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This transcription was taken from a book found in the Shelby County Public Library entitled, "Cemetery Records of Kentucky, Volume I, Jefferson County, Part I" compiled by LTC Robert C. Jobson (ret).   Additionally, Alan Murray has already done a transcription of this cemetery and his notes are included (*).  Please email your coordinator, or Alan, if you have any questions or comments regarding this family burial ground.  Still wondering if these burials are all in one location or in two separate cemeteries.

Abraham Hite Family Cemetery

Off Watterson Trail, near Fern Creek

 Name

 Dates

 Notes

 Hite, Abraham Sr.  10 May 1729 - 17 Jan 1790  Patriot Revolutionary War, Fincastle Capt. Abraham Hite Chapter (*)
 Hite, Rebecca   20 May 1734 - 30 May 1809  wife of Abraham Hite
 Hite, Abraham Jr.  25 Oct 1755 - 12 Jul 1832  Virginia Captian 8 VA Regt Revolutionary War (*)
 Hite, Elizabeth  23 Apr 1763 - 29 Aug 1822  wife of Abraham Hite, Jr.
 Hite, Isaac  18 Nov 1799 - 29 May 1849  son of Abraham Hite, Jr. (*)

Next to this cemetery is a section where it is believed that slaves were buried.   It is said that there are several unmarked graves where travelers were buried at the far end of the cemetery. These persons were those who were found waylaid or deceased on the Bardstown Pike. (*)

Hite Family Cemetery

Located at "Mansfield" on Watterson Trail

 Hite, Stephen L.

 died 23 Mar 1828  28 years, 11 months
 Hite, Martha A.  died 15 May 1830  32 year old consort of Stephen
 Stephen Lewis, son of Joseph & Sarah Lewis Hite, m. 25  Jan 1822, Bullitt County to Martha "Patsy" Aubrey Pendleton.
 Hite, Sarah  died 17 Apr 1827  3 years, 1 month, 10 days; dau of Stephen & Martha
 Hite, Courtney  died 05 Sep 1831  dau of John L. & Catherine Hite; 3 weeks, 3 days
 Hite, Noel  died 03 Aug 1837  child of John L. & Catherine Hite; 1 year, 4 months, 2 days
 Hite, John   died 01 Aug 1839  son of John L. & Catherine Hite; one year, 7 months, 13 days

John L. Hite, born abt 1800, died Nov 1842, son of Joseph & Sarah, m 1st to Catherine Tevis, who died Mo., m. 2nd to 20 Sep 1842 to Sarah Ann Crapster.

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