McHenry Cemetery

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Transcribed by Lois Ann Edison; research, updates & photos by Linda Fluharty.

Located in a wooded area on private property, off Rt. 88, on Rock Hill Road. The cemetery is just inside the woods and is surrounded by a wrought iron fence. It is in deplorable condition but could be cleaned up.

McHENRY, John Sr - 21 June 1803 - Dec 1849

McHENRY, Mary (Dye) - Sept 1812 - Apr 1861 - wife of John McHenry

DYE, Mary - Died in 1851 - mother of Mary (Dye) McHenry

McHENRY, Amanda - 2 Nov 1838 - ---- - d/o John & Mary (Dye) McHenry

McHENRY, John Jr - b abt 1832 - d 13 Oct 1870 - died in an accident

McHENRY, A J (Abigail J.) - b abt 1843 - ---- - d/o John & Mary (Dye) McHenry

McHENRY, Winfield S - b abt 1848 - ---- - s/o John & Mary (Dye) McHenry

RIGGLE, Margaret E. (McHenry) - 12 Dec 1845 - 13 Apr (1870?) - d/o John & Mary - w/o Davis H. Riggle

McHENRY, Name - illegible - No dates legible

McHENRY, George W. - b 1813 - d 12 Sep 1883 - s/o John & Margaret (White) McHenry - h/o Anne McHenry, d/o James & Rebecca (White) McHenry

ORUM, Esther Phoebe (McHenry) - 1844/1846 - 1915 - d/o John & Mary (Dye) McHenry - w/o Peter Orum, s/o William & Mary (Dowler) Orum

ORUM, John M - 1872 - 1873 - s/o Peter & Esther (McHenry) Orum

ORUM, Peter - b 25 Mar 1845 - d 4/5 Oct 1884 - age 38y 6m 10d - Died of Cholera - s/o Wm. & Mary (Dowler) Orum) - h/o Esther P. (McHenry); married 3 May 1866 in Moundsville. - Children Lizzie Josephine, Ira L., Nora, Clarence Sidney, per Civil War pension file, National Archives, #446.143. WV Adjutant Gen. Report states age 18 when mustered in with Company "H" 17th WV Inf., 17 Feb 1865. - - [Note: Orum book by Arthur Orum erroneously states Civil War service in Co. H. 1st WV Inf. - Records show a soldier, Peter Orum, in Co. K, 1st WV Infantry but he was age 37 in 1861; born Brooke Co. - So not this Peter.]

ORUM, Margaret (McHenry) - b abt 1782 - d at Boggs Run 25 Jan 1867 - 2nd w/o Peter Orum after wife, Hannah, died. Margaret was the daughter of Edward and Betsy McHenry. According to the Oram book by Arthur M. Orum, she is possibly buried at this cemetery.


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