John Troxell Cemetery
Hilltop-Yamacraw, McCreary County, KY
Transcribed by Trinnie Tapley

Submitted by: Barbara Nicholas

 


Directions: From Yamacraw highway bridge across the
Big South Fork on Ky 92 take Ky 1363 SW along Rock Creek
past Oz and Paint Cliff to White Oak Junction, where you
turn SSW to the Guy Kidd store and old home.  You will
travel 5 miles to the Guy Kidd Store from Ky 92.  At the
store turn left and take a trail ENE to the top of the
mountain above White Oak Junction.  The distance you
must walk is about .6 of a mile going from the 760 contour
to the 1300 contour level.  The cemetery is to the NE
in an old field now overgrown in burr pines. 
 
                                                                                          Troxell, John    1858 (only date listed)
According to George Troxell, Whitley City, Ky. 42653. 
He was alive on 7 April 1803 and old enough to prove the
marriage bond between Jonathan Blevins
and Katy Troxell, said to be a daughter of Jacob "Jake"
Troxel and Princess Cornblossom.
Princess Cornblossom is believed by some to be the daughter
of Chief Doublehead.
Consent of Jacob Troxell, father of the bride, was proven
by John Troxell.
Assuming he was of age, he would have been born about 1782. 
Jacob "Big Jake" Troxell was evidently born 18 Jan 1758. 
The John Troxell we refer to here is the one buried at this
location, according to George Troxell, a direct descendant of
the John Troxell family. John Troxell is the great great
grandfather of George Troxell.
 
                                                                                             Winchester, Jim (James H.)
(between 1862-1866, Wayne Co. Ky)
(d. 25 July 1930, Paint Cliff, McCreary Co., Ky)
(s/o William Winchester and Marilda Spradlin)
(death cert. File # 17867)
 
Great Uncle to Fannie Whitehead as per Fannie Whitehead.
He was a brother to William "Bud" Winchester, who was
grandfather to Artie Winchester Troxell, who is the wife
of George Troxell.  Artie Winchester Troxell's father
was Rufus Winchester, who lived to be 101.
 
                                                                                            Troxell, Vadie blank to 1922
 
This burial date is according to George Troxell, who also
says she was his great Uncle's wife.
 
                                                                                           Sellers, Susie Jane Foster
(b. June 1885, according to 1900 Wayne Co. census under
her parents John M. Foster and Sarah Jane Winchester Foster.
Died before 1935)
 
Mother of Fannie Whitehead. As per Fannie Whitehead and Mr. George
Troxell.  Susie Jane Foster Sellers was the wife of Louis
Sellers who died 1 Nov 1915 and is interred at Fidelity or
Winchester Cemetery farther up Rock Creek.  The name on his
stone is spelled, Lueis Sellears.
 
Whitehead, Infant of Robert Whitehead. (As per Fannie Whitehead.)
 Whitehead, Infant of Robert Whitehead. (As per Fannie Whitehead.)
 
                                                                                            Keith, Infants
Brothers to Ernest Keith.  Their parents were Osborne and Nancy
Phillips Keith, who came from Wayne County.

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