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Stansbury cemetery, Brooke County, West Virginia
Posted by: Doug Kelly (ID *****1800) Date: April 20, 2002 at 20:24:35
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I visited the Stansbury private cemetery in Brooke County West Virginia and recorded as much information as I could from the tombstones that remained. The owners of the property said that several of the stones had been broken so there are probably some graves that are no longer marked. The following is what I interpreted from the stones:

In Memory of
Ruth Consort of
Elisha Stansbury
Who departed this
Life Dec 28th 1838
Aged 59 years
6 months

These two were on the same stone:
Elizabeth
Daughter of
N & R Stansbury
Died
September <unreadable date>, 1818
and
Ruth Ann
Daughter of
N & R Stansbury
Died
September 21, 1818

In Memory of
Darcus Truax who
departed this life
Sept the 30th 1834
aged 51 Years 5
Months & 18 days

In Memory of
Keziah Gorsuch
Who Departed this life
December <day was chipped away> 1834

Nicholas Gorsuch
died January 19, 1857

Jane
wife of
Nicholas Gorsuch
Died
<month not decipherable> 23, 1862
Aged 69 years

Elizabeth
Daughter of
J & M Stansbury
Died Dec 1818

Matilda
Wife of
John Stansbury
Died November 17, 1848

Elizabeth
Daughter of
M & J Gorsuch
Died August 8, 1848
Aged 21 Years

Dorcas Gorsuch
Died May 1887 (not sure about the date. It could be 1837)


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