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Doors to the Past

Swann (Leven) Cemetery

LEVEN SWANN CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Swann Detail List

Latitude: N 38 21.760
Longitude: W 082 14.940
Elevation: 695 feet
Accuracy: 30 feet


From Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia take US Route 60 East to Cyrus Creek Road.   Turn Right and go 3.3 miles to McComas Road and turn Left. Then go about 1 mile or till you come to Malcolm Rd. on your Right.  Turn onto this road and go about 0.1 miles and you will come to a grass and gravel road on your Right.  Turn onto this road and the cemetery is at the end of the road.  The cemetery is fenced and maintained.

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

The annotation are from  George Swann.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler.
Read November 26, 2006
Updated September 24, 2007
Updated October 26, 2007
Updated November 1, 2007


ALGEO
 
HOWARD MARY
AUG.  25,  1910 OCT.  7,  1911
MAR. 28,  1999 MAR.  12, 1996

Note:  Howard birth date should be Aug. 25, 1908
His middle name was "Taft"
[ Obituary] -- [ Obituary ]

Mary Middle name was "Lee"
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


OSCAR  IRVIN  ANSELL
 
BORN
JUNE  3,  1884
DIED  OCT.  25,  1891
AGED  7Y.  4M.  &  22D.

Note:  This stone is broken across the middle.

Footstone:  "O.I.A."


NAOMI  L.
ATKINSON
JUNE  19 JULY  22
1925 2004

Note: The "L" in Naomi name stands for "Lusher"


NANNIE
BAILEY
OCT.  12,  1896
APRIL  17,  1983

RICHARD  LEE
BAILEY
MAR.  3,  1944
JULY  20, 1964

WITCHER
BAILEY
JUNE  10,  1881
SEPT.  12,  1971

ELIZA  REBECCA
BARBOUR
1856 1929

Note: 3rd. wife of John Wesley Barbour.

Rebecca maiden name was "Harrison".
Birth was April 24, 1855
First marriage was to George Washington Topping.
Parents: Guy Thomas Harrison & Nancy Jane Brewster.


JOHN  W.  BARBOUR
CO.  I
9  W.VA.  INF.

Note: This is a Military Marker and it has no dates.
This would be a Civil War marker.

John middle name was "Wesley".
His dates were -- Aug. 18, 1839 - May 18, 1918
Source:  Wanda Collins Sprinkle

[ Obituary ]


BLAIN
 
FRANK  N.
1885 1970
MAUDE  E.
1889 1971

Note: Frank middle name was "Nelson"
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME

Parents: Francis A Blain (II) & Lorenia Malone "Lona" Coleman.
Wife: Maud Ethel Topping


GEORGIA  HINCHMAN
BLAIN
1915 1953

BLANKENSHIP
 
GOLDIE  K. STANLEY  M.
JUNE  12,  1904 SEPT.  11,  1904
APRIL  1,  1996 APRIL  16,  1993
MARRIED
AUG.  8,  1922

JAMES  HOLLIS
BLANKENSHIP
FEB.  20,  1959
JULY  4,  1979
IN GOD WE TRUST, HE HOLDS OUR HAND,
SOMEDAY SOON WE'LL UNDERSTAND.

Footstone:  "DADDY"


IN GOD'S CARE
 
BLANKENSHIP
 
MARGARET  L. DOUGLAS  W.
JULY  8,  1933 AUG.  4,  1930
  JULY  20,  1989

MATTHEW  IAN
BLANKENSHIP
JULY  3,  1982
JULY  3,  1982

FATHER
C. S.  BROWN
DIED  1903

Note: CABELL CO. 1900 CENSUS- "CROCKETT S. BROWN BORN 1865"
D. Sep. 8, 1903 -Age 38yrs.
(Cabell Co. Courthouse Records.)


BABY
DAISY  BROWN

No dates with this marker.
  B. Aug. 22, 1901
D. bef.1910. Not in 1910 census.
(Cabell Birth Records on the WV archives)


BABY
FRED  BROWN

No dates with this marker.
Born:  Jan. 6, 1900  --  Died:  Oct. 4, 1900
(
Cabell Co. Courthouse Records.)


CHARLOTTE  MABEL
DENMAN
FEB.  13,  1887
MARCH  27,  1969

Footstone:  "C.M.D."

Charlotte Maiden name was "Topping" also she was called "May".
Parents: George Washington Topping & Eliza Rebecca Harrison.


LYLE  LESLIE  DILLEY
US  ARMY
WORLD  WAR  II
NOV  9  1919 NOV 10 2000

[ Picture ]


BABY

Note:  This Baby was a Dillon.
No date with the marker.
 Also has a Rock Marker.

Located next to the marker for "James Dillon".


BABY

Note:  This Baby was a Dillon.
No date with the marker.
 Also has a Rock Marker.

Located next to the marker for "James Dillon"
and the other "Baby" marker.


JAMES  E. MEDIE
1871 1941 1875 1935
 
DILLON

Footstones:  "J.E.D." and "M.D."


FERGUSON
 
TERRY  A. JOSIE
1884 1967 1889 19(blank)
Together
Forever

Terry Middle name was "Arland".
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME

Josie middle name was "Bryant".
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


TIMOTHY  FERGUSON
*  NOV.  7,  1960 

THIS IS A STILLBORN CHILD FROM PAULINE PAPAS SECOND MARRIAGE


GRANDFATHER
ANDREW  FURROW
DIED  JULY  1,  1913

FATHER OF LULA BROWN GOTHARD
ANDREW FURROW  B. MAY 1834  -1900 RALEIGH CO.  W.VA. CENSUS


NANCY
GILKERSON
AUG.  13,  1827
DEC.  2,  1905
She hath done
what she could.

Footstone:  "N.G."

Nancy middle name was "Jane".
Her maiden name was "Brewster".
Parents: Archibald T. Brewster & Elizabeth Lockhart.
First Marriage: Guy Thomas Harrison
Second Marriage: Morris Gilkerson


STEPFATHER
C. W.  GOTHARD
DIED  JAN.  15,  1930

(WRONG DATE)  W.VA. VITAL RECORDS WEBSITE- 
"CHARLES WILLIAM GOTHARD  B. NOV. 24, 1863  -  D. JAN 16, 1929"


BABY
GRANT  GOTHARD

No Dates with this marker.


COME YE BLESSED
 
JOSEPH  L.
GOTHARD
BORN
JAN.  24,  1871
DIED
AUG.  4,  1903
 
GOTHARD

Footstone:  "J.L.G."


MOTHER
LULA  B.  GOTHARD
DIED  JAN.  1,  1944

LULA BELL [FURROW] BROWN GOTHARD
W/O CROCKETT BROWN AND CHARLES GOTHARD
JAN. 6, 1869  -  JAN. 1, 1944


GOTHARD
 
RACHEL  A. JOHN  R.
1829 1920 1827 1913

MARSHA  L.
GRIMMETT
NOV.  3,  1971

CATHERINE  PATTERSON
HARSHBARGER
NOV.  15,  1925 MAY  24,  1969

HINCHMAN
 
CARL MARRIED DULCIE  L.
MAR.  12,  1906 AUG.  25 MAR.  8,  1910
NOV.  28,  1993 1928 OCT.  16,  1991

HERBERT  H.  HINCHMAN
1890 1939

HENRY HERBERT HINCHMAN  SEP. 10, 1890 - JULY 27, 1939


JOHN  W.  HINCHMAN
1869 1937

JOHN WILLIAM HINCHMAN  SEP. 26, 1869 - FEB. 10, 1937


MOTHER
MARGARET  E.  HINCHMAN
1849 1893

Cabell Co. death records gives her birth date as Apr. 7, 1850 &
death date as Jan. 14, 1893.
Her husband Wesley records her death date
as Feb. 11, 1893 in his diary.


MINNIE  B.  HINCHMAN
1871 1877

MINNIE BLANCHE HINCHMAN  OCT. 8, 1871 - NOV. 3, 1877


ORA  HINCHMAN
1874 1903

1874  -  1903  (1ST WIFE OF JOHN W. HINCHMAN)
ORA [HENSLEY] HINCHMAN  OCT. 1874 - 1903


ROBERT  HINCHMAN
1881 1937

ROBERT HINCHMAN, SR.  MAR. 22, 1881 - FEB 15, 1937


HINCHMAN
 
"BOB"  
ROBERT  L. MOLLIE  H.
AUG.  17,  1939 SEPT.  25,  1941
SEPT.  23,  1992  
MARRIED:  DEC. 21, 1958
IN GOD'S CARE

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


HINCHMAN

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IN MEMORY OF
 
ROBERT  HINCHMAN,  JR.
JULY  26,  1921 SEPT.  1,  1996
FOUNDER PANA PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION
OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS.
ENDOWMENT FOR DRAMATIC ARTS
MARSHALL UNIVERSITY
W. VA.  SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
HINCHMAN HERITAGE SOCIETY

[ Obituary ]


HINCHMAN
 
STEPHEN  L.   GUADALUPE
1946 1978 TOGETHER FOREVER 1940 (blank)
 
MARRIED  OCT. 17,  1969

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STEPHEN  LEWIS  HINCHMAN
SGT    US  AIR  FORCE
1946 1978

THINE IS THE KINGDOM, POWER AND GLORY
 
HINCHMAN
 
W.  JACK BONNIE  J.
AUG.  31,  1936 AUG.  7,  1941
AUG.  18,  2003  

Note:  This marker has 2 flower vases.
On 1 of them is "DADDY" and the other is "MOM".
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WALTER  JACK  HINCHMAN
MSGT    US  AIR  FORCE
VIETNAM
AUG  31  1936 AUG  18  2003

[ Obituary ]


FATHER
WESLEY  HINCHMAN
1845 1936

WESLEY ALFRED HINCHMAN  MAY 29, 1845 - NOV. 23, 1936


HINCHMAN
 
WILLIAM  N. B.  JEAN
1932 1998 1928 (blank)

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WILLIAM  NAYLAND  HINCHMAN
PFC    US  ARMY
KOREA
OCT  2  1932 FEB  2  1998

[ Obituary ]


TWIN
CHRISTOPHER
BRANDON
JINDRA
APRIL  22,  1980

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


IN MEMORY OF
ANNA  V.  JOHNSON
B.  SEPT.  19,  1898
D.  OCT.  24,  1946

Footstone:  "MOTHER"

ANNA VIOLET [SWANN] JOHNSON- D/O JOHN T. SWANN, SR. &
WIFE OF GUY JOHNSON


IN MEMORY OF
GUY  JOHNSON
B.  JAN.  24,  1899
D.  FEB.  23,  1979

Footstone:  "DADDY"


HAVE FAITH IN GOD
 
ROGER  C.
JOHNSON
SEPT.  11,  1927
MARCH  29,  1985
A FRIEND TO ALL

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ROGER  CARROLL  JOHNSON
US  ARMY
WORLD  WAR  II
SEP  11  1927 MAR  29  1985

JOHNSON
 
RONALD  G. DELORIS  M.
JUNE  2,  1937 JUNE  25,  1938
(blank) (blank)
 
Married  Nov.  23,  1960

IN MEMORY OF
RUBY  JOHNSON
B.  JULY  6,  1899
D.  DEC.  25,  1987

Footstone:  'STEPMOTHER"


MERTYL  JONES
1911 1982

Parents: Charlotte Mabel "May" Topping


LEGGE
 
BEVERLY  JOAN
1918 1993
 
I'M FREER NOW
THAN I'VE EVER BEEN

HENSON FUNERAL HOME

Parents: Frank Nelson Blain & Maud Ether Topping
She married and divorced Elbert Franklin Legge.


AUDREY  FITZGERALD
LUSHER
1899 1986

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


JOHN  MORRISON
22  US  INFANTRY
WAR  OF  1812
OCT  25  1785 NOV  21  1867

JOHN TYLER MORRISON


NANCY  ANN
Wife  of
JOHN  MORRISON
Died
OCT.  2, 1851
Aged 68 years

Footstone:  "N.A.M."

NANCY ANN THOMPSON W/O JOHN TYLER MORRISON

Note:  This stone is broken across the middle.


NEWMAN
 
GERTIE  H. PEARL  S.
1894 1984 1879 1931

[ Obituary ]

Gertie name was "Gertrude H. Topping".
Parents: George Washington Topping & Eliza Rebecca Harrison

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PEARL  S.  NEWMAN
CO.  C
2  W.VA.  INF.
SP.  AM.  WAR

OLLIE  NICHOLS
1885 1902

Footstone:  "O.N."


IVA  F.  NIX
1909 1996

PAPAS
 
JAMES  Q. PAULINE  M.
1915 1958 1921 (blank)

Note:  There is a verse on the Left side of the marker --

THE  HOURS
PART  US  BUT
THEY  BRING
US  TOGETHER
AGAIN.

Note:  James middle name is "Quinlan".
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME

Footstone:  'JIM"


PATTERSON
 
CHARLES  A. ANNIE  V.
SEPT.  10,  1897 APRIL  20,  1895
FEB.  13,  1976 JUNE  25,  1967

BROTHER   MOTHER
ROBERT  MORRIS   EVELYN  F.
STATEN BROTHER KEYSER
FEB.  25,  1907 AND JULY  16,  1913
DEC.  6, 1980 SISTER MAY  4,  1989

REGAL FUNERAL HOME  (Robert)

[ Obituary ]

Robert Parents: William Pitt Staten & Margaret Elizabeth Topping
Evelyn middle name was "Frances"
and mother of Ode Keyser.


DARLENA  ROSS
1951 1997

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

Location:  To the Left of the marker for "Velva & Lear Ross".


DAVID  LEE  ROSS
1945 2002

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

Location:  To the Right of the marker for "Velva & Lear Ross".


THINE IS THE KINGDOM, POWER AND GLORY
 
ROSS
 
VELVA  E. LEAR
FEB.  3,  1924 JUNE  2,  1918
NOV.  9, 1994 FEB.  10,  1997

Velva middle name was "Etta".

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME  (Both)


REST IN PEACE
 
SCAGGS
 
JAMES  F. RUTH  MAY
NOV.  2,  1919 JULY  20,  1920
AUG.  8,  2000 (blank)

MARGARET  E.  SCOTT
APRIL  28 JUNE  28
1885 1973

MAIDEN NAME WAS TOPPENS.
SHE WAS 1ST MARRIED TO WILLIAM PITT STATEN
 BUR. IN PEYTON CEM. AT TOM'S CREEK
2ND MARRIAGE WAS TO A MR. SCOTT

[ Obituary ]

Margaret middle name was "Elizabeth"
Parents: George Washington Topping & Eliza Rebecca Harrison
Second Marriage was to C. B. Scott


SHEPPARD
 
RAYMOND DOROTHY
OLIVER SHOMAKER
1906 (blank) 1908 1962

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RAYMOND  O  SHEPPARD
US  ARMY
WORLD  WAR  II
APR  8  1906 JAN  19  1991

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME  (Dorothy)


INFANT  DAU.  OF
RAYMOND  &  HALSIE
SHOMAKER
1937

INFANT  SON  OF
RAYMOND  &  HALSIE
SHOMAKER
1939

F.  BASIL
SHOMAKER
BORN  AUG.
6,  1896
DIED  NOV.
7,  1900
 
SHOMAKER

SHOMAKER
 
HALSIE RAYMOND
1907 1972 1902 1960

WM.  A.  SHOMAKER
1873 1935
 
MARY  HIS  WIFE
1876 1949

Footstone:  "M.S."


SULLIVAN
 
JEWELL   RICHARD
JUNE  11,  1923 FEB  26,  1942 MAR.  29,  1920
(blank)   AUG,  26,  2002
HOME WITH JESUS

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RICHARD  SULLIVAN
PFC    US  ARMY
WORLD  WAR  II
MAR  29  1920 AUG  26  2002

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME  (Richard)


RICHARD  DENNIS
SULLIVAN
OCT.  3,  1943
FEB.  23,  1999
HOME WITH JESUS

Footstone:  "DENNY"
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


INFANT
Son  of
B. F.  &  L. J.  SWANN
BORN
FEB.  10,  1861
Aged  8  days.

Footstone:  "I.S."

JOSIAH G. SWANN  BORN FEB. 10, 1861  DIED FEB. 18, 1861


INFANT
DAU.  OF
D. W.  &  E. G.
SWANN
MAY  24,  1880
Asleep in Jesus

Footstone:  "INFANT"

LEONA SWANN D/O DANIEL W. & EMILY C. SWANN
STILLBORN TWIN TO LILLIAN JACKSON SWANN 
MAY 24, 1880 - AUG. 18, 1929)

Note:  Stone is broken across the middle.


INFANT
Dau.  of
B. F.  &  L. J.  SWANN
DIED
Mar.  7,  1871
AGED
12  Days

Footstone:  "I"

D/O BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SWANN & LOUISA JANE HATFIELD 
B. FEB. 25, 1871  D. MAR. 7, 1871

Note:  Stone is broken across the bottom
and the bottom part is gone.


ALMA  E.  SWANN
*  1904 

STILLBORN DAU. OF JOHN T. SWANN, SR.
CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS GIVE DATE AS MAR. 30, 1905


AMBROSE  D.
Son  of
CALVARY  &  EMILY
SWANN
DIED
Nov.  23,  1856
Aged  14 years
29 ds.

HE WAS BORN OCT. 26, 1842

Footstone:  "A.D.S."

Note:  This stone is broken from top to bottom.


ANNA  A.  SWANN
1865 1917

ANNA AUGUSTA [WATTERS] SWANN WIFE OF JOHN T. SWANN, SR.
BORN AUG. 26, 1865  DIED MAR. 4, 1917


ARNO  O.
SON  OF
R. A.  &  M. I
SWANN
1914 1917

Footstone:  "A.O.S."

ARNOLD ODELL SWANN SON OF ROBERT AMBROSE SWANN &
MARY INEZ 'MAYME' HATFIELD.
BORN JAN. 4, 1914 DIED JAN. 24, 1917
SCALDED TO DEATH WHEN HE FELL INTO A TUB OF WASH WATER
THE SAME DAY HIS TWIN BRO. & SIS. WERE BORN [FRED & FREDA]


BASIL  G.  SWANN
1892 1895

BORN DEC. 7, 1892  DIED AUG. 26, 1895 S/O J. T. SWANN, SR.


SWANN
 
BEN  F. NORMA  J.
1922 1986 1941 (blank)

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BENJAMIN  F  SWANN
US  ARMY  AIR  CORPS
WORLD  WAR  II
JUL  9  1922 APR  29  1986

[ Obituary ]


BEVERLY  SWANN
DIED
JUNE  6,  1877
AGED
88ys.  4ms.  24ds.
 
He took thee from a world of care,
An everlasting bliss to share.

Footstone:  "B.S."

[ Picture ]

BEVERLY R. SWANN S/O JOSIAH & RACHEL [MORRISON] SWANN
FEB. 10, 1839 - JUN. 6, 1877  1ST HUSBAND OF EMILY C. HATFIELD


CALVARY  M.
SWANN
MAY  15,  1820
DEC.  27,  1870
EMILY  J.
MORRISON
HIS  WIFE
APR.  26,  1819
NOV.  12,  1883
 
SWANN

Footstones:  "FATHER" and "MOTHER"

CALVARY MORRIS SWANN WAS A SON OF JOSIAH SWANN &
HIS 1ST WIFE EDITH MAAB.
CALVARY'S WIFE EMILY JACKSON MORRISON WAS A SISTER
TO JOSIAH'S 2ND WIFE RACHEL


CHARLES  L.  SWANN
1888 1919

BORN JAN. 13, 1888  DIED AUG. 19, 1919  S/O J. T. SWANN, SR.


SWANN
 
DANIEL  W.
SWANN
1856 1946
EMILY  C.
HIS  WIFE
1849 1933

Footstones:  "D.W.S." and "E.C.S."

[ Picture ]  [ Picture ]

[ Obituary ]

DANIEL WEBSTER SWANN  OCT. 12, 1856 - JULY 20, 1946
 S/O CALVARY & EMILY SWANN.2ND
HUSBAND OF EMILY CYNTHIA HATFIELD 
OCT. 27, 1849  -  APR. 26, 1933)


EFFIE  MAY
DAU.  OF
B. R.  &  E. C.  SWANN
BORN
DEC.  13,  1875
DIED
AUG.  24,  1882
A little flower of love,
That blossomed but to die
Transplanted now above
To bloom with God on high.

ELIZABETH
Wife  of
LEVEN  C.  SWANN
DIED
DEC.  16,  1839
Aged  73  years

Footstone:  "E.S."

ELIZABETH JENKINS OF AMHERST CO. VA.


HUBERT  CARROLL
SON  OF  H. C.  &
MAUDE  SWANN
BORN  AUG.  30,  1918
DIED  JAN.  14,  1919
Asleep in Jesus

Footstone:  "H.C.S."


JOHN  T.  SWANN  JR.
1895 1916

JOHN TYLER SWANN, JR.  BORN OCT. 10, 1895  DIED MAY 31, 1916

[ Obituary ]


JOHN  TYLER
1851  SWANN  SR.  1927

S/O CALVARY & EMILY SWANN. 
B. AUG. 11, 1851  D. AUG. 30, 1926
WAYNE CO. W.VA. OBIT ALSO IN HERALD DISPATCH 1926


JOSIAH  SWANN
PVT    CO  E
8  VA  CAV
CONFEDERATE  STATES  ARMY
JUN  7  1841 SEP  11  1865

JOSIAH WAS SON OF CALVARY & EMILY SWANN


JOSIAH  SWANN
DIED
JULY  16,  1871
AGED
75ys.  9ms.  11ds.
 
The sweet remembrances of the past
shall flourish when they sleep in dust.

Footstone:  "J.S."

This is a picture of Josiah Swann & his second wife
Rachel (Morrison) Swann

[ Picture ] -- [ Obituary ]

JOSIAH SWANN WAS SON OF LEVEN C. & ELIZABETH [JENKINS] SWANN

Note:  This stone is broken across the middle.


LEVEN  C.  SWANN
DIED
JAN.  10,  1842
Aged  77 Years

Footstone:  "L.C.S."

LEVEN C. SWANN H/O ELIZABETH JENKINS
AND FATHER OF JOSIAH, BENJAMIN, THOMAS, HEZEKIAH,
ELIZABETH [THARP], AND JANE [HATFIELD].

Note:  This stone is broken Across the middle
and part of it is missing.


MARY  M.
Dau.  of
B. F.  &  L. J.  SWANN
BORN
MAY  10,  1865
DIED
AUG.  4,  1868
Sleep on sweet babe
And take thy rest
God took thee home
He thought it best.

Footstone:  "M.M.S."

MARY MINNA SWANN D/O BENJAMIN F. & LOUISA [HATFIELD] SWANN


SWANN
 
RICHARD  A. REBA  J.
JAN.  14,  1949 SEPT.  8,  1953
DEC.  23,  1999 (blank)
MARRIED  SEPT.  26,  1969

[ Obituary ]


LEAD KINDLY LIGHT
(MASONIC EMBLEM)
JR. O.U.A.M.
WILLIAM  C.  SWANN
BORN
DEC.  3,  1874,
DIED  NOV.  1,  1897.
AGED  33  YRS.  10MS.
&  28  DS.

Footstone:  "W.C.S."

WILLIAM CULLEN SWANN S/O BEVERLY R. & EMILY [HATFIELD] SWANN

[ Obituary ]


SWANN
 
WOODROW PAULINE
1923 1962 1924 1995

WOODROW LEON SWANN S/O HENRY C. & MAUDE [HASH] SWANN
B. OCT. 30, 1923  D. NOV. 19, 1962  

OPAL PAULINE DAILEY  JULY 27, 1924  -  APR. 30, 1995

 [ Obituary ] -- [ Obituary ]

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME  (Both)


INFANTS
WATTERS

Note:  There are no dates with this marker.

THIS MAY BE INFANT BRO. OR SIS. TO ANNA [WATTERS] SWANN


WEESE
 
ERSEL  MARIE LESLIE  J.
1913 1974 1905 1980

Footstones:  "FATHER" and "MOTHER"


Note:  The next 4 people have Rock Markers.
  (Information furnished by George Swann)

G. R.
(Inscribed Rock Marker - Very Faint)
George Rogers
Oct. 22, 1840 -- Aug. 24, 1912
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I -- SWANN
1904
(Inscribed Rock Marker - Very Faint)
Infant Son of Edgar & Lizzie Swann
Born Dead June 12, 1904
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J. T.  SWANN
Apr. 18, 1929
(Inscribed Rock Marker - Very Faint)
Jerome Garrett Tessan "Romey" Swann
1858 -- Apr. 18, 1929
S/O Calvary & Emily (Morrison) Swann
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R. S.
1897
(Inscribed Rock Marker - Very Faint)
Rachel (Morrison) Swann
ca 1813 -- Nov. 16, 1897
2nd. Wife of Josiah Swann
D/O John T. & Nancy (Thompson) Morrison


THERE ARE AT LEAST 32 NOTICEABLE SPOTS WHERE PEOPLE ARE BURIED

(SUNKEN SPOT OR ROCK MARKED). PROBABLY MORE THAN THAT.

HERE ARE 16 UNMARKED & ROCK MARKED BURIALS

RESEARCHED FROM CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS, HERALD DISPATCH OBITS,

           LAMBERT COLLECTION AT M.U., AND STATEMENTS OF RELATIVES.

** INFORMATION FURNISHED BY GEORGE SWANN  **


1.  INF. SON OF HOWARD & MARY (WROTEN) ALGEO
     FEB. 19, 1941  -  MAR. 4, 1941

2.  INF. SON OF HOWARD & MARY (WROTEN) ALGEO
     AUG. 18, 1942  -  SEP. 21, 1942

3.  MARY ALGEO -- JAN. 24, 1936  -  JAN. 25, 1936

4.  GEORGE DEAN  --  1830  -  1904
     CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS STATE "BURIED AT NIGGER HILL."

5.  CATHERINE DEAN (WIFE OF GEORGE)  -- D. Bef. 1900
     SHE WOULD MOST LIKELY BE BURIED BY HER HUSBAND.

6.  INFANT MORGAN
     GRANDCHILD OF WINNIE [SWANN] MORGAN HENSLEY
     (NO DATES)

7.  "MRS. PATTERSON"  --  (NO DATES)
     "I WAS TOLD SHE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO LIVED IN THE COMMUNITY
     AND HAD NO FAMILY" -JEWELL [JOHNSON] SULLIVAN.

8.  MARY ANN (SWANN) ROGERS
     OCT. 1846  -  DEC. 25, 1903
     D/O CALVARY & EMILY [MORRISON] SWANN

9.    INFANT SON OF JOSIAH & RACHEL (MORRISON) SWANN  --  (NO DATES)
       WAS A TWIN TO ONE OF THEIR OTHER CHILDREN ACCORDING
       TO DANIEL W. SWANN

10.  EDITH (MAAB) SWANN [1ST WIFE OF JOSIAH SWANN]  --  (ca1795 - ca1829)

11.  INFANT DAU. OF THOMAS J. & BETTY (ANDERSON) SWANN
       DEC. 8, 1872  -  DEC. 9, 1872

12.  EDDIE SWANN  --  OCT. 4, 1901 - FEB. 18, 1904
       S/O EDGAR & LIZZIE (HINCHMAN) SWANN
       CABELL CO. DEATH RECORDS STATE "BURIED AT NIGGER HILL."

13.  WILLIE SWANN WOODYARD
       APR. 29, 1894  -  JAN. 10, 1897
       S/O WM. WOODYARD & NETTIE SWANN
       NETTIE WOODYARD WAS D/O BENJAMIN F. & LOUISA [HATFIELD] SWANN

14.  THERE IS ALSO A ROCK BY ITSELF NEAR THE BACK FENCE OF THE CEMETERY.
       IT IS SUPPOSEDLY THE GRAVE OF AN UNKNOWN BLACK MAN WHO WAS
       HUNG, PROBABLY BEFORE 1900, AT OUSLEY'S GAP (NIGGER HILL).

 

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