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Cemetery Name:

Baptist Grove

Baptist Grove Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV

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County: Jackson
USGS Quad: Ripley
Coordinates: 38.82797N   -81.57646W   Map
Maintained by: Cemetery Trustees, c/o James Parsons
Land owner: unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: February 2012
Condition of cemetery**: Good (June 2005)
Accessibility: From Ripley, go east on US Rt. 33, to Frozen Camp at intersection of US 33 and Co. Rt 16. Turn left (north) but take the right fork, a dirt road to the cemetery, NOT Rt. 16, behind the Mill Creek Church.

** Condition of cemetery as observed on the given date -
may not be representative of care at other times of the year
Scale: Excellent - Good - Fair - Poor - Abandoned

 

Last Name: First Name:

Born:

Died:

Inscription:

Photo:

Source:

Bull Reese V.   12 June 1897 "Son of S.W. and L. Bull"
"Aged 1Yr 6M"
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Casto Denvil R. 1941 1980 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Casto Bernice L. 1947  
Casto F. A. 1 May 1887 29 November 1902
 
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Casto John R. 27 May 1876 21 September 1902
 
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Casto Kenna David 7 October 1907 27 March 1986 "PFC US ARMY"
"WORLD WAR II"
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Casto Martha E.   13 January 1890 "Wife of C.C. Casto"
"Aged 49Yrs 3Ms 19Ds"
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Knopp Carrie M.   14 June 1888 "Aged 16 ys 12 Ds"

"As a fair maid we shall again see her"
"Clothed with celestrial grace"
"With the beauty of her soul expanded"
"Standing before her Father's face"
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Knopp Harvey F. 13 August 1918 18 December 1997 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Knopp Grace V. 12 June 1929  
Knopp Henry F. 2 March 1838   "FATHER"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"MOTHER"
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Knopp Rachel A. 28 February 1843 19 February 1910
Knopp Hoyt 1875 1949 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Knopp Alice 1874 1947
Knopp Mary C   30 March 1901 "Dau of H.F. and R.A. Knopp"
"Aged 17ys 7ms 2ds"
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Knopp Mona S_____ 25 August 1880 12 July 1918 "Wife of W.E. KNOPP" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Knopp Ottie L.   __ July 1889 "Aged 19ys 2ms 11ds" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Knopp William Franklin 2x May 1862 22 December 1906 "Son of H.F. and R.A. Knopp" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Koon Foy Edwin 12 August 1947 19 December 1999 "SP4 US ARMY"
"VIETNAM"
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Koon James Paul 21 December 1954 30 September 1999 "IN LOVING MEMORY" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Koon Lewis Allen 1 September 1888 2 December 1970   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Koon Rhoda Mays 14 May 1920 14 February 2001   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Koon Roland Eugene   1959   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Mullinex J. Lenley 1865 1942 "AT REST"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
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Mulllinex Mary J. 1865 1937
Parsons Albird G. 1856 1910 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Mary E. 1859 1937
Parsons Austin Denny   22 July 1909 "Son of A.G. and M.E. Parsons"
"Aged 13 Yrs 1 Mo 16 Ds"
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Parsons Charles Sr. 1745 1823 "VIRGINIA SCOUT"
"REVOLUTIONARY WAR"
"INDIAN WARS"
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Parsons Charles Jr. 1804 1875   Click for photo of tombstone Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Dolla   Jun 4, 1846 "Wife of Elias Parsons"
"In the 46th year of her age"
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Parsons E. B. 1856 1900 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons M. B. 1858  
Parsons E. S.   3 May 1883 "Aged 31 Ys 11 Ms 8 Ds" Click for photo of tombstone Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Edward   1892 "Son of B.W. & S.E. Parsons"
"Aged 4 Y 15 D"
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Parsons Elias April 15, 1829     Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Elias   Jan 29, 1849   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Emmet   27 July 1884 "Aged 16 Ys 4 Ms 3 Ds" Click for photo of tombstone Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Florence   19 November 1911 "Aged 80 Ys 11 Ms 19 Ds"
"Wife of W.W. Parsons"
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Parsons J. A. 1843 1906   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons James M.   20 January 1897 "Son of H.R. and F.O. Parsons"
"Aged 31 Y. 1 M. 7D."
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Parsons Jesse A. 1879 1903 "Son of J.A. and M.V. Parsons"
[Brother and sister - shared stone]
"Dau of J.A. and M.V. Parsons"
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Parsons Emma J. 1870 1901
Parsons Jesse T.   4 July 1885 ""Son of E.L. and L. Parsons"
"Aged 11 Ms. 11 Ds."
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Parsons Kenna B. 1877 1963 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Rose M. 1886 1985
Parsons Kenna Gordon 14 Jan 1918 11 March 2002 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"GOD, YOU KNOW WHO WE ARE. PLEASE DO THE BEST YOU CAN BY US."
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Parsons Iva Elizabeth 5 August 1917  
Parsons Larry G. 19 October 1942 24 October 1972 "Father of Christina - Stephanie - Larry G. II" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Lida M.   14 June 1887 "Dau of P & F.O. Parsons"
"Aged 21Y 6M 23D"
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Parsons Martha   21 September 1892 "Wife of Elias Parsons"
"Aged 62yrs 5ms 23ds"
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Parsons Martha   26 May 1872 "Dau of __ Parsons"
"Aged __"
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Parsons Mary E.   14 September 1864 "Wife of G. W. Parsons" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Millie L. A.   20 July 1879 "Dau of L.M. & M.F. Parsons"
"Aged 5 ys 8 ms 1 day"
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Parsons M. V. 1847 1906 "Wife of W. A. Parsons" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Ofie W. 1898 1918 "Brother"
[Beside grave of Tennie E Parsons]
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Parsons Otmer C. 1869 1945 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Lellia A. 1876 1961
Parsons Raymond L. 1909 1983 "CPL US ARMY"
"WORLD WAR II"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
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Parsons Bettie L. 1922 1980
Parsons Robert B.   25 December 1886 "Age 35 Ys"
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Parsons Russell Hyre 29 October 1906 18 August 2000 "FATHER"
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Parsons Staats 1851 1883 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Jane 1855 1936
Parsons Tennie E. 1893 1973   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Capt. Wm Lowther 1765 1839 [Father and son - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Parsons Geo Walker 1821 1901
Parsons W. W.   August 1879   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Rhodes Carroll E. June 2, 1934   [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Rhodes Frances M. 25 October 1935 17 September 2001
Sarver Edith Knopp 1 December 1912 9 May 1985 "BELOVED MOTHER" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Smith Richard E. 12 August 1924   "IN LOVING MEMORY"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"MARRIED AUG 13, 1949"
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Smith Maxine 12 June 1931 21 December 1996
Stewart Alexander 23 November 1836   [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"AT REST"
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Stewart Martha 26 Sept 1845 16 March 1913
Stewart H. S. (SAM) 1877 1947 "IN MEMORY OF" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and volunteer reading of the cemetery
Unrue George 1838 1916 "GONE HOME"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"HIS WIFE"
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Unrue Mary 1843 1911

 

Comments: Dates or text in Red are not inscribed on the tombstone and have either been calculated based on death date or are as a result of research on the individual.

This cemetery was visited in June 2005. Photos provided by George B. Scott.  

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