Boyle County
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Worldstown-Baker African American Cemetery

Located on left 1/2 mile down Worldstown Road off KY-300, at the crest of a small hill to the west of a small pond. Other names for the cemetery are World Town and Worlds Town. It is also known as the "Baker Cemetery." In late 1800s and early 1900s, several African Americans named WORLS from Junction City were married, and it is possible that the area where they lived came to be called Worlstown, later Worldstown. In the mid 20th Century, it was a predominantly African American community.  Much of the cemetery has been destroyed, with gravestones and even actual caskets being bulldozed over the years. The area has many depressions without markers, and there are undoubtedly other markers left to be located.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 37.58848, Longitude: -84.80770

Charlie Logan Baker
Birth: Oct. 21, 1936, Kentucky
Death: Dec. 4, 1936, Junction City
Resided and died in Junction City. Age 1m15d. Parents were Joseph Bently Baker and Lucy Conover Informant was Joe Baker of Junction City. 
Joe Bently Baker
Birth: Oct. 24, 1932, Junction City
Death: Dec. 10, 1935, Parents, Joe Bentley and Lucy (Conover) Baker both born in Boyle County. Informant was Joseph Bently Baker of Junction City. 
Joseph Bently Baker
Birth: Aug. 8, 1910, Junction City
Death: Nov. 11, 1940, Junction City
Resided and died in Junction City. Spouse was Lucy Hope Conover, 28. Parents are Joe Baker of Junction City and Flora Johnson of Taylor County. Informant was Lucy Hope Baker. 
Joseph T Baker
Birth: Mar. 30, 1888, Boyle County
Death: Aug. 28, 1948, Junction City
Death cert says he was born in Worldstown, a community near Junction City, father George Baker, born Brodhead, KY; mother Emma Hayes, born Somerset, KY; informant Annie Cowan, Junction City. 
Spouse: Flora Johnson Baker (1891 - 1924)
Children: William Baker (1913 - 1913)
Joseph T Baker
Birth: Mar. 30, 1888, Boyle County
Death: Aug. 28, 1948, Junction City
Death cert says he was born in Worldstown, a community near Junction City, father George Baker, born Brodhead, KY; mother Emma Hayes, born Somerset, KY; informant Annie Cowan, Junction City. 
Spouse: Flora Johnson Baker (1891 - 1924)
Children: William Baker (1913 - 1913)
Robert Baker
Birth: 1886
Death: 1913
Tumbular Baker
Birth: Dec. 25, 1836
Death: Sep. 7, 1913, Junction City
Son of Joseph Powell. Informant Mrs Katie Moore, Danville. 
Allena Burke Brown
Birth: Feb., 1859, Kentucky
Death: Dec. 9, 1921, Junction City
Age 62y, 10m, daughter of George and Jane (_____) Burke. Informant Shirley Arnold, Danville. 
Spouse: Berry Brown (____ - 1929)
Berry Brown
Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 13, 1929, Junction City
Age about 68, spouse Aline Brown, father Mose Brown, informant Ben Brown, Junction City. 
Spouse: Allena Burke Brown (1859 - 1921)
Margaret Vardaman Brown
Birth: Sep. 28, 1833, Lincoln County
Death: Mar. 2, 1912, Junction City
D/o Solomon and Betsy (Holmes) Vardaman; informant Robert Cooper. 
Emma Hayes Bryant
Birth: Apr. 3, 1882, Pulaski County
Death: Nov. 4, 1945, Junction City
Spouse George Bryant, father Pete Hayes, mother Lottie Jasper, both born Pulaski County; informant Joe Baker. 
Spouse: George Bryant (1854 - 1929)
Eli Calvell
Birth: May 26, Lebanon, Marion County
Death: Jan. 12, 1941, Junction City
Wife Bertie Calvell, age about 75 (birth year on death cert illegible), parents unknown, informant mrs Cora Hocker, Junction City. 
Lucy Scott Chinn
Birth: Oct. 10, 1841, Kentucky
Death: Jul. 8, 1920, Junction City
Daughter of London Scott and unknown mother. Informant Harry Chinn, of Junction City. 
Letitia Hasbrook Claxton
Birth: Nov. 19, 1834, Marion County
Death: Nov. 24, 1911, Junction City
D/o Alfred and Agnes (McElery) Hasbrook; informant Daniel McElery. 
William Claxton
Birth: Aug. 15, 1862, Kentucky
Death: Sep. 23, 1941, Junction City
Death cert says he was born in "Marion and Washington Counties", spouse Jessie Claxton (sic), son of Jessie Claxton and _____ Macarey, informant Lettie Warren, Junction City. 
Ben Clayton
Birth: 1867, Kentucky
Death: Jun. 8, 1915, Boyle County
Widower, son of Jesse and Lettie (McE??y) Clayton, informant Willie Logan, Red Star, WV. 
Stillborn Dau Coffman
Birth: Jun. 1, 1915, Junction City
Death: Jun. 1, 1915, Junction City
Daughter of Clarence Cole and Cora Lu (Goode or Gooch) Coffman. Informant Cora Lu Coffman, Junction City. 
Stillborn Son Coffman
Birth: Mar. 26, 1916, Junction City
Death: Mar. 26, 1916, Junction City
Son of Clarence and Cora (Goode or Gooch) Coffman. Informant Cora Coffman, Junction City. 
Ed Coulter
Birth: Jan. 14, 1876
Death: Dec. 13, 1930, Junction City
Spouse was Bettie Coulter. Father is Elvire Coulter of Boyle County. Mother's name is blank on death certificate. Informant was George Coulter, son. 
Children: Jashel B Coulter (1910 - 1913)
James Marion Coulter
Birth: Jun. 25, 1914, Boyle County
Death: Jul. 25, 1936, Junction City
Parents are Ed Coulter of Boyle County and Bettie Engleman of Boyle County. Informant was Ed Coulter. 
Jashel B Coulter
Birth: Sep. 2, 1910, Boyle County
Death: Mar. 7, 1913, Junction City
S/o Ed and Bettie (_____) Coulter; informant Bettie Coulter, Junction City. 
George H Engleman
Birth: Aug. 8, 1875 
Death: Apr. 2, 1926
Hubert Craig Garr
Birth: Feb. 26, 1915, Junction City
Death: Sep. 5, 1917, Junction City
Son of Eugene and Frances (Southern) Garr. Informant Eugene Garr, Junction City. 
D Kaufman Higgins
Birth: unknown
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Death: Jul. 31, 1937, Junction City
Birth date not listed but age is said to be 20 (est). Parents are Squire Higgins and Ros? Southern of Junction City. Informant was Frank Higgins(bro)of Junction City. 
Emma Lou Mahomes
Birth: Jan. 20, 1949, Junction City
Death: Mar. 11, 1949, Junction City
Parents Grady Mahomes and Mary Nancy Walker, informant Mary Nancy Walker. 
John S McGuire
Birth: Nov. 2, 1876, Louisville, Jefferson County
Death: May 14, 1959, Junction City
Married. Resided and died on World Town Road. Age listed as 82y. Father is Clay McGuire and mother's name has been left blank. Informant was Mrs. Lucille Coulter.
Kattie McGuire
Birth: Aug. 12, 1930, Kentucky
Death: Aug. 12, 1930, Junction City
Parents are Allen Walker and Censhine? McGuire. Informant was Jno McGuire of Junction City. 
Margaret D Brown McGuire
Birth: unknown, Kentucky
Death: Apr. 30, 1914, Junction City
Age about 55, d/o Moses Brown; informant Clay McGuire, Junction City. 
Jackson Spencer
Birth: unknown, Junction City
Death: Jan. 10, 1936, Junction City
Birth date not listed but age is listed as 52(est). Parents are Henry Spencer of Boyle County and Mary Mayor of Boyle County. Informant was Rosie Spencer of Jucntion City. 
Lucian Stigall
Birth: Jun. 14, 1890, Junction City
Death: Mar. 26, 1927, Junction City
Parents Pate Stigall, born Junction City, and Mary Wilson, born VA, informant Dora Cary?, Junction City. 
Pate Stigall
Birth: Jun. 4, 1867, Pulaski County
Death: Nov. 25, 1926, Junction City
Parents are Sam Stigall of Pulaski County and Matilda _____ of Pulaski County. Informant was Dora Carpenter of Junction City. 
Mary Stiggall
Birth: 1866, Kentucky
Death: Dec. 3, 1924, Junction City
Age 58, parents unknown. Informant Jack Spencer, Junction City.
Maria Louis Woods
Birth: 1855, Russellville, Logan County
Death: Oct. 8, 1940, Shelby City
Resided in Junction City. Age is listed as 85(est). Spouse was Alfred Woods. Parents are listed as unknown. Informant was Mrs. L B Gaines of Junction City. 
 

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