CHESTNUT GAP CEMETERY (18)




Go west on 476 from intersection of 476/80 from Dwarf, turn right after Chaney Rest up Ball Creek, Left first road up mining complex. Stop at guard shack and tell them. Go to top of hill and turn left. Turn right at office and warehouses and go under power lines. About 100 feet past last warehouse. N37 24 369, W 083 08 472, and height is 1473 if you own a GPS or Street Atlas.
Family legend says that some of the old Campbells buried in this cemetery.

Note by Jim Robinson. The situation has changed somewhat. I had to get safety course at the gate house, and was escorted to the graveyard.

I have photos of the headstones where CAPITAL LETTERS are used below, and will gladly share them with you, just email me (Jim Robinson).

R1N1, Williams, Lonnie, June 19,1924, Aug 10 1983, ,
R1N2, Fugate, William H, 1905, 1985, Engle Funeral Home Marker,
R1N3, NOBLE, Katie, 1857, 1941, ,
R2N1, Williams, Maranda, Oct 14 1881, Nov 2 1957, ,
R2N2, F., S, Jan 20, 1927, Sept 27, 1936, F may be Fugate We still Love you
R2N3, Combs, Ed, Nov 23 1881, Dec. 31, 1922, ,
R2N4, Arth, , , Ar.W.,
R2N5, Cement, Marker, , , no writing,
R3N1, Sandstone, , , ,
R3N2, Collins, Emery, 1876, 1932, ,
R3N3, Sandstone, , , ,
R3N4, Collins, Cordella, 1891, 1918
R4N1, Sandstone, , , ,
R4N2, Combs, Jim, Sept 10 1918, Sept 10 1918, son of Isaac and Mary Combs engraved
R4N3, Sandstone, , , ,
R4N4, FIGETT, Levi, 1844, 1898 , flowers that said Grandpa,
(SECOND STONE, [new] same grave= Pvt Levi Fugate, Co. C, 13 KY Cav CSA, 1844 1898)
R4N5, FUGATE, Mahala, June 14 1854, July 26 1922, flowers that said Grandmom,
SECOND STONE (new) Mahala Ritchie Fugate 1854-1922 Perry County Historical Society engr.
R4N6, Stacy, Deanna, 1942, 1943, ,
R4N7, Stacy, Truman, April 13 1936, April 13 1936, ,
R4N8, Stacy, Willie, Mar 12 1928, Mar 12 1928
R5N1, Sandstone, , , ,
R5N2, Sandstone, , , ,
R5N3, Fugate, Believed to, Nov 23, 1865, Oct 30, 1886, M.G.J.F at foot,
R5N4, Fugate, ARS A., , , Vin Guessing Fugate,
R5N5, Sandstone, , , , behind R5N4 above,
R5N6, Sandstone, , , ,
R5N7, Fugate, Charley, Feb 9 1847, Nov 3 1895, ,
R5N8, Sandstone, , , , behind R5N7 above,
R5N9, Sandstone, , , , dead Tree, infant behind it
R5N10, Sandstone, , , , 3 infants behind it with flowers
R5N11, Sandstone, , , ,by big Pine Tree
R5N12, Sandstone, , , ,Big Pine Tree behind it,
R6N1, Sandstone, , , , infant, , ,appear to be infant
R6N2, Sandstone, , , ,
R6N3, Sandstone, , , ,
R6N4, Sandstone, , , ,
R6N5, Sandstone, , , ,
R6N6, Sandstone, , , ,
R6N7, Sandstone, , , ,
R6N8, Sandstone, , , ,
R7N1, Sinkhole, , , ,
R7N2, Pine, rocks at base, , , ,
R7N3, Sandstone, , , ,
R7N4, Pine, rocks at base, , , ,
R7N5, Sandstone, , , ,
R7N6, Sandstone, , , ,
R8N1, ANGEL, House, no named, believed to be Caleb Campbell
R8N2, ANGEL, just his little house, believed to be Frankie Miller Campbell
R8N3, concrete, marker, , , ,
R8N4, concrete, marker, , , ,
R8N5, concrete, marker, , , ,
R8N6, OLD STONE reads, J C WAS B AUG 20 1795 D MAY 10 1883.
NEW STONE, same grave: JOHN J CAMPBELL PVT KY MILITIA WAR OF 1812 AUG 20, 1795, MAY 10, 1883
R8N7, Concrete, marker, , , ,
R8N8, Campbell, James, Dec 18, 1889, Aug 29, 1890, son of Caleb Campbell engraved
R8N9, Sandstone, , , ,
R9N1, CLEMONS, Noah, June 18 1905, Feb 8 1908, ,
R9N2, CLEMONS, Rebecca, April 27, 1903, June 19 1905, ,
R9N3, MILLER, Donal, Nov 29 1927, Dec 2, 1927, ,
R9N4, MILLER, Daniel, Sept 18 1928, Sept 19 1928
????, FUGATE, Ira Charles, PVT, CO H, 13 KY CAV CSA, FEB 9, 1847, NOV 3 1895

Read by Dwight and Mack Holliday 1995, and revisited 1998 with David Campbell.
Retyped and updated by Jim Robinson, March 2003.