Mineral Wells, Wood County, West Virginia
Lat: 39° 12' 06"N, Lon: 81° 32' 02"W
Contributed by Teresa Fordyce, Jul 30, 2003, last edited Jul 22,
Total records = 29.
This cemetery is located on property owned by John Stephens along
Rt. 14 South just past Pettyville/Lost Pavement Road.
I was unable to get permission from the landowner to visit this
cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ruble were kind enough to let me
view their notes and photographs of the stones in this cemetery
to compile this transcription. The property was at one time owned
by Mr. Ruble’s family.
This is a family cemetery that has not been used since 1958.
The cemetery has not been cared for in many years and is very
I transcribed this cemetery on Jul 27, 2003. This is a
complete transcription of all existing headstones and/or records.
- Teresa Fordyce
Caplinger, David, no dates, Co. A. 15th W.Va. Inf.
Caplinger, Jess Jr., b. 1925, d. 1926
Caplinger, Mary E., b. 1844, d. 1893
Clark, Mary, b. 1858, d. 1934
Drain, Charles E., b. 1875, d. 1941
Drain, Ina Irene, b. 1887, d. 1958
Drain, J. Henry, b. 1884, d. 1932
Gretler, Elizabeth C., b. 1910, d. 1921
Gretler, Thomas F., b. 1913, d. 1914
Kelly, Charles Wesley, b. 1876, d. 1898
Kelly, Frederick, b. 1888, d. 1920
Kelly, Rev. W. W., b. 1838, d. 1910
Kelly, Sevena McCoy, b. 1844, d., w/o Rev. W.W. Kelly
Mayhew, Charles R., b. 1878, d. 1957
Mayhew, Daughter, b. May 11, 1916, d. May 11, 1916
Mayhew, Elsie Cooper, b. 1884, d. 1918, w/o Charles R. Mayhew
Mayhew, Ira M., b. 1885, d. 1959
Mayhew, L. S., b. 1880, d. 1916
Mayhew, Lula, b. 1882, d. 1934, w/o Ira M. Mayhew
Mayhew, Son, b. Feb 20, 1911, d. Feb 20, 1911
Mayhew, Sophia E., b. Jul 15, 1894, d. Apr 21, 1896, d/o
T.J. and C. Mayhew
Mayhew, T.J., b. Jan 1845, d. Aug 15, 1931
Mayhew, Thomas A., b. 1915, d. 1917
Pettit, J. L., no dates, Co. B. 11th W.Va. Inf. Civil War
Pettit, Joseph L., b. 1864, d. 1922
Ruble, Mary E., w/o Polser Ruble, d/o William and Jemima
Caplinger Radcliff, Known to be buried in this cemetery but no marker
Ruble, Polser, d. May 10, 1863, aged 77 years
Ruble, Polser, s/o Jared and Ellen Goldman Ruble, Known to
be buried in this cemetery but no marker was found
Stephens, Sommerville, b. Sep 1, 1856, d. Apr 16, 1891, w/o
Charles Stephens, d/o John and Mary Marlow Ruble
1 fieldstone with the initials C.M.
1 unreadable stone next to Jess Caplinger Jr.
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