Northern New York Tombstone Transcription Project
William Ralph Son of Norman T. & Ann ARNOLD Died Mar. 21, 1886 Aged 16 Yrs 1 Mo 19 Ds.
NOTE: There is an inscription on the side which is illegible due to erosion.
Alfred W. 1887 - 1978
Gertrude 1886 - 1971
Alfred W. and Gertrude
Lie here in the land they held so dear,
In them the trees rejoice,
And of them, animals have no fear.
Augustus GOODSPEED Born Oct. 9, 1833 Died Jan. 6, 1892 A member of Co D 17 Regt. Vermont Volunteers
One by one earth's ties are broken
As we see our love decay
And the hopes so fondly cherished
Brighten but to pass away.
Rebecca F. Wife of Augustus GOODSPEED, Daughter of WM. & Sophia GALUSHA, Died Aug. 17, 1858 AE 19 Years & 9 M'os.
Infant Son of Augustus & Rebecca F. GOODSPEED Died July 21, 1856
Gone but not forgotten Elias GOODSPEED Died Apr 9, 1870 AE 89 Yrs. A veteran of the war of 1812 Our Father
Lucinda Wife of Elias GOODSPEED Died May 5, 1854 AE 76 yrs.
Thus much - and 'tis enough to know,
Saints are completely blest;
Have done with sin, and care, and woe
And with their Savoiur rest.
(NOTE: This stone is lying flat on the ground.)
Our Mother Polly A. Wife of Nathaniel GOODSPEED, Died May 30, 1865 AE 57 Y'rs. 3 Mo's. & 19 D's.
This grave so deep and cold,
Doth my dear wife's form enfold,
Her spirit far away hath flown,
And I am left on earth alone.
Adelaid Daughter of Nathaniel & Polly A. GOODSPEED Died Apr. 2, 1860 AE 11 y'rs. 1 m'o. & 3 ds.
Dearest Sister, thou hast left us,
Here thy loss we deeply feel,
But tis God that hath bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.
Herbert Son of Nathaniel & Polly A. GOODSPEED Died April 17, 1860 AE 7 y'rs. 5 m'os & 15 d's.
Go sweet child thy savior calls thee,
From these scenes of pain and woe,
All thy sufferings here are ended,
And thy work is done below.
Mary Dau. of Nathaniel & Polly A. GOODSPEED Died Apr. 5, 1871 Aged 27 yrs.
Go home my friends, dry up your tears
I must lie here till Christ appears.
William Son of Nathaniel & Polly GOODSPEED Died Aug. 17, 1864 AE  Y'rs. 7 M'os. & 18 Days
(NOTE: This stone is lying flat on the ground. It is quite eroded.)
Our Father Nathaniel GOODSPEED Died Feb. 22, 1888 AE 81 Y'rs. 2 M's. & 6 Days
He is gone, safe in the arms of Jesus
Safe in the promised land.
Nathaniel GOODSPEED Died Dec. 25, 1834 AE 85 years & 6 m'os. A Revolutionary Soldier
Also Abigail, His Wife Died Oct. 14, 1837 AE 92 years & 2 m'os.
May they rest in peace until the resurection morn.
Uncle Roswell GOODSPEED Born Jan. 20, 1835 Died Aug. 1, 1910
Be ye therefore also ready, for in such an
hour as ye think not, the son of man cometh.
Elenor A. Daughter of S. & M. WATSON Died April 10, 1860 AE 2 y'rs 6 m'os & 25 d's.
Little hearts forever stainless
Little hands as pure as they
Little feet by angels guided,
Never a forbidding way.
George S. Son of S. & M. WATSON Died April 9, 1860 AE 1 y'r 1 m'o & 24 d's.
They are going ever going,
Leaving many a lonley (sic) spot,
But tis Jesus who has called them
Suffer and forbid them not.