OWENS HOLLOW,  OLD DOZIER CEMETERY,  DOZIER BRANCH

The records of who is buried in this cemetery are not in any of the five Knox County, KY Cemetery books, if anyone else can help me with records of who is buried here, please do so.
Unfortunately, many of these old graves only have a field stone to mark the grave.  Maybe someday we could all get together and do a memorial stone for James W. H. Dozier, his wife Eliza Melvina Cain and have their thirteen children also carved on the stone in this cemetery.

Recorded in 1997 by Mary Ellen Kerr Holmes.  I visited this cemetery twice.

OWENS HOLLOW,  OLD DOZIER CEMETERY,  DOZIER BRANCH
Route 1527, ½ mile from intersection of HWY 25E North
Mr. Castle has the house & land adjoining the cemetery in 1997.

James Dozier was grantee of 25 acres (Book 55 page 435)
Surveyed 1st March 1859 on Water Course, Dozier Branch,  Knox County, KY.  Source for this warrents for headrights from Kentucky Land Grants by Jillson.

In Grants in County Court Orders Pg 1201 by Jillson Sarah & James W. Dosier grantee's of 50 acres on 1st  December 1846 on Richlands Creek and Sarah Ann & James W.  Dosier grantee's for 50 acres on 29 December 1846 on Big  Richland Creek in Knox County, KY.  Book 23 page 410,411.

Josiah & James Dozier (brothers) grantee's of 50 acres 28 May 1855 on Br Richland Creek and 25 acres 23 May 1855 on Richland Creek.  Book 45 pages 50 & 52.

1860 KENTUCKY MORTALITY SCHEDULE
SARAH DOZEER, Knox Co., KY, age 68, died June (1859) of Dropsy.  Place of birth, North Carolina.

The Thomas & Sary Ann Dozier bible, published in 1815 by  Anson Whipple, Walpole, N.H.  Titled, The New Testament of  our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
    Thomas Dozier rest April the 4th day 1838.
    Sarah A Dozier deceased June the 22nd day 1859.
 

Several graves in this old Dozier Cemetery at Owens Hollow have field stones about a foot square marking the graves. There are no names scratched into them.  I firmly believe  because of the many years of research I and others have 
done on our Dozier ancestors that Sarah Ann Dozier, wife  of Thomas and mother of Josiah & James W. H. Dozier listed  above as Grantee's of the land on Richland Creek was the  first burial at Owens Hollow? Dozier Br.
 

Sarah Ann (Frazier) Dozier born ca 1791 Died 22 June 1859.

James W. H. Dozier born 6 January 1821, W\P  21 Oct 1881.

Eliza Melvina (Cain) Dozier, born Jan 1827, Died Aug 1907.
   (James & Eliza married 2 Oct 1843 in Knox Co, KY)

George Dozier, born 1858, died 1867. Son of James & Eliza.

Nannie E. Dozier born 18 Dec 1862, died 18 July 1952
(This is Nancy Emaline Dozier, dau of James & Eliza.  Aunt 
Nannie stayed on the "family farm.")

W. A. (William Andrew) Dozier died 8 Oct 1955 age 80. 
FATHER

Ider G Dozier (Ida Belle Gibson) born 6 Oct 1879, died
28 Nov 1912.  MOTHER

Cora Mae Dozier born & died 1904, SISTER

Richard T. Branstutter born 22 June 1891, died 7 Apr 1918
    (Erected by son Thomas Branstutter)

Neuil Branstutter
Atamay Branstutter  (Stones erected by brother Thomas)
 

Finley Dozier born 13 Dec 1885, died 9Aug 188?.  Near
Nannie Dozier grave marker.

Jewell R. Eagle  born 25 Feb 1925, died 2 Nov 1950.
    Owen Eagle mar Lauena Dozier (dau of Nanny) on 20 Dec 
1919.  Is Jewell dau of Owen & Leauna?

Stephen Chance died before 1870 and he is buried at Owens  Hollow Cemetery in Knox Co, KY.  Source Paul H. Owen, KCKK  October 1994 issue.  Stephen, son of John. Stephen Chance born 1810 Lee Co, VA (Mountain Heritage 
VolXI#1 1988) Married Mary Minton 4 February 1827 Lee Co,  VA.

(Cate Dozier, dau of James & Eliza, mar 1st Simon Chance  on 26 Sept 1872.  5 of their little girls died in one week  of "bloody fluck.")  Simon, son of Stephen.
 

AXIE(GRANNY)CRAWFORD OWENS, age 90, dau of John & Alabama Crawford, born 15 Feb 1911.  Died 5 April 2001 at her home in Owens Hollow, Knox Co Ky.  Mrs Owens was laid to rest in the Owens Cemetery at Owens Hollow.  Wife of Latham Owens.  Mother of ten children.
 


 
 
 
 
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