Carter Family Cemetery, Springfield

Locally known as the Black Cemetery of Springfield. Located off Depot Hollow Road west of Springfield, W. Va. Cemetery is on private land. 39.454756° -78.702114°


Cemetery Listing:

Because we are not sure of some last names, we have listed the stones and left it to the viewer to interpret them.`

Veteran Markers

Pvt. Humphrey L. Lantz, WWI

Photos Album

Panorama of the Black Cemetery west of Springfield Entrance to the Carter Family Cemetery on private property. (courtesy Carol Shaw)

In an effort to track other burials in this cemetery we list here some information on family relationships gathered from other sources. If you know of anyone buried here without a marker please let us know.
John S. V. Carter was Pearl's first husband; her second husband was Humphrey Lantz. Iris Carter Fagan was one of Pearl's six daughters. Her husband was Bernard D. Fagan.

Map Locator

39.454756 -78.702114 on Google Maps, probably in clearing in woods to west of lane