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Muhlenberg County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Muhlenberg County

Index to Locations

  • Browder Rhoads Cemetery
  • Greenville Evergreen Cemetery
  • Near Greenville Old Caney Station Cemetery

    Rhoads Cemetery
    Browder, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Rhoads (1739-1814) — of Kentucky. Born in 1739. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1788-96. Founder of Muhlenberg County, Ky. Died in 1814 (age about 75 years). Interment at Rhoads Cemetery.
      Relatives: Granduncle of John P. Rhoads; ancestor *** of John Claggett Danforth.
      Political family: Rhoads-Danforth family.

    Evergreen Cemetery
    Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Young Thomas Jr. (1855-1925) — also known as Robert Y. Thomas, Jr. — of Central City, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Born in Logan County, Ky., 1855. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1886; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1909-25; died in office 1925. Died September 3, 1925 (age about 70 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Wickliffe Roark (1887-1929) — also known as Charles W. Roark — of Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Born in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Ky., January 22, 1887. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee); U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1929; died in office 1929. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 5, 1929 (age 42 years, 73 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Old Caney Station Cemetery
    Near Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Alney McLean (1779-1841) — of Kentucky. Born in North Carolina, 1779. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1812-13; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1815-17, 1819-21; state court judge in Kentucky, 1821-41; candidate for Presidential Elector for Kentucky. Slaveowner. Died in 1841 (age about 62 years). Interment at Old Caney Station Cemetery.
      McLean County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Rumsey (1796-1868) — of Kentucky. Born in Virginia, 1796. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1837-39. Slaveowner. Died in 1868 (age about 72 years). Interment at Old Caney Station Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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