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Cemetery Name:

Schowen

 
County: Putnam
USGS Quad: Bancroft
Coordinates: 38.5118N  -81.8372W

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A - D   E - J   Q - Unidentified

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Kelley Archel 1910 1931     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Kelley Jessie C. 1877 1948 "They Trusted In God" [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone  Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Kelley Nannie A. 1880 1930
Kelley Milburn P., Sr.  1913 1977 "PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Kelley Roy A. 1902 1930     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Kemplin Brenda Joyce 17 April 1949 17 April 1949 "Dau. of James & Elsie Kemplin" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Kemplin Della Mae   25 September 1996 [83 years of age - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail September 26, 1996]   Source: WVCPA research
Kemplin James David   4 September 1996 [88 years of age - from his obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail September 5, 1996]   Source: WVCPA research
Kemplin Gladys Mae 26 June 1929 15 January 1933 "Dau. of James & Elsie Kemplin" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Kerwood Artie May 1880 1959     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Kerwood Dell 1901 1969     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Kerwood Harry 1879 1966     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Kerwood Romana L. 1924 1926     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
King Ada M. 1905 1964     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
King Evelyn   1 October 1997 [90 years of age - wife of Rev. John King - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail October 3, 1997]   Source: WVCPA research
King Garnet B. 1934       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
King John W., Rev. 1897       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
King Luther A., Sr. 1929 1978     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
King Maranda 2 March 1873 8 January 1958     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
King Minnie B. 18 October 1879 12 November 1952     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
King Virgie 1902 1948     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Kistner Margaret J. 1873 1940     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Kistner William 1873 1963     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Knight Richard Earl 1930 1980 [Korean War Veteran]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Lahaie Nora E. 1892 1924 "Wife of Arthur H. Lahaie"
[Mother and daughter - shared stone]
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Lahaie Infant Daughter    
Landers Earl Mason 24 February 1987   [Aged 75 years]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Landers Joseph 9 October 1874 13 December 1955     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Landers Mary E. 11 March 1839 30 May 1922 [Wife of James E. Landers]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Landers Willard B.   14 June 1998 [82 years of age - from his obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail June 17, 1998]   Source: WVCPA research
Landers Wilma M. 26 May 1892 4 March 1969     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Lanham Ray S. 1904 1980     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Lanham Ruth Phalen 1914 1970     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Legg Carrie A. 1898 1974     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Legg Edna B. 1915       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Legg Evan 27 January 1879 5 December 1902     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Legg John R. 7 August 1838       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Legg Margaret 1853 4 December 1908     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Legg Vertle F. 1907 1970 [US Navy World War II - moved to Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Legg Walter G. 1891 1957     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
LeMasters Barry T.   15 December 1948     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
LeMasters James C. 1890 1968 [Married Aug. 16, 1914]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
LeMasters Nellie M. 1893 1965
Lockman Bertha E. 1900 1967     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Lockman Joseph O. 1901 1967     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Logue Mary Phalen   19 August 1999 [81 years of age - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail August 20, 1999]   Source: WVCPA research
Lyon Susan I. 3 September 1869 27 October 1927     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Martin Gerald Maxel 1935 1976 [Korean War veteran]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Matthews James T. 1871 1941     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McCallister A.H. 1880 1952   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McCallister Douglas H. 1915 1959   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McCallister Nora B. 1889 1965   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McCallister Vivian Virginia 1914 1969     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McClanahan Eugene F. 1934 1936     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McClanahan Ira F. 1907       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McClanahan Millie 1901       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McDougal Genis L. 1925 1927   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McDougal Junior D. 24 February 1905 22 November 1980     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McDougal Salome E. 24 May 1906       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McGrew Donald E. 1930 1978 "A1C US AIR FORCE" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McGrew William R. 1929 1929     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
McGrew-Shoop Pamela J. 27 May 1957 28 April 1992 "In Loving Memory"
[buried next to Don McGrew]
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McGucken Cecelia A. 1894 1962   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McGucken Thomas A. 1891 1955   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
McLaughlin Carl H. 1905 1921     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Meeks Delbert C. 1900 1974     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Meeks Dennis 1902 1916     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Meeks Harrison M. 2 March 1872 4 February 1942     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Meeks Virgie L. 29 March 1877 23 December 1959     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Melton Walter A. 28 March 1887 29 October 1918   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher
Miller Albert S. 17 May 1896 3 May 1957 [US ARMY WORLD WAR I]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Miller Della G. 1893 1937     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Miller James M. 1891 1956     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Miller Thomas H. 1915 1957 [World War III]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Miller Verner E. 1903 1954 [Seal:] "Fire Marshall Bancroft F.D."
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
[Rest of inscription illegible in photo]
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Miller Helena A. 1911  
Miller Violet Hudnall   3 June 2003 [Dau. of Edward and Bessie Miller, wife of Lester Hudnall and William "Bill" Miller - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail June 5, 2003]   Source: WVCPA research
Mollce Wm 1843 1919 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His wife"
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Mollce Eve Heinz 1834 1919
Morris A.E.         Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Morris Beulah I. 1904 1980     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Morris Charles F. 1902 1961     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Morris Clara E. 1879 1970     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Morris Kemper N. 1878 1950     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Morrow Alfred N. 1873 1954     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Morrow Nellie M. 1886 1956     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Muck John E.   7 April 2007 [89 years of age - son of George and Myrtle Muck, husband of Helen - from his obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Apr. 8, 2007]   Source: WVCPA research
Muck Helen F. 1921 1976     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Muck John E. 1918       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Neff Ivan G. 26 October 1903 14 October 1978     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Neff Joanna M. 17 November 1903 7 January 1959     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Nelson Ada E. 5 February 1899 26 March 1970     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Nelson Doshia A. 1915 1954     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Nelson Helena D.   17 December 2002 [69 years of age - wife of James W. Nelson - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail 19 December 2002]   Source: WVCPA research
Nelson J. Franklin 1881 1932     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Nelson James D. 1859 1928 [Husband of Parthena Nelson]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Nelson James Thomas 4 September 1883 4 August 1949 [Son of James D. and Parthena Nelson, husband of Orilla Wolfe Nelson]   Source: WVCPA research
Nelson John David, Jr.   9 November 2000 [57 years of age - husband of Nancy Mathes Nelson - from his obituary in the Putnam Democrat Nov. 16, 2000]   Source: WVCPA research
Nelson John K. 1888 1948     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Nelson Orilla W. 3 February 1886 23 December 1959 [Dau. of Rev. Wm. & Rachel Wolfe, wife of James T. "Tom" Nelson]   Source: WVCPA research
Nelson Parthena C. 1859 1943 [Wife of James D. Nelson]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Novakovski Walter G. 25 February 1923 29 September 1944 "WEST VIRGINIA PFC 504 PACHT INF 82 ABN DIVISION WORLD WAR II" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Null   15 September 1954 15 September 1954 [Baby girl]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Null Masel M. 1 September 1898 13 February 1908 "Daughter of J.T. & D.L. Null" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Nutter William Kenneth 1916 1956     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Oliver Minnie F.     [Aged 52 years]   Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Osborne Anna B. 1880 1967     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Osborne George C. 1879 1939     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Osborne Harry Clay 1915 1918     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Osborne William Dorse 1917 1961     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Painter Freda Beth   23 March 2001 [79 years of age - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Mar. 23, 2001]   Source: WVCPA research
Parcell Miles Oliver 8 July 1912 8 December 1960 [Son of Walter Leland and Nora (Hinkle) Parcell, husband of Lillie Dale (Burgess) Parcell] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Sheila Parcell
Parsons Delma M. 1921 1969     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Paxton Carol Ann Barnett 13 December 1948 17 September 2006 [57 years of age - daughter of Kermit and Peggy Kilgore Barnett, wife of Jim. Carol was a research contributor to WVCPA... our hearts and prayers go out to your family, Carol - thank you for helping us in our research - we'll see you in Heaven.  Dates from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail September 18, 2006]   Source: WVCPA research
Paxton Rev. Cladis D.   8 September 2002 [From his obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail 9 September 2002]   Source: WVCPA research
Paxton Holly Ann 3 December 1976 3 December 1976 [Sister of Melissa Ellen - stillborn dau. of Carol Paxton]   Source: WVCPA research
Paxton James C. "Jim"   8 June 2010 [62 years of age - husband of Carol Ann Paxton - form his obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail June 8, 2010]   Source: WVCPA research
Paxton Melissa Ellen 28 March 1975 28 March 1975 [Sister of Holly Ann - stillborn dau. of Carol Paxton]   Source: WVCPA research
Paxton Myrtle June   19 July 2000 [83 years of age - wife of the Rev. Cladis D. Paxton - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail July 20, 2000]   Source: WVCPA research
Persinger Bertha May 1928 1929     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger Bulah M. 1903 1903     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger Davy 1904 1909     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger Ervin A. 1896 1969     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger Franklin Jancy 1932 1932     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger Harriet S. 1872 1902     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger John F. 1867 1923 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher Mike Shaffer
Persinger Vicie C. 1870 1935
Persinger Lena C. 1898 1975     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger Lizzie F. 1889 1908     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger Macel E. 2 October 1907 18 February 1909 "Dau. of Arch & Clara Persinger" Click for photo of tombstone
Click for photo of tombstone
Source: WVCPA volunteer researcher Mike Shaffer
Persinger Sylvia B. 1906 1909     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Persinger William A. 1869 1936     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Phalen Hobart W. 1916 1965     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Phalen Mary F. 1917       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Phalen Mary E. 1881 1946     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Phalen Johnnie H. 1879 1918     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Potts Eva 6 March 1897       Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Potts John 23 August 1888 8 December 1952     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Priddy William E. 1880 1971     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Pringle Robert H. 8 April 1909 22 August 1973     Source: WVCPA research and 'Putnam County Cemetery Inscriptions', published by the Upper Vandalia Historical Society
Prowse Norma Ramona   1 May 1997 [Wife of Wesley A. Prowse - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail May 2, 1997]   Source: WVCPA research

Click below to visit pages for surnames beginning with letters

A - D   E - J   Q - Unidentified

Comments: Dates or names 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.

WVCPA volunteer Mike Shaffer is currently working on photos for this cemetery.  If you know of any name that should be added to this page, or the others for Schowen Cemetery, please contact WVCPA at with the details.

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