Historic Hampshire County, WV
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Foltz Family Cemetery, Slanesville, WV.


Located about 1/4 mile off of Rt. 29 on Voit Rd. in Slanesville, WV, on the right side of the road in a cow pasture, fenced-in in a grove of trees.

see also: listing by Dan Cowgill

Note additions appended at end!

  • Anna Loy: born Nov 20, 1820; died Apr 7, 1874; "aged 54 years 4mos. 17 days".
  • George W. Loy: died Sep 12, 1853; "Son of P & A Loy" "aged 8 yrs 2 mos 8 days".
  • Peter Loy: born Feb 21, 1812; died Mar 1867; "aged 55 years and 22 days".
  • Benjamin Foltz: born Aug 30, 1825; died May 5, 1903.
  • Jacob Foltz: died May 26, 1886; "about 40 years" "Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord".
  • Margaret E. Foltz: born May 31 1848; died Jul 6, 1930; "Wife of Jacob Foltz" "Gone but not forgotten".
  • Matilda C. Foltz: died Nov 22 1890; "wife of Wm Foltz*(see additions)" "aged 66 yrs 1 mo 7 days".
  • Jacob Foltz: born 1822; died 1905; "At Rest".
  • John Hiett: died Sep 2, 1853; "son of D & I Loy" "aged 3 yrs 2 mos 9 days".
  • Philip M. Foltz: born Mar 2, 1854; died Dec 23, 1892.
  • Samuel Foltz: died Sep 21, 1888.
  • William H. Foltz: died Jun 14, 1897; "aged 74 yrs 1 mo 23 days" "Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep from which none ever wake to weep".
  • Catherine Haines: born Mar 18, 1817; died Dec 26, 1901; "wife of Philip Haines" "aged 84 yrs 9 mos 10 days".
  • Lacy A. Haines: born Oct 8, 1811; died Sep 1, 1863; "daughter of Philip and Catherine Haines".
  • Philip Haines: born Apr 1, 1815; died Jan. 15, 1893.
  • Robert J. Haines: born Jun 2, 1846; died Aug 9, 1863; "son of Philip C. Haines".
  • Chas W Saville: born Jan 14, 1867; died Dec 1, 1935.
  • Eliza Jane Saville: born Aug 20, 1837; died Jul 9, 1917; "wife of W.H. Foltz" "aged 79 yrs 10 mos 19 days" "Will join thee in that heavenly land" "No more to take the parting hand".
  • Christian Hockman: born May 20, 1851; died Jul 12, 1851.
  • In memory of our jolly son of Martins and Mary M. Fultz: born May 3, 1818; died Sep 21, 1849; "aged 31 yrs 4 mos 19 days".
  • [3 grave markers].
  • Florence: born Apr 13, 1869.

    Much of the information for this cemetery was supplied by Eleanor Kinnan, 2002.

    Additions:

  • Julius A.M. Loy: died January 30, 1860, aged 5 years 4 months 25 days; son of Peter and Anna Loy.
  • Levi Foltz: aged about 80 years.
  • Mary E. Foltz: born August 2, 1831; died January 6, 1877; wife of Jacob Foltz.
  • Mary Magdalene Foltz: born June 1, 1785; died May 1, 1868.
    Correction: Matilda C. Foltz listed as "wife of Wm Foltz" should be "wife of Levi Foltz"

    Additions supplied by Sylvia Hunt who was part of the group that restored the Foltz Cemetery in 1994.


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