PERRY CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia
 


Latitude: N 38 19.904
Longitude: W 082 11.624
Elevation: 710 feet
Accuracy: 17 feet


From Barboursville, WV  take State Route 10 to Salt Rock.  Cross the railroad tracks and go
 to the Exxon gas station.  Turn Left on McComas Rd. and go to Tyler Creek Rd.  Turn Right
 on Tyler Creek Rd. and go to the first blacktop driveway on your Left.  Go up the driveway to
 the house (Midkiff) and asked about going to the cemetery.   To get to the cemetery you need to
go across the field on the Right side of the driveway and take the old road through the woods to the
 old grown up field.   The cemetery is in this old field on your Right. The cemetery is overgrown and
in very bad shape.

The following list was compiled by actual reading of the tombstones. All the information, excluding annotation, is written on the tombstone.

Read   December 22, 2005.


JERROLD  LYNN
GIBSON INFANT
1943
 
OUR DARLING BABY

ROBERT  LEE  GIBSON
MAY  20,  1868
MAY  22,  1940

Footstone:  (blank)


THOMAS  J.
GIBSON    JR.
1942
 
OUR DARLING BABY

MARY  ANN
WIFE  OF
T.  LEITH
 
BORN
AUG.  28,  1827
DIED
FEB.  17,  1888
 
As a wife devoted;
As a mother, affectionate,
As a friend e'er kind and true.

THEODERICK  LEITH
BORN
NOV.  1,  1816
DIED
SEP.  14,  1893.
 
Our father has gone to a mansion of rest.
To the glorious land by the duty bless.

FATHER
WILLIAM  HARVEY  LEITH
1863 1939

EMMY
McCLARY
BORN    FEB.
24,  1856
DIED    APR.
4,  1876.

A. F.
 
McKENDREE
BORN
MAY  15,1805
DIED
DEC.  30,  1891
AGED
86Y.  7M.  15D.

This person name was "Aaron Flood".


CATHARINE
McKENDREE
BORN
MAY  22,  1818
DIED
JAN.  6,  1907
AGED
88 y.  7 m.  14 d.

CHILDREN
OF
M.C.   &   WM.
McKENDREE
 
McKENDREE

S. I.
BORN
SEPT.  25,
1889.
DIED
OCT.  18,
1890

This person name was "Stella Irene".


E. G.
BORN
DEC.  10,
1887,
DIED
FEB.  13,
1890.

This person name was "Eva Garnet".


FLORUS
MIDKIFF
MAY  26,  1900
JAN.  27,  1924
Will you meet me
in heaven.

Footstone:  "F.M."


LOTIE  HESTER
MIDKIFF
JUNE  11,  1893
OCT.  16,  1920
Asleep in Jesus

MIDKIFF
OKEY
JUNE  25,  1890
JUNE  19,  1891
ELIOT
AUG.  30,  1897
SEPT.  15,  1897
ELBERT
AUG.  10,  1898
OCT.  10,  1898
BABY
NOV.  7,  1902
NOV.  7,  1902
 
From mothers arms
to the arms of Jesus

SALLIE LEWIS  E.
MIDKIFF MIDKIFF
JAN.  25,  1864 JULY  15,  1858
MAR.  21.  1945 FEB.  19,  1923
 
With Christ in Heaven
 
MIDKIFF

M
 
LEWIS  E.  MIDKIFF
JULY  15,  1858
FEB.  19,  1923
With Christ in Heaven.

MOTHER
 
BETTIE
WIFE  OF
B. W.
MORRIS
NOV.  13,  1833
DEC.  25,  1868

FATHER
 
B. D.
PERRY
JULY  11,  1842
APR.  24,  1900

REV.  B. L.
 
PERRY
DIED
JUNE  8,  1897
AGED
89Y.  1M.  28D.
 
And realized immortal joy.
His spirit smile from that
bright shore,
And softly whispers weep no
more.

This person name was "Benjamin Level".


FARWELL
 
BULAH  ANN
 
Wife  Of
B. L.  PERRY
DIED
APR.  29,  1882
AGED
74 ys.  6m.  15ds.
Bear as thou were and justly dear
We would not weep for thee
some though shall check the staring tear
It is that thou art free

CYNTHA  A.
WIFE  OF
E. H.  PERRY
BORN    SEPT.  23,  1841
DIED    NOV.  20,  1904
 
PERRY

LOVE
 
REV.  E. H.  PERRY
BORN
AUG.  2,  1837
DIED
(blank)
Thy trials ended.
Thy rest is won.

This person name was "Elijah Hawkins".


ELIZABETH
BLANCHE
PERRY
OCT.  4,  1872
APR.  18,  1954
At  rest

MOTHER
 
EMILY  V.
PERRY
JAN.19,  1844
DEC.  15,  1899

HAWKINS    SON  OF
E. H.  &  C. A.
PERRY
BORN
AUG.  23,  1879
DIED
NOV.  22,  1900
In  Heaven

JACKSON  S.
PERRY
NOV.  30,  1868
JAN.  10,  1936
At  rest.

REV.    JOHN  J.
PERRY
JULY  31,  1847
APR.  7,  1884
JENNETTE
HIS  WIFE
SEPT.  14,  1850
APR.  2,  1946
 
PERRY

JOSHUA   SON  OF
E. H.  &  C. A.
PERRY
BORN  &  DIED
MAY.  20,  1878
 
From mothers arms
to the arms of Jesus.

LOVE
 
MOSS,    SON  OF
E. H.  &  C. A.
PERRY
BORN
APR.  20, 1881
DIED
JULY  31,  1902
Gone  home

SUSAN    DAU.  OF
E. H.  &  C. A.
PERRY.
BORN
JULY  21,  1877
DIED
SEPT.  13,  1878
 
Darling we miss
thee.

WALKER    SON  OF
E. H.  &  C. A.  PERRY
BORN    MAY  29,  1871
DIED    DEC.  25,  1894
 
At  rest

ANNA  AGNES.
 
Dau.  of
F. M.  &  B. A.  SWANN
DIED
SEPT.  20,  1878
AGED
1 yr.  14 ds.
This tender bud so young and fair.
Called hence by early doom.
Thus given to show how fair a flower.
In paradise would bloom.

VIRGEL
SON  OF
F. M.  &  B. A.
SWANN
BORN
AUG.  28,  1901
DIED
AUG.  28,  1901
 
 

FLOSSIE
MAY
DAU.  OF
W. H.  &.
MARY  A.
WILLIS
MAR.  9,  1894
JULY  24,  1895
 
WILLIS

Other possible graves:

(From Cabell Cemeteries books by "Carrie Eldridge".

1.   Chapman,  Olivia  --  b 1853  (servant of A. F. McKendree)
2.   Perry,  Henry  L.  --  (1870 -- 1872)
3.   Perry,  William Silas  --  (1877 -- 1878)
4.   Perry,  Robert Scott  --  (1885 -- 1886)

Note:  There are several footstones in this cemetery that do not have a headstone. 

V.S. -- M.A.L. -- S.T.M. -- W.P. -- E.Mc.K. -- G.A.P. --B.M. -- E.G.M. -- B.A.P. -- O.M. -- F.M. -- L.H.M. -- E.M.


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Copyright 2005 - 2006  by  Candace Freeman

Read: December 22,  2005  &  submitted by Barry Huffstutler

Candie Freeman Cfreeman99@aol.com
Barry Huffstutler    barryh5356@direcway.com