Lower King Cemetery

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Lower King Cemetery

Also known as Lower Newt King Cemetery

Location
Barthell, McCreary County, Kentucky, USA Add to Map
Memorials 22 added (82% photographed)

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There are 24 unidentified graves only with field stones, 14 identified. The earliest known burial was in 1912 when Winfield Troxel was buried. There have been no burials since 1949, when Riley King, a World War I veteran was interred. It will probably not be used again as it is within the Big South Fork National River and recreation Area, and to date the Park officials seem bent on keeping all roads closed. From McCreary County, Kentucky Cemeteries Written By: Robert Ernest Stephens, page 212 - 212.

Directions:
About 1 mile WSW of the Beech Grove Church (2nd road to the Left) turn SE and go 1.7 on the Bald Knob-Hill Cemetery Road. Just before you reach the Bald Knob-Hill Cemetery turn SE. Go 0.7 mile passing the Joe Dolen farm to your left to the Alfred King farm, where you will see the old farm the road forks-take the Left fork. go about 0.65 mile along a trail to the cemetery.

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  • Added: 2 Nov 2016
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