Rowan County, Kentucky

Location of Cemetery:

From Morehead: Rt. 519 to Rt. 801, right 0.9 mile to Rt. 1274, left (S) on Rt. 1274 2.7 miles to Mt. Hope Cemetery Road, 0.1 mile.

Laid to Rest here:

Harris, Almeda McKinney 1923 1977 SS  
McKinney, Adrian 14 Jul 1920 28 Mar 1944 SS "S Sgt Army Air Force, WWII"
McKinney, E. H. [      ] [      ]   [Small stone, no dates]
McKinney, Emma H. 1899 1989 DS  
McKinney, Mollie S. 1894 1944 DS  
McKinney, L. S. [      ] [      ]   [Small stone, no dates]
McKinney, W. D. "Dick"
McKinney, Fay D.
[      ]
DS : H
DS : W
[Husband of Fay D. McKinney]
[Wife of W. D. McKinney]
Ramey, Mandy J. 6 May 1918 25 Jan 1919 SS "Daug. of Mr. & Mrs. Claud Ramey"
Slaton, Joseph
Slaton, Martha A.
15 Feb 1886
24 Dec 1886
14 Apr 1966
13 Jun 1962
DS : H
DS : W
[Husband of Martha A. Slaton]
[Wife of Joseph Slaton]
Staton, Homer Denton 1 Jul 1914 26 Oct 1996 SS  
Staton, Mayme K. Pettit 28 Jan 1933 3 Aug 1997 SS  
Sweeney, [No given name] [      ] [      ]   [Unmarried child of Henry Sweeney]
Sweeney, [No given name] [      ] [      ]   [Unmarried child of Henry Sweeney]
Sweeney, [No given name] [      ] [      ]   [Unmarried child of Henry Sweeney]
Sweeney, [No given name] [      ] [      ]   [Unmarried child of Henry Sweeney]
Sweeney, Ervin [      ] [      ]   [Uncle of Corda Foster, who verified
Sweeney, Everett 1906 1935 SS  
Sweeney, Isabelle 1868 1946 SS  
Sweeney, James 1864 1928 SS  
Sweeney, James D. 1935 1953 SS  
Wallace, Lloyd 7 Apr 1933 28 Oct 1993 SS [Son of Pearl Corda Foster]
Wallace, Pearl Sweeney 17 Jul 1902 14 Oct 1949 SS  

Note: Eleven unmarked grave sites identified.


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.

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