Doors to the Past

McComas (Elisha) Cemetery

ELISHA McCOMAS CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


McComas Detail List

Latitude: N 38 18.702
Longitude: W 082 12.790
Elevation: 588 feet
Accuracy: 17 feet


From Huntington, WV in Cabell County take State Rt. 10 to Salt Rock.  At Salt Rock cross the bridge and railroad tracks.  As soon as you cross the tracks turn Right onto Midkiff Rd.  Go 0.9 of a mile or until you come  to the 1st. railroad crossing.  Cross track and turn Right then Left to the cemetery.  Only one marker standing.  The rest are leaning up against a tree.  Most are broken and hard to read.

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

Read:  July 6, 2005
Submitted:  by Barry Huffstutler.


GEN.  ELISHA  McCOMAS
 
DIED
NOV.  12,  1849
AGED
74ys.  7ms.  17ds.

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ELISHA  McCOMAS
BRIG  GEN    US  ARMY
WAR  OF  1812
MAR  25  1770 NOV  12  1849

ANN
 
WIFE OF 
ELISHA McCOMAS
DIED
NOV.  1850
AGED
54ys.  11mos.

Stone is broken and is laying on the ground.


ELISHA
 
SON  OF
J.  &  E.  McCOMAS
DIED
JULY  4,  1853
AGED    16 YEARS
1 mo.  11 ds.

EMILY
WIFE  OF
JAMES  McCOMAS
DIED
JULY  10,  1853
AGED    42  YEARS
6mo.  27ds.

Bottom part of stone is broken off.


DANIEL  W.
 
SON  OF
J.  &  A.  McKEAND
DIED
NOV.  4,  1843
AGED
3ys.  11ms.  13ds.

Other Possible Burials:

Source:   Cabell Cemeteries  by Carrie Eldridge

1.  McComas,  James  --  10-04-1865  --  64ys. & 4ms.

 

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