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Howell Homestead Cemetery
LaRue County, Kentucky

Contributed by Edward Benningfield, Jun 06, 2000 [knobcreekboy@mindspring.com]. Total records = 3.

Howell Homestead Cemetery is located on west fork of Otter Creek in southeast LaRue County. It was visited by William T. Smith and copied in early 2000. It has at least twenty fieldstones that have no inscription. Many of the people buried here are believed to be early pioneers. Only two readable stones and the cemetery is overgrown with bushes and cedar trees. To find it, take Hwy. 210 southeast toward Campbellsville, turn left on Herbert Howell Road. Go down Salsman Hill and turn right at the bottom of the hill. Continue on that road until it dead ends at a farm gate and the cemetery is up the hill to the left of the gate.

Leach, Nancy J. (Howell), w/o William E. Leach, b. 14 ?? 1858. d. 11 Aug 18__ (She was dead when 1880 census was taken in summer 1880, she was married in Dec. 1876. She had a one year old son in the 1880 census, therefore probably died in late 1878 or 1879.)
Smith, John, h/o Elizabeth Howell, b. 10 May 1791, d. 4 Jul 1860
Smith, Elizabet, w/o John, dau. of James Howell (stone not found) She was one of the charter members of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church
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