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From: Kim Brownlee <>
Subject: Re: [WVMASON] IOOF cemetery
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 19:10:40 -0400
I have Vol. 5, and I will look someone up for you if you like.
Julie Hesson wrote:
> > I have a reference to a IOOF cemetery, which I believe stands for
> Independent Order of Odd Fellows (or Rebekah). Is anyone familiar with such
> a cemetery around Mason?
> As promised...
> >From "MASON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS, VOLUME 5," compiled
> by Violette S. Machir, and published by The Meigs County Pioneer and
> Historical Society, Inc., Pomeroy, OH, 1990; p. 83:
> I.O.O.F. CEMETERY, Mason
> "Refer to Mason Co. Cemetery Inscriptions Vol. I for further listings, the
> following compiled 1989 as an addition, cemetery located on top of a hill
> overlooking mid-section of Mason, entrance located at end of Brown Street."
> There follows about three full pages of interments in the IOOF Cemetery.
> Which names are you seeking? If they are in this Vol. 5, I'll be happy to
> give you their info, but I don't have Vols 1-4. Those are in the Mason
> County Library at Point Pleasant, and the librarians there, will be most
> helpful in providing copies of the pages you need.
> Julie Hesson, author, "Mason County, WV, Marriages, 1806-1915"
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