Doors to the Past

Thomas Childers Cemetery

THOMAS CHILDERS CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Childers Detail List

Latitude: N 38 20. 041
Longitude: W 082 15. 685
Elevation: 686 feet
Accuracy: 14 feet


From US 60 in Barboursville, Cabell County, WV. take Alt 10 to Route 10 South. 
(Abt. 2.5 miles)  Turn Left (South) onto Route 10 and go about 6.2 miles or until you come to Ferguson Lane Rd. on your Left.  This is a small dirt road the turns Left.  It is about 100 yards past Merritts Creek Rd. (on your Left)  As soon as you turn Left the Cemetery is on your Right and is on the top of the hill (about 200 yards).   The cemetery is in a pasture field and is not maintained.  Most of the markers are field stones.  There were a lot of field stones that could not be read because of the passing of time.

Read by Barry Huffstutler, George Swann, Ed, Prichard, Dennis Hensley
Read Sept. 9, 2007
Updated Oct. 24, 2007

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler.


B. C.
DEC  -----
MAR  ----

This is a field stone and the above is the only thing
that could be read on it.


BESSIE
DIED
APR  ---
17

This is a field stone and the above is the only thing
that could be read on it.


CORNELIOUS
Son  of
O.  &  J.  BIAS
Died
JUNE  12,  1842
Aged
2yrs.  4mo.
16ds.

Footstone:  "C. B."


INFANT
DAU  OF
T.  &  S.  CHILDERS
DIED
NOV.  24,  1877

Footstone:  "INFANT"


HELEN  O.  DAU  OF
R. A.  &  MAGGIE
CHILDERS
JULY  31,  1913
APR.  25,  1914
From mothers arms
to the arms of Jesus.

Footstone:  "H. O. C."


JOSEPH  A.
Son  of
T.  &  S.  CHILDERS
BORN
FEB.  26,  1876
DIED
MAR.  28,  1899
AGED
23Y.  1M.  2D.
──   ──
The playmates I loved who have
gone on before
Are waiting for me on heaven's shore
Jesus beckons me to him I fallow his call
It is only a little brook after all.

Footstone:  "J. A. C."


THOMAS  CHILDERS
Died
JAN.  4,  1853,
Aged  86 years
3mo.  1day.

Footstone:  "T. C."

Note:  Stone is broken in to 2 sections and is on the ground.


A.  DOLEN
MAY  17
1859

Note:  This is a field stone that is broken and on the ground.


T.  DOTSON

Note:  This is a field stone on the ground
and no other information can be read on it.


E.  C.

Note:  This is a field stone on the ground
and no other information can be read on it.


M.  C.
1866

Note:  This is a field stone marker.


M.  D.

Note:  This is a field stone and
no other information can be read on it.


MIDKIFF
ABRAHAM  &  IPHA
1760 ── 1831 1767 ── 1853
MD.  DEC.  16,  1796    PITTSYLVANIA  CO.  VA.
────────
CHILDREN
─────────
PHOEBE 1798 ─ J. CHILDERS LEWIS 1807 ─ E. CONDON
SARAH 1800 ─ J. HILL SOLOMON 1805 ─ C. McCOMAS
    ─ A. BIAS
NANCY 1803 ─ R. CHILDERS SPENCER 1809 ─ V. McCOMAS

Also there is a field stone for these people

A.  M.
IPHA
MD
DEC

This is a field stone and is all of the information
that can be read on it.


A.  ROGERS
J---  1857

Footstone:  "A. R."

This is a field stone and is all of the information
that can be read on it.

This person name was
Andrew Rodgers
Born: Jan. 1, 1857
Died: Jan. 5, 1857
s/o William & Elizabeth (Childers) Rodgers
(Source -- George Swann)


NINA  E.
WIFE  OF
ALVA  SWANN
DIED
AUG.  6,  1903
AGED  17  YRS.
Asleep in Jesus
 
SWANN

Footstone:  "N. E. S."


T.  A.  C.

This is a field stone and is all of the information
that can be read on it.


FEB
THE  5

This is a field stone and is all of the information
that can be read on it.


W.  W.
MAR.  2,  1845

This is a field stone that looks like it has "W W" on it.
The date looks to be Mar. 2, 1845.
No other information can be read on the stone.


Unmarked Graves:  Source -- George Swann

Elizabeth (Childers) Rodgers
Born: Mar. 31, 1832
Died: Sep. 4, 1858
2nd. wife of William S. Rodgers

Note:  There are at least 22 Field Stones graves in this cemetery
           without any information on them.

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