This is a very old cemetery and has some graves marked with only field stone and some not marked at all. From Coburn, go to the right for about .8 miles. The cemetery is located on your left and just above the road. It has been mowed and cleaned up. Read by Bill Cunningham and his grandson Chuck Tennant on 8 July 2001.
|Hinerman, Earnest||12 May 1869||7 Nov 1900||-|
|Gump, Dan'l||-||-||Co A 11th W. Va. Inf|
|Gump, James M.||14 Mar 1868||7 Mar 1887||s/o D. & N.J. Gump|
|Gump, William||1 Dec 1877||Dec 1877||s/o D. & N.N. Gump|
039 35 11.2N
80 29 27.8W
NAD 1927 Datum
The following is additional information on this cemetery by Joyce Yowler.
|Gump, Dan'l - Co. A 11th WV Inf. - (b. bet. 1815 -1822? & d. aft. 1880 - bef. 1900?). h/o Nancy Jane Higginbotham - Gump Cem. - Coburn, Wetzel Co., WV - Photographed by Joyce Yowler|
|Gump, James M. son of D. & N.J. (14 Mar 1868- 7 Mar 1887) (s/o Daniel Gump & Nancy Jane Higginbotham) - Gump Cem. - Coburn, Wetzel Co., WV - Photographed by Joyce Yowler|
*Coburn is located at the head of North Willey Fork and was well settled by the year 1880. Many families came from Greene County, PA... ... Daniel Gump owned a farm and had a grist mill. He married Nancy Jane Higginbotham, daughter of James and Jemima. SOURCE: History of Coburn, Wetzel Co., WV per "History of Wetzel County, West Virginia, 1983", by Wetzel County Genealogical Society (WCGS). Provided by Patricia Papik (www.rootsweb.com/~wvwetzel/coburn.htm)
Note: Unknown who Daniel’s parents are. His wife Nancy Jane’s parents are: Father: James Higginbotham (1817-1896) s/o William Higginbotham (1779-1840) & Sabra Snodgrass (1789-1840). Mother: Jemima Price (abt. 1819-bef. 1862) d/o John B. Price (1775-abt. 1849) & Mary Jane Wilson (1791-?).
*POSSIBLE: 1860 Census: Daniel Gump 38 b. abt. 1822 PA, Day laborer. Value of real estate $10. Cannot read or write. In the household of: John Gump 27 b. abt. 1833, Value of real estate: 105 or 115. Charlotta Gump 21. James R Gump 2. Hiram E. Gump 10 mos. SOURCE: 1860 Census. Davenport P.O., Wetzel Co., WV. Roll: M653-1384; Pg. 44; Image: 45. Transcribed by Joyce Yowler
*Soldiers Index: Daniel Gump. Alternate Name: Daniel/Gump Sr. Union soldier Enlisted in Company A, 11th Infantry Regiment WV. Rank In/Out: Private. SOURCE: U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Film #M507; roll 5. There is also a Daniel Gump Jr. with the exact information as above. SOURCE: U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Film #M507; roll 5.
*1870 Census: Daniel Gump 50 b. b. abt. 1820 PA, Farm laborer. Spouse: Nancy J. 28 b. B. abt. 1842 PA, Keeping house. Children: Rebecca A. 4 b. abt. 1866. James W. 3 b. abt. 1867. James M. 3 mos. b. May 1870 WV. NOTE: There are two males named James: James W. age 3 and James M. age 3 mos. SOURCE: 1870 Census. Church Dist., Wetzel, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1701; Page: 158; Image: 318.
*1880 Census: Daniel Gump 65 b. abt. 1815 PA, parents b. in PA, Laborer. Spouse: Nancy J. 39 b. B. abt. 1841 VA, parents b. in VA, Keeping house. Children: Rebecca A. 14 b. abt. 1866. James M. 12 b. abt. 1868. Solomon 9 b. abt. 1871. Mary E. 7 b. abt. 1873. Rhoda R. 5 b. abt. 1875. William A. 1 b. abt. 1879. SOURCE: 1880 Census. Mannington, Marion Co., WV. Roll: T9-1407; Film: 1255407; Pg. 464.3000. Transcribed by Joyce Yowler
*Aft. 1880 - bef. 1900?: Civil War Pension Index: Daniel Gump. State Filed: WV. Widow: Nancy J. Gump. SOURCE: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
*(1) Dan'l Gump - Co. A 11th WV Inf. (2) James M. Gump - son of D. & N.J. - Mar. 14, 1868 - Mar 7, 1887. (3) William Gump - son of D. & N.J. - Dec 1, 1877-Dec 1877. (4) Earnest Hinerman - May 12 1869 - 7 Nov 1900 - Aged 31 YS 5 MS 26 DS. SOURCE: Cemetery Transcription Project. Gump Cem. - Coburn, Wetzel Co., WV. Transcribed & photographed by Bill Cunningham, with grandson Chuck Tennant (2001) & by Joyce Yowler (2007).
Above research on the Gump family was completed by Joyce Yowler.