Abraham Rouse Cemetery (Florence, Ky.)


Abraham Rouse Cemetery (Florence, Ky.)
Located in what is now the Brookside at Farmview subdivision, this family cemetery measures 40 x 45 feet, and contains 5 known internments dating from 1835. Mrs. Charlotte Bradford Wilson, an elderly lady residing now in Florence, KY, reported this cemetery some time past. She lived near the site for many years with her parents, and remembered the old graveyard as a Rouse Cemetery from the inscriptions on the stones. The Atlas of 1883, Florence Pct. as being the E. D. Crigler place, and across Gunpowder Creek, the Ellen Rouse place. Mrs. M. E. Woodward of Independence, KY remembers the old cemetery too and was told by her father that his parents (see above) on his mother's side were buried there. There was also a connection with a Rosa Rouse, and she may also be interred at that point. She is reported in the Boone County Vital Statistics as being aged 73; Died Sept. 1, 1856; parents Joshua & M. Rouse; birthplace; Virginia. A search has been underway for several years and yielded the above data just recently. A visit was made at 8409 Pleasant Valley Road, where the resident pointed out where three gravestones were up to recently, when they disappeared. They were in the center of a meadow as described previously by Mrs. Wilson, to the researcher. The resident at 8409 also said the land was now owned by Erpenbecks, formerly Kahmanns.
Slave holder or African American Burials: No
Has beginning
Boone Co. GIS Cemetery ID: 142
Find A Grave Cemetery: #2586669
Full address
148 Backcreek Court, Florence, KY 41042
Political division
Florence (Ky.)
Located within
Brookside at Farmview (Boone County, Ky. : Subdivision)
Target coordinates
702072.764 m
4316703.014 m
Bibliographic citation
Boone County, Kentucky Cemeteries, page 313

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