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GRAVE # 1: _ _ TEAD

        B.

        Feb. 4, 1925


GRAVE # 2: ANGIE BRADLEY

                      1902-1943

(Daughter of Lewis Manford Skaggs and Hester Griffith Skaggs.  1st wife of Roscoe DeBoard. 2nd wife of Walter Nathan Bradley. Mother of: 1. Monie DeBoard [born 23 Jan 1921, died 13 Feb 1921], 2. A. DeBoard [born 10 Jun 1922, died young], 3. Bernard DeBoard [born 19 Feb 1925, died 27 Mar 1925].  All of her children are believed to be buried in this cemetery.

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BRADLEY, Angie (Skaggs)

Mrs. Angie Skaggs Bradley, 42, wife of W. N. Bradley, died Sunday night at the Bradley home at Lowmansville following an illness on 9 months. Funeral was conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the Chestnut Grove Church with Rev. Brack Skaggs, of Lowmansville and Rev. Bird Webb of Ulysses officiating. Deceased, a daughter of Lewis M. Skaggs and the late Hester Griffith Skaggs. She had been a member of the Freewill Baptist Church for 15 years. Surviving besides the father and husband, are 2 sisters, Mrs. Charles Deboard of Greasy Ridge, OH and Mrs. Will Burton of Louisa route 2, and 3 brothers, Charles Skaggs, of Akron, OH, and Burns and John Skaggs of Columbus, OH. Big Sandy News, Jun 4, 1943


 

GRAVE # 3: HESTER SKAGGS

     Sept. 12, 1876

                       June 4, 1942

(Daughter of Abel Abaham Griffith and Nancy DeBoard Griffith.  Wife of Lewis Manford Skaggs.)

 


 

GRAVE # 4: _ ANFORD SKAGGS

                      Died 1945

                      ____________ to Hester

(Lewis Manford Skaggs was born in 1873 and died in 1945.  Son of Peter J. Skaggs III and Mary Jane Rigsby Skaggs.  Husband of Hester Ann Griffith Skaggs.)

 


GRAVE # 5: marked with field stone

 


GRAVE # 6: CHARLIE EDWARDS

      11-11-1878

                        11-25-1924

(Son of Joel Green Joseph Edwards and Martha B. DeBoard Edwards.  Husband of Martha Elizabeth Seagraves DeBoard Edwards)

 


GRAVE # 7: ELIZABETH EDWARDS

                        4-1-1869

                        11-28-1928

(Full name: Martha Elizabeth Seagraves DeBoard Edwards. Daughter of Johnathen Sagraves and Eliza J. Murphy Sagraves. 1st wife of John W. DeBoard.  2nd wife of Charlie Edwards.

 


GRAVE # 8: RAYMOND JENNINGS EDWARDS

                       8-15-1930

                       4-3-1932

(Son of Testy Edwards and Emmie Etter Edwards.  Grandson of Charlie Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards.)

 

GRAVE # 9: marked with field stone


GRAVE # 10: FANNEY

                         Bornd-Dec-4-1904

                         Age-___-Mth

                         Dec This Life

                         Nov 4 1905

                         At Rest

                         (Footstone: Our Darling Baby)

(Daughter of John Garfield DeBoard and Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard.)

 


GRAVE # 11: KIZZIE DEBORD

                         Born Oct-The-

                         4-1907-Age ___ Ye

                         Ar-Old

                         At Rest

                         (Footstone: Our Darling Baby)

(Daughter of John Garfield DeBoard and Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard.)

 


GRAVE # 12: marked with field stone

(Name: Ollie DeBoard, died young.  Daughter of John Garfield DeBoard and Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard.  Information provided by Willard DeBoard, son of John Garfield DeBoard and Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard and brother to Ollie. The KY Birth Index lists her date of birth as 27 Jan 1911.)

 


GRAVE # 13: BABY CORDIAL

          Died 9-25-1935

       (marked with funeral home metal marker)

(Baby of Walter Cordial and Opal DeBoard Cordial.)


 

GRAVE # 14 & 15:

ABRAHAM GRIFFITH AND NANCY DEBOARD GRIFFITH

1846-June 17, 1920                    1851-1886

(double headstone erected in 2015)

(Abraham is the son of Gabriel Griffith and Elizabeth See Griffith.  Brother to Evan Griffith.  Nancy is the daughter of Jacob DeBoard and Caroline Wheeler DeBoard.)

 


GRAVE # 16: marked with field stone

 


GRAVE # 17: marked with field stone

 


GRAVE # 18: marked with field stone

 


GRAVE # 19: broken headstone, no engraving

 


GRAVE # 20: marked with field stone

 


GRAVE # 21: PAUL B. DEBOARD

                         Died: May 18, 1923, Age 8 Months, 27 Days.

(Marked with a funeral home metal marker.  KY Vital Statistics lists him as the son of Farmington Borders DeBoard and Lyda Hatfield DeBoard.  The KY Birth Records lists his birth as July 9, 1922.)

 


GRAVE # 22: FANNIE BORDERS DEBOARD

       BORNED OCT. 1850

       Jan 7 1932

(Death Certificate lists dat of death as 1-7-1933.  Wife of Jacob Farmer DeBoard.  Daughter of John Borders and Elizabeth Pack Borders.)

 


GRAVE # 23: MARY GRIFFITH DEBOARD

                         1882-1921

(Full Name: Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard.  Daughter of Evan Griffith and Matilda DeBoard Griffith. 1st Wife of John Garfield DeBoard.)

 


 

GRAVE # 24: JOHN GARFIELD DEBOARD

       1884-1946

(Son of Jacob Farmer DeBoard and Frances “Fannie” Borders DeBoard. Husband of 1. Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard, and 2. Virginia Nura Hannah DeBoard.)

 

 


GRAVE # 25: DORIS DEBOARD

       11-9-1945

       1-13-1998

(Daughter of Roscoe DeBord and Minnie McKenzie DeBord.)

 


 

GRAVE # 26 & 27: ROSCOE AND MINNIE DEBORD

 Roscoe, 1903-1968   Minnie, 1913-1983

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(Roscoe is the son of John Garfield DeBoard and Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard.  Minnie is the daughter of Sherman McKenzie and Mima Chandler McKenzie.)

Roscoe DeBoard

Roscoe DeBoard, 65, died Thursday, May 30, in Doctors Hospital at Columbus, OH after an extended illness. Born in Lawrence County on March 2, 1903, he was the son of thelate John and Mary Jane Griffith DeBoard. He was a resident of Galloway, OH at the time of his death and was married to the former Minnie McKenzie, who survives. Additional survivors include seven sons, Roscoe Eugene of Columbus, OH, Edd Thomas and John of Galloway, OH, Russell of Fairfield, CA, Robert of Fort Jackson, SC, Vernon and Charles of Dayton, OH; three daughters, Mrs. Catherine Scalf of Hilliards, OH, Mrs. Mary Leming of Columbus, OH, and Miss Irene DeBoard of Galloway, OH, and twelve grandchildren. Also fourteen brothers and sisters, Mrs. Carrie perkins of Tramm, Mrs. Brooksie Hurt of Columbus, OH, Olive, Marxine, Marie and Ann Debaord, Orlie DeBoard of Middletown, OH, Willard DeBoard of Tutor Key, Ervin DeBoard of Columbus, OH, Wilbur, Paul and Dean DeBoard of Baltimore, MD, John DeBoard, Jr., of Louisa, and Everett DeBoard of Phoenix, AZ. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 2 in the Chestnut Grove Enterprise Baptist Church with Rev. Ellis Hamilton officiating. Interment followed in the Joe Allen Cemetery at Lowmansville. The Jones-Preston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Roscoe Eugene, Ed Thomas, Russel, Robert, John Vernon, and Charles DeBoard and Charles Scalf. Paintsville Herald, Wednesday, June 5, 1968


 

GRAVE # 28: ROSCOE E. DEBORD

       May 6 1937 – Sept 2 1975

(Full Name: Roscoe Eugene DeBord.  Son of Roscoe DeBord and Minnie McKenzie DeBord.)

 

 


GRAVE # 29: ROBERT D. DEBORD

                         July 31 1948-Feb 8 1969

                         Military Marker:

                         ROBERT DARRELL DEBOARD

       July 31, 1948 – Feb. 8, 1969

       PFC Co. D 502 INF 101 ABN DIV

                         VIETNAM BSM-PH

(Son of Roscoe DeBord and Minnie McKenzie DeBord.)

   


 

GRAVE # 30: headstone and footstone, no engraving

 


GRAVE # 31: marked with field stone

 


GRAVE # 32: HENRY F. GRIFFITH

       April 10 1887 – March 19 1951

       He was a good

       man, full of faith

       and the holy

       ghost.

(Son of Evan and Matilda DeBoard Griffith.  Husband of Vicie DeBoard Griffith.)

 


 

GRAVE # 33: MRS. H. F. “VICIE” GRIFFITH

       Sept 28 1891 – July 21 1967

       She hath done, What she could

       Mark 14:8

(Daughter of John Wesley DeBoard and Martha Elizabeth Seagraves DeBoard Edwards.  Wife of Henry F. Griffith.)

      


   

GRAVE # 34: Headstone and footstone (42” apart), no engraving

 Grave # 34 is believed to be that of Maggie Griffith.  She died at the age of 7 years.  She was the daughter of John Franklin Griffith and Francis Griffith.  She was the granddaughter of Evan and Matilda Griffith (Grave 40 and 41)


GRAVE # 35: CORP J. H. D. DEBOARD

       CO ___ 39TH  KY INF

(Full name: John M. DeBoard.  Died 06 Mar 1894.  Son of Jacob DeBoard and Clarinda Wheeler DeBoard.  Served in the Union Army as Corp. Go G, 39th Ky Inf.)

 


GRAVE # 36: VANDALY DEBORD

        Born 1846 – Died Nov 17 1909

        Dear Mother

        Although we miss you much

        We know you rest with God

(Daughter of Rudolph Sperry and Nancy Canterberry Sperry.  Wife of John M. DeBoard.)


 

 

GRAVE # 37: DEBORD

       March 28 19__

       (headstone laying on ground)


 

GRAVE # 38: MARY HADLY

 


 

GRAVE # 39: BIRTHE DEBORD

       (headstone and footstone)

 


GRAVE # 40 & 41: GRIFFITH, Irwin and Matilda

       Irwin 1850-1937    Matilda E 1859-1926

       (double headstone erected in 2015)

(Irwin’s name is also recorded as Evan Griffith.  Son of Gabriel Griffith and Elizabeth See Griffith.  Matilda is the daughter of William DeBoard and Delilah Pack DeBoard. Ky Birth Records list Matilda E. Deborde born 25 Sep 1857.)

      


GRAVE # 42: marked with field stone

 


 

GRAVE # 43: marked with field stone

 


GRAVE # 44: marked with field stone

 


 

GRAVE # 45: WM. GRIFFITH

        Nov 21 1877

        Aug 17 1961

(Full name: William Marion Griffith.  Son of Evan Griffith and Matilda DeBoard Griffith.  Husband of Elizabeth “Lizzie” DeBoard Griffith.)

 


GRAVE # 46: LIZZIE GRIFFITH

       Oct 30 1881

       March 4 1964

(Full name: Elizabeth “Lizzie” DeBoard Griffith.  Daughter of John M. DeBoard and Vandaly C. Sperry DeBoard.)

 


ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • The Commonwealth of Kentucky Certificate of Death for Francis Griffith lists her place of burial as the Allen Cemetery.  She may possibly be buried in a location marked by a field stone.  She was born 01 Jan 1878 and died on 08 Aug 1921.  She was the daughter of Abraham Griffith and Nancy DeBoard Griffith.  She was the wife of John Franklin Griffith.
  • Grave # 34 is believed to be that of Maggie Griffith.  She died at the age of 7 years.  She was the daughter of John Franklin Griffith and Francis Griffith.  She was the granddaughter of Evan and Matilda Griffith (Grave 40 and 41) and Abraham and Nancy DeBoard Griffith (Grave # 14 a& 15).