Location: Breathitt, Kentucky, United States
Surnames/tags: African-American Cemeteries us black heritage
KING'S BRANCH CEMETERY (AFRICAN AMERICAN SECTION)
A TRANSCRIPTION OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN SECTION WAS COMPLIED AND ANNOTATED BY STEPHEN D. BOWLING (NOV.20, 2009)
The following is a transcription of the visible graves and stones in the African-American Section of the Kings' Branch (Hays) Cemetery located at N 37 32.6791 and W83 22.4840. There could be numerous other graves that have not been located following the recent clearing of this long abandoned and neglected area of the cemetery. More work must be completed to get a more complete transcription. A listing of known burials that have not been located is included.
KNOWN BURIALS AND SOURCES IN SUPPORT
The following are known to be buried here after interviews with Henrietta (Wilson) Wallace in 2009. Unknown location of gravesites in the cemetery.
GRAVE LISTING NUMBERS: U126,(Charlie Spicer); U127,(Blaine Higgins): U128 (Ida B. (Spicer Higgins); U129,(Ulysses S. "Liss" Cockrell); U130 (Arnold Arnett) ; U131, (Jane Hampton); U132(Lincoln Boyd); U133 (A daughter of Lincoln and Margaret Boyd); U134,(Myrtle Reed)
The following names are thought to be buried here based upon Kentucky Death Certificates and family relations.
GRAVE LISTING NUMBERS: Unknown location of gravesites in the cemetery.)
U135,(Gertrude Howard); U136, (Margaret (Spicer) Boyd);U137 (Susa Spicer);, U138(George "Bud" Boyd; U139,(John Boyd); U140,(Estill A. Carter); U141(Jim Cockrell); U142 (Julia Garrett); U143 (Jessie Hagins); U144 (McKinley "Mack" Wheeler, Jr.); U145 Sam Cockrell; U146 (Floyd Hampton); U147 (Alf Chambers); U148 (Jane Chambers): U149,(Marge Arnold); U150(Baby Girl Gibson)
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