Hamilton Family Cemetery

Submitted by Gerald Bills.

DIRECTIONS: From traffic light at State Route 2 and Washington Street in St. Marys, go south on State Route 2 approximately 9.5 miles. Turn left on Oak Grove Road (County Road 4) and go 1.3 miles to the intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 6. Hold right on County Road 4 and go 1.1 miles to the intersection of County Road 1/6 at Cluster. Remain on County Road 4 (hold left at intersection) and go 1,1 miles to a lane on the left which goes up about 50 yards to a house. The cemetery is on the hillside in back of the house.

This is a small family cemetery located in Grant District, Pleasants County, WV on Horseneck Run (Rawson Run) established by the Samuel Wesley Hamilton family. The grave marker have been destroyed by logging operations. However, the death certificate and obituary of Mary Adkins Hamilton, wife of Samuel Wesley Hamilton, identifies this cemetery. Discussions with descendants of this family and local residents indicates that there may be additional children buried here as well as Mary Adkins Hamilton.

Hamilton Mary C. (Adkins) 6-10-1856 - 1-5-1926 w/o Samuel Wesley Hamilton