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Hobbs Chapel Burial Ground / Hobb's Family Graveyard located at Anchorage

This listing was sent to by Tim Jones.  It was acquired from the book, "Middletown's Days and Deeds; The Story of 150 Years of Living in an Old Kentucky Town".   A similar listing can be found in the "Wilderness Road Cemeteries in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia", as compiled by Robert Foster Johnson for the West-Central Kentucky Family Research Association in 1981.  This latter book can still be found by contacting the Association itself or McDowell Publications of Owensboro, Kentucky.   Please email your coordinator if you have any questions or other more recent information to add regarding this cemetery.

Located in eastern Jefferson County at Anchorage behind the Methodist Church.  According to Robert Foster Johnson, this cemetery has approximately 80 graves.  "This could be the most attractive old church-yard in the state.  The whole layout is a showpiece of the palmy days of Methodism.  The artistic brick walks are there, the front of the church is here, the church proper is gone.  One hundred yards to the rear lies the old cemetery, for whose construction no expense was spared.  The wall is special in makeup.  The graves are raised as a whole, one foot above surrounding earth and five great Methodist preachers are sleeping here.  This is holy ground, for Methodists.  The leading donors were the Hobbs, hence the name Hobb's Chapel.  The great maples and poplars make it a charming spot.  Wealth exudes."

Mr. Johnson also states that his work completes the Hobbs Chapel Burial Ground off Osage Road in Anchorage.  He also states that nearly all these people were related in some way.  As of 1981, the beautiful grounds were cared for by the Anchorage Garden Club.

 Name Dates Notes
 Baldwin, Martha Frazier  1886 - 1890  Daughter of Stuart & Martha Baldwin
 Bashaw, George W.  1845 - 1887  
 Bashaw, Mary E.   1852 - 1898  (Mr. Johnson lists death as 1893)
 Bashaw, Eveline O.  30 Mar 1821 - 01 Apr 1895  
 Bashaw, Dr. G. W.  01 Jan 1813 - 24 May 1887  
 Bashaw, E. P.   died 22 May 1856  Age 80
 Bashaw, Ann  died 15 Sep 1851  Age 74, Wife of E. P. Bashaw
 Beckwith, Charles M.  1827 - 1888  
 Brush, Rev. George W.   28 Oct 1805 - 13 Nov 1880  For 52 years an effective itinerant Methodist preacher.
 Brush, Penelope Fenley  10 Jan 1812 - 15 Dec 1868  Married to Rev. George W. Brush 23 Jun 1831
 Campbell, Elizabeth  Died 29 Mar 1836  Age 84; Mother of Basil N. Hobbs
 Cooper, John C.  1833 - 1905  
 Cooper, Pauline Karr  1837 - 1905  John C. Cooper's wife
 Cox, Sarah L.   Died 01 Feb 1827  Age 20; Daughter of Sam L. & Ann L. Henning
 Craig, John Dyer  1791 - 1823  Ann Tarlton Craig, his wife; Jeremiah Craig, their son.
 Craig, Annie  Died 1938  
 Dorsey, Edward  Died 05 Aug 1804  Age 42
 Dorsey, Frank S.  12 Aug 1846 - 08 Mar 1872  
 Dorsey, Polly  13 Sep 1791  (Not known if birth or death date)
 Downey, John  25 Aug 1810 - 15 May 1886  
 Downey, Ruth Owings  11 Oct 1816 - 08 Aug 1885  Wife of John Downey
 Gibson, Lamden  1846 - 1928  
 Grandmother Jane (Slave)  1822 - 1898  
 Hall, Clara  No dates given  
 Hart, Lottie  Died 1873  Age 17; Daughter of William & Patsy Hart
 Henning, Sam L.   Died 10 May 1824  Age 54 (Mr. Johnson simply states name as Samuel)
 Henning, Ann Lewis  Died in 1810  Wife of Sam L. Henning
 Henning, Elizabeth Williamson  02 Jun 1782 - 08 Aug 1861  Wife of Sam L. Henning
 Henning, Evelina  16 Dec 1814 - 08 Jun 1828  Daughter of Sam L. & E. W. Henning
 Hite, Jacob B.   23 Nov 1792 - 22 Jun 1872  
 Hite, Elizabeth W. Sneed  27 Jan 1795 - 07 Aug 1831  Wife of Jacob Hite
 Hite, Jacob Jr.  02 Apr 1831 - 04 Jan 1862  Son of Jacob & Elizabeth Hite
 Hite, Robert O.  16 Mar 1818 - 20 Jun 1839  Son of Jacob & Elizabeth Hite
 Hite, Harriet J.  14 May 1829 - 07 Oct 1856  Wife of J. I. Hite
 Hite, Sarah E.   07 Sep 1850 - 15 Feb 1852  Daughter of J. I. & H. J. Hite
 Hobbs, Basil N.   24 Apr 1786 - 21 Jul 1837  
 Hobbs, Dolly Dorsey  1791 - 25 Sep 1833  Married 19 Apr 1808
 Hobbs, Edward D.  16 Nov 1810 - 06 Sep 1888  
 Hobbs, Susan Henning  21 Sep 1816 - 08 Oct 1835  Wife of E. D. Hobbs (Mr. Johnson lists birth as 02 Sept)
 Hobbs, Mary Craig  21 Jan 1820 - 14 Jan 1888  Wife of E. D. Hobbs
 Hobbs, Sidney Johnson  1840 - 1918  Son of E. D. & M. A. Hobbs
 Hobbs, Mary Bayless  1846 - 1926  Wife of Sidney J. Hobbs
 Hobbs, Virginia Bayless  1871 - 1910  Daughter of Sidney J. Hobbs
 Hobbs, Basil Nicholas  1869 - 1901  Son of Sidney J. & M. B. Hobbs
 Hobbs, Basil N.  21 Apr 1776 - 21 Jul 1837  
 Hobbs, Basil N.  Died 30 Apr 1864  In camp near Chattanooga; age 21; son of E. D. & M. A. Hobbs; Captain of Co F, 4th Regiment KY Volunteers Calvary (Mr. Johnson lists date of death as 20 Apr 1864)
 Hobbs, Edward D., Jr.  28 Apr 1848 - 07 Jul 1859  Note:  This child had a brother who was also named Edward Dorsey Hobbs.  He lived to manhood and was the father of Isabelle Hobbs McConnell.  He is buried in Cave Hill Cemetery.  There were also two Tarleton Craig Hobbs and two Mary Craig Hobbs.
 Hobbs, Tarleton Craig  07 May 1851 - 16 Jun 1851  
 Hobbs, Mary C.   11 Aug 1853 - 24 Jun 1859  
 Hobbs, Tarleton Craig  1858 - 1934  
 Hobbs, Lucy Gilmer  1864 - 1940  Wife of Tarleton C. Hobbs (Mr. Johnson lists 1864-1934)
 Irvin, Theodore  1858 - 1933  
 Irvin, Mary C. Hobbs  1860 - 1931  
 Kaye, Jane  Died 02 Sep 1932  
 Kinkade, Evaline S.  08 Feb 1816 - No date  Daughter of Lander & Rachel Grimes
 Lamping, Lucy K. Brush    Wife of Thomas E. Lamping
 Luckett, Alfred  12 May 1801 - 03 Sep 1853  Born Loudon County, VA 
 Luckett, Susan E.   No dates   Wife of Alfred Luckett (Mr. Johnson lists dates of 13 May 1801 - 03 Sep 1853 - error or possibly accurate?)
 Luckett, Evelina Hobbs  07 May 1829 - 18 Sep 1875  Daughter of Alfred Luckett; (Mr. Johnson states she had two monuments & gives death date as 13 Sep.; 46 years
 Luckett, Ludwell Dangerfield  13 Feb 1842 - 08 Oct 1862  He fell at Battle of Chaplin Hill, Ky.  He was of Co C, 15th Reg KY Volunteers; Son of Alfred Luckett.
 McGowan, Rev. Burr H. D.D.  29 Oct 1806 - 29 Aug 1881  (Mr. Johnson lists surname as McCown)
 Maddox, Noah  1812 - 23 Dec 1879  
 Maddox, Eliza A.   1808 - 20 Feb 1871  Wife of Noah Maddox
 Maddox, Margaret E.   04 Apr 1832 - 10 Aug 1886  Daughter of Noah & Eliza Maddox
 Maddox, James E.  05 Sep 1846 - 09 Jan 1870  
 Marshall, William Wade  04 Nov 1837 -   was born at Marshall's Corners, Crawford County, PA
 Merritt, Rev. G. W.  17 Apr 1810 - 25 Sep 1886  (Mr. Johnson lists death as 1885)
 Merritt, Harriet Anderson  06 Nov 1813 - 07 Jan 1891  Wife of Rev. G. W. Merritt
 Morlan, J. W.  Died 27 Nov 1893  (Mr. Johnson lists name as Marlan)
 Morlan, Amelia A. Williams  11 Feb 1829 - 13 May 1862  Married to J. W. Morlan 22 Jun 1844
 Morlan, Katie V.   Died 05 Feb 1916  No date of birth given
 Morrison, Sarah  1848 - 1854  Daughter of Rev. W. H. & M. Morrison
 Morris, Gabriel  Died 27 Mar 1872  Age 80 (Mr. Johnson lists this surname as Norris)
 Morris, Irene  Died 23 Mar 1872  Age 72 (Mr. Johnson lists this surname as Norris)
 Newton, Rev. S.  1836 - 1907  
 Newton, S. Kate Brush  1837 - 1885  Wife of Rev. S. Newton
 Newton, Virginia Brush  Died 1871  Infant daughter of Rev. S. & Kate Newton
 Nock, Jane L. B.  1802 - 1898  
 Nock, Sam L. L.  1804 - 1867  Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
 O'Bannon, Elizabeth A. Head  Died 03 Jan 1861  Age 51; Wife of A. O'Bannon (Mr. Johnson lists 'S. of')
 O'Bannon, Elizabeth  Died 08 May 1847  Wife of A. O'Bannon; 37 years
 O'Bannon, Mary Ann  Died 1847  Infant daughter of A. & E. O'Bannon
 O'Bannon, Ambrose  No dates  Infant
 Oglesby, Harriett M.  20 Jun 1822 - 05 Sep 1850  Daughter of Jacob & Elizabeth Hite
 Oglesby, Harriet C.  07 Aug 1850 - Nov 1850  Daughter of B. A. & H. M. Oglesby
 Parker, Rebecca S. Collier  05 Jul 1828 - 15 Jan 1881  Married B. E. Parker 18 April 1850
 Smith, Rachel  11 Jan 1792 - 30 Apr 1876  Consort of Jasper Smith
 Van Cleave, Hiram  05 Aug 1874 - 02 Apr 1875  
 Walker, Annie E. Brush  1832 - 1908  
 Walker, James Wilson  1823 - 1903  
 Williamson, Elizabeth  02 Sep 1816 - 08 Oct 1835  Wife of Sam'l Henning (Discrepency with previous listing)
 Williamson, Susanah  Died 21 Jan 1818  Age 49; Consort of John Williamson.  She first married Edward Dorsey.
 Wilson, J. W.  1861 - 1893  
 Wilson, William B.  1832 - 1900  
 Yager, John W.  12 Nov 1773 - 17 Apr 1851  
 Yager, Margaret  Died 25 Jan 1849  Age 76; Wife of John W. Yager

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