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Foltz Graveyard
Slanesville, Hampshire County, West Virginia

Lat: 39° 21' 33"N, Lon: 78° 33' 43"W

Contributed by Dan Cowgill, Jan 31, 2006 [gosheldon@aol.com]. Total records = 21.

From Slanesville, drive 2 miles south on SH 29 to Voit road, turn right onto Voit Road and continue for 1/4 mile west, then look to right, stand of trees in field is the cemetery.

The property owner where this cemetery is located is Rick Whitacre. The field is fenced, as is the graveyard, but can be accessed from the Farm, which is north of the cemetery. The farm is on the Martinsburg Grade Rd. on the other side of the field and can only be access with permission (due to cattle.)

I have been told that Foltz family members visit once a year to clean up debris in this cemetery, but I can't confirm that. It is no longer used and is pocked with many groundhog holes and has a solar electric fence to keep the cattle away. I've actually found casket handles on the surface.

This is a transcription completed by my mother, Katie Cowgill in 1970 and it appears there have been no burials since that time.

- Dan Cowgill

Foltz, Benjamin, b. Aug 30, 1825, d. May 5, 1903
Foltz, Eliza Jane, b. Aug 20, 1837, d. Jul 9, 1917, aged 79yr 10mo 19da, w/o W.H., Will join thee in that heavenly land, No more to take the parting hand
Foltz, Jacob, b. 1822, d. 1905, At Rest
Foltz, Jacob, d. May 26, 1886, About 40 years, Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord
Foltz, Margaret E, b. May 31, 1848, d. Jul 6, 1930, w/o Jacob, Gone but not forgotten
Foltz, Matilda C (or G), d. Nov 22 1890, aged 66yr 1mo 7da, w/o Wm
Foltz, Philip M., b. Mar 2, 1854, d. Dec 23, 1892
Foltz, Samuel, d. Sep 21, 1888
Foltz, William H., d. Jun 14, 1897, aged 74yr 1mo 23da, Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep from which none ever wake to weep
Fultz, Jolly, b. May 3, 1818, d. Sep 21 1849, aged 31yr 4mo 19da, s/o Martins and Mary M.
Haines, Catherine, b. Mar 18, 1817, d. Dec 26, 1901, aged 84yr 9mo 10da, w/o Philip
Haines, Lacy A, b. Oct 8, 1811, d. Sep 1, 1863, Daughter of Philip and Catherine
Haines, Philip, b. Apr 1, 1815, d. Jan 15, 1893
Haines, Robert J, b. Jun 2, 1846, d. Aug 9, 1863, Son of Philip C.
Hockman, Christian, b. May 20, 1851, d. Jul 12, 1851, s/o Philip
Loy, George W., d. Sep 12, 1853, aged 8yr 2mo 8da, Son of P & A
Loy, Anna (Foltz), b. Nov 20, 1820, d. d. Apr 7, 1874, aged 54yr 4mo 17da, w/o Peter Loy
Loy, John Hiett, d. Sep 2, 1853, aged 3yr 2mo 9da, Son of D&I
Loy, Peter, b. Feb 21, 1812, d. Mar 1867, aged 55yr and 22da
Saville, Chas W, b. Jan 14, 1867, Dec 1, 1935
Saville, Florence, b. Apr 13, 1869, d. no date

 

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