Alum-Bank Cemetery
Wardensville, Hardy County, West Virginia
Hardy County, West Virginia

Census completed 9-25-2000 by Suzanne W. Whitson
suzanne.whitson@comcast.net

ALUM - BANK 1870 Cemetery
The Alum-Bank cemetery is located on Moores Run Road, 0.3 miles from its intersection with Rt. 259 in Wardensville, Hardy County, WV. In addition to the transcriptions that follow, there are many field stones that serve as grave markers, but which do not contain any inscriptions. Several stones are triangular in shape and mark graves, but do not contain any inscriptions.

At the entrance to the cemetery is a plaque which reads:

Alum Bank/Colored School Site
School Built in 1868
Site Preserved by Alum Bank Cemetery Ass'n.
Land Donated by West Virginia School Board


1.   Payne
     Not my will, but thine be done
     Fairfield W.         Amanda C.
     Aug 25, 1911         July 29, 1903
     Jan 27, 1990         Sept 8, 1972

2.   DAD
     _____ Grandison
     Died January 12, 1979
     Aged 68 years

3.   SISTERS
     Lena Payne           Hazel P.
     1900-1928            Henderson
                          1901-1999

     God be with you till we meet again

4.   Payne
     Daniel J.            Rosie S.
     1875-1955            1876-1949

     Gone but not forgotten
     GRANDPA              GRANDMA

5.   Father               Mother
     Payne
     Together Forever
     Daniel L.            Catherine H.
     June 15, 1909        July 29, 1903
     Dec. 29, 1997        Nov. 13, 1989

6.   E. O.

7.   Elizabeth O
     Banion

8.   William Butler
     Died
     March 11, 1930

9.   Darcy J Grandison
     1866   1937

10.  Samual R Grandison
     1849   1915

11.  Willie C Hill Sr
     1930   1988

     Footstone:
     Willie C Hill Sr
     US Army
     Korea
     May 17, 1930   Oct 27, 1988

12.  Tanya G. Hill
     1964   1987

     Footstone:
     Tanya G. Hill
     July 21, 1964
     November 6, 1987

13.  Samuel
     Walker
     CPL
     US Army
     World War II
     Jul 4 1924   Jun 8 1983

14.  Richard Walker
     PVT US Army
     World War I
     1885   1977

15.  Bernadine H Hill
     May 18 1934
     Nov 6 1975

16.  Edna Mae Walker
     Apr 15, 1895
     Dec 27, 1949

17.  Targi M Johnson
     1973   1973

18.  Andrea L. "Andy"
     Walker
     Feb 9, 1952
     Aug 18, 1995

19.  Doris L.
     Walker
     1935   1989

20.  Grandison's
     at rest
     Brother              Sister
     William W.           Bernice J.
     1901-1928            1908-1960

21.  Isaac Morgan
     Died
     June 26, 1925

22.  Thelma P Grandison
     1903   1960

23.  Mary Ball
     Morgan
     1902   1971

24.  Harry W.
     Morgan
     1896   1970

25.  Cloy E. Cain
     1913   1972

26.  Jes Ball

27.  Arnetia N Ball
     1978   1978

28.  Kenneth W.
     Ball
     Feb 11, 1930
     Jan 7, 1998

29.  Baby
     Ruthann
     Tross

30.  Baby
     Juanita
     Tross

31.  Baby
     Junior Brown
     Tross

32.  TROSS
     Rosa R               Clarence Jr
     Aug 25, 1926         May 15, 1909
     Mar 7, 1983          Aug 2, 1997

     In Loving Memory
     Mom                  Dad

33.  Son
     and Brother
     Russell J. Tross
     Aug. 17, 1976
     May 5, 1998

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