|USGS Quad:||Saint Albans|
|Maintained by:||Not maintained|
|Land owner:||Until recently a Mr. Murphy|
|Date added to WVCPA register:||October 2005|
|Condition of cemetery**:||Adandoned|
|Accessibility:||This cemetery is located on a knoll a few hundred yards to the left of Bills Creek Road, and .6 miles from the intersection of secondary road 44 with Rt. 33, Teays Valley Road. It is almost on the right-of-way of the large high-pressure gas lines. The knoll is on a ridge close to the mouth of Bills Creek and is on land owned by a Murphy, but he died not long ago and the new landowner is yet to be determined. Click Here for a topo-map of the location.|
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:|
|Childers||Howard V.||7 December 1888||10 May 1940||"Dad"|
|Childers||John W.||"CO A 22 VA INF C.S.A."|
|Childers||Lizzie M.||18 April 1877||7 June 1923|
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
|Turley||J.R.||26 April 1845||31 July 1920||[Husband
and wife - shared stone]
|Turley||Eliza||25 October 1850||3 January 1925|
|Turley||James M.||1 January 1880||19 January 1900||[Rest of inscription illegible in photo - note the banjo engraved on the stone]|
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.
Last cataloged by Paul & Ruth Ellis in October 1986 - photos & updates presented here are from WVCPA volunteer Terry McCallister. At the 1986 reading of the cemetery, evidence of other unmarked graves was noted.
The initial information on this page has been gathered from "Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions", published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society. WVCPA currently has a volunteer who is working on arranging a rescue of this cemetery. Watch this page for updates!
Updated: 07 September 2012