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Burke Mountain (near Keystone; formerly Belcher Mtn.), McDowell County WV, Contributor: Vicki Fuller

The first two persons, father and son who were killed by southern guerillas in the Civil War, are buried in a common grave with one headstone, two footstones.

Name – Birth – Death – Inscription (Other dates listed are not from inscription on stones) – Additional Info

  • William F. Belcher, Jr. – 1814 – 5 Sep 1864 – Father William Belcher – s/o William Floyd Belcher, Sr. and Sally Kingery
  • Son Porris Belcher
  • Soldiers in Union Army
  • Paris Belcher – 1846 – 5 Sep 1864 – (See above) – s/o William Floyd Belcher, Jr. and Polly Milam
  • John Laben Belcher – 3 Nov 1880 – 1573 – J. L. Belcher – s/o John Turner Belcher and Cynthia Lambert (fell off a ladder)
  • John Turner Belcher – 2 May 1844 – 2070 – John Turner Belcher – s/o William Floyd Belcher, Jr. and Polly Milam
  • Cynthia Lambert Belcher – 2 Jan 1852 – 24 Apr 1891 – Cintha Belcher – d/o Samuel Lambert
  • Infant Child of JT and C. Belcher – ÒLittle lambÓ monument. Believed that Cynthia died in childbirth at this time.
  • Stilled (sic) Born
  • Ida White Belcher (Echols) – 4 Nov 1879 – 23924 – Ida Belcher Echols – Ida White, w/o Paris Edward Belcher, re-married after his death
  • Sheltered & Safe From Sorrow
  • Paris Belcher – 12 Feb 1876 – 8 Feb 1840 – Holy Bible – s/o John Turner Belcher and Cynthia Lambert
  • Paris Edward Belcher
  • Amanda Belcher – 16 May 1889 (acc to family Bible) – 16 Feb 1898 – Amanda J. Belcher – d/o John Turner Belcher and Cynthia Lambert (burned, played too close to open fire)
  • Born May 15, 1889
  • Died Feb. 16, 1898
  • Wendell Scott – 11238 – 11340 – Wendell Scott – s/o Ethel Belcher and Ben Scott
  • Dora Scott – 9823 – 11605 – Dora E. Scott – d/o Ethel Belcher and Ben Scott
  • Payton Scott – 9345 – 35730 – Scott  – h/o Velma
  • Velma Scott – 10223 – —– – Velma B. – This is common marker. Between the two is inscribed “Dec. 13, 1947” (marriage date)
  • Ben Scott – 22 Oct 1889 – 11654 – Scott –
  • Ethel Corrine Belcher (Johnson) Scott – 1651 – 33187 – Ethel C. – This is common marker. Between the two is inscribed “Wed Aug 20, 1924” (marriage date) d/o Paris Belcher and Ida White and w/o of Ben Scott
  • Christopher Curtis Matney – – 35574 – – s/o Curtis & Rhonda
  • Merrill Jack Johnson – 7863 – 32424
  • William R. Allen – 4518 – 23254
  • A. Hanco – 943 – 4010
  • A. H. Meadows – 29 Jan 1865 – 2375 Billie R. Belcher – 1938 – 1991 – – married (Mary Anne) 14 Jan 1963
  • (Mary Anne) – 1944 – (alive)
  • Lawrence Turney Sizemore – 6 Dec 1890 – 22402
  • Rita Ann Morin – – 26044 – – Stillborn
  • Willard Eugine Sizemore – 12223 – 12849
  • Barbara Ann Sizemore – 18339 – 20649
  • Mandy Marlynn Sizemore – 12 Oct 1897 – 19193
  • Virginia Juanita Sizemore – 13149 – 23058
  • Jimmie R. Sizemore – 13640 – 35788
  • Edward “Junior” Belcher – 17062 – 35477
  • Isabelle Orr Belcher – 18822 – 35477
  • Robert Beaman – 7391 – 7840
  • Emma Rachel Beaman – 17 Feb 1884 – 9863
  • Margaret Beaman Tabor – 1508 – 12604
  • Charles Bernard Beaman – 4861 – 18009
  • Charles Bradshaw Beaman – 31 May1879 – 19455
  • G. L. Size (sic) – 24 Sep 1898
  • Charles A. Mann – 1899 – 1902 – – s/o A.W. & Roxie Mann
  • Jim Compenell – 29 Oct 1878 – 11973
  • Betty Campenella – 11102 – 13698
  • Asa F. Companella – 5168 – 12863
  • Howard Berton Compenell – 11832 – 12290
  • Agnes Marie Sehen – 10981 – 11363
  • John Leroy Van Sutphen – 6960 – 14257
  • William Peter Sutphen – 9176 – 18035
  • Peter Sutphen – 30 Jan 1882 – 10967
  • Asa Sehen – 13 Jul 1868 – 10485
  • Mary – 7450 – 8430
  • Connie Jean Hines – 20437 – 34070 – – d/o Jim & Mamie Compenell
  • Rhonda Faye – 20317 – 20413 – – d/o Mr. & Mrs. Donald F. Addair
  • Dorothy Hughes – 1954 – 1954
  • Charles Hughs
  • Dora Ellen Skeens-Hughs
  • Ora Clinton Hughs
  • Betty Virginia (Petie) Bolt Hughs
  • Robert Tyler Hughes
  • William “Bill” Bolt