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Sand Hill Cemetery

Bangor, Franklin County, New York
DIRECTIONS: This cemetery is located on the Dyke Road 1.1 miles south of Route 11B at the intersection with the Baker Road.

COORDINATES: N 44° 48.001'   W 074° 22.489'

NOTES:

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(NOTE: There is a broken stone lying flat between Lavona KNAPP & Ella KEELER.)

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Lying flat & broken:   Delia   ?? (POSSIBLY EWINGS OR RIDER)   Died May 8, 1875   in her 6th year (NOTE: I should return and try this one with baby powder. It is in the lilac bush.)

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Died March 31, 1861   Aged 81 years (I was unable to read the name on this stone as it is so worn.)

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GRANDMOTHER   (NOTE: This stone is located between Benj. TOWER & Harvey DOTY.)

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GRANDFATHER   (NOTE: This stone is located between Benj. TOWER & Harvey DOTY.)

ADAMS
Abial ADAMS   Died May 17, 1859   AE 72 yrs.

ADAMS
Amanda M.   Wife of Charles ADAMS   Died November 6, 1864   Age 28 years & 4 months

ADAMS
C. ADAMS   Died April 22, 1891   AE 62 yrs.

ADAMS
G. (C) Meritt ADAMS   Died 1868 (NOTE: This stone is broken and lying flat. I was unable to read the rest.)

ADAMS
Helen HUTCHINS   Wife of Charles ADAMS   1839 - 1915

ADAMS
John Q.   Son of A. & S. ADAMS   Died Feb. 12, 1856   Age 15 yrs. 4 mos. & 14 (11) days
Sleep on dear boy and take thy rest
God called thee home, for he says best.
(NOTE: Buried near Abial & Susan ADAMS)

ADAMS
Meritt ADAMS   Died (NOTE: The rest of this stone is broken. It is lying flat on the ground.)

ADAMS
Susan ADAMS   Died Sept. 23, 1865   AE 65 Yrs. & 10 Mos. (Wife of Abial ADAMS)

ADAMS
Of such is the kingdom of Heaven
Susie A.   Daughter of Cha's. & Hellen ADAMS   Died May 25, 1876 (1875)   AE 9 yrs. 1 mo. 4 days

BLOOMER  
John B. BLOOMER   Died Nov. 10, 1885   AE 58 Yrs.   Co. A   98th Regt. N.Y. Vol.
Mary E.   His Wife   Died Jan. 15, 1902 AE 78 Yrs.
On the south side:
Edward E.   1885 (1865) - 1920
William B.   1853 - 1929
Malinda (Malina) E. 1861 - 1935
Footstones: (NOTE: The footstones are listed from left to right.) Malinda, William, Father, Mother

BORCE
Isa A. BORCE   Died July 9, 1870   AE 38 yrs.

BURNHAM
1921 - 1925 (NOTE: This is located right next to the headstone that says WELLER but has no dates or footstones.)

CADY
Amos R.   1855 - no date
Mary A. JAMISON   His Wife   1857 - 1885
Footstones:   Mary A., Baby   1880 - 1880, Roswell   1885 - 1886, Amos R.

CARLISLE
Leonard CARLISLE   1807 - 1866 (NOTE: Wolfe has this as Carlisle LEONARD.)
His Wife   Miranda   1808 - 1890
Adaline   1835 (1845) - 1943
Addison   1835 - 1835

COLLINS
Grandpa   William R. COLLINS   1867 - 1957

COONEY
Margaret ROBBINS   Wife of Peter COONEY   1843 - 1922

CORNISH
L. Jane   Wife of Alanson CORNISH   Died May 3, 1865   Age 70 yrs.

DODD
Helen F. DODD   1866 - 1932

DODD
Margaret   Daughter of J. & H. DODD   Sept. 24, 1903 - Sept. 27, 1903

DOTY
In Memory of Harvey (Henry) DOTY   Died July 29, 1877 Age 84 yrs. 6 mos.  
On the south side:

Tryphosia   His Wife   Died Aug. 9, 1885   Age 84 yrs.
Footstones
: Phoeba, Father

DOTY
Henry E. DOTY   Died March 12, 1854   In the 30th year of his age. (There is an inscription which is very worn and I am unable to read it.)

DOTY
Rosella   Wife of John D. DOTY   Died March 30, 1879   In her 50th year   Resting in the hope of a glorious resurrection

DOTY
Sarah   died June 7, 18_3   Daughter of Henry & Tryphosia DOTY

EWINGS
Esther PAINE   Wife of J. H. EWINGS   Died March 23, 1858   Age 43 yrs.
On the same stone:

Marin (Maria) WATKINS   2nd wife of J. H. EWINGS   Died December 3, 1901   Age 61 (69) yrs.   At Rest
(NOTE: This stone is lying in a pile near a lilac bush.)

EWINGS
J. Holland EWINGS   Died January 5, 1884   Aged 71 yrs.   At Rest   (NOTE: This stone is lying in a pile near a lilac bush.)

FAIRCHILD
Henry FAIRCHILD   Aug. 7, 1839 - October 12, 1921
Almyra R.   His Wife   Feb. 25, 1844 - July 18, 1899

FAIRCHILD
Mary F. (E.)   Daughter of C. & C. (H. & A.) FAIRCHILD   July 18, 1901 - Sept. 5, 1901 (Dec. 25, 1901)

FOSTER
Julia (E.) DOTY   Wife of Wm. H. FOSTER   Born Feb. 20, 1834   Died May (Nov.) 25, 1901

FOSTER
William H. FOSTER   Co. H   3 Regt. N.H. Vol. Inf.   Died June (Nov.) 13, 1907   Age 85 yrs.

HALEY
Ida   May   Died April 28, 1860   Aged 1 yr. 7 months
Julia L.   Died March 28, 1862   Age 2 mos.
Children of J. & T. HALEY

HARRINGTON
Harriett E. KNAPP   Wife of R. HARRINGTON   Died Dec. 19, 1892
Age 64 yrs.
Rice HARRINGTON   Died Aug. 26, 1906 Age 79 (78) yrs.
On the north side:

Clark   Died March 13, 1859   Age 3 mos.
Fred E.   Died February 9, 1864   Age 6 mos.

HASTINGS
Charlotte M.   Daughter of Thaddeus & Mary A. HASTINGS  
Died May (Nov.) 25, 1845   In her 11th year  
My friend (NOTE: The rest of this line is illegible.)
Dry up your tears
I must lie here till
Christ appears.

HASTINGS
Helen C.   Daughter of Thaddeus & Mary A. HASTINGS  
Died March 18, 1846   Age 1 yr. 10 mos.  
Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven

HASTINGS
Johnathan L.   Son of Thaddeus & Mary A. HASTINGS  
Died March 1 (4), 1843   In his 18th year
(NOTE:   The date of death may be 1813. There is an inscription on the bottom but the stone is too broken to read.)

HASTINGS
In Memory of Josiah HASTINGS   Who Died March 24, 1835   Aged 59 years

HASTINGS
Mary   Wife of Col. Josiah HASTINGS   Died February 16, 1845   Aged 64 (61) years

HAYS
Henriette C.  Dau. of R. & E. HAYS   died May 28, 1864   Age 5 yrs. 29 days  

HOLLAND
James H. HOLLAND   Died Jan. 9, 1884   AE 72 Yrs.   Buried in Iowa
Eliza A. ADAMS   His Wife   Died June 17, 1896   AE 77 Yrs.   At Rest
Footstone: Mother

JAMESON
William JAMESON   1813 - 1879
His Wife   Mary Ann BLOOMER   1835 - 1902
Footstones: William, Mary Ann

KEELER
Ella   Daughter of L. W. & Mary KEELER   Died   (NOTE: The rest of this stone is buried.)

KEELER
Myron H.   Died April 10, 1871   AE 16 yrs.
Marcious M. (N.)   Died Oct. 1, 1881   AE 37 Yrs.
Harriet KEELER   1840 - 1911
On the side:
Willard H. KEELER   Died July 29, 1894   AE 81 yrs.
Betsey   His Wife   Died Jan. 31, 1892   AE 76 yrs.
Jane S. KEELER   1839 - 1918
Footstones: Myron, Marcious, Father, Harriet, Jane

KENISON
Elias M.   Son of A. & S. KENISON   Died (April 4, _____)   Aged 4 yrs.   Erected by L. MILLS   (NOTE: This stone is badly worn and I was unable to read the date.)

KENISON
[Susiy] (Susan)   Wife of Abiatha KENISON   Died June 17, 1841   Age 27 yrs.

KERRY
John W.   1861 - 1909
Runa (Rena) COONEY   His Wife   1866 - 1959
Separate stone in the same lot:
Great Grandson
Keith W. RECORE   -1958-
Separate stone in the same lot:
Dewey & Amanda

KNAPP
Ann   Wife of Jonah KNAPP   Died December 7, 1844   In her 70 yr.

KNAPP
Hanna   Wife of John KNAPP   Died April 29, 1845   Age 52 yrs.

KNAPP
Hannah KNAPP   Died August 26, 1880   Age 53 yr’s  

KNAPP
Horace KNAPP   Died June 16, 1902   AE 94 Yrs.   Father
Separate stone next to this one:
Lavona (Livona)   Wife of Horace KNAPP   Died July 13, 1883 (1888)   AE 72 yrs.   Mother

KNAPP
John KNAPP   Died May 9, 1879 (1873)   (NOTE - This stone is buried, I cannot read the age.)

KNIGHT
Vera WELLER   Wife of John KNIGHT   Died Feb. 7, 1916   AE 20 yrs.   Gone to rest.

LEONARD
Julia A.   Daughter of M. & J. LEONARD   Died Sept. 7, 1848   Aged 9 years

LEONARD
Moses LEONARD   Died August 7, 1889   Age 83 yrs. 7 months
Julia   His Wife   Died April 21, 1890   Age 74 yrs. 8 mos.

LEONARD
Oren M.   Son of M. & J. LEONARD   Died Sept. 5, 1848   Aged 5 yrs.

MILLER
Bradford   Son of Elias & Larah (Sarah) MILLER   Died October 19, 1852   in his 3rd year.   (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom.)

MILLER
Dolly   Wife of George W. MILLER   Died July 7, 1845   In her 72nd year The longest life alas for soon it ends, get on   ? life ? bliss depend. (NOTE: I can’t determine the rest of this inscription.)

MILLER
Edward MILLER   1851 - 1908
Mary Ann   His Wife   1850 - 1893
Earl   Their Son   1902 - 1990
Fanny, Their Daughter   1876 - 1876
Footstones: Father, Mother

MILLER
Elias   Died Oct. 27, 1892   AE 83 yrs.  
On the south side:
Sarah   His Wife   Died Sept. 18, 1898 (Sept. 8, 1888)   In her 69th (68th) year

MILLER
George W. MILLER   Died November 11, 1854   In his 80th year.   (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription underneath it.)

MILLER
Louisa MILLER   Died February 15, 1879   In her 69th year

MILLER
Sarah J.   Daughter of Joseph & Anna MILLER   Died Nov. 6, 1886   AE 1 yr.   (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom.)
On the north side:
Fannie   Daughter of Joseph & Anna MILLER   Died Aug. 5, 1884   Age 6 (5) yrs. & 1 month

MILLER
Soloman W. MILLER   Died March 16, 1866   Age 63 yrs.
Fanny SARGENT   His Wife   Died Sept. 24, 1884   Age 81 yrs. & 5 mos.
Leaning against it is a broken stone:  

Fanny   Wife of Joel W. ??nass   Died July 1, 1866   Age 27 yrs. 1 month & 19 days

MOODY
Philenda J. MOODY   Died Nov. 11, 1879   AE 53 yrs. 2 mos. & 9 days
Jenette L. MOODY   Died Sep. 30, 1885   AE 34 yrs. 7 mos. 27 (20) days
On the south side:
Lawrence MOODY   Born Aug. 22, 1822   Died [May 10, 1881] (1861)   (NOTE: The year could be 1886.)
Stella P. MOODY   Died Feb. 10, 1861 (1864)     AE 1 yr.   6 mos. 8 ds.
Footstone: Mother
(NOTE: This stone is very, very worn.)

PAINE
Phebe   Wife of David (Daniel) PAINE   Died May 15, 1854 (Mar. 16, 1861)   Aged 75 years   (I am extremely uncertain of this information. The stone is very worn.)

PAINE
Daniel PAINE   died March 2, 1861   age illeg.

PATTERSON
(NOTE: According to an e-mail I received from Bob LaValley, the following people are also buried in Sand Hill Cemetery. I did not find stones for any of them.)
John W. PATTERSON   Born 1839 or 1840 in Duane, New York   Died Jan. 16, 1902 in Malone, New York    Undertaker D. J. Steward, Malone   Buried Jan. 18, 1902 at Sand Hill Cemetery   Father: Isaac PATTERSON   Mother: Polly PATTERSON   (NOTE: Click here to see his obituary from the Malone Farmer, Wednesday, 22 January 1902.)
His Wife: Maryetta PATTERSON   Born Dec. 25, 1835 in Duane, New York     Died Aug. 16, 1919 in Malone, New York    Buried Aug. 18, 1919 at Sand Hill Cemetery   Undertaker M. B. Royce, Bangor  (NOTE: Click here to see her obituary from The Malone Farmer, 20 August 1919.)
Loretta   Their Daughter

PRENTISS
Electa   Wife of Orlando PRENTISS  
Died February 2, 1845   In her 48th year
(NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom of the stone.)

PRENTISS
George T.   Son of Orlando & Electa PRENTISS  
Died March 29, 1834   Age 7 mos.

RIDER
(NOTE: The following footstones are listed from left to right.)
Footstone: Ethel L.   1884 - 1975
Footstone: Mary LAWRENCE   His Wife   1859 - 1935   (NOTE: This is the wife of Henry K. RIDER below.)
Footstone: Henry K.   1849 - 1911
Footstone: Holland K.   1823 - 1881
Footstone: Philomela   EDDY   His Wife   1819 - 1890
Footstone: Mary E.   1850 - 1933
Footstone: Julius P. EDDY   1823 - 1900

RIDER
G. Wellie   RIDER   Died February 19, 1850 (September 19, 1860)   Age 1 yr. 9 mos. & 19 days   Son of M.K. (J.H.) & P.M. RIDER

RIDER
Gilead RIDER   Died March 22, 1873   Age 89 yrs.
Betsey H.   Relict of Gilead RIDER   Died May 8, 1876   In her 95th year
She died as … (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom.)
Footstones
: Father, Mother

RIDER
Harriet M. (N.) RIDER   Died October 5, 1843   Aged 68 (16) yrs.   (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom.)

RIDER
Joshua L. RIDER   Died January 1, 1843   Age 27 yrs.
(NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom.)

RIDER
Janette   dau of Charles J. & Delia C. RIDER   Died January 20, 1845   Aged 3 yrs. (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom.)

RIDER
Mary H. (E.) RIDER   Died Sept. 2, 1842   Age 22 yrs.   (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom.)

RIDER
Samuel Gilead   Son of Chas. J. & D. (The rest is broken.)   Died January 20, 1870   (Age 17 years)

RIDER
Died January 20, 1870   Aged 17 yrs. (NOTE: This stone is broken into two pieces.)

RILEY
Frank J. RILEY   -1922-

RILEY
Ida May   died April 28, 1860   age 4 years 9 months
Julia L.   died March 28, 1858   age 2 years  
Children of J. & T. RILEY

ROYS
Martin ROYS   1830 - 1913
Mary A. ROACH   His Wife   1833 - 1912
On the back:
Lyman   Their Son   1858 - 1918
Footstones: Father, Mother, Lyman

ROYS
Rinaldo ROYS   1843 - 1911
Eveline HOLLAND   His Wife   1841 - 1950
Footstone: Rinaldo

SHUTTS
ELMER H. SHUTTS
NEW YORK   WAGONER
SUP   CO 327   INF
WORLD WAR I
AUG. 6, 1891 - SEPT. 16, 1962

STEELE
FLOYD E. STEELE
WORLD WAR I
B. R. T. 480
1888 - 1958
On the same stone:
Enola WELLER   His Wife   1891 - 1960
Footstone:
FLOYD E. STEELE
NEW YORK
PFC   34 CO.   TANK CORPS.
WORLD WAR I
MARCH 4, 1888 - OCTOBER 15, 1958
Separate stone in the same lot:
Frank J.   1866 - 1950
His Wife   Flavia WELLS   1866 -1940

STUART ??
(NOTE: This stone is upside down, lying flat on the ground between Anna STUART & Minnie L. STUART.)

STUART
(NOTE: This stone is broken & lying flat on the ground upside down between Anna & Minnie L. STUART. It is partially buried by sod.)

STUART
Anna   (NOTE: This stone is lying flat and the inscription is totally worn off.)

STUART
Anson R. STUART   Born Oct. 5, 1818   Died Sept. 13, 1892
Eliza A. DOTY   His Wife   Born May 17, 1826   Died Oct. 29 (9), 1910

STUART
Hattie L.   died May 2, 1876   (age unreadable)   Wife of G. H. STUART 

STUART
Harriet   Daughter of Luke & Anna STUART   Died February 23, 1846   Age 29 yrs.

STUART
Minnie L.   Wife of Berton (Burton) STUART   Born July 17, 1864   Died July 2, 1885   Gone but not forgotten

STUART
Wilbert L.   Son of A. & E. STUART   Died [Aug. 7, 1874] (May 7, 1866)   Age 2 yrs. 8 (6) mos. (NOTE: This stone is very worn. I have no idea what the dates are.)

STUART
William W.   Son of A. & E. STUART   (Died Jan. 26, 1860   AE 1 year 5 days.)   (NOTE: This stone is very worn and I was unable to read it.)

THOMAS
Edwin N.   Son of J. & S. THOMAS   Died July 16, (NOTE: The year is buried.)

THOMAS
Geo. W. THOMAS   1852 - 19__
His Wife   Sarah JAMESON   1862 - 1926
Their Children
:
Sarah   1890 - 1891
Mary   1896 - 1896
They will be done.

THOMAS
Hattie (E.)   Daughter of J. W. & Philenda THOMAS   Died May 28, 1859   In her 20th year   (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription underneath it.)

THOMAS
Hiram D.   Son of J. & S. THOMAS   Died March 14, (NOTE: The year is buried.)

THOMAS
John W. THOMAS   Died April 18, 1879   Age 84 yrs.
Philenda   Wife of J. W. THOMAS   Died March 15, 1863   Age 68 years
(NOTE: There is an illegible inscription below these names.)
On the south side:

Amanda   M. ADOMS   Died November 6, 1864   Age 29 years
Philenda J. MOOD   Died November 11, 1879
On the back:

Ellen T. STETSON   1829 (1821) - 1897   Loyal and Loveing [sic]
On the   north side:

Oskar J. THOMAS   Died November 22, 1847   Age 24 years
Hattie E. THOMAS   Died May 28, 1859   Age 19 (20) years
Separate stone in the same lot:
Ellen

THOMAS
Oscar J. THOMAS   Died November 22, 1847   In his 25th year   (There is an illegible inscription underneath it.)

THOMAS
Philenda   Wife of J. W. THOMAS   Died March 15, 1863   Age 68 yrs. & 6 months  
Dear mother thou art resting in Jesus my Saviour
Thou art joined with thy kindred ?
(NOTE: There are three more lines to the inscription which I am unable to decipher.)

THOMAS
Willard L. THOMAS   1882 - no date
Myrtle   His Wife   1887 - no date
Elva   Their Daughter 1905 - 1908
Footstone: Elva

TOWER
In Memory of Benj. TOWER   A soldier of the Revolution   Died May 10, 1829   Age 72 yrs. 6 mos. 10 days

TOWER
Jacob TOWER   Died January 31, 1877   Age 78 yrs.
Savonia TOWER   Died November 11, 1894   Age 88 yrs.

TOWER
In Memory of John   Son of Benj. & Lucy TOWER   Died April (Sept.) 26, 1826   In his 39 (20) year

TOWER
Lucy LEONARD   Wife of E. H. TOWER   Died Feb. 4, 1909   AE 59 Yrs.

TOWER
In Memory of Lucy   Wife of Benjamin TOWER   Who Died April 11, 1844   Age 85 years   Blessed are they who die in the Lord. (The inscription is difficult to read and may be incorrect.)

TOWER
Lunetta WILLIS   Wife of E. R. TOWER   Died Oct. 4, 1882 (Oct. 1, 1892)   Age 41 yrs.
On the south side:
Edwin R. TOWER   April 3 (5), 1848 - Oct. 2, 1897
Footstones: Mother, Father

TOWER
In memory of Malinda   Daughter of Benj. & Lucy TOWER   Died May 22, 1820   In her 25th year

VORGE
Isa A.   Died July 9, 1879   Age 38 years 

WELLER
(NOTE: There are no footstones nor is there anything on the back.)

WELLER
Clement W.   1893 - 1977
Maude KELLEY   1895 - 1932   His Wife
Effie ROWLEY   His Wife   1887 - 1973
Burham   1921 - 1925
Footstones: The following two stones are leaning against the stone for Vera (WELLER) KNIGHT. However, they belong with this family.
George   1925 - 1925   (Wolfe does not list this stone at all.) Floyd A.   1921 - 1921

WILSON
Parrius T.   1815 - 1861  
Hannah R. RIDER   His Wife   1817 - 1892
On the south side:

Harriet E.   1846 - 1860
Mary R.   1849 - 1856
On the north side:

Franklin D. (B.)   1819 - 1840
On the back:

Robert WILSON   1780 - 1867
Mary TULLER   His Wife   1782 (1780) - 1849
Footstones
: Mary R., Harriet, Hannah, Parrius, Robert, Mary, Franklin

WILSON
Theodore G. WILSON   1854 - 1927
Clara M. STEVENS   His Wife   1859 - 1911
On the back:
Joshua F. WILSON   1845 - 1904
Julia A. HEMENWAY   His Wife   1852 - no date
Footstones
: Theodore G. & Clara M.