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Cemetery Name:

Schowen

Schowen Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia Schowen Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia

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County: Putnam
USGS Quad: Bancroft
Coordinates: 38.5118N  -81.8372W
Maintained by: Unknown
Land owner: Paul D. Paxton
Date added to WVCPA register: December 2005
Condition of cemetery**: Good (December 2005)
Accessibility: Located in Bancroft. Accessibility presumed to be good, though not verified at this time.

** 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

Click below to visit pages for surnames beginning with letters

E - J   K - P   Q - Unidentified

Last Name: First Name:

Born:

Died:

Inscription:

Photo:

Source:

Adamson       [illegible]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson Edwin 1907 1921     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson Effie 1888 1987     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson James 18 April 1839 25 August 1923     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson James B. 1905 1970     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson John 1872 1949     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson John W. 21 May 1941 21 September 1941 "Son of James & Zelma" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Adamson Mae 1886 1958     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson Margrette 28 July 1843 25 August 1923     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson Mary 8 September 1868 1 July 1905     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson Robert 1881 1961     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Adamson Zelma E. 1908       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Allen Jewell Walters 1919 1979     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Arthur Anna Dell 1893 1976     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Arthur Berton Harry 1902 15 December 1977 [Aged 75Y, 6M, 14Ds - US ARMY - Moved to Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Arthur James E. "Nooky" 27 February 1934 4 September 1995 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone
Click for photo of tombstone
Source: WVCPA contributor John A.Smith
Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Arthur Ida M. 15 September 1947  
Arthur Shell Lee 1895 1973     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bailey Mollie Withrow 21 September 1906 9 April 2000 [Her obituary was in the Charleston Daily Mail April 10, 2000] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor John A.Smith
Bailey Scott Wade 1963 1964 [Son]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Baker Violet Taylor 1918 1973     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bass Annie E. Kirk 10 April 1881 11 February 1920 "Wife of Thomas H. Bass" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Bass Goldie M. 1905 28 May 2003 [Aged 98 years - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail May 29, 2003]   Source: WVCPA research
Bass John A. 1899 1961     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bass Ronald B. 18 March 1915 1 November 1915     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bass Thomas Henry 11 September 1871 23 May 1950     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Blankenship George E. 1947 1973     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Blankenship Pamela E. 4 November 1949 27 November 2002 [Aged 53 years - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail November 28, 2002]   Source: WVCPA research
Boggess Ruth Meeks 1909 1977     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Booth C.O. 12 March 1878 16 October 1950     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Booth Lloyd O. 1916 1972   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Booth Sarah E. 1 March 1881 21 March 1965     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Booth William Edgar 1920 1927     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bowling Della M. 1899 1920 [Dau. of J.E. & M.E. Bowling]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bowling J. Elza 1872 1919     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brady Rose Hackett 1896 1933   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Bragg Alemedia Mae 1898 1969     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bragg Eugene Elvin 1896       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bragg William Harold 1926 1951 [SGT WORLD WAR II]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brewer J.B. "Ben" 1891 1973 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Till we shall meet and never part"
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Brewer Marie W. 1895 1977
Brown Charles L. 1867 1933     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown Edward Wilson 1882 1953     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown Fred L. 1903 1963     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown Gertrude Clyde 1885 1975     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown Lucendia Elizabeth 1881 1967     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown Noma A. 1886 1975     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown Ralph O. 1910 1928 [Son of R.B. & N.A. Brown]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown Robert B. 1880 1946     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brown William M. 1908 1908 [Son of R.B. & N.A. Brown]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Brownfield Bessie F. Miller 1888 1951     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bruce Deborah F. 1948       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bruce Grace J. 1926 1974     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bruce James R. 1921       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bumgardner Macel Craigo 1 August 1909 28 September 1968     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Bumgardner Stanley D. 1 May 1904       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Burgess George Walter 1881 1952     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Burgess Mary Etta 1891 1955     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carney Delbert W. 1910 1957 "Doc" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carney Geral Lee 5 November 1955 1 January 1956     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carney Infant     [No dates]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carney John H. 1874 1959 [Shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carney Artie M. 1883 1968
Carney John V. 1917 1923   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Carney Lillian Natalie 10 April 1913 25 July 1913 "In Heaven there is one angel more" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Carney Mary A. 1907 1981     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carney Vivian P. 1919 1960   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Carney Waldo F. 1906 1975     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carr Charles Edward 1915 1971     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carr Genevia P.   6 November 2000 [Aged 73 years - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail November 8, 2000]   Source: WVCPA research
Carr Gladys M. 1924 1975     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carr Harold L. 1920 1978     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carr Mildred Gladys 1918 1976     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cartwright Goldie M. 1925 1957     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Carver John E. 1868 1901     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Casebolt Ellen Lee 25 August 1870 27 March 1918     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Casebolt Truman   24 July 1916     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cavedo Anna Mildred Gentry 10 October 1879 19 April 1962     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Chester Alvin B. 1903 1967     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Chester Freda W. 1909       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Chittum Howard Divers 16 February 1914 27 May 1956 [USA ARMY World War II]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Christy George S. 6 May 1925 7 August 1944 [World War II Veteran]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Christy James H. 1883 1975 "Dad"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mom"
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Christy Pearl C. 1903 1962
Cline Eva Hackett 1917 1997 "Mother" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Cobb Rebecca Ann 19 May 1943 19 May 1943     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Coen John F. 13 February 1897 4 October 1918 "4th CO. TR. BN., 158th D.B." Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Collins Cornelius 1886 1974 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Collins Mary C. 1890 1962
Conway Ada Lee   8 December 2000 [Aged 90 years - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail December 11, 2000]   Source: WVCPA research
Conway G.W. 4 February 1860 14 March 1950     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Conway Homer Earl 23 November 1897 29 July 1973     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Conway Matilda Ann 14 November 1869 1 March 1934     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cook James B. 1884 1948     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cook John P. 1887 1945 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Cook Clara A. 1891 1973
Cook Otis Sharrell 20 December 1949 22 February 1971 [Vietnam]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Coon Clarence A. 1894 1954     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Coon Mary K. 1894 1959     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo Amelia     [Shared stone - no dates]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo Beverly    
Craigo Charles S. 24 February 1896 31 March 1947 [World War I]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo Edward L. 1899       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo Eliza A. 1880 1935     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo George E. 1867 1949     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo Goldie M. 1902 1976     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo Rosa Lee 5 June 1893 15 January 1971     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo Theodore 1902 1957     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Craigo William F. 1894 1965     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cundiff H. Merrell   22 November 1918     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cundiff Hobart I. 1896 1968     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cundiff John O. 9 June 1898 3 August 1970     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cundiff Susan C. 5 January 1900       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Cundiff Verna C. 1900 1927     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Davis Garnet B.   3 November 2002 [Aged 68 years - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail November 5, 2002]   Source: WVCPA research
Davis Iva Fowler 1903 1980     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Davis Maxine R. 17 August 1924 8 March 1976 [Aged 51Y, 6M, 22Ds]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Dempsy Thelma 1900 1901     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
DeWees Bertha L. 1885 1954     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
DeWees Elven A. 1911 1918     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
DeWees Everett A. 1875 1959     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
DeWees James R. 29 March 1850 12 January 1927 "Father"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
"Death is eternal... why should..." [rest of inscription illegible]
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
DeWees Flora M. 11 July 1851 4 December 1918
Deweese Jocie Anna Mae   29 August 1997 [Aged 69 years - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail August 30, 1997]   Source: WVCPA research
DeWitt James W.     [No dates]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Donegan John J. 1880 1960 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Donegan Alma E. 1885 1966
Donegan Julia 26 April 1913 14 August 1915   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Donegan Ruth Anna 25 January 1905 6 October 1908 "Dau. of John & Alma Donegan" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Dotson James E. 12 September 1859 9 November 1906 "Thou art gone, but not forgotten" Click for photo of tombstone
Click for photo of tombstone
Click for photo of tombstone
Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher

Click below to visit pages for surnames beginning with letters

E - J   K - P   Q - Unidentified

Comments: Dates or names 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.

WVCPA volunteer Mike Shaffer is currently working on photos for this cemetery.  If you know of any name that should be added to this page, or the others for Schowen Cemetery, please contact WVCPA at with the details.

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