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Merritt Cemetery

11. MERRITT CEMETERY #1, Barboursville, mi. N., 300 ft. W. Merritt's Creek Road, on J. F. Barnett farm.
Established 1821 or earlier as a private burial ground; extent, 50 x 50 ft.; no restrictions as to type and placing of markers; not fenced; no landscaping; condition, poor.  Lots not marked; graves marked with granite, sandstone, and marble slabs; no burial records kept; no longer in use as burial ground.  Earliest stone dated 1821.  This cemetery is situated on the farm site of the log house once used as the Cabell County courthouse for which commemoration has been made in a D.A.R. bronze marker on U. S. 60 near Guyan River Bridge.  Marked graves, 23, unmarked graves, 4, possibly more.

Dec. 7, 1938

Name Birth Death Relationship Yr. Mo. Da.
             
Blake, (see Newman, Elizabeth)            
Church, Frederick   8-16-1844 s. O. & Margaret Church     12
Derton, Ezra W. D.   8-24-1855 s. J. & L. A. Derton 4 1 13
(Derton), E. W. D. 7-30-1851 8-25-1851        
Derton, Leah Sophia 11-11-1842 9-9-1843 d. J. & L. A. Derton      
Derton, William   1-1-1851   3    
Dick, Rufus   3-28-1856 s. J. & C. A. Dick 8    
Everett, Mary A.   6-30-1855 w. Peter R. Everett 23 1 7
(Merritt), G. M.   n. d.        
Merritt, (Infant)   10-15-1850 s. J. & Margaret Merritt   3 6
Merritt, John   6-16-1855   66    
Merritt, Lavina   3-2-1839 w. George Merritt 48 8 9
Merritt, Louisa   (oblit)        
Merritt, Margaret 10-27-1820 1859 w. John Merritt      
Messinger, David W.   11-14-1855   19    
Messinger, Mary J.   9-14-1843 d. W. & N. Messinger   11 1
Newman, Elizabeth   1-8-1838 d. Isaac & Margaret Blake 29    
Strupe, Malchor   6-11-1833 v. Rev. War 84    
Strupe, Margaret   9-8-1855 w. William Strupe 62 11 22
Strupe, William   4-12-1821   28 1 2
Wentz, Elizabeth   7-1-1860   84    
Wentze, Michael   7-26-1854   32 6 8
Wentze, Michael, Jr. 7-20-1854 8-25-1854 s. Michael Wentz      
Wentze, Philip 1-28-1850 3-27-1877        


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