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Jonathan A. Boyd Family Cemetery

LOCATION: On a hill known as "Cedar Knob" between Plum Holler and the N&W Railroad. By railroad: Go about one mile past the Putnam crossing towards Gardner. The cemetery is about .25 mile (as the crow flies) to the left of the tracks. By road: Take Route 67 from Honaker toward Gardner. Turn left onto Route 637 at Honaker Elementary School. At the bottom of the hill, turn left onto an unmarked dirt road. About .2 mile after crossing the railroad it veers to the right and into Plum Holler. The cemetery is on a hill to the left of this road. It can be identified by a cluster of very large cedar trees. There is an overgrown path, of sorts, that leads to the cemetery gate. However, the area is so overgrown the cemetery is not visible until you are within about 50 feet of it.

This file submitted by Randy Boyd

Ellen Boyd Ryan (Nancy Ellen, d/o Isaac L. & Sarah A. "Hurt" Boyd)

b. 1869 d. 1955

William Vencent Ryan (h/o Nancy Ellen Boyd)

b. 1863 d. 1936

Havana Sullivan (d/o A. R. & A. L. Sullivan)

b. 6/18/1915 d.6/18/1915

He carries the tombs in his bosom

C. C. Sullivan (s/o A. R. & A. L. Sullivan)

b. 9/16/1914 d: 9/16/1914

Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven

Tonas Boyd (s/o Adam M. & Malissa A. "Boyd" Grimsley)

d. 12/30/1891

Aged: 18 years, 11 days

Just in the morning of his day, in youth & love he died

HUGHES (double marker)


b. 6/3/1913 d. 7/28/1913

Mollie R.

b. 7/11/1890 d. 5/9/1920

Jincy C. Boyd (Jennie Remines, w/o Rev. J. L. Boyd)

b. 11/10/1842 d. 6/13/1885

Aged: 42 years, 7 mo, 3 days

Sarah A. Boyd (Sarah Hurt, w/o Isaac L. Boyd)

b. 1/20/1851 d. 3/20/1880

Aged: 29 years, 2 mo.

Margaret J. Boyd (d/o I. L. & S. A. "Hurt" Boyd)

b. 9/30/1872 d. 9/16/1888

Aged: 15 years, 9 mo, 6 days

I. L. Boyd (s/o Jonathan & Mary "Burnett" Boyd)

b. 10/6/1846 d. 5/21/1918

Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep

Katherine A. Boyd (d/o W. C. & M. J. "Hankins" Boyd)

b. 1/11/1911 d. 1/11/1911

Sleep o' sweet babe and take thy rest,

God called thee home, He thought it best

Jonathan A. Boyd

d. 4/13/1892

Aged: 90 years, 7 mo, 5 days

Gone to a better land

Mary Burnett (w/o Jonathan Boyd)

b. 1/12/1813 d. 5/24/1896

Aged: 86 years, 4 mo, 12 days

She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church

Mary V. Boyd (d/o W. C. & M. J. "Hankins" Boyd)

b. 1914 d. 1915

George N. Boyd (s/o W. C. & M. J. "Hankins" Boyd)

b. 1913 d. 1917

BOYD (double marker)

Mary J. (d/o Jonathan & Charlotte "Comer" Hankins)

b. 1872 d. 1950

William C. (s/o Isaac L. & Sarah A. "Hurt" Boyd)

b. 1871 d. 1945

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