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Major Duff

Major Duff Cemetery, Jackson County, West Virginia Major Duff Cemetery, Jackson County, West Virginia

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County: Jackson
USGS Quad: Sissonville   Map
Coordinates: 38.6151N  81.6459W
Maintained by: Unknown
Land owner: surrounding property owned by M.L. Bowen
Date added to WVCPA register: August 2009
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent (August 2009)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located just east of Goldtown. Driving directions: From Charleston, take I-77 North and get off at the Goldtown Exit 119, making a left on Rt. 21 North and drive about 1.3 mile to get to the first dirt road to the right (approx. 200 feet before Dog Fork Rd.).  Drive up the dirt road .6 mile and the cemetery is to the right on side of the road.  You will see the cemetery before you get to it - it has a chain link fence around it with a sign.
** 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:
Casto Savannaha   15 July 1998 "Infant"
[Infant child of Shawn and Rachel Cyrus Casto]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Casto Warren L. 1910 1986 [Husband and wife - shared stone]

[Dau. of William H. and Carrie Duff Monday]

Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Casto Myrtle E. 6 December 1915 27 January 1997 Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Duff Alvin 28 August 1900 10 June 1983 [Son of Major and Arminta Fisher Duff] Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Duff Baby     "Son of Mr. and Mrs. Major Duff" Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Duff Howard O. 11 February 1898 12 October 1973 [Son of Major and Arminta Fisher Duff] Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Duff Infant   2 June 1895 "Infant son of M.L. & A.C. Duff" "Aged 2 Mo. & 10 ds"
"With Christ in heaven"
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Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Duff Major L. 1862 1955 [Son of Isaac N. and Caroline Cunningham Duff]
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
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Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Duff Arminta C. 1866 1951
Duff Warren 14 June 1904 15 January 1989 [Son of Major and Arminta Duff] Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Hall Harold Lee 4 October 1924 12 October 1992 "US NAVY WORLD WAR II"
[Husband and wife - shared stone - Bessie the dau. of Warren and Myrtle Casto]
"In Loving Memory"
(wed) "Jan. 7, 1949"
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Click to view photo of tombstone/marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Hall Bessie K. 18 March 1925  
Jones Darius Lee 29 October 1943 25 September 1944 "Son of D.S. & Mabel Jones"
[Grandson of Wm. and Tilla Stewart]
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Laney Paul David 16 February 1946 6 November 2005 [59 years of age - son of David Paul and Helen Laney - from his obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Nov. 8, 2005]
"Angel, Husband, Dad & Papaw"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
[Patsy is dau. of Charles O. and Ruth Stewart Kessel]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA research
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Laney Patsy Ann 29 January 1947  
Lawrence Rudy 18 September 1936 11 June 1981 [Son of Maggie Martin] Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Monday Rudy A. 1886 1925 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
[Dau. of Major and Arminta Duff]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Monday Margie E. 1886 1980
Monday William H. 7 September 1890 27 February 1968 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Wed April 15, 1911"
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Monday Carrie C. 20 June 1888 24 October 1958
Palmer Elizabeth Ann "Betty" 20 December 1947 2 September 2009 [From her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Sept. 5, 2009 - Dau. of Warren L. and Myrtle E. Casto] Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA research
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Rhodes Lary M.   2 June 1946 [Infant twins of Lloyd R. and Bessie M. Mullinex Rhodes - shared stone] Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Rhodes Gary D.   26 June 1946
Spencer Delbert A. 9 February 1924 8 September 1993 "SC3 US NAVY WORLD WAR II"
[Son of Alva L. and Alma Lore Spencer]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Spencer Ruth L. Stewart 3 December 1918 27 February 1995 "Beloved Wife and Mother"
[Dau. of William M. and Tilla M. Duff Stewart, wife of Delbert A. Spencer]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Stewart A. Dale 9 December 1937 1 August 2006 [Son of Wm. and Tilla Duff Stewart] Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Stewart James F. 9 August 1926 9 August 1981 "PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II"
[Son of William M. and Tilla M. Duff Stewart]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Stewart Lee C. 15 February 1924 25 October 1944 "S1"
"Buried at sea USS Hoel"
[Son of William and Tilla Duff Stewart]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Stewart W.M. 26 September 1897 25 September 1948 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
[Dau. of Major and Arminta Fisher Duff]
Click to view photo of tombstone/marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Stewart Tilla M. 16 April 1896 29 April 1975

 

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Major Duff Cemetery, Jackson County, West VirginiaDates 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.

Our sincere thanks to Paula Copen and Charlotte & Steve Iman for providing the information and photos of this cemetery for posting here!

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