eulah Hinson–Union Hill.

 

101

A. B. Holman Cemetery

On land where Rollen Terry once lived and now owned by Joe B. Walker, and now by Leslie Upton; near the old road that crosses Neelys Creek.

 

102

Holman Child Cemetery

About 75 feet west of Pleasant Grove Park Road and slightly south of the old home place of William Hudspeth, "Bee" Holman, and "Bob Dooley" (R.R. Terry),–Gray John Hill.

 

102

Holman Hollow Cemetery

On Sally Holman's land, now owned by Andre "Doc" Key–Neelys Creek.

 

104

Hoopas Cemetery

On the old farm of Sam Brown, now owned by Bowse Brown, on the northeast side of Dry Creek in the edge of the woods–Arcott.

 

105

Hull Cemetery

On a farm inside the Celina city limits (parents of Cordell Hull) [1937].

 

106

Hummel Cemetery

On a knoll near and north of Willow Grove Road east of Maple Grove.

 

107

Nathan Jobe Cemetery

On the old Borden farm, later owned by Jack Nevins; north of Line Creek, ca 200 yards–Laurel Bluff.

 

108

Wash Johnson Cemetery

On Buford Ridge on a high knoll above the Wash Johnson house overlooking Mitchell Creek and Dale Hollow Lake–Buford Ridge.

 

109

*Jonestown Cemetery

East of the road between Oak Grove and Union Hill, near the Ed Rich house–Union Hill.

B2

110

*Keen-Burchett Cemetery

About 1/2 mi. northeast of Neelys Crossroads in Celina, Route 2.

E3

111

Kendall Cemetery

Southwest of Rod Gilpatrick's, south of and near the highway in the edge of a pasture, west of Holt's Store–Baptist Ridge.

 

112

Kendall Cemetery

On a knoll east of Pine Hill Church of Christ–Pine Hill.

 

113

Bud Kendall Cemetery Cemetery

About 1/3 mi. southwest from the Kendall Cemetery in an open field, north of the old spring ; now owned by Hance Wilkerson–Pine Hill.

 

114

*Anderson Gildewell "Ance" Key Cemetery

Turn west from Highway 53 at the old Bow[e] farm.

E1

115

Kirk-Brown Cemetery

South of Dry Fork Creek on the face of a ridge just below an old road. west and above the old house of Josh Kirk, now owned by George Emberton–Dry Fork Creek.

 

116

Kirk-Chapman Cemetery

About 200 feel northeast (above) the Willie Waddle house, in the bench of the hill; between Arcott and Celina.

 

117

Kirk-Morgan Cemetery

One mile from Butlers Landing in Weaver Bottom.

 

118

Kirkpatrick-Nevins Cemetery

In the pasture on Dick Nevins' old farm, about 100 yards north of the road–Pine Branch.

 

119

*Kyle Cemetery

Approximately one mile west of Celina on Highway 53 on a farm owned by F. B. Maxey [1937].

D2

120

Langford Cemetery

On the farm of Wilburn Langford, Mill Creek, Celina, above the house, on the north side of Mill Creek.

 

121

Lankford-Brown Cemetery

West of the Arcott community, along side and south of the road leading to Turkey Creek–Arcott.

 

122

Lee-Grimstead Cemetery

On the farm where "Donk" or "Daunt" Melton now lives, south of the house and north of the Macedonia Church house south of Moss.

 

123

*Leonard Cemetery

South and along side of the road near the old Leonard Schoolhouse–Leonard.

A2

124

Likens-Pennington Cemetery

On the land of Clarence Turner, where Warren G. Johnson lives in the Crawford Town community; west of the road between Oak Grave [Grove] and Union Hill, then south into the pasture–Union Hill.

 

125

Dr. Lindsey Cemetery

On the land of Mrs. Glennie Cherry, on the west bank of the road leading from the Little Trace Bridge to Milestown, ca 200 yards south of the bridge–Hermitage Springs.

 

126

Lowery Cemetery

No location given.

 

127

*Lynch Graveyard

Approximately 1/2 mi. north of Butler's Landing on the East side of Highway 53 and approximately 6-1/2 miles south of Celina, near the Butlers Landing County School House. On a farm owned by Frank Brown, once owned by F. B. Lynch [1937]. A later reference: adjacent to and on the north side of the Church of Christ in Butlers Landing.

D3

128

Lynn Cemetery

In Tinsley's Bottom.

 

129

McClain/Warden Cemetery

Take Highway 136 through Rickman, turn left on Highway 192 toward Highway 53. The cemetery is located just on the right in the edge of a field after crossing the Overton/Clay County line.

 

130

McClain Cemetery

East of Holt's Store on the north side of the road–Baptist Ridge.

 

131

*McColgan Cemetery

South of the Arcot road and ca 200 yards southeast of the Orville N. Cherry house, out the ridge–Arcott.

D2/ D3

132

John McCormick Cemetery

On the farm now owned by Hosea Price, ca 5 miles south of Union Hill, east of the road on the ridge, ca 200 yards north of the Jackson County line–Union Hill.

 

133

*"Old" and "New" McDonalds Cemeteries

Near and north of Holt's Store in Baptist Ridge. The original "old" cemetery is on a knoll about 500 yards northeast of the "new" cemetery. The old cemetery was bulldozed and destroyed around 1969, and the headstones are gone.

D3

134

McGlassen Cemetery

Near the lower end on the west side of Brimstone Creek on the side of a hill, ca 100 yards from the creek–Brimstone Creek.

 

135

McLerran Cemetery

East of the road going south from the Ed Kendall Store; take the first to the left (east), then the next road to the left (north)–Moss.

 

136

Ben A. McLerran Cemetery

East of Oak Grove-Union Hill Road, on the Taft Crawford farm, west of the house–Union Hill.

 

137

*Mabry Family Cemetery

South of the Celina-Arcott road, south and opposite of the Judge Calvin Jackson Mabry residence, in a field on a high knoll–Arcott.

D2

138

Hiram Mabry Cemetery

On the farm of James Curtis Melton. Turn east at Fairview and then south at the first road–Fairview.

 

139

*Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (1931)

About one mile south of Moss, 300 yards west of Midway Road–Moss.

C2

140

Minor "Pus" Marcom Cemetery (farm)

West of the road between Shankey (Shasta) Branch and Low Gap Hill on the top of a bank above Highway 52 and 53–Shasta Branch.

 

141

Martin-Lowery-Minor Cemetery

On State Highway, approximately 1/4 mi. from Celina and 1/4 mi. south of the junction of Highways 52 and 53. On a farm owned by W. A. (Minor) Marcum, formerly owned by Willett Martin [1937].

 

142

Martin Cemetery

Approximately 1/2 mi. south of Celina on Highway 53 near the old Martin Home on Shankey (Shasta) Branch [1987].

 

143

Masters-Dulworth Cemetery

About 100 yards east of the house of Buford Masters and the First Church of God–Shankey Branch.

 

144

Masters-Stacy Cemetery

On the east side of Shankey (Shasta) Branch, east of Highway 52 near the Walter Masters home place.

 

145

Tom Masters Cemetery

On the east side of Shankey Branch behind the house of Fowler "Spoon" Masters.

 

146

Mayfield Cemetery

Five miles southeast of Celina on Mill Creek Road, approximately 1/4 mi. from the intersection of this road and Highway 53. At the residence of J. Ben Bailey (1937). North of Mill Creek near Butlers Landing.

 

147

Meadows Cemetery

On the side of Mitchell Creek County Road approximately 3-1/2 mi. east and south of the intersection of this road and Highway 53 at Obey's River, and at the mouth of Mitchell Creek, on a farm owned by G. L. Maynard [1937].

 

148

*Meadows Cemetery

About one mile east of Moss on a knoll above and north of Highway 52, near the Blacksmith Shop of Othor Washington Meadows and the road to McFarland Creek–Moss.

C1

149

Mayfield/Bailey Cemetery

Travel on Highway 53 from Gainesboro to Celina. Just after crossing Mill Creek, turn right on the road; the cemetery is in the right.

 

269

*Miles Cemetery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

B2

150

Miller Cemetery

Located on the old Trig Cunningham place; past and behind the Macedonia Church and cemetery, southwest of the barn in the edge of a field–Moss.

 

151

Mitchell Cemetery

On the north side of the hill above the home of Della Cooper Bronstetter–Mill Creek.

 

152

Moore Cemetery #1

On the Rodney Moore farm near Monroe County, KY, along side and north of the road, ca 500 feet east of Boles, KY.

 

153

Moore Cemetery #2

East of Highway 51, ca 1/4 mi. south of the Kentucky State Line–Moss.

 

154

Old Moore Cemetery #3

South of Highway 52, on the Herman Melton farm west of Moss.

 

155

Old Moore Cemetery #4

Located on the farm of Tom Brown. Turn west at the place of Earl Wilkerson, then proceed ca 300 yards, turn right, ca 100 yards, then left, ca 100 yards, turn right and follow the trail into the field, then follow the trail ca 300 yards into the pine thicket–Pine Hill.

 

156

Samuel Moore Cemetery

Turn west at Turkey Creek Road and Charlie Rhoton's House. Go 1.5 miles out west on the ridge from the house of Carlos Denton; known as Mars Hill above Brimstone Creek–Midway.

 

157

Moore-Butler Cemetery

This cemetery no longer exists. The family moved the remains to other cemeteries when they no longer owned the property.

 

158

Moore-Clancy-Denton Cemetery

South of the road from Denton's Crossroads. Turn left at the first road west of the house of Earl D. Head; go south to the edge of the woods; on the farm of W. C. "Bully" White–Denton's Crossroads.

 

159

Morton-Gass Cemetery

On the present farm of Ray Copas; the old Dave Martin farm. Turn north at Isabell Hatcher's house on the road between Mt. Vernon and Union Hill, about 100 feet east of the gravel road going north–Mt. Vernon.

 

160

*Moss Cemetery

On Highway 52 in the village of Moss on a hill on a knoll on the north side of Highway 52 near the Church of Christ, on land first purchased by Press H. Savage [1937].

 

161

Mount Pisgah Cemetery

In the Willow Grove area off Highway 42, approximately two miles from the Overton County line at the Masonic Hall in the Fairview Section.

 

162

Mount Vernon Cemetery

At the junction and north of the road to Leonard (Milestown)–Mt. Vernon.

 

163

Mullins-Kerr Cemetery

Near the Plainview Schoolhouse on the Bedford Davis farm–Pea Ridge.

 

164

Needham Cemetery

Near the Clay and Overton County line, in the Fellowship and Pleasant Hill Communities, on the farm of Truman Brown, north of the Summer Shade Church of Christ.

 

165

Negro Cemetery

Turn west on the gravel road at M. Wayne Nelson's, that heads to Mitchell Creek. It is located on a high knoll north of the road and north of Ed Moore's house on the farm of Ebb Chilton–Pleasant Hill (no headstones). Note: My apologies to those who might be offended by the title above, but this is as it is listed in the reference cited.

 

166

*New Hope Cemetery

On a trail on a wagon road approximately 200 yards north and 1/2 mi. east of the intersection of the Liberty Mill County Road and Highway 52, approximately 3-1/2 miles north and east of Moss. Farm was once owned by the Rich family (1937). The second reference lists it as about 2 miles east of Moss, ca one mile north of Highway 52 overlooking Big McFarland Creek–New Hope.

D1

167

Nevins-Dailey Cemetery

East of the road leading to the Free Hills area–Neelys Creek.

 

168

Newman Cemetery

About 300 feet west of the Union Hill Store and about 100 feet north of the Union Hill Mt. Vernon Road on the farm of Gervis Smith–Union Hill.

 

169

*John Martin Odle Cemetery

About 2/3 mi. east of Moss, south of Highway 52 and east of Ed Kendall's Store–Moss.

C1

170

Old Pioneers Cemetery

On the West side of the road near Carlie L. Thrasher–Willow Grove.

 

171

Osgathorpe Cemetery

Up Brimstone Creek, north, from Brimstone School and Church, opposite the house of William Lee Lancaster, across the creek–Brimstone Creek.

 

172

Overstreet Graveyard

Approximately three miles east of Celina, approximately 1/2 mi. from Highway 53 where a side road to the Southeast leaves Highway 53, near the residence of F. T. Overstreet [1937]. Near the mouth of Kettle Creek.

 

173

Page Cemetery

About 200 yards South of Ranford and Martha Langford's house on the south side of the hill–Free Hills.

 

174

Henry Spotwood Painter Cemetery

About 100 feet east of the old log road on the top of the ridge that runs down to Little Creek that empties into Brimstone Creek, on the first ridge to the west when entering from the north–Pricetown.

 

175

Mary B. Painter Cemetery

Turn south from the Midway and Brimstone Creek Road, and go about two miles down Turkey Creek to the second hollow on the west side of the road. This is the Walter Norrod "Doc" Jones Branch where Philip Strong now lives. Go west up the hollow and branch about 1/4 mi. to the first huge round-like rock, which is about 75 feet on the right hand (east) side of the branch. Go about 400 feet up the hill above the huge rock. The grave is some 50 feet below the bluff in a small level place surrounded by rocks and rough terrain–Turkey Creek.

 

176

Andy Payne Cemetery

About 300 yards west of the house of Curtis Harvey in a field–Heard Ridge.

 

177

*Pedigo Cemetery

About 1/2 mi. west of Hermitage Springs and about 100 yards north of Highway 52–Hermitage Springs.

A2

178

John Pedigo Cemetery

On the old John Pedigo farm now owned by the Sam Davis heirs; ca 150 yards north of the house in a field–Bakerton.

 

179

Sam and Welcome Pennington Cemetery

About one mile west of Highway 163 and one mile east of Boles, KY, 100 yards north of a gravel road on the farm of Greenie Pennington–Moss.

 

180

Peterman Graveyard

On a farm once owned by the Peterson family in the Peterson Bend of the Obey River, approximately two miles east of Celina on a side road of Highway 53, approximately 1/2 mi [1937]. On a bluff overlooking the river.

 

181

Tinsley "Tin" Peterman Cemetery

On the south side of the house now owned by Homer A. Gates, toward the river–Peterman Bend.

 

182

*Pitcock Cemetery

Along side and north of Highway 52–Oak Grove.

B1

183

Archibald Plumlee Cemetery

At the foot of Pine Hill on Brimstone Creek, ca 500 feet east of and behind the house of Bed Collins–Brimstone Creek.

 

184

Plumlee Cemetery

Just south of the house of Charley Rhoton on the top of a knoll and west of the road, above and west of the junction of Turkey Creek Road–Midway.

 

185

*(Mc)Plumlee Cemetery

In front of the house on an incline, on the farm of Vanus Eads on Dry Creek–Arcott.

D2

186

Newton Plumlee Family Cemetery

North of Highway 52–Beech Bethany.

 

187

"Red" Sam Plumlee Cemetery

On the farm of Carlos Denton, ca 1/2 mi. west of the Moss-Brimstone Creek Road, turn west at the junction of Turkey Creek Road–Midway.

 

188

William and David Plumlee Cemetery

On the lower end of Turkey Creek, on the east side of the hill and road, north of the house of George Jones, near River Bluff Road–Turkey Creek.

 

189

Plumlee-Shields Cemetery

East of Adam Fowler's place on the old Dr. Shields farm on a high knoll, now known as the Swan subdivision in Celina (same as Shields Cemetery?).

 

190

Poor House Cemetery

On the old poor house farm now owned by Joe Henry Spivey, about one mile east of Leland Gilpatrick's–Poor House Ridge.

 

191

Pricetown Cemetery

About 3 miles southeast of Union Hill in the Pricetown Community, east of the road and near the road junction–Pricetown.

 

192

Purcell Cemetery

About one mile northeast of Denton's Crossroads on the Turner Netherton farm–Denton's Crossroads.

 

271

Quarry Cemetery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

D2

193

*Reeves Cemetery

On the farm of Ray W. Reeves, ca one mile west of the Hermitage Springs Schoolhouse on the road to Walnut Shade and south of this road–Hermitage Springs.

A2

194

Ragland/Haile Cemetery

On the Tom Ragland place in the full Haile "holler" just off the Dry Fork Road [also listed as being in Jackson County].

 

195

Grover C. Rich Cemetery

East of Pilot Knob, along side and south of the road–Pea Ridge.

 

196

Rich-Langford Cemetery

About 1/3 mi. east of Road 4388, near the Overton County line–Baptist Ridge.

 

197

Rich-Lynn Cemetery

On the northeast side of Tinsleys Bottom near the High Cedars Cemetery, adjacent to the old road.

 

198

Martin Rich Cemetery

In the Possum Trot Community on Poor House Road–Celina.

 

199

Maude Rich Cemetery

About one mile out on the ridge west of the Joe Walker stone on Pea Ridge, east of Neelys Creek above the Joe Milt Stone.

 

200

Stone Rich Cemetery

East of Holt's Store and south of the road on the farm of Herman and Drue (Rich) McBride–Baptist Ridge.

 

201

Tom Rich Cemetery

About one mile out the ridge west of Joe Walker's stone on Pea Ridge, and on top of the hill east of Neelys Creek above the Joe Mitt stone.

 

202

Riley Graveyard

Near Highway 53 at the mouth of Mitchell's Creek near the residence of R. R. Riley [1937][1990].

 

203

Roberts Graveyard

In Celina approximately 400 yards from Highways 52 and 53 in the southeast section of town, on land once owned by the Roberts family, now owned by H. S. Williamson of Celina [1937]. Across the valley from the Clay County Hospital.

 

204

*Jerry A. Roberts Cemetery

On a knoll about 100 feet behind and north of a barn once belonging to Jerry Roberts, now owned by John T. Buford–Weaver Bottom.

D3

205

*Rock Springs Cemetery

Along side and east of Highway 53 in Pea Ridge, adjacent to Rock Springs Church of Christ.

F1

206

Barlow Rose-Hamilton Cemetery

North of Mill Creek on a hill above the Rose home, near Butlers Landing.

 

207

Russell-Love Cemetery

Above the confluence of the Obey and Cumberland Rivers opposite the high bluff overlooking the Obed [Obey] River, along side and west of the trail leading to Free Hills.

 

208

Sallee Cemetery

About one mile south of Moss and ca 300 yards west of Bennets Ferry Road–Moss.

 

209

Sallee-Miller Cemetery

Located on a farm of David and Alec McAlpin, later the Peter White farm, south ca 1-1/2 mi. from Moss, north of the Royce Henson house, and west of the highway–Moss.

 

210

Jim Scurlock (Spurlock?) Cemetery

Between Moss and Arcott on the old J. Spurlock place, later the Anderson place, now the Eula Copas property; in front of the house, southwest of the road on an incline–Moss.

 

211

Seibers Cemetery

On the first road to the right, West of Waddle's Store in Baptist Ridge, adjacent to the yard of Millard Lynn.

 

212

Billy J. Sewell Cemetery

See St. John Cemetery.

 

213

Shankey Branch Cemetery

On the north side of the hill above Ray "Rawhide" White's house–Shasta Branch.

 

214

Shields Graveyard

In Celina on Highway 53 approximately 1/4 mi. east of the Court House on the Fowler farm, once owned by W. W. Shields [1937].

 

215

(Jim) Short Ridge Cemetery

Turn west at Arnold Asberry's Garage and Station on the Union Hill-McCormick Ridge Road; go out ca 2 miles on the south side of the road–Union Hill.

 

216

Slave Cemetery

On the north side of Mill Creek on the land of Leon Boles. At the end of the point just above where Willis Johnson lives near the edge of a bluff above Mill Creek Road.

 

217

Slave Cemetery

One hundred yards east of old Tinsleys Bottom Church of Christ–Tinsleys Bottom.

 

218

Billy Smith Cemetery

On the north side of Mill Creek North of "Billy Hill" Road.

 

219

Smith Cemetery

On the farm of Creed Herman Hestand, on the top of a hill, west of the road, between Denton's Crossroads and Pine Hill, ca 1/2 mi. south–Denton's Crossroads.

 

220

Smith Cemetery

On Smith Ridge that leads to the Obed [Obey] River Bridge at Free Hills, about 1/2 mi. south of Free Hills.

 

221

Martha Smith Cemetery

On Smith Ridge about 1-3/4 mi. South of Ada Ellis' in Free Hills.

 

222

Marion Smith Cemetery

On land where Rollen Terry once lived, now owned by Leslie Upton, east of Neelys Creek.

 

223

Southworth-Castell Cemetery

About 1/4 mi. south of the store of Ed Kendall on the east side of the road on the farm of Truman Odle–Moss.

 

224

Speakman-Rogers Cemetery

About 400 feet southwest of the store of George Burnett, on top of the hill at the woods' edge, near or on the Clay County Line–Boles, Monroe County, KY.

 

225

Spear Cemetery

About one mile east of Moss, ca 150 yards south of Highway 52 on the old "Sonny" Spear farm–Moss.

 

226

Spear-Stockton Cemetery

About 1/2 mi. north of Highway 52, down a ridge behind the house of Othor Washington Meadows, through a pine thicket at the edge of the woods–Moss.

 

227

Stephens Graveyard

In the north part of Celina approximately 250 yards North of the Public Square–the family plot of J. H. Stephens [1937].

 

228

Andrew Stephens Cemetery

About 200 yards from the Obed [Obey] River on the east side of Long Branch below the Obed [Obey] River Bridge, about half way to the crest of the hill in the bench on the side of the hill–Free Hills.

 

229

Sid Stephens Cemetery

On the land of Robert Ashlock, about one mile north of Andrew Johnson's, across Ada Johnson's Knob, East of Rob Colson's home place, beneath a large cedar tree–Pea Ridge. One the east side and adjacent to the old road.

 

230

*St. John Cemetery

At Willow Grove, formerly the Billy J. Sewell Cemetery.

G1

231

Stone Graveyard

In Celina approximately 1/2 mi. east of the Court House near the residence of James Arms, on land once owned by Arms and G. B. Gates [1937].

 

232

Stone Cemetery #2

South of Big McFarland Creek on the farm of Walter Bransford Arms, about 100 feet west of Vernon Road–Celina [same as above?].

 

233

*Stone Cemetery

Turn east from Highway 52 at Beech Bethany, east of Little Proctor Creek, above Arthur Nevins'–Beech Bethany.

D2

234

Strong or Old Macedonia Cemetery

About one mile south of Moss, north on a hill from the New Macedonia Cemetery–Moss.

 

235

Jimmy Taylor Cemetery

One mile Northwest of the road to the woods–Heard Ridge.

 

236

Teeples Cemetery

About 100 yards east of Poor Farm Road and about 1/2 mi. south of Highway 52.

 

237

*Thompson Cemetery

At the head of Slop Hollow above Kettle Creek in Kentucky–Pea Ridge.

E1

238

Thompson Cemetery

See James Daniel Webb Cemetery.

 

239

Thurman Cemetery

East of Pilot Knob and north of the road, in the woods in front of Celia Arms Rich Watson's house–Pea Ridge.

 

240

Tidwell Cemetery

About 1-1/2 miles north on Billy Smith Ridge from Baptist Ridge.

 

241

John Tinsley Cemetery

See High Cedars Cemetery.

 

242

*Tinsley Cemetery

On Neely's Creek, up the hollow from Cave Springs Church of Christ–Celina, Route 1.

E2

243

*Turkeytown Cemetery

Take Highway 85W from Hilham. Turn right approximately two miles from Hilham, after the first store on the right (Maude Masters), then proceed six miles to the cemetery on the right. On Turkey Town Ridge above Dry Fork Creek.

D3

244

*Turner Cemetery

On the farm of Frank Snade and Fred Turner, near (west) of Laurel Bluff, south of the road–Hermitage Springs.

A1

245

*Union Hill Cemetery

West of the road adjacent to the Elementary Schoolhouse–Union Hill.

B2

246

Unknown Cemetery

On land where Rollen Terry once lived, now owned by Leslie Upton, located northeast of the house in the edge of the woods–Neelys Creek.

 

247

Ussery Cemetery

Beyond the Midway Church, on top of Brimstone Hill at the Austin Rich farm, also known as Blacks farm–Moss.

 

248

Vaughan Cemetery

On the farm of Raymond Barnes, west of the road, ca 1/2 mi. south of Union Hill–Union Hill.

 

270

*Vinson Cemetery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

A3

249

Walden Cemetery

On the old George Green place, down a ridge to the east of where Bill Thurman (now Smith) lived, in the edge of a field–Moss.

 

250

Ben Walker Cemetery

On the end of a point on the west side of Little Proctor Creek, opposite Willie Walker's–Little Proctor Creek.

 

251

Benton Walker-Reecer Cemetery

Southwest on the side of the hill at the foot of Walker Hill–Big Proctor Creek.

 

252

Joe B. Walker Cemetery

See Davis Cemetery.

 

253

John Walker Cemetery

About 125 yards east of Little Proctor Creek, north (above) Beech Bethany, on the Elbert Scott farm–Beech Bethany.

 

254

Watson Cemetery

Near and west of Webbs Crossroads in the triangle of the roads leading to Ashlock Town–Pea Ridge.

 

255

Joseph N. Watson Cemetery

Enclosed by a fence in the pasture on Dick Nevin's old farm, about 125 yards north of the road–Pine Branch.

 

256

*Webb Graveyard

On Highway 53 approximately five miles east of Celina near the residence of Arg. Boles (1937).

E1

257

Webbs Crossroads Cemetery

Located along side and east of Highway 53, between Webbs Crossroads and Rock Springs Church of Christ–Celina, Route 1.

 

258

James Caleb Webb, Sr. Cemetery

Along side and South of Holly Creek Road at Webbs Crossroads–Pea Ridge.

 

259

James Daniel Webb Cemetery

Along side and north of Highway 53 between Webbs Crossroads and Rock Springs–Pea Ridge (also known as Thompson Cemetery).

 

260

Clint Welch Cemetery

On the east bank of Grave [Grove?] Hollow Branch, at the lower end that flows into Brimstone Creek, on a hill above a pasture in a cane break–Pine Hill.

 

261

Robert Welch Cemetery

On the south side of the house of Louis Denton, under an apple tree, ca two miles south of Denton's Crossroads, 25 feet east of the road–Pine Hill.

 

262

*Williams Cemetery

Northwest of Rock Springs Church of Christ and about 200 yards west of Highway 53–Pea Ridge.

F1

263

B. M. and Hattie Williams Cemetery

West of the road to Ashlock Church of Christ–Pea Ridge.

 

264

McClure Williams Cemetery

In the pasture near the edge of the woods on the south side of Mill Creek east of D. A. "Hoot" Eads' house–Mill Creek.

 

265

Williams-Stone Cemetery

Two hundred feet west of the house of John Humphrey Donaldson–Peterman Bend.

 

266

Tom Williams Cemetery

At the foot of Pilot Knob on the old farm of Tom Williams, now owned by Raymond M. Williams, 1-1/2 miles west of Highway 53–Pea Ridge, Celina, Route 1.

 

267

William (Bill) Williams Cemetery

On the west side of Dry Mill Creek Fork, on the end of the point on the right (west) side of the hollow on the old Bill Williams' place–Dry Mill Creek Fork.

 

268

*Crossroads Cemtery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

E1

269

*Miles Cemetery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

B2

270

*Vinson Cemetery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

A3

271

*Quarry Cemetery

Shown on the USGS topo maps

D2

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