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Cemetery Name:

Freeland Cemetery

  
 Freeland Cemetery, Marion Co., WV   

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County: Marion
USGS Quad: Grant Town
Coordinates: 39.54417N  80.19028W
Maintained by: unknown
Land owner: unknown
Date added to WVCPA register: November 2004
Condition of cemetery**: Fair (November 2004)
Accessibility: Accessible by driving up path on north side of Gilboa Road (behind a blue trailer).
** 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


Freeland Cemetery is located 3 miles north of Barrackville on CR 21, then 1/2 mile west on Gilboa Road (CR 21-1). [NOTE: Freeland Cemetery is not the same as "Freeland Dodd" cemetery, which is also in Marion county.]
In November 2004, the cemetery was largely overgrown. Many stones were in good condition, but some need repairs.

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Last Name: First Name:
Born:
Died:
Inscription:
Photo:

Plot
Map
Ref#:

Source:
Brownlee Walter
1859
1925
[husband & wife - shared stone]

A-1

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Brownlee Cordelia T.
1861
1937
Cordelia Theresa Freeland was the daughter of Jesse and Elmina 'Matilda' Straight Freeland.
Toothman Jackson L.
01 March 1886
15 September 1949
[husband & wife - shared stone]

A-2

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Toothman Elsie L.
05 November 1892
08 March 1974
Elsie Lovenia Brownlee was the daughter of Walter & Cordelia Theresa Freeland Brownlee.
Freeland Jacob N.
04 January 1866
May 1951
 

A-3

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Jacob Newton Freeland was the son of Jesse Engles and Elmina 'Matilda' Straight Freeland.
Freeland Herschel V.
27 December 1903
20 December 1944
"West Virginia"
"Pvt. U.S. Army"

A-4

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Herschel Vernon Freeland was the son of Jacob Newton and Ida May Koon Freeland.
Brown John
1803
1894
"At Rest"
B-1
Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
John Brown married Mary Amos on 8 May 1828 in Monongalia Co. and they had 3 sons.
Brown Mary
1812
09 Oct 1895
 

B-2

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Mary Amos was the daughter of Henry Amos, Jr. & Rosannah Joseph.
Amos Minnie Blanche
24 June 1878
15 January 1969
 

C-1

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Minnie Blanche Amos was the daughter of Alpheus Newton and Virginia Helen Straight Amos.
Amos Clyde Burr
12 November 1826
19 November 1872
 

C-2

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Clyde Burr Amos was the son of Alpheus Newton and Virginia Helen Straight Amos.
Amos Virginia Helen Straight
17 February 1853
10 March 1940
 

C-3

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Virginia Helen Straight was the daughter of John & Amelia Robinson Straight.
Virginia married Alpheus Newton Amos on 14 Apr 1878 in Marion Co.
Amos Alpheus Newton
05 November 1848
10 December 1908
"Gone but not forgotten"

C-4

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Alpheus Newton Amos was the son of Enoch H. and Malinda Billingsley Amos.
Amos Samuel E.
18 April 1861
19 August 1892
"There are thoughts that never perish; Bright, unfading, through long years; So thy memory we cherish; Shrined in hope, embalmed in tears." 

C-5

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Samuel E. Amos was the son of Enoch H. and Malinda Billingsley Amos.
Amos Charley H.
18 December 1859
22 September 1885
"Son of E. H. & M. Amos" "Aged 25-yrs 9-mo 4-dys"

C-6

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Charley H. Amos was the son of Enoch H. and Malinda Billingsley Amos.
Amos Enoch H.
23 January 1822
19 January 1902

"Aged 80-yrs 11-mo 26-ds"

"Aged 86-yrs 4-mo 7-dys"
[inscription not clear]

C-7

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Amos Malinda
30 October 1820
07 March 1907
Enoch H. Amos was the son of Henry Amos, Jr. and Rosannah Joseph.
Malinda Billingsley was the daughter of Samuel & Elizabeth Snider Billingsley.
Enoch and Malinda were married 11 May 1843 in Marion Co.
Amos Rosannah
08 February 1784
19 March 1862
"Wife of Henry Amos"
"Aged 78-yrs 1-mo 11-dys" ?

C-8

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Rosannah Joseph was the daughter of William and Sarah Stafford Joseph.
Amos Henry
29 November 1780
17 March 1872
"Aged 91-yrs 3-mo 17-dys" ?

C-9

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Henry Amos, Jr. was the son of Henry Amos and Dorcas Hall (?; disputed by some).
Brown Dennis M.
17 May 1830
25 June 1851
"Son of J & M Brown"
"Aged 21-yrs 1-mo 8-dys" (?)

D-1

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Dennis M. Brown was the son of John & Mary Amos Brown.
Freeland Curtis W.
14 January 1880
1964
 

E-1

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Curtis Wesley Freeland was the son of Jesse Engles and Elmina 'Matilda' Straight Freeland.
Freeland Elsie R.
21 September 1871
18 November 1956
 

E-2

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Elsie Roselphia Freeland was the daughter of Jesse and Matilda Straight Freeland.
Freeland William L.
26 February 1869
10 October 1952
 

E-3

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
William Levelis Freeland was the son of Jesse Engles and Elmina 'Matilda' Straight Freeland.
Freeland Elmina M.
28 June 1840
9 January 1922
 

E-4

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Elmina 'Matilda' Straight was the daughter of Jacob H. & Matilda Amos Straight.
Matilda married Jesse Engles Freeland about 1860 in (prob.) Monumental, Marion Co.
Freeland Jesse E.
23 November 1833
9 August 1915
 

E-5

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Jesse Engles Freeland was the son of John & Tincy Freeland.
Streight Jacob H.
1813
17 February 1885
[Toppled stone - inscription-side down - not positive this is Jacob's.  No photo taken]
 

E-6

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Jacob H. Straight was the son of William N. and Martha Haynes Straight.
Streight Matilda H.
20 January 1817
06 June 1884
"Wife of J. H. Streight"
[inscription not clear]

E-7

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Matilda H. Amos was the daughter of Henry Amos, Jr. & Rosannah Joseph.
Matilda married Jacob H. Straight on 9 Jan 1838 in Harrison Co.
Streight Mary Allis
1850?
?
 

E-8

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Mary Allis Streight may be the daughter of John & Amelia Robinson Straight and Virginia's sister.
Streight Perlina E.
1852
30 December 1865
"Daughter of Jacob H. & Matilda Streight" "Aged 13-yrs ?-mo ?-dys"

E-9

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Perlina E. Straight was the daughter of Jacob H. and Matilda H. Amos Straight.
Streight Alpheus N.
08 July 1846
18 January 1865
"Son of Jacob H. & Matilda Streight" "Aged 18-yrs 6-mo 10-dys"?

E-10

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Alpheus Newton Straight was the son of Jacob H. and Matilda H. Amos Straight.
Boor Ida Miller
13 March 1864
3 January 1950
 

F-1

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Ida May Miller was the daughter of Enos & Mary E. Pitzer Miller.
Miller Enos
11 November 1832
25 May 1902
[inscription not clear]

F-2

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Enos Miller was the son of Jesse and Elisa Brown Miller. Enos married: (1) Rebecca A. Thomas about 1855. After Rebecca's death in 1862, he married (2) Mary E. Pitzer on 2 Apr 1863 in Marion Co.
Miller Mary E.
20 June 1841
30 June 1898
"Aged 57-yrs 4-mo 10-ds"
"She sleeps with..."
[inscription not clear]

F-3

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Mary E. Pitzer was the daughter of Joel S. & Rebecca B. Robinson Pitzer.
Miller Virginia W.
16 March 1879
25 November 1885
"Dau of E. & M. E. Miller"

F-4

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Virginia W. Miller was the daughter of Enos and Mary E. Pitzer Miller. 
Miller Roy A.
28 January 1878
1892
"Son of Enos & M. E. Miller"

F-5

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Roy A. Miller was the son of Enos and Mary E. Pitzer Miller.
Miller Mary E.
1855 - 1862
1863
"Daughter of Enos & Reb. Miller" "Died ____" 
"Aged ______"

F-6

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Miller Rebecca
8 March 1829
20 January 1862
"Wife of Enos Miller"
"Aged 32-yrs 10-mo 12-dys"

F-7

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
Rebecca A. Thomas was the daughter of Joseph & Sarah Ann Davis Thomas.
Carpenter Billy J.
1933
1936
 

G-1

Sources: (1) John Boggess readings; (2) "Cemetery Readings in West Virginia: Lincoln and Paw Paw Magisterial Districts of Marion County, " by the Historical Records Survey, Charleston, W. Va., September 1939; (3) Ancestry.com census files & family trees
(?) May be the grandson of Edwin S. & Arthelia (Amos?) Carpenter, based on 1910 Fairmont district census. If so, Billy is most likely the son of either Thomas B. & Elsie Carpenter or Earl W. & Rose Williams Carpenter. Edwin's other sons were still at home, unmarried, in the 1930 census

 

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WVCPA wishes to thank John Boggess and Connie & Bill Burkett for all their hard work researching family trees, making a current reading of this cemetery (as of November 2004), taking tombstone photos, and providing the cemetery plot diagram you see here.

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