Lynn Family Graveyard

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Lynn Family Graveyard

Location
Beech Grove, McLean County, Kentucky, USA
Memorials 7 added (86% photographed)

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From Ky. Family Records, Vol 3,
page 67, 1972-73
Elizabeth S. Cox, Editor
"Vanishing Cemeteries in Mclean County"
JAMES LYNN, SR. FAMILY GRAVEYARD
Located in Beech Grove on a hill -
south side of Main St.
This is known to be a large cemetery.
Among those buried were:
James Lynn (1760-1832) ARW Soldier
Wife, Hannah (Wright) Brents-Lynn -
b. 10/27/1766 d. before 1832
Wm. Jordan (1833-1855) consort of
Amanda(Brown) Jordan.

In 1811, James Lynn and wife, Hannah,
bought 1000 acres of land and established
a home in what is now the village of Beech
Grove. When the area around the site
of the graveyard was sold by an heir in 1841,
it was specified in the deed that 1/2 acre
be reserved for the cemetery.

Also see McLean Co. Cemeteries,
Vol 1, 1977 by WCK- FRA

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GPS Coordinates: 37.614, -87.396

  • Added: 13 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2309649