Mt. Gilead is a small, overgrown cemetery in rural Mason County, Kentucky, just on the line with Fleming County, on Highway 597, where Highways 1234 and 597 come together. Just looking at this photo you would not suspect the number of gravestones in this cemetery! Ritchey and I […]
Augusta, wife of R. H. Ranson, died October 19, 1848, aged 37 years Her memory is cherished on earth Her spirit has ascended to heaven Augusta Ranson is buried in the Maysville Cemetery, Mason County, Kentucky.
Bracken County, Kentucky Arthur Brough died at the home of his son, John C. Brough, in Milford at 11:30 p.m. April 24th, 1928. He had a few days of critical illness following years of declining health. He was born in Mason County April 12, 1848. He came to […]
What a weekend! Three days of total genealogy (and a little geocaching!) – eighteen cemeteries in nine counties – 1,840 photos in all! Can you even imagine how much information I have to share with you! It started with Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Mason County, located on Highway […]
from Kentucky – A History of the State, by Perrin, 1888 Mason County, Kentucky William Hopkinson Cox, first son of George Cox and Ann Hopkins, was born in Maysville on the 24th of September, 1820. His early advantages were few, but, limited as they were, the best possible […]
Edmund Martin was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He served as a private in the Sussex County, New Jersey militia, receiving certificate #577, dated May 1, 1784. He is buried in the Old Millersburg Cemetery in Nicholas County, at the county line with Bourbon County. This will […]