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Big Hollow Cemetery
a.k.a. Beers Cemetery

Moriah, Essex County, New York
DIRECTIONS: At 2.85 miles south of Moriah Corners turn east onto Lang Road. The cemetery is located at the end of the dirt road 1.5 miles from the South Moriah Road. (The last 0.1 miles is on unimproved road.)

COORDINATES: 44° 00.323N    073° 28.372W

NOTES:

ALLEN
In Memory Of     ABEL ALLEN     A Soldier of the     Revolution who     DIED     Apr. 2, 1843.     Aged 87 years.     (DAR flag holder near marker)

ALLEN
MARY,     Wife of     ABEL ALLEN     DIED     Apr. 5, 1855,     Æ 94 yrs.

ALLEN
ABEL ALLEN     DIED     NOV. 6, 1848     Æ. 50.

BEERS
North side:
BENJAMIN BEERS     DIED     NOV. 1, 1875,     Æ. 79 YRS
SUSANNAH.     HIS WIFE     DIED AUG. 11, 1892     Æ. 82 YRS
West side:
ROSELLA     DIED    1829, Æ. 2 YRS
JANE, DIED     1829, Æ 1 YEAR
CAROLINE, DIED     1838     Æ 1 YEAR
ADELINE, DIED     1841, Æ 7 YRS
East side:
BYRON     DIED     1855, Æ. 15 YRS.
HARRIET, DIED     1863, Æ 14 YRS
GEORGE W. DIED     1864, Æ 38 YRS.
HORACE, DIED     1870, Æ. 26 YRS
Footstones:
ADELINE
HARRIET
BYRON
HORACE
FATHER & MOTHER

BEERS
BENNIE     Son of     SETH & NELLIE     BEERS     DIED     Sept. 1, 1888     Æ. 2 Yr 2 M     inscription

BEERS
Crossed cannons     GEORGE W. BEERS     DIED     Jan. 1, 1864     Æ 33 yrs.     Pri Co. [H 34th Inf. Reg. NY]     (cracked)

BEERS
MINERVA A.     Daut of     SETH & NELLIE     BEERS     DIED     Jan. 1_, ___8    Æ. 16 yrs 9 m 23 Dys     inscription (broken through the date)
(NOTE: An earlier transcription lists the date of death as Jan. 14, 1898.)

COLBEY
HATTIE C. WINTERS     Wife of     FRANK COLBEY     BORN    Nov. 26, 18[60]     DIED     Feb. 11, 1881    She has gone never to return.    (broken through DOB)

LAING
JOHN LAING     1852 - 1933

LANG
EFFIE LANG     WIFE OF     JOHN LANG     1851 – 1919     Gone but not forgotten.

McGINNESS
ELMORE L. McGINNESS     PRIVATE CO K 156TH     DEPOT BRIGADE     CAMP JACKSON SO. CAROLINA      ENLISTED SEPT 9, 1918     BORN JAN. 23, 1893     DIED IN SERVICE OCT. 4, 1918

SPRAGUE
JEMIMA STANTON     WIFE OF     WILLIS SPRAGUE     BORN     MAR. 26, 1820     DIED     AUG. 7, 1890     inscription

WINTERS
HANNAH WINTERS     DEAR GRANDMOTHER     1825   1913

WINTERS
HORATIO M. WINTERS     BORN     NOV. 11, 1818     DIED     MAY 14, 1882     He has gone but not forgotten.

WOODS
LEAFY WINTERS     WIFE OF     ASHLEY WOODS.     DIED     FEBY 8, 1861     (cracked) Æ 21 Y[RS]
MINERVA A.     DAUGHTER OF     A. & L. WOODS.     DIED DEC. 13, 1864     Æ. 5 YRS