Historic Hampshire County, WV
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ALDERTON CEMTERY, Pin Oak, WV.

Lat:3925.914N; Lon:07826.314W; Elev:1335ft.

This cemetery is located on Cabin Run Rd. (Rt.29/4) one mile off of Rt 29 at Pin Oak. When you have traveled 1 mile there is a 90 degree curve that bears to the right. Park in the curve on the left hand side. There will be an old road (path) to the left, it runs along the road about 50 feet into the woods, when it starts bearing to the right, the graveyard is on the left.

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  • MA: (possibly Mary M. Alderton).
  • MAA: (thought to be Maggie A. Alderton: died Jul 10, 1883; Aged 22 yrs 8 mos 1 day).
  • WCA: (thought to be William C. Alderton: born Apr 20, 1853; died Oct 5, 1885).
  • Alice Alderton: born 1870; died 1927; "Wife of David Alderton".
  • David Alderton: born 1859; [no death date].
  • Ira L. Alderton: born 1896; died 1924; "Son of David & Alice Alderton".
  • Jacob Alderton: died Jan 19, 1877; "Aged 74 years".
  • Maggie A. Alderton: [died Jul 30 or Oct 1883; "Aged 22 yrs 8 mos 1 day").
  • Mariah [or Maria] Alderton: died May 29, 1889; "Aged 66 yrs 1 mo 8 dys"; (this is probably the second wife of Jacob Alderton).
  • Peter Alderton: died Mar 26, 1878; "Aged 21 years" "Son of J.(?) & I.M. Alderton.
  • Maraha [or Sara] Alderman: died Jan 19, 1879" "Aged 22 yrs" "Daughter of J.J. & I.M. Alderton."
  • Electra V. Cowgill: born Oct 10, 1862; died Dec 27, 1937.
  • James W. Cowgill: born Jun 13, 1856; died Feb 15, 1910.

    Suspect 2 children of James & Electa Cowgill are also buried here:

  • Perry G. Cowgill: born Jan 15, 1883; died Apr 17, 1902.
  • Dora Gay Cowgill: born Mar 21, 1886; died May 4, 1902.

    Information on this cemetery was supplied by Bill Miller.

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