The Bullitt County History Museum

Ed Garr African American Cemetery

The Ed Garr African American Cemetery is believed to be located near the south end of Cooper Run Road and Highway 61. Its actual location has not yet been determined.

The following information is provided from other sources.

Daniel Buxton Notes

Possible Burials:
Harry Thomas Ford
B: August 10, 1910
D: May 12, 1911
Burial Place: Ed Garr's Place

Anna Garr
B: July 6, 1899
D: July 18, 1916
Burial Place: Bardstown Junction

Susie Garr
D: July 10, 1921
Burial Place: Near Bardstown Junction

Francis Garr
B: February 28, 1910
D: May 4, 1911
Burial Place: On House Place Near Bardstown Junction

According to a affidavit dated March 28, 1936, Rachel Smith, daughter of Ed Garr, stated that Ed Garr died October 13, 1915 in Bullitt County. I believe that Ed Garr is more than likely buried in this cemetery.

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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 08 Sep 2020 . Page URL: