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Bessboro Cemetery or Old Burying Ground

Westport, Essex County, New York


DIRECTIONS: Located in the Town of Westport, between Lake Champlain and RT 9N & 22, just north of the south entrance to Arsenal Road. (Arsenal Road is a short U-shaped road.)

COORDINATES: N 44° 10.734'    W 073° 25.797'

NOTES:

BARNES
Elizabeth    BARNES   Died July 20, 1833   In the sixtieth yr. of her age.

BARNES
Jeduthan BARNES   Died March 3, 1846   Age 70

BARNES
Elizabeth BARNES   Died March 11, 1813   Age 18 years old

BARNES
Sally Jane    daughter of    Jeduthan & Elizabeth    Barnes    died    June the 11th
(NOTE: The rest of the stone is buried.)

CALHOON
Eunice   Daughter of Joel A. & Perlina CALHOON   Died March 1826   9 days old

COLE
On the left side: Edward COLE   Died Jan 27, 1833   Æ 81 years
On the right side:
Sarah   Wife of Edward COLE   Died Oct 28, 1832   Æ 85 years
On the bottom:
Both from Warren, Rhode Island

COLE
Ursula   Daughter of William & Ann COLE   Died ... 1819,   Æ 3 yrs. & 9 mos.

COLE
Paul COLE   Died Jan 15, 1857   Aged 82 Y'rs.

CULVER
Mary M.   daughter of Amos & Sally CULVER   died March the 23 1810   aged 10 days.

CULVER
Charlotte   Daughter of Amos & Sally CULVER   Died August 21, 1822.   Aged 2 years.

DURFEY
Roby.   Wife of Amos A. DURFEY   Died Feb 3rd, 1822   In the 28 year of her age.

DURFEY
Charlotte   Daughter of Amos & Roby DURFEY   Died May the 1st, 1819   Aged 17 days

FISK
Jane A. REYNOLDS   Wife of Geo. W. FISK   Died March 7, 1862,   Æ 35 y'rs.

FRISBIE
Sacred to (Probably the memory of) Jabez FRISBIE   Who died March 16, 1844.   In the 42 year of his age.

FRISBIE
Elizabeth   daugh. of Jabez & Eliza A. FRISBIE   died Jan. 23, 1828   Æ 6 months.

GREELEY
In memory of Lucy   daughter of John & Lois GREELEY   Died Nov 10, 1835   In the 18th year of her age

HAVENS
Charlotte   Wife of Asa HAVENS   died Oct 19, 1844   Æ 40 y'rs.

HOWARD
In memory of    Kendrick HOWARD   who died    Nov. 11, 1817 in the    21 year of his age.

JONES
Thomas D. JONES   Died May 17, 1818   In the 25 year of his age

LOVELAND
Sally & Charles Loveland   Children of Margaret Loveland

SNOW
Dorcas   Wife of Benj. SNOW   Died Aug. 3, 1881   in her 64 year.

WOOD
Josiah Fisher   Wife of Edward F. WOOD   Died May 9, 1811   aged 27

WOOD
Sally   Daughter of Josiah FISHER and Edward WOOD

WOOD
In memory of Sally dau. of    [Josiah] Fi[s]her & wife of Edward F. Wood   who died May 9   1811 aged 27.
(NOTE: This stone is not listed in the early transcription the way I read it. I believe it is the same stone as the two above except I believe the inscription is slightly different.)