Doors to the Past

Merritt Cemetery #3

MERRITT CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Merritt Detail List

Latitude: N 38  24.389
Longitude: W 082  16.700
Elevation: 845 feet
Accuracy: 36 feet


From Interstate 64 take exit 18 and go to the stop light on US 60.  Turn left and go .05 mile to the road sign that has Barboursville Main Street on it.  Turn right under the railroad underpass and then left onto Woodland Drive.  Go to the end of the paved road and park.  You now have about 1/2 mile walk.  Follow the road to the cemetery at the top of the hill.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler
Read 5 Apr 2003


IN  MY  FATHERS  HOUSE
ARE  MANY  MANSIONS
 
BAXTER
ANDERSON
BORN
MAY 17, 1832
DIED
OCT. 14, 1902

Footstone:  B. A.


COMA
 
Dau.  of
BAXTER  &  HATTIE
ANDERSON.
BORN
AUG. 24, 1868.
DIED
OCT. 9, 1870.
Thy days were short sweet Child tis true
Which showed your God was kind to you
He took you from this world of pain
Where happiness you never could gain.

EPLING

--------------------

GEORGE  H.  EPLING
 
1874 1910

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MARY  E.  EPLING
 
1854 1884

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WILLIAM  E.  EPLING
 
1884 1903

BERTIE  GIBSON
1930 1930
WALLACE  FUNERAL  HOME

Note:  This grave is marked with a Medal Marker set in concrete.
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


PHILLIS  A.  GIBSON
JAN. 12 JAN. 19, 1937

NANCY  J.
Wife  of
JOHN  HOLROYD
DIED
Feb.  10,  1875
AGED
35ys.  8ms.
Just as the son decends ------ ------
Soon with --sher beams to rise
So will our darling mother receive
Life eternal in the skies.
 

PEACE  PERFECT  PEACE
 
T.  E.  HOLROYD
BORN
DEC. 11, 1869
DIED
DEC. 8, 1904
 
HOLROYD

CHARLES
SON  OF
W.  &  M.  MERRITT
DIED
Aug. 21, 1858
AGED
1yr.    5ms.

MAGGIE
Dau  of
W.  &  M.  MERRITT
DIED
Aug. 18, 1864
AGED
1ys.    3ms.

Note:  Charles and Maggie are on the same stone.
Both have Footstones.


JOHN  W.  MERRITT
JUNE 14, 1877
JULY 24,  1948

Note: John also has a Medal Marker from
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME.
It gives John middle name as "WESLEY".

Footstone:  J. W. M.


MERRITT
 
JOSEPH A.  MERRITT
1835 1925
EDNA  BLAKE
HIS  WIFE
1848 1922

Footstones:  FATHER;  MOTHER


MARY  REESE
MERRITT
WIFE  OF
MALACHI
MERRITT
BORN
APR. 29. 1807
DIED
DEC. 8, 1891
 
AT  REST

Footstone:  MOTHER


R.  L.
MERRITT
DIED
JULY 15.
1903
AGED
1y.  2m.  5d.

Another little darling babe is
sheltered in the grave.
 
W. E.  SON OF J. &  E. A. MERRITT
DIED  APR. 15, 1892
AGE  3Y.  9M.  20D.

R. L.  and  W. E. Merritt are on the same stone.


REV.  M..  MERRITT
 
DIED
Sept. 8, 1872
AGED
61Ys.  8Ms.  22Ds.
~ ~
The Lord also will be all things for
the oppresed ----- in time of -----

Footstone:  M. M.


WILLIAM  M.  MERRITT
 
DIED
MAR. 13, 1865
AGED
38  YEARS
 
There is sweet rest in heaven.

Footstone:  W. M. M.


Note:  There are 7 graves that are marked with field stones and at least 16 unmarked graves.
Others buried here include:

1.  Blake,  John s/Col. Isaac - Cabell Co. Cemeteries by Carrie Eldridge.
2.  Gibson,  Elaine - 26 Nov. 1930,  Inf. -  Cabell Co. Cemeteries by Carrie
     Eldridge.
3.  Gibson,  Randolph - 23 Oct. 1938 -  Cabell Co. Cemeteries by Carrie Eldridge.

4.  Harriet F. (Merritt) Anderson McClung McComas
     B. July 26, 1837 - D. Jul 27 1921
     Buried in "Merritt Burial Ground" -WV Archives Death Certificate Website.
     d/o Melchor & Mary (Reese) Merritt
     Widow of Baxter Anderson, Albert McClung, & George McComas

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