Historic Hampshire County, WV
West Virginia's Oldest County
 

mcg-logo.gif


Pepper Family Cemetery, Pleasant Dale, WV.


Also known as the Powell Cemetery. This cemetery is nicely fenced in the middle of a cow pasture. You can find this cemetery by travelling down Dunmore Ridge Rd. from Rt.50 until you come to Sedan School Rd. Before making a left onto this road if you look to the left you will see this cemetery. Access to this cemetery can be gained from the first house on the left at The Sugar Maple Retreat.

  • Nancy Pepper Spaid: born 1835; "Wife of Francis Spaid" "Sister" "Child of Jacob and Marta Heare Pepper".
  • Perry A. Pepper: born 1833; "Brother" "Child of Jacob and Marta Heare Pepper".
  • Francis M. Spaid: born Jul 21, 1834; died Jun 10, 1802.
  • Ora Bell Powell: born Sep 14, 1882; died Sep 26, 1887; "Dau. of S.D. & M.E. Powell".
  • Albert P. Powell: died Jun 8, 1886; "Son of S.D. & M.E. Powell" "Aged 1 yr 5 d".
  • Martha E. Emmart: died 1872; "Dau. of B.F. & H.E. Emmart".
  • Benj. F. Emmart: died Feb 15, 1895; "Aged 64 yrs 2 mos 26 dys".
  • Flora V. Powell: born Mar 12, 1881; died Jun 24, 1933.
  • Chas. B. Powell: born Feb 13, 1866; died Jul 19, 1830.
  • Martha E. Powell: born Jul 19, 1840; died Jul 30, 1884; "Wife of S.D. Powell".
  • Samuel D. Powell: born Apr 17, 1810; died Aug 1, 1901.
  • Martha Pepper: died Oct 24, 1886; "Aged 84 yrs 3 mos 20 dys" "Wife of Jacob Pepper".
  • Jacob B. Pepper: born Sep 6, 1792; died Oct 1866; "Funeral Texas - hebrows XI 5-6V" "Died Oct 3rd at 32 mins pass 12AM 1866".
  • Martha Pepper: died Oct 24, 1886; "Aged 84 yrs 3 mos 20 days" "Wife of Jacob Pepper, Sr".
  • Hannah Elizabeth Emmett: born Jul 15, 1884; died [about 64 years]; [no marker, just a space].
  • 4 or 5 unmarked graves: said to be children.

    The fence for this cemetery was made many years ago by Tim Ried and his family so the cows wouldn't destroy the cemetery anymore. Formerly the property of Ed Powell, then purchased by Ervin Poland.


  •  

    © www.HistoricHampshire.org 2004

    ______________________________________________________________________________________________