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Cemetery Name:

Bowles

Bowles Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia  Bowles Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia

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County: Putnam
USGS Quad: Bancroft
Coordinates: 38.6216N  81.8083W
Maintained by: unknown
Land owner: unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: August 2007
Condition of cemetery**: Good (August 2007)
Accessibility: The cemetery is located at the junction of Bowles Road and Stumpy Road at the crossing of Cherry Fork of 18 Mile Creek. Easily accessible, with only a handful of stairs to climb to the gate of the cemetery. Limited off-road parking at the foot of the stairs to the cemetery. Fairly well maintained when WVCPA staff visited in August 2007.

** 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:

Bowles May  15 July 1823 9 August 1897 "Wife of J.M. Bowles"
[Aged 74Ys. 25Ds]
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Source: Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions - Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bowles Earnest R. 3 June 1903 4 June 1903 "Early ... Blessed" ?? Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bowles Everett 23 February 1900 30 July 1900 "Son of W.M. & O.M. Bowles"
"Aged 5Ms _Ds"
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Bowles James O. 7 June 1874 29 April 1900 "Aged 25Y. 10M. 22D."
[Rest of inscription illegible]
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Bowles John F. 22 December 1871 3 May 1900 "Aged 29Y. 4M. 13D."
[Rest of inscription illegible]
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Bowles Lottie M. 31 May 1905 18 August 1907 [Rest of inscription illegible] Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bowles Nyles Gordon 16 May 1917 24 November 1936 "Death is eternal life, why should we weep? Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bowles William A. 29 August 1846 12 December 1911 "Father"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
"God joined, He separated, He will unite"
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Bowles Judie C. 4 December 1850 20 September 1912
Bowles William F. 1908 1908 "Son of A.F. & L.I. Bowles" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Bowles William Martin 1 March 1877 22 May 1967 "Father"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
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Bowles Olive May Booth 7 January 1881 10 August 1956
Burgess Ethel     "Born asleep in Jesus" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Burgess Frances L. 25 September 1939 27 September 1939 "Asleep in Jesus" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Burgess George W. 20 February 1858 24 July 1936 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
"Asleep in Jesus, Rest in Peace"
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Burgess Laura E. 28 February 1857 25 April 1900
Burgess Kattie     "Age 3 months"
"Asleep in Jesus"
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Burgess Rabra Bell   16 April 1899 "Age 4 years"
"Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven. Matt. 19-14"
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Burgess Robert E. 22 February 1882 13 March 1900 "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord" Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Burgess William S. 5 April 1897 13 October 1982 "PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR II"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"
Wife of William S. Burgess"
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Burgess Roxie L. 12 November 1898 25 September 1939
Eskew Amanda M. 15 April 1822 9 September 1849 "In Memory Of..."
"Consort of Jonathan Eskew"
"Aged 27Ys. 4Ms. 25Ds."
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Harmon Baby     [Metal marker - not found at Aug. '07 reading]   Source: Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions - Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Harmon Rosa     [Marker not found at Aug. '07 reading]   Source: Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions - Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Higginbotham F.W.     "CO. F 7TH W.VA. CAV." Click here to view a photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Smith William A. 1866 1943 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"To die is gain"
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Smith Charlotta 1871

1947

 

Comments: 

Bowles Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia

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.

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