Schultz Cemetery



Photos by George Sharp, whose ancestor, Spencer S. Sharp, sold the land that is now Schultz to Christian Schultz. He has copies of the warrant for Spencer Sharp's original purchase of the property from the state and the Deed of Conveyance of the property to Christian Schultz.

From State Route 2 at Wood County line go 3.3 mile north into Pleasants County; right on County Route 10, 4.0 miles to County Route 1; straight 1.0 mile to Schultz; left on County Route 1, 100 feet; right to cemetery, which is small mound on left.

Christian Schultz - 1774 - 05/28/1830 - b New York, NY
Headstone (PHOTO - By Gerald Bills) carved with six volumes inscribed:
"English, German, French, Latin, Greek, Hebrew Hon. Christian Schultz, A.M. LLD. erected to his memory by Mrs. Nancy Schultz, his wife, 1858"

Marble slab on grave inscribed:
"In memory of Christian Schultz who was born in the City of New York and died at Schultz Range, Wood County, Virginia, the 28th day of May, 1830."

Nancy (DeLaVan) Schultz - 1775 - 1861 - w/o Christian; b North Salem, NY; d/o John & Rachel Headstone (PHOTO By Gerald Bills) inscribed: "Mrs. Nancy, widow of the Hon. Christian Schultz, 1861, Aged 85y 11m 25d"

Marble slab on grave inscribed:
"Mrs. Nancy De La Van, Widow of Hon. Christian Schultz was born in North Salem, Westchester County, New York on the 29th day of May, 1775 and died at Bull Creek, Wood County, Virginia 24th of May 1861, aged 85y 11m 25d