FORREN Cemetery, Keeney's Knob
Blue Sulphur District
Greenbrier County, West Virginia

This is a partial transcription of the headstones in this cemetery. Email me if you have additional headstone information.

Headstones transcribed May 30, 1999 by Valerie F. Crook
[Additonal information added from September 2001 visit.]

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Mary Agness DIXON
[metal plate attached to stone]
[original marker lying on top of grave - no legible markings]
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Charles Otho DIXON
Born Dec. 29, 1912
Died May 17, 1918
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Frank T. FARREN
Apr. 7, 1895
Dec. 12, 1968
"Rest In Peace"
[son of Marion FORREN and Amanda LOWRY]
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John L. LOWRY
Born Mar. 4, 1812
Died Feb. 24, 1898
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Elizabeth LOWRY
Born Feb. 11, 1814
Died April 30, 1895
[maiden name HUFFMAN]
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Infant Boy BRYANT
Nov. 12, 1935
[only one date on this stone]
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Twins
Opal & Otho BRYANT
July 29, 1930
[only one date on this stone]
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BRYANT [double stone]
Jake H.                  Bessie J.
1889 - 1976              1897 - [no death date]
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Daughter
Reta May BRYANT
1940-1941
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LERRY
T.B.
1943
[this is an old fieldstone - almost unreadable]
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Rebbeca C.
wife of Robt. B. SMITH
Died
July 2, 1908
aged 78 yr 2ms 24 dy
[sister of Henry C. FORREN]
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Robert B. SMITH
Born Nov. 10, 1827
Died Jan. 23, 1902
Husband of Rebecca SMITH
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Henry C.
Husband of C. A. FORREN
Born May 28, 1822
Died Jan. 24, 1899
"At Rest"
[footstone - HCF]
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Sinthia FORREN
Born Mar 15, 1822
Died July 12, 1890
[footstone - SAF]
[maiden name HARRAH]
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Jacob H. ALLEN
[large obelisk]
Born
April 9, 1839
Died
July 21, 1899
Age 60 Years
"In our love, we miss thee."

HENDERSON

Sarah ALLEN
[name on large obelisk]

Click here for headstone photo - Jacob.

Click here for headstone photo - Sarah.

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Other J. FORREN
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Catherine V.
Daughter of
J. A. & L. DUNBAR
Born
April 25, 1909
Died
April 28, 1909
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Jennings DUNBAR
Born
Sept. 31, 1896
Died
Oct. 27, 1903
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HAMRICK
Lacy [footstone]
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Ellen Elizabeth FORREN
Daughter of
C. H. & A. C. Forren
Born Sept. 11, 1891
Did Mar. 28, 1912
"Weep not she is not
dead but sleepeth"
[headstone with lamb]
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Addie Elizabeth FORREN
1861-1940
[nee SLAGAL]
[2nd wife of Francis Marion FORREN]
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Amanda
wife of
Marion FORREN
Born June 5, 1852
Died May 31, 1885
[Maiden name LOWRY]
[daughter of John L. and Elizabeth LOWRY]
[1st wife of Francis Marion FORREN]
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(Francis) Marion FORREN
Born Feb. 5, 1853
Died Oct. 31, 1908
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Violet Marie
dau. of
Clovie & Estie TINCHER
June 16, 1935
Dec. 15, 1938
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James E. ALLEN
Born Jan. 6, 1887
Died Aug. 8, 1904
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Margaret BRYANT
[metal plate on cement slab - no dates]
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Marion Lowry FLACK
[footstone: MLF]
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Numerous depressions indicating unmarked graves.