Gravestones for Individuals Buried in Red River Meeting House Cemetery Born Before 1800 – Part 1 – Logan County

Red River Meeting House Cemetery is located in Adairville, Logan County, Kentucky.  I did not visit this cemetery; my husband, Ritchey, took photos for me.  34 of the gravestone photos he took were of individuals who were born before 1800.  Quite remarkable for one cemetery!  Since there are so many photographs, half will be posted today and half in the next blog.

Mary B. Spencer, born April 30, 1794, died May 22, 1873, aged 79 years and 22 days.

Elizabeth Holland, born in Maryland, April 6, 1784, died March 21, 1867.

Betsey D. Townsend, born January 1, 1788, departed this life April 1, 1867.

In memory of Thomas Townsend, born December 28, 1782, and died May 14, 1851.

Anaphileda Watson, consort of Thomas Townsend, Sr., born in Virginia, died 1818 at the age of 88 (born 1730)

In memory of Robert Baker, 1740-1809, wife Sarah, son of Samuel Baker, a gunsmith and Elizabeth Thomson.  A Revolutionary War soldier, he came to the Red River community in 1796.  Father of Mary, Margaret, John T., Sarah, Samuel, Elizabeth Dudley, Ann, Robert and William.  He was a grandson of Rev. John Thomson, one of the great Presbyterian preachers of all times in Virginia and North Carolina.

In memory of Robert Baker who was born February the 21, 1786, and departed this life the 11th of August 1827.

In memory of Elizabeth Baker, consort of Robert Baker, who was born the 31st day of May 1789, and departed this life August the 7th 1826.

In memory of Jesse Boyd, born in 1782, died February 20, 1851.

In memory of Lydia Doss, who was born May the 13th 1785, and departed this life January the 13th 1831.  Aged 72 years and 8 months.

In memory of James Brian, born September 13, 1757, who lived a religious life upwards of 25 years and died in the faith October 31, 1815.

James Foster, born February 9, 1780, in Guilford County, North Carolina, died December 11, 1856.

General Robert Ewing, a soldier of the Revolution who departed this life on the 14th of July 1832, in the 73rd year of his age.  He was born in Virginia 1760; removed to Tennessee in 1784 and served 2 sessions in the North Carolina Legislature. Was married to Jane McLean on the 4th of July 1787; removed to Logan in 1792; was elected to the Legislature of Kentucky in 1797, served sixteen years in the Senate, the last two years was President. 

Jane McLean, born December 12, 1769, died June 18, 1847, the daughter of Ephraim McLean and Elizabeth Davidson, wife of General Robert Ewing.

Inscribed to the memory of William Munday, who was born the 5th day of January 1784, and departed this life the 5th day of November 1827.

Penelope, wife of William Baker, born June 23, 1790, died January 22, 1834, age 44 years and one day.

William Baker, born May 19, 1783, died April 16, 1866, aged 82 years, 10 months, 27 days.

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  1. I love this! The cemetery is beautiful and the headstones are just amazing! Please keep doing this!
    Thanks again, Leatta Slone

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