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Wyoming County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Wyoming County

Index to Locations

  • Tollison Lusk Family Cemetery
  • Rock View God Acre Cemetery

    Tollison Lusk Family Cemetery
    Milam Road
    Wyoming County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Joseph H. Cooper Joseph Harrison Cooper (1881-1933) — also known as Joseph H. Cooper — of Pineville, Wyoming County, W.Va. Born in Rock View, Wyoming County, W.Va., July 16, 1881. Republican. School teacher and principal; farmer; Wyoming County Superintendent of Schools, 1915-19; chair of Wyoming County Republican Party, 1920-24; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wyoming County, 1929-30. Baptist. Died in 1933 (age about 51 years). Interment at Tollison Lusk Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ben F. Cooper and Sally J. (Cooke) Cooper; married to Gracie G. Lusk (1896-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929

    God Acre Cemetery
    Rock View, Wyoming County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Harrison Cook (1840-1923) — also known as William H. H. Cook — of Wyoming County, W.Va. Born in Logan County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 5, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; Baptist minister; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1887-88, 1913-14 (3rd District 1887-88, Wyoming County 1913-14); member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1895-98, 1903-06. Baptist. Died in Pineville, Wyoming County, W.Va., February 11, 1923 (age 82 years, 98 days). Interment at God Acre Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
      Relatives: Son of Rebecca Jane (Sizemore) Cook (1816-1861) and Thomas Munsey Cook (1817-1884); married, May 17, 1863, to Jane Cooper (1845-1917); married, October 17, 1917, to Chloe Shields; father of William Cassius Cook (1882-1947).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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