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Cemetery Name:

Lanier


Lanier Cemetery, Mason Co., WV  Looking back to access road from Lanier Cemetery, Mason Co., WV

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County: Mason
USGS Quad: Clendenin   Map
Coordinates: 38.6987N  -82.1228W
Maintained by: Not maintained
Land owner: Unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: September 2009
Condition of cemetery**: Abandoned (September 2009)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located off Rt. 2 on Millstone Rd., mile south of Mt. Carmel Church on a hill on a farm owned by the Kinniard family (per the 1970's). Directions: From Rt. 2, take the Millstone Rd. east approx. 2.3 miles, turn left onto Tabner Moore Rd. for just over a mile until you reach the intersection of the Mt. Carmel and Wood School roads (see photo in comments section below for a view of this intersection). The cemetery is located behind and to the left of the barn directly in front of you. Fairly easily accessible. Please contact the farm owner prior to visiting the cemetery.
** 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:
Bright Amil S. 18 April 1877 21 February 1884 [Dau. of Stephen Bright, aged 6Y 9M 18D - per death record]   Source: WVCPA research
Bright Edna 12 July 1910 5 January 1911 [Dau. of Phillip Bright aged 5 mos. 24 days, per death record]   Source: WVCPA research
Bright Lawrence     [Son of Phillip Bright]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Bright Infant     [Infant child of George Bright]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Bright Infant     [Infant child of George Bright]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Lanier Francis M. 1868 1962 "Father"
[Father and children - shared stone]
"Twins of Frances and Rose"
Click for photo of tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Lanier Infant Twins 1900 1900
Lanier Jesse         Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Lanier John A. 6 March 1841 17 June 1929 "Our dear father is gone but not forgotten" Click for photo of tombstone or marker
Click for photo of tombstone or marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Lanier John Robert 29 September 1864 22 September 1895 [Son of John and Mary Lanier, aged 30Ys 11Ms 24Ds]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Lanier Mary Jane 25 March 1841 12 March 1918     Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Liston       [Black slave lady - no further information known]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Mayes Infant 24 January 1893 25 January 1893 [Infant child of Roe & Mary Susan Lanier Mayes - aged 1 day]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Neville Baby         Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Price       [Son of Andy and Martha Lanier Price - died an infant]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Terry Jim   abt. 1938-1940 [Very old when he died - his mother's name was Judy - no death records found, per "Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions" book]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Woods Charles Edward 23 October 1872 12 November 1899 "Aged 27Y 20D"
[Son of J.L. & M. Woods]
Click for photo of tombstone or marker Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Woods Jimmy     [Son of Luella - died an infant]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Woods Joseph         Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Woods Luella F. 27 December 1872 10 September 1890 "Wife of James L. Woods"
"Aged 17Y. 8M. 14D."
[Dau. of John and Mary Lanier]
Click for photo of tombstone or marker
Click for photo of tombstone or marker
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Possible Burials:
Bright L.E. 1899 15 December 1903 [Son of Phillip Bright, aged 4 years]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Lanier Cora Etta   24 June 1887 [Aged 1Y 7Ms 0Ds, dau. of J. & M. Lanier]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)
Source: WVCPA research
Lanier Hershel   9 November 1885 [Son of Jas. L. & M. Lanier]   Source: Background info from reading of the cemetery in 1960"s as published in "Mason Co., WVa Cem. Inscriptions" (Click on this link for more information)

Comments: 

Lanier Cemetery, Mason Co., WV - located in field above and to the left of this intersectionDates 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 cemetery is located in the field above and to the left      
of this intersection on the way to the Mt. Carmel Church >>

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