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Morgan County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Morgan County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • West Liberty Barber Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Morgan County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Preston Taulbee (1851-1890) — also known as William P. Taulbee — of Salyersville, Magoffin County, Ky. Born in Morgan County, Ky., October 22, 1851. Democrat. Ordained minister; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1885-89. Shot and mortally wounded, by Charles E. Kincaid, a journalist with whom he had quarreled, in the U.S. Capitol Building, and died eleven days later at Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 11, 1890 (age 38 years, 140 days). Kincaid pleaded self-defense and was found not guilty of murder in 1891. Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of William Harrison Taulbee (1824-1905) and Mary Ann (Wilson) Taulbee (1831-1916); married to Lou Emma Oney (1852-1903).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Barber Cemetery
    West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Morgan Kendall (1863-1933) — also known as Joseph M. Kendall — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky. Born in West Liberty, Morgan County, Ky., May 12, 1863. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1892-93, 1895-97. Died November 5, 1933 (age 70 years, 177 days). Interment at Barber Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Wilkerson Kendall (1834-1892).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Wilkerson Kendall (1834-1892) — also known as John W. Kendall — of West Liberty, Morgan County, Ky. Born in Morgan County, Ky., June 26, 1834. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1867-71; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1891-92; died in office 1892. Stricken with apoplexy, and died later that day, in Washington, D.C., March 7, 1892 (age 57 years, 255 days). Interment at Barber Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Joseph Morgan Kendall (1863-1933).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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