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Cemetery Name:

Jackson County Poor Farm (a.k.a. County Infirmary Cemetery)

Jackson County Farm Cemetery, Jackson Co., West Virginia  Jackson County Farm Cemetery, Jackson Co., West Virginia
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County: Jackson
USGS Quad: Ripley     Map
Coordinates: 38.8590N  -81.8227W
Maintained by: Fairground staff
Land owner: Jackson County
Date added to WVCPA register: September 2008
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent (September 2008)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located near Millwood on what is now the Jackson County Fairground.  No graves were obvious. It has not been identified by name. It may have been associated with the "Poor Farm" which was located a few miles away on Rt. 2, near Millwood.
Directions from Charleston.  Exit I-77 at the Ripley interchange, (Exit 138).  Travel 6.4 miles on Rt. 62 South to the Jackson County Fairground.  The cemetery is near the Fish Pond.

** 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

 

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"Fear not, for I am with you. Isaiah 41:10"
"They lived, they died, they are honored -- The People of Jackson County"

Click here to view a photo of the memorial marker Source: WVCPA contributor and local family researcher

 

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Jackson County Farm Cemetery, Jackson Co., West VirginiaDates 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.

The photos and information above were graciously provided by WVCPA contributor, Charlotte Iman. If you have any further information about this cemetery and its history, please contact WVCPA.

Memorial marker at the cemetery site >>

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