Lansingburg Cemetery, Rensselaer County

NEW YORK STATE RECORDS

(Inscriptions from the Old Lansingburg Cemetery, Rensselaer County,
N. Y.)

The following list made in the summer of 1915 by a genealogist experienced in such work is believed to be as correct a one, and as complete as can now be made, without excavations. Many of the stones are broken. Here lie the bodies of some of the founders of Troy and Lansingburgh; patriots of 1776 and 1812, and many early citizens.

Joseph Abraham, died 7 March, 1858, aged 31 years.

Eleanor, daughter of Thomas and Mary Abrams, died 29 December, 1851, aged 22 years.

Ann Louisa, only child of Rev. John and Delia Alley, died 4 March, 1840, aged 4 years, 7 months.

Elizabeth, wife of the late Samuel Armstrong, died 30 October. 1857, aged 60 years, 11 days.

Robert Armstrong, died 12 August, 1815, aged 64 years.

Mathias Askins, died 25 April, 1849, aged 44 years, 3 months, 6 days.

________, wife of Michael Backus, daughter of John and Rebecca Clark, died 5 December, 1825, aged 21 years, 7 months, 12 days.

William A. Banker, died 24 February, 1842, aged 33 years.

Charles, son of Ebenczer C. and Harriet Barton, born 1 August, 1832, died 23 February, 1842.

Turner Barton, born 24 May, 1796, died 13 August, 1873.

Louisa Barton, died 12 January, 1864, aged 60 years.

Prudence Barton, born Warren, Rhode Island, 22 October, 1753, died Lansingburgh, 29 November, 1845.

Thomas Bassel, died 25 May, 1825, aged 71 years.

Thomas Baxter, Jr., son of 7 nomas Baxter, died 11 October, 1835, aged 24 years.

Mary Ann, daughter of Joseph and Sarah Beddoe, died 1 September, 1859, aged 7 years, 5 days.

Mrs. Miriam Beebe, amiable consort of Dr. Lewis Beebe, died 4 June, 1 794., aged 40 years.

Margaret Bell, wife of William Bell, died 21 January, 1796, aged 35 years, 1 month, 2 days.

Polly Ann Dodds, wife of Jared A. Benjamin, died 7 January, 1847, aged 31 years.

John Bennett, died 17 October, 1849, aged 43 years, 10 months, 14 days.

Elbridge Berry, died 28 August, 1828, aged 27 years.

Huldah Bishop, died 7 March, 1845, aged 27 years.

Peter C. Blasdel, died 25 April, 1861, aged 79 years, 19 days.

Nancy, wife of Peter Blasdel, died 24 April, 1875, aged 76 years, 19 days.

Joseph Bradley, died 9 November, 1803, aged 62 years. Buried on Eli Judson's lot.

William Bradshaw, died 26 October, 1826, aged 52 years.

Amos Brest, 20 March, 1816-17, May, 1854.

Sarah E. Eycleshiner, wife of Amos Brest, 13 November, 1827 — 27 March, 1852.

Lucius, son of Amos and Sarah Brest, aged 5 years.

Luther Brown, died 1 March, 1821, aged 32 years.

William F. Brown, Private H. Co., Eighth Regiment cavalry, died 5 August, 1884, aged 53.

Mrs. Elizabeth, wife of Dr. Abel Bugbey, died 4 August, 1805, aged 39 years.

Alfred Burlingham, Co. C, Second N. Y. S. V., died 15 July, 1892, aged 48 years.  

Mrs. Dorothy Burnham, consort of Joshua Burnharn, died 1 August, 1795, aged 28 years, 1 month, 12 days.

Capt. Henry Norman Burnham, died 23 November, 1833, aged 28 years, 9 months, 17 days.

Jenny A., wife of K. Lewis Burns, died 29 May, 1885, aged 31 years.

Sarah, wife of John Cable, died 18 October, 1788, aged 35 years.

.Julia Jane, wife of John Carter, born 1 April, 1812, died 25 July, 1847.

John M. Caswell, died 4 September, 1857, aged 80 years, 2 days.

Eunice, wife of John M. Caswell, died 1 July, 1862, aged 83 years, 5 months, 19 days.

Charlotte Augusta, daughter of John M. and Eunice Caswell

Asenath, wife of Asa L. Caswell, died 4 May, 1864, aged 82 years, 7 months.

Solomon S. Caswell, born Woodstock, Conn., 22 September, 1770, died at Troy, 10 June, 1850.

Sophia, wife of Ernmcns Caswell, died 16 June, 1856, aged 59 years, 5 months, 13 days.

Samuel Chase, merchant from Providence, died 6 August, 1789, aged 32 years.

William Chase of Rhode Island, died 17 December, 1815, aged 87 years.

Martha, wife of Elijah Chichester, died 19 January, 1849, aged 53 years.

Rev. Elijah Chichester, died 21 August, 1855, aged 78 years.

Mrs. Lydia Chichester, died 8 October, 1817, aged 37 years.

Nahum C. Choate of Cornish, New Hampshire, died in Schaghticoke, 28 June, 1813, aged 22 years.

John C. Choate, died 13 February, 1817, aged 83 years.

Francis Choate, worthy member of the Baptist church, died 1 October, 1810, aged 55 years.

Adalaide V., daughter of Allen and Emily Clark, born 12 February, 1840, died 10 January, 1843.

William J., son of Charles and Nancy Clute, died 4 September, 1850, aged 19 years.

Matthew Clute, died 6 February, 1860, aged 20 years, 5 months, 22 days.

Capt. Samuel Cogswell, killed by accidental discharge of a gun, 24 August, 1790, aged 37. Distinguished as an officer, a citizen, a friend and a Christian, for true patriotism, strict integrity and able manners and all the social virtues, he lived much beloved and died greatly lamented by a large and respectable circle of relatives and friends.

Arnold Cole, died 9 October, 1842, aged 58 years.

Nancy, wife of Arnold Cole, died 26 November, 1839, aged 54 years.

The wife of Dwelle Cole, Elvira Preston, born 23 February, 1821, died 12 April, 1842, aged 1 years, 1 month, 1 day.

Hiram, son of Dwelle and Elvira Cole.

Sarah Amelia, daughter of S. B. and Vianna Cornstock, died 14 September, 1842, aged 5 months.

Ann Cooke, wife of John Cooke and daughter of Matthew Gillespie, died 21 August, 1838, aged 39 years.

William K. Cooper of Bristol, England, born 27 May, 1808, died 8 November, 1874.

J. T. Cooper, Co. A, Thirtieth N. Y. Infantry.

Parnel Crittenden, formerly of Guilford, Conn., died 17 August, 1828, aged 72 years.

Richard Alexander, son of James and Ellen Cross, aged 8 months.

Helen Curran, died 21 May, 1817, aged 15 years.

Emeline Curran, died 20 December, 1841, aged 13 years.

Benjamin Danforth, died 11 February, 1834, aged 50 years.

Stephen De Groff, born 24 January, 1801, died 8 July, 1874.

Sarah De Groff, born 2 October, 1801, died 2 October, 1874.

John, son of Stephen and Sarah De Groff, died 6 February, 1843, aged 3 years, 4 days.

William H. De Groff, died 22 April, 1835, aged 11 months, 24 days.

Charles De Groff, 2 years, 5 months.

Stephen De Groff, died 14 September, 1829, 11 months, 8 days.

Penelope, wife of Myndert De GrofT, died 31 October, 1839, aged 66 years.

James DeGrofF, died 26 August, 1844, aged 50 years.

William Denison, died 12 September, 1793, aged 56 years.

Imanel J. De Souza, native of Portugal, died 3 July, 1806, aged 39 years.

Catherine, wife of Peter Dihm, died 16 October, 1818, aged 55 years.

Mrs. Eva Dole, wife of David Dole, died 1 1 February, 1829, aged 36 years, 6 months.

Horace Adelbert, infant son of John and Mary A. Dole, died 21 July, 1844, aged two years, 1 month, 18 days.

James Dole, died 5 November, 1821 aged 71 years.

William Dow of Scotland, killed by a fall off a bank of ground, 13 August, 1855, aged 22 years.

Catharine, wife of John Drake, died 16 September, 1845, aged 88 years.

Polly, wife of John Eastwood, a pious professor of religion in the Baptist connection who died 20 September, 1810, aged 31 years.

John, son of __ , 2 years, 3 months.

Miriam, wife of Abel B. Eaton, born Westford, Mass., died 29July, 1841, aged 34 years.

Miss N. Eldridge, died 15 February, 1868, aged 74 years,

Adelaide, also Gertrude, daughters of Jason and Rebecca Ellis.

John Erwin, died 19 December, 1842, aged 32 years, 10 months.

Eliza M., wife of B. Fancher, born 2 February, 1863, died 28 November, 1884.

Samuel N. Fancher, died 3 July, 1849, aged 58 years.

Mary Ann, wife of John Felshaw, died 1 1 April, 1852, aged 42 years, 1 month, 18 days.

Ellen, wife of David Ferguson, died 22 April, 1865, aged 22 years, 6 months.  

Henry Fields, died \S May, 1845, aged 72 years, 7 months.

Rufus Fisher, died 10 August, 1856, aged 75 years, vlary, wife of _______

Sarah, wife of Andrew Follett, died 24 November, 1855, aged 73 years, 10 months, 30 days.

Chauncey D., son of Joseph B. and Mary Ann Follett, died 17 April, 1846, aged 3 years, 9 months, 4 days.

Eli D. Ford, died 9 June, 1840, aged 55 years.

Taylor Fordham, died 8 June, 1838, aged sixty-six years, 11 months, 17 days.

Harriet B., wife of E. C. H. Foster, born 23 May, 1.824, died 21 June, 1850.

A. D. Gardner, Co. I, 102 N. Y. infantry.

James Giles, died 7 October, 181 1, aged 25 years.

Capt. Hiram S. Gillespie, 4 July, 1806—1 April, 1855.

Matthew Gillespie, died 25 December, 1839, aged 67 years.

William Gilmore, died 28 August, 1852, aged 66 years.

Alida, his wife, died 16 May, 1865, aged 75 years, 11 months.

Mary Adalinc, wife of Benjamin B. Goewey, died 19 January, 1855, aged 39 years, 7 months, 15 days.

Joseph Golden, died 21 August, 1830, aged 57 years.

Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Golden, aged 60 years.

William, son of Joseph Golden, aged 60 years.

William, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Golden, aged 36 years.

Alvah, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Golden, age d 30 years.

Shubael Gorham, died Wednesday, 18 April, 1821, aged 69 years.

William Ely Gorton, son of R. E. & M. E. Gorton, died 8 March, 1842, aged 17 months, 4 days.

Louis and Libbie Gramm.

William Guest, died 21 February, 1836, aged 73 years.

John Haggarty, died 18 July, 1825, aged 64 years.

Bridget, his wife
William, his son

Luke Hall, died 26 March, 1838, aged 53 years.

Anthony P. Hamilton, died 14 August, 1851, aged 28 years.

Amelia Adaline, wife of _____

Anthony P. Hamilton, Jr., (buried in Arnold Cole's lot.)

Elijah Hanson, died 8 March 181 1, aged 66 years.

James Hamilton, died July 1787, aged 75 years, 8 months.

Mrs. Delia Maria Hart, daughter of James Dole and amiable consort of Mr. Richard P. Hart of Cambridge. She died at her father's house in the village of Troy on the 2d of July 1805, aged 21 years. Buried on Dole lot.

Catharine, wife of William Hatfield, died 28 Nov. 1841, aged 37 years, 5 months, 25 days.

Marville Hawkins, died 8 Jan. 1849, 46 years, 7 months.

Margaret, wife of Marville Hawkins, died 6 July 1852, aged 60 years, 5 months, 3 days.

William S. Hawkins, died 19 April 1867. aged 26 years.

William, son of Sarah and John Heacock, born 21 Jan. 1824, died 15 Feb. 1833.

William Hedges, died 20 Dec. 1846, aged 71 years.

Sally Ann, wife of Charles B. Heimstreet, died 6 Dec. 1860, aged 48 years, 5 months, 18 days.

James Hickok, Died 14 May 1823, aged 66 years.

Mrs. Horatio Hickok, consort of 10 Oct. 1810, aged 30 years.

Ezra Hickok, died 16 Nov. 1787, aged 22 years.

Ezra Hickok, Sr., 29 May 1794, aged 79.

William Hickok, son of Ezra and Eliza Hickok, 30 Dec. 1797, aged 30 years.

Elizabeth, consort of Captain Ezra Hickok, 24 Aug. 1801, aged 68 years.

Ezra Hickok, Esq., died 22 April 1807, aged 70 years.

Benjamin Hill, died 13 July 1820, aged 56 years, 9 months.

Gideon Hinman, died May 1809, aged 85 years.

Sarah H., wife of Jesse Tallrnan, died 29 August, 1 842, aged 33 years.

Sarah, wife of Charles Tann, died 11 April, 1847, aged 30 years.

Guam Tanner, died 9 July, 1852, aged 96 years.

Charity, wife of Guam Tanner, died 24 August, 1852, aged 85 years.

Hester E., wife of James Taylor and daughter of William H. and Catharine Hatfield, born 24 October, 1830, died 9 November, 1866.

Julia Tibbits, daughter of George and Sarah Tibbits, died 27 April, 1791, aged 14 months, 27 days.

James W. Tilson, died 28 September, 1847, aged 28 years.

Solomon Tinslar, died 6 October, 1834, aged 64 years.

Isaac Tinslar, died 27 February, 1848, aged 53 years.

Lydia Kane, wife of Isaac Tinslar, died 1 1 April, 1831, aged 21 years.

Julia Ann, wife of Lemuel H. Tup!er, died 8 March, 1838, aged 36 years.

Thomas Turner, died 7 February, 1833, aged 70 years.

Sarah, his wife
Jane, his daughter

Daniel Tuttle, 17 May, 1841, aged 72 years.

Eliza, wife of William Vanderkar, died 23 February, 1841, aged 27 years.

Sarah, wife of Jared Vanderkar, died 25 May, 1846, aged 19 years, 14 months.

Mariah, wife of Jared Vanderkar, died 21 May, 1838, aged 25 years, 5 months.

Simon Van Kleek, died 26 May, 1859, aged 69 years, 3 months.

Alexander Van Pelt, bom 28 November, 1768. died 21 May, 1849.

Hannah H., wife of Alexander Van Pelt, born 21 June, 1765, died 28 May, 1852.

Flores Bancker Van Vleck, 1801 — 1891.

Eliza, wife of Flores Bancker Van Vleck, died 20 November, 1851, aged 53 years, 3 months, 15 days. Their children, Emily M., Margaret Maria, F. Abbott, Josiah Kellogg.

Robert, son of Peter and Louisa Waggoner, died 25 March, 1845, aged 1 year.

Sarah Jane, daughter of Peter and Louisa Waggoner, aged 2 years.

Daniel David Campbell, son of Peter and Louisa Waggoner, aged 3 years, 10 months.

Louisa M. Holmes, wife of Peter Waggoner, 1814-1892.

Robert D. Waggoner, their son, 1846-1887.

Peter Waggoner, died 7 July, 1854, aged 49 years.

Caroline, wife of Peter Waggoner, died 30 March, 1849, aged 31 years, 7 months, 28 days.

Evenczer W. Walbridge, died 23 March, 1856, aged 77 years.

James Wallace, died 3 September, 1822, aged 86 years.

Hannah, wife of James Wallace, died 22 November, 1825, aged 89 years.

Isaac Wallace, died 3 December, 1856, aged 79 years, 10 months.

John 0. Walsh, born February, 1803, died 23 March, 1841.

Thomas S. Walsh, born March, 1770, died 28 June, 1843.

William Walsh, died 1 May, 1828, aged 50 years.

Alexander Walsh, died 14 November, 1820, aged 83 years

Harriet M. Ward, died 28 October. 1841, aged 15 years, 10 months, 12 days.

Amanda Louisa, daughter of Nicholas and Phebe Weaver, aged 2 years.

Nicholas Weaver, died 29 June, 1878, aged 79 years.

Catharine Weaver, died 2 July, 1836, aged 27 years, 8 months.

Lewis Weaver, died 12 April, 1862.

Elizabeth, wife of Lewis Weaver, aged 92 years, 2 months.

John Weaver, died 7 May, 1816, aged 21 years, 3 months, 24 days.

Parker Weaver, died 28 October, 1807, aged 65 years, 7 months.

Lewis S. West, died 24 January, 1851, aged 22 years.

Lucretia, wife of Sylvanus West, died 22 September, 1851, aged 39 years.

Sylvanus West, died 30 July, 1843, aged 38 years.

Philip Wickware, died 30 January, 1855, aged 78 years.

Eleanor, wife of Philip Wickware, died 1 March, 1855, aged 62 years.

Charles Edgar, son of Elijah and Margaret Wickware, died 15 November, 1838, aged 1 year, 5 months, 10 days.

Reuben Willard, died 13 July, 1831, aged 66 years.

Mrs. Susan, wife of Rev. Elijah F. Willey, died 22 July, 1833, aged 49 years, 2 months, 22 days.

Emeline A. Woodworth, died 27 November, 1844, aged 21 years, 4 months.
Catharine C.
Edward K.
Sarah M.
Charles and Eddy.

Elias and Catharine, children of William and Catharine C. Wright. Inscriptions all on one monument on Parmelee lot.

Jane Elizabeth, daughter of Jesse C. and Lousea Young, died 29 June, 1849, aged 25 years, 3 months, 3 days.

Henrietta Young, died 13 August, 1844, aged 16 years, 8 months, 1 1 days.

William H. Zufelt, died 29 April, 1857, aged 29 years, 4 months.

 
SOURCE:  Vol. VI, No 9, September 1916 Genealogy: a journal of American ancestry

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