County, West Virginia
Lat: 38° 06' 51"N, Lon: 80° 15' 46"W
Contributed by Paul Greathouse, Aug 20, 2005 [email@example.com]. Total records = 19.
To reach cemetery from Droop WV, take US Hwy 219 north about 3 miles to Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Enter park at north entrance, drive to second road that turns to the right, a dirt road, cemetery is approximately 100 feet out the road. The road dead ends at the cemetery.
This cemetery is in southern Pocachontas County, West Virginia. It not a part of the park, according to Mike Smith, the park ranger, but is located adjacent to the park.
The fence once surrounding this cemetery is down and it is generally not well maintained. It is possibly a family cemetery. It is still being used, with the most recent burial in 2002.
Transcribed May of 2002 by Sharon and Paul Greathouse.- Paul Greathouse
Alderman, Arthur T., b. 1912, d. 1986, h/o L. T.
Alderman, Luna R., b. 1912, d. 1994, w/o A. T.
Boggs, Hilda Lea, b. 24 Aug 1945, d. 12 Feb 1984
Boggs, Jewell Ed, b. 1933, d. 2000
McCarty, Alfred, b. 17 Mar 1902, d. 23 Apr 1991
McCarty, Alonzo Jacob, b. 22 Mar 1897, d. 27 May 1930
McCarty, Dewey Ivan, b. 14 Apr 1899, d. 12 Mar 1912
McCarty, Earl Barton, b. 28 Apr 1901, d. 2 Jun 1901
McCarty, George A., b. 1902, d. 1991
McCarty, George W., b. 10 May 1861, d. 11 May 1902
McCarty, Hannah, b. 19 Feb 1823, w/o J.
McCarty, Jacob, b. 19 Mar 1921, d. 8 Feb 1890, h/o H.
McCarty, Rebecca V., b. 24 Dec 1865, d. 14 Jul 1950
McCoy, Thomas J., b. 1954, d. 2002
Mickle, Vernon Thomas, b. 24 Jun 1946, d. 29 Nov 1991, A1c US Air Force Vietnam
Propst, Julia A., b. 10 Jan 1852, d. 23 Jun 1804, w/o A. F.
Propst, Lura D., b. 8 Nov 1889, d. 22 Aug 1891, d/o A. F. & J. A
Sheets, Arthur B., b. 17 Feb 1896, d. 11 Mar 1977, h/o P. F.
Sheets, Pearl Fountain, b. 15 Oct 1892, d. 23 Jun 1971, w/o A. B.
This memorial is situated as you enter the cemetery, and reads as follows:
"Dedicated 4 Jul 1931 by Capt. E. D. Camden Chapter
U. D. S. Sutton W. Va. To confederate soldiers engaged
on this field."
West Virginia Death Records
- West Virginia Newspapers, Full Search (1791-1904), 35 titles - GenealogyBank.com
- West Virginia Obituary Search - (1999-current) - GenealogyBank.com
- West Virginia Funeral Notices - GenealogyBank.com