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Cemetery Name:

Creston 


Creston Cemetery, Mason Co., West Virginia

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County: Mason
USGS Quad: Cottageville     Map
Coordinates: 38.7865N  -81.8650W
Maintained by: Creston Cemetery committee
Land owner: Creston Cemetery
Date added to WVCPA register: June 2004
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent (October 2008)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located adjacent to the Creston Church just off the north side of Rt. 87 between Evans and Pt. Pleasant. There is plenty of paved parking, and the cemetery is easily accessible year 'round.
** 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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A - C   D - J   K - N   O - S   T - Unknown

Last Name: First Name: Born: Died: Inscription: Photo: Source:
Anderson Dud 1882 1968   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Anderson Eliza Jane 1878 1969 "Mother" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Anderson Elizabeth 1856 1937   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Anderson George W. 1876 1951 [Shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Anderson Kathern 1896 19__
Anderson James A., Sr. 26 December 1870 7 January 1944 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Precious Lord, Take my hand"
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Anderson Nellie Bass 12 June 1893 23 September 1938
Anderson Mary 1865 1939 "At Rest" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Anderson Oscar 1867 1933 [Shared stone]
"At Rest"
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Anderson Julia 1840 1922
Anderson Pauline 1910 1926 "At Rest" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Anderson Pearl 1894 1933 "At Rest" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Baker Abe 1892 1969 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
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Baker Sylvia L. 1892 1970
Baker C. Arville 1882 1942 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Baker Katie E. 1884 1964
Baker Dessie 1898 1973   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Baker Gusta L. 1905 1984 "An inspiration to all who knew her" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Baker Leah Opal 1914 14 December 2006 "An inspiration to all who knew her"
[add'l. info. from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Dec. 15, 2006]
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Baker Thomas N. 1894 1981   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Baker William Harold 17 September 1916 9 October 2002 "PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II"
"PURPLE HEART"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
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Baker Hazel M. 5 October 1921 30 October 1999
Balch Delbert Valcie 10 March 1902 9 March 1951 "WEST VIRGINIA PVT CAS DET STATION COM WORLD WAR II"
[Shared stone - sons of Delbert and Eliza Balch - the last photo link to the right (the red camera)links to a photo from 1944 of Samuel's funeral with full-military honors, from the Wood family archives]
"WEST VIRGINIA PFC 110 INF 28 DIV WORLD WAR II"
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Source: Additional information provided by family member
Balch Samuel W. 27 November 1912 16 September 1944

 

Balch Delbert Otis 17 January 1874 23 December 1942 [Son of Samuel Balch and Martha Hannah Vinning, who are buried at Foster Chapel Cemetery]
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
[Dau. of Fredrick Miller Stone and Mary E. Sayre, who are buried at Stone Cemetery]
"Resting in God"
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Balch Elizabeth Catherine Stone 30 July 1881 10 January 1970
Barber John W. 5 February 1922 26 November 1997 "S1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Beloved Wife and Mother"
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Barber Kathleen 1930  
Barnett   2 October 1902 30 October 1904 [Son of J. & S. Barnett]   Source: 'Mason County, W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions' Machir and Burdette
Barnett Erma P. 6 February 1910 10 June 1996   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barnett James 1845 1928 "CO. B. 13. W.VA. VOL."
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
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Barnett Eliza E. 1847 1910
Barnett John T. 1873 1949 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barnett Sadie M. 1879 1957
Barnett William 1880 1967 [Shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barnett Georgia 1897  
Barnette Alfred "Jack" 1909 1972 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Parents of John, Jim, Gary"
"Beyond the Sunset"
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Barnette Sarah "Sadie" 1911 1977
Barnette Alva L. 29 November 1931 15 September 1984 "SGT US ARMY KOREA" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barnette Raymond L. "Jim" 1933 2003 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Wed 1953"
"Barnette Family"
"Parents of Carolyn, Ray, Greg"
"Grandparents of Jason, Matthew, Bethany, Jennifer, Rachel, Kayla"
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Barnette Lorraine H. 1937  
Barnhart James Arthur 12 September 1927 17 September 2006 "S1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr       [Family plot marker for the following ? (may actually be Miller's ? no surnames on individual markers - would a Barr or Miller family researcher please help us positively identify these graves?)] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
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Barr Elmer     Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
Barr Sarah     Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
Barr Loren     Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
Barr Louise     Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
Barr Wilbur     Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
Barr Flossie     Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
Barr Anna Mae 3 August 1927 24 March 1967   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Bert B. 1900 1950 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Iva S. 1903 1986
Barr Cecil 23 May 1895 20 February 1961 "WEST VIRGINIA PVT CO E 118 INF 30 DIV WORLD WAR I" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Dale F. 9 September 1922 17 October 2005 "US NAVY WORLD WAR II"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Married Feb. 19, 1966"
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Carol Rae 1941  
Barr Dale James 1961 2006   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Infant     [Located next to Isaac and Delda Barr's graves] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Isaac 1874 1931 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Delda A. 1872 1943
Barr John W. 1917 1981   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Nancy Margaret 1907 1984   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Barr Russell 1909 1987 "PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR II" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Beattie Andrew M. 16 October 1918 26 June 1999 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Together Forever"
[Dau. of Grover Cleveland and Clara Ethel Estes - from her obituary in the Jackson Star-News Mar. 17, 2010]
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Source: WVCPA research
Beattie Mary Elizabeth 6 November 1915 16 March 2010
Beattie Andrew W. 1868 1940 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Beattie Osa O. 1876 1940
Beattie Henry T. 6 August 1915 22 June 1998 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Married June 6, 1936"
"Precious Lord Take My Hand"
[Dau. of James Austin and Nancy Raines Livingston - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Aug. 29, 2008]
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Source: WVCPA research
Beattie Esther Sarah 14 May 1915 27 August 2008
Beattie J. Walton 1910 1979 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
[Rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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Beattie Goldie M. 1910 1998
Beattie John W. 1862 1935 [Shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
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Beattie Minnie 1886 1963
Beattie Oliver D. 1925 1996   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Beattie Roy 21 March 1911 10 December 2001   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Beattie Thomas N. 1893 1966 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Married Aug. 5, 1914"
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Beattie Lula E. 1898 1970
Beatty Richard Hughes 19 July 1920 28 June 1970 "MSGT USAAF WORLD WAR II" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Beatty Virginia Mable 18 November 1920 23 July 2002     Source: WVCPA research
Beegle Dianna Lynn 1955 1983   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bennett Rev. Frank 1913 1976 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Asleep in Jesus"
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Bennett Myrtle 1011  
Bennett George E. 21 July 1910 6 September 1981 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bennett Mildred M. 18 April 1918 22 January 1990
Birchard Albert 1873 1897 "First burial in this cemetery" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bower Forest C. 13 January 1908 30 May 1971 "Father"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
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Bower Opal J. 6 September 1912 6 November 1994
Bower Richard D. 21 August 1943 15 May 2001 "Johnny" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bower Roger Wayne 5 January 1948 19 April 1951   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Boyer V.B. 1873 1959 "Mother" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Brotherton Robert Lewis 22 October 1951 6 May 1999 "PVT US ARMY VIETNAM" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Brown Juanita Livingston 13 November 1938 19 December 1997 "Beloved Mother, Nanny and Friend" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Buckalew Roy R. 1892 1956 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Buckalew Bertha 1893 1956
Burdette John M. 6 February 1818 20 December 1910 "Aged 92Y. 10M. 14D."
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
"Wife of J.M. Burdette, Sr."
"Aged 82Y. 6M. 12D."
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Burdette Matilda 4 March 1820 16 September 1902
Burton Rebecca Lynn     [See entry under her mother, Clara Doran] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cain Floyd Allen 5 December 1968 24 January 1969 "Our Son"
"In Loving Memory"
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Cain Gladys V. 1915 1987   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cain Lona Bell Casto 3 November 1908 16 April 1985   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cain Margaret Ellen 13 February 1940 20 November 2013 [73 years of age - dau. of Elzie and Grace DeVault, wife of Charlie Roy Cain - from her obituary from Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, Nov. 21, 2013]   Source: WVCPA research
Cain Roy J. 21 June 1962 15 June 1965 "Son" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Campbell Camden H. 1944 1992 "Dad"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mom"
"In Loving Memory"
"Married June 21, 1963
"Parents of Darrin and Shawn"
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Campbell Charlotte L. 1942  
Campbell Clarence H. 1916 2001 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Campbell Lottie B. 1921 1946
Campbell Dorsel Lee 1948 1949 "Baby" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Campbell Genevieve Baker 16 August 1915 2 March 2010 [Dau. of Abraham and Sylvia Lee Sayre Baker - from her obituary in the Pt. Pleasant Register Mar. 4, 2010] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Source: WVCPA research
Campbell Golden D. 1911 1993   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Campbell Julius 25 November 1886 12 April 1928 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
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Campbell Mamie B. 18 January 1898 22 August 1969
Casto Golden F. 24 May 1921   "Dad"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mom"
"Married Sept. 18, 1943"
"Our Children: Jasper & Nancy"
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Casto Margaret Miller 3 January 1923 21 March 1987
Casto Grace Hartley     "In Loving Memory..."
[located on the crest of the hill with her Hartley family graves]
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Casto Jeanette Lynne 13 October 1955 28 July 1958   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Casto Lloyd P. 1889 1969 [Husband, wife and son - shared stone]
"Beyond the sunset is a brighter day"
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Casto Minnie E. 1893 1981
Casto Basil L. 1913 1940
Casto Rev. William 1896 1967 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Casto Leona Baker 1896 1986
Childers Anna A. 19 March 1882 4 November 1906 "At Rest" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Childers Charles W. 1843 1892 "CO F 13th W.VA. INF"
"Father"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
"At Rest"
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Childers Emily Jane 1847 1937
Childers Ezekiel 30 June 1888 21 December 1903 "Aged 22 Y. 5 M. 21 D." Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Childers Garnett 28 November 1901 7 November 1959   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Childers Joseph H.   4 March 1870 [Shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker
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Childers Infant   10 November 1888
Childers T.A. 1885 1943   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Childers Verdis 1 November 1906 17 October 1968   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Christie Mary M. 1925     Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Church Charles E. 1918 1919 "Infant son of Carl & Arla Church" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Clark Harold S. 25 September 1925 25 October 2006 [Son of Raymond and Opal Harchbarger Clark, husband of Janet Bower Clark - from his obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Oct. 27, 2006] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker  Source: WVCPA research
Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Click Franklin M. 1915 1975 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"In loving memory of Virginia Hartley Click"
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Click Virginia M. 1917 2002
Cline Helen M.   22 March 2010 [86 years of age - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Mar. 23, 2010]   Source: WVCPA research
Cossin Elisha 1852 1922 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Cornelia A. 1857 1948
Cossin Ersel O. 22 February 1920 28 February 1994   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Freda May 1901 1902   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Hobart 1900 1928 "Father" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Howard C. 1914 1984   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin John 6 November 1881 31 October 1959   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Leonidas 1872 1906 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Mary A. 1879 1906
Cossin Levi 1878 1913   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Lillie 1893 1910 "Dau. of Garrison & Rachel McKinney" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Mary Shinn 1881 1969   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Odus C. 1876 1966 "Father"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
"At Rest"
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Cossin Anna 1881 1936
Cossin Otho 1897 1987 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Lillie B. 1892 1964
Cossin Rachel 17 March 1896 25 May 1897   Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Raymond L. 1915 1915 "At Rest" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Warren G. 1922 1940 "Asleep" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin William 1848 1919 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"At Rest"
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Cossin Eliza J. 1851 1925
Cossin William E. 1884 1979 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Cossin Mabel V. 1893 1988

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A - C   D - J   K - N   O - S   T - Unknown

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