Doors to the Past

Gwinn Cemetery

GWINN CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Gwinn Detail List

Latitude: N 38 33.650
Longitude: W 082 12.826
Elevation: 618 feet
Accuracy: 31 feet


From Huntington, WV (Cabell Co.) take State Route 2 North to Spurlock Cr. Road.   This is near the Cabell and Mason County Line.  Turn Right on this Road and go 2.6 miles.  The Cemetery is on the Left and is not fenced or keep up very well.

This cemetery is located in a small community that was called Gwinn.  The cemetery was first called Walnut Grove.  It was named after a small school that was in the community.  It's name was later change to its present name Gwinn.

The local people claim that part of the cemetery was once use to buried
slaves that worked on the farms in the community.


Read  2003
Submitted:  July 25, 2005  by Barry Huffstutler.
Updated:  November 15, 2007


JM
BLAKE
FATHER
1817 1897
MOTHER
1823 1906

Note:  JM name was "John Morris Blake"
Mother name was "Tabitha Spurlock Blake"


JEREMIAH  W.
 
SON  OF
J. D.  &  M. L.  BLAKE
DIED
OCT.  24.  1878.
AGED
1YR.  6M.  5D.

BLAKE
 
LAURA  E. ALBERT G.
1871 1923 1862 1948

WILBUR  LEE  BLAKE
FEB.  11,  1932
OCT.  3,  1933

WOODROW  BLAKE
WEST  VIRGINIA
PFC   401 GLIDER INF   101 ABN DIV
WORLD  WAR  II
DEC  23  1911 JAN  4  1944

SYLVESTER  BOWEN
DIED
OCT.  2,  1857
AGED  9MOS.
7 DS.

ESKELL  A.  BRYAN
1906 1931

Footstone:  "E.A.B."


ETHEL  E.  BRYAN
1882 1953

Footstone:  "E.E.B."


BRYAN
 
FANNIE  BRYAN
BORN    AUG.  20,  1854
DIED    JAN.  26,  1916
 
Rest Beloved One rest in quiet sleep
While in sorrow over You I weep
On that bright immortal shore
We shall meet to part no more.

Footstone:  "F.B."


FREEBY
DAU.  OF
BIRD  &
HATTIE
BRYAN
BORN
OCT.  30,  1910
DIED
NOV. 28,  1918
 
BUDDED  ON  EARTH TO
BLOOM  IN HEAVEN

GABRIEL  BRYAN
MARCH  19,  1851
FEB.  25,  1934

BRYAN
 
HATTIE BERT
1879 1952 1877 1962

HENRY  A.
 
SON  OF
D. W.  &  S. M.  BRYAN
DIED
JAN.  3,  1879
AGED
1YR.  4M.  8D.

Footstone:  "H.A.B."


HOMER  P.  BRYAN
1881 1960

Footstone:  "H.P.B."


"TONY"
ROMEO  BRYAN
APRIL  17 FEB.  1
1907 1978

CHAPMAN
 
AMY  CHAPMAN
1835 1916
 
Closed is Her sweet eyes
From this world of pain
I humbly trust in God to
Meet Her again.

Footstone:  "A.C."


LETHA  B. WILLIAM  M.
1886 19(Blank) 1867 1953
 
CHAPMAN

Also a Medal Marker with the dates of   (1886 -- 1970).
CHAPMAN  MORTUARY

Footstone:  "L.B.C." and "W.M.C."


CURRY
 
SON FATHER
GEORGE  B. CHARLES  C.
1886 1943 1861 1892

CORNELIA  DAVIS
1922 1990
LOVE  GARY'S  KIDS  AND  GRANDKIDS

CHAPMAN  MORTUARY


 
MILLARD
DAVIS
 
PFC
US  ARMY
WORLD  WAR  II
MAY  23  1923
MAY  18  1992

CHAPMAN  MORTUARY


BRYAN  HENRY
1928 1930
SON
 
GWINN

C.  J.  GWINN
1855 1937
SAMANTHA
HIS  WIFE
1862 1925

GWINN
 
J.  BRYAN MAUDE  H.
1896 1971 1897 1982

Footstones:  "J.B.G." and "M.H.G."


PERCY  T.  GWINN
1881 19(Blank)
NELLIE  FLO
HIS  WIFE
1891 1922
 
GWINN

FATHER
MOTHER
 
MAT    1862 19(Blank)
FANNIE
1867 1914
 
HARBERT

ARTHUR  R.
SON  OF
A.  &  M. E.
HERRENKOHL
DIED
JUNE  20,
1895,
AGED
8 M.  15 D.
 
GONE  HOME
 
HERRENKOHL

Footstone:  "ARTHUR"

On the same stone with Arthur:

MARY  E.
WIFE  OF
A.
HERRENKOHL
DIED
JAN.  23,
1896,
AGED
26 Y.  7 D.
 
AT  REST

Footstone:  "ETTA"


LONZO  JEFFERS
WEST  VIRGINIA
CPL  RECON  CO  609  TD  8N
WORLD  WAR  II
APRIL  24  1921 JULY  8  1960

CLINTON  R.  JEFFERSON
AUG.  15,  1931
OCT.  5,  1981

E.  MARIE  JEFFERSON
MAY  2,  1929
NOV.  19,  1999

HECK  FUNERAL  HOME


IDA,    WIFE  OF
W. R.  JEFFERSON
JAN.  3,  1877
SEPT.  13,  1899
 
There is a bright home above
Where we join the dear ones we love.
 
JEFFERSON

JAMES  H.  JEFFERSON
WEST  VIRGINIA
PFC    US  ARMY
KOREA    DSC  PH
FEB.  11,  1927 JULY  21  1950

MARY  A.  JEFFERSON
1898 1967

OTHEL  JEFFERSON
WEST  VIRGINIA
PVT  MEDICAL  DEPARTMENT
WORLD  WAR  I
APRIL  5  1892 AUG  4  1944

MATTIE
FRANCIS
BORN DIED
1922
 
KING

LACY
 
WILLIAM  H. MARTHA  E.
1859 1937 1865 1930

Footstones:  "W.H.L." and "M.E.L."


ADDIE
McCOMAS

Note:  No dates with this marker.

Footstone:  "DAUGHTER"


FREDA  McCOMAS
DEC.  12,  1908
JULY  10,  1958

Footstone:  "MOM"


JAMES  W.  McCOMAS
APRIL  10,  1904
JULY  27,  1994

Footstone:  "DAD"


McCOMAS
 
VOLLIE FRANKIE
"DAVE" ELLEN
FEB.  9,  1911 JAN.  4,  1914
JUNE  12,  1996 MAY  9,  2000

Both:  CHAPMAN  MORTUARY


WANEDA  FAY
McCOMAS
MAY  4,  1937
APR.  9,  1938

WILLIAM
McCOMAS

Note:  No dates with this marker.

Footstone:  "SON"


NELLIE
DAU  OF
S.  &  C.  MOUNT
BORN
DEC.  24,  1905
DIED
SEP.  23,  1906

MOUNT
 
STEVE GRACE
DEC.  8,  1879 AUG.  29,  1882
MAR.  14,  1939 JUNE  29,  1971

IIREENE  NEAL
BORN    APRIL  14  1916.
DIED    FEB.  22  1917

Note:  This person name could be "Irene".


JOHNNIE  W.  RIFE
1918 1918

FRANKLIN
ROBERTS
9 - 8 - 1952
9 - 9 - 1952

Note:  This is a home made wooden marker for this grave.


RONNIE
EUGENE
ROBERTS
11 - 23 - 1951

Note:  This is a home made wooden marker for this grave.


BELOVED  HUSBAND  &  FATHER BELOVED  WIFE  &  MOTHER
HENRY  K  SIMPSON CREOTA  E  SIMPSON
AUG  6  1908 DEC  15  1920
NOV  4  1983 JUL  17  2005

Creota --  CHAPMAN MORTUARY


SIMPSON
 
DOLLIE FRANK
JULY  20,  1905 DEC.  12,  1898
MAY  18,  1965 NOV.  10,  1982

SIMPSON
 
JOHN  L. SARAH  C.
SEPT.  8,  1859 NOV.  3,  1866
DEC.  19,  1951 OCT.  25,  1942

"CATHY"
SARA  SIMPSON
JULY  25,  1962 APRIL  2,  1996

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SPURLOCK
 
ANNIE FRANK  L.
1883 1975 1879 1956

ARNOLD
SPURLOCK
1925
Gone  to  be  an  Angel.

Footstone:  "A.S."


IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE
ARE MANY MANSIONS
 
J. H.  SPURLOCK
DIED
OCT.  27,  1891
AGED
73Y.  5M.  13D.
 
He followed virtue
as his quest guide,
lived as a christian,
as a christian died.
SPURLOCK

MINERVA  HANNAN
WIFE  OF
THOS  SPURLOCK
BORN
FEB.  17,  1808.
DIED
JAN.  8,  1850.

SIMEON
SPURLOCK
BORN    SEPT.  4,  1843
DIED    FEB.  18,  1919
 
SPURLOCK

"SID"
STANLEY  SPURLOCK
JULY  27,  1914
MAY  23,  1966

INFANT
SON
STEVENS

Note:  No dates with this marker.


ALFONSO  STEVENS
SEPT.  12,  1895
MAY  31,  1935

CLARA  SPURLOCK
STEVENS
1873 1951
GONE  HOME

Footstone:  (Blank)


AT  REST
 
EDGAR  H.
1870 1931
 
STEVENS

Footstone:  "E.H.S."


ICIE
STEVENS
1898 1920

Footstone:  "I.S."


VINSON
STEVENS
1909 1912

INFANT  TRIPPETT
1934 1935

MOTHER
BIRD  TRIPPETT
1880 1932

Note:  This stone has a open book on it that has this verse on it.
"Peace be with you"


CHARLES  H  TRIPPETT
SOUTH  CAROLINA
PVT    US  MARINE  CORPS
WORLD  WAR  I
MARCH  17  1897 APRIL  28  1967

Middle name was "Homer"
Buried: 05-01-1967   Age:  70
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Columbus, OH
(University Hospital)
Parents:  W. B. Trippett & Blanche Stevens
BEARD MORTUARY


MOTHER
EDITH  TRIPPETT
1918 1952

Note:  This stone has a open book on it that has this verse on it.
"Peace be with you"


TRIPPETT
 
WILLIAM  B. BLANCHE
1869 1932 1879 1953

Footstones:  "W.B.T." and "B.T."


Note:   The cemetery has so many unmarked graves in it that it made it impossible to count them.

Other Possible Burials:   Source:    Carrie Eldridge book's on Cabell Cemeteries.

1.  Chapman,  Tefford  --  1937  Inf.
2.  Fuller,  Inf.  --  02-23-1935
3.  Hannon,  Ena
4.  Hannon,  M. M.
5.  Jefferson,  Anna Lee  --  Aug. 1935  Inf.
6.  Merrman,  Henry A.  --  01-03-1829  Inf. son of EW & S
7.  Mount,  John  --  11-13-19--
8.  Pannell,  Georgia Belle  --  09-27-1940  --  20y & 2m & 20d.
9.  Pinkerman,  Lena  --  Aug. 1933  --  31y & 9m & 2d.
10.  Spurlock,  Joyce Yvonne  --  1938
11.  Spurlock,  Margaret  --  1920
12.  Spurlock,  Infant  --  10-19-1936
13.  Spurlock,  Anna  --  08-24-1935  --  37y & 4m & 15d.
14.  Spurlock,  Pheebe  --  12-17-1932  --  77y & 1m & 6d.
15.  Spurlock,  Albert.  --  04-11-1934  --  21y.
16.  Spurlock,  Thomas  --  02-17-1818 -- 01-08-1850
17.  Spurlock,  Charles  --  04-10-1930  --  52y & 8d.
18.  Spurlock,  Myrtle  --  09-01-1931
19.  Spurlock,  D. A.  --  Nov.  1935  --  81y & 3m & 12d.
20.  Scarberry,  George  --  11-01-1935  --  86y.  (Also found in the Heck Records)
21.  Stanley,  Infant  --  1984
22.  Stevens,  (Mother)  --  1823 -- 1906

Heck Records:

1.  Trippett,  Cale  --  04-29-1905 - 09-27-1941  --  Buried:  09-29-1941

 

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