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Greenup County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Greenup County

Index to Locations

  • Plumgrove Cemetery
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Flatwoods Bellefonte Memorial Gardens
  • Greenup Riverview Cemetery


    Plumgrove Cemetery
    Greenup County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Jesse Stuart (1907-1984) — of Greenup, Greenup County, Ky. Born August 8, 1907. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Died February 17, 1984 (age 76 years, 193 days). Interment at Plumgrove Cemetery.


    Private or family graveyard
    Greenup County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Jackson Worthington (1833-1914) — of Kentucky. Born in Pennsylvania, 1833. Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1895-99. Died in 1914 (age about 81 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.


    Bellefonte Memorial Gardens
    Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Bengal Bates (1893-1965) — also known as Joe B. Bates — of Greenup, Greenup County, Ky. Born in Republican, Knott County, Ky., October 29, 1893. Democrat. Greenup County Clerk, 1922-38; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1938-53. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Ashland, Boyd County, Ky., September 10, 1965 (age 71 years, 316 days). Interment at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse Bates and Hannah (Caudill) Bates; married, February 10, 1916, to Virginia Rice.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverview Cemetery
    Greenup, Greenup County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      David Trimble (c.1779-1842) — of Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky. Born in Virginia, about 1779. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1817-27. Member, Freemasons. Died in Greenup County, Ky., 1842 (age about 63 years). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Bentley Bennett (1859-1923) — also known as Joseph B. Bennett — of Greenup, Greenup County, Ky. Born in Greenup County, Ky., April 21, 1859. Republican. County judge in Kentucky, 1898-1904; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1905-11. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Greenup, Greenup County, Ky., November 7, 1923 (age 64 years, 200 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James R. Sowards (1892-1980) — of Greenup, Greenup County, Ky. Born November 26, 1892. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948. Died October 5, 1980 (age 87 years, 314 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James R. Sowards, Jr. (1923-1944; died in military service, World War II).


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