Slonaker Family Cemetery, Bear Garden Ridge Rd., Capon Bridge, WV.
Located north of Capon Bridge, off of Bear Garden Mountain Ridge, travel about 2 miles along the ridge, stay to the left. You will come to a gate telling you, you are about to enter private property. Once through this gate, stay on the road going through no more gates and stay to the right, you will soon come to a small one-room hunters shack with a porch facing west. The Slonaker cemetery is in the trees a little to the left below the porch.
*Hampshire Review, July 11, 1894 We had one of the saddest accidents near N. R. Mills, Sunday morning. Mr. Henry Hawkins and family were on their way to church when their horses became frightened and ran off, and threw the family out of the vehicle, killing the young daughter. Mr. Hawkins lived a shore time and died from the injuries he received. A boy, Robert Shanholtzer, was with them and his recovery is doubtful. The family has the sympathy of the neighborhood in this sad bereavement. (as quoted in Hampshire History, May 2006, p. 11)
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