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WHEELER CEMETERY
(McCallister)
Cabell County, West Virginia


Latitude: N 38° 22.413
Longitude: W 082° 10.956
Elevation: 975 feet
Accuracy: 21 feet


From US Route 60 in Ona, Cabell County, West Virginia take Fudges Creek Road till you come to Susannah Baptist Church (abt. 5 miles).  Go on past this church for 0.2 miles. Park on the side of the road and take the path on the Left side of the road.  Take the path up the hill to the cemetery (abt. 1/4 mile).  The cemetery at one time had a fence around it but it is gone.  The cemetery is not maintained.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler
Read  July  03,  2004
Updated June 7, 2009


HUGH  N.  ELKINS
1881 — 1924

The below is a rock marker.

H. N.  ELKINS
DIED  DEC. 20,  1924

LOVIE  ANN  ELKINS
1885 — 1943

Also has a rusty marker that has her dates as (1884 -- 1943)
 HECK & DANFORD


JOHN  H.  WHEELER
1852 1938

This grave is marked with a rusty Metal Marker and a concrete block.
HECK & DANFORD

This is John Henry Wheeler
Son of Reason W. Wheeler and Mary Keaton.
Born 20 Dec 1852 in Cabell Co., and died 25 Sep 1938 in Barboursville
Buried 26 Sep 1938

 He married Isabella McCallister 12 Jun 1873 in Cabell Co.
 She was a daughter of Preston James McCallister and America Virginia Swann.

They had the following children:

Elias L. Wheeler who married Estella Myrtle Chapman
Daniel McCray Wheeler who married Hancey Ann Porter
Preston Wheeler
Reason Wheeler who married Rosa Verna Johnson
Lovie Anne Wheeler who married Hugh Nibert Elkins
Step Wheeler
Albert Wheeler who married Lucy Jane Martin
Mellington Addison “Coon” Wheeler, Sr. who married Edith N. Beckett

[ Photo ]


MARY  WEATHERHOLT
WOOTEN
MARCH  28,  1952
MARCH  15,  2002

(Married  July  2,  1971)

Footstone:

MOM
SDW JW

HECK FUNERAL HOME

[ Obituary ]


Note:  The below information was submitted by George Swann.
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There are 7 rock marked graves.  Three have writing on them.

One rock has "Isabell W." on it.  This is Isabell Swann (McCallister) Wheeler --
Born Jan. 1852 & Died between 1900 - 1906.

One rock has "P W" on it.  This is for Preston Wheeler.
Born 1879 & Died before 1900.

One rock has "M C" on it.  This is for Malvina (Wheeler) Childers.
Born 1837 & Died Apr. 27, 1870 -- Wife of Benjamin S. Childers.

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Four other unmarked burials (courtesy of Mona Reubens).

Preston James McCallister -- Born Oct. 13, 1827 - Died 1893.
America Virginia (Swann) McCallister -- Born Mar. 27 1831 - Died after 1900.
Melfred Wheeler -- Born Nov. 29, 1894 - Died before 1900.
Unnamed Dau. of John & Isabell Wheeler -- Born Aug. 1877 - Died before 1880.

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