Augustus & Elizabeth Lyon Cemetery

Jordan Run, Grant County, West Virginia, USA Add to Map
Memorials 6 added (33% photographed)


Travel two miles from Rt 42 on the Jordan Run Road. Turn right on the Dutch Hill/Stoney River Dam Road and continue to travel until arriving near the gate to the Stoney River Dam. Turn right near the old school house. Enter gate and cemetery is on the left side of the road. Located on the late Ray Shreve property. Surveyed by Judy Kimble Nov 20, 2003

According to Ruth & Twila Hesse genealogy records, this is what they say:

"We have been unable to find very much information in regard to the beginning of this cemetery. Most of our information has been given by Ruth Halterman. The parents of Elizabeth Lyon who were Cuplingers (uncertain of spelling) who were with the Myerstown group and the first six infants of Mr and Mrs Lyon were the first ones buried here. No dates have been give. Also a married daughter Lucy Lyon Getz was buried here in 1906. She died during child birth at Getsmer near Davis and the body was carried across the mountain by Otto Hesse, W C "Chris" Rohrbaugh and others. This cemetery is located on the property of Dorothy & Ray Shreve and the one feature we especially noted is that it does not face the rising sun as all other cemeteries we have visited so obviously do. The grounds are in bad condition. Traces of an old fence can be seen."


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  • Added: 1 Jun 2016
  • Find a Grave Cemetery: #2614041