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Mount Olive Cemetery
Rockport, Wood County, West Virginia

Lat: 39 05' 38"N, Lon: 81 38' 38"W

Contributed by Teresa Fordyce, Jun 26, 2003, last edited Jul 18, 2007 [s82c43@verizon.net]. Total records = 68.

Take Rt. 68 South out of Lubeck. Turn left onto Lee Creek Road (CR #17). Follow Lee Creek to Mount Olive Ridge Road (CR #17/10). Follow Mount Olive Ridge Road for 1.8 miles, the cemetery is on the right just up over the bank.

This is an older cemetery, the last burial was in 1956. The grounds are not well kept, it being mowed only once or twice a year. Many of the stones are in poor condition. Several are broken and have fallen over. Many are very weather worn and difficult to read. Please verify with other records.

This is a complete reading of all existing headstones from when I walked and transcribed this cemetery on Jun 22, 2003.
- Teresa Fordyce

Boso, Nora, b. Oct 3, 1887, d. Aug 13, 1897, d/o William and Mary Boso
Boso, William F., d. Jan 1?, 1892, aged 23y 1m 7d
Brown, Laura Y., d. Aug 6, 1892, aged 1y 3m 25d, d/o R.L. and G. Brown
Brown, Leroy, b. Jun 10, 1898, d. Oct 19, 1898, s/o R.L. and G. Brown
Brown, Noelle, b. Feb 2, 1892, d. Nov 23, 1896, d/o R.L. and G. Brown
Buckley, Infant, d. 1924, s/o R.C. and D.M. Buckley
Clegg, Bertha, b. 1881, d. 1962, w/o Ellsworth Clegg
Clegg, C. Carroll, b. 1919, d. 1941
Clegg, Ellsworth, b. 1863, d. 1951
Clegg, Lizzie M., b. May 27, 1873, d. Nov 28, 1905, w/o J.E. Clegg
Clegg, Vernon, b. 1895, d. 1917, s/o J.E. and Lizzie Clegg
Dailey, Anne E., b. Dec 15, 1838, d. Dec 30, 1912, w/o John Dailey
Dailey, Frank C., d. Jan 1, 1890, aged 23y 6m 5d
Dailey, John, b. Jan 10, 1837, d. May 28, 1927, Co. G. 161 ONG
Dailey, Maude M., b. Mar 13, 1900, d. Aug 30, 1901, d/o H.M. and J.L. Dailey
Dailey, William, d. Jul 16, 1891, aged 60y 7m 21d
Eckels, Infant, d. Dec 8, 1895, s/o C.C. and M.E. Eckels
Epler, Children, no dates
Epler, Mary E., b. 1856, d. 1905
Epler, Minnie, b. 1869, d. 1890
Epler, William, b. 1850, d. 1913
Flinn, John C., b. Sep 15, 1837, d. Jan 5, 1900
Flinn, Minnie B., d. Jul 21, 1900, aged 23y 4m, w/o William H. Flinn
Flinn, Nancy J., b. Mar 2, 1846, d. Feb 2, 1906, w/o John C. Flinn
Foggin, A. F., b. 1866, d. 1948, w/o J.S. Foggin
Foggin, Iva J., b. 1892, d. 1925, d/o J.S. and A.F. Foggin
Foggin, J.S., b. 1865, d. 1934
Foggin, Mellie F., b. Jan 19, 1917, d. Jan 23, 1917, d/o S.A. and Nettie I. Foggin
Foggin, Nettie I., b. 1891, d. 1917, w/o S.A. Foggin
Givens, Charity, d. Mar 6, 1895, aged 80y 11d
Hale, Jose, b. 1867, d. 1911
Keeser, Infant, b. Jun 28, 1895, d. Jun 29, 1895, s/o B.F. and S.A. Keeser
Keeser, Sarah, b. 1867, d. 1908, w/o B.F. Keeser
McCarriher, W. R., b. 1858, d. 1905
McHenry, Ida, b. 1872, d. 1935, w/o Lue McHenry
McHenry, Lue, b. 1855, d. 1927
Miller, Henry J., b. Jun 17, 1875, d. Sep 13, 1953
Mitchell, Harold E., b. 1952, d. 1953, s/o B.R. and Bernice Mitchell
Morris, Flora L., b. 1866, d. 1956, w/o Edward Morris
Morris, Ida, b. 1872, d. 1906, d/o W.H. and Susan Morris
Morris, Sylvia M., b. 1926, d. 1929
Morris, Wesley, d. Mar 15, 1901, aged 23y 11m 15d, s/o W.H. and Susan Morris
Sloan, Mary E., b. 1858, d. 1941, w/o Wilbur Sloan
Sloan, Peter, b. 1838, d. 1920
Sloan, Wilbur, b. 1860, d. 1939
Smith, Josephine Swain, b. 1866, d. 1915, w/o William E. Smith
Smith, Lena, b. 1919, d. 1920
Smith, Nellie, b. 1917, d. 1920
Smith, Zettie Morris, b. 1891, d. 1929
Swain, Albert R. Sr., b. 1870, d. 1943
Swain, Anna T., b. 1869, d. 1949, w/o Albert R. Swain Sr.
Swain, Deborah, b. Feb 27, 1837, d. Mar 8, 1912, w/o William Swain
Swain, Eula, b. 1922, d. 1932, d/o A.R. Jr. and Letha E. Swain
Swain, Infant, b. 1921, d. 1921, s/o Amos and Lora Swain
Swain, Lester, b. Nov 23, 1910, d. Jun 17, 1912, s/o William and Lora Swain
Swain, Letha E., b. 1892, d. 1933, w/o A.R. Swain Jr.
Swain, Lora F., b. 1895, d. 1932, w/o Amos Swain
Swain, Lyda Virginia, b. 1917, d. 1923, d/o Amos and Lora Swain
Swain, Martin A., b. 1862, d. 1908
Swain, William, b. Oct 31, 1829, d. Jun 25, 1888, Co. D. 13th W.Va. Inf. Civil War
Swain, Winafred, b. May 3, 1899, d. Sep 14, 1899, d/o H.N. and G.M. Swain
Tice, Adaline, d. Jan 19, 1895, aged 20y 1m 11d, w/o G. Tice
Umensetter, Stella, b. Oct 12, 1888, d. Jan 1, 1891, d/o E.B. and R. Umensetter
White, Delcia Beulah, d. Nov 30, 1911, d/o Frank and Letha White
White, J.L., b. 1849, d. 1929
White, Mariah A., b. Jan 6, 1856, d. Mar 7, 1895, w/o J.L. White
Wines, Anna, b. 1868, d. 1944, w/o Frank Wines
Wines, Frank, b. 1863, d. 1934

Misc:
1 fieldstone with the initials L.M.C.
1 fieldstone with the initials M.M.D.
1 fieldstone with the initials W.F.R.
1 fieldstone with the initials W.S.
2 fieldstones with no information
1 broken stone with surname Foreaker
1 unreadable stone
4 marked only with rocks
1 unreadable Swain stone
5 unmarked (may be more, but these were obvious)

 

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