Old Howard Cemetery

Submitted by Ray Wilson.

The grave yard is on Greenfield Ridge next to the old Howard School, near the line between Marshall County and Wetzel County.

The grave yard is a real mess. Trees have fallen and lots of under growth. Walking through the grave yard is difficult.

I was able to identify the following:

1. Infant Chades? - age nine months - Sand stone marker
2. Marker - Dood ? - Born 1841 - died 1907
3. A few small stones:
- - One marked B & M
- - One marked G & M
4. Found several pieces of what had been a very nice stone, looked like parts of a bird bath. They were lying under the bushes.
5. Marker - John Lemaster died 1904
6. Marker - B. W. Stern - Died August 30, 1876 - lived 26 years 2months 17days
7. Marker - Shirley Hughes Died --- could not read - Served in 68th Infantry Civil War
8. Marker - C. W. Evans - Died April 22, 1927
9. Marker - Barbara W. Evans - Born May 1832 - Died February 1913
10. Marker - John Blake - Died April 9, 1868 - Appears to be a Blake plot
11. Marker - could not read.... AIWIds????
12. Marker - John Daughtery - Died ??.. - 19th Reg Company A Civil War
13. Marker - Can not read.... Daughtery ???
14. Marker - Humey(s) - January 18, 1875
16. Marker - G. Pyles - December 19, ? - August 11, 1862
16. Marker - G. Pyles The 3rd - Died 1866
17. Marker - Ezra? - Margaret - July 12, 1873
18. Marker - George ??? .... January 1873 - Lived 63 years

There are several unmarked graves, I have not been able to get a plot which might identify the people buried there.

Mr. Glenn Stem, whose family ran the old Howard Post Office, said there are about one hundred graves. The last person buried was early 1930.


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