Waybright Cemetery


Located on Gay Road between Ripley and Gay West Virginia on the right side of the road on a private farm. A kind person put up new markers for some of the graves and fenced the cemetery.

GPS Coordinates: 38.77934,-81.59970

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  • Waybright, Michael S.,    Born Dec. 30, 1785 [in Haamiltonbann, York, Pa.]    Died Sept 9, 1878 [Gay, Jackson co, WV]    [Michael married Susannah McCartney June 11, 1808 in Bath Co., Virginia]  
  • Waybright Susanna McCartney   Wife of Michael S. Waybright    Died September 30, 1861    [1791 - 1864]     
  • Waybright, John,    d. Sept 30, 1866    Age 56 yrs 8 mo 15 days
    [b. Jan 15, 1810 in Bath co, Va to Michael S. and Susannah (McCartney) Waybright, married Nancy McCray]      
  • Waybright, Nancy,   Wife of J. Waybright,   Died November 21, 1861   Aged 55 yrs 4 days   [Nancy born Nov 17, 1806 in Lewis co, Va-WV]   
  • Waybright, John M. [Madison, Jr.],    May 19, 1843 - Mar. 23, 1916   [s/o John Sr. and Nancy (McCray) Waybright]
    Upright and just he was in all his ways. A bright example in degenerate days.
    Waybright, Louisa F,    May 27, 1847 - __ ;   [d/o James and Jane Masters]
    [John Jr and Lousia married 4/3/1867]   
  • Waybright, Mike F.,    Born July 31, 1884    Died Aug 15, 1910, Age 26 Yrs 15 Days   
  • Waybright, Cornelius,    son of BP & S Waybright,    Died 23 Jul 1872 Aged 8 Ms 13 Ds   
  • Waybright, Robert J,    Co H 17 VA Cav CSA    Oct 12, 1840 - Aug 12, 1866  
    Reverse: POW Point Lookout, Maryland,    Nov 12, 1864 - June 9, 1865  
  • Waybright, Thomas    1845-1855   
  • Wolf, Albert F,    Son of Jacob & Sarah [Boswell] Wolf,   Died Sept 21,1861,   Aged 1 Year 29 Days   
  • Wolf, James R.,   Born Mar. 20, 1788,   Died Feb. 12, 1858   
  • Young, Mary J,    the only legible part is 1829   

The following is transcribed, with permission, from "Jackson County Cemeteries, Vol 1" by the Jackson County Historical Society.

  • Waybright, Michael S. Dec 30, 1785 - Sept 8, 1878, Born Pennsylvania
  • Waybright, Susanna (McCartney) d. Sept 30 1864, aged 73y 9m 1d, d/o Andrew McCartney, married Michael S. Waybright, Bath Co, VA, June 11, 1808
  • Waybright, Mike F. July 31, 1884 - August 15, 1884
  • Waybright, John M. May 19, 1843 - March 23, 1916, s/o John & Nancy Waybright
  • Waybright, Louisa F. (Thomas), May 27, 1847 -
  • Waybright, John, d. Sept 30, 1866, aged 56y 8m 15d, s/o Michael S. Waybright, born Pendleton Co.
  • Waybright, Nancy, d 1861 aged 65y1d, 1st wife of John Waybright (no marker)
  • Young, Mary (Waybright) Jan 15, 1829 - Dec 14, 1908; d/o John & Nancy Waybright, married James M Young, s/o John H. Young, May 18, 1862




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