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Edmonson County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Edmonson County

Index to Locations

  • Near Brownsville Brownsville Church Cemetery
  • Near Brownsville Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Near Brownsville Silent Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Sweeden Sweeden Cemetery


    Brownsville Church Cemetery
    Highway 259
    Near Brownsville, Edmonson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles E. Whittle (1900-1973) — of Brownsville, Edmonson County, Ky. Born January 7, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Died January 28, 1973 (age 73 years, 21 days). Interment at Brownsville Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Joseph M. Whittle (1935?-).


    Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery
    Highway 101
    Near Brownsville, Edmonson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Marvel Mills Logan (1874-1939) — also known as M. M. Logan — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Born near Brownsville, Edmonson County, Ky., January 7, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; Kentucky state attorney general, 1916-17; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1926; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1931-39; died in office 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932, 1936. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Washington, D.C., October 3, 1939 (age 65 years, 269 days). Interment at Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Silent Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
    Near Brownsville, Edmonson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Beverly Mills Vincent (1890-1980) — also known as Beverly M. Vincent — of Brownsville, Edmonson County, Ky. Born in Brownsville, Edmonson County, Ky., March 28, 1890. Democrat. County judge in Kentucky, 1916-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Kentucky state senate, 1929-33; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1932; Kentucky state attorney general, 1936-37; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1937-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Died in Brownsville, Edmonson County, Ky., August 15, 1980 (age 90 years, 140 days). Interment at Silent Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Sweeden Cemetery
    Sweeden, Edmonson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Annabelle Lane Vincent (1929-1984) — of Leitchfield, Grayson County, Ky. Born in Kyrock, Edmonson County, Ky., January 4, 1929. Democrat. Member of Kentucky Democratic State Executive Committee, 1970. Female. Baptist. Died, of breast cancer, in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., October 7, 1984 (age 55 years, 277 days). Interment at Sweeden Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Ernest Lane and Clorene Musick Lane; married to William Ralph Vincent, Sr. (1925?-2003).
      William Ralph Vincent, Sr. (c.1925-2003) — also known as William R. Vincent; Bill Vincent — of Leitchfield, Grayson County, Ky. Born in Bee Springs, Edmonson County, Ky., about 1925. Democrat. Clothing merchant; candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 5th District, 1975; Kentucky director for Agricultural Conservation and Stabilization Service. Baptist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Died, in St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., October 22, 2003 (age about 78 years). Interment at Sweeden Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hillery Vincent and Mattie Meredith Vincent; married to Annabelle Lane Vincent (1929-1984).


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