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

Membership is not required to attend but welcomed. 

Today (26 Dec 2014) the society received the Graves County Histories and Families

Those that paid for shipping should have received them or will shortly. If you have not received your book by

January 15, please contact the president or web master.

Others may pick up their books at the Graves County Public Library between 11am and 3pm

December 29 and 30. After the New Year, Monday through Friday, 11am to 3pm

Graves County Family History book order form

To permit remodeling, the Graves County Public Library at 601 North 17th. Street, Mayfield, Kentucky, will be closed 19-31 January 2015.

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

If you recognize any of these people, please contact the Genealogical Society

The pictures belonged to a Mr. Rodgers of

Jimtown Rd. area.