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Cemetery Name:

Mary Somerville

Mary Comerville Cemetery, Mason Co., West Virginia  Mary Comerville Cemetery, Mason Co., West Virginia

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County: Mason
USGS Quad: unknown
Coordinates: 38.9234N  -82.0637W
Maintained by: Not maintained
Land owner: Unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: September 2008
Condition of cemetery**: Poor (January 2008)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located on the fringe of the McClintic Wildlife Management Area.
Directions to the cemetery are difficult because not all maps use the same names for roads in this area.  If traveling from Letart, WV.  Turn onto Sandhill Road (CR-15), travel 4.8 miles to Peneil Road (a.k.a. Sassafras Rd.).  Turn right on Peniel Road and travel 2.1 miles to Potters Creek Road (a.k.a.. Chattin Lane) .  Turn left on Potters Creek Road and travel 3.2 miles.  The access path is across the road from the current McClintic Shooting Range.  The path eventually leads to Pond 34.  To find the cemetery, travel the path leading to Pond 34 for approximately 500', then turn right, maneuver through the woods to the top of the hill.

** 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:

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Died:

Inscription:

Photo:

Source:

Somerville Mary 23 May 1805 8 June 1848 "Wife of William Somerville"
"Aged 43Y 15D"
Click for photo of tombstone
Click for photo of tombstone
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Unidentified       [Marked by a fieldstone only]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Unidentified       [Marked by a fieldstone only]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Unidentified       [Marked by a fieldstone only]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher

 

Comments:

Mary Comerville Cemetery, Mason Co., West Virginia

Mary Comerville Cemetery, Mason 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.

This cemetery was visited by WVCPA contributor, Charlotte Iman and her husband Steve, in January 2008, and she graciously provided the photos on this page. She noted:

"The Cemetery appears to have been abandoned for many years. Four graves were identifiable. Three were marked with field stones, one inscribed, badly weathered  monument was found."

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