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Grant Cemetery
Fordsville, Ohio County, Kentucky

642 Shreve Road, Fordsville, Ky 42343

Lat: 37° 34' 12"N, Lon: 86° 38' 35"W

Contributed by Zola Stevens, Aug 27, 2004 [tegtuttle@aol.com]. Total records = 14.

To reach cemetery drive 7 miles east of Fordsville on Hwy 54, turn right or south 1/2 mile on Shreve Road. The cemetery will be seen on the right just as the road starts to turn west.

This cemetery is now on private land, owner not connected with any individuals buried in the cemetery. In the past 2-3 years the gravestones have all been removed via bulldozer or something like that, if the stones cannot be restored a memorial will be erected with the following names if the landowner will allow. He is adamant against any involvement.

This is a listing held by the Ohio County Library, documented on May 19, 1973. It does not include several children's graves which had only markers with no names.

- Zola Stevens
Basham, L. D., Co D 26th KY Inf
Dalton, Leo G., d. Jan 7, 1865, (may be Lea G.), dau M.C. & E.J., aged 11 months
Dymond, Mary A., b. Mar 7, 1805, d. Feb. 3, 1864
Dymond, Robert, b. England came to America Jul 4, 1800 d. Nov. 5, 1861
Grant, Elizabeth F., b. Jan 1, 1838, d. Apr 24, 1871, wife of W.W.
Grant, J. L., b. Dec 27, 1823, d. Sep 2, 1896
Grant, Lucie A., b. Feb 2, 1824, d. Oct 7, 1899, wife of JL
Keith, Charles M., b. Aug 6, 1850, d. Jun 16, 1852, son J.W. & M.E.
Matthews, Blain J., b. Dec 22, 1828, d. Dec 16, 1865 (Mason)
Matthews, James W., b. Sep 24, 1793, d. Apr 10, 1860
Porter, Aleda B., b. Aug 2, 1876, d. Jul 19, 1883, dau of T.M. & M. E.
Porter, James, b. Sep 30, 1798, d. ? 31, 1883
Withers, Abigail, b. May 17, 1828, d. Aug 24, 1909
Withers, Barnett P., d. Jun 22, 1888, aged 64 years

 

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