Freeland Cemetery

FREELAND CEMETERY

FREELAND CEMETERY

Above photos by Charley Elder, 2009.

FREELAND CEMETERY

Readings submitted by Gerald Bills.

Photos 10/2007 by Gerald E. Bills; edited and presented by Linda Fluharty.

DIRECTIONS:
From State Route 2 in St. Marys take State Route 16 approximately 10 miles to Ritchie County Line. Left on County Road 30 approximately 3.7 miles to fork in road (30 and 30/6), stay on County Road 30/6 approximately 0.5 miles to Wince Hollow Road on right (Ed Wilson residence in 2/2000). Take Wince Hollow Road approximately 1.5 miles to top of ridge. The cemetery is on left side of road on high knob.- GPS: N39° 20.354' W81° 02.381'

This cemetery has 30 plus graves marked by field stones as well as the following marked graves. The cemetery is on the county line and may be all or in part in Ritchie County.

1. Andrew C. McHenry, Feb. 14, 1873 - Nov. 20, 1955

2. Paul Harding McHenry, West Virginia, CPL 19 Infantry, 24 Infantry Div., World War II, Korea, August 23, 1921 - January 1, 1951

3. Dulcie McHenry, July 22, 1889 - Feb. 27, 1963

4. James Edward McHenry, West Virginia, PVT 357 Tech Sch Sq AAT. World War II, June 28, 1918 - July 19, 1971

5. Madaline Williamson, June 26 - Nov. 29, 1911

6. Emmett A. Williamson, Son of C. A. and M. Williamson, 1917, aged 30 DA

7. McHenry, Infant - Photo 2, Son of J. S. and S. F. McHenry, Born & Died Oct 18, 1871

8. W. S. McHenry, ---McHenry, July 13, 1908 - May 8, 1890

9. E. C. McHenry, Dau of J. S. and S. F. McHenry, June 8, 1876 - Aug 30, 1907

10. John F. McHenry, Son of J. S. and S.F. McHenry, June 6, 1885 - Aug. 1, 1911

11. S. F. McHenry, Wife of J. S. McHenry. Nov. 12, 1853 - Jan. 31, 1928

12. J. S. McHenry, Nov. 2, 1842 - June 28, 1921

13. Prudence Freeland, Dau John Freeland, Born Oct. 4, 1835, Died June 29, 1867, Aged 31 years 9mos 25das

14. Thos B. Kelle, Died 1850 (rest unreadable)

15. J. Basil, Son of E. and S. Satterfield Born 1875 (rest unreadable)

16. Barb (Rest unreadable), Foot stone Initials S.B.M.

17. John McHenry, Nov 24, 1922, Died 1947

18. Robert Whiteman, 1845 - 19__

19. Hannah Whiteman, Wife of Robert Whiteman, 1845 - 1916

The Wince Hollow Road has two gates across it and they may be locked. Local people says that the old ridge road to the cemetery is impassable.

ADDENDUM:

From Gerald Bills: These were gleamed from funeral home records and are not necessarily covered by stones.

Kelly, Warren ------ 4/04/1944
McHenry, David 10/28/1910 - 10/09/1931
McHenry, Edith 11/24/1931 - 12/27/1931
McHenry, George Allen 5/05/1933 - 8/11/1935
McHenry, Edgar Allen 11/24/1931 - 11/26/1931 s/o A. C. and Delesa McHenry
McHenry, James Edward 6/28/1918 - 7/19/1971 WW2