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Jackson County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Jackson County

Index to Locations

  • Cottageville Cottageville Cemetery
  • Kenna Grasslick Baptist Cemetery
  • Kenna Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  • Parchment Valley Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  • Ravenswood Ravenswood Cemetery
  • Ripley Pine Hill Cemetery
  • Near Rock Castle Mt. Olive Cemetery


    Cottageville Cemetery
    Cottageville, Jackson County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Warren Miller (1847-1920) — of Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va.; Jackson, Boone County, W.Va. Born in Apple Grove, Meigs County, Ohio, April 2, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jackson County, 1891-92, 1911-12; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1895-99; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 5th Judicial Circuit, 1900-03; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1903-04; member of West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1915-18. Died in Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va., December 29, 1920 (age 73 years, 271 days). Interment at Cottageville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis M. Miller (1812-1889) and Elizabeth Miller (1813-1889).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Grasslick Baptist Cemetery
    Kenna, Jackson County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Boyd Cleo Casto (1892-1951) — also known as B. Cleo Casto — of Kenna, Jackson County, W.Va. Born in Kenna, Jackson County, W.Va., May 9, 1892. Democrat. Merchant; farmer; postmaster; member of West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1939-42; chair of Jackson County Democratic Party, 1940. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Junior Order. Died in Kenna, Jackson County, W.Va., September 25, 1951 (age 59 years, 139 days). Interment at Grasslick Baptist Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Frederick Sattis Casto (1867-1948) and Dora Bell (Simmons) Casto (1872-1946); brother of Ronald H. Casto; married, June 22, 1913, to Verna Valeria Polsley (1889-1968); second cousin of Dale George Casto (1900-1958); second cousin twice removed of A. Dale Casto; third cousin of Dorr Clayton Casto II; third cousin once removed of Carroll W. Casto.
      Political family: Casto family of West Virginia.


    Pleasant Valley Cemetery
    Kenna, Jackson County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Hiram Oliver Faber (1878-1961) — of Kenna, Jackson County, W.Va.; Cross Lanes, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Kenna, Jackson County, W.Va., March 20, 1878. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1931. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Cross Lanes, Kanawha County, W.Va., April 15, 1961 (age 83 years, 26 days). Interment at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Faber and Mary (Corbin) Faber; married, February 28, 1904, to Della Mae Smith.


    Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    Parchment Valley, Jackson County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Oliver Dennis Kessel (1901-1992) — also known as Oliver D. Kessel — of Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va. Born January 12, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1938; chair of Jackson County Republican Party, 1942-50; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 5th Judicial Circuit, 1960-69; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1972; appointed 1972. Died November 5, 1992 (age 91 years, 298 days). Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Flora Ella (Corbin) Kessel (1875-1955) and Edward Dennis Kessel (1876-1958); married to Katharyn 'Katie' Hartman (1904-1992); father of Dee Caperton (1943-2000).
      Political family: Caperton family of Ripley, West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Ravenswood Cemetery
    Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert S. Brown (1827-1891) — of Jackson County, W.Va. Born April 6, 1827. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1864, 1868; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1868; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1869; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1879-82; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1888. Died February 16, 1891 (age 63 years, 316 days). Interment at Ravenswood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 2, 1849, to Anna Wells.


    Pine Hill Cemetery
    Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      George Burton Crow (1846-1942) — also known as George B. Crow — of Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va. Born in Monroe County (part now in Noble County), Ohio, November 9, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jackson County, 1887-88; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1920, 1924 (alternate). Died in Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va., February 1, 1942 (age 95 years, 84 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.


    Mt. Olive Cemetery
    Near Rock Castle, Jackson County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      A. Dale Casto (1923-1990) — of Given, Jackson County, W.Va. Born April 25, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; chair of Jackson County Republican Party, 1983. Died July 6, 1990 (age 67 years, 72 days). Interment at Mt. Olive Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Okey H. Casto (1887-1973) and Elva (Battrell) Casto (1887-1966); second cousin twice removed of Boyd Cleo Casto, Dale George Casto and Ronald H. Casto (1902-1960); third cousin of Carroll W. Casto; third cousin once removed of Dorr Clayton Casto II.
      Political family: Casto family of West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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