Historic Hampshire County, WV
West Virginia's Oldest County
 

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Maphus Cemetery, Hampshire Co., WV.

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Located 3.5 miles South of Delray on Rt.11 to private road, then East .2 miles on the private road, the cemetery is 80 feet North off the road on a hog farm and pasture. In 1995, owned by Mrs. Shirley Orndorff, the daughter of Dorsey Whitacre.


  • A. E. M.: footstone, possibly the wife of Luther S. Maphus.
  • Effie J. Hurd: born Sep 11, 1868; died Nov 11, 1911.
  • Basil W. Maphul: born Jul 29, 1905; died Sep 26, 1906; "Aged 1 yr 2 mos.
  • Luther S. Maphus: born Oct 22, 1881; died Sep 28, 1910; "Aged 28 yrs 11 mos 6 days".
  • Catherine Shavill: died Sep 9, 1888; "Aged 54 yrs" "Wife of Samuel Shavill".
  • 3 or 4 fieldstones.

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