Doors to the Past

Chapman - McCroskey

CHAPMAN - McCROSKEY CEMETERY
Cabell County, WV


Chapman - McCroskey Detail List

Latitude: N 38  24.100
Longitude: W 082  09.458
Elevation: 861 feet
Accuracy: 20 feet


Located on the Lt. Fork of Fudge Creek Rd. From US Route 60 in Ona, take Fudges Creek Road for 3.3 miles and turn left onto the Left Fork Fudges Creek Road. Go about 1.3 miles, coming to the end of the blacktop and up the hill. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road.

It should be noted that this list is a combination of two ( 2 ) cemeteries that are side by side. The Chapman Cemetery is fenced and the McCroskey is not. Both are well maintain and the local folks refer to them as the Chapman Cemetery.

The following list was compiled by actual reading of the tombstones. All the information, excluding annotation, is written on the tombstone. Annotations are included following the entry for the majority of the stones. Abbreviations are used for the following: d/o - dau of; s/o - son of; c/o - child of; w/o - wife of; and h/o - husband of.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler.
Read Mar 2002.


CLINTON  ADAMS
 
1892     1910

Note: Allie Clinton, s/o John Wesley Adams & Lelia Frances Chapman.


JOHN  W  ADAMS
 
1857     1906

 

Note: John Wesley Adams, mar. Lelia Frances Chapman. She is buried in the Mitlon Cemetery as Fannie Adams Lighter, 2nd wife of Howard Lighter.

CAMELIA  FAYE  BLACK
MAY 9, 1944
DEC. 24, 1945
 
  Footstone: C. F. B.

FERN  BLACK
1919 2004

This grave is marked with a Medal Marker only.
Fern middle name was "Rita"
Dates: (Born: 11-15-1919 -- Died: 04-01-2004 -- Buried: 04-03-2004)   Age: 84
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
  (St. Mary's Hospital)
Husband:  Matthew Perry Black
Parents:  Herbert Chapman & Mary Edwards
HECK FUNERAL HOME


MATTHEW  PERRY  BLACK
MARCH  7 JULY  6
1917 1985

    Dates: (Born: 03-07-1917 -- Died: 07-06-1985 -- Buried: 07-09-1985)   Age: 68
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
  (St. Mary's Hospital)
Wife:  Fern Rita (Chapman) Black
Parents:  James Albert Black & Bertha May McCallister
HECK FUNERAL HOME


SHIRLEY  ANN  BLACK
FEB. 16, 1939
NOV. 11, 1942
 
        Footstone: S. A. B.

ETHEL  BLAKE
 
1909  ——  1932

HARRY  BLAKE
 
1909  ——  1911

LULA  BLAKE
 
1882  ——  1977

MADALINE  BLAKE
 
1920  ——  1921

ROY  BLAKE
 
1906  ——  1936

ESTER  FAYE  BROOKS
JUNE 30, 1932
OCT, 16, 2001

[ Headstone ]


ADALINE
CHAPMAN
1866  ——  1953

Note: Adaline, d/o Emsley W. Beckett & Mary S,. Roberts,
 Mar. 1st. Albert G. Chapman, -- Mar. 2nd. Elijah Chapman.


CHAPMAN
   
BERNARD ESSIE
1901  —  1901 1903  —  1904
   
  Footstone: B. C.   Footstone: E. C.

CHAPMAN
   
CHARLES  ALLEN EDNA  SUSAN
AUG. 30, 1855 JULY 15, 1858
OCT. 27, 1943 APR. 15, 1945

ELBA  &  OSIE  CHAPMAN
BABYS
CLEDITH  D. INFANT
MARCH 12, 1915 OCT. 22, 1916
MAY 8, 1915 OCT. 23, 1916

 

Note: Children of Elba Chapman & Osie Markin. Elba is s/o Albert Chapman & Adaline Beckett. Adaline is 2nd w/o Elijah Chapman.

ELIJAH
 
CHAPMAN
1847  ——  1940
GONE BUT NOT
FORGOTTEN
 
           Footstone: E. C.

Note: Elijah, s/o William L. Chapman & Elizabeth Yancey.


ELLEN.  V
CHAPMAN
BORN
JULY — 29
1862
DIED
MAY — 26
1918
 
CHAPMAN
 
  Footstone: E. V. C.

Note: On the top of the headstone is a open book that reads
 "AT REST"


ELMER  R  CHAPMAN
PENNSYLVANIA
PFC  223 ORD HV MAINT TRK CO
WORLD WAR II
MARCH 31 1913 MAY 31 1971

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ELMER  RAY  CHAPMAN
MARCH  31,  1913
MAY  31,  1971

Note: Elmer  s/o John William & Nora Dovie Chapman.


FOREST  W.  CHAPMAN
FEB. 20, 1915
JAN. 4, 1933

HERBERT  H.  CHAPMAN
OCT. 19, 1888
OCT. 2, 1962

IVAN  FROUD
CHAPMAN
MARCH 18, 1903
JAN. 28, 1923

J — CHAPMAN
BORN — DIED
1869 — 1897

JEREMY  STEVEN
CHAPMAN
MAY  30,  1978 ─ OCT.  31,  2007
Forever in Our Hearts

Jeremy Steven Chapman
Born: 05-30-1978 -- Died: 10-31-2007
Buried: 11-04-2007   Age:  29
Parents:  Donald G. Chapman & Janet Stratton
HECK FUNERAL HOME
Source: Herald-Dispatch & Heck Funeral Home

[ Headstone ]


THEAS TOO BABYS
THAT LIE HER
AIR JONATHAN
CHAPMAN AND
MARY M. CHAPMAN
THIS BABY DIED AT
THE BERTH AND IN
THE YEAR OF 1892
DECEMBER
THE 17

MOTHER
 
LEETA  MAY
CHAPMAN
MAY 12, 1911
SEPT. 28, 1930

CHAPMAN
 
LESTER  L. LYNVILLE  E.
MARCH 19, 1916 SEPT. 6, 1920
MARCH 15, 1986  

Note: Lester & Lynville, s/o John William & Nora Dovie Chapman.

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LESTER  L  CHAPMAN
PFC  US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
MAR 19 1916 MAR 15 1986

LUCY  ANN
WIFE OF
ELIJAH  CHAPMAN
BORN
MAR. 1853
DIED
NOV. 27, 1893
 
Death is eternal life why should we weep
 
                  Footstone: L. A. C.

Note: Lucy, 1st w/o Elijah Chapman.


MARY  CHAPMAN
NOV. 2, 1887
MARCH 16, 1951

CHAPMAN
 
NORA  DOVIE JOHN  WILLIAM
AUG. 12, 1879 MAR. 12, 1874
MAR. 23, 1930 FEB. 28, 1954
   
  Footstone: MOTHER   Footstone: FATHER

OLIVER  H.  CHAPMAN
BORN  MAR. 1, 1901
DIED  SEPT. 17, 1906
Christ loved him and took him home.
 
               Footstone: O. H. C.

Olla Chapman
4 Nov 1890 - 18 Jun 1891

 

Note: This entry was taken from the WPA list. There seems to be a stone for Olla, but it is badly damaged. This marker is made of sandstone and there is a verse on one side and an unreadable inscription on the other. The name Olla is visible on the stone.

THURS — CHAPMAN
BORN  —  DIED
1842  —  1911

Note: Thurst Anne White, w/o William H. Chapman, Sr.


W.  H.  CHAPMAN
1863  ——  1947
AGED 84 YEARS
AT REST
 
        Footstone: W. H. C.

Note: William Henry, Jr., s/o Wm. H. Chapman, Sr. & Thurs White.


W  —  CHAPMAN
BORN      DIED
18          1912

Note: William H. Chapman, Sr., Mar. Thurs Anne White.


In my father house
are many mansions
 
W. L.
CHAPMAN
1812 - 1900
———
ELIZABETH
HIS WIFE
1821 - 1889
 
CHAPMAN

 

Note: W. L. footstone has "W.L.C." on it. Elizabeth footstone has "E.C." on it. This is William L. Chapman and Elizabeth Yancey.

RUTH  CHAPMAN
DALTON
1918  ——  1947

BETTY  LOU
FIELDS
MAY 27, 1936

Note: Born and Died the same date.


VICTORIA  SMITH  NEWMAN
FLYNN
FEB.  1848 JULY  1929

[ Headstone ]


MARY — HINKLE
BORN     DIED
1861      1948

Note: Mary H., w/o Thomas Hinkle.

Dates:  (Born:  12-22-1861 -- Died:  11-23-1948 -- Burial: 12-25-1948)   Age: 86
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Milton, WV.
Parents:  William Chapman & Thurs Anne White
HECK FUNERAL HOME


TOM — HINKLE
BORN      DIED
1863      1933

Note: Thomas L. Hinkle, h/o Mary Hinkle.


OUR  BABY
JAMES  HENRY
HYSELL
APR. 4, 1912     SEPT. 25, 1913

1946     1947
 
ANITA  JOHNSON

1938     1938
 
WAYNE  JOHNSON

McCROSKEY
 
MARIE  M. VIOLA  M.
1911  —— 1938 1872  ——1963
———— ————
CLARENCE  G. CHARLES
1892  —— 1929 1871  —— 1943

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MARIE
McCROSKEY
1911  ——  1938

Note: This is the footstone for Marie McCroskey.

Dates: (Born: 06-08-1911 -- Died: 04-28-1938 -- Buried: 05-01-1938)   Age: 25
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Cabell Co., WV
Parents:  Charley McCroskey & Viola Reynolds
HECK FUNERAL HOME

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VIOLA  M.
McCROSKEY
MAR. 10, 1872
APR. 13, 1963

Note: This is the footstone for Viola M. McCroskey.

Viola middle name was "Memphes"
Burial Date: (04-16-1963)   Age: 91
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
  (St. Mary's Hospital)
Parents:  Issiah Reynolds & Pocahontas Chapman
HECK FUNERAL HOME

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CLARENCE
McCROSKEY
1892  ——  1925

Note: This is the footstone for Clarence McCroskey.
Note: It should also be noted that the death date it different from the headstone.

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CHARLES
McCROSKEY
1871  ——  1943

Note: This is the footstone for Charles McCroskey.


ELIZA   NEWMAN
 
1877     1908

Note: This grave is marked with a Medal Marker.


JOHN  E  NEWMAN
 
1869 1915

Note: This grave is marked with a Medal Marker.


CORDY  M.  NICHOLAS
OCT. 30, 1893
AUG. 5, 1929

Note: Cordy , d/o William T. & Mary W. Nicholas.


NICHOLAS
 
GEORGE  T. ELIZABETH
1876  ——  1950 1883  ——  1959
   
 Footstone: G.T.N.  Footstone: S.E.N.

Note: George, s/o William E. & Mary W. Nicholas.

Elizabeth first name was "Sarah"
Dates: (Born: 01-01-1883 -- Died: 04-03-1959 -- Buried: 04-05-1959)   Age: 76
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Milton, WV
Parents:  Franklin Peyton & Cynstaina McCallister
HECK FUNERAL HOME


MARY  W.  NICHOLAS
JAN. 14, 1854
MARCH 13, 1931

Note: Mary , w/o William E. Nicholas.


W.  E.  NICHOLAS
SEPT. 2, 1852
MAY 28, 1917

Note: First name William , h/o Mary W. Nicholas.


NANCY  KAY  SETLIFF
4  —  2  —  1946

SERGT.
ISAAC  TAYLOR
CO. G.
11  W. VA. INF

SYLVIA  BLAKE  VIANA
1900  ———  1989

Note: Sylvia is also known as  (Sylvia Greenleaf)
Her dates were (Born Sep. 30 1900 -- Died Nov. 08-1989 --
 Buried Nov. 11, 1989)   Age: 89
Parents:  William Blake & Lula Chapman
HECK FUNERAL HOME RECORDS 


BERNARD  WEAVER
1940

Note: Born and Died on the same date.
 Bernard footstone has "BABY" on it.


Note: It is important to note that this cemetery has one ( 1 ) headstone that is missing the name insert on it and that this cemetery has several graves that are only marked with field stones and that there are several unmarked graves located in this cemetery.

 

Any information on persons buried in this cemetery is greatly appreciated.

Those who have contributed to annotations:
Cleda  Stephens
Candi Freeman

 

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