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Slate Baptist Cemetery (Alexander Cemetery)
Slate, Wood County, West Virginia

Lat: 39° 06' 29"N, Lon: 81° 28' 29"W

Contributed by Teresa Fordyce, Sep 15, 2010, last edited Sep 23, 2010 [s82c43@verizon.net]. Total records = 22.

Take Route 21 South out of Mineral Wells for about 8miles to Wolf Run Road, in Rockport go about 3 ˝ miles north on Wolf Run to Slate Creek Road. Follow Slate Creek to the junction with Slate Camp Run Road, the cemetery sits on the hill to the left on the old Bob James farm.

This cemetery hasn’t been used in many years. It is only mowed once or twice a season. Half of the stones are broken and have fallen over. Many are very worn and difficult to read. Complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Please verify the information with other sources.

I walked and transcribed this cemetery on Aug 29, 2010.
- Teresa Fordyce

Anderson, James, b. Jul 18, 1831, d. Dec 28, 1907
Anderson, James, b. Mar 1, 1864, d. Apr 18, 1892, s/o James and Roena Golden Anderson
Anderson, Mary, b. Mar 31, 1867, d. Aug 4, 1892, d/o James and Roena Golden Anderson
Anderson, Roena, b. Oct 20, 1831, d. May 7, 1905, w/o James Anderson, d/o James and Judith Berry Golden
Ball, Asbury, b. 1866, d. 1936
Ball, Lucy, b. 1868, d. Oct 19, 1904
Colder, J.E., d. Mar 11, 1890, Co. E. 11th WV Inf. CW, stone is very worn
Dye, John Wesley, b. Sep 25, 1837, d. Nov 5, 1904, s/o James and Sarah Leach Dye
Dye, Lydia E., b. Mar 1, 1838, d. Jun 1, 1901, w/o John Wesley Dye, d/o James and Judith Berry Golden
Fisher, Oliver O., b. Dec 6, 1874, d. Mar 31, 1888
Gooslin, Clara B., b. Jul 12, 1888, d. Dec 18, 1928, w/o Henry Franklin Gooslin, Married July 19, 1920, d/o Christopher A. and Emma Dye Alexander
Holeman, Wilburn, b. Jul 24, 1882, d. Mar 11, 1896, s/o Richard P. and Margaret Holeman
Kelley, Blanche, b. 1888, d. 1960, d/o Marshall Webster and Nancy Jane Anderson Kelley
Kelley, Nancy Jane, b. 1856, d. 1921, w/o Marshall Webster Kelley, Married June 13, 1874, d/o James and Roena Golden Anderson
Kelley, Roscoe C., b. Jan 15, 1893, d. Mar 4, 1910, s/o Marshall Webster and Nancy Jane Anderson Kelley
Martin, Canzady, b. Aug 7, 1835, d. Jan 25, 1900, w/o George Martin, Married March 27, 1861, d/o James and Judith Berry Golden
Martin, George, b. Mar 15, 1834, d. Dec 12, 1884, s/o Samuel and Catherine Lemley Martin
Martin, James Samuel, b. Aug 31, 1865, d. Nov 1, 1871, s/o George and Canzady Golden Martin
Martin, Mary E., b. Sep 1, 1876, d. Jun 5, 1878, d/o George and Canzady Golden Martin
Shears, Infant Female, b. Feb 18, 1897, d. Feb 18, 1897, d/o Solomon S. and Sarah E. Anderson Shears, (No Stone)
Shears, Sarah E., b. Aug 5, 1858, d. Feb 18, 1897, w/o Solomon Sanford Shears, Married December 27, 1891, d/o James and Roena Golden Anderson
Steele, Elizabeth Ann, b. Feb 4, 1830, d. Aug 28, 1858, w/o James E. Steele

Misc:
7 obvious unmarked graves
2 unreadable stones
1 stone fallen face down

 

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