Livingston Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Fredonia Quadrangle --near the site of the old Livingston Presbyterian Ch. (CCA 1998)
Located on the Malcolm Boone Farm north of Fredonia Caldwell Co., Ky.
37.13'29"N 88.03'54"W

All photos contributed by Donnie Boone unless otherwise noted

Livingston Presbyterian Church Cemetery/Centerville Cemetery is located in a beautiful,
secluded spot in Fredonia, Ky..
In Oct. 2, 2010 a Grave Marking Ceremony is planned for Robert Leeper in the
Old Fredonia Cemetery by the Gov. Isaac Shelby Chapter, KYSSAR, assisted by the
Ohio Valley Chapter, INSSAR of Evansville, In. and the Gen. John Caldwell Chapter,
KYSDAR, of Princeton, Ky.

Also the same day they will do a Grave Marking Ceremony for John Elder and
James Hawthorn in the Livingston Presbyterian Church/Centerville Cemetery
which is down the hill about 100 yards.
Hope to see many of you there!


John Elder
Dec. Oct. 21, 1799
Many of you will think this stone looks familiar.
A drawing of it is on the front of the Greg Watson Cemetery Books.
It is the earliest known marked grave in Caldwell Co., Ky.

Mary Marrow
(wife of John Elder)
Dec. Sept 5, 1811
This stone was repaired by Richard P'Pool in 2010
If you look closely it was broken into several pieces.
Ask Richard or Donnie to tell you the story about this repair

Here lies the body of
William Hamilton
Departed this life Oct. 27, 1800 Aged 50 yrs

Note: This William Hamilton is of the right age to have been a RW veteran.
Richard P'Pool has also repaired this stone.
If you have information on this William Hamilton,
please contact Peggy Gilkey

Robert J. Elder
Dec. Sept. 16, 1815

Jane Johnson
wife of Dr. James Johnson
March 15, 1782 - Dec. 11, 1818
Aged 31 yrs 8 mos 26 ds

In this photo you can see the flag by the tree (left) it is next to the stone
of William Hamilton. The flag between the two stones are the graves of
John Elder and his wife Mary Marrow.
The other markers are two Robert Elder graves.

In this view you can see where Donnie Boone
has been working on the cemetery to keep it looking good

Donnie Boone explains a little more to Peggy Gilkey about
the Livingston Presbyterian Church/Centerville Cemetery
(this photo by Ken Gilkey)