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Oceana in Wyoming County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Capt. Ralph Stewart

 
 
Capt. Ralph Stewart Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2019
1. Capt. Ralph Stewart Marker
Inscription.  Born 1749 in Augusta County, Va. Fought at Battle of Point Pleasant. Appointed captain in Revolutionary Army and was at battles of Guilford Courthouse and Yorktown. Second settler of Wyoming County, along Clear Fork around 1800, and charter member of Guyandotte Baptist Church. Died on November 1835, and is buried at Crany.
 
Erected 2009 by Stanley C. Browning, S.A.R., D.A.R. and West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists.
 
Location. 37° 41.339′ N, 81° 37.366′ W. Marker is in Oceana, West Virginia, in Wyoming County. Marker is on Cooke Parkway (West Virginia Route 10) 0.2 miles south of Kooperston Road (West Virginia Route 85), on the left when traveling west. It is next to Berlin McKinney Elementary School at the edge of Laurel Park next to the Veterans
Capt. Ralph Stewart Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2019
2. Capt. Ralph Stewart Marker
Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oceana WV 24870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Cooke (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named John Cooke (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Romance (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Walker (approx. 0.9 miles away); Prehistoric Petroglyphs (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pineville (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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