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Beekmantown, Clinton County, New York
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BALDWIN
Betsey E. / Wife of / E. P. BALDWIN, / Died / May 31, 1883. / AE. 78 Y'rs. /

BARNES
In Memory of / Jeremiah BARNES / who died Aug. 24, / 1840, / In the 84 year / of his age. / (See Tuttle's "3 Centuries--" p. 268)

BARNES
In memory of Phebe, / Consort of Jeremiah / BARNES, who died / Feb. 10th, 1827, in the / 67th year of her age. / (Phebe SCHELINGER, born in Lanesboro, Mass.)

BARNES
In memory of / Noah, / son of Jeremiah and / Phebe BARNES, who died / July 9th 1817, in the 24th / year of his age. /

BARNES
In memory of / Betsey, / daughter of Jeremiah / and Phebe BARNES, who / died December 31st 1812, / in the 28th year of her age. /

BARNES
In memory of / Jeremiah Jr. / son of / Jeremiah & Mary B. / BARNES, / who died Aug. 10, / 1839 / Aged 11 mo. / 21 days. /

BARNES
Charles Arthur / son of / Jeremiah & / Mary BARNES. / Died / Mar. 6, 1853, / aged 5 yrs. & 2 mos. /
Lonely child lie here at rest, /
Christ called thee home /
when thought it best. /

BARNES
Henry BARNES, / Died / May 22, 18(80), / AE. 65 Ys. / (NOTE: May be 1860 or 1868 or 1888.)

BARNES??
... / Died / Oct. 1, 1856, / AE. 49 Ys. / (NOTE: Top gone -- possibly Martha E. , wife of Henry)

BARNES
Emely (sic) A. / daughter of / Henry & Martha E. / BARNES. / Died / April 21, 1842. / AE. 5 years 8 mo. /

BARNES
(side)
Jeremiah / 1785 - 1879 /
His Wife / Mary FARNSWORTH / 1801 - 1875 /
Fanny M. / Wife of / Wm. L. EMERSON / 1863 - 1934 /
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(side)
James F. BARNES / Born July 4, 1832 / Died Dec. 6, 1897 /
His Wife / Susan DICKINSON / Born Oct. 1, 1836 / Died Dec. 9, 1918 /
James L. / Aug. 12, 1861 / Nov. 28, 1902 /
Jeremiah D. / 1859 - 1921 /
His Wife / Louisa ARNOLD / 1856 - 1936 /
Headstone: Fanny /
Headstone: Jeremiah /
Headstone: Mary /
Headstone: Susan /
Headstone: James F. /
Headstone: Jeremiah D. /
Headstone: Louisa /

BARNES
William H. / Son of / N. W. & D. A. / BARNES, / Died / May 26, 1879, / Ae. 9 Y'rs. /
Darling Willie. /
Of such is the kingdom of heaven /

BARNES
James Lincoln BARNES / Aug. 12, 1862, / Nov. 28, 1902. /

CAMPBELL
Agness (sic) CAMPBELL / Died / Dec. 12, 1862, / AE. 21 y'rs. /
Erected by /
D. R. PARSONS. /

CONKEY
Fanny. / Wife of / Jonas CONKEY. / Died / Jan. 4, 1848. / In the 46 Year of / her age. /

ELKINS
(front)
Rev. David ELKINS, / Born / Feb. 24, 1802 / Died / Aug. 14, 1872. /
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(side)
Maria BARNES, / Wife of / Rev. David ELKINS, / Born / Dec. 8, 1805, / Died / Mar. 13, 1844. /
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(side)
Hannah M. EDWARDS, / Wife of / Rev. David ELKINS, / Born / Oct. 2, 1803, / Died / Dec. 3, 1881. /
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(back)
Alfred B. ELKINS, / Born / (worn) / Died / Mar. 14, 1881. /
(NOTE: badly weathered and some dates uncertain)

ELKINS
Maria, / the wife of / the Rev. D. ELKINS. / Died March 13, 1844. / Aged 32 years / 3 months & 5 days. /

ELKINS
Sacred / To the Memory of / Jacob ELKINS, / who died / Aug. 30, 1863, / in the / 86th Year of his age. /

ELKINS
Ruth, / Wife of / Jacob ELKINS, / Died / Dec. 23, 1868, / Ae. 87 yrs. /

FARNSWORTH
James FARNSWORTH / died / March 16, / 1848. / Ae. 68 ys. /

FARNSWORTH
Elizabeth, / Wife of / James FARNSWORTH / Died / Sept. 7, 1872, / Ae. 90 Ys. /

FARNSWORTH
Margaret FARNSWORTH / Died / Oct. 14, 1860. / Ae. 50 Yrs. /

FARNSWORTH
(front)
Philip L. FARNSWORTH / Died / Feb. 2, 1892, / Ae. 71 Ys. /
Phebe M. BARNES / His Wife / Died Sept. 16, 1851, / Ae. 31 Ys. & 4 Ms. /
Delia P. WOODWARD / His Wife / Died Apr. 27, 1886, / Ae. 58 Ys. & 9 Ms. /
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(side)
Benjamin S. / FARNSWORTH / Born Aug. 22, 1862. / Died May. 17, 1894. /
May A. PAYNE / Wife of / B. S. FARNSWORTH / Died / Jan. 6, 1890, / Ae. 25 Ys. /
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Fay FARNSWORTH / Died / Nov. 28, 1873, / Ae. 25 Ys. & 3 Ms. /
Headstone: D.P.W. /
Headstone: P.M.B. /
Headstone: F.F. /
Headstone: May /

FARNSWORTH
(front)
J. H. FARNSWORTH / Died / Sept. 20, 1891, / Ae. 45 Ys & 6 Ms. /
His Wife / Lucy A. / 1848 - 1919 /
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(side)
Jessie Fay / Dau. of / J. H. & Lucy / FARNSWORTH / Born Sept. 4, 1883, / Died July 29, 1893. /
Ida May / Dau. of / J. H. & Lucy / FARNSWORTH / Born Mar. 10, 1885, / Died Apr. 9, 1905. /
Headstone: Lucy A. /
Headstone: Jessie Fay /
Headstone: Ida May /

GILBERT
In Memory of / Betsey GILLBERT, (sic) who / Departed this life June 1st / 1814; aged 27 years. / Wife of Dwight GILLBERT. (sic) /
(NOTE: Dwight GILBERT was an Innkeeper. See Hurd's "History of Clinton & Franklin Counties.")

GORHAM
In / memory of / Samuel GORHAM / who died January / 15th 1835, / aged 34 years. /

GORHAM
In memory of / Nathan Allen / son of / Samuel and Laura / GORHAM, / who died July / 26th 1834, / aged 3 years / and 6 months. /
This lovely bud /
So young and fair /
Is called by early doom /
Just come to show /
how sweet a flower /
In Paradise would bloom. /

GORHAM
W. P. GORHAM / Born June 23, 1835, (blank) /
His Wife / Clarisa (sic) A. / Born Oct. 23, 1833   Died May 28, 1899. /

GORHAM
(front)
George W. GORHAM / Died / Nov. 23, 1864 / Age 56 Yrs. /
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(side)
Jane A. GORHAM / Born / Jan. 7, 1814, / Died / (space) /
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(side)
Benjamin F. / Died / Nov. 25, 1842. / Age 2 yrs 5 mos. /
George W. / Died / May 25, 1835, / Age 7 mos. /
Headstone: B.F.G. /
Headstone: J.A.G. /
Headstone: G.W.G. /

GORHAM
Benjamin F. / Son of / G. W. & J. A. GORHAM / Died / May 25, 1842. / AE. 2 yrs. & 5 mos. /

KIRBY
Waity. / Wife of / Daniel KIRBY, / Died Aug. 20, 1843; / In the 55 year of her age. /

MILLER
Abraham MILLER / Died / May 16, 1869, / AE. 77. /

MILLER
In memory of / Mrs. MILLER, / wife of / Abraham MILLER, / who died Dec. / 14th 1837, / aged 46 years. /

MILLER
Ethelienda (sic) P. / Wife of / Abraham MILLER, / Died / Jan. 15, 1860, / AE. 52. /

MILLER
Hunting MILLER, / Died / Sept. 20, 1876, / AE. 69. /
"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." /

MILLER
Bertha E. / daughter of / Clinton U. & E. J. / MILLER / Died / Oct. 11, 1875, / Ae. 7 Y'rs. /

MILLER
Willie E. / Died / Oct. 29, 1863, / Ae. 2 ys. & 3 ms. /
Minerva H. / Died / Nov. 29, 1857, / Ae. 3 ms. /
Freddie. / Died / May 14, 1865, / Ae. 1 mo. /
Children of / Clinton & Eunice MILLER /

PARSONS
David PARSONS / Died / Sept. 4, 1856, / In the 79 year of / his age. /

PARSONS
Phebe, / Consort of / David PARSONS / Died Aug. 23, 1842, / In the 63d year / of her age. /
Here where an honoured parent sleeps /
Let no rude step intrude; /
For here remembrance bends and (weeps?) /
With love and gratitude. /

PARSONS
In Memory of / Edwin PARSONS, / (son of David & / Phebe PARSONS,) / who died Janry 19th / 1816. / aged 13 years. /

PARSONS
(front)
David R. PARSONS, Esq. / Died / Dec. 16, 1870, / AE. 51 Ys. 7 Ms. 15 Ds. /
Lillis M. / His Wife / Died / Mar. 19, 1887, / AE. 71 Ys. (NOTE: Lillis MASON)
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(side)
Wm. B. C. PARSONS. / Died / Mar. 23, 1895 / (NOTE: Born Beekmantown April 4, 1851)
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(side)
Darius M. PARSONS. / Capt. of Co. B. / 96 Regt. N.Y.S.V. / Died at White House Va. / June 17, / 1862, / AE. 24 Ys. 5 Ms. & 13 Ds. /
Frances Ada. Dau. of / D. R. & L. M. PARSONS, / Died Jan. 25, 1846, / AE. 8 Ms & 12 Ds. /
Headstone: D.R.P. / 1813 - 1870 /
Headstone: L.M.P. / 1815 - 1887 /
Headstone: D.M.P. / Vet. of / Civil War / 1838 - 1862 /
Headstone: F.A.P. / 1845 - 1846 /
Headstone: T.D.P. / 1848 - 1898 /

PRINDLE
Father. / Levi PRINDLE, / Died / Mar. 1, 1880, / Ae. 48. / Erected by his daughter Alvira /

STRATTON
In memory of / John STRATTON, Esq. / who died April / 26th 1821, / aged 76 years. /
My flesh shall slumber in the ground, /
Till the last trumpets joyful sound, /
Then burst the chains with such surprise, /
And in my Saviours image rise. /
(NOTE: See p. 318 & 431 of "Three Centuries")

STRATTON
In Memory of / Esther / Wife of / John STRATTON, Esq. / Died Aprl. (sic) 12, 1819, / Ae. 74 yrs. /
And since the night of deth (sic) has come, /
My flesh doth rest beneath the ground, /
And wait thy voice to rouse my tomb /
With sweet salvation in the sound. /

STRATTON
John STRATTON. / Died / April 8. 1844. / In the 69 Year / of his age. /
Here life and all its pleasures and /
Here mourners wander read and /
Soon each succeeds his fallen friend /
And in the same cold bed must sleep /

STRATTON
In / Memory of / Sidney / son of / Henry & Dorcas / STRATTON / died / Aug. 9, 1814, / Ae. 11 mos. / & 13 days. /

STRATTON
In / Memory of / Joel / son of / Henry & Dorcas / STRATTON / died / Sept. 21, 1814 / AE. 3 yrs. /

WAIT
In memory of / Polly, / consort of / Daniel WAIT, / who died Octr 26th / 1824, in the 40th / year of her age. /

WAIT
Zilpha WAIT, / Died Feb. 1st 1813; / aged 2 years, / daughter of Daniel / & Polly WAIT. /

WILSON
William, / son of / John & / Mary WILSON / died April 15th / 1811: / aged 1 year / 11 months / & 19 days. /




Source: McLellan Cemetery Records