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 Names and Dates on the Tombstones
[ in the
John Bagby
&
William Bird Rogers Cemetery
The following names, dates, and other personal infor-
mation concerning the individuals buried in the Bagby and
Rogers Cemetery between l826 and l99h follow in sequence
from no. l to no. Q7 corresponding to the numerical
sequence of the tombstones diagrammed on the cemetery
sketch on the preceding page.
Certain entries include annotations within square
brackets [] to identify more clearly an interred individual
or to clarify his or her relationship to some other interred
party or to some figure outside the cemetery. The bracketed
annotations do not appear on the tombstones.
For the sake of brevity, the format of the birth and
death dates appearing on the actual tombstones is sometimes
abbreviated below so that an original date such as October 27,
l805, may be abbreviated as lO/27/l805.
l. Virginia [Wood], Wife of Roderrick [sic] Bagby [no. 2 below],
lO/27/l805-4/30/l892. [Daughter of Nancy Elizabeth Field
and William Jesse Wood who came from Virginia to Barren
County, Ky., about l8lO. Virginia was also the sister-
in—law of Mary Rogers Wood, no. 2l below.]
2. Roderick Bagby, 8/lO/l798—7/ll/l852. [Son of John and
Matilda Bagby, nos. A & 5 below.]
3. Elvira Paxton, ll/3/l793—6/29/l8&l. [Daughter of John
and Matilda Bagby,nos. A & 5 below.]
Q. John Bagby, May l762—ll/l7/l83Q. [John was a sergeant
in the Revolutionary War, and came to Barren County,
Ky., from Louisa County, Virginia. His father was
Captain John Bagby of the same county in Virginia.]
5. Matilda, Wife of John Bagby, ll/9/l773—2/l2/l856.
l

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I
i 6. William, Son of John and Matilda Bagby, 6/3/1808-1828.
[ 7. Theodocia Daughter of John and Matilda Bagby, 7/9/1810-
{ 8/28/1824.
} 8. Nathaniel D. Burks, Born Amherst Co., Va., 1783.
i Moved to Kentucky 1819, Died Oct. 2, 1823.
9. Bolin G. Douglass, 1802-1842.
10. America Douglass, Aug. 1813—Nov. 1828.
11. Margaret Ann, Wife of W[illiam]. S[ydney]. Parrish,
10/27/1844-3/21/1875. [Daughter of Nancy E. & Wm. B.
Rogers, nos. 16 & 17 below.]
12. William L., Son of William S. and M. A. Parrish,
9/3/1862-6/13/1863. [See no. 11 above.]
13. [Unnamed] Infant Son of C[harles]. B. and S[arah].
M[oss]. Rogers, 10/10/1864-10/12/1864. [See no. 20
below.]
14. [Unnamed] Infant Son of C[harles]. B. and S[arah].
M[oss]. Rogers, Born and Died 10/12/1877. [See no.
20 below.]
15. [Obelisk memorial to three Rogers brothers in
Kentucky's Orphan Brigade, C.S.A., who were killed
in the Civil War. None are buried in this cemetery.
Their parents are nos. 16 & 17 below.]
George W. Rogers, Co. A. 4th Reg., Kentucky Infantry
C. S. Son of Wm. B[ird] and N[ancy] E[lizabeth].
Rogers. [Born] 8/1/1842. Mortally Wounded at
Murfreesborro [sic] 1/2/1863, Died 1/5/1863.
John B[ird]. Rogers, Major 4th Reg., Kentucky Infantry
C.S. Son of Wm B. and N. E. Rogers. [Born] 6/11/1835.
Killed at Kenesaw [sic] Mountain 6/20/1864.
Wm L. Rogers, Co. A. 4th Reg., Kentucky Infantry C.S.
Son of Wm B. and N.E. Rogers. [Born] 1/12/1838,
Killed at Shiloh, 4/6/1862.
16. Wm. B[ird].Rogers, 1/16/1804-5/12/1884. [His father,
Bird Rogers (Jr.), 8/22/1772-7/4/1835, and mother

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Mary Ann Truman Rogers, 1785-5/22/1822, are buried
in a miniature plot surrounded by a wrought iron fence
about 200 yards southwest of the junction of U.S.
Highway 31E and Kentucky State Highway 70. This
junction, known as Griderville, is about 1.5 miles
north of the Bagby—Rogers Cemetery. Bird Rogers'
father, Bird Rogers (Sr.), l735i—1800, moved from
Albemarle Co. Va., to Fayette Co., Ky., where he
died. The latter's sister, Ann Rogers, 1729(?)— p
1798, was the mother of Gen. George Rogers Clark, 4
1752-1818, the frontiersman and military officer.]
17. Nancy E[1izabeth]., Wife of W[m.] B. Rogers,
6/20/1806-8/6/1889. [Nancy was the daughter of John
and Matilda Bagby, nos. Q & 5 above.]
18. [This grave marker is a common field stone. The
inscription has worn off.]
19. [This grave marker is made of common field stone.
Only part of the inscription is legible., The
markings seem to read:] M S B. Dec. 7[?] 1862,
D. 6/1&[?]/1880[?].
20. [This grave marker bears both the names of husband
and wife. The wife, however, survived the husband
and was not buried in this cemetery.]
Sarah M[oss].Rogers, [Born] 11/6/1843- [no date for
her death. She was a neice of Virginia Wood Bagby,
no. 1 above, i.e., Sarah M. Rogers' mother (Ann
Elizabeth Wood Forbis) was a younger sister of
Virginia W. Bagby.]
Charles B. Rogers, 5/20/1840-2/22/1919. [He was
another son of Wm B. and Nancy E. Rogers, nos. 16 &
17 above. Like three of his brothers, no. 15 above,
he served in the Confederate States Army, i.e., in
Co. C., Second Regiment Cavalry, Kentucky Volunteers,
under the command of the then Col. John Hunt Morgan.
He was dressed in his Confederate uniform at the time
of burial.]
21. [This obelisk memorializes an unmarried son and his
mother. Both are buried in this cemetery.]

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Bob, Son of Robert F[ie1d]. and [Mary] Mollie H[enry
Rogers].Wood, 5/19/1873-3/12/1906.
Mary [Mollie Henry] Rogers, Wife of Robert F[ield].
Wood, 6/20/1836-8/18/1914. [Mary Rogers was the
daughter of Wm B. and Nancy E. Rogers, nos. 16 & 17
above. Mary's second husband, Robert Field Wood (1812-
1896), was buried in his own family cemetery, near
Coral Hill, Barren Co., where his first wife, Mildred
W. Wood (1817-1865) and several of their children are
buried. His sister, Virginia Wood Bagby (1805-1892),
is cited in no. 1 above.]
22. [Two brothers are both buried at this grave site and
share the same grave marker because they died on the
same day and were buried together. Their parents
are cited in nos. 29 & 30 below.]
Riley J. Ballard, 11/21/1903-2/28/1919.
Henry C. Ballard, 1/4/1906-2/28/1919.
23. Luther Ballard, 3/2/1900-3/1/1919. [His parents are
cited in nos. 29 & 30 below.]
24. Wesley W. Forbis, 4/4/1841-12/4/1893. [Brother of
Sarah Moss Rogers, no. 20 above, and nephew of
Virginia Wood Bagby, no. 1 above.]
25. James William Davis, 7/22/1872-11/7/1942. [First
husband of Katherine Gillum Davis (1894-1979), a neice
of Eugene G. Baird, no. 36 below.]
26. Nancy [Elizabeth] Ballard, 1/10/1908-5/28/1908. [Her
parents are cited in nos. 29 & 30 below.]
27. Paul [Lee] Ballard, [?May or June?] 26, 1910-7/19/1910.
[His parents are cited in nos. 29 & 30 below.]
28. James [N.] Ballard, 12/11/1906-10/19/1918. [His
parents are cited in nos. 29 & 30 below.]
29. Mary Easter[sic] Ballard, 1/12/1879-5/29/1959. [The
middle name "Easter" was mistakenly inscribed on the
grave marker instead of "Ester." Mary E. Ballard
and her husband, James Ballard, no. 30 below, had

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18 children in about 24 yedrs (1897/98-1922). None
were twins. Eight of the 18 children (nos. 22, 23,
26, 27, 28, 41, & Q2 are buried in this cemetery.] I
30. James Ballard, May 1880-August 3, 1970. [Husband of
Ester Ballard, no. 29 above. James Ballard's father,
Jerry Ballard (March 1855-19??), is buried in the
Goodnight district of Barren County. Various members
of the Ballard family worked for the E.G. Baird
family, nos. 35 & 36 below.]
31. Virginia Wood Davis, 12/7/1919-2/1/1990. [Virginia
worked as a journalist for fourteen newspapers in
seven southern states, finally becoming the Managing
Editor of the McCreary County Record, Whitley City,
Ky. Her namesake and great-great-aunt, Virginia Wood
Bagby (1805-1892) is cited in no. 1 above.]
32. [Virginia] Jennie Cox Davis, 12/20/1880-12/17/1950.
[Jennie C. Davis is actually interred in the Kingsport
Cemetery in Kingsport, Tenn. A memorial stone was
placed in this cemetery at the request of her daughter,
Virginia Wood Davis, no. 31 above,]
33. William J. chambiiss [Jr.], [June 8,] 1899—[Maxch 26,]
1981. [Son of Sarah Elizabeth and William J. Chambliss,
Sr., of Missouri; and husband of Emma Baird Chambliss,
no. 3h below. He was formerly a Vice Presidentiin
charge of production of railroad crossties and lumber
at Bond Brothers, Inc., Louisville, Ky.
3A. Emma B[aird]. Chambliss, [May 9,] 1898-[August 2,]
1977. [Daughter of Eugene G. and Maggie W. Baird,
nos. 35 & 36 below.]
35. [Annie Margaret] Maggie W[ood]. Baird, [April 17,]
1870-[September 2,] 1957. [Daughter of Mary "Mollie"
H. Rogers Wood (no. 21 above) and Robert Field Wood;
and wife of Eugene Gersham Baird (no. 36 below).]
36. Eugene G[ersham]. Baird, [February 13,] 1860-
[February12,] 1919. Husband of Maggie W. Baird, no.
35 above.]

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37. Wood Baird, 1893-[December 24,] 1918. [Son of Eugene
G. and Maggie W. Baird, nos.35 & 36 above.]
38. Eugene Yancey Baird, 10/11/1902-5/19/1950. [Son
of Eugene G. and and Maggie W. Baird, nos. 35 & 36
above.
39. Mary Baird Bond, 2/12/1891-8/22/1984. [Daughter of
Eugene G. and Maggie W. Baird, nos. 35 836 above;
and wife of Oscar S. Bond, no. 40 below.
40. Oscar S[tephen]. Bond, 12/15/1876-3/2/1971. [Son
of Thomas Morris and Amanda Wilson Bond of Caneyville, .
Ky.; and husband of Mary Baird Bond, no. 39 above.
0.S. Bond was formerly Vice President and Director
of the First Hardin National Bank, Elizabethtown,
Ky., and President of Bond Brothers, Inc., Railroad
Ties and Lumber Co., Louisville, Ky. With branches
in Birmingham, Alabama, and Knoxville, Tenn., Bond  
Brothers, Inc., was America's largest producer of
railroad ties.]
41. Thomas H. Ballard, 5/19/1911-6/29/1943. [His parents
are cited in nos. 29 & 30 above.]
42. Finley E[arl]. Ballard, 2/9/1909-4/29/1992. [Accord-
ing to the Thirteenth Census of the United States
for Barren County, Ky., Magisterial District No. 4,
May 11, 1910, Finley E. Ballard was born in February
1910 rather than in 1909. His parents are cited in
nos. 29 & 30 above.]
43. [Footstone for W.J. and E.B. Chambliss, nos. 33 & 34
above.]
44. [Footstone for certain members of the E.G. Baird family,
nos. 35-38 above.]
45. [Footstone for 0.S. and M.B. Baird, nos. 39-40 above.]
46. Delma Turner, Son of J[ames]. R. and L[izzie] L. Turner.
[According to the Thirteenth Census of the United

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States (see no. 42 above), Delma's father, James,
was born in July 1869 and his mother, Lizzie, was
born in October 1867. Inasmuch as Delma is not
mentioned in the Census he presumably died in the
late 19th century or early 20th century. His original
tombstone, a small, thin slab of whitish rock, was
inscribed with neither a birth nor death date.
Because the stone was broken into pieces, it was
replaced with a regular grave marker in 1990.]
47. Landon Baird Chambliss, 10/3/1921—5/6/1994. [Son
of William J. & Emma B. Chambliss (Jr.), nos. 33
& 34 above.]

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 Names and Dates on the Tombstones
in the
_Robert Field Wood Cemetery
The following names, dates, and other personal infor-
mation concerning the individuals buried in the Robert
Field Wood Cemetery between 1823 and 1896 follow in sequence
from no. 1 to no. 23 corresponding to the numerical sequence
of the tombstones diagrammed on the cemetery sketch on the
preceding page.
Certain entries include annotations within square
brackets [] to identify more clearly an interred individual
or to clarify his or her relationship to some other interred
party or to some figure outside the cemetery. The bracketed
annotations do not appear on the tombstones.
For the sake of brevity, the actual format of the birth
and death dates appearing on the tombstones is sometimes
abbreviated below so that an original date such as March 14,
1817, may be abbreviated as 3/14/1817. Inscriptions on
the grave markers that are unrelated to birth and dates or
are irrelevant to personal identification of the memori-
alized individual are generally omitted from this record.
1. Martha Yancey, 1778-1856. [This gravestone was
mistakenly installed in March 1990 because the inscrip-
tion on the ledger atop the rectangular sarcophagus for
Martha Yancey (no. 14 below) had eroded too much to
be completely deciphered until a later date. Thus the
same Martha Yancey has two memorial grave markers in
this cemetery.]
2. Brother, James N. Vaughan, 3/31/1837-3/12/1885.
[Presumably the brother of Benjamin B. Vaughan, Jr.,
no. 3 below. Also possibly the brother of Belle
Vaughan (4/6/1854-11/17/1923), the wife of John Yancey
Wood (11/20/1852-11/4/1925), who was a son of Robert
Field and Mildred W. Wood, no. 6 below.]
3. Brother, Benjamin B. Vaughan, Jr., 2/18/1860-3/16/1892.
1

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[Presumably the brother of James N. Vaughan, no. 2
above.]
Q. Mollie [Mary Crutcher Wood], Wife of Eugene Cox,
7/5/1851-8/A/1881. [Mollie was the daughter of R.F. &
M.W. Wood, no. 6 below.]
5. Dora Y. Fishback, 9/5/1875-9/Zh/1876. Daughter of
J[ane Field Wood, 1836-19--]. and J[ames]. Fishback.
[Jane Field Wood was a daughter of R.F. and M.W. Wood,
no. 6 below.]
6. [Tall obelisk with inscriptions on the west and north
sides. On the west side:] Robert F[ield]. Wood,
1/4/1812-12/22/1896. [At the time of death Robert F.
Wood owned several hundred acres of land surrounding
this cemetery. On the north side of the obeliskz]
Children of Robert F. & Mildred W[ood]. Wood [no. 7
below].
Annie M. [Wood], 1/2Q/18&9-5/9/1864 [no. 8 below].
Sallie M. [Wood], 3/2/1837-11/7/1841 [no. 9 below].
Nancy J[ane Wood]. 10/27/1839-11/15/18hl [no. 1O below].
William J[ordon Wood]. 1/30/1842-11/15-1896 [no. 11
below].
[The above Robert Field Wood's second wife, Mary Mollie
Henry Rogers (6/20/1836-8/18/191&),and their two
children, Bob (5/19/1873-3/12/1906) and Annie Margaret
Maggie (4/17/1870-9/2/1957) are buried in the nearby
Bagby—Rogers Cemetery at Goodnight, Kentucky.
7. Mildred W[ood] Wood, Wife of Robt. F. Wood [no. 6
above], 3/lh/1817-12/23/1865. [Mildred W. Wood's
maiden name was Wood; she and her husband were first
cousins.]
8. Annie M. Wood [no. 6 above].
‘ 9. Sallie M. Wood [no. 6 above].

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10. Nancy J. Wood [no. 6 above].
11. William J. Wood [no. 6 above].
12. Jane F[ield Wood]. Yancey, Wife of Robert Yancey,
8/12/1819-11/25/1862. Mother of T[homas]. G[rayson].
and J[ohn]. H[oward]. Yancey. [Jane F. Wood Yancey was a
sister of Robert F. Wood's wife Mildred, no. 7 above. Her
husband, Robert Yancey (b. ca.18l5—18) was a son of
Joel (10/21/1773-4/?/1838) and Martha Rodes Yancey
(10/23/1778-2/?/1856), no. 14 below.]
13. Charle R. Yancey, Son of Robert and Jane F. Yancey ’
[no. 12 above], 2/13/1838-3/30/1858.
14. Martha [Patsy Rodes] Yancey, 10/23/1778-2/?/1856.
[Wife of Joel Yancey (10/21/1773-4/?/1838), who was
a member of the State house of representatives (1809-
1811), the State senate (1816-1820, 1824-1827), and
a Democrat congressman (1827-1831). Martha was also
the mother of both Martha Yancey Wilson, no. 15 below,
and Lucy Yancey Wilson, no. 18 below, grandmother
of Charles R. Yancey, no. 13 above, and grandmother
of the Wilson's children, nos. 19-23 below. Martha
Yancey's brother-in-law, Jechonias Yancey (d. 1820),
was married to Mildred Wood, presumably an aunt of
Robert F. Wood, no. 6 above.]
15. Martha [R. Yancey] Wilson, 8/21/1800-9/?/1823, Wife
of James Wilson [no. 16 below. Martha Wilson was a
daughter of Martha Yancey, no. 14 above, and a sister
of Lucy Yancey Wilson, no. 18 below.]
16. James Willson [sic], 5/12/1797-9/21/1823. Don [sic]
by Their Only Child W[illiam]. M[artin]. Willson [sic].
[James Willson (sic) was the husband of Martha Wilson,
no. 15 above. The phrase "Don[e] by Their Only Child"
suggests that the two sarcophagi, nos. 15 & 16, were
installed by W.M. Wilson. Yet because he was an
infant upon the death of his parents, he perhaps
had the sarcophagi installed years later -- unless

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his guardian, John B. Wilson, no. 17 below, had them
built in the name of his infant ward. John B_ wilson and
James Willson [sic] were brothers married to two Yancey
sisters. One of the brother's markers has an incorrect
birth date.
17. John B. Wilson, 1/21/1797-3/19/1878. [Husband of
Lucy Yancey, no. 18 below, and father of Lucy's
children, nos. 19-23 below.
18. Lucy Yancy [sic], Wife of John B. Wilson [no. 17
above], Born 2/3/1803; Married 6/21/1821; Died
ll/15/1836. [Lucy was the daughter of Martha Yancey,
no. 14 above, the sister of Martha Wilson, no. 15
above, and the mother of the children in nos. 19-23
below.]
_ 19. Martha Wilson, 1/7/1827-3/17/1829, Infant Daughter of
J.B. & L.Y. Wilson [nos. 17 & 18 above].
20. John Wilson, 7/7/1834-10/lO/1834, Son of J.B. & L.Y.
Wilson [nos. 17 & 18 above].
21. James Wilson, 2/13/1825-8/13/1839. Son of J.B. &
` L.Y. Wilson [nos. 17 & 18 above].
I 22. Mary Yancy [sic], 8/1/1823-9/15/18hh. Daughter of
J.B. & L.Y. Wilson [nos,. 17 & 18 above].
23. W.W. Wilson, 5/Z8?/1832-11/6/1862. M.A.W. [W.W.
Wilson was asuxiof John B. and Lucy Y. Wilson, nos.
17 & 18 above. The initials "M.A.W.," which appear
on the lower part of the tombstone belong, presumably,
to the wife or a relative of W.W. Wilson.]

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- GERSHOM BAIRD “
‘ &
JOHN MILTON DAVIS CEMETERY
Barren County, Kentucky
Map Scale: 1/8" = 1 foot
Latitude 37°O&'33" Longitude 85°52'37" Map — Glasgow North
From the Barren County Courthouse, Glasgow, KY, take 31-E
north 5.8 miles to Horton—Rigdon Rd. Turn right (east) on Horton-
Rigdon Rd. Go 1 mile to farm entrance—gate on left (north) side
of road. Cemetery is on top of a hill about .35 mile directly
northwest of gate.

 l Names and Dates on the Tombstones
_ in the
r Gershom Baird
&
John Milton Davis Cemetery
The following names, dates, and other personal infor-
mation concerning the individuals buried in the Baird and
Davis Cemetery in the 19th and 20th centuries follow in
sequence from no. 1 to no. 18 corresponding to the numerical
sequence of the tombstones diagrammed on the cemetery sketch
on the preceding page.
Certain entries include annotations within square
qbrackets [] to identify more clearly an interred individual
or to clarify his or her relationship to some other interred
party or to some figure outside the cemetery. The bracketed
annotations do not appear on the tombstones,.
For the sake of brevity, the format of the birth and
death dates appearing on the actual tombstones is sometimes
abbreviated below so that an original date such as November
15, 1862, may be abbreviated 11/15/1862.
The style and apparent vintage of the 14 inscribed
tombstones in this cemetery suggest that the first marker
bearing a name was not installed before the death of
GershOu1Baird (no. 6 below) in 1882. The next one, for
Loretta E. Baird Smith (no. 16 below), was apparently not
installed until her death in 1898. Thereafter, the 10
individuals who died between 1886 and 19hl seem to have had
no permanent headstones—unti1 after the death of Nell B.
Davis (no. 15 below) in 1941. That is, all 10 individual
headstones, the common memorial for both the Baird and
Davis families (no. 8 below), as well as the two headstones
for Eugene and Gershom Davis (nos. lh & 18 below), who died
after Nell Davis, seem to be of the same recent vintage,
and all are cut in the identical style and color of granite.
Presumably the four rocks (nos. 1,2,3 & 17) that bear
   

 no inscription or marking are headstones for persons who
died before the headstone for Gershom Baird was installed
upon his death in 1882.
1. r[Uninscribed piece of shale, firmly secured in the
ground. It is similar to the pieces of unmarked shale
in nos. 2 and 3 below. Possibly the three markers
together are for William Baird (2/24/1760-10/30/1855)
and his wife, Jane Hunt (11/5/1769-9/3/1856), i.e., the
parents of Gershom Baird (no. 6 below), and for
Mary Elizabeth Baird Aldridge (10/3/1852-1879), the
oldest daughter of Gershom and Laura Baird. Mary is
the only Baird offspring appearing on the large memorial
(no. 8 below) who does not have an inscribed headstone
in the cemetery.]
2. [Uninscribed piece of shale, firmly secured in the
ground. Presumably it is a tombstone.]
3. [Uninscribed piece of shale, firmly secured in the
ground. Presumably it is a tombstone.]
Q. Emma B. [Emma Janie Baird, 1/23/1855-6/4/1886. Daughter
of Gershom and Laura Baird, nos. 5 & 6 below.]
5. Laura B. [Laura Melvina FitzAl1en Davidson Baird,
3/13/1830-1/16/1916. Wife of Gershom Baird, no. 6 below,
and mother of nos. h, 12, 13 & 16.]
6. Gershom B. [Gershom Baird, 9/7/1808-12/29/1882.
Husband of Laura Baird, no. 5 above, and father of nos.
4, 12, 13 & 16.]
7. Father. [John Milton Davis, 18h1—1929. Husband of
Almira Baird, no. 9 below, and father of nos. 10, 11,
lh, 15 & 18 below.]
8. [Large memorial for both the Baird and Davis families.
The west side is inscribed with the names of the Baird
family:] Gershom 1808-1882 [no. 6 above], Laura M.
1830-1916 [no. 5 above; and four of their children:]
Mary E. 1852-1879 [who may be interred in front of one

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of the three unmarked shale headstones, nos. 1-3 above],
Emma J. 1855-1886 [no. 4 above], Anna B. 1865-1913 [no.
13 below, and] Kate G.1868-1890 [no. 12 below. Although
another daughter, Loretta E. Baird, 1862-1898, isrnot
listed on the memorial, she is buried in this cemetery
(no. 16 below). Neither are two sons listed, i.e.,
William (Billy) Keith Baird, 6/19/1857-1935 (or 19367)
and Eugene (Genie) Gersham Baird, 2/13/1860-2/12/1919.
They are buried elsewhere.]
The east side of the common memorial is inscribed with
the names of the Davis family: John M. 1841-1929 [no.
7 above], Allie B. 1850-1919 [no. 9 below; and five of
their children:] Eugene M. 1875-[death date uninscribed,
no. 14 below], GershomTF.1878— [6/28/1949, no. 18
below], Milton C[levenger] 1880- [death date uninscribed.
No headstone for him in this cemetery; presumably buried A
elsewhere.], Mary E. 1882-1885 [presumably no. 11 below],
Nell B. 1885-1941 [no. 15 below, and] William S. 1887-
1887 [sic, no. 10 below].
9. Mother. [SarahAlmira Allie Baird Davis, 7/31/1850-
2/12/1919. Wife of no. 7 above, daughter of nos. 5 & 6
above, and mother of nos. 10, 11, 14, 15 & 18 below.]
10. Willie D. [William S. Davis, 1887-1887 (sic), son of
John M. and Allie B. Davis, nos. 7 & 9 above.]
11. Bettie D. [Presumably Mary Elizabeth Davis, 1882-1885,
daughter of John M. and Allie B. Davis, nos. 7 & 9
above.]
12. Kate B. [Kate Gillum Baird, 1868-1890, daughter of
Gershom and Laura Baird, nos. 5 & 6 above.]
13. Anna B. [Anna Blanche Baird, 10/31/1865-8/11/1913,
daughter of Gershom and Laura Baird, nos. 5 & 6 above.]
14. Eugene D. [Eugene M. Davis, 1875- death date unknown,
son of John M. and Allie B. Davis, nos. 7 & 9 above.]
15. Nell D. [Nell Blanche Davis, 1885-1941, daughter of John M.
and Allie B. Davis, nos. 7 & 9 above.]

 » · — A
l6._ Loretta E[l1zabeth] Baird Smith, 11/15/1862-10/27/1898.
[Daughter of Gershom and Laura Baird, nos. 5 & 6 above,
and wife of Curtis D Smith.
17. [Unmarked field stone, firmly secured in the ground.
Posssibly a headstone for an unidentified individual.]
18. Gershom D. [Gershom T. Davis, 1878—[6/28/1949. Son ’
of John M. and Allie B. Davis, nos. 7 and 9 above.]

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