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Atwater Cemetery

Chateaugay, Franklin County, New York
DIRECTIONS: Cemetery is located behind the old Atwater home (now owned by the Martin family) on a pine knoll. About 11/2 miles west of the village of Chateaugay from US Route 11 turn north onto the Lewis Road. Approximately 1 mile down the road turn onto the Martin Road at the Y. The cemetery is on the knoll behind the Martin home and is not visible from the road.

COORDINATES: N 44° 56.230'   W 074° 07.555'

NOTE: This cemetery was visited by C. W. McLellan July 16, 1949. It was verified and photographed by J. M. Ranieri on July 23, 2000.

ATWATER
ABRAM ATWATER   Died November 24, 1844   AE 70 Y'rs.
TAMSON   Wife of Abram Atwater   Died   March 6, 1872   AE 79 Y'rs.

ATWATER
Dolly M.J.
Daughter of
Abram & Tamson
ATWATER
died Feb 26,
1841
Aged 19 yrs.

ATWATER
ALANSON
Son of A.& T.
ATWATER
died Aug 1, 1841
Aged 38
yrs

ATWATER
Wicklief
son of A.& L.A.
ATWATER
died August 1,
1842
Aged 3 yrs

SHELDON
THADEOUS
SHELDON
DIED
June 18, 1847
In His 71 year
of his age

SHELDON
MELINDA
Wife of
THADDEUS SHELDON
DIED
December 6, 1853
AE 66 yrs

NOTE: The following information was received from Phyllis Thompson:
There is a tombstone in the Sandy Knoll Cemetery north of Chateaugay with the following information on it:

1774
Abram B. Atwater
1844
1793
Tamson Drew
1872
1822
Dolly M.
1841

John
died 1827
1829
George C.
1853
1803
Alanson
1841
1814
Lydia Thomas, wife
1905
1839
Wicklief, son
1842

All buried in the Atwater Cemetery.