Jacob H. Rowe Cemetery

This cemetery is located on Rockridge near head of the Beartown. At the Primitive Baptist Church House, at the Head of Oosley, turn right from Oosley and travel about five miles. Turn left when you get in sight of Lee Kennedy's home. The cemetery is at the end of a little dirt road about 500 yards from the main road. It is not visible from the main road. Graves are listed from left to right, starting at the back of the cemetery. This information was obtained from the cemetery on May 6, 1999.

Contributor: Geneva Steele


Name Birth Death Notes
1. John D. Mullins Feb. 1, 1928 Sept. 14, 1989 TEC 5 US Army
2. Rebecca L. Rowe Mar. 30, 1905 May 26, 1956  
3. Hayes Rowe June 17, 1896 April 22, 1964  
4. Unmarked     This site has a solid four inch cinder block for the head stone and half of a cinder for the foot stone. All the other unmarked graves in this cemetery are similarly marked.
5. Unmarked cinder block      
6. Unmarked cinder block      
7. Undmarked cinder block      
8. Unmarked cinder block      
9. Bonnie Kennedy 1939 1939  
10. Donnie Kennedy 1940 1940  
10. Johnny Kennedy 1938 1938 both names, Donnie and Johnny, are on one stone and the foot stones (side by side) have Son-Son
11. Eva Payne Kennedy April 9, 1913 February 24, 1980  
12. Jacob E. Kennedy Feb. 23, 1892 May 7, 1965  
13. Cythia M. Kennedy Mar. 22, 1898 May 29, 1930  
14. Delphy Kennedy 1919 1920  
15. Eithel Baker Mar. 27, 1922 Aug. 21, 1959  
16. Clema Asbury 1899 1918  
17. Unmarked cinder block      
18. Unmarked cinder block      
19. Unmarked cinder block      
20. Unmarked cinder block      
21. Unmarked cinder block      
22. Unmarked cinder block      
23. Lucille Bobbot 1934 1985  
24. Ralph Oakley Mullins 1945 1964 wooden cross for marker with name and dates
25. Oakley C. Mullins Mar. 14, 1912 Jan. 7, 1962  
26. Father- S.H. Rowe Aug. 31, 1883 Aug. 1948  
27. Mother     a homemade stone, can't read the dates or name
28. Unmarked cinder block     child
29. Unmarked cinder block     child
30. Unmarked cinder block     child
30. Unmarked cinder block      
31. Unmarked cinder block      
32. Unmarked cinder block      
33. Unmarked cinder block      
34. Unmarked cinder block      
35. Unmarked cinder block      
36. J.J. Rowe Mar. 13, 1856 July 10, 1920  
37. Jacob H. Rowe Jan. 8, 1833 April 9, 1911 Civil War Veteran
[ancestor of contributor Geneva Steele]
38. Unmarked      
39. Kizzie Rowe Jan. 22, 1907 Sept. 21, 1993  
40. JC. Rowe May 7, 1893 May 22, 1976  
41. "Eddie" Darrell Edward Rowe Sept. 14, 1952 Feb. 27, 1972  
42. Pricie Ann Rowe Jan. 25, 1928 Aug. 11, 1994  
43. Barney C. Rowe Feb. 27, 1921 Apr. 11, 1995  
44. Dean Rowe 1994 1994  
45. Earl J. Johnson Mar. 8, 1921 Oct. 28, 1967 Double stone
46. Blanche M. Johnson Apr. 20, 1924 Oct. 28, 1967 Double stone
47. Earl Junior Johnson June 2, 1944 Oct. 28, 1967 West Virginia SGT U.S. Army


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