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Read Family Cemetery
LaRue County, Kentucky

This listing was contributed by Edward Benningfield [knobcreekboy@mindspring.com].  Total records = 15.

(Tonieville map, Section 18-N-45 Carter coordinates) This small cemetery is located in the western edge of Tonieville. It is on the west side of the highway to Elizabethtown. Cattle have trampled most of the stones. All the Read family is listed on a four sided stone. There is a large newer stone that is face down and unable to move believed to be for the Smith’s. (Not on maps)

- Edward Benningfield

B., A. M. – stone next to Isabell no dates (probably A. M. Brown)
B., L. M. – stone next to Isabell no dates (probably L. M. Brown)
Brown, Isabell – 13 May 1770 – 19 Sept. 1845 Died age 75 years
Read, Ailsy M. – (wife of Lewis) Born in Va. 28 Dec. 1793 – 3 July 1863
Read, Bennie S. – 12 Feb. 1839 – 12 Aug. 1839
Read, James B. – (son of Lewis) 5 Sept. 1815 – 9 Sept. 1830
Read, Lewis – Born in Fairfax Co.,Va. 5 Jan. 1787 – 22 June 1863
Read, Lewis M. – 1 Dec. 1828 – 15 Nov. 1843
Read, Nannie – 6 June 1823 – 12 Oct. 1843
Read, Nathaniel F. – Died 11 Oct. 1843 at age 22 years
Read, Nathaniel F. – (2nd stone) died 9 Oct. 1843 at age 22 years
Smith, Ansel – 15 March 1796 - 9 June 1887 (two stones, one broken & one down)

A stone next to Ansel that is over turned and unreadable, say’s "Mother" on the base.

Smith, Esther – (wife of Ansel)
Twyman, Belinda B. Read – (wife of Ansel Smith & Thomas Twyman) Died 8 May 1896 at 82 years* (NP) no stone
Twyman, Thomas – Died 19 Aug. 1845 age 32 years

 

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