Historic Hampshire County, WV
West Virginia's Oldest County


High (Button) Cemetery, near Purgitsville, WV.

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From the Purgittsville post office, go south on Rt. 220 about 1.7 miles to Hickory Hill Rd., turn left. Go east about .3 miles on Hickory Hill Rd., past the Rinker's Gun Ship to Deer Lane on the right. Travel this rod to the end. Cemetery is located about 50 feet from the road.

  • Malinda Everett: died Jan 13, 1890; "Aged 72 yrs 7 mos 8 days".
  • Margaret A. High: died Feb 11, 1887; "Wife of William H. High".
  • William H. High: born 1838; died 1914.
  • There is believed to be 4 other graves in this cemetery.


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