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Ferrell Cemetery
Spencer, Roane County, West Virginia

Lat: 38° 43' 54"N, Lon: 81° 16' 02"W

Contributed by Reggie Watson, Sep 03, 2008, last edited Sep 22, 2008 [reggiewatson@neo.rr.com]. Total records = 27.

Directions from Spencer: Take US33 3.1 miles, turn right onto Slate Run Rd. (CR40) 2.0 miles, turn left onto WV36 7.3 miles to 5665 Clay Rd. Park in drive and walk approx. 15yards up through meadow and pasture.

This small family cemetery is about ¼ acre in size, with no restrictions as to type and placing of markers. Lots are not marked, graves marked by monuments and field stones, Lots not for sale, burial records kept by S.R. Ferrell, Linden, WV, and the cemetery is still in use as burial ground for those who have purchased lots.

This cemetery was established in 1861 as family burial ground. The first known burial was in 1861. It was in great condition though it is hard to get to. New fencing, trees have been cleared out and is being maintained by the Jack Bradley family.

I walked this cemetery in Jun 2006 and Oct 2007. Info taken from pictures I took and compared with WPA reading of Aug 11, 1938.
- Reggie Watson

Bailey, Imman J., b. 1912, d. 1934, son
Bailey, Mary K., b. 1928, d. 1928
Dye, Elizabeth M., b. 1899, d. 1983
Dye, James Darrell, b. 1931, d. 1931, infant
Dye, Opie, b. 1901, d. 1952
Ferrell, Aldridge Thompson, b. 1864, d. 1918
Ferrell, Brooks B., b. 1900, d. 1920, s/o T.J. & F.M. Ferrell
Ferrell, Elizabeth (Kelly), b. 1837, d. 1917, wife of Wm. B. Ferrell
Ferrell, Fenton, b. 1889, d. 1889, s/o A.T. & T.L. Ferrell
Ferrell, Franklin Bailey, b. 1860, d. 1861
Ferrell, infant, b. 1892, d. 1892, infant of S.R. & Mollie Ferrell
Ferrell, James Madison, b. 1857, d. 1927
Ferrell, James, no dates, unmarked
Ferrell, Magnolia (Greathouse), b. 1874, d. 1948
Ferrell, Mollie (Reynolds), b. 1868, d. 1892
Ferrell, Rush R., b. 1897, d. 1914, s/o T.J. & F.M. Ferrell
Ferrell, Shade R., b. 1865, d. 1947
Ferrell, Thenie L. (Edgell), b. 1864, d. 1941
Ferrell, William Aldridge, b. 1916, d. 1933, Billy
Ferrell, William Bailey, b. 1833, d. 1905, Pvt Co K 13 W VA Infantry Civil War
Hershberger, Gypsie Mae , b. 1912, d. 1977
Hershberger, Joseph Peter, b. 1849, d. 1928
Hickle, Avis Ann, b. 1929, d. 1929, dau. of R.R. & Betty Hickel
Niday, Emeline (Shafer), b. 1867, d. 1944
Niday, Holly E., b. 1891, d. 1891, age 6 mo., s/o Jacob Emeline Niday
Niday, Jacob, b. 1855, d. 1924
Niday, William B., b. 1883, d. 1883, age 2 ds., s/o Jacob & Emeline Niday

 

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