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Cemetery Name:

Deal

Deal Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia  Deal Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia

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County: Putnam
USGS Quad: Mount Olive
Coordinates: 38.5623N  82.0481W
Maintained by: Unknown
Land owner: Unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: July 2008
Condition of cemetery**: Good (July 2008)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located on the headwaters of Stave Branch. To get there, take Rt. 35 to Fraziers Bottom turn on Stave Branch Rd. (in front of fire department) - go approximately 3.3 miles on Stave Branch, turn left on unnamed road at top of large hill, go .3 mile, turn left on unnamed road, go 0.7 mile. The cemetery is on the left in the middle of the second hill going down on that gravel road, right beside the road.  The cemetery is clean and looks to be mowed at least a few times a year.
** 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:
Bridget Harvey 1870 1895     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Deal [infant] 29 August 1901 29 August 1901 "Infant son of J.S. & Rosalie Deal"
[stillborn]
  Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Deal Belle 1868 1948     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Deal Fountain 1869 1903     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Deal James S. 26 February 1865 6 June 1944     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Deal Rosalie 21 July 1870 26 November 1922     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Deal Robert S. 31 August 1899 9 March 1924     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Doss Annie     [Metal funeral home marker - dates illegible]   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Doss Ida Virginia 1876 1958     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Evans Emory 14 December 1887 27 July 1939     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Evans John 1831 1920 "CO. A 4th W.VA. INF" [on separate stone]
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Wife"
  Source: Putnam County Cemeteries - Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Evans Margaret 1841  
Evans Roxie L. 1874 1922     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Evans Thomas 1872 1891     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Gazy Mahala 5 April 1780 29 June 1825 "Wife of John"
"Aged 45 Ys. 2 Ms. 24 Ds."
  Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Glenn Albert 1888 1889 [Shared stone]   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Glenn Charles W. 1881 1890
Glenn Infant   1887
Goble Melvin E. 23 October 1900 19 September 1939     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Legg June     [Metal funeral home marker - dates illegible]   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Lundsford Gilbert Lee 1892 1929     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Lunsford Lewis F. 1880 1961 [Shared stone]   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Lunsford Nettie M. 1889 1956
Lunsford William A. 1910 1924     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Lunsford William T. 4 June 1841 26 April 1914 "Father"   Source: Putnam County Cemeteries - Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Lyons Hurston 22 April 1930 28 February 2001     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Lyons Katherine G. 7 February 1931 18 April 1996     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows Bill E. 1903 1997 [Metal funeral home marker]   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows Harold 1930 1990 [Metal funeral home marker]   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows Lucretia 1870 1955     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows Margaret 1906 1947     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows Oakley I. 15 July 1919 28 January 1916     Source: Putnam County Cemeteries - Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows Robert Henry 1875 1954     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows Russell 20 May 1906 29 March 1966     Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Meadows William, Jr. 1934 1937     Source: Putnam County Cemeteries - Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
Unmarked or unidentified graves:
  6 stones that marked possible graves, 2 of them right beside Belle Deal's grave   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
  1 illegible marker laid by a tree - uncertain if it was there by chance, or actually marking a grave at that location    Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
  2 near Rosalie Deal's grave   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus
  1 shared marker for the Glenn children near Melvin Goble's grave - their names unknown   Source: WVCPA contributor Pam Backus

 

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.

Our thanks to WVCPA contributor Pam Backus for providing directions, photos and a reading of this cemetery in July 2008.

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