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This cemetery is located on Rte 89 and about a half mile before you get to West.  It is on the left side of the road and their is two parts to the cemetery.  One above the other.  Read by Nora Hostutler in September 2005.   Additional information provided by Karen Hucko

 

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Higgins Cemetery - West PO

 

 

Name

Born

Died

Comment

Calvert, Elizabeth

 

01/29/1877

1 yr 7 mo 25 days d/o O & M

Dunham, Wilford D

Dunham, Virtue, his wife

20 Aug 1866

1880

30 June 1945

1934

S/o George & Susan Rush Dunham

Furbee, Waitman

 

Furbee, Catherine Leap

1783

 

1784

9 June 1863

77-6-0

1860

Same stone (by descendants)

S/o Caleb & Sarah Furbee

Higgins, Barbara

05/01/1811

9 Jan 1894

82-8-0

 D/o Wm. & Sarah Lemley Miller

marr: Jonathan Higgins

Higgins, Claude

10/31/1892

01/31/1895

2 yrs 3 mo

Higgins, Jacob

Higgins, Susanna

9 Nov 1838

1839

26 Aug 1923

21 Oct 1884

45-2-11

Co H 11th WVA Inf

S/o Jonathan & Barbara Miller Higgins

D/o Jacob & Millie Kirkpatrick

Higgins, Nellie Floy

06/26/1897

07/19/1897

D/o S C & V T Higgins

Higgins, Olga

02/06/1896

06/02/1905

D/o J & M A Higgins

Kiger, George W

 

Kiger, Annie E

1820

 

July 1830

(10 children)

23 Dec 1885

65-5-2

1911

"His Wife"

s/o James & Nelly Kiger

d/o John & Margaret Marshall Calvert

Kiger, Isaac

 0-9-0

 28 Apr 1854

S/o George & Ann Calvert Kiger

Kiger, Jacob B

 4 yrs

3 May 1854

S/o George & Ann Calvert Kiger

Kiger, Mathias

 1849

03/06/1870

21 yrs-6 mo-s/o George & Ann Calvert Kiger

Kiger, Nancy

 

 

Illegible

Kiger, Richard H

06/12/1871

01/26/1895

Age 23 yrs-7 mo-14 days, s/o

George & Ann Calvert Kiger

Lancaster, Nancy A

 

08/14/1858

D/o Wm. & Ruth Lancaster age, 2 yrs-4 mo-29 days

Mason, Lucinda E

11/26/1913

12/30/1913

D/o V I & S O

Miller, Sarah F

25 Jan 1859

22 Apr 1932

 D/o George & Ann Calvert Kiger

Marr: Ira Miller

Morgan, Manda C

11/16/1878

05/05/1881

D/o J L & Martha E Kiger Morgan

Morgan, Martha E

 

09/29/1879

W/o John L Morgan, 24 yrs-5-mo-2 days

D/o George & Ann Calvert Kiger

Pegg, Hoy A

04/28/1911

09/29/1911

 S/o Joseph & Lucinda Kiger Pegg

Pegg, Lucinda

06/13/1866

12/05/1908

W/o J B Pegg

D/o George & Ann Calvert Kiger

Pegg, Luella Maxine

07/14/1915

09/22/1915

D/o J B & Lucinda Kiger Pegg

Pegg, Narcissus A

July 1885

1913

 D/o Joseph & Lucinda Kiger Pegg

Pegg, Nita M

05/17/1907

11/30/1909

D/o J B & Lucinda Kiger Pegg

Pegg, Sarah F

02/04/1887

04/03/1887

D/o J B & Lucinda Kiger Pegg

Pool, S M

07/08/1885

05/23/1895

S/o Alfred & Emaline Pool

Postlethwait, Catherine

 

03/29/1896

Illegible

Postlethwait, Barbary E

 Abt 1832

04/06/1886

W/o Joseph, age 54 yrs

D/o Nathaniel & Mary Wetzel Cain

Postlethwait, Catherine

08/10/1820

05/16/1907

W/o Richard N.

D/o Waitman & Catherine Leap Furbee

Postlethwait, Catherine

 

02/23/1878

Age 21 yrs-5 mo-23 days

G/D of Absolom & Sarah Higgins Postlethwait

Postlethwait, Henry

Postlethwait, William A

Postlethwait, Arley M

Postlethwait, Georgie

04/10/1888

08/26/1883

10/26/1889

08/07/1900

01/24/1890

01/11/1891

02/12/1892

02/23/1904

Son’s & Daughter of Leonard J & Sarah E Calvert Postlethwait

Same stone

Postlethwait, Henry C

 13 May 1873

01/04/1887

S/o Joseph & Barbara E Cain Postlethwait -killed at the Tiffin ORR disaster, age 14 yrs

Postlethwait, Joseph

 6 Jan 1828

01/04/1887

"Killed in the Tiffin O R R Disaster on the B & O R R in his ___year

s/o Absolom & Sarah Higgins Postlethwait

Postlethwait, Lloyd

 

12/19/1896

S/o Presley N & S C Higginbotham Postlethwait age, 12 yrs-7 mo-19 days

Postlethwait, Richard N

 13 Feb 1814

04/14/1891

Age 77 yrs 2 mo

S/o Richard & Lydia Hollis Postlethwait

H/o Catharine

Postlethwait, Rosa

 

02/18/1895

D/o Presley N & S C Higginbotham Postlethwait age, 1 yr-3 mo-17 days

Postlethwait, Sarah A

 13 May 1873

11/26/1875

D/o Joseph & Barbara Cain Postlethwait -age 2 yrs 13 days

Postlethwait, Spencer A

 Abt 1869

01/04/1887

S/o Joseph & Barbara Cain Postlethwait -killed at the Tiffin OOR disaster- 18 yrs

Postlethwait, Wilbert R

03/05/1911

09/24/1911

S/o D W & E N

Was told at one time this cemetery was badly overgrown with many broken markers. It is well kept now. We saw no broken markers. Footstones have been taken up and are stacked up there.

Lancaster, Jos. Henry

1-2-10

18 July 1858

S/o Wm. & Ruth Lancaster

Kiger, Theodore

6 Mar 1869

6 June 1941

S/o George & Ann Calvert Kiger

 

 

Higgins, Near West PO on rt89, Wetzel Co., WV
Photos by Donnie Huggins