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Gibson Cemetery
Braxton County, West Virginia

Lat: 38 44' 00"N, Lon: 80 30' 56"W

Contributed by Zelma L Fisher, Sep 25, 2002, last edited Dec 16, 2005 [zelfish50@hotmail.com]. Total records = 57.

From interstate 79 exit at the 67 mile marker (Flatwoods) turn right at light go approx. 1/2 mile turn onto the Airport Rd. Go approx. 7 miles to stop sign go straight on a narrow road (Corley, Caress Rd.) road is later marked as Vernon Rd. Go approx. 3 miles to Milroy Rd. signs for cemetery is beside road. Turn left at first road or just follow signs.

The cemetery is located in Braxton County, West Virginia. It is well maintained and accessible by car.

As far as I can tell there is at least 57 graves marked only by stone.

Terry and Zelma Fisher transcribed these markers in the month of Sept. 2002.

- Zelma Fisher

Bleigh, Henry Edward, b. 17 Aug 1910, d. 21 Dec 1938 (resting in the hope of a glorious resurrection)
Bleigh, James Oley, b. 23 Feb 1913, d. 15 Oct 1991 (PVT US Army World War II)
Bleigh, Kile Wane, b. d. 1 Nov 1936
Bleigh, Mariah, b. 15 Mar 1865, d. 18 Feb 1934 (wife of Samuel Bleigh)
Bleigh, Nora, b. 1917, d. 1985, s/w James Oley
Bleigh, Samuel S., b. 1852, d. 1939
Bleigh, Thomas Lee, b. d. 29 Oct. 1957 (infant son of Oley & Nora Bleigh) (God bless our baby)
Brown, Frank B., b. 1886, d. 1974
Brown, Harry G., b. 1903, d. 1974 (PVT. Us Army)
Brown, Lena F., b. 1914, d. 1992 s/w Harry G. (together forever)
Brown, Rebecca Ann (Wimer) (Cogar) , b. 1901, d. 1987
Brown, Robert L., b. 15 Aug 1905, d. 27 Apr. 1989 s/w Rebecca Ann (PFC US Army World War II)
Cogar, Jacob, b. 1790, d. 1881 (4 Inf. VA Militia War of 1812)
Gibson, Asbury, b. 1850, d. 1935 s/w Sarepta
Gibson, Bertha Mae, b. 1907, d. 1985
Gibson, David D., b. 1884, d. 1914
Gibson, Hubert G., b. 1946, d. 1993
Gibson, John V., b. 3 Jul 1894, d. 1 Nov 1976 (CPL US Army World War I)
Gibson, Leota Florence, b. 1920, d. 1921 (daughter of Elizah F. & Maltida Gibson) (our darling)
Gibson, Retha O., b. 27 Mar 1903, d. 25 Mar 1936
Gibson, Roy Thomas, b. d. 1940
Gibson, Sarepta, b. 1849, d. 1936
Gibson, Susan, b. 1886, d. 1974 (Aunt Susie) (dearly loved, sadly missed, rest in gods loving care)
Helmick, Asa Jenison, b. 1891, d. 1975 s/w Emma D.
Helmick, David, no dates
Helmick, Emma D., b. 1894 d. 1954
Helmick, Lucy Belle, no dates
Helmick, Maynard, no dates
Lake, George D., b. 22 Oct 1861, d. 27 Apr 1903
Lake, Sarah (Gibson), b. 7 Apr 1860, d. 25 Dec. 1880 (married to G. D. Lake Oct. 18, 1879)
Lough, Martha E., b. 10 Feb 1852, d. 9 Mar. 1884 (wife of J. V. Lough) (32 y. 29 d.)
McCartney, Clayton Meredith, b. 27 Dec. 1905, d. 18 Sept. 1941(resting in the hope of a glorious resurrection)
Roby, Edgar, b. 20 Jan. 1884, d. 3 Oct. 1887 (son of B. F. & L. A. Roby) (thou art gone little darling, sweet child of our love, from earths fairy strand, to brighter mansions above)
Roby, F. M., b. 16 Jul 1892, d. 21 Sep 1898 (beautiful lovely she was but only a fair bud to earth to blossom in heaven) (dau. of B. F. & L. A. Roby)
Roby, Roy B., b. 27 Feb. 1899, d. 13 Nov 1900 (son of B. F. & L. A. Roby)
Russell, Amanda William, b. 1864, d. 1934 (gone but not forgotten)
Tenny, Infant, no dates (son of Delbert & Wilbur)
Williams, Francina (Cogar), b. 1835, d. 1924
Williams, Everett, b. 17 Jan 1909, d. 13 Feb 1954 (TEC 5 153 Engr Const Bn World War II)
Williams, Gerald R., b. 2 Feb 1944, d. 28 Jan 1986
Williams, Harvey E., b. d. 1953
Williams, Homer G., b. 1902, d. 1958
Williams, Leroy T., b. d. 1949
Williams, Mabel Virginia, b. 25 Feb 1922, d. 25 Aug 1996
Williams, Margaret, b. 1912, d. ----, s/w Homer G.
Williams, Oley, b. 7 Sep 1893, d. 18 Oct 1952 (West Virginia PVT 158 Depot Brigade World War II)
Wimer, Donna D., b. 31 Jan 1964, d. 3 Dec 2005 (daughter of Oliver and Flossie Williams Wimer)
Wimer, Flossie, b. 1929, d. 1988
Wimer, Gerald David, b. d. Mar 1951
Wimer, Luther O., b. 7 Feb. 1940 (West Virginia Pvt Air Service)
Wimer, Nathan Oliver, b. Jun 1945, d. Nov. 1959
Wimer, Oliver L., b. 11 Aug 1926, d. 30 Oct 1984 s/w Flossie (S2 US Navy World War II)
Wimer, Rose Marie, b. Jan 1955, d. Mar 1955
Wimer, Roy Lee, b. 1953, d. 2001
Wimer?, Nathen , no dates
Wimer?, Paul-Pauline , no dates
Wimer?, Reva, no dates

 

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