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Military Turnpike Cemetery

Altona, Clinton County, New York
DIRECTIONS: This cemetery is located on the Military Turnpike .2 miles south of the interesection with the Atwood Road.

COORDINATES: N44° 48.798'    W 073° 35.719'

NOTES:

AVERILL
Infant. / daughr of / G. & A. / AVERILL. / Died / June 11, 1845. /

BRACE
Samuel BRACE / Died / Feb. 25, 1860, / AE. 83 y'rs. /
How beautiful he sleeps in death. /

BRACE
Julia Ann / Daughter of / James W. & Eunice / BRACE / Died June 29th / 1859 / AE 16 Yrs. & 11 mos. /
Sister thou art gone to rest. /

DANIELS
Joshua / DANIELS / died Feb. 3, / 1844 / Aged 77 years. / (NOTE: He kept a tavern on lot 103, Duerville.)

GOODSPEED
Phebe / Wife of / Charles GOODSPEED / died Dec. 17, 1832, / Aged 37 years. / (NOTE: Charles Goodspeed was the first schoolteacher. The first school was in Jeremiah Walker's log house.)

JOHNSON
Lydia / Wife of / Josiah JOHNSON / died / Nov. 19, 1842 / Aged 52 years. /
O come and view the mournful day /
See kindred friends are called away /
For death has come into our room /
And called our mother to the tomb. /

JOHNSON
Andrew P / Son of / J and L JOHNSON / died July 24, 1840 / in his 22 year /
Afflictions sore long time I bore /
Physicians were in vane (sic) /
But God was pleased to call me home /
And free me from my pain. /

JOHNSON
Alvin H, son / of Samuel & P. M. / JOHNSON died Oct. 8, / 1846 AE 2 yrs. / & 13 days. /

LEGIER
Adam, / son of / John & Ellen LEGIER / Died / July 18, 1854, / AE 19 Yrs. /

LEGIER
George, / son of / John & Ellen LEGIER / Died / Sept. 20, 1855, / AE 17 Y'rs. /

McKENNEY
James Mc.KENNEY / Died / Oct. 5, 1864, / AE. 64 y'rs. /
Blessed are the dead who die in the / Lord. /

MARSH
Stephen W. / Son of / S. & M. F. MARSH. / Died / April 4, 1861 / AE 5 yrs. 11 mos. /

MARSH
Lydia S. / Daughter of / S. & M. F. MARSH, / Died / July 8, 1861. / AE. 16 yrs. 8 mo. /

MARSH
Stephen G. MARSH, / Died / Sept. 14, 1863. / AE. 13 yrs. & 7 mos. /
God loves his children. /

MOTT
John MOTT / Died / Feb. 22, 1843. / Aged 78 years. / (NOTE: Kept tavern on lot 103, Duerville.)

MOTT
Tib(ith)ah / Wife of / John MOTT, / Died / Sept. 9, 1855, / AE. 79 Years. /

MOTT
Mary Ann / Wife of / Chester MOTT / died Nov. / 9th, 1842. / Aged 27 Years. /

MOTT
Mary Jane / daughter of / Chester & Mary Ann / MOTT / Died, April / 3d 1844. / Aged 2 Years. /
Loveley (sic) infant, happy dove, /
Thou hast gone to Christ above. /

NEWCOMB
Sacred to the memory of / Kezia NEWCOMB, who died Feb. / 20th 1822, in the 17th year of her age. /
Beneath this urn in soft repose /
To wait the final doom /
Lies a lov'd flower which like the rose /
Had but a transient bloom /
------
Hopes brightest scenes ware (sic) soon o'er cast /
By a thick sable cloud /
And the sweet flower retir'd at last /
For shelter in a shroud /

ROBERTS
To the memory of / Benjamin, / son of Joseph & / Sarah ROBERTS, / who died March / 29, 1822, / Aged 2 years. /
Lay here sweet babe and take thy rest /
Till thou should rise among the just. /

WALKER
Jerra / WALKER, / Died Jan. 1, / 1840 / AE 46 / (Jeremiah WALKER)

WALKER
Harriet, / Wife of / Jera WALKER / died / June 9, 1865, / AE. 68 Y'rs. /

WALKER
Phidella / daughter of / Jerra & Harriet / WALKER / died Dec. 8, 1833 / in her 19th year /

WALKER
Surmantha M. / Daughter of / Hiram & Rosetta / WALKER / Died / Apr. 2, 1858. / AE 6 yrs. 4 m's / & 16 days. /
Twas God who gave & took again, /
His grace shall sooth & ease our pain /
we kiss the rod his chastening own /
We taste afflictions honey Comb, /
Ere long we hope with Christ to reign /
And meet our darling child again. /
(NOTE: Hiram Walker was son of Jeremiah Walker.)



Source: McLellan Cemetery Records