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Saint Michael Catholic Cemetery (Silver Run Cemetery)
Ritchie County, West Virginia

It is a little south of Cairo in an area commonly referred to as Silver Run. The cemetery is commonly know as the Silver Run cemetery.

The church was established when the first group of Irish escaping the potato famine arrived in Ritchie County. Sadly, the church has fallen to ruin and the cemetery is a little overgrown. There are no burials recorded there later than 1922.

This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 10.

Contributor's Index:

McCabe, Jane, b. 1804 Ireland, d. Oct 15, 1877 Ritchie County, WV, age: 73yr, wife of Peter McCabe, a native of Cootehill, Parish of Drumgoon, Co. Cavan, Ireland, Aged 73yr, [JM]
McCabe, Jane, b. 1844 MD, d. Sep 27, 1863 Ritchie County, WV, age: 19yr, [JM]
McCabe, Mary, b. Jan. 1, 1844 VA, d. Mar. 10, 1906 Ritchie County, WV, age: 62yr, [JM]
McCabe, Mary E, b. 1860, d. May 19, 1878, age: 18yr, Daughter of William McCabe, aged 18yr 3mo 5da, [JM]
McCabe, William, b. 1830 Ireland, d. Feb 2, 1895 Ritchie County, WV, age: 65yr, [JM]
Rowland, Agnes G, b. 1874, d. Apr 3, 1878 Ritchie County, WV, age: 4yr 2mo 20da, Rest in peace, [JM]
Rowland, Anthony, b. 1834 Ireland, d. Sep 2, 1882 Ritchie County, WV, age: 48yr, [JM]
Rowland, Patrick, b. 1830 Ireland, d. Feb 12, 1889 Ritchie County, WV, age: 59yr, [JM]
Rowland, Thomas, b. 1832 Ireland, d. Mar 10, 1887 Ritchie County, WV, age: 55yr, [JM]
Rowland, Thomas E, b. Nov. 7, 1876 WV, d. Sept. 1, 1903, age: 27yr, [JM]

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