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Estes Cemetery

Keene, Essex County, New York
DIRECTIONS: This cemetery is located on the former Estes farm in Keene Valley.

NOTES:

DARLING
Truman    son of N. & A.    d. May 17, 1867    Æ 9 mo. 8 days.

ESTES
James    Sept. 23, 1842 - Oct. 17, 1921
Eliza B.    Wife of James    Dec. 2, 1852 -
Ralph Wesley    b. Mar. 4, 1895    d. Aug. 17, 1912.    "Lead Kindly Light"
Josie    no date    "Nearer My God To Thee"    NOTE: There is a lamb on the top of this stone.
Byron    no date    NOTE: There is a lamb on the top of this stone.
Nellie Lucena    dau. of J.H. & L. B.    d. Aug. 30, 1885    Æ 26 days    "With the angels in Heaven"
Otis    d. June 18, 1892    Æ 78 yrs.    "At rest"
Rhoda Ann    wife of Otis    d. Apr. 18, 1888    Æ 71 yrs.    "Gone home"
Rhoda O.    daughter of O. & R. A.    d. July 26, 1863    Æ 17 yrs.    "My rest is in heaven, My home is not hear.(sic)"

LAMB
Elmer E.    son of L. S. & L.    Æ 10 days.
Nora F.    dau. of L. S. & L.    d. Mar. 7, 1877    Æ 7 y 4 mo.    "Earth's rude storms hath chilled the blossom / But she blooms for us on high."
Sylvia A.    wife of Levis S.    d. Aug. 4, 1861    Æ 23 yrs. 4 mos.
Louisa    wife of L.S.    d. Oct. 31, 1901    Æ 57 yrs.
Levi S.    1834 - 1916    Co. C. 118th N.Y.S. Vols.

LUSK
Lavinia    wife of Hiram LUSK    d. July 16, 1863    Æ 36 yrs. 8 mo.
Alvin C.    d. Apr. 16, 1874    Æ 24 yrs.

MARTIN
Alice    d. July 3, 1901    Æ2 yr. 6 mos.
Lester    d. July 5, 1901    Æ 5 yrs. 4 mos.
Laura A.    d. Apr. 29, 1901    Æ 26 yrs.
Vernon L.    d. Jan. 9, 1962    Æ 61 yrs. (NOTE: This handwritten entry was added later. The date of death is very difficult to read.)

MERRILL
Alson    b. June 14, 1866    d. Sept. 22, 1890
Diana    wife of Shubael P.    d. June 13, 1853    Æ 3-11-16    "And I heard a voice from Heaven saying unto me "Write - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord for thus sayeth the spirit ----" (under sod)
Hiram H.    son of Shubael P. & Diana MERRILL    d. Mar. 11, 1849    Æ 5 m 7 d    "I take these little lambs said He and lay them on my breast. Protection they shall find in me In me be ever blest."
Infant Dau. of Shubael P. & Diana MERRILL    b.7 d. May 6, 1850
Infant Son of Shubael P. & Diana MERRILL    d. Aug. 11, 1851    Æ 8 days

PERRY
Eli B.    b. Dec. 26, 1802    d. Aug. 28, 1881
Nancy    wife of Eli    b. Aug. 8, 1818    d. Mar. 1, 1885

PHELPS
Orson S.    b. May 6, 1816    d. Apr. 13, 1905
Lorinda LAMB    His Wife    b. Jan. 24, 1828    d.
Edmund F. PHELPS    1850 - 1934

ROGERS
John    d. Feb. 8, 1882    Æ 45    Co. C. 97th N.Y. Vol.
Lydia DAVIS    Wife of Isaac    d. May 15, 1889    Æ 60 yrs.

S[PR]INGFFLAND
Mary Permelia    wife of H. T.    d. June 9, 1863    30th yr.

WASHBORN
William    d. Feb. 27, 1871    Æ 73 yrs.

WASHBOND
Permelia    Wife of William    d. Feb. 8, 1865    Æ 63 yrs.
"Farewell dear friends my spirit rest
In yonder region blest
And waits to welcome to that shore
My kindred to their rest."