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Laurel Creek, Wood County, West Virginia
Lat: 39° 16' 07"N, Lon: 81° 25' 21"W
Contributed by Teresa Fordyce, Aug 27, 2003, last edited Jul 16,
Total records = 4.
Take Old St. Mary’s Pike out of Parkersburg to Laurel Creek Road.
Turn right onto Laurel Creek Road and travel for 2.3 miles. Turn
left at the driveway with the mailbox number 151-3. The cemetery
is to the right at the top of the hill.
This is a small private family cemetery on property owned by
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Barker. You will need to obtain permission
from the Barkers to visit this cemetery.
This cemetery contains four graves marked by only one large stone
with two individuals on each side. The stone is completely surrounded
by a large concrete structure. The grounds around the structure
are beautifully kept. The structure itself is in need of some
repairs, which the Barkers plan to make.
I walked and transcribed this cemetery on Aug 23, 2003.
- Teresa Fordyce
Archer, Israel, b. 1830, d. 1906
Archer, Lucinda, b. 1833, d. 1907, w/o Israel
McLain, Maria O’Brien, b. 1858, d. 1936, d/o Israel and Lucinda
O’Brien, Ora, b. 1888, d. 1918, s/o Maria O’Brien McLain
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