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Cowger Cemetery (Carpenter Cemetery)
Hacker Valley, Webster County, West Virginia

Lat: 38°39'28"N, Lon: 80°25'00"W

Contributed by Zelma Fisher, Jun 30, 2002, last edited Oct 09, 2006 [zelfish50@hotmail.com]. Total records = 25.

Direction is from Rt. 20 in Hacker Valley, Webster County, and WV. Turn onto Replete Rd. (Rt. 3) go approx. 1-mile turn left on bridge at Cowger Hill Rd. Proceed to top of hill, turn left, go past farm on left on the way up to top of next hill approx. 3/4 mile. At top of hill is old field, turn right go approx. 1/2-mile. Turn right again onto little road leading to cemetery.

Terry and Zelma Fisher took this information in June 2002, by walking the cemetery. Not sure if cemetery is still taking burials, there is plenty of space. This cemetery is also known as Carpenter Cemetery.

Cowger Cemetery is accessible by four-wheel drive only, as the better road is gated off.

- Zelma Fisher

Barbe, James, no dates, s/w Delia, (our loved one’s)
Brake, Millie (Simmons), b. 1873, d. 1962, (at rest)
Carpenter, Dessie, b. 28 Aug 1896, d. 14 Sep 1990
Carpenter, Emanuel J., b. 23 Jul 1886, d. 24 April 1976, s/w Dessie
Cowger, Alvin E., b. 1879, d. 1969, s/w Ivy Dora
Cowger, Flodie, d. 14 Sep 1892, age: 7 days (daughter of R. J. & J. A. Cowger)
Cowger, Infant, b. & d. 6 Mar 1898, (son of J. E. H. & R. J. Cowger) (only a baby grave some foot or two at the most of star daisied sod yet think that god knows what that little grave cost)
Cowger, Infant, b. 11 Mar 1897, d. 12 Mar 1897, (son of J. E. H. & R. J. Cowger) (only a baby grave strange how we moan & fret for a little face that was here such a space, oh more strange that could forget)
Cowger, Ira F., b. 11 May 1877, d. 21 Jan 1907, (death & eternal life why should we weep)
Cowger, Ivy Dora, b. 1879, d. 1955
Cowger, Jesse F., b. 8 Aug 1862, d. 20 Sep 1925, (In loving memory)
Cowger, Noama S., b. 3 Sep 1852, d. 1 May 1879, (wife of J. E. H.)
Cowger, Rosa I., b. 20 Sep 1875, d. 29 Oct 1877, (daughter of J. E. H. & N. S. Cowger) (ere sin could blight or sor your fade, beath came with friendly care, the opening bud to heaven conveyed and dadeth blossom there)
Cowger, Tamer, no dates, (Wes wife)
Cowger, Wesley, b. 1864, d. 1942
Harper, Wert R., b. 1909, d. 1944, (son of Noah & Molenda) (gone to a brighter home)
Simmons, Dempsey Arden, b. 1918, d. 1938
Simmons, Infants, no dates, three infants of John B. & Millie Simmons
Simmons, John B., b. 15 Aug 1871, d. 23 Aug 1925, (always trusted in god) (at rest)
Simmons, Son, d. 19 Oct 1899, son of J. B. & M., (weep not he is at rest)
Stout, Geretha, b. 1800s, d. 1910
Stout, Zeddock, b. 1800s, d. 1911
Williams, Charlie Ellis, b. 1898, d. 1980, s/w Roxie
Williams, Ellis James, b. 1942, d. 1983 (gone but not forgotten)
Williams, Roxie, b. 1903, d. 1977, (resting in eternal peace & love

16 graves marked by stone

 

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