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Cemetery Name:

Woody

Woody Cemetery, Putnam County, West Virginia

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County: Putnam
USGS Quad: Winfield
Coordinates: 38.5443N  81.9497W
Maintained by: unknown
Land owner: unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: August 2007
Condition of cemetery**: Good (August 2007)
Accessibility: The cemetery is located just off Rt. 62 on the north end of Eleanor on the right side of the road as you drive out of town. The small fenced area around the Woody graves is easily seen from the road, and the cemetery is easily accessible. In dry weather, there is easy, off-road parking in the grass adjacent to the cemetery. While uneven in spots, the cemetery is fairly level and easy to navigate.

** 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:

Ellis Jacob L.   18 April 1881 "Aged 38 ys, 8 ms, 11 ds"
"I did not forget Him, He has..."
[Rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Haptonstall Ella M.   10 August 1890 "Wife of Dr. John J. Haptonstall"
"Aged 24 Ys 2 Ms 8 Ds"
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Hudson Edna Lee 2 June 1902 15 July 1976   Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Hudson Edward Lee 1858 1905 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Hudson Nettie Henry 1861 1944
Hudson Pvt. Elza O. 6 February 1891 14 October 1919 "Son of  E.L. & N.H. Hudson"
"Killed in action Oct. 14, 1919"
"Aged 26Yrs. 8Ms. 18Ds."
"Co. B. 128th Inf."
[Rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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Click here to view photo of the tombstone
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Hudson Evert Elmer 1899 1936 "In Memory of..."  Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Hudson George Edward 1905 1912   Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Lunsford Clarinda 6 September 1860 5 April 1904 "Wife of H.M. Lunsford"
[Rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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Parsons Charles E. 12 October 1911 15 March 1916   Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Parsons Earl 7 July 1910 7 July 1910 "Clair" 
[Siblings - shared stone]
"From mother's arms to the arms of Jesus" 
"Clara"
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Parsons Pearl 7 July 1910 7 July 1910
Parsons Nola May 20 October 1897 16 October 1913   Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Woody       [Shared family marker in fenced area] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Woody Basha   28 February 1867 "In Memory of My dear Wife"
"Aged 74 Yrs, 7Mos, 7 Ds."
"F.B. Wooddy"
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Woody Flemming B.   2 July 1869 "Aged 79Ys. 3Ms.12Ds."
[Uncertain of month number above]
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Woody Henry 1868 1881   Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Woody Louis 1873 1881 [Same person as below] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Woody Louis Meridith   5 May 1881 "Aged 8Y. 5D."
"Asleep in Jesus, blessed hope"
"At Rest"
[At bottom: signature line of tombstone carver, L.A. Weaver of Racine - poss. C.A. Weaver?]
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Woody Margaret M. 1837 1922 "Mother" Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Woody Samuel H. 1832 1882 [Same person as below]
"Father"
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Woody Samuel H.   23 June 1882 "Aged 49Y. 4M."
"Not lost, but gone before"
"At Rest"
[At bottom: signature line of tombstone carver, "Weaver..."]
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Woody William Henry   28 February 1881 "Aged 13ys 11ms 18ds" Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Unidentified Graves:
Image 004     [Virtually totally illegible - looks like it might be a Parsons grave?] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Image 019     [Very old, large tombstone behind fenced plot - early 1800s, poss. late 1700s era] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Image 020     [Illegible] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Image 021     [Illegible - very old] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery
Image 022     [Illegible - very old] Click here to view photo of the tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery

 

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.

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