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Rockhold Family Cemetery
Elizabeth, Wirt County, West Virginia

238 Wells Lock Rd
Elizabeth, WV
304-275-3378.

Contributed by Karen Cale Schauwecker, Aug 19, 2003 [karencale@aol.com]. Total records = 12.

This cemetery is located on the converted "Cale's Dairy Farm" to the "Mingo Bottom Golf Course". The cemetery is located on the 4th tee of the Golf Course.

There were eleven stones standing upright. Of the eleven, only six stones were readable. The rest of the stones inscriptions were washed away and illegible. Therefore these records do not represent all the people in the cemetery, but it is a complete reading of all legible stones.

The cemetery is in bad condition. They do not cut the grass and there are many other stones leaning against the tree stump and still others leaning against other headstones. The cemetery is on a hill, overlooking the golf course below. It is a beautiful sight. I don't believe they are accepting new burials, as the cemetery is on a golf course.

I walked and transcribed this cemetery on Aug 17, 2003.

* records from the Wirt County Historical Society

- Karen Schauwecker

Crawford, Calvin, d. 23 Nov 1856, 70y 11m 13d
Pickering, Daniel, d. 21 Aug 1860, 71y 1m 17d
Roberts, John W., d. 10 Mar 1872, 41y, 5m 7d *
Roberts, Mary Ann W. D., d. 1 Sep 1851, 15y, d/o B. & P. Roberts *
Roberts, Permelia, d. 16 Nov 1851, 18y 9m 5d, d/o B. (Benjamin) & P. (Permelia) Roberts
Roberts, Permelia, d. 29 Dec 1875, 79y, w/o Benjamin Roberts *
Rockhold, Charles Bingley, d. 12 Oct 1823 *
Rockhold, Charles F., d. 24 Sep 1830, 60y 17d
Rockhold, Margaret, d. 17 Aug 1872, w/o M. (Maynard) Rockhold
Rockhold, Mary Jane L., d. 17 Jun 1858, 11y, d/o C. B. & L. M. Rockhold *
Rockhold, Permelia, d. 9 Mar 1845, 72y 3m 11d, "consort of Charles Rockhold"
Steele, Jonathan, d. 18 Apr 1880, 19y 6m *

Misc:
BRILBL, lettering on an old marker *
L.K., scroll letters on a marker *

 

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