New York Tombstone Transcription Project
Stickney Family Cemetery
Franklin, Franklin County, New York
DIRECTIONS: This family cemetery is located on the south side of Rock Street Road. There is a camp road with a sign reading: "VanValkenburg 3-32-10, Paolercio Carey 8-32-10 and The Dumas Family 2-32-10" at the entrance to the camp road. Turn onto the camp road and drive in .6 miles. Park right at the Y in the road. The cemetery is located between the two camp roads on your right. It is off the road approximately 100 feet and cannot be seen clearly from the roads.
COORDINATES: N 44° 29.339'
W 73° 56.665'
(These are the exact coordinates of the stone with an accuracy of 26'. Coordinates at the intersection of the two camp roads are N 44° 29.351'
- This stone was transcribed and photographed 8 September 2001 by Joyce M. Ranieri and Dorothy Horan.
This is the cemetery as seen from the camp road. If you look carefully,
you can see the blue chalked spire within the circled area.
Looking across the family cemetery. The base (below) is just to the
right of the log you
see in the foreground. One footstone is just behind the center tree.
The stone is knocked off its base, standing straight and tall about
eight feet away.
This is a closeup of the hand carved into the stone.
On the west side
Feb. 13, 1879
In his 90 Year
Mar. 27, 1874
In her 91 Year
On the south side
Dec. 13, 1870,
AE 45 Y'RS.
On the east side
June 16, 1861,
AE 49 Y'RS.
On the north side
May 5, 1874
AE 54 Y'RS.