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Todd County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Todd County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Elkton Glenwood Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Todd County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Anthony New (1747-1833) — of Elkton, Todd County, Ky. Born in Gloucester County, Va., 1747. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1793-1805 (12th District 1793-97, at-large 1797-1805); U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1811-13, 1817-19, 1821-23 (1st District 1811-13, 5th District 1817-19, 1821-23). Died near Elkton, Todd County, Ky., March 2, 1833 (age about 85 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Benjamin Edwards (1753-1829) — of Maryland. Born in Stafford County, Va., August 12, 1753. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1782-84; state court judge in Maryland, 1793; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1795. Died in Elkton, Todd County, Ky., November 13, 1829 (age 76 years, 93 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Hayden Edwards (1723-1803) and Penelope (Sanford) Edwards (1723-1809); married to Margaret Beall (1750-1826); father of Ninian Edwards and Cyrus Edwards (1793-1877); grandfather of Benjamin Edwards Grey; great-grandfather of John Pope Cook and Richard Lee Metcalfe; second great-grandfather of Theodore W. Metcalfe.
      Political family: Edwards-Cook family of Illinois and Nebraska (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Glenwood Cemetery
    Elkton, Todd County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      James Clark McReynolds (1862-1946) — also known as James C. McReynolds — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Elkton, Todd County, Ky., February 3, 1862. Lawyer; university professor; U.S. Attorney General, 1913-14; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1914-41; took senior status 1941. Disciples of Christ. Died in Washington, D.C., August 24, 1946 (age 84 years, 202 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. John Oliver McReynolds (1827-1905) and Ellen M. (Reeves) McReynolds (1840-1916).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


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