St. Charles, located at St. Mary in Marion County, Kentucky, was my home parish for many years before my marriage. To tell you the truth, I didn’t realize the amount of history there at the time – isn’t that the way? Today I share nine photos of gravestones from this cemetery.
Mother – M. Harriet Hamilton, 1857-1901. Resting in Peace.
Richard Bowman, October 22, 1915 – September 27, 1918. ‘A precious one from us has gone, A voice we love is stilled. A place is vacant in our home, Which never can be filled. Mama’s Babe.’
W. B. Higdon, 1842-1923. Emma O’Bryan, his wife, 1847-1933.
Andrew Jackson Mudd, born June 9, 1815, died October 11, 1883. ‘The just shall be everlasting remembrance.’
S. A. Buckman, relict of B. Spalding, wife of A. J. Mudd, born March 12, 1827, died September 15, 1873.
Cynthia Ann, wife of C. Cissell, born June 15, 1825, died January 7, 1872.
Mahala A., wife of G. L. Hamilton, born May 15, 1824, died September 2, 1876. ‘Bereft of thee, mother dear, Thy grave will be a holy spot. But still we’ll think that thou art near, For thou art not to be forgot.’
William Logsdon, 1799-1880. Alice Logsdon, 1818-1903.
John Lancaster, born in Charles County, Maryland, January 27, 1766, died April 24, 1838. Catherine Lancaster, born March 29, 1773, died June 29, 1847.