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St. Mary's Cemetery

Fort Covington, Franklin County, New York
DIRECTIONS: This section of the cemetery is located on Route 37 behind St. Mary's Church. It is here that you find the oldest graves.

COORDINATES: N 44° 59.420'   W 074° 29.337'

NOTES:

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Kate     Died Nov. 22, 1869   AE 15 Y'rs. 7 M's.
Etta   Died Nov. 9, 1863  
(NOTE: The rest of this stone is buried WAY too deep to read.)

BARNEY
Mary   Wife of Peter BARNEY   Died May 15, 1875    AE 68 Yrs.

BARRY
David   Son of J. & E. BARRY    Died Aug. 6, 1863    AE 19 Yrs. 5 M's.
Anne   Died Oct. 1, [1865]   AE 1 Y'r. 6 Ms.

BARRY
John W. BARRY  1808 - 1883
Ellen CONDON   His Wife     1826 - 1906
Ellen buried in Ft. Edward
[Requiscat] in pace.

BARRY
Richard F. BARRY    Died Mar. 1, 1880   AE 76 Y'rs.
Ellen   His Wife    Died Dec. 20, 1883   AE 70 Y'rs.
George R.   Son of Geo. & C. H. McGINNIS     Died Dec. 15, 1883   AE 18 Y'rs. 10 Mos. & 10 D's.
May their souls rest in peace. Amen.
On the right side:
Lizzie A.   Died May 6, 1873   AE 27 Y'rs.
Mary   Died Nov. 2, 1877  AE 41 Y'rs.
William J.    Died Dec. 9, 1882   AE 26 Y'rs.
Children of R. F. & E. BARRY   
May their souls rest in peace. Amen.

BLANCHARD
Isabella   Wife of Rollin BLANCHARD   Died Apr. 22, 1871   AE 25 Y'rs.   (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom of this stone.)

CASEY
Dennis    Son of Wm. CASEY    Died Apr. 18, 1846  (NOTE: There is no age given on this stone.)

CAVANAGH
Patrick   Son of M. & M. CAVANAGH (sic)    Died Jan. 18, 1867   AE 31 Yrs. ___ Ms. & 8 Ds.   (NOTE: This stone is lying flat on the ground.)

CAVANAUGH
Michael CAVANAUGH    Died Feb. 27, 1873    AE 82 Y'rs.    
Margaret   His Wife    Died Dec. 23, 1859   AE 65 Y'rs.
On the left side:
John   Son of M. & C. CAVANAUGH    Died Mar. 20, 1861   AE 1 Yr. & 6 M's.

COLLINS
Michael COLLINS    Died Nov. 1, 1860   AE 66 Y's. 3 M's.
Margaret   His Wife   Died Aug. 5, 1860   AE 55 Y's. 11 M's.
On the left side:
Ellen   Wife of John COTTER    Died July 20, 1847   AE 76 Y'rs.
Bridget   Daut. of M. & M. COLLINS   Died May 10, 1847    AE 7 Yrs. 10 D's.

COTTER
In Memory of Johannah   Daughter of E. & E. COTTER   Died May 6, 1857     AE 10 Y'rs. 6 M's. & 9 D's.   May her soul rest in peace.

COTTER
In Memory of Mary   Wife of Garret COTTER   Who departed this life Nov. 14, 1851    (NOTE: The rest of this stone is buried too deep to read.)

DERAUCHE
Francis   Son of Francis & Mary DERAUCHE   Died Aug. 10, 1860    AE 4 Mos. & 21 D's.    May his soul rest in peace. Amen.

DOYLE
Margaret    Wife of John DOYLE    Died Aug. 27, 1874   AE 29 Y'rs. 11 Mos.

FINN
James FINN   Died July 15, 1883   AE 71 Yrs.
Sarah   Wife of James FINN  Died Nov. 23, 1874   AE 51 Y'rs.
May her soul rest in peace.
On the right side:
Edward   Died July 19, 1876    AE 20 Yrs.
Thomas F.   Died Nov. 1, 1867   AE 22 Y's. 5 M's.
James   Died Mar. 21, 1871   AE 15 Y's. & 3 M's.
Mary   Died Apr. 19, 1871   AE 19 Y's. & 8 M's.
Children of James & Sarah FINN

FOLEY
Mary FOLEY  Wife of William ____ (NOTE: The stone is broken through the name. It looks something like NOBIHEAU.)  Died Mar. 31, 18[1]6    AE 18 Y'rs. 8 Mos.

HACKETT
John HACKETT    Died Oct. 22, 1877   AE 67 Y'rs.

HART
In Memory of Mary S.   Daughter of William & Margaret HART   Who departed this life April 24, 1843    AE 2 Mos. & 10 Days  (NOTE: This stone is extremely eroded.)

HERRON
In Memory of Mary   Wife of Steven HERRON     Died Jan. 26, 1877   AE 77 Yrs.    May she rest in peace.   (NOTE: This stone is broken and lying flat on the ground.)

HERRON
John HERRON    Died Feb. 9, 1873   Aged 28 Years  (NOTE: This stone is broken.)

HICKEY
Margaret HICKEY   Died Mar. 7, 1851   Aged 89

HOLDEN
On a broken piece of stone, lying flat on the ground:
John HOLDEN   Son of M. A. & A. HOLDEN   Died ____ 1864    
On a separate piece of stone, standing near the above:
[AE 19 Years]

HOLDEN
Patrick HOLDEN Jr.   Died Sept. 18, 1865   In His [23] Year
Andrew HOLDEN   Died June 21, 1876   In His 37 Year

JOHNSON
In Memory of Mary    Wife of John JOHNSON    Died Jan. 22, 1853   AE 53 Y'rs.  (NOTE: This stone is lying flat on the ground.)

KARNAY
Patrick KARNAY    Died Jan. 20, 1850    Aged 19 Years

KEEF
In Memory of David O'KEEF   Died Mar. 4, 1856   AE 61 Y'rs.

KEEFE
In Memory of Daniel KEEFE    Died Feb. 10, 1851   Aged 37 Years

KEEFF
Mathew KEEFF   Died May 1, 1837   AE 43 Y'rs.    Native of Co. Cork, Ireland

KINSELA
In Memory of Michael KINSELA   Died Feb. 12, 1852   In his 23 Year

McCAFFREY
In Memory of Edward McCAFFREY   Died Aug. 20, 1856   (NOTE: This stone is broken and lying flat on the ground. The bottom is missing.)

McCAFFREY
Patrick   Died Mar. 3, 1860   AE 7 Y'rs.
James   Died Mar. 20, 1860    AE 5 Y'rs. 6 M's.
Margaret    Died Mar. 1, 1860   AE 3 Y'rs. 9 M's.
John  Died Mar. 7, 1860    AE 2 Y'rs.
Hugh   Died Aug. 11, 1847  AE 11 M's.
Children of Edward & M. McCAFFREY

McKENNA
Wm. McKENNA    Died Apr. 9, 1857  AE 60 Y'rs. 9 Mos.   A native of Ireland    County of Tyrone

McQUEEN
Edward McQUEEN   Died Mar. 14, 1863   AE 30 Y'rs.
David McQUEEN   Died June 3, 1871  AE 21 Y'rs.
Elizabeth B. McQUEEN  Died June 14, 1857   AE 16 Yrs.
On the opposite side:
Patrick McQUEEN   Died Sept. 17, 1849   AE 10 Yrs. & 9 Mos.
(NOTE: The front of this stone is face down on the ground. It is a spire that has sunk too deep to roll it over.)

McQUEEN
James McQUEEN   Died Apr. 7, 1863    AE 27 Y'rs.
Elizabeth McQUEEN   Died May 7, 1876   AE 37 Y'rs.
On the side:
Maggie G. McQUEEN   Died Mar. 16, 1878   AE 22 Y'rs. 10 M's.
Sarah McQUEEN   Died Apr. 7, 1864   AE 16 Y'rs.
On the other side:
Mary McQUEEN   Died Jan. 1, 1865   AE 80 Y'rs.

MULLANIFF
Our Mother    Mary Ann   Wife of Dennis MULLANIFF   Died Jan. 9, 1877   AE 47 Y'rs.  (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom of this stone.)
On the back:
Dennis MULLANIFF   Died May 7, 1855  AE 30 Y'rs.  (NOTE: There is an illegible inscription on the bottom of this stone.)

MULVIHILL
John MULVIHILL (MULVERHILL)   Born 1803   Died Aug. 7, 1853   Native of Ireland  (NOTE: This marker is a wooden cross with a brass plate on it.)

O'BRIEN
Daniel O'BRIEN   Died Apr. 19, 1881   AE 80 Y'rs.   
Mary   His Wife    Died Dec. 15, 1881    AE 75 Y'rs.
May their souls rest in peace. Amen.

O'KEEFE
Erected to the Memory of Mary   Dau. of Dennis O'KEEFFE   And wife of ______    Native of Ireland   Died March __ 1845   AE 76  (NOTE: This is an old slate stone that is extremely eroded.)

O'KEEFE
Michael O'KEEFE   Died Aug. 1, 1864   AE 49 Y'rs.

O'KEEFFE
In Memory of John O'KEEFFE   Who departed life Dec. 21, 1844   Aged 40 Y'rs.

PARKER
Thomas PARKER   Died Dec. 11, 1874   AE 76 Y'rs.   
Mary   His Wife    Died Mar. 28, 1880   AE 87 Y'rs.
May their souls rest in peace. Amen.

POTTERS
Thomas   Son of John & Jane POTTERS   Died Jan. 28, 1859

SAVAGE
Richard SAVAGE   Died April 22, 1849    AE 46 Y's.    May the Lord ... (NOTE The rest of this inscription is illegible.)

SHORRETT
Alexander SHORRETT  Co J.    14 Regt.  N.Y. Heavy Art.    Died July 27, 1879   (NOTE: The rest of this stone is buried. Since the stone is already broken, I can't dig down to read the age.)

SMIDY
Elizabeth    Wife of David SMIDY (sic)    Died Dec. 17, 1846    Aged 70 Years

VILLNAVE
Archie VILLNAVE   1850 - 1881
Also his Son   Archie   AE 3 Yrs.   

VONDELL
Augustus VONDELL   Died Mar. 9, 1874   AE 69 Y'rs. 7 M's.