Ware Ridge Cemetery, Valley Head, Randolph County, West Virginia

This cemetery is located south of Valley Head, West Virginia in Randolph County and is easily accessible. To get there, go south on US 219 / SR 55 from Valley Head and turn left on Logan Run Rd (CR 66) and go east 2.1 miles. Cemetery will be located at the intersection of Logan Run Rd and See Rd (CR 66/2). It is inside a fence area, situated on a hill, and is well maintained.

Judging from the dates, it started in the early 1800s and is still active today. Most markers are in good shape. There are a few markers in front that have no inscriptions.

This is not a complete listing of all of the burials in this cemetery. The records below were provided by contributors to Interment.net. Last edited Jul 01, 2010. Total records = 29.





Ware, Allen B., b. 20 Jun 1830, d. 19 Nov 1895, s/o Hiram & Mary Ware, [WM]
Ware, George W. M., b. 1 Mar 1833, d. 24 Jul 1925, Co C 20 Va Cav Confederate States Army, s/o Richard & Mary Ware, [WM]
Ware, George Washington, b. 1819, d. 1900, s/w Julia Taylor, [WM]
Ware, Herbert, b. 11 Jun 1904, d. 19 Apr 1986, Together Forever, s/w Reta M. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Hiram Benjamin, b. 1861, d. 1907, s/o George & Mary Ware, [WM]
Ware, Hiram, b. 1806, d. 1879, s/w Mary Ware, [WM]
Ware, Infant, b. 10 Jan 1942, d. 10 Jan 1942, A Bud of Love, s/o Herbert Price & Reta M. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Jacob C., b. 30 Jun 1857, d. 13 May 1862, s/o George & Julia Ann Ware, [WM]
Ware, Jacob George, b. 5 Oct 1868, d. 3 Non 1947, s/w Sarah Magdaline Ware, [WM]
Ware, John Richard, b. 1839, d. 1907, s/w Rachel V. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Julia Ann (Taylor), b. 1821, d. 1897, s/w George Washington Ware, [WM]
Ware, Laura E., b. 2 Apr 1896, d. no date, age: 3yr 6 mos, d/o James W. & Virginia M. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Mary (Brady), b. 1801, d. 1868, s/w Hiram Ware, [WM]
Ware, Mary (Swecker), b. 1839, d. 1913, Gone but not Forgotten, w/o George Washington M. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Matilda, b. 2 Dec 1851, d. 15 Jul 1854, d/o George & Julia Ann Ware, [WM]
Ware, Nelson, b. Oct 1871, d. Dec 1871, s/o John Richard & Rachel V. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Ora Lea (Vandevender), b. 18 Jan 1905, d. 10 Jan 2005, s/w Walker Gay Ware, [WM]
Ware, R. V. (Taylor) (Rachel Virginia), b. 29 Apr 1859, d. 23 Feb 1935, At Rest, w/o Thomas Curtis Ware, [WM]
Ware, Rachel V. (Arbogast), b. 1840, d. 1913, s/w John Richard Ware, [WM]
Ware, Reta Magdalene (Hamrick), b. 18 Feb 1909, d. 9 Dec 1965, s/w Herbert Price Ware, [WM]
Ware, Roy R., b. 1910, d. 1970, s/w Shela M. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Sarah Magdaline (Hamrick), b. 7 Oct 1873, d. 17 Sep 1969, s/w Jacob George Ware, [WM]
Ware, Shela M. (Hamrick), b. 1915, d. 2000, s/w Roy R. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Stewart, b. 8 Oct 1865, d. 28 Sep 1883, s/o John Richard & Rachel V. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Susana M. (Wood), d. 16 May 1885, age: 47yr, w/o Harmon Lorenzo Ware, [WM]
Ware, Thomas Curtis, b. 7 Nov 1854, d. 21 Oct 1921, At Rest, Gone but not Forgotten, s/o George & Julia Ann Ware, [WM]
Ware, Virginia M. (Potts), b. 15 Sep 1861, d. 16 Jul 1906, w/o James W. Ware, [WM]
Ware, Walker Gay, b. 2 Apr 1901, d. 10 Apr 1970, s/w Ora Lee Ware, [WM]
Ware, Willie, b. 17 Jan 1900, d. 20 Oct 1963, s/o Hiram Benjamin & Rebecca C. Ware, [WM]

Source:  Martha Neighbors, Walt Munza [wvmunza@gmail.com] and Google maps and FindAGrave.


Ware Ridge Cemetery, Valley Head, Randolph County, West Virginia — 2 Comments

  1. I also thank whomever did this work. I am happy to have found my ancestors resting place , Thomas Curtis Ware.

  2. How wonderful to be able to see these Ware names and add their final resting place to my genealogy files. Thanks to whomever took the time to make this available.

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