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Connor Cemetery
Chenault, Breckinridge County, Kentucky

Lat: 38° 00' 14"N, Lon: 86° 31' 03"W
T6S R1W Sec 9

Contributed by Dennis Lamb, Nov 11, 2006, Last edited Nov 20, 2006 [dennislamb@msn.com]. Total records = 14.

From Hardinsburg, drive north on Hwy 259 approximately 15 miles passing through the Yellowbank Wildlife Management Area, and crossing the Yellowbank River. The Mitchell Brother's farm lands are on the left after leaving the Wildlife area. There are several farm houses and shops. Do not get out of the car if dogs are present.

This small abandoned cemetery is also known as the Cunningham Cemetery. County records misspell the name as Conner Cemetery.

The cemetery is between two farm fields, well hidden in a grove of trees and chest high brush. It has not been maintained and is old with most graves and tombstones hard to find and read.

It is possible to drive very close to the Cemetery with permission from the property owner. A four wheel drive or high clearance vehicle is recommended especially after rain.

It is suggested that arrangements be made in advance with the Mitchells to visit, because it cannot be assured that someone is always available at the farm. Paul Mitchell may be found in the Stephensport, Kentucky Directory.

I walked and read this cemetery on Oct 22, 2006. This includes all existing and legible headstones at that date.

- Dennis Lamb

Connor, Dade, d. Oct 21, 1856, age: 76 yrs
Connor, Sidney A., d. Oct 11, 1858, age: 68yrs 3 mos, Wife of Dade Conner, County records state age as 68 yrs 5 mos
Cox, Jas. T., d. Apr 1, 1842, age: 4 yrs 19 days, Son of F. & S.H. Cox
Cox, Sarah W., d. Nov 18, 1844, age: 28 yrs 3 mos 21 days, Wife of Frederick
Cunningham, Elizabeth, b. Sep 21, 1791, d. Nov 2, 1822, Wife of Matthew Cunningham
Cunningham, Elizabeth, d. Jul 18, 18??, Wife of L.D. Cunningham, County lists as Connor, dau of Dade & Sidney
Cunningham, James H., b. Dec 22, 1818, d. May 26, 1896, County records list death as 1876
Cunningham, Matthew, b. Mar 30, 1788, d. Apr 22, 1860, with Elizabeth,
Frymire, McHenry B., b. Aug 31, 1889, d. Aug 3, 189?, Son of MeH & S.I. Frymire, County lists death year as 1891
Gilliland, Sallie E., b. Aug ?, 1830, d. ? ?, 1892, Wife of J.A. Gilliland
Gilliland, Sallie, b. Aug 20, 1810, d. Oct 7, 1872, Wife of J.A., County lists name as "Gillilano"
Halley, Sally A., b. Apr 16, 1816, d. Feb 15, 1852, Wife of Dr. Jas. H. Halley
Laswell, Seneath, d. Aug 21, 1854, age: 37 yrs, Wife of W., Deciphered with aid of County list
V., M. H., Footstone with initials only may be for Vertrees surname

 

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