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Cemetery Name:

Josiah Harrison a.k.a. Harrison-Boggess


Josiah Harrison Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV  View from the cemetery overlooking the Harrison, now Boggess farm on Dog Fork

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County:

Jackson

USGS Quad: Sissonville                Map
Coordinates: 38.6093N  -81.6662W
Maintained by: Boggess family
Land owner: Boggess family
Date added to WVCPA register: April 2005
Condition of cemetery**: Good (April 2005)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located on a wooded knoll overlooking the Dog Fork of the Pocatalico just west of Goldtown.  Access is on foot or by 4-wheeler.  The path is shorter (and steeper!) from the Boggess farm side from the Dog Fork side of the knoll, and somewhat longer (a good 5-10 minute ride by 4-wheeler in good weather) from the Harrison Ridge side up Spicewood Run.  When going to the cemetery, out of courtesy, check in with the Parsons' in the house by where the logging road turns off the main road on Harrison Ridge.  There is also a path there begins down by the old white farmhouse on the north side of the ridge, which was built by Alexander Harrison, Josiah's father.
** 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:

Map Key:

Photo: Source:
Boggess Robert W. 26 August 1926 28 March 2013 [Husband and wife - shared stone] 13 Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Boggess Renelda L. 13 June 1929 29 December 1985
Fisher Bessie Anne Harrison   1942 [Dau. of Hagar & Fanny Miller Harrison, wife of Warren Fisher - from her obituary in the Jackson Herald in 1942]     Source: WVCPA research
Harrison Clovie O. 16 September 1911 6 April 1912 [Infant child of ??] 8 Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Harrison Doward D. 10 July 1917 12 September 1917 [Infant son of Hagar and Fanny Miller Harrison] 7 Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Harrison Hager 1879 1952 [Husband and wife - shared stone] 10 Click for photo of tombstone
Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Harrison Fanny 1877 1925
Harrison Herbert J. 16 September 1913 19 September 1919 "Baby"
[Infant son of Joseph & Sadie Harrison]
9 Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Harrison Joseph Loon 20 September 1882 13 March 1945 "Father"
[Son of Josiah and Malissa Harrison]
2 Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Harrison Josiah 8 November 1850 20 September 1917 "Father"
[Husband and wife - shared stone]

"Mother"
[Dau. of Benj. and Mary Spencer Boggess]

3 Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Harrison Malissa Ann 22 January 1854 15 September 1919
Harrison Robert Naaman 7 November 1887 1 January 1942 [Husband and wife - shared stone]

[Dau. of James E. and Mary Ellen Harrison Mundy]

1 Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005
Harrison Vertie E. 11 June 1889 15 December 1946
Hill Ella Blanche 24 January 1887 1 July 1958 [Dau. of Josiah and Malissa Harrison] 6 Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery in April 2005

 

Comments:

Dates in Red are not inscribed on the tombstone and either dates that have been calculated based on death date or are additional name information as a result of research on the individual by family researchers.

Plot Map: Click image on the right to view the interactive map page >> 

Interactive plot map of Josiah Harrison Cemetery

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