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PETTY FAMILY CEMETERY

Off the Anderson City Road, about 0.75 m from Hwy 44 at the foot of Petty Hill on a farm owned by G. Catlett.
A road by an unused hip-roofed barn leads 100 yds back to an old tobacco barn.
Behind the tobacco barn and across a wet-weather stream is the Petty Cemetery, surrounded by a rock wall.
The following is based on Mrs. Franklinís notes from 1942.
Information in red is added or differs from the earlier transcription

Name

† Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions

Allbritten, Sarah E. 2 Apr 1851 29 Jan 1905 w.o. JH
Gillis, Hugh 2 Apr 1841 2 Apr 1888
Gillis, Hugh Sr. 14 Dec 1799 27 Nov 1877 Aged 74 yrs, 11 mos, & 13 ds
Gillis, Lindsey L. 21 Jan 1872 26 Oct 1873 s.o. H & SE
Gillis, Sarah 30 Sep 1840 30 Mar 1905 w.o. Hugh
Grubbs, Albert Co. D, 54 KY Inf. Sergt. (Civil War)
Grubbs, Alva 7 Nov 1877 4 May 1878 s.o. AB & MF
Grubbs, John H. 30 Oct 1866 14 Feb 1868 s.o. AB & MF
Grubbs, Mary F. 9 Jun 1848 8 Jul 1888 w.o. Albert B.
Hardwick, Peolina 27 Jul 1829 11 Jun 1881 w.o. Pleasant Hardwick
Harris, Bettie 31 Mar 1865 20 Oct 1892 w.o. WT, Aged 27 yrs, 6 mos, 19 days
Huffman, Mattie Lou 19 Apr 1876 2 Dec 1900 w.o. EH Huffman (Stone broken and down.
DOD from earlier transcription)
Melear, West No stone, listed in Mrs. Franklinís 1942 notes
Melear, Mrs. West No stone, listed in Mrs. Franklinís 1942 notes
Moseley, Bertha 27 Dec 1875 18 Jan 1876 d.o. JW & SE
Moseley, Conrad F. 15 Aug 1887 20 Jun 1889 s.o. George F.
Moseley, J. Ernest 21 Dec 1873 24 Aug 1875 s.o. JW & SE
Moseley, John W. 1 Jul 1849 27 Dec 1888
Moseley, Lester 20 Mar 1872 9 Aug 1873 s.o. JW & SE
Moseley, Thomas J. 11 Dec 1806 19 Jun 1879
Petty*, James P. 12 Jun 1826 2 Dec 1846
Petty, Jerusha Hawkins w.o. William Listed in the Mrs. Franklin
transcription without dates; no stone found
Petty, Leonard P. 2 Jul 1854 29 Apr 1881 Consort of Mattie Petty
Petty*, Mary A. Shouse 18 Dec 1817 19 May 1861 Wife of Samuel B.
Petty*, Roadham 1752 12 Jan 1843 Revolutionary War soldier. An inscribed fieldstone with
this death date found in 2007 at the north end of the row of Pettys
Petty, Rosa L. 25 Aug 1872 24 Aug 1873 d.o. RB & RV (From earlier transcription: stone not found in April 2007)
Petty, Samuel 9 May 1816 2 Dec 1855
Petty*, Samuel B. 1 Aug 1788 30 Oct 1854
Petty*, Tabitha Buntain 28 Oct 1796 5 Dec 1839 (DOB from earlier transcription: cannot read year on the stone)
Petty*, Thomas A. 5 Jan 1861 27 Jul 1865 s.o. WB & J
Petty, William h.o. Jerusha Hawkins
Listed in the Hugh Hawkins transcription without dates; no stone found in 2007
Price, Chaleb 13 Jun 1836 28 Aug 1878 Consort of Mary A.
Rake, Laura 28 Jul 1877 14 Feb 1879 d.o. W & A
Searcy, Charley 15 Jan 1858 31 Dec 1918
Searcy, Lulie 20 Aug 1875 1 Jun 1924 w.o. Charley
Searcy, Nellie 24 Jan 1900 3 Jan 1901
Shouse, Emma 1821 1904 w.o. Richard
Shouse, John W. 25 Apr 1874 15 May 1878 s.o. Geo. W. and Sarah E.
Shouse, John W. 31 Oct 1834 12 Sep 1865
Shouse, Lucy Petty 25 Apr 1834 27 Jul 1899 w.o. JW
Shouse, Nannie T. 1867 1899 ĎGrandmotherí
Shouse, Richard 1824 NO DATE
Shouse1, Thomas No stone
Shouse1, Jane Searcy No stone (w.o. Thomas)
Shouse, Samuel T. 1862 1944 ĎDadí
Shouse, Vada Grubbs 9 Feb 1884 17 Jan 1919
Thomas, I.J. 24 Mar 1862 7 Sep 1888 s.o. A & M
Tindall, Thomas Co. I, 2nd KY Regt. Inft. CSA
Warford, John T. 9 Jan 1836 16 Sep 1896 Pvt Co. H, 5 KY Vol Regt, CSA
Warford, Sarah 29 Feb 1828 23 Jun 1902

*Moved from another Petty Family Burying Ground across Salt River from Anderson City about 0.5 m away by James Shouse. This was noted in a transcription by Mrs. JO Franklin in 1942, which additionally includes West Melear as having been buried there (no stone).
1Noted by a researcher as the grandparents of Dr. S. Shouse of Lexington, buried here without markers.

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