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Kiger Cemetery
Morristown, Wirt County, West Virginia

Lat: 39°03'12"N, Lon: 81°31'53"W

Contributed by Teresa Fordyce, Sep 08, 2003 [s82c43@citynet.net]. Total records = 16.

Located in Morristown about 1.5 miles from Rt 21 South, west on Tuckers Creek Road. Cemetery is on the right side of the road.

This is a small cemetery that appears to be no longer in use, the last burial being in 1935. The cemetery is well kept. It is on property that was owned by the Kiger family.

After some research I found that Austin and Sybil Kiger and their 3 young daughters were all killed in the Historic Tucker Creek Flood on Jul 18, 1889. Two of the burial sites were unreadable. An asterisk * is at the end of the listing.

I walked and transcribed this cemetery on Sep 07, 2003.
- Teresa Fordyce

Ballard, Serenia, d. Oct 31, 1879, aged 15y 11m 19d, d/o J.D. and J. Ballard
Caplinger, Dollie Gale, b. Nov 26, 1911, d. Dec 5, 1911, d/o L.E. and L.J. Caplinger
Davis, Charles Elmer, d. Aug 26, 1912, s/o S.W. and May Davis
Fisher, John, b. Nov 27, 1825, d. Apr 30, 1900
Fisher, Viola Lloyd, b. Feb 25, 1841, d. Jun 25, 1921, w/o John Fisher
Kiger, A.J., b. Dec 6, 1861, d. Jul 18, 1889
Kiger, Bertha, d. Jul 18, 1889, aged 3 months, d/o A.J. and S. Kiger
Kiger, Harriett, d. Jul 18, 1889, aged 2 years *
Kiger, Julia A., b. Jun 14, 1825, d. Sep 3, 1907, w/o W.P. Kiger
Kiger, Sarah, d. Jul 18, 1889, aged 3 years *
Kiger, Sybbel, b. Dec 26, 1866, d. Jul 18, 1889, w/o A.J. Kiger
Kysor, Harry R., b. Jan 7, 1893, d. Jan 31, 1898, s/o J.F. and C. Kysor
Porter, Alva, d. May 13, 1889
Porter, David M., b. Oct 25, 1863, d. Feb 20, 1935
Porter, Elva, d. May 13, 1889
Porter, Mary Emma, b. Jan 25, 1856, d. Oct 10, 1916, w/o D.M. Porter

Misc:
2 unmarked graves (may be more, but these were obvious)
1 marked only with a rock

 

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