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Maceo in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hawes Family Cemetery

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
1. Hawes Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Richard Hawes (1772-1829) and wife Clary Walker Hawes (1776-1848) came here 1810 from Va. Their son Richard was Confederate governor of Ky. After husband's death, Clary was licensed to operate Hawesville and Cannelton ferry, 1831. Cemetery long maintained by Col. Benjamin Walker Hawes; he formed board of trustees for its future care.
 
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways; Presented by Hawes Family Assoc. (Marker Number 1918.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 50.807′ N, 86° 58.2′ W. Marker is in Maceo, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is on Bolling Heights Lane 0.1 miles north of Kentucky Road 2116, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8975 Bolling Heights Lane, Maceo KY 42355, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uncle Tom Lived Here
Hawes Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
2. Hawes Family Cemetery Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Home of Thomas Clay (approx. 2.6 miles away); Algernon Sidney Thruston (approx. 4.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 4.6 miles away in Indiana); A Rocky Beginning (approx. 4.6 miles away in Indiana); Site of Rockport Tavern (approx. 4.9 miles away in Indiana); Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 (approx. 4.9 miles away in Indiana); A Visit Home (approx. 4.9 miles away in Indiana).
 
Also see . . .
1. Hawes Family Cemetery. Family website with a cemetery map and registry with links to the individuals, their tombstone pictures, and information on each person buried there. (Submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Hawes Family Cemetery | Explore KY History. Kentucky Historical Society article about the family, including its connection to Uncle Tom's Cabin. (Submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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