Cottageville United Methodist Church Cemetery


Location: Cottageville Directions: From Ripley, travel west on Rt 62, turn left on Rt 331, travel about 3/10 mile, cemetery is on the left.

Photographs by Clement Matheny, transcription by Betty Briggs. If you would like a better quality picture, contact Betty

"Jackson County Cemeteries, Vol 1" by the Jackson County Historical Society was used to determine some data on the stones. It seems they read the cemetery about 1970, when many of the stones were not so damaged.

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  • Blackburn, Homer C.    1901 - 1933  

  • Blackburn, William O.    1868 - 1954
    Blackburn, Daisy V.    1874 - 1957  

  • Davis, Bessie Mae    1889 - 1921  

  • Davis, Louisa A.    Feb 7, 1852 - Aug 11, 1920
    Davis, Charles L.    May 16, 1850 - Oct 26, 1927  

  • Slaughter   
    Slaughter, Helen Elfa    1910 - 1922  
    Slaughter, John H.    1872 - 1936   
    Slaughter, Katherine L.    1883 - 1971  

  • Dornon, Burzilla H,    1862 - 1941
    Dornon, Laura May    1865 - 1926  

  • Sleeth, Lionel    Son of WM & Alice Sleeth    Died June 17, 1886    Aged 9 Y 6 M 27 D  

  • Sleeth, Bessie    Dau of Wm & Alice Sleeth    Died Aug 2, 1882    Aged 1 Y 1 M 7 D  

  • Sleeth, Lottie    Dau of Wm & Alice Sleeth    Died July 5, 1880    Aged 1 Yr 25 Ds  

  • Gilpin, William    Died May 26, 1891    Aged 83 Y's 5 M's 15 D's  

  • Gilpin, Mary    Wife of William Gilpin    Died Jan 19, 1879    Aged 57 Ys  

  • Gilpin, Forest    Son of A.B. & M. Gilpin    Died May 2, 1872    6 Y's 2 M's 28 D's  

  • Rhodes, Ira    Pvt Co E 49th Ohio Infantry  

  • Rhodes W.C.    Born Sept 27, 1863    Died July 11, 1898  

  • Wilcoxon   
    Wilcoxon, Cynthia    1820 - 1889  
    Wilcoxon, Anthony    1813 - 1890  

  • Miller  
    Miller, Warren    1846 - 1920  
    MillerSarahE Miller, Sarah E.    April 22, 1852 - Jan 27, 1894  

  • Miller, Lewis M.    Born Aug 27, 1812    Died April 9, 1889    
    Miller, Elizabeth    Wife of Lewis M Miller    Born Jan 16, 1813    Died Oct 24, 1889  

  • Harpold, William    Died Jan 31, 1886    Aged 63 Ys 7 Ms 26 Ds     
    Harpold, Nancy    Wife of Wm Harpold    Died Mar 4, 1913    Aged 83 Ys 11 Mo 27 Ds  

  • Park, Mary Alma Dau of DD & RH Park Died Sept 1, 1887 Aged 3 Ys 1 Mo 21 Ds    [Death record: Mary A, 9/1/1887, age 3]  

  • Park, Daniel D.    1852 - 1943
    Park, Rosetta H.    1863 - 1901  

  • Lallance, Wilbur    [Died Mach 18, 1873 Age 1Y 5M]    Too covered with lichen, etc, to read, but considering this is a child and is next to the Lallance graves, and is listed in the cemetery book, it must be Wilbur. JC birth record shows he was born 9/10/1867, so age is incorrect. Could have died 1875, age 7.  

  • Lallance, Jacob    Died Jan 12, 1892    Aged 58 Ys 3 Ms & 18 Ds  
    Lallance, Sue S.    Died Sep 27, 1888    Aged 49 Ys 3 Ms & 15 D  
    Lallance, Jacob    Asst Surgn 13th W VA Inf  

  • Hughes, Elmer E.   Died Jan 12, 1896    Aged 31 Y 2 M 11 D  

  • Blackburn, Josiah    Co K 11th W. VA Inf  
    Blackburn, Josiah    Born Dec 18, 1831    Died Nov 30, 1886  
    Blackburn, Margaret    Born Oct 2, 1834    Died Jan 13, 1898  

  • Blackburn, Euphamy    1863 - 1902  

  • Conrad, Eliza    1842 - 1923
    Conrad, Henry    1843 - 1886  
    Conrad, Henry    Co H 12th Ohio Inf  

  • Conrad, Elmer E.    1869 - 1945
    Conrad, Flora J.    1879 - 1955  

  • Blackburn, John Roy    1880 - 1956  

  • Blackburn Family Stone - 3 sides  
    Blackburn, Clara A. Custer    Wife of J.M. Blackburn    Died June 16, 1912    Age 55 Ys 6Ms  
    Blackburn, J. Mat    Died May 16, 1892    Aged 35 Ys 6 Ms 17 Ds  
    Blackburn:
    Wilber    Died Apr 6, 1862    Aged 2 Ms 09 Ds
    Infant Dau    Died Dec 24, 1882
    Infant Son    Died Dec 25, 1883
    Blaine Adopted Son    Died Dec 9, 1883    Aged 5 Ys
    Infant Dau    Died July 28, 1890  

  • Blackburn, John F.    1866 - 1938  

  • Blackburn, James A.   Dec 16, 1858 - Sept 17, 1925  

  • Davis, Martha J. Blackburn    1861 - 1933  

  • Miller, Martha E.    Wife of Leander Miller    Died Oct 5, 1886    Aged 20 y 2 M 29 D  
    Miller, Warren    Son of Leander & M.B. Miller    Died Sep 4, 1886    Aged 1 M 18 D  

  • Quick, G W    Co K 11th W Va Inf   [George 1842 -]  

  • Hersman, Wm. Hugh    1910 - 2000
    Hersman, Evelyn J.    1913 - 2001  
    Hersman, William Hugh    Tec5 US Army World War II    Jul 19, 1910 - Mar 19, 2000  

  • Grady, Dorn Easter    1920 - 2003  
    Grady, Georgia Stewart   1917 - 2004
    Parents of Gary and Jerry
    Grady, Dorn E.    PFC US Army World War II    Apr 20, 1920 - Aug 28, 2003  

  • Collins, Ida B.    Died Feb 27, 1891    Aged 7 Yrs 9 Ds  

  • Pickens, Dewett C.    1842 - 1914
    Pickens, Nancy Ann    1868 - 1931  

  • Bay, Charles B.    Son of C E & OM Fresize (Frasure?)    Died Aug 18, 1881    Aged 14 Y 3 M 20 D   

  • Webster, Infant Dau of MJ & Dora Webster  
    Webster, Milo J    Died Dec 29, 1907    Age 65 Ys 8 Mo 25 Ds  
    Webster, Leo L.    Son of MJ & Dora Webster    Died Mar 11, 1902    Aged 23 Ys 5 Ms 16 Ds  

  • Fugate, William    Born Jan 1, 1817    Died June 16, 1896  
    Fugate, Jane    Wife of Wm Fugate    Born Jan 1, 1827   

  • Fleming, David    Died Aug 2, 1889    Aged 82 Y 2 M 1 D  
    Fleming, Jane    Wife of David Fleming    Died Nov 13, 1894    Aged 81 Y 1 Ms & 18 Ds  

  • Fleming, Aletha    Dau of D & J Fleming    Died Oct 26, 1908    Aged 78 Ys 1 Mo 7 Ds  

  • Blackburn, John N.    Died Nov 6, 1870    Aged 43 Y's 8 M's 27 Ds  
    Blackburn, Romanna    Wife of John N. Blackburn    Died Mar 23, 1911    Aged 81 Ys 2 Mo 6 Ds  

  • Blackburn, Pearl    Dau of HA & CL Balckburn    Died June 20, 1895    Aged 7 M 28 D  

  • Blackburn, Oak Earl    Oct 31, 1885 - May 15, 1922  

  • Blackburn, Lora Romanna    1891 - 1972  

  • Fugate, John C.   1858 - 1893
    Fugate, Baby    Born July 7, 1893    Died Mar 28, 1894  

  • Mahon, Emma L.    1863 - 1944
    Mahon, John H.    1848 - 1938    Co G 7 Reg WV Vol Cav  

  • Blackburn, Grace Hazel    1889 - 19__
    Blackburn, Elizabeth Arabella    1879 - 1966
    Sisters  

  • Harrison, Kate    1832 - 1921  

  • Harrison, Rev W.H.    1809 - 1897  

  • Rhodes, Wilbert G.    1883 - 1960
    Rhodes, Lydia M.    1888 - 1978  

  • Harrison, Elizabeth    Nov 12, 1872 - April 5, 1962  

  • Durst, Forrest E.    1889 - 1970
    Durst, Floyd S.    1888 - 1966  

  • Sayre, Majorie Durst    1913 - 2001
    Sayre, Carroll Eugene    1913 - 1987  

  • Fleming, Lillie E. Rhodes    1853 - 1937  

  • Casto, Amanda J.    Wife of S.D. Casto    Died May 8, 1877    Aged 40 Yrs 2 Ms & 14 Ds  

  • Carr, Isabella    Wife of Wm (or W M) Carr    Died June 14, 1877    Aged 56 Ys 2 Ms 22 ds  

  • Crow, George    Died Dec 11, 1899    Aged 95 y 8 m 14 d  
    Crow, Susanna    Died Dec 7, 1891    Aged 81 Ys 3 Ms 9 Ds  

  • Crow, Tennessee B.    Wife of Wm Crow    Died Apr 17, 1884    Aged 36 Us 4 Ms 26 Ds  

  • Crow, Willie    Son of W & T Crow    Died Aug 8, 1875    Aged 11 M 20 D  

  • Miller, [Loretta]    [can't read parents]    Died Feb 9, 1874    Age 8y 9m 22d   

  • Miller, Elsworth    Died Mar 31, 1893    Aged 25 ys 5 ms 17 ds  

  • Miller, Mary Margaret    1899 - 1929  

  • Miller Infant Son    1894  

  • Miller, Ernest    1895 -1896  

  • Miller Infant Son    1914  

  • McCoy, W.B.    1874 - 1931  

  • McCoy, Abraham    Born July 20, 1825    Died July 10, 1892    Aged 66 Ys 11 Ms 21 Days
    McCoy, Annie    Born July 8, 1837    Died Apr 17, 1901     

  • Gruber    Father    Mother    Son  

  • Miller, Martha M[ary]    Dau of CC & MA Miller    Died [July 4, 1874]    Aged 1 Yr 3 Mo 10 d  

  • Miller, Columbus C.    1847 - 1929
    Miller, Mary A.    1851 - 19__  

  • Maxwell, Wm Whitley   1838 - 1927
    Maxwell, Henrietta   His Wife    1844 - 1917  

  • Maxwell, Julieta    Wife of Mathis Maxwell    Born Aug 3, 1814    Died Aug 20, 1896  

  • Hamilton, Addison    1855 - 1938  

  • Hamilton, James H.    Born 1890    Age 35 Yrs  

  • Hamilton, Elizabeth    1858 - 1931  

  • Rhodes, Daniel W.    1860 - 1936  

  • Rhodes, Mary Ann    Died Nov 30, 1913    Aged 88 Ys 2 Ms 8 Ds  
    Rhodes, D.D.    Died Dec 12, 1882    Aged 64 Us 9 Ms 21 Ds [Daniel Deming]     

  • Rhodes, Johnnie   Dau of DW & S_ Rhodes    Died Feb 3, 1889    Aged 1 Y 6 M 24 D  

  • Lawwill, John G.    Jan 13, 1835 - Feb 9, 1908
    Lawwill, Anne Ayres    His Wife    June 7, 1846 - July 10, 1920  

  • Rhodes, Sallie J "Mother"    Mar 9, 1868 - Mar 18, 1950  

  • Rhodes, John Lawwill    Son of John and Helen Rhodes    May 13, 1925 - Jan 26, 1928  

  • Rhodes, Helen Hood    1903 - 1994  

  • Rhodes, John H Sr    1903 - 1979  

  • Dunlap, Ellen    1843 - 1932  

  • Dunlap, Wm M Died    Feb 24, 1880    Aged 63 y 11 M 26 D  

  • Dunlap, Martha A.    Wife of W.M.    Died Aug 25, 1892   Aged 79 Y 9 M 9 D  

  • Barnett, Claude E.   Died Jan 21, 1894    Aged 21 ys 7 ms 23 ds  

  • Maxwell, Nannie Mc   1877 - 1858    Wife of Maxwell, Wm Claude    1875 - 1950  

  • Blagg, Louisa H.   Wife of Rev JA Blagg    Died June 20, 1892    Aged 45 Ys 8 Mo 2 Ds  

  • Blagg, Arrilla B.    1875 - 19__
    Blagg, John A.    1847 - 1933  
    Blagg, John A.    Co F 10 Regt W Va Inf    March 12, 1847 - Sept 9, 1933  

  • Rice, Sarah    Born Aug __, 1855    Died April 6, 1894  

  • Sayre, Manervy    Born Feb 13, 1826    Died June 10, 1897  

  • Sayre, Rosettia    Born Nov 3, 1863    Died Feb 23, 1894  

  • Barnett, Wynena Arena    Dau of G.S. & Ella Barnett    Died Oct 27, 1898    Aged 5Y 4M 9D  

  • Slaughter, George G.    Son of E & S Slaughter    Sep 8, 1874 - Jan 31, 1902  

  • Slaughter, Mamie    Died June 2, 1885    Aged 2 Y 3 M 2 D    Dau of Elijah Slaughter  

  • Slaughter, Simonia    1846 - 1931  

  • Slaughter, Elijah    Born Aug 17, 1845    Died Jul 17, 1896  
    Slaughter, Elijah    Co K 11 WV Inf   

  • Slaughter, Delilah    Wife of Abraham Slaughter    Died Dec 25, 1898    Aged 87 Y 2 M 28 D  

  • Slaughter, Abraham    Died Mar 25, 1888    Aged 91 y 2 M 20 ds  

  • O'Brien, Walter E.    Died June 20, 1884    [Death Record: June 19, 1884, 6 Mo Son of WH & Dora]  

  • Bibbee, Marion B.    Born Apr 27, 1907    Died July 20, 1907  

  • Bibbee, Rachel    Died July 19, 1885    Aged 78 Ys 10 Mo 2 Ds  

  • Smith, Thomas H "Father"    May 26, 1940
    Smith, Mary Ann "Mother"    July 12, 1905
    Children:
    Smith, Ethel
    Smith, Charlie  

  • Smith, Benjamin    Son of _ & __ Smith   Died ___    Aged 10 Mo 7 Ds    [Death record shows Benj W, died 4/30/1880 age 10 M 1D s/o Thomas & Mary, born Mason Co]  

  • Powers, Rev. Chas. A.    1870 - 1928
    Powers, Laura B.   His Wife    1878 - 1963  

  • Powers, Luther T.    1904 - 1986  

  • Maxwell, Clara McCoy    1901 - 1974  

  • Powers, Clyde E.    1895 - 1979 Powers, Imogene B.    1906 - 1978  

  • Stanley, Anna L    Dec 16, 1877 - Oct 5, 1880    Dau of P & N Stanley  

  • Stanley, Wm D.    Died Sep 26, 1886    Aged 22 Y 7 M 13 D  

  • Blackburn, Rose E.    Wife of J.S. Blackburn    Died Jan 17, 1892    Aged 24 Y 1 M 23 D  

  • Chapman, A.H.    Wife of JB Chapman    Died June 3, 1882    Aged 18Ys 3 Mo 27 Ds   [Death Record: Ann H, June 1882, 19 y, d/o Kinsey & Helen Pruden, husband JB Chapman]  

  • Shinn, Samuel    Born Jan 27, 1809    Died Aug 2,1896  

  • Shinn, Aerly T    Died Dec 1, 1893    Aged 84 ys 6 ms 26 Ds  

  • McKay  
    Zachariah I.    1848 - 1911  
    Amanda    1853 - 1936  
    Bertie    1873 - 1955  

  • Miller, Leander Jr    1895 - 1907  

  • Miller, James    Oct 31 - Mar 10, 1901  

  • Miller, Helen Irene    Dau of L. & J.B. Miller    1911 - 1917  

  • Miller, Jessie Harrison    1870 - 1951
    Miller, Leander Miller    1851 - 1935  

  • Pickens, Herbert    1878 - 1896  

  • McCoy, Andon A.    1896 - 1971  

  • McCoy, William K.    1823 - 1898
    McCoy, Dorinda    1831 - 1922  

  • McCoy, Chas. Hubert    Aged 1 M 12 D  

  • McCoy, Victoria    1878 - 1963  

  • McCoy, Charles F.    1853 - 1939  

  • McCoy, Grover C.    1884 - 1908  

  • McCoy, Maggie    Wife of C.F. McCoy    1864 - 1896  

  • McCoy, Minnie    1882 - 1961  

  • Landfried, Lizzie    Wife of Henry Landfried    1854 - 1882  

  • Price, John B.    1859 - 1909  

  • Price, Belle    Wife of JB Price    Born Sept 2, 1856    Died Nov 3, 1886  

  • McCoy, J.R.    1850 - 1898 [James]  
    McCoy, J.R.    Co F 13th W VA Inf [James R]  

The following are listed in the Cemetery book but there are no pictures of markers that I can idenify for each.

  • Blackburn, Child    Aged 5 y 13 d No dates

  • Barnett, John T.   no dates Aged 10 m 8 d    Son of K & V Barnett

  • Barnett Infant No dates

  • Barnett, John    Died Dec 18, 1891, Aged 1 M 1 D    Son of G S & Ella Barnett

  • Homer, Enoch    Pvt Co B 100th Penna Inf

  • Pickens, Samuel L    1899 -

  • Pickens, Mabel C.    1909 -

  • Pickens, N.A.    Dec 6, 1845 - Feb 9, 1916

  • Pickens, Otho    Nov 8, 1892 - May 22, 1905    [s/o David C & Nancy A]

  • _____, Walter, son of H. & ___, Died June 20, 1884, age 6 years

  • Stones that I cannot read:                        




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