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Logan County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Logan County

Index to Locations

  • Nighbert Family Cemetery
  • Godby Highland Memory Gardens
  • Logan Stratton Cemetery
  • Pecks Mill Forest Lawn Cemetery


    Nighbert Family Cemetery
    Logan County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      James Andrew Nighbert (1832-1898) — Born in Montgomery County, Va., July 23, 1832. Democrat. Major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1863; merchant; lumber and timber business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1888. German ancestry. Member, Knights of Honor. Died in Logan, Logan County, W.Va., December 17, 1898 (age 66 years, 147 days). Interment at Nighbert Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Scaggs) Nighbert (1806-1878) and George W. Nighbert (1811-1887); married, September 7, 1876, to Juliantes (Lawson) Morgan (died 1886); married, December 14, 1889, to Vicie (Straton) Ferguson (1861-1927; daughter of William Straton (1821-1903)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Highland Memory Gardens
    Godby, Logan County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
    W. E. Flannery Wilburn Elmer Flannery (1904-1958) — also known as W. E. 'Bill' Flannery — of Man, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Jacobs, Carter County, Ky., August 6, 1904. Democrat. School teacher and principal; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1945-58; died in office 1958; Speaker of the West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1949-58; died in office 1958. Methodist. Irish ancestry. Died, of a heart attack, at the Logan County Courthouse, Logan, Logan County, W.Va., March 7, 1958 (age 53 years, 213 days). Interment at Highland Memory Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of William H. Flannery and Mollie (Porter) Flannery; married 1932 to Mildred Burton Davis (1910?-?).
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951


    Stratton Cemetery
    Logan, Logan County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    William Straton William Straton (1821-1903) — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Logan County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 14, 1821. Lawyer; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1871-77. Died in Logan, Logan County, W.Va., June 29, 1903 (age 82 years, 76 days). Interment at Stratton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Straton and Polly (Henderson) Straton; married, September 13, 1849, to Mary Ann Perry (1831-1896); father of Vicie Straton (1861-1927; who married James Andrew Nighbert (1832-1898)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia and Its People (1913)


    Forest Lawn Cemetery
    Pecks Mill, Logan County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Earl Brumfield Hager (1909-2011) — also known as Earl B. Hager — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Gill, Lincoln County, W.Va., April 10, 1909. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; school teacher and principal; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1953-54, 1955-72; appointed 1955. Presbyterian; later Church of Christ. Member, Redmen; American Legion. Died in Logan County, W.Va., December 19, 2011 (age 102 years, 253 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Golden Hager and Fanny Hager.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ronald H. Casto (1902-1960) — also known as R. H. Casto — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in West Virginia, January 17, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Logan, W.Va., 1943-44. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., April 15, 1960 (age 58 years, 89 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Sattis Casto (1867-1948) and Dora Bell Casto; brother of Boyd Cleo Casto (1892-1951); married 1928 to Mary Norvall Adams (1905-1986); second cousin of Dale George Casto; 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.


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