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Louisa County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Louisa County

Index to Locations

  • St. John's Chapel Cemetery
  • Cuckoo Gilboa Christian Church Cemetery
  • Louisa Oakland Cemetery

    St. John's Chapel Cemetery
    Louisa County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Carl Henry Nolting (1874-1958) — also known as Carl H. Nolting — of Louisa County, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., July 31, 1874. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Died in Louisa County, Va., April 9, 1958 (age 83 years, 252 days). Interment at St. John's Chapel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Emil Otto Nolting and Susanne Catherine (Horn) Nolting (1841-1915); brother of William Otto Nolting and Frederick Ernest Nolting; married, June 20, 1917, to Phoebe Delaney Wetherill; uncle of Frederick Ernest Nolting, Jr. (1911-1989).
      Political family: Nolting family of Richmond, Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Gilboa Christian Church Cemetery
    Cuckoo, Louisa County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      William Barret Pendleton (1838-1914) — also known as William B. Pendleton — of Cuckoo, Louisa County, Va. Born in Louisa County, Va., January 12, 1838. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lost his left leg in the battle of Cedar Mountain, 1862; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Louisa County, 1897-99. Died January 17, 1914 (age 76 years, 5 days). Interment at Gilboa Christian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Kimbrough (Barret) Pendleton (1807-1898) and Madison Pendleton (1809-1872); married, May 3, 1870, to Juliana Meredith (1839-1926); second great-grandnephew of Edmund Pendleton; first cousin once removed of Joseph Henry Pendleton; first cousin thrice removed of Nathaniel Pendleton; second cousin of John Overton Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; third cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton and George Hunt Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of James Madison, William Taylor Madison and Zachary Taylor; fourth cousin of Francis Key Pendleton and Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton (1850-1914); fourth cousin once removed of Coleby Chew and Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro.
      Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).

    Oakland Cemetery
    Louisa, Louisa County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      John Q. Rhodes, Jr. (d. 1959) — of Louisa, Louisa County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924. Died in 1959. Interment at Oakland Cemetery.

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