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Barber Cemetery

Westport, Essex County, New York

DIRECTIONS: From Route 9N, take the Camp Dudley Road to the Barber Road. Then turn onto Ferry Landing Way. The cemetery is located on the west side of the road in Barber's RV Park.

COORDINATES: N 44° 09.21' (NOTE: This first coordinate does not look accurate!)    W 073° 24.332'

NOTES:

BARBER
JOSEPH H.
son of
Alanson & Harriet
BARBER,
died Feb. 7th 1837,
aged 4 yrs. & 10 mos.
Tread softly this hallowed ground
Pale sorrow child lies here
Ye who have felt misfortune fre?h
Here peace and (broken)

BARBER
HARRIET,
Wife of
ALANSON BARBER
DIED
Oct. 26, 1847
Æ 38 yrs.
Thou art gone to the grave but
we will not deplore thee
Thogh (sic) sorrow and darkness
incompass (sic) the tomb.
The Savior has passed thro (sic)
the portals before thee
And the lamp of his love
Thy guide ... doom.

BARBER
ALANSON BARBER,
Died
Feb. 21, 1844.
Æ 43 y'rs.
Thou art gone to the grave but ..wrong to dep / lore thee
Since God was thy ransom thy ... & guide He gave thee & took thee & soon will restore thee
Where death hath no sting since the Saviour hath / died.

BARBER
WILLIAM W.
son of
Alanson & Harriet
BARBER
died Feb. 24, 1836
aged 6 months.

BARBER
WILLIAM H.
son of A. & H.
Barber Died Dec. 10,
1842 aged 2 yrs.
9 mo.
(NOTE: There is a very worn inscription on the bottom of this stone.)

BARBER
BRAZIER
son of
Alanson & Harriet
BARBER
died Dec. 23, 1846
Æ 3 yrs. & 4 mo.
This lovely bud so young so fair
Called hence by early doom
Just came to show how sweet a flower
In paradise could bloom.

HAMMOND
Bryon son of
Gideon & Huldah
Hammond died
[July 1, 1804 or 1801]
(NOTE: This stone is extremely eroded and hard to read. This is probably the son listed on the main stone with dates "1808/9 - 1811/12".)

UNKNOWN
There is a small stone with no apparent writing on it.

BARBER
SALLY
daugh. of Hezekiah
& Huldah Barber
died March 14, 1816
in her 21 year

BARBER
HULDAH
wife of
Hezekiah BARBER
DIED
(NOTE: This stone is broken and in 2 pieces.)

BARBER
HEZEKIAH
BARBER died
Sept. 26, 1810 in his
47 year
Where mourning friends do come and weep
Beloved dear a Father sleeps
He sleeps in death till God's own word
Awaits the saints to meet their / Lord.

HAMMOND
HULDAH
wife of
Gideon Hammond
died April 14, 1813
aged 21 years

UNKNOWN
There is a small stone with no apparent writing on it.

BARBER

BARBER
MAJOR HEZEKIAH BARBER 1783/4 9/26/1810
HULDAH FRISBIE BARBER 1764 2/4/1839
CHILD OF ABOVE 1786/7 1788/9
DAUGHTER SALLY 1795/6 3/14/1816
DAUGHTER HULDAH BARBER HAMMOND 1791/2 4/14/1813
SON OF HULDAH AND GIDEON HAMMOND 1808/9 1811/2
ALONSON BARBER 1801 2/21/1844
WIFE HARRIET HASKELL BARBER 1809 10/26/1847
SON JOSEPH H. BARBER 4/1832 2/7/1837
SON WILLIAM W. BARBER 2/1835 2/24/1836
SON WILLIAM H. BARBER 2/1840 12/10/1842
SON BRAZIER BARBER 8/1843 12/23/1846