Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States


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Latitude: 37.48845745114238, Longitude: -84.54492488468628
Cedar Creek Cemetery

Notes:
Start at:
William Whitley House
625 William Whitley Road
Stanford, KY 40484-9770
(606) 355-2881

From William Whitley House:
Turn left out of parking lot
First right on William Whitley road
Turn left on Old US Highway 150
Turn right on Boone Rd
Will be on left hand side surrounded by chain link fence


Cemetery Photos

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1870 Kentucky, Lincoln County, U.S. Federal Mortality Schedule
1870 Kentucky, Lincoln County, U.S. Federal Mortality Schedule
Lindsay Stephenson, age 77, farmer, died of pneumonia 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Rededication Ceremony 2003, Reenactment of militia during the late 1700s, early 1800s 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Rededication Ceremony 2003 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Rededication Ceremony July 2003, militia men (of the late 1700s, early 1800s) reenacting the mourning song for the fallen 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Rededication Ceremony July 2003 - Militia firing  
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Original Vardeman, Stephenson, Holmes Cemetery along Cedar Creek
Cemetery plots excavation and analysis done by University of Kentucky archeology department then moved to new location for new Cedar Creek Lake. 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
New location near Cedar Creek Reservoir  
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Rededication Ceremony July 2003 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Rededication Ceremony July 2003 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Crab Orchard Map - How to get to the new Vardeman cemetery location down the road from the William Whitley house  
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Crab Orchard Map 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Rededication Ceremony July 2003 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
After rededication Ceremony July 2003, looking at headstones 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Original Cemetery headstone locations 
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Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
cemetery relocated to create a man-made lake over land previously owned by Vardemans. University of Kentucky Archaeology/Anthropology Department analyzed the remains 2000-2002 -
Click here for Research Report 

Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Lindsay Stephenson
b. 25 Mar 1792
d. 10 Feb 1870 Lincoln County, Kentucky 
Located  Latitude: 37.48845745114238, Longitude: -84.54492488468628  Lindsay Stephenson (d. 10 Feb 1870)
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
David Stephenson
b. 5 Apr 1819
d. 24 Apr 1863 Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky 
Located  Latitude: 37.48845745114238, Longitude: -84.54492488468628  David Morgan Stephenson (d. 24 Apr 1863)
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
John W Holmes
b. 30 Jan 1848 Lincoln County, Kentucky
d. 11 Jan 1923 Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky 
Located  Latitude: 37.48845745114238 , Longitude: -84.54492488468628  John W. Holmes (d. 11 Jan 1923)
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Ephraim Pennington Holmes
b. 24 Jun 1841 Lincoln County, Kentucky
d. 3 Sep 1852 Lincoln County, Kentucky 
Located  Latitude: 37.48845745114238, Longitude: -84.54492488468628  Ephraim Pennington Holmes (d. 3 Sep 1852)
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Ann E Stephenson
b. 28 Dec
d. 1846 Lincoln County, Kentucky 
Located  Latitude: 37.48845745114238, Longitude: -84.54492488468628  A.E. Logan
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Eliza E Stephenson
b. 15 Oct 1839
d. 16 May 1862 Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky 
Located  Latitude: 37.48845745114238, Longitude: -84.54492488468628  Eliza Stephenson (d. 16 May 1862)
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Cedar Creek Cemetery Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
Hannah Vardaman
b. 20 Sept 1841 Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky
d. 22 Dec 1861 Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky 
Located  Latitude: 37.48845745114238, Longitude: -84.54492488468628  Hannah B Stephenson (d. 22 Dec 1861)
 
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