Past Grave Markings

Below you will find information about the grave marking ceremonies led by the Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter.  Each description includes a synopsis of the service of the Patriot, along with links to the Facebook photo album from each event and links to PDF downloadable copies of the programs from each Grave Marking.

1.  Pvt. William Addison (March 22, 2014)

  • South Carolina Militia (1780-81)
  • Wounded at the Battle of Eutaw Springs
  • Gant Cemetery – Sharon Grove (Todd County), Kentucky
  • Ancestor of Dr. Dennis Adams – Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter

**Photo Album

William Addison Grave Marking Program

The marked grave of William Addison.

The marked grave of William Addison.

2.  Pvt. Miles Hollowell (April 19, 2014)

  • North Carolina Militia – Martin County Regiment
  • Fought in the Battle of Guilford Courthouse
  • Larkins Cemetery – Bethesda Community (Trigg County), Kentucky

**Photo Album

Miles Hollowell Grave Marking Program

Marked Grave of Miles Hollowell

Marked Grave of Miles Hollowell

3.  Pvt. James Thomas

  • 1st North Carolina Regiment – Capt. Donoho’ Company
  • 1781-1782
  • James Thomas Cemetery – Donaldson Creek (Trigg County), Kentucky

**Photo Album

James Thomas Grave Marking Program

James Thomas Stone

Marked Grave of James Thomas

4.  Pvt John Mabry, Jr.

  • North Carolina – 2nd Partisan Corps (Lee’s Legion) – Continental Army
  • Fought in the Battle of Eutaw Springs
  • Sugar Jim Mitchell Cemetery – Trigg County, Kentucky

Photo Album

John Mabry, Sr. Grave Marking Program

John Mabry, Sr. Grave

John Mabry, Sr. Grave

TRIPLE GRAVE MARKING CEREMONY
Old Hebron Cemetery
Hunt Settlement – Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

GPS Latitude      37.110003     GPS Longitude     -86.910928

Photo Album

Old Hebron Grave Marking Program

**All three Patriots are 4th Great-Grandfathers of Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter Vice-President Steve Mallory.

5. Pvt. John Hunt

  • North Carolina Militia – Rowan County Regiment
  • Campaigns against the Cherokee Indians and Tories
John Hunt Tombstone

John Hunt Tombstone

6. Pvt. John Harper

  • 1st Pennsylvania Battalion
  • Seige of Quebec, Battle of Three Rivers, Crossing of the Delaware, Battle of Trenton
John Harper Tombstone

John Harper Tombstone

7. Pvt. David Engler

  • New Jersey Militia
  • Wounded – Battle of Germantown
David Engler Tombstone

David Engler Tombstone

2015

8.  Capt. Beverly Stubblefield – Todd County, KY

  • 6th & 2nd Virginia Regiments – Continental Line (1776-1783)
  • Captured at the fall of Charleston.
  • Personal friend of the Maquis de Lafayette.

Photo Album

Beverly Stubblefield Grave Marking Program

Beverly Stubblefield Stones (Original is in back - top right corner of photo.)

Beverly Stubblefield Stones (Original stone is in back – top right corner of photo.)

9.  Pvt. William Bonner (April 11, 2015)

  • North Carolina Militia
  • Polk’s Regiment of Light Dragoons – South Carolina Troops
  • Buried in Bonner Cemetery – Pottertown, Calloway County, Kentucky

Photo Album

William Bonner Grave Marking Program   (Cover)  (Inside)

William Boner Stone

William Bonner VA Headstone and DAR/SAR Markers

TRIPLE GRAVE MARKING CEREMONY
Humphries Cemetery
Trigg County, Kentucky

June 13, 2015

Humphries Cemetery Program

Photo Album

10.  Jesse Wall

  • Patriotic Service – Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Jesse Wall's Restored Stone and SAR Patriot Marker

Jesse Wall’s Restored Stone and SAR Patriot Marker

11.  Thomas Humphries

  • Virginia Continental Line
  • Captain – Amherst County, Virginia, Militia
Thomas Humphries' New VA Headstone and SAR Patriot Marker

Thomas Humphries’ New VA Headstone and SAR Patriot Marker

12.  Absalom Humphries

  • Private – South Carolina Militia
  • Chester County Regiment
Absalom Humphries' Restored Stone

Absalom Humphries’ Restored Stone

13. Joel Cohoon (September 12, 2015)

  • North Carolina Militia
  • Burial Site Unknown – Marker Located in Griff Calhoun Cemetery – Trigg County
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.750406, -87.964059
Joel Cohoon Stone

Joel Cohoon VA Headstone

14.  Russell Curtis (September 12, 2015)

  • North Carolina Militia
  • Burial Site – Curtis Cemetery – Lake Barkley State Park
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.844424, -87.912952
Russell Curtis Stone

Russell Curtis VA Bronze and Patriot Stone

15.  John Ramey (October 24, 2015)

  • Washington County, Virginia Militia / VA Continental Line
  • Burial Site – Old Dry Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.962814, -87.901599

Photo Album

Grave Marking Program

John Ramey Headstone

John Ramey Headstone

Dual Grave Marking Ceremony
Morse Cemetery
Farmersville Community – Caldwell County, KY
GPS Coordinates: 37.208462, -87.910095
November 14, 2015

Morse Cemetery Program

Photo Album

16.  William Blackburn

  • Sergeant – Virginia Continental Line
  • Soldier – Western Frontier Army, Gen. George Rogers Clark
Blackburn.jpg

William Blackburn Headstone

17.  William Asherst

  • Soldier – Virginia Militia
Asherst.jpg

William Asherst Headstone

Patriot’s Day Commemoration (April 16, 2016)
Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery West
Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Honoring Five Patriots Buried in Unknown Locations in Christian County, Kentucky

18.  Walter Bennett – Surgeon, Virginia
19.  John Boyd – Ensign, Virginia
20.  Francis W. Buckner – Private, Virginia
21.  James Calvin – Private, Virginia
22.  John carter – Private, Pennsylvania

Photo Album (Facebook)

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23.  Reuben Browning (April 23, 2016)

  • Culpeper County, Virginia, Militia
  • Burial Site – Private Land in Logan County, Kentucky
  • Marker Placed: Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery
  • GPS Coordinates:  36.981651, -86.927112

Photo Album

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Reuben Browning Headstone

24.  Joseph Fontaine (June 4, 2016)

  • Patriotic Service – Halifax County, Virginia
  • Burial Site – Wall Cemetery – Wallonia, Kentucky

Photo Album

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Joseph Fontaine Marker

25.  Charles Kennedy (June 4, 2016)

  • Virginia Militia – Kentucky Frontier
  • Burial Site – Kennedy/Kenady Cemetery – Wallonia, Kentucky

Photo Album

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Robert Kennedy Marker

26.  Roger Larkins (September 24, 2016)

  • North Carolina Militia
  • Burial Site – **Unknown
  • Marker Placed in Larkins Cemetery – Trigg County, Kentucky

Photo Album

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Roger Larkins Memorial Stone

Patriot’s Day Commemoration (April 15, 2017)
Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery West
Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Honoring Five Patriots Buried in Unknown Locations in Christian County, Kentucky

27.  Joseph Cavender – Sergeant, Virginia
28.  Abendigo Chandler – Sergeant, South Carolina
29.  Henry Clark – Captain, North Carolina
30.  William Crabtree – Surgeon, North Carolina
31.  James Cravens – Soldier, North Carolina

Photo Album (Facebook)

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32.  Balaam Ezell (June 10, 2017)

  • Virginia Militia
  • Thomas Cemetery – Near Cerulean, Trigg County, Kentucky

Photo Album

Balaam Ezell Stone

Balaam Ezell Stone and Marker

33.  Nathan Futrell (November 4, 2017)

  • Drummer – Northampton County, North Carolina, Militia
  • Futrell Cemetery – Land Between the Lakes – Trigg County, Kentucky
  • GPS [N 36.719048, W -87.999258]

Photo Album

Nathan Futrell Grave Marking

Nathan Futrell

Lost Patriots Monument Dedication
Honoring Five Patriots Buried in Unknown Locations Throughout Trigg County, Kentucky

34. William Armstrong – Ensign, PA (Bucks County Militia)
35. Peter Battoe – Private, SC (2nd Partisan Corps / Lee’s Legion)
36. Abraham Boyd – Soldier, SC Militia
37. William Davenport – Private, VA (7th VA Reg’t / Sergeant – Clark’s Illinois Reg’t
38
. Thomas Dawson – Private, VA (1st Virginia State Regiment)

Photo Album (Facebook)

Patriot’s Day Commemoration (April 21, 2018)
Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery West
Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Honoring Five Patriots Buried in Unknown Locations in Christian County, Kentucky

39.  Henry Davis, Private, North Carolina
40.  Vincent Degraffenreid – Soldier, Virginia
41.  Thomas Dunkerson – Private, Virginia
42.  William Dupuy – Private, Georgia
43.  Nathaniel Ewing – Private, North Carolina

Photo Album (Facebook)

44. William Mallory – First Sergeant – 3rd Virginia Regiment

  • Exact Burial Location Unknown
  • Memorial Stone placed in Talley Cemetery – Rural Alexandria, TN
  • GPS [N 35.052723, W -86.055055]
  • Photo Album (Facebook)

Patriot’s Day Commemoration (April 15, 2018)
Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery West
Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Honoring Five Patriots Buried in Unknown Locations in Christian County, Kentucky

45.  Absalom Franklin – Private, Virginia
46.  James Gilmore – Sergeant, Virginia
47.  John Hawkins – Captain, Virginia
48.  James Herndon – Soldier, Virginia
49.  William Hopson – Soldier, Virginia

Photo Album (Facebook)

Memorial Day – Lost Patriots Monument
Honoring Five More Patriots Buried in Unknown Locations Throughout Trigg County, Kentucky

50. James Edrington – Private, South Carolina Militia
51. William Johnson – Private, North Carolina Militia
52. Randolph Johnston – Private, North Carolina Militia
53. Thomas Wadlington – Patriotic Service, North Carolina
54
. William Young – Soldier, South Carolina Militia

Photo Album (Facebook)

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