Boyce aka Armstrong Cemetery


Location: Northwest of Ripley on Locust Ridge Road/Co Rd 12/9


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  • Spellman, Walter S.    1876 - 1918   

  • Crawford, Josiah    1859 - 1933
    Crawford, Rosalie    1859 - 1933   

  • Spellman, Edna V.    1904 - 1904
    Spellman, Early C    1910 - 1910
    Children of Walter & Eliza Spellman   

  • Crawford, William    1878 - 1968
    Married Dec 24, 1899
    Crawford, Maude    1880 - 1976   

  • Crawford, Irwin G.    June 8, 1881 - May 15, 1930   

  • Crawford, Matthew L.    Mar 11, 1839 - July 13, 1902
    Crawford, Ellen    His Wife    Aug 26, 1854 - Aug 31, 1929   

  • Walker, Chester R    1882 - 1902   

  • Harrison   

  • Harpold, J.M.    1856 - 1928 [John Marion]
    Harpold, Mary E.    His Wife    1857 - 1921 [mn Landfried]   

  • Harpold, William H.    1895 - 1895   

  • McKown, Lewis W.    1862 - 1937   

  • McKown, Elizabeth    1886 - 1951   

  • McCoy, John L.    April 8, 1885 - Jan 16, 1902   

  • McCoy, Jacob A.    Died July 8, 1890    Aged 44Y 9M 29D   

  • McCoy, John    1815 - 1903
    McCoy, Nancy    1816 - 1885   

  • Hughes, J. B.    Co E 5th W.VA. Inf   [perhaps Jacob B]   

  • McKown, Gilbert    Born Feb 19, 1797    Died May 31, 1879   

  • McKown, ----- Wife of Gilbert McKown    Died Nov 4, 1881    Aged 80ys 3 M --   [Stone is cracked and broken, this is Bersheba (Bowers)]   

  • McKown, Isaac    Born Feb 15, 1826    Died Sept 4, 1882    Aged 56Y 6M 21D   

  • McKown, Jonas F.    Died July 1, 1890    Aged 34Y 7M 11D   

  • Mahan, Leander W.    1852 - 1937
    Mahan, Martha E.    1855 - 1883   

  • Sallaz, Infant Otmer    1879-1882   

  • Sallaz, Sarah    Died Dec 6, 1885    Aged ?Y 10M 16D   [mn Reynolds]   

  • Sallaz, Mary E.    1869 - 1933   

  • Sallaz, Wm. M.    1857 - 1940   

  • Board, J.K.P.    Co F 9th W.VA. Inf.   [James Knox Polk Board]   

  • Carver, J.{James] E.    Co C 9th W.Va Inf   

  • Carver, J.E.    Died Apr 17, 1896    Aged 74ys ? M 12Ds   

  • Gilpin, Alf'd Gilpin    Capt Co K 11th W.VA. Inf   

  • Hill, Dianna    Wife of Eliga Hill    July 9, 1817 - Oct 26, 1889   

  • Hoschar, Della    1877 - 1896    Sister of Rosa A Sallaz   

  • Barnhart, Nora Coe    Dau of A.A. Barnhart    Died Dec 6, 1896 Aged 16 ys 6 ms   

  • Hughes, John    Born May 26, 1834    Died Aug 30, 1897      

  • Welch, William D.    Son of W.D & M.T. Welch    1884 - 1889   

  • Patterson, John D.    1850 - 1908   

  • Patterson, Wm    Died Mar 2, 1888    Aged 50ys 6ms 23d   

  • Rollins, Elizabeth "Mother"    1834 - 19__   

  • Rollins, Levi "Father"    1831 - 1904   

  • Lytle, Bathiah    Wife of Joseph Lytle    Died May, 19, 1866    Aged 62y 4m 15d   

  • Lytle, Joseph    Died Mar 10, 1863    Aged 64 ys 6 mo 11 ds   

  • Patterson, Samuel D.    1817 - Aug 3, 1860
    Patterson, Mary A.    Oct 20, 1819 - Mar 8, 1819   

  • O'Brien, Celia "Mother"    1821 - 1908   

  • O'Brian, Mary    Wife of Thomas    Died April 26, 1855    Aged ? [38 ys?]   

  • O'Brien, Thomas B.    Born Novr 5, 1811    Died July 16, 1878    Aged ??   

  • Boyce, E. Hoit    Son of D. D. & S. Boyce    Died Aug 20, 1855    Aged 7 ms    [Death record is for Holt not Hoit]

  • Boyce, Ezra D.    Son of D.D. & & S. Boyce    Died Feb 15, 1858    Aged 5 years 6ms 25ds   

  • Boyce, Sanford   Pvt Co F 4th Reg W.Va. Infantry    Died in Charleston, WVa    Nov 2, 1862    Aged 20Yrs 2Ms 22Ds   

  • Spellman, Frank V.    Son of W.A. & S.R. Spellman    Died Sep 8, 1891    Aged 3y 1m 28d   

  • Spellman, Sarah R.    1860 - 1925
    Spellman, William A.    1858 - 1930   

  • Boyce, Susan Mother    1823 - 1904 Boyce, David D. Father    1818 - 1863   

  • Crawford, Margaret    Wife of Armour Crawford    Died Dec 27, 1876    Aged 55ys 3ms 19ds   

  • Crawford, James A.    Nov 11, 1830 - Jan 14, 1917
    Crawford, Margaret J.    Dec 29, 1834 - Feb 16, 1910   

  • Crawford, Jane    Wife of James Crawford    Died May 4, 1874    Aged 44Y 1M 5D    Daughter of John & Elizabeth Dudgeon      

  • Crawford, Mary Jane    Dau of James A. & Jane Crawford    Died Oct 4, 1876    Aged 15Ys 7Ms 27Ds   

  • Dudgeon, James M.    June 17, 1825 - July 9, 1907
    Dudgeon, Nancy J.    Jan 7, 1852 - March 28, 1925      

  • Dudgeon, Harriet    Wife of Jas. M. Dudgeon    Died May 7, 1879    Aged 43ys 3ms 11ds   

  • Dudgeon, Mary J.    Dau of J.M. & H. Dudgeon    Died May 24, 1878    Aged 15Ys 10Ms 21Ds   

  • Bates, George W.    May 24, 1837 - June 21, 1906
    Bates, Margaret L.    His Wife    Apr 15, 1852 - June 12, 1927   

  • Bates, Anna    May 19, 1834 - Nov 8, 1893   

  • Bates, Mary    Wife of J.C. Bates    Died Oct 17, 1879    Aged 82Y 3M 3D      
    Bates, J.[John]C.    Died Feb 4, 1881    Aged 83Y 3M 14D      

  • Mahan, Lena L.    1883 - 19__
    Mahan, Ernest E.    1880 - 1951   

  • Mahan, Loyd E.    1941 - 1942
    Mahan, Glenwood    1911 - 1943   

  • Lathem, Alonzo M.    Son of M.G. & F.N. Lathem    Died Feb 26, 1877    Aged 1y1m11d   [Although the stone is broken and only part of the name is there, it looks like Alonzo M.]   

  • Boyce, Dellie M.    (Dau of Jesse S & Mary G. Boyce    Died May 21, 1915    Aged 13y 6m 13d)   

  • Lytle, (William)    Son of U & E.P. Lytle    Died (Sept 22, 1875 Aged 1y5m6d)   

  • Carter, Alice Spellman    1917 - 1972   

  • McKay, Mary E.    1965 - 1970   


The following are the markers listed in "Jackson County Cemeteries, Vol 1" by the Jackson County Historical Society for which we don't have pictures. Transcribed, with permission. Information not found on the markers has been added by the person reading the cemetery, and may not be accurate, and I did find some dates on the stones were not the dates in the book.

  • Armstrong, Mary J.   March 4, 1860 - April 24, 1895    Wife of Barzilla H. Armstrong
  • Armstrong, Freda A.    March 5, 1895 - Aug 11, 1895    Dau of BH Armstrong
  • Armstrong, Willie M.    April 23, 1892 - Sept 3, 1892    Son of Thomas W. Armstrong
  • Armstrong, Carrie F.    Aug 7, 1893 - April 8, 1896    Dau of TW & LW Armstrong
  • Armstrong, Infant Son of TW & LW Armstrong    April 9 - July 29, 1896
  • Barnhart, Dessie M.    Died Sept 25, 1889    Aged 3y 6m
  • Boyde, Baby Daughter    Died Feb 18, 1858    Aged 10m 15d   Dau of David D. Boyce
  • Boyce, Alonzo    Died Oct 11, 1851    Aged 17y 5m 20d
  • Boyce, Alice Ann    Died Sept 11, 1851    Aged 6y 6m    Dau of David D Boyce?
  • Brooks, Helen    1902 - 1972
  • Carter, Charles C.    Oct 23, 1914 - Dec 2, 1971    Tech4 US Army WWII
  • Crawford, Ada    Died Oct 3, 1878    Aged 4y 4m    Dau of R & H Crawford
  • Crawford, James    Died Oct 17, 1878    Aged 7y 2m 10 d    Son of R & H Crawford
  • Conules, Son of WC & SH Conules    Jan 10, 1901 - Jan 10, 1901
  • Dudgeon, Belle    Died May 8, 1878    Aged 17y 1m 21d    Dau of JM & Harriet Dudgeon
  • Dudgeon, Elizabeth    Died Aug 28, 1868    Aged 69 y    Wife of John Dudgeon
  • Dudgeon, Johnnie    1869 - 1878   Aged 9y 1m    Son of Richard & Hannah C (Armstrong) Dudgeon
  • Dudgeon, William    Died March 25, 1868    Aged 2d    Son of Richard & Hannah Dudgeon
  • Fugate, Ella B.    Died Sept 21, 1878    Aged 3y 8m 24d    Dau of WM Fugate
  • Hughes, Joseph C.    1st Sgt Co G 5th Regiment WVa Veteran Reserve Corps & Co A 97th Ohio Infantry Civil War
  • Lytle, Alice    Died March 10, 1869    Aged 2m 5d    Dau of Uriah & Elizabeth Lytle
  • Murphy, Christian    Died Dec 3, 1862    Aged 32 years
  • Patterson, Elizabeth    1845 - __ Dau of James & Mary Ann Rice    Mar. W.M. Patterson    Oct 6, 1867
  • Spellman, Clark J.    1914 - 1975
  • Spellman, Martin    1911 - 1966
  • Yates, Pearl (Mahan)    Died Feb 22, 1854    Aged 48y 9m 28d
  • Yates, Lena L    1883 - 19__
  • Yates, Ernest E.    1880 - 1951




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