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Slate Chapel Cemetery
Slate, Wood County, West Virginia

Lat: 39 07' 56"N, Lon: 81 19' 22"W

Contributed by Teresa Fordyce, Sep 15, 2010, last edited Sep 24, 2010 [s82c43@verizon.net]. Total records = 38.

Take Route 21 South out of Mineral Wells to Wolf Run Road in Rockport. Follow Wolf Run for about 3 miles to Slate Creek Road. Follow Slate Creek for about 2 miles. The church and cemetery are next to the road on the right side.

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Slate Chapel United Methodist Church. The cemetery is no longer active, but the church still holds services.

The church was established in 1878, but many of the burials pre-date the church. Many of the stones have been repaired numerous times and are very worn and hard to read. Please verify the information with other sources.

I walked and transcribed this cemetery on Aug 29, 2010.
- Teresa Fordyce

??, Sarah P., d. Oct 22, 1888, Aged 23y 9m 3d, d/o S.K. and Rachel ?, stone is very worn
Allman, Andra E., b. Aug 29, 1891, d. Nov 6, 1904, d/o Levi and Amanda C. Allman
Allman, Hester Ann, b. Feb 15, 1864, d. Oct 15, 1945, w/o Joshua A. Allman, d/o George and Hester Davis Florence, Death record gives her place of burial as Parkersburg Memorial Gardens
Allman, Joshua A., b. Feb 11, 1857, d. Jun 21, 1916
Barnes, Henderson, d. Sep 25, 1864, Aged 25y 5m 26d, Co. B. 11th WV Inf. CW, stone is very worn
Berry, Delilah, b. 1811, d. Feb 15, 1878, w/o William Washington Berry, Married June 26, 1831, d/o Jonathan and Elizabeth James Golden
Berry, Mary C. Barnes, b. 1818, d. Nov 10, 1864, w/o Thomas P. Berry
Berry, Mary, b. Mar 17, 1837, d. Dec 8, 1855, d/o William W. and Delilah Golden Berry
Berry, Sylvester, d. Aug 4, 1864, Aged 20y 9m 19d, s/o Thomas P. and Mary Barnes Berry, Co. E. 11th WV Art CW, Died at the Battle of New Creek
Berry, William Hayes, b. Jan 29, 1842, d. Oct 19, 1867, s/o William W. and Delilah Golden Berry, Co. E. 11th WV Vol Inf CW
Berry, William Washington, b. 1809, d. Jun 12, 1872
Clinton, Nancy, b. Aug 23, 1824, d. Jun 1, 1884, w/o Jacob Wright Clinton
Deem, Ditha B., b. 1912, d. 1914, d/o D.L. and M.E. Deem
Deem, Eva May, b. May 10, 1896, d. Feb 12, 1897, d/o G.G. and Sarah Jane Deem
Deem, Martha Lydia, b. Jul 15, 1828, d. Aug 4, 1910, w/o Washington A. Deem, d/o Jonathan Steele
Deem, Otto, d. Jan 15, 1897, Aged 7y 9m 13d, s/o David Andrew and Isabella Jane Florence Deem
Deem, Washington Alexander, b. Jul 20, 1808, d. Mar 3, 1899, s/o Jacob and Eva Ann Cox Deem
Deem, William A., b. Jun 26, 1864, d. Apr 17, 1894, s/o Washington and Martha Steele Deem
Elliott, Harold, b. May 11, 1898, d. Aug 27, 1899, s/o Wm. And R. Elliott
Evans, Franklin, d. Feb 14, 1885, Aged 3y 2m 5d, s/o H.E. and M.A. Evans
Evans, Georgia L., b. 1887, d. 1906, d/o John W. and Martha A. Clinton Evans, Death record gives date of death as February 17, 1905
Evans, John Wesley, b. Jun 13, 1854, d. Sep 13, 1898, s/o Jonathan and Lydia L. Evans
Heatherly, Catherine, d. Nov 29, 1878, Aged 25y 11m 8d, w/o Joseph F. Heatherly, Married January 15, 1874, d/o Abraham and Sarah Martin Vaught
James, Alma E., b. 1872, d. 1873, d/o Henry Clay and Frances Berry James
James, Frances, b. 1839, d. 1900, w/o Henry Clay James, d/o William W. and Delilah Golden Berry
James, Lona, d. Dec 12, 1886, Aged 2y 2m 16d, d/o Wm. M. and M. James
Morrison, Rosa, b. May 5, 1884, d. May 5, 1884, d/o B.W. and M.E. Morrison, Death record says she was stillborn on April 5, 1884
Paugh, Arthur Cummings, b. Feb 17, 1885, d. Feb 12, 1909, s/o Lewis Wilson and Amanda Ellen Lucas Paugh
Ross, Virgil E., b. Jul 12, 1878, d. Aug 30, 1882, s/o A.K. and S. Ross
Smith, Hannah Victory, b. Apr ?, 18??, d. Jul ?, 188?, d/o L.E. and M. Smith, stone is very worn
Smith, Lavina, d. Dec 10, 1883, Aged 25y 8m 25d, w/o A.H. Smith
Steele, Rev. Jonathan, d. Mar 28, 1884, Aged 71y 9m 12d
Tarbert, Blanche Pearl, b. Apr 23, 1884, d. Mar 28, 1909, w/o Oscar Headley Tarbert, Married July 15, 1903, d/o Joshua A. and Hester Ann Florence Allman
Tarbert, Harold Clyde, b. Dec 30, 1908, d. Jun 23, 1909, s/o Oscar H. and Blanche P. Allman Tarbert
Teetz, Harriett H., b. Apr 4, 1869, d. Dec 16, 1885, d/o George and Margaret Melcena Berry Teetz
Teetz, Margaret Melcena, b. Mar 14, 1848, d. May 10, 1897, w/o George Teetz, d/o William Washington and Delilah Golden Berry
Tuell, Bertha Jane, b. Jun 25, 1894, d. Sep 18, 1921, d/o Joshua A. and Hester A. Florence Allman, Death record gives date of birth as June 25, 1892
Wilson, Bertha E., b. May 26, 1878, d. Mar 26, 1909, d/o Samuel and Mary Wilson

Misc:
4 graves marked only with rocks
4 broken stones, only the bases remain
5 unreadable stones
3 obvious unmarked graves

 

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