Ebenezer Church Cemetery

Location

The Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery are at 262 Merle Travis Hwy. off of Hwy. 176 west of Drakesboro.

Ebenezer Baptist Church History

The following tombstone photos were contributed by Roberta Smith, the great-great granddaughter of Leander Taylor Garrett.

Alice N. Craig
Wife of G.L. Craig
March 30, 1859 - March 15, 1886

I.M. Everly
March 23, 1869 - April 25, 1947
Mary D. Everly
December 3, 1872 - March 20, 1964
“There is no parting in Heaven”

Annie S. Garrett
Daughter of L.T. & M.A. Garrett
December 15, 1882 -

Leander Taylor Garrett
May 8, 1848 - August 25, 1925

Mary Agnes Langley Garrett
Wife of L.T. Garrett
November 8, 1854 - October 7, 1894

Nancy Garrett
“Nancy, Mother of H.H., S.A., L.T. & R.G. Garrett”
March 8, 1817 - May 6, 1900

The four children listed on the tombstone were:

Contributor's Note: These were the sons of Henry Harrison and Elly Willis Garrett. Nancy Garrett was Nancy Boaz, second wife of Henry Harrison Garrett. They were married April 1, 1897.

Rufus P. Garrett
Son of L.T. & M.A. Garrett
December 1, 1886 - December 14, 1887

Clarence W. Harlan
August 17, 1882 - May 7, 1937

Elizabeth Helsley
Wife of J.H. Helsley
December 18, 1828 - December 3, 1885

Fanny L. Helsley
August 6, 1876 - October 13, 1895

M.G. Helsley
June 28, 1837 - June 15, 1909
“Gone but not forgotten”

Lois Heltsley
Daugter of S.A. & B.B. Heltlsey
October 22, 1897 - September 7, 1908

Louisa Heltsley
Wife of W.M. Helstley
March 1840 - September 1920

William M. Heltsley
December 5, 1836 - December 6, 1907
“The faithful are certain of their reward”

Ray Shemwell
1860 - 1904
A.L. Shemwell
1858 - 1930