Kress Cemetery

John Green Rd. south ofPorters Corners Rd. 

Barrington, Yates Co., NY

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KRESS, Sally  

died Mar 26, 1812; aged abt 20y; dau of John & Martha

Sally was buried on herfather's farm with no marker, after murdering 3 young children of John Pembroke,a widower, for whom she cared for Mr. Pembroke and his children. She thencut her own throat. She was not allowed to be buried on consecrated ground, soher father buried her.  There was no marker ever placed on her grave by her father, who cut down trees to cover her grave, toprotect it from being debased. There is no way of knowing today, of the burialplot for Sally. 

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