Historic Hampshire County, WV
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Kump Cemetery, North River Mills, WV.


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Cemetery looking north to North River Mills


This cemetery is located just off Cold Stream Rd in the small community of North River Mills up on the hill to the West on Rt.4/2.

  • Ira Z. Short: died Aug 11, 18(??); "Son of J.C. Short".
  • Phebe Short: died Feb 3, 1871; "Dau. of J.C. Short".
  • Joseph Short: born Sep 15, 1856; died Jun 27, 1894.*
  • stone marker.
  • John Short: born Mar 8, 1810; died Aug 27, 1886.
  • Susan Short: born Mar 3, 1817; died Mar 23, 1892; "Wife of John Short".
  • unmarked grave.
  • Amos Chilcott: born Jan 5, 1827; died Dec 20, 1903; "Aged 76 Yrs. 16 Dys".
  • Eliza J. Chilcott: born 1837; died Mar 13, 1908; "His Wife".
  • stone.
  • Benj. F. Wills: born Dec 24, 1787; died 1849; "God gave - He took - He will restore - He doeth all things well".
  • Charity Wills: died 1866; "Aged 70 years" "She was a kind and affectionate wife. A fond mother and a friend to all".
  • 2 unmarked graves.
  • Frederick Kump: died Feb 12, 1878; "Aged 79 yrs 3 mos - 16 dys".
  • Julia A. Kump: died Aug 8, 1891; "Aged 80 yrs" "Farewell my children all. From you a mother Christ doth call, Mourn not for me it is in vain, to call me to your sight again".
  • Harriott Kump: died 1932.
    *Hampshire Review, July 4, 1894   Joseph Short died at his home on North River Wednesday last, and his remains were taken to Kump's grave yard at North River Mills. Mr. Short leaves a wife and two children to mourn his loss.  (as quoted in Hampshire History, May 2006, page 11)

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    Cemetery looking south to Kump log house


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