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Garrard County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Garrard County

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  • Lancaster Anderson Family Cemetery
  • Lancaster Lancaster Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Garrard County, Kentucky


    Anderson Family Cemetery
    Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Simeon H. Anderson (1802-1840) — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Born near Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., March 2, 1802. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1828-29, 1832, 1836-38; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1839-40; died in office 1840. Died near Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., August 11, 1840 (age 38 years, 162 days). Interment at Anderson Family Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Father of William Clayton Anderson (1826-1861).
      Political family: Anderson family of Lancaster and Danville, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lancaster Cemetery
    Campbell, Crap Orchard, Richmond Sts.
    Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1984
    Politicians buried here:
      Allan A. Burton (1820-1878) — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Born in Garrard County, Ky., February 14, 1820. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1861-66; Consul for Costa Rica in Louisville, Ky., 1866-77; Consul for Peru in Lancaster, Ky., 1868-77; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1868-72. Died in Garrard County, Ky., July 13, 1878 (age 58 years, 149 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah 'Sally' (Williams) Burton (1797-1878) and Robert A. Burton (1798-1871); married, October 4, 1842, to Elizabeth Warren.
      Epitaph: "I know not whence I came, or whither I go, I only know that I am!"
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Leavell Walker (1873-1944) — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Born in Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., February 15, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; banker; Garrard County Prosecuting Attorney, 1901; district judge in Kentucky 13th District, 1910-11; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1929-31. Died in Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., June 30, 1944 (age 71 years, 136 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Washington Dunlap (1813-1880) — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Born near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., February 22, 1813. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1853; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1861-63; defeated, 1855. Died in Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., June 6, 1880 (age 67 years, 105 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cecil Carlton Sanders (1914-2007) — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Born in Garrard County, Ky., March 2, 1914. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1953-55; member of Kentucky state senate, 1955-59. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; American Legion; Rotary; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 13, 2007 (age 92 years, 317 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Blythe Sanders and Suella (Jones) Sanders; married to Viola Layton (1918-1979) and Mary Elizabeth Gulley (1924-2019).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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