Rowan County, Kentucky

Location of Cemetery:

From Morehead: Rt. 519 to Rt. 801, right 0.9 mile to Rt. 1274, right 0.6 mile to Ellington Cemetery Road, left on Ellington Cemetery Road 0.5 mile.

Laid to Rest here:

Brown, Randall Monroe 31 Aug 1951 17 Jul 1997 SS  
Ellington, Henry C. 31 Jan 1856 11 Apr 1926 SS  
Ellington, Fred G. 14 Mar 1886 2 Oct 1906 SS "Son of Francis E. Ellington"
Ellington, John H. 22 Feb 1880 4 Jul 1906 SS "Son of H. C. & Martha A. Ellington"
Johnson, Flora 17 Dec 1883 11 Nov 1905 SS "Wife of Aqua Johnson"
Ellington, Eliza W. 1887 1956 SS "Mother"


This cemetery was moved from its original location on Johnny Ellington farm to a higher location on the same farm to prevent it from being covered by the lake.


This cemetery listing is authored by the Rowan County Kentucky Historical Society. It is one of over 375 cemetery surveys available in book or CD format from the Society.

Page design and graphics by Teri Pettit. The titling font used in the cemetery name plaques is Adobe Trajan Bold, designed by Carol Twombly.

Source of Information:

Personal records, Funeral Homes and inventory of the cemetery.


The Historical Society and specifically the Cemetery Committee, wishes to acknowledge and extend a special thanks to Betty Sharp, Sue Epperhart, Carda Foster and Ethel Jones all of Rowan County, for their work in inventorying this cemetery on July 10, 1997. Updated August 20, 1997.

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