West Virginia USA
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"History of Harrison County" by Dorothy Davis states "On April 10, 1877, Robert J. Lowther conveyed to John Lowther and others named as trustees one-fourth acre and eight poles of land known as the Lowther Burying Ground plus a road to the plot. (Harrison Co., WV Deed Book No. 59, p. 521) The cemetery lies on the north side of the West Fork River on a hill overlooking Highland Dam two miles north of West Milford. Paul Lowther, on December 2, 1961, "named your honorable Body (the Colonel William Lowther Chaper of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Salem, West Virginia) as "Trustee' or 'Custodian'...with full right and authority to protect and maintain the (Lowther Burying Ground) as a final resting place of a great patriot, Colonel William Lowther.