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Preston Cemetery


Nease Drive, Charleston, Kanawha County, WV


Rev. William Ural Finney
Born: June 12, 1905
Died: March 13, 1984

Gladys M. Finney  w/o William Ural Finney
Born: November 16, 1909
Died:

Woodrow W. Finney
WV CPL Infantry USAR
Born: August 3, 1927
Died: January 22, 1961

Curtis E. Finney
PFC, US Marine Corps, Korea
Born: 1931
Died: 1977

Charles Finney
Born: 1855
Died: 1931

William B. Preston
Born: September 24, 1879
Died: September 14, 1932

Ealey S. Preston  w/o William B. Preston
Born: May 25, 1857
Died: January 20, 1937

Arthur A. Preston
Born: September 25, 1883
Died: October 7, 1932

Bennett F. Preston
Born: August 30, 1912
Died: 1979

Arthur A. Preston Jr.
WV Tech Co. A 313 Engr. BN WW II
Born: November 21, 1921
Died: May 16, 1964

William Earnest Lanham
Born: December 19, 1883
Died: June 14, 1948


Robert Emmette Thurston
Born: June 19, 1893
Died: March 4, 1925

Walter S. Thurston
Born: 1877
Died: 1934

Charlotte Thurston  w/o Walter S. Thurston
Born: 1877
Died: 1934

Stanley A. Harris
Born: 1901
Died: 1960

Jeanette N. Harris
Born: 1911
Died: 1997

Marker with initials B. E. R. 
No dates

Josephine A. Thurston
Born: 1851
Died: 1934

Olive V. Thurston
Daughter of M. T. & Josephine
Born: June 5, 1885
Died: October 28, 1918

Andrew Jackson Lanham
Born: November 14, 1861
Died: April 2, 1932

Dollie Lanham  w/o A. J. Lanham
Born: October 3, 1864
Died: February 13, 1920

Grave marked only with Stone

Grave marked only with Stone

Charles B. Wilcher
Born: February 25, 1861
Died:  no date

Liddie A. Wilcher  w/o Charles B. Wilcher
Born: November 16, 1859
Died: August 18, 1924

James Wilcher Sr.
Born: April 9, 1853
Died: November 11, 1927

James Wilcher Jr.
Born: April 29, 1903
Died: October 11, 1948

Tracy Jon Strobel
Born: 1962
Died: 1962

Edith Finney
Daughter of Everett & Opal Finney
Born: 1933
Died: 1935

Clem C. Grass
Born: 1886
Died: 1926

Andrew R. Hundley
Born: December 29, 1877
Died: no date

Lola  (Grass) Hundley w/o Andrew R. Hundley
Born: November 26, 1888
Died: August 1, 1924

Mark Grass
Born: 1853
Died: 1921

Leatha (Wilcher) Grass  w/o Mark Grass
Born: 1867
Died: No date

John William Sturgeon
Born: 1873
Died: 1918

Ira- ? Welcher                  * First name not real legible
Born: July 1, 1834
Died: June 11, 1885

John H. Spence
Born: 1883
Died: 1933

Lottie E. Spence  w/o John H. Spence
Born: 1880
Died: 1967

William L. Thurston
Died August 15, 1864
Age 11 Months 27 days




William Preston
Born in Silby England
Born: May 18, 1794
Died: February 5, 1855

Tombstone is not legible. It has been deteriorated by the weather

William T. Preston  (Twin Bother to C. B. Preston)
Born: November 19, 1843
Died: March 13, 1880

C. B. Preston
Born: November 19, 1843
Died: May 8, 1907

Amelia J. Welcher
Born: August 1, 1882
Died: September 31, 1884

John W. Welcher
Born: April 4, 1851
Died: October 17, 1904

Sarah E. Welcher
Born: December 10, 1860
Died: December 21, 1923

George Dewey Welcher
Born: September 16, 1897
Died: May 15, 1924

Carl T. Levy
MSGT, US Army, WW II
Born: May 25, 1918
Died: November 4, 1977

Mildred L. Levy  w/o Carl T. Levy
Born: February 18, 1930
Died: no date

John W. Finney
Born: 1906
Died: 1927

John B. Finney
Born: 1865
Died: 1937

Mary Maggie Finney
Born: 1875
Died: 1963

Paul A. Finney
Born: June 17, 1915
Died: March 13, 1974

Sallie Ann Finney
Born: February 25, 1899
Died: January 13, 1974

H. E. ( Dan ) Finney
Born: October 6, 1898
Died: October 27, 1957

Evylen Irene Finney
Born: September 10, 1904
Died: July 31, 1929

Henry F. Keller
Born: 1850
Died: 1937

Victoria Keller  w/o Henry F. Keller
Born: 1860
Died: 1939

Oma B. Fisher  w/o John Keller
Born: November 11, 1906
Died: March 14, 1932

Henry A. Williams
Born: May 14, 1865
Died: March 2, 1949

Jessie E. Williams  w/o Henry A. Williams
Born:  March 25, 1882
Died: September 29, 1939

Polly P. Davidson
S1, US Navy, WW II
Born: March 12, 1925
Died: February 24, 1987

Lloyd Preston Patteson
Born: October 1, 1924
Died: August 19, 1992

Mary (Keller) Patteson  w/o Lloyd Preston Patteson
Born: August 16, 1926
Died:  no date

Dana C. Frame
TEC 5, US Army
Born: August 31, 1922
Died: February 28, 1989

William H. Keller
Born: 1888
Died: 1970



Maude A. Keller  w/o William H. Keller
Born: 1901
Died: 1973

George H. Whittington
Born: 1874
Died: 1958

Lawrence E. Keller
Born: December 7, 1890
Died: March 1, 1956

Mont Keller
Born: 1887
Died: 1967

Ida May Null  w/o Mont Keller
Born: 1895
Died: 1931

William E. Keller
Born: May 2, 1848
Died: October 1, 1925

Mary E. Keller  w/o William E. Keller
Born: April 4, 1862
Died: May 26, 1946

Ira L. Keller
Born: July 21, 1902
Died: July 23, 1922

Victoria V. ( Williams ) Grogan
Born: June 30, 1838
Died: April 23, 1920

John H. Williams
Born: May 3, 1828
Died: August 4, 1886

D of L
Viola A. Wells
Wife of J. W. Wells
Died: June 30, 1888
48 Years 2 Months

Grave marked only with fieldstone

Grave marked only with fieldstone

Grave marked only with fieldstone

Grave marked only with fieldstone



William Finney
Born: June 8, 1822
Died: December 2, 1869

Elizabeth Finney  w/o William Finney
Born: February 14, 1827
Died: June 21, 1901

Grave marked only with fieldstone

Mac Mitchell
Born: August 3, 1809
Died: June 15, 1868

Frances Mitchell  w/o Mac Mitchell
Born: June 3, 1827
Died: September 9, 1886

Samuel C. Hiatt
Co. C 
2 WV Inf.
Spanish American War
No Dates

Grave marked only with fieldstone

Richard C. Hiatt
Co. B
12 Kansas Inf.
No dates

William L. Finney
Born: 1859
Died: 1937

Rosie B. Finney  w/o William L. Finney
Born: 1888
Died: 1916

Ernest G. Finney
Born: 1910
Died: 1958

Pearlie M. Nipps
Born: 1913
Died: 1919

Charlotte L. Nipps
Born: 1932
Died: 1935

George Nipps
Born: 1881
Died: 1936


Irene B. Nipps  w/o George Nipps
Born: 1892
Died: 1976

Julia Ann Nipps
Born: July 18, 1949
Died: July 18, 1949

Carl Gilbert Nipps
Born: February 27, 1927
Died:

Phyllis Louise Nipps  w/o Carl Gilbert Nipps
Born: December 27, 1930.
Died: July 5, 1998
Married: July 10, 1948

Kenneth L. Scarberry
Son of Robert & Frances Scarberry
B/D January 12, 1958

Hershel Nipps
Born: July 26, 1911
Died: April 30, 1969

Thomas J. ( Cotton ) Nipps
PFC, US Army, WW II
Born: January 16, 1924
Died: August 8, 1982

M. Pauline ( Pod ) Nipps  w/o Thomas J. Nipps
Born: 1924
Died: 1998

George E. Taylor
Born: March 15, 1941
Died: September 19, 1986




Cataloged by: May 18, 2000 by Steven E. Witt Waterman5125@aol.com

Kanawha County Cemetery Records