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Wetzel County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Wetzel County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • New Martinsville Greenlawn Memorial Park
  • New Martinsville Northview Cemetery
  • New Martinsville Williams Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Wetzel County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Gallatin Calvert (1830-1908) — also known as A. G. Calvert — of Silver Hill, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Monongalia County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 29, 1830. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1877-80. Died in Silver Hill, Wetzel County, W.Va., 1908 (age about 77 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Clare Calvert and Elizabeth (Johnson) Calvert; married 1852 to Mary A. (Polly) Cain.


    Greenlawn Memorial Park
    New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia
    Founded 1933
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Lee Cusack Lee Cusack (1885-1951) — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Uniontown, Wetzel County, W.Va., August 26, 1885. Democrat. Locomotive engineer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1927-32; candidate for West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1948. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Died, in Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., March 28, 1951 (age 65 years, 214 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Kinsey Cusack (1857-1945) and Jennie (Hunt) Cusack (1865-1942); married to Dora Jane Watson (1888-1863).
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
      Andrew Walker Finley (1903-1986) — also known as Andrew W. Finley; Andy Finley — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Dallas, Marshall County, W.Va., September 9, 1903. Democrat. Postmaster at New Martinsville, W.Va., 1963-72 (acting, 1963-65); chair of Wetzel County Democratic Party, 1983. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., March 31, 1986 (age 82 years, 203 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of James Gilbert Finley (1872-1960) and Anna Verona (White) Finley (1882-1920); married to Marie Hunt (1906-1983).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Northview Cemetery
    New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Justus Oren Eakin (1883-1958) — also known as Justus O. Eakin; Jess Eakin — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., November 11, 1883. Democrat. Postmaster at New Martinsville, W.Va., 1934-46. Died in New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., August 8, 1958 (age 74 years, 270 days). Interment at Northview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Justus Eakin (1842-1909) and Laveda (Wright) Eakin (1852-1919); married, December 6, 1911, to Sarah D. Wells (1882-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Williams Cemetery
    New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Septimius Hall (1847-1926) — of Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Ritchie County, W.Va., February 14, 1847. Delegate to West Virginia state constitutional convention, 1872; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1873; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1881-84, 1907-26; died in office 1926. Died in New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., February 27, 1926 (age 79 years, 13 days). Interment at Williams Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Fannie Anshutz (1848-1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Reuben Harvey Sayre (1837-1919) — also known as Reuben H. Sayre — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Washington County, Pa., November 23, 1837. Republican. Postmaster at New Martinsville, Va., 1861-63; New Martinsville, W.Va., 1863-66, 1867-72, 1875-78; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in West Virginia, October 29, 1919 (age 81 years, 340 days). Interment at Williams Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mercer Sayre (1794-1879) and Margaret (Winget) Sayre (1798-1849); married, July 30, 1867, to Martha Russell Hill (1843-1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fannie Anshutz Hall (1848-1936) — also known as Fannie A. Hall; Fannie Anshutz — of Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va., September 14, 1848. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1926; appointed 1926. Female. Died in New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., February 10, 1936 (age 87 years, 149 days). Interment at Williams Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Septimius Hall (1847-1926).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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