Bracken County Cemeteries

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  • Demoss-Fisher Cemetery


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Demoss-Fisher Cemetery, Bracken County, Kentucky


Cemetery Overview

This cemetery is on private property located on 1019/Lenoxburg-Foster Road about a quarter mile from KY Route 9. It is in very bad shape and I could only locate a small number of stones that are said to be there.

[Same stone]
Maria E. Anderson
Eliza E.
  [Broken stone]
Caleb Biddle
Sept. 1861
Aged 77 years

John Clark
Born 1820
Died Mar. 24, 1881
Aged 61 Yrs.
Valentine Metzger
Died Aug. 13, 1881
In the 66 years of his age

Gone Home
[Name couldn't be read only letters
of it. From the BCHS it is:]
Harvey Riadon
Born Dec. 7, 1830
Died May 10, 1877
Happy soul thy days are ended
All thy mourning days below
Go by angel guards attended
To the sight of Jesus go.
[At the bottom of the stone it says:] Silcott & Hyette
Felicity, O.
Son of
T. B. & A. B. Taylor
Died Apr. 4, 1872
Aged 7 Mo. & 19 Da.

These two stones are inside an iron fence. There is no gate to the fence.

James Thomas Taylor
Born Aug. 10, 1832
Died April 18, 1860
  Mary Louisa Taylor
Died Aug. 30, 1859
Aged 21 yrs. 5 mos. 11 ds.

J. H.
Son of T. B. & S. E. Taylor
Born Nov. 11, 1873
Died Oct. 19, 1875


[Toppled stone]
Sarah Armenia
Wife of H. C. Taylor
Born Sept. 27, 1840
Died March 3, 1872


Anna Schoolfield
born Oct. 10, 1862
died Sept. 26, 1881

  Benjamin F. Schoolfield
Feb. 20, 1835
Oct. 23, 1862


Daniel Biddle

  Frank Mc. Hannah
Died July 31, 1865
10 months 15 days


J. H. W. Demoss
Died March 13, 1868

  Susan M. Fisher
Died Aug. 19, 1871


W. Flietz[?]
[no dates]

  Infant Hannah
Son of W. & V.J. Hannah
Died Oct. 16, 1857
10 days


William M. Math
Died Aug. 23, 1867
Aged 77 years 10 months 22 days

  Kittie B. Mullen


Lorenzo D. Spees
Died May 21, 1849
27 years

  Lorenzo P. Spees
Born Oct. 8, 1849
Died Oct. 11, 1877
Aged 28 years 3 days


Mary E. Schoolfield
Born June 7, 1883
Died Apr. 3, 1884

  Josie R. Taylor
Born Apr. 10, 1874
Died Sept. 18, 1874
Son of A.D. & A.L. Taylor


Joseph C. Young
Born April 27, 1826
Died Feb. 3, 1864

  Morgan Young
Died July 23, 1852
28 years

Broken Stone #1  
Broken Stone #2

No Visible Writing #1  

No Visible Writing #2

Toppled Stone  

Base #1

Base #2  

Base #3

Field Rock #1  

Field Rock #2

Field Rock #3    

Contact the Bracken County Historical Society about inventories contained in their copyrighted books, Bracken County Cemeteries & Burial Sites 1796-1999 and Bracken Co. Cemetery Location Map.

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