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Blow Sugar Bush Graveyard

Altona, Clinton County, New York
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NOTES:

AVERILL
Ella E. WOOD / Wife of Leonard E. AVERILL / 1856 - 1894 /
And Baby /
(also two headstones, one with "Mother" and the other blank. All surrounded by broken wire fence.)

CHAMBERLAIN
Mary, Wife of / Lewis CHAMBERLAIN, / Died / Dec. 10, 1870, / In the 61st year of / her age. /

DAVIS
(Square & Compass) / Frederick DAVIS / Died / June 21, 1865, / AE. 75 y'rs. /
Unto God the Lord belong the /
issues from death. / Psalms, 68, 20 /

PYPER
Grover C. / Son of / Joseph & Zoa / PYPER, / died Oct. 22, 1883, / AE. 13 Mo's. / (In a small lot fenced with wood, but entirely down.)

THORNTON
Wallace, / Son of / M. & S. THORNTON, / Died / Sept. 27, 1868, / AE. 23 ys. 5 ms. & 16 ds. /

WOOD
Presilla WOOD / Died / Apr. 19, 1863, / Aged 55 years /

WOOD
Sarah / Wife of Simeon WOOD, / Died / Sept. 11, 1867, / AE. 80. / (NOTE: Her maiden name was SMITH. Simeon WOOD is buried in the Douglas Cem., Altona.)

WOOD
John WOOD, / Died / Dec. 10, 1867, / AE. 45 Y'rs. /
There the wicked sease (sic) from troubling; /
And there the weary be at rest. /

WOOD
Carrie WOOD. / Died / Apr. 11, 1882. / Ae. 17 Ms. /
Weep not papa and /
mamma for me, /
For I am waiting in /
heaven for thee. /

WOOD
Joseph J. / Son of / John & Jane H. / WOOD. / Died / Nov. 18, 1877, / Aged 12 years, / & 6 days. /
Gone but not forgotten. /
Footstone: J.J.W. /

WOOD
Angela L. / Daughter of / J. & J. WOOD, / Died / Feb. 13, 1856 / AE. 7 ms. & 22 d. /
Frankie / Son of / J. & J. WOOD, / Died / Mar. 18, 1862, / AE. 1 month /

WRIGHT
Ebenezer WRIGHT / Died / Mar. 25, 1864, / AE. 65 Y'rs. /
He was the first settler /
in Dist. No. 3, where he lived /
up to the time of his death. /
(NOTE: He married Matilda K., daughter of Simeon Wood. Co. Hist. p. 200. She was the first child born in Altona, May 30, 1802. p. 199.)



Source: McLellan Cemetery Records