SAVELLS  CEMETERY
Trigg County, KY
 

Cemetery Informtion:



Access to this cemetery was flooded by the impoundment of Kentucky lake

GPS Coordinates:     Latitude: 36.8104     Longitude: -88.1217

TVA moved 56 graves and 17 monuments to 8 different reinterment cemeteries.
52 graves could not be identified


Notation:  Many of the graves were moved when Kentucky lake was impounded.  Those that were moved are so indicated.  The others remained.

* Denotes Veteran of Civil War
 
 
LAST FIRST  DOB - DOD Comments / Inscriptions
Mitchell Mrs. Mat died March 15, 1902 aged 30 years daughter of James Richards
Mitchell Stella July 10, 1900 ­ May 29, 1901 daughter of Charles Mitchell
Nunn Ethel Daton died 1901 No Stone
Colson Charlotte Savells March 1, 1852 ­ March 17, 1899 Wife of . John T. Colson
Colston Mrs. Charlotte died 1905 no stone; Next kin listed Lonnie Colston, son
Kilgore Tommie January 11, 1895 ­ June 29, 1897 son of James & Lou Kilgore
Ward Mary September 25, 1829 - March 7, 1883 Wife of Wm.;  Next of kin T. S. Ward, son.
* Ward William died 1883 No Stone; Next of kin T. S. Ward, brother
Joyce Henry Died 1830 No Stone; Next of kin T. S. Ward, nephew
Rhodes Lurana 1848-1888 Mrs. W.H.; No Stone; (W. H. is listed as being moved to 
Bethlehem Cemetery in Lyon County. ~See below)
Next of kin Ms. Chas. Nunn, daughter.
Savells Almurdy Born and Died November 15, 1897 No Stone;  Daughter of George R. and Nancy Joyce Savells.
Family information says child weighed 16 pds at birth but did not survive. 
Savells M. E. No Stone
Savells Unidentified No Stone
Colson Minnie Higgins Died 1911 No Stone;  Wife of Robert
Cathis Mrs. Ader 1876 - 1914 SEE NOTE at end of page
Higgins * Francis M. Ky. State Trooper, no dates
Mitchusson   Martha Colson born 1872, died 1911 wife of L. T.; No Stone
Mitchusson Lige T., May 24, 1867 - April 4, 1900
Higgins * J. H. January 11, 1818 - February 14, 1892
Higgins Rachel May 7, 1822 - November 5, 1884
Mitchusson America Isabell died 1846 No Stone
Smith Paralee died 1882 No Stone
Smith Infant died 1882 No Stone
Bush Infant Died 1900 No Stone
Higgins Mary Died 1880 No Stone; Location Unknown
Colson  Charlotte Savells  March 1, 1852 - March 17, 1899 Mrs. John T.
Mitchusson D. E.  1856
Mitchusson G. 1856
Bloodworth * J. T.  No Stone

There is also a baby boy, not named, who was a brother to Almurdy Savells who is supposed to be buried in this cemetery.
Dates are born Feb. 10th 1897--Feb. 13,1897.
 




Listed in the first book, but not the Second edition is:

Mitchell,   Rebecca, Sept. 1, 1873 - July 27, 1962, no stone
Rebecca Mitchell is buried in Sivills Cemetery, Trigg County




The following graves were MOVED when Kentucky Lake was impounded.
All relocations were completed by December 14, 1943
 
Sholar  Infant  1908 No Stone; Moved to Jenny Ridge; Permission from next of kin: S. S. Sholar, father;
Sholar Galen Wallace 1910 - 1911 No Stone; Moved to Jenny Ridge; Permission from next of kin: S. S. Sholar, father.
Meredith Elizabeth 1858 - 1942 No Stone; Moved to Jenny Ridge
Higgins Roy 1897 - 1900 Moved to Higgins Cemetery; Next of kin A. J. Higgins, father
Smith Betsey 1850 - 1923 No Stone; Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Savells John A.  1859 - 1898 Moved to Higgins; Next of kin: Ms Ella Higgins, wife.
Smith John A.  1863 - 1926 Moved to Jenny Ridge; Next of kin: Sadie Paulk, wife.
Smith Ollie 1896 - 1901 Moved to Jenny Ridge
Dixon John 1820 - 1885 Moved to McDaniel Cemetery in Calloway County
Dixon Tandy 1887 - 1888 Moved to McDaniel Cemetery in Calloway Co.; 
Next of kin John Dixon, Jr., half-bro
Dixon Adrie 1864 - 1865 Moved to McDaniel Cemetery in Calloway Co.; 
Next of kin John Dixon, Jr., brother
Dixon Infant 1900 No Stone; Moved to McDaniel Cemetery in Calloway Co.; 
Next of kin John Dixon, Jr., father
* Rhodes W. H. 1846 - 1922 Moved to Bethlehem Cemetery in Lyon Co.;
Next of kin Cora Griffin, Wife.
Savells George R. No Stone; Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Savells Charlotte No Stone; Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Rachel 1874 - 1875 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Eudora 1877 - 1878 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Virginia M. 1844 - 1877 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Johnny 1887 - 1878 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Nancy No Stone; Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Cathis M. Ruth Born & Died 1921 No Stone; Book says Moved to Jenny Ridge Cemetery, Also listed at Matheny Cem.
Cathis Alty 1908 - 1920 No Stone; Book says Moved to Jenny Ridge Cemetery, Also listed at Matheny Cem.
Cathis  Glover Died 1895 No Stone; Book says Moved to Jenny Ridge Cemetery, Also listed at Matheny Cem.
Higgins Jonah 1869 - 1875 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Wille Aged 15 Months Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Buell 1896 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Mitchusson Mrs. Charity 1850 - 1902 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Higgins Mrs. John Eddy 1878 - 1900 Moved to Higgins Cemetery #2
Mitchusson Mettie 1883 - 1891 Moved to Higgins Cemetery; No Stone
Mitchusson B. M.  1854 - 1929 Moved to Jenny Ridge Cemetery; No Stone
Mitchusson Nancy 1858 - 1929 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Mitchusson Frank 1882 - 1903  Moved to Higgins Cemetery; No Stone
Mitchusson Curbie 1886 - 1890 Moved to Higgins Cemetery; No Stone
Mitchusson Gertie 1855 - 1856 Moved to Higgins Cemetery; No Stone
Bloodworth Infant 1900 Moved to Hematite Cemetery;  No Stone
Higgins Mrs. Mary J. 1856 - 1902 Moved to Higgins Cemetery
Bloodworth P.  T.  1906 - 1938 Moved to Hematite Cemetery
Bloodworth W. T., Jr. 1909 - 1928 Moved to Hematite Cemetery
Bloodworth J. T.  Died 1895 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; 
Rhoades Velma 1918 - 1921 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Rhoades Dola 1907 - 1910 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Rhoades Infant Died 1907 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Rhoades Infant Died 1905 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Rhoades King 1858 - 1918 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Rhoades Sadie 1861 - 1925 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Rhoades Thelbert 1902 - 1932 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Woods John 1850 - 1900 Moved to Provine Cemetery, Marshall County, KY
Rhoades Gale 1908 - 1918 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone
Bloodworth W. T.  1875 - 1942 Moved to Hematite Cemetery; No Stone

MRS.ADER CATHIS is listed in the book as follows:

Cathis        Mrs. Ader     1876 - 1914   (No Additional Information & She is not listed as being moved.)

Two Kentucky death certificate were issued for Ader Cathers as follows:
* CATHERS   ADER   Age  037     TRIGG    08-08-1916   DC#   32073  1916
* CATHERS   ADER    Age 037     TRIGG    08-08-1917   DC#   31719  1917

1916 death certificate lists DOB as June 27, 1871 and DOD as August 8, 1916
1917 death certifcate lists DOB as June 16, 1879  and DOD as August 8, 1917

Another Source: Kentucky Lake Reservoir Cemetries, lists the following.
Ader/Ada Higgins b. 27 Jan 1879, d. 8 Aug 1916. d/o Francis Marion and Jenny J. Rhodes Higgins. Married John N. Cathis 20 Apr 1895
1916 Ky death certificate # 32073;  also has a 1917 death certificate #31719 stating that she was born 6-16-1879 and died 8-8-1917
originally buried Savells Cemetery. moved to Matheny Cemetery
Removals completed December 14, 1943;  Kentucky Lake Reservoir Cemetries; page 196; grave identified by Joe Cathis, Son.

Additionally, Ader, along with five other Cathis family members are also listed in Matheny Cemetery


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