Doors to the Past

Swann (Rezin) Cemetery

SWANN (Rezin) CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Rezin Swann Detail List

Latitude: N 38 19.892
Longitude: W 082 15.268
Elevation: 653 feet
Accuracy: 32 feet


From Barboursville take Alt. 10 and Rt.10 for 9.5 miles  You will come to a Brick house on your Left side of the road.  This house has a concrete driveway with (2) two columns with White Lions on them.  You will need to park in the driveway and walk up the hill behind the barn to the cemetery.  The cemetery is to the Left up the hill behind the barn.  The cemetery is fenced but not maintained.  Also this house is about 200 yards before you come to the Methodist Church Camp Asbury.

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

Read by Barry Huffstutler & Ed Prichard
November 10, 2006
Updated June 12, 2007

Submitted:  by Barry Huffstutler
Additions furnished by George Swann


ESQUE
 
LEONIDAS FLORA
AUG.  1,  1879 MARCH  6,  1882
OCT.  23,  1953 FEB.  13,  1952

Note:  Flora was a "Swann"

d/o Rezin & Nancy (Childers) Swann


WILLIAM  F.
PRIDEMORE
AUG.  27 SEPT.  4,  1942

Footstone:  (blank)


CANARO  J.
SHARITZ
SEP.  20,  1844
JAN.  1,  1897.

Also on the same stone (back side) is --

NANCY  B.
WIFE  OF
C. J.  SHARITZ
AUG.  16,  1844

Footstones:  "C.J.S." & (blank)

Nancy Barrett (Swann) Sharitz
Aug. 16, 1841 - Jan. 6, 1929 -- WV Death Records
d/o John K. & Nancy (Adkins) Swann


SWANN
 
ALVA ERIE
1880 1949 1895 19 (blank)

Footstone:  (blank)

Alva Swann
Oct. 16, 1880 - Dec. 14, 1949
s/o Shelby J. & Isabelle (Bowen) Swann

Lake Erie (Beheeler) Swann -- Alva's 3rd. wife
June 27, 1895 - May 4, 1970


ANTHONY  B.  SWANN
1883 1926

Footstone:  (blank)

Anthony Bowen Swann
Nov. 11, 1883 - May 17, 1926
s/o Shelby J. & Isabelle (Bowen) Swann


CLITUS  SWANN
1885 1969

Location:  This grave is to the Right of "Ethel Swann".

Note:  This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
CHAPMAN FUNERAL HOME

Born: Sep. 30, 1885
Died: Sep. 15, 1969
s/o Rezin & Nancy (Childers) Swann


ETHEL  SWANN
1894 1898

Footstone:  (blank)

d/o Shelby J. & Isabelle (Bowen) Swann


SWANN
 
ISABELL SHELBY  J.
1853 1895 1843 1901

Note:  Shelby middle name was "Jackson"
Isabelle was a "Bowen"

Shelby Jackson Swann
June 2, 1843 - Sep. 13, 1901
s/o Leven C. & Susannah (Roffe) Swann

Isabelle (Bowen) Swann
May 13, 1855 - July 25, 1895
d/o Jefferson B. & Angeline (Swann) Bowen


SWANN
 
REZIN NANCY  ANN
1847 1922 1856 1915

Footstones:  (blank)

Note:  Nancy was a "Childers"

Rezin M. Swann
Jul. 15, 1847 - Sep. 26, 1922
s/o John K. & Nancy (Adkins) Swann


Note:  There are 9 Field Stones graves.

Note:  Other burial in cemetery --  

1.  Swann,  Benjamin  J.
                   Born & Died about 1890
                   s/o Shelby J. & Isabelle (Bowen) Swann
      Source:  (1) George Swann
                    (2) Cabell Cemeteries by Carrie Eldridge                       

2.  Bowen,  Angeline (Swann)
                   Born: Sep. 1835 - Died: after 1900
                   d/o John K. & Nancy (Adkins) Swann
                   w/o Jefferson B. Bowen (Sr.)

3.  Bowen,  Jefferson Bachus (Sr.)
                   Born: 1835 - Died: Aug. 20, 1895

4.  Bowen,  Pauline Frances
                   Born: Aug. 15, 1858 - Died: Aug. 14, 1927
                   WV Death Records Database States "Buried at Merritt's Creek"

5.  Bowen,  Perline
                   Born: June 1857 - Died: Sep. 15, 1857
                   (Cabell Co. Death Records)
                   d/o Jefferson & Angeline (Swann) Bowen

6.  Swann,  Agnes
                   Born: April 22, 1892 - Died: May 1, 1892
                   (Cabell Co. Death Records)
                   d/o Shelby J. & Isabelle (Bowen) Swann

7.  Swann,  Agnes
                   Born: 1893 - Died: Oct. 16, 1893
                   (Cabell Co. Death Records)
                   d/o Shelby J. & Isabelle (Bowen) Swann

8.  Swann,  Amelda
                   Born: Apr. 17, 1889 - Died: June 28, 1889
                   Cabell Co. Death Records)
                   d/o Shelby J. & Isabelle (Bowen) Swann
The Cabell Co. Courthouse Death Records gives two death dates for her, 
June 14th and June 28th 1889.

9.  Swann,  Ethel
                     Born: Aug. 12, 1897 - Died: Jan. 12, 1898
                     Cabell Co. Death Records)
                     d/o Rezin & Nancy (Childers) Swann

10.  Swann,  Lawrence
                     Born: Sep. 30, 1879 - Died: Oct. 1, 1879
                     Cabell Co. Death Records)
                     s/o Rezin & Nancy (Childers) Swann

11.  Swann,  Enoch Adkins
                   Born: Sep. 1843 - Died: bef. 1910
                   s/o John K. & Nancy B. (Adkins) Swann

Possible Burials:  Source -- George Swann

1.  Swann,  Elizabeth P. "Bertie"
                   Born: 1834 - Died: 1895
                   d/o John K. & Nancy B. (Adkins) Swann
                   Her will was probated in Cabell Co. in 1895

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