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Woolsey Cemetery

Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York
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CRAIG
In memory of / Mr. John CRAIG who / died April 3d 1804 in / the 36th year of his / age. /
Footstone: Mr. / John / CRAIG /
(NOTE: He married Lodema RANSOM, dau. of John & Rhoda (PRATT) RANSOM. See Tuttle "Three Centureies" p. 43)

RANSOM
In memory of / John RANSOM Esq / who departed this / life May 28, 1806, / in the 62 year / of his age. /
Footstone: J.R. /

RANSOM
R.R.. /
Sacred to the Memory / of Mrs. Rhoda RANSOM / The faithful Wife of John RANSOM / Esqr and the affectionate Mo- / ther of his five Bereaved Children. / Died / August 21st 1802. / Aged 58 years 6 months & 9 days. /
She was beloved & respected in life /
and in death lamented by all /
Travellers. /
When you view this hallowed grou- / und /
Remember Death /
Footstone: Mrs. / Rhoda RANSOM /
(NOTE: See "Three Centuries" pp. 43 & 44.)

SCHENCK
Sacred / to the memory of / Capt. John SCHE[NCK] / who died in his / Countrys service / July 2d 18[13] / Aged 29 years. /
Far from his own family his /
remains were deposited in the Mausaleum of a friend. /
(NOTE: see "Three Centuries" p. 197. Name is given as Capt. John SCHENCK and death date is July 2, 1813.)

WOLSEY
Sacred to the Memory of / Mary WOOLSEY, / Daughter of Hnery L. WOOL / SAY & Eunice his wife, / Born January 19th. & / Died June 2nd, 1806. / Aged 4 Months & 14 Days. /
Sweet is the little angel's sleep, /
No more to mourn, no more to weep /
But foster'd in her Saviour's breats, /
Tastes endless joys supremely blest. /
Footstone: M.W. / 1806. /

WOOLSEY
In Memory of / Charles Edd WOOLSEY: / a lovely infant / Born Nov. 17 & Died Dec. 6th 1799 / Aged ... Days. /
The Red breast oft at ev'ning hours /
Shall kindly lend his little aid, /
With hoary moss & gather'd flow'rs /
To deck the ground where thou art laid. /
Footstone: C.E.W. /
(NOTE: Mrs. Rohrbach's list gives date of death as Dec. 5 & age 19 days.)

WOOLSAY
Here lies all that / could die of Katharine (sic) / Amelia WOOLSEY, / youngest daughter / of / M. L. WOOLSEY, and / Alida his wife; born / August 3d 1796; / died March 9th, / Aged 19 years, 5 / months & 25 days. /
She was lovely in life, /
Resign'd in death /
and we trust /
is rejoicing in Glory /
To those who knew her, a character is unneccesary. /
To those who knew her not, it would be aninstering (sic) /
Footstone: K.A.W. /
(NOTE: Mrs. Rohrbach's records give birth date as Aug. 8)



Source: McLellan Cemetery Records