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Marshall County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Marshall County

Index to Locations

  • Cameron Highland Cemetery
  • Glen Easton Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery
  • Moundsville Mt. Rose Cemetery
  • Moundsville Old First Street Cemetery
  • Moundsville Riverside Cemetery


    Highland Cemetery
    Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Nicholas Yoho (1868-1964) — also known as George N. Yoho — of Wetzel County, W.Va.; Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Wetzel County, W.Va., February 18, 1868. Democrat. Farmer; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1923-26; defeated, 1926, 1938. Died, from gastroenteritis, in Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., April 7, 1964 (age 96 years, 49 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Yoho (1843-1922) and Sarah Catherine (Monroe) Yoho (1843-1918); married, June 11, 1886, to Ida L. Frankin (1867-1937); first cousin of Jefferson Wylie Yoho; second cousin of Elmer Coleman Yoho (1881-1958); third cousin of Floyd Roscoe Yoho and Pearl Yoho.
      Political family: Yoho family of Moundsville, West Virginia.


    Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery
    Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
    Will F. Crow William F. Crow (1865-1958) — also known as Will F. Crow — of Glen Easton, Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Glen Easton, Marshall County, W.Va., November 23, 1865. Republican. Physician; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County; elected 1928, 1934. Member, American Legion; Junior Order. Died March 26, 1958 (age 92 years, 123 days). Interment at Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929


    Mt. Rose Cemetery
    Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Alexander Newman (1804-1849) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born near Orange, Orange County, Va., October 5, 1804. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1836-38; member of Virginia state senate, 1841-46; postmaster at Wheeling, Va., 1846-49; U.S. Representative from Virginia 15th District, 1849; died in office 1849. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 8, 1849 (age 44 years, 338 days). Original interment at Old First Street Cemetery; reinterment at Mt. Rose Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Lewis Steenrod Newman (1831?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Evan G. Roberts Evan Garrett Roberts (1870-1949) — also known as Evan G. Roberts — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va., May 4, 1870. Republican. Mayor of Moundsville, W.Va., 1910; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1927-28; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1929-32. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died October 28, 1949 (age 79 years, 177 days). Interment at Mt. Rose Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Clinton Roberts (1836-1901) and Elmira Adelaide (Garrett) Roberts (1837-1919); married to Cora Luella Courtwright (1874-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
      John C. Myers (1879-1934) — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Greene County, Pa., December 3, 1879. Democrat. Oil and gas business; chair of Marshall County Democratic Party, 1912-20; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1931-32; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1933-34; died in office 1934. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va., September 4, 1934 (age 54 years, 275 days). Interment at Mt. Rose Cemetery.


    Old First Street Cemetery
    Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Lewis Steenrod Newman — also known as Lewis S. Newman — of Marshall County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1871; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1879-82; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1888. Interment at Old First Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Newman (1804-1849).
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Alexander Newman (1804-1849) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born near Orange, Orange County, Va., October 5, 1804. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1836-38; member of Virginia state senate, 1841-46; postmaster at Wheeling, Va., 1846-49; U.S. Representative from Virginia 15th District, 1849; died in office 1849. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 8, 1849 (age 44 years, 338 days). Original interment at Old First Street Cemetery; reinterment at Mt. Rose Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Lewis Steenrod Newman (1831?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverside Cemetery
    Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Raphael Muth Deegan (1918-1993) — also known as Raphael M. Deegan — of Benwood, Marshall County, W.Va.; Cameron, Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Benwood, Marshall County, W.Va., May 19, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; school teacher and principal; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1957-67; mayor of Cameron, W.Va. Member, American Legion; Moose; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Jesters; Shriners. Died in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., October 6, 1993 (age 75 years, 140 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Raphael Placidus Deegan (1892-1959) and Mary (Muth) Deegan (1894-1983); married, June 4, 1948, to Janet Anna Paulie (1926-2911).


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