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SHANKLIN CEMETERY
1 mile North of Fairview, KY
Complete Transcription

Joseph L. GRIFFIN
Born Oct. 25, 1823
Died Aug. 17, 1886
Gone to rest

Nancy B. GRIFFIN
Born July 21, 1810
Died Jan. 19, 1886
Died a Christian as she lived.

Elizabeth P. BAYLES
Born Jan. 18th 1801
Died Feb. 2nd 1861
My buried friend can I forget
Or must the grave eternal sever
She lingers in my memory yet
And in my heart she lives forever.

James I. PERDUE
Born Oct. 3rd, 1863
Died Sept. 11th, 1864

L.J. ROLSTON
wife of J.S. WILKINS
Born Jan. 20, 1814
Died Oct. 16, 1891
Asleep in Jesus

In Memory of James S. WILKINS
was born Feb. the 15th 1810
and departed this life Decr. the 10th 1859

In Memory of an infant son of Jas. S. and L.J. WILKINS,
who was born Sept. the 1st, 1847 and
departed this life Sept. the 13th 1847

In Memory of Martha J. WILKINS
who was born July the 14th 1840
and departed this life Nov. the 28th 1844

In Memory of an infant daughter of Jas. J. and L.J. WILKINS,
who was born dead Nov. the 4th 1841

Margy W. wife of David ROLSTON
Born July 24, 1801
Died Dec. 24, 1891
Kind angels watch her sleeping dust,
Till Jesus comes to raise the just;
Then may she wake with sweet surprise
And in her Savior's image rise.

In Memory of David ROLSTON
who was born Sept. the 5th 1775
and departed this life August the 30th 1856
age 80 years, 11 months and 25 days.

In Memory of Susanah ROLSTON
who was born March 1775 and
departed this life Nov. 1816
age forty one years and eight months.

In Memory of Nancy A. WILKINS
who was born the Oct. 17th 1838 and
departed this life Sept. the 2th 1836

In Memory of Mary A. ROLSTON
born July 24th 1828
died Feb. 24th 1839
These lovely buds so young and fair
Called hence by early doom,
Just come to show how sweet
A flower in paradise would bloom.

In Memory of David A. ROLSTON
Born Aug' 24th 1840
Died Nov' 28th 1840

In Memory of Ann M. ROLSTON
Born Nov. the 25th 1807 and
Departed this life Aug. the 6th 1859

SCOTT
George R. March 16, 1883-Dec. 26, 1954 (on top of stone: FATHER)
Alice G. Nov. 25, 1882-Feb. 9, 1974 (on top: MOTHER)

Leslie Mitchell SCOTT
May 18, 1903-May 21, 1980

George W. SMITH
Born Oct. 28, 1795
Died Nov. 16, 1863

Margaret wife of H. McKEE
Born (no date inscribed)
Died Sept. 1rst 1857

Wm S. SHANKLIN
Born Sept. 26th 1857
Died June 19th 1858

Joseph M. SHANKLIN
Born Nov. 1st 1813
Died Aug. 10th 1861

Joseph A. WATERS
Born Dec. 10, 1809
Died July 10, 1879
My buried friend can I forget

Miranda SHANKLIN WATERS
Feb. 7, 1835-Sept. 18, 1886
Grandmother

POE
Ethod E. 1900-1902
Ida May 1879-1906

Richard Aubre infant of R.M. & B.A. SHANKLIN, Jr.
Jan. 29, 1912-Jan. 29, 1912
Gone So Soon

Henry G. BRUMFIELD
Jan. 3, 1898-Apr. 20, 1970

BRUMFIELD
David W. May 22, 1858-Apr. 26, 1934
Ida B. Apr. 9, 1873-July 8, 1938
We Will Meet Again

SHANKLIN
Richard M. Nov. 24, 1861-Apr. 13, 1931
Letha A. Nov. 25, 1867-May 1, 1950

Richard Marion SHANKLIN
Mar. 14, 1892-Mar. 15, 1952

Jimmie the daughter of R.M. and Letha A. SHANKLIN
Jan. 31, 1894-June 16, 1966

S.C. SHANKLIN
Nov. 12, 1858-July 21, 1901
Rest In Peace

John Edward SHANKLIN
Aug. 20, 1820-Jan. 21, 1891
To forget is vain endeavor
Love's remembrance lasts forever

Benjamin F. SHANKLIN
Mar. 8, 1886-Mar. 28, 1893

J.W. SHANKLIN
Dec. 21, 1909-Dec. 21, 1909
Earl SHANKLIN
Aug. 31, 1912-Aug. 31, 1912

Robert E. SHANKLIN  1918-1918

Come Ye Blessed
Tinnie M. SHANKLIN
June 25, 1892-Dec. 22, 1918

SHANKLIN
Leslie E. Mar. 17, 1878-
Georgia A. June 16, 1856-Oct. 8, 1944

In a fenced off area of the cemetery are the following:

Strother Browning ARNOLD 1879-1953

Minnie G. ARNOLD wife of S.B. ARNOLD 1866-1947

Lucy A. GRIFFIN
Born Mar. 22, 1832 Died Feb. 22, 1907
Wesley H. GRIFFIN
Born Dec. 29, 1829 Died Aug. 16, 1905
GRIFFIN
(on top: Mother Father)

J.W. son of W.H. & L.A. GRIFFIN
Born Jan. 29, 1854
Died Sept. 22, 1903
GRIFFIN

Alice wife of B.B. JOHNSON
Born May 10, 1863
Died Jan. 12, 1901
Gone But Not Forgotten

Mavis Lee daut. of W.W. & V.E. GRIFFIN
Nov. 3, 1903-July 22, 1904
In heaven there is one angel more

Jason W. GRIFFIN
Born Dec. 9, 1824
Died June 2, 1901
Gone But Not Forgotten

Hattie dau. of W.H. & L.A. GRIFFIN
Died Nov. 28, 1893
Aged 22 yrs. and 29 ds.
As a star that is lost when the daylight is given,
She hath faded away to shine brightly in heaven.

James P. son of W.H. & L.A. GRIFFIN
Died Feb. 11, 1893
Aged 23 yrs 11 mo 24 ds
Here is one who is sleeping in faith and love
With hope that is treasured in heaven above

Edna wife of B.B. JOHNSON
Born Apr. 10, 1861
Died Aug. 23, 1890
Not lost but gone before

Thomas H. son of W.H. & L.A. GRIFFIN
Born Nov. 14, 1858
Died Oct. 27, 1888
Weep not father and mother
For I am waiting in glory for thee.

**There are about seven rock grave markers in the area of the other SHANKLINs**
 


Transcribed and copyrighted by Laura Porter.

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