HIGNITE CEMETERY

Wolfe, Carter County, Kentucky

 

Contributed by Johnny Evans

jl.evans@worldnet.att.net

 

From I-64 West Bound, 1st Olive Hill exit, right on Route 60 about 1 mile; turn left at island in road toward Carter Caves. Go past entrance to Carter Caves and turn right onto Sutton Road (the first black top road up hill from caves entrance). Stay on Sutton Road to the dead end (gate) - 2.7 miles. Farm house on left, barn on right, cemetery on top of hill behind barn across private property. Recorded July 2003.

 

STONE INSCRIPTION DOB & DOD SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION .

GILKERSON, F. M. 02/16/1836 - 09/10/1898 h/o Martha A. Gilkerson

 

GILKERSON, Martha A. 01/05/1844 - 05/09/1908 w/o F. M. Gilkerson

 

1880 Carter Co. Census: Children - Jacob W 18, Mildred 16, John T 14, Moses S 9, Charles S 6, James F 9/12 (October)

(1910 9 children/6 living)

 

HIGNITE, Jefferson 03/15/1845 - 02/04/1916 Age 71 DOD 02/04/1916, V9 C04173

A friend to his country and a believer in Christ

Matching stone next to him missing top spire and identifying information (Might be his 1st wife Nancy b 1850 d before 1888).

1880 Carter Co. Census: Children - Catharine 18, Victoria 13, Mollie 11, Newton 9, Alace 6, William 4, Margaret 2

 

HIGNITE, Levi 11/24/1846 - 03/07/1914 Levey, age 67 D0D 03/07/1914, V13 C06432

Forever with the Lord

 

HIGNITE, Artie Hale 1848 1944

 

1880, 1900, 1910 & 1920 Carter Co. Census: Children - Polly, Minnie, Elley, John W, Maggie, Green, Ballard, Joe, Robert Lee, Sam, Flossie, (1910 12 children/10 living).

 

HIGNITE, Haydon 1919 - 1929

HIGNITE, Hurcle 1920 1920

HIGNITE, Hubert & Hobart No Dates Our Babies

HIGNITE, Wilma Doris 1930 - 1932

 

HIGNITE, Milton 08/01/1880 - 02/24/1918 Age 34 DOD 02/24/1917, V8 C03567

When the roll is called up yonder I'll be there. To him we trust a place is given Among the saints with Christ in heaven.

 

MORGAN, William 1840 - 09/03/1895 h/o Margaret Morgan (Civil War Veteran)

 

MORGAN, Margaret 1844 - 01/28/1935 w/o William Morgan, nee Bradley

 

MORGAN, W. G. & Hattie (Same Stone)

W. G. 1865 - 12/31/1952 Wiley Green, s/o William & Margaret Morgan

Hattie 1888 - 19_ _ (after 1930) 3th w/o Wiley Green Morgan

 

MORGAN, James Riley 10/23/1867 - 01/16/1939 s/o William & Margaret Morgan, Never Married

 

*MORGAN, Hiram 05/28/1861 - 07/09/1887 s/o William & Margaret Morgan, Never Married

 

*MORGAN, Ada 04/26/1875 - 07/27/1903 1st w/o Wiley Green Morgan

 

*MORGAN, Effie 02/??/????? - 06/25/1903 d/o Ada & W. G. Morgan

 

*ZORNES, Lewis 08/14/1885 - 03/07/1892 Believed to be s/o James & Artee (Morgan) Zornes

 

*These four in a row with matching stones.

 

(NOTE: Children of William & Margaret (Bradley) Morgan: Hiram, Wiley Green, James Riley, Artee (Audrey), and Cynthia)

 

RAY, Maggie 10/29/1884 - 03/22/1912 Age 27

 

RAY, Twin Babies 06/09/1907 c/o Joe & Magie Ray

 

RAY, Mary 11/30/1909 - 08/16/1910

RAY, Samuel 07/10/1911 - 01/16/1912 s/o J. W. & Maggie Ray; <1Y, V2 C00604

 

WRIGHT, Catherine 06/08/1882 - 01/12/1904 w/o Andrew Wright

Several graves marked only by rocks