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Bess Family Cemetery
Putnam County, West Virginia

Contributed by Gary Bess [GBess26019@aol.com].  Total records = 7.

The following list contain the information that I have been able to piece together about the Bess Family Cemetery.

In the spring of 1998 I found the Cemetery located across the road and up the hill at 2200 Poplar Fork Rd. in Putnam Co. W. Va. (Latitude 38 degree 29 minutes and a Longitude 81 degree 57 minutes) I was able to locate 13 grave sites with field stone used as markers and some were just sunken graves. One grave has a marker this was for the grave of Hattie Hanshaw with the year of birth and death.

The following is a list of people that I have found to be buried in this Cemetery information came from the Court House at Winfield, WV.

If I can be of more help please let me know.

- Gary Bess

BESS, William H., Jr., b. Abt 1814 Botetourt Co. Virginia, d. March 02, 1869 Putnam Co. WV.
BESS, Mary A. (Moses), b. 1806 Montgomery Co. Virginia, W/O William H. Bess, Jr. d. Sept, 1898 Putnam Co. WV.
BESS, Sherman, b. May 02, 1871 Putnam Co. WV., S/O John Addison Bess d. May 02, 1871 Putnam Co. WV.
BESS, Hester May (Graham), b. May 1862 Putnam Co. WV., Wife of Sheridan Bryant Bess d. Sept 25, 1898 Putnam Co. WV.
BESS, Hazel, b. July 02, 1898 Putnam Co. WV., D/O Sheridan Bryant Bess d. Sept, 1898 Putnam Co. WV.
BESS, Mason T., b. Aug 11, 1874 Putnam Co. WV, S/O John Addison Bess d. Jan 12, 1899 Cabell Co. WV
HANSHAW, Hattie, b. 1871, D/O John and Betsy Ann Hanshaw d. 1891

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