Mud River Mine Cemetery

Contributed by Jake Penrod

Location: near Penrod, Kentucky. Cemetery visited December 2009.

No Trespassing Sign at Mud River Mine Cemetery
“THIS IS PRIVATE PROPERTY AND IS NOT A PUBLIC CEMETERY. NO BURIALS ARE PERMITTED ON THIS PROPERTY. TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED.”
Someone obviously disagreed.

Mud River Mine Cemetery
Mud River Mine Cemetery with the Penrod Family stone in the foreground.

Mud River Mine Cemetery
Mud River Mine Cemetery.

Old tree stump at Mud River Mine Cemetery
Tree stump in the Mud River Mine Cemetery. From Jake Penrod, “Tobias is said to have been shot near a tree. This stump looked old enough, though I doubt it was there in 1806.”

Tombstone for Tobias Penrod Family
Penrod Family
Tobias, 1758 - 1806
Catherine, 1780 - 1889
Leander, 1832 - 1903
Mary Ann, 1840 - 1869
Children of Leander and Fannie Latham Penrod:
Lydia Penrod Arnold, 1882 - 1908
Ollie Penrod, 1884 - 1901
Willie Penrod, 1885 - 1885

Back of Tobias Penrod Family Stone
Back of the Tobias Penrod Family tombstone.

Tombstone of George and Jane Penrod
Tombstone of George Penrod.

Detail of George Penrod side of stone
George Penrod, April 6, 1795 - January 22, 1892
Gone but not forgotten

Tombstone of George and Jane Penrod
Tombstone of Jane Penrod.

Detail of Jane Penrod side of stone
Jane Penrod, 1803 - May 12, 1865

Military plaque for George Penrod
George Penrod
PVT KY Militia
War of 1812
April 6, 1792 - January 22, 1892

Blank tombstone
Blank tombstone

Blank tombstone in relation to George Penrod plaque
Blank tombstone in relation to George Penrod plaque

A possible grave stone
About 100 yards from the Mud River Mine Cemetery, near the road. Another possible grave?