Nelson White Family Cemetery
Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky

Date: May 13, 2001

Cemetery: Nelson White Family Cemetery
Established: 1947
Street: Route 1
Type: Road-public
City: Columbia
Township: Cane Valley
County: Adair
State: KY
Nation: USA
Nearby: Mt Vernon Church
Location: Rural-mixed
Land: Flat
Sign: No
Land Type: Private
Access: Permission-required
Enclosure: Fence
Gate: Locks
Status: Inactive
Size: Small
Unmarked graves: Unsure
Gravestones: 12+
Broken gravestones:
Toppled gravestones:
Buried gravestones: Unsure
Removed Gravestones: Unknown
Weather problems: Unknown
Pollution problems: Unknown
Oldest grave: Jan 1947
Newest grave: June 1988
Association: Unsure
Records: "Adair County Cemeteries, Volume 7", Nelson White Family Cemetery Booklet
Inventory: Yes
Records location: library
Condition: Cemetery poorly maintained
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Work Status: No work started as of yet
Owner: Unknown
Use: back woods on farm land
Bordering: Woods
Change: Unknown
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: Unknown
Contacted: my researcher in Kentucky, LaVelda Faull, and Grissom Funeral Home in Columbia. Also known Nelson White family descendants in Adair County, Louisville, KY and St. Louis, MO.;

Other Information

Cemetery is also referred to as the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. This cemetery belongs to my family, I am the great grand daughter of Nelson White, Sr. This use to be his land.

This cemetery is one of the 3 African- American cemeteries in Adair County,KY with the surname White. The second is the Helen White Cemetery in Cane Valley and the third is the James & Rufina White Cemetery in Casey Creek area of Adair County.


Submitted by:

name: Lugenia Parham-Evans
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