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Buckley Chapel Cemetery
Lee Creek, Wood County, West Virginia

Lat: 39° 07' 36"N, Lon: 81° 40' 10"W

Contributed by Teresa Fordyce, Jul 14, 2003, last edited Jul 16, 2007 [s82c43@verizon.net]. Total records = 40.

Take CR #17 out of Belleville for approximately 4.5 miles. The cemetery will be right along the left side of the road just past Wolf Run Road.

This is a small abandoned cemetery that was last used in 1946. The property at one time was owned by the Pryor and Buckley families.

There are two sections to this cemetery, one being up on the hill to the left, about 150 feet. The upper portion is behind where the Buckley Chapel Church sat. The church has been gone for many years.

The upper section cannot be seen from the road. The grounds have not been kept for many years, and are overgrown with weeds. Several of the stones in the lower section have fallen over and/or are broken.

This is a complete transcription. I first walked and transcribed this cemetery on Aug 3, 2003. I have revisited again on May 23, 2004.
- Teresa Fordyce

Amos, Bulah B., b. Jun 9, 1901, d. Jul 13, 1902, d/o William B. and Sarah Burdette Amos
Amos, Sarah (Burdette), b. 1864, d. 1942, w/o William B. Amos
Amos, William B., b. 1855, d. 1946, s/o Benjamin and Susannah Eaton Amos
Bowman, Mary Bell, d. Jul 13, 1872, aged 8y 11m 29d, d/o Lena and Smith Bowman, (not positive of “aged”, stone is broken and has fallen over)
Buchanan, Ann, b. Dec 26, 1865, d. May 25, 1917, w/o J.R. Buchanan
Buchanan, J. R., b. Sep 3, 1861, d. May 5, 1939
Buckley, Caroline V., d. Dec 10, 1881, aged 31y 9m, w/o Samuel G. Buckley, d/o William and Caroline Beckett
Buckley, Eliza Jane, b. Dec 23, 1815, d. Nov 13, 1871, w/o Harrison W. Buckley, (stone is broken and has fallen over)
Buckley, George W., d. Jul 11, 1851, aged 1y 6m 29d, s/o H. and E.J. Buckley, (not positive of “aged”, stone is very worn)
Buckley, Harrison Wade Hampton, b. Feb 11, 1812, d. Aug 10, 1891, s/o John and Jane Chappell Buckley, (said to be buried here, but I found no marker for him)
Buckley, John M., b. Mar 1839, d. Dec 8, 1912, s/o Harrison and Eliza Jane Buckley, (said to be buried here, but I found no marker for him)
Buckley, Nancy E., b. Nov 29, 1849, d. Mar 26, 1887, w/o William Buckley, d/o William and Caroline Beckett
Buckley, Sarah Jane, b. Mar 17, 1842, d. Oct 31, 1925, w/o John M. Buckley, d/o Michael and Lucretia Ann Mills Boso, (said to be buried here, but I found no marker for her)
Clegg, Elizabeth (Wise), d. Sep 23, 1910, aged 81y 6m, w/o Thomas Clegg
Clegg, Rachel (Conner), d. Aug 26, 1893, aged 83 years, w/o John Clegg
Clegg, Thomas, b. Jun 26, 1826, d. Dec 23, 1898, s/o John and Rachel Conner Clegg
Cochran, Sarah, b. 1831, d. 1925, w/o William Cochran, d/o Thomas and Martha Hughes Morris
Cochran, William, b. 1830, d. 1905
Eaton, Alice G., d. Nov 24, 1888, aged 1y 10m 29d, d/o J.H. and R.A. Eaton
Eaton, John Harman, b. May 15, 1856, d. Mar 3, 1943, s/o Samuel and Mary Harman Eaton
Eaton, Mary Catherine, d. Feb 10, 1884, aged 36y 3m 19d, w/o Franklin Eaton, d/o William and Caroline Beckett
Eaton, Rachel A. (Adams), b. Oct 23, 1859, d. Mar 27, 1934, w/o John Harman Eaton
Eaton, William, d. Mar 7, 1877, aged 28y 10m 12d, (stone is broken and has fallen over)
Eckels, George W., d. Dec 27, 1872, aged 42y 4m 26d
Emrick, Elizabeth L., b. Jan 19, 1860, d. Jun 14, 1893
Flinn, George W., d. Jun 27, 1875, aged 25y 7m 17d, (stone has fallen over)
Flinn, Gregory, b. Sep 29, 1856, d.
Flinn, Serah A., d. Jan 8, 1893, aged 71y 10m 21d
Flinn, Serah C., b. Apr 9, 1844, d.
Foraker, Elizabeth A., b. Sep 3, 1851, d. Jan 6, 1912, d/o Samuel and Mary Harmon Eaton
Foraker, William, b. Feb 3, 1847, d. Nov 17, 1903
Lowrey, Mary, d. Nov 19, 1856, aged 37 years, w/o John M. Lowrey
Marlow, Sarah C., d. Apr 19, 1862, (couldn’t read aged), w/o John Marlow
Muhlbaugh, John, d. Jul 1, 1883, aged 1y 26d, s/o P. and M. Muhlbaugh
Pryor, Emily, d. Nov 2, 1892, aged 40y 9m 4d, w/o R. Pryor
Pryor, Emma Jane, b. Mar 14, 1875, d. Apr 17, 1896, w/o Wilson Pryor
Pryor, Margaret G., d. Jan 19, 1886, aged 8m 18d, d/o W. and E.R. Pryor
Pryor, Rebecca Caroline, b. Nov 9, 1877, d. Apr 27, 1901, w/o Wilson Pryor
Spery, Harry L., b. Nov 25, 1905, d. Oct 1, 1910, s/o F.R. and M.F. Spery
Tebay, Robert A., b. Jul 3, 1878, d. May 18, 1904

Misc:
13 unmarked graves (may be more, but these were obvious)
7 Marked only with rocks
2 concrete markers with no information

 

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