Dillon Cemetery 

Rt. 21 South, Shortsville, NY

 

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Also known as Greenhouse Cemetery, and by locals, sometimes referred to it as the "Bee Sting" Cemetery.    Thanks to M. Kelly [deceased]  & Ron Hanley for the contribution of this cemetery!

Those names that have a KEY     are listed on another page of an 1891 newspaper listing of persons buried in the Greenhouse or Dillon Cemetery.  Click on THIS KEY and it will take you to this page!   To see Pictures of headstones for this cemetery, please click on

"This ancient burial yard is in the town of Hopewell, near the Manchester line, one mile south of Shortsville.  It is one of the oldest graveyards in Ontario County, and contains the earthly remains of some of the worthy pioneers of this section.  These inscriptions will be of interest to many of the old time families."    from  Shortsville Enterprise  1891

 

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?AULSH? Unknown died Dec 16, ????   (possibly Galusha?)
ABBEY    Abigail died Mar 6, 1834;  4y,5m,22d; d/o Jet & Clarissa; on same stone as Angelina & Jet Jr.
ABBEY     Angelina died Nov 8, 1826;  2y,5m,19d; d/o Jet & Clarissa; on same stone as Abigail & Jet Jr.
ABBEY      Clarissa died Apr 29, 1863;  64y,4m,6d; w/o Jet Sr.
ABBEY    Jet Jr. died Mar 17, 1834;  1y,11m,3d ; s/o Jet & Clarissa; on same stone as Angelina & Abigail
ABBEY    Jet Sr. died Dec 4, 1859;  64y,11m,18d; h/o Clarissa
ALDRICH      Miron died Apr 20, 1819;  5y; s/o John & Sarah
ALDRICH      Sarah died Dec 26, 1815;  21y; w/o John
ANDREWS       Albion          died Mar 24, 1863;  16y, 2m; s/o Heman & Esther DEY
ANDREWS       Betsey May 15, 1792 - Aug 18, 1874; w/o Harris; nee DRAKE
ANDREWS       Harris Oct 7, 1789 - Oct 4, 1873; h/o Betsey
ANDREWS        Heman J. died Mar 31, 1869;  2y, 5m; s/o Heman & Esther D. 
ANDREWS       Richard died Dec 14, 1838;  14y;  s/o Harris & Betsey  (stones reads  14y)
ANDREWS       Ruth 1761 - Feb 27, 1817;  56y; w/o Samuel; nee BLACKMER
ANDREWS            Samuel died Mar 9, 1854;  38y, 5m, 12d   (see notes on attached sheet)
ANDREWS       Samuel 1753 - Dec 30, 1845;  93y;  h/o Ruth BLACKMER; Rev. War Soldier
ARCHER          Anna died May 24, 1835;  33y; w/o Garner
ARCHER            Anna died May 14, 1860;  84y; w/o Jonathan
ARCHER            Jonathan died Aug 4, 1817;  44y; h/o Anna
ARCHER        Rebecca A. died May 7, 1818;  8 y; d/o Jonathan & Anna
ARMSTRONG  Matthew died Oct 14, 1814;  1y; s/o George & Phebe
BAKER      Sarah C. died Mar 21, 1863;  22y; d/o Zara & Eunice
BAKER       William Duane died May 19, 1865;  22y,6m; s/o Zara & Eunice
BAKER       Zara died Feb 6, 1857;  49y,5m; h/o Eunice
BOWEN Willie died Aug 30, 1850; 5m; s/o W. & C.
BOYD             Ruth died July 8, 1843;  26y; w/o Isaac  (paper had Aug 26, not date or age)
BROWN     Emily Augusta died Aug 16, 1841;  1y; d/o John & Esther
BROWN     Willie died Aug 30 1856;  5m; s/o W. & C. 
BRYANT                 Albert W. died Apr 29, 1877;  31y
BRYANT    Ann died Mar 23, 1831;  29y; w/o William
BRYANT    Helen Celestia died June 21, 1834;  6y; d/o William & Ann
BRYANT    Josephine N. died Sept 29, 1851;  2y, 9m; d/o Wm. & Mary
BRYANT        Mary W. May 27, 1806 - Dec 27, 1883; w/o Wm.; nee CONE
BRYANT    Ozias Cone died Aug 7, 1837;  12 days; s/o Wm. & Mary
BRYANT   William Sept 7, 1795 - Feb 22, 1883; h/o Ann  (The Bryant burial area are enclosed by a substantial fence)
BRYANT    William N. died Oct 1, 1851;  9y, 1m, 11d; s/o Wm. & Mary
BUNDAY Francis G. died Apr 1, 1835;  5y,4m,28d
BUSH             Andrew M. June 25, 1800 - Oct 19, 1848; h/o Jane
BUSH             Jane died Aug 11, 1865;  66y; w/o Andrew
BUSH             May Amanda died Sept 25, 1846;  15y; d/o Andrew & Jane
CANFIELD    Asa died Sept 26, 1826;  19y, 6m,15d; s/o Wm. & Dorcus
CANFIELD      Benjamin died Aug 25, 1799;  57y  (stone spells as Bengamin)
CANFIELD    Dorcus died May 5, 1857;  73y,8m,2d; w/o William
CANFIELD    Miriam  (Mrs.) died Mar 16, 1795;  45y
CANFIELD    William Dec 14, 1778 - Aug 26, 1839; h/o Dorcas
CHAMBERLAIN  Margaret died June 9, 1845;  27y,3m; w/o Miles; d/o B & C DILLON
CLARK Benjamin died Apr 18, 1815;  39y
CLARK      Betsey died Aug 17, 1813;  39y; w/o Samuel; nee DRAKE
COOPER    Bathsheba died Jan 27, 1827;  16y, 6m; w/o John; sister to Addelyda DECKER
DILLON     Benjamin died Apr 15, 1866;  78y; h/o Christine
DILLON    Jane died Nov 22, 1826;  2y; d/o Benjamin & Christine
DILLON        John died Apr 8, 1827;  69y; h/o Phebe
DILLON    John Jr. died June 21, 1813;  23y; s/o John & Phebe
DILLON       Joshua died July 22, 1825;  24y
DILLON     Moses Apr 30, 1762 - Mar 24, 1813;  50y
DILLON        Phebe died Aug 18, 1848;   87y; w/o John
DILLON    Sarah died Mar 21, 1814;  77y; w/o Matthew
DILLON    William died July 26, 1814;  46y
ETHERIDGE  Amy died Sept 3, 1815;  16y,8m; d/o Joseph & Lucy
FAUROT       Anna died Dec 31, 1878;  73y; d/o Jacob & Jennette PEREGO  (listed on Preigo Monument)
FAUROT       Eliza died Sept 6, 1879;  67y; d/o Jacob & Jennette PEREGO   (listed on the Preigo Monument)
FAUROT          Hannah died Feb 23, 1840;  85y; w/o John
FAUROT          Henry died May 18, 1856;  23y or 73y, 2m, 18d; h/o Rhoda
FAUROT          John  died Oct 11, 1842;  85y; h/o Hannah
FAUROT          Julia A. died Nov 7, 1853;  32y,6m; w/o Stephen B.
FAUROT          Rhoda died Mar 25, 1878;  83y,15d; w/o Henry
FINCH        Samuel died Nov 12, 1809;  15y; s/o Albert & Lydia
GARDNER        Charles died Feb 19, 1854;  6y, 9m; adopted s/o Edward & Phebe WHITE
GARDNER        Elizabeth died May 3, 1863;  79y,10m, 8d; w/o Jacob; nee ANDREWS
GARDNER       Jacob J. died Apr 1, 1841;  56y; h/o Elizabeth
GARDNER       Romulous died Mar 30, 1832;  4y; s/o Jacob & Elizabeth
GREGORY    Sylvester died July 2, 1817;  8y; s/o A & A
HALSTED         Leah died Apr 6, 1834;  37y; w/o P. B.
HALSTED    William R. died Sept 19, 1844;  21y; s/o P. B. & Leah
   
HANNA          Oliver P. died Dec 29, 1864;  44y
HANNAY    Elizabeth Hannah died Sept 8, 1808; 63y; w/o William
HANNAY    Harriet died Feb 9, 1832;  7y; d/o Jackson & Priscilla
HANNAY    Jackson died Mar 2, 1859;  82y; h/o Priscilla
HANNAY    Priscilla Aug 20, 1831;  45y; w/o Jackson
HANNAY    Sarah Anna died May 8, 1804,  20y; w/o Wm. Jr.; d/o Edward & Anna PARKER
HANNAY    William Jr. died Apr 18, 1817;  44y; has footstone of W. H.
HANNAY    William died Mar 8, 1818;  78y
HARRIS       William Byron died Apr 5, 1850;  6y, 8m, 14d; s/o Wm.  H. & Mary P.
HERRINGTON  Galusha H. Jr. died Dec 16, 1817;  10m; s/o Galusha & Polly
HERSEY         Idala died Sept 15, 1817;  5y,1m,17d; d/o Gideon & Idala
HILL            Hannah died Apr 11, 1815;  23y, 9m,22d; w/o John; d/o Edward & Anna PARKER
HOLMES     Mary died Dec 20, 1850;  24y, 3m, 29d; w/o Randall R.
HUBBARD  Martha died Aug 29, 1817;  57y; w/o Moses
JACKSON    Aurelia died Aug 6, 1819;  34y; w/o Jonathan
KELLOGG Eliza Ann died Oct 30, 1845;  41y, 11m,21d; w/o Henry
KELLOGG    John J. died June 17, 1824;  6y; s/o John & Elanor 
KNOWLES  Lewis A. died Mar 27, 1869;  Co. G, 18th NY  Vol. - CW Vet
LATTING   Eliza Mar 10, 1831 - Aug 1, 1841
LATTING    Elizabeth Apr 18, 1801 - Nov 5, 1855; w/o Joseph; nee TOBIAS
LATTING    George W. Aug 30 ,1832 - Sept 5, 1854
LATTING    Joseph Dec 25, 1975 - July 24, 1883; h/o Elizabeth TOBIAS
LATTING    Margaret Mar 2, 1828 - Aug 24, 1888
LATTING    Warren May 16, 1834 - Dec 24, 1885
LOCKWOOD    David died Aug 29, 1808;  36y
MAGOWEN    William died Nov 14, 1814;  42y
MARLING     John M. Jr. died June 17, 1812;  2y; s/o John & Margaret
MARSH           Roxana died Jan 13, 1865;  44y  
MARSH         Sally died July 28, 1855;  64y; w/o Samuel
MC KNUTT   Isaac died Mar 16, 1820;  17y; s/o James & Jane
MC KNUTT  Jane W. died Apr 4, 1822;  56y; w/o James     stone broken
MINER        Betsey died Mar 11, 1868;  20y, 3m; w/o Ezra  (buried with her infant)
NEWTON     Semanthe died July 15, 1839;  10y; d/o Proctor & Mary
NORTON    Polly died Sept 20, 1817;  44y; w/o Giles
PARKER    Anna died Feb 8, 1845;  86y; w/o Edward
PARKER    Anne died July 16, 1804;  4y; d/o Edward & Anne
PARKER    Betsey died Mar 17,1833;  40; w/o Joseph
PARKER    Edward died Apr 13, 1820;  68y; h/o Anna
PARKER    Edward died Aug 5, 1809;  16y; s/o Edward & Anna
PARKER   Joseph died Aug 23, 1834;  39y; s/o Edward & Anna
PARKER    William died Aug 8, 1808;  21y
PENDRY    James died Aug 25, 1815;  35y
PEREGO    Charlotte died Apr 13, 1877;  66y; d/o Jacob & Jennette
PEREGO Jacob died Nov 23, 1864;  87y; h/o Jennette
PEREGO Jacob died Feb 9, 1857;  36y; s/o Jacob & Jennette
PEREGO Jennette died Nov 20, 1864;  78y; w/o Jacob
PEREGO Joseph   died Feb 18, 1888;  78y; brother of Hannah WILLIAMS & Melinda SEAMAN
PIXLEY     Margaret died Feb 26, 1821;  25y; w/o James: d/o James & Jane MC KNUTT
QUAYLE        John T. died Apr 20, 1869;  32y
REDFIELD          Eliza died Mar 8, 1882;  58y; w/o Ezra
REDFIELD     Ezra died Sept 14, 1812;  58y; h/o Eliza
REDFIELD          Ezra Feb 12, 1812 - Nov 9, 1893; h/o Lucy A. BOLSTER
REDFIELD     Lucy A. Sept 12, 1806 - Oct 14, 1851;  44y; w/o Ezra; nee BOLSTER
REDFIELD  Sarah L. died Aug 5, 1873;  16y,8m,21d; d/o Ezra & Eliza
RYAN     Alva died Feb 4, 1816;  16y; s/o Timothy & Anna
RYAN     James died Dec 10, 1824;  46y
RYAN          Timothy died May 12, 1814;  66y; "2nd known bee sting death in North America"
SEAVER   Louisa A. died Aug 25, 1838;  26y
SHA             Hannah died Jan 19, 1826;  55y; w/o Anson
SHURTCLIFFE      George no dates;  Co. C. 2nd NY Pro. Calv.  - Civil War Vet   (Congressional headstone)
STARR Elisha can not read
STARR      Henry A. died Sept 14, 1821;  12y; s/o Elisha & Nancy
STARR      Nancy died Sept 21, 1821;  36y; "Erected to the Memory of Nancy, consort of Elisha Starr"
TOTTEN         Lucretia died Jan 22, 1820;  21y; "Erected to the memory of Lucretia w/o Isaac Totten"
UNKNOWN Male died 1812;  35y
VAN DER GRIFT    Adaline M. died Oct 7, 1836,  5m, 3d; d/o Elijah & Amanda
VAN DER GRIFT  Amanda M. died May  6, 1836;  27y; w/o Elijah
WARDWELL David 1830 - 1890; h/o Sarah
WARDWELL   Esther died Sept 2, 1877;  27y; d/o David & Sarah
WARDWELL Sarah 1836 - 1886; w/o David; nee REYNOLDS
WARFIELD    Caroline died Feb 11, 1841;  30y; w/o John
WELLS           John M. died Oct 16, 1851;   2m, 12d; s/o John W. & A.
WELLS          Jonas W. died Dec 28, 1851;  28y,5m,16d
WHEELER    William Jr. died June 20, 1820;  17y; s/o William & Lydia
WHITE          Charles  died Sept 17, 1845;  1y, 5m; s/o Edward & Phebe 
WHITE          Edward 1810 - Apr 26, 1867; (stone has 1868); h/o Phebe GARDNER; Father
WHITE                Edward  J. 1856 - 1899; brother
WHITE         Edward  J. died July 4, 1848;  6y; s/o Edward & Phebe
WHITE               Phebe 1816 - 1892; w/o Edward; nee GARDNER; Mother
WHITE          Sarah E. died June 17, 1848;  8y, 4m, 5d; d/o Edward & Phebe
WILLIAMS Hannah died Dec 14, 1880; 73y; w/o R. Williams
WOOD     Siren died Apr 5, 1858;  66y, 11m, 5d

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