A Record of the Inscriptions in the
OLD TOWN BURYING GROUND
of Newburgh, N.Y.,
Historical Society of Newburgh Bay & the Highlands
1898



[Transcriber's note: some liberties have been taken with the transcription. All months have been reduced to their three letter abbreviation; Years, Months, & Days have been abbreviated as yrs, mos, & dys; an occasional "&", th, or other unnecessary verbage skipped. However, the genealogical data is complete along with any verses found on the stones. Notes [61] through [95] will be found at the end of the page.]



WEST SECTION, or No. V



  • 1. To the memory of Lieut. William BELKNAP, of the Revolutionary Army, who departed this life Jul 18, 1831, in the 81st year of his age. [106]

  • 2. Here are the remains of a Mother in Israel, Mrs. Lydia RIGGS, who after a life of the most exemplary piety, slept in Jesus, Jan 9, 1824, aged 86 yrs, 10 mos [106a]
    ~ Grave the Guardian of her dust, ~ Grave the treasury of the skies, ~ Every atom of thy dust, ~ Rests in hope again to rise ~

  • 3. Here moulder the remains of the Soldier, the Patriot and the Christian, Samuel BELKNAP. Ardent in the cause of Liberty, he stood forth in defence of his country in the hour of her utmost need. At Lexington and Bunkers Hill, and at White Plains, he fought [nobly. For many years a member of the Legislature of his native state, and After passing a long life in the practice of every Christian virtue, he died, as he had lived, faithful alike to his country and his God, on the 31st day of March, 1821, aged 86 years.] [107]

  • 4. In memory of Isaac BELKNAP, who died Apr 29, 1815, in the 82nd year of his age. Was a native of the town of Wolburn, Massachusetts, and was descended from one of three Brothers, who came from Lancashire, England, about the year 1625, and settled in Boston. He was a firm friend to his country in her darkest times, a zealous supporter of American liberty. A kind and affectionate husband, a tender and indulgent father. For about two years before his death he became a bright example of real piety, and died in the faith of the Lord Jesus Christ.
    ~ A flower, a vapor, a shade, a span, ~ Serve to illustrate the frail life of man; ~ And they who longest live survive to see ~ The certainty of death, of life the vanity. ~

  • 5. Sacred to the memory of Alden BELKNAP, who departed this life Mar 27, 1862, aged 81 yrs.

  • 6. Sacred to the memory of Eliza, wife of Alden BELKNAP, who departed this life May 13, 1836, aged 42 yrs

  • 7. [This stone has crumbled away for about one-half it's surface. The upper part is gone with the exception of the words] Capt. and R. I. On the lower half is Walter CHALONER, Esq., aged 63 yrs.

  • 8. Died 28 Sep 1834, Margaret, daughter of William & Ann WHITEHEAD, & wife of Jubal TICE, inher 37th yr. Also, 22 Jul 1831, Henrietta, their daughter, ae 5 mos.

  • 9. In memory of two infant children of James & Elizabeth WHITEHEAD

  • 10. Died 8 Apr 1832, Eliza, wife of James WHITEHEAD, aged 31 yrs, 7 mos, 24 dys

  • 11. Olive GOODSELL, May 31, 1822

  • 12. In memory of Phoebe MARRITT, who departed this life Jun 4, 1787, aged 14 yrs, 11 mos

  • 13. Here lies the body of Martha MERRITT, wife of Caleb MERRITT, b. Jan 10, 1736, departed this life Jun 24, 1783, aged 47 yrs, 5 mos, 14 dys.
    ~ Here lies my Friend, ~ I hope at Rest; ~ God called her hence, ~ He thought it best. ~

  • 14. In memory of Caleb MERRITT, who departed this life 29 Nov 1793, aged 58 yrs, 4 mos, 1 day

  • 15. Here lyes the body of Samuel MERRITT, who departed this life Oct 4, 1770, aged 5 yrs, 9 mos

  • 16. Here lyes the body of Phebe MERRIT, daughter of Caleb MERRITT, who departed this life 12 Sep 1770, aged 10 yrs, 1 mo, 10 dys

  • 17. Erected to the memory of Underill MERRITT, husband of Mary MERRITT, who departed this life Nov 19, 1804, aged 34 yrs, 10 mos, 11 dys

  • 18. Here lyes the body of Gloriana MERRITT, wife of George MERRITT, who departed this life Sep 13, 1765, aged 51 yrs, 5 mos, 13 dys.
    ~ Here in dust to Remain, ~ Until Jesus her Lord Doeth Come Again ~

  • 19. Here lyes the body of George MERITT, deceased Feb 20, 1759, in the 48th year of his age
    ~ My Friend is Gone, I Hope to Rest, ~ God Calls Him First As He Thought Best ~

  • 20. Here lyes the body of Gabriel MERRITT, son of George MERRITT, was born in the Year of Our Lord, 1744, May 1st, & Departed this Life in the Year 1776, Jan 5th, aged 31 yrs, 7 mos, 5 dys [108]

  • 21. In memory of Levinah, wife of Eleazer GIDNEY, who departed this life Nov 11, 1761, aged 24 yrs, 6 mos, 2 dys [109]

  • 22. In memory of John ORR, b. in the County of Antrim, Ireland, d. 10 Oct 1813, aged 37 yrs

  • 23. Died 20 May 1819, Mary DENTON, aged 23 yrs

  • 24. In memory of Thomas, son of Robert & Elizabeth DENTON, who departed this life, 21 Jan 1795, aged 4 ys, 28 dys [110]

  • 25. In memory of Robert DENTON, who departed this life 9 Dec 1801, in the 46th year of his age

  • 26. In memory of Rufus, son of Eleazer & Mary GIDNEY, who departed this life Mar 1, 1803, aged 3 dys

  • 27. In memory of Stephen, son of Eleaz'r & Mary GIDNEY, who departed this life Jul 22, 1800, aged 10 mos, 10 dys

  • 28. In memory of John, son of Eleazer & Mary GIDNEY, who departed this life Nov, [17]98 [Remainder illegible]

  • 29. In memory of Rebeckah, daughter of Eleazer & Mary GIDNEY, who departed this life May 9, 1794, aged 7 dys

  • 30. In memory of Jane, wife of John PATTON, d. Jul 12, 1846, aged 42 yrs

  • 31. In memory of Bethia, relict of Gilbert KING, who died Nov 23, 1839, aged 78

  • 32. In memory of Gilbert KING, who died Jan 10, 1835, aged 76 yrs

  • 33. Stone marked S. B.

  • 34. In memory of Jacob CARPENTER, who died 6 Mar 1825, in his 50 yr [111]

  • 35. In memory of Eunice,wife of Jacob CARPENTER, who departed this life Oct 26, 1814, in the 37th year of her age

  • 36. In memory of Caleb C. LEVET, who died Oct 5, 18__, aged 9 yrs, 8 mos [stone defaced]

  • 37. Here lieth the body of Patty, wife of Edmond GRISWOLD, who departed this life Nov 23, 1815, aged 41 yrs, 10 mos, 20 dys

  • 38. In memory of Henry A. GRISWOLD, son of Edmond & Patty GRISWOLD, who departed this life Sep 25, 1807, aged 10 mos, 4 dys. Also, of Alexander, son of Edmond & Patty GRISWOLD, who departed this life Jun 3, 1813, aged ----, 25 dys

  • 39. In memory of Ann Elizabeth GRISWOLD, who departed this life Sep 22, 1804, aged 2 yrs, and also of Cornelia GRISWOLD, who departed this life May 23, 1805, aged 11 mos, 20 dys. The dughters of Edmund & Patty GRISWOLD
    ~ Set not your hearts too much upon your children ~

  • 40. In memory of Polly, wife of Chancy GRISWOLD, who departed this life Apr 22, 1809, aged 32 yrs, 10 mos, 22 dys [112]

  • 41. In memory of Margaret DU BOIS, Consort of John DU BOIS, who departed this life on Sunday the __ March, ___?, aged 57 yrs, 4 mos, 29 dys

  • 42. In memory of Henrietta, daughter of Jeffer[son] and Sophiah REEVE, who died Aug 2, 1818, aged 11 mos, 15 dys

  • 43. In memory of John GOWDY, who departed this life 11 Aug 1801, aged 62 yrs

  • 44. Sacred to the memory of Augustine W. VAN SANT who died Dec 22, 1836, aged 52 yrs, 6 mos, 7 dys.
    ~ The relicks of departed worth, ~ Lie shrouded here in gloom, ~ And here with aching heart ~ I make my faithful husband's tomb. ~

  • 45. In memory of Mary BROWN, who died Jan 15, 1844, aged 27 yrs

  • 46. In memory of Mary BRUNDIGE, who departed this life Oct 6, 1845, aged 78 yrs, 6 mos
    ~ When every pain and every joy is o'er, ~ Then fortune, age, disease, can wound no more; ~ Virtues like hers with radiant luster glow, ~ And breate refulgent though the clouds of wo. ~

  • 47. In memory of Thomas W. KELLEY, d. Jan 15, 1856, aged 34 yrs

  • 48. In memory of Mary E., daughter of Thomas Ward & Abby Ann KELLY, who died at West Point, Feb 1, 1834, aged 15 mons

  • 49. Catharine Ann, daughter of James & Eleanor GREEN, d. Sep 21, 1827, ae 3 yrs, 3 mos. Also, Morris, their son, d. Jun 20, 1828, ae 1 yr, 1 mo, 11 dys

  • 50. In memory of Mary TUTHILL, who died Nov 12, 1822, aged 87 yrs, 3 mos.
    ~ With heavenly weapons I have fought ~ The battles of the Lord, ~ Finished my vows and kept the faith, ~ And wait for sure reward. ~

  • 51. Sacred to the memory of Silas HOWELL, who departed this life May 20, 1832, aged 78 yrs, 5 mos, 20 dys,
    ~ Far from affliction, toil or care, ~ The mortal soul has fled, ~ The breathless clay shall slumber here, Among the silent dead. ~

  • 52. Sacred to the memory of Samuel L., son of Silas & Hannah HOWELL, who departed this life Dec 18, 1832, aged 30 yrs, 4 mos, 18 dys

  • 53. Here lyes the body of Phebe MERITT, who departed this life Oct 21, 1771, aged 14 mos

  • 54. I. H. S. Have mercy, O. Lord, on the soul of Patrick McCAFFRY, who was killed by the explosion of the Powder mill, 11 Oct 1830, aged 44 yrs. A native of Ireland, Co. Donegal

  • 55. I. H. S. Erected in memory of Catharine, wife of John READ, who departed this life Mar 30, 1843, aged 26 yrs.
    ~ Affliction sore one week she bore ~ Physicians were in vain, ~ Till God was pleased to call her home ~ And relieve her of her pain. ~

  • 56. Here lies the body of Abegil PURDY, deceased Oct 12, 1770, aged 62 yrs

  • 57. Here lyes the body of Francis PURDY, who departed this life Jun 2, 1760, aged 63 yrs
    ~ My Friend is gone, I hope to Rest, ~ God Called Him First, As He thought best ~

  • 58. Here lyes the body of Phebe FOWLER, b. Apr 24, 1734, & departed this life Jul 12, 1760, aged 26 yrs, 2 mos, 18 dys

  • 59. In memory of Charles B. WOOD, who died 30 Oct 1839, aged 17 yrs, 9 mos
    ~ He was lovely in his life, And in his death was greatly lamented. ~ "Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth." ~

  • 60. In memory of Margaret, daughter of David & Ellener C. GIBB, who died Dec 3, 1835, ae 19 yrs, 11 mos, 5 dys.
    ~ Farewell dear friends and brethern dear, ~ I leave you for a while below, ~ And hasten at my Saviour's call, ~ His everlasting joys to know. ~ O meet me on the heavenly shore, ~ When death is felt and feared no more. ~

  • 61. Died Nov 19, 1828, David GIBB, aged 60 yrs, 3 mos. Also, Elener C. GIBB, his wife, departed this life Mar 21, 1844, aged 73 yrs, 4 mos. Natives of Ireland and County Antrim, Parish of Dunagar.

  • 62. Benjamin GIBB, b. Mar 1, 1809, d. Dec 31, 1884

  • 63. In memory of James FRENCH, who died Dec 4, 1837, aged 65 yrs. Also, of Jane, his wife, who died Dec 1, 1849, in the 77th year of her age. Both of England.
    ~ The storms of life are past ~

  • 64. Died Mar 15, 1833, John W., son of Alex. & Cornelia JOURDAN, ae 11 mos, 28 dys

  • 65. In memory of Cornelia Cropsey, wife of John McGOWN, who died Sep 5, 1841, aged 35 yrs, 27 dys

  • 66. Augusta Jane, daughter of John & Cornelia McGOWN, d. Sep 1, 1841, aged 4 mos

  • 67. In memory of Esther, wife of Isaac ABRAMS, who died Jun 30, 1845, aged 44 yrs, 4 mos, 20 dys

  • 68. Died 2 Jun 1831, George Thomas GIBBS, aged 48 yrs, 7 mos.
    ~ Job 14: 5. 6. Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with Thee. Thou has appointed his bounds that he cannot pass. Turn from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish as a hireling his day. ~

  • 69. In memory of Anna, daughter of Richard & Sarah HILL, who departed this life Jan 28, 1795, aged 4 yrs, 8 mos, 4 dys.

  • 70. In memory of Mary, daughter of Richard & Sarah HILL, who departed this life Mar 1, 1795, aged 6 yrs, 4 mos

  • 71. In memory of John HARRIS, who died Aug 11, 1835, ae 11 yrs. [In this grave is buried Mrs. Anna L. DEY, who died Jun 9, 1891, aged 60 yrs]

  • 72. In memory of Mary, daughter of Samuel & Sarah CARLISLE, who died May 18, 1813, aged 10 mos, 18 dys

  • 73. Sacred to the memory of Jane, wife of Jonathan CARTER, b. Mar __, 1785, d. Nov 16, 1830 [114]

  • 74. In memory of Jonathan CARTER, who departed this life May 22, 1820, aged 47 yrs, 7 mos, 20 dys. Also, of Jonathan, his son, who departed this life Jan 30, 1818, aged 1 yr, 3 mos, 21 dys

  • 75. In memory of Adolph DEGROVE (erected by his weeping Consort), who departed this life 29 Nov 1796, aged 75 yrs, 9 mos, 9 dys.
    ~ How loved, how valued once avails thee not, ~ To whom related or by whom begot; ~ A heap of dust alone remains of thee, ~ Tis all thou art and the proud shall be. ~ Time was like thee I life possessed, ~ And Time shall be when they shalt rest, ~ For when this fleeting life is o'er, ~ Man dies to live and lives to die no more. ~ "And I heard a voice saying unto me, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, for they may rest from their labors, and their works do follow them. ~

  • 76. Died 20 Apr 1824, Mary, wife of Adolph DEGROVE, aged 74 yrs [115]
    ~ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. from henceforth saith the spirit; that they may rest from their labors, and their works do follow them ~

  • 77. In memory of Easther, wife of Thos. PAYNE, who died Sep 12, 1844, aged 70 yrs

  • 78. Memento Mori. In memory of David HOWELL, who died Sep 20, 1793, aged 52 yrs, 7 mos, 9 dys [116]
    ~ Eternal God! before whose throne, ~ For salvation all must come; ~ Jesus for sinners pardon gave, ~ Death calls me to the silent grave. ~ Adieu, my wife and children dear, ~ Be also ready at the call, ~ Eternity is ever near, ~ Adieu my friends unto you all. ~ "Mors vincit omnia" ~

  • 79. In memory of Meliscent McKenna, youngest daughter of David & Esther HOWELL, who departed this life Mar 25, 1817, in the 30th year of her age

  • 80. In memory of Jas. MORWOOD, who died Sep 10, 1836, aged 20 yrs, 2 mos, 14 dys

  • 81. In memory of Sarah OSTRANDER, who died Aug 5, 1835, aged 36 yrs, 1 mo, 3 dys

  • 82. In memory of Daniel WILSON, who died Sep 20, 1834, in the 63 year of his age

  • 83. In memory of Sarah, wife of Daniel WILSON, who died Mar 1, 1841, in the 70 year of her age

  • 84. Sacred to the memory of Mary BOWMAN, widow of Phineas BOWMAN, Esqr. She departed this life on the 22nd Mar, 1813, in the 58th year of her age. [117]
    ~ In her life she was all that a good woman should be. Her hope and confidence in the merits of Jesus Christ buoyed her above the terrors of death. She died at peace with her God, and lamented and beloved by her fellow creatures. ~ Now Mary bathe thy weary soul, ~ In seas of heavenly rest, ~ Nor shall the waves of trouble roll, ~ Across thy peaceful breast ~

  • 85. In memory of Minerva, who died Jan 14, 1842, ae 7 yrs, 3 mos, 21 dys. Also Stephen B., who died Jul 29, 1843, ae 8 mos. Daughter & son of George G. & Jane STREET

  • 86. In memory of Sarah Maria, daughter of Stephen & Fanny BEDFORD, d. May 1, 1837, ae 8 yrs, 3 mos

  • 87. Died Aug 6, 1832, John, infant son of Thomas & Ann MILLER, ae 8 mos, 24 dys

  • 88. In memory of Jane Fraser, wife of James ANDERSON, who died Jun 25, 1844, aged 29 yrs, 7 mos, 6 dys. Also of their daughter, Margaret Ann, who died Jul 7, 1843, aged 11 mos, 12 dys. And of their infant son of James, who died Jul 17, 1844, aged 2 mos, 1 day

  • 89. Sacred to the memory of Maria, wife of Doc. Edward HAYES, who departed this life Apr 13, 1835, aged 28 yrs

  • 90. Isabel, wife of John KAY, d. Oct 10, 1841, aged 42 yrs, 10 mos. Margaret, their daughter, d. Sep 16, 1834, aged 11 mos. David, their son, d. Apr 13, 1836 aged 7 yrs

  • 91. The grave of Isaac THEALL, who died Dec 4, 1831, aged 55 [118]
    ~ My flesh shall slumber in the ground, ~ Till the last joyful trump shall sound. ~

  • 92. In memory of Thomas P. BOICE, who departed this life Nov 12, 1821, aged 1 yr, 8 mos, 14 dys.
    ~ Alsa, how changed the lovely flower, ~ Which bloomed and cheered our heart; ~ Fair, fleeting comfort of an hour, ~ How soon we're called to part. ~

  • 93. In memory of Phebe, wife of John BOICE, who died 7 Nov 1825, aged 36 yrs. Also, Susan, his daughter, who died 31 May 1829, aged 14 yrs. Also, Sarah, who died 9 Jun 1831, aged 19 yrs

  • 94. Lord have mercy on the soul of John WHALLEN, who was killed by the explosion of the Power mill, 11 Mar, 1829, ae 28 yrs. A native of Kings County, Parish of Moisetoun, Ireland.

  • 95. Died Jun 15, 1824, Susan B., daughter of Samuel W. & Nancy WOOD, aged 2 yrs, 7 mos

  • 96. Died Sep 29, 1825, James Bevridge, son of Abel & Ann WOOD, aged 1 yr, 6 mos, 18 dys

  • 97. Died Aug 13, 1820, John Decker, son of Abel & Ann WOOD, aged 6 yrs, 9 mos, 7 dys

  • 98. Died Sep 11, 1827, Abel WOOD, aged 42 yrs, 2 mos, 14 dys

  • 99. In memory of Ann, relict of Abel WOOD, who died May 23, 1837, aged 43 yrs, 7 mos

  • 100. The remains of Sarah, daughter of Aaron & Susan ROGERS, who died May 8, 1815, aged 13 mos, 25 dys

  • 101. In memory of Solomon W. SMITH, who died Dec 28, 1827, aged 42 yrs, 4 mos
    ~ When I can read my title clear, ~ To mansions in the skies, ~ I'll bid farewell to every fear, ~ And wipe my weeping eyes ~

  • 102. In memory of Daniel C. SMITH, d. May 4, 1839, aged 30 yrs, 6 mos

  • 103. Died 9 Dec 1834, James DICKEY, aged 29 yrs. A native of Ireland, Parish of Dunagoan, County Antrim.
    ~ Is there a man of knowledge clear, ~ Could others teach the course to steer, ~ Yet run himself life's mad career, ~ Wild as the wave. ~ Then pause & with a starting tear, ~ Survey this grave, ~ The poor inhabitant below, ~ Was quick to learn & wise to know; ~ He keenly felt life's social glow, ~ And sacred flame. ~ Yet thoughtless follies laid him low, ~ And stained his name. ~

  • 104. In memory of Eliza, daughter of William & Elizabeth PALMER, who departed this life Mar 22, 1805

  • 105. Anna E., daughter of Charles & Maria BALL, d. Sep 15, 1843, ae 16 dys

  • 106. In memory of William T., son of George & Hannah TICE, who died Apr 12, 1840, aged 25 yrs, 1 mo, 28 dys

  • 107. In memory of Julia COATS, who died Aug 7, 1842, aged 1 yr, 1 mo, 7 dys

  • 108. Susan Elizabeth TICE, d. Feb 9, 1835, ae 9 yrs, 28 dys

  • 109. Stone illegible

  • 110. In memory of Ellen JOHNSON, who died Aug 14, 1840, ae 59 yrs

  • 111. In memory of Mary, wife of Samuel ALLEN, who died Sep 2, 1840, ae 33 yrs, 9 mos

  • 112. Died Sep 18, 1820, Ann Mariah, wife of William WHITE, aged 29 yrs, 11 mos, 13 dys

  • 113. Stone illegible

  • 114. In memory of Ellis D., son of S. B. & Elizabeth AL[LEN} who died Apr 13, 1831, ae 1 yr, 3 mos, 5 dys

  • 115. In memory of Ruthy P., daughter of L. P. & S. J. DODGE, who died Jul 8, 1836, aged 5 yrs, 3 mos, 23 dys. Harriet A., daughter of L. P. & S. J. DODGE, who died Aug 14, 1836, aged 2 yrs, 11 mos, 4 dys.
    ~ Sleep, little sisters, side by sid, ~ No chance, no change can now divide, ~ Together in the dust you lie, ~ Together tread the courts on high. ~ If once the eye of faith could see, ~ Your full complete felicity, ~ Then would our sad repinings cease, ~ And all our sighs be hushed in peace ~

  • 116. In memory of Robert W. JONES, native of the County of Monaghan, Ireland. He departed this life 30 Jan 1814, in the 50th year of his age.
    ~ He lived beloved and died lamented by a numberous aquaintance ~

  • 117. In memory of Jonathan COOLEY, who departed this life Jun 11, 1816, in the 56th year of his age [119]

  • 118. Died Jan 18, 1824, Patrick McGAHEY, in the 46th year of his age

  • 119. Died Jun 14, 1823, Margaret, daughter of Mark & Eliz[abeth] McINTY[RE], in the 12th year of her age [120]

  • 120. James, son of John & Margaret SLEATER, d. Feb 7, 1821, aged 1 yr, 9 mos

  • 121. I. H. S. Have mercy O, Lord, upon the soul of James O'NEILL, who was killed by the explosion of the Powder mill, near Newburgh, Mar 11, 1830, aged 22 yrs. A native of Westmeath, Parish of Mullingar, Ireland.

  • 122. Here was deposited all that was mortal of Abigail Foster, wife of Luther HALSEY. She died Nov 26, 1821, aged 57 yrs. [121]
    ~ When cares and woes around us were arrayed, ~ A Wife she lent her sympathy and aid. ~ When round our youthful feet were spread life's snares, ~ She gave a Mother's guiding word and prayers. ~ A cov'nant interest in the Lord, her trust, ~ Her fair example & her precious dust, ~ Are all she's left - 'tis much; when life declines, ~ Mother and Wife, such legacy be thine. ~

  • 123. Sacred to the memory of Isaac W. HALSEY, who was killed by the fall from a tree, 6th Jul 1820, aged 14 yrs, 9 mos, 15 dys.
    ~ My coffin echoes! there's a footstep nigh, ~ Stranger, I crave a thought & not a sigh. ~ Health beamed with cheerful lustre in my eye, ~ My turn was come, no friendly warning given. ~ Snatch'd quich as though to meet the Judge on high ~ I went. How near art thou to hell or heaven? ~

  • 124. Died Aug 12, 1832, Elmer, wife of Lee TICE, aged 32 yrs

  • 125. Died Mar 27, 1825, Ann, wife of Robert CAUGHEY, aged 65 yrs. Also, of Robert CAUGHEY, died Jun 27, 1836, aged 65 yrs.
    ~ Be ye also ready, for in such an hour as ye think not the son of man cometh. ~

  • 126. In memory of Robert, son of Alexander & Eliza Ann GILCRIST, who died Jun 10, 1822, aged 2 yrs, 3 mos.
    ~ The rose is nipt just in its bloom, ~ And now hath found an early tomb, ~ That tenth of June we lost our boy, ~ And certainly his parent's joy. ~ Five weeks he lay in anguish sore, ~ And inflamation did endure; ~ His spirit then went to his God, ~ And left him here a breathless clod. ~

  • 127. Erected in memory of Eliza Ann, wife of Alex. GILCRIST, who died Jun 7, 1849, in the 44th year of her age. Also, her four children, Robert, Nancy, Ann, & Willaim [122]

  • 128. In memory of William TEEDS, who died May 21, 184_, aged 50 yrs, 10 mos, 23 dys.
    ~ Lo, the trump of God is sounding, ~ Nature hath a debt to pay; ~ Bid adieu to earth, dear William, ~ Angels beckon thee away. ~

  • 129. Patrick, son of Daniel & Ruth FLANAGAN, d. Mar 28, 1842, aged 3 days

  • 130. I. H. S. In memory of Patrick FLANAGAN, a native of the Co. of Clare, Ireland, who departed this life Feb 5, 1842, aged 28 yrs.
    ~ May his soul rest in peace. Amen. ~

  • 131. Stone marked T. B., 1728

  • 132. Stone marked D. B., 1892

  • 133. Stone marked W. B.

  • 134. In memory of Ann Isabel, daughter of John & Phibie Ann SWAN, d. Nov 10, 1835, ae 5 yrs, 5 mos, 21 dys. Also, Elizabeth C., d. Jan 26, 1850, ae 3 yrs, 15 dys
    ~ Sleep sweet babes and take thy rest God called you home, he thought it best ~

  • 135. [East] John P. DODGE, Capt. Co. D. 66th N. Y. Vols, son of L. P. & S. J. DODGE, b. May 29, 1836; killed in action, Fredericksburg, Va., Dec 11, 1862.
    [North] Entered into rest. Levi P. DODGE, b. Feb 10, 1800, d. Aug 23, 1872. Jan 8, 1896, his wife, Sarah Jane Foster, aged 86 yrs, 8 mos, 5 dys.
    [West] Ruthy P., d. Jul 8, 1836, aged 5 yrs. Harriet A., d. Aug 14, 1836, aged 3 yrs. jas. Jermain, d. Jul 6, 1843, aged 4 yrs. Children of L. P. & S. J. DODGE. Seymour D., son of William Foster & L. E. DODGE, d. Mar 13, 1861, aged 7 yrs, 6 mos.
    [South] Wm. Foster DODGE, d. Oct 23, 1879, aged 51 yrs. [123]

  • 136. Sacred to the memory of James Jermain, son of Levi P. & Sarah J. DODGE, who died Jul 6, 1843, aged 3 yrs, 10 mos, 12 dys.
    ~ Gone but not lost, for in memory still cherished, ~ Lives as the spirit loved most. ~

  • 137. Sacred to the memory of Levinia Rodney, daughter of John & Jane KENNADY, who died Apr 8, 1838, aged 5 wks, 3 dys. [Lines obliterated]

  • 138. I. H. S. Died Feb 18, 1848, Catharine, daughter of Christopher & Julia MILAS, aged 1 yr, 4 mos

  • 139. Stone marked thus: H. W., W. B. 13 Oct., Di. Feb 1729, 28th 1763; which is H. W. was born 13 Oct 1729, died Feb 28, 1760.

  • 140. In memory of Elizabeth, wife of Jonathan CARTER, & daughter of John & Mary ANDERSON, who died 20th Sep 1799, aged 16 yrs, 9 mos, 11 dys.
    ~ Like to the shadow of the morning dew, ~ My life was short, my fleeting days were few; ~ Grieve not, nor at the will of heaven complain, ~ Your lost, O much loved friends, is my eternal gain. ~

  • 141. In memory of Mary, wife of John ANDERSON, & daughter of Benjamin & Elizabeth SMITH, who died 20 Sep 1799, aged 35 yrs, 10 mos, 15 dys. [124]
    ~ Thous wast to good to live on earth with me, ~ I was not good enough to die with thee; ~ Alas, farewell, O since it must be so, ~ Not thou to me must come, but I to thee must go. ~

  • 142. In memory of Augustus, son of John, Jr., & Mary ANDERSON, who departed this life Aug 17, 1820, aged 9 mos, 17 dys

  • 143. In memory of William, son of John & Mary ANDERSON, who departed Nov 20, 1796, aged 7 yrs, 2 mos

  • 144. Masonic emblem, a plumb. In memory of Benjamin SMITH, Esq., who died Nov 19, 1795, aged 23 yrs, 4 mos, 14 dys [125]
    ~ Here, called from labor to repose, ~ A weary Mason resting lies, ~ Till the last awful trumpet blow, ~ Bids each human atom rise. ~ Then shall the sons of truth & light, ~ Whose sign is Faith, whose token love, ~ Receive the word, their wind, their flight, ~ To join the Lodge of Saints above. ~

  • 145. In memory of Bridget, daughter of Benjamin & Elizabeth SMITH, & wife of Jonathan CARTER, who departed this life 24 Aug 1803, aged 28 yrs, 3 dys. [126]

  • 146. Died 17 Apr 1822, Elnathan FOSTER in his 85th yr.
    ~ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. Yea, saith the spirit; for they may rest from their labors, and their works do follow them ~
    Also, his wife, Ruth, who died Jan 20, 1842, aged 79 yrs, 7 mos, 9 dys. [127]
    ~ Ther righteous rest from their labors and their works do follow. ~

  • 147. In memory of Jane FOSTER, wife of Elnathan FOSTER, who was b. Sep 25, 1747, & d. Mar 2, 1807.
    ~ The flesh shall slumber in the ground, ~ Till the last joyful trump shall sound. ~ Then burst the chains in sweet surprise, ~ And in my Saviour's image rise. ~

  • 148. In memory of Magdaline, daughter of John C. & Lydia GRAHAM, who departed this life Sep 2, 1794, aged 13 mos

  • 149. In memory of Sarah FOSTER, wife of Elnathan FOSTER, who died Mar 25, 1765, aged 38 yrs.
    ~ Her flesh shall slumber in the ground, ~ Till the last joyful trump shall sound. ~ Then burst the chains in sweet surprise, ~ And in my Saviour's image rise. ~

  • 150. In memory of Jerusha FOSTER, wife of Elnathan FOSTER, who died Aug 25, 1786, aged 49 yrs.
    ~ Her flesh shall slumber in the ground, ~ Till the last joyful trump shall sound. ~ Then burst the chains in sweet surprise, ~ And in my Saviour's image rise. ~

  • 151. In memory of Hannah, wife of Benjamin WISE, who departed this life Nov 3, 1838, aged 42 yrs, 1 mo, 3 dys

  • 152. In memory of Alyin, son of Oliver & Laura EDSON, who died Jul 5, 1821, aged 1 yr, 2 mos, 3 dys

  • 153. Inscribed by his widow, in the memory of Thomas HORTON, who departed this life Aug 2, 1828, aged 25 yrs

  • 154. A stone marked L. L.

  • 155. A stone the inscription entirely obliterated.

  • 156. Died Jul 6,1 827, Joshua Alexander, son of Alexander & Margaret COCHRAN, aged 11 mos, 6 dys

  • 157. I. H. S. Died Dec 30, 1835, John, son of Peter & Ann WALSH, aged 9 mos

  • 158. Erected by Jean CAUGHEY, in Memory of Robert CAUGHEY, who died Apr 14, 1832, aged 90 yrs. Also, his wife, Elizabeth, who died Jan 9, 1829

  • 159. The grave of Robert CAUGHEY, Jun, who departed this life Mar 13, 1835, in the 35th year of his age. Also Elizabeth, his daughter, who died Jun 20, 1834, ae 2 yrs, 4 mos, 26 dys. Also, Robert, his son, who died Mar 30, 1835, ae 7 mos, 13 dys.

  • 160. [North] Children of John & Eustatia GARRETT. Charles D. d. Oct , 1782, aged 10 mos; Susanah, d. Oct 21, 1893, in her 4th yr; Esther, d. Oct 17, 1793, in the 2nd yr; Jesse, d. in Baltimore, State of Maryland, Mar 16, 1818, in his 30th yr; Thomas D., d. in the City of Baltimore, State of Maryland, Apr 29, 1818, in his 20th yr; Isaac, d. in the city of Savannah, State of Georgia, Aug 17, 1818, in his 18th yr; Rebecca Crow, d. in Prince George Co., State of Maryland, Oct 20, 1823, in her 27th yr.
    [East] John GARRETT, b. Oct 17, 1755, d. Jun 7, 1833, in his 78th yr
    [South] Children of Augustus & Eliza GARRETT, and Grand Children of John & Eustatia GARRETT: Imogine, d. Paducah, State of Kentucky, Oct 25, 1832, in her 3rd yr; Charles, d. in Natchitoches, State of Louisiana, Feb 9, 1833, aged 10 mos; John Augustus, infant, b. & d. Dec 11, 1833.
    [West] Eustatia, wife of John GARRETT, b. Aug 23, 1760, d. Jan 1846, in her 86 yr.

  • 161. Sacred to the memory of John HATHORN, who died 11 Sep 1824, aged 17 yrs, 1 mo, 22 dys.
    ~ The sweet remembrance of the just ~ Shall flourish when they sleep in dust ~

  • 162. In memory of Nathaniel P. EMMET, Jun, 3d, who departed this life Dec 24, 1835, aged 1 yr, 2 mos, 7 dys.
    ~ Sleep on, dear babe, and take thy rest, ~ For Christ has bid thee come; ~ For little children will be blest, ~ When Christ shall call them home. ~
    Also, Sarah Elizabeth, who died Nov 22, 1856, aged 4 yrs, 1 mo, 9 dys

  • 163. In memory of Sarah, daughter of George & Mary MARRIOTT, who departed this life Jul 30, 1836, aged 25 yrs, 4 mos, 19 dys.
    ~ Her days were short and very few, ~ And them she thought too many too ~

  • 164. In memory of Elizabeth, wife of Nathaniel P. EMMET, who departed this life, Oct 26, 1826, aged 26 yrs.
    William A. EMMET, d. Jan 25, 1850, aged 22 yrs.
    ~ Blest be the heavenly tie that binds ~ Our hearts together here, ~ That we may rise above the skies, ~ And meet together there. ~

  • 165. Nathaniel P. EMMET, Sr., b. Oct 31, 1804, d. Jul 28, 1872. Also, his wife Christina, b. May 22, 1805, d. Mar 26, 1881. [128]

  • 166. Siley Elizabeth, daughter of Nathaniel P. & Christiana EMMET, d. Sep 17, 1846, aged 5 yrs, 2 mos. Their Granddaughter, Elizabeth Marriott EMMET, d. Apr 5, 1850, aged 10 mos.
    ~ Suffer little children to come unto me ~

  • 167. In memory of Uriah BRETT, a native of the town of Willington, Connecticut, & son of Ephraim & Sarah BRETT, who departed this life May 16, ___, aged ___ mos.

  • 168. In memory of Letecha, wife of Uriah BRETT, who departed this life Dec 25, 1899, aged 32 yrs, 7 mos, 22 dys.

  • 169. In memory of Henry, son of Uriah & Letecha BRETT, who departed this life Sep `3, 1799, aged 12 dys

  • 170. In memory of Margaret, daughter of James & Ann CAULFIELD, who died Feb 12, 1843, aged 22 yrs & 9 mos
    ~ Affliction when it spreads around, ~ May seem a field of woe, ~ Yet there at the last the happy fruits, ~ of righteousness shall grow. ~

  • 171. In memory of Ann, wife of James CAULDFIELD, who departed this life Jul 9, 1834, aged 41 yrs. A native of Kills, County of Antrim, Ireland
    ~ We mourn the lost beloved one, ~ But hopeless not our tears; ~ Assured by Faith we meet again, ~ In holier, happier spheres ~

  • 172. Died Jun 27, 1825, Willam McDOWL, aged 51 yrs.
    ~ Go home, my friends, & shed no tears ~ I must be here till Christ appears; ~ Repent while time on earth you have, ~ There's no repentence in the grave. ~

  • 173. In memory of Margaret, wife of William McDOWL, who departed this life Feb 21, 1823, aged 29 yrs, 1 mos, 4 dys

  • 174. Died Dec 14, 1842, Catharine Ann, daughter of Robert D. & Mary GARDNER, ae 4 yrs, 11 mos, 14 dys

  • 175. Died 18 Sep 1830, Thomas GRIGG, aged 26 yrs, 6 mos, 2 dys

  • 176. In memory of Catharine A., daughter of Cornelia & John McFARLAND, d. May 21, 1843, ae 6 wks

  • 177. In memory of George NIVEN, Esq. of the City of New York, who died Aug 27, 1836, aged 44 yrs. [129]

  • 178. [West] Under this stone reposes in hope, the flesh of Daniel NIVEN, Esq. Strong sence unaided by early cultivation, but united with tried integrity, recommended him to respect and confidence. Devoted with unostentatious zeal to the best interests of society. He approved himself as a private Christian, unassuming & exemplary. As a soldier in the Armies of his Country, alert and gallant. As a civil magistrate, a terror to evil doers, enforcing wholesome laws without fear, favor of affection. As an officer in the Church of God, disinterested, vigilant, public spirited, faithful. And having passed through an active and varied life, honored by the esteem of the good & fears of bad men, He finished his course in the consolations of that Gospel which he had loved, Nov 20, 1809, aged 67 yrs.
    [East] To the memory of Jane Wallace, relict of David NIVEN, Esq., who entered into her rest Apr 9, 1828, aged 64 yrs. [130]
    ~ Jesus said unto her, "I am the resurrection and the life."
    [South] Mark the perfect man and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace ~


  • 179. A. NIVEN, aet 13 mos, May 1, 1783

  • 180. A stone entirely obliterated

  • 181. In memory of Urelia NIVEN, daughter of D. [&] J. NIVEN, who departed this life feb 1, 1796, aged [the remainder illegible]

  • 182. Died 27 Dec 1823, John POPE, ae 76 yrs [Some lines illegible]

  • 183. I. H. S. In memory of Patrick GREEGAN, a native of Ireland, County of Meath, Parish of Bekenny, who was kiiled by the fall of a Clay Bank, Jul 21, 1844, aged 34 yrs.
    ~ May the Lord have mercy on his soul. ~

  • 184. Died Jul 27, 1842, Hugh O'BRYNE, aged 21 yrs. A native of County Cavin, Ireland. Erected by Michael & Patrick SMITH

  • 185. Here lies the body of Robert HALL, from Scotland, b. May 16, 1745, d. Apr 27, 1825

  • 186. In memory of Amira, wife of Daniel ANNAN, who died Jun 5, 1837, in the 73rd year of her age
    ~ Her spirit has flown to her Saviour & God, ~ Her body is resting beneath this cold sod. ~

  • 187. In memory of Mrs. Angelica CUNNINGHAM, Consort of John. D. CUNNINGHAM, who departed this life 6 Nov 1809, in the 32nd year of her age

  • 188. Thomas STEINBURGH, d. 10 Jul 1837, ae 37 yrs

  • 189. In memory of Henry Benj., son of Wright & Mary Sophia HARRIS, who died Nov 11, 1820, ae 4 mos, 3 dys

  • 190. Masonic emblem. Henry T. HARRIS, d. Apr 1, 1872, ae 49 yrs.
    ~ He has gone to the grave as tenderly loved, ~ As any that ever from earth were removed; ~ And when the last call to us shall be given, ~ Oh, may we be ready to meet him in heaven. ~

  • 191. In memory of Christopher ROGERS, who departed this life Sep 8, 1792, aged 17 mos

  • 192. Eliza ROGERS, d. Oct 14, 1874, aged 83 yrs

  • 193. In memory of Susan, wife of Jason ROGERS, who died Aug 7, 1721, aged 53 yrs, 1 mo, 10 dys

  • 194. In memory of Jason ROGERS, who died May 9, 1836, aged 73 yrs, 11 mos, 20 dys [131]

  • 195. Capt. James ROGERS, b. Jul 2, 1787, d. Nov 15, 1867

  • 196. Susan ROGERS, d. Apr 3, 1879, aged 83 yrs. [126]

  • 197. In memory of Mrs. Mary B. McDULLOUGH, who died Dec 7, 1853, aged 67 yrs. A native of Ireland.

  • 198. Sacred to the memory of Robert M. P. McCULLOUGH, d. Aug 16, 1839, in the 60th year of his age. A native of County Down, Ireland.

  • 199. In memory of George HAMILTON, who died Dec 28, 1839, aged 33 yrs, 14 dys. Also George W., son of George & Catharine HAMILTON, who died. Apr 19, 1830, aged 1 yr, 2 mos, 5 dys.

  • 200. In memory of William ATKINSON, a native of Ireland, who died Nov 28, 1825, in the 57th year of his age

  • 201. In memory of Henry K. BROWN, whose life was terminated by falling from the roof of a house in Newburgh, Jun 15, 1822, aged 22 yrs, 11 dys.
    ~ Swift flew the summons, I as quick obey, ~ And give my body to its kindred clay ~

  • 202. In memory of Samuel H. BROWN, who died Dec 16, 1845, aged 48 yrs, 6 mos, 24 dys

  • 203. In memory of Enoch W. JACKSON, who was drowned in attempting to go on board a sloop on the river opposite Newburgh, bound for New York, Oct 22, 1821, aged 31 yrs, 7 mos, 25 dys.

  • 204. I. H. S. Sacred to the memory of Bridget O'CONNOR, a native of Ireland, County Longford, Parish of Granard, who died Apr 20, 1826, aged 56 yrs. Erected by her disconsolate husband, Thomas O'CONNOR.

  • 205. I. H. S. Erected to the memory of Patrick MULLEN, who departed this life Sep 16, 1839, aged 33 yrs. A native of Kelycoutry, Parish of Finttenaugh, County Tyrone, Ireland. Also, Mary Ann, daughter of Peter & Mary MULLEN, who died Jan 20, 2830, aged 1 yr, 6 mos.
    ~ May their soul rest in peace ~

  • 206. In memory of Archibald MONTGOMERY, who died May 21, 1841, aged 56 yrs. A native of County Down, Ireland.

  • 207. In memory of William LOCK[WOOD], son of Thom[as and Han]nah LOCKWOOD, who departed this life Apr 1, 1814, aged 4 yrs, 6 mos, 18 dys.

  • 208. Sacred to the memory of the Infant Sons of William & Jane Ann SEYMOUR, who departed this life. The first, on the 25th of November, 1817, aged 1 yr, 5 mos, 21 dys; and the other on the 6 Jan 1818, aged 13 dys
    ~ Suffer little children to come unto me. and forbid them not, for such is the Kingdom of Heaven ~

  • 209. In memory of John BOYD, of [inscription illegible]

  • 210. In memory of Samuel, son of George & Martha LOUGHRIDGE, who died Jul 4, 1833, aged 23 yrs. Also Martha, Relict of George LOUGHRIDGE, who died Aug 2, 1839, in the 62nd year of her age
    ~ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord ~

  • 211. I. H. S. In memory of Henry McCANN, who died Aug 9, 1836, aged 31 yrs. Ano Errey, Couthy of Meath, Ireland

  • 212. I. H. S. Erected to the memory of Thomas McCANN, who departed this life Jul 15, 1835, aged 71 yrs; also, his wife, Agnes, who departed this life Jul 14, 1840, aged 70 yrs. Natives of County Meath, Ireland.

  • 213. In memory of Philip O'RILEY, d. Oct 3, 1836, aged 33 yrs. Ano County Cavin, Ireland

  • 214. Died Sep 8, 1827, Andrew HENDERSON, from the County Derry, Ireland, aged 44 yrs

  • 215. Died Sep 22, 1827, Jane, wife of Andrew HENDERSON, from the County Derry, Ireland, aged 28 yrs

  • 216. In memory of Charles L., David D., & Mary Ann, Children of John & Mary McALES, who died youg.

  • 217. In memory of Mary, wife of John McALIES, who died Dec 23, 1834, aged 27 yrs, 9 mos, 6 dys [132]
    ~ This mortal body shall be clothed in immortality. I am not lost; then weep no more. But, Oh, remember me. ~

  • 218. Died 26 Mar, 1824, Richard CARSON, ae 40 yrs.
    ~ May his soul rest in peace. ~

  • 219. Died 19 Mar 1821, Laura Maria, daughter of Josiah & Rachel HERRICK, ae 8 mos

  • 220. Deid Nov 12, 1835, Alex. McMICHAEL, in the 37 year of his age. A native of the County Antrim, Ireland [inscription defaced]
    ~ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord ~

  • 221. William Butterworth, son of William S. & Mary E. PARMELEE, d. Feb 18, 1865, aged 1 yr, 18 mos, 13 dys.

  • 222. In memory of David ANDREWS, who died Aug 28, 1837, aged 57 yrs.
    ~ Watch, therfore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the son of man cometh ~

  • 223. In memory of Sarah, widow of David GILLIES, who after a christian pilgrimage of more than 30 years, died in peace, Aug 24, 1826, aged 65 yrs, 4 mos, 2 dys.
    ~ Happy soul, thy days are ended, ~ All thy mourning days below, ~ Go, by angel guards attended, ~ To the sight of Jesus, go. ~

  • 224. In memory of Jane Ann, daughter of Wm. & Sally Jane CHRISTIE, who died Mar 6, 1833, ae 3 mos, 19 dys

  • 225. In memory of Mary HAMILTON, ano the County Down, in Ireland, who departed this life May 25, 1816, aged 79 yrs.

  • 226. In memory of Jane, wife of Richard REID, who departed this life, Sep 29, 1828, aged 48 yrs, 8 mos

  • 227. In memory of Robert REID, who departed this life 1 Jun 1852, aged 53 yrs, 10 mos, 11 dys.

  • 228. In memory of John William, son of Albert & Hannah SCOTT, who died 29 Sep 1832, ae 1 yr, 3 mos, 29 dys.
    ~ Ere sin could blight or sorrow fade, ~ Death came with friendly care, ~ The opening bud to heaven conveyed, ~ And bade it flourish there. ~

  • 229. In memory of Hannah D., wife of George LOMAS, d. 23, Aug 1836, aged 29 yrs. Also, George W., son of G. & H.D. LOMAS, d. 16 Aug 1836, ae 23 dys

  • 230. Here lies the remains of Thomas GARDNER, of Morris Co., N.J. who served in Washington's Army as conductor of a Brigade of Wagons, d. 7 Mar 1815, aged 60 yrs, 4 mos, 17 dys. Also of Sarah, relict of Thomas GARDNER, who died 22 Apr 1835, aged 71 yrs, 4 mos, 14 dys.

  • 231. The grave of Charles Thomas, son of Charles K. & Ann E. GARDNER, who died 26 Aug 1826, ae 1 yr, 6 dys

  • 232. [North] Sacred to the memory of General John McLEAN, Born in Scotland in 1756, he bore arms through the war of American Independance, and was for many years Commissary General of the State of New York; d. 28 Feb 1821
    [West] Sacred to the memory of Ann McLEAN, wife of General John McLEAN, of New York, d. 15 Jul 1827, aged 63 yrs, 7 mos, 4 dys
    [South] Sacred to the memory of Capt. James McLEAN & Mary, his wife.
    [East] Sacred to the memory of Anna McLEAN, wife of George Washington McLEAN, who departed this life Aug 25, 1833, aged 32 yrs, 22 dys.
    This monument was erected, Mar 9, 1839, by George Washington McLEAN to the memory of his wife, father, mother & brother.

  • 233. The grave of William ROSS, who died Sep 3, 1850, aged 54 yrs, 8 mos

  • 234. Died at Newburgh, 31 Mar 1812, in the 26th year of her age, Mary S. ROSS, wife of William ROSS, Esq., daughter of John & Ann McLEAN.
    ~ Whose rare virtue endeared her to the affection of the wise and good; whose heart, warm with pity, in reliance on the Redeemer's blod, resigned herself to the arms of God and died in the hope of Eternal life. ~ Her flesh shall slumber in the ground, ~ Till the last joyful trump shall sound. ~ Shall burst the chains in sweet surprise, ~ And in her Saviour's image rise. ~

  • 235. The grave of Caroline Middlebrook, daughter of William & Caroline ROSS, b. 30 Aug 1824, d. 20 Jul 1825.
    ~ Cropped like a rose before 'tis full blown, ~ Or half its worth disclosed. ~

  • 236. In memory of Elizabeth, daughter of Luke & Mary JACKSON, who died Dec 29, 1840, aged 1 yr, 9 mos, 20 dys

  • 237. In memory of Julia Janet, daughter of Thaddeus & Henrietta SANFORD, who died Nov 22, 1821, aged 1 yr, 2 mos, 11 dys

  • 238. In memory of Emeline Oliva, wife of Charles SANFORD, who departed this life May 29, 1836, in the 27 year of her age. Also, Sarah Phebe, daughter of Charles & Emeline Oliva, who departed this life Apr 17, 1836, aged 5 mos.

  • 239. In memory of Charles SANFORD, d. Aug 10, 1838, aged 33 yrs, 15 dys.
    ~ I would not live alway, ~ No -- welcome the tomb ~

  • 240. In memory of Matthew McHUGH, who departed this life Jul 16, 1822, ae 76 yrs

  • 241. In memory of Rachel, wife of Mathew McHUGH, who died Jun 3, 1843, aged 62 yrs. Also, of Mary Ann, daughter of Mathew & Rachel McHUGH, who died Jan 26, 1816, aged 5 yrs, 5 mos
    ~ Suffer little children to come unto me. and forbid them not, for such is the Kingdom of Heaven ~

  • 242. In memory of Jeremiah ALBERTSON, who died Mar 15, 1844, aged 58 yrs, 3 mos, 3 dys [134]
    ~ Here lies free from life's disturbing care, ~ A tender husband and a father dear; ~ Whom death cut down in the prime of life, you see; ~ But stop my grief, we soon shall equal be; ! And when the Lord sees fit to end my time, ~ With thy beloved dust, I'll mingle mine. ~

  • 243. In memory of Sarah Jane VELTMAN, who died Jan 22, 1842

  • 244. In memory of Jarushe, wife of Henry VELTMAN, who departed this life Nov 8, 1835, aged 59 yrs

  • 245. In memory of Henry VELTMAN, who departed this life Apr 13, 1840, aged 67 yrs [135]

  • 246. In memory of Moses DANE, who died Nov 23, 1804, in the 33d year of his age

  • 247. In memory of Henry H. RAMP, d. 26 Jan 1840, ae 16 yrs

  • 248. Seth BELKNAP, d. Jun 24, 1850, aged 77 yrs, 5 mos. Ann Maria, daughter of Seth & Mary BELKNAP, d. Jan 12, 1822, aged 21 yrs. 9 mos. Washington, their son, d. Sep 18, 1805, aged 3 mos. [136]

  • 249. Mary, relict of Seth BELKNAP, b. Apr 15, 1783, d. Feb 6, 1866

  • 250. In memory of Cornelius S., son of David B. & Lucretia L. LYMAN, d. Jan 7, 1839, ae 1 mo, 20 dys

  • 251. Charles Burtman, son of Daniel D. & Elizabeth BLAKE, d. 6 Feb 1828, ae 1 yr, 8 mos.

  • 252. Died Feb 5, 1844, Wm. Ausker, son of James H. & Margaret TERWILLIGAR, aged 6 mos & 22 dys.
    ~ Sleep on, dear babe, and take thy rest, ~ God called you, he thought it best ~

  • 253. In memory of Margaret H., daughter of John D. & Bridget SCOTT, who died Jun 13, 1842, aged 8 mos, 15 dys.
    ~ Happy infant, early blest,

  • 254. In memory of Robert GILMER, who departed this life Feb 23, 1833, aged 73 yrs, 8 mos, 14 dys. Also, his wife Mary, who died Nov 19, 1838, aged 76 yrs, 8 mos

  • 255. In memory of Archibald J. GILLMER, who departed this life Jul 12, 1830, aged 29 yrs, 6 mos, 12 dys. Also, his wife, Jane, d. Mar 20, 1864, aged 66 yrs, 5 mos

  • 256. Erected to the memory of Mary Beck, wife of John LOWRY, b. in Ballyblack, Parish of Neutownards, County Down, Ireland, who died Apr 10, 1841, aged 39 yrs. Also, their two children, John, 2d Oct 14, 1840, aged 1 yr, 10 mos, 7 dys; Mary Alice who died Apr 23, 1841, aged 20 dys

  • 257. In memory of Montimore, son of Benjamin & Sally Ann THORN, who died Apr 18, 1836, aged 3 yrs, 10 mos, 5 dys

  • 258. In memory of Joseph Wm. VALENTINE, who died Jun 30, 1842, aged 3 yrs, 1 mo

  • 259. In memory of Henry McAUGHAN, who died Oct 25, 1842, aged 55 yrs

  • 260. In memory of Thomas McCULLY, a native of Ireland, who died 20 Sep 1836, aged 28 yrs

  • 261. In memory of Agness, wife of John HAMILTON, who died Jul 8, 1842, aged 32 yrs

  • 262. In memory of two sons of John E. & C. C. PARMELEE. Cornelius Smith, d. Jan 21, 1846, aged 5 yrs, 9 mos, 21 dys; Linus, d. Jul 27, 1847, aged 6 mos, 25 dys
    ~ He took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and Blessed them ~

  • 263. In memory of two sons of John E. & C. C. PARMELEE; John W., d. Aug 8, 1825, aged 1 yr, 6 mos; Cornelius, d. Feb 24, 1837, aged 4 mos, 11 dys [137]
    ~ Suffer little children to come unto me. and forbid them not, for such is the Kingdom of Heaven ~

  • 264. Sacred to the memory of Richard HANDY, Esq., who departed this life May 7, 1836, aged 65 yrs
    ~ Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoiced; my flesh also shall rest in hope. Psalm XVI: IX

  • 265. Sacred to the memory of Mary HANDY, relict of Richard HANDY, Esq., who died Aug 10, 1837, aged 67 yrs.
    ~ I have trusted in thy mercy, my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. Ps. 13: 5 ~

  • 266. In memory of John WILLIAMS [who departed] this life Mar 1, ___7
    ~ The sweet remembrance of the just ~ Shall flourish when they sleep in dust, This mortal must put on imortality ~

  • 267. In memory of Thomas Powell, son of John & Sarah McDOWELL, who died Apr 22, 1833, aged 1 yr, 9 mos, 22 dys

  • 268. Erected to the memory of Richard BURWELL, who departed this life Sep 11, 1825, aged 60 yrs, 3 mos

  • 269. Stone bearing the jame John William SMITH (?). The remainder illegible

  • 270. Died 21 Aug 1832, Helen SMITH, aged 5 dys

  • 271. The grave of Christina HOLMES, who died Apr 28, 1825, in the ____ (figures decayed)

  • 272. In memory of Daniel, son of Daniel & Abigail SMITH, who died Feb 20, 1793, aged 17 mos [138]

  • 273. In memory of Uriah SMITH, son of Daniel SMITH, who died Dec 3, 1790, aged 18 mos

  • 274. Daniel, son of Henry & Ann MORE, d. 27 Jul 1839, ae 1 yr, 6 mos

  • 275. Edward, son of Barnet & Elizabeth McCROSS [H'V], d. 11 Aug 1832 (?), ae 11 mos, 3 dys

  • 276. Sacred to the memory of Dr. Israel SAYRE, who died Aug 14, 1826, in the 51st year of his age. Also, his wife, Anna Moore, who died Feb 13, 1860, in the 69th year of her age

  • 277. I. H. S. In memory of James MOONEY, a native of the County Antrim, Ireland, who died Sep 22, 1828, aged 82 yrs.

  • 278. In memory of Mary FRENEAU, who was b. 17 Sep 1756, d. 22 Jan 1829, aged 72 yrs, 4 mos, 5 dys. [139]

  • 279. Erected by John S. HUNN, in memory of his wife, Marga't Freneau, b. 17 Feb 1762, d. 4 Sep 1825, and lies here interred

  • 280. Erected to the memory of John S. HUNN, b. Apr 9, 1764, d. Mar 5, 1829, aged 64 yrs, 4 mos, 21 dys.

  • 281. In memory of Elizabeth, wife of John D. LAWSON, b. 2 Jun 1768, died 23, Aug 1822
    ~ An affectionate wife, a tender mother ~

  • 282. In memory of Elizabeth, wife of William H. FALLS, who departed this life Nov 12, 1818, aged 25 yrs, 7 mos, 5 dys
    ~ Early, bright, transient, ~ Caste as morning dew, ~ She sparkled, was exhaled ~ And went to Heaven ~

  • 283. In memory of Sarah, wife of Alexander FALLS, who died 17 Nov 1825, in her 54th yr.

  • 284. In memory of Caroline, daughter of O. R. & Olive DEXTER, who died Sep 2, 1843, ae 1 yr, 1 mo, 4 dys

  • 285. In memory of Mary J., daughter of O. R. & Olive DEXTER, d. Jan 2, 1844

  • 286. In memory of Elizabeth, wife of Col. Nathan SANDFORD, who died Dec 25, 1825, aged 61 yrs

  • 287. In memory of Alex. McCARTNEY, b. Dec 12, 1794, d. Jul 18, 1828. Ann Jane Camack, b. Dec 1, 1796, d. Aug 13, 1874.
    ~ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord ~

  • 288. In memory of Justus ROGERS, who departed this life Nov 8, 1811, in the 75th year of his age
    ~ And you, my friends, look down & view, ~ The hollow, garping tomb; ~ This gloomy prison waits for you, ~ When e'er the summons come. ~

  • 289. In memory of Naomie, relick of Justus RODGERS, d. Oct 16, 1831, in the 82d year of her age
    ~ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord ~

  • 290. In memory of Virginia, daughter of Edward & Deborah H. NIXON, who died Mar 13, 1840, aged 1 yr, 10 mos, 22 dys.

  • 291. Sacred to the memory of Ann, wife of William B. FAIRCHILD, who died Feb 24, 1849, in the 28th year of her age
    ~ Her last illness was short, but had sufferings severe, yet she was enabled by the grace of God to bear them with Christian fortitude. She died in peace, with a bright prospect of a blessed immortality. ~ Till Christ shall come to raise the slumbering dust, ~ Farewell, pale lifeless clay, a long farewell; ~ Sweet be thy sleep beneath this green tree's shade, ~ For I have laid thee in they lonely cell ~

  • 292. Died Jul 13, 1843, Hezekiah, son of Matthew B. & Maria MICHALES, ae 1 day

  • 293. In memory of Eleanor Hoyt, infant daughter of Wm. A, & Julia WOOD, b. Apr 18, & d. Aug 8, 1836.
    ~ And he took them in his arms, put his hads upon them and blessed them ~

  • 294. In memory of Eleanor Jane, daughter of Andrew & Sarah M. WOOD, d. Apr 21, 1837, aged 8 mos, 7 dys
    ~ Lie here, sweet babe and take thy rest, ~ God called her home, he thought it best ~

  • 295. Died 12 Aug 1827, John SWEZEY, in his 49 yr. A victim to intemperance.

  • 296. In memory of Dr. Charles F. GRAY, who died Dec 10, 1842, aged 24 yrs. Erected by members of the Highland Lodge, No. 65, I. O. O. F.
    ~ Ye Odd Fellows who pass this stone, ~ A brother resteth here; ~ Children and wife of wone that's gone, ~ To us are doubly dear. ~

  • 297. In memory of Bedilia, d. Feb 5, 1848, aged 7 mos, 16 dys. Also Sarah, Infant daughter of, d. Nov 28, 1848, aged 1 mo. & 12 dys. Children of Anthony & Catharine SWIFT.

  • 298. I. H. S. In memory of Margaret WHELIN, who died Sep 5, 1832, ae 23 yrs. A native of Kings Co., Ireland.
    ~ The Lord have mercy on her soul ~



NOTES



    [106] Son of William BELKNAP, who was a brother of Capt. Samuel BELKNAP, noted later. He was a Lieutenant in Col. LIVINGSTON's 4th N. Y. Continental Regiment; served during the war, and is still represented in the Society of the Cincinnati, of which he was a member.

    [106a] Mrs. RIGGS was sister of Capt. Samuel BELKNAP

    [107] The part of the inscription enclosed in brackets has become illegible. It is restored from a copy made some years ago. Deceased was brother of Lieut. William BELKNAP, Isaac & James BELKNAP, who removed from Wolburn, Mass., and located in Newburg in 1749. The late Genl. William Godsmith BELKNAP, U. S. A., and his son, the lte William BELKNAP, Secty. of War, are mong his descendants. For the military services of Samuel BELKNAP, see "Mass. Soldier and Sailors of the Revolutionary War," Vol II, p. 907

    [108] The MERRITTs, PRUDYs & FOWLERs were allied families and settlers, on the Harrison Patent (now Marlborough), prior to the war of the Revolution. The founders of the Newburgh branch of the MERRITTs was George, whose eldest was George [No. 19]

    [109] The GIDNEYs were descendants of the founders of the settlement still bearing the name of Gidneytown

    [110] The DENTONs of Newburgh were descendants of Rev. Daniel DENTON, of L. I., the writer of the first English History of the State of N. Y.

    [111] Leonard & Jacob CARPENTER wre the owners of the Newburgh and Fishkill Ferry (1802), and of the dock property occupied by the Ramsdell Estate. Their store was a low frame building on the site now occupied by the United States Hotel.

    [112] Edmund & Chancy GRISWOLD were masters of sloops engaged inthe transportation of freight and passengers between Newburgh and New York. Edmund was especially conspicious in the organization of the Newburgh Fire Department in 1797.

    [113] Progenitors of the Newburgh families of GIBB. Eleanor, David & Samuel were dealers in clothing, corner of Smith & Fourth Streets in 1838.

    [114] Jonathan & Jane (LINDERMAN) CARTER wer the father and mother of the late Enoch CARTER

    [115] Mary, the wife of Adolph DE GROVE, was sister of Enoch CARTERE, whos son Jonathan was the father of Enoch CARTER of more recent years. Noting her dethat the Political Index remarks, "Few persons have sustained a long life so carefully and unreproachable. Mrs. DE GROVE was almost the last of that class of exalted females which adorned the society of our village in former years." Mr. DE GROVE was an active "son of liberty" in N. Y. City in the early years of the Revolution, and on its occupation by the British forces was compelled to find safety in removal, leaving his property there to be confiscated by the enemies of the cause he had espoused.

    [116] David, Phineas, Silas & Edward HOWELL were descendants of Edward HOWELL, an immigrant from England (1639), who settled at Southampton, L. I. They came to Newburgh during or soon after the war of the Revolution. Little is known of them beyond the fact that they were active and honorable citizens. Phineas was the first tanner in the then village, and was one of the Trustees of the Fire Department in 1797, also one of the Trustees of the Glebe (1794), and Treasurer of that body in the erection of the Newburgh Academy. He disappears from record in 1797. David was a merchant and trader; kept a store on the N. W. corner of Water & Second Streets. He was the father of Benoni H. HOWELL, noted later.

    [117] Mrs. BOWMAN was a lady of marked character. Her husband, Phineas BOWMAN, whos remains are said to be interred beside her, was a Major in the Mass. Line in the war of the Revolution; a lawyer of distinguished ability, and as a member of the Legislature secured the passage of the Act organizing the present county of Orange, 1797-8. For services in Mass., see Mas. soldiers & sailors in the Revolutionary war, Vol II, p. 352.

    [118] By the side of this grave are buried Thomas THEALL and his two grandchildren. Thomas THEALL was son of Isaac THEALL

    [119] Mr. COOLEY was a lawyer and a Justice of the Peace

    [120] Mark McINTYRE, the father, was buried beside his daughter. He died Aug 11, 1831. The Newburgh Telegraph of Aug 25, 1831, says, "He was a worth and estimable man."

    [121] Luther HALSEY, Sr., was Principal of the Newburgh Academy in 1813, and served until 1820, when he was succeeded by his son, John T. HALSEY. Rev. Luther HALSEY, Jr., was Pastor of the Blooming-Grove Church 1815-25, and left there to accept a Professorship in Nassau Hall. He died at Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1880.

    [122] Alex GILCRIST was a pump and block maker at the corner of Ann & Liberty Streets and a very worthy man

    [123] Levi P. DODGE was son of William P. DODGE, who was son of Reuben DODGE, a Lieutenant in the Mass. Line in the army of the Revolution. John P. & William Foster DODGE were sons of Levi P. & Sarah Jane Foster DODGE, the latter, daughter of Elanathan FOSTER an dhis wife Ruth TARBELL. William Foster DODGE was in service in the war of the Rebellion. His brother John P. was killed at Fredericksburgh. There were other branches of the family, notably Levi DODGE, a Lieutenant in the New Hampshire Line, who with his brother William settled here after the war of the Revolution. He was a large holder of real estate, President of the Bank of Newburgh, etc. He is said to have been buried in this cemetery without monument, at his own request.

    [124] Mrs. CARTER and her mother died the same day of yellow fever, said to have been the first and only cases of that disease that ever occured in Newburgh. John ANDERSON, the husband and father, was a merchant and forwarder, with dock and store on the southwest corner of what is now Third & Front Street, and sailed the sloop "Eliza." During the war of the Revolution, he was an enlisted "boatman" on the Hudson and engaged with his sloop in the transportation of continental stores, etc. His children by his wife Mary SMITH were Elizabeth (Mrs. CARTER), John, Jr., & Benjamin. John, Jr., married Mary WOODWARD, and Benjamin married Mary, daughter of Phineas BOWMAN. John, Jr., married (second) Charity WOODWARD and had several children. He was a man of standing and reputation, and was President of the Village in 1802. He removed to Hoboken in 1803-4, and died in New York, Feb 10, 1840, aged "78 yrs, 9 mos, 8 dys." Frederic Roostback ANDERSON, of New York, was his son by his second wife. The late Hiram ANDERSON, dealer in carpets, 99 Bowery, was grandson - son of his son, John ANDERSON, Jr. Several pages could be written about John ANDERSON without telling in full the incidents in his long and useful life.

    [125] Son of Benj. SMITH, who was the son of James SMITH, who purchased in 1749, the farm now covered by the City of Newburgh between First & South Streets, whereon he laid out the township of Washington. It was at the house of the father that Steuben Lodge of F. & A. M. held it's communications

    [126] Second wife of Jonathan CARTER. She left issue, one child, Elizabeth, who became the wife of Ward M. GAZLAY

    [127] This the fourth Mrs. FOSTER was Ruth TARBELL. Mr. FOSTER was a native of L. I. It was at his house that the first "class" of the M. E. Church was organized in Newburgh in 1789

    [128] Nathaniel P. EMMET was a baker. Lieutenant in the Village Guards.

    [129] Son of Daniel NIVEN, as distinguished from Daniel NIVEN, Jr., the later was the father of Thornton M. NIVEN, and nephew of Daniel NIVEN. George was the grandfather of the late Mrs. Chancey DEPEW of N. Y. He was a lawyer

    [130] Daniel NIVEN was a native of Scotland. He served in the army of the Revolution as Captain of Engineers, and became a member of the "Society of the Cincinnati". He located at Newburgh after the disbandment of the army and engaged in milling at West Newburg, and in farming. He had sons, George W., and Charles. The former noted above and the latter at one time Sheriff of the County.

    [131] Jason ROGERS came from New London, Conn., in 1785 or '86, and engaged in ship building. The first horse-boat on the Newburgh Ferry, the Moses Rogers, was built by him in 1816. Lieut-Col. Jason ROGERS, of Louisville, Ky., was his oldest son, and was in service in the war with Mexico. Capt. James ROGERS was in the U. S. Navy. The entire family was remarkable for solidity of character and patriotic citizenship, the father himself being a soldier in the ranks at Fort Trumbull when New London was sacked by the British forces under Benedict ARNOLD. The family has no representative now living in Newburgh.

    [132] Mother of the late Thomas McALLES

    [133] Gen. John McLEAN lived in what is now sometimes called "the WYCKOFF Place," junction of Montgomery and Water Streets. His father was an early settler in what is now Blooming-Grove. His daughter married William ROSS, the noted lawyer and politician of Newburgh in the early part of the current century.

    [134] A descendant of Richard ALBERTSON, who was one of the number to whom the second charter of the Glebe was issued in 1752.

    [135] Henry VELTMAN was a mason. The mason work of the old First M. E. Church on Second Street was executed by him.

    [136] Son of Capt. Samuel BELKNAP, already noted. He was at one time engaged in the freighting business.

    [137] John E. PARMALEE was a merchant in Water Street. His wife was daughter of William H. SMITH. Mrs. Jed HORTON is a daughter. Remains removed since above was written; now in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

    [138] Daniel SMITH was engaged in the freighting business from Balmville from 1804-1820

    [139] Daughter of Phillip FRENEAU, a poet of the Revolutionary era.

    [140] At one time cashier of the Bank of Newburgh. His son, Peter Freneau HUNN, was a lawyer, surveyer, Justice of the Peace, etc.

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