Denton Area Cemeteries
Click on the headstones that are highlighted as links to view a photo of that headstone.
Over 190 Headstone photos in these pages.
These are most of the cemeteries in the Denton area that my father and I have completely transcribed. All spellings and dates are as they read on the headstones. If you have any questions or need better directions, and especially if you know of a Denton Cemetery not listed here please feel free to email me.
Bellew Cemetery - Located on the hill behind the old Bellew farm in Denton on Straight Creek.
Bond Cemetery - Located on Glancy Fork on the old Bond farm.
Bowling Cemetery - Located on Bartee Hill in Hitchins.
Clay Cemetery - Located in Canonsburg , Kentucky
Cooksey Cemetery (Denton Church)- Located behind the First Missionary Baptist Church in Denton.
Small Cemetery at Denton Baptist Church - Located about 50 yards to the right of the main cemetery.
Denton - Located on top of the hill in front of the Denton Baptist Church.
Evans Cemetery - A few headstones located on my families farm on Straight Creek.
Fairview Hill Cemetery - Located on Fairview Hill in Hitchins, Kentucky.
Fortner Cemetery -Located about 5 miles from Hitchins on Route 773 on the hill behind the old Crum home place.
Glancy Cemetery - Located on a hill on Glancy fork, on the left just past the Williams Creek fork.
Hamertight Cemetery - Located at the head of Hamertight in Denton on the Lost Creek side.
McWhartar Cemetery - Located towards the end of Glancy Fork on a gravel road that goes up a hill on the left.
Prichard Cemetery - Located on the hill to the right of the mouth of Gum Branch in Denton.
Reeves Cemetery - Located on the hill behind the Lewis farm on Straight Creek.
Rice/Queen Cemetery - Located on the hill behind the small church on the old Calvin Queen property.
Stanley Cemetery - Located on my families farm at the head of Straight Creek.
Tussey Cemetery - Located on the same hill as the Bellew cemetery just behind it.
Twin Fork - Located on the hill next to Twin Fork fishing lake in Denton.(to the right of the lake).
Waugh Cemetery - Located on Straight Creek.
Miscellaneous Headstones - from cemeteries where Carter, Boyd, and Lawrence County lines meet.
The background photo is a tomb located in Fortner Cemetery in Denton.
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