Doors to the Past

Peyton Cemetery

 PEYTON CEMETERY
(Tom's Creek Cemetery -- Hash Cemetery)
Cabell County, West Virginia


Peyton Detail List

Latitude: N 38  22.617
Longitude: W 082  15.054
Elevation: 735 feet
Accuracy: 20 feet


From US 60 East take Cyrus Creek Road to the intersection of McComas Rd.  The cemetery will be on your Right side up on the hill behind the brick home.  You need to stop at the brick house and asked about going up to the cemetery.  Go through the gate at the barn and go up the hill to the cemetery.  The cemetery is fenced but is very overgrown with weeds and brush.

The Peyton Cemetery is also known as "Tom's Creek Cemetery" and "Hash Cemetery". 

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

Read  May 20, 2007
by  Barry Huffstutler -- Ed Prichard -- George Swann
Updated  October 18, 2007

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler


MOTHER
GERTRUDE  BLEDSOE
1893 1963

Footstone:  "MOTHER"

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


FATHER
JOHN  T.  BLEDSOE
1888 1959

Footstone:  "FATHER"


AMERICA
DAU.  OF
M.  &  L.  BUTCHER
DIED
SEPT.  17,  1845
AGED  7 WEEKS
3DS.

Footstone:  "A. B."


EUSTACE  BUTCHER
1901 1924
 
IN MEMORY AND HONOR OF
S/SGT  EUSTACE  Jr.
1925 1944
 
WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN GERMANY
IN SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY
 
DEDICATED BY MOTHER

[ Picture ]


HENRY
BUTCHER
JAN.  9,  1862
OCT.  18,  1913
God's ways
are best.
 
BUTCHER

Footstone:  "H. B."


MOTHER
LAURA  BUTCHER
1867 1940

Footstone:  "L. B."


SHIRLEY
BUTCHER
AUG.  8,  1909
AUG.  12,  1909
Budded on earth to
bloom in Heaven.

Footstone:  "S. B."


MY  HUSBAND
T. J.  BUTCHER
BORN
AUG.  9,  1833
DIED
DEC.  18,  1910
Death is eternally
why should we weep.

Footstone:  "T. J. B."


MOTHER DAUGHTER
HATFIELD
MARY NELLIE
1866 1902 1902 1902

Footstones:  "ROCKS"


BEVERLY  ANN  LEWIS
FEB.  14,  1943
FEB.  16,  1943

Footstone:  "ROCK"


CALVARY  LUNSFORD
 
FEB.  3,  1853
JAN.  3,  1933

SALINA  LUNSFORD
 
DEC.  25,  1860
MAY  2,  1937

THOMAS  J.  LUNSFORD
 
FEB.  17,  1885
MAR.  12,  1898

HENRY  PAYTON
DIED
AUG.  3,  1848
AGED
5 YRS.  6 MO.  25 ds.

Footstone:  "H. P."


MOTHER
CATHERINE  SCITES
PEYTON
1852 1936

Footstone:  "C. S. P."


IN MEMORY OF
 
CHRISTOPHER  C.  PEYTON
MAY  30,  1881
JUNE  26,  1957

AT  REST
 
ELISHA  PEYTON
BORN  DEC.  9,  1832
DIED  FEB.  24,  1904
AGED  71Y.  2M.  15D.
He followed Christ his truest guide
He lived as a Christian as a Christian died.
 
PEYTON

Footstone:  "E. P."


ELIZABETH
WIFE  OF
ALEXANDER  PEYTON
DIED
AUG.  25,  1854
AGED  22 YEARS
6 MO.  28 DS.

Footstone:  "E. P."


HENRY  PEYTON
1760 1836
PVT.  REV.  WAR

BETSEY
DAU  OF
F.  &  A.  STANLEY
DIED
DEC.  28,  1854
AGED  1  YEAR

Footstone:  "B. P."


DAVID
STANLEY
1831 1868
FATHER'S GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
ADELINE  HIS  WIFE
1835 1816
MOTHER'S ASLEEP IN JESUS

Footstones:  "D. S." and "A. S."


STATON
FAMILY

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A.  C.  S.
BORN
1827
DIED
1914

ACHILLIS C. "KILLUS" STATON

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E.  S.
BORN
1824
DIED
1897

ELIZABETH (MORRIS) STATON
WIFE OF ACHILLIS STATON
B. 1824  -  D. AUG. 18, 1896  (CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS)


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J.  S.
BORN
1851
DIED
1874

JAMES A. STATON
S/O ACHILLIS & ELIZABETH STATON
B. 1849 (HE IS IN 1850 CENSUS)  -  D. FEB. 9, 1873  (CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS)

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W.  P.  S.
BORN
1854
DIED
1923

WILLIAM PITT STATON
S/O ACHILLIS & ELIZABETH STATON
B. FEB. 1858  -  D. MAY 16, 1927 (W.V. DEATH CERTIFICATE WEBSITE)


E.  R.
WALLACE
1942
1947

WILLIAMS
 
JOSEPH  H. ELIZA
1862 1931 1867 19(blank)

Unmarked Graves
1.  John C. Carpenter
     June 12, 1880
     Feb. 14, 1939
     [ Death Certificate ]

2.  Anna Carpenter
     Nov. 5, 1914
     Aug. 23, 1937
     [ Death Certificate ]

3.  Mary Jane Peyton
     Born: 1838
     Died: 1869
     Source: Lambert Collection (MS76A-BX1-NB3)

Also 2 other possible graves:
1.  Cora Alice Andy Carpenter  (1919 - 1920)

2.  Daniel Carpenter  (1910 - 1910)

UNMARKED GRAVES
(Source George Swann)


A SMALL ROCK MARKED GRAVE LOCATED IN THE "STATON FAMILY" ROW TO THE RIGHT OF "A.C.S." MARKER
ELIZA REBECCA STATEN
D/O WM. P. & MARGARET (TOPPINS) STATEN
B. MAY 25, 1927  -  D. DEC. 27, 1928
[W.V. DEATH CERTIFICATE GIVES PLACE OF BURIAL AS PEYTON CEMETERY.]


MARTHA ANN (MORRISON) LUNSFORD
2ND WIFE OF RICHARD LUNSFORD
B. OCT. 8, 1841  D. JAN. 14, 1927
[W.V. DEATH CERTIFICATE GIVES PLACE OF BURIAL TOM'S CREEK CEMETERY.]

AMELIA C. (STATEN) WARD RODGERS

D/O ACHILLIS C. & ELIZABETH (MORRIS) STATEN
WIDOW OF WALTER WARD & GEORGE RODGERS
B. APR. 10, 1857  D. MAR. 21, 1939
[W.V. DEATH CERTIFICATE GIVES PLACE OF BURIAL AS HASH CEMETERY.]

SUSANAH (PEYTON) BUTCHER
W/O T. J. BUTCHER
B. JAN. 13, 1842  -  D. FEB. 23, 1918 *LINCOLN CO. W.V.
BURIED IN THE ROCK MARKED GRAVE TO THE LEFT OF T. J. BUTCHER. (W.V. DEATH CERTIFICATE WEBSITE GIVES HER NAME AS SUSAN. IT VERIFIES HER BIRTH & DEATH DATES CORRECT, BUT DOES NOT LIST A BURIAL PLACE.)

Possible Burials:
(Source George Swann)


MARY M. (TINSLEY) STATEN
1ST WIFE OF WM. P. STATEN
B. 1860  -  D. DEC. 19, 1894

(CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS STATES "DIED AT TOM'S CREEK."  NO MENTION OF BURIAL PLACE.)

ELIZABETH STATEN
D/O WM. P. & MARY (TINSLEY) STATEN
B. APR. 27, 1891  -  D. FEB. 2, 1906
(CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS STATES "DIED AT TOM'S CREEK."  NO MENTION OF BURIAL PLACE.)

MEDORA V. (JENKINS) STATEN
2ND WIFE OF WM. P. STATEN
B.  APR. 1868  -  D. BEFORE 1905

RICHARD "DICK" LUNSFORD
B. OCT. 8, 1821  -  D. APR. 7, 1897
(CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS STATES "DIED AT TOM'S CREEK."  NO MENTION OF BURIAL PLACE.)

NANCY (PEYTON) LUNSFORD
1ST WIFE OF RICHARD LUNSFORD
B. DEC. 19, 1829  -  D. SEP. 3, 1874
(CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS STATES "DIED AT TOM'S CREEK."  NO MENTION OF BURIAL PLACE.)

 

Other Possible Burials:
(Source Carrie Eldridge Cemeteries Books)

1.    Bledsoe,  Robert  --  May 29, 1942
2.    Peyton,  Lewis  --  Mar. 3, 1936  (84y - 2m - 1d)
3.    Payton,  Henry  --  1874 - 1838
4.    Peyton,  E.  --  Mar. 7, 1811 - May 15, 1850
5.    Rogers,  Amelia  --  Mar. 21, 1939  (81y - 11m - 11d)

Unmarked Graves:  8

Rock Graves:  46

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