Farmer Cemetery,

Belle Point & White Ash Roads, Lee County, KY,


The cemetery is located immediately North of the intersection of Belle Point and White Ash roads, west of Beattyville, KY.

GPS coordinates are: 37 deg. 33.919' N, 83 deg. 44.92'W (N 37.5653, W 83.7486).

Transcriber is Claude Farmer at

Fernandina Beach, FL (great grandson of Ella Eva Boone Farmer)


The cemetery contains six relatively new headstones for seven persons interred, plus several more older and unreadable stones, likely duplicated by the newer stones. The known markers are for:

Patsy McGuire (Akers),1797 - 1888, Spouse of John Akers,

Albert B. Akers, 1821 - 1893 (son of Patsy McGuire Akers),

Milton R( Rhodes) Boone, 4 Aug 1818 - 6 Mar 1882 (son-in-law of Patsy McG. Akers),

John Clayton Boone, 1 Nov 1854 - 27 Apr 1875 (son of Milton R. Boone),

Clayton Boone Farmer, 10 Sep 1886 - 21 Nov 1946, (son of Ella B. Farmer),

Ella (Eva) Boone Farmer, 11 Dec 1858 - 3 Apr 1943 (granddaughter of Patsy McG. Akers),

Henry Clay Farmer, 22 Nov 1858 - 10 Dec 1896 (husband of Ella B. Farmer).

Absent among the stones are John Akers, husband of Patsy McG. Akers, who owned the land on which the cemetery is located, as well as his daughter, Patsy J. Akers Boone, who was the wife of Milton R. Boone