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BURIALS IN THE ARNOLD HILL
Photo taken before and after cleanup,
Additional photographs will be added provided by Eleanor and Jeanne. ALL photos are copyrighted by their owner. Any reproduction of these pages or photos requires express permission.
This is a wonderful list compiled by Bill Rice with notations for relationships and families. He is to be commended for providing this listing and the care he gives to the cemetery. Our Sincere "THANK YOU" to Bill Rice.
A special "THANK YOU" to the Haught family for the initial cleanup of the cemetery!
The transcribed records from the WPA era, from the microfilm are also available to us now, through the generous contribution of Christine Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org Any question about these records should be addressed to Christine. These records will be carefully checked against this listing and any additions will be duly noted in this manner with "wpa" added.
Article in National Genealogical Society Quarterly- "An Old West Virginia Cemetery" by Mrs. Boyd Wees with listings of AHC noted as "Wees list" in an additions below.
Directions: Take Rt. 250/219 south from Elkins. Turn right at the Elkins Airport onto the Country Club Road. Starting where you turn off the Country Club Rd (or Airport Rd). It's the first right after the airport entrance, go 7/10th mile, bear right for 1/10 mile, then bear right again for another 1/10 mile and cemetery is on the bank on the right.
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1. Beverly Frances ALLAN,
(B&D 4 May 1938), Dau. of Randolph Allan & Lila Scott
2. John D. BARROW, (29 June
1885-13 December 1943), (buried Oldside Baptist Church)
J. CHENOWETH BUCKEY, (1836-29 May 1863), dau of G.W. Chenoweth
MARTENEY BUSH, (4 Nov 1777-10 June 1854), widow of Abraham Kittle,
Jr. wife of George Bush-wpa
R. CALLISON, (6 Jan 1894-17 Oct 1907), son of Thomas E. &
Virginia W. Callison
CHENOWETH, (12 Nov 1824-21 Nov 1909), son of Wm. P. Chenoweth
& Lydia Kittle (double
stone with Emily)
CHENOWETH COLLETT, (5 Dec 1848-23 Dec 1926/7), wife of Parkinson Collett
Blackman CURTIS, (1841-26 March 1893), Son of Thomas B. Curtis
29. Jessie Lydia DAVIS, (18 July 1888-13
April 1951), Dau of John Shumacher
30. Infant DELAUDER, (Born & died
6 Sept 1939), child of Richard & Dora Delauder
SCHOONOVER EVERETT, (29 April 1833-29 May 1876), 32 yrs wpa Wife
of Jirah or Wife of Lirch Everett wpa - from article in National
Genealogical Society Quarterly- "An Old West Virginia Cemetery"
by Mrs. Boyd Wees with listings of ARC:
MCLEAN FOGGY, (26 May 1801-15 Feb 1864), Wife of Wm. Dau. of
GOODMAN, (1876-1937), Wife of John R. Goodman
38a. Sarah Catherine LINDSAY
GORDON, (16 June 1844-16 July 1924)
Elizabeth LYTLE HART, (13 Feb 1860-27 Aug 1927), Wife of Abel W. Hart
HYRE? [ note: the spelling of this name is the same in the 1870 census with three head of households, Abel age 65; Abram age 70; and Garrison D. Hyre age 38 ; the 1910 census has five families listed.]
40. Albert L. HYRE ?, (1883-
), Son of Granville Hyre and Rebecca Ann Piercy????
May KELLY ISNER, (13 Nov 1863-5 June 1950), Wife of Thomas M. Isner
52a. Abel Winfield KELLY, (6 June 1787-17
54. W.E. KENT, (19 Nov
1927-21 Nov 1927), Dau of W.E. Kent &Hazel S Goodman
KITTLE, Sr., (1 Jan 1731-16 Sept 1816), May be buried at Sullivan's
Infant son of Samuel H. & Adaline KNOTE, (born and died 4 April
68. Howard LEARY, (19 Feb
1919-9 Mar 1919), Son of Joshua C. Leary
70a. LEWIS, Un-named Infant
of Steven D. Lewis (born and died 7 Dec 1900)
LOUGH, (6 Aug 1819-9 Nov 1893), Dau of George Wees & Ruth Morgan
76. Clarence LYTLE ????,
(On WPA canvass on Arnold Hill Cem.)
85. MCLEAN, Un-named son
of Colonel George MCLEAN, (B&D 6 March 1823)
Heloise MOORE PIERCY, (21 Jan 1882-15 Oct 1935), Wife of James M.
103. Joseph POE, (14 June
1821-14 May 1898), Wife Mary
Hilda R. PRITT, (16 June 1907-14 Sept 1937), Dau of John R. Goodman
109. James M. RAINES, (26
Aug 1844-6 Sept 1924), Son of Reuben Raines
111. Elizabeth ROBINSON,
(18 Mar 1915-3 May 1918), Dau of Andrew Robinson
M. SCHOONOVER, (20 May 1824-11 June 1883), Dau of Joseph Schoonover
117. Carl H. SCOTT, (1903-1944)
124. John SHOEMAKER, (1852-25
Boy SLAUBAUGH, (B&D 7 July 1962), Dau of Linda Lou Slaubaugh
127. Martha B. FOGGY SUITER,
(4 May 1837-24 May 1930), Widow of Rev. Hanning Foggy
128. Un-named infant of
Charlott TALBOTT, (B&D 10 Oct 1951)
COLLETT WARD, (26 June 1831-1910), Dau of Thomas & Nancy Collett
134. Pauline WEAVER, (10
Apr 1931-7 May 1931), Dau of Paul Liggett & Connie Weaver
134a. WEESE, 12 year old
daughter of Jacob & Catherine Weese (Chapman Index indicates
this is first burial in cemetery. No other source.)
WEES, (1813-16 Dec 1869), Probably dau of Wm P. Chenoweth
WHITE, (15 Sept 1834-29 Oct 1900), Wife of Lorenzo Dow White
149. Catherine WOOD, (16
June 1844-16 July 1924), Dau of William Lindsay
150. Sarah Elizabeth WRIGHT,
(1860-28 Nov 1906), wife of John S. Wright
152. Mary COLLETT WYATT,
(1779-31 May 1834), wife of Edmund Wyatt
1. The above listings
include both marked and unmarked graves from all known sources.
A few are followed by question marks, which indicates that some speculation
is involved in putting them on this list. Any errors or discrepancies
should be brought to the attention of William H. Rice, P.O. Box 303, Elkins,
the Arnold Hill Cemetery Association. Please send donations to:
Arnold Hill Cemetery Association
William Rice, P.O. Box 303, Elkins, W.V., 26241.
Jeanne Russell, 1002 Smith Ave., Lebanon, Pa., 17042.
Floyd Kittle, 11 N.W Wentworth Hill DR., Lawton, OK 73505-9500
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