Dry Creek, Rowan County, Kentucky

Location of Cemetery:

From Morehead, US-60 West to Rt. 519, left on Rt. 519 0.5 mile to Rt. 1167 (Oak Grove Road), left on Rt. 1167 about 1.5 mile to Ravenswoods Road, right on Ravenswood Road across Dry Creek bridge to the cemetery.

Global Position:    N 38° 09.530'    W 83° 24.199'

Smedley Cemetery:

Name   Born     Died   Stone Notes
Bender, Peachie 9 Dec 1936 9 Oct 1972 PLK  
Smedley, M. N. 27 Aug 1927 11 Sep 1928 SS  
Smedley, Melvin Claude

Smedley, Rebecca Ginter
8 Sep 1890

6 Apr 1894
12 Jun 1979

8 Jun 1984
DS : H

DS : W
[Husband of Rebecca Ginter Smedley]
[Son of William E. & Lizzie (Morris) Smedley]
[Wife of Melvin Claude Smedley]
[Daughter of Henry & Annie (Jones) Ginter]
Smedley, Fred Rome 8 Jul 1923 17 Jan 1963 SS "Son of Melvin & Rebecca Smedley"
Smedley, Mildred 31 Aug 1928 9 Sep 1928 SS "Daughter of Andy & Ina Smedley"
Smedley, Reach 13 Aug 1913 13 Aug 1913 SS  
Smedley, William E. 1865 1942 SS [Husband of Elizabeth Morris Smedley]
[Son of Sam & Delilah Smedley]
Smedley, Elizabeth Morris 1866 1933 SS [Wife of William Edward Smedley]
[Daughter of Zachariah & Nancy Morris]
Smedley, William H. 11 Jan 1919 31 May 1989 SS "Son of Melvin & Rebecca Smedley"
Smedley, Zackie - - -  


One (1) unidentified grave by M. N. Smedley, with a sawed bluestone marker.


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 Ethel Jones, Wilburn and Mary Smedly of Morehead for surveying this cemetery on 10 Nov 1987, and to Dewie E. Black of LaBelle, Florida for the documentation.

Copy Rights:

All information contained in this document may be freely copied for personal use, however, none of the information in part or in whole, shall be used for profit.
For additions or corrections to this file, contact:
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