Johnston Family Cemetery

Readings & photos submitted by Gary Timmons.

DIRECTIONS: From Route 2, go 1.2 miles out 12th street (past the fair grounds) to the fork in the road. At the fork, make a right onto Big Grave Creek Road. Travel 4.3 miles to the entrance of the range on the left side on the road. Cross the concrete bridge. On the left is the entrance to the Moundsville Rifle & Pistol Club. The cemetery is on their property on the hill above where they shoot.

J. T. [John T.] Johnson - Co. C 6 W. Va. Cav. [Civil War]
F. [Franklin] Johnson - Co. A 17 W Va Inf. [Civil War]
Phebe Johnston - Died Nov. 4, 1860 - Aged 44 yrs 6 mos & 2 days.

Surname spelled as both Johnson and Johnston in the records. The cemetery name was chosen by this webmaster, based on the surname.

1860 Census, Moundsville, Marshall County, (W) Virginia
JOHNSTON (348)
Thomas...50-wm...farmer...$4000...$756...OH
Phebe...44-wf...VA
James...28-wm...farm laborer...VA
John T...21-wm...farm laborer...VA
William...18-wm...farm laborer...VA
David...15-wm...farm laborer...VA
Franklin...13-wm...VA
Hanson...11-wm...VA
Clarence...9-wf...VA
Wily N...6-wm...VA
Bruce R...4-wm...VA
Harriett C...1-wf...VA


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