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Fairmont Cemetery
Marion County, West Virginia

Maple Ave and Baltimore St.
Fairmont WV

Lat: 39° 29' 21"N, Lon: 80° 07' 59"W

Contributed by Gena Wagaman, Dec 16, 2002 [gdwagaman@mail.wvu.edu]. Total records = 194.

On Interstate 79 traveling south to Fairmont, take the Downtown exit (exit 137). Bear right off the ramp. Go to left hand lane. Take a left. Go straight on East Park Ave. At the fourth light, turn right across the bridge. At the second light turn right. Staying in the right hand lane, go past large building on your left. At the top of the hill, take an immediate right unto Maple Ave. On Maple Ave. you will pass Woodlawn Cemetery on your left. Follow Maple Ave. to Baltimore St. Fairmont City Cemetery is on the left adjacent to Windmill Park.

This cemetery was used through the 1930s, and had become a paupers’ burial ground. The Fairmont City Cemetery Restoration Project was begun in 2000, and has reclaimed about one-quarter of the two acre site from neglect and overgrowth. Work is continuing, engaging students from West Virginia University and Fairmont State College in Service Learning.

An historic reclamation is ongoing as well. Who is interred here? What was their occupation? What is known of their life and death? What did they accomplish while alive? What is known of their family? Is their family still living in Fairmont? Its earliest grave is thought to be that of John Manley, interred 1818.

This transcription is a complete work up to 2002 which was done by physical inventory, with references from previous transcriptions done by the DAR in 1934 and the WPA in 1939.

It contains all known stones at this time, some stones have not been recovered, not all stones have been listed in previous transcriptions, i.e. were discovered during physical reclamation.

- Gena Wagaman

Addison, Charles, b. 1844, d. 1 Jul 1854, age: 9yr, s/o PEB & M Addison, Son of RFB
Allessandro, Edwin W. S., no dates, s/w Mary Lott, Mary V and Rosarig B
Allessandro, Mary Lott, no dates, s/w Edwin, Mary V and Rosarig B
Allessandro, Mary V., no dates, s/w Edwin, Mary Lott and Rosarig B
Allessandro, Rossarig B", b. 15 Feb. 1881 Italy, d. 7 Oct 1902, age: 21y, in Italian, s/w Edwin, Mary Lott and Mary V
Arnett, Pickney B., b. 11 Apr 1846, d. 14 May 1879, age: 33yr, s PB & M Arnett
Arnett, Presley B., b. 1810, d. 11 Apr 1855, age: 45yr, s SN & ME Arnett
Barrett, Bridget, no dates, w OE Barrett
Barthlow, Fanny, b. 1844, d. 13 May1904, age: 60yr, w/o JO Bartholow
Bartholow, Alveretea, b. 1872, d. 10 Nov 1872
Bartholow, Harry, b. 1869, d. 15 Dec 1895, age: 26y
Bartholow, Julia Wetzel, b. 1849, d. 1 May 1877, age: 28y
Batson, John W., b. 1824, d. 4 Dec 1894, age: 70y, Civil War 17th WV Inf. Co. F
Birk, Bridget, d. 23 Dec 1861
Birmingham, Clara, d. 24 Aug 1857, d/o B and S J Birmingham
Blaney, Galadoria A., d. 1851, age: 51yr, Dau of K.L.
Boggess, Elizabeth, d. 26 Jun 1875, age: 52yr, wife of Thomas
Boggess, Thomas L., d. 21 Feb. 1873, age: 77y
Boor, William C., b. 1833, d. 15 Apr 1854, age: 18yr, s/o BF and M Boor
Brand, Sarah G., b. 1830, d. 3 Sep 1866, age: 36yr, w/o William M. Brand
Burk(e?), Mary, b. 1818, d. 5 Jun 1858, age: 40yr, w/o Patrick Burk(e?)
Burns, James W., b. 1873, d. 28 Nov 1874yr, s/o JH and M Burns
Camp, Clarence A., b. 13 Jan 1879, d. 27 Oct 1891, age: 12y
Camp, James Dermot, b. 11Jul 1873, d. 13 Jan 1878, age: 5y
Canfield, Infant, no dates
Carney, Frank P. (Francis Perry), b. 1835, d. 02 Jun 1866, age: 31yr, s/o Michael and Mary Carney
Carney, Mary E., d. 22 Jun 1876, age: 49yr, w/o C.B. Carney, d. Thomas and Elizabeth Boggess
Carney, Mary, b. 1793 Ireland, d. 11 Jan 1870, age: 77yr, w/o Michael Carney
Carney, Michael, b. 1791 Co. Donegal, Ireland, d. 2 Aug 1868, age: 77y
Carr, Dee M., b. 7 Apr 1839, d. no date, age: 23y
Carr, Dr. E. M., b. 1810, d. 7 Apr 1839, age: 29y
Carr, Hugh H.D., b. 15 Sep 1831, d. no date
Christiano, Antonio, b. 1903, d. 1904, age: 1y, in Italian, s/o Giovanni and Bastanzia
Christiano, Rafaelle, b. 1903, d. 1904, age: 1y, in Italian, s/o Giovanni and Bastanzia
Christie, Ellen, b. 1851, d. 23 Jul 1880, age: 30y, d/o F and B Christie (Frank and Bridget [Carney]), granddaughter Michael and Mary Carney
Christie, W S (Winfield Scott), b. 1847, d. 1881, age: 34yr, s/o F and B Chrisite (Frank and Bridget [Carney]), grandson Michael and Mary Carney
Claggett, Thomas, b. 1840, d. 25 May 1855, age: 15yr, s/o TJ and MA Claggett
Clark, Ervin, d. 1851
Clark, Tracy B., b. 4 Dec 1890, d. 11 Nov 1894, age: 4yr, s/o TE and MM Clark
Combs, H.B., d. 10 Apr 1877
Comes, B S, b. 1766, d. 20Aug 1822, age: 56yr, v. Revolutionary War
Conaway, Amanda, b. 1871, d. no date, d. DE and CB Conaway
Cool, Minnie F., no dates
Coy, Rachel, d. 1857, wife of D.H.
Cumpston, Henry H., b. 11 Jul 1829, d. 19 Jul 1893, age: 64y
Cumpston, Lurenna, d. 7 Aug 1875, age: 45y
Davenport, Issac, b. 18 Feb. 1837, d. 26 Dec 1900, age: 63y
Davis, Jemina, b. 23 Apr 1798, d. 23 Jul 1887, age: 89y
Dixon, Judy, b. 1807, d. 1852, age: 45yr, w/o Thomas Dixon
Dunnington, Anna (Amanda?), b. 1828, d. no date
Dunnington, Claude, no dates, age: 11mo, grandson of William Monroe Dunnington
Dunnington, William Monroe, b. 21 Dec 1800, d. 9 Jan 1879, age: 78y
Ebbert, Mary A., b. 1777, d. 23 Nov 1848, age: 71yr, w/o Henry Ebbert
Fetty, Levi, no dates, Civil War 14th WV Inf. Co F, s/o Jesse and Nancy
Fetty, Loyd, no dates, Spanish/American War Co. G 1st W.Va
Fleming, Catherine, b. 20 Feb. 1832, d. 9 Sep 1893, age: 61yr, w/o Charles J. Fleming
Fleming, Charles J., b. 4 Mar 1824, d. 5 Dec 1891, age: 67y, Civil War 6th WV Inf. Co. A
Fleming, Franklin J., b. 1818, d. 24 May1880, age: 62yr, s/o William and Nancy
Fleming, Hannah, d. 22 Sep 1826, age: 29y
Fleming, Jemima, d. 10 Jul 1851, age: 47y
Fleming, Luretta (Lucretia?), no dates, w/o Franklin J.
Fleming, William B., d. 5 Mar 1809
Freeland, Isaih (Elijah?), b. 1836, d. no date, Civil War G.O.A. 6th WV Inf.
Gehring, Ignatius, b. 1817 Wurtenburg, Germany, d. 1867, age: 50yr, Gentleman
Giamarino, Twin boys, b. 1913, d. 1913, in Italian: sons of Andrew and Theresa
Gibbons, Hugh Kent, b. Jul 1876, d. no date
Gilboy, Ellen, b. 1825, d. 21 May 1893, age: 68yr, w/o John Gilboy
Gilboy, James E., d. 27 Jun 1876
Gilboy, James, d. 4 Dec 1856, age: 15yr, s/o John and Ellen Gilboy
Hall, William Edgar, d. 6 Aug 1839
Hawkins, William, b. 1814, d. Sep 1845, age: 31y
Hess, ??, b. 1891, d. 1891
Hickey, Jerry (Jerimiah?), b. 1825 Ireland, d. 23 Jul 1870, age: 35y
Holland, William, b. 2 Aug 1831, d. no date, s/o S. Holland
Horan, Michael, b. 1853, d. 25 Apr 1875, age: 22y
Hughes, Alpheus, b. 1887, d. 17 Feb. 1939, age: 52y
Ingman, Lettishia, d. 6 Jun 1860, age: 35y
Irwin, Dr. Joseph, b. 1822, d. 1887, age: 65y
Joliff, Hattie, b. 1868, d. 6 Aug 1877, age: 9y, d/o Z. and M. Joliff
Jolliffe, Thomas S., d. 1 Apr 1865, age: 39y
Kearsley, J B (Jonathan), b. 1864, d. 28 Oct 1884, age: 22yr, s/o John and Martha
Kearsley, John, b. 7 Aug 1813, d. 18 Aug 1877, age: 64y
Kearsley, Martha A. S., b. 1815, d. 28 Feb. 1876, age: 60yr, w/o John Kearsley
Kellin, Jessie, no dates
Kerr, Annie Lott, b. 11 May 1829, d. 16 Jan 1878, age: 49y
Kerr, William, b. 24 Nov 1801, d. 11 Jul 1896, age: 65y
Kidwell, Amanda Malvina, b. 1829, d. 8 Jul 1852, age: 23yr, w/o George W.L. Kidwell
Kidwell, George W.L., b. 1825, d. 10 Feb. 1882, age: 57y
Kidwell, Infant, no dates, s/o A.G. and M. Kidwell
Kidwell, Martha, b. 1852, d. no date
Kidwell, Mary Georgie, b. 23 Mar 1846, d. 14 Aug 1855, age: 9y
Kidwell, Zedekiah H., b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 16 Sep 1880, age: 28yr, s/o Zedikiah and Martha Kidwell
Kidwell, Zedekiah, b. 14 Jan 1814, d. 26 Apr 1872, age: 58yr, s/o Zedekiah and Rebecca Kidwell
Kidwell, Zedekiah, b. 16 Sep 1780, d. 16 Dec 1872, age: 92yr, Husband of Rebecca, Father of Zedekiah, GF of Zedekiah H.
Kiger, Eli, b. 16 Mar 1861, d. no date
Kinney, Mike, b. 6 Jun 1864, d. 31May 1891, age: 27y
Kinney, Patrick, b. 22 Mar 1886, d. no date
Kirk, Agnes, b. 13 Jun 1859, d. 17 Dec 1885, age: 26yr, Dau. Of E. and A.
Kirk, Nellie, b. 22 Aug 1888, d. 25 Dec 1894, age: 2yr, Dau. of E. and A. Kirk
Knotts, Caroline, b. 1838, d. 20 Apr 1855, age: 18y, d/o JE and SG Knotts
Knotts, John E. (Emory), b. 1810, d. 9 Feb. 1879, age: 69y
Knotts, Mary E., b. 1841, d. 8 Jun 1859, age: 18y, d/o JE and SG Knotts
Knotts, Sarah G., b. 1817, d. 18 Feb. 1851, age: 34yr, w/o JE Knotts
Lantine, ??, no dates, w/o F.G. Lantine
Lewis, Miria, no dates, w/o J.B. Lewis
Litman, Issac, b. 1788, d. 24 Feb. 1862, age: 74y
Litman, Nancy, b. 1788, d. 4 Feb. 1870, age: 82y
Litman, Virginia Ann, b. 11 Oct 1856, d. no date, d. Sarah Ann Litman
Loftus, Anthony, b. 1835 Ireland, d. 1866, age: 31y
Lovell, Mary, no dates
Lowe, Elizabeth, b. 1789 Limerick, Ireland, d. 16 Mar 1873, age: 81yr, w/o David Lowe
Lowe, Mary, no dates
Mahaffey, Aetie, d. 16 Mar 1889, age: 7m
Mahaffey, Bert, b. 1876, d. 27 Nov 1894, s/o S.J. and L. Mahaffey,
Mallory, E.A., no dates, Civil War, Sgt 17th WV Inf., Co. R
Manley, John N., d. 16 Jun 1915
Marazita, Guiseppe, b. 13 Mar 1884 Italy, d. 1902, age: 18y, in Italian
Maxwell, Maria, no dates
McCray, Raymond, b. 23 Nov 1855, d. 1857, age: 2y
Meade, Alfred, b. 14 Apr 1820, d. 27 Apr 1907, age: 87y
Miletic, Franjo, d. 1911, in Italian
Miller, French S., d. 31 May 1855
Miller, John, d. 18 Feb. 1846, age: 42y
Monaghan, Patrick, b. Co. Sligo, Ireland, d. 31 Oct 1871, age: 43y
Monahan, Bridget (Quinn), b. Co. Sligo, Ireland, d. 26 Sep 1871, age: 41yr, w/o Patrick Monahan
Moore, John J., b. 22 Sep 1809, d. 30 May 1882, age: 71y
Morris, Jennie L., b. 1861, d. 2 Nov 1884, age: 23yr, w/o S.C. Morris (Sanford) d. F. and L. Fleming
Morton, Ashille, no dates
Murphy, Anna A., b. 12 Jun 1855, d. 3 May 1883, age: 27y, d/o James and Elizabeth Murphy
Murphy, Hugh, b. 1821 Ireland, d. 30 Apr 1872, age: 51y
Murphy, James, b. 30 May 1813 Co. Wicklow, Ireland, d. 4 Aug 1885, age: 72yr, b. Augrim
Murphy, Mary A., b. 20 Nov 1862, d. 26 Jun 1887, age: 25y, d/o Nicholas Murphy
Murphy, Mary, b. 28 Nov 1852, d. 28 Jun 1877, age: 25yr, w/o Michael Murphy
Murphy, Thos. J., b. 31 Jan 1860, d. 17 Apr 1883, age: 23y
Nay, Elizabeth, b. 1825, d. 1 Aug 1851, age: 26yr, w/o Elias Nay
Newcomb, G. W. (George), b. 6 Apr 1824, d. 6 May 1868, age: 42yr, s/o Ebenezer and Sophronia Newcomb
Noonan, Patrick, b. Co. Clare, Ireland, d. 20 Dec 1851, age: 27y, Native of County Clare, Ireland
Oliverio, Giovanna Batista, b. 1854, d. 7 Feb. 1896, age: 42y
Padden, Bessie (Biddy?), b. 1853, d. 14 Dec 1875, age: 22y, d/o P. and S. Padden
Perry, George Annie, b. 1866, d. 22 Apr 1870, age: 4y
Pierpoint, Joseph, no dates, What else is on the marker cannot be deciphered
Pool, Guy, b. 13 Apr 1894, d. 18 Jan 1896, s/o J.S. and M. Pool
Powell, Reed Robs, b. 1874, d. Jul 1878, age: 4yr, s/o L.C. and M. Powell
Prickett, Luretta Elmira, b. 1843, d. 14 Mar 1848, age: 6y, d/o J.M. and Perry Pricket
Rannenberg, Robert, b. 20 Jul 1905, d. 20 Jul 1905yr, s/o R.T. and E.A.
Reeves, Lydia, no dates, w/o Dr. James E. Reeves
Reeves, Mary N., b. 29 Mar 1837, d. 1872, age: 35yr, w/o of Dr. James E. Reeves
Rider, Anne, b. 13 Dec 1856, d. no date, d. Luke and Mary Rider
Rider, Margaret, b. 1825, d. 14 Jun 1870, age: 45yr, w/o Luke Rider
Ridgeley, Emma, d. 7 Oct 1869, age: 8yr
Ridgeley, Nellie, d. 11 Jun 1868
Ridgely, Mollie, b. 11 Jun 1868, d. no date, d. W.M. and M.E. Ridgely
Robinson, Elizabeth, b. 1817, d. 26 Sep 1889, age: 72yr, w/o J.H. Robinson
Robinson, Emmerriller, b. 23 Feb. 1842, d. 1848, age: 6y, d/o J.H. and E. Robinson
Robinson, James H., b. 1810, d. 27 Dec 1852, age: 41y
Sees, Jonas M., no dates, Civil War 8th Ohio Cav. Co. E
Shay, Elizabeth, b. 22 Jan 1888, d. no date, w/o Darby Shay
Shea, Darby, d. 11 Mar 1866
Shinn, Nancy, d. 1895, age: 92yr, Wife of Moses
Smay, Elizabeth, d. 22 Jan 1888
Smith, Charles W., b. 1844, d. 11 Sep 1865, age: 22yr, s/o G.L. and C. Smith
Snider, Abner, b. 1820, d. 11 Dec 1873, age: 53y
Snider, Annaliza, b. 1856, d. 18 May 1866, age: 14y, d/o L.and E. Snider
Snider, Charles Alfred, b. 11 Aug 1856, d. 24 Dec 1857
Snider, John William, b. 23 May 1851, d. 21 Jul 1860
Snider, Sarah Elizabeth, b. 28 Sep 1852, d. 28 Jul 1860, age: 7y
Steele, Louisa R., b. 1847, d. 9 Apr 1879, age: 32yr, w/o William Steele
Stevenson, Dr. William, b. Pennsylvania, d. 15 Feb. 1853
Taylor, Jack, b. 28 Oct 1899, d. no date, age: 37y
Travis, Ellen, b. 1791, d. 2 Apr 1867, age: 76yr, w/o P. Travis
Turney, Daniel, b. 2 Nov 1812, d. 5 Oct 1877, age: 65y
Turney, James D., b. 11 Apr 1847, d. 4 Dec 1891, age: 44y
Vindice, George, b. 1861, d. 1865, age: 4y
Watson, Charles M., b. 1846, d. 8 Oct 1899, age: 53yr, s/o T.G. and S.A. Watson
Watson, Infant, no dates
Watson, Margaret, d. 18 Aug 1855, age: 2yr, dau. of T.G. and S. Watson
Watson, Susan, d. 7 Oct 1855, age: 6mo, dau. of T.G. and S. Watson
Watson, Sylvanus Lamb, d. 9 Oct 1848, age: 29y
Watts, Walter, d. 1890, son of G.M.
Wells, Emma, b. Jan 1856, d. 11 Aug 1856, d/o M and E.J. Wells
Wells, John E., b. 9 Sep 1809, d. 8 Jun 1876, age: 65yr, s/o Richard and Nancy Wells
Wells, Marmaduke, b. 1819, d. 3 Jan 1855, age: 36y
Wells, Richard Borge, b. 1847, d. 18 Jul 1877, age: 30yr, s/o M. and E.J. Wells
Welty, Barbra, no dates
Whitely, Richard, b. 11 Jun 1897, d. no date, age: 14y
Wigginton, Franklin, d. 1871
Wigginton, Henry G., b. 6 Jun 1835, d. 3 Sep 1880, age: 45yr, s/o Presley and Sarah Wigginton
Wigginton, Presley, b. 12 Nov 1796, d. 6 Jan 1890, age: 94y
Wigginton, Sarah, b. 4 Oct 1804, d. 14 Aug 1890, age: 86y
Wiggionton, Franklin, b. 1825, d. 25 May 1851, age: 26y
Wilkins, Andrew MacDonald, d. 11 Sep 1848, age: 14m 12dyr, s/o Wm. H. and Mary Wilkens
Wilkins, William H., b. 1814, d. 1 Sep 1849, age: 35y
Wilson, Mary, d. 31 Jan 1853, age: 12y
Wright, Virgil, b. 23 Nov 1893, d. 11 Feb. 1895, age: 2y

??, ??, no dates, age: 7y 5m 8d
Foster, , no dates
Turner, , no dates

 

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