Browse Cemetery

BROWSE

BROWSE

Photos (above) by Gerald Bills, 6/2000. Read 3/2/2000 by Gerald E. Bills. Gravestone photos by Charles Elder, 2015.

DIRECTIONS:
From the intersection of State Route 2 and 16 in St. Marys, WV, go north on State Route 2 for 2.9 miles to the St. Marys Golf Club on the right. Park in the Golf Club parking lot. Walk south on the west side of the golf course about 300 yards. The cemetery is on a wooded knoll and is fenced. The cemetery is also visible from State Route 2 as you approach the Golf Course. This cemetery is a family cemetery for the Browse, Holdern and Adkins families. There are three large family stones marked with these names and the following markers as you proceed south through the cemetery.

1. Robert H. Browse 1838 - 1909

2.a. Edith Mary Browse, Born May 4, 1868; Died Nov. 2, 1871
(Death Record: DOD 11/02/1871, b: England, d/o Robert and Sarah)

2. b. Alice Maud Browse, Born Nov. 1, 1870; Died Nov. 6, 1871
(Death Record: DOD 11/06/1871, b: England, d/o Robert H. and Sarah)

3. Side 1
Children of T. & E. Browse - GRAVESTONE PHOTO
     a. Robert H. - Born June 4, 1831 - Died Aug. 9. 1831
     b. John - Born July 4, 1832 - Died July 13, 1832
     c. George H. - Born May 31, 1929 - Died Feb. 4, 1836

3. Side 2
     Eliza J. Browse - Wife of H. C. Creel - Born April 11, 1835 - Died Sep 8, 1862

3. Side 3
     Thomas Browse - Born in Devonshire Eng Sep. 3, 1803 - Died Mar. 12, 1880
     Eliza - Wife of Thomas Browse - Born in Devonshire Eng Feb. 26, 1804 - Died Aug. 14, 1871

HOLDREN MONUMENT
4. Edmund Holdren, 1844 - 1932

5. Mary Elizabeth Holdren, 1836 - 1918

ADKINS MONUMENT
6. Minnie Dorthea Adkins, 1882 - 1918

7. Margaret Adkins Stanley, b Sep 28, 1910 - d Nov 17, 2009 - w/o Julian Stanley - daughter of Elgin & Minnie Dorothea Adkins - gr-granddaughter of Thomas Browse.