Old Belcher Cemetery

Burke Mountain (near Keystone; formerly Belcher Mtn.), McDowell County WV

Contributor: Vicki Fuller

Updated 16 February 2002


The first two persons, father and son who were killed by southern guerillas in the Civil War, are buried in a common grave with one headstone, two footstones

# Name DOB DOD Inscription (Other dates listed are not from inscription on stones) Add'l Info
1 William F. Belcher, Jr. 1814 5 Sep 1864 Father William Belcher
Son Porris Belcher
Soldiers in Union Army
Died Sep 1864
Belcher
s/o William Floyd Belcher, Sr. and Sally Kingery
2 Paris Belcher 1846 5 Sep 1864 (See above) s/o William Floyd Belcher, Jr. and Polly Milam
3 John Laben Belcher 3 Nov 1880 21 Apr 1904 J. L. Belcher
Born Nov 3, 1880
Died Apr.21, 1904
Belcher
s/o John Turner Belcher and Cynthia Lambert (fell off a ladder)
4 John Turner Belcher 2 May 1844 31 Aug 1905 John Turner Belcher
May 2 1844
Aug 31 1905
s/o William Floyd Belcher, Jr. and Polly Milam
5 Cynthia Lambert Belcher 2 Jan 1852 24 Apr 1891 Cintha Belcher
Born Jan. 2 1852
Died Apr. 24 1891
Belcher
d/o Samuel Lambert
6       Infant Child of JT and C. Belcher
Stilled (sic) Born
“Little lamb” monument. Believed that Cynthia died in childbirth at this time.
7 Ida White Belcher (Echols) 4 Nov 1879 1 Jul 1965 Ida Belcher Echols
Nov. 4, 1879
July 1, 1965
Sheltered & Safe From Sorrow
Ida White, w/o Paris Edward Belcher, re-married after his death
8 Paris Belcher 12 Feb 1876 8 Feb 1840 Holy Bible
Paris Edward Belcher
Feb. 12, 1876
Feb. 8, 1940
He is at rest in heaven.
s/o John Turner Belcher and Cynthia Lambert
9 Amanda Belcher 16 May 1889 (acc to family Bible) 16 Feb 1898 Amanda J. Belcher
Born May 15, 1889
Died Feb. 16, 1898
d/o John Turner Belcher and Cynthia Lambert (burned, played too close to open fire)
10 Wendell Scott 7 Oct 1930 17 Jan 1931 Wendell Scott
Oct. 7, 1930
Jan. 17, 1931
s/o Ethel Belcher and Ben Scott
11 Dora Scott 22 Nov 1926 9 Oct 1931 Dora E. Scott
Nov. 22, 1926
Oct. 9, 1931
d/o Ethel Belcher and Ben Scott
12 Payton Scott 1 Aug 1925 27 Oct 1997 Scott
B. Payton
Aug 1, 1925
Oct. 27, 1997
h/o Velma
13 Velma Scott 27 Dec 1927 ----- Velma B.
Dec. 27, 1927
-----
This is common marker. Between the two is inscribed "Dec. 13, 1947" (marriage date)
14 Ben Scott 22 Oct 1889 27 Nov 1931 Scott
Benjamin H.
Oct. 22, 1889
Nov. 27, 1931
 
15 Ethel Corrine Belcher (Johnson) Scott 8 Jul 1904 10 Nov 1990 Ethel C.
July 8, 1904
Nov. 10, 1990
This is common marker. Between the two is inscribed "Wed Aug 20, 1924" (marriage date) d/o Paris Belcher and Ida White and w/o of Ben Scott
16 Christopher Curtis Matney   24 May1997   s/o Curtis & Rhonda
17 Merrill Jack Johnson 11 Jul 1921 8 Oct 1988    
18 William R. Allen 14 May 1912 31 Aug 1963    
19 A. Hanco 31 Jul 1902 23 Dec 1910    
20 A. H. Meadows 29 Jan 1865 2 Jul 1906    
21 Billie R. Belcher 1938 1991   married (Mary Anne) 14 Jan 1963

22

(Mary Anne)

1944

(alive)

   

23

Lawrence Turney Sizemore

6 Dec 1890

1 May 1961

   

24

Rita Ann Morin

 

21 Apr 1971

  Stillborn

25

Willard Eugine Sizemore

18 Jun 1933

6 Mar 1935

   

26

Barbara Ann Sizemore

17 Mar 1950

13 Jul 1956

   

27

Mandy Marlynn Sizemore

12 Oct 1897

18 Jul 1952

   

28

Virginia Juanita Sizemore

31 Dec1935

16 Feb 1963

   

29

Jimmie R. Sizemore

5 May 1937

24 Dec 1997

   

30

Edward "Junior" Belcher

17 Sep 1946

16 Feb1997

   

31

Isabelle Orr Belcher

13 Jul 1951

16 Feb 1997

   

32

Robert Beaman

26 Mar1920

18 Jun 1921

   

33

Emma Rachel Beaman

17 Feb 1884

1 Jan 1927

   

34

Margaret Beaman Tabor

16 Feb 1904

4 Jul 1934

   

35

Charles Bernard Beaman

22 Apr 1913

21 Apr 1949

   

36

Charles Bradshaw Beaman

31 May1879

6 Apr 1953

   

37

G. L. Size (sic)

24 Sep 1898

     

38

Charles A. Mann

1899

1902

  s/o A.W. & Roxie Mann

39

Jim Compenell

29 Oct 1878

11 Oct 1932

   

40

Betty Campenella

24 May 1930

2 Jul 1937

   

41

Asa F. Companella

23 Feb 1914

20 Mar 1935

   

42

Howard Berton Compenell

23 May 1932

24 Aug 1933

   

43

Agnes Marie Sehen

23 Jan 1930

9 Feb 1931

   

44

John Leroy Van Sutphen

20 Jan 1919

12 Jan 1939

   

45

William Peter Sutphen

13 Feb 1925

17 May 1949

   

46

Peter Sutphen

30 Jan 1882

9 Jan 1930

   

47

Asa Sehen

13 Jul 1868

14 Sep 1928

   

48

Mary

24 May 1920

29 Jan 1923

   

49

Connie Jean Hines

14 Dec1955

11 Apr 1993

 

d/o Jim & Mamie Compenell

50

Rhonda Faye

16 Aug 1955

20 Nov 1955

 

d/o Mr. & Mrs. Donald F. Addair

51

Dorothy Hughes

1954

1954

   
52 Charles Hughs        
53 Dora Ellen Skeens-Hughs        
54 Ora Clinton Hughs        
55 Betty Virginia (Petie) Bolt Hughs        
56 Robert Tyler Hughs        
57 William "Bill" Bolt        

 


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