West Liberty Cemetery, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA

General[edit | edit source]

  • Town Sign - First organized town in the Ohio Valley. Formed in 1787. First court of Ohio County met at Black's Cabin here in 1777. Nearby is grave of Captain Samuel Brady, hero of the Pennsylvania and Virginia frontiers.

Grave List[edit | edit source]

Mil120px.png Grave 1 - Captain Samuel Brady, (Indian fighter), served in 3rd & 8th PA regiment, fought in the battles of Boston, Princeton, Brandywine & Monmouth, Revolutionary War, commanded scouts for General "Mad Anthony" Wayne 1792, Husband of Drusilla Swearingen, 1756 - 1795 [most sources give death date as 1796 rather than 1795]

Grave 2 - Captain Samuel Brady, Died Jan. 1?, 1796, Aged ?7 years, our grandfather

Grave 3 - John Brady, son of Capt. Samuel Brady, sweetly fell asleep in Jesus Jan. 12, 1872, Aged 82 years, our father

Grave 4 - Robert McFarland, Died Aug. 11, [1858]

Grave 5 - Jane McFarland, Died Oct. 19, 1866, Aged 72 years

Grave 6 - James McFarland, Died Aug. 28, 18?

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Details beyond simple text not as appears on original; comments appear in brackets: [ ]; "?" substituted for unknown letter(s)/word(s)/line(s); not all graves transcribed or photographed; grave numbers for the convenience of the transcriber and photographer only; photographs taken June/July 2000 by Kay King.
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