Postal Code: 62340
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The following is from a Pike County History Book:
"In the deed given by Reynolds Elledge (son of Benjamin) to the Sleights in 1865, the grantors (Reynolds M. Elledge and his wife Zerilda) reserved one-eighth of an acre, a plot 4 ½ rods square, for "a burying ground for the heirs of the late Benjamin Elledge deceased," the plot being described with great particularity. This burial plot was 60 rods north and 32 rods east of the southwest corner of the old Elledge 80. It lay about 100 yards from the early Elledge log house; it is today traversed by a farm driveway, along which are strewn a few fragments of stones that once marked the burials of numerous descendants of the Boone line."
The cemetery is located in Griggsville Township.
Sometime in the past, tombstones found in the Benjamin Elledge cemetery were moved to a shed/garage/barn to be protected. They have since been moved (by persons unknown) to the Uriah Elledge Cemetery. It is unknown if there are remaining stones buried underground in the old Benjamin Elledge cemetery location.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1725381 (Elledge Cemetery).