Wooldridge Monuments, Maplewood Cemetery

Mayfield, Ky

This rare statuary, a memorial to loved ones, was conceived by Col. Henry Wooldridge. His central marble figure was carved in Italy. He was devoted to the memory of his family and his life. Animal lover, famous fox hunter and member of the Masonic order, only he is entombed here. Details are available at the Chamber of Commerce.

The Graves County Public Library is a Family Search Affiliate Library

The Graves County Genealogical Society will meet at 7:00 p.m. Monday night,  April 14th, at the Mayfield-Graves County Public Library.    Mayfield resident, historian and noted entertaining orator John Davis, will present a program of Mayfield history with photo accompaniment.   If you have Mayfield/Graves County histories and or photos,  please feel free to bring them for viewing and discussion.

Membership is not required to attend but welcomed. 


Graves County Family History book order form

Note: The publisher has been in contact with the society and we hope to have the books by 30 June 2014

Society Contacts


Surnames Being Researched

Membership Application

Schedule of Events

Our Graves County Genealogical Society is making a book of people from Graves County that have served in the armed forces.

If you know of anyone that has served or is presently serving, and they are from Graves County, we would appreciate their name, rank, and period of service.

The book will be kept in the Graves County Public Library for use by those seeking information on their ancestors or descendants.

The information can be emailed to the Society President or Webmaster

Searchable sites to help you find your Ancestors

Cyndi's List

On Line Searchable Death Indices


U.S. GenWeb Project

Heritage Quest

Kentucky County Formations

Tennessee Genealogy

Tennessee County Formation

Native AmericanGuide

Jackson Purchase History

Hickman County Genealogy

Library of Congress Newspapers

Missouri Birth & DeathRecords Pre-1910

Known Graves County Cemetery GPS Location

Nationwide Grave Site Locator

Kentucky Death Record 1911-2000