Doors to the Past

Wilson Cemetery

WILSON CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Wilson Detail List

Latitude: N 38  24. 531
Longitude: W 082  20. 751
Elevation: 700 feet
Accuracy: 19 feet


Located near the Emmandale Village on West Pea Ridge Road. From I64, take the 29th Street exit in Huntington, WV. Turn east on US 60 toward Barboursville. Turn right on Irwin Road at the red light in front of Shoney's and go to stop sign at top of hill. Turn right on W. Pea Ridge Rd., turn left about .1 mile and enter Emmandale Village. Wilson Cemetery is located about 700 feet on the left at the roadside. The cemetery is fenced and well kept.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler
Read:  December 22, 2007
by Barry Huffstutler & Ed Prichard


ALEXANDER
 
GEORGE  A.
1858 ── 1935
IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE
─────
HIS  WIFE
JENNIE
1871 ── 1921
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

Footstones:  "HUSBAND" and "WIFE"

George
Born: 06-16-1858 -- Died: 04-20-1935
Buried: 04-21-1935   Age:  76
Born in Virginia and Died in Huntington, WV
(Guthrie Hospital)
Parents:  George W. Alexander & Virginia Harris
HECK FUNERAL HOME
Source: Source: WV Archives
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Jennie last name was "Burns
Born: 10-22-1872 -- Died: 12-21-1921
Buried: 12-23-1921   Age:  49
Born in West Virginia and Died in Milton, WV
Parents:  W. M. Burns & Mintie Burns
HECK FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives

[ Photo ] -- [ Headstone ]


MOTHER FATHER
 
GEO,  W,  ALEXANDER
1827 ── 1890
─────
VIRGINIA  HIS  WIFE
1831 ── 1919
 
WE MISS THY KIND AND WILLING HAND.
THY FOND AND EARNEST CARE.
OUR HOME IS DARK WITHOUT THEE.
WE MISS THEE EVERY WHERE.

Footstones:  "FATHER" and "MOTHER"

George Died Aug. 12, 1890
Source: WV Archives
[ Photo ] -- [ Photo ]
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[ Headstone ]


ALEXANDER
 
JUNE  VIRGINIA
SEPT.  1,  1928 ── SEPT.  24,  1997

Born in Milton, WV and Died in South Point, OH
Parents:  George A. Alexander & Martha Jean Worsham
Source:  Barry Huffstutler

[ Photo ] -- [ Headstone ]


WILLIE  R.
Dau.  of
WM. R.  &  H. A.
BLACKWOOD
DIED
AUG.  5,  1865
AGED
2Ys.  4M  21D.
─────
Sweet little bud for earth to fair
Hath gone to Heaven to blossom there.

Footstone:  "W.R.B."

[ Headstone ]


In my Father house
are many Mansions
 
ONA  E.
WIFE  OF 
RUFUS  J.
CHILDERS
BORN
JUNE  17,  1867
DIED
SEP.  26,  1903
 
CHILDERS

[ Headstone ]


COOPER
FANNY  C. H.  F.
MAR.  22,  1888 MAR.  20,  1885
MAY  6,  1949         19
Dying is but going home

Fanny names was "Francis Cooper"
Buried: 05-08-1949   Age:  61
Born and Died in Milton, WV
Husband:  Frank (H. F.) Cooper
Parents:  She was the Adopted daughter of
George A. Alexander & Jennie Burns
HECK FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives
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H. F. name was "Henry Franklin Cooper"
Born: 03-20-1885 -- Died: 10-31-1963
Buried: 11-02-1963   Age  78
Born and Died in Milton, WV
Parents:  Huston Cooper & Mary Stowers
HECK FUNERAL HOME
Source: Heck Funeral Home Records

[ Headstone ]


BERNIE  HARDING DOSS
S  SGT    US  ARMY
WORLD  WAR  II
APR  27  1919 NOV  24  1978

Parents:  Joseph Lee Doss & Margaret Hughes
Source:  Herald-Dispatch
(Obit for Tennessee Goldie Doss)

[ Headstone ]


DOSS
 
CLINE MARIE  A.
1889 ── 1970 1896 ── 1988

Footstones: "FATHER" and "MOTHER"
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Cline -- CHAPMAN MORTUARY
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Marie name was "Anna Marie Doss"
 HENSON MORTUARY

[ Headstone ]


ELIZA  A.
WIFE  OF
JOS.  F.  DOSS
BORN
JULY  9,  1833
DIED
JUNE  7,  1889
 
─────
No pain, no grief, no anxious fear
Can reach the peaceful sleeper here

Footstone:  "E.A.D."

[ Headstone ]


EMILY  FRANCES  DOSS
OCTOBER  1,  1983
JULY  12,  1987
 
OUR BELOVED DAUGHTER

HENSON MORTUARY

[ Headstone ]


FRANCES  LEE
DOSS
 
FEB  8 SEPT  17
1912 1995

Parents:  Joseph Lee Doss & Margaret Hughes
Source:  Herald-Dispatch
(Obit for Tennessee Goldie Doss)

[ Headstone ]


DOSS
 
GERTRUDE  B. JOSEPH  L.
1883 ── 1963 1863 ── 1940

Footstones: "MOTHER" and "FATHER"

Gertrude middle name was "Blanch"
Died: 01-19-1963 in Huntington, WV
Age:  79
Parents:  Thomas E. Hughes & Mahala Thomas
Source:  WV Archives
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Joseph middle name was "Lee"
Born: 05-27-1863 -- Died: 02-20-1940
Buried: 02-23-1940   Age:  76
Born in Franklin Co., VA and Died in Huntington, WV
Parents:  Joseph H. Doss & Eliza Bryant
HECK FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


JUNIUS  T  DOSS
MM2    US  NAVY
WORLD  WAR  II
APR  14  1921 JUN  6  1989

Junius Taylor Doss
Buried: 06-09-1989   Age:  68
Born in Huntington, WV and Died in Huntington, WV
(St. Mary's Hospital)
Wife:  Clarice Legg
Parents:  Joseph Lee Doss & Margaret Hughes
BEARD MORTUARY

[ Headstone ]


DOSS
 
JUNIUS  T. MARGARET  E.
1858 ── 1937 1860 ── 1926

[ Headstone ]


LARKIN  T. P.
Son  of
J.  &  E.  DOSS
DIED
MAR.  25,  1880
AGED
25Ys,  2Ms,  24Ds.
~ ~    ~ ~
 
Oh cease dear parents cease your weeping
Above the spot where I am sleeping
My time was short and blessed be He
That calls me to eternity

Footstone:  "L.T.P.D."

[ Headstone ]


MARY  EDITH  DOSS
1897 ─── 1959

Died: 02-22-1959 in Huntington, WV
Age:  61
Parents:  Junius Taylor & Margaret Elizabeth Dodds
Never Married
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


TENNESSEE  GOLDIE
DOSS
 
JAN  25 NOV  27
1918 2006

Buried: 11-05-2006   Age:  88
Born in Huntington, WV and Died in Mount Pleasant, SC
Parents:  Joseph Lee Doss & Gertrude Hughes
BEARD MORTUARY
Source:  Herald-Dispatch

[ Headstone ]


DOUTHAT
 
ANNIE  MAY LUTHER  LEE
1884 ── 1974 1876 ── 1960

Annie maiden name was "Wilson"
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME
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Luther
Died: 01-24-1960 in Huntington, WV
Age:  83
Parents:  Robert William Douthat & Mary Jane Wells
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


JAMES  MILLER
19 FARLEY 26

Born: 04-17-1926 -- Died: 04-21-1926
Age:   4 days
Born in West Virginia and Died in Logan, WV
Parents:  Miller Farley & Mary Francis Douthat
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


GRADY
 
HENRY VIRGINIA
1889 ── 1961 1907 ── 1954

Footstones:  "H.G." and "V.G."

Sarah Virginia Grady
Born: 02-17-1907 -- Died: 09-14-1954
Buried: 09-16-1954   Age:  47
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
(St. Mary's Hospital)
Parents:  Charles Eugene Wilson & Emma Frazier
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


INFANT
HENRY  WILSON
GRADY
1939

Footstone: "H.W.G."

Born and Died in Huntington, WV
March 20 1939
Parents:  Henry Grady & Sarah Virginia Wilson
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


DORTHY  M.
Wife  of
F. L.  &  B . J.
HAMILTON
MAY  7,  1893
NOV. 15,  1898
──────

Footstone:  "D.M.H."

[ Headstone ]


FLORENCE  M.
WIFE  OF
G. W.  HAMILTON
 
MAY  16,  1852
FEB.  9,  1890
 
HAMILTON

Footstone:  "F.M.H."

[ Headstone ]


CHRISTINE  E.
WIFE  OF
JAMES  M.  LAWHORN
BORN
FEB.  22, 1834
FEB.  19, 1903
 
LAWHORN

[ Headstone ]

(On the back side of the stone)

JAMES  M.  LAWHORN
BORN
JUNE  20,  1827
DIED
NOV.  2,  1894
────
Asleep in Jesus
blessed sleep
From which none ever
wake to weep.

[ Headstone ]


McKEAND
 
DOROTHY CORDON
1912 ── 1929 1910 ── 1928

Dorothy Marie McKeand
Born: 06-29-1912 -- Died: 02-21-1929
Buried: 02-22-1929   Age:  16
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
Parents:  John Gordon McKeand & Zola May
KINCAID FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


McKEAND
 
LYDIA  ANN HENRY  B.
1857 ── 1930 1853 ── 1936

Lydia Ann McKeand
Born: 01-06-1857 -- Died: 03-30-1930
Buried: 03-31-1930   Age:  73
Born in Logan Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
Parents:  Edward Garrett & -------- Stone
KINCAID FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives
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Henry B. McKeand
Born: 05-15-1853 -- Died: 06-27-1936
Buried: 06-29-1936   Age:  83
Born in Wayne Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
Parents:  Jas. McKeand & (Unknown)
Undertaker:  H. E.  Fisher
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


AT  REST
 
MORGAN  TAYLOR
McKEAND
BORN:  MAY  26,  1881
DIED:  SEPT.  7,  1904
AGED:  23Y.  3M.  11D.
 
McKEAND

[ Headstone ]


McKEAND
 
ZOLA  MAY JOHN  CORDON
1891 ── 1929 1886 ─ 1951

Zola May McKeand
Born: 08-02-1891 -- Died: 08-26-1929
Buried: 08-29-1929   Age:  38
Born in Virginia and Died in Huntington, WV
Parents:  James Taylor & Nannie E. Alley
STEELE FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives
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JOHN GORDON McKEAND
Born: 07-27-1885 -- Died: 02-23-1951
Buried: 02-25-1951   Age:  65
Born in Wayne Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
(Huntington State Hospital)
Parents:  Henry Bascom McKeand & Lida Ann Garrett
BEARD MORTUARY
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


WHITLING
 
CHARLES  D. ALLENE  E.
1897 ── 1978 1902 ── 1998

Charles D. Whitling
Born: 06-25-1897 -- Died: Dec. 1978
Source:  SSDI
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Allene E. Whitling
Born: 08-20-1902 -- Died: 11-03-1998
Source:  SSDI

[ Headstone ]


WILSON
 
CHARLES EMMA
EUGENE  SR. JANE
1871 ── 1949 1870 ── 1947

Footstones:  "C.E.W." and "E.J.W."

Charles Eugene Wilson
Born: 07-29-1871 -- Died: 12-18-1949
Buried: 12-20-1949   Age: 78
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
Parents:  Charles Monroe Wilson & Frances Eugenia Wingo
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives
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Emma Jane Wilson
Born: 07-04-1870 -- Died: 06-09-1947
Buried: 06-11-1947   Age:  76
Born in Fort Gay, WV and Died in Huntington, WV
Parents:  Elijah Frazier & Elizabeth Thompson
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


CHARLES  E  WILSON  JR
WEST  VIRGINIA
BM2  USNR
WORLD  WAR  II
APRIL  22  1910 NOV  18  1957

[ Headstone ]


WILSON
 
CHARLES  M.
WILSON
1841 ── 1908
FRANCES  E.
1948 ── 1933

Footstones: "C.M.W." and "F.E.W."

[ Headstone ]


CORA  GRIFFIN
WILSON
1856 ── 1938

Cora Wilson
Born: 10-19-1856 -- Died: 9\05-28-1938
Buried: 05-30-1938   Age:  71
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
Husband:  John Wilson
Parents:  John W. Griffin & Elizabeth Thornburg
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


GEORGE  T.
WILSON
BORN
MAR.  10,
1875
DIED
FEB.  19,
1900
 
Blessed are the dead
which die in the Lord

Footstone:  "G.T.W."
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On the back side of the stone --

SON  OF
C. M.  &  F. E.
WILSON

[ Headstone ]


LEAD KINDLY LIGHT
 
IRENE  E.
DAU.  OF
C. M.  &  F. E.
WILSON
BORN
NOV.  5,  1880
DIED
DEC.  22, 1900
 
I am the resurrection and
the life: he that believeth in
me, though he were dead
yet shall he live.

Footstone:  "I.E.W."

[ Headstone ]


JAMES  WILSON
DIED
JAN.  1,  1888
AGED
76 YEARS
─────
 
God in his wisdom has recalled
The body his love had given
And though the body slumbers here
The soul is safe in heaven.

Footstone: "J.W."

[ Headstone ]

On the Left side of the stone --

SARAH  A.
WIFE  OF
JAMES  WILSON
DIED
FEB.  16,  1870
AGED
51 YEARS
─────
Mother thou art gone to rest
And this shall be our prayers
That when we reach our journeys end
Thy glory we may share.

Note:  Sarah also has a marker by herself.

Footstone:  "S.A.W"

[ Headstone ]

On the right side of the stone --

MARY  A.
WIFE  OF
JAMES WILSON

Mary was James 2nd. wife but is not buried in the cemetery.

[ Headstone ]


WILSON
 
JAS.  W.  WILSON
1868 ── 1921

Footstone: "J.W.W."

[ Headstone ]


JOHN  F.  WILSON
1854 ── 1931
AT  REST

John middle name was "Franklin".
Husband of Cora Ada Griffin Wilson

[ Headstone ]


MARY  E.
Dau.  of
JAS.  &  S. A.  WILSON
BORN
NOV.  4,  1858
DIED
JULY  16,  1859
────
 
This lovely bud, so young and fair
Called hence by early death
Just came to show how sweet a flower
In Paradise could bloom.

Footstone: "M.E.W."

[ Headstone ]


S. D.  WILSON
JUNE  12,  1905
JAN.  13,  1953

[ Headstone ]


WILSON
 
WILL  F.
1869 ── 1941

William Franklin Wilson
Born: 12-23-1869 -- Died: 03-13-1941
Buried: 03-16-1941   Age:  71
Born in Cabell Co., WV and Died in Huntington, WV
Wife:  Mary Bright
Parents:  C. M. Wilson & Francis Wingo
Source:  WV Archives

[ Headstone ]


Unmarked Graves

1.  Estep,  Mary Vesta  (F)
     Born: 05-20-1893 -- Died: 12-05-1948
     Buried: 12-08-1948   Age:  55
     Born in Cabell Co., WV & Died in Huntington, WV
     Husband:  Noah Estep
     Parents:  Henry Gibson & Laura Trowbridge
     Source:  WV Archives

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