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Cemetery Name:

Mount Olive

Mt. Olive Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV  Mt. Olive Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV - looking north

Mt. Olive Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV - looking northeast across cemetery Mt. Olive Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV - looking west Mt. Olive Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV - graves along the west fence line

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County: Jackson
USGS Quad: Elmwood
Coordinates: 38.7034N  81.7961W
Maintained by: Marshall & Donald Casto
Land owner: unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: April 2004
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent
Accessibility: Easily accessible (not in snowy weather, though).  Well-maintained, just a short distance off the road, with parking right outside the gate to the cemetery.

** 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:

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Barnett Mary   2 February 1828 12 April 1900 "Aged 72y, 3m, 10ds"
[Dau of John & Nancy Harrison, wife of William "Bill" Barnett]
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Barnette Anna Marie 16 January 1940 22 January 1940 "Daughter of James P. & Ethel L. Barnette" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Barnette Clarice Eulah 19 June 1929 24 September 1934 "Dau. of McKinley & Lottie Barnette" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Barnette Cleatice Emily 1931 1949 "Dau of McKinley & Lottie Barnette" 
"Precious Parents"
[also see "Cleatice Sargent below - same person]
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Barnette J. Elsworth 15 November 1871 19 November 1950 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Barnette Lucy B. 8 November 1878 28 August 1960
Barnette McKinley 15 July 1897 14 June 1968 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Barnette Lottie Sayre 3 December 1899 24 August 1977
Casto A. Dale 25 April 1923 6 July 1990 "In Memory of..."
"US NAVY WORLD WAR II"
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Casto Betty L.   1929 "Dau. of O. & M. Casto" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Beulah Marie 1918 1918 [Her death certificate gives birth and death as May 12, 1917 - Sept. 14, 1917 - dau. of Okey & Dora Casto] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Clyde Orpha 1882 1958 [Husband & wife - shared stone]
"They were the sunshine of our home"
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Casto Bonnie Belle 1895 1963
Casto Dora Belle 23 July 1899 12 April 1925 [Erected by W.E. Casdorph] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Dora P. 1890 1972 [Dora A. Pickens - "P" for Pickens - wife of Okey S. Casto, dau of Andrew & Martha Waugh Pickens] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Edna Marie 30 November 1912 21 September 1999 "Rest in peace" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Edward R. 16 March 1903 18 September 1905 "Son of B.G. & S.N. Casto"
"Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven"
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Harlan D. 1928 1937 "Son of W.O. & T.V. Casto" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Howard C. 18 November 1911 20 March 1997 "Father"
"Into Thy Hands I Commend My Spirit"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
"Together Forever"
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Casto Grace Marie 17 June 1916 23 February 2007
Casto Infant    1921 "Infant daughter of W.O. & T.V. Casto" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Ivy May 4 May 1907 21 December 1909 "Daughter of O.S. & D.A. Casto"
"Aged 2y, 7m, 17ds"
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Casto J.B. 1856 1941 [Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother"  "Father"
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Casto  Mary M. 1856 1929
Casto J.C. "Ceaph" 1886 1965 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Minnie L. 1888 1969
Casto J.G. 1862 1941 "Gone but not forgotten"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
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Casto Ernestine 1868 1909
Casto J.M. 1865 1958 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Rebecca B. 1871 1936
Casto Joseph 2 March 1826 29 September 1912 [Husband & wife - shared stone]

[Information on Mariah from "History of Jackson County Past & Present", pg. 158 - not legible on stone]

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Casto Mariah A. 13 June 1830 5 February 1916
Casto Loring M. 27 March 1927 22 January 1994 "S1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II"

[Husband & wife - shared stone]
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Golda M. 1925 1999
Casto Mary Hill 19 July 1892 7 September 1914 "Gone but not forgotten" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Okey H. 1887 1973 [Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Together Forever"
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Casto Elva B. 1887 1966
Casto Okey S. 1886 1961   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Opha O. 18 October 1887 10 July 1920 [Verse illegible] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Orville R. 31 July 1906 9 December 1993 [Husband & wife - shared stone]

"Thy Will Be Done"

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Casto Nancy Ann 25 May 1911 19 December 1996
Casto Roy Harold 1914 1944 "Father"
"O! Lord, Abide With Me"
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Casto Talmage 1891 1969 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Edna B. 1890 1940
Casto Wayne M. 20 September 1925 20 September 1925 "Suffer little children to come unto Me" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto William O. 1901 1944 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto Tressie V. 1903 1969
Casto William R. 6 September 1856 30 January 1923 "Father"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
"At Rest"
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Casto Hannah M. 8 November 1859 3 January 1939
Edwards Louisa Maddox 18 July 1871 28 January 1958 "At rest" 
"Christ loved her and took her home"
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Ferguson Joseph W. 1882 1955 "Father"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
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Ferguson Corda C. 1886 1956
Ferguson Robert E. 6 November 1935   "Father"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother" "Married Jan. 8, 1960"
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Ferguson Drema U. 25 April 1935 8 June 1998
Ferguson Russell W. 11 October 1910 4 February 1980 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Ferguson Faye A. 17 April 1911 26 February 2001
Fisher Bessie   6 August 1900 "Dau of A. G. & __ M. Fisher"
"Aged 1y, 9m, 29d"
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Frasher J.H. 2 August 1836 14 April 1912 "Aged 75y, 8m, 12d"
"Gone but not forgotten"
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Frasher Nancy J.   15 April 1900 "Age 58" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Hill Andrew Lackey 3 December 1895 24 November 1972 "Dad"

[Husband & wife - shared stone]

"Mom"

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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Hill Lucy M. 2 September 1895 10 December 1982
Hill Wayne C. 11(9) October 1924 30 December 1993 "US Navy WORLD WAR II"
"Father"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Hill Adeline M. 18 April 1930  
Jividen Baby     "At rest"
[alongside Freda Jividen's stone]
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Jividen Dillard A. 1883 1961 "Father" "Praise God"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother" "Gone Home"
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Jividen O. Belle 1887 1952
Jividen Freda L. 1896 1918 "Wife of H.H. Jividen" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Jividen Horace H. 1893 1960 "At rest" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Jividen Infant 17 June 1952 17 June 1952 "Infant son of Rancel & Louise Jividen" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Jividen Velta L. 9 October 1904 29 August 1905 "Son of O.B. & D.A. Jividen" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Kessel Infant   6 August 1900 "Aged 1y, 5m"   Source: Contributor reading of the cemetery - no photo of stone available
Knapp Ferral   8 October 1916 "Daughter of G.L. & F.Z. Knapp" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Little Austin A. 1858 1931 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Little Rebecca 1862 1935
Little Callie Loshie 26 March 1904 20 February 1943   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Little Dillard V. 1901 1902 [Shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Little Baby 1907 1907
Little Enoch 1854 1933 "Father"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
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Little Caroline J. 1859 1945
Little Luther L. 31 March 1890 25 September 1901 "Aged 11y, 5m, 25ds" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Little Mary Lee "Billie" 15 September 1927 31 March 2010 [Dau. of George and Evelyn Phillips, wife of Reuben A. Little - from her obituary from Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, WV]   Source: WVCPA research
Little Oley 1876 1947 "Father"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother"
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Little Segious 1883 1979
Little Reuben 1880 1953 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Little Elizabeth 1884 1969
Little Reuben "Jr." 1924 2003   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Lowry Anna Shinn 11 August 1884 25 March 1932 "Mother" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Maddox H.L. 27 August 1862 15 February 1912 "Weep not for me... I am not dead but sleeping..." Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Miller Charles Kenny 4 June 1900 3 June 1955 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Miller Lillian M. Little 17 February 1906 16 January 1979
Morrison J.F. 14 February 1850 27 November 1935 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Morrison E.J. 25 February 1853 17 August 1936
Morrison James W. "Wes" 19 May 1931   [Husband & wife - shared stone]

"Jesus Saves"
[From Ennis' obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail May 28, 2006]

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Morrison Mildred Ennis  4 August 1933 25 May 2006
Parsons Infant 8 January 1908 2 February 1908 "Infants of D.W. & L.M. Parsons"
[Shared stone]
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Parsons Infant 16 December 1910 28 December 1910
Sargent Cleatice Barnett 1931 1949 "Wife of Leo Sargent"
[also see Cleatice Barnette above - same person]
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Sayre Adia 19 April 1878 15 August 1905 "Wife of F.S. Sayre" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Sayre Roy F. 13 December 1902 22 September 1916   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Shinn Betty 1873 1938   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Shinn Clyde Woodall     "Son"
[Placed just behind George & Eliza Shinn's stone]
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Shinn George W. 1863 1945   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Shinn George W. 1864 19__ [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Shinn Eliza L. 1864 1930
Shinn Mattie 1867 1940   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Shinn Samuel N. 1857 1940 [Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Farewell until we meet again"
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Shinn America E. 1859  
Skeen Magdalene Smith 9 August 1916 18 October 2001   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Alford 8 May 1934 8 May 1934   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Arleen 15 June 1955 15 June 1955   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Aron 1858 1934 [Husband & wife - shared stone]
"At Rest"
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Smith Elizabeth 1847 1927
Smith Arthur H. 1899 1933 "Brother"
[Son of Perry & Cora Smith]
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Smith Belva 8 April 1935 8 April 1935   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Daniel 25 December 1847 26 February 1935 "CO. G 13 W.VA. INF."
[notice birth & death dates carved into base on right]
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Smith Esley 1873 1964 [Husband & wife - shared stone]
"At rest"
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Smith Rena V. 1874 1957
Smith Lester Howe 26 January 1896 27 April 1977 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Cora Moss 25 January 1893 15 November 1964
Smith Londus 3 November 1891 30 November 1915 [Husband of Cynthia] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Cynthia Sayre 4 February 1894 24 February 1918 "Wife of Londus Smith" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Lucy 2 April 1949 2 April 1949   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Maria 8 May 1850 28 March 1908 [Wife of Rev. Daniel Smith] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Smith Norma Lee 26 February 1913 21 December 1992 "Mom"
"Look For Me At Jesus' Feet"
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Smith Orval O.   10 December 1892 "Son of A. & E. Smith"
"Aged 11y, 6m, 6ds"
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Smith Perry "Dick" 1868 1930 "Father"
[Husband of Cora B. Smith]
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Smith Cora B. 1872 1934 [Wife of Perry "Dick" Smith] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Stewart Hollie 9 April 1899 5 April 1928   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Stewart Mason 1863 1952 "Father" "He is not dead but sleepeth"
[Husband & wife - shared stone]
"Mother" "A tender mother and a faithful friend"
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Stewart Ollie 1873 1935
Vaughn Clarence A. 27 September 1889 6 April 1952 [Husband & wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Vaughn Lona H. Little 22 September 1891 16 April 1929
Vaughn Gladis F. 22 September 1918 24 April 1920 [Verse illegible] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Vaughn Infant 22 September 1950 22 September 1950 "Infant daughter of A.A. & Helen Vaughn" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Warner Earkie, Jr. 1925 1925 "Son of C.A. Warner"
"Gone so soon"
[death certificate lists his birth as June 5, 1925, death date July 16, 1925]
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Warner Chlora A. 18 October 1891 2 July 1925 "Wife of Earkie Warner"
"She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother, and a friend to all"
[her death certificate lists her date of death as July 10, 1925 from septicemia following childbirth]
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Warner Earkie D. 1889 1960 [Husband & wife - shared stone]

"Not my will, but Thine, be done"
[Lou Cinda Matheny - she later married Lewis P. Hill, and last Orville Priddy - she died in her home in Leon at 101 years of age, and is buried at Walker Chapel Cemetery on Bee Ridge with the Priddy family]

Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Source: WVCPA research
Warner Lou C. 1905 27 December 2006
Zink Wilma I. Casto 26 March 1916 20 October 1951 "Darling we miss thee" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Unidentifiable stones:
        [Stone marker - no inscription - located along west fence line] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
        [Stone marker - no inscription - located along west fence line] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
        [Stone marker - no inscription] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto       [only partially legible] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Casto       [only partially legible] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004
Shinn Owen     [only partially legible - son of George & Eliza?? - located near George & Eliza's stone] Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA reading of the cemetery April 2004

 

Comments:

Mt. Olive Cemetery, Jackson Co., WV

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.

Click on the image to the left to find out how to help support the maintenance of this cemetery (information current per June 2007).

Mt. Olive Church is located just down the hill to the northwest of the cemetery. Photos of the church may be seen on a WVCPA page being created for it in June 2004.  To see that page, CLICK HERE.

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