Mountain View Cemetery is owned and maintained by the Town of Marlinton. Fees for lots, mausoleum, interment and other services are all controlled by ordinance and can be reviewed by CLICKING HERE. If you have questions, about procedures, please call the Town Office at 304-799-4315.
In 2008 the Genealogy Group of Pocahontas County performed a detailed inventory of 3200 plus headstones including inscriptions, births/ death dates, row and stone numbers according to special map and included it in a book published as “In Loving Memory Mountain View Cemetery.” It is with permission the book can be viewed HERE. Heartfelt appreciation to Pam Johnson, Pat Gatens, Jan Orndorff, Frank Gravely, Kenneth Faulknier, and Frankie Kennison for sharing knowledge only obtained through intensive work and effort.
The original owner of the property was Albert Curry but as of this date, no actual charter has been located. Some of the earliest burials include:
W. W. Vandervort, 1817-1902
A. N. Vandervort, 1919-1894
Thomas F. Ferrell, 1829-1922
Eveline Johnson, 1832-1920
Dr. Richard Williams, 1845-1894
Clifford Lockridge Milligan, 1879-1881
Ellis Smith, died 1887
James Warwick Lockridge, 1888-1889
S. L. Gibson, died 1890, aged 68 y 10 m 16 d