Doors to the Past

Merritt (John)

MERRITT CEMETERY
Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia


Latitude: N 38 24.426
Longitude: W 082 17.621
Elevation: 552 feet
Accuracy:  16 feet


From US 60 in Barboursville take Main Street to Martha Rd. Turn on this road and go to the Senior Center (on left side of road)  Take the driveway beside the Senior Center and go to the Little League ball field.  The cemetery is on the bank behind 3rd. base.  It is grown up and in bad need of care.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler & Candie Freeman
Read 15 Apr 2003


FATHER MOTHER
 
JOHN MERRITT
1827 - 1908
FRANCES HIS WIFE
1836 - 1873
GARLAND
1870 - 1893
 
MERRITT

Note: This is the only stone remaining. At one time, there was an older stone for Frances. (see below)

 

Note: There were two tombstone inscriptions recorded in 1948 for John Merritt Family Cemetery. One, which was described
as a large new stone, is the same tombstone shown above. The other stone was recorded as follows on the next 3 lines:
Merritt, Frances Wife of John Merritt Born
Feb. 20, 1836 Died Oct. 21, 1873
(this is the only old stone remaining)
Cemetery Records of Cabell County West Virginia, Vol. II, 1948 (DAR)

 

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