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Trigg County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Trigg County

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  • Cadiz East End Cemetery

    East End Cemetery
    Cadiz, Trigg County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Cornelius Burnett (1825-1866) — also known as Henry C. Burnett — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Born in Essex County, Va., October 5, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1855-61; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Senator from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., October 1, 1866 (age 40 years, 361 days). Interment at East End Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Isaac Burnett and Martha (Garnett) Burnett; married to Mary A. Terry.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Benjamin Garnett (1845-1921) — also known as James B. Garnett — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Born in Pembroke, Christian County, Ky., July 28, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Trigg County, Ky., May 7, 1921 (age 75 years, 283 days). Interment at East End Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frances Ann (Pendleton) Garnett (1810-1903) and Eldred Brockman Garnett (1813-1870); married 1877 to Virginia Hewell (1850-1878); married, November 13, 1900, to Mary Elizabeth Gunn (1857-1940); first cousin four times removed of Edmund Pendleton; second cousin thrice removed of Nathaniel Pendleton (1756-1821); third cousin of Hubbard T. Smith; third cousin twice removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; fourth cousin of George Cassety Pendleton, Charles M. Pendleton and Daniel Micajah Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton, George Hunt Pendleton, Joseph Henry Pendleton and Charles Sumner Pendleton.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).

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