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Cemetery Name:

McCoy

McCoy Cemetery, Mason County, West Virginia  McCoy Cemetery, Mason County, West Virginia

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County: Mason
USGS Quad: Robertsburg    Map
Coordinates: 38.7159N -81.9051W
Maintained by: D. Little and others
Land owner: Mead West Va. Co.
Date added to WVCPA register: April 2009
Condition of cemetery**: Fair (March 2009)
Accessibility: The cemetery is located on Calispel Ridge along the old ridge road on the old McCoy farm (see map for exact location) - very difficult access in rugged terrain for the most part, and definitely only on foot. Best access route is from the east end of Calispel Ridge road after a dry spell.

** 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:

McCoy Isaiah 1828 5 December 1865 "CO. B, 13TH W.VA. INF." Click for photo of the tombstone
Click for photo of the tombstone
Source: WVCPA research and reading of this cemetery
McCoy John H. 12 September 1857 21 April 1936 [John Hamilton McCoy - son of Isaiah and Jane McCoy - husband of Mary Ann "Mollie" Tillis McCoy, buried at the Craig-Douglas Cemetery out at Grimms Landing] Click for photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA research and reading of this cemetery
McCoy Jane Stewart ca. 1824 7 January 1892 [Wife of Isaiah McCoy] Click for photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA research and reading of this cemetery
Other burials possible, though not positively identified - a few other depressions in the ground were seen in March 2009 that may have been graves, though unmarked at the time.

 

Comments:

McCoy Cemetery, Mason County, West Virginia 

Calispel Ridge Road just east of McCoy Cemetery, Mason County, West VirginiaDates in Red above 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.

Calispel Ridge Road ca. mile east of McCoy
Cemetery - an old Sayre homestead was once located
on the flat area to the left in this photo >>

<< McCoy Cemetery - the McCoy homestead was located just down the ridge road to the west - the daffodils marking the old farmhouse garden barely visible through the fence on the left side of this photo

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