New York Tombstone Transcription Project
Smith Family Plot
Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York
DIRECTIONS: This cemetery is located 200 yards northwest of the parking lot for East Trail to Giant Mountain on Route 9, 1.2 miles south of New Russia, Town of Elizabethtown. Only 3 stones remain in 2010, apparently there were more at one time.
- This cemetery was orinigally transcribed by Lucy Horton PAYNE.
- She wrote, "This is a private plot located on the main road South of New Russia, probably in the Town of Elizabethtown."
- In 2010, only three stones remain.
Samson b. May 13, 1774 d. April 9, 1840
Wife Pamela B. d. July 28, 1828 AE 42 yrs.
Wife Eliza B.
Dau. Viola d. May 12, 1863 AE 3-2-23
SAMSON SMITH, Born May 14, 1774, Died April (illegible-chipped- 9?) 1840 (Modern "U.S. Veteran" flag holder)
PAMELIA B., Wife of Samson Smith, Died July 28, 1828 AE 42
VIOLA, Daughter of Abel and Eliza B. SMITH, Died May 12, 1863, AE 3 yrs, 2 mos, 20 days