West Virginia Cemetery Preservation Association

Cemetery Reading

Cemetery Name:

Mt. Tabor Chapel (Old cemetery)


Old Mt. Tabor Church Cemetery, Mason Co., WV


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County: Mason
USGS Quad: Cottageville
Coordinates: 38.7652N  -81.8625W
Maintained by: Unknown
Land owner: Unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: October 2006
Condition of cemetery**: Unknown (October 2006)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located on Gunville Ridge road at the location of the first Mt. Tabor Church.  Northeast of the current Mt. Tabor Church there is a large dip in the road with several homes - the cemetery is located back, just into the trees to the west of the road past the houses (see photo above for general location). 
** 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:
Battrell Della 6 January 1884 February 1888     Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Battrell Valentine 9 October 1867 28 September 1898 [Rest of inscription illegible - will need to do a foil rubbing to clearly read] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer and Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Cossin Minnie 1895 1896 [Dau. of Wm. A. and Virginia Cossin]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Herdman Aberham 1885 1938     Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Herdman M.P. 1855 1920 [Michael P. Herdman, son of Peter and Nancy]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Herdman Margaret 1853 1919 [Margaret Baker, wife of M.P. Herdman]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Moler James Reese   February 1878   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer and Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Runyon Joe         Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
        [unidentified grave marked by fieldstone per 1969 reading by J. Burdette & C. King]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
        [unidentified grave marked by fieldstone per 1969 reading by J. Burdette & C. King]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
        [unidentified grave marked by fieldstone per 1969 reading by J. Burdette & C. King]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
        [unidentified grave marked by fieldstone per 1969 reading by J. Burdette & C. King]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette
Probable Burial:
Herdman Charles 28 November 1891 4 October 1895 [Son of M.P. and Margaret Herdman]   Source: Mason Co., W.Va. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. III - J. Burdette

Comments: 

Dates 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 photos on this page were generously provided by local researcher and WVCPA contributor, Alice Click - Thank you, Alice!

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