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Lincoln County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lincoln County

Index to Locations

  • Alum Creek Forks of Coal Community Cemetery
  • Hamlin Fairview Memory Gardens
  • Hamlin Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
  • Near Hamlin Long Rest Cemetery


    Forks of Coal Community Cemetery
    Coal River Road
    Alum Creek, Lincoln County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    George D. Williams George D. Williams (1909-1960) — of near Alum Creek, Lincoln County, W.Va. Born in Lincoln County, W.Va., June 26, 1909. Democrat. Coal miner; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lincoln County, 1951-52. Baptist. Member, Moose; American Legion. Died in South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., May 18, 1960 (age 50 years, 327 days). Interment at Forks of Coal Community Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elvin Williams and Nettie (McClure) Williams; married, November 24, 1927, to Lillian Jane Brogan (1911-1987).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951


    Fairview Memory Gardens
    Hamlin, Lincoln County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph White Holt (1825-1898) — of New Castle, Craig County, Va.; Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va. Born in Campbell County, Va., December 6, 1825. Lawyer; Craig County Commonwealth Attorney; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lincoln County, 1881-84. Presbyterian. Died in Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va., January 21, 1898 (age 72 years, 46 days). Interment at Fairview Memory Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Holt and Nancy (Howard) Holt; married 1847 to Nancy D. 'Nannie' Hanes (1826-1903); grandfather of William Sidney Wysong (1876-1963); first cousin of Joseph Holt.
      Political family: Wickliffe-Holt family of Louisville, Kentucky.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
    Hamlin, Lincoln County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Jacob D. Smith Jacob David Smith (1870-1945) — also known as Jacob D. Smith — of Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va. Born in Scott Town, Lawrence County, Ohio, April 28, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney, 1921-25; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1929-32. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Modern Woodmen of America; Knights of Pythias. Died March 24, 1945 (age 74 years, 330 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob D. Smith and Barbara J. (Lewis) Smith; married to Rose A. Smith (1877-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
      Philip Hager, Jr. (1872-1966) — of Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va. Born in Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va., February 23, 1872. Republican. Surveyor; engineer; lumber business; director, Farmers and Merchants Bank; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1921-24; chair of Lincoln County Republican Party, 1922-24. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Died in Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va., 1966 (age about 94 years). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Philip Hager (died 1917) and Elizabeth Jane (Dalton) Hager; married, July 12, 1894, to Sarah J. Ferrell (died 1902); married, September 1, 1923, to Yantus Johnson (1897-1982).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew J. Belcher (1906-1985) — also known as A. J. Belcher; "Doc" — of Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va. Born in Madison, Boone County, W.Va., December 16, 1906. Democrat. Automobile dealer; oil and gas producer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lincoln County, 1959-65; resigned 1965. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Lions. Died in July, 1985 (age 78 years, 0 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward W. Belcher and Mary Ella (Woodrum) Belcher; married, November 6, 1933, to Lillian Jane Priestly (1898-1984).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Long Rest Cemetery
    Near Hamlin, Lincoln County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      William Addison Carroll — also known as William A. Carroll — of Lincoln County, W.Va. Methodist minister; school teacher; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1907-10. Methodist. Interment at Long Rest Cemetery.


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