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Cabell County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cabell County

Index to Locations

  • Barboursville Barboursville Cemetery
  • Barboursville Oaklawn Memorial Park
  • Barboursville Ridgelawn Memorial Park
  • Barboursville Thornburg Burial Place
  • Huntington Unknown location
  • Huntington Spring Hill Cemetery
  • Huntington Woodmere Memorial Park
  • Milton Forest Memorial Park
  • Milton Milton Cemetery
  • Milton Mud River Baptist Church Graveyard
  • Milton Rece Family Cemetery


    Barboursville Cemetery
    Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvin Davis (1834-1906) — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born December 31, 1834. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1893. Died January 24, 1906 (age 71 years, 24 days). Interment at Barboursville Cemetery.


    Oaklawn Memorial Park
    Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      William Nathan Clay (b. 1865) — also known as William N. Clay — of Barboursville, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Wayne County, W.Va., April 3, 1865. Democrat. Farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1917-18. Interment at Oaklawn Memorial Park.


    Ridgelawn Memorial Park
    Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Claude Vilas Swann (1887-1959) — also known as Claude V. Swann — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Salt Rock, Cabell County, W.Va., July 30, 1887. Democrat. Plumber; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1937-40, 1945-46; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1940-42. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Junior Order; Lions. Died in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, July 3, 1959 (age 71 years, 338 days). Interment at Ridgelawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Swann (1853-1929) and Bulah Ann (Perry) Swann (1859-1916); married to Grace May Cornell (1887-1965).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Howard Darrel Darby (1928-2003) — also known as H. Darrel Darby — of Huntington, Wayne County, W.Va. Born in Quinwood, Greenbrier County, W.Va., January 8, 1928. Democrat. Podiatrist; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1973-76; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1976. Church of God. Member, American Public Health Association. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., November 18, 2003 (age 75 years, 314 days). Interment at Ridgelawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Robert B. Darby and Loraine (Richards) Darby; married to Laura Boggs.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Epison A. Cole Epison Albert Cole (1898-1976) — also known as Epison A. Cole — of Ceredo, Wayne County, W.Va. Born in Ceredo, Wayne County, W.Va., February 6, 1898. Democrat. Hardware dealer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1939-42, 1951-54; defeated, 1950. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died July 26, 1976 (age 78 years, 171 days). Interment at Ridgelawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Cole and Dicy (Scaggs) Cole; married, October 10, 1918, to Frankie Helen Damron (1897-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
      Homer A. Erwin (1892-1961) — of Hurricane, Putnam County, W.Va. Born in 1892. Democrat. Dentist; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1937; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Putnam County, 1939-40. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1961 (age about 69 years). Interment at Ridgelawn Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Thornburg Burial Place
    Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      John W. Thornburg (1834-1888) — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Cabell County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 7, 1834. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1875. Member, Freemasons. Died February 3, 1888 (age 53 years, 88 days). Interment at Thornburg Burial Place.
      Relatives: Half-first cousin by marriage of Patrick H. McCullough (1816-1892).
      Henry Jefferson Samuels (1825-1898) — also known as Henry J. Samuels — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born July 12, 1825. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1889-91. Died in Barboursville, Cabell County, W.Va., June 27, 1898 (age 72 years, 350 days). Interment at Thornburg Burial Place.


    Unknown Location
    Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia


    Spring Hill Cemetery
    Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Elliott Northcott (1869-1946) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 26, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1900-08; West Virginia Republican state chair, 1904-08; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1905-09, 1922-27; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1909-10; Nicaragua, 1911; Venezuela, 1911-13; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1927-39. Died, of pneumonia, in a hospital at Arcadia, DeSoto County, Fla., January 3, 1946 (age 76 years, 252 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Saunders Northcott (Civil War general) and Mary (Cunningham) Northcott; brother of William Allen Northcott (1854-1917); married, September 1, 1893, to Lola Beardsley.
      Political family: Northcott family of Illinois.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Anthony Hughes (1861-1930) — also known as J. A. Hughes — of Kentucky; Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Corunna, Ontario, February 27, 1861. Republican. Lumber business; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1888-90; member of West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1895-98; postmaster at Huntington, W.Va., 1898-1901; U.S. Representative from West Virginia, 1901-15, 1927-30 (4th District 1901-03, 5th District 1903-15, 4th District 1927-30); died in office 1930. Died in a sanitarium at Marion, Marion County, Ohio, March 2, 1930 (age 69 years, 3 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James W. Hughes and Ellen Hughes; married, December 28, 1885, to Belle Vinson.
      Cross-reference: James P. Glynn
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Will E. Neal William Elmer Neal (1875-1959) — also known as Will E. Neal — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born near Proctorville, Lawrence County, Ohio, October 14, 1875. Republican. Physician; chair of Cabell County Republican Party, 1917; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1925-28; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1951-52; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1953-55, 1957-59; defeated, 1954, 1958. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Kiwanis. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., November 12, 1959 (age 84 years, 29 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Neal and Alice G. (Langdon) Neal; married, September 11, 1912, to Susan Witten.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
      Albert Gallatin Jenkins (1830-1864) — of Virginia. Born in Cabell County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 10, 1830. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1857-61; Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1862; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Mortally wounded in the Battle of Cloyds Mountain, and died near Dublin, Pulaski County, Va., May 21, 1864 (age 33 years, 193 days). Original interment at New Dublin Presbyterian Cemetery, Dublin, Va.; reinterment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Peter C. Buffington Peter Cline Buffington (1814-1875) — also known as Peter C. Buffington — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Guyandotte, Cabell County, W.Va., September 22, 1814. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1871-74. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., April 18, 1875 (age 60 years, 208 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Buffington (1787-1858) and Nancy (Scales) Buffington; married, August 8, 1841, to Eliza Jane Stanard (c.1812-1862); married to Louisa Garland (1841-1918); father of Edward Stanard Buffington (1847-1929), Peter Cline Buffington II and Juliette Buffington Enslow (1873-1936; murder victim).
      Political family: Buffington family of Huntington, West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years (1947)
      Charles Brooks Hoard (1805-1886) — also known as Charles B. Hoard — of Antwerp, Jefferson County, N.Y.; Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., June 5, 1805. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1838; Jefferson County Clerk, 1844-46; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1857-61. Died in Ceredo, Wayne County, W.Va., November 20, 1886 (age 81 years, 168 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Eustace Gibson (1842-1900) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Culpeper County, Va., October 4, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1867-68; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1877; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1880; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1883-87. Died in Clifton Forge, Alleghany County, Va., December 10, 1900 (age 58 years, 67 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George R. Seamonds (c.1873-1955) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Barboursville, Cabell County, W.Va., about 1873. Democrat. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1937-39. Died, from intestinal cancer, in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., July 3, 1955 (age about 82 years). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Seamonds and Sarah (Luscher) Seamonds.
    John B. Stevenson John Birk Stevenson (1868-1925) — also known as John B. Stevenson — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Ohio, November 8, 1868. Democrat. Wholesale grocer; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1908-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., August 6, 1925 (age 56 years, 271 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 22, 1893, to Mary Reynolds Abbott (1865-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years (1947)
      Edward Stanard Buffington (1847-1929) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born August 11, 1847. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1879-80. Died February 24, 1929 (age 81 years, 197 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Cline Buffington (1814-1875) and Eliza Jane (Stanard) Buffington; brother of Peter Cline Buffington II; married to Nannie Lyell (1851-1925).
      Political family: Buffington family of Huntington, West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Francis Hite (1867-1930) — also known as W. F. Hite — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born September 4, 1867. Republican. Mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1897-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1908, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee); bank director. Died August 7, 1930 (age 62 years, 337 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Wesley Hite and Mary F. (Brammer) Hite; married to Anna Clarinda Ensign (1880-1963).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mary G. Brown (1881-1962) — also known as Mary Glidden; Mrs. Douglas W. Brown — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Ohio, September 25, 1881. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1932, 1936, 1944; member of Democratic National Committee from West Virginia, 1936-40; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939. Female. Died, from arteriosclerotic heart disease, in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., June 27, 1962 (age 80 years, 275 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Douglas Walter Brown (1877-1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph S. Miller (1848-1922) — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Barboursville, Cabell County, W.Va., August 17, 1848. Democrat. West Virginia state auditor, 1877-85. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., February 22, 1922 (age 73 years, 189 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
    Mike Casey Mike C. Casey (1899-1978) — also known as Mike Casey — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Ona, Cabell County, W.Va., July 29, 1899. Democrat. Railway shipping and receiving clerk; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1939-52, 1959-68; defeated, 1952, 1956, 1968; candidate in primary for West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1954. Baptist. Member, Odd Fellows; Redmen; Junior Order; Knights of Pythias; Moose. Died October 29, 1978 (age 79 years, 92 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Sinclair Casey (1855-1916) and Sidna Angeline (Lewis) Casey (1858-1938); married, July 1, 1920, to Sadie Louise Coffman (1901-2001).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
    F. G. L. Beuhring Frederick George Louis Beuhring (1791-1859) — also known as Frederick G. L. Beuhring; F. G. L. Beuhring; Frederik Georg Ludwig Bürhing — of Cabell County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in Scharmbeck, Germany, March 31, 1791. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1822-23, 1829-30, 1835-36, 1844. Lutheran. German ancestry. Died, of consumption (tuberculosis), in Guayandotte, Va (now Guyandotte, Cabell County, W.Va.), June 27, 1859 (age 68 years, 88 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Johann Rudolph Heinrich Bühring (1739-1799) and Anne Christine (Bötjer) Bühring (1755-1841); married, May 11, 1820, to Frances Eleanora Dannenberg (1797-1841); great-grandfather of Raymond Lee Beuhring (1891-1970).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Image source: Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years (1947)
    R. F. Brammer Richard Franklin Brammer (1856-1931) — also known as R. F. Brammer — of Milton, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Millville (now Willow Wood), Lawrence County, Ohio, July 2, 1856. Republican. School teacher and principal; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1901-02, 1907-10, 1919-20, 1929-30. Methodist. Died, from pernicious anemia, in Milton, Cabell County, W.Va., July 29, 1931 (age 75 years, 27 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John L. Brammer (1833-1889) and Elizabeth (Pinkerman) Brammer (1833-1868); married, November 28, 1880, to Nancy V. Blake (1860-1941).
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
      Patrick H. McCullough (1816-1892) — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Washington County, Pa., July 12, 1816. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1883. Died in Cabell County, W.Va., May 30, 1892 (age 75 years, 323 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Half-first cousin by marriage of John W. Thornburg (1834-1888).
      Henry Clay Simms (1846-1906) — also known as Henry C. Simms — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Kanawha County, Va. (part now in Putnam County, W.Va.), June 10, 1846. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1876, 1880. Died in Cabell County, W.Va., December 6, 1906 (age 60 years, 179 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Henry Clay
      Thomas Hope Harvey (1844-1929) — also known as Thomas H. Harvey — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born May 24, 1844. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1881. Died May 7, 1929 (age 84 years, 348 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
    James Fay Bennett James Fay Bennett (1888-1957) — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born near Belington, Barbour County, W.Va., February 1, 1888. Republican. School teacher; bookkeeper; insurance agent; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1929-30. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died, from a coronary occlusion due to coronary artery disease, in Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va., January 8, 1957 (age 68 years, 342 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob J. Bennett (1859-1913) and Mary E. (Shingleton) Bennett (1865-1936); married, September 3, 1913, to Octavia Wilfong (1889-1959).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
    R. Lee Beuhring Raymond Lee Beuhring (1891-1970) — also known as R. Lee Beuhring; "Cannonball" — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Decatur, Morgan County, Ala., August 1, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1929-30; defeated, 1950. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., December 30, 1970 (age 79 years, 151 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lee Davis Beuhring (1867-1935) and Mamie Margaret (Shelton) Beuhring (1869-1911); married to Dorthea Sandman (1891-1977); great-grandson of Frederick George Louis Beuhring (1791-1859); second cousin thrice removed of Return Jonathan Meigs III.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929


    Woodmere Memorial Park
    (formerly Woodmere Cemetery)
    2701 Washington Boulevard
    Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Drury Hatfield (1875-1962) — also known as Henry D. Hatfield — of Eckman, McDowell County, W.Va.; Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Sydney, Logan County, W.Va., September 15, 1875. Republican. Physician; member of West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1909-12; President of the West Virginia State Senate, 1911; Governor of West Virginia, 1913-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1916, 1932, 1944, 1948, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President); major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia Republican State Central Committee, 1920-24; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1929-35; defeated, 1934; chair of Cabell County Republican Party, 1942. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Elks; American Medical Association. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., October 23, 1962 (age 87 years, 38 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Prater 'Good Lias' Hatfield (1846-1908) and Elizabeth (Chafin) 'Betty' Hatfield (1851-1941); brother of Greenway W. Hatfield; married, March 27, 1895, to Caroline Bronson (1876-1962); uncle of Willard Elias Hatfield and Homer Shade Hatfield (1902-1992); first cousin of McGinnis Hatfield; first cousin once removed of Coleman Alderson Hatfield; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Osborn Irvin Varney; second cousin of Joseph P. Hatfield; second cousin once removed of Athleen H. Keadle and William A. Hatfield; second cousin twice removed of William Ferrell Blankenship.
      Political family: Hatfield family of Williamson, West Virginia.
      Cross-reference: Walter S. Hallanan
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hubert Summers Ellis (1887-1959) — also known as Hubert S. Ellis — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Hurricane, Putnam County, W.Va., July 6, 1887. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1943-49; defeated, 1948, 1950. Member, American Legion. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., December 3, 1959 (age 72 years, 150 days). Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John L. Conner (d. 1963) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1917-18; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1920. Died in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 28, 1963. Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      Don Chafin — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Democrat. Worked as bodyguard for his cousin, a professional boxer; Logan County Sheriff; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928. Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Cousin of Jack Dempsey (1895-1983; boxing champion).
    W. E. Burchett William Earl Burchett (1898-1986) — also known as W. E. Burchett — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va. Born in Wonder, Floyd County, Ky., May 2, 1898. Democrat. Printing business; postmaster at Williamson, W.Va., 1934-36 (acting, 1934); Mingo County Sheriff, 1937-41; member of West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1943-45; resigned 1945; Superintendent, West Virginia Department of Public Safety. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., September 18, 1986 (age 88 years, 139 days). Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
      Charles Graves Rhodes (1885-1944) — also known as Charles G. Rhodes — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born near Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va., July 23, 1885. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1939-40. Baptist. Member, Elks. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., September 27, 1944 (age 59 years, 66 days). Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Isom Clark Rhodes and Mary Jane (Wolfe) Rhodes; married to Josie Boyd (1888-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Harry S. Gay, Jr. Harry Samuel Gay, Jr. (1889-1953) — also known as Harry S. Gay, Jr. — of Mt. Gay, Logan County, W.Va.; Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Lykens, Dauphin County, Pa., April 7, 1889. Republican. Coal mining superintendent; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1927-30. Died, in Logan General Hospital, Logan, Logan County, W.Va., March 4, 1953 (age 63 years, 331 days). Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Harry S. Gay and Sarah (Botoff) Gay; married, December 15, 1927, to Roxie Katherine Evans.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
    Harry Scherr Harry Garfield Scherr, Sr. (1881-1963) — also known as Harry Scherr — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va.; Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Grant County, W.Va., June 6, 1881. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1916-20; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1920, 1940. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., August 26, 1963 (age 82 years, 81 days). Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married 1912 to Rosa Lee Walls (1885-1962); father of Harry Garfield Scherr, Jr. (1915-1972).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years (1947)
      Harry Garfield Scherr, Jr. (1915-1972) — also known as Harry Scherr, Jr. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., February 23, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1948. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., April 19, 1972 (age 57 years, 56 days). Interment at Woodmere Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Harry Garfield Scherr, Sr. (1881-1963) and Rosa Lee (Walls) Scherr (1885-1962).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Forest Memorial Park
    Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Founded 1958
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Ford F. Roberts Ford Franklin Roberts (1912-1959) — also known as Ford F. Roberts — of Milton, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Milton, Cabell County, W.Va., March 7, 1912. Democrat. Merchant; insurance agent; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1949-52. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Moose. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., June 19, 1959 (age 47 years, 104 days). Interment at Forest Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of James Maxwell Roberts and Lula Mae (Shamlin) Roberts; married, July 20, 1936, to Gladys C. Simonton (1913-2002).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951


    Milton Cemetery
    Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
    F. F. Farnsworth Floyd Forney Farnsworth (1869-1946) — also known as F. F. Farnsworth — of Frenchton, Upshur County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Milton, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in West Virginia, April 2, 1869. Republican. Physician; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Upshur County, 1913-14; defeated, 1936; president, West Virginia Board of Health, 1917. Died in Milton, Cabell County, W.Va., January 2, 1946 (age 76 years, 275 days). Interment at Milton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Franklin Leonard Farnsworth (1838-1925) and Martha Jane (Currence) Farnsworth (1845-1899); married 1891 to Lasora Martin (1868-1947); first cousin once removed of Daniel Duane Tompkins Farnsworth (1819-1892).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1917
      Joel Leslie Blackwood (1861-1947) — also known as J. Leslie Blackwood — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born June 4, 1861. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1915. Died April 29, 1947 (age 85 years, 329 days). Interment at Milton Cemetery.


    Mud River Baptist Church Graveyard
    Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel A. Childers — of Cabell County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1864. Interment at Mud River Baptist Church Graveyard.


    Rece Family Cemetery
    Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Sylvester J. Kane (1852-1919) — of Milton, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Pennsylvania, 1852. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1911. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1919 (age about 67 years). Interment at Rece Family Cemetery.


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