Slab Camp Road, Rowan County, Kentucky

Location of Cemetery:

From Morehead, US-60 & Rt. 32, west about 0.5 mile to Rt. 519 (Clearfield Road), east about 1.0 mile to Rt. 1167 (Dry Creek Road), left on Rt. 1167 to top of the hill (East Clack Mountain Road), right on East Clack Mt. Road to Jones Ridge Road, left on Jones Ridge Road to Slab Camp Road, left on Slab Camp Road 1.9 mile to the bottom of the hill. Drive to the creek and park in the field. Walk to the base of the mountain then at left walk old logging road that curves around left on the ridge to the next hill to the left, on a point on top of the hill 3/4 mile up the logging road. Steep hill, fallen trees & hard to find. About an hour from the parked vehicle.

Global Position:    N 38° 06.938'    W 83° 20.816'

Riddle Cemetery:

Name   Born     Died   Stone Notes
Bronson, Catherine Ester 13 Aug 1876 24 Jul 1928 SS  
Foster, Zalie 12 Aug 1920 1921 ? SS  
Jones, Frank [Joseph Francis] Jun 1872 10 May 1955 SS [Husband of Marget Jones]
[Son of James W. & Emily (McClain) Jones]
Jones, Marget 7 May 1871 10 Apr 1913 SS "Wife of Frank Jones"
[Daughter of Commodore & Amanda Riddle]
Jones, Sadie 18 Jun 1920 11 Jun 1921 SS  
Perkins, Lela Pearl 16 Sep 1929 10 Jun 1933 SS  
Riddle, Arthur 18 May 1899 6 Aug 1937 SS [Son of Nathan & Mary E. Riddle]
Riddle, Barbara Caskey 3 May 1941 29 May 1999 PLQ [Wife of Linville Riddle, M:29 Aug 1959]
Riddle, Mandy [      ] Jan ___ SS  
Riddle, Nathan 1873 1929 SS [Son of Commodore & Amanda Riddle]
"L. R." [Riddle, Lenard] 25 Jun 1914 11 Dec 1915 SS [name from Ky Death Index]


Unidentifed (1) with dates only; B: 1909, D: 1918, SS by Zalie Foster
Unmarked (3) Infant graves by Zalie Foster
Unmarked (1) by L. R.
Unmarked (1) by Jodie Jones
Unidentified (1) baby girl, B: 25 Dec 1902, D: 25 Dec 1902, SS
Unmarked (1) by Margaret Jones
Unmarked (1) by Arthur Riddle
Unmarked (1) by Mandy Riddle


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:

Survey of the cemetery.


The Historical Society and specifically the Cemetery Committee, wishes to acknowledge and extend a special thanks to Betty Sharp, Gordon L. Jones Jr., Ethel Jones, Marsha Riggsby and Dana Mathews of Morehead, Kentucky for surveying this cemetery in 1998, and to Dewie E. Black of LaBelle, Florida for the documentation.

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